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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, December 31, 2001

TGI Monday

Advertiser Staff

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.

New Year's Eve


All fireworks scheduled for midnight.

Largest display: At Sand Island State Park, off Ala Moana Beach and Honolulu Harbor. Also, free keiki games, magicians, fire — knife dancers and prizes beginning at 6 p.m. at Aloha Tower Marketplace. 566-2337.

West O'ahu display: Off Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa Ko Olina.

Kahala beach: Off Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii.

Waikiki beach: On a barge off Waikiki.


Randy Smith: "An Evening With the Music of Sinatra," 7:45 p.m. at the Esprit Lounge, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. $30. Reservations: 922-4422.

Steve Pierson and Blues Head: New Year's Eve blues bash, 9:30 p.m. at the South Seas Village /Hawaiian Hut, Ala Moana Hotel. $30 ($20 for members of the Hawaii Blues Society). Reservations: 864-6529, 955-3321.

The Honolulu Symphony, with Jimmy Borges: New Year's Eve dinner gala. From 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Orchids and La Mer, Halekulani Hotel. Orchids, $250, includes special holiday menu; La Mer, $350, includes seven-course menu. Dress code. Reservations: 923-2311.

James Brown: "Feel Good" with the Godfather of Soul. From 9 p.m. at the Coral Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village. $85 — $150. Reservations: 949-4321.

Romance Cruise AND CELEBRATION CRUISE PACKAGES aboard the Star of Honolulu: Departing 10:30 p.m. from Pier 8, Aloha Tower. Romance Cruise: $130, includes five-course dinner. Celebration Cruise: $85.50 ($78.50 for children 11 and under), includes three-course meal. Reservations: 983-7827.

Starlet New Year's Eve Fireworks & Cocktail Cruise, two-hour cruise from 10:30 p.m.; leaves from Kewalo Basin; $30 general, $25 kama'aina. Reservations: 983-7827.


Society of Seven Las Vegas: New Year's Eve party. From 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. in the Main Showroom, Outrigger Waikiki Hotel. Dinner package, $110; cocktail package, $85. 21 or older. Reservations: 923-7469.

Ku'uipo Kumukahi, Olomana with Frank Hewett, O'Brian Eselu with Halau Kekai O Kahiki, and Danny Couch: "Lei Na Hoku." From 6 p.m.-midnight at the Monarch Room, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Dinner package, $255, kama'aina rate, $225; cocktail package, $95. Doors open 7 p.m. Reservations: 973-7194.

The Makaha Sons, Robi Kahakalau, Kapena, Brother Noland, Kanilau with Halau Na Mamo O Ka'ala, Moe Keale with Nalani Keale and Tony Conjugacion: "Ho'omaka Hou." From 6 p.m.-midnight at the Hawai'i Ballroom, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Dinner package, $225, $200; cocktail package, $85. Reservations: 922-4422.


New Year's Eve at Kapono's. 6:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. with Ko'u Mana'o, Natural Vibrations. Aloha Tower Marketplace. $10. 536-2161.

Audy Kimura: 8 p.m.-midnight, Hy's Steak House; dinner service from 5 to 11 p.m. No cover charge. 922-5555.

Dennis & Manea: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Tapa Bar, Hilton Hawaiian Village. $10. 949-4321.

Augie Rey and the Little Band, featuring Tahiti: 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Surf Room, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. First seating at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., $99; second seating, 8:30-9:30 p.m., $140; includes four-course dinner; Surf Room/Monarch Room package, first seating at dinner, show at the next-door Monarch Room, $175, includes four-course meal. Reservations: 931-7194.

Olomana with Jerry Santos: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Paradise Lounge, Hilton Hawaiian Village. $10. 949-4321.

Quintinn & Mike: 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Shell Bar, Hilton Hawaiian Village. $10. 949-4321.

Winston Tan and Pierre Grill: Classical and contemporary sounds. 9:30 p.m.-midnight at The Veranda, at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii. $25. 739-8888.


Stardust, with Brian Robertshaw: "Travel the Islands," 5:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at the Hanohano Room, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Gold seating, at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., includes four-course meal, $95; gold seating with Poolside Bash, $120; platinum seating at 8:30 and 9 p.m., $185, includes five-course meal. 922-4422.

Azure McCall: First seating 6-6:30 p.m., second seating from 9-9:30 p.m., at Chai's Island Bistro, Aloha Tower Marketplace. $75 for seven-course dinner, $45 for wine accompanying each course; lanai seating, $50 per person. 585-0011.

The Islanders: Buffet dinner with Hawaiian music. 5-8:30 p.m., House Without a Key, Halekulani Hotel. Dinner, $36 adults, $23 children 5 to 12; pupu selections, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m., $10 cover for non-hotel guests. 923-2311.

Puamana: 6-8:30 p.m. at Don Ho's Island Grill; dinner, 6-10 p.m. $50. Reservations: 528-0807. $10 cover.

New Year's Eve Celebration, dinner 7-9 p.m., live big band entertainment 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kahuku Ballroom, Turtle Bay Resort, North Shore; $99 per person includes dinner, party favors and glass of champagne at midnight. Reservations required: 293-8811, ext. 6532.

Jan Brenner & the All Stars: 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Banyan Court, Sheraton Moana Surfrider. $200 adults, $100 children 5 to 12 for Ship's Tavern dining, with seatings at 5 and 8 p.m., plus access to buffet and merriment on the Banyan Veranda; $100 adults, $50 children for a buffet and show on the Banyan Veranda. 922-3111.


Big Daddy, Rubber Soul and Hot Rock: Poolside Rock 'n' Roll Party, 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. poolside at the Sheraton Princess Ka'iulani Hotel; buffet at Pikake Terrace 5:30-10:30 p.m. $80 adults, $50 youths 13-15, $30 children 5-12. 922-5811.

Kit Samson's Sound Advice: New Year's dinner-dance. From 7 p.m. (no-host cocktails); entertainment 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Hibiscus Ballroom, Ala Moana Hotel. Dinner package, $55 for adults, $35 for children 12 and under, 8 to 9:30 p.m.; cocktail package, $35 and $20. Reservations: 955-4811.

Joe Bermudez: "Hollywood Canteen," for service men and women. 8 p.m. until "next year" at Hula's Bar & Lei Stand inside the Waikiki Grand Hotel, 134 Kapahulu Ave. $15 admission, $10 for those with military ID and Hula Hui card holders; additional $2 discount for those in uniform. 941-0424, ext. 10.

"United We Stand" dance party: 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Rumours, Ala Moana Hotel. $25 VIP package, 8-11 p.m.; $15 cover, 11 p.m.-midnight; $5 cover, 12:15-1:30 a.m. 955-4811.

Tino and the Rhythm Klub: Oceanfront, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. poolside at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. $30. 922-4422.

Picante: Latin Picante Party. 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Plumeria Beach Cafe, Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii. $175 adults, $48 children; includes buffet. 739-8888.

Missing Dave, Red Door Dancers: "New York, New York" celebration, 9 p.m.-6 a.m., Wave Waikiki. $10 in advance, more at the door. 941-0424. 21 and older until 4 a.m., 18 and older after 4 a.m.


"Magic Extravaganza": 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; costume contest for best "Harry Potter" character look-alikes, at Monty's Magic Theater, 1270 Queen St. Suite 612. $12 adults, $8 children under 12. 524-1791.


Hike by Moonlight to Ka'ena Point, one-mile hike and gourmet dinner at Shell Beach, sponsored by "Get With It, Island Trails" hiking program, begins at 5:30 p.m. at Camp Mokule'ia; $20. 637-6241.