It seems like every year, the list of Halloween happenings gets longer and longer. This can mean only one thing for Hawaii, that Halloween is a BIG deal. And seriously, I can’t believe how quickly Halloween snuck up on us.
Check out this year’s fright night celebrations, which take place much earlier than you might expect.
Halloween Film Fest
(Oct. 11 – 25) • Halloween series of the 1978 John Carpenter horror flick, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Meyers and Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Meyers • www.consolidatedtheatres.com
Zombie Pub Crawl
(Oct. 18) • Participating Chinatown bars offer beers and music on this night • Check www.hawaiizombiecrawl for wristband prices and more info
(Oct. 25) • Scary stories by author Lopaka Kapanui and music by DJ Davey Shindig; official kickoff concert for the Hallowballoo (see next event) • www.honolulumuseum.org
(Oct. 26) • A block-and-costume party, with free live music performed on four stages around Chinatown • www.facebook.com/events/207747852732151
Halloween Beer Garden (Oct. 31) • Beer garden at Royal Hawaiian Center; costumes h3ly encouraged • www.royalhawaiiancenter.com