Top 5 things to do this weekend (July 18-21) in Honolulu

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July 17, 2013

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38th Annual Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition

Thursday, July 18

The Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition provides a venue for children ages 5-12 to showcase their talents in ancient and modern hula. There will be 400 keiki participating in the competition, representing 22 halau from Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island and Japan. Tickets are available for purchase at the Blaisdell Box Office or 6 p.m., $14 arena, $12 upper level, Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave.


2nd Annual Justice Games & Scavenger Hunt

Friday, July 19

The Justice Games & Scavenger Hunt invites guests to enjoy a night of festivities, food, cocktails and prizes. Scavenger Hunt participants will race around Downtown Honolulu solving puzzles and Pau Hana guests can support their favorite team by purchasing clues at The Venue. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii. 5-9 p.m., $500 per scavenger hunt team, $40 per Pau Hana ticket, 1146 Bethel St.,

Arts & Culture

Top 20 Most Inspirational Artists of Hawaii

Saturday, July 20

Join 20 of Hawaii’s top artists, photographers, sculptors and innovators in a celebration of commitment to the local arts community. The night will feature a special gallery presentation from honorees, live music, food, cocktails and special surprises for guests to enjoy. To RSVP to this event, email 6 p.m., $10, Thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel St.

Live Music

The 15th Annual Love Festival

Saturday, July 20

The Love Festival is one of the longest running dance music festivals in America, and returns to Honolulu for a night of music, art and culture beneath the stars. Guests can look forward to live performances by DJ Craze, AC Slater, Brett B and many more. To purchase tickets visit 7 p.m., $40 general, $100 VIP, Kakaako Waterfront Park, 102 Ohe St.

Kids & Family

ArtSpree 2013

Sunday, July 21

ArtSpree is a one-day arts festival where families can spend the day getting immersed in art projects, lounging under trees and taking in dance and musical performances. This year, ArtSpree will focus on the upcoming exhibit “Now Hear This,” which explores the kinship of music and art. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free, Spalding House Cafe, 2411 Makiki Heights Drive.

For more events, visit our online calendar.