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Tangö Contemporary Café (MAY 2021)

Our world casual cuisine is inspired by Scandinavian and American classics, featuring fresh, natural, and house-made ingredients. More...

Kēhaulani Pu‘u Sworn In As Deputy Director Of Parks And Recreation
Kēhau joins the City having worked most recently at Kamehameha Schools, where she excelled for over a dozen years occupying multiple positions ranging from Community Education Director to Program Manager of the Enrichment Department. More...

FEATURED PROFILE - Anytime Fitness Kakaako Gym

A Healthier Lifestyle is Around the Corner. Come See us Today. Get Full Access to our Training Team, Free Weights, Cardio Machines and More. More...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and The Arts JUNE 2021 Newsletter

The Hawai'i State Art Museum is dedicated to presenting the largest and finest collection of works by Hawai'i artists that celebrate the diverse artistic and cultural legacy of Hawai'i. More...

Interest-Free Down-Payment Home Loans Are Now Available
The City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services (DCS), announced that qualified low-income and moderate-income households may be eligible for interest-free down payment loans to assist with purchase of their new homes. More...

Waikiki Beach Activities at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort Now Open with COVID-19 Safety Measures

BOOK NOW! Book your activity, tour and lessons today! Reservations are secured on a first come, first serve basis. Get your request today. More...

Mark N. Brown Launches New Kakaako - Honolulu, Hawaii Art Collection

Here you can see all of Mark N. Brown's artwork featuring scenes from the Kakaako, Honolulu, Hawaii area 96814 More...

Oahu Moves Into Tier 4 Allowing Larger Group Sizes Outdoors And Improved Operations

Mayor Rick Blangiardi and the City and County of Honolulu announces it has received approval of its newly modified framework and move into an expanded Tier 4, effective immediately. The move allows social gatherings of up to 25 people at outdoor venues, including at parks and beaches. The group size for indoor social gatherings remains at 10 people. More...

Wait List Opening For The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
The City and County of Honolulu is opening its wait list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program which provides rental assistance to eligible households with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). More...

Rental And Utility Relief Program Increases Eligibility Income Limit
In an effort to expand access to rental and utility relief, the City and County of Honolulu and its community partners are increasing the income limit for the Rental and Utility Relief Program to households at or below 80% of Oahu's area median income, starting immediately. More...

JUNE 2021 FIRE SAFETY TIP - How To Develop Fire Protection Habits

Fire safety starts with developing good habits to keep you and your family safe. Here are a few steps you can take to develop fire protection habits. More...

Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood Board Meeting May 2021 Minutes

Come learn about what's going on in the community! More...

Ala Wai Golf Course And Ted Makalena Golf Course To Restore Limited Stand-By/Walk-In Play
Effective Sunday, June 20, 2021, Ala Wai Golf Course and Ted Makalena Golf Course will allow limited stand-by/walk-in play, based on availability, for golfers without an advanced tee time reservation. More...

Mayor Blangiardi Statement Regarding HB 862, TAT Bill
The original intent of the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) was to help the counties fund visitor-related expenditures, including police and fire protection, lifeguard services, facility and infrastructure maintenance and debt service for parks, beaches, roads, sewage systems. More...

Honolulu Youth Commission To Accept Applications For Commissioners Thursday, June 17, 2021 Through Friday, July 16, 2021
Applications for Commissioners on the first-ever Honolulu Youth Commission will be accepted beginning Thursday, June 17, 2021 through Friday, July 16, 2021. The Youth Commission will be comprised of fifteen (15) members, appointed from candidates across the island, to serve as voluntary advisors to the Mayor and City Council on issues important to youth and their communities. More...

Filming Of "NCIS: Hawaii" Begins On Oahu
The Honolulu Film Office is pleased to announce the start of production this week on the CBS series "NCIS: Hawai'i." More...

Holo Cards To Replace Paper Passes For Thebus Starting July 1, 2021

The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is reminding the public that HOLO cards will be replacing paper TheBus passes starting next month. The HOLO card delivers added convenience for people who ride TheBus. More...

The City Welcomes Robert Yu As President And General Manager Of Oahu Transit Services, Inc.
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Municipal Golf Courses Implement Tier 4 Modifications
Effective immediately, the six municipal golf courses (Ala Wai, Pali, Ted Makalena, Ewa Villages, West Loch and Kahuku) will implement modifications allowed under Tier 4 of the City's reopening framework. Tier 4 industry standards set by the PGA/Aloha Section, approved by Governor Ige's administration today, provides modified procedures for BACK2GOLF Hawaii under its Hawaii Golf Phase 4 (HGP4) plan. For plan details please visit: More...

City To Extend Hours For Renewing Driver's Licenses And State IDs
Extended hours are the latest step in renewed efforts on Oahu to meet growing public demand for driver's licenses, learner's permits and state identification cards. More...

JALPAK HAWAII - "Remote tour in Shikoku" - Watch Trailer!

JALPAK HAWAII would like to introduce the "Remote tour in Shikoku" to people who cannot travel to Japan. The "Remote tour in Shikoku" is an online virtual bus tour using Zoom. $25.00 (1 Zoom user / 1 Device). More...

Midas Hawaii - We Take Care Of Everything

TIRES. BRAKES. OIL. EVERYTHING. Click on link to get online specials and coupons. More...

Waikiki Aquarium Reopening July 1st, 2021

Founded in 1904, the Waikiki Aquarium is the second oldest public aquarium in the United States. A part of the University of Hawai`i at Manoa since 1919, it is located next to a living reef on the Waikiki shoreline. More...

City Announces King Kamehameha Day Holiday Schedule
City and County of Honolulu offices will be closed on Friday, June 11 to observe the King Kamehameha Day holiday. More...

Midas Hawaii - Exclusive SUMMER SALE Oil Change Online Specials Auto-Repair & Service

Buy online in advance and save BIG from Midas Hawaii. Oil changes, tire rotations, system flushes, safely checks, gift certificates and much more... More...

International Violin Superstar Stefan Jackiw Set To Make Debut In Hawaii

The Hawaii Chamber Music Festival (HCMF) returns this June for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began with its first-ever Young Artist Program (YAP), led by American violinist Stefan Jackiw as the guest artist and instructor. More...

Driver's License And State Id Expirations Moved To August
An estimated 128,000 Oahu residents will have an additional 60 days to update driver's licenses, learner's permits and state identification cards. More...

The City Invites The Public To Participate In The Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan Update Survey
The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is surveying Oahu residents and seeking input from older adults, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and individuals with low incomes in order to better understand their transportation needs. More...

Patrick Ching Hawaiian Art Newsletter JUNE 2021

Art tips, favorite photos, new TV show, new images, awards, class schedule, new online classes and much more. More...

Triennial North Shore Surf Event Calendar Now Available Online
The triennial calendar for surf events on Oahu's North Shore scheduled from 2022 through 2024 has been finalized and is now available online. More...

Queen Lane Wall at South Shore Market (Kakaako) Mural Project at By Hawaii Artist Mark N. Brown Featuring Sig Zane Artwork

Mural project in Kakaako (Queen's Lane Wall at South Shore Market Mural Project) featuring Sig Zane art. Located by T.J. Maxx More...

City Pool Pilot Program To Allow Extended Access For Lap Swimming
Beginning next Monday, select City park pools will take part in a pilot program aimed at allowing greater public access. More...

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture And The Arts - American Rescue Plan Grants For Hawaii Arts And Culture Nonprofit Organizations Open June 1, 2021

The SFCA American Rescue Plan (ARP) Recovery Grant supporting eligible non-profit arts organizations will launch the Intent to Apply from June 1, 2021 through July 18, 2021. More...

MIDAS HAWAII - 10 Auto Repair & Service Reviews and Testimonials

We think we do a great job but don't take our word for it. Many of our customers are glad to share their experience with us. "Consistent Quality Service" is what you can expect!" More...

News Release - NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center Predicts Near Or Below Normal Hurricane Season For The State Of Hawaii
In their annual joint press conference earlier today the NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) announced that there is an 80% chance of near or below normal tropical cyclone activity during the Central Pacific hurricane season this year which begins on Tuesday, June 1 and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. More...

Newly Acquired Beach Right Of Way Open To The Public In Portlock
Following a court ruling in favor of the City and County of Honolulu, a new Beach Right of Way (BROW) is now open to the public in Portlock. More...

Midas Hawaii Car Care Club

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Midas Hawaii Car Care Club program is our exclusive membership program. This program is a great way for customers to save money, get free services, get priority support, special offers, a membership card and more..


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Seawall Repair Project Beginning In Waikiki
A popular walkway along a scenic portion of Oahu's south shore will be repaired and reinforced as part of a project beginning this week. More...

Plaque Honoring Entertainment Industry Titan Tom Moffatt Installed At The Tom Moffatt Waikiki Shell
Mayor Rick Blangiardi held a ceremony today to dedicate a plaque at the Tom Moffatt Waik k Shell honoring legendary concert promoter and entrepreneur Tom Moffatt. Moffatt passed away in 2016 after a six-decade career promoting events in the islands. More...

Rental And Utility Relief Program Will Reopen On Monday, June 7 At 6 P.m.
The City and County of Honolulu will accept 10,000 applications from the most vulnerable people and families when the Rental and Utility Relief Program reopens for new applications on Monday, June 7, 2021, at 6 . More...

2021 Neighborhood Board Election Final Results Posted
The Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) announced this afternoon the 2021 Neighborhood Board (NB) election results have been posted on the NCO's website at: More...

Reopening Of City Park Campsites Continues To Allow More Public Opportunities
The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is pleased to announce that nearly two dozen campsites will be reopened for recreational camping as of this Memorial Day Weekend. More...

City To Suspend Mail-In Option For Seniors Renewing A Driver's License
Renewing a driver's license by mail will soon no longer be an option for motorists age 72 and over in the City and County of Honolulu. More...

Volunteers From Eckankar Hawai'i To Pick-Up Lit Ter At M 'ili'ili Triangle Park
Members of Eckankar Hawai'i, in coordination with the City's Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM), are scheduled to clean M 'ili'ili Triangle Park on Friday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...

Outdoor Mask Mandate To Be Removed; Tournaments, Surf Competitions And Regattas To Be Allowed
Governor David Ige and Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced they are lifting major COVID-19 restrictions. More...

Sell Your Car FAST! - Honolulu, Hawaii, 96819 (Off Nimitz Highway)


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Mountain Apple Company - Hawaiian Music / Entertainment Calendar - Waikiki - Honolulu (MAY 2021 - see notes)

View great Hawaiian music entertainment events, activities in Kakaako - Honolulu, Hawaii and throughout the state of Hawaii. More...

Used Cars For Sale with Photos In Oahu Honolulu, Hawaii by I Buy Cars Today .com

Used cars for sale on the island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii. Our customers can count on quality used cars, great prices, and a knowledgeable sales staff. WHY BUY FROM US? 1) 3 Day Return/Exchange Policy 2) 90-day Mechanical Repair Guarantee 3) Haggle Free Buying. More...

Waikiki Surf Lessons Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort Video

Looking for the best surfing experience while on the islands? Look no further. Our surf instructors are simply the best. They have been surfing the waters of Hawaii and teaching surfing for many years. They are committed to your safety, customer service, and in delivering an experience you'll remember for a long time. You will be catching your first set of waves with them in the same spot where Hawaiian royalties and the legendary Duke Kahanamoku surfed. More...

FREE Home Fire Safety Assessment and 167 Piece Emergency Preparedness Kit From Hero Fire Protection

Learn how to protect from a fire disaster! This program is FREE for your entire family and could mean the difference in saving your loved ones in the event of a fire emergency. HERO Fire Protection will also provide you with a FREE Emergency Preparedness Kit ($60 value) More...

R & C Roofing Contractors Roof Discount Coupon Deal Sales Offers - Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii - (Lic. #C 33642)

NEED A NEW ROOF? We have great roof purchase online special offers.
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Best Waikiki Sail, Boat & Snorkeling Tours at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

You will love this catamaran cruises in Waikiki. From breakfast sails to moonlight evening sails. Snorkeling, swimming and so much more. Make your online reservation today! More...

Best Surf Lessons In Waikiki at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Learn to surf where Hawaiian royalty and legendary watermen like Duke Kahanamoku surfed. Our professional instructors will get you up and riding on your very first lesson! Our instructors are state licensed and certified in first aid and CPR. More...

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EAT - Restaurants and Food
It is always more fun to party on a full stomach and there is no shortage of great restaurants, cafes and food places around in Kakaako. Restaurants, Fast Food, Pizza, Ice Cream and Smoothie Stores, Internet cafes and more... More...
VACATION - Activity Desk and Travel Agencies
Need support guidance getting the most out of you Kakaako experience? This town always has something for everyone. Even long time or newly minted residents or tourist will find this list of Kakaako activities desk and travel agencies helpful. More...
PLAY - Entertainment & Activities
Trust us, you will never run out of fun things to check out and do in Kakaako. We want to keep you entertained with activities you can do while in Kakaako. Entertainment, Karaoke, Indoor Gun Clubs, Surf Lessons. More...
SHOP - Clothing, Jewelry And Shopping
One thing that will never run out of style in Kakaako is shopping. If you look hard enough, you will find something for just about any kind of taste. Clothing Stores, Jewelry, Lingerie, Swimwear, Sports Wear, Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Surf Shops More...
STAY - Hotels, Resorts, Condominiums, Condos
Kakaako is not only known for its great beaches, shopping places and the hottest nightclub in town... it is also home lot of great hotels ranging from the ultra luxurious to the reasonably priced. More...
BEAUTY - Beauty, Health and Wellness
Kakaako is also a great place to find solutions for your beauty, health and wellness needs. Cosemetics Spas, Hair Salons and Day Spas, Tanning Salon, Yoga and Pilates, Fitness Clubs, Foot Massage, Massage Services, Medical Clinics, Nail Salons. More...
TRANSPORTATION - Transportation
Here in Kakaako, there are tons of transportation services that can take you to where you want to go. For out of town guests and locals alike. Car Rentals, Limousine Services, Taxi Companies, Motorcycle Rentals, Travel Agents. More...
LEARN - Culture, Landmarks, Lectures, Workshops, Hawaiiana
There are many great Kakaako resources to the learn, explore and deepen your understanding of Kakaako and many other great topics/subjects More...
OTHER - Other Businesses And Resources
Banks, Children & Families, Currency Exchange, Medical Services & Facilities, Postal Services, Visitor Information & Guides, Wedding Service, Tattoos Studios, Modeling And Photography and much more More...

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