808Update: Korean Festival, Classic Rockfest, Sesame Street Live, and more!


It’s never too early to start planning for the weekend.

If you’re looking for something to do with your family and friends, we’ve got you covered in today’s 808Update.

From furry monsters at the Blaisdell Arena to a kim chee eating contest at Magic Island, Jordan Segundo has all the info on what’s happening around town.SESAME STREET LIVE 

Sesame Street LIVE is coming to town!  All of our favorite friends from Sesame Street will be live in concert.   The show is called “Let’s Dance” and will be an interactive dance party where Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird and more will be joining everyone on the dance floor.

Sesame Street Live will be in Honolulu for two weekends starting this Friday.  Then heads over to Maui for the weekend of July 24 to July 26.CLASSIC ROCK FEST 

The Classic Rock Fest is this Saturday at the Waikiki Shell.  It features five-time Grammy award winner Christopher Cross, Little River Band and Hawaii’s own Kalapana.

Tickets are still available at ticketmaster.com or the Blaisdell Box Office.14TH ANNUAL KOREAN FESTIVAL

It’s going to be a big celebration at Magic Island this Saturday, July 11 as the 14th annual Korean Festival takes over.

The Korean Festival presents a unique, authentic taste of Korean culture through food, dance, art, music, and entertainment.

Some of the festivities include a Kim Chi eating contest and Korean song contest.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The Festival starts at 10:00 a.m.

WHEN:          Saturday, July 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:        Magic Island – Honolulu, Hawaii

ADMISSION:            FreeMORE INFORMATION:www.koreanfestivalhi.comSUNSET MELE ON THE ROOF

The Hawaii convention Center kicks off its monthly entertainment series called “Sunset Mele On the Roof”.

It is a free event that will feature local entertainment and fun activities for the entire family to enjoy.

The first event this Saturday, July 11, will feature up-and-coming singer-musician Josh Tatofi, followed by a moonlight screening of the movie “Frozen.” Characters from Frozen will also be there taking photos.

There will be gourmet hotdogs and popcorn, artisans, crafters and more.  Everyone is welcome to bring low beach chairs, mats and blankets as they view the movie atop the lawn of the convention center.  No coolers or outside food allowed.

WHEN:          Saturday, July 11 Rooftop of Hawaii Convention Center

ADMISSION:            Free

Doors open at 5 pm, Entertainment 6 p.m., Movie 7:30 p.m.

PARKING:    $5 parkingMORE INFORMATION:www.meethawaii.com

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