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Kailua Night Market

The Windward community showcased its foods, crafts, talents, customs and people at The ARTs@SZ on July 20. The night market is held on the third Friday of every month. Read More

Skating rolls out

Kapolei Inline Hockey Arenas held its grand opening for public skating on July 20. Previously, the arenas had been used primarily for inline hockey, but now it will have regular hours on weekends for free skating. Visit kihawaii.com for information. Read More

Pony party

Polo fans headed up to Mokuleia on Sunday for the Governor’s Cup Polo Match, featuring teams from New Zealand and Hawaii. After the matches, Rick Smith & the Trailer Park Romeos entertained the crowd, who enjoyed food and cocktail specials. Read More

Hula hullabaloo

The 41st annual Prince Lot Hula Festival, Hawaii’s largest non-competitive hula exhibition, brought 20 halau from throughout the state to Iolani Palace for this year’s festival, which was themed “Ka Hanohano o Kamehameha,” meaning “The Glory of Kamehameha.” Read More

Kacey Musgraves

The award-winning country singer performed at The Republik on July 20, entertaining fans with her well-crafted songs from her Grammy-winning album “Same Trailer Different Park” and her new album “Golden Hour.” Read More

Hot dog hot rods

Car lovers converged at the the Windward Mall parking lot on Saturday, where East End Hot Rod Club held a car show, featuring hundreds of cars, from muscle cars and street rods to classics and antiques. Read More

Ukulele Festival Hawaii at Kapiolani Park

The 48th-annual Ukulele Festival Hawaii at Kapiolani Park on July 15 showed the worldwide appeal of the instrument, with Sunset Strummers from California, the Northern Virginia Ukulele Society, LeaLea Ukulele Garden from Japan and the New Zealand Ukulele Senior Squad performing at the event. Hawaii’s own Ohta-San and Nando Suan, Raiatea Helm and Jake Shimabukuro contributed their talents as well. Read More

Hawaii State Farm Fair at Kualoa Ranch

The 56th-annual Hawaii State Farm Fair over the weekend at Kualoa Ranch featured educational exhibits, a market and plant sale presented by Kamehameha Schools and livestock raised by local 4-H members, plus contests in watermelon eating, corn husking and chili pepper-eating. Read More

Agent Orange at Anna O’Brien’s

Agent Orange, a pioneering punk band from Orange County, Calif., brought its surf-skate sound to Anna O’Brien’s for two nights last weekend. Several local punk rock bands, including 13th Legion, 86 List and Anti-Matter also performed. Read More

Moana Lani Festival 2018

The three-day Moana Lani Festival focused on protecting the ocean featured a variety of activities, including art installations, film screenings, workshops and eco-vendors. Entertainment featured local artists including Lucy and the Perfect Wave, Christie Brooke and Kai Hamada, as well as Zach Winters, who came from Oklahoma to perform at the event at Salt at Our Kakaako. Read More

Haleiwa Arts Festival at Haleiwa Beach Park

Works by more than 100 artists were up for sale at the 21st-annual Haleiwa Arts Festival on July 14 and July 15 at Haleiwa Beach Park. Visitors could learn about the work from the artists on hand for the event. Read More

‘Newsies’ at Diamond Head Theatre

“Newsies,” a musical inspired by a New York newsboy strike in 1899, opened at Diamond Head Theatre on July 13. Theater patrons enjoyed a reception outside before taking in the show, which debuted on Broadway in 2011 and won Tony Awards for score and choreography. Read More

First Friday in Chinatown

Scenes from downtown Honolulu during the monthly First Friday Art Walk in Chinatown. Read More

Laie Day’s Fourth of July Celebration

Hukilau Marketplace at the Polynesian Cultural Center hosted Laie Day's Fourth of July Celebration on July 4. Read More

Fourth of July Kailua Fireworks and Air Show

Kailua celebrated Independence Day with an acrobatic air show by Skydive Hawaii with Col. John Bates and the Flying Leathernecks, followed by a fireworks show at Kailua Beach Park. Read More

Fourth of July at Ala Moana Beach Park

Ala Moana Center’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular headlined a day of Fourth of July fun at Ala Moana Beach Park. Read More

72nd Annual Kailua Independence Day Parade

The 72nd annual Kailua Independence Day Parade featured bands, military and veteran marching units, youth groups and more along Kainalu Drive from Palapu Street to Kailua Intermediate School. Read More

Honolulu Professionals Foundation Fundraiser 2018

The Honolulu Professionals Foundation held its fifth annual fundraiser on July 3 at Dole Cannery with music, a silent auction and more. This year's event will benefit organizations dedicated to helping Hawaii's youth: the Alaka‘ina Foundation and Waikiki Health’s Youth Outreach. Read More

Summer at the Swim Club at Surfjack Waikiki

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club in Waikiki held its fourth Summer at the Swim Club pool party on June 30, bringing the Lucky Kidz and DJ Godiva poolside to provide entertainment for guests. Read More

Honolulu Night Market at Our Kakaako

The long days of summer were celebrated on June 30 during Honolulu Night Market's Summer Solstice block party. Food trucks, pop-up shops, a fashion show, music and an ocean conservation display by the Surfrider Foundation also helped to entertain and inform the crowd. Read More

Mai Tai Day Pool Party at the Modern Honolulu

The Modern Honolulu celebrated International Mai Tai Day on June 30 with a pool party in Waikiki. Read More

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