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2020 Great Aloha Run

Thousands of runners laced up for a 36th annual Great Aloha Run along Nimitz Highway from Aloha Tower to Aloha Stadium. The event raises money for local charities and military organizations. See gallery

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii at Victoria Ward Park

The 12th annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii brought more than a dozen players from Hawaii, Japan and around the world to a pair of stages at Victoria Ward Park in Kakaako on Sunday. Among the performers: Bryan Tolentino, Mark Yamanaka, Byron Yasui and Benny Chong. The picnic is the brainchild of Japanese rock star Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, from the band the Southern All Stars. See gallery

Honolulu Night Market: Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2020

Honolulu Night Market celebrated the return of Pow! Wow! Hawaii to Kakaako for its 10th year last weekend with a block party. The event featured live music by Maile, Terminology, Johnny Suite and Fia. DJ Statik also performed. See gallery

Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2020 in Kakaako

Pow! Wow! Hawaii celebrated its 10th year in Hawaii last weekend. The art festival has grown into a global phenomenon, with gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, a large creative space named Lana Lane Studios, concerts, and live art installations across the globe. See gallery

Motown Valentine’s Day at The Republik

The soulful R&B jams of the '60s were recreated with 15 of Honolulu’s fiercest soul singers last weekend, with performances by Jonah Jaxon, Melodie Soul, Ginai, Melissa Diallo, Gabriel Miller, The Elevations and others. A 10-piece live band, The Powerhouse Horns, provided brass, keys, and backing vocalists for each singer. Kings of Spade and Keith Batlin’s Blues Experience also performed. See gallery

50th Annual Senior Valentine Dance at Neal Blaisdell

Kupuna cut a rug at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on Feb. 11 at the 51st annual event. Members from 32 Department of Parks and Recreation clubs were invited to the event, which featured local dignitaries and celebrities and was sponsored by Bank of Hawaii and other organizations. See gallery

Hawaii Cannabis Expo 2020

The fifth annual Hawaii Cannabis Expo was held at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from Feb. 7-9 and featured displays and information from medical professionals, Hawaii dispensaries, grow supplies and vendors. See gallery

Punahou Carnival 2020

With the theme “Music Through the Ages: A Chart-Topping Carnival,” the annual Punahou Carnival kicked off Feb. 7 with fresh malasadas, E.K. Fernandez rides, White Elephant treasures, art and silent auction items. Hosted by Punahou's class of 2021, the carnival raises funds for the school’s financial aid program. See gallery

Hawaii Beer Fest: Winter Edition 2020

Beer lovers gathered to sample from among more than 100 craft and draft beers, ciders and hard seltzers, served up along with food, games and retail booths at the Hawai‘i Convention Center rooftop on Feb. 8. See gallery

DJ Daniel J Fundraiser at The Republik

Friends and admirers came to The Republik on Feb. 8 to celebrate the life and times — and the beat — of DJ Daniel J, aka Daniel Ward. Ward, who died on Jan. 7, was an influential DJ in Honolulu. All proceeds from the event were to go toward funeral expenses. See gallery

‘The Last King of Bali’ at Kennedy Theatre

The University of Hawaii presents, “The Last King of Bali,” a traditional Balinese folk tale presented as contemporary Balinese shadow theater, with puppets projected on a life-size screen, shadow actors and dancers, and live gamelan music at the Kennedy Theatre Mainstage through Feb. 16. See gallery

Coco Ho x Volcom Launch Party in Waikiki

Pro surfer Coco Ho met with fans and promoted her new line of Volcom clothing at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki on Feb. 1. The daughter of surfing champion Michael Ho has been ranked as high as No. 4 in the world. See gallery

71st Narcissus Festival Coronation Ball

Narcissus Queen Jamie Lee was crowned by Gov. David Ige at her coronation ball at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort on Feb. 1. The former University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Dancer is now a marketing coordinator at The Queen’s Health System. See gallery

Hawaii’s Finest HPD Fundraiser at The Republik

Top Hawaii entertainers joined together at The Republik on Jan. 31 to pay respects to Honolulu police officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama, who were killed in the Hibiscus Drive shooting in Diamond Head on Jan. 19. Local bands Kapena, B.E.T. and Maoli headlined the show, sponsored by Hawaii’s Finest, which raised funds for the officers’ families. See gallery

‘Menehune Giant’ album release at HB Social Club

Makaha rapper Punahele celebrated his album “The Menehune Giant,” at HB Social Club on Jan. 31 with fellow hip-hop artists Rukka the Magnificent, Illnomadic, Doctabarz, Paul Aguila Alambatin and Itsjusrileydoe. Punahele’s previous album, “From Beneath Mt. Ka’ala,” won a Na Hoku Hanohano award for Hip Hop Album of the Year in 2019. See gallery

Living History Day at the USS Missouri

On Living History Day on Jan. 24, Gen. Douglas MacArthur made his return to the USS Missouri. Actually, it was an actor, but along with bands from Kaimuki and Castle high school band, a display of military vehicles and other activities, the event gave visitors a chance to experience some of the cherished history of the battleship, where the surrender of Japan was formally signed in 1945. See gallery

Urban Petfest at Salt

Pets were at their prettiest at Urban PetFest: Honolulu’s Fur Baby Party, held Jan. 25 at Salt at Our Kakaako. Sponsored by Pacific Expos, the day included a pet fashion show, live entertainment, vendors and contests. See gallery

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