What’s New at International Market Place
O Na Lani Sunset Stories – Time Change!
It’s September, which means International Market Place’s O Na Lani Sunset Stories will now start at 6:30 p.m. daily. The show is free and open to the public and honors the center’s rich history and sense of place through Hawaiian and Polynesian song and dance. The show begins at sunset with the ceremonial lighting of the Lamaku Torch Tower on Kalakaua Avenue and leads to the stage at Queen’s Court. The show will begin at 6:30 p.m. through February and at 7 p.m. from March to August.
Endless Summer Event (September 22)
Extend that summer radiance all year long at International Market Place’s first-ever “Endless Summer” event. The event will feature product demonstrations, free samples and information centered around Hawaii’s endless summer season. Located in Queen’s Court, the event will take place from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public, while supplies last.
Ka Papa Lei-Making Workshop with Meleana Estes (October 6)
Guests can learn about and the Hawaiian tradition of lei, which signify celebration, love, family, greetings and aloha, at International Market Place’s monthly Ka Papa Lei Hana lei-making class. Led by contemporary lei artist Meleana Estes, the class is held the first Sunday of the month from 12 to 3 p.m. in Queen’s Court. The remaining dates for 2019 are October 6, November 3 and December 1. Admission is free and open to the public, while supplies last.
Halloween (October 31)
The whole family is invited for a fun night of trick-or-treating at International Market Place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Halloween. Participating retailers will offer treats, and the event is free and open to the public.
Restaurant Week Hawaii (November 15-24)
Celebrate Hawaii’s innovative and delectable cuisine at Restaurant Week Hawaii. During the annual one-week event, participating restaurants will offer special menu items featuring locally grown produce, promotions and discounts. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Diamond Head, which aims to educate and inspire the next generation of Hawaii’s chefs. Participating International Market Place restaurants include Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi, Flour & Barley Brick Oven Pizza, Goma Tei, Herringbone, Kona Coffee Purveyors, Mi Almita Cantina, ShoreFyre, StripSteak and The Street Food Hall by Michael Mina. For more information, visit www.restaurantweekhawaii.com.
Holiday Shopping and Dining
As the holiday season nears, International Market Place is the perfect destination for fulfilling gift lists and refueling with delicious eats. The center is open every day, including holidays such as Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Individual restaurant and store hours may vary. For more information, visit ShopInternationalMarketPlace.com/holiday.
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About International Market Place
Located in the heart of Waikiki, International Market Place is a world-class shopping, dining and entertainment destination featuring a curated mix of upscale and lifestyle brands, and the first Saks Fifth Avenue in Hawaii. The shopping center is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Operating hours for restaurants and department store will vary. For ease of access, the center provides 700 parking spaces and convenient valet parking. For more information, visit ShopInternationalMarketPlace.com and in Japanese ja.shopinternationalmarketplace.com. Visit www.banyan.life to get a glimpse of Banyan magazine, the roots of International Market Place.