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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, October 3, 2001

TGI Wednesday

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.


Royal Hawaiian Band, 1-2 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

Swingin' Tradewinds Jass Band, swing and traditional jazz, 6 p.m., Officers' Club, Marine Corps Base Hawai'i Kane'ohe Bay; no cover charge; Mongolian barbecue available. 531-7511.


Line Dancin' With Salome, 6 p.m. for beginners and 7:05 p.m. for intermediate dancers, Ala Wai Elementary School cafeteria; $4 per class. Register: 737-4596.

Modern Dance Class with Rachel Berman, 6:30-8 p.m., Kawaiaha'o Building, Mid-Pacific Institute; $10. 988-2420.

Swingtime in Honolulu, swing dance lessons, practice and pot luck, 6:45-9 p.m., Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; free dance lesson at 7:30 p.m.; $4. 236-4082.

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


"Smokey Joe's Cafe," 1995 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, 7:30 p.m., Manoa Valley Theatre; repeats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 10-11, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 12-14, and 4 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 14; $35*. (Buffet dinner available 90 minutes prior to curtain Wednesdays through Saturdays at an additional cost.) The final performance on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. will be a benefit for Hawaii Community Foundation's September 11 Fund; $50. 988-6131.

Playreading of "King Kalakaua's Poker Game: A Romantic Comedy of Victorian Hawaii," by Alan Sutterfield, 7:30 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; discussion and refreshments to follow; free. 536-4441.


"Narayama Bushi-ko" (1958, Japanese with English subtitles), directed by Keisuke Kinoshita; 7:30 p.m., UH-Manoa, Krauss Hall, Yukiyoshi Room 012, $3 donation. 956-3836.


'Iolani Palace Grand Tour, a 90-minute tour of the palace galleries and 'Iolani Barracks, beginning every 30 minutes between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; $20 * ($15* kama'aina). Galleries Tour only: $10*. 522-0832.

Mission Houses Museum Tours: Visitors Center and Ka Hale La'au at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Ka Hale Pa'i and Ka Hale Kamalani at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; $10* ($9* kama'aina) per tour or $15* ($14* kama'aina) for double tours. 531-0481.

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

Box Car Racing, presented by American Box Car Racing International, 3-9 p.m., Pearl City Box Car Track; $6*. 947-3393.

Princess Ka'iulani Historical Tour, 4 p.m., Sheraton Princess Ka'iulani hotel; learn about Princess Victoria Ka'iulani and the 'Ainahau mansion where she once lived; meet in the hotel's main lobby; free. 922-5811.


Blue Tropix Restaurant & Nightclub, 944-0001, Ho'onu'a, contemporary Hawaiian, 9 p.m.

Chai's Island Bistro, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 585-0011, the Brothers Cazimero, contemporary and traditional Hawaiian, 7 p.m.

Dixie Grill i 'Aiea, 485-2722, J.P. Smoketrain, blues, 6-9 p.m.

Don Ho's Island Grill, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 528-0807, Byl Leonard, jazz, R&B and Hawaiian, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Donato's Restaurant, Manoa Marketplace, 988-2000, The Circle, alternative, 10:30 p.m.

Duc's Bistro, 531-6325, Rachel Gonzales, light jazz, 7-10 p.m.