Details: Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life on the Palace stage. This show will be fun and full of joy, bringing a lightness that is very much in need today. Tickets are on sale now at the Palace box office. Cost is $20 general, $25 and $30 reserved. All tickets will be $5 more the day of performance.
Details: This 15-act spooky circus show arrives just in time for Halloween. Enjoy 90 monstrous minutes of aerial hoop, rope, fabric, trapeze and more. Rated PG-13. Get tickets at AerialArtsHawaii and the Palace box office. Doors open one hour before showtime.
Cover charge $5 with costume, $7 with costume for patrons 21 and older
Details: Doors open at 6 p.m. One-night-only event as part of Taylor’s three-concert Hawaii tour. Tickets available at the Palace and online.
Details: Jazz Mele plays music to get ya movin’! Vintage jazz, swing, boogie woogie, Jump Blues and Latin tunes will get you on your feet. Lou Ann Gurney – vocals, Jeff Gaeth – sax, Matt Spencer – guitar, Gonzo – bass & Bill Heideman – drums. Good fun guaranteed.
Details: Costume contest at 8:15 p.m. Selfie booth in the lobby with Riff Raff. “Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” dance practice. Movie starts at 9 p.m. Participation kits will be on sale in the lobby on the night of for $5.
Details: Get your pumpkins and enjoy food, crafts, a petting zoo, kids games, koa gifts, clothing and accessories for sale, air-brushed tattoo and more. Admission is free. Limited number of non-presale pumpkins available to the public. Tickets for pumpkins can be purchased at
Details: HRA members are encouraged to bring their favorite vehicle to show off. No registration, no fees. Just come and have a good time. Family-friendly event with free treats for the kids.
Details: This project is an artist-led sculpture project engaging the community, celebrating the everyday and the things a part of everyday through art at the Volcano Art Center and Wailoa Art Center. The project allows participants to contemplate the everyday, use upcycling to create awareness about waste or use their medium to communicate an everyday message. The piece will travel throughout Hawaii and the mainland and continue to grow as it travels. The community and participants are invited to attend this unique celebration event to showcase the project before it travels. There also are pre-party workshops: 11 a.m. Wednesday at at Wailoa Art Center and 11 a.m. Oct. 20 at VAC.
Details: The goal of this free public event is to celebrate ohia and promote awareness about this important tree. Bring your keiki and make fun ohia crowns. Hear about the traditional Hawaiian practice of using 20-plus-foot ohia poles to fish. Take a 3-D tour through ohia forests. These activities and more will promote ways to help prevent the spread of rapid ohia death. There also will be games, prizes, a photo booth, live music, hula, food vendors and more.
Details: The American Rhododendron Society – Hawaii Chapter will be doing its annual outreach event, giving away free trusses (cuttings) and small plants with information about propagation and care. New and renewed memberships also accepted. Club tees and totes will be available. Mature plants can be viewed in the zoo gardens along the main walk.
Details: Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year and decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovers a door to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. Evil boogeyman Oogie Boogie plots to play a game with Santa Claus’ life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere.