Upcoming Events

Bishop Museum: Scream Machines Exhibit

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

The Bishop Museum's exhibit Scream Machines: The Science of Roller Coasters features interactive stations and hands-on activities. Kids will learn about the science behind roller coasters and what makes them work. And, they'll also get to experience the thrill of riding in some of the world's best roller coasters by viewing the ride on a large screen from the seat of a roller coaster car.
$

Leeward Discovery Fair

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

Kids are encouraged to touch everything at this interactive, educational fair. Create DNA jewelry, make geometric shapes with bubbles, turn liquids into solids with goo, play with disappearing snow, freeze a flower and more. When you’re too hungry to continue, pick up a hot dog or shave ice and stop by the Scholastic Book Fair on the way out.  
Free

Dig through dirt at The Green House

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

The Green House digs in to introduce keiki to the critters that help create healthy soil. We’re talking about fungus, bacteria and insects. Kids will harvest worm poo, mix soil and even create a dirt dessert!  

Splendor of China

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

Eat, shop and enjoy entertainment at this annual exposition by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce.  Watch cooking demos, sample everything from siu mai to lup cheong fried rice, and make crafts in the keiki corner.  Live entertainment includes acrobatics shows and dancing. The popular lion pole dances will take place just before the festival closing on both days.
$

Splendor of China Festival

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

Eat, shop and enjoy entertainment at this annual exposition by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce.  Watch cooking demos, sample everything from siu mai to lup cheong fried rice, and make crafts in the keiki corner.  Live entertainment includes acrobatics shows and dancing. The popular lion pole dances will take place just before the festival closing on both days.  
$

Reserve: Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Classes

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

These classes fill up as soon as they’re announced. But there are just a few (very few) spaces left in November’s holiday themed workshops for older kids. This weekend, theyʻll make butternut squash soup, next itʻs mashed potatoes. The pie workshop for younger kids is full.

Bento Rakugo

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

This spin on storytime features tales told in Rakugo style.   
Free

Family Camp at Camp Erdman

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

A weekend filled with kayaking, arts & crafts, archery, tower climbing sʻmores and more gets a fall festival feel with a haunted house, costume contest, trick-or-treating and more.   Check in starts at Friday, 3:30 p.m. Check out is Sunday by 2:30 p.m. Rates start at $140 per person. Register at ywcahonolulu.org.

Ku A Mo'o at Honolulu Theatre for Youth

Sat, Nov 1, 2014

Another world premier, this original show is a collaboration with the Bishop Museum and tells the story of a Hawaiian girl who is looking into the secret of her family's history. You'll also learn about the Mo'o, the lizard-like guardians of old Hawaii.   Tickets: Adults, $20; Children 3-18, $10; 60+, $15. 

Bishop Museum: Scream Machines Exhibit

Sun, Nov 2, 2014

The Bishop Museum's exhibit Scream Machines: The Science of Roller Coasters features interactive stations and hands-on activities. Kids will learn about the science behind roller coasters and what makes them work. And, they'll also get to experience the thrill of riding in some of the world's best roller coasters by viewing the ride on a large screen from the seat of a roller coaster car.
$

Splendor of China Festival

Sun, Nov 2, 2014

Eat, shop and enjoy entertainment at this annual exposition by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce.  Watch cooking demos, sample everything from siu mai to lup cheong fried rice, and make crafts in the keiki corner.  Live entertainment includes acrobatics shows and dancing. The popular lion pole dances will take place just before the festival closing on both days.
$

Reserve: Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Classes

Sun, Nov 2, 2014

These classes fill up as soon as they’re announced. But there are just a few (very few) spaces left in November’s holiday themed workshops for older kids. This weekend, theyʻll make butternut squash soup, next itʻs mashed potatoes. The pie workshop for younger kids is full.

Dia de los Muertos Workshop

Sun, Nov 2, 2014

After the candy, there is the Day of the Dead. Kids can learn about the November 2nd festival celebrating the loved ones they have lost with a procession and altar decorating. Make paper flowers, paint and get creative at this family workshop co-sponsored by Best of HONOLULU Family winner Art Explorium and the Honolulu Biennial Foundation.  

Family Camp at Camp Erdman

Sun, Nov 2, 2014

A weekend filled with kayaking, arts & crafts, archery, tower climbing sʻmores and more gets a fall festival feel with a haunted house, costume contest, trick-or-treating and more.   Check in starts at Friday, 3:30 p.m. Check out is Sunday by 2:30 p.m. Rates start at $140 per person. Register at ywcahonolulu.org.

Bishop Museum: Scream Machines Exhibit

Mon, Nov 3, 2014

The Bishop Museum's exhibit Scream Machines: The Science of Roller Coasters features interactive stations and hands-on activities. Kids will learn about the science behind roller coasters and what makes them work. And, they'll also get to experience the thrill of riding in some of the world's best roller coasters by viewing the ride on a large screen from the seat of a roller coaster car.
$

Reserve: Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Classes

Mon, Nov 3, 2014

These classes fill up as soon as they’re announced. But there are just a few (very few) spaces left in November’s holiday themed workshops for older kids. This weekend, theyʻll make butternut squash soup, next itʻs mashed potatoes. The pie workshop for younger kids is full.

Meet the Monk Seals at The Waikiki Aquarium

Tue, Nov 4, 2014

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, Nov 4, 2014

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 p.m., the lesson begins at 6p.m.  For more info, click here. 

Bishop Museum: Scream Machines Exhibit

Wed, Nov 5, 2014

The Bishop Museum's exhibit Scream Machines: The Science of Roller Coasters features interactive stations and hands-on activities. Kids will learn about the science behind roller coasters and what makes them work. And, they'll also get to experience the thrill of riding in some of the world's best roller coasters by viewing the ride on a large screen from the seat of a roller coaster car.
$

Art in the Park

Wed, Nov 5, 2014

Art in the Park is a drop-in art program every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children will explore a variety of art media through three open-ended art activities that encourage children to nurture their creative spirit. The cost is $1 per child with Center admission, or $3 per child without Center admission. Call 524-KIDS (5437) for more information.
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