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Inside Look: Honolulu City Lights 2019

Photo: Ron Slauson courtesy of the City & County of HonoluluShaka Santa has been at Honolulu Hale since 1989. Tūtū Mele joined him in 1994. Shaka Santa had a bit of a run-in on the way to Honolulu Hale this…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-November 22

Photo: Santa for Honolulu Koko Marina Center's Christmas Celebration Watch Hawaiʻi Kai's annual Keiki Kalikimaka Parade and follow the fun to Koko Marina Centerʻs Christmas Celebration. The parade will feature beauty queens, classic cars, marching bands and decorative floats. Keep an…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Another summer weekend is upon us with more festivals, concerts and musicals. Check out an updated Wizard of Oz, a mango throwdown and mixdown, the best of HONOLULU, one of the largest ‘ukulele festivals and a twilight concert at Sea Life Park.…

Top 5 things to do this weekend

This weekend some of us are looking forward to Valentine’s Day while others (myself included) are just happy for the extra time off on Presidents’ Day. Load up your playtime with Pow! Wow! street art, a huge ukulele fest and…

Party pics: MAKJ at The Republik

Mackenzie Johnson, better known as DJ MAKJ, packed The Republik on Saturday night with special guests Joe Ghost, Matt Rage and Sam Lamb for a night full of EDM. An experienced DJ with a large following, MAKJ has toured the…

Arashi at Ko Olina

An enormous crowd braved the humidity and heat to see the Japanese superstar band, Arashi, perform Saturday at Ko Olina Resort to celebrate their 15th anniversary. But because the group’s management didn’t allow any photos to be taken at the…

Far East Movement at M Nightclub

Now I’m feeling so fly like a G6! Far East Movement brought the party to M Nightclub Saturday night. Musical group Far East Movement’s claim to fame is having the first No. 1 hit ever achieved by Asian Americans with…

The Dan Band @ The Republik

Laughter was the best medicine Thursday night at The Republik with comedy band The Dan Band. The all male band is famous for covering well known female songs, with added obscenities and swearing for comic effect. Their most recognized moment…

Republik Music Festival

The Republik Music Festival by BAMP Project returned for a second year Saturday with an amazing lineup of bands at Kakaako Waterfront Park. Steel Pulse once again headlined the event with Slightly Stoopid, G Love and last minute additions Detour…

Spotlight: Steel Pulse headlines Republik Festival

Reggae group Steel Pulse returns to Hawaii for the second consecutive year to headline BAMP Project’s second annual Republik Music Festival. Last year, 7,000 people braved intermittent showers for the six-hour show that culminated with an amazing set by Steel…

The Airborne Toxic Event

With whispers of the The Airborne Toxic Event rumbling through media channels, what do you do? Run? Hide? Outfit yourself with masks, oxygen tanks, and flee for the hills?No. You do what the crowd at Hawaii Theatre did on Saturday…

First Annual Republik Music Festival

BAMP’s new annual traveling music fest hosted an amazing lineup of rock, hip hop and reggae artists at Kakaako Waterfront Park on Saturday night. Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Rebelution, The Dirty Heads, The Green and The Throwdowns all took the stage…

Party pics: Menomena @ NextDoor

Portland indie rock band Menomena returned to Hawaii for a show at NextDoor Friday. They played some older hits, as well as songs off their newest album, “Mines,” with band members switching off on vocals and playing different instruments for…

BAMP brings a new Republik to Honolulu

BAMP's last overwhelmingly successful show was Nas and Damien Marley at Kakaako Park.It’s been a long time in the works, but the tireless folks from BAMP Project, Hawaii’s most active concert promotion group, who have already brought over 200 shows…