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News & EventsWAIKIKI EVENTS
2ND ANNUAL REAL BEER FESTIVAL
August 7, 2014
Beer lovers this one is for you as nearly 65+ craft beers are showcased in this afternoon festival with food and live music. $60 includes commemorative beer mug, ten beer tasting coupons and unlimited sampling of beer centric food dishes. 2-6pm. Kaka’ako Makai Gateway Park.
GABBY PAHINUI WAIMANALO KANIKAPILA
August 9, 2014
This 7th annual gathering is always an amazing day of Hawaiian music. In true Kanikapila style, over 200 musicians and dancers are expected to gather by the beach and just play to play-as well as honoring one our greatest... Gabby. The kicks off at 9am and will continue until 6pm. Free. This is truly a unique Hawaiian experience.
MANOA DNA PERFORMS AT THE ZOO
August 13, 2014
The Final Wildest Show in Town concert at the Honolulu Zoo will feature Manoa DNA. $3. Gates open at 4:35pm., Mini-guided tours offered to the first 30 people at 5:25pm. Music starts at 6pm. No alcohol or high-back chairs allowed.
HULA ALOHA HULA
August 15, 2014
Enjoy a nostalgic celebration of Honolulu’s Boat Days as Ali’i Manu performs classic songs and that capture the spirit of those days as dancers perform. Free. 5pm. Lobby. Hilton Waikiki Beach.
KARRIN ALLYSON IN CONCERT
August 15 & 16, 2014
One of the jazz world’s finest, four-time Grammy nominee vocalist and pianist Karrin Allyson brings her easy mastery of jazz to Honolulu with her longtime guitarist Rod Fleeman. HPR’s Atherton Studio. Tickets $50-$60. 7pm.
MADE IN HAWAII FESTIVAL
August 15-17, 2014
A 3-day showcase of “Made in Hawaii” products, including food, books, art, gifts, fashions, plants, crafts, produce and more that’s a must for most locals and visitors alike. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. $4.
HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET BLOCK PARTY SERIES
August 16, 2014
The event will close Cooke St., All lanes between Auahi St. And Pohukaina St. Lane closures start at 2pm for set up. 6-11pm. Downtown Honolulu.
BIGGEST LITTLE AIR SHOW IN HAWAII
August 16-17, 2014
Drive onto Ford Island for the 6th Annual Remote Control air show and experience over 100remote control 1/5th scale war birds, jets and helicopters performing aerial combat, stunts, aerobatics and candy bombings for the keiki. Enjoy food, drink, musical performances, actual aircraft flyovers, aircraft static displays, hangar tours, retail booths and enter to win prizes. Catch all the fun from 10am-4pm. $5.
August 16-24, 2014
Duke’s OceanFest is held each summer in Waikiki in honor of Hawaiian Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, who is remembered as the greatest waterman who ever lived, and Hawaii’s ambassador of Aloha with a variety of water-based competitions, beach volleyball and more. Most competitions will take place near Queen’s Surf in Waikiki, with the surf stand and exhibit booths fronting the majestic statue of Kahanamoku.
HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR FESTIVAL
August 17, 2014
Six solid hours of nonstop entertainment as some of the island’s best slack key guitarists take to the stage for the 32nd annual festival. Visitors and locals alike will have the chance to see such slack key masters as Makana, Brother Noland, Kawika Kahiapo to name a few as well as browse through booths offering crafts, food and more. Kapiolani Park. Noon-6pm. Free.
BALLROOM WITH A TWIST
August 19 & 20, 2014
“Dancing with the Stars” fans will love this one as Cheryl Burke and Tony Dovoloni join “So you think you can Dance” stars for an incredible evening of performances. $35-$125. Neal Blaisdell Center.