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Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony

Gridiron greats gathered at the Polynesian Cultural Center on Saturday for the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame’s enshrinement ceremony. Football fans gathered around their heroes for autographs, sd the year’s best professional, college and high school players were recognized. Read More

Bubble Run 2019

Participants ran through bogs of colored suds along a 3-mile course during a Bubble Run in Kalaeloa on Saturday. Read More

Hawaii Cat Fanciers’ Association Championship

Cat lovers and their pets crowded the Pikake Room at the Blaisdell Center on Saturday for the Hawaii Cat Fanciers’ Association Championship & Household Pet Cat Show. Visitors could admire the show cats and check out the latest in cat-care products. Read More

The Jets at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki

The Jets, the Minneapolis-based Tongan family band known for their 1986 hit “Crush on You,” brought their funky, dance-friendly songs to the Old School Friday Waikiki Concert Series at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa last weekend. Read More

Jerry Santos & Friends at Hilton Hawaiian Village

Jerry Santos the founding member of Olomana in a musical career spanning five decades debuted a new revue at Hilton Hawaiian Village Friday night. Longtime friends included Haunani Apoliona, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Haumea Ho. Read More

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i Ohana Festival

Hawaii's largest event celebrating Japanese New Year traditions was held Sunday to ring in the Year of the Boar at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i and Mō‘ili‘ili Field. Read More

Classical Mystery Tour with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra

The Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra presented A Classical Mystery Tour on Saturday and Sunday, featuring the music of The Beatles. Imagine The Fab Four playing in concert with a symphony orchestra. Read More

Honolulu Printmakers 91st Annual Exhibition

The exhibition features artwork in traditional printmaking media as well as contemporary forms and hybrids from more than 50 artists from the state of Hawaii, including prints by juror Jeffrey Dell of Texas State University-San Marcos, and the 2019 gift print by Honolulu artist Vincent Hazen. Read More

70th Narcissus Queen Pageant at Hawaii Theatre

Sacred Hearts Academy graduate and University of Hawaii student Tiana Wong was crowned the 70th Narcissus Queen at Hawaii Theatre on Saturday night. Wong, who was born in Kailua and is the daughter of Matt and Lei Wong, is double-majoring in biochemistry and dance at UH-Manoa. She also serves as the captain of the University of Hawaii Dance Team Read More

Hawaii Bridal Expo 2019 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall

The Hawaii Bridal Expo brought the latest in wedding products to Blaisdell Exhibition Hall last weekend. Prospective brides could learn about party planning, bridal fashion, fitness and entertainment as they prepared for their big day. Read More

‘Avenue Q’ Opening Night at Manoa Valley Theatre

Manoa Valley Theatre presented the Tony Award winning Broadway musical featuring a mix of humans and puppets in a story of love, work and the meaning of life on the Lower East Side of New York City. Read More

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Blue Note Hawaii

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a big band that plays classic jazz, swing and Dixieland, headlined Blue Note Hawaii on Tuesday. The band was at the forefront of the swing revival back in the 1990s. Read More

Kado Baseball Camp with Yasiel Puig at MPI

After a morning hike up Koko Head, Major Legue Baseball player Yasiel Puig spent most of Sunday afternoon on more conventional aspects of baseball at a clinic for players ages 7-12 at Mid-Pacific. Donny Kadokawa, a former Mid-Pacific standout, runs the program and held a similar camp two years ago with Joc Pederson and Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read More

Gabriel Iglesias at Blaisdell Arena

Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, a Hawaii favorite, came back to Honolulu for a show at Blaisdell Arena on Saturday. Read More

Three Kings Day at Hawaii’s Plantation Village

Hawaii’s Puerto Rican community welcomed Christmas lovers on Saturday to El Dia de los Tres Reyes (Three Kings Day), a traditional Latin American holiday that celebrates the day the three kings gave their gifts to baby Jesus. Cultural music and dance by the Latin Amigos and Puerto Rican folkloric dancers provided entertainment, while the first 150 children to the event got gifts and stuffed animals. Read More

Float at the Surfjack Waikiki

The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club along with Lei Culture threw the first pool party of 2019 on Saturday. Curated by Papi Juice and Bubble T, the benefit for Planned Parenthood featured the sounds of Oscar Nn, Stevie Hyunh and Shy Shonnie. Read More

First Friday at Hawaii State Art Museum

First Friday at the Hawaii State Art Museum showcased a fashion show by YIREH and MA.GA.NDA, ALT/AIR. In attendance were cast members of Hawaii Five-O along with music and art performances, guest DJs and a sculpture garden exhibit. Read More

Hatsumode 2019

Revelers started the new year with prayers, blessings and ozoni mochi soup at Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha. Read More

New Year’s Eve: Under the Banyan Big Top at the Moana

Revelers watched the fireworks and rang in the new year at the The Moana Surfrider in Waikiki. Read More

New Year’s Eve: Enter the Dragon at RumFire

RumFire and the Waikiki Sheraton rang in the new year with "Enter the Dragon" with music by DJ Paul Brandon, DJ XL, DJ Jimmy Taco and DJ Jem. Read More

New Year’s Eve: Pineapple Drop at Mililani Town Center

Mililani Town threw its sunset family style New Year's Eve celebration Monday with a local flavored pineapple drop. Entertainment included Kalapana and Josh Totofi. Read More

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