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Insider Tip: “Kaka'ako is home to the only open-air gallery in Hawaii that features some of the world’s best street artists. Produced by POW! WOW!, this event unfolds in a great neighborhood for strolling and discovering art, food and an experience unique to Hawaii.”
— Jasper Wong, Founder and Lead Director, POW! WOW! Hawaii
Event: Different Strokes From Feb. 9-16, 100-plus international and local artists take it to the Kaka`ako streets during POW! WOW! Hawaii (PowWowHawaii.com). Ogle fresh murals and installations accompanied by artist talks, screenings and a concert, plus a block party at the Honolulu Night Market.
Activity: Pride of the PacificWitness echoes of downtown Honolulu’s past at Hawaii Theatre Center (HawaiiTheatre.com), a stunning 1922 performance shrine listed on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Docent-led tours share the past, art, architecture and restoration of the nostalgic auditorium dubbed the “Pride of the Pacific.”
Culinary: Farm FreshSavor a farm-to-fork frenzy of the plush bounty grown and harvested on the 4,000-acre Kualoa Private Nature Reserve (Kualoa.com). Rolling across three private Windward Coast valleys, the toothsome trek visits oyster and shrimp farms, a scent-free piggery, cattle-dotted pastures, an 800-year-old Hawaiian fishpond and flourishing gardens. Local chefs craft sumptuous nosh for a fitting finale.
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