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Family Movie Review: ‘Christopher Robin’

This is much more a staid and serious drama than child-pleasing adventure, but the characters are adorable and the sentiments are sweet. Read More

‘Kingdom Hearts’ comes to life at Blaisdell Concert Hall

Fans of the popular “Kingdom Hearts” video games are in for a treat with the “Kingdom Hearts Orchestra — World Tour,” the official concert of the video game series’ music. Read More

Go on a roll with family-friendly games

Here are a few fun games that get you and your family on a delightful rolltoward having fun together. Read More

See Mighty Mo at sunset with Picnic on the Pier

The Battleship Missouri Memorial presents the year’s last Picnic on the Pier event — Aug. 17 at historic Ford Island — which includes complimentary tours of the Mighty Mo’s main decks and music by R&B, rock and reggae artists Simple Souls. Read More

Family Movie Review: ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’

“Mission Impossible: Fallout” is an action-thriller that’s likely fine for older kids and teens but too violent and scary for small children. Read More

Keiki surfers show skills at Kailua contest

Keiki surfers, ono grinds, prize giveaways and just all-around good vibes make up the 14th annual Kailua Shorebreak Classic, Aug. 25 at Kalama Beach Club in Kailua. Read More

Dancers ready to leap into classic romantic tale

When the wicked fairy Carabosse attempts to curse Princess Aurora with death, the benevolent Lilac Fairy instead places the princess in a protective sleep from which she can only be awakened by a kiss from her one true love. Read More

Duffy the Disney Bear meets honu friend ‘Olu

The newest Disney friend, ‘Olu — a shy and kindhearted honu (turtle) who plays happy music on his ukulele — made his debut last week at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. Read More

Make your digital mark under the sea

For a limited time at the Waikiki Aquarium, families can explore its live exhibits as well as a digital theme park — Lea Lea Little Planet Digital AR (Augmented Reality) Aquarium — a new traveling exhibition open daily through September at the aquarium’s classroom. Read More

Toys to keep fidgeting hands busy

No matter the time of year, little hands (and maybe not-so-little hands) get into everything. Read More

Family Fare

Play morning: 10 a.m. Aug. 2, Kapolei Public Library. Toddlers and preschoolers have access educational toys while playing with other keiki. Free. Info: 693-7050. Read More

Calendar of family-friendly events around Honolulu

Children’s storytime: 10:30 a.m. July 26, Hawaii Kai Public Library. Stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft for ages 2 to 5. Free. Info: 397-5833. Read More

Avoiding the summer slide

We all know that over the summer, kids lose, on average, 30 percent of what they learned in the previous school year. Read More

Fun for all at Comic Con Honolulu

Get your geek on at Comic Con Honolulu, a three-day event at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, featuring guests from the comic, gaming, television and movie industries, as well as local artists, vendors and costumers. Read More

Keiki and Plow offers families a hands-on farming experience

Spend the morning with your family harvesting your own produce. Let your keiki run free and frolic in the dirt. Take a moment to reconnect with the land. Do all that and more at Keiki and Plow, an organic farm in Hawaii Kai. Read More

Little ones learn to move to a Latin beat

Your kids can learn how to move to a lively Latin groove at salsa dance classes, offered weekly in Honolulu by the Linda Melodia Dance Co. Read More

All washed up

Beat the summer heat Summer’s here, and it’s time to head outside. And while you’re there, why not get wet? Really, really wet. Read More

Now Read This

Getting ready for bed turns into a little bit of a game in this book that tells readers that they can stay up as long as they want … as long as they don’t blink! Read More



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