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Poly Fest Oahu 2020 at Bishop Museum

Poly Fest Oahu 2020 featured a stacked line-up of popular Hawaii artists on Saturday at Bishop Museum, including Katchafire, Kolohe Kai, Spawnbreezie, Maoli, Josh “Wawa” White and others, with live music, dancing, food and merch booths. See gallery

‘Like a Girl’ Street Festival in Kakaako

The Like a Girl Street Festival, held March 7, raised funds for the Women’s Fund Hawaii and celebrated International Women’s Day while highlighting the entrepreneurial and artistic talents of local women. Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning musician (2015 album “Waking Up,” Best R&B Album) Maryanne Ito and siblings Kalena and Lilo De Lima of the island contemporary band Kapena provided musical entertainment. See gallery

Evan Khay at Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach

Singer-songwriter Evan Khay, a Kamehameha schools graduate who has toured with Kimie Miner and Izik, recorded a live album at the Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach on March 7, giving fans a stripped-down version of his alt-rock stylings. See gallery

Mike Izon ALS Awareness Benefit Concert at Artistry Honolulu

Musician Mike Izon joined fellow artists Lana Kei, City Boys Music and Jeff Yoko to entertain the crowd at the Mike Izon ALS Awareness Benefit Concert at Artistry Honolulu in Kakaako on March 6. Izon holds the events in memory of his father Zachary, who died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive motor neuron disease commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. See gallery

‘Limbo Honolulu’ at HB Social Club

The touring dance party “Limbo” came to HB Social Club on March 6. Music producer Andrew Berman, whose project Madeaux prompted Billboard magazine to name him one of 15 “Artists to Watch” in 2016, headlined the show. See gallery

Brother Ali at The Republik

Midwest rapper Brother Ali, whose songs have touched on his albinism, social responsibility and his Islamic faith, performed at The Republik on March 5, joined by DJ Last Word & Rabbitt. See gallery

Ikebono Ikebana Society at Honpa Hongwanji

The delicate art of Ikebana was on display March 6-7 at the Ikenobo Ikebana Society’s show at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin in Nuuanu. More than 140 Ikenobo Ikebana floral artists from Japan and Hawaii showcased their art. See gallery

Eat the Street at Kahala Mall

Food trucks, street vendors, live music and keiki activities were offered at the Kahala Mall parking lot on Feb. 29. Food vendors included Pig and The Lady, Island Sausage, Blue Truck Teppanyaki, Reecieb’s Onolicious Local Food and A Taste of Cambodia Honolulu. See gallery

Keiki Fun Sunday at Sea Life Park

Sea Life Park hosted its first keiki event of 2020 on March 1 with focus on Niblet and Brawler, its newly arrived new sea lions from California. Visiting families could also enjoy craft sessions, swimming “mermaids,” rock climbing and other live entertainment. See gallery

Hawaii Jazz Institute at the Hawai’i Convention Center

The Hawaii Jazz Institute held its Big Band Bash at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on March 1. The Moanalua Middle School Jazz Band, Maryknoll School Jazz Ensemble, Kailua High School Surfrider Jazz Band, Waipahu High School Jazz Band Gold and ‘Iolani School stage Bands 1, 2 and 3 joined renowned jazz saxophonist Tim Ishii to put on a swinging show. See gallery

Super American Circus at Blaisdell Arena

The Super American Circus, a one-ring circus featuring a Superhero theme, thrilled audiences at the Blaisdell Arena Feb. 28 and Feb. 29. Performers included high-wire walker Blake Wallenda, aerialist Matthew Richardson (2019 finalist in “America’s Got Talent”), clown Martin Espana on the Wheel of Danger, “America’s Got Talent” alumni Chicago Boyz (High-Energy), jugglers Cristina Holt and Alexander Knapp and Hawaii’s “American Idol” contestant Jordan Segundo. See gallery

Fat Tuesday in Chinatown

Chinatown celebrated Fat Tuesday on Feb. 25, with Nextdoor, Bar 35, Manifest, Downbeat Diner & Lounge, Royal Arcade Bar and J. Dolan's opening their doors to costumed celebrants and those who just wanted to witness the revelry. See gallery

Reef Aikau Beach Day at Magic Island

The Reef Aikau Ho‘oikaika Ohana Beach Day, an ocean-oriented family fun day created in honor of Reef Aikau, who died in 2017, took place Feb. 23 at Magic Island, with stand-up paddling, yoga lessons, soccer clinics and a canoe race. The event was sponsored by the Domestic Violence Action Center. See gallery

John Craigie at The Republik

John Craigie, a lyrical singer-songwriter whose music is admired by Hawaii musician Jack Johnson, returned to the stage at The Republik on Feb. 22. See gallery

Amazing! Comic Con Aloha at the Hawai’i Convention Center

“Amazing! Comic Con Aloha” brought all things comics-related to the Hawai‘i Convention Center Feb. 21-23, with appearances by Billy Dee Williams, who played Lando Calressian in “Star Wars,” the cast of the anime series “My Hero Academia,” and popular Power Ranger Jason David Frank. See gallery

Billy Dee Williams at Amazing! Comic Con Aloha

“Amazing! Comic Con Aloha” Amazing! Comic Con Aloha, a festival of all things comics-related brought throngs to the Hawai‘i Convention Center Feb. 21-23, with an appearance by Billy Dee Williams, who played Lando Calressian in “Star Wars.” See gallery

Maryknoll School Paina 2020

The 44th Annual Maryknoll School Paina, a benefit for the school’s Parent Teacher Alliance on Feb. 17, featured live music by Kapena, Na Pua O Malia, Honolulu Blend and various school groups, including a jazz combo and two school choirs. See gallery

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