The Polynesian Cultural Center is celebrating Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace with live music, nativity performances, a train ride to view the Christmas decorations and photos with Santa 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15 and 17-22. There will be added fun on snow days 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 15 and 21. Visit polynesia.com/christmas.
There will be an afternoon of family entertainment and fireworks at the Polynesian Cultural Center’s Hukilau Marketplace. From 4 p.m., there will be bounce houses, slides, bull riding, an obstacle courses, balloon animals and carnival games all for free! There will be live entertainment and Tongan, Mexican, Tahitian and Hawaiian food for sale. All leading up to the 20-minute fireworks show at 9 p.m. hukilaumarketplace.com
The Hukilau Marketplace at the Polynesian Cultural Center is screening free outdoor movies each month as part of its Movies on the Lawn series. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket and check out:
July 6: “The Greatest Showman”
Aug. 3: “Sherlock Gnomes”
Sept. 7: “Avengers: Infinity War
Hukilau Marketplace is at 55-370 Kamehameha Highway in Laie. Call 293-3142, visit www.HukilauMarketplace.com for more information.
Feb. 24 is the last Keiki Cooking Academy at Pounders Restaurant in the Hukilau Marketplace at the Polynesian Cultural Center. Executive chef Felix Tai teaches kids ages 4-12 kitchen techniques. 9 to 10 a.m., $22. http://hukilaumarketplace.com/events/
The Polynesian Cultural Center will be screening “Despicable Me 3” at its Hukilau Marketplace 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5. Grab a shrimp plate and kick back under the stars. http://hukilaumarketplace.com/events/