Calendar

Here are events to hit in the next few months, curated by our Frolic Hawaii crew. Please send upcoming event listings to editor@frolichawaii.com. We’ll be screening submissions and featuring those with the most relevance to our readers. Please submit the date(s), start and end time, website URL, event details and photo/flyer. All listings must have accompanying art.

CHANGE: 125 Years Through the Eyes of Bishop Museum @ Bishop Museum | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Dec12
Bishop Museum’s 125th anniversary year culminates in the unveiling of CHANGE: 125 Years Through the Eyes of Bishop Museum. This one-of-its-kind exhibition offers a dynamic portal through time in which visitors can explore Hawai‘i’s remarkable[...]
Becky's New Car @ Manoa Valley Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan15
This contemporary comedy is about love, loss, choices and what makes life worth living. It is a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken. Have you ever been tempted to flee your own[...]
My Name Is Gary Cooper @ Kumu Kahua Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan22
Victor Rodger, a playwright of Samoan ancestry, deals with themes of race, racism and identity. In “My Name is Gary Cooper,” he combines knowledge of classic Hollywood films about the South Pacific with a determination[...]
Eat the Street: CHINA @ Eat the Street | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan30
Celebrate 2015 with a Chinese New Year-themed Eat The Street! Enjoy your favorite Chinese and noodle dishes from over 40 food trucks and mobile vendors, just before the official start of Chinese New Year! Stay[...]
Kikaha Ka Manu Play Festival @ Leeward LAB Theatre | Pearl City | Hawaii | United States
Jan30
A series of new plays written in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Stemming from a traditional culture and adapting to a multicultural world, Kīkaha Ka Manu is a call to our audiences and artists to celebrate and share[...]
To Kill a Mockingbird @ Diamond Head Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan30
To Kill a Mockingbird, a Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Harper Lee, has been adapted by Christopher Sergel in this story of racial injustice, the destruction of innocence, courage, compassion and gender roles in the[...]
Humble Soul & Kapu System @ Crossroads at Hawaiian Brians | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan30
Live roots reggae music with Humble Soul and Kapu System at Hawaiian Brians. Doors 9pm. 18 and over welcome. It’s Humble Soul’s last show before they take off on a tour to Japan!
Fourth Annual Makahiki Challenge @ Kualoa Ranch | Kaneohe | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
This year’s 4th Annual Makahiki Challenge will include Hawaii’s first 5K-obstacle mudrun. It will consist of 12 obstacles that in the past have included a mud pit, a 12-foot wall climb and an ice bath[...]
Jersey Fun Run  @ Aloha Stadium | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
ESPN 1420 is proud to present the 2015 Jersey Fun Run. This family-friendly event will bring together sports fans of all ages. Participants are encouraged to wear their favorite team jersey or colors to represent[...]
Dancers Unlimited 5th Anniversary Fundraiser @ ArtZone Hawaii | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
Help Dancers Unlimited celebrate its 5-year birthday! The fundraiser will support our outreach programs in 2015, including National Dance Week Hawaii, after-school and in-school dance programs, scholarship trips and more! Join us at The Art[...]
Jim Brickman @ Blaisdell Concert Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
Since the release of his debut album No Words in 1994, Jim Brickman’s romantic piano sound has made him the best selling solo piano artist of our time. His signature style of playing and songwriting[...]
Marc Broussard @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
The son of Boogie Kings guitarist, Ted Broussard, singer/songwriter Marc Broussard was seemingly destined for a life as a music man. His upbringing in Lafayette, Louisiana, instilled in him an affinity for R&B alongside the[...]
Out of the Box: Will Champlin  @ Doris Duke Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
The Voice season five finalist Will Champlin hits Doris Duke Theatre, six months after his father, former Chicago member Bill Champlin, wowed the crowd. What’s in store? He’ll perform songs from his new album Borrowing[...]
 Stef Muzic Colour My Soul Album Release @ Hank's Cafe | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
Join Stef Muzik and special guests Maryanne Ito and Jesse Valor for the release of Stef’s newest record, “Colour My Soul.” 21+, 9 p.m., no cover.
The Hood Internet @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Jan31
Formed in Chicago, The Hood Internet is a mash-up crew best known for their genre-jumping mixes. They first started uploading songs to their blog in 2007 experimenting with combinations like Lil Wayne and Modest Mouse,[...]
Super Bowl Screening @ Bar 35 @ Bar 35 | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb1
Bar 35 will open its doors Sunday, February 1 at 11:30 for a special wall-size screening of this year’s Super Bowl. Enjoy the crowd, the game, the commercials, and FREE appetizers (while they last). Bloody[...]
Punahou Carnival @ Punahou School | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb6
Punahou School invites people of all ages to “Island Style: Carnival Nō Ka ‘Oi” for a day of family fun. Fresh malasadas, mango chutney, kiddie games and E.K. Fernandez rides, White Elephant treasures and live[...]
WHIIITE @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb6
Providing a true multimedia experience, there’s a reason that hard hitting producer/DJ Chris White (aka Whiiite) has the support of artists like Skrillex, Chuckie 12th Planet, MakJ, Missy Elliot, Arty, DJ Vice,Gareth Emery, and Blasterjaxx.[...]
Subphonix 1st Friday feat. Calculon @ NextDoor Loft | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb6
Pacific Jungle welcomes back our good friend Calculon hot off the end of his Asia tour. If you haven’t caught him when he’s come through before, you don’t know what you’re missing. THD and Victor[...]
 The 2nd Annual POW! WOW!: Exploring The New Contemporary Art Movement Exhibition  @ Honolulu Museum of Art School | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb7
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
Red Bull Music Academy and POW! WOW! present The Lei-Over @ Búho Cocina Y Cantina Rooftop | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb7
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
The Amity Affliction @ Hawaiian Brians | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb7
Australian Metalcore band The Amity Affliction plays for the first time in Hawaii! Also on the bill: Ignite The Red, Skylene & Enders. Tickets available online at www.underworldevents.com, by calling 1-855-2-FLAVOR(3528671), at Hawaiian Brians, Military[...]
Hawaii Theatre Center Presents Kuana Torres Kahele @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb7
Celebrate new music and hula for Hawaii with a magical evening featuring Kuana Torres Kahele. Known for his incredible vocal range, Kuana is sought out by fellow musicians for his arranging, songwriting and producing abilities.[...]
 Grey Goose Day Club: POW! WOW! + Purps Edition  @ The Modern Honolulu Pool | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb8
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
 Mural Painting Begins  @ Kakaʻako | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb9
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
 1xRUN Print Exhibition  @ Fresh Cafe | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb10
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
Future Islands @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb10
Future Islands is a synthpop band based in Baltimore, Maryland. They’ve quickly become one of the year’s most exciting live acts after their performance on the Late Show with David Letterman went viral. Get your[...]
 Jeff Staple 1-2-1 with Kevin Lyons  @ Kaka’ako Agora | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb11
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
 Jeff Staple 1-2-1 with James Jean  @ Kaka’ako Agora | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb12
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
Oahu Fringe Festival
Feb12
The Oahu Fringe Festival is celebrating its fourth year with a variety of performances that include clowning, circus acts, theater, improv, dance, solo work, aerial art and more brought to you by a diverse range[...]
Hilarious Happy Hour @ Bar 35 @ Bar 35 | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb12
Stella Artois and Bar 35 are pleased to announce a new monthly comedy show, “HILARIOUS HAPPY HOUR.” This free once-a-month comedy event takes place every 2nd Thursday. The list of stand up funny men and[...]
 RVCA Art Show curated by PM Tenore  @ The Modern Honolulu Sun Suite | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb13
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
The Flying Dutchman @ Blaisdell Concert Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb13
For more than 150 years, Richard Wagner’s famed opera, The Flying Dutchman, has been captivating audiences across the world.  Set along the Norwegian coast, legends tell of a ghost ship, The Flying Dutchman, captained by a[...]
Twinkle Brothers @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb13
Hawaii’s Finest presents Twinkle Brothers performing live along with Mike Love. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 9th at 9:00am at the locations listed below. This is an 18 and over event. Twinkle Brothers[...]
Finale Block Party presented by POW! WOW! and Night Market  @ Kakaʻako | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb14
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
Boyz II Men & Rebel SoulJahz  @ Blaisedell Arena | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb14
Set the mood on Valentine’s Day with R&B legends Boyz II Men (“I’ll Make Love to You,” “End of the Road”) at the Blaisdell Arena, with special guest Rebel SoulJahz.
Hawaii Pops, An Evening of Romance with Raiatea Helm @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb14
Raiatea Helm is the featured entertainer for a Hawaii Pops special Valentine’s Day concert at Hawaii Theatre. Artistic Director Matt Catingub and the Hawaii Pops Orchestra will be sure to set the mood, performing a[...]
Matthew Anthony of Perfect Driver Music @ Eleven44 | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb14
GreenMinded x Sub.mission Hawaii present: MATTHEW ANTHONY of PERFECT DRIVER MUSIC Genre-dodging producer and DJ, Matthew Anthony, heads the Los Angeles based record label Perfect Driver Music. Matthew’s musical tastes are reflective of Chicago and[...]
MOTOWN VALENTINES 4 w/Kings of Spade @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb14
Kings of Spade present Motown Valentines 4, a Live Tribute to Motown, featuring performances by Kings of Spade, The Bentos, Yoza and Taimane. From 1961 to 1971, Motown record label produced 110 Top 10 Billboard[...]
Motown Valentines 4: A Live Tribute to Motown @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb14
Kings of Spade present Motown Valentines 4, a Live Tribute to Motown, featuring performances by Kings of Spade, The Bentos, Yoza and Taimane. Tickets are on sale now at the locations listed below. This is[...]
POW! WOW! Hawaii Concert at the Republik @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Feb17
POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. Together they form POW WOW, which is a term that describes a gathering that[...]
Wanderlust
Feb26
Wanderlust Festivals are all-out, ecstatic celebrations that bring together the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts, renowned speakers, exquisite chefs and winemakers and thrilling performers. Whether you’re exploring our multi-day mountaintop adventures or gathering[...]
2015 Honolulu AIDS Walk @ Kapiolani Park | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Apr19
The Honolulu AIDS Walk is a leisurely 5k (3 mile) walk around Kapi‘olani Park, and features great entertainment, on-stage give aways, a kid zone with inflatable bouncers, health fair, and food booths to keep the[...]
Brian Regan @ Blaisdell Concert Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
May29
Critics and peers agree, Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span[...]