Oahu Events February 2017

Oahu Events February 2017 include the 6th Annual Ukulele Contest and Hula Show, The Great Aloha Run, Steel Pulse, the Wanderlust Oahu Festival on the north shore and more!

Oahu Events February

Pictured above: Dancers from the International Ukulele Contest & Hula Show



Oahu Events February-Festivals

Wanderlust Oahu Festival, Friday, 2/24/17-Sunday, 2/16/17, 7:00 am-4:00 pm, Turtle Bay Resort. Practice yoga with famous instructions, live music at night, inspriing lectures, north shore cuisine, surfing, hiking, mountain biking through banyan tree groves, horseback riding & paddleboarding. More info here


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Oahu Events February-Concerts

Oahu Events February Ron Artis II

Pictured above: Ron Artis II


This month at the Blaisdell Arena & Concert Hall:

-Hawaii Symphony Orchestra: Brahms Double Concerto, Saturday, 2/4/17, 7:30 pm & Sunday, 2/5/17, 4:00 pm, $34-$92 at the concert hall.

-David Sedaris, Wednesday, 7:30 pm, $47-$67, concert hall

-Ballet Hawaii: Ailey II, Tuesday, 2/14/17, 7:30 pm, concert hall, $30-$75

-Michael Bolton, Tuesday, 2/14/17, 7:30 pm, arena, $39-$129

-HSO Music That POPS: A Night on the Red Carpet, Friday, 2/17/17, 7:30 pm, concert hall, $27-$79

-Concert for the Keiki, Satuday, 2/18/17, 5:00 pm, Waikiki Shell, $25-$60. Benefit concert for disabled children.

-Hawaii Symphony Orchestra: Schubert "The Great", Saturday, 2/18/17, 7:30 pm & Sunday, 2/19/17, 4:00 pm, $34-$92, concert hall

-Michael Carbonaro Live, Monday, 2/20/17, 7:00 pm, concert hall, $37-$137

-Scotty McCreery, Tuesday, 2/21/17, 8:00 pm, concert hall, $49.50-$69.50

-Journey, Thursday, 2/23/17, 7:30 pm, Friday, 2/24/17, 7:30 pm & Sunday, 2/26/17 at 6:30 pm, arena, $65-$155

-Kris Kristofferson, Saturday, 2/25/17, 7:30 pm, concert hall, $34.50-$62.50



6th Annual International Ukulele Contest & Hula Show, Saturday, 2/11/17, Royal Hawaii Center at the Royal Grove Stage, 10:00 am-1:20 pm is the contest & 1:30 pm-3:30 pm is the hula show. Additionally the 9th Annual Ukulele Picnic, Sunday, 2/12/17, 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Kakaako Gateway Park, free. More info



Doris Duke Theatre, appearing in February:

-Ron Artis II, 2/3

-Chamber Music Hawaii: Maligned Master Setting the Record Straight, 2/12

-Harriet Returns: Based on the Legendary Life of Harriet Tubman, 2/17 (one-woman show)

See performance schedule here


Oahu Events Blue Note

Blue Note Hawaii at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort- specializing in a combo of jazz & local music

Appearing in February:

Tim Rose Presents: Legends Lost in 2016, 2/1

Karrin Allyson, 2/2-2/5

Marc Cohn, 2/6-2/11

Tsun Hui in Concert, 2/13

Donavon Frankenreiter, 2/17-2/19

Max V featuring Bonny B, 2/20

Willie K, 2/21

Blayne Asing, 2/22

Israel Vibration & Roots Radics, 2/23


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Oahu Events February-Bars & Clubs

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The Republik

Appearing in February:

Yellowcard, 2/5

Steel Pulse, 2/6

Underoath, 2/7

Geisha, 2/10

Zomboy, 2/11

Explosions in the Sky, 2/13

Motown Valentine's For Standing Rock, 2/14

Jake Hurwitz & Amir Blumenfeld-If I Were You Live, 2/17

Troyboi, 2/17

Spawnbreezie, 2/18

Unknown Mortal Orchestra, 2/24

Phantogram, 2/25

Descendents, 2/26

See full schedule here


Skybar Waikiki

Sky Bar Waikiki (pictured just above)

Rooftop bistro, nightclub & lounge with a hipster vibe. More info


Buho Cantina

Mexican restaurant and bar with views of Waikiki below. Good pre-going out place, hipster vibe. More info


Tiki's Grill & Bar

Oceanside (across the street & up 1 floor but great views) restaurant w/ Hawaiian & American food, cocktails and live bands in the evening. Indoor/outdoor restaurant. Casual & laid-back, good food. More info



Direct oceanfront bar, lounge, restaurant with incredible views of Diamond Head and the sunset. They also have live music in the evenings. More info

Downbeat Diner & Lounge

Hip, late night eatery with entertainment & lots of delicious vegetarian & vegan options in the Chinatown area. See full schedule here


SURFER The Bar at Turtle Bay (north shore)

Laid bar oceanside bar featuring open mic nights, karaoke & bands. See full schedule here


Sunset Pool at The Modern Honolulu

Good place for drinks before going out or to watch the Friday night fireworks, hipster vibe. More info


Wai'olu Ocean View Lounge at The Trump

Another good place to get drinks and pupus before going out or just chill here. More info


Jazz Minds

Jazz club with live jazz music & food, learn more here


Anna O'Brien's

Open mic nights, indie music and more, Irish bar in University of Hawaii Manoa area. More info


Nashville Waikiki

Country music and classic rock bar now located at Aloha Tower near Hooter's. More info

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Theatre & Cinema

Oahu Events Anjelah Johnson

Doris Duke Theatre presents African-American Film Festival & Women in Film during the month of February. See the film schedule here

The Actors Group (TAG) presents “Yellowman” at The Brad Powell Theatre, 1/13/17-2/5/17; see website for more info...

The Hawaii Theatre-featured in February:

-Anjelah Johnson (comedian), 2/2/17, 8:00 pm & 2/3/17, 7:30 pm & 10:00 pm, $39.75

-Sarah Mclachlan, 2/11, 7:30 pm (benefit concert for Hawaii Theatre), $150-$250

-Halau I Ka Wekiu: Expressions of Love (hula & singing), 2/12/17, 1:00 pm & 2/12/17, 5:00 pm, $17-$37

More info here


Diamond Head Theatre presents "The Fox on the Fairway", 1/27/17-2/12/17


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Oahu Events February-Sports

Oahu Events February Eddie Aikau

32nd Annual Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay, sponsored by Quiksilver. The holding period continues though Tuesday, 2/28/17 and if the waves get big enough they'll hold the contest. Word spreads pretty quickly on the island if it's gonna be held with rumors of the possibility in the days ahead. This is a once in a lifetime event not to be missed. More info here


The Great Aloha Run, Monday, 2/20/17, 7:00 am, 8.15 miles starting at the Aloha Tower and finishing at the Aloha Stadium. More info here


Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay 2017 "Swamp Romp", Saturday, 2/11/17, 7:00 am-12:00 pm, Boondocker LZ O'Course Field. Have fun & get muddy going over & under tactical obstacles. Register as an individual or as a team of 5-6. More info here


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Ongoing Events

Fireworks on the beach Friday nights at 7:45 pm in front of the Hilton Hawaiian Village

hilton hawaiian village new years eve


First Fridays-First Friday of the month that features an art gallery walk, restaurants, shops & live entertainment in the Chinatown area from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm but the lounges & clubs in the area stay open later. More info here and on their Facebook page here

Art After Dark-Monthly art party on the last Friday of the month at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Friday, 2/24/17, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm. More info here


HawaiiSlam's First Thursdays Slam Poetry Competition, Thursday, 2/2/17, 8:30-11:30pm, $3 before 8:30, $5 after. $100 prize to the winner. Hosted & located at Fresh Cafe Warehouse aka “Loft in Space” in Kakaako. Also features live music, live painters, MC’s, national touring poets & DJ’s. Largest registered poetry slam in the world with over 500 attending so go early. Visit website or call 808-387-9664 for more info.

Eat The Street January events Honolulu

Eat the Street, the last Friday of the month on 2/24/17, 4:00-10:00 pm, 1011 Ala Moana (old Fisherman's Wharf location); more info here.

There is also a limited Daily Street Grindz w/ about 5-7 food trucks during the day & evening. It's great to run by there & get something to eat for lunch. Take cash. Check the Facebook page to see who's there that day. Kau Kau Grill has THE best ribs-the meat just falls off the bone. Lots of sweet sauce & it's super juicy. I'm from Chicago so I know my ribs :)

Art on the Zoo Fence-Artists hang their works on the wall fence of the Honolulu Zoo on Monsarrat Ave.Happens on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00am-4:00pm. More info here

Mai Tai Bar-Live local music most weekends at Ala Moana Shopping Center, 4th fl with acts performing in their open lanai style bar. Very popular Pau Hana style bar with locals, tourists & military alike.

Free Hawaiian cultural activities at the Royal Hawaiian Center most days such as hula, ukulele and lei making. See website for schedule details


Hula at Kuhio Beach Park daily at 6:30 pm during the spring & summer; 6:00 pm in the winter. If the weather is bad it will not be held. Get there early to get a seat.


Na Mele O Ko'Olina is a monthly event at the Marriott Ko'Olina Beach Club; music will be on the Great Lawn along Lagoon 3, Saturday, 2/11/17, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. There will also be over 40 artisans displaying their wares and artwork. Address is 92-161 Waipehe Place, Kapolei, HI 96707. For more information on the artisan community visit here.


Waikiki Artfest, happens semi-regularly. This month it's Saturday, 2/25/17, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Kapiolani Park.More info here




oahu events hulas catamaran saturdaysSaturdays-Gay friendly 90 minute catamaran cruise sponsored by Hula's, $20.

Meet at Hula's at 2:00pm or at the boat which leaves at 3:00 from in front of the Sheraton Waikiki (Mai Tai is the name of the boat).

Cruise includes a free drink.





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