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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, August 9, 2001

TGI Thursday

The ** indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.


** Polynesian Music and Dance, by Polynesian Cultural Center, 10-11:30 a.m., Fountain Courtyard, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

** Kanilau, Hawaiian with hula, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace Atrium; free. 566-2337.

** Haunani Bernadino, vocalist, noon-1 p.m., Native Books & Beautiful Things at Merchant Street; free. 599-5511.

** University of Hawai'i Concert Band, 6-7 p.m., Centerstage, Ala Moana Center; free. 955-9517.

Jake Shimabukuro, 'ukulele, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Pineapple Room, Liberty House Ala Moana, third floor; free. Dinner reservations: 945-8881.


** Kodak Hula Show, 10 a.m., Waikiki Shell; free. 523-4674.

** Country Line Dancing, 6 p.m., Windward Mall; lessons from 7 p.m.; presented by Parents Without Partners; free. 262-7441.

** Kuhio Beach Torch-lighting and Hula Show, featuring Hawaiian Paradise, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.


"On Dragonfly Wings," by Lisa Matsumoto with music and lyrics by Roslyn, 8 p.m., Leeward Community College Theatre; the musical is based on the children's book "Wailana the Waterbug"; repeats Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 4 p.m. ; $10-$30*. 'Ohi'a Productions, ohia.com or 484-8800.

"Aloha Friday," by Lee Cataluna, presented by Kumu Kahua, 8 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m.; $12* for Thursday's performance; $15* for all other shows. 536-4441.


** "Farinelli" (1994, Italian and French with English subtitles), 8 p.m., Movie Museum; $5*. 735-8771.


** Hawaiian Quilting with Poakalani, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hibiscus/Orchid Bridgeway, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

Walking Tour of Historic Capitol District, presented by Mission Houses Museum, 10 a.m.; $15. 531-0481.

** Aloha 'Oe Ceremony for departing cruise ship, 4:30 p.m., Piers 9/10, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

** "Christmas in August" with magician Roy Matsuda, 6:30 p.m., 'Aiea Public Library; food, Christmas story and prizes; free. 483-7333.


Anna Bannana's, 946-5190, 45 Dash, reggae, rock and jam, 9 p.m.

Big Island Steak House, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 537-4446, Pai'ea, contemporary Hawaiian, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Chai's Island Bistro, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 585-0011, Keli'i Kaneali'i, Hawaiian and contemporary, 7-8:30 p.m.

Diamond Head Grill, W Honolulu hotel, 922-3734, Ginai with Zanuck Kapala Lindsey, rock, R&B, soul, jazz, funk and contemporary, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Don Ho's Island Grill, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 528-0807, Na Kama, traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, 6-8 p.m.

Duc's Bistro, 531-6325, Mehana Souza, Hawaiian, 7-10 p.m.

Eastside Grill, Puck's Alley, 952-6555, Da Groove Shack, with DJ Mikey, 10 p.m.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 599-4877, Joe Rockstar, modern rock, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Kapono's, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 536-2100, Kilinahe, Hawaiian, 5:30-8:30 p.m., and Willie K, contemporary, Hawaiian and rock, 9 p.m.-midnight.

Mai Tai Bar, Ala Moana Center; 947-2900, Darrell Aquino, contemporary, 4-7 p.m. and Baba B, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Michel's on the Beach, The Colony Surf Hotel, 923-6552, Jeff Peterson and Willow Chang, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Planet Hollywood, 924-7877, Horizon, contemporary Hawaiian, 5:30-10:30 p.m.

Royal Hawaiian. 923-7311, Mai Tai Bar, Malanai, Hawaiian, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort, 922-6611, The Lobby Bar, Auntie Genoa Keawe, traditional Hawaiian, 5:30-8:30 p.m.