HONOLULU (KHON2) — Valentine’s Day is here and many are looking for safe ways to celebrate amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s a full list of events happening around the state to help you and your loved ones get into the spirit of the holiday.
Enjoy a concert underneath the moonlight
Romance is in the air at Aloha Stadium this Sunday, Feb. 14. HA.KA Entertainment and Hawaii Stage and Lighting Rentals are hosting “Moonlight Mele Valentine’s Day Drive-in Concert Series,” a musical event featuring some of Hawaii’s top entertainers, such as the The Makaha Sons, Maunalua, Natalie Ai Kamauu and Sean Naauao.
$75 per car when purchased here.
$100 at the gate on the day of the show.
*Each ticket purchased will be charged a service fee of $3.00 that supports the historic Hawaii Theatre Center.
Love is in the eye of the art enjoyer
Kapolei Shopping Center is honoring American Heart Month and Valentines Day with its “HeART of Kapolei” installation on the lawn adjacent to Kapolei Safeway. The project features the creative work of young artists from the Kapolei region and is offers a charming collection of eight 4-foot by 4-foot “heartworks” displays.
A fun filled weekend at Windward Mall
Between Feb. 13 and Feb. 15, Windward Mall is extending a $15 restaurant gift card to Gyu-Kaku, Buffalo Wild Wings, Big City Diner, Ruby Tuesday, Pieology or Kickin Kajun to mall goers who spend $100 in same-day receipts. Redeem same-day receipts at the redemption table in Center Court.
The mall is also celebrating Chinese New Year on Sunday, Feb. 14 with a traditional lion dance by the Au’s Shaolin Arts Society. The lion dance can be seen for free from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. The public is also welcome to “feed” the lion for good luck and prosperity. For more information, click here.
Post your love at Pearlridge Center
Pearlridge Center is bringing back their #PostYourLove social media event. Mall goers can stop by the “Post Your Love” wall and add their own note to the collage. Post a photo of your note and share it on social media using #PostYourLove and tagging @Pearlridge.
The wall is located on the second level near Pandora and Animation Magic.
An evening filled with love, laughs and most importantly food
If you’re looking for a fun night out with your boo, DECK has just the thing.
“We will be offering two different experiences at DECK. this year,” says Event Sales Manager Lindsay Louise. “$65 pre-fix course at DECK. and an elevated $85 dinner course at our private lanai which will be limited seating.”
There are also special Valentine’s Cocktails including a Champagne infused with Lychee, Rose & Raspberries.
Valentine’s bingo fun for parents and keiki
Lahaina Cannery is hosting a a socially distanced game of bingo and crafts for parents and keiki under the age of 10.
The “Be Mine” event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13. Event organizers say prizes will be awarded to Bingo winners and crafts will be provided. Each participant will also receive a Valentine’s Day treat.
Reservation are required due to social distancing requirements and can be made here.
The Waikiki Aquarium may be closed, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. The aquarium is hosting a Valentine’s shopping event at its gift shop.
Shoppers will receive a free treasure bag with a $30 purchase or a free mochi seal plush with a $50 purchase. Proceeds from The Shop benefit Aquarium programs, exhibits and research.
How about a movie date?
Are you missing the movie theaters this time of year? Consolidated Theatres wants to help you usher in Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, special occasions and more with private VIP screenings. Movie lovers can rent their own auditorium at Consolidated Theatres’ Ward with TITAN LUXE, ‘Ōlino with TITAN LUXE at Ka Makana Ali‘i and Town Center at Mililani locations starting at $250.
Guests are invited to choose from a variety of films to enjoy in the ultimate cinematic setting, Movies include Cupid-curated selections such as Crazy Rich Asians, Valentine’s Day, The Notebook, as well as adventure, comedy and classic genres.
For reservations, click here.
For additional inquires please email VIPSCREENING.HI@READINGRDI.COM
Feel the love virtually
Looking for a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day within the comfort of your own home? The Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) Senior Section is offering four heart-felt videos as part of its Virtual Senior Valentine Program and “Kupuna in the Park” video series.
The videos feature love stories from Senior Club kupuna, a slide show showcasing DPR activities, and musical presentations from Mā‘ili Recreation Director Bronson Varde and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning singer Melveen Leed.
The videos will be available beginning Friday, Feb. 12 at 12 p.m. on DPR’s YouTube Channel