Celebrating Hawaii's Children & Youth

Copyright 2016. Hawaii Children and Youth Day. All Rights Reserved.

​​SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

CYD SUNRISE AT MAUNA 'ALA, CATHEDRAL OF ST. ANDREW, ' IOLANI PALACE, QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI STATUE, OPENING CYD AT THE STATE CAPITOL

6:00 am
MAUNA ‘ALA is the sacred resting site of most Hawaiian monarchs and was created for Ka Haku o Hawai‘i - our little Prince Albert - the son of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV. We invite our children, families and community to participate in the official cultural opening of the CYD event. This annual ceremony will select children and youth from our community to lead our guests through a protocol ceremony recognizing Prince Albert and Princess Ka‘iulani, along with our ali‘i, who perpetuated the values of aloha through peace, forgiveness, unity and legacies. A remembrance time will be held in the Chapel. Ho‘okupu may be offered.

7:15 am
CATHEDRAL OF ST. ANDREW welcomes you for refreshments under the Aloha Tent.

8:00 am
CATHEDRAL OF ST. ANDREW — Hawaiian church service honoring our children and youth — this church was established after the passing of Prince Albert. Princess Ka‘iulani was also baptized and Queen Lili‘uokalani was cared for while residing at Washington Place. Join us for a wonderful celebration for all children and families of Hawai‘i.

8:45 am
‘IOLANI PALACE — A private ceremony offering ho‘okupu of the Queen's Prayer.

9:10 am
QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI STATUE — All are welcomed to join us for a moment of recognition. Ho‘okupu may be offered.

9:15 am
MAIN STAGE - CAPITOL ROTUNDA — Oli, Pule, Himeni, Hawai‘i Aloha to bless all who have volunteer, participants, guests and our community to support the 24th year of CYD throughout the 50 states on this annual celebration day!

Join us for a very memorable time celebrating our children of past, present and future...HO'OMAU as Uncle Eddie Kamae would say and "LEAVE A LEGACY" in the words of Aunty Malia Craver. For more information:  Kumu Hula Leilani Kaho‘ano - 352-0013 or leilani@namamoakeakua.org.

CYD FUN RUN
6:30 am – 9:00 am
Kaka‘ako Park
FREE! 1k and 3k races for kids 17 years and younger. All participants receive a medal and goodie bag. Free parking and refreshments. Pre-registration only. To register, go online to Active.com and search "CYD Fun Run 2017" or go to https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=46003451. For questions or more information, please email Jordan Jones at CYDFunRun@gmail.com. Hope to see you there!

CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
State Capitol, Kalanimoku Building, Washington Place, Hawaii State Art Museum, ‘Iolani Palace, Kamehameha V Building (Supreme Court Building), Punchbowl Street, and Department of Health Mauka Parking Lot.
www.HawaiiCYD.org

Sponsored by Friends of Iolani Palace, HONOLULU Family, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Kama‘aina Kids, McDonalds Restaurants of Hawaii, Olelo Community Media, Pacific American Foundation, UpSpring Media, Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, and Yelp.

Free. Hawaii's 24th Annual Children and Youth Month kick-off event, Children and Youth Day, honors and celebrates our children and youth in Hawaii. Over 300 interactive, educational, fun activities for infants, toddlers, children, youth and the entire family. Free parking at neighboring State parking lots, Central Middle School, and Central Pacific Bank at the corner of King and Alakea Streets. For more information, please call Kama‘aina Kids at 262-3623 or visit www.HawaiiCYD.org.

MĀLAMA/PERINATAL ZONE
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Interactive, educational and fun activities for expecting parents, infants and toddlers. Located on the State Capitol's Diamond Head Lawn.

EARLY LEARNING ZONE
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Educational and fun activities for expecting parents, infants and toddlers. Located on the State Capitol's Diamond Head lawn.

CHILDREN’S ZONE

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fun and educational interactive activities for children. Located throughout the State Capitol grounds.

TEEN ZONE
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fun, interactive, and educational activities for teens, including career exploration, entrepreneurship, upcycling, a dance challenge, creative media lounge, and sports activities. Located on Kalanimoku Building and Grounds and Punchbowl Street between King and Beretania Streets.​

FINANCIAL ZONE
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Financial Zone will feature a hands-on, interactive Financial Reality Fair where participants will learn how to budget and save through role playing! Banks and credit unions will be on-site to share information about financial services and children’s savings accounts, while nonprofits and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs will have resources to reach the entire family about managing their money, building credit, and realizing their financial goals. Located on Kalanimoku Grounds.

GREEN ZONE
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Featuring recycling of unlimited quantities of computers and e-waste, located at Likelike Mall between ‘Iolani Palace and the State Library. Recycle your used eyeglasses and hearing aids and get the latest news about upcoming Going Green Recycling Community Clean-Up Days!

FARM TO SCHOOL ZONE
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Statewide Farm to School coordinator will host interactive keiki games and share farm-to-school resources to grow gardens, connect with farmers, and deepen keiki connections to their food and the ‘aina. Children, teens, and their families will learn about the importance of kalo (taro), and 1,000 kalo plants will be shared with the community to care for.

TEAM MAGMA ROBOTICS
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Team Magma Robotics from Kalani High School will be hosting robotics demonstration with robots from 1' in size to 3 feet. Hands on demonstration in building mechanical devices to reach out and grab the human made world!

‘IOLANI PALACE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, TOURS
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
‘Iolani Palace Grounds
Free admission to ‘Iolani Palace state rooms followed by a self-guided exploration of the galleries, which includes exhibits of select treasures from the Royal collection. Last tour entry 3:00 p.m.
 
A memorable day of hula, mele, games and activities for the entire ‘ohana on the historic grounds of ‘Iolani Palace. Demonstrations include lauhala weaving and growing uala (sweet potato). The public will enjoy free ukulele lessons, makahiki games, throw net demonstrations, local book readings, and beautiful Hawaiian songs and dance. For more information, contact Cindy Ascencio at 522-0821.

KING KAMEHAMEHA V JUDICIARY HISTORY CENTER

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
King Kamehameha V Building- where King Kamehameha’s Statue is located on King Street
Free. Learn about Hawai’i’s courts and our unique legal history through guided tours, gallery displays and short films. This is a great opportunity for those wishing to earn the Boy Scout Law Merit Badge. For more information, contact David Cypriano at 539-4999.

HAWAI‘I STATE ART MUSEUM ACTIVITIES, TOURS
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Entertainment on the front lawn, tours in the art galleries, and hands on activities for all ages. For more information, please call 586-9958, visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail hisameducation@gmail.com.

INFANT, TODDLER AND BOOSTER SEAT INSPECTION & 50 HELMET GIVEAWAY

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Department of Health, Miller Street Parking Lot- Enter from Punchbowl Street
Sponsored by Queen’s Medical Center and Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition (KIPC). Free inspection, plus free event parking after your seats are checked! Learn how to securely install and use your child safety seats, and how to properly fit a helmet. Contact Cora Speck at 691-7059 or cspeck@queens.org for more information.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

HAWAI‘I STATE ART MUSEUM ACTIVITIES, TOURS
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Friday at Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HSAM). Museum galleries will be open. Live performances by Tashinkai Hawaii Shibu. For more information, please call 586-9958, visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail hisameducation@gmail.com.

CHILDREN’S STORYTIME

10:30 am
Oahu — Salt Lake-Moanalua, 3225 Salt Lake Blvd 
Creating life-long readers begins at a young age.  These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to get kids ready to read. Children under 5 years old are encouraged to engage with the stories, and activities, and their grownups to participate in the program along with the children. All children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 10 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

HAWAII STATE ART MUSEUM “SECOND SATURDAY”
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hawaii State Art Museum
Monthly “Second Saturday” program at the Hawai’i State Art Museum. Free. Hands-on activities for families. Presenting organization will be the Hawaii Stitchery & Fibre Arts Guild. For more information, please call 586-9958, visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail hisameducation@gmail.com.

CLEAN ENERGY FAIR
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kahala Mall
Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company.  Free.  Fun for the whole family.  
This celebration is part of the National Energy Action Month. Call Hawaiian Electric at 543-7511 for more information.

WINDWARD HO‘OLAULE‘A 2017
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Windward Community College
Please join us for the 17th Annual Windward Ho‘olaule‘a: A Homegrown Celebration at Windward Community College featuring top island entertainment, ‘ono food, keiki rides, arts and crafts, and fun activities for the whole family! Please visit www.windwardhoolaulea.com for more information. 

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 & 8

OH BABY! FAMILY EXPO 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Neal S. Blaisdell Center-Exhibition Hall
www.ohbabyfamilyexpo.com
The Oh Baby! Family Expo 2017 is your one-stop shop for great shopping, demonstrations, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Don't miss out on Hawai‘i's largest baby & kids expo. Now co-produced with the Hawaii Party Expo and the Hawaii Toy and Game Expo. Come and see over 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products and services for Hawai‘i's young families. Everything from strollers to children wear, preschools to party favors will all be there at the Oh Baby! Family Expo 2017.

The first 500 people to present this flyer to the Blaisdell Box Office on Sunday, October 8, 2017 will receive a FREE admission ticket to the show courtesy of "Children and Youth Day 2017". One free admission ticket per person. Offer only good on Sunday, October 8, 2017.

SUNDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8–14


TEEN READ WEEK: HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
www.LibrariesHawaii.org
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) encourages libraries during Teen Read Week™, October 8–14, 2017, to spotlight all the great resources and activities available to help teens build literacy skills while reading for the fun of it. An annual celebration, this year’s theme encourages libraries to help teens escape from the day to day grind of school, homework, family responsibilities, part time jobs and so on by picking up something to read. Interpret the theme in ways that highlight a variety of resources in your collection—fantasy novels, sci-fi, beach reads, travel books, tales of adventure and escape, and more! Find more information at http://teenreadweek.ning.com/.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

24rd ANNUAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUMMIT
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
State Capitol Auditorium
Free. The public is welcome to participate and help identify important issues that contribute to the well-being of children and youth in Hawaii and propose possible solutions to support Hawaii's young people reach their full potential.  For more information, please contact Judith Clark from Hawaii Youth Services Network at 489-9549 or jclark@hysn.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

SECOND SATURDAY AT THE URBAN GARDEN CENTER
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Oahu Urban Garden Center
Join UH Master Gardeners on Oahu and UGC ‘Ohana Volunteers at the Pearl City Urban Garden Center for Second Saturday at the Garden! Garden demonstrations, UH Master Gardener "Got a Plant Question" booth, tours, UH Seed sales, volunteer plant sales and self-tours of the garden available at every event, including children’s garden. Visit www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/UHMG to learn more about resources for Home Gardeners!


MAUI CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kenolio Recreation Complex
Free. Children and Youth Day honors and celebrates the potential and special gifts of our keiki and opio. Our Maui Electric ‘ohana will be there sharing information about electricity and renewable energy through interactive displays and games. Come and join us at this free event filled with fun for the whole family, including crafts, games, demonstrations, giveaways and more. For further information, please call the Kihei Youth Center at 808-879-8698.

29TH ANNUAL TALK STORY FESTIVAL
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ala Moana Beach Park McCoy Pavilion
www.honoluluparks.com
The City and County of Honolulu Parks Department presents the 29th Annual Talk Story Festival 2016, featuring one free night of Hawai‘i’s best storytellers. Full line-up, photos and history at www.honoluluparks.com. For more information, please contact Samantha Sun at ssun1@honolulu.gov or 768-3032.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL CELEBRATION
2:45 pm – 5:00 pm
State Capitol Rotunda
Come and support afterschool and summer learning programs. The afterschool children will showcase their talents for art, dance and music, they will decorate the Capitol and demonstrate their appreciation for afterschool programs by sign-waving on Beretania Street. The rally will be followed by representative’s remarks.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22

CYD HEROES
A children and Youth Day event to honor children and youth in Hawaii who have done extraordinary things in the past year in support of their school, community, environment or promoting positive values. Nominees must be between the ages of 5 and 21. For more information and eligibility guidelines please visit www.cydheroes.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24

UNITED NATIONS DAY
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hawaii State Capitol
Hawaii celebrates the 72nd anniversary of the United Nations — with an interactive educational forum on the Aloha + Challenge, Hawaii's version of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals (SDG) — a follow-up from the 2017 World Youth Congress, led by our youth delegates. For more details of event and future projects go to — www.una-hawaii.org or email unahawaii@gmail.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

KIDS FEST
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bishop Museum
FREE family event. Enjoy a day of fun health and wellness interactive games and activities. Keiki can enter to win one of more than 30 bicycles and helmets, along with other great prizes! This community event is sponsored by Hawai‘i Pacific Health as part of its mission to create a healthier Hawai‘i. Hawai‘i Pacific Health includes Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center and Wilcox Medical Center. For more information, contact Hawai‘i Pacific Health Conference Services at 522-3469 or visit HawaiiPacificHealth.org.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31

SAFE TRICK-OR-TREATING 
5:30pm – 7:00pm 
Windward Mall
Safe Trick-or-Treating at Windward Mall. Go store-to-store instead of door-to-door during Windward Mall’s Safe Trick-or-Treat event this Halloween. Participating merchants will be giving out goodies from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Visit www.WindwardMall.com for details.

ART LUNCH
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HSAM)
“Meet the artist” presentation, every last Tuesday of the month. Presenter to be announced. For more information, please call 586-9958 or e-mail hisameducation@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1
 
WINDWARD HO‘OLAULE‘A 2016 WINDWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
10:00am - 8:00pm

Please join us for the 16th Annual Windward Ho'olaule'a: A Homegrown Celebration at Windward Community College featuring top island entertainment, 'ono food, keiki rides, arts and crafts, and fun activities for the whole family! Please visit www.windwardhoolaulea.com for more information.

CLEAN ENERGY FAIR
10:00am - 3:00pm
Kahala Mall

Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company.  Free.  Fun for the whole family. 
This celebration is part of the National Energy Action Month.  Call Hawaiian Electric at 543-7511 for more information.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

CYD SUNRISE AT MAUNA ʻALA ROYAL MAUSOLEUM
6:00am – 7:00am

Iolani Guild, Prince Albert Circle and Hālau Hula o Nāmamoakeakua invites children, youth and ʻohana to a special Sunrise Hawaiian Celebration honoring our monarchs for their legacy of peace and aloha. All welcomed to bring a lei or hoʻokupu to present at the end of the ceremony. For more information, please contact (808) 352-0013 or admin@malamaonakeiki.org.

CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY
10:00am - 3:00pm
State Capitol, Kalanimoku Building, Washington Place, Hawaii State Art Museum, Iolani Palace, Kamehameha V Building (Supreme Court Building), Punchbowl Street, and Department of Health Mauka Parking Lot
www.HawaiiCYD.org

Sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, 'Olelo Community Media, Summit Media, The Friends of Iolani Palace, Kama'aina Kids and Pacific American Foundation.

Free. Hawaii's annual Children and Youth Month kick-off event, Children and Youth Day, honors and celebrates our children and youth in Hawaii.  Over 300 interactive, educational, fun activities for infants, toddlers, children, youth and the entire family.  Free parking at neighboring State parking lots, Central Middle School, and Central Pacific Bank at the corner of King and Alakea Streets. For more information, please call Kama'aina Kids at 262-3623 or visit. www.HawaiiCYD.org.

MĀLAMA/PERINATAL ZONE
10:00am - 3:00pm

Interactive, educational and fun activities for expecting parents, infants and toddlers. Located on the State Capitol's Diamond Head lawn.

EARLY LEARNING ZONE
10:00am - 3:00pm

Educational and fun activities for expecting parents, infants and toddlers. Located on the State Capitol's Diamond Head lawn.

CHILDREN’S ZONE
10:00am - 3:00pm

Fun and educational interactive activities for children. Located throughout the State Capitol grounds.

TEEN ZONE
10:00am - 3:00pm

Fun, educational and career-oriented activities for teens. Located on Punchbowl Street, Kalanimoku Building and grounds and the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center.

FINANCIAL ZONE
10:00am - 3:00pm

The Financial Zone will feature a hands-on, interactive Financial Reality Fair where participants will learn how to budget and save through role playing! Banks and credit unions will be on-site to share information about financial services and children’s savings accounts, while nonprofits and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs will have resources to reach the entire family about managing their money, building credit, and realizing their financial goals.

SPACE EXPLORATION EXHIBITS
10:00am - 3:00pm
State Capitol Auditorium Walkway

Diverse and interactive exhibits from NASA, numerous aerospace companies, the University of Hawaii, and other organizations engaged in space exploration will be featured around the State Capitol Auditorium in the basement of the State Capitol.

TEAM MAGMA ROBOTICS
10:00am - 3:00pm
State Capitol Auditorium

Team Magma Robotics from Kalani High School will be hosting robotics demonstration with robots from 1' in size to 3 feet. Hands on demonstration in building mechanical devices to reach out and grab the human made world!

CYD FUN RUN
6:30am – 9:00am
Kaka'ako Park

FREE! 1k and 3k races for kids 17 years and younger. All participants receive a medal and goodie bag. Free parking and refreshments. Pre-registration only. To register, go online to Active.com and search "CYD Fun Run 2016" or go to https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=33612252. For questions or more information, please email Jordan Jones at CYDFunRun@gmail.com. Hope to see you there!

IOLANI PALACE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, TOURS
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
'Iolani Palace Grounds

Free admission to 'Iolani Palace state rooms followed by a self-guided exploration of the galleries, which includes exhibits of select treasures from the Royal collection, including the jewels. Last tour entry is at 3:00 p.m.
A memorable day of hula, mele, games and activities for the entire ohana on the historic grounds of Iolani Palace. Demonstrations include lauhala weaving and growing uala (sweet potato). For more information, contact Cindy Ascencio at 522-0821.

KING KAMEHAMEHA V JUDICIARY HISTORY CENTER
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
King Kamehameha V Building- where King Kamehameha’s Statue is located on King Street

Free. Learn about Hawai’i’s courts and our unique legal history through guided tours, gallery displays and short films. This is a great opportunity for those wishing to earn the Boy Scout Law Merit Badge. For more information, contact David Cypriano at 539-4999.

INFANT, TODDLER AND BOOSTER SEAT INSPECTION & 50 HELMET GIVEAWAY
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Department of Health, Miller Street parking lot- Enter from Punchbowl Street

Sponsored by Queen’s Medical Center and Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition (KIPC). Free inspection, plus free event parking after your seats are checked! Learn how to securely install and use your child safety seats, and how to properly fit a helmet. Contact Cora Speck at 691-7059 or cspeck@queens.org for more information.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7


23rd ANNUAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUMMIT
9:00am -3:00pm
State Capitol Auditorium

Free.  The public is welcome to participate and help identify important issues that contribute to the well-being of children and youth in Hawaii and propose possible solutions to support Hawaii's young people reach their full potential.  For more information, please contact Judith Clark from Hawaii Youth Services Network at 489-9549 or jclark@hysn.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
HAWAII STATE ART MUSEUM “SECOND SATURDAY”
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hawaii State Art Museum

Monthly “Second Saturday” program at the Hawai’i State Art Museum. Free. Hands-on activities for families. Presenting organization will be the Hawaii Stitchery & Fibre Arts Guild. For more information, please call 586-9958 or e-mail hisameducation@gmail.com.

SECOND SATURDAY AT THE URBAN GARDEN CENTER
9:00am – 12:00pm
Oahu Urban Garden Center

Join the O’ahu Master Gardeners and UGC ‘Ohana Volunteers at the Pearl City Urban Garden Center for Second Saturday at the Garden!  Garden demonstrations, UH Master Gardener “Got a Plant Question” booth, tours, UH Seed sales, volunteer plant sales and garden self-tours at every event. 955 Kamehameha Hwy behind Home Depot. Visit www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/OUGC to learn more about resources for Home Gardeners!

SATURDAY –SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8-9

OH BABY! FAMILY EXPO 2016
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Neal S. Blaisdell Center-Exhibition Hall
www.ohbabyfamilyexpo.com

The Oh Baby! Family Expo 2016 is your one-stop shop for great shopping, demonstrations, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Don't miss out on Hawai'i's largest baby & kids expo. Now co-produced with the Hawaii Party Expo and the Hawaii Toy and Game Expo. Come and see over 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products and services for Hawai'i's young families. Everything from strollers to children wear, preschools to party favors will all be there at the Oh Baby! Family Expo 2016.
The first 500 people to present this flyer to the Blaisdell Box Office on Sunday, October 11, 2016 will receive a FREE admission ticket to the show courtesy of ""Children and Youth Day 2016". One free admission ticket per person. Offer only good on Sunday, October 9, 2016.


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

CYD HEROES
Treetops Restaurant in Manoa Valley

A children and Youth Day event to honor children and youth in Hawaii who have done extraordinary things in the past year in support of their school, community, environment or promoting positive values. Nominees must be between the ages of 5 and 21. For more information and eligibility guidelines please visit www.cydheroes.com.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9-15


TEEN READ WEEK: HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
www.LibrariesHawaii.org

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) encourages libraries during Teen Read Week™, October 9 - 15, 2016, to spotlight all the great resources and activities available to help teens build literacy skills while reading for the fun of it. An annual celebration, this year’s theme encourages libraries to help teens escape from the day to day grind of school, homework, family responsibilities, part time jobs and so on by picking up something to read. Interpret the theme in ways that highlight a variety of resources in your collection—fantasy novels, sci-fi, beach reads, travel books, tales of adventure and escape, and more! Find more information at http://teenreadweek.ning.com/.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

27TH ANNUAL TALK STORY FESTIVAL
5:30pm –8:30pm
Ala Moana Beach Park McCoy Pavilion
www.honoluluparks.com

The City and County of Honolulu Parks Department presents the 28th Annual Talk Story Festival 2016, featuring one free night of Hawai'i’s best storytellers. Full line-up, photos and history at www.honoluluparks.com. For more information please contact Samantha Sun at ssun1@honolulu.gov or 768-3032.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

MAUI CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY
3:00pm – 8:00pm
Kenolio Recreation Complex (N. Kihei), 131 S. Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui

Free. Children and Youth Day comes to Maui for fun activities and entertainment for the whole family. For further information, please call the Kihei Youth Center at 808-879-8698.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

UNITED NATIONS DAY
3:00pm – 8:00pm
Leahi Millennium Peace Garden

Hawaii celebrates the 71st anniversary of the United Nations -- with educational forums on the recently adopted Sustainable Development goals (SDG) - led by our youth delegates and intergenerational community leaders who participated in summer Sustainable summit in Morocco.   Upcoming sustainability projects will include Ocean awareness, recycling plastics, sunflowers for peace and more.  Please visit the Leahi Millennium Peace Garden at the entrance of Diamond Head, a living monument to peace dedicated at the 1999 Millennium Youth Congress. For more details of events go to --- www.una-hawaii.org or contact Joanne @

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

KIDS FEST
10:00am – 2:00pm
Bishop Museum

FREE family event. Enjoy a day of fun health and wellness interactive games and activities.  Keiki can enter to win one of more than 30 bicycles and helmets, and other great prizes! This community event is sponsored by Hawai‘i Pacific Health as part of its mission to create a healthier Hawai‘i. Hawai‘i Pacific Health includes Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center and Wilcox Medical Center. For more information, contact Hawai‘i Pacific Health Conference Services at 522-3469 or visit hawaiipacifichealth.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31

SAFE TRICK-OR-TREATING
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Windward Mall

Safe Trick-or-Treating at Windward Mall.  Go store-to-store instead of door-to-door during Windward Mall’s Safe Trick-or-Treat event this Halloween.  Participating merchants will be giving out goodies from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Visit www.WindwardMall.com for details.