Here are events to hit in the next few months, curated by our Frolic Hawaii crew. Please send upcoming event listings to 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
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[...]
34th Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF)  @ Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 & IMAX | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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[...]
Halloween at the Hyatt @ Hyatt Waikiki | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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[...]
2014 Splendor of China 12th Annual Cultural and Trade Festival @ Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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[...]
Kanikapila in Kailua: Kamakakehau Fernandes  @ Ground floor of Kailua Parking Garage (across from Longs Drugs) | Kailua | Hawaii | United States
The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation’s free monthly “Kanikapila in Kailua” Hawaiian music series will continue this Saturday, Nov. 1 in Kailua Town with a performance by acclaimed vocalist Kamakakehau Fernandes. Fernandes’ scheduled concert was postponed[...]
Fashion ForWARD Opening @ IBM Building | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Hawaii Fashion Month 2014 kicks off with a VIP soiree, celebrating the official launch of the Hawaii Fashion Exchange (HFX). Presented by HIFI, Ward Village and FLUX Magazine, the VIP soiree features DJ Mr. Nick[...]
Opening of HFX Photography Exhibition @ Ward Village Shops | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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
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
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[...]
The Green @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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[...]
Race for the Cure Hawaii @ Kapiolani Park | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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
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
During this advanced makeup seminar, Roque Cozzette will discuss the wants, desires and expectations of the high-fashion set. He’ll guide you through seven hours of hands-on training, drawing on his eight years of experience working[...]
Passion for Fashion @ Mai Tai Bar at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
An event showcasing the latest in resort and casual evening wear. Hand-selected looks will include styles from brands such as Vivienne Westwood, REBECCA beach, Tori Richard, Newt at The Royal, Reyn Spooner, Petit at the[...]
The Pirates of Penzance @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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,[...]
Dances of Love Festival Hawaii 2014 @ Queen Kapiolani Hotel | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
The Dances of Love Festival Hawaii 2014 was founded on the belief that dance is a powerful means of building community, self-awareness, connection to others, and feeling profoundly alive in our bodies. Our featured dances[...]
HONOLULU Fashion Week (Day 1) @ Hawaii Convention Center | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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 on Oahu[...]
Chef Showcase Dinner at The Pearl @ Leeward Community College - The Pearl | Pearl City | Hawaii | United States
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[...]
Starlight Fancies @ 3660 on The Rise | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
The 2014 Starlight Fancies event supports The Caregiver Foundation’s Pulama Aloha Legacy Society, a program designed to provide funding and resources for low-income senior citizens and disabled adults in need of caregiving. Starlight Fancies promises[...]
Jon Cleary @ Atherton Performing Arts Studio at Hawaii Public Radio | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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
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,[...]
Sixteen Candles: A Dramatic Stage Reading @ ARTS at Marks Garage | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
A group of seven actors will perform a dramatic stage reading of from the classic 80’s movie which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. It’s John Hughes meets a Prairie Home Companion. The show[...]
CHANNEL 3 @ Anna O'brien's | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Legendary punk rock band Channel 3 is coming to Hawaii for the first time. Formed in the early ’80′s alongside bands like Bad Religion, TSOL, Social Distortion and Youth Brigade, this Southern California band is[...]
EuroCinema Hawai`i Awards Gala @ Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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 York Fashion[...]
On the Steppes @ Honolulu Museum of Art | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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
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
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[...]
Taste of Korea @ Japanese Cultural Center (Manoa Grand Ballroom) | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Please come and join us for a “Taste of Korea,” a night of unlimited dish samplings prepared with a Korean spin by local chefs from several of Oahu’s finest local restaurants including: MW Restaurant, Sorabol,[...]
Conscious Designers Hawaii Progressive Launch Party @ Box Jelly / Fishcake | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
This interactive event will include a fashion installation, panel discussion on sustainable fashion, networking opportunities, local eco-fashion vendors and pupu/refreshments provided by Whole Foods and Morning Glass Coffee. All proceeds from the event will go[...]
Louda Larrain Textile Exhibit Opening @ Box Jelly / Fishcake | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
HFX Mentor and textile designer Louda Larrain makes her Oahu debut at this fishcake exhibit running Nov. 13-Dec. 30. The exhibit features a larger-than-life dress pieced together from couture textiles, as well as new “soft[...]
Closer Than Ever @ Manoa Valley Theatre | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
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[...]
Global Village Designer Showcase: Hannalei Taylor @ Kailua Village Shops | Kailua | Hawaii | United States
Global Village is hosting a meet and greet with 3 Thimbles, Fashion Designer, Hannalei Taylor. Meet designer and enjoy complimentary pupus and drinks.
Rex Navarrete @ The Safehouse | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Rex Navarrete, the premiere Filipino American comedian, returns to Oahu for one night only at the Republik. Navarrete travels all over North America, touring cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver[...]
12th Planet @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Electric Palms presents 12th Planet at the Republik. 12th Planet is the electronic music pioneer whose off-axis beats and subsonic frequencies orbit on the forefront of global bass culture. Recently named “Los Angeles dubstep god”[...]
Concerto for Two Pianos @ Blaisdell Concert Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra presents Concerto for Two Pianos.  Guest conductor, David Stewart Wiley, and pianists, Christina & Michelle Naughton, will perform pieces by Beethoven, Hovaness and Poulenc.  Concert Conversations will take place in the[...]
Winger @ The Safehouse | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Winger is an American hard rock band from New York City. Their debut album, Winger, came out on Atlantic Record’s label in 1988 and achieved platinum status in the United States and gold in Japan[...]
Restaurant Week Hawaii 2014 @ Various Restaurants
Restaurant Week Hawaii is a seven day celebration of the cuisine scene in Hawaii. From fine dining to fast-food, participating restaurants will feature special menu items, promotions and discounts. Diners can sample Hawaii’s newest restaurants,[...]
Fashion Meets Fiber @ Honolulu Museum of Art | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
In collaboration with Indie Visual List and Hawaii Craftsmen, this event will focus on showcasing up and coming local fashion designers from the University of Hawaii and Honolulu Community College as they present looks that[...]
Back In Black - AC/DC Tribute Band @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
The Republik presents AC/DC Tribute Band Back in Black performing live in Honolulu at The Republik on Thursday, Novermber 20th, 2014. Tickets on sale October 1st, 2014 9:00am at the locations listed below. This is[...]
Tegan and Sara at The Republik @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Tegan and Sara will be performing live at The Republik. Their 13-year career has seen them build an avid global following of fans with their unique ability to bridge the pop and indie worlds, even[...]
Waikiki Roots & Royal Style: A Local Celebration @ The Royal Grove at Royal Hawaiian Center | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Witness as the catwalk comes alive with chic ensembles from locally owned businesses that set their roots in that very place, with the event beginning with a special kick-off at 5 p.m., fashion show at[...]
The Midtown Men @ Hawaii Theatre | Hopkinsville | Kentucky | United States
The historic Hawaii Theatre is pleased to announce The Midtown Men in this sensational production that reunites Four Stars from the Original Cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys. Tony Award winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel[...]
Deorro @ The Groove Kakaako | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Over the past two years, Los Angeles native Deorro has become one of the most sought after young producer/DJs in the business. The young house prodigy has amassed an awe inspiring discography including a cache[...]
Daniel Tosh @ Blaisdell Concert Hall | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Comedy Central star Daniel Tosh comes to Hawaii for two stand-up shows. Know for his weekly topical series show, “Tosh.O,” Tosh offers commentary on all aspects of the Internet with humor and wit. The show[...]
Gabriel Iglesias @ Neal Blaisdell Center | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Gabriel Iglesias has been described as a witty, electrifying and talented performer, who has the ability to consistently deliver a uniquely hilarious comedy experience. His high-octane show is a sure-fire hit: a mixture of storytelling,[...]
Peter Hook and The Light @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Formed in 2010 by former Joy Division and New Order bassist, Peter Hook and The Light will perform an opening set of Joy Division material and move on to a performance of New Order’s “Life[...]
OUTFIT by Art+Flea
Mark your calendars!  Art+Flea has something up their sleeves for Hawaii Fashion Month so stay tuned for more details.
HFXashion @ fishcake @ Box Jelly / Fishcake | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Fishcake supports HIFI/HFX during Hawai‘i Fashion Month with a special version of fishmarket, focusing on Hawaii fashion designers and “small kine” clothing shops. This event provides designers a unique opportunity to showcase their designs in[...]
Thunder from Down Under @ The Republik | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
The PERFECT Girl’s Night Outback! Australia’s HOTTEST Export – Thunder From Down Under – hits an intimate Vegas stage every night of the week showing off chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door[...]
Jake Shimabukuro and Friends Concert @ Blaisdell Concert Hall | Patterson | California | United States
Jake Shimabukuro will close out his 2014 worldwide tour with a concert very special to him—the 3rd Annual Jake Shimabukuro & Friends Concert—a show celebrating his career, which was rooted by his upbringing, both personally[...]