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Keiki Krafting: Musubi Ornament

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Kids can make a musubi pin to wear to this weekend’s Rice Fest or modify it to hang on the Christmas tree in a few months. Read More

Ko Olina Children’s Fest offers fun with a Mexican twist

A number of fun family activities planned for the 5th annual Ko Olina Children’s Festival, Saturday at Ko Olina Resort. Read More

Take a trip back in time at Hawaiian Mission Houses

Family Day Open House Saturday would be the perfect time to visit the Mission Houses Museum — it’s one of only two days a year the site offers free admission. Read More
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Family Movie Review: ‘The Nun’

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“The Nun” is spooky and scary, but not so bad that mature tweens can’t handle it. Read More
 

Girls learn tech skills at Kalani day camp

“Run by girls, for girls” — that’s the empowering motto of GTEC (Girls in Technology, Engineering and Computing) Academy, a five-day robotics camp taking place next month at Kalani High School. Read More
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Family Movie Review: ‘Kin’

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Despite this PG-13 rating, treat this film like an R. It’s shockingly violent and extremely dark thematically. Read More
 

Hang up that phone and learn

Don’t blame teachers for failing to monitor what kids do on their phones. Parents aren’t adept at it, either. Read More

Parents at Play: End of summer fun

With summer winding down, here are a few fun items that are sure to delight even the pickiest members of the family. Read More

Dr. Seuss’ ‘Cat in the Hat’ leaps from page to stage

The Cat, Thing 1 and Thing 2 and the brother-and-sister duo of The Boy and Sally are among the iconic characters in the stage adaptation, “Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat,” opening at Kennedy Theatre. Read More

Learn about plastic waste at Waimanalo beach cleanup

For some sun, fun and a job well done, families can help remove trash, plastic and other debris next month from the areas surrounding Waimanalo Beach Park — a Waikiki Aquarium cleanup event held in partnership with the city and Hard Rock Cafe. Read More

Historical sites grant free entry on Museum Day

Select Honolulu venues will join more than 1,400 museums across the country offering free admission on Sept. 22 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day. Read More
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Movie Review: ‘The Happy Time Murders’

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Don’t be deceived by your fuzzy friends — this is NOT a movie for children. The material is way too sexually hardcore and violent for kids. Read More
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Keiki Krafting: Sunflower Mason Jar

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Keiki can add a “Happy Grandparents Day!” tag to this tissue-paper decoupage project, done on a mason jar. Read More

Parents at Play: New twists on classics

This week we review several clever updates to games you know well. Read More

Pearlridge hosts Keiki Conch Shell Blowing Contest

Listen to keiki give it their best try at the Pu Ha‘aheo (“cherish the conchshell with pride”) — 2nd annual Keiki Conch Shell Blowing Contest Sept. 15 at Pearlridge Center’s Downtown Center Court. Read More

Bright Kid Foundation presents ‘The Wiz’ at Paliku Theatre

Memorable music, dazzling dancing and a message about the power of perseverance — all make it worth your while to watch “The Wiz.” Read More

New beach reads for littlest keiki

September is here, but summer doesn’t have to end for your youngest ones with new sun-soaked, beach-themed board books. Read More

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