Top 5 things to do this weekend (June 20-23) in Honolulu, Hawaii

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June 19, 2013

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Heaven Forbid! Premiere at Hawaii Theatre

Thursday, June 20

Joe Moore and Emmy Award-winner Patty Duke will hit the Hawaii Theatre stage in Michael Aitkens’ Heaven Forbid! This adult comedy portrays the dilemmas of aging through the story of two rebellious seniors refusing to grow old gracefully. To purchase tickets, visit 7 p.m., $32-$72, 1130 Bethel St.

Fairs & Festivals

12th Annual Hawaii Summer Salsa in Paradise Festival

Thursday, June 20-Sunday, June 23

The Hawaii Summer Salsa in Paradise Festival is four days of music, salsa and workshops all over Oahu in celebration of El Dia de San Juan, Puerto Rico. This event raises scholarship funds for students and will kick-off with a pre-party and dance showcase at Vice Nightclub. To purchase tickets, or for information about the Festival’s events and locations, visit 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $10, Vice Nightclub, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd.


Lux for Locks Rat Pack Party at The Trump

Friday, June 21

Lux at The Trump will host a Rat Pack party with casino games, food, cocktails, live music and a fashion show. Models from the fashion show will then be on display as they get their hair cut and styled by Paul Brown Salon to benefit Locks of Love. To purchase tickets, visit 6:30-11 p.m., $10-$800, Lux at The Trump, 223 Saratoga Rd., 6th Fl.


Island BMX Olympic Day

Saturday, June 22

Bring the whole family down to the Island BMX race track for Olympic Day. There will be a strider race event, free practice and free racing. Participants should wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, covered shoes and a helmet to the event. Limited safety gear and loaner bikes will be available. Noon-4 p.m., free, Island BMX, 1440 Sand Island Access Rd.,


Blue Man Group

Sunday, June 23

The Blue Man Group is known for their theatrical shows that combine comedy, music, technology and audience participation. Join the fun as the blue trio gives a final high-octane performance that all ages, languages and cultures will enjoy. To purchase tickets, visit 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m., $39.50-$160, Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave.

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