Elementary

We Tried It: Kids City Hawaiʻi in Kapolei

An indoor play space opened Dec. 21 in the Ka Makana Aliʻi shopping center in Kapolei. It’s called Kids City, and it's the brainchild of Minko Goeun Cabuyao, a mother who got inspired by posh playgrounds she saw in Asia.  Located in the Macy’s wing of the mall, Kids City…

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…

Inside Look: Holiday Princess Ball

Photo: Courtesy of Storybook Entertainment Hawaiʻi Your little princess loves to dress up and is ready for her glass slipper moment. This year, Storybook Entertainment—the business that brings princesses and superheros to events and parties all around Oʻahu—is planning its…

We Tried It! Aerial Silks Classes at Samadhi Hawaiʻi

Photo: Beth Blaney Where: The Kids/Preteen Foundation Class at Samadhi Hawai’i in Kaka‘ako. Who: An 8-year-old girl and two 10-year-old girls. When: Friday “Fall 2 Session” class from 4:45 to 6 p.m. My third-grade daughter, who loves to swing and…

We Tried It: KōBō Glass Studio

Photo: Wendy Awai-DakroubThe exterior of KōBō Glass, located on busy Kapahulu Avenue. Where: KōBō Glass Studio, 777 Kapahulu Ave. Who: A mom; daughter, 10; and son, 8 When: Tuesday morning at 10 a.m., by appointment only. When I heard about…