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Lyon Arboretum – Oahu’s Best Public Botanical Garden

50 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Lyon Arboretum is part of the University of Hawaiʻi and considered Oahu’s best public botanical garden. It has walking trails, native plants, tropical trees, a waterfall, and a walking Buddha statue (symbolizing inner …
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Kapolei City Lights

Only 10 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Kapolei City Lights will be spreading holiday cheer with decorations inside and outside the hale/civic center. The festivities kick off with a block party and holiday parade on Saturday, December 10, from …
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Noah Harders: Moemoeā at HoMA

Photo: Looks Can Be Deceiving, 2022, Courtesy of Noah Harders About 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Honolulu Museum of Art is debuting Maui-based Native Hawaiian artist Noah Harders’ wearable art. Moemoeā means “to dream” or “fantasy” and unveils …
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Immersive Floral Fantasy at HoMA

About 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, Honolulu Museum of Art is featuring acclaimed British artist Rebecca Louise Law. Her debut exhibit, Awakening, is an immersive floral fantasy experience across two galleries. Her retrospective showcases and celebrates pua – …
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Best Farm Goat Experience on Oahu

About 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, visitors to Waialua’s Sweet Land Farm can learn about modern farming while feeding the friendliest goats on the island and enjoying the freshest gelato around. The farm was established by Emma Bello …
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PĀ‘INA PŌ‘ALIMA at HiSAM on August 26, 2022

About 40 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, all are welcome to celebrate Pa’ina Po’alima (Friday Party) at the Hawaii State Art Museum on August 26, 2022. In partnership with the Mayor’s Office on Culture and the Arts, the free, …
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Monarchs & More: An Interactive Butterfly Exhibit

About 20 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, visit Pearlridge Center’s Interactive Butterfly Exhibit at Wai Makai Center Court. The exhibit features hundreds of locally-raised monarch butterflies fluttering about island flora. Docents will explain the life cycle of these delightful …
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Friendship Garden Above Kanehoe Bay

About fifty minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, the Friendship Garden is a privately owned historic hidden gem that welcomes the public during daylight hours. The 10-acre park was developed in 1927 as part of a multiethnic neighborhood dedicated to …
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Oahu Chef Finalist for 2022 James Beard Awards

Chef Robynne Maii of Fête in Honolulu, about 30 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas, is a nominee for the prestigious 2022 James Beard Awards. She made the cut in the category of Best Chef: Northwest and Pacific (AK, HI, …
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Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 Citywide Art Exhibition

Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 (HT22) is a citywide art exhibition featuring 43 artists and over 60 participants, within 30 to 45 minutes from Ko Olina Beach Villas. Contributors include internationally-renowned cultural figures, such as Ai Weiwei, exhibiting with multiple generations of …
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