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Posted on: Friday, May 11, 2001

TGIF Calendar

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

FRIDAY, MAY 11

MUSIC

Koa'uka, contemporary Hawaiian, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

** Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m., 'Iolani Palace grounds; free.

** Pai'ea, traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; free. 843-8002.

** Elua Kane, traditional Hawaiian, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Boat Days" theme, 7-7:30 p.m., DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

Simplisity, traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, 7-9 p.m., International Market Place food court stage; free. 971-2080.

** Vern and Celia, contemporary Christian music, 7-9 p.m., The Giving Tree Espresso Cafe, Pearl Highlands Center; free. 455-8733.

Craig Schulman and the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra in an evening of Broadway favorites, 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall; Matt Catingub conducts; vocalist Anita Hall will be the opening guest; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; $15*-$55*. 792-2000 (symphony box office).

Ho'okena, 8 p.m., Hawai'i Theatre; final installment of the annual Hana Hou! series; also, Ellsworth Simeona from 7:30 p.m.; $25*. 528-0506.

DANCE

** Kuhio Beach Torch Lighting and Hula Show, featuring Na 'ñpio Me Na Kupuna O Ko'olau Hula Halau, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

** Halau Hula O Mokulehua, 7-8 p.m., Pearlridge Center Uptown; free. 488-0981.

Argentine Tango dance classes taught by George Garcia, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginners) or 8:30-9:30 p.m. (intermediate), Honolulu Club; $8. 721-2123.

** Spring Dance Concert, presented by Mid-Pacific School of the Arts, 8 p.m., Bakken Auditorium, Mid-Pacific Institute; repeats at 8 p.m. Saturday; $5*. 973-5013.

STAGE

Sesame Street Live's "Let's Be Friends," 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Blaisdell Arena; repeats 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and May 19; 1 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday and May 20; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday; and May 18 at 7 p.m.; $17 (premium seating), $14* and $12*. 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

"Material Witness," an original interactive play, presented by Cruel Theatre, 7 p.m., American Dream/Kickstand bar, corner of Kona and Pensacola streets; performances begin every 30 minutes between 7-10 p.m.; repeats 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; $12*. 523-1004.

** "Irving Berlin ö A Musical Tribute," a musical revue presented by St. Andrew's Priory Theatre Program, 7 p.m., Tenney Theater; repeats at 3 p.m. Saturday; free. 536-6102.

"Evita," the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, featuring Mary Chesnut as Eva Peron, presented by Army Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Thursday, May 18-19 and 24-26; $15* and $12*. 438-4480.

** "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller, presented by Mid-Pacific School of the Arts, opens at 7:30 p.m., Kawaiahao Recital Hall, Mid-Pacific Institute; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday; $5*. Reservations: 973-5066.

** "A Midsummer Night's Dream," by Shakespeare, presented by Kaiser High School drama students, 7:30 p.m. in school's drama room; repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday; $5. 394-1219.

"Real Beef," solo performance art presented by David DeBlieck, 8 p.m., Yellow Brick Studio; repeats at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday; $10*. Reservations: 538-1980.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

** Mother's Day Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Laniakea YWCA; handcrafted items include jewelry, koa products and Hawaiian-style quilts; free admission. 538-7061, ext. 213.

** Downtown Spring Faire, sponsored by Hawaii Heritage Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Amfac Center Exhibition Room, Fort Street Mall; free admission. 521-2749.

** Glass and Ceramics Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ceramics Courtyard in the UH-Manoa art building; continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; free admission.

** "Building Bridges of Aloha," the theme of Hawaii United Okinawa Association's Storytelling Festival, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Hawaii Okinawa Center; featuring Nyla Ching-Fujii, Makia Malo and a guest storyteller sharing spooky tales; free. 944-0580.

MIXED BAG

** Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m.; meet at the beachside surfboard marker "The Beaches of Waikiki," at the entrance to Kapi'olani Park, on Kalakaua Avenue across from Honolulu Zoo; the guided tour covers Waikiki historic sites between Kapahulu Avenue and the International Market Place; repeats 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays; free. 841-6442.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; meet in front of Ramsay Galleries; repeats 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays; $5. Hawai'i Heritage Center, 521-2749.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, ages 12 and up, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; repeats 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). Register: 847-8243.

** Yo-yo Class for all ages, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Town Center of Mililani; repeats 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 625-5233.

** King's Jubilee and Fireworks, a tribute to King David Kalakaua with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, 6:30 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village; aerial fireworks at 8 p.m.; repeats at 6:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 949-4321.

SATURDAY, May 12

MUSIC

** Koa'uka, contemporary Hawaiian, noon, Town & Country Surf Shop, Pearlridge Center Uptown; autograph session to follow; free. 483-8383.

** Ilona Irvine, in a Mother's Day concert, 2-3 p.m., Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

** Japanese Women's Chorus, traditional and modern Japanese songs, 2-4 p.m., Lutheran Church of Honolulu; free. 261-8463.

** "Music in the Afternoon," a performance by the Keiki Kani Music Studio Choir, 3 p.m., Ward Warehouse amphitheater stage; featuring Disney favorites, alphabet songs and a special song for mothers; free. 487-2275.

** Ray Sowders & Friends, Hawaiian slack key with hula, 6-8 p.m., International Market Place food court stage; free. 971-2080.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Waikiki Memories" theme, 7-7:30 p.m. daily, DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

Craig Schulman and the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra in an evening of Broadway favorites, 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall; Matt Catingub conducts; vocalist Anita Hall will be the opening guest; $15*-$55*. (Free open rehearsal at 10:30 a.m.) 792-2000 (symphony box office).

DJ Kid Icarus from Dallas, DJ Hepcat from Philadelphia, with Island DJs, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., University of Hawai'i-Manoa Campus Center Ballroom; $20* ($15 advance); for ages 18 and older. 593-3696.

DANCE

** Iwalani School of Dance, 3-4 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

** Kuhio Beach Torch Lighting and Hula Show, featuring Halau Hula O Maiki, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

** Spring Dance Concert, presented by Mid-Pacific School of the Arts, 8 p.m., Bakken Auditorium, Mid-Pacific Institute; $5*. 973-5013.

STAGE

Sesame Street Live's "Let's Be Friends," 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Blaisdell Arena; repeats at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday and May 20; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m. and May 19 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; $17 (premium seating), $14* and $12*. 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

** "Irving Berlin ö A Musical Tribute," a musical revue presented by St. Andrew's Priory Theatre Program, 3 p.m., Tenney Theater; free. 536-6102.

"Material Witness," an original interactive play, presented by Cruel Theatre, 7 p.m., American Dream/Kickstand bar, corner of Kona and Pensacola streets; performances begin every 30 minutes between 7 and 10 p.m.; repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday; $12*. 523-1004.

** "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller, presented by Mid-Pacific School of the Arts, 7:30 p.m., Kawaiahao Recital Hall, Mid-Pacific Institute; repeats at 2 p.m. Sunday; $5*. Reservations: 973-5066.

"Evita," the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, featuring Mary Chesnut as Eva Peron, presented by Army Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 18-19 and 24-26; $15* and $12*. 438-4480.

** "A Midsummer Night's Dream," by Shakespeare, presented by Kaiser High School Drama, 7:30 p.m., at the school's drama room; final performance; $5. 394-1219.

"Laughter and Reflection with Carol Burnett," a conversation with the actress/comedian where the audience asks the questions, 8 p.m., Hawai'i Theatre; the event is a benefit for Hawai'i Theatre; $35-$75; $125 VIP package includes premiere seating, autographed photo of Burnett, and post-show on-stage party with the star. 528-0506.

Loose Screws performs improv comedy, 8 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage; $10. 941-5097.

"Real Beef," solo performance art presented by David DeBlieck, 8 p.m., Yellow Brick Studio; repeats at 4 p.m. Sunday; $10*. Reservations: 538-1980.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

** Honolulu Street Market, with crafts, food, plants and collectibles, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., City Square on Kohou Street; continues 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; free admission. 221-6042.

** Moanalua High School Spring Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., on campus; food, crafts, plants and entertainment; free admission. 831-7914.

** St. John's May Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church in Mililani; games, food, plants, crafts and more; free admission. 271-9211.

** "Flowers & Fragrances for Mother's Day" Plant Sale, presented by the Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Foster Botanical Garden; free admission. 537-1708.

** Filipino Fiesta and Parade, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; the parade will start at the 'ewa end of Ala Moana Park, travel along Kalakaua Avenue through Waikiki, and end at Kapi'olani Park; fiesta to follow with games, food, a health fair and a performance by singer Martin Nievera; free admission. 527-5666.

** 'Ewa by Gentry Family Fun Fair, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Geiger Park; crafts, food, games, pony rides, inflatable jumpers, and entertainment by Willie K, Rolando Sanchez and Salsa Hawaii featuring Cynthia, Ewalution and Firehouse; free admission. 685-0111.

** HMSA Bike Fun Fest, for keiki ages 4-14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., North Shore Community Health Clinic (Kahuku Hospital); those who complete the bike safety clinic will receive a free bicycle helmet; children are encouraged to bring their bikes; free. Register: 948-6845.

** "Mama Says ..." Mother's Day celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hawaii Kai Towne Center; make-and-take activities, free Nextel phone calls, craft sale, "Mama Says ..." contest, and entertainment by The Movement Center at 10:15 a.m. and Maliko Blend at 12:30 p.m.; free. 396-0766.

** "A Gift For Mom," Ho'olaule'a, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kaimuki-Wai'alae YMCA; entertainment, craft fair, massages and more; $1 (mothers free). 737-5544.

** Hawaii Pet Expo 2001, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; pet product displays, live animal demonstrations, crafters, cooking show, games and more; continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; free admission (bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Hawaii Foodbank and receive a free gift); pets are welcome (dogs must be leashed, and pets must be under their owners' control at all times). 845-1762.

** Glass and Ceramics Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ceramics Courtyard in the University of Hawai'i-Manoa Art Building; continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; free admission.

NATURE

** Waimalu Ditch Hike, 8 a.m.; hike along an abandoned irrigation ditch that leads to a stream; $2. Register: Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club, 528-1206.

** The Diamond Head Story, a 2.5-mile walking tour led by volunteers of the Clean Air Team, 9 a.m.-noon, from the Mahatma Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo to the crater entrance; repeats 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays; $5*. 948-3299.

Toy Boats Afloat, for ages 6 and older, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hawai'i Nature Center; build boats using natural, artificial and recycled materials, and learn about buoyancy and hydrodynamics; $14*. Register: 955-0110.

** Tropical Plant Nature Walk, 10 a.m., Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; walking shoes required; insect repellent and light rain gear recommended; repeats at 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays; free. Register: 233-7323.

** Family Fishing Day, catch and release of tilapia, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; bring hand-held poles, small barbless hooks, bait and buckets; insect repellent, walking shoes, light rain gear and picnic lunch are recommended; repeats 10 a.m.-2 -p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; free. 233-7323.

** Halawa Xeriscape Garden, a three-acre botanical park with more than 200 varieties of plants that conserve water, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 99-1268 Iwaena St., Halawa Valley Industrial area; also features water-saving irrigation systems, mulch, and other xeriscape (water-saving landscape) ideas; repeats 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; free. 527-6113, 527-6126.

MIXED BAG

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Bishop Museum; daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** Meadow Gold Milk Carton Regatta, student and corporate challenges, 9:30 a.m., Ala Moana Beach Park; free. 543-3589.

** Putting Family History Into Context, a program presented by the Sandwich Islands Genealogical Society, 9 a.m., Manoa Gardens Recreation Center; free. 488-4458.

** The Home Depot Do-It-Yourself Workshops, at 421 Alakawa St.: ceramic floor tile at 10:30 a.m., vinyl flooring at 2 p.m., basic plumbing at 3 p.m., rose and orchid care at 4 p.m.; repeats Saturdays; free. 521-7355.

** Children's Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m., Edna Allyn Room for Children, Hawai'i State Library; repeats 10:30-11 a.m. Saturdays, through July 28; free. 586-3510.

** Keiki Storytime, 11 a.m., Borders Waikele; repeats at 11 a.m. Saturdays and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; free. 676-6699.

** Keiki Storytime and Kids Kraft Korner, 11 a.m., Borders Ward Centre; repeats at 11 a.m. Saturdays; free. 591-8995.

** Aunty Pua's Keiki Kanikapila, with singing and storytelling, 11 a.m.-noon, Native Books & Beautiful Things, Ward Warehouse; repeats at 11 a.m. Saturdays; free. 596-8885.

** Mother's Day Funtakes, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Town Center of Mililani; learn to make paper carnations; free. 625-5233.

** Mother's Day Fashion Show, 1-2 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

** Liberty House Fashion Show, 1-2 p.m., Kahala Mall stage; free. 732-7736.

** Yo-yo Class with Yo-Cool Spinners club, 7-8 p.m., Windward Mall; repeats at 7-8 p.m. Saturdays; free. 235-1143.

** Aloha Boat Days festivities for departing cruise ship, 9 p.m., Pier 10; free. 566-2337.

SUNDAY, May 13

MUSIC

** Jim Smart, acoustic guitar, 8:30-11 a.m., Koko Crater Coffee Roasters; repeats 8:30-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 393-2422.

Na Leo Pilimehana Mother's Day Brunch and Show, 10:30 a.m., Hawai'i Ballroom, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel; buffet brunch at 10:30 a.m., show at noon; $45*. Reservations: 922-4422.

Karen Keawehawai'i Mother's Day Brunch and Show, 11 a.m., Manoa Grand Ballroom, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii; doors open at 10:30 a.m., buffet brunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., show 12:30-2 p.m.; $37* and $35*. Reservations: 732-6223.

Kapena Mother's Day Shows, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (with buffet lunch), and 5-8 p.m. (with buffet dinner), Pacific Beach Hotel Grand Ballroom; $30* for lunch show, $36* for dinner show. Reservations: 921-6137, 922-1233.

** North Iowa Area Community College Choir, 11:30 a.m., Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; featuring popular show tunes and selections from Broadway musicals; free. 837-0008.

** Denise Tajiri, singer-songwriter, performs songs from her debut album, "How Does the Heart," 1-1:30 p.m., Kahala Mall stage; free. 732-7736.

** Royal Hawaiian Band, with hula, soloists and a Hawaiian trio, 2-3 p.m., Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; repeats 2-3 p.m. Sundays; free.

Mother's Day Supper, with entertainment by Ginai, 3-6 p.m., The Wild Mushroom, Laniakea YWCA. Reservations: 524-8789.

Pianist Vladimir Feltsman with the Honolulu Symphony, 4 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall; Samuel Wong conducts; the program will include works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; $15*-$55*. 792-2000 (symphony box office).

** "Mom, We Love You," with Leeward Community College Chorus and Kanikapila Singers and Northwest College Singers, 4 p.m., Kawaiaha'o Church; show tunes, top 40s hits, love songs, gospel favorites and more; free. 532-1258.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Waikiki Memories" theme, 7-7:30 p.m. daily, DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

** "Rock 'n' Roll Jewish Style with Rick Recht," 7 p.m., Temple Emanu-El; free (contributions to the Temple School of Jewish Studies will be accepted at the door.) 595-7521.

DANCE

Ballet Hawaii Spring Showcase, 2 p.m., Leeward Community College Theatre; featuring the Ballet Hawaii Youth Ensemble and student dancers from all ballet levels; $14*. 521-8600.

** The Mavis Tracy School of Ballet celebrates its 40th anniversary with a dedication ceremony and recital, 2:45 p.m., Ronald E. Bright Theatre at Castle High School; free. 261-5984.

** Kuhio Beach Torch Lighting and Hula Show, featuring Kaliko O Kapalai, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

** All O'ahu Western Square and Round Dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse ballroom; $5. 456-8465.

Lindy Hop Basics and Charleston Workshop, presented by Hawaii Jitterbugs, 7-9 p.m., Atherton YMCA; $20. Register: 735-1054.

** International Folk Dancing, 7-9:15 p.m., Makiki District Park; learn Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Israeli and other international folk dances; repeats 7-9:15 p.m. Sundays; $3. 941-6453, 521-2270.

STAGE

Sesame Street Live's "Let's Be Friends," 1 and 4:30 p.m., Blaisdell Arena; repeats at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, and May 18 at 7 p.m., May 19 at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., and May 20 at 1 and 4:30 p.m.; $17 (premium seating), $14*, $12*. 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

"The Young Man From Atlanta," a drama by Horton Foote, adapted and directed by Vanita Rae Smith, premiering at 2 p.m., Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; the Army Community Theatre Sunday @2 Matinee Readers Theatre production features Jim Hutchison, Richard Pellett and Jill Esser Frierson; repeats May 20 and 27 at 2 p.m.; $8*. Reservations: 438-4480.

** "The Crucible," by Arthur Miller, presented by Mid-Pacific School of the Arts, 2 p.m., Kawaiahao Recital Hall, Mid-Pacific Institute; final performance; $5*. Reservations: 973-5066.

"Real Beef," solo performance art presented by David DeBlieck, 4 p.m., Yellow Brick Studio; final performance; $10*. Reservations: 538-1980.

"Material Witness," an original interactive play, presented by Cruel Theatre, 7 p.m., American Dream/Kickstand bar, corner of Kona and Pensacola streets; performances begin every 30 minutes between 7 and 10 p.m.; final performances; $12*. 523-1004.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

** Mother's Day Plant Sale and Show of rare bromeliads and succulents, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Town Center of Mililani; free admission. 622-5500.

** Glass and Ceramics Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ceramics Courtyard in the UH-Manoa Art Building; free admission.

**V Hawaii Pet Expo 2001, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; pet product displays, live animal demonstrations, crafters, cooking show, games and more; also, petting zoo and Hawaiian Kennel Club Puppy Match, noon-4 p.m.; free admission (bring a non-perishable food item to benefit Hawaii Foodbank and receive a free gift); pets are welcome (dogs must be leashed and pets must under their owners' control at all times). 845-1762.

NATURE

Hike to Jackass Ginger Waterfall, a three-mile stroll into a Nu'uanu Valley rainforest, led by volunteers of the Clean Air Team, 9 a.m.-noon, from the Mahatma Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo; repeats 9 a.m.-noon Sundays, through May 20; $10* plus bus fares. 948-3299.

** Family Fishing Day, catch and release of tilapia, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; bring hand-held poles, small barbless hooks, bait and buckets; insect repellent, walking shoes, light rain gear and picnic lunch are recommended; repeats 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; free. 233-7323.

** Tropical Plant Nature Walk, 1 p.m., Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; walking shoes required; insect repellent and light rain gear recommended; repeats at 1 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. Saturdays; free. Register: 233-7323.

MIXED BAG

Mother's Day Champagne Breakfast and Lunch Cruise, aboard the Star of Honolulu; cruise departs Pier 8 at Aloha Tower Marketplace at 8:30 a.m., and returns at 11:30 a.m., sailing from Diamond Head to Pearl Harbor; featuring a Hawaiian history and cultural video presentation, hula and entertainment; $37.60*. Reservations: 983-7827.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; continues daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** The Home Depot Do-It-Yourself Workshops, at 421 Alakawa St.: ceramic floor tile at 10:30 a.m., landscape pavers at 2 p.m., exterior painting at 3 p.m., ponds and fountains at 4 p.m.; repeats Saturdays; free. 521-7355.

**Grand Opening of the Honolulu Academy of Arts' Luce Pavilion Complex expansion, noon; the giant papier-m‰ch" dar daruma will have its eye painted in to signify the completion of a goal; free. 532-8700.

Hawaiian Railway Train Rides, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m., 'Ewa Town, 91-1001 Renton Road; narrated 90-minute round-trip ride to Kahe Point; repeats 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sundays; $8*. 681-5461.

MONDAY, May 14

MUSIC

** Aloha Tower Marketplace Polynesian Show, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; repeats 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Mondays; free. 566-2337.

Drum Joy! 3-5 p.m., Atherton YMCA; learn basic hand drumming techniques in playing traditional and contemporary African rhythms and songs from Guinea, Mali and Senegal; repeats 3-5 p.m. Mondays, and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; $10; loaner drums available by advance request. Register: 377-3786.

**"Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Boat Days" theme, 7-7:30 p.m., DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

DANCE

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

East Coast Swing Dance Classes, a five-week session for beginners, 6:30-8 p.m., Maunalani Playground; classes 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, through June 11; $15 for five weeks, or $3 per class. Register: 737-4596.

STAGE

** "Aladdin, the Magician," presented by Act One Children's Theater, opens at 7 p.m., St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Kailua; repeats at 7 p.m. Tuesday; $5*. 261-0457.

MIXED BAG

** Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m.; meet at the beachside surfboard marker "The Beaches of Waikiki," at the entrance to Kapi'olani Park, on Kalakaua Avenue across from Honolulu Zoo; the guided tour covers Waikiki's historic sites, between Kapahulu Avenue and the International Market Place; repeats 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays; free. 841-6442.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers, 10 a.m., Children's Room, Pearl City Public Library; repeats at 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, through May 30; free. 453-6566.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, ages 12 and older, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). Register: 847-8243.

** "Off the Page," a literary presentation of Hawai'i Pacific University student works and Jesse Lipman's "Wordstew," 7:30 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage; $3. 941-5097.

TUESDAY, May 15

MUSIC

** Kahua, falsetto-style Hawaiian music, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

** Kilinahe, Hawaiian, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; third floor; repeats 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through May 29; free. 922-2299.

Drum Joy! 6:30-8:30 p.m., 1007 Waimanu St.; learn basic hand drumming techniques in playing traditional and contemporary African rhythms and songs from Guinea, Mali and Senegal; repeats 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, and 3-5 p.m. Mondays; $10; loaner drums available by advance request. Register: 377-3786.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Waikiki Memories" theme, 7-7:30 p.m. daily, DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

** Island Brass, the Salvation Army's 25-member band, 7-8 p.m., Fountain Courtyard, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

Pianist Vladimir Feltsman, piano, with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall; Samuel Wong conducts; the program will include works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich; $15*-$55*. 792-2000 (symphony box office).

DANCE

** Pleasant Hawaiian Hula Show, 10 a.m., Waikiki Shell; repeats at 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; free. 527-5666.

** Line Dancing Lessons, with easy beginner dances, 6-8 p.m., Ward Warehouse amphitheater; presented by Parents Without Partners; repeats 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays; 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; repeats 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; free. 843-8002.

STAGE

** "Aladdin, the Magician," presented by Act One Children's Theater, 7 p.m., St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Kailua; $5*. 261-0457.

MIXED BAG

** Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m.; meet at the beachside surfboard marker "The Beaches of Waikiki," at the entrance to Kapi'olani Park, on Kalakaua Avenue across from Honolulu Zoo; the guided tour covers Waikiki's historic sites, between Kapahulu Avenue and the International Market Place; repeats 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays; free. 841-6442.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Borders-Waikele; repeats at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays; free. 676-6699.

** Pearlridge Keiki Club Snack Attack Cook-off, with Chris da Clown, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Pearlridge Center Downtown; free. 488-0981.

** Tour of Hawai'i Theatre, with a demonstration on the 1922 organ, 11 a.m.; repeats at 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $5. Register: 528-0506 (791-1305 for groups of 20 or more).

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, ages 12 and up, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; repeats 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). Register: 847-8243.

WEDNESDAY, May 16

MUSIC

** Aloha Tower Marketplace Polynesian Show, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; repeats 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; free. 566-2337.

** Quintinn Holi, contemporary Hawaiian, noon-1 p.m., Tamarind Park, downtown Honolulu; free. 527-5666.

** Greg MacDonald, steel drums, 2-3 p.m., Centerstage, Ala Moana Center (955-9517); and 7:30-9 p.m., Fountain Courtyard, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center (922-2299); free.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Boat Days" theme, 7-7:30 p.m., DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

DANCE

** Pleasant Hawaiian Hula Show, 10 a.m., Waikiki Shell; repeats at 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; free. 527-5666.

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

** Western Two-Step Lessons for couples, 6:30-8 p.m., Ward Warehouse amphitheater; sponsored by Parents Without Partners; free. 262-7441.

** Swing Dance lessons, practice and pot luck, with Jennifer and Matthew Wong, 6:45-9 p.m., Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; repeats May 23 and 30; $4. 236-4082.

** Country Line Dance Lessons, 7-8 p.m., Pearlridge Center Downtown; repeats 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays; free. 488-0981.

Hip-Hop/Funk Dance Classes, for teens and adults, 7-9 p.m., Aloha Activity Center; beginning and intermediate levels available; repeats 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays; $10 per hour. Register: 988-0510.

STAGE

"Grace and Glorie," a comedy by Tom Ziegler, presented by Manoa Valley Theatre, opens at 7:30 p.m., at MVT; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 23-24, 30-31; May 18-19, 25-26 and June 1-2 at 8 p.m.; and May 20, 27 and June 3 at 4 p.m.; $22*. (Buffet dinner on the MVT lanai available prior to curtain Wednesdays through Saturdays.) 988-6131.

NATURE

** Halawa Xeriscape Garden, a three-acre botanical park with more than 200 varieties of plants that conserve water, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 99-1268 Iwaena St., Halawa Valley Industrial area; also features water-saving irrigation systems, mulch,and other xeriscape (water-saving landscape) ideas; repeats 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; free. 527-6113, 527-6126.

MIXED BAG

** Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m.; meet at the beachside surfboard marker "The Beaches of Waikiki," at the entrance to Kapi'olani Park, on Kalakaua Avenue across from Honolulu Zoo; the guided tour covers Waikiki's historic sites, between Kapahulu Avenue and the International Market Place; repeats 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays; free. 841-6442.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; continues daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers, 10 a.m., Children's Room, Pearl City Public Library; repeats at 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, through May 30; free. 453-6566.

** Kid Story Korner, 10:30 a.m., Borders Ward Centre; repeats at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; free. 591-8995.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, ages 12 and up, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; repeats Mondays through Fridays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). Register: 847-8243.

** Aloha Boat Days festivities for departing cruise ship, 4 p.m., Pier 10; free. 566-2337.

THURSDAY, May 17

MUSIC

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

** 'Iolani School Orchestra String Quartet, 6:30 p.m., Hawai'i State Library courtyard; free. 586-3490.

** Pu'uhonua, traditional Hawaiian, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, third floor; repeats 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, through May 31; free. 922-2299.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Waikiki Memories" theme, 7-7:30 p.m. daily, DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats 7-7:30 p.m. daily; free. 931-2655.

DANCE

** Pleasant Hawaiian Hula Show, 10 a.m., Waikiki Shell; repeats at 10 a.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, free. 527-5666

** Line Dancing, 6-8:30 p.m., Windward Mall; lessons from 7 p.m.; presented by Parents Without Partners; repeats 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; 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; repeats 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; free. 843-8002.

Fire Knife Dance Competition preliminaries, 6:30 p.m., Hale Aloha Theatre, Polynesian Cultural Center; semifinals May 18, 6:30 p.m., PCC's Hale Aloha Theatre; finals May 19, during intermission of the "Horizons" night shows, which start at 6 and 8 p.m. at the center's Pacific Theatre; $7 for preliminaries, $26* for "Horizons" show, which includes the fire dance finals ($15 kama'aina). Reservations: 293-3333.

STAGE

Sesame Street Live's "Let's Be Friends," 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Blaisdell Arena; repeats May 18 at 7 p.m., May 19 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and May 20 at 1 and 4:30 p.m.; $17 (premium seating), $14*, $12*. 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

"Grace and Glorie," a comedy by Tom Ziegler, presented by Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m., at MVT; repeats May 18-19, 25-26 and June 1-2 at 8 p.m.; May 20, 27 and June 3 at 4 p.m.; and May 23-24 and 30-31 at 7:30 p.m.; $22*. (Buffet dinner on the MVT lanai available prior to curtain Wednesdays through Saturdays.) 988-6131.

"Evita," the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, featuring Mary Chesnut as Eva Peron, presented by Army Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats May 18-19 and 24-26 at 7:30 p.m.; $12* and $15*. 438-4480.

"Love 3 Times," a "serious comedy" by Vilsoni Hereniko, presented by Kumu Kahua, opens at 8 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats May 18-19, 24-26, 31 and June 1-2, 7-9 and 14-16 at 8 p.m.; and May 20, 27 and June 3, 10 and 17 at 2 p.m.; $12* for Thursday performances; $15* for all other shows. 536-4441.

MIXED BAG

** Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m.; meet at the beachside surfboard marker, "The Beaches of Waikiki," at the entrance to Kapi'olani Park, on Kalakaua Avenue across from Honolulu Zoo; the guided tour covers Waikiki's historic sites between Kapahulu Avenue and the International Market Place; repeats 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays; free. 841-6442.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes & Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Museum; continues daily through May 28; museum admission: $14.95*. 847-3511.

** Preschool Storytime, for ages 2-5, 10:30-11 a.m., Kaimuki Public Library; repeats 10:30-11 a.m. Thursdays; free. 733-8422.

Downtown Walking Tour, presented by Mission Houses Museum, 9:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; $15* ($14* kama'aina). Register: 531-0481.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, for ages 12 and up, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; repeats 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). Register: 847-8243.

** Aloha Boat Days festivities for departing cruise ship, 4:30 p.m., Pier 10; free. 566-2337.

** Yo-yo Class for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pearlridge Center Uptown; repeats 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; free. 488-0981.