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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 18, 2001

TGI Friday

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 the venue for details.


** Terry's 'Ukulele Studio presents Na Uku Wala'au, 11 a.m.-noon, Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

Hawaii Youth Symphony Aloha Luncheon Concert, featuring guest vocalist Marlene Sai, 11:45 a.m., Tapa Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village; $25. Reservations: 941-9706.

** Island Brass, The Salvation Army's 25-member band, noon-1 p.m., Pearlridge Center Uptown; free. 488-0981.

** Ray Sowders, Hawaiian slack key, 1-2 p.m., Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

** Cool Change, Hawaiian, contemporary and originals, 1:30-2 p.m., Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

** O'ahu Band, traditional Hawaiian, country and Island reggae, 2:30-3:15 p.m., Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

** "Are We Ready for the Piano?" seminar, 3 p.m., Keiki Kani Music studio in 'Aiea; learn about the tools and skills necessary to begin piano lessons; repeats at 3 p.m. Sunday; free. 487-2275.

Eddie Kamae and the Sons of Hawai'i, 4 p.m., Honolulu Academy of Arts; sold out.

"Kupulau Aloha Lu'au," a benefit concert and lu'au for Ka Pa Ku Kaiaulu, a school of Hawaiian culture and dance, 4-8:30 p.m., Yama's Royale Ranch in Pearl City; featuring Ka Pa Ku Kaiaulu, Del Beazley, Mo'i Sisters, Halau Hula 'O Hokulani and others; also, Hawaiian crafts, silent auction and prize giveaways; gates open at 3 p.m.; $25 ($20 advance). 386-6521.

** Mililani High School Spring Concert, 5 p.m., Leeward Community College Theatre; featuring performances by the MHS Chorus, Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet and senior class; $5*. 627-7358.

** Lehua Kea, Hawaiian with hula, 6-8 p.m., International Market Place food court stage; free. 971-2080.

** Armed Forces Day Combined Military Band Concert, 7 p.m., Hawai'i Theatre; the performance will include the premiere of Keith Haugen's "Trilogy of War & Peace"; free. 528-0506.

"Brahms to Broadway": An Evening with the Honolulu Chorale," 7 p.m., Mamiya Theatre; the chorale will perform music by Brahms, Hawaiian songs and selections from "Fiddler on the Roof," "South Pacific" and "West Side Story"; $15*. 839-3533.

** 'Iolani School orchestras present a concert of Baroque music by Corelli and Telemann, and Saint-SaÎns' "Carnival of the Animals," with poetry by 'Iolani students, 7:30 p.m., St. Andrew's Cathedral; free. 943-2244.


Evolution Dance Concert, featuring 24-7 Danceforce, Castle High School Danceforce, Pearl City High School Danceforce, Danceforce Studio and Sabrina Starr Dance, 2 p.m., Ronald E. Bright Theatre, Castle High School; repeats at 2 p.m. Sunday; $12 ($10 advance). 373-3393, 235-5141.

** Pua Kapele Halau O Hula, 2-3 p.m., Atrium Center Court, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

World Fire Knife Dance Competition Finals, at the Polynesian Cultural Center's Pacific Theater; the competition will be held during intermission of PCC's "Horizons" night shows, which start at 6 and 8 p.m.; part of PCC's "We Are Samoa" festivities; $26* (kama'aina $15). Reservations: 293-3333.

** Kuhio Beach Torch Lighting and Hula Show, featuring Kapa Hula O Ka Ua Noe O Wa'ahila, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.


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; $17 (premium seating), $14* and $12*. 526-4400 (Ticket Plus).

"Beyond the Falls," a Honolulu Theatre for Youth production, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park; repeats May 26 at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.; $10*. 839-9885.

** "Hollywood & Vine," 7 p.m., 'Aikahi Elementary School cafeteria; a benefit for the school's Music and Performing Arts Program; repeats at 2 p.m. Sunday; $5*. 254-6000.

"Evita," presented by Army Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 25-26; $15* and $12*. 438-4480.

"Victor/Victoria," presented by Diamond Head Theatre, 8 p.m. at DHT; repeats at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 27 and June 3; and 8 p.m. Thursday, May 25-26, 31 and June 1-2; $10*-$40*. 734-0274.

"Tales on the Edge," songs and stories by James McCarthy and Jeff Gere, 3 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage; for children, with refreshments; $7*. (Also at 8 p.m. for adults; $10). 521-2903.

** "Hezekiah's Wives, or She'd Rather Be Dead Than Wed," a melodrama by Nelson Shreve, presented by Lanikai Mortgage Players, 8 p.m., Lanikai Community Park Pavilion; repeats at 8 p.m. Sunday and May 25-27; a benefit for Lanikai Association; $5. 262-5842.

"Love 3 Times," a "serious comedy" by Vilsoni Hereniko, presented by Kumu Kahua, 8 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27 and June 3, 10 and 17; and at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 25-26, 31 and June 1-2, 7-9 and 14-16; $12* for Thursday performances; $15* for all other shows. 536-4441.


** Handcrafters & Artisans Alliance Artfest, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Kapi'olani Park, near the bandstand; apparel, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics and more; also, food and entertainment; also 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; free. 622-2508.

** Spring Fun Fair, with crafts, food booths, games and horse rides for keiki, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Ka'a'awa Elementary School; free. 237-7751.

** Family Play Day, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Timothy's Children's Center; entertainment by keiki performers, food, silent auction, bake sale and more; free. 488-1766.

** 4th annual Child Safety Awareness Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (car seat inspection until 1 p.m), Pflueger Honda, on Ala Moana; with keiki car seat check-ups, bike safety demonstrations, refreshments, KidCare Photo ID and more; free. 528-7200.

** Living History Day, an Armed Forces Day event presented by the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Historic Battery Randolph, Fort DeRussy; exhibits of weapons, equipment, vehicles and insignia; Scottish bagpipers, Hawaiian fighting arts demonstration, re-enactors in period uniforms and more; free. 955-9552.

** Ho'ike: Hawaiian Family Festival, celebrating the opening of Honolulu Academy of Arts' Henry R. Luce Pavilion Complex and John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., on the academy grounds; Hawaiian arts and crafts demonstrations and exhibits, keiki-parent activities, games, excerpts from the play "How Kitty Got Her Pidgin Back," and music by Po'okela (10 a.m.), 'Ale'a (noon), Pumehana Davis (1 p.m.), Pa'ahana (2 p.m.) and Zanuck Lindsey (3 p.m.); continues noon-5 p.m. Sunday; free. 532-8700.

** "More Than Kimono: A Sale of Kimono and Things," featuring imported kimono, obi, furoshiki, ornate uchikake wedding robes, as well as greeting cards and wall hangings inspired by or made from kimono, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ward Centre; third floor; also, hourly lectures and demonstrations; free. 735-1860 (TEMARI Center for Asian and Pacific Arts).

** Warrior Society Powwow, sponsored by Intertribal Council of Hawaii, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kapi'olani Park; dancing, Native American crafts, food and more; repeats 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; free. 839-8004.

** New Baby Expo 2001, "Hawai'i's Prenatal to Preschool Expo," 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; exhibits, workshops, pediatric CPR training, carnival games, pony rides, baby products and more; continues 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; $3.50*. 239-2229.

** Farm Open House, 2-5 p.m., Hoa 'Aina O Makaha, next to Makaha Elementary School; food, plants, vegetable harvesting, student talent show, demonstrations and more; free. 695-9730.


** Hau'ula Uka Hike, 8 a.m., along the Hau'ula Loop Trail; $2. Register: 262-5506 (Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club).

** "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.

** 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 ideas; repeats 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; free. 527-6113, 527-6126.

** Waikiki Aquarium Open House focusing on marine alien plants and animals that have become established in Hawai'i's reefs and shore environments, 2-5 p.m., at the aquarium's classroom; presented by Bishop Museum, Waikiki Aquarium and the University of Hawai'i-Manoa; free. 848-4139.


Hawai'i Hotel Association's 23rd annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk, 6 a.m., beginning at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park, continuing through Waikiki to Kapi'olani Park and along the Ala Wai Canal, and ending back at McCoy Pavilion; with food, games and entertainment along the route; post-walk concert at Ala Moana Park will feature Sean Na'auao, Col÷n and DisGuyz; proceeds to benefit local charities; registration 5-6 a.m.; entry fee: minimum total donation of $25 ($15 for those under 18). 923-0407.

** Safe Boating Week Celebration, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Pier 35, Honolulu Harbor; with safety instruction, displays, food and prizes; free. 537-2905.

** Hawaiian Electric Invention Convention, an exhibit of inventions created by Hawai'i students in grades K-12, 9 a.m.-noon, Kahala Mall; continues 9 a.m.-noon Sunday; free. 732-7736.

** "A Capital Day Down Capitol Way," open house and tours at museums and historic sites in Honolulu's Capitol district, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; participating sites: Honolulu Hale, Ali'iolani Hale, YWCA, Honolulu Police Department, Washington Place, state Capitol, Mission Houses Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 'Iolani Palace, St. Andrew's Cathedral and Hawai'i State Library; each site offers a different schedule; free. 586-0146 or http://www.co.honolulu.hi.us/mayor/capday/

** 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.

** Remodel It Right Seminar, sponsored by Hawaii Remodeling Magazine, City Mill and Castle & Cooke Properties, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Town Center at Mililani; free. 847-4666, ext. 206.

** Asthma Screening, 1-5 p.m., Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

** "History of African Americans in Hawai'i," a discussion led by Miles M. Jackson, author of "And They Came: A Brief History and Bibliography of Blacks in Hawaii," 5:30 p.m., 'Aiea Public Library; free. 623-3901, 239-8943.

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

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