Weekend Events

Kid and Family Friendly Activities & Events

October 25 & 26, 2014

 

SATURDAY, October 25, 2014

 

Pumpkin Festival

Where:  Aloun Farms, 91-1440 Farrington Hwy, Kapolei, Hawaii

Hours:  8:30am – 5pm (also on Sunday)

About:  Take a free tractor pulled hay ride; pick corn, sunflowers, kabocha, green beans and of course pumpkins; enjoy live entertainment.  A fun event for the entire family!

Cost:  $3 admission (kids 2 and under free).  Free admission for military on Oct. 11 when military ID admits card holder for free.  Admission price includes parking and tractor rides.  Food and drinks available for purchase and of course pumpkins (priced by size), and other self pick items as well.  Cash only.  No checks or credit cards accepted.

For more info:  Read all about or last Aloun Farms Visit to hear about our experience and advice.  Call 808-677-9516 to speak to someone at Aloun Farms.

 

Fall Harvest 2014

Where:  Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe Street, Waimanalo, Hawaii

Hours:  9am to 5pm (also on Sunday)

About:  Take a hay ride, see farm animals, play games, eat and of course get pumpkins!

Cost:  Free admission and parking.  Small fees for games and activities.  Pumpkins and food for sale.

For more info:  808-306-4381

 

30th Anniversary Celebration: Butterflies!

Where: Mililani Public Library

When: 10am to 11am

About: To celebrate the library’s 30th anniversary, butterfly enthusiast Dancetta Feary invites participants to interact with live butterflies in her Butterfly House. She will also share stories and her love of these beautiful creatures. This program is suitable for the entire family.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-627-7470

 

“Out of This World” Trick or Treat Halloween Event

Where:  Salt Lake Shopping Center, 848 Ala Lilikoi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 10am to 1pm

About:  There will be games, prize giveaways, special activities including make-and-take crafts and center-wide trick-or-treating.  Wear your costume!  Costume contest for ages 12 and under.

Cost:  Free

For more info:  808-735-8822

 

Pumpkin Carving Festival & Family Day

Where:  Windward Mall Center Court, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744

When:  10am to 6pm

About:  This family event will include children’s games and activities.  There will be entertainment and of course pumpkin carving!  You can also watch a local artist carve a 1,200 pound organic pumpkin from the Big Island.

Cost:  $35 package includes pumpkin, carving kit, gloves and stencils.  Proceeds benefit charity.

For more info or to reserve your pumpkin package:  808-945-1005 or www.pumpkincarvingfestival.org

 

The Art of Taiko

Where: Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library

When: 10:30am to 11:15am

About: This cultural program will feature a lecture and presentation on the art of performing with taiko (Japanese drums). This program features the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble and is recommended for ages 5 and older.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-733-8488

 

Not-So-Scary Halloween Stories

Where: McCully-Moiliili Public Library

When: 10:30am to 11:15am

About: Susie Roth will share some magic and some not-so-scary Halloween stories. The program will be interactive and will include music and puppets. It is designed for children in preschool through 2nd grade.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-973-1099

 

Bento Rakugo

Where: Kailua Public Library

When: 10:30am to 11:30am

About: Rakugo is a popular form of Japanese theater where the performer presents a comic story while sitting and speaking all of the voices in both the first and third person. All stories will be spoken in English. This event is suitable for ages 5 and older.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-266-9911

 

Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat Storytime

Where:  Barnes & Noble at Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, Ste 1272, Honolulu, Hawaii

When:  11am

About:  Fans of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type will love this new title, Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat.  This Halloween Storytime will include fun-filled giveaways and activities.

Cost:  Free

For more info:  808-949-7307

 

Halloween Carnival 

Where:  the Waterfront at Pu’uloa Beach Park (on the corner of Iroquois Avenue and Edgewater Drive)

When:  4pm to 8pm

About:  The Iroquois Point Preschool will be hosting this event and there will be bounces houses, games, craft, face painting, balloon art and live music.  There will also be food for purchase from Boston’s Pizza Kapolei, Juicy Hawaiian Hotdogs, Kona Ice and Munchiez.  Go early so you can get in on the silent auction from 4pm to 6:30pm.

For more info:  808-499-1279

 

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. 1 & 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

 

SUNDAY, October 26, 2014

 

Pumpkin Festival

Where:  Aloun Farms, 91-1440 Farrington Hwy, Kapolei, Hawaii

When:  8:30am – 5pm (also on Saturday)

About:  Take a free tractor pulled hay ride; pick corn, sunflowers, kabocha, green beans and of course pumpkins; enjoy live entertainment.  A fun event for the entire family!

Cost:  $3 admission (kids 2 and under free).  Free admission for military on Oct. 11 when military ID admits card holder for free.  Admission price includes parking and tractor rides.  Food and drinks available for purchase and of course pumpkins (priced by size), and other self pick items as well.  Cash only.  No checks or credit cards accepted.

For more info:  Read all about or last Aloun Farms Visit to hear about our experience and advice.  Call 808-677-9516 to speak to someone at Aloun Farms.

 

Fall Harvest 2014

Where:  Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe Street, Waimanalo, Hawaii

When:  9am to 5pm (also on Saturday)

About:  Take a hay ride, see farm animals, play games, eat and of course get pumpkins!

Cost:  Free admission and parking.  Small fees for games and activities.  Pumpkins and food for sale.

For more info:  808-306-4381

 

Spooky Spiders

Where:  Hawaii Nature Center, 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii  96822

When:  9:30am to 11:30am

About:  Search for spiders and their webs in the forest and glade and learn about their homes and habits.  After learning about real spiders, make a spider mask for Halloween!  This program is for children ages 3-5 years old.  Reservations are required.

Cost:  $10 for non-members.

For more info. and reservations:  808-955-0100, ext. 118

 

Hawaii Pacific Health Kids’ Fest

Where: Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 10am to 2pm

About: This community health event is designed to educate keiki and their families about exercise, nutrition and injury prevention. There will be fun games, interactive health and wellness activities, entertainment and snacks. You can also check out Bishop Museum and its exhibits while you are there.

Cost: Free admission to Bishop Museum and Kids’ Fest for military and Kama’aina with valid ID.

For more info: 808-522-3469

 

Halloween Music Jams and Imagination Exploration

Where:  Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Avenue in Kaimuki

When:  1pm to 2pm

About:  This class is for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  Join local singer songwriter/actress/nanny Mia Adams for fun and frolic with her guitar encouraging and guiding exploration of music and rhythm, instruments and singing, imagination and dramatic play, motor skills and dance, rhyming and poetry, pros and voice.  Explore the goofy side of Halloween with friendly witches, cats, bats and ghosts.  Nothing to spooky, but in the spirit of pumpkin time!

Cost:  $15 per child

For more info:  808-312-4316

To register:  http://artexplorium.wufoo.com/forms/art-explorium-workshop-registration-form/

 

Royal Hawaiian Band Concert

Where: Kapiolani Park Bandstand

When: 1pm to 2pm

Cost: Free

For more info: http://www.rhb-music.com/?page_id=11

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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