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TGIF 2015 Halloween calendar


Scare Hawaii’s “Circus of the Dead” haunted house: 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays and 7-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, through Oct. 31, Pearlridge Center, Uptown. Not recommended for young children. $15, $25 for Fast Pass. Tickets: scarehawaii.com. 330-1600

Haunted Plantation: 10 Years of Fear: “Hawaii’s Scariest and Best Haunt”: 7-11 p.m. today-Sunday (repeats Oct. 23-25 and 30-31), Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipahu St. Not recommended for ages 13 and under (adult supervision required for under age 16), pregnant women or individuals with heart conditions. $15, $20 for Fast Pass. hawaiihauntedplantation.com

Nightmare at Dole Plantation 3: Two attractions, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 31, 64-1550 Kamehameha Highway, Wahiawa. Not recommended for young children; adult supervision required for ages 13 and under. Coupons available at Times Supermarkets; military and HGEA members receive $3 off each ticket today and Saturday. doleplantation.com

>> “House of Nightmares”: Presented by Nightmares Live, this horrifying haunted house is filled with terrorizing images that haunt your dreams, $13.

>> “Nightmare Express: Tales From the Other Side”: Go on a chilly train ride while listening to Lopaka Kapanui’s hair-raising ghost stories, $10.

“The Outbreak Experience”: 6:30-11:30 p.m. today-Sunday (repeats Oct. 23-25 and 28-31), Ward Village, 1020 Auahi St., Building No. 3; shows run every 15 minutes and are limited to 20 guests per show; ticket booth opens 6 p.m. This interactive, theatrical 30-minute event is set in a zombie-infested warehouse and is an “intense, in-your-face, audience-participation type of experience” that requires interaction with characters (professional actors with movie-quality makeup) and action on the visitors’ part to find a way out. For ages 14 and older (no exceptions); guests under age 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. $20. Presented by the creators of Haunted Plantation, Gunstock Zombie Hayride and 1706. 783-8381, theoutbreakexperience.com


Fall Harvest: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October, Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe St. The country fun includes games, rides, animals, pumpkin picking, fresh produce, food, sweet tea, Nalo-made lemonade and more. Free. 306-4381 or visit the Facebook page of Waimanalo Country Farms.

Aloun Farms 15th annual Pumpkin Festival: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (repeats Oct. 24-25), 91-1440 Farrington Highway, Kapolei; the first 200 guests on Saturday receive free admission. Search for a jack-o’-lantern while enjoying harvest activities, pony rides, country grinds, live entertainment, sunflowers and fresh local produce. In partnership with Hawaii Foodbank, donate a canned good and receive a free small pumpkin or colorful gourd. $3, free for ages 2 and under. Or, bring two garbage-sized bags of gently used clothing or goods and receive free admission and a chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas. Donations benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawaii, United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii and National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Presented by Kraft Hawaii and Hoopili. 677-9516, alounfarms.com

The Great Pumpkin Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Holy Nativity School, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway. This third annual event features “the largest pumpkin patch in east Honolulu” with over 2,000 pumpkins grown by Aloun Farms, a country store, food and a Keiki Fun Zone with games, crafts and entertainment. Also features a costume contest, along with doughnut-eating, watermelon-eating and corn-husking contests. Free. hawaiipumpkinfest.com

Kids World Edition: “Mall-o-Ween” and costume contest: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Windward Mall, Center Court. Features balloons, arts and crafts, and more, including a magic show by Kaulana at 11 a.m., a costume contest from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (registration begins 10 a.m.) and a dance performance by 24-VII. 235-1143, windwardmall.com

2015 Zombie Dash Hawaii: 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Highway. The “undead” will take over the resort in this 5K fun run filled with thrills, obstacles and zombies looking for their next meal. Runners are given flag football-style “life lines” to survive their mission of reaching the safe zone through the “Trek of Terror” while trying to retain as many life lines as possible for chances to win prizes. $49; keiki ages 10 and under are free with parental consent. For tickets or to volunteer as a “zombie,” visit zombiedashhawaii.com or eventbrite.com.

Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday: “Who Goes There?”: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Honolulu Museum of Art. Dress in costume for this event, which offers arts and crafts such as creating colorful masks and making miniature jack-o’-lanterns out of air-dry clay, and a film screening of “Fantastic Journeys” featuring live-action shorts from Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2015, which will be shown at 11:10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Attendees may take a shuttle bus to the museum’s free Family Day at Spalding House in Makiki Heights for additional fun. Free. 532-8701, honolulumuseum.org

“The Haunted Forest”: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Waipahu Public Library, 94-275 Mokuola St. This second annual event features a haunted house (ideal for ages 7 and older) and Halloween carnival games and crafts. Costumes encouraged. Free. 675-0358

“Forty-Five Faces of a Pumpkin”: Art exhibit opens 5 p.m. Thursday, Waialua Public Library. The first-grade classes at Waialua Elementary School display 45 pumpkin creations through Nov. 3.


“Chicken Skin Tales: Ghost Stories of Hawaii”: Mysteries of Hawaii’s Lopaka Kapanui shares true tales of local people and their encounters with the supernatural. 7 p.m. today, Doris Duke Theater, Honolulu Museum of Art. $18-$20. honolulumuseum.org

“Walk With the Dead” ghost tour: Steve Fredrick leads a journey through the dark side of Honolulu on a 1.5-mile walk in the downtown/Chinatown areas to visit sites of murder, death and suicide, and where paranormal activity is known to occur. Available 7 p.m. nightly through Oct. 31. For ages 21 and older. $40. Reservations required 48 hours prior to tour date. 395-0674, filmguy54@hotmail.com, stevestoursandfilms.vpweb.com


Trick or Treat at the Trump “Yelloween Party”: 7-11 p.m. today, LUX at the Trump at Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk, 223 Saratoga Road. Features sexy, scary, funny and best Halloween costume contest, tentatively scheduled for 10:30 p.m.; and DJ Dana Kruse. Strict dress code requires all to wear a costume (or dress to impress); no denim, slippers, sneakers or T-shirts allowed. For ages 21 and older. $10-$40; options include bottle service and valet. A portion of proceeds benefits nonprofit groups. luxatthetrump.eventbrite.com

“Manimal Menagerie”: 7:30 p.m. today-Sunday, ArtZone Hawaii, 3245 Pali Highway. Audience members are encouraged to dress in costume. $30-$45. volaryvixens.com/tickets

“Hawaii Zombie Crawl”: Saturday at various nightclubs and bars in Chinatown. This year’s theme is “Zombie Dating Service”; meet your “rotting partner-eternal” by participating in the “Dead-Head Dating Game” and then “seal the deal” with an “Undead Wedding” with a photo booth and wedding photographer at The Manifest from 8-10:30 p.m. Quarantine headquarters is at Nextdoor (43 N. Hotel St.), where attendees can get zombified with makeup at the Creeper Salon from 4-10 p.m. ($15-$65) and watch a “Living Dead” costume contest at midnight; register before midnight. Participating venues include Downbeat Lounge, Manifest, The Dragon Upstairs, Hank’s Cafe, O’Toole’s Irish Pub, Scarlet, JJ Dolan’s, Bethel St. Tap Room and Proof Public House. For ages 21 and older. Wristbands: $20 at Nextdoor, Downbeat Lounge, Fresh Cafe, The Dragon Upstairs, Scarlet, Sensually Yours and Surf ‘N Sea in Haleiwa, $15 online presale. For ages 21 and older. 638-1659, hawaiizombiecrawl.com

“The WonderShow: Monster Mash!”: 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave., Waikiki Grand Hotel; doors open 9 p.m. For ages 21 and older. Cost: $5-$7; $50 for VIP tables (seats four, includes $10 bar tab). hulas.com, hulaswaikiki.eventbrite.com

Carnevil @ CabaRAE: 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Hilton Hawaiian Village. Features balletic displays, magicians and clowns combined with dance music by local DJs including Soundsex, Partius, SuperCW and Daniel J. Dress to impress in black, white, silver and gold semiformal masquerade attire (although not mandatory); men are strongly encouraged to wear suits. For ages 21 and older. Benefit for Ka Pilina Arts Society. $15-$20. amp-hi.com, facebook.com/amp808

Fifth annual Miss Vamp Hawaii Beauty Pageant & ReVamp Tour: 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St. The event is open to women ages 18 and older from “all walks of life,” cultures, backgrounds, nationalities and interests, and features a Q&A session, gown/costume competition and the evening’s highlight, the “Moon Bathing Lingerie Competition.” Winner receives $1,000 and more. Special guest performance by Aurelio Voltaire. 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com, missvamphawaii.com


“Hidden Treasures”: Through October, find accessories to perfect your Halloween costume at Moiliili Community Center’s Thrift Store, 2535 S. King St. Visit the store in costume Oct. 30 for a chance to win a basket full of Halloween goodies. Store hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 942-0595

October is “Hitchcock-tober”: Celebrate the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, with screenings of his classic films: Thursday, “Rope” (not rated); and Oct. 29, “Psycho” (rated R), Consolidated Ward Stadium 16 Theatres. Showings begin 7 p.m. $7. Tickets available at the box office or consolidatedtheatres.com.

Halloween Swap: Gather your old Halloween decorations and used costumes and exchange them for “new-to-you” ones. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Kakaako Agora, 441 Cooke St. $10 admission. facebook.com/honolulucoop

Halloween ComicFest’s “The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever”: Through Nov. 10, children and adults are invited to enter for a chance to win a shopping spree at their local comic shop and additional prizes. To enter, participants must take a picture in costume while holding one of the 21 free Halloween ComicFest full-size or miniature comics; select one of five costume categories (Superhero/Comic, TV/Movie, Horror, Gamer and Original); and upload photos to the website for public voting (Nov. 3-10); photos will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. Nov. 10. Fans will help decide category winners, and two grand-prize winners will be selected at random; winners to be announced Nov. 13. Visit halloweencomicfest.com/costumecontest. On Oct. 31, participating comic shops will give out the 21 comics. Locations include Gecko Books & Comics (732-1292), Other Realms Ltd. (596-8236), Dragons Lair (722-9126), and Westside Comics and Games (282-6699).

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