Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Honolulu: March 30 to April 4, 2022

To grab Who are you again? this weekend at the Kumu Kahua Theater. Photo: Courtesy of Kumu Kahua Theater

Who are you again?

Various dates

Inspired by the personal journey of playwright Ryan Okinaka, Who are you again? follows family members as they struggle to cope with their matriarch’s dementia and explores the special relationship this grandmother shares with her grandson, who joins her fantasy world in an attempt to connect. Local band Every Single Day is featured and will perform live before some performances.

$5 to $25, 46 Merchant Street, (808) 536-4441, kumukahua.org, @kumukahua


Kua’ana Project: Stories of Strength

Thursday March 31, 6-8 p.m.

For International Transgender Day of Visibility 2022, the Kua’ana Project at the Hawai’i Health & Harm Reduction Center will host a Zoom program featuring stories told by four trans leaders from the islands.

To register visit hhrc.org, @hhhrc_


Kris Goto Natural Selection Courtesy Sheraton Waikiki And Polu Gallery 1200x800

Photos: Courtesy of Sheraton Waikīkī, Polu Gallery

Kris Goto Natural habitat Art exhibition

Until Thursday 28 April

Fans of the Japanese-born artist’s whimsical Hawaiian-inspired paintings and illustrations (you can’t get enough of his bubble-filled surf scenes) will want to head to Waikīkī for Goto’s solo show at the Polu Gallery. . Title Natural habitat, the exhibition explores the concept of home and plays with the idea of ​​changing habitat. What would it look like if the sky was filled with Hawaiian quilt patterns and reef fish floated through the air? Meet to find out.

Free, Sheraton Waikīkī, 2255 Kalākaua Ave., (808) 931-8901, polugallery.com, @polugallery


O’ahu Writers Retreat 2022

April 11-15

Register now for the O’ahu Writers’ Retreat 2022, which offers five days of writing workshops, private coaching, readings, live music and more at Mokulē’ia.

Individual appointment rates start at $800; accommodation, meals, workshops and activities starting at $900, oahuwritersretreat.com


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Female woodworker making a hole Om a piece of wood using a lithium ion electric drill

Photo: Getty Images

HNL Tool Library Spring Workshops

From Saturday 2 April to Saturday 28 May

Improve your DIY skills with some workshops offered by HNL Tool Library. Spring session courses cover everything from the basics of woodworking and 3D printing to electrical wiring, laser cutters and table saws.

$25 to $75, 200 Keawe Street, hnltoollibrary.org, @hnltoollibrary


Welcome Home, Timmy: A New Era of Hawaiian Football

Wednesday April 6, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

For the latest episode of UH MaIn noa’s Community Conversations webinar series, new head football coach Timmy Chang talks to provost Michael Bruno about going home and the future of Hawaiian football.

Free on Zoom, register online here, @uhalumni


Weekend guide to Da Shop.  Photo: Brie Thalmann

Photo: Brie Thalmann

Da Shop Fourth Anniversary

saturday april 2

Independent bookstore Kaimukī Da Shop celebrates its fourth year with its biggest sale of the year and special appearances from authors and artisans.

dashophnl.com, @dashophnl


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Mālama ‘Āina Community Cleanup

Saturday April 2, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

To celebrate Earth Month, Our Kaka’ako, Waterfront Plaza and the Surfrider Foundation are hosting a community cleanup of the nine blocks of Our Kaka’ako and Mother Waldron Park. All ages and pets are welcome. Reusable gloves and biodegradable trash bags will be provided.

Free, register online herecheck-in is at The Barn at Salt at Our Kaka’ako, 327 Keawe St., @ourkakaako

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