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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5
HAWAII STATE ART MUSEUM
First Friday: the first Friday of each month, the museum is open late (6:00 – 9:00 pm) with live entertainment. Take the stairs or the elevators to the second floor. The shop (HiSAM Gallery Shop x MORI), cafe (Artizen by MW) and the non-profit volunteer group Friends of the Hawaii State Art Museum also host First Friday events, with art sales, and special menus. For more information visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail email@example.com.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
KA LEO O NA PUA
4:00pm – 6:00 pm
Our Inaugural Hawaiian CYD concert celebrates 25 years of Children and Youth Day and this year’s theme: Ho‘omau...For the Children...Mālama Honua. Featuring ‘Ohana Genoa Keawe in concert with a Prelude of our own CYD keiki (children) and ‘ōpio (youth) talents. A new CYD hula mele composed by Kamakakehau Fernandez will also be introduced. Want to learn the hula (dance) to this new mele (song)? All will be invited to join in. All ages and levels of hula dancers invited — hāpai (pregnant) mommies, babies, keiki, ‘ōpio to kūpuna. There’s a place for you! Contact CYD Committee Member Leilani Kaho‘āno at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-352-0013 for more information.
CLEAN ENERGY FAIR
Time to be determined
Free. Sponsored by Hawaiian Electric Company. Fun for the whole family.
This celebration is part of the National Energy Action Month. Time of event to be determined. Call Hawaiian Electric at 543-7511 or visit www.kahalamallcenter.com for time and more information.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7
CYD SUNRISE AT MAUNA ‘ALA, CATHEDRAL OF ST. ANDREW, ‘IOLANI PALACE, QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI STATUE, OPENING CYD AT THE STATE CAPITOL
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.
CATHEDRAL OF ST. ANDREW welcomes you for refreshments under the Aloha Tent.
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.
‘IOLANI PALACE — A private ceremony offering ho‘okupu of the Queen's Prayer.
QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI STATUE — All are welcomed to join us for a moment of recognition. Ho‘okupu may be offered.
MAIN STAGE — CAPITOL ROTUNDA — Oli, Pule, Himeni, Hawai‘i Aloha to bless all volunteers, participants, guests and our community who support the 25th anniversary 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 email@example.com.
CYD FUN RUN
6:30 am – 9:00 am
Frank F. Fasi Civic Center/Sky Gate
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 2018". For questions or more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!
CHILDREN AND YOUTH DAY
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
State Capitol, Kalanimoku Building, Frank F. Fasi Civic Center, Hawaii State Art Museum, ʻIolani Palace, Kamehameha V Building (Supreme Court Building), Punchbowl Street, and Department of Health Mauka Parking Lot.
Sponsored by HONOLULU Family, Kama‘aina Kids, McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii, ‘Olelo Community Media, Pacific American Foundation, The Friends of ‘Iolani Palace, Tihati, KFVE, and Upspring.
Hawaii's 25th Annual Children and Youth Month kick-off event, Children and Youth Day, honors and celebrates our children and youth in Hawaii. Over 200 interactive, educational, fun activities for infants, toddlers, children, youth and the entire family. Free parking at neighboring State and City parking lots, Central Middle School, and Central Pacific Bank at the corner of King and Alakea Streets. For more information, please click here.
Interactive, educational and fun activities for expecting parents, infants and toddlers. Located on the State Capitol's Diamond Head Lawn.
EARLY LEARNING ZONE
Educational and fun activities for expecting parents, infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Located on the State Capitol's Diamond Head lawn.
Fun and educational interactive activities for children. Located throughout the State Capitol grounds. Visit the McDonald's Happy Meal Tent near Beretania St. for fun activities, treats, and a photo with Ronald McDonald!
Hands-on STEM activities and crafts for kids of all ages. Families can also get information on Scouting programs for boys and girls in elementary (Cub Scouts), middle and high school (Scouting BSA), and older youth ages 14–20. Learn about career development programs through Exploring, including their brand-new Innovation Explorers program for entrepreneurship through app development.
Fun, interactive, and educational activities for teens, including career exploration, social entrepreneurship, upcycling, dance, music, filmmaking, modeling, cars, first responders, technology, animal care, sports activities, and much more. Located on Kalanimoku Building and grounds.
The PG13 Zone provides information on risky behaviors and health issues like Teen Pregnancy, Tobacco Use, STD's including HIV/AIDS, Drugs & Alcohol, suicide prevention, sexual assault awareness and prevention, bullying, cyber safety, depression/anxiety, etc. for Teens 13 years old and up to encourage healthy choices and empower positive behaviors and wellness, and features Slammin' Entertainment with DJ Chunky and the most amazing young talent of Hawaiʻi. Located on Kalanimoku Building and grounds.
The Financial Zone will feature banks and credit unions 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.
Located at the corner of Likelike Mall, ‘Iolani Palace and State Capitol grounds. 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
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 ʻaina. 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.
Join The 501st Legion, Hawaii Hero Alliance, and Leah Rose as they wow you with their incredible costumes, makeup, and bringing characters to life! A variety of characters will be in attendance, everyone from Disney princesses, to Star Wars Legends! Be on the lookout as they walk the grounds, interact with the crowd, and make appearances on the various stages!
ʻIOLANI PALACE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, TOURS
Free admission to ʻIolani 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 pm.
A memorable day of hula, mele, games and activities for the entire ‘ohana on the historic grounds of ʻIolani 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
Aliiolani Hale — located behind the King Kamehameha Statue on King Street — is the Hawaiʻi State Judiciary Building. Our museum is Admission Free. Learn about Hawaiʻi’s courts and our unique legal history through self-guided tours, gallery displays, and short films. For information go to our website www.jhchawaii.net!
Boy Scouts wishing to earn the Law Merit Badge, please contact Ahukini at 539-4997 to register for the badge workshop that will begin at 9:00am! The Law Merit Badge is led by Judge Katherine Leonard, a Boy Scout Leader and Judge in the Intermediate Court of Appeals.
HAWAIʻI STATE ART MUSEUM (HiSAM) ACTIVITIES
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Gallery Games in the museum and hands on activities for all ages on the first floor. Museum opens 10 am to 4 pm. For more information, please call 586-9958, visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail email@example.com.
INFANT, TODDLER AND BOOSTER SEAT INSPECTION & 50 HELMET GIVEAWAY
10:00 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 Carmen Bowling at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SATURDAY–SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6 & 7
OH BABY! FAMILY EXPO 2018
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Neal S. Blaisdell Center-Exhibition Hall
The Oh Baby! Family Expo 2018 is your one-stop shop for great shopping, demonstrations, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Don't miss out on Hawaiʻi'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 Hawaiʻi's young families. Everything from strollers to children wear, preschools to party favors will all be there at the Oh Baby! Family Expo 2018.
The first 500 people to present the CYD flyer (download here) to the Blaisdell Box Office on Sunday, October 7, 2018 will receive a FREE admission ticket to the show courtesy of "Children and Youth Day 2018". One free admission ticket per person. Offer only good on Sunday, October 7, 2018.
SUNDAY–SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7–13
TEEN READ WEEK: HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) encourages libraries during Teen Read Week™, October 7–13, 2018, 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 12
25th ANNUAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUMMIT
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration, exhibits and breakfast
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Summit Program
State Capitol Auditorium
Free. Youth are 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 email@example.com.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
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 ʻOhana 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!
Hawaii State Libraries
Free. 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.
Check with your nearest branch for details.
HAWAII STATE ART MUSEUM SECOND SATURDAY
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hawaii State Art Museum
The second Saturday of each month, hands-on art activities for all ages in the ground floor Multipurpose Room. All materials are provided, drop in at any time during activity hours, allowing at least 30 minutes to complete a project. For more information visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19
30TH ANNUAL TALK STORY FESTIVAL
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location to be Determined
Free. The City and County of Honolulu Parks Department presents the 30th Annual Talk Story Festival 2018, featuring one free night of Hawaiʻi’s best storytellers. Full line-up, photos and history at www.honoluluparks.com. For more information, please contact Samantha Sun at email@example.com or 768-3032.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCTBER 19 & 20
4TH ANNUAL HAWAII AFTERSCHOOL SUMMIT
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
University of Hawaii Manoa Campus Center Ballroom
Keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities and much more is offered at this year’s before and after school, summer and intersession summit for professionals and members of the community who have vested interests in out- of-school time program. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21
Free. 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. Time and location to be determined. For more information and eligibility guidelines please visit www.cydheroes.com.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
HAWAII LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL RALLY
State Capitol Rotunda
Free. 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. For more information please contact email@example.com.
UNITED NATIONS DAY
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hawaii State Capitol
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Association (UNA) Hawaii – Honolulu Chapter with activities in October through May of 2019! Educational forums and events based on the Aloha + Challenge, Hawaii’s version of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals (SDG). For more details go to — www.una-hawaii.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 808-387-7271.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH WALK
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Sky Gate, near Honolulu Hale
Come join a free, fun, and educational event for mental health awareness sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Hawaii. Register online at www.namihawaii.org or call 589-1297.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28
HAWAIʻI PACIFIC HEALTH KIDS FEST
10 am – 2 pm
Presented by Hawaiʻi Pacific Health and its four medical centers — Kapiʻolani, Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox — this free community health event is designed to promote healthy active lifestyles, exercise and nutrition, and injury prevention. Families will enjoy interactive health and wellness activities, fun games, snacks and giveaways. Children ages 4–12 can also enter to win a free bicycle and helmet, and other great prizes. Learn more at HawaiiPacificHealth.org/KidsFest.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hawaii State Art Museum
Free. The last Tuesday of each month, a presentation or lecture by an artist or arts professional. Bring your own lunch to eat during the presentation or buy one from the museum cafe. Ground floor Multipurpose Room. For more information visit http://sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam/visitor-information/ or e-mail email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Free. 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.