Upcoming Stuff to do in Hawaii

Twilight Summer Concert Series

Pack a picnic and bring a blanket and umbrella to this evening concert every Thursday. This free event is from 4:30pm-7:00pm located at Foster Botanical Garden at 50 N. Vineyard Blvd in Honolulu. Lie back on the grass and listen as The Pacific Fleet Jazz Band plays mellow music to the setting sun and enjoy a warm Hawaiian evening every Thursday.

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Mark your calendars for this event, coming up September 6th-9th on Oahu. With four days of fun, this festival is a premiere Pacific event, with founders Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong showcasing wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, excursions, and exclusive dining options for guests. You can buy day tickets or ticket packages, so make sure to check out their site for more information on this exciting event at hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com

Summer at the Zoo

Every Wednesday, the Honolulu Zoo opens its gates to visitors for after-hour activities, live entertainment, prize giveaways and food. Entertainment changes weekly, so make sure to check out who’s scheduled to perform. Gates open at 4:35pm and tickets are $3 per guest. The event happens every Wednesday evening, beginning June 13th and lasting until August 8th.

Roxy Waikiki Classic

For those spending the upcoming weekend in Waikiki, be sure to check out the classic Roxy women’s surfing competition at Kuhio Beach, Queen’s surf break on June 16th and 17th. Both a longboard and shortboard surf festival, it is open to women of all ages (6+) and is free to enter. The festival includes free music on the beach, prize giveaways, athlete signings, and more. Check out the website at https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/18791644/roxy-waikiki-classic for a complete event schedule and more information. The competition begins Saturday at 8:30am and lasts until 5:00pm, with the prize ceremony on Sunday at 5:00pm.

Nature and Photography Stroll at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Big Island’s most popular park is offering an hour-long stroll for nature, wildlife, and photography enthusiasts Friday, June 22nd at either 8:00am or 10:00am. It is recommended to bring a camera and/or binoculars on this Kilauea caldera nature walk. The event is free, but donations are appreciated and park entrance fees do apply. Based on first-come-first-served registration, make sure you get there early to reserve your spot! For more information call (808) 967-8222, email gallery@volcanoartcenter.org or visit www.volcanoartcenter