Thursday Oct 2 – 5pm to 8pm
Bar & Grill will host this party as a benefit for the Leukemia and
Lymphoma Society’s “Team in Training.” Admission is $9 in advance or
$12 at the door, and includes a complimentary Mexican pupu spread. All
proceeds from the event will go toward the cure of blood-related cancers.
For more information call Neil 488-1391.
Saturday Oct 4 – 9am to 4pm
Pacific Islands Kava Festival will feature kava in traditional,
contemporary, and novel forms. There will also be food, music, culture,
education and entertainment
from Ernie Cruz, Lina Girl and Bruddah Sam. The festival is being held at
the Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd. and admission is free. For information
call Donna 988-0464.
AT QUEEN EMMA SUMMER PALACE
Saturday Oct 4 – 9am to 4pm
26th annual Queen Emma Summer Palace will feature a full day of great
Hawaiian entertainment, local foods, dance, artists, craftspeople and
guided tours of the summer residence of Hawaii’s Queen Emma. This is the
Daughters of Hawaii annual fundraiser in support of their mission to
preserve the Palaces. Admission is only $5 for adults and $1 for children,
for more information call Leinani 595-3603.
Saturday Oct 4 – 5:30pm to 9:30pm
under the stars at the annual Taste At Kapolei. Guest chefs are
participating, along with wine purveyors and entertainment by local stars.
For more information call 672-7747.
Saturday Oct 4 & 5 – all day
Bellydance Festival and Celebration will take place at the Radisson
Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel. The weekend activities will include workshops,
performances, food and an Eastern bazaar for all your bellydance needs.
For more information and tickets call Shadiya 739-6297.
Saturday Oct 4 & 5 – 10am to 5pm
in a variety of activities highlighting the Native American Culture.
Experience the sights, sounds, flavors and spirit of Native America. The
Powwow will be held at Thomas Square and is being hosted by American
Indian Powwow Association. Admission is free and for information call Dan
Monday Oct 6 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm
meditation workshop, “How far from the body do you live” will be
conducted by Dr. Dean Nelson at WindHorse HealthCare,
970 N. Kalaheo Ave #C135. For more information call 254-5577.
BAY GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
Monday Oct 6 to 12 – all day
PGA Champions Tour makes its annual stop at the Turtle Bay Resort. The
tournament begins on Monday and will feature pro-am events during the
week. On Friday, the profession round begins, it will include players like
Hale Irwin, D.A. Weibring, Tom Kite and Jan Stephenson. The final round of
the 54-hole tournament will be played on Sunday, with an award ceremony
being held in the late afternoon. For more information and tickets call
AT THE ALA MOANA HOTEL
Tuesday Oct 7 to 12 – call for times
largest, longest-running and best Bavarian festival takes place at the Ala
Moana Hotel. The 33rd Annual Oktoberfest celebration has become a
signature event in Honolulu as the clamor of cowbells, clogs, polka and
hearty sing-a-longs accompany the flagons of beer and a feast of savory
Bavarian dishes turning the Hibiscus Ballroom into a “mini” Munich.
For more information call 955-4811.
ORCHID SHOW & PLANT SALE
Thursday Oct 9 to 12 – call for times
64th annual Orchid and Plant Show, being held at the Blaisdell Center,
will feature floral creations by the various orchid clubs, lectures and
demonstrations of general orchid culture, and much more. For more
information call 455-7541.
MOON CONCERT SERIES
Friday Oct 10 – 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Aston Hawaii Full Moon Concert Series is offering an evening of free
entertainment featuring Raiatea Helm, Kaala Boys and the Brothers Cazimero
at the beautiful Kapiolani Park Bandstand in Waikiki. Plate lunch-style
dinner selections and soft-drink beverages will be sold during the event.
For more information call Mary at
Saturday Oct 11 – 9am to 12pm
Legal Services Hawaii and the Waimanalo Health Center will be sponsoring
free neighborhood legal clinics at the Waimanalo Health Center. If you
have questions or concerns relating to family law or any general legal
questions you may want to call for an appointment, call the Intake Line
(Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 9am and 3pm) at 528-7046.
COLLECTABLES & HAWAIIANA SHOW
Sunday Oct 12 – 11am to 5pm
2nd annual strictly vintage collectibles, antiques & Hawaiiana show
and sale will be held at the Blaisdell Center. The show will feature
exhibitors from Oahu, the Outer Islands and Mainland selling vintage
Hawaiiana, antiques, estage jewelry, kimono, koa, rattan, aloha shirts,
tribal art, textiles, toys, dolls, coins, stamps, Ming’s ivory and more.
For more information call 941-9754.
Sunday Oct 12 – Noon
52nd Annual Hawaii Modular Space Molokai Hoe is considered by some to be
the World Championships of long-distance canoe paddling. Approximately one
hundred international teams (men ages 18 years and older) will paddle
outrigger canoes across the treacherous 41-mile Kaiwi Channel. The race
kicks off on Molokai at 7:00 a.m. and spectators can watch the finishers
as they land near the Hilton Hawaiian Village pier in Waikiki at
approximately 12:00 p.m.
BRA SHOW & SILENT AUCTION
Wednesday Oct 15 – 5:30pm to 9pm
Hawaii: Fusing Art and Fashion to Fight Breast Cancer,” is an
invitational art exhibit and silent auction to benefit the Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer Foundation Hawaii Affiliate. Hawaii’s first of its kind
Bra Show & silent auction will feature work created by established and
emerging artists. The silent art auction is intended to raise funds for
breast cancer research and education. For more information call 732-7736.
Saturday Oct 18 & 19 – 11am to 11pm
Plate Lunch Festival, a first of it’s kind event, will center around
Hawaii’s plate lunch cuisine that is uniqueness to this culture. This
event is an opportunity for local food vendors to share different types,
flavors, and styles of food and cooking amongst themselves and the diverse
community that makes Hawaii unique. This event intends to search for the
“best plate lunch“ in Hawaii by placing the food vendors in a
competition in different food categories. This 2-day event will provide
lots of great food and entertainment for all those in attendance. For more
information call Casey 566-0644.
Saturday Oct 18 – call for times
Hawaii Women’s Rodeo Association will be having its 11th Annual Girls
Rodeo at the Barber’s Point Riding Stables. The girls will compete in a
variety of events including barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying,
roping events and much more. Food and craft booths will also be featured.
For tickets and more information call 384-4832.
Friday Oct 24 to 26 – 7pm to 9:30pm
Talk Story Festival is Hawaii’s largest and oldest storytelling event.
The event will go on for three nights and will featuring 8 storytellers
from across the state. The festival will take place at the McCoy Pavilion,
Ala Moana Park and will have open seating starting at 6pm each night. For
more information call Jeff 692-5751.
Sunday Oct 25 – 9am to 12pm
lovers and their well-behaved dogs are invited to K-9 Game Day at Thomas
Square Park. The Game Day will include a Wacky Obstacle Course, Rocket
Retrieve, Hot Diggity Dog, the Fashion Relay and the hilarious canine
version of musical chairs, Musical Hula Hoops. Come prepared for
everyone’s favorite – the doggie costume contest – at 10 a.m. on the
stage. There will be cool drinks and snacks for both people and dogs. For
more information call 946-2187.
TREAT AT BISHOP MUSEUM
Friday Oct 31 – 5:30pm
will be the evening when hundreds of little angels, ghosts, clowns and
super heroes (and their parents) will be headed to Bishop Museum for
another Safe Halloween at Treat Street. There will be 30 spooky houses
along Treat Street, designed and constructed by students at the UH Manoa
School of Architecture. Children 12 and under are invited to gather
Halloween loot as they trick-or-treat down Treat Street. For more
information call 847-3511.