Events on Oahu

The Machine Inside: Biomechanics

February 25, 2017 - September 4, 2017
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817

Shrimp that can break through glass? Spider webs that are stronger than steel? Sharks that use their snouts to sense the electrical impulses of their prey? The world’s largest and most complete T. rex? Find out why every living thing—including humans—is a machine built to survive, move, and discover, and explore the ways in which…

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Hulia ʻAno: Inspired Patterns

March 18, 2017 - October 16, 2017
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817

Patterns, intricate and vibrant, are a trademark of Hawaiian artistic expression, whether stamped onto barkcloth, drawn onto gourds, woven into mats or pricked into skin. In celebration of Hawaiian creative vision, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum presents Hulia ‘Ano: Inspired Patterns, on display in the J. M. Long Gallery from March 18–Oct. 16, 2017. Drawing from…

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2017 Mele Mei

April 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Unnamed Venue, HI United States

Music lovers will want to take note. Mele Mei has just released its full schedule of events for 2017 including an expanded lineup of culturally rich, Hawaiian music performances and concerts statewide. The 7th annual event puts the spotlight on local musicians including multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning and Grammy-nominated artists, who will perform at…

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50th State Fair

May 26, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Aloha Stadium, 99-500 Salt Lake Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

The 50th State Fair comes to Aloha Stadium for four weekends May 26th through June 25th. The 50th State Fair is one of the largest annual events in the state and provides affordable entertainment for Hawaii’s families. Bringing thrills and excitement to its midway with rides, games, food, and fun. Featuring the Equinox which is…

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12th annual Aloha International Piano Festival and Competition

June 17, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

The Aloha International Piano Festival (AIPF) today announced that celebrated pianists Jon Nakamatsu and Fabio Bidini will headline the 12th annual music festival, which runs from June 17 to 25, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Nakamatsu and Bidini will join forces for one special afternoon at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Orvis Auditorium, in a…

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Manhattan Transfer at Blue Note Hawaii

June 23, 2017 - July 2, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

The Manhattan Transfer has remained an important part of musical history for over forty years. The legendary quartet has won 10 Grammy Awards of 20 nominations, has been inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and continues to wow audiences with live performances throughout the country and the world. The Manhattan Transfer is comprised…

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Pa‘akai Marketplace

June 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - June 24, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako, 691 Auahi St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States

Pa‘akai Marketplace at SALT at Our Kakaʻako returns on Friday and Saturday, June 23 and 24. This collaboration with PAʻI Foundation brings local artists, crafters and cultural practitioners to Our Kaka‘ako, giving attendees a chance to support developing entrepreneurs. On Friday, music will be provided by Kailua Moon, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed…

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FREE

Pa’akai Marketplace & SALT Bar Crawl

June 24, 2017
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako, 691 Auahi St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States

Pa‘akai Marketplace at SALT at Our Kakaʻako returns on Saturday, June 24, starting at 5 p.m. This monthly collaboration with PAʻI Foundation brings local artists, crafters and cultural practitioners to Our Kaka‘ako, giving attendees a chance to support developing entrepreneurs. The event is free and also family- and pet-friendly. Parking is available in the SALT…

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FREE

Mele on the Marina Festival

June 24, 2017
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 333 Keahole St.
Honolulu, HI 96825

The Makaha Sons help kick off an exciting summer at Hawaii Kai Towne Center. The legendary music group is part of the Mele on the Marina Festival, presented by Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, which starts on Saturday, June 24. The festival, also sponsored by Great Clips Hawaii and Sushiman at Hawaii Kai Towne Center,…

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SALT Bar Crawl ft. Waikiki Brewing Company

June 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
SALT at Our Kaka‘ako, 691 Auahi St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States

Kick off the summer with the SALT Bar Crawl featuring Waikiki Brewing Company on Saturday, June 24! A few special brews have been aging just for this event that will be available, starting at 5 p.m., at Bevy Bar, Moku, and Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room. There will be live music by Jai Rodgers…

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Aviation Adventure at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

June 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

Co-ed residential adventure camp for teens. Students, ages 13 – 15, (or graduates of Flight School) will discover the ways aviation has transformed Hawaii and the Pacific region over the past century. Campers will work together to enhance teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking. Overnight stay on the USS Missouri Battleship Memorial. Program fee of…

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Weldon Kekauoha at Blue Note Hawaii

June 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

The music of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Weldon Kekauoha has been turning heads in Hawaii’s music scene since 1998. Whether he’s belting out soulful ballads or plucking bright riffs from his guitar, the gutsy songster from Kaneohe puts a fresh spin on the classics.

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Art & Wine Show at Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach

June 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach, 400 Royal Hawaiian Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Join us in the lobby of the Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach on Thursday, June 29 from 5-7 p.m. for the monthly Art & Wine Show! This month’s featured artist is Matt Okahata, with live music by Mike Tulba.

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FREE

4th of July Celebration

July 1, 2017 - July 4, 2017
Ala Moana Park, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, 96814 United States

For the 26th consecutive year, Ala Moana Center will host its signature Independence Day celebration, including Hawai‘i’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. From July 1 – 4, shoppers can enjoy four days of exclusive savings, live entertainment from Hawai‘i’s top musicians, and a chance to win roundtrip airfare for two to fly anywhere in…

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Moiliili Summer Fest

July 1, 2017
Moiliili Hongwanji Mission, 1100 University Ave HI 96826 United States

The 6th annual Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest is Saturday July 1st from 5:00pm to 10:00pm in the parking area of the Varsity Building on University Avenue. The Mō‘ili‘ili Summer Fest is a lively event held in one of Honolulu’s most historic and vivacious neighborhoods. Each year, thousands of guests dance in the Honolulu’s largest Japanese Bon…

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Kailua Fireworks & Air Show

July 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kailua Beach Park, 26 Kawailoa Rd,
Kailua, HI 96734 United States

For more than 65 years, Kailua Beach has been the center of a spectacular fireworks display each 4th of July evening. For most of its history, the show was launched from Flat Island across from Kailua Beach Park. In 2000, a “twilight air show” was added, featuring aerobatic performances by two local pilots. In 2002,…

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Explorers Club, Eyes on the Sky

July 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 7, 2017 @ 3:45 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

A three-day high-energy STEM camp for 3rd – 5th graders. Students will explore space, engineer machines to make pinpoint landings on other planets, use coding to communicate with satellites, create artwork, and more. Cost of $195 per student ($175 Museum Members) includes all program fees, lunches, snacks, and a logo tee shirt. Call (808) 445-9137…

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Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music – Oahu

July 7, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 77 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI 96814

Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the stage to share their love of music in Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” at Blaisdell Center on July 7-9 and July 13-16. Tickets for all 16 performances…

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Flight School For Girls

July 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

Five-day adventure camp for 6th – 8th graders focuses on the world of aviation through STEM activities. Students experiment with the forces of flight, cargo loading, weather and atmosphere, flight physiology, and flight planning. Flight School alumni are encouraged to return for a new experience. Cost of $325 per student ($295 Museum Members and Returning…

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Steve Byrne at Blue Note Hawaii

July 12, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

July 12 Showtimes: 6:30pm & 9pm Doors: 5pm & 8:30pm Tickets: $36 premium, $26 loge & bar 15% kama’aina discount Over the years Steve Byrne has risen the ranks to become one of the industry’s sought after performers. Hailing from Pittsburgh PA., Steve was born to a Korean mother and Irish father. This unique background…

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Mango Jam Honolulu

July 14, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Honolulu Hale, 530 S King St
Honolulu, HI United States

Mango Jam Honolulu is a 2-day festival celebrating of one of the most beloved fruits of the island, the MANGO! Presented by Hawai‘i Maoli, with support by the City and County of Honolulu, Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts, and Honolulu Magazine. Festival Highlights Entertainment Friday with Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole with Shawn Pimental, Weldon Kekauoha,…

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The Little Mermaid at Diamond Head Theatre

July 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapuu Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816 United States

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages which will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.” Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes…

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FREE

40th Prince Lot Hula Festival

July 15, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Moanalua Gardens, 2850 Moanalua Road A
Honolulu, HI 97819 United States

Since 1978 on the third Saturday in July, the annual Prince Lot Hula Festival at spectacular Moanalua Gardens has brought together premier hālau hula (hula groups) from throughout the islands for a daylong celebration of hula in a non-competitive setting. One of Hawai‘i’s most exciting cultural events, the festival allows thousands of island residents and…

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20th Annual Haleiwa Arts Festival

July 15, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Haleiwa Beach Park, 62-490 Kamehameha Hwy
Haleiwa, HI 96712 United States

The Mission of the Hale’iwa Arts Festival non-profit organization is to promote education and public awareness of arts and culture, with emphasis on participation, for the betterment of the community. Photo: Haleiwa Arts Festival

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Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winners Shine At Makapu‘u Twilight Concert

July 15, 2017
Sea Life Park, 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy
Waimanalo, HI United States

Sea Life Park is proud to present a night full of stars at the Makapu‘u Twilight Concert Series, July 15, with multiple 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners on stage, including group of the year Keauhou. This year, Keauhou won nine Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, the most prestigious awards in Hawaiian music. Sea Life Park…

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Mangoes at the Moana

July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, 2365 Kalakaua
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Mangoes make their sweet return to the Moana. Partnering once again with Makaha Mangoes to celebrate our 9th Annual Mangoes at the Moana. Local and visitors are invited to join in on the festivities.  Festival Highlights Ultimate Mango Throwdown The ultra-popular showdown between top Island chefs going head-to-head in the ultimate Mango Throwdown featuring culinary…

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$39.50

Sea Life Park Makapu‘u Twilight Concert Series 2017

July 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sea Life Park, 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy
Waimanalo, HI United States

The Sea Life Park Makapu‘u Twilight Concert Series brings Hawaii’s favorite music artists to Sea Life Park. The final concert of the series features 2017 Grammy Award winner Kalani Pe‘a, Raiatea Helm, Maunalua, Keauhou and Melveen Leed, on July 15. Family and friends of all ages are invited to experience Sea Life Park, listen to…

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47th Annual Ukulele Festival

July 16, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Kapiolani Park, 2805 Monsarrat
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Today, the annual Ukulele Festival at Kapiolani Park Bandstand in Waikiki is now a summer tradition in Hawaii. It has grown internationally and is by far the largest ukulele festival of its kind in the world, with crowds of thousands, guest artists from around the world and an ukulele orchestra of over 800 students, mostly…

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Flight School For Boys

July 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

Five-day adventure camp for 6th – 8th graders focuses on the world of aviation through STEM activities. Students experiment with the forces of flight, cargo loading, weather and atmosphere, flight physiology, and flight planning. Flight School alumni are encouraged to return for a new experience. Cost of $325 per student ($295 Museum Members and Returning…

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Ahmed Ahmed at Blue Note Hawaii

July 19, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

July 19 Showtimes: 6:30pm & 9pm Doors: 5pm & 8:30pm Tickets: $36 premium, $26 loge & bar 15% kama’aina discount Egyptian-American actor, comedian, producer, and director Ahmed Ahmed is one of the most diverse, multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today. In 2014, he can be seen starring as “Ahmed” on TBS’ hit comedy series…

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Donavon Frankenreiter at Blue Note Hawaii

July 20, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Donavon Frankenreiter’s new album, “The Heart,” officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter’s second decade as a solo recording artist. It’s been over ten years since the release of his self-titled debut, and in that time he has grown, not only as a musician, but also as a man. He’s raising a family and nurturing…

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42th Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition

July 20, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave HI 96814 United States

On September 11, 1976, the Kalihi-Palama Culture & Arts Society, Inc. organized a festival to honor Hawaii’s last reigning monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. The day-long event was held at Aala Park and featured multi-ethnic dance performances, Hawaiian crafts demonstrations, a pageant of Hawaii’s moi wahine, and the first keiki hula competition. Over the next few years,…

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Red Carpet Fun Run

July 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Start Line: Corner of Saratoga Ave. & Hornet Ave. (Barber’s Point),

This themed event is a non-timed 5K Run/Walk beginning and ending on the Red Carpet. Wear your old prom dress, wedding gown, that old tux, or just your bow tie and boxers. You will meet some local actors and get autographed posters of a newly released, local independent movie shot right here in Hawaii. A…

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Na Mele ko Uka, Songs of the Uplands

July 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hawaiian Mission Houses, 553 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

“Songs of the Uplands” will refer to the winds and the rains often named for the mountains or valleys with which they are associated. The song, “Ku‘u Morning Dew,” speaking of the mist-shrouded highland, evokes the trees of the forest. Each concert laden with stories and lore, songs, hula, and chant, from 5:30 p.m. to…

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Happy 120th Birthday, Amelia Earhart!

July 24, 2017
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

The Museum fronts Luke Field on Ford Island, where Amelia Earhart ground looped her Lockheed Electra on takeoff March 20, 1937, while attempting her Round-the-World-Flight. From 11am to 1pm, visitors will enjoy free cake and juice, while exploring our exclusive “Amelia Earhart in Hawaii” Photo Exhibit. Free with Museum admission and free to Museum Members….

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Comic Con Honolulu

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Comic Con Honolulu is Hawaii’s official 3 day fan convention that takes place at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This year’s Comic Con Honolulu will be held July 28 – July 30th, 2017. Fandoms of all types are welcome here, and the convention will feature guests from Comic, Gaming, Television and Movie industries,…

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HAPA at Blue Note Hawaii

July 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

For over 30 years, HAPA has brought it unique sound to delighted audiences across Hawai‘i and around the world.Like the islands themselves, HAPA’s music is an amalgam of influences ranging from ancient Polynesian rhythms and genealogical chants to the strummed ballads of Portuguese fisherman and Mexican cowboys, and the inspired melodies and harmonies of the…

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Rita Rudner at Blue Note Hawaii

July 29, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

July 29 Showtimes: 6:30pm & 9pm Doors: 5pm & 8:30pm Tickets: $55 premium, $35 loge & bar NO kama’aina discount A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a fourteen year run…

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Aviation Adventure at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

July 31, 2017 - August 2, 2017
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

Co-ed residential adventure camp for teens. Students, ages 13 – 15, (or graduates of Flight School) will discover the ways aviation has transformed Hawaii and the Pacific region over the past century. Campers will work together to enhance teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking. Overnight stay on the USS Missouri Battleship Memorial. Program fee of…

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Regina Belle at Blue Note Hawaii

August 3, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Regina Belle is an American singer-songwriter from Englewood, New Jersey. At a young age, she began performing at Englewood’s Mount Calvary Baptist Church. She was introduced to the Manhattans by New York radio DJ Vaughn Harper and began working as their opening act. She recorded the 1986 duet, “Where Did We Go Wrong,” with the…

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Jack Johnson – A Benefit For The Kokua Hawaii Foundation

August 4, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Waikiki Shell, 2805 Monsarrat
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Just announced, Jack will be playing two hometown shows, August 4th and August 5th at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu, HI. Pre-sales kick off Tuesday, April 18th, with Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation members receiving the first opportunity to purchase tickets, followed by two more opportunities for Hawaii residents to score tickets before the general on-sale on…

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The Joy of Sake Honolulu

August 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

The Joy of Sake celebrates Hawaiʻi’s hundred-year love affair with sake—from the early days of Japanese immigration and the founding of the Honolulu Sake Brewery up to the present. Today Honolulu hosts the annual U.S. National Sake Appraisal and has more sake-serving restaurants per capita than any other city in the country. Restaurants Sake complements…

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Hawaii Spartan Trifecta Weekend

August 5, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Kualoa Ranch, 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy HI United States

Spartan Race Hawaii We are hosting four race types, Sprint, Super, Beast and Ultra Beast in one weekend! You can run an individual Sprint, Super, Beast or the Ultra Beast, or if you dare, you can take on the ultimate Spartan Trifecta Challenge, by racing all three race types – Sprint + Super + Beast…

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Free

77th Na Hula Festival

August 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - August 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Queen Kapi‘olani Regional Park Bandstand, 2748 Monsarrat Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
Hula

The Annual Nā Hula Festival is returning to its two-day schedule in 2017, from August 5 – 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is held at Kapi‘olani Park, Honolulu’s oldest and largest public park. Since 1940, the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has celebrated the artistry and…

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Best of Honolulu Festival

August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds, 530 S King St,
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States

We are bringing together the best of the best in the Best of Honolulu Festival presented by American Savings Bank. A free, family-friendly event featuring ‘ono food, keiki zone, entertainment and a marketplace. The kids will have a blast in the Dave and Busters Keiki Zone with face painting, balloon animals, games, rides, photos with…

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Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra at Blue Note Hawaii

August 11, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Liebert’s incredible global success on a musical level often seems like a simple outgrowth of his cultural background and powerful wanderlust in his formative years. Born in Cologne, Germany to Chinese-German father and Hungarian mother, he began playing guitar at 11, and traveled extensively through Europe and Asia intent on fully absorbing each musical tradition…

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Na Mele O Ko Olina

August 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marriott Ko Olina Beach Club, 92-161 Waipahe Place
Kapolei, HI 96707 United States

Na Mele O Ko Olina is a monthly event held at the Marriott Ko Olina Beach Club located on Oahu’s Leeward Coast. Our event is scheduled from 9am to 5pm on the Great Lawn alongside the beach at Lagoon 3. We’re there from 9am to 5pm on Saturday. We host some of Hawaii’s very best…

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$6.00

Made In Hawaii Festival

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena, 777 Ward Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96814 United States

First Hawaiian Bank presents the 2017 Made in Hawaii Festival, a 3-day showcase of “Made in Hawaii” products, including food, books, art, gifts, fashions, plants, crafts, produce and more. Plus cooking demonstrations and ongoing entertainment. WHEN: Friday – Sunday, August 18-20, 2017 Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00…

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Louie Anderson at Blue Note Hawaii

August 18, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own stand-up specials and sitcoms and…

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35th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival “Waikiki Style”

August 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kapiolani Park Bandstand, 2686-2882 Kalakaua Ave
Waikiki, HI 96815 United States

Event will feature up to 16 performing artists in the Slack Key Guitar Genre including award winning artists and newcomers. Also appearing will be a couple of special guest from Hawaii and the mainland. The event will also feature “Made In Hawaii” products and favorite foods and snacks. Throughout the day, the festival will also…

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36th Annual Greek Festival

August 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017
McCoy Pavilion, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI United States

This popular cultural festival is now in its 36th year of merriment. Greek entertainment and food featuring old favorites including savory Greek specialties, like Spanakopita (Spinach Pie), Gyro Sandwiches, Moussaka, Greek Chicken, Souvlaki (shish-ka-bob), Loukaniko (Greek Sausage) a variety of Greek Salads, Loukoumades (Greek Malasadas), ouzo sorbet, and an amazing assortment of Greek Pastries. Also…

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Eric Hutchinson at Blue Note Hawaii

August 31, 2017 - September 2, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Singer, songwriter, performer, producer, DJ – Eric Hutchinson is a constantly evolving musician, driven by his passion and curiosity for all things musical and creative. He independently recorded his debut album Sounds Like This in 2007 and it became the highest charting album by an unsigned artist in iTunes history. Eric’s 2008 single “Rock &…

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Mele Under The Stars Featuring Amy Hānaiali’i

September 1, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Waikiki Shell, 2805 Monsarrat
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Mele Under the Stars: HOT’s first gala event at the Waikiki Shell will be held on Sept. 1, 2017 at 7:00pm. Featuring award-winning local entertainers performing Hawaiian classics, rising stars singing opera’s greatest hits, the HOT Chorus, and Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus accompanied by the HOT Orchestra. To purchase tickets Oahu: HOT Box Office –…

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Aloha Festivals – Keiki Hoolaulea

September 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pearlridge Center, 98 - 1005 Moanalua Rd
Aiea, HI United States

Keiki Ho‘olaule‘a, TBA Pearlridge Center Uptown Pearlridge Center will celebrate Aloha Festivals with a variety of activities, demonstrations and continuous stage performances by participating keiki (children’s) musical groups and hula hālau (schools). The 2017 Aloha Festivals Royal Court will make a special appearance. For more information, visit www.pearlridgeonline.com. Photo: Aloha Festivals.

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43rd Annual Honolulu Intertribal Powwow

September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd HI United States

The Oahu Intertribal Council is celebrating their 43rd Annual Honolulu Intertribal Powwow event this year on Sep 9th & 10th, 2017 at Magic Island Ala Moana Beach Park from 10am to 5pm with Grand Entry starting at 10am on both days. Admission is Free and everyone is Welcome! We have 25 Native American local &…

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Aloha Festivals Royal Court Investiture & Opening Ceremony

September 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 2259 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
Aloha Festivals

To kick off the festivities, the Aloha Festivals Royal Court will be introduced on the grounds of Helumoa, which was originally the home of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. At the ceremony, the king, queen, prince and princess take their place on the royal court. The Alii court members receive their royal cloaks, helmets, head feather…

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Keiko Matsui at Blue Note Hawaii

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

“Creating the album ‘Soul Quest’ was like going on a soul quest, as I tried to figure out how to express the things I was thinking and experiencing during this past year,” confides pianist, composer and humanitarian Keiko Matsui. “This music energizes me and I am overwhelmed with emotion when I listen to it. I…

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$25

4th Annual Ko Olina Children’s Film & Music Festival

September 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ko Olina Resort, 92-1480 Aliinui Dr
Kapolei, HI United States

Ko Olina Resort invites guests, families and friends to celebrate the 4th Annual Ko Olina Children’s Festival on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The event will feature interactive video and music activities, live stage performances, family-friendly movies from Disney•PIXAR and a sunset finale feature film on the beach. The Ko Olina Children’s Festival is a benefit…

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Le Masquerade 2017

September 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wai‘alae Country Club, 4997 Kāhala Ave
Honolulu, HI 968156 United States

Dress for an evening in Paris at the annual fundraiser for Honolulu Theatre for Youth. This Best of HONOLULU Family winner offers Le Masquerade for parents. This year, the theme is Parisian Carnival and includes pūpū, drinks, and entertainment such as carnival games. While parents have fun, a limited number of kids 5 years and…

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FREE

65th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea

September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kalakaua Avenue, Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI United States

The Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea is Hawaii’s largest block party. Thousands of people will take to the streets along Kalakaua Avenue for food, fun and entertainment. There will be performances by the various genres of Hawaiian music and hula halau (hula schools). Hawaiian crafts and flower leis and many varieties of island cuisine will be featured…

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Living History Day

September 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

In partnership with Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!, four visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket will receive free admission to Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. Event will feature student-created exhibits, special presentations, and WWII themed activities. Download free tickets: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-live-2017. This is an annual national celebration of culture and learning between the two museums….

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71st Annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade

September 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ala Moana Park, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, 96814 United States
Aloha Festivals

A colorful equestrian procession of pā‘ū (long-skirted) riders, exquisite floats with cascades of Hawaiian flowers, hula hālau, marching bands and dignitaries will enliven Kalākaua Avenue. Venue: From Ala Moana Park through Kalakaua Avenue to Kapiolani Park Photo: Aloha Festivals.

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Kalani Pe’a: 2017 Grammy Award-Winner

October 1, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

2017 GRAMMY® AWARD WINNER, SINGER/SONGWRITER Kalani Peʻa, a native of Panaʻewa, Hilo, HI who currently resides on Maui has released his debut album featuring seven haku mele (Hawaiian original music compositions) and five of his favorite covers. Peʻa is all about perpetuating Hawaiian language through music and visual arts as he created his album titled…

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Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show

October 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI 96814 United States

The three times yearly Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show is an all vintage (20 yrs & older) collectibles and antiques show and sale. Shop ninety three tables with vendors from Oahu, Outer Islands, and Mainland U.S. This is Hawaii’s only strictly vintage show with no pre-sales to vendors. Shop Aloha shirts,…

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5th Annual Kahumana Farm Festival

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Kahumana Organic Farm & Cafe, 86-660 Lualualei Hmstd Rd
Waianae, HI 96792 United States

The Kahumana Farm Festival is an annual FREE event that brings the community together to celebrate and promote local agriculture, crafts, education, artists, and music. It is a fun filled day that is free to the public and a family friendly event. Last year we had 10 bands, over 60 venders, educational workshops, a keiki…

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Robert Cazimero & Friends Blue Note Residency

October 11, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

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2017 Hawaii Belly Dance Convention

October 12, 2017 - October 15, 2017
Doris Duke Theatre, 900 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI United States

The Hawaii Bellydance Convention is held annually every October in Honolulu, Hawaii. The convention opens with its double gala show starring local and overseas dancers. The following two days are jam-packed with workshops for various levels and styles of Oriental Dance. We then finish off with a VIP After Party filled with food, music, and…

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17th Annual Great Kapolei Pumpkin Picking Patch

October 14, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Aloun Farms, 91-1440 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707 United States

Aloun Farms is proud to present an Ewa Picking Good Time @ The 17th Annual Great Kapolei Pumpkin Picking Patch! Thats right! Aloun Farms would like to invite your family to join ours during this fun-filled family Event! There are tractor pulled hayrides, pony rides, farm style food, picture booths, games and fun for everyone….

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Honolulu Pride – “Celebrate the Rainbow”

October 21, 2017
Kalakaua Avenue, Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI United States

SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Honolulu Pride™ HAWAI‘I’S LARGEST LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND QUEER COMMUNITY EVENT. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017. OUR MISSION Support, empower, educate, unify and facilitate LGBT organizations and individuals in Hawai’i. OUR PURPOSE Nurture and support our community by creating a healthier and compassionate environment for all. RAINBOWS OVER WAIKIKI During Honolulu…

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Discover Your Future in Aviation

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

Young people interested in aviation as a career or hobby will want to attend. This is the eighth year for the special aviation day, which promises to be filled with hands-on workshops, a career fair, flight lab, and interactive science exhibits. Participants can enter to win aviation prizes and take photos with historical aviation re-enactors…

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Na Mele ko Kai, Songs of the Sea

October 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hawaiian Mission Houses, 553 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Finally, in “Songs of the Sea,” we explore the ocean and shore with voyaging songs, stories of the channels between the islands, and the coastlines. Each concert laden with stories and lore, songs, hula, and chant, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Individual tickets are $30 each in advance, or $35 at door. See the…

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Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet at Blue Note Hawaii

November 7, 2017 - November 9, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Delfeayo Marsalis is one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Known for his “technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor…” (Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times), he is “…one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation.” (Philip Elwood, San Francisco Examiner.) In January 2011,…

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Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing

November 12, 2017 - December 20, 2017
North Shore, Hawaii,

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing returns to the North Shore of Oahu for the men’s series and women’s Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach. Kicking off with the Op Pro at Haleiwa, the series continues with the O’Neill World Cup of Surfing and women’s Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach, and lastly the Billabong Pipeline Masters…

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Supernatural Convention

November 17, 2017 - November 19, 2017
Hilton Hawaiian Village, 2005 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, HI United States

One of America’s top television series is coming to Hawaii November 17-19, 2017. Creation Entertainment’s Supernatural Official Convention Tour “Aloha Spirit” Stop SEE JENSEN, JARED, MISHA AND MARK TELEVISION’S HOTTEST STARS, LIVE AND IN PERSON IN HAWAII!

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Anuhea & Friends at Blue Note Hawaii

November 21, 2017 - November 26, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

ANUHEA has enjoyed several iTunes & Radio Hit singles including “SIMPLE LOVE SONG” and “Higher Than The Clouds”. A major presence on the Islands with multiple hit songs being played in heavy rotation hourly, along with favorable critical comparison to fellow islanders Jack Johnson and Bruno Mars, ANUHEA also enjoys the distinction of being specifically…

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For Love of Country—Building Our Future

December 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

The Museum will celebrate its 11th anniversary with the annual fundraiser which helps support the Museum’s Restoration and Education programs. Gala will include cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and auction. Guests will get a first look at newly restored aircraft fresh out of Lt. Ted Shealy’s Restoration Shop. Information, sponsor tables and tickets, contact 808-441-1006 or Carol@PacificAviationMuseum.org,…

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$20

Xterra Trail Run World Championship

December 3, 2017
Kualoa Ranch, 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, 96744

The crown jewel of the Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Run Series is the Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Run World Championship, and the majestic Kualoa Ranch in Hawaii has served as the host site since the creation of this prestigious event in 2008. This year, the race is scheduled for December 06, 2015 and more than…

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The Average White Band at Blue Note Hawaii

December 6, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

AWB are widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. Though best known for their timeless instrumental mega-hit ‘Pick Up the Pieces’ the band’s strength actually lay in their consistently accomplished song-writing, stretching across several gold selling albums and multi- grammy nominations for the legendary Atlantic Records….

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Blackened Canteen Ceremony

December 6, 2017
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 319 Lexington Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96818 United States

The Blackened Canteen Youth Symposium highlights the story and lessons of the Blackened Canteen Ceremony, which commemorates the friendship, honor, and reconciliation borne out of the horror of WWII. The Symposium will address themes of conflict, forgiveness, reconciliation, and peacemaking that are reflected in the story of the Blackened Canteen. Featured speakers include: Dr. Hiroya…

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Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade

December 7, 2017
Kalakaua Avenue, Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI United States

Our gaily lit and decorated Cobra and Huey helicopters joins the other floats and bands, to parade down Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki, to honor and pay respect to the Pearl Harbor survivors, our veterans, active duty military and their families. The Museum will be giving out free “Traveling P-40” magnets to spectators. The parade takes…

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Kalakaua Merrie Mile

December 9, 2017
Kalakaua Avenue, Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI United States

A one mile event held at 7am on Saturday December 9, the day before the marathon. The course is on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. Perfect as a tune up for the marathon and for non-marathoning friends and family. Ends with a post race party on Queen’s Beach with live music and post race fun. Starts…

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Honolulu Marathon

December 10, 2017
Waikiki Beach, Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, 96815

The first race was held in 1973 and an average of about 25,000 runners finish the Honolulu Marathon each year, and it has consistently placed among the world’s ten largest marathons in terms of total finishers. Entry to the Honolulu Marathon is open to everybody. Unlike other marathons of similar size, popularity, and stature, there…

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Robert Cazimero & Friends Blue Note Residency

December 13, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

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Donavon Frankenreiter at Blue Note Hawaii

December 18, 2017 - December 20, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

Donavon Frankenreiter’s new album, “The Heart,” officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter’s second decade as a solo recording artist. It’s been over ten years since the release of his self-titled debut, and in that time he has grown, not only as a musician, but also as a man. He’s raising a family and nurturing…

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New Year’s Eve with Kenny G

December 27, 2017 - December 30, 2017
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

In what’s becoming a New Year’s tradition, Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, welcomes back jazz superstar Kenny G for five nights December 27 – 31, 2017. Tickets go on sale on April 14 at 10:00 a.m. Kenny G December 27 – 30, 2017 Tickets: All tables are…

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John Popper (Of Blues Traveler) at Blue Note Hawaii*

January 4, 2018 - January 6, 2018
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States

The harmonica playing frontman of Blues Traveler makes his debut at Blue Note Hawaii to share “The Hits, The Stories, The Experience” spanning his entire musical career.

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