Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: July 6–July 12

Chill out this summer by listening to local artists, enjoy fun movies with your keiki, learn about a dairy-free sustainable dessert business and more.


Kamuela Kahoano

Photo: Courtesy of Ward Village

Aloha Friday Music Series

Fridays through July 29, noon to 1 p.m.

The Aloha Friday Music Series, which highlights local artists, continues Friday at South Shore Market. This Friday, July 8, watch singer and songwriter Kamuela Kahoano perform. Since South Shore Market is surrounded by eateries, pick up something to munch on as you enjoy the soothing music.

Free, 1170 Auahi St., South Shore Market,, @wardvillage




Summer Movie Express

Tuesdays and Wednesdays through July 26, multiple times

It’s tough to beat the hot price of $2 for movie tickets at Regal Cinemas in Windward Mall this summer. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, choose from a wide selection of keiki-friendly movies such as The Lego Movie, Trolls, The Croods and more.

$2, 46-056 Kamehameha Highway, Kāne‘ohe,




Photo: Robbie Dingeman


Banán Boys Bake-Off

Thursday, July 14, 5 p.m.

Known for their sustainable business practices and vegan frozen treats, Zak Barry and Matt Hong, two of the three founders of Banán, will give a behind-the-scenes look at how Banán first came to be and what makes their cold treats so loveable to locals and professional surfers. Watch them go head-to-head in a baking competition using Banan’s most popular topping: Mac Nut Honey Butter.


Free, virtual,



Tomorrow’s Memories: A Little Manila Diary

Thursday, July 7, 7 p.m.

The Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Girls Chorus will make its way to the Hawai‘i Theatre Center. SFGC’s performance will feature excerpts from its new choral opera, Tomorrow’s Memories: A Little Manila Diary, which highlights the significance of the Filipino diaspora in the United States.


$15–$35, 1130 Bethel St.,, @hawaiitheatre


Aloha Pet & Family Fair

Photo: Courtesy of Ward Village


Aloha Pet & Family Fair

Saturday, July 9, and Sunday, July 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Calling all animal lovers and their pets: The Aloha Pet and Family Fair is returning to Ward Village. Wander around the many pet-themed vendors such as A & Z Pet Wear Hawai‘i, Lavish Paws 808 and Nau Dog and pick up everything from locally made treats to petwear.


Free, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., #200,, @wardvillage