Upcoming Events

Pokemon Go Promotion

Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Hunt Pokemon and visit the Aquarium for a discounted price. Through September 30, players can get in for just $5 by showing the Pokemon app on their phone. The special offer is in effect from 2 to 4 p.m.
$

Kapolena Kailua Art Festival

Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Kapolena is an organization dedicated to helping Hawaii's keiki by raising money for art supplies and art education. Come join Kapolena  at the Kailua Town Center's parking garage for an evening of family fun! There will be live music & entertainment, food & drinks, as well as local artists & crafts.
Free

100 Years of Service: National Parks Family Activity Night

Fri, Sep 30, 2016

PACT Kaneohe Community Family Center's evening of activities includes informational booths about our national parks as well as free goodie bags, games and a scavenger hunt.   email kcfc@pacthawaii.org for more information.

Canstruction Competition: Galacti-CAN-Goods

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

On Oct. 1, nine teams of local architects, builders and allied design and engineering professionals will put their skills to the creative test as they “canstruct” giant structures – each made entirely of thousands of cans of food – in Hawaii’s 11th Annual Canstruction(R) competition at Pearlridge.
Free

#MISSIONclasses Element Series: Earth

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

You and your keiki will enjoy a hands-on creative experience with 'Imagination Keiki," to include storytime and a special keiki bento. Go on a walkabout around MISSION Social Hall & Cafe, gathering found objects that catch your eye and peak your imagination.
$$

Learn to Play Hanafuda

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Learn to play a Hawaiian version of Hanafuda, an ancient Japanese matching game using cards. Author Helen Nakano and her group of sensei (teachers/instructors) will share stories and instructions for this entertaining game. Hanafuda is suitable for all ages and perfect for bringing generations a little closer together.
Free

Okinawan Dance

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Experience the vibrant culture of Okinawa! Cheryl Yoshie Nakasone and her performing arts group will share traditional and classical folk music and dances of Okinawa. This one-hour program is sponsored by the Friends of Hawaii Kai Public Library and is produced by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College's Statewide Cultural Extension Program. Suitable for all ages.
Free

Highlights™ Magazine Storytime

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Enjoy engaging activities and fun with features from Highlights™ magazine, including puzzles, group activities and a make-and-take book (while supplies last).
Free

Under the Purple Big Top: A littleBits Family Invent Event

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Join Little Oha Bitty Bytes to celebrate littleBits' 5th Anniversary! There will be carnival-inspired littleBits games and goodies, plus a fun littleBits invent challenge with a chance to win prizes. Register online or email little.oha.bittybytes@gmail.com for more information.
$$

Pokemon Go Promotion

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Hunt Pokemon and visit the Aquarium for a discounted price. Through September 30, players can get in for just $5 by showing the Pokemon app on their phone. The special offer is in effect from 2 to 4 p.m.
$

LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event

Sat, Oct 1, 2016

Kids ages 8 and up are invited this LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event. In this open and fun-filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from the exciting new film coming out this year.
Free

Comic Jam Hawaii

Sun, Oct 2, 2016

Pearlridge is proud to host “Comic Jam Hawaii,” a regular social event of local artists who create collaborative cartoons, illustrations and sketches while “talking story.” Approximately one dozen artists will gather and create cooperative art. Keiki and their families are invited to participate or just watch these comic masters in action.
Free

23rd Annual Hawaii Children and Youth Kick-Off Day

Sun, Oct 2, 2016

Children and Youth Day honors and celebrates our children and youth in Hawaii with more than 300 interactive, educational, fun activities for infants, toddlers, children, youth and the entire family. There will be fun creative reuse art activities, keiki games, exhibits, a silly hat-making station, bubbles and more.   Sunday, Oct. 2; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free

PATCH Annual Benefit Sunday Brunch

Sun, Oct 2, 2016

Celebrate 40 years of helping Hawaii parents find and fund child care at PATCH Hawaii's annual benefit brunch. 
$$

Trick-or-Treat Bags Workshop

Sun, Oct 2, 2016

Embellish and sew one upcycled t-shirt bag and one additional felt bag. Bring your own cotton t-shirt to create your upcycled t-shirt bag and Art Explorium staff will provide the felt for your second bag.    Sunday,  Oct. 2;  2:30 -  4 pm  
$$

Meet the Monk Seals at The Waikiki Aquarium

Tue, Oct 4, 2016

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).
$

Ukulele Lessons at Windward Mall

Tue, Oct 4, 2016

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. 

Keiki Day at Waimea Valley

Wed, Oct 5, 2016

In 2016, Waimea Valley will offer free admission to kamaaina kids 12 years and younger every Wednesday for the first time ever.  In addition to access to the swimming hole, games, botanical garden and more, there will be additional educational games and demonstrations which could include tours, hula, crafts, music and storytelling with the park's kupuna.
Free

Art Explorium Toddler Time

Wed, Oct 5, 2016

Art Explorium offers art activities, stories and creative play for keiki at Kahala Mall.   Wed., Oct. 5; 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Free

First Friday at HiSAM

Fri, Oct 7, 2016

First Friday at Hawaii State Art Museum will feature live music by Dayton Watanabe. Museum galleries will be open (entry and admission are always free), including the newest exhibit, “Accession”, featuring recent acquisitions by the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the “I Love Art” hands-on activity room for kids.
Free