Weekend Events

Kid and Family Friendly Activities & Events

November 1 & 2, 2014

 

SATURDAY, November 1, 2014

 

Aiea High School Craft Fair

Where: Aiea High School, 98-1276 Ulune Street, Aiea, Hawaii

When: 9am to 2pm

About: Fabulous local arts, crafts, plants and produce. Gift and food items. Games for kids! 80+ local vendors

Cost: Free admission

For more info: 808-382-7713

 

First Annual Fiesta Daguiti Minatay (Day of the Dead)

Where: Valley of the Temples Memorial – Byodo-In Temple, 47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe

When: 9am to 5pm

About: There will be a remembrance service and blessing, a performance by traditional Filipino dancers and a prayer board to place the names of loved ones. Refreshments will be served and there will be a drawing for a free trip to the Philippines.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-239-8811

 

NOAA Fisheries “Habitat in Your Neighborhood”

Where: Windward Mall Center Court, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Hawaii

When: 10am to 2pm

About: Fun activities and educational displays to engage children and the community and educate everyone on corals and reef systems and the work that the NOAA Fisheries is doing to directly impact local communities.

Cost: Free

 

Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Celebration

Where: Sanrio at Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Hawaii

When: 10am to 2pm (Hello Kitty Visits 12pm to 1pm)

About: Balloons, games and prizes, fun and more!

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-234-6400

 

12th Annual Splendor of China

Where: Neil Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu 96814

When: 10am to 9pm (also on Sunday)

About: Come and experience and learn about Chinese culture and Hawaii’s Chinese cultural heritage through exhibitors, food, fashion and jewelry, arts and crafts and more. There will also be entertainment.

Cost: General admission $3, children 8 and under are free. There is also a parking fee if you park at the Blaisdell Center, I think it’s $6.

For more info: http://www.splendorofchina.com/ or call 808-768-5252

 

Aesop: Alive and Well With Storteller Diane Ferlatte

Where: Manoa Public Library (Also at Mililani at a different time and Kaneohe on Sunday)

When: 11am to 11:45am

About: Internationally known storyteller Diane Farlatte will share Aesop’s life and his fables. Themes will include creativity, perseverance, honesty and the difference between need, want and greed. The program is suitable for ages 5 years and above.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-988-0459

 

Aesop: Alive and Well With Storteller Diane Ferlatte

Where: Mililani Public Library (Also at Manoa at a different time and Kaneohe on Sunday)

When: 2pm to 2:45pm

About: Internationally known storyteller Diane Farlatte will share Aesop’s life and his fables. Themes will include creativity, perseverance, honesty and the difference between need, want and greed. The program is suitable for ages 5 years and above.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-627-7470

 

Ku A Mo’o

Where: Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Tenney Theatre, 229 Queen Emma Square, Corner of South Beretania Street and Alakea/Queen Emma Streets, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 4:30pm (also on Nov. 8)

About: This play is recommended for ages 8 and older. It tells the story of a Mo’o (skin-changing lizard-bodied guardian of old Hawaii) who is separated from its home. When a Hawaiian girl uncovers the secrets of her family history she begins asking who will stand as guardians today?

Cost: Youth ages 3-18 $10, Adults $20

For more info: 808-839-9885

 

Sky This Month Evening Planetarium Show

Where: Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817

When: 8pm to 9pm (arrive by 7:45pm, there is no late seating)

About: Explore the Hawaiian night sky in this live evening program which uses the Bishop Museum’s new hybrid system that combines a new star machine with immersive full dome video. Journey through the rings of Saturn and into the heart of the Orion Nebula, explore the current night sky in Hawaii and then travel into the depths of space. When the program ends at 9pm, provided the skies are clear, visit the viewing deck above the planetarium to find constellations and planets in the real sky. Then, weather permitting, go to the museum’s observatory next door and look at objects in the night sky through telescopes. Reservations are required and the program does sell out. A light sweater is recommended.

Cost: $6 for ages 4-12, $8 for ages 13 and up, free for members of Bishop Museum and the Hawaii Astronomical Society. Cash only. Advanced reservations required.

For more info. and reservations: 808-848-4168

 

SUNDAY, November 2, 2014

 

12th Annual Splendor of China

Where: Neil Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave, Honolulu 96814

When: 10am to 5pm (also on Saturday)

About: Come and experience and learn about Chinese culture and Hawaii’s Chinese cultural heritage through exhibitors, food, fashion and jewelry, arts and crafts and more. There will also be entertainment.

Cost: General admission $3, children 8 and under are free. There is also a parking fee if you park at the Blaisdell Center, I think it’s $6.

For more info: http://www.splendorofchina.com/ or call 808-768-5252

 

Steel Drum Performance

Where: Kaimuki Public Library

When: 2pm to 3pm

About: Greg and Junko MacDonald will perform music in a variety of genres including Latin, Hawaiian, calypso, jazz, classical and more. They will also teach the audience the history of steel drums. This program is suitable for ages 18 and older.

Cost: Free concert. CDs will be available for purchase for $15, cash or check only.

For more info: 808-733-8422

 

Aesop: Alive and Well With Storteller Diane Ferlatte

Where: Kaneohe Public Library (Also at Mililani and Manoa on Saturday)

When: 3pm to 3:45pm

About: Internationally known storyteller Diane Farlatte will share Aesop’s life and his fables. Themes will include creativity, perseverance, honesty and the difference between need, want and greed. The program is suitable for ages 5 years and above.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-233-5676

 

FOWA Annual Membership Mtg & Members’ Night

Where: Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 5pm

About: Pack a picnic to enjoy on the lawn and experience ocean-related movies under the moonlight! Movies will be shown on a 16-foot inflatable screen. Popcorn will be provided. Reservations are required.

For more info. and reservations: 808-440-9054

Every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of the information on this list but please use the links and phone numbers listed to confirm details or get more information before attending an event.  Have fun!

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