What To Do in Hawai’i in June

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While you are in Hawaiʻi, do you want to party? Stay fit, yoga-style? Eat out? Experience the culture? Any of the above? Then check out the events below.

Trivia Night | Bacchus Waikiki, 408 Lewers St. (Oʻahu) | June 3 & 17, 7 p.m.
Test your knowledge at Bacchus every first and third Monday of the month. Form a team of two or six people, enjoy drink specials and delicious food, and have good fun.
bacchus-waikiki.com

Niʻaulani Nature Walk | Volcano Art Center’s Niʻaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd. (Hawaiʻi Island) | Every Monday, 9:30 a.m.
Guided nature walks through the rain forest at Niʻaulani are offered every Monday. The one hour, free guided walks introduce individuals, families and groups to the most diverse, intact, and accessible, old-growth koa/’ohi’a rain forest remaining in the state. No reservations are required for groups of 5 or less. Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
Click here to inquire for further information.

Tasting Room at Mahina & Sun’s | Mahina & Sun’s, 412 Lewers Street (O‘ahu) | Every Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Every Tuesday, sample libations courtesy of our vendors and partners of Mahina & Sun’s. Look forward to craft beers, wines, or spirits. Provided complimentary.
surfjack.com

Blazing Saddles Hawaii | Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse Ballroom (Oʻahu) | Every Tuesday at Ala Wai Golf Course, 6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Learn the two-step, waltzes, line-dancing, swing and much more! Free dance lessons take place from 6:30-7pm. No entrance fee and all events include food and refreshments.
blazingsaddleshi.org

Out on the Rocks: LGBT Climbing in Hawaii | Volcanic Rock Gym (Oʻahu) | Every Tuesday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Out On The Rocks hosts its weekly climbing session at Volcanic Rock Gym. All Queer climbers and allies of any skill level welcome. Check in at the counter and tell them youʻre there for Out On The Rocks to receive our group discount on day passes
outontherocks.com

Trivia Night | The Brewseum, 901 Waimanu Street (O‘ahu) | Every Wednesday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Come on down and experience our weekly trivia night at the Brewseum. Duke hosts this fast-paced interactive trivia game using TV’s, HD projectors & custom slides with new questions every week!
brewseums.com

Battleship Bingo | The Brewseum, 901 Waimanu Street (O‘ahu) | Every Thursday, 6 p.m.
Hawaii’s only Battleship Bingo is waiting for you to join in on the fun! Flashback to your childhood game-nights with your friends and family. Prizes and happy hour prices are provided.
brewseums.com

Courtyard Yoga | Ward Village Courtyard, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd (O‘ahu) | Every Thursday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary yoga class in Kolowalu Park.
wardvillage.com

Art Night in Lahaina Town | Throughout Lahaina (Maui) | Every second Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Lahaina is called the “Art Capital of the Pacific” because it is home to more art galleries per capita than any other town in the United States. Each second Friday, galleries stay open late to hold special shows and feature artists in action. Guests may also enjoy live music and outdoor vendor booths.
mauifridays.com

Honolulu FrontRunners/FrontWalkers |Kapiʻolani Regional Park, 3840 Paki Ave (Oʻahu) | Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
Grab your running/walking shoes and join the Honolulu FrontRunners/FrontWalkers club that provides encouragement and support to Gay Men, Lesbians, and Others with an interest in Running or Walking.
honolulufrontrunners.org

Hula’s Catamaran | Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave. (Oʻahu) | Every Saturday, 1:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. | $25
Grab your captain hat and set sail with Hula’s Famous Gay Catamaran Cruise through the waters of Waikiki.
hulas.com

Scarlet Honolulu Fresh Fish Drag Revue | 80 S Pauahi St. (Oʻahu) | Every Saturday, 10 p.m.
Watch your favorite divas take the world-famous pineapple stage for their weekly Fresh Fish Drag Revue. Be sure to check their site to see which superstar will be gracing the stage for that evening!
scarlethonolulu.com

DIVAS (D.ancing I.mpersonating V.ixens with A.ttitude and S.ass) | Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave. (Oʻahu) | Every first and third Saturday, 10 p.m.
This dance-centered drag show has a rotating cast comprised of both “drag” and transgender entertainers. The upbeat show incorporates various forms of dance and movement and keeps things light by including the occasional comedy act or acts that require audience participation.
hulas.com

Maui Chef’s Table | Maui Tropical Plantation, 1670 Honoapiilani Hwy (Maui) | Every Saturday, 6 p.m.
Dive into a multi-course menu of dishes inspired by chefs’ personal stories and told through Maui’s seasonal ingredients. A combination of high-quality ingredients paired with creative minds and innovative techniques results in a unique culinary experience. Guests are encouraged to get up out of their seats, come to the “Chef’s Table”, see the action, take pictures, and get to know the Chefs. The kitchen is right there in the room!
Click here to purchase tickets.

Hawaii Gay Kickball League | Kapiʻolani Regional Park, 3840 Paki Ave (Oʻahu) | Every Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Hawaii Gay Kickball league is a co-ed community minded group that strives to provide an inclusive, safe, and enjoyable atmosphere for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and the LGBTQI-friendly community. Our long-term hope is to provide the community with multiple athletic options. We accept all skill levels and celebrate diversity through sport!
hawaiigaykickball.com

Bear Boat with The Aloha Bears | Bacchus Waikiki, 408 Lewers St. (Oʻahu) | Every second Sunday, 11:30 a.m. | $40 members, $45 non-members
Meet other Bears at Bacchus before setting sail through Waikiki on Bear Boat, then enjoying an open-bar while at sea. Guests are also invited back to Bacchus for lunch, included in ticket price.
thealohabears.com

MauiWine Tasting | Ulupalakua Ranch, 14800 Piilani Hwy. (Maui) | Every Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Come delight each of your senses and taste exquisite handcrafted wines. This rare vineyard experience will give you some unforgettable memories and is steeped in rich culture. It is perfect for a romantic getaway or a fun group experience with friends.
mauiwine.com

2019 Community Pride Picnic | Queens Surf Beach Park, 2685 Kalakaua Ave. (O‘ahu) | June 1, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrating the beginning of National Pride Month, the 2019 Community Pride Picnic will be held on the first of the month at Queens Surf Beach Park. Hosted by Honolulu Pride, it will be a free cook out with food, fun games, the ultimate beauty drag race, free keiki bags and special childrenʻs games and face painting. Save the date and plan to bring your friends and family for a great afternoon celebrating LGBTQ Pride!
click here to inquire for more information.

Honolulu Printmakers Presents Transitions Da Shop Books + Curiousities, 3565 Harding Ave. (O‘ahu) | June 1, 4 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Join for a print-centric, family-friendly event to kick off Summer at Da Shop in Kaimukī with Honolulu Printmakers. Eats by Crepes Hawaii and BBHI Burgers & Burritos Hawaii. Live music by Nick Kurosawa and Aloha Got Soul. Tickets for sale at the door.

36th Annual Universal Show Queen | Hawaiʻi Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave. (O‘ahu) | June 1, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Established in 1984, Universal Show Queen is Hawaiʻiʻs most prestigious female impersonation pageant. As the premier pageant of female impersonation, Universal Show Queenʻs aim to promote and enhance the art of female illusion and impersonation. Tickets on sale!
universalshowqueenpageant.com

A Party Warning is Issued for Oahu | Aupuni Space, 729 Auahi St. (O‘ahu) | June 1, 11 p.m. – 4 a.m.
INCOMING: A Party Warning is Issued for Oahu on June 1st, 2019 at Aupuni Space. Dance the night away with DJs Gnarly and Ramsey Cheng, accompanied with visuals by Matt Ching. Party starts at 11 p.m.
aupuni.space

First Sunday LGBTQ Brunch with Maui Pride | Nalu’s North Shore Grill, 1280 S Kihei Rd (Maui) | June 2, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join up every first Sunday of the month at Nalu’s in Kihei for Maui Pride’s popular LGBTQ Sunday Brunch.
mauipride.org

Celebration of 4 Years of Marriage Equality | Dave and Buster’s, 1030 Auahi St. (Oʻahu) | June 2, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
On June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States brought Marriage Equality to America. Come and join as we celebrate 4 years of Marriage Equality and the LGBT Caucus’ 18 years of community service and our community’s many accomplishments. The LGBT Caucus will be using a portion of the money raised to sponsor “X-Mas in July 2.0” for YO (Youth Outreach).
click here for more information.

Hawaii Polo: Australia vs. Hawaii | Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy. (Oʻahu) | June 2, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Polo’s history in Hawaiʻi dates back to the last decades of the 19th century and is intimately intertwined with the culture of the “Paniolo,” the Hawaiian cowboy. Enjoy the spectacle of polo in Hawaiʻi and partake in the tradition of the game and enjoy the beautiful settings of the polo fields! The gates open at 11 a.m. with the match starting at 2 p.m. Be sure to stay for the music and dancing starting at 5:30 p.m.
hawaii-polo.org

38th Kapalua Wine & Food Festival | Kapalua Resort, 200 Village Rd.  (Maui) | June 6 – 9
Laissez les bons temps rouler – Let the Good Times Roll! Join in on a magical weekend on the shores of the world-renowned Kapalua Resort and the longest running food and wine event in the USA. This annual wine festival on Maui brings together oenophiles, gourmands and enthusiasts of the good life to celebrate, learn and experience the finest culinary trends and viniculture.
kapaluawineandfoodfestival.com

King Kamehameha Celebration: Lei Draping | Ali‘iōlani Hale, 417 S King St. (Oʻahu) | June 7, 2 p.m.
Don’t miss this annual lei draping event of beautiful hand-made lei being draped on the outstretched arms of King Kamehameha statue. Enjoy the music of the Royal Hawaiian Band and entertainment by Hula Hālau Mōhala ‘Ilima.
hawaii.com/kamehamehaday

103rd Annual King Kamehameha Floral Parade | ʻIolani Palace, 364 S King St. (Oʻahu) | June 8, 9 – 11 a.m.
Floats, paʻu riders and vehicles, all decorated with vibrant flowers, will procession their colorful way through Downtown Honolulu to Queen Kapiʻolani Park. The event will honor parade Grand Marshals, Aaron David Mahi and John Riggle, both of whom have played an instrumental role in Hawai‘i’s marching band scene.
hawaii.com/kamehamehaday

Hawaii State Art Museum First Friday | Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St. (O‘ahu) | June 7, 7:30 p.m.
At the Hawaii State Art Museum, art, music and fashion fill the space in celebration of First Friday. In the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x MORI: Super Awesome Art Squad’s Brithday Party Show. In the outdoor Sculpture Garden, a fashion show by Love + Monsters Hawaii at 7:30 p.m. Workshops and demos by Luke Dekneef, Art Explorium, and Super Awesome Art Squad. And donʻt miss the special musical lineup of DJ Tittahbyte, Christian BesaWright, Pow Wow! School of Music, Shing02, DJ Packo & Kai Rigney.
Click here for more information.

First Friday Chinatown Gallery Walk | Chinatown (O‘ahu) | June 7, 5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Chinatown is the place to be, if you want to join the hip crowds at the many unique galleries, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants that feature exciting art exhibits and free entertainment. Come to see the main events between 5 and 9 p.m. and stay for the late-night party at some of the trendiest, most popular bars in Honolulu.
firstfridayhawaii.com

Wailuku First Friday Town Party | North Market Street (O‘ahu) | June 7, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wailuku Town’s monthly street party is filled with live music, sidewalk artisans, crafters, and food vendors. Live music at the Wailuku Banyan Tree Park, special music at Maui Thing stage and visit the local restaurants and get Wailuku Good Eats!
Click here for more information

LGBT & Friends Hiking Group | Olowalu Cultural Reserve Stream Hike, Kahekili Hwy. (Maui) | June 8, 8 a.m.
A historic trail along Olowaluʻs meandering stream, weʻll pass by Petroglyphs and cross the stream a dozen or so times. One of the fascinations with this trail is that it was the escape route in 1790 for Chief Kalanikupule when his troops were slaughtered across the island in the Iao Valley by the forces of Kamehameha the Great.
mauipride.org

Second Saturday at Hawaii State Art Museum | Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S Hotel Street (Oʻahu) | June 8, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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.
sfca.hawaii.gov

Tropic Zine Exhibition | Aupuni Space, 729 Auahi St. (Oʻahu) | June 8, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Opening reception of a group exhibition of print and web works by Tropic Zine Issue 2 at Aupuni Space in Kakaʻako.
aupuni.space

ADORE at Encore Saloon | Encore Saloon, 10 N Hotel Street (Oʻahu) | June 8, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
A love affair with sound. Join girl gang duo DJ Gnaraly and Ramsey to dance your heart out every second Saturday at Encore Saloon in Chinatown!
encoresaloon.com

Hawaii Polo: Australia vs. Hawaii | Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy. (Oʻahu) | June 9, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Polo’s history in Hawaiʻi dates back to the last decades of the 19th century and is intimately intertwined with the culture of the “Paniolo,” the Hawaiian cowboy. Enjoy the spectacle of polo in Hawaiʻi and partake in the tradition of the game and enjoy the beautiful settings of the polo fields! The gates open at 11 a.m. with the match starting at 2 p.m. Be sure to stay for the music and dancing starting at 5:30 p.m.
hawaii-polo.org

Hawaii Polo: Life Spring Invitational | Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy. (Oʻahu) | June 16, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Polo’s history in Hawaiʻi dates back to the last decades of the 19th century and is intimately intertwined with the culture of the “Paniolo,” the Hawaiian cowboy. Enjoy the spectacle of polo in Hawaiʻi and partake in the tradition of the game and enjoy the beautiful settings of the polo fields! The gates open at 11 a.m. with the match starting at 2 p.m. Be sure to stay for the music and dancing starting at 5:30 p.m.
hawaii-polo.org

Aids Walk Prize Give-A-Way Fundraiser | Wang Chungʻs Karaoke Bar, 2424 Koa Ave. (Oʻahu) | June 16, 5 – 9 p.m.
Wang Chungʻs is having a prize giveaway fundraising party to raise money for the 2019 Honolulu AIDS Walk! Tickets will be redeemable to win an abundance of eclectic prizes that will be given away at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. Join for the fun and help to raise money for this worthwhile cause!
click here for more information.

Kailua Night Market | 50 Kihapai St. (Oʻahu) | June 21, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Kailua Night Market is an independent night market. Our market’s mission is to support small local business and build community. Kailua Night Market showcases diverse cultural and food offerings and welcome visitors to the Kailua District. Our goal is transforming Kailua town into a neighborhood cultural gem, making Kailua Town come alive at night.
kailuanightmarket.com

Kauaʻi Pride Parade | Rice Street and Historic County Lawn (Kauaʻi) | June 22, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kaua’i is organizing it’s first annual PRIDE Parade happening down Rice Street and ending at the Historic County Lawn for an afternoon celebration! The mission of the PRIDE Parade Committee is to bring our community together for an annual event that honors and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. This will be a fun, family-friendly event to raise awareness and promote equality.
click here for more information.

Hawaii Polo: High Speed Club Games | Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy. (Oʻahu) | June 23, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Polo’s history in Hawaiʻi dates back to the last decades of the 19th century and is intimately intertwined with the culture of the “Paniolo,” the Hawaiian cowboy. Enjoy the spectacle of polo in Hawaiʻi and partake in the tradition of the game and enjoy the beautiful settings of the polo fields! The gates open at 11 a.m. with the match starting at 2 p.m. Be sure to stay for the music and dancing starting at 5:30 p.m.
hawaii-polo.org

Mimosas & Marys at Hulaʻs | Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave. (Oʻahu) | June 23, 3 – 4 p.m.
Miss Candi Shell and her revolving cast of confections guarantee to make your Sunday the best funday of the month. Join for daytime drinking and entertaining drag queens, drag kings, faux queens, burlesque, boylesque, and much more! Free general admission, or visit hulas.com to have front row reserved tables available.
hulas.com

Hawaiʻi Island LGBT Pride | Various Hilo locations (Hawaiʻi Island) | June 28 – 30
Get ready for 2019 Hilo Pride, a weekend line-up you wonʻt want to miss! Kick Pride weekend off at Chapter 27 for a welcome reception on June 28 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. On Saturday, enjoy the Pride Parade and Festival in Downtown Hilo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a number of after parties to follow! End the weekend with a Narnia Falls Hike and Swim and a Farewell BBQ and Potluck on Sunday. RSVPs are required below.
click here for more information.

28th Annual Honolulu AIDS Walk | Kapiʻolani Regional Park, 3840 Paki Ave. (Oʻahu) | June 30 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join us as we once again come together to raise awareness and fight HIV/ADIS in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. The Honolulu AIDS Walk is celebrating its 28th year of raising money. These funds provide direct services to over 700 HIV positive clients in Hawaiʻi. Festivities begin at 8 a.m. with a 5k walk commencing at 9 a.m.
click here for more information.

Hawaii Polo: Clive Ushijima Trophy | Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy. (Oʻahu) | June 30, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Polo’s history in Hawaiʻi dates back to the last decades of the 19th century and is intimately intertwined with the culture of the “Paniolo,” the Hawaiian cowboy. Enjoy the spectacle of polo in Hawaiʻi and partake in the tradition of the game and enjoy the beautiful settings of the polo fields! The gates open at 11 a.m. with the match starting at 2 p.m. Be sure to stay for the music and dancing starting at 5:30 p.m.
hawaii-polo.org

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