Yelpers gathered at the Officer’s Club for Marine Corps Base in Kaneohe Tuesday night for Passport to KBay. Attendees were treated to a buffet of pasta and Mongolian BBQ. Passport to KBay is a series of Yelp events sponsored by Friends of KBay to showcase the amenities of Kaneohe Marine Corps Base that are available to the public.
The Blowout, a new weekly event at Eleven44 in Chinatown, launched last night, with a pop-up beauty boutique, hair styling, fashion photo session and music by DJ Timo. Attendees were treated to complimentary Champagne and pupu.
Future events will be held every Thursday, with different designers, make-up artists, stylists and photographers on tap.
Buho Cocina y Cantina held a Mexican street party on its Waikiki rooftop Friday night. Named Cinco de Buho, the party featured live entertainment, salsa dancing and lessons, along with a limbo dance challenge. The party started at 5 p.m. and cover was free all night.
Urban market Art + Flea kicked off the end of summer Thursday with a House Party in Kakaako. The event featured more than 60 vendors in local fashion, art, music, food and more. Other activities included a 3v3 street soccer tournament, burger-eating contest and live music. The theme for the event was inspired by the ’90s movie “House Party,” starring Kid n Play.
Art + Flea is held every fourth Thursday of the month. Visit artandflea.com for more information.
Opa! Lovers of Greek culture and cuisine gathered Saturday at Ala Moana Park for the 33rd Annual Greek Festival. The event featured live entertainment, along with and a Greek marketplace and such specialties as gyros, Greek coffee, pastries, baklava and more from Olive Tree Cafe, The Greek Grill, Taverna and more.
The family-friendly event continues on Sunday, from noon to 9 p.m.. For more information visit: greekfestivalhawaii.com