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Farmers & Friends at the Red Barn Farmstand – June 16, 2017

The Red Barn Farmstand, about 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, opened in October 2016 on the North Shore in Haleiwa. It is a vibrant spot that sells locally-grown produce and food products. They work with local farmers and …
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Memorial Day Lantern Floating Ceremony – May 29, 2017

Lantern Floating Hawaii is a Memorial Day ceremony at Ala Moana Beach (about 35 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas) where everyone gathers for a personal and collective moment of remembrance, reflection, and offering of gratitude to those who have …
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Slow Food Chinatown Tour – April 23, 2017

Take a 2-hour walking tour to explore the history, culture, and food traditions of Honolulu’s Chinatown (about 30 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas). The tour is on April 23, 2017, from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Shop the …
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Ukulele Picnic 2017 – Kaka’ako Makai Gateway Park

The Ukulele Picnic, about 35 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, will offer two stages of live entertainment featuring well-known Hawaiian and Japanese ukulele performers. On February 12, 2017, entertainers will share their talent and aloha from 9 AM until …
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2017 Chinese New Year Celebration

Each year, about 30 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, Chinatown opens its doors and streets to host a Chinese New Year spectacular. Enjoy a parade featuring the traditional lion and dragon dance, Kung Fu exhibitions, music performances, and countless ethnic dishes …
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Ko Olina Marina – Your Ocean Adventure Awaits

The Ko Olina Marina Activity Center offers an array of ocean adventures, and a pick-up service from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. You may struggle to decide which experience to try first – whale watching (December to March), snorkeling tours, …
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Hawaii’s Banzai Pipeline & Winter Surfing Competitions

Hawaii’s Banzai Pipeline, about one hour from the Ko Olina Beach Villas, is famous for its heavy swells that can reach up to 30 feet, breaking over shallow, rocky coral reefs at high speeds to form barreling curls of water. The …
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Whales, Dolphins, and Monk Seals…Oh My!

Learn about Hawaii’s sea life at the Education Center Alcove of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, about one hour from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. All seminars are free and begin at 3 p.m. Please arrive by 2:45 p.m. October 9, 2016:“60° North: …
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Okinawan Festival – September 3 and 4, 2016

The Okinawan Festival celebrates the Okinawan experience in the Aloha State at Kapiolani Park on September 3 and 4, about 45 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Guests can taste authentic cuisine and enjoy numerous live performances, such as taiko demonstrations, Okinawan …
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34th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – August 14, 2016

Come out to Waikiki Beachwalk for the 34th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, about 50 minutes from the Ko Olina Beach Villas. Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar (ki-ho’alu) is one of the major acoustic guitar traditions in the world. Ki-ho’alu, which …
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