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Parental Guidance: ‘Goosebumps 2’

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“Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween” is fun for all ages, although it’s still too scary for the littlest ones in the family. Read More

Parents at Play: New books for kids

As much as we love toys and games, we also love books. Reading to your children is a fantastic way to teach, learn and build close relationships. Read More

Study finds many teens, parents feel tethered to phones

A study from the Pew Research Center found two-thirds of parents are concerned about the amount of time their teenage children spend in front of screens, while more than a third expressed concern about their own screen time. Read More

‘Boo at the Zoo’ combines learning with Halloween fun

Families can celebrate Halloween while learning about Hawaii’s invasive species at a Honolulu Zoo fundraiser on Friday and Saturday. Read More
 

Petting zoo, costume contest highlight Great Pumpkin Fest in Aina Haina

With more than 2,500 pumpkins in various sizes, Holy Nativity School’s Great Pumpkin Festival is sure to have the perfect pumpkin for you and your family. Read More

Harvest pumpkins and more at Aloun Farms in Kapolei

The 18th annual Pumpkin Festival continues at 94-1440 Farrington Highway in Kapolei on weekends through Oct. 28. Read More

Waimanalo Country Farms offers cow train rides, ‘country grub’

For farm fun, check out the Fall Harvest & Pumpkin Patch, Saturdays and Sundays in October at Waimanalo Country Farms. Read More
 

Now Read This: ‘My Friends Make Me Happy,’ ‘Nimona’

Books recommended for kids by the Hawaii State Public Library System. Read More
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Parental Guidance: ‘Venom’

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“Venom” falls far more on the violent side of the spectrum for a comic book movie. It may be way too scary for younger kids. Read More

Keiki Krafting: Halloween tic-tac-toe game

The pieces of this felt tic-tac-toe game can also be used for decorating, as pins or as magnets. Read More

Honolulu Theatre for Youth shines in ‘Sparkle’

Little Lucas loves all things sparkly so, so much. But Isabella, who comes to play one day, doesn’t like sparkle at all. So his sparkle starts to dim. Read More

Waimea Valley offers final Moon Walk of 2018

A nighttime walk to a waterfall by the light of a full moon may sound like a dream, but you can do just that at the Waimea Valley Moon Walk on Oct. 19 — the final full-moon walk of the year at the valley. Read More
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Parental Guidance: ‘Smallfoot’

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“Smallfoot” is a fun movie, perfect for the whole family with an interesting message. Read More

Now Read This: ‘I Walk With Vanessa,’ ‘Primates’

Highlights of books selected by the staff of the Hawaii State Public Library System. Read More
 

When should kids start helping in the kitchen?

Some 7-year-olds are ready to use a sharp knife, while a 12-year-old who has never entered the kitchen except to ask for a glass of juice might be challenged by just rinsing fruit. Read More

Bring out the sculptor in you at Pumpkin Carving Festival

Celebrate this pumpkins-are-everywhere season by either carving one with your family or just checking out all the fun creations at the 9th annual Pumpkin Carving Festival, Oct. 27 at Windward Mall. Read More

Hawaii Children and Youth Summit brings keiki together

Youth will discuss issues such as homelessness, inclusion of people with disabilities and suicide prevention at the 25th annual Hawaii Children and Youth Summit. Read More

Halloween fun, without the scare factor

For a festive Halloween celebration that’s less frightful and more friendly for little ones, consider the Keiki Costume Ball, Oct. 28 at the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center. Read More

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