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Barefoot Agent Summer Calendar

  1. 1. Summer in Hawaii The Barefoot Agent Presents: Your Guide to 2013's Hottest Events, Concerts, Restaurants, and Bars on the Island
  2. 2. The Barefoot Agent Danielle Scherman, Realtor Associate Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties 970 N. Kalaheo Ave. Ste. C-215 Kailua, HI 96734 808.782.7576 For all Your Residential Real Estate Needs
  3. 3. Favorite Hotpot: Sweet Home Cafe 2334 S. King St. 947-3707 Hotpot, shabu shabu, nabe: The field of “cook-your-own in simmering soup” has expanded faster than dried noodles in broth. Favorite Pop-Up: The Pig and the Lady Find The Pig and the Lady at farmers’ markets and Taste, a pop-up venue, where they draw more crowds than any other vendor. 2013 Hale Aina Award Winning Restaurant of the Year: Le Bistro 5730 Kalanianaole Hwy Honolulu, HI 96821 (808) 373-7990 Roy’s 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy Honolulu, HI 96825 (808) 396-7697 Alan Wong’s Restaurant 1857 S King St #208 Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 949-1939 Chai’s Island Bistro 1009 Kapiolani Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96814 Chef Mavro 1969 S King St. Honolulu, HI 96826 12 Ave Grill 1145 12th Ave. Honolulu, HI 96816 (808) 732-9469 Azure 2259 Kalakaua Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815 Town 3435 Waialae Ave #104 Honolulu, HI 96816 (808) 735-5900 Dining:
  4. 4. Favorite Lunch Spots Gold Mariposa 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., #2101, 951-3420 Executive Chef: Marc Anthony Freiberg Silver The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., 945-6573 Executive Chef: Lance Kosaka Bronze Tango Contemporary Café 1288 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste. 120, 593-7288 Executive Chef: Goran Streng Finalists Epic 1131 Nuuanu Ave., 587-7877 Executive Chef: Brian Chan Hukilau 1088 Bishop St., 523-3460 Executive Chef: Jason Takemura Favorite Brunch Gold Orchids 2199 Kalia Rd., 923-2311 Executive Chef: Vikram Garg Silver Prince Court 100 Holomoana St., 944-4444 Executive Chef: Eddie Mizuno Bronze Hoku’s 5000 Kahala Ave., 739-8780 Executive Chef: Wayne Hirabayashi Finalists Mala Ocean Tavern 1307 Front St., Lahaina, (808) 667-9394 Executive Chef: Ben Klein The Plantation House Restaurant 2000 Plantation Club Dr., Lahaina (808) 669-6299 Executive Chef: Alex Stanislaw Favorite Places to Take Visitors Gold Duke’s Waikiki 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Ste. 116, 922-2268 Executive Chef: Keith Steel Kong Silver House Without A Key 2199 Kalia Rd., 923-2311 Executive Chef: Vikram Garg Bronze Tiki’s Grill & Bar 2570 Kalakaua Ave., 923-8454; Executive Chef: Ronnie Nasuti Finalists Lahaina Grill 127 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina (808) 667-5117 Executive Chef: Arnulfo Gonzalez Mama’s Fish House 799 Poho Place, Paia, (808) 579-9248 Executive Chef: Perry Bateman Dining:
  5. 5. Bar 35 35 N Hotel St. Honolulu, HI 96817 (808) 537-3535 Arnold’s Waikiki 339 Saratoga Rd. Honolulu, HI 96815 (808) 924-6887 Uncle Bo’s 559 Kapahulu Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815 735-8311 The Study at The Modern 1775 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96815 (808) 943-5800 Mai Tai Bar 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. Honolulu, HI 96814 (808) 947-2900 Formaggio’s Grill 2919 Kapiolani Blvd #10 Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 739-7719 JJ Dolans 1147 Bethel St. Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 537-4992 Lewer’s Lounge 2199 Kalia Rd. Honolulu, HI 96815 (808) 923-2311 House Without a Key 2199 Kalia Rd. Honolulu, HI 96815 (808) 923-2311 Duke’s Waikiki 2335 Kalakaua Ave #116 Honolulu, HI 96815 (808) 922-2268 The Dragon Upstairs 1038 Nu’uanu Ave. Honolulu, HI 96813 (808) 526-1411 Rum Fire 2255 Kalakaua Ave. 96815 922-4422; Pint N Jigger 936 S King St. Honolulu, HI 96826 (808) 744-9593 Favorite Bars:
  6. 6. Art After Dark at The Honolulu Academy of Art Summer Events: Hawaii Icon Jul 26 2013 06:00pm-09:00pm Notte Bianca Aug 30 2013 06:00pm-09:00pm First Fridays This free event invites people of all ages to downtown Honolulu’s galleries and studios to view work by various artists. More than 20 galleries participate in the evening’s events, which include live mu- sic, street entertainment, wine tasting, and shopping in downtown’s antique stores. Guests can also experience the many bars, clubs and restaurants that make downtown a unique destination. First Friday of Every Month For more information call 808-521-2903. Sunset On The Beach Enjoy a free film on a 30-foot screen under the stars on Queens Beach in Waikiki. Movies range from action to comedy and are always fam- ily friendly. Live entertainment and food vendors add to the event. Arrive early to score a great seat and catch a glimpse of the setting sun. Last Friday of Every Month Lethal Beauty Jun 28 2013 06:00pm-09:00pm
  7. 7. Summer Polo Schedule June 16 Al Lopaka Trophy- Wealth Strategy Partners vs Bacardi June 23 New Zealand vs Hawaii June 30 USPA Governor’s Cup July 7 USPA Master’s Cup July 14 Fred Dailey Trophy – USPA Intra Circuit July 15 to August 31 SEASON BREAK September 1 Labor Day- Equus Hotel vs Dawson International September 8 India vs Hawaii September 15 India vs Hawaii September 22 Wealth Strategy Partners vs Equus Hotel September 29 Texas vs Hawaii October 6 Wealth Strategy Partners vs Noh Foods October 13 China vs Hawai October 20 USPA Sportsmanship Cup October 27 USPA Ambassadors Cup Hawaii Polo Club 68-411 Farrington Hwy Waialua HI, 96791 Honolulu Zoo Concert Series: June 12, Island music favorites Kapena will kick things off June 19: Roy Sakuma and His Super Keiki June 26: The Dukes of Surf July 3: Holunape July 10: ManoaDNA July 17: Ukulele with Ohta San, Nando Suan, and guest international groups July 24: Rolando Sanchez and Salsa Hawaii July 31: Nelly and Daniel Baduria Aug. 7: Jimmy Borges and His Jazz All Stars Aug. 14: Na Leo Pilimehana Gates open at 4:35 p.m., with the hour-long concert beginning at 6 p.m. Zoo exhibits close at 5:30 p.m. Sakuma will conduct ukulele prize drawings for both adults and children ages 6-12 before every concert. Admission is $3 per person two years of age and older, with all proceeds going to the Honolulu Zoo Society. Food and drink will be available separately for a nominal fee, and pre-order bentos will also be sold by calling 729-1002. Call 926-3191 or visit for more information
  8. 8. Pan-Pacific Festival Waikiki (various locations) and Ala Moana Center’s “Centertainment Stage,” Level 3, Nordstrom Wing Pan-Pacific Festival, will feature an appealing variety of hula and music that brings together the local and visiting Japa¬nese commu- nities. Food booths and arts and crafts vendors will help fill out the evening’s activities from 7 to 10 p.m. 8th Annual Aloha Piano Festival Saturday, June 15, 2013 to Saturday, June 22, 2013 Hawai’i Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave. The Aloha International Piano Festival, Competition and Piano Academy is the premiere destination for pianists of all ages, teachers and music lovers from near and far. Each year, the Festival presents masterclasses with concert pianists, a piano competition, the Piano Academy, and concert series showcasing world-class artists. In 2013, pianists Jon Nakamatsu, John Bayless, Bruce Brubaker, Thomas Sauer, Haewon Song, and Lisa Nakamichi will lead master- classes, workshops and concerts in a week of inspirational learning. Students and teachers of all ages and abilities can enrich their love of the piano in this non-competitive, nurturing environment. The Festival’s popular and low-cost recital series welcomes the greater community and features free admission to the Aloha Interna- tional Piano Competition on Saturday, June 15. Everyone is invited to enjoy beautiful music performed by world-class artists in this family- friendly setting. 36th Annual LeaderLuncheon “Shine” Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, 2255 Kalakaua Ave Get Inspired! For 35 years, the YWCA of O’ahu has recognized Hawaii’s women leaders at the LeaderLuncheon event. The annual LeaderLuncheon is an opportunity to honor them by sharing their stories of struggles and triumph, and celebrating their accomplish- ments. The theme this year is “Shine” and we will honor those women who provide shining examples for the rest of us through their work. They are our community’s innovators and pioneers. Ala Moana Center 4th of July Spectacular Thursday, July 4, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. Join Ala Moana Center as they celebrate their 22nd annual 4th of July event! There will be live concerts by Hawaii’s own entertainers. The fanfare continues for one night only, with the most dazzling 4th of July fireworks display in Hawaii. Centerstage – 12pm-4pm Parking Deck Concert – 5pm-8:30pm Fireworks Spectacular – 8:30pm Festivals and Charity Events:
  9. 9. Art After Dark at The Honolulu Academy of Art: August Moon August 2, 2013, 6-9 pm Honolulu Museum of Art The fifth annual August Moon features wines from more than 20 winemakers from Northern California, Australia, Oregon and Hawai‘i, small plates from top restaurants and chefs, and Drawn Out, an innovative art sale gathering more than 20 artists to create art throughout the evening. All proceeds from August Moon support the museum’s art education programs. The event is a special opportunity for wine enthusiasts. Every sum- mer, Johnson Brothers of Hawaii selects a stellar lineup of winemak- ers that it represents for a tour to allow industry insiders a taste of their products. August Moon allows the general public in on the wine action. Festivals and Charity Events: 12th Annual Duke’s Oceanfest August 17, 2013 to August 25, 2013 808-285-6667 The 12th annual Duke’s OceanFest will be held at venue sites throughout Waikiki, from Saturday, August 17, through Sunday, Au- gust 25, 2013. The 9-day event features a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke Kahanamoku’s heart: Longboard Surfing - Paddle- board Racing - Swimming - Tandem Surfing - Surf Polo - Beach Vol- leyball - Stand-Up Paddling, etc. Duke’s OceanFest is held each summer in Waikiki in honor of Ha- waiian Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, who is remembered as the greatest waterman who ever lived, and Hawaii’s ambassador of Aloha. Among his many accomplishments, Duke Kahanamoku was an Olympic gold medal swimmer; a surfer; an esteemed canoe steersman; a Hollywood actor; and the Sheriff of Honolulu. The festivities commence on August 17, with a lei draping and cer- emony at Duke’s statue that is open to the public. Duke’s birthday celebration is on August 24th and is one of many of the weeks high- lights; which also include the KINE Luau, Waterman’s Awards, etc.
  10. 10. 31st Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival August 18, 2013 12:00pm - 6:00pm Kapiolani Park, 2805 Monsarrat Ave. Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 Festival will showcase some of the world’s greatest artists in the slack key guitar genre. In all, 15-18 artists will be featured in the festival. Festival will also feature local cuisine, island crafters, community group booths, guitar exhibit, festival merchandise, and an abundance of the Aloha Spirit! Also, festival will be giving away free artists CDs, a brand new Taylor Guitar and assorted prizes and giveaways. For more information, call 808-226-2697 or email Festivals and Charity Events: Hawaii Food & Wine Festival: Under the Modern Moon- Morimoto & Friends September 05, 2013 6:00pm - 9:00pm Building on Hawaii’s unique East Meets West location, guests will savor provocative dishes prepared by 15 esteemed national and inter- national chefs from Asia and the Pacific, led by “Iron Chef ” Masaharu Morimoto. The event runs from 6-9 p.m. Tickets start at $200 per person. The Modern Honolulu 1775 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 For more information, call 808-738-6245 or email
  11. 11. Aloha Festivals: 2013 Waikiki Ho’olaule’a September 21, 2013 7:00pm - 11:00pm On Kalakaua Ave. between Lewers & Kapahulu Ave. Kalakaua Ave. Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 Celebrating its 61st year, the largest block party will kick off with the arrival of the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalakaua Avenue. Free admission. the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawai- ian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalakaua Avenue. Free admission. For more information, call 808-483-0730 or email Festivals and Charity Events: Cool Kailua Nights Block Party and Health Awareness Fair October 12, 2013 Whole Foods in Kailua The only thing better than a good party is a good party for a good cause. Kailua Town is turning it all on with Cool Kailua Nights, an evening of good food, music and entertainment - and all with the aim of helping people with cancer and the Boys & Girls Club of Kailua. Hawaii International Film Festival October 10, 2013 to October 20, 2013 808-447-0577 This year marks the 100th year of film production in Hawaii, and the Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani will celebrate with its annual event, to be held from October 10-20, 2013. It will feature hundreds of the latest feature length and short films, documentaries, special events, seminars and more.
  12. 12. June 15 JookBox City Where: Surfer, The Bar & Turtle Bay Resort Aj Rafael Beautiful Escape and Honolulu Where: Fresh Café, Honolulu Republik Music Festival Oahu with Damian “Jr Gong” Marley Where: Kaka’ako Beach Park Amphitheater June 16 Republik Music Festival Oahu with Damian “Jr Gong” Marley Where: Kaka’ako Beach Park Amphitheater June 22 Ryan Leslie Where: Pier 9 at Aloha Tower JookBox City Where: Bar 35, Honolulu June 28 Shapes of Light: Heisenberg and Bobby Boomba Where: Vice Nightclub, Honolulu June 29 Colin Stetson Honolulu Museum of Art El Ten Eleven: Rob Garza and Secondary_field Where: The Republik Anne Curtis Where: Neal S. Blaisdell Center Rob Garza: Thievery Corporation Where: The Safehouse, Honolulu June 30 Pinback: Secondry_field Where; The Republik July 2 As Blood Runs Black in Hawaii Where: Hawaiian Brian’s Showroom, Honolulu July 3 Joan Rivers Where: Neal S. Blaisdell Center July 20 The Love Festival Hawaii Where: Kaka’ako Waterfront Park July 28 KCCN FM 100 Birthday Bash Where: Waikiki Shell Notable Concerts:
  13. 13. Happy Summer! xoxo Danielle Design By Emma *PROMOTIONAL CONTENT: This document may contain errors or inaccuracies. Some information has been taken from other sources (e.g. websites) and not all ideas are original. We do not guarantee, and no reliance should be placed upon, the correctness or reliability of the content. FOR ALL YOUR RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE NEEDS, CONTACT: Danielle Scherman, Realtor Associate Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties 808.782.7576