Upcoming Events

Crybaby Matinee: The Lego Batman Movie

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Watch a matinee showing for families, of "The Lego Batman Movie."   Wednesday, Feb. 22; 11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.  
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La’i “Ti Leaf" Colored Pencil Art Children’s Workshop

Fri, Feb 24, 2017

This “Ti Leaf Colored Pencil Art” childrens workshop (for ages 7-12) with Ana Kon is the perfect introduction into Hawaiian arts.
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Spring Admissions Open House at Hanalani Schools

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Preview the Hanalani experience for preschool through grade 12 and see a demonstration of learning in action. Take a tour of the spacious 6-acre campus in Mililani including the STEM center, performing arts stage, full-sized gymnasium, state-of-the art classrooms and more. Find out how Hanalani incorporates S.T.E.A.M.
Free

Girl Power (Ages 13-16)

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Girls will learn to build confidence by discovering themselves, their interests, and personal strengths through canvas art which they will take home as a reminder of the lessons they’ve learned and the powerful person they truly are.   Saturday, Feb. 25; 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Behind the Seas Tour

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Have you always wanted to take a peak "behind the scenes" and see how fish aquariums are operated? Then you're in for a treat! Living Marine Art Center has developed a unique tour through its fish exporting warehouse. Attendees will be able to see how our fish arrive, stay for a while, then go on their journey all over the world to pet stores, public aquariums and research facilities.
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Storytime: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2, Barnes & Noble is hosting a special storytime featuring coloring, activities and more.
Free

Cartooning for Kids with Jeff Pagay

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

In this Basic Cartooning class taught by artist Jeff Pagay, students will learn step by step what it takes to create a cartoon character and a comic page of your own.
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Painting the Mokulua Islands Workshop

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Step by step landscape painting of the iconic Mokulua Islands in Lanikai. This will be a mixed media painting as we will use sand and shells to bring our paintings to life. Artist teacher Stephanie Yanik is an elementary art educator with the Department of Education.   Saturday, Feb. 25; 2:30- 4 p.m.
$

Stick Puppet Pals Workshop

Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Create stick puppets from recycled cardboard, buttons, felt, fabric and trims. You can choose to make a person or an animal or a creature that falls somewhere in between. Start with a cardboard base for our animal or person, then add a face and clothes or fur. If there’s time, you can even create a story for your new puppet pal.
$

Basic Acrylic Painting Workshop

Mon, Feb 27, 2017

In this Basic Acrylic class (for kids ages 7-12), students will gain a firm foundation of working Acrylic paints and learn things like composition, getting the most from your brush "different strokes for different folks".   Monday, Feb. 27; 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
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Art Stamping with Bamboo Children's Workshop

Thu, Mar 2, 2017

This “Art Stamping with Bamboo” children's workshop (for ages 7-12) with Ana Kon focuses on the traditional Hawaiian perspective on ‘ohe (bamboo) plant and its uses in the Hawaiian community. Explore bamboo parts and make printing stamps to create designs and imagery on a cloth place mat.   Thursday, March 2; 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
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Monster Mugs

Sat, Mar 4, 2017

Students will learn sculptural techniques to create their own ceramic monster mug.  They’ll be taught how to build a mug form, then how to decorate their mugs to bring their monsters to life! After sculpting their pieces, students will color their mugs using underglaze. Pieces will be collected, fired with a clear glaze coat, and then returned on a later date.
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Automaton Toys with Littlebits

Sun, Mar 5, 2017

Bring your cardboard art to life and create your very own automaton toy. Explore creating a moving crank with littleBits, learn to create a motor circuit, and use the circuit to animate your automaton. Instructor Ginette Alipio is from Little Oha Bitty Bytes. ***littleBits are electronic building blocks that allow kids to invent everything from alarms to robots. 
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Meet the Monk Seals at The Waikiki Aquarium

Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Ask all of your monk seal questions every first and third Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m. Aquarium biologists will introduce you to the resident seals, Makaonaona and Hoailona.  Participants will assist with seal enrichment activities.  Designed for participants 7 and up, but anyone interested is invited to attend.  $7/person ($10/person for non-members).
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Ukulele Lessons at Windward Mall

Tue, Mar 7, 2017

The Ukulele Club of Hawaii invites players of all ability levels to strum down to Windward Mall every first Tuesday of the month.  Bring your own ukulele or borrow one from a limited supply. Ukulele tuning begins at 5:30 p.m., the lesson begins at 6 p.m.  For more info, click here. 

Aloha Dance Convention: Dance Workshop

Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Participate in a free hip-hop dance workshop with choreographers from Hawaii and Japan.    Saturday, March 11; 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  
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Dance Storytime

Sat, Mar 11, 2017

From the #1 New York Times bestselling children's book creator Matthew Van Fleet comes a story of a little baby chick who learns how to dance from a band of animals who know all the right moves.    Saturday, March 11; 11 a.m. 
Free

Floating Sculptures

Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Create sculptural collages inspired by artist Choi Jeong Hwa. Use recycled plastics, marine debris and other items to compose an organically shaped sculpture that will “float” just like Choi Jeon Hwa’s breathing lotus. Young artists will stretch their imaginations, learn some principles of design, and have a ton of fun while creating their own incredible art.
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Honolulu Waldorf Merry Moon Festival

Sat, Mar 11, 2017

The Merry Moon Festival – a celebration of family, health and creativity is an evening with music, art and festivities. This relaxed festival-style event will include an artisan picnic by local Chef Ed Kenney, dancing in the moonlight, storytelling, lively entertainment for all ages, signature silent auction and a few interactive surprises.
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Honolulu Rainbow EKIDEN 2017

Sun, Mar 12, 2017

The newest category of the Honolulu Ekiden is open to all children ages 6 to 11. The event will provide young keiki athletes with opportunities to race and experience a fun kid-friendly distance (1 mile) around Kapiolani Park. The untimed run is meant for children to enjoy the running experience; all participants will receive a medal and refreshments.
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