Through July 31
This art exhibition honors native intelligence and the practice of ‘konohiki,’ looking at communities exercising their right to mālama across the pae ʻāina.
WAʻA + LEWA
Through July 2
This show features several artists’ reflections on voyaging. Both shows are free. Aupuni Place in Ward Warehouse (former Nā Mea Hawaiʻi site), www.nameahawaii.com.
THE WILDEST SHOW IN TOWN
July 5, 5 to 7 p.m., featuring Kamakakehau Fernandez July 11, featuring Melveen Need July 26, featuring Ohta San and Nando Suan.
Head to Honolulu Zoo for live music, activities, food vendors and ʻukulele giveaways for keiki 12 and under. Gates open at 4:35 p.m. and music starts at 6 p.m. $5, 151 Kapahulu Avenue, www.honoluluzoo.org/wild.
SCREEN ON THE GREEN
Through Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Waimea Valley’s final free summer film screening features “The Little Mermaid.” At 8 p.m., there will be a Moon Walk with $10 admission. More information on both is available at waimeavalley.net.
UH KIDS FIRST! FILM FESTIVAL
July 9, 23 and 30, 3 to 5 p.m.
The annual UH Kids First! Film Festival is underway, with three events in July. On July 9, the theme is “Nurture Nature,” with short films aimed at ages 4-12. On July 23, the theme is “Be True to You,” targeting keiki 5 to 15. The festival culminates July 30 with “Whale Rider,” for ages 10 and up. Free. UH Mānoa Art Auditorium, www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summer/kidsfirst.asp.
KE KANI O KE KAI
July 13, 7 to 9 p.m., featuring Amy Hānaialiʻi, Keauhou
July 27, featuring Led Kaapana, Weldon Kekauoha, Maunalua
The Waikīkī Aquarium summer concert series offers live music and food on the beachfront lawn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., offering an opportunity to explore the exhibits before the concert starts at 7 p.m. Don’t forget blankets and chairs. $50, with discounts for members and minors, www.waikikiaquarium.org.
July 14, 4:30 to 10 p.m.
July 15, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Celebrate all things mango, with food and drink booths, a Mango Lounge beer garden featuringmango-themed cocktails, a Mango Market featuring crafts and a farmers’ market and an entertainment stage. NĀ Hōkū Hanohano winners Keauhou perform Saturday from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Free, courtesy of the the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts and Hawaiʻi Maoli. Honolulu Hale, www.facebook.com/events/113539935910850.
KAUMAKAPILI CHURCH ANNUAL LŪʻAU
July 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Kaumakapili Church’s 46th Annual Luau is themed “Kūpaʻa Kākou ma ka ʻUhane Hoʻokahi – One in the Spirit.” Take out boxes are $20 and will be available for pick-up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is also a sit-down dinner with entertainment at 5 p.m. For more information, please visit www.kaumakapili.org, or contact the church office at (808)845-0908.
PRINCE LOT FESTIVAL
July 16, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The popular non-competitive hula festival heads to ʻIolani Palace for its 40th anniversary. Free. See story on page 20 for more details or visit www.moanaluagardensfoundation.org.
ʻUKULELE FESTIVAL HAWAIʻI
July 15-16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Musicians from around the world will take the stage, as well as the Roy Sakuma 700-piece ʻUkulele Band composed of children and adults. ʻUkulele lessons, displays and giveaways will be part of the event. Free. Kapiolani Park, www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org.
WAIMEA VALLEY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
July 29, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
Hoʻi Hou Mai i Waimea (Return to Waimea) for a concert featuring Weldon Kekauoha, Natalie Ai Kamauʻu, Jeff Rasmussen, Robie Kahakalau, Kapena and Hālau Hula Olana. $10-$15. Waimea Valley main lawn, waimeavalley.net.
HAWAIʻI STATE FARM FAIR
July 15, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
July 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The 55th annual farm fair features 4-H exhibits, a country market and plant sale, horse rides, food, contests and more. $5, free for children with student ID. Kualoa Ranch, 49-560
Kamehameha Hwy, (808)848-2074.