Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: March 23–29, 2023

Climb aboard a fire truck, celebrate Prince Kūhiō Day with a parade and see Jordan Davis perform live.


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Photo: Courtesy of Park West Gallery


Closing Week of Salvador Dalí: Stairway to Heaven Exhibition

March 20 to March 26

One hundred framed pieces by surrealist artist Salvador Dalí are on view for one more week, with a final celebration on Friday, March 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy complimentary appetizers, drinks and a free unframed artwork at the event, plus an exclusive preview of the next exhibition which is set to open in April. For reservations, email


Free, Park West Gallery, 226 Lewers St. Suite L118,, @parkwesthawaii



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Photo: Courtesy of Bess Press


CHIBURU: Anthology of Hawai‘i Okinawan Literature

Sunday, March 26, 4:30 p.m.

Acclaimed local author Lee Tonouchi celebrates his latest publication CHIBURU: Anthology of Hawai‘i Okinawan Literature with an opportunity to talk story with the author. RSVP via eventbrite for free andagi.


Free, Hawai‘i Okinawa Center, Legacy II Ballroom, 94-587 Uke‘e St., reserve tickets here,, @besspress


Creative Arts & Wellness Symposium

Through Friday, March 31, various times

Downtown Arts Center’s Creative Arts and Wellness Symposium takes place inside the main gallery and inner gallery throughout the month with art, wellness and self-care workshops. Visit their website for a full schedule of upcoming events, which include an improv show, a tea party, a quilling workshop, tai chi and much more.


Downtown Art Center, 1041 Nu’uanu Ave. 2nd Floor,, @downtownartcenter



Talk Story with Neil Chapman

Sunday, March 25, 7 p.m.

Perfume expert Neil Chapman explores scent through artistic, physiological and historic lenses. The discussion is inspired by the museum’s Cross Pollination: Flowers Across the Collection exhibition, which showcases floral-inspired works.


Doris Duke Theatre, 900 South Beretania St.,, @honolulumuseum



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Photo: Courtesy of Kapolei Commons


8th Annual Touch-A-Truck

Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Presented by Wet’n’Wild, this annual family event brings together more than 30 types of trucks for families to explore. Meet the folks who operate them and chat with first responders. Enjoy construction activities, crafts, balloons, tons of giveaways throughout the day, plus a free book for every keiki. Bring cash for food trucks and tents and a reusable water bottles for use at the complimentary water stations. Be sure to wear hats and re-apply sunscreen throughout the day.


Family-Friendly Event, Free, Kapolei Commons, 4550 Kapolei Parkway,, @kapoleicommons



Prince Kūhiō Day Parade and Ho‘olaulea

Saturday, March 25, 5 p.m.

This Prince Kūhiō Day parade begins at Kapolei Hale with a procession of floats. The event culminates with a ho‘olaulea at Ka Makana Ali‘i, two miles down the road, where you can enjoy food, live music, information booths and local vendors from 5 to 8 p.m.


Family-Friendly Event, free, Kapolei Hale to Ka Makana Ali‘i, 49-479 Kamehameha Highway,


All That Is Now

Saturday, March 25, 7 p.m.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s legendary album The Dark Side of The Moon , band All That Is Now will perform live. Since 1973, the album has sold 45 million copies worldwide and is recognized as a musical masterpiece.


$27.50, Hawai‘i Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.,, @hawaiitheatre



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Photo: Courtesy of Kalapana Music


Kalapana: The Hana Hou Shows

Sunday, March 26 and Monday, March 27, 6:30 p.m.

Kalapana became one of the most popular bands in Hawai‘i during the ‘70s and have since created a steady stream of hits. You may recognize some of their household tunes like “Naturally,” “Nightbird” and “When the Morning Comes.”


$35 to $45, Blue Note Hawai‘i, 2335 Kalākaua Ave.,, @bluenotehawaii



Prince Kūhiō Lūʻau Celebration and Annual Fundraiser

Sunday, March 26, 12:30 p.m.

This annual fundraiser for the Republican Party of Hawai‘i celebrates Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaole’s legacy with a lūʻau buffet, honorary guest speakers, a Polynesian revue and more.


$150, The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 91-3257 Kualaka’i Parkway, tickets available here.



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Jordan Davis

Saturday, March 4, 5 to 9 p.m.

Billboard Award nominee and country musician Jordan Davis first made waves with his debut album Home State in 2018. Davis is touring the country on his Buy Dirt tour and will be joined on stage at this concert with special guest Johnny Helm.


$45, The Republik, 1349 Kapi‘olani Blvd. #30,, @jointherepublik