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Dave Shoji Aloha Ball Celebration

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Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 7:06 pm
The University of Hawaii community honored retiring women’s volleyball coach Dave Shoji with an “Aloha Ball” celebration on May 21 at the Stan Sheriff Center. His teams won four national championships during his 42-year career. Read More
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Tribal Seeds at Aloha Tower Marketplace

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San Diego reggae band Tribal Seeds headlined a concert at Aloha Tower Marketplace on May 20. Local artists Eli Mac and Mike Love opened the show.  Read More
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Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival Concert

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Dirty Heads, Gin Blossoms, Piko Taro and Flow headlined the fifth annual Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival at the Waikiki Shell on May 21.  Read More
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2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

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The 40th annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards included performances and tributes by Hawaiian Style Band, Henry Kapono, John Cruz, Na Leo Pilimehana, Pure Heart and more at the Hawai'i Convention Center on May 20. Read More
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War at Blue Note Hawaii

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Multicultural, multigenre band War with original member and bandleader Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan returned to Honolulu for a headlining set at Blue Note Hawaii on May 18. Read More
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2017 Daikon Festival

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The Honbushin International Center in Mililani provided families the opportunity to dig up daikon, sample different dishes containing daikon and other foods, and participate in the community festival built around gratitude on May 20. Read More
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Sunset Mele Mother’s Day Brunch

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Sunset Mele at the Hawai'i Convention Center welcomed moms for a Mother's Day Brunch on May 14. Read More
 
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Hawaii Pet Expo at Blaisdell Center

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Live demonstrations, pet product displays, educational displays, crafters, free products and a  Parade of Dog Show were all part of this year's Hawaii Pet Expo at the Hawai'i Convention Center. Read More
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2017 Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila

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The 10th annual Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila to oplace on May 13 with performances by more than 150 musicians in honor of the event's namesake, Gabby Pahinui. The event also featured educational booths, music workshops, cultural displays, lomi lomi massages along with food and craft vendors. Read More
 
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Michael Franti & Spearhead at the Republik

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Michael Franti returned to Honolulu with his band, Spearhead, in tow to bring fans a blend of hip-hop, funk, reggae, jazz, folk and rock at the Republik on May 12. Read More
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We Are Samoa Festival at the PCC

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The 2017 World Fireknife Championships and the High School Samoan Cultural Arts Festival co-headlined the We Are Samoa Festival at the Polynesian Cultural Center on May 12.  Read More
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Waikiki Aquarium benefit at Hard Rock Honolulu

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The Friends of the Waikiki Aquarium hosted a fundraiser at the Hard Rock Cafe in Waikiki on May 11. Read More
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Cinco de Mayo in Chinatown

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Chinatown celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a block party on May 5 that included Latin DJs on three stages, dancing, a Low Riders Pride Hawaii car show, face painting, a chili pepper-eating contest, cantina crawl and more. Read More
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2017 Hawaii Book & Music Festival

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Updated on  May 9, 2017 at 10:03 am
Guests at the Hawaii Book & Music Festival celebrated storytelling in all of its forms with more than 140 events at 10 locations last weekend.  Read More
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Twilight Concert Series at Sea Life Park

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Anuhea headlined the Makapu'u Twilight Concert Series at Sea Life Park on May 6. Other performers included Paula Fuga, Kapena and the Makaha Sons. The final concert in the series will take place July 15. Read More
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Honolulu Biennial Closing Party

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Updated on  May 9, 2017 at 10:02 am
The Honolulu Biennial Foundation and Ward Village celebrated the end of the Honolulu Biennial celebration with a closing party at The Hub in Ward Village on May 6. Read More
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2017 Wahiawa Pineapple Festival

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Updated on  May 8, 2017 at 12:09 pm
Food, crafts, keiki activities and cultural exhibits were all part of the Wahiawa Pineapple Festival at Wahiawa District Park on May 6. The event also featured performances by Kapena, Ryugen Taiko, RT and the Music Express and 5 Guys on the Rise. Read More
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Mother’s Day Crafts & Food Expo

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Updated on  May 8, 2017 at 12:09 pm
Approximately 200 vendors took part in the 2017 Mother's Day Crafts & Food Expo at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on May 6. The event also featured entertainment by Ben & Maila, Kapena and Melveen Leed.  Read More
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Lei of Stars at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki

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Waikiki celebrated May Day as Lei Day in Hawaii with the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa's annual Lei of Stars. Featured honorees included Johnny Noble, Kumu Hula John Kaimikaua, Jean “Kini” Sullivan, Mamo Howell and Danny Kaleikini, with entertainment by Halau o Kukunaokala, Danny and Nicolas Kaleikini, Darlene Ahuna and Kuuipo Kumukahi with the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders. Makani Tabura hosted the event. Read More
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Ocean Aid Hawaii at the Waikiki Shell

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CeeLo Green, Bootsy Collins and Maxi Priest headlined Ocean Aid Hawaii, a benefit concert for efforts to minimize pollution in the ocean surrounding Hawaii, on April 30 at the Waikiki Shell. The Ohio Players and local openers Henry Kapono, Makana and Taimane also performed during the free event that was broadcast statewide on KFVE-TV. Read More
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Santana at Blaisdell Arena

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Grammy Award-winning rock guitarist Carlos Santana returned to Hawaii with his band in tow for a concert at Blaisdell Arena on April 30.  Read More

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