Pitstop: 10/26/18

Friday, Oct. 26

Soul Patrol Hawaii
If you’re looking for something to do and love live rock, blues, & soul music, check out the restaurant and bar, The Ground Floor, from 7-10 p.m. There’s no cover charge but reservations are advised. There’s also free parking after 6:30 p.m. in the Melim Building (next to The Ground Floor). (808-538-6012)

“Night of the Spirits” Halloween Party
Show off those killer moves at the Tapa Bar at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. They will be hosting two Halloween parties, one on Friday, Oct. 26 and the other on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5-10 p.m. Parking is complimentary when validated. (hiltonhawaiianvillage.com)

“Nightmare on Kalia Road,” Haunted House
Scare yourself silly for only $10 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort’s haunted house experience at the Tapa Tower (right next to the Tapa Bar). A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Visitor Industry Charity Walk and the haunted house will be open on Friday, Oct. 26 from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m. Parental discretion is advised. Parking is complimentary when validated.  (hiltonhawaiianvillage.com)

Sunday, Oct. 28

Try solo competitive driving — aka autocross — at Aloha Stadium. Hawaii Region, Sports Car Club of America hosts this exciting event. Each driver will receive four timed runs, with the single fastest lap competing with other drivers. Visit website or email for more information. (sccahawaii.org, jenn24parker@gmail.com)

S.I.N. Night “Angels and Demons” at Buho Cocina y Cantina
From 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Buho Cocina y Cantina will be hosting a bash to beat all bashes in honor of the hospitality industry. A midnight costume contest with a $500 cash prize, music by DJ2TRU, drink specials by Corona, $3 tacos served all night, and $5 “boorritos” after 10 p.m. that includes bottled water, rounds out this happening event. There is a $10 cover, but this event is free for those on the ‘SIN’ guest list. (buhocantina.com)

Monday, Oct. 29

 Open Mic Mondays at the Downbeat Lounge
The Grind Entertainment presents Open Mic Mondays in Downbeat Lounge. There is no cover to experience this showcase for local unsigned talent, but the event does start at 7 p.m. and is only open to those over 21. (Sign up at tgehawaii@gmail.com)

 Tuesday, Oct. 30

 Karaoke at Downbeat Lounge
Sing your heart out at $1 a song on Downbeat Lounge’s karaoke machine. The party starts at 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge, but you must be 21 and over. (downbeatdiner.com)

 Wednesday, Oct. 31

 Monsters and Mamacitas at Buho Cocina y Cantina
Do you think your Halloween costume has what it takes to win a $1000 cash prize? From 10 p.m. to 2 a.m Buho Cocina y Cantina will host a Boooooho-style haunted bash and costume contest in Waikiki featuring beats by DJ2TRU, drink specials by Bacardi USA, $3 tacos served all night, and $10 “Boorritos” at closing that includes bottled water. There is a $15 cover after 10 p.m. (buhocantina.com)

 Halloween at Ward Village
Ward Village will be hosting their own Halloween celebration that is free, fun, and family-friendly. Festivities include keiki and pet photo booths, face painting, glitter tattoos, candy, stickers, and more. Stop by Ward Village’s Trick-or-Treat street for a safe candy and coupon haul from your favorite shops and restaurants. This event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (wardvillage.com/events/halloween-at-ward-village)

 Thursday, Nov. 1

 7 Pairs of Iron Shoes at Downbeat
Local folk rock/alt country band 7 Pairs of Iron Shoes and special guests will be playing from 9 p.m. at the Downbeat Lounge. The show is open to those over 21 and there is no cover charge. (downbeatdiner.com)