Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend at Home in Honolulu: May 27–June 2, 2020
Jam out to live tunes, learn more about the future of Hawai‘i’s tourism industry, get your fitness fix with virtual yoga and attend an online wellness seminar.
Photo: Courtesy of Kamehameha Schools
Kamehameha Schools Song Contest
Friday, May 29, noon
Join in on the century-long tradition—Kamehameha Schools will celebrate its 100th year of Song Contest through three virtual choir performances. The class of 2020 has been preparing all year to sing their student-composed mele, and students found a creative way to celebrate their legacy in these unprecedented times. Be sure to watch some of the sneak peeks before the live performance, which can be viewed on the school’s website.
Insights on PBS Hawai‘i
Thursday May, 28, 8 p.m.
With the coronavirus pandemic putting a halt to most leisure travel, what will be the future of Hawai‘i’s tourism industry? Tune into PBS Hawai‘i’s broadcast, “What’s it Going to Take? Managing Tourism in Hawaiʻi,” this week to find out. Join in on the conversation by leaving a comment on Facebook or Twitter. The program is also streamed live on pbshawaii.org and PBS Hawaiʻi’s Facebook page.
Yoga In The Park
Every Monday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m.
Need a stress reliever from back-to-back Zoom meetings? Ward Village’s Yoga in the Park has gone virtual. Flow with CorePower Yoga instructor Mindy Nguyen on Mondays and relax with Still & Moving Center’s Justin Bolle on Thursdays through Instagram Live. To join, visit @wardvillage on Instagram right at 5:30 and click on the profile icon.
Life Interrupted Panel: “Moments”
Thursday, May 28, 1 p.m.
Life Interrupted seems to be the theme of much of what we talk about these days: graduations, birthdays, trips—all those special milestone moments we’ve looked forward to—canceled, postponed or forever changed. This week, HONOLULU Magazine, in partnership with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Hawai‘i, launches the first installment of a free five-week virtual mental wellness series that tackles the emotional challenges that the pandemic has created in our lives. Experts will offer tips and coping strategies and answer questions from those signed up. To see the full list of topics and to RSVP, click here.
Aloha Rising Webinar Series, presented by Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Thursday, May 28, 2 p.m.
The eight-week online civic engagement workshop series is one component of OHA’s Aloha Rising Vote 2020 campaign to increase civic engagement among Native Hawaiians. Tune in to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Facebook, the Kanaeokana Facebook and partner pages.
Virtual Trail Race & Fun Hike Presented by Uloha
Until May 28
Participate in Uloha’s “Free The Trails: Virtual Fun Hike” by submitting a photo from any hike with the hike name and the date completed to email@example.com by May 28. For more information, refer to its Facebook page.
Kids Science and Dance Class with Mimi Wisnosky
Tuesday June 2, 10 to 10:30 a.m.
As a part of HiSAM From Home Tuesdays, this free online science and dance workshop is great for kids ages 7 and up. Move with Mimi to learn how to create a short dance to remember new science words and concepts.
Friday May 29, 6–7 p.m.
Outrigger Live: Kani Ka Pila Music Jam
Every night at 5 p.m.
Join Outrigger Resorts for its live nightly jam sessions via Facebook. As you enjoy the concert from home, you can contribute to the virtual tip jar to support local artists such as Kawika Kahiapo, Ka Hehena, and Mākena.