Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: July 27–Aug. 2, 2023
See “The Chinese Lady,” celebrate Christmas in July, learn how to use power tools and jam at a Beatles and ’60s tribute concert.
The Chinese Lady
Through July 30, Thursday through Sundays
Inspired by the story of the first Chinese woman to arrive on American soil, this play follows Afong Moy after she is brought from China to America and put on public display. Funny, insightful and touching, this play explores the way we view ourselves and people around us.
Farewell to Consolidated Theatres Koko Marina
Friday, July 28, to Sunday, July 30
Consolidated Theatres is closing its Koko Marina Center location on Sunday after the last show. To thank the community, the theater will offer each movie-goer a $7 ticket and a free popcorn this weekend. You can also take an old movie poster from the theater’s library while they’re available.
Taste of Mililani
Friday, July 28, 5 to 9 p.m.
Support Mililani High School at this monthly event where you can grab dinner, dessert and snacks and shop local artisans. Keep an eye out for giveaways throughout the night.
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Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani recently released his new standup comedy special “The Birds and the Bees” that is now available for streaming on YouTube. He’s known for jokes about race and assumptions about Middle Easterners in America.
City Mill Power Tools Class
Monday, March 6, 7 p.m.
Learn how to use power tools from brands like Makita, Dewalt, Skil and Milwaukee in this class hosted by Ilima Shim from season four of Tough as Nails. Attendees can participate in prize giveaways, product demos and competitions while shopping in-store specials. Find more event info here.
Santa’s Hawaiian Summer
Saturday, July 29, 9:30 a.m.
Celebrate Christmas in July with a boat cruise. Dress up in Christmas attire, enjoy light decorations, fake snow and Christmas music and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bring your own beverages—no alcohol or glass bottles allowed as this is a family event.
Fourever Fab and Sixtiesmania: A Journey Through the Sixties
Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 30, 2 p.m.
Fourever Fab has been paying tribute to the Beatles for more than twenty years. They’ll be joined on stage by another cover band, Sixtiesmania, one of the leading ‘60s tribute band in the nation.
The Wind and The Reckoning
Wednesday, August 2, 7 p.m.
Watch a free film screening about the Ko‘olau Rebellion in Hawai‘i based on a 1906 Hawaiian-written account by Pi‘ilani, the wife of one of the combatants. The movie is part of Prince Waikīkī’s Summer Flix series, a partnership with the Hawai‘i International Film Festival. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Get your parking validated by purchasing a drink or food from Hinana Bar.
Space Laces With Gawm
Saturday, July 29, 8 p.m.
Bass music producer and dubstep artist Ian Slider is better known by his alias Space Laces and for using heavy sound design in his track. He’ll be joined on stage by EDM artist Gawm.