Digital fish

The Waikiki Aquarium is hosting a temporary “virtual theme park”  called Lea Lea Little Planet. Keiki and parents can experiment with a digital aquarium, an augmented-reality sand castle, digital graffiti and more. Admission to the exhibit is $15 per child and $8 per adult through Sept. 30.  For more information, visit or

Summertime volunteerism

RevoluSun and Surfrider Foundation invite you to help clean up the beach 10 a.m. to noon July 28 at Makapuu Beach. It’s a great way to teach kids about giving back and taking care of the aina. (According to the groups, marine debris kills more than 100,000 mammals and one million birds every year.) And at the end of the clean up, you can jump in the water. The first 100 volunteers get a free T-shirt. Sign-in starts at 9:30 a.m.

Check you car seats

Kaiser Permanente is hosting a free car seat check event with experts who can assess if your seat is installed properly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 46% of car and booster seats are used incorrectly. Head over to the Enterprise Truck Rental Site, 3239 Ualena St., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 to get yours checked. Snacks will be served.

Pinkalicious Party!

Hawaii State FCU and PBS Hawaii  are teaming up for a reading of “Pinkalicious” followed by a screening of the animated show of the same name at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. July 28 at PBS, 315 Sand Island Access Road. Tickets are $3 for both adults and kids and the ticket purchaser must be a Hawaii State FCU member. Proceeds benefit PBS Hawaii. Buy tickets at

Ocean day indoors

Kahala Mall is hosting it’s annual Keiki Day with an ocean theme.

There will be interactive displays and educational activities throughout the mall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28.

Keiki Day Passports will be distributed in Center Court. If kids stop by six activity booths and get stamped at each one, they can return the passport for a free Whole Foods Market reusable tote, a “I am a Steward of The Ocean” sticker badge and be entered to win a one-night stay at The Kahala Hotel & Resort with breakfast buffet for two. Among the activities will be gyotaku printing (Bring your own plain t-shirts or print on paper), honu puppet making, ocean creature costume dress up, glitter tattoos and balloon twisting. Visit for details.