Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: June 22–June 28
Catch AJR and John Cruz in concert, and Honolulu Night Market returns.
John Cruz: Acoustic Soul 25th Anniversary
June 25 and 26, four shows
Legendary local artist John Cruz celebrates the 25th anniversary of his Acoustic Soul album, performing every song on the LP alongside musical guests. Cruz also shares stories about how the iconic album, with mega hits like “Island Style,” “Shine On” and “Sitting in Limbo,” came to life. “This album changed my life and the late ’90s were chock-full of amazing, joy-filled times,” Cruz says.
Hawai‘i Craftsmen Fiber Exhibition
Through July 1, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tuesday through Sunday).
Fiber art is a medium that incorporates different textiles, including woven glass, handmade paper and quilts. The 40th anniversary celebration of this exhibit features previous works by local artists from the ’70s and ’80s.
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AJR – The OK Orchestra Tour
Sunday, June 26, 6 p.m.
End the month with a bang, much like AJR’s hit song “Bang!” This indie band with extremely catchy songs has billions of streams as well as one triple-platinum single. Now’s your chance to see them live!
Honolulu Night Market
Saturday, June 25, 6 to 10 p.m.
After a two-year hiatus, Honolulu Night Market returns in force with food, fashion, art, music and more. Along with some 50 vendors, look out for live music from multiple local artists and a fashion show by Ola Hou Designs.
Studio Ghibli Film Festival
Through August 11, multiple dates and times
Transport yourself to the magical world of Studio Ghibli. On June 22 and 23, the classic animated film The Secret World of Arrietty, by director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, screens. Hidden below the floorboards of a house, Arrietty, a tiny teenager, lives with her parents. She casually ventures into the outside world to collect supplies such as sugar, but one day she meets a life-sized human who poses potential danger.
$16.75, Consolidated Theatres Kāhala, Kāhala Mall, 4211 Wai‘alae Ave. https://www.consolidatedtheatres.com/kahala/showtimes-and-tickets/special-screen/studio-ghibli/advance-tickets?_utm=21.ba331672d9f44268d0aade2ffe3676d8f5e082ff_0, @consolidatedhi