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Guns N’ Roses at Aloha Stadium

Legendary rock band Guns N' Roses headlined for more than three hours at Aloha Stadium on Saturday as they wrapped up their latest world tour in Hawaii. Local band Kings of Spade opened the evening. Read More

Kapolei City Lights 2018 at Kapolei Hale

Kapolei Hale hosted its annual Kapolei City Lights celebration on Saturday with free games and activities, photos with Santa, food and craft booths. Live entertainment, a City Lights Parade and tree-lighting ceremony were also part of the evening. Read More

First Friday at the Hawaii State Art Museum

The Hawaii State Art Museum hosted an evening of holiday jazz on Friday with Mike Lewis & Friends, surf rock by Men in Grey Suits, DJ Keala Kennelly (the pro surfer who just won the women's big-wave riding contest at Jaws on Maui) and more. Read More

Hirai Dai at The Republik

Japanese pop star Hirai Dai brought his Wave on Waves tour to The Republik on Monday. Hirai, who plays ukulele and dedicates his albums to Hawaii, made his headlining debut with the performance, which also featured special guests Malani Bilyeu from Kalapana and Blayne Asing. Read More

Toys for Tots Motorcycle Cruise in Waikiki

Street Bikers United Hawaii members participated in a Toys for Tots caravan on Sunday, riding from Magic Island to the Waikiki Shell to collect toys for needy keiki. Read More

Honolulu City Lights 2018 at Honolulu Hale

The City and County of Honolulu's annual Honolulu City Lights holiday celebration kicked off on Dec. 1 with an Electric Light Parade and tree lighting ceremony to go with a wreath contest display, keiki rides and games, free Santa photos, live entertainment and more. Read More
 

‘We’re Dreaming of a White Christmas’ at Mililani Shopping Center

Mililani Shopping Center was the destination for "We're Dreaming of a White Christmas," which kicked off with the annual Mililani Christmas parade and included a morning of keiki activities, games, crafts and an appearance by Santa Claus. Kids were also invited to take part in a "Snow Play Zone" filled with eight tons of "Hawaiian snow." Read More

Downtown Run-around

Nov. 30 was hopping in Chinatown and the Honolulu Arts District, with Dance Convergence Theatre and Oahu Fire & Flow Artists contributing to a benefit fundraiser for those affected by the California Camp Fire at Ong King, Tig Notaro delivering her stand-up comedy at Hawaii Theatre and the Red Bull Music Presents Chinatown Honolulu showcase at Manifest. Read More

‘Holiday Inn’ at Diamond Head Theatre

Diamond Head Theatre welcomed guests to the opening night of Irving Berlin’s "Holiday Inn" on Nov. 30 in Kaimuki. The production is adapted from a 1942 Hollywood film and is best known for the song "White Christmas." Performances will take place at 6:30 p.m. through Dec. 23. Read More
 

Lee Brice at The Republik

Country music star Lee Brice returned to Honolulu for a headlining set at The Republik on Tuesday. Local artist Tavana was the opening act. Read More

Toys for Tots at Hawaii Theatre

The Marine Corps Pacific Band lent a hand to local needy children with its annual Toys for Tots concert at Hawaii Theatre on Sunday. Guests were asked to bring new, unwrapped toys to be distributed in the local community. Read More

Hawaiian Mission Houses Holiday Craft Fair 2018

The Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives held its 47th annual Holiday Craft Fair on Nov. 24, billing it as “Hawaii’s oldest” fair. Only made-in-Hawaii items were featured, such as glass artwork, jewelry, pottery, woodwork and silk scarves. Neighboring Kawaiahao Church held its own fair as well, giving shoppers a double dose of local holiday cheer. Read More

Liliha/Palama Christmas Parade 2018

The Liliha/Palama area caught on to the early holiday season with its annual Christmas Parade on Nov. 23. Miss Chinatown Hawaii 2019 Brooke Lynn Alcuran, Miss Hawaii Chinese 2019 Ivonne Lee and Miss Chinese Jaycees 2019 Danicia Honda joined the festivities, which went from United Church of Christ to Kohou Street. Read More

Turkey Trot at Kapiolani Park

Runners hoping to build up an Thanksgiving appetite charged through a 10-mile Turkey Trot on Thursday that started at Kapiolani Park. The race awarded those who finished closest to their predicted finish times, giving those training for a full marathon some insight into their pacing. Read More

Jo Koy at Blaisdell Arena

Jo Koy made his triumphant return to Honolulu this week with four sold-out Blaisdell Arena shows, some of which will appear in a new Netflix special. Koy's routine included familiar skits about his Filipino upbringing, observational comedy and ethnic humor. Read More

Anuhea at Blue Note Hawaii

Anuhea brought some of her musical friends to Blue Note Hawaii for her third annual Thanksgiving Celebration concert series this week, with appearances Tuesday through Friday. Read More

Miss Hawaii USA 2019 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center

Six months of hard work paid off for Lacie Choy as she was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2019 Sunday night at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Competing as Miss Waikiki USA, the 20-year-old University of Hawaii at Manoa student beat 24 other contestants to become the 57th woman to hold the title of Miss Hawaii USA since 1962. Read More
 

HHSAA Cheerleading Championship at Blaisdell Arena

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association hosted the 2018 Cheerleading Championship at Blaisdell Arena on Saturday. Read More

King David Kalakaua’s 182nd Birthday Celebration at Iolani Palace

The Friends of Iolani Palace and the Hawaii Air National Guard's Royal Guard celebrated the 182nd birthday of King David Kalakaua on Friday at the Palace. The tribute was highlighted by a performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band. Read More

‘Echo in the Canyon’ at Ward Village

Ward Village hosted a screening of "Echo in the Canyon" during the latest installment of the Courtyard Cinema film series on Thursday. Producer Jakob Dylan (lead singer of The Wallflowers and son of Bob Dylan) and director Andrew Salter were on hand to introduce the film. Read More

‘New View’ Hula’s 20th Anniversary

Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand celebrated its 20th year at its current location overlooking Kapiolani Park with a bash on Nov. 14. The gay-friendly club is a great spot for good times and good food. Read More

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