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Little-known fact: Halloween doesn’t start on Oct. 31. It actually starts, like, NOW. Here’s your guide to the trick or treating, scary movies, costume contests and more happening around town.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

CasperHalloween Movie Series

Oct. 14, 21, 28 from 6:45 p.m.
Kahua Cafe
1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 1000
FREE
More information at: facebook.com

The screening is free and the cafe will be open with Halloween-themed specials to satisfy your creepy tastes! All films start at 6:45 pm and everyone is welcome to dress up.

Schedule of screenings:
• Oct. 14: Casper
• Oct. 21: Para Norman
• Oct. 28: Hotel Transylvania

 

Friday, Oct. 16

TrickOrTreatTrumpTrick or Treat at The Trump “Yelloween Party”

Friday, Oct. 16, 7 to 11 p.m.
LUX at The Trump
223 Saratoga Rd.
21+
$10+ for presale VIP tickets, $30 at the door (while available)
More information and tickets at: facebook.com or eventbrite.com

Presented by Veuve Clicquot & Belvedere Vodka and featuring DJ Annalog and Dana Kruse Now, with costume contests by LUX at The TRUMP. Contests for sexy, scary, funny and best costume are tentatively at 10:30 p.m., plus look for a performance by Hawaii Team Drum Line’s Zombie Drum Line.

This is a 21+ event. Dress code will be strictly applied, so wear either a costume or dress to impress (no denim, no slippers, no T-shirts, etc.). A portion of the proceeds will be donated to various non-profits and other efforts.

 

Saturday, Oct. 17

halloween swapHalloween Swap

Saturday, Oct. 17, 12 to 4 p.m.
Kaka’ako Agora
441 Cooke St.
$10
More information and tickets at: eventbrite.com

Honolulu Co-Op and Kaka’ako Agora are partnering to host a Halloween Swap! Bring up to 10 pre-loved, still awesome items to swap, and receive a swap card with the number of items for swap. You can bring unlimited items to donate, in any condition. All unswapped items will go to appropriate charities. The $10 admission fee helps to cover event costs; a portion goes to the charity of the month. You will receive a wristband with a number in the order you arrived (or previously paid on Eventbrite).

Enjoy refreshments and a spooky movie while received items are sorted. The swap will start by 1 p.m., and attendees will be called in waves of 10 every 5 minutes to start swapping. This will help with swap flow, so swap til you drop!

 

zombie dashZombie Dash Hawaii

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2 to 8 p.m.
Turtle Bay Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Hwy.
$49 GA runners, free with registration for zombies 16+ and children runners age 10 and under
More information and registration at: zombiedashhawaii.com

A virus has spread across the world and the undead are attempting to take over the Turtle Bay Resort. This 5k fun run will be filled with bone-chilling thrills, obstacles and blood-curdling zombies ravenously hungry for nothing but meat. Runners will get three “life lines” with the mission to survive the trek, collect anti-virus components from scattered scientists and lose as few lives as possible on their way to the safe zone for chances to win prizes!

You can also volunteer to be part of the zombie horde. Zombies do not run the course. They wait for runners along the way, scaring them and grabbing their life lines but at a realistically slow pace.

 

zombie crawlHawaii Zombie Crawl presents HZC 5: Zombie Dating Service

Saturday, Oct. 17, 4 p.m.
Nextdoor
43 N. Hotel St.
$15 pre-sale, $20 at the door
More information and tickets at: hawaiizombiecrawl.com

What? On the other side of the island, zombies are taking over the streets of Chinatown! Get your zombie makeup done at the Creeper Salon at NextDoor (4-10 p.m.), meet your match during the Dead-Head Dating Game and seal the deal with an Undead Wedding at The Manifest (8-10:30 p.m.) with photos by RedRing Studios Photo Booth. Plus you can enter the insanely creepy Walking Dead costume contest to win cash prizes.

With 13 participating venues, exclusive drink specials and live entertainment by The Deadbeats, Good Foot, Pimpbot, Completely Insane, Emke and The Fresh Preps, along with KTUH’s DJ Roman Candles and DJ Mr. Nick, they’re set to resurrect the funk for the undead party of your dreams.

Discount ticket codes (online only):
10 or more wristbands for $8 each (code: HORDE)
5-9 wristbands for $10 each (code: OUTBREAK)
Military (with ID) wristband for $13 each (code: ZSQUAD)

 

make a wish masqueradeMake-A-Wish Masquerade

Saturday, Oct. 17, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Restaurant Row
500 Ala Moana Blvd.
21+, $40
More information and tickets at: flavorus.com/MNLHNL

M Events and the Make-A-Wish® Foundation of Hawaii’s fundraiser will help grant the wishes of local keiki diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. The celebration at Restaurant Row will feature indoor and outdoor areas, live bands, multiple stages and a $1000 costume contest. The block party is at M Nightclub, Row Bar and surrounding courtyards.

Fashionable or themed attire is required.

 

CabaRAE halloweenCarnevil @ CabaRAE!

Saturday, Oct. 17, 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Hilton Hawaiian Village
2005 Kalia Rd.
21+
$15 presale, $20 at the door
More information and tickets at: amp-hi.com or facebook.com/amp808

Carnevil will seduce your senses with a mix of decadent dance music and eye-catching ambiance. Balletic displays, magicians and clowns will combine with some of the best local DJs to create a unique atmosphere of frivolity and depravity.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to dress to impress according with the masquerade theme of black, white, silver and gold semi-formal attire. Gentlemen are strongly encouraged to wear suits, while ladies will want to be seen in their finest dresses. The aim is to invite an atmosphere of elegance with the promise of debauchery.

A portion of event proceeds will go to the Ka Pilinia Arts society.

 

Sunday, Oct. 18

Miss Vamp Hawaii5th Annual Miss Vamp Hawaii Beauty Pageant

Sunday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m.
Hawaii Theatre
1130 Bethel St.
$25-$45
More information at: missvamphawaii.com or hawaiitheatre.com

Miss Vamp Hawaii is like normal beauty pageants, but with a darker edge. It features the traditional Q&A, a gown/costume competition and crowning of winners with sashes, trophies and prizes. But the unique “Moon Bathing Lingerie Competition” is nothing like any bathing suit contest: It honors the moon and everything it stands for.

Expect a performance by special guest Aurelio Voltaire, the artist formerly known as Voltaire. He is often described as a modern-day renaissance man and is a singer/ performer and creator of comic books, animation and toys.

 

Thursday, Oct. 22

ghouls n gamblingGhouls N’ Gambling II

Oct. 22, 5:30 to 10 p.m.
The Republik
1349 Kapiolani Blvd.
18+, $50
More information and tickets at: eventbrite.com

Elite Parking Foundation presents the Ghouls N’ Gambling 2015 fundraiser featuring tasty treats, dancing, a photo booth, games, prizes and casino games. Those 21+ can use their $2000 in casino money to play at the craps, blackjack and roulette tables. At the end of the night, each $1000 of casino money can be exchanged for an additional raffle ticket. Raffle prizes include gift certificates for Hawaiian Airlines, restaurants, hotel stays, body treatments, big screen TVs, electronic accessories and lots more.

Costumes are strongly encouraged. There’ll be costume contests for Most Creative, Best Couple Look Alike, Most Scary and Most Funny.

Majority of proceeds will go to the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children; the remainder will support Special Olympics Hawaii.

 

rocky horror picture showThe ARTS at Marks Garage presents The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Oct. 22-24, 29 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 30 8 p.m. and midnight
ARTS at Marks Garage
1159 Nuuanu Ave.
$20 presale, $25 at the door
More information and tickets at: eventbrite.com

The ARTS at Marks Garage presents the exclusive Honolulu screening of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Oct. 22, 23, 24, 29 at 8 p.m. and two screenings on October 30 at 8 p.m. and at midnight. See the 40th anniversary of the cult classic film on a monster-size movie screen. RHPS runs approximately 1 hour 40 minutes. This is a fully interactive show accompanied by a partial shadow cast to lead you through the madness of shouting at the screen and dancing in your seats. Costumes are encouraged!

Interactive prop boxes will be available for purchase for $5 on the night of. Advance tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite.com or you can pick them up at the ARTS at Marks Garage during business hours.

 

Friday, Oct. 23

beautiville masqueradeMasquerade Charity Ball

Oct. 23, 6 to 10 p.m.
Ewa Beach Golf Club
91-050 Fort Weaver Rd.
$60
More information and tickets at: eventbrite.com

Start with dinner and no-host cocktails and segue into an enchanted evening of silent auctions, costume contests, photo booths, a fashion show and great entertainment. Dancing begins at 8 p.m.

The dress code is ghoulishly glamorous, glitter gown or a costume in the spirit.

One hundred percent of proceeds will go toward Beautiville’s Bi-annual Prom Dress Drives and Annual Prom Dream Giveaway, a program to help economically disadvantaged teens from West Oahu high schools attend their junior and senior proms.

 

Saturday, Oct. 24

pumpkin carving festival6th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Windward Mall
46-056 Kamehameha Hwy.
$35
More information and tickets at: pumpkincarvingfestival.org or eventbrite.com

More than 2,000 parents and kids will carve their pumpkins at this festival, where there’ll also be arts and crafts for kids, a Windward Mall Scavenger Hunt for the “Grass Slippa” and door prizes. Starting at 11 a.m., high school teams will compete in the Meadow Gold Dairies KULA Carving Youth Challenge. The theme for this year: Hawaii Sports Legends. Students will have two hours to carve five pumpkins and create a display showcasing their sports legend. Cash and prize awards will go to Best Overall, Best Carving Technique, Most Innovative, Best Team Spirit, People’s Choice and 76Hawaii School Pride winners.

Michigan master carver Ed Moody will make an encore appearance to transform a 1,200-lb pumpkin into a Fairytales & Dreams pumpkin carriage. Proceeds will benefit Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers and the Metro Christian Academy Preschool.

 

haunted wonderlandHaunted Wonderland

Saturday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m.
Hawaii Country Club
94-1211 Kunia Rd.
$65 presale, $100 VIP
More information and tickets at: flavorus.com

Wonderland Entertainment Group presents the 6th Annual Haunted Wonderland, going down at the Hawaii Country Club in Wahiawa. Headlining DJ Laidback Luke is making a stop in Hawaii to remix it up.

Shuttle service ($8 online) between the University of Hawaii Manoa and the venue will run in two waves at 5 and 6 p.m., returning when the event ends.

 

Day of the Dead DiscoDay of the Dead Disco

Saturday, Oct. 24, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
NextDoor
43 N. Hotel St.
21+, $5 (FREE with sugar skull make-up/costume)
More information at: nextdoorhi.com

Day of the Dead a.k.a. Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and acknowledged around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey.

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with NextDoor…DISCO STYLE! Show up in your favorite sugar skull make-up and costume and get FREE entry all night plus $2 off drinks all night long! Complimentary sugar skull makeup will be provided with cover charge, with make-up done by artists Chas and Melissa. Also enjoy a Cazadores premium tequila tasting and beats by Coondog and JEM.

 

Friday, Oct. 30

Eat the Street Dia De Los MuertosEat The Street: Dia De Los Muertos

Saturday, Oct. 30, 5 to 10 p.m.
Makers & Tasters
1011 Ala Moana Blvd.
Free
More information at: eatthestreethawaii.com

This month’s Eat The Street theme is Dia De Los Muertos, celebrating the Day of the Dead the night before Halloween. Bring the entire family for free balloon twisting, keiki face painting, adult sugar skull face painting, and enjoy “truck-or-treat” at your favorite local food trucks.

There will also be a Sugar Skull Costume Contest at 6:30 p.m., where the prize are free food vouchers. Enjoy happy hour specials at the bar from 5 to 7 p.m. and local live entertainment by Lehua Kalima & Shaun from 7 to 9 p.m..

 

ObakeARTafterDARK: Obake

Friday, Oct. 30, 6 to 9 p.m.
Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania St.
$25
More information at: honolulumuseum.org

ARTafterDARK is the Honolulu Museum of Art’s monthly art party organized by a dynamic group of young volunteers dedicated to exploring the arts. This month they’re kicking off Halloween weekend with a theme inspired by the book ‘Obake Files.’ Commemorate the night and your amazing costumes with the help of Timestoppers Hawaii, dance to beats by Debin, enjoy food from Streetgrindz and beverages provided by Free Spirits Mobile Bartenders (all bars will be serving Iichiko Blu, Fresco, Yuzu and Ume).

 

saints and sinnersSaints And Sinners

Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m. to midnight
SKY Waikiki
2270 Kalakaua Ave.
$6000 Horns sponsorship; $10,000 Halo sponsorship
More information at: giftfoundationofhawaii.org

For those who like to play nice and those who like to get a little nasty, the GIFT Foundation of Hawaii presents Saints and Sinners, where all play together to support local non-profits. Once you’ve got your costume squared away, you’ll follow the yellow brick road and find the Wicked Witch and Dorothy partying it up together in the “Emerald City,” a.k.a. SKY Waikiki. Be good, be wicked — just don’t be boring!

The event features the return of the James Gang Band and others to entertain as guests enjoy premium alcohol. For those who purchased the Halo Sponsorship, the VIP party starts at 7 p.m.; doors open at 8 p.m. for Horns Sponsors.

 

7 deadly sinsSe7en Deadly Sins Halloween Spectacular

Friday, Oct. 30, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
NextDoor
43 N. Hotel St.
$20
More information and tickets at: nextdoorhi.com

Indulge your senses as you enter the world of fantasy, pleasure and debauchery. The sexiest socialites gather from all the islands to transform into their alter-ego for this sinful Halloween Celebration. This exciting and original concept is a fusion of fashion, entertainment and glamour resulting in a delectable Halloween night of epic proportions. The Annual 7 DEADLY SINS Halloween Spectacular has raised the bar in nightlife in Hollywood for years and this amazing event is making it’s debut in Honolulu for one night only on Hallows Eve at Nextdoor. Partygoers will experience Vanity, Wrath, Greed, Sloth, Pride, Envy and Lust like never before.

The 7 Deadly Sins Fashion Show has been in preproduction for months, featuring Masuimi Max’s new makeup line “I am Sin cosmetics.” The hair and make up stylists are working overtime to create the most spectacular custom outfits by CherryGirlHawaii you have ever seen.

Deep Eddie Vodka and their sexy betties will keep your glasses full and Honolulu’s hottest DJ’s will have Nextdoor rocking with a very special performance by “Miss Masuimi Max” known for her amazing performances around the globe. Also months in preparation The Bombshells (Cherry Lei, Tiffany Ramano, Chelsea, and Marissa) have an exclusive performance in honor of the men and women who serve with their lives everyday to protect our freedom.

 

Saturday, Oct. 31

sea life parkSea Life Park Halloween Festival

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2 to 8:30 p.m.
Sea Life Park
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy.
$10.31 GA, $5 parking ($3 for drivers in costume)
More information at: sealifeparkhawaii.com

Families are invited to spend a spook-tacular afternoon and evening at Sea Life Park on Halloween. The event will feature trick-or-treating throughout the park, a kids’ costume contest, a special Dolphin Lagoon Show and a showing of the animated movie “ParaNorman” in the Makpu‘u Meadows.

2–4:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating
5:15 p.m. Special Dolphin Lagoon Show
6 p.m. Makapu‘u Meadows Movie

 

TBR spooky saturdaySpooky Saturday

Saturday, Oct. 31, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Turtle Bay Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Hwy.
FREE
More information at: turtlebayresort.com

Turtle Bay Resort hosts a Spooky Saturday starting with the always entertaining, crowd favorite Haunted Costume Surf Contest at The Point. The Point will have Bloody Mary specials available all weekend.

It’ll be good fun and great prizes for all in attendance. Keiki can check in at The Point, go trick-or-treating on property and finish at Surfer The Bar for a keiki costume party and contest.

Adults 21+ can stick around for the Halloween party and live music with DJs in Surfer The Bar.

4-6 p.m. Halloween Surf Jam (The Point)
5 p.m. Keiki Trick-or-treat (check in at The Point)
6 p.m. Keiki Monster Mash Halloween Party (Surfer The Bar)
7 p.m. Keiki Halloween Costume Contest (Surfer The Bar)
8 p.m.-2 a.m. Halloween After Party, (21+, Surfer The Bar)

 

Monster Mash Keiki Dance PartyMonster Mash Keiki Dance Party

Saturday, Oct. 31, 5 to 8 p.m.
Makers & Tasters
1011 Ala Moana Blvd.
Free
More information at: facebook.com

Take your kids to enjoy Halloween Street Grinds style with free keiki face painting and free balloon twisting (tips accepted). There will be free Halloween goodie bags while supplies last, a keiki and pet costume contest, a mini pumpkin patch photo backdrop for all your Halloween photo ops, and a Keiki Dance Party!

“Truck of Treat” will have candy available for kids at all the food trucks and vendors and there will also be special kids meal specials at participating food trucks.

 

sunset meleSunset Mele on the Rooftop: Trick or Treat

Saturday, Oct. 31, 5 to 9 p.m.
Hawaii Convention Center
1801 Kalakaua Ave.
FREE
More information at: facebook.com/HawaiiConventionCenter

Ghouls and goblins of all ages will invade the Hawaii Convention Center (HCC) for its popular free monthly entertainment series “Sunset Mele on the Rooftop.” This month’s Halloween night twist will be complete with trick-or-treating, a costume contest and haunted house fun for the entire family. It’s a safe and exciting alternative to celebrate Halloween.

The event sponsored by New City Nissan will feature live performances by 2015 Na Hoku Hanohano nominee Aidan James and the group Pineapple Jam starting at 5:15 p.m. The night will conclude with a special screening of the feature film “Maleficent” in HCC’s air-conditioned ballroom at 7 p.m.

HCC’s inhouse culinary team will serve up popcorn, hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos and bentos. Additional vendors at the Sunset Mele Market Place will offer snacks, beverages and arts and crafts for sale.

Parking at HCC for the event is $5 per vehicle. Outside food, beverages and coolers aren’t allowed; however, guests are welcome to bring low beach chairs, mats and blankets.

 

atlantis cruisesSpooktacular Cruise

Saturday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Aloha Tower Marketplace
1 Aloha Tower Dr., Pier 6
$56+ for children, $104+ for adults (reservation required)
More information and tickets at: atlantisadventures.com

Atlantis Cruises invites families to spend Halloween on a spooktacular cruise! Dress up as your favorite superhero, princess or creature of the night and watch the sunset aboard the smoothest-riding cruise vessel in the islands. Sail past Waikiki, Diamond Head and the South shore while enjoying paniolo-style prime rib, garlic shiitake teriyaki chicken and Hawaiian rock salt-crusted roast pork or roasted beef tenderloin, whole steamed lobster with melted butter and chocolate mousse cake.

Guests will enjoy live entertainment featuring dancers and musical guest artists, trick-or-treat sweets and service from a staff in their best Halloween costumes.

For reservations visit the website or call (808) 973-1311.

 

HallowbalooHallowbaloo 2015

Saturday, Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Capitol District and Chinatown Arts District
250 S. Hotel Street
More information and tickets at: hallowbaloo.com

The annual Hallowbaloo Music & Arts Festival is expanding from Chinatown to the historic Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSAM) and its surrounding streets, with the main stage on HiSAM’s front lawn. Enjoy costumes, music, art and food at stages set up around HiSAM and vendors on Hotel and Richard streets.

This year you can register for the costumed 2nd Annual Fun Run for the Arts, a 1-mile run to raise money for local non-profits, or buy a ticket to the HiSAM Hallowbaloo Ball (21+ only) inside HiSAM. The ball includes complimentary bites, drinks and entertainment.

Complimentary trolleys will transport festival-goers between Nuuanu Ave. and Alakea St. to get you from the main stage to the Chinatown eats and Club Hallowballoo (21+, presale wristbands available).

5:30-10:30 p.m. Hallowbaloo Street Festival
5:30-9:30 p.m. HiSAM Hallowbaloo Ball
5:45-6:15 p.m. Hallowbaloo ‘Marathon’
8-11 p.m. Trolley Service
9 p.m.-2 a.m. Club Hallowbaloo

 

nightmare before christmasDisney in Concert: Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ Conducted by Stuart Chafetz

Saturday, Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Blaisdell Concert Hall
777 Ward Ave.
$27-$79 GA; after Oct. 26, $13 student rush & $20 military available for in-person purchase
More information and tickets at: hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra’s (HSO) next musicthatPOPS performance will feature Tim Burton’s most celebrated film like never before! The full feature film ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ will be projected on the big screen with dialog, singing and effects accompanied by Danny Elfman’s enigmatic score played live by HSO, conducted by Stuart Chafetz.

Families are welcome and costumes are encouraged. There will be a costume contest before both performances on the Blaisdell Concert Hall lanai with celebrity judges and prizes.

 

republik fantasy houseFantasy House: A Costume & Dance Party

Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m.
The Republik
1349 Kapiolani Blvd. #30
18+
$25-$45 general admission
More information and tickets at: jointherepublik.com

Rise-up Electric presents Fantasy House, A Costume and Dance Party with headliner DJ BL3ND. Doors to The Safehouse will open at 6 p.m. for 21+, and the show starts at 8 p.m.

 

comics come aliveHalloween at the Hyatt: Comics Come Alive

Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Waikiki
2424 Kalakaua Ave.
21+
$10 advanced GA, $20 advanced VIP, $15 GA, $25 VIP
More information and tickets at: flavorus.com

Calling all comic book heroes and villains! Halloween at the Hyatt is Waikiki’s biggest and best costume celebration and contest. Comic book heroes and villains are invited to battle it out for a night of mischief and fun. Traveling solo or with your superhero or villain squad? The group or individual that wins the best costume(s) of the night will receive an outrageous 1st prize of $1000 in cash, while the amazing 2nd place prize will be a trip for two to Las Vegas.

This year features new expanded indoor and outdoor areas with two dance floors and DJ stages (Pool Deck & Japengo Restaurant). No costume is too creative, and the comics truly come alive, as the best heroes and villains gather to celebrate Halloween in style. All guests will be treated to giveaways and games.

In addition, there will be two official Halloween at the Hyatt after-parties at The District and at Ginza Nightclub to make sure that the Halloween festivities stretch into the early morning hours, both ending at 4 a.m.

Presale tickets are now available and cost $10 for regular entry and $20 for VIP entry. VIP entry will include a glow stick and Fast Pass with a candy pouch. Tickets are sold online and at participating businesses.

 

SKY HalloweenStairway to Heaven/Highway to Hell

Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
SKY Waikiki
2270 Kalakaua Ave., 19th Floor
21+
$20 cover
More information at: facebook.com

SKY Waikiki, Hawaii’s ultimate rooftop experience, will host a joint Oct. 31 Fright Night with Top of Waikiki, Oahu’s premier dining destination, and give out $5,000 in cash to the person wearing the best Halloween costume, as judged by the SKY Waikiki team along with the 800 revelers expected to attend that night.

Dubbed Stairway to Heaven/Highway to Hell for two of rock’s greatest anthems, by Led Zeppelin and AC/DC, respectively, the event will showcase DJ Toma, who will be spinning a hybrid of Open Format/EDM music at SKY Waikiki, and DJ Zilla, who will be doing the same at Top of Waikiki.

Contestant information and photos of each costume for the Halloween Costume Contest will be taken from 8 to 11 p.m.. The 2nd and 3rd place finishers will each receive gift certificates to SKY Waikiki and Top of Waikiki.

VIP reservations available. SKY Waikiki and Top of Waikiki have free validated parking at the Waikiki Business Plaza and Waikiki Shopping Plaza.

 

hulaweenHulaween 2015

Saturday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand
134 Kapahulu Ave.
21+, $20
More information and tickets at: hulas.com or facebook.com

Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand in Waikiki will be the gathering place for Halloween partygoers from all over Hawaii and beyond, hosted by local celebrity Callie Cocktail!

The theme is anything Comic Con, so prepare yourself because Hula’s wants to find out who’s ready to win! $2000 in cash and prizes will be awarded based on creativity, performance and theme. Sign-ups for the costume contest start at 10:30 p.m., contest starts at 11 p.m. and winners are announced by midnight.

Stick around for the after party to enjoy the gogo dancers, DJs, dancing and more.

 

straight outta hard rockStraight Outta Hard Rock Halloween

Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu
280 Beachwalk Ave.
21+
$10 limited early release ticket, $15 presale, $20 at the door
More information and tickets at: flavorus.com

Flash & Blaise present Straight Outta Hard Rock, a Halloween celebration at Hard Rock Cafe! The doors open at 9 p.m. and guests are encouraged to dress up for Honolulu’s largest costume contest, featuring a $1500 cash prize for the first place winner! Enjoy music by EMKE, DJ Jimmy Taco and surprise guests.

 

Fifty Shades of FreaksFifty Shades of Freaks

Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
The Underground
1146 Fort Street Mall
21+, $10
More information and tickets at: flavorus.com

Are you dominant or submissive? Ready to blush? A night of sweet torment awaits you when Elo Events presents Fifty Shades of Freaks, Mr. Grey’s private Halloween Party and the official CabaRAE Halloween After Party! Get there early to enjoy zombie models, BDSM demos, music by Sexist Djs and more!

Have fun, get scary, sexy, freaky! Put on your sexiest attire, latex, lingerie, leather, gloves, bring your handcuffs, blindfolds, whips, anything you own in all intimacy, because this party is where everything and anything can happen! The BDSM world belongs to all of us mermaids, firefighters, police officers, sexy Santas, and even Disney, so don’t be afraid to embrace your sexuality!

Get your tickets online or buy them at the door.

 

M Halloween Block PartyNightmare on M Street Block Party

Saturday, Oct. 31, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
M Nightclub
500 Ala Moana Blvd.
21+
Free outdoor block party before midnight, $25 presale cover charge for M Nightclub, $30-$40 at the door
More information and tickets at: flavorus.com

The fourth annual Halloween Block Party at Restaurant Row is an indoor/outdoor event that’ll last until 4 a.m.! Nightmare on M Street will invoke the fear and intensity of cult-classic Halloween thrillers, taking you back to an era of slasher films featuring old-school villains like Freddy Kruger, Jason, Michael Myers and Norman Bates.

The annual sponsored costume contest will pick a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner. Prizes include $1000 cash, a trip for two to Las Vegas, and more from Vacations Hawaii and 102.7 Da Bomb. Partygoers can enjoy Bacardi, Grey Goose and Budweiser drink specials.

Entrance to the outdoor portion of the block party will be free admission until midnight, but there will be a cover charge for entrance to M Nightclub. Fashionable attire or costume is required.

 

dark sideDark Side: A Star Wars Halloween Block Party

Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
The District Nightclub
1349 Kapiolani Blvd.
21+
Free entry before 1 a.m.
More information and guest list at: facebook.com/thedistricthi or flavorus.com

The District’s Halloween block party gets you into two clubs for the price of one! Sip on $5 drink specials before midnight and get ready to enjoy DJs Hapa Boy, Min One, Compose, Shift, Graves and lots of other great music. Wear your Halloween costume and enter to win $2000 in costume contest prizes! The District’s costume contest will be at 2:45 a.m., and Ginza’s contest will be at 3:15 a.m.

Free entry before 1 a.m. Cover paid after 1 a.m. will get you into both clubs. No cover when you show admission to Halloween at the Hyatt.

 

Haunted Houses

scare hawaii haunted houseScare Hawaii: Circus of the Dead

Oct. 9-31
7 to 10 p.m. weekdays; 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays
Pearlridge Center
98-1059 Moanalua Rd.
$15 GA, $25 fastpass

Scare Hawaii builds haunted attractions that bring out the fears you have tried to lock away. “The Evolution Of Fear” will be a mentally and physically draining experience you won’t forget: full of flashing lights, fog, special effects and scares from actors! Be prepared — you’ll never know what to expect, so expect the unexpected and get ready to scream!

This is not for little children.

Find more information at: scarehawaii.com

 

disturbia haunted houseDisturbia

Oct. 15-18, 22-31
6 p.m. (closing times vary, 11:30 p.m. to midnight)
The Old Arakawa’s
94-333 Waipahu Depot Rd.
$15 presale, $20 at the door, $20 fast pass

808 Exhibition Inc. presents Disturbia, with actors’ makeup done by Nomad Artist @MakeUpByRemz.

Ages 8 and under are not allowed; ages 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Go to one of the sponsor shops listed on the flyer or website to get presale tickets for $5 off the general admission price.

Find ticketing locations and more information at: disturbia808.com

 

outbreakOutbreak: A Theatrical Zombie Experience

Oct. 16-18, 23-25, 28-31
6:30 p.m. (closing times vary, 11 to 11:30 p.m.)
Ward Village (behind Marukai Market)
1020 Auahi St., Bldg. 3
$20

The Outbreak Experience is a fully immersive and interactive theatrical haunted attraction brought to you by the creators of Haunted Plantation, Gunstock Zombie Hayride and 1706. Enter and be transported to a world of action, adventure and horror. Set in a zombie-infested warehouse, The Outbreak Experience is an intense, in-your-face, audience-participation type of experience where you’re a major part of the show. To find your way out, you and your group must interact with characters, perform certain actions, retrieve objects and more. Professional actors, movie-quality makeup and special effects, along with a captivating story line, make this an experience unlike any other.

Duration of experience is about 30 minutes (times vary due to interactivity). Showtimes run every 15 minutes and space is limited to 20 guests per show. Free parking available at Ward Village.

Must be 14+ to enter, no exceptions. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Find more information and tickets at: theoutbreakexperience.com

 

haunted plantationHawaii Haunted Plantation: 10 Years of Fear

Oct. 16-18, 23-25, 30 & 31
7 to 11 p.m.
Hawaii’s Plantation Village
94-695 Waipahu St.
$15 GA; $20 fastpass; $30 VIP front of line access

Every fall for the past nine years, Hawaii’s Plantation Village has thrilled with its Haunted Plantation. This year they celebrate their 10th anniversary in a real haunted village with over 60 actors transformed with professional makeup. You’ll be chased and haunted by spirits of old Hawaii in Hawaii’s premiere haunt, featured on SyFy’s “Ghost Hunters” and Travel Channel’s “The Dead Files.”

The attraction is not recommended for children under 13, women who are pregnant or people with heart conditions. Children under 16 years old need adult supervision.

Watch a video trailer and find more information at: hawaiihauntedplantation.com

 

haunted storiesHaunted Hawaii Ghost Stories

Oct. 16-18, 23-25, 30 & 31
Tours: 7 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
Hawaii’s Plantation Village
94-695 Waipahu St.
$13 General Admission

Visitors can reserve a spot to hear the dark tales of the spirits inhabiting the village. There are only two-hour walking tours each night with 30 spots each, so be sure to get your tickets early. Presale tickets are available at Hawaii’s Plantations Village. Children under 16 require adult supervision.

For more information visit: hawaiihauntedplantation.com

 

nightmare at dole plantationNightmare at Dole Plantation III

Oct. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31
7 to 11 p.m.
Dole Plantation
64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy.
$8 presale train ($10 after Oct. 15), $11 presale haunted house ($13 after Oct. 15)

The fright-inducing plantation features two terrifying exclusives. The House of Nightmares haunted house will have a myriad of horrifying images, and the Nightmare Express-Tales from the Other Side train ride will feature hair-raising ghost stories by Lopaka Kapanui.

The experience is likely too intense for small children. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are available for purchase online. Discount coupons are available from Times Supermarkets on Oahu for $2 off same-day, walk-up general admission. Military and HGEA members who present their ID cards will get $3 off each ticket on Oct. 16 and 17.

For more information visit: dole-plantation.com

 

spookapaloozaSpookapalooza

Oct. 23 & 24
Departures: 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9:15 p.m.
The Hawaiian Railway Society train yard
91-1001 Renton Road, Ewa Beach
$5 fares (cash only; reservations required)

All aboard the haunted train! The Hawaiian Railway Society presents its 2015 Halloween fundraiser, a 25-minute train ride through the darkness of night filled with chilling ghost stories. Passengers must be 3 years or older and check in 20 minutes before departure time. Parking is available onsite, and a snack bar will be open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Reservations are required by calling 808-681-5461. For more information visit: hawaiianrailway.com

 

scream808The Revenge of Dr. Carnage Haunted House & General Savage’s Zombie Uprising

Oct. 23-Nov. 1
7 p.m. (closing times vary, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.)
445 Cooke St.
$13 GA presale, $20 GA at the door, $20 fastpass


Get two attractions for the price of one when Scream808 returns to Kaka‘ako with two interactive haunted attractions: “The Revenge of Dr. Carnage” and “The Zombie Uprising” zombie paintball shooting gallery. Guests will get caught in the Spinning Vortex, get crushed in the Claustrophobia Room and more in Dr. Carnage’s workshop of terrifying and nightmarish creations. Plus, two rooms of Zombie Uprising will let people shoot real Zombies.

Guests 12 and over welcome. Wheelchair access is available. November 1st is the blackout walkthrough with no lights and customers will walk with glowsticks.

For ticketing locations and more information visit: scream808.com

 

massacre on mcchordMassacre on McChord St.

Oct. 30
7 to 9:30 p.m.
Hickam Makai Recreation Center
1859 McChord St.
FREE, requires military/DoD ID

There will be five rooms filled with terrifying creatures, Hollywood madmen and bloody scenes. This event is for those 13+ only. Line will open at 6:30 p.m.

For more information visit: facebook.com

 

night terrors haunted houseNight Terrors: A Charity Haunted House

Oct. 30 & 31
7 to 11 p.m.
Fleet Reserve Association
891 Valkenburgh St.
$6 pre-order GA, $7 at the door

Your worst nightmares come to life at Night Terrors! Join Fear Beyond Haunts and Operation Homefront for the scariest charity haunted house in Hawaii. This charity haunt is unlike any other, and true terror will reign supreme as creatures and monsters from your deepest and darkest fears come to life!

Children under 13 should not attend without parental supervision.

Fear Beyond Haunts is a non-profit organization. Proceeds benefit Operation Homefront to provide emergency financial aid and other assistance to families of service members and wounded warriors.

Find more information and tickets at: fearbeyondhaunts.com