Halloween in the islands is like no other and is celebrated with a passion that is Hawaii. Whether you’re in Hawaii now or just wishing you were, here’s an update on some of the festivities around the state this Halloween:
This consummate Hawaii Halloween event returns to Front Street again this year. You won’t be alone, with 25,000 or more guests expected to attend. Front Street will be closed to traffic. I can’t wait to hear how this goes. It should be a blast.
The event starts with the 36th Annual Keiki Halloween Costume Parade at 4:30pm. Beginning at 6pm there is live entertainment at Campbell Park. For souvenirs, pick up the official halloween tee shirt available at the Lahaina Visitor Center daily and at Campbell Park on Halloween from noon.
Details: Friday, October 31. Check out Halloween in Lahaina and plan to get there early. Children’s Parade starts at sunset. Cost: free.
Nightmare on Beretania Street, Honolulu Museum of Art
Dance the night away and enjoy food, music, art and costumes. If you don’t have a costume, get your face painted at the event.
Details at Honolulu Museum of Art, 6-9pm, October 31.
Heroes and Villains at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach
Party the night away. Prizes for best costumes. Advertised as one of the best Halloween parties in Waikiki.
Details at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, 8pm -2am, October 31. From $10.
Haunted Plantation, Honolulu
Welcome to Hawaii’s scariest and best walk through haunted attraction.
University of Hawaii at Manoa has a special Imaginarium show “Nightwalk” for the whole family. It includes a freaky physics lab tour, spooky cartoon videos, “chicken skin” stories.
Audiences will be guided on a night walk down a creepy crypt and into a haunted mansion filled with bats, ghosts and spooky things that go boo in the night.
Details: At Hawaii Haunted Plantation. On Oahu. October 30 and 31 from 7-11 pm. General admission is $13. Not for children under age 13.
Haunted House Hawaii, Honolulu
Professional haunted house located at Dole Plantation since 1998. This year four separate events transform the plantation in honor of Halloween. There are two mazes, a haunted train and the haunted house.
Tickets from $11 to $30. Visit Haunted House Hawaii website.
Dr. Carnage’s House of Horrors
Taking haunted houses to a new level, you can expect to have amazing scares never seen in Hawaii before.
October 30, 31, and November 1. From 7pm to mall closing. Located in the theater parking structure of Oahu’s Windward Mall. Visit Windward Mall website for more details.
Do you have any events you know of that we can add to the list?
PS: If you’re not here this year, why not plan to spend next Halloween in Hawaii.
Image above at Aloun Farms Hawaii pumpkin patch.