Thurs., May 16: 12th Annual Island Pacific Academy Golf Tournament
Enjoy a round of great golf, friendly competition, food, and prizes while supporting Island Pacific Academy. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the IPA athletic department and various student programs. Registration opens March 1, 2019. [More Info]
Thurs., May 16: Hawaiian Time Thursday: UheʻUhene
A trio—guitar, ukulele, and bass—that plays traditional Hawaiian tunes. The Ville @ Park Row, 7:30pm-10pm. [More Info]
Sat., May 18: Lorna Jane Active Living Trunk Show
Lorna Jane will be on-site for a trunk show with new activewear. Orange Theory Fitness, 7am-Noon [More Info]
Sat., May 18: Ryo + Donato Chefs Dinner @ Noe
Noe’s Japanese Italian Chef Ryo Takatsuka joins forces with Chef Donato Loperfido, the master of Italian cuisine in Hawaiʻi, to present the flavours of Italy in an exquisitely-prepared five-course dinner with wine pairings — served under the stars. $175 per person. Noe, at Four Seasons Ko Olina, 7pm [More Info]
Sun., May 19: Kapilina Lagoon Cleanup
Join Blue Zones Project and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaiʻi for this cleanup. The first 100 volunteers will get a pancake breakfast. Meet on 106th St., at the bridge between the lagoons. 8am-10am. [More Info]
Sun., May 19: Pacific Island Notes Recital
A performance by the piano students of Pacific Island Notes. Ka Makana Aliʻi Center Court, 4pm-4:30pm.
Fri., May 24: Kapolei High School Class of 2019 Graduation
Honor this year’s graduates. Alvin Nagasako Athletic Complex, Kapolei High, 6pm. [More Info]
Sat., May 25: Kapapapuhi Point Park Cleanup
Remove invasive plants and trash from this ancient fishpond that’s being restored by dedicated volunteers. This is the cleanup for folks who like to get dirty! Food and snacks provided by Blue Zones Project. Kapapapuhi Point Park, 9am-11am. [More Info]
Sat., May 25: Sew a Lei for Memorial Day
Honor our fallen veterans by sewing lei. All lei will be used for the Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) and other cemeteries in Hawaiʻi. Kapolei Commons, in front of the movie theater, 10am-1pm. [More Info]
Sat., May 25: Summer Blood Drive
Donate blood and save lives. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are suggested.
The Bloodmobile will be at Kapolei Commons, in front of the movie theater, 2pm-7pm. [More Info & To Make an Appointment]
Sun., May 26: Free Concert – Halau ‘O Napuala ‘ikauika‘iu and Daniel (Kaniela) Nakashima Perform
Waipahu-based Halau ‘O Napuala ‘ikauika‘iu and stellar ukulele player/singer Daniel Nakashima. Mark your calendars — It’s part of the Kanikapila Sunday concert series, the last Sunday of every month. Ka Makana Aliʻi Center Court, Noon-3pm.
Sun., May 26: Kamu & Kitties Drag Show
Enjoy drink specials and the chance to win door prizes. This is an 18 & over event. Single tickets available, as well as tables of six. The Ville @ Park Row, doors 7pm, show 8pm. [More Info]
Mon., May 27: Blood Bank of Hawaii Blood Drive
Donate blood and save lives! Ka Makana Ali‘i parking lot, near Macy’s, 10am-2pm. [More Info]
Lifeguarding and Swimming Instructor Courses
Villages of Kapolei hosts a lifeguarding course (June 6-10, registration deadline May 31), and a water safety instructor course (June 13-18, registration deadline June 6). Courses are conducted by the American Red Cross. [More Info]
Fri., June 1: Pipeline Soccer Club Youth Soccer Tryouts
These free tryouts are open to boys born from 2006-2013 and girls born from 2005-2013. Bring a soccer ball, cleats, and water. Mehana Neighborhood Park, 8:30am (tryout times depend on age/gender) [More Info]
Mon., June 3: Kids Concert: Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band
Wayne Watkins, a musician and early-education specialist, leads an energetic one-hour show and sing- and dance-along for toddlers and preschoolers. Kapolei Public Library, 10am-11am.
Thurs., June 6: Aliʻi Nani Grand Aesthetic Event
This medspa celebrates one year at their new location with special event pricing, live demo of procedures, giveaways, and pupus. Aliʻi Nani Aesthetic Medicine, 579 Farrington Hwy, #206, 6pm-8pm [RSVP & More Info]
Sat., June 8: Global Wellness Day Wellness Expo
A free day of curated wellness programs focused on authentic, ancient, and innovating healing practices. Participating orgs include UFC Gym, Fit4Mom Central Oʻahu, and Blue Zones Project. Different programs every hour, plus locally-sourced food. Naupaka Spa & Wellness Center @ Four Seasons Ko Olina, 7am-noon [More Info & Full Program]
Sat., June 8: Ola Nā Kini Community Workday @ Nanakuli Wetland (Zablan’s)
Join the Mālama Learning Center as we strive to heal the land by regenerating native and edible forests in the southern Wai’anae Mountains. Nanakuli Wetland (Zablan’s), 9am-Noon. To RSVP, please contact Chelsey at email@example.com or call 808-305-8287.
Sat., June 8: 3rd Annual World Oceans Day @ Ko Olina
The free festivities will coincide with global World Oceans Day celebrations and include ocean education and sustainability activities, live entertainment, food for purchase and an outdoor movie at sunset. Grand Lawn, Ulua Lagoon, 4pm-8pm. [More Info]
Sat., June 8: Family Dance Party “Bubble Bash” @ Kapolei Commons
The Lawn at Kapolei Commons, 5pm-8pm
Sat., June 8: Feast For Farms Fundraiser: Rustic Italian
Kahumana Farms and Waialua Growers and Counter Culture Organic Farm join forces for this fundraising dinner, which includes cocktails, live music, and a silent auction. Dinner is served on a lanai overlooking the Lualualei Valley. Tickets are $120. Kahumana Farms, Waiʻanae, 6pm-9pm.
June 17-21, June 24-28, July 15-19, and July 22-26: Kupu’s Kokua Camp
Students ages 12-17 will learn about the importance of mālama ‘āina, while travelling to various conservation and cultural sites across O’ahu during this Monday-Friday camp. [Registration & More Info]
Fri., June 14: Summer Jam w/ Mahkess & The Colors Band
Local reggae artist Mahkess plays with his band. The Vaitas, Liana Veda, and more acts will perform as well. The Ville @ Park Row, doors 7pm, show 8pm [More Info]
Sat., June 15: Geiger Park Cleanup
Bring the family and join the clean up! You’ll be removing graffiti, painting and picking up trash. Geiger Park, 9am-noon [More Info]
Fri., June 21 and Sat., June 22: Kapu‘uola Hula Festival @ Pu‘uokapolei
Ke Ala Polohiwa A Kāne (summer solstice) and ‘awa at sunset on July 21. A free hula festival on July 22 featuring 10 hālau hula, Hawaiian music, crafters, silent auction, food booths and a sunset concert by Nā Palapalai. Presented by Ulua’e Learning Center. Pu‘uokapolei (Kapolei Regional Park) [More Info]
Sat., June 22: Eat the Street @ Kapilina Beach Homes
Eat The Street, with Oʻahu’s best food trucks, comes to the beach. Plus the island’s largest inflatable water slide from Most High Jump. Kapilina Beach Homes, 3pm-8pm [More Info]
Sat., June 22: Life on Board: Eduardo Bolioli Art Exhibition
A new exhibition of one-of-a-kind custom painted surfboards by Four Seasons Ko Olina Artist-in-Residence Eduardo Bolioli. Valet parking is free. Hokulea Terrace, Four Seasons Ko Olina, 5pm-8pm. [More Info]
Sat., June 29: 7th Annual Hire Leeward Job & Career Fair
Dozens of west side employers hire for hundreds of jobs. Great Lawn at UH West O’ahu, 9am-1pm. [More Info]
Sat., June 29: Painting Class: Koʻolau Mountains
Artist Danielle Groff leads this class, painting the Koʻolaus on an 11×14 canvas. Class fee of $65 includes all materials needed to make painting. Pictures Plus @ Ka Makana Aliʻi, 5:30pm-7:30pm. Reserve your spot at the store or call 808-585-6780.
Fri., July 5-Sun., July 14: AAU Inline Hockey Junior Olympics
A international competition for inline hockey teams from ages 8 to 23. Local teams won three gold medals at last year’s competition in California. Kapolei Inline Hockey Arenas, various dates/times. [More Info]
Sat., July 13: Movie on the Lawn @ Kapolei Commons
The movie will be Independence Day. The Lawn at Kapolei Commons, 5pm-8pm
Sat., July 27: Eat the Street @ Kapolei Commons
The wildly popular food truck event returns to the west side. Vendors TBD. The Lawn at Kapolei Commons, 5pm-9pm
Sat., July 27: Painting Class: Bloom
Artist Danielle Groff leads this class, painting jellyfish on an 11×14 canvas. Class fee of $65 includes all materials needed to make painting. Pictures Plus @ Ka Makana Aliʻi, 5:30pm-7:30pm. Reserve your spot at the store or call 808-585-6780.
Sat., Aug. 31: Painting Class: Silver Wave
Artist Danielle Groff leads this class, painting a stylish modern wave on an 11×14 canvas. Class fee of $65 includes all materials needed to make painting. Pictures Plus @ Ka Makana Aliʻi, 5:30pm-7:30pm. Reserve your spot at the store or call 808-585-6780.
Ongoing Events: Daily & Weekly
Every Night: Stars Above Hawai‘i
Learn Wayfinding Polynesian star navigation and Hawai‘i star-lines; and tour the galaxy with giant computerized telescope. Reservations required — visit website for latest ticket prices. Various Ko Olina resorts, 8pm. [More Info]
Mondays & Thursdays: Keiki Storytime
Storytime for preschool age children. Themed stories, fingerplays, and songs, plus a related activity after. Kapolei Public Library, 10am. [More Info]
Mondays: Military Mondays @ Ka Makana Ali‘i
Active duty, retired military and qualified military family members with a valid U.S. military ID can get special discounts at participating stores, including H&M, Hollister, Adore Clothing, Reyn Spooner. Ask at your favorite store to hear about their Military Monday deal.
Tuesdays: Fit4Mom Stroller Strides
A full-body interval workout with babes in tow. Ka Makana Ali‘i Center Court, 9am-10am. [Register to Join]
Wednesdays 4pm-8pm, Sundays 11am-3pm: Farmers Market at Ka Makana Ali‘i
Buy delicious local fruits and vegetables, tropical plants and flowers, locally made treats and prepared food. Also, live music at Center Court. Throughout mall. [More Info]
Wednesdays: Ocean Pointe Wellness Wednesdays
Produce stands, food trucks, and other vendors, plus wellness information and a yoga class. Ocean Pointe Community Center, 4pm-7pm.
Thursdays: Fit4Mom Stroller Barre Class
Incorporate ballet, Pilates, and barre elements into an interval style class. Registration required. Ka Makana Ali‘i Center Court, 9am-10am. [Register to Join]
Thursdays: Keiki Yoga at Ka Makana Ali’i
Keiki learn to hold yoga poses, learn stillness and work with props while going on a storytelling adventure they can connect to. Macy’s wing, under the pavilion, 10am-11am. [More Info]
Thursdays: Rotary Club of Kapolei
Breakfast and a program that usually includes a guest speaker. Teacher’s Lounge at Kapolei High, 7:30am-8:30am. [More Info]
Thursdays: Hawaiian Time Thursday @ The Ville
A rotating cast of Hawaiian-style musicians play, plus Heineken drink specials. See their Instagram account for an updated schedule. The Ville at Park Row, usually from 7:30pm-10pm.
Saturdays: Bleizn FX Car Cruising Nights (Car Show)
Car fanatics bring their rides out for folks to drool over. Kapolei Walmart Parking Lot, 6pm-10pm. [More Info]
Saturdays: Salsa Night @ Limon
DJs spin salsa music, the floor is open for dancing, and there’s a special food and drink menu. Limon Rotisserie, 10pm-2am.
Ongoing Events: Biweekly
2nd and 4th Tuesdays: Girl Scout Troop Meetings
This is a Villages of Kapolei Association Recreation Center. Meetings will be 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm at the VOKA Rec Center. First meeting begins tomorrow evening. Please contact Claire Hellam, 808-551-5702 or at GSHwestside@gmail.com
1st and 3rd Wednesdays: Phoenix Rising Kapolei Toastmasters
Members develop communication and leadership skills. All are welcome. University of Phoenix Kapolei, Room 116/117. [More Info]
1st and 3rd Fridays: Makana Kids Storytime at Ka Makana Ali’i
Enjoy stories, crafts, sing-alongs, and more activities. Ka Makana Ali‘i Center Court, 10am-11am. [More Info]
2nd and 4th Mondays: Rotary Club of Kapolei Sunset
Dinner and a guest speaker. $15 fee. All are welcome. Kai Oli Oli Sailboat in Ko Olina Marina, 6:00pm. For more info, contact Club President Sandy Manley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd and 4th Thursdays: Kapolei City Lions Club
Members serve the community. All are welcome. Ka Punawai Ola Rehabilitation Center (2nd Thursday); Teacher’s Lounge at Kapolei High (4th Thursday), 6:30pm-8pm. [More Info]
2nd and 4th Fridays: Makana Kids Keiki Fitness Friday
New and fun exercises for kids ranging from Zumba to fun games and activities. Ka Makana Ali‘i Center Court, 10am-11am. [More Info]
Ongoing Events: Monthly
Every 3rd Thursday: Speaking of Health Lecture Series
Health and wellness talks from top medical experts. Registration required. Queens Medical Center West O`ahu. [More Info]
Last Sundays: Kanikapila Sunday at Ka Makana Ali’i
Live Hawaiian music entertainment. Ka Makana Ali‘i Center Court, Noon-3pm. [More Info]