Entertainment


Halloween Guide

Halloween has been perpetually around the creaky corner for weeks now. Odds are if you’re scouring this issue of the Weekly, you’re probably prepared. You’ve got your fake blood, monster mask and razor-sharp fangs at the ready. All you need now is a place–or places–to go. With Halloween falling on a ghastly Monday, it just means an entire weekend tricked out on treats.


Hawaiian Halloween

A Night of Good & Evil Spooktacular double feature of live performance renditions of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert and Forbidden City. Confetti! Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand, Waikiki Grand Hotel, 2nd floor, 134 Kapahulu Ave.: Fri., 10/28, (10p) [hulas.com], 923-0669

Aloha Tower Halloween Pageant See all the fashion models, scary Halloween costume contest, prize, special guest star Willow Chang, Mehetia hula dancers, belly dancers, The Great Dracula Magician and Arsenio the band. Aloha Tower Marketplace, 1 Aloha Tower Dr.: Fri., 10/28, (6–8pm) Free. [alohatower.com], 528-5700

Art & Flea Vintage VAMPS! Get dressed to kill at this monthly one-stop market showcasing Honolulu’s homegrown entrepreneurs and locally produced wares. This month’s Halloween theme features the band Baths. Fresh Café, 831 Queen St.: Thu., 10/27, (5–10pm) $2. [freshcafehi.com], 688-8055

Devils Cut Chop it up underworld style at this big unforgettable event featuring two live bands, top DJs and giveaways. Tiki’s Grill & Bar, 2570 Kalakaua Ave.: Mon., 10/31, (5pm–2am) [tikisgrill.com], 923-8454

GLAM! and Ghouls Costume Contest Calling all princesses, pirates, ghosts and ghouls to conjure up their best Hallow’s Eve costumes to win a year of free shopping at Goodwill. Enter at their website, visit a local Goodwill for costumes, then e-mail a photo of your creation. Through Sun., 10/30 More details at [facebook.com], [higoodwill.org]

HalloMarine What spooky animals lurk in the depths of the ocean? Slippery eels and pinching crabs? Come find out at Living Art Marine Center’s 2nd annual HalloMarine; it’s Eel-ectrifying! Stay for special Halloween crafts, Gyotaku t-shirt printing, Halloween ‘ipu decoration and shell carving. Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena Street, #100: Sat., 10/29 and Sun., 10/30, (1–5pm) $3. [livingartmarinecenter.com], 841-8080

Halloween Bachata & Salsa No Ka Oi Join instructors and dancers of local Latin dance school for a festive and fun night of spine-tingling dance moves. Come in costume and enjoy the beats of Latin msuic. Dream to Dance, 661 Auahi St #201: Sat., 10/29, (9pm–12am) $5. [salsanokaoi.com], 779-7970

Halloween Keiki Contest and Trick-or-Treating Bring the keiki with a fun and festive costume contest in various categories: Cutest, Most Creative, Most Original, Best Parent and Child Duo and Overall Grand Champ. Prizes for the winners. Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave.: Sun., 10/30, (3:30–5pm) Free. 233-5626

Halloween Trixxx&Treats Halloween party and costume contest with prizes for best male and female costumes. Don’t miss giveaways from Peligroso Tequila and Bud Light drink specials while you rock out to Everlasting Sound Productions and DJ Gabstop. Breakers Haleiwa, 66-250 Kamehameha Hwy.: Sat., 10/29, (10pm–2am) $5 with costume, $10 without costume. 637-9898

Halloween Water Show Synchronized swimming set to music in a colorful and scary routine. Guests may include a vampire, pirate, witch cats, pink elephants and one real-live mermaid. Mermaids Hawaii, 410 Magellan Ave. #1003: Fri., 10/28, (5:30pm) Free. [mermaidshawaii.com]

Haunted Aloha Stadium The stadium gets a haunted makeover with the help of Hawaiian Island Ghost Hunters and the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace: a maze of four halls and 10 different rooms hospitable for ghosts, vampires and zombies. Aloha Stadium, Nimitz Parking Lot: Fri., 10/28 (6–11pm), Sat., 10/29 (10am–2pm and 6–11pm), Sun., 10/30 (6–11pm) $15, 486-9511

Haunted Garage A world class holiday-arts attraction. Rooms to wary of are the Gallery of Horrors, Haunted Ballet, Dead Shakespeare & R.I.P. Cabaret. The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.: Wed., 10/26–Mon., 10/31 [artsatmarks.com], 521-2903

Haunted Hike Explore the mystical, magical and mysterious Makiki Valley. Experience spooky sights and sounds–naturally! The nighttime forest has many creepy crawlers and critters that call it home. Scary stories and Hawaiian legends will be shared. Hawaii Nature Center, 2131 Makiki Heights Dr.: Sat., 10/29, (6–8pm) $10. 955-0100 ext. 118

SECOH Haunted House Planned, prepared and executed by the SECOH staff and customers, this haunted house will elicit high pitched screams from attendees. Ewa Beach Community Center, 91-1001 Kaimalie St.: Fri., 10/28 and Sat., 10/29, (6–9pm) $5–$7. [secoh.org]

Haunted Plantation Maze For the first time, the world’s largest maze at Dole Plantation transforms into a haunted maze as part of a fundraiser for area schools Waialua and Leilehua. Gives new meaning to Children of the Corn. Dole Plantation, 64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy.: Mon., 10/31, (6–10pm) $15. 621-8408

Howl-O-Ween Festival & Costume Contest All critters and creatures invited to this community costume contest of people and pets! Activities include petting zoo, pony rides, food, games, crafts, prizes and a wide variety of pet resources. Hoalauna Park, Ewa Beach: Sat., 10/29 [ewabygentry.com], 685-0111

HPU Halloween FunFest Join Hawaii Pacific University’s mascot Sharky for an evening of spooky family fun, including a Haunted Maze, live DJ, carnival booths with games and prizes, costume contests for all ages, trick or treating for keiki and special Halloween-themed performance by the national champion HPU Cheer and Dance Teams. The Waterfront, Aloha Tower Marketplace: Thu., 10/27, (5–8pm) Free. [waterfrontaloha.com], 545-5900

HPU Halloween FunFest Join HPU mascot Sharky for an evening of spooky family fun, including a Haunted Maze, live DJ, carnival booths with games and prizes, costume contests for all ages, trick or treating for keiki and a special Halloween-themed performance by the national champion HPU Cheer and Dance Teams. The Waterfront, Aloha Tower Marketplace: Thu., 10/27, (5–8pm) Free. [waterfrontaloha.com], 544-0277

Hulaween: Special Blackout Party Hula salutes the troops in this military theme Halloween party with awards given to costumes in the following categories: Best Theme, Best Nontheme, Best Group Theme, Best Group Nontheme. Lots of prizes. Glitter! Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand, Waikiki Grand Hotel, 2nd floor, 134 Kapahulu Ave.: Sat., 10/29 [hulas.com], 923-0669

Inaugural Harvest Festival Celebrate the season and the Hallow-days with two weeks of family fun. From a scarecrow competition to The Pet Corner contests, this is a series of events you want to fall into. Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana: From Sat., 10/22–Mon., 10/31 Free. [wardcenters.com]

Nightmares Live Haunted Attraction Ready to face your darkest fears? This storm of scream-worthy sights and sounds will terrorize you as you crawl through a maze of horror featuring live actors of Hollywood-fit scare props. The Dole Cannery, 801 Dillingham Blvd., next to Max’s of Manila: Fri., 10/14–Mon., 10/31 $13–$20. 531-2886

Safe Trick-or-Treating in Kapolei Kid-friendly Halloween activities throughout the two adjacent centers, including a pumpkin patch where kids can pick out a free mini pumpkin to decorate. Kapolei Shopping Center and Kapolei Marketplace, 590 Farrington Hwy: Mon., 10/31, (5–7pm) Free. [themarketplaceatkapolei.com], [inkapolei.com]

Spooky Chamber Music: Pierrot in the Moonlight Haunting spirited renditions in the air. A presentation of the spookiest work in the chamber music repertoire: Arnold Shoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. Doris Duke Theatre. Mon., 10/31, (7:30pm) $25–$30. [chambermusichawaii.com], 489-5038

The Graveyard Smash Halloween Blues Party These bands bring your undead weekend self to life: Kevin Coleman and The Flat 5, Geary “Voo Doo Man” Haynes and The Chames Gang, OnStage Drinks & Grinds, 802 Kapahulu Ave.: Sat., 10/29, (8pm) $5.

The Great Davidio Ohana Magic Live! presents this special Halloween show featuring the eponymous David “The Gread Davidio” Brown, Harvey “Mr. O” Ouchi and Aaron Vermeer. Avada Kedavra! Ko’olau Magic Theatre, 47-388 Hui Iwa Street.: Fri., 10/28, (7pm) $2–$12. [koolaumagictheatre.com], 239-6711

“Walk with the Dead” Ghost Tour Local historian Steven Fredrick spins his unusual yarn of tales on this haunted ghost tour. Includes a two-and-a-half mile walk to haunted sites and mystical places around downtown Honolulu and Chinatown where paranormal activities are known to occur. Steve’s Tours and Films, RSVP 48 hours in advance.: Sat., 10/29–Mon., 10/31, (9pm–1am) $35. [stevestoursandfilms.vpweb.com], 395-0674

Haunted Lagoon (See Cover) The Laie Lady has reemerged in search of her lost son — spooky! This haunted attraction is the only haunted canoe ride in the world featuring ghastly cast of more than 100 and state-of-the-art special effects. “Keiki canoes” available. Booking in advance strongly recommended to guarantee seat. Polynesian Cultural Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy, Laie: Through 10/31, (6:30pm) $14.95–$25. [hauntedlagoon.com], 293-3333

Keiki Costume Contest at Chuck E. Cheese 24 prizes to be awarded in this Costume Contest. Categories are themed and age-graded from 12 years and under. Stevo the Clown on hand to entertain with balloon animals. Sat., 10/29, (8am–10am) Looking for Edward Gorey (See Cover) Goreyphiles unite! The launch of a much anticipated publication featuring the pen, ink and watercolor work of Mr. Ed. Hamilton Library, 2550 McCarthy Mall, UH Campus: Sun., 10/30, (2–5pm) [hawaii.edu]

Haunted Waikiki Trolley Rides (See Cover) Native Hawaiian master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui shares obake tales in this “paranormal” ride through Honolulu. Bring your flashlight! Nordstroms Trolley Depot, Ala Moana Mauka: Sun., 10/9–Mon., 10/31 $35. [waikikitrolley.com], 593-7676