Here are free and cheap events plus spooky things to do to celebrate Halloween all around the Hawaiian Islands.
Big Island Ghost Tours offers guided tours to some of Hawaii’s most supernatural and historical sites to experience a connection to ancient Hawaiʻi, the supernatural, and the afterlife. From places where missionaries brought disease, sites of human sacrifice, to modern sightings at resorts, parks, and museums built atop ancient burial grounds, many of the places visited on these tours offer history by day and are haunted by night. The Big Island in particular is well known for supernatural phenomenon including the Fire Goddess Madame Pele, Night Marchers, and sightings of the faceless ghost, many ancient Hawaiian legends are still very much entrenched in modern culture. Your guides include local authors and trained paranormal investigators who are familiar with Hawaii’s supernatural activity. Tours are offered every month of the year in Kona and Hilo, from $60pp and up.
Kauaʻi Halloween Events
Maui Halloween Events
Haunted Haiku Hike | Awalau Farm is a walking tour through a forest and wonderful storytelling journey about the history of Upcountry Maui’s ghosts and other haunted tales. Expect rain and bring a flashlight. Tickets: $40. Still TBA as of Oct 7, 2022.
Molokaʻi Halloween Events
Haunted Homestead | Eventbrite Tickets by the Adolpho family. In 2020, the first Haunted Homestead event was created to bring a sense of celebration to Halloween without traditional trick-or-treating. The Adolphos decided to make it an annual event after the amazing response from the community. This is a fun, family Halloween celebration featuring attractions, a light show, food vendors, and free goodies for all the keiki. Something for the WHOLE FAMILY. It’s spook-tacular fun. Keiki are encouraged to dress in their Halloween costumes to receive a special treat. This is a FREE entry event open to the public. Registration required. TBA 2022. More info: Haunted Homestead a ‘Labor of Love’ | The Molokai Dispatch
Oʻahu Halloween Events
(Listed by start date)
Nightly in October. No cover charge. 21+ only. Nightmare (formerly Ghost Bar) at Ala Moana Pacific Center (1585 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814) is a truly unique bar experience with Halloween-inspired specialty cocktail, beer, or non-alcoholic beverages.
Friday-Saturday, October 1-29 and October 30-31, 2022. General admission: $20. Honolulu/Kalihi: Trial of Fears (trialoffearshi.com). E Noa Tours and Waikiki Trolley invite you to face your darkest fears. Save Kailani from the clutches of the fearsome demon Korgrak by completing his 3 chilling (and fun) challenges. Pay online and use promo code LMCI to get 10% off. Walk-ins welcome.
Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 222. Ticket: $40/person. Honolulu’s Haunted Crime Tour — Mysteries of Hawai’i Within the confines of the kapu of our ancestors, what was considered a heinous enough crime in ancient Hawai’i that would merit punishment by death? Could an Aliʻi have someone of an inferior rank suffer for an indiscretion in his/her place? How did the arrival of missionaries change the death penalty in Hawaiʻi? From the strict kapu which permeated the lives of our ancestors to the laws that carried out the penalties of the Fukunaga and the Massie trials, to a psychic who was murdered for knowing too much, this unique Honolulu ghost tour takes you around haunted sites in Downtown Honolulu, where the apparitions of the innocent are still seeking justice, while those of the corrupt may still be running from it. Other tours are offered throughout the year: https://mysteries-of-hawaii.com/tours
Wed, Fri, Sun – Oct 5-30, 2022. Ticket: $40/person. Waikiki Night Marchers Ghost Tour — Mysteries of Hawai’i. Once being the seat of power of the Island of Oahu, the sands of Waikīkī contain much more than seashells and sand crabs. The oral traditions of the much-feared night marchers have survived countless years by being passed down from mouth to ear, and then by the learned art of writing and documentation. Tales of the Night Marchers have survived the influx of missionaries and many immigrant cultures. Their stories have spread through hushed storytelling around the dinner table. Their procession has been witnessed by Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians from different walks of life. However, the question always becomes, “Who are the Night Marchers?” On this Waikīkī ghost tour, you will learn about a place that was famous for ancient burials, heiau, battlefields, the homes of ali‘i, and several paths taken by the feared Night Marchers. On this 90-minute walking tour, hear the stories of those who have witnessed the march and have survived to tell the tale. Other tours are offered throughout the year: https://mysteries-of-hawaii.com/tours
Oct 6, 13, 15, 20, 27, 2022. Ticket: $40/person. Ghosts of Old Honolulu Tour — Mysteries of Hawai’i. Take part in a journey through Aokuewa, the realms of restless spirits, that inhabit Downtown Honolulu on paths once traveled by Hawaiʻi Aliʻi (royalty) and visit the eeriest of the city’s haunts. Other tours are offered throughout the year: https://mysteries-of-hawaii.com/tours
Friday-Sunday, October 7-30, 2022. Price per vehicle: $65-$75. Honolulu/Aloha Stadium Haunted House Drive-thru. The drive-thru haunted house at Aloha Stadium returning in 2022 with new scenes, creatures to make you scream, and terrifying interactive scenes. Think you’re safe behind closed doors? Well, think again.
Weekends (and a couple of weekdays), October 7-31, 2022. Tickets: $10-$25; price increases each weekend. Skeleton Key Hawaii – KOA Theater. TERROR PLANET is a walk-through haunted house in the heart of Honolulu (780 S Beretania St).
Tuesday-Friday, October 11-28, 2022. Be sure to reserve in advance, no advance payment required. Due upon arrival, $10 per person. Kapolei: Aloun Farms Hawaii Educational Pumpkin Tour 2022. Each tour is approximately 1.5 hours. Closed toe shoes and appropriate attire required. Tours depart every 30 minutes from 8:30-11:30am. More info: Aloun Farms Educational Pumpkin Tour 2022 – Aloun Farms Hawaii
Oct 14-16, 21-23, 29-31, 2022. Tickets: $21. Advance timed-entry reservations required (available starting Friday, October 7, 2022 at 12 pm). Waipahu: Haunted Plantation in Waipahu is a haunted village filled with professional actors. You will be chased and taunted by spirits of old Hawaiʻi. You will experience intense audio and lighting, extremely low visibility, strobe lights, fog, damp or wet conditions and a physically demanding environment. Not for children, pregnant women, or people with health issues.
Oct 15, Nov 5, Dec 3, 2022. Ticket: $40/person. Haunted Honolulu Ghost Tour — Mysteries of Hawai’i This 2-hour walking tour explores old buildings in Downtown Honolulu. Visit the eeriest of Honolulu’s haunts and hear accounts of people who’ve experienced strange event in the area that was once the seat of Royalty. Other tours are offered throughout the year: https://mysteries-of-hawaii.com/tours
October 16, 2022 at 6pm. Ticket: $40/person. Haunted Hawaiian Nights Bus Tour — Mysteries of Hawai’i. With the influx of immigrants to work the plantations, came their beliefs, their gods, and their ghosts. A haunted school and two very interesting (and very haunted) cemeteries fill out the locations of this bus tour. We’ll hear stories about everyday people who’ve just gone about their lives and perhaps haven’t realized that it’s time to move on. Other tours are offered throughout the year: https://mysteries-of-hawaii.com/tours
Saturday-Sunday, October 15-30, 2022. Admission: $5.00 per person. 2yrs and under FREE. Parking: FREE. Kapolei: Aloun Farms Hawaii Pumpkin Festival 2022, 3 weekends from 8:30am-5pm. Food and Craft Vendors, Free Hayrides, Keiki Activities and Rides, Entertainment, and a Farmers Market. Come and Harvest your own Pumpkins, Corn, String Beans and Sunflowers. More info: Aloun Farms 20th Pumpkin Festival – Aloun Farms Hawaii
October 21-31, 2022 from 11am – 4pm. Kailua Town Seek & Treat | Oct. 21-31 – Kailua Town (kailuatownhi.com) An Oddly Curious Halloween Adventure! Set off on a family-friendly self-guided quest to solve riddles at multiple locations for fun and prizes. Pick the day you want to play. Look for the Halloween display and poster for directions to begin. Begin at any of the five festive, mysterious and magical displays at shopping destinations around Kailua Town. Directions will be posted at each location to assist players in looking for clues. Solve the simple wordplay with the hidden letters to reveal the magic word keiki will need to claim a Halloween treat. Each location will have its own spook-tacular treat to offer! Participants 18 and older can enter to win a $250 prize package that includes gift cards and goodies from Kailua Town merchants.
Honolulu/Kakaʻako: Children’s Discovery Center events (discoverycenterhawaii.org)
- October 22, 2022. Spooky Science Workshop. This STEM themed Workshop includes 45 minutes of activities followed by play in DC galleries. Tickets: $15/non-member, $10/member.
- October 30, 2022. Keiki Costume Ball. Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the Center and “spooktacular” games and crafts! Tickets: $12/person.
October 23, 2022 from 2PM – 6PM. FREE; requires pre-registration. KEIKI HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST — Royal Hawaiian Center. Waikīkī’s largest spook-tacular Halloween Keiki Costume Contest takes place in The Royal Grove. Keiki from infants to 10 years old and their parents are invited to compete for first, second, and third place prizes in four categories.
October 23 & 31, 2022 from 11am-Close. FREE event. TRICK-OR-TREAT AT ROYAL HAWAIIAN CENTER — Royal Hawaiian Center. Bring the entire ‘ohana to celebrate Halloween with fa-boo-lous family-friendly trick-or-treating on two dates. Trick-or-treat yo’self to some goodies in paradise. Look for balloons on participating merchant’s storefronts. Get a free trick-or-treat bag when you make a purchase from the Pāʻina Lānai Food Court or Waikiki Food Hall (visit their website for details).
October 28, 2022 from 5-8pm. FREE event. Pearlridge Candy Crawl (pearlridgeonline.com) in Aiea. In-mall trick-or-treat event returns to haunt Pearlridge Center. Trick-or-treaters are invited to visit store-to-store to get free treats, see some spook-tacular costumes, and enjoy the Halloween festivities throughout the center.
October 29, 2022. Street festival ticket: $15. Honolulu/Chinatown: Hallowbaloo Music and Arts Festival transforms Historic Chinatown into an eclectic one-night event with performance artists, street food, burlesque, and unbridled Halloween frivolity. Street festival ticket with beer tasting $50. Club Hallowbaloo: $35-$110.
October 29, 2022, from 10AM-1PM. FREE event. Salt Lake Shopping Center Franken-tastic Halloween includes costume contests for keiki and pets, with prizes and trick-or-treating at participating stores and restaurants. Free photo backdrop. Free mini pumpkin for keiki (age 12 and under).
October 29, 2022, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. FREE event. Ko’olau Trunk or Treat 2022 in Kāneʻohe. AWESOME Trunk or Treat O’ahu event on the Windward side. 100% FAMILY FRIENDLY event that is a SAFE, FUN & CREATIVE atmosphere for local families & their children to enjoy Halloween. There will be a costume contest for children 12 & under with multiple categories as well as a trunk decorating contest where the top trunks will win prizes from the amazing event sponsors.
October 30, 2022 from 11am-2pm. It’s Trick-or-Treat Time! – Town Center Of Mililani. Halloween Trick or Treat Celebration. Treat your costumed keiki to some spook-tacular Halloween fun. Collect candy from stores with the “Trick or Treat Here” sign in their window (available while supplies last). Happy haunting!
Honolulu/Kakaʻako: Children’s Discovery Center events (discoverycenterhawaii.org)
- October 22, 2022. Tickets: $15/non-member, $10/member. Spooky Science Workshop. This STEM themed Workshop includes 45 minutes of activities followed by play in DC galleries.
- October 30, 2022. Tickets: $12/person. Keiki Costume Ball. Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the Center and “spooktacular” games and crafts!
October 30, 2022 at 5PM. CGSA of Oahu Trunk or Treat Tickets, Sun, Oct 30, 2022 at 5:00 PM | Eventbrite. 3rd annual CGSA Oahu Trunk or Treat on Sand Island. Timed entrances, spaced out trunks, and a one way flow. Get the kids, and yourselves, out to trunk or treat safely and in style! Choose from four timed entries. Admission: $10 donation per family. (Note: This non-federal entity is not part of or endorsed by the Department of Homeland Security or the United States Coast Guard and has no government status.)
October 31, 2022 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Haunted Halloween | International Market Place | Honolulu. Bring your keiki to International Market Place for a Haunted Halloween. Free trick-or-treating around the mall; take pictures with your favorite characters: Moana, The Little Mermaid, Captain Jack Sparrow, & Stitch; and enjoy a free balloon artist.
October 31, 2022, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Halloween MASQUERADE BALL Latin Social in Kakaʻako, Mon, Oct 31, 2022 at 8:00 PM | Eventbrite A Latin night of dancing and costume contest with win cash prizes and more.
October 31, 2022, 8:00 PM. FREE Entry Before 8pm; $35 at the Door After 8pm ($20 advance purchase). Tiki’s Grill & Bar Waikīkī Halloween Bash. Celebrate Halloween Night with DJ, dancing, drink features, and ghoulish tiki fun! 21+only.
Oh hold. Honolulu/Chinatown: Steven Fredrick’s Ghost Tours. The one-and-a-half mile “Walk with the Dead Ghost Tour” visits sites of murder, death, and suicide in the downtown Honolulu/Chinatown area. This one-of-a-kind Halloween tour begins on October 1st and continues every night until the 31st.
Calendar of Halloween events
Listed below are many upcoming Halloween-related events including pumpkin patches, contests, trick or treat events, haunted houses, and more.
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