Make It! Shrunken Heads

Carve then shrink your own "head" using a fall favorite fruit, apples.

Looking for unique Halloween decorations? All you’ll need is a few apples, salt, lemon juice and some pumpkin carving tools.

Make It! Three Halloween Decorations Using Toilet Paper Tubes

Bats, Mummies, Frankensteins? Oh My!

Grab your toilet paper tubes and get ready to make three Halloween-inspired decorations with the kids.

Our Guide: Train Rides on Oahu

Editor's Note: Prices and hours of operation were updated in March 2016. 


Just like every other two- to four-year-old in the universe, my kids were obsessed with trains. And even though our house was littered with tiny little tank engines and Thomas is on our TV more than I care to admit, somehow it was not enough. They wanted the real deal. Luckily, there’s quite a few train rides around Oahu, and the following have been tested and approved by my little train fanatics. Take that, Island of Sodor! All aboard…

Our Guide: Free Story Times on Oahu

Hit the books with free keiki story times available every day, all around Oahu.

Hit the books with free keiki story times available every day, all around Oahu.

Mini Golf on Oahu

My kids have discovered a new obsession: mini golf. If your kids are anything like mine, don’t expect to play much yourself or keep score.

Free For All

Don’t blow your budget on entertainment. There are plenty of free activities in Honolulu for the whole family. 

Pearlridge Center's Butterfly Conservatory

An up close, and we mean REALLY up close, encounter with butterflies right in the mall. Plus, this year you can take advantage of free story time.

Grow Your Own Sunflower House


Here’s an alternative to building a treehouse in your backyard - grow a sunflower house instead!

Making Snowmen in Hawaii

Make fun memories with this simple, festive craft project you and the kids will enjoy.

How to Make Reindeer Food

This simple make-it-yourself gift adds some keiki excitement for Christmas Day.

This little bag of oats and sprinkles is sure to guide Santa’s sleigh right to your home.

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