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


Vintage Lines Aloha Shirt Exhibit
10am-5pm, IBM Building, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu
Ward Village is honoring the aloha shirt with Vintage Lines, an exhibit curated by aloha shirt connoisseur Dale Hope (and catch his Talk Story event on August 8!). This free exhibit lets you wander your way through decades of aloha, marveling at the changing techniques, lines, and fabrics that captured the imagination of the world and came to symbolize Hawai‘i to millions of people. More info


Lauren Roth Art Show
7-9pm, Greenroom Gallery, International Marketplace Level 2, Honolulu
Greenroom Gallery Waikiki and International Market Place are hosting the Lauren Roth Art Show. Meet the artist and receive a free limited edition tote bag inspired by the International Market Place’s iconic 160-year-old Banyan Tree when you purchase new originals and accessories. More info


Friends Trivia Bar Crawl
4-10pm, various locations, Honolulu
How good is your Friends game? Test your knowledge of this 90s hit TV show at four different bars throughout Honolulu: O’Tooles, Smith & King, Bethel Union and NextDoor. Expect prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, as well as raffles and drink specials. More info


Mike Love 
9pm, 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.  Tickets & more info


Beers & Camera’s Pop-Up
6:30-8:30pm, Aloha Beer Company, 700 Queen St., Honolulu
Photographers, videographers, and creatives who are looking to build a stronger local community are encouraged to participate in this networking event. BYOC (bring your own camera) and expect to be inspired, collaborate, try local beers and get freebies like T-shirts, stickers, and giveways from Beers & Cameras, Aloha Friday Camera Club and more. More info

AUGUST 16 & 17

SALT Marketplace
5pm, Salt at Our Kakaako, 691 Auahi St., Honolulu
Shop local merchants at this free, family-friendly showcase that brings together Hawaii artists, crafters and musicians. Enjoy live entertainment on Friday by Sonny Kapu and Ke Kani Nahe, and The Breezy Way and Brandon Serrano on Saturday. More info

AUGUST 16-18

25th Annual Made in Hawaii Festival
Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-5pm, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu
Head to the Made in Hawaii Festival to peruse nearly 400 exhibitors showcasing the very best in locally made food products, books, gifts, apparel and jewelry, arts and crafts, and more. Plus, enjoy Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners as they bring their musical talent to the entertainment stage, and Hale Aina Award winning chefs perform cooking demonstrations. More info

AUGUST 17-25

Duke’s OceanFest
various times and locations, Honolulu
Celebrate a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke Kahanamoku’s heart, including longboard surfing, paddleboard racing, swimming, tandem surfing, surf polo, beach volleyball and stand-up paddling. The festival is held on the shores of Waikiki in honor of the legendary waterman’s life, athletic contributions and spirit of aloha. Schedule & more info


The Interrupters
8-11:30pm, The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd. #30, Honolulu
Enjoy the sounds ska punk sounds of The Interrupters, the band based out of Los Angeles known for their hit single “She’s Kerosene.” Black Square and Superfuct will be opening up the show. Tickets & more info


Waimea Valley Summer Concert Series
3-6pm, Waimea Valley Main Lawn, 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa
The 7th Annual Summer Concert Series celebrates Hawaiian music and dance. All shows will take place at the Main Lawn at Waimea Valley. The last concert of the series features Kalani Pe’a, Natalie Ai, Kamau’u, Brother Noland, Kapena and Halau Hula Olana. Tickets & more info

opening image of Dale Hope, author of The Aloha Shirt, via Ward Village

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