Honolulu First Friday

Hotel Street (between Nu’uanu Ave & Smith St.)

Come get your wayfinding on and art flow moving in Honolulu’s Historical Culture & Arts District…make way for First Friday Chinatown!!!

Local island musical talents of Hawaiki with Kaukaohu Wahilani gang. Representing for the west side jammin island style!
Hotel Street Outdoor Beer & Wine BAR

Ono Local Street Grind By:
– Santa Cruz Taco Stand
– Amaebi HI: Wild Hawaiian Seafood
– Rocket Coffee
– Bar 35 Eats


Dole Plantation Annual Family Fun Day

Mark your calendars! Our FREE FAMILY FUN DAY is coming Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

a celebration with central O‘ahu community groups and schools, featuring live entertainment, prize giveaways, local-style food and reduced attraction admissions for everyone — kama‘aina, military and visitors.

Get special 2-for-1 tickets to the World’s Largest Maze and the Plantation Garden Tour, plus reduced rates for the Pineapple Express Train. In addition, kama‘aina receives a 15% discount off of most retail merchandise in the Dole Plantation store. Students and teachers from area public schools will offer keiki games, arts & crafts, food booths – from poke bowls, waffle dogs to ethnic plate lunches – and other activities at a nominal fee as fundraisers for their programs.

Free entertainment is provided by area school groups, clubs and other organizations that are part of the fabric of the Wahiawā community.

Kawaii Kon

Kawaii Kon is THE annual weekend celebration of Japanese culture, anime, music, and pop-culture held in Honolulu, Hawaii.

This event April 5th, features costumes, anime, manga, celebrity guests, concerts, tabletop games, video games, panels, contests, hundreds of artists and vendors and more!
Children 10 and under get into the convention free with paid responsible adult. 3-day memberships are available online. 1 day, 2-day memberships and 3-day memberships will be available at the door.

For the current guest list, please visit www.kawaiikon.com/guests
Photo courtesy of Zarli Win

Scottish Festival

The festival, organized by the nonprofit Hawaiian Scottish Association, brings together all sectors of the Scottish community in the Islands and even from the Mainland and abroad. Festival organizer (and the association’s chieftain) Gregg Fraser says the event celebrates the relationship between Hawai‘i and Scotland forged many decades ago when Scottish businessman Archibald Scott Cleghorn married Princess Miriam Likelike. Their daughter, Princess Victoria Ka‘iulani, was born in 1875.

Catch live entertainment, including sports, hula hālau, song, and dance, along with swordplay, weaving and fencing demonstrations, and traditional food and crafts. Learn more about each clan’s heritage by visiting their booths.

McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Beach Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7.

Entrance to the festival is $5 per person.
Military and their families, along with seniors, can enter for $3. Children under 10 years old are free.

Lei-Making Class

Join us for a hands-on, cultural lei-making class every first Sunday of the month from 12pm – 3pm. Meleana Estes, a contemporary master lei-maker, will demonstrate the art of lei-making to guests. Every 1st Sunday of the Month 12pm – 3pm International Market Place Level 1, Queen’s Court Admission is free Fun for the whole family Open to the public, no RSVP needed Lei available while supplies last. Paid self or valet parking is available in the International Market Place garage, with entrance off of Kūhiō Avenue.

Spring Celebration – Town of Mililani

Keiki and their families are welcome to Town Center of Mililani, for a Spring Celebration, featuring live entertainment, fun activities, petting zoo and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. The free event takes place at the Center Court.

Local teen singing sensations The Breezy Way take the stage at 10 a.m., followed by ukulele player and Brown Bags to Stardom winner Karlie Goya, at 11 a.m.

At noon, enjoy hula from Halau ‘O Napuala’ikauika’iu, under the direction Kumu Hula Sallie Yoza.

Children can meet the Easter Bunny for photos, take part in Keiki crafts and visit a petting zoo. Guests can also enter for a chance to win great prizes, with a turn at the Town Center of Mililani spin wheel.

Honolulu Biennial 2019

Honolulu Biennial 2019 features 47 artists and artist collectives from Hawai’i and the countries and continents linked by the Pacific. During the two-month run of Hawai’i’s largest contemporary art festival, there will also be over 90 free public programs at the Hub of HB19 (1200 Ala Moana Blvd.) as well as at over 10 exhibitions sites.