Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: March 30–April 4, 2022
Learn how to use some cool tools, celebrate Earth Day with a community clean up and see Timmy Chang talk the future of football.
Who You Again?
Inspired by playwright Ryan Okinaka’s personal journey, Who You Again? follows family members as they struggle to cope with their matriarch’s dementia and explores the special relationship said grandmother shares with her grandson, who joins in on her imaginary world in an attempt to connect. Local band Every Single Day is featured and will perform live before select performances.
Kua‘ana Project: Stories of Strength
Thursday, March 31, 6–8 p.m.
For International Transgender Day of Visibility 2022, The Kua‘ana Project at the Hawai‘i Health & Harm Reduction Center will host a Zoom program featuring storytelling by four trans leaders in the Islands.
Kris Goto Natural Habitat Art Exhibit
Through Thursday, April 28
Fans of the Japan-born artist’s whimsical Hawai‘i-inspired paintings and illustrations (we can’t get enough of her bubble-filled surf scenes) will want to cruise down to Waikīkī for Goto’s solo show at Polu Gallery. Titled Natural Habitat, the exhibit explores the concept of home and plays with the idea of switching around habitats. What would it look like if the sky were filled with Hawaiian quilt patterns and reef fish floated in the air? Head on over to find out.
2022 O‘ahu Writers Retreat
Register now for the 2022 O‘ahu Writers Retreat, which offers five days of writing workshops, private coaching, readings, live music and more at Mokulē‘ia.
Individual date rates from $800; lodging, meals, workshops and activities from $900, oahuwritersretreat.com
HNL Tool Library Spring Workshops
Saturday, April 2 through Saturday, May 28
Level up your DIY skills with a few workshops courtesy of HNL Tool Library. Spring session classes cover everything from woodworking basics and 3D printing to electrical wiring, laser cutters and table saws.
Welcome Home, Timmy: A New Era of Hawai‘i Football
Wednesday, April 6, noon–1 p.m.
For the latest installment of UH Mānoa’s Community Conversations webinar series, new head football coach Timmy Chang chats with Provost Michael Bruno about returning home and the future of Hawai‘i football.
Da Shop’s Fourth Birthday
Saturday, April 2
Indie Kaimukī bookstore Da Shop celebrates its fourth year with its biggest sale of the year, and special author and artisan appearances.
Mālama ‘Āina Community Cleanup
Saturday, April 2, 9–11 a.m.
To celebrate Earth Month, Our Kaka‘ako, Waterfront Plaza and the Surfrider Foundation are hosting a community cleanup of the nine blocks of Our Kaka‘ako and Mother Waldron Park. All ages and pets are welcome. Reusable gloves and biodegradable trash bags will be provided.