Halloween Calendar: Family Fun, Ghost Tours, Haunted Attractions
Waimanalo Country Farms’ fourth annual Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Patch, with pumpkin picking, tractor-pulled hayrides, games, a cow train for keiki, sunflower maze and country market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends in October, 41-225 Lupe St. (across from Waimanalo Beach Park). Free; some activities have a small fee. 306-4381, waimanalocountryfarms.com.
Aloun Farms’ 13th annual Great Kapolei Pumpkin Picking Patch, with entertainment and free hayrides, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday (Military Appreciation Day) and Sunday, Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27, 91-1440 Farrington Highway; $2, free for ages 2 and under; cash only. 677-9516, alounfarms.com
“Trash Fashion and Creating Recycled Costumes” workshop, make a costume using recyclables and other “trash,” 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave. For ages 5 and older. $15. Registration required. 312-4316, artexplorium.org.
GHOST STORIES AND TOURS
Oahu Ghost Tours, Offered year-round. Reservations: 524-4944, oahughosttours.com
» “Honolulu City Haunts”: A three-hour walking tour with a storyteller, Thursdays and Saturdays, with visits to haunted hot spots in Honolulu such as Iolani Palace, state Capitol, Alakea and Nuuanu streets, and the Verizon building. $39 for ages 12 and older, $29 for ages 7-11.
» “Orbs of Oahu Night-time Driving Tour”: Five-hour tour offered Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and select weekends, with visits around the island to spooky places such as Nuuanu Pali, Ulupo Heiau, Manoa Chinese Cemetery and Paradise Park; $59 for ages 12 and older, $49 for ages 10-11.
» “Sacred Spirits Cultural Day-time Tour”: Five-hour tour offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with visits to spots deemed sacred by native Hawaiians such as Nuuanu Pali, Waimanalo, ancient trails, heiau and waterfalls. Learn about menehune and the feared night marchers; $49-$59.
“Walk with the Dead,” historian Steven Fredrick leads tours with visits to haunted sites related to the dark side of historic Honolulu, begins 6:30 p.m. (with a brief break at a haunted tavern) Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-31. For ages 21 and older. $40, $30 with military ID. Reservations required 48 hours in advance: 395-0674, firstname.lastname@example.org
Haunted Hawaii Ghost Stories, two tours per night, 7 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and Oct. 22-24 and 29, Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipahu St. (near the old sugar mill). Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Limited to 30 spots per tour. $13; 677-0110, hawaiihauntedplantation.com.
Nightmare at Dole Plantation, “three attractions, one location, endless screams,” 64-1550 Kamehameha Highway, presented in partnership with Nightmares Live through October. For ages 13 and older. $13, dole-plantation.com or nightmareslive.com.
» “13,” a haunted house with 13 unlucky plantation curses. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily through Oct. 31, and 7-11 p.m. today and Saturday, and Oct. 18-19 and 25-16. Pre-sale tickets: $10 through Oct. 12.
» “Nightmare Express,” a fright-filled train ride through the pineapple fields, with bone-chilling horrors, 7-11 p.m. today and Saturday, and Oct. 18-19 and 25-26. (No pre-sale tickets.)
» “Trail of Terror,” a frightening maze. (Same times and dates as “Nightmare Express.”) Pre-sale tickets: $10 through Saturday.
Scare Hawaii’s “The Evolution of Fear” haunted house, at Windward Mall, with graphic scenes, loud sounds, special effects, makeup and scare tactics, 6-9 p.m. today, Oct. 18, 23-25 and 28-31; noon-9 p.m. Saturdays through October; and noon-6 p.m. Sundays through October. $13-$20; 330-1600, scarehawaii.com.
Haunted Plantation: “Real Haunt, Real Fear,” 7-11 p.m. today and Saturday, and Oct. 18-20, 25-27 and 30-31, Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipahu St. (near the old sugar mill). Not for children under age 13; adult supervision required for children under 16. $15-$30; 677-0110, hawaiihauntedplantation.com.