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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN JULY

Aside from our lineup of Surfjack experiences, here’s our go-to guide of what’s happening on Oahu this July.

JULY 2

Mike Love Solo
7:30pm, Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu
Jam with reggae’s rising star, Oahu-born and -based musician Mike Love. His music draws inspiration from many genres but ties it all together by the common goal of making the world a better place.  More info

JULY 7-AUG 3

Honolulu Surf Film Festival
various times, Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu
Drop in to the 11th year of the Honolulu Surf Film Festival—showcasing the best and newest features and shorts of the genre. Expect epic barrels and gnarly wipeouts on surf journeys across the globe, along with inspirational tales from surfers we all know and love. This year, the festival is honored to have surfer and filmmaker Crystal Thornburg-Homcy as the guest curator. Her program, Wave Inspirations, comprises a series of shorts inspired by the exhibition Making Waves. More info

JULY 8

Super New Moon Vibrational Sound Therapy
7-8:30pm, Ai Love Nalo, 41-1025 Kalanianaole Hwy., Waimanalo
Prepare for the New Moon energies by laying under the stars and allow the sacred sounds of the gongs, crystal/Tibetan singing bowls and more assist you in releasing anything that is no longer serving you.  More info

JULY 13

Given at The Summer Slide Series
6-9pm, IBM Building, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu
Throughout the summer, Ward Village is hosting a trio of films celebrating surf life. Given follows the legendary surfers Aamion and Daize Goodwin from their island home of Kauai through 15 different countries in the quest for surf and to fulfill a calling handed down through generations. Tickets & more info

JULY 13-14

Adventure Club Lei’d in Hawaii
9pm, The Republik, 349 Kapiolani Blvd #30, Honolulu
The Adventure Club Lei’d in Hawaii Tour features Christian Srigley and Leighton James, a duo of electronic musicians from Canada. Tickets & more info

JULY 13-15

Moana Lani Festival
Fri., 2:30-9:30pm; Sat., 10am-9:30pm; Sun., 10am-6:30pm
SALT At Our Kakaako, 6691 Auahi St., Honolulu
In conjunction with Zero Waste Summit hosted by Zero Waste O’ahu, the Moana Lani Festival is a platform for inspiring/educating the community to take action against modern day issues regarding our ocean, our coral reefs and marine life. Head to SALT at Our Kaka’ako for a weekend full of festive environment that will include food, fashion, art and music. More info

JULY 14

2018 Best of Honolulu Festival 
10am-4pm, Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St., Honolulu
HONOLULU Magazine is bringing together the best of the best in the 3rd Annual Best of Honolulu Festival presented by American Savings Bank. This event is a free, family-friendly event featuring ‘ono food (Cafe Kaila, Agu Ramen Bistro, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers & more), a keiki zone, live entertainment and a marketplace..  More info

JULY 14-15

Haleiwa Arts Festival
Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 10am-5pm, Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa
This beloved North Shore event promotes awareness in art and culture. Expect over 140 local artists (including one of our favorites, Nick Kuchar) showcasing and selling their artwork including paintings, photography, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics and more.  Plus, there will be plenty of food booths and live entertainment throughout the weekend. More info

JULY 19

Robert Cazimero & Friends
6:30pm and 9pm, Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu
Since the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero has been instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. Now, more than thirty years later, his career is stronger than ever. Cazimero is a musician, composer, kumu hula, whose elegant voice is both distinctive and incomparable. Tickets & more info

JULY 26

Ke Kani O Ke Kai Waikiki Aquarium Summer Concert Series
5:30-9pm, Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu
Head to Waikiki Aquarium’s backyard lawn for an outdoor concert featuring Hawaiian artists Kimie Miner, John Cruz, Hapa. Tickets & more info

JULY 27

ARTafterDARK, Board Room
6-9pm, Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu
Get your boards ready for this event, because this month’s #ArtAfterDark is inspired by the Surf and Skate Film Festivals. Ramyt is bringing a beachy, house sound to the Luce Courtyard, while The Men in Grey Suits‘ bring surf rock vibes to the Central Courtyard. More info

opening photo via Ward Village’s The Summer Slide series

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