This November, head over to Waikiki for food, music and the arts! Our Neighborhood Experts share a list of Waikiki happenings this month.
Kalakaua Ave. between Seaside and Kapahulu Ave.
4 – 10 p.m. | Sat., Nov, 10
Join the Waikiki’s biggest block party of the year on Kalakaua Avenue and enjoy food, handmade arts & crafts, keiki rides and entertainment from local vendors and artists! A portion of the proceeds will go to Special Olympics Hawaii to support their effort to empower people with intellectual disabilities. Admission is free. For more information, click here.
International Market Place | 2330 Kalakaua Ave.
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Sun., Nov. 11
Let your creativity flow when you when you join a canvas-painting class with a local artist Danielle Groff! Sign up at Island Art & Sole on Level 2 in Banyan Court at the International Market Place. $40 registration fee includes supplies. For more information, click here.
Moana Surfrider | 2365 Kalakaua Ave.
6 – 9 p.m. | Thur., Nov. 15
Join instructor Naomi Iwabuchi of Power Yoga Hawaii for a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class at the Moana Surfrider, then enjoy a selection of wine from 7 – 8 p.m. to complete the evening! Admission is $5 for yoga class and $5 for wine by the glass. Complimentary validation is available at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. For more information, click here.
Kapiolani Park | 2686-2882 Kalakaua Ave.
2 p.m. | Sun. Nov. 18
Founded in 1836 by King Kamehameha III, the Royal Hawaiian Band strives to promote music, preserve Hawaiian music culture, inspire young musicians, and enrich people’s lives in Hawaii. Enjoy the performance by the only band in the U.S. with a royal legacy! For more information, click here.
Fort DeRussy | 32 Kalia Rd.
7 – 8 p.m. | Fri., Nov. 23
This annual holiday parade honoring Pearl Harbor survivors features local bands, marching bands from the mainland, Pearl Harbor survivors, service bands, military units, local officials, dignitaries and entertainers. The parade begins at Fort DeRussy and ends at Kapiolani Park. For more information, click here.
2335 Kalakaua Ave.
Enjoy upscale music and dining at Blue Note Hawaii, located inside the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resport. The venue showcases a wide variety of musical entertainment – from local Hawaiian favorites to jazz, blues and more. $10 minimum food or beverage purchase is required per guest. Below are some of the artists performing this month! For more information, click here.
- Kalani Pe’a: 6 & 9 p.m. | Fri., Nov. 9. Kalani Pe’a is a songwriter and vocalist who celebrates his Native Hawaiian language and heritage through music and visual arts. In 2017, he made history as the first Hawaiian Recording Artist to ever win a Na Hoku Award and Grammy Award for the same album. He will be performing two shows at 6 and 9 p.m. with a special guest, Ho’okena. For more information, click here.
- Todd Rundgren: 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) | Sat., Nov. 24 & Sun., Nov. 25. Todd Rundgren is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He has produced 23 albums, and several have made it on the U.S. Billboard Top 50 charts. For more information, click here.
- Anuhea & Friends: 6:30 & 9 p.m. |Wed., Nov. 20 – Fri., Nov., 23. A self-taught guitarist and song writer, Anuhea began showcasing her talents while boarding at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu. Her strength and talent have earned her a reputation as Hawaii’s #1 female artist. She will be performing two shows nightly at 6:30 and 9 p.m. For more information, click here.