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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.

Dr. Carnage's House of Horrors @ Windward Mall (theater parking lot) | Kaneohe | Hawaii | United States
Oct3
The Scream Team returns from a one-year hiatus with their biggest and best haunted attraction, Dr. Carnage’s House of Horrors, which takes fright fans on a journey with their worst fears and the gruesome reality[...]
Season's Best Craft Fair 2014 @ Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct24
The 2014 Holiday Craft & Gift Fair Season officially begins this weekend with 3 days of exciting, fun-filled shopping and food frenzy. Don’t wait in long lines and traffic this holiday season. Shop early, mail[...]
Spookapalooza @ The Hawaiian Railway Society train yard | Ewa Beach | Hawaii | United States
Oct24
All aboard the spooky train for a night train ride with ghost tales, haunting sights and more. Each ride is approximately 20 minutes long. On-site parking and food are available at this all-ages event. Reservations[...]
SUMMIT Fest 2014 @ Ward Village Information Center, Honolulu House | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct24
SUMMIT Fest, presented by Ward Village, is Hawai’i’s celebration of arts, culture, and ideas. The inaugural event takes place over three days-Oct. 24, 25 and 26 and seeks to highlight Hawai’i as an innovation hub[...]
Pumpkin Carving Festival @ Windward Mall (Center Court) | Kaneohe | Hawaii | United States
Oct25
Windward Mall is celebrating Halloween in festive style with a fun-filled day of entertainment, activities, and of course, amazing Pumpkin Carving! Bring the family down to watch a local artist carve a 600 pound organic,[...]
 7th Annual Hallowbaloo Festival @ Burger King Hawaii Stage, Hawaii Chinatown Arts District
Oct25
Get your costumes ready, Hawaii! The Burger King Hawaii Stage will be buzzing and bouncing from Hallowbaloo, one of Hawaii’s largest free community celebrations of music, dance and performance art. The Halloween festival features a[...]
Hallowbaloo 'Marathon' @ Chinatown Arts District | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct25
Calling all Halloween fanatics, arts lovers and semi-fitness enthusiasts! Don your costumes, grab your friends and join us for the 1st Annual Hallowbaloo ‘Marathon’ – A Run for the Arts. The Hallowbaloo ‘Marathon’ is a[...]
Stars of American Ballet @ Hawaii Theatre | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States
Oct25
New York City Ballet principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht directs and performs with a select ensemble of New York City Ballet stars. Features the choreography of George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Jerome Robbins and others. Dancers include:[...]
Zombie Haus @ The Fix | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct25
Trendsetters & The Vaping Section Hawaii are excited to announce Zombie Haus. Just in time to get you ready for Halloween and let loose with some great music. Headlining our first event will be Juventa,[...]
Haunted Wonderland @ The Groove - Kakaako | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct25
Get your costumes ready for the return of Hawaii’s biggest costume party. This year, Haunted Wonderland has a new venue, The Groove Kakaako, where it will feature live music from Infected Mushroom, Seven Lions, Must[...]
Whiiite @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct25
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.[...]
Huliau 2014… We Dance Now @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct26
Kumu Hula Michael Pili Pang and Hālau Hula Ka Noʻeau will feature old and new hula choreography for this 18th annual Hawaiian dance concert with a special tribute to Oʻahu.  Joining them on the stage will[...]
Breton Boot Launch Event @ The Safehouse | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct26
Vans OTW has collaborated with Publish Brand just in time for their Holiday 2014 collection. To celebrate the debut of this streets-meets-menswear boot, Vans OTW x Publish present headliner Just Blaze along with Dam-Funk, Salva[...]
Small BIZ Academy @ Neal Blaisdell Center 0 Carla Coray Galleria and meeting rooms | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct29
The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, in partnership with the Mayor of the City & County of Honolulu, is pleased to present complimentary seminars designed to provide small businesses with information and tools needed to start,[...]
The Rocky Horror Picture Show + Haunted Garage @ The ARTS at Marks Garage | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct29
The ARTS at Marks Garage hosts four screenings of the raunchy cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” a Halloween Night Dance Party and a Day of The Dead Cocktail Party from Oct. 29-Nov. 1[...]
UHM Kennedy Theater: Fall Footholds @ Kennedy Theater | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct29
“Fall Footholds” features student choreography and thesis work. A perfect way to spend your Halloween weekend! Special Events: Stay and talk with the choreographers, designers and performers following the Oct. 31st performance.
34th Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF)  @ Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 & IMAX | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct30
HIFF’s GALA PRESENTATIONS present an eclectic mix of not-to-be-missed high profile films including the next big hits to come out of South Korea, Disney’s next animated feature based on a Marvel property, the film from[...]
Chain of Fire @ Kakaako Agora | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct30
Chain of Fire, the Prologue Exhibition for the 2016 Honolulu Biennial, is co-presented by Hawai’i International Film Festival and the Honolulu Biennial Foundation. The event features a variety of artist talks, panels, and tours aimed[...]
The Rocky Horror Picture Show + Haunted Garage @ The ARTS at Marks Garage | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct30
The ARTS at Marks Garage hosts four screenings of the raunchy cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” a Halloween Night Dance Party and a Day of The Dead Cocktail Party from Oct. 29-Nov. 1[...]
HIFF 2014 Opening Film: U.S. premiere of 'The Vancouver Asahi' @ Consolidated Theaters Ward Stadium 16  | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct30
Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) presented by Halekulani will return for its 34th edition from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9 featuring films from 45 countries spanning diverse genres. Festivalgoers will be encouraged to embrace this[...]
Sublime with Rome @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct30
Over twenty years after forming legendary ska-punk band Sublime, band co-founder/bass player Eric Wilson met another singer/guitarist that would deeply affect his life. That musician – his junior by nearly two decades – was 20[...]
YG @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct30
Dubbed one of the new pioneers of the hip hop generation by Snoop Dogg, Los Angeles-based rap artist Keenon Jackson (otherwise known as YG or Young Gangsta) got his start by accumulating a wide Internet[...]
Eat The Street: Dia De Los Muertos @ 555 South St. | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
This month’s Eat The Street theme is Dia De Los Muertos falling exactly on Halloween. Bring the entire family and enjoy “truck-or-treat” at your favorite food trucks. Come dressed for one of four Halloween costume[...]
Nightmare on Beretania Street @ Honolulu Museum of Art | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
This month’s ARTafterDARK theme is a nod to classic horror films. Dress in your terrifying best! The thrilling night includes a haunted maze by Nightmares Live, beats by DJ Slant, makeup and face painting and[...]
The Rocky Horror Picture Show + Haunted Garage @ The ARTS at Marks Garage | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
The ARTS at Marks Garage hosts four screenings of the raunchy cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” a Halloween Night Dance Party and a Day of The Dead Cocktail Party from Oct. 29-Nov. 1[...]
Halloween at the Hyatt @ Hyatt Waikiki | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
Halloween at the Hyatt is the most extravagant and biggest costume contest in Waikiki,drawing in hundreds of creative party-goers looking to celebrate the year’s spookiest event in style. This unforgettable extravaganza offers a winner-takes-all $1,000[...]
The Green @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
The Green, an award winning Hawaii reggae band, hit all the right notes with their first two albums, but the band members are still coming to grips with the personal toll of success. They struck[...]
Gotham City Masquerade @ M Nightclub | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
M Nightlife and Tantriq Entertainment Present the 3rd Annual Halloween Block Party at Restaurant Row on Friday October 31st, 9pm-4am. Sponsored by Bacardi, Budweiser, and Vacations Hawaii. This Halloween, the bat signal has been deployed[...]
Haunted Honey @ 1215 | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
Racesauce presents Haunted Honey, a Halloween version of Honey with a $500 costume contest. DJ Strkly Bzness will provide the beats so if you’re 18 or over, head on over to get your fix of[...]
Thriller Halloween @ Hard Rock Cafe Waikiki | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Oct31
Flash and Blaise present THRILLER Halloween at Hard Rock Cafe Waikiki for the largest costume contest in Honolulu.  Dress up and enter for your chance to win over $3000 in cash and prizes!  Rock out[...]
2014 Splendor of China 12th Annual Cultural and Trade Festival @ Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov1
The Splendor of China is the kickoff for the Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s Narcissus Festival. This signature event promotes the rich Chinese cultural heritage to the community through exhibitors, cuisine, fashion and jewelry, arts and[...]
Fashion ForWARD Opening @ IBM Building | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov1
Join HIFI, Ward Village, and FLUX Magazine for a sophisticated VIP soiree to celebrate the official kickoff of Hawaii Fashion Month 2014, the official launch of the Hawaii Fashion Exchange (HFX), and the new identity[...]
Opening of HFX Photography Exhibition @ Ward Village Shops | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov1
Ward Village will be transformed from November 1st through the 30th for Hawai‘i Fashion Month. The windows and walls throughout Ward Village shopping areas will showcase images featuring the work of Hawaii fashion photographers, designers,[...]
Destiny MMA @ Blaisdell Arena | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov1
Hawaii’s most exciting MMA event will host it’s final event of the year at the Blaisdell Arena Sat., Nov. 1, 2014. DESTINY:Na Koa VII will feature a huge showdown between winners of our last 2[...]
The Big Mix Costume Party @ Station  | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov1
The Big Mix is back with a lineup of local ska/rock/reggae bands, on the night of Dia de los Muertos. Wear a costume! Featuring: PIMPBOT 82fifty Virgin Mary (VM) Skylene Alive and Swell Dissolved Horizons[...]
Amy Hanaiali'i & Willie K @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov1
The premiere of the Hawaii Pops “Concert Series” features two of Hawaii’s most beloved performers reuniting after many years of individual solo success. Amy Hanaiali`i and Willie K will join the Hawaii Pops Orchestra in[...]
Race for the Cure Hawaii @ Kapiolani Park | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov2
Please join us for the 20th Race for the Cure Hawaii on Sunday, Nov.2, at Kapiolani Park. Registration is open! Did you know that the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the[...]
Grey Goose Day Club @ The Modern Honolulu | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov2
The MODERN Honolulu will be a destination for fashion events throughout the month, including the Grey Goose Day Club on Nov. 2 starting at noon.
25th Annual Dessert Fantasy @ Pacific Beach Hotel Grand Ballroom | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov2
The ultimate sampling and judging of delicious sweets and desserts in town, all to support those with disabilities in our community. Enjoy two hours of unlimited dessert tasting from Hawaiiʻs favorite establishments, live entertainment and[...]
Fashion Makeup Master Mix @ HIFI COOP at Ward Warehouse | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov3
During this advanced makeup seminar, Roque Cozzette will discuss the nature of this rarified atmosphere by tuning you into the wants, desires and expectations of the high-fashion set and guide you through 7 hours of[...]
Chic & Cuisine at the Pink Palace @ The Royal Hawaiian Hotel | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov5
This ocean front fashion show wil showcase pieces from the Fall Collections of Vivienne Westwood, Pashma, Rebecca Beach, Tori Richard, Reyn Spooner, San Lorenzo, Newt, and several other retailers. Looks will include evening wear, resort,[...]
The Pirates of Penzance @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov5
Hawaii Opera Theatre’s Opera Express returns to the Hawaii Theatre stage with Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic comic operetta THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. Comic mayhem ensues when a rollicking band of pirates plots to keep young[...]
HIFF 2014 Centerpiece Film: 'The Imitation Game' @ Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 & IMAX | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov5
HIFF is proud to present Danish director Morten Tyldum’s biopic THE IMITATION GAME on Nov. 5 as the festival’s Centerpiece Gala (sponsored by festival within a festival EuroCinema Hawaii). Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley,[...]
HONOLULU Fashion Week (Day 1) @ Hawaii Convention Center | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov7
Schedule for Friday, Nov. 7 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.: Shopping, beauty bar and sponsor lounge activities 3:00 p.m.: HIFI Presents: Kaua’i Art Factory, a collective of designers and artists from the Garden Isle land[...]
Chef Showcase Dinner at The Pearl @ Leeward Community College - The Pearl | Pearl City | Hawaii | United States
Nov7
Chef Ronnie Nasuti of the award-winning Tiki’s Grill & Bar joins the students of our Culinary Arts program for a special culinary event. Join them for a night of celebrating the taste of Wai-Tiki. The[...]
Jon Cleary @ Atherton Performing Arts Studio at Hawaii Public Radio | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov7
Born in England and bred in New Orleans, Jon Cleary is a multi-talented pianist who combines soulful vocals, masterful piano skills and a knack for composing infectious grooves, melodic hooks and sharp lyrics. He balances[...]
The Color Run @ Barbers Point
Nov8
The Color Run is a 5K, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on[...]
HONOLULU Fashion Week (Day 2) @ Hawaii Convention Center | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov8
Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 8 1 p.m.-9 p.m.: Shopping, beauty bar and sponsor lounge activities 1 p.m.:  Runway show: Get Out (active, swim, surf Featuring active, swim and surf wear from featured designers including Naissance,[...]
EuroCinema Hawai`i Awards Gala @ Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov8
On Saturday, November 8 the festival within a festival will commence at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, for an evening of European film, art, awards, and cuisine. EuroCinema Hawai`i will feature an[...]
HONOLULU Fashion Week (Day 3) @ Hawaii Convention Center | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov9
Schedule for Sunday, Nov. 9 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: HIFI Connects: The Business of Fashion, Coffee and Dialogue World-renowned fashion professionals from across the industry share what goes on behind the scenes at New[...]
On the Steppes @ Honolulu Museum of Art | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov9
The Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday presents On the Steppes where the age of Ghengis Khan comes alive through cultural demonstrations by The Khanate of the Golden Horde and LEGO creations by the LEGO Enthusiasts[...]
Hale 'Aina  Awards @ Coconut Grove at The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov9
Dine on dishes from 14 award winning restaurants under the stars in Waikiki at the 2015 Hale Aina Awards Celebration! Indulge your taste buds while sipping on signature cocktails and enjoying live entertainment in a[...]
HIFF 2014 Closing Night Film: 'Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson' world premiere @ Hawaii Theater | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov9
HIFF will conclude with the world premiere of Hawaii-produced VISIONS IN THE DARK: THE LIFE OF PINKY THOMPSON on Nov. 9 directed by Sundance Alumnus Ty Sanga. Pinky Thompson was one of Hawaii’s great identities[...]
Conscious Designers Hawaii Progressive Launch Party @ Box Jelly / Fishcake | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov11
This is a Progressive Launch Party for Conscious Designers Hawaii (CDHi). This event will consist of a student designer competition and fashion installation, a panel discussion on sustainable fashion in Hawaii, and a mixer. Throughout[...]
Louda Larrain Textile Exhibit Opening @ Box Jelly / Fishcake | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov13
“Emporium of Cuteness” and “Dressing a Dress” Exhibition of textiles and soft-sculptures by Kauai artists Louda Larrain HFX Mentor and textile designer Louda Larrain makes her Oahu debut at fishcake gallery during Hawaii Fashion Month 2014.[...]
Closer Than Ever @ Manoa Valley Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Nov13
Popular musical theatre composers Maltby and Shire bring their celebrated craft and contemporary sensibility to this collection of songs about aging, mid-life crisis, second marriages, working couples and unrequited love. This delightful musical revue is[...]