Welcome to Oahu, Hawaii


There are no annual recurring events in the month of August, but Oahu is such a vibrant and active place that there are still several events to keep you very busy. Many of these events are monthly or weekly events that you can enjoy not only in August but throughout the year. Following are some of such events:

Art at the Zoo Fence:

Every weekend throughout the year hundreds of original paintings, prints, and photos are on display at the zoo fence and dozens of fine artists are on hand to meet.
Contact: (808) 946-7713 or email zoofenceart@aol.com.

Guided Tours of the Hawaii Theatre:

This weekly event can be enjoyed every Tuesday of the year. It is a one hour tour of the Hawaii Theatre in Chinatown that offers unique insight into the history, art, architecture and restoration of the beautiful theatre, and includes a performance on the 1922 Robert Morton theatre organ. Admission is free.
Contact: (808) 528-0506.

Honolulu Street Market:

This weekly event brings the country to the city every Saturday. Cut flowers, bananas, fresh baked Kakaako breads, knick-knacks, collectibles, crafts, Paniolo Popcorn, and other small farmer produce are on sale. Vendors vary from week to week.
Contact: (808) 221-6042.

Arboretum Tours:

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides take you on these tours of the Lyon Arboretum, University of Hawaii, every Tuesday and Saturday. The ever-changing sights and sounds of the Arboretum and its collections are worth every moment spent there. Pre-registration is required.
Contact: (808) 988-0456.

Moonlight, Sunset, Dinner Cruise:

Don’t miss this monthly cruise every full moon night, and experience two of nature’s most beautiful sights - a glorious Hawaiian sunset, and the full moon's path across the water. The boat departs on the romantic cruise just before sunset. Dinner is included. Portion of proceeds are donated to the Wild Dolphin Foundation.
Contact: (808) 306-7273

Brunch on the Beach:

On the third Sunday of each month Kalakaua Avenue in front of Waikiki Beach transforms into a festive Hawaiian outdoor café. Signature dishes are prepared on site by Waikiki’s finest chefs, including breakfast specials, omelets, entrées and desserts at bargain prices. The Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club kicks off the show, followed by authentic hula presentations, young Hawaiian entertainers and award-winning artists.
Contact: (808) 923-1094.