Things to Do in March in Hawaii

Shop for vintage jewelry, eat a Belgian waffle, watch Balinese dancers and laugh with Bill Cosby.

Truck and Jeep Fest

Mar. 9-10

This is an event for those who love tough, mud-slinging vehicles: There will be rows of big trucks, 4×4 jeeps, demos, product booths and giveaways. Better yet, it's free. Head down to the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

Photo: Courtesy Honolulu Museum of Art


Allure: Elegant Women in
Japanese Prints

Mar. 21-May 5

This Honolulu Museum of Art exhibition features 18th-century wood-block prints of women. Don't miss out—afterward, these pieces will return to the museum's vault where they'll stay for a few years before being displayed again.



Photo: Courtesy Hawaii Gamelan Society


A Night in Bali

Mar. 23

In Balinese performance arts, there is a tradition of interacting with the audience, think going up on stage. Visit Leeward Community College Theatre for an evening of gamelan musicians, dancers and shadow puppetry. Tickets are $15 to $30.


Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles Show

Mar. 24

Vintage jewelry, rare coins and antique tools will all be on sale at the Neal S. Blaisdell Hawaii Suites. Want to beat the crowd and get to the good stuff first? Pay $15 for early entry and get in at 9 a.m. Otherwise, doors open at 10:30 a.m. for $4.50.

International Waffle Day

Mar. 25

Waffles. Who doesn't love them? Celebrate your fondness for the griddled cake at Café Kaila with an order of its simultaneously crispy and soft Belgian waffles.

Photo: courtesy Stan Hain


Aha Hana Lima workshops

Mar. 28-29

Organized by the Hawaii Craftsmen, these spring workshops bring in internationally recognized artists in different mediums. This year, there are three workshops, one each on clay, glass and felt.


PHOTO: Courtesy Erinn Cosby

Bill Cosby performances

Mar. 30

Comedy legend Bill Cosby takes the stage at Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall for one night only. Wear a sweater. Tickets are $45 to $85. (Read our interview with Bill Cosby online at


Paws on the Path

Mar. 30

The Hawaiian Humane Society's monthly doggie-friendly hiking club meets up this month at Maunawili demonstration trail. The hike starts at 8:45 a.m., so get there early, and don't forget water—for you and Koa.


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