Weekend Guide

Throw a Party For Your Family At Home

Congratulations, families! We’ve successfully completed a week of social distancing. Now let’s celebrate—with our own kids in our own homes. For inspiration, we've rounded up eight party ideas complete with crafts, games and treats. If some materials are not available at…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-December 13

Photo: Courtesy of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i.Kids learn the process of pounding mochi at the Japanese Cultural Centerʻs Mochitsuki. Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop’s Birthday The inspiration behind the Bishop Museum would have turned 186 this year. In honor…

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…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-August 31

Photo: Okinawan Festival Okinawan Festival Get your andagi fix this weekend at the Okinawan Festival with an eating-contest, themed T-shirts and a mobile andagi cart. The event will kick off Saturday morning with taiko drums and dances by shishimai (curly maned animals that…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-August 24

Photo: Hawai‘i Greek Festival Greek Festival Put on your togas and head to McCoy pavilion for traditional Mediterranean music and food this weekend. Families can join lively dances and buy lunch or dinner from Greek restaurant booths including Olive Tree Café,…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-August 10

Photo: The Hawai‘i Korean Chamber of Commerce 16th Annual Korean Festival The Korean Festival is coming to Honolulu this weekend with eating contests, K-Pop dancers, martial arts performances, keiki games, crafts and more. Watch people squirm as they speed-eat spicy…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-July 20

Photo: Pacific Aviation Museum Happy 120th Birthday, Amelia Earhart Want to visit the Pacific Aviation Museum for free? Dress up as Amelia Earhart or wear historical aviation attire and you can celebrate her birthday with free admission as well as cake and…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-July 13

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Department of Parks & RecreationAfter sunset at a Midsummer Night's Gleam at Foster Botanical Garden. Midsummer Nightʻs Gleam Break out the glow sticks and light sabers for the annual free event at Foster Botanical Garden. The theme…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-June 29

Photo: Courtesy Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest Catch goldfish, make origami, decorate a fan and join a big Bon Dance at this annual festival near the University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa. The Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest always has keiki activities, dozens of…

Your Weekend: The Best Family Events-June 15

Photo: ‘Ōiwi TV. Photographer: Na‘alehu Anthony Hōkūle‘a Homecoming Forget any plans for a relaxing day on the sand at Ala Moana Beach Park this weekend. The Hōkūle‘a Homecoming is expected to bring thousands to the shore to welcome the canoe…