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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 26, 2002

Ongoing Events

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.


Greg MacDonald, steel drums, 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

"Islands of Aloha," with vocalist Rhonda performing Maori, Tahitian and Hawaiian songs, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, International Market Place food court stage; free. 971-2080, 236-7104.

Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays Hula Show, 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, Waikiki Shell; free. 945-1851.

Rod Tanu and the Volcanoes, island contemporary, 4-8 p.m. daily, Outrigger Reef Hotel, Shore Bird Oceanside Bar & Grill. 922-2887.

Pu'uhonua, traditional Hawaiian music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, third floor, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

"Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Boat Days" theme, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, DFS Galleria in Waikiki; repeats Fridays with a "Waikiki Memories" theme; free. 931-2655.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; also, 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park Bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Kuhio Beach Torch-lighting and Hula Show, 7-8 p.m. nightly, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.


Arboretum Tours, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Lyon Arboretum; $2.50. Register: 988-0456.

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

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


Keiki Monday, with a clown show, storytelling and face painting, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.

Chess Lessons and practice play competition, 5-8 p.m. Mondays (lessons 6:30-7:30 p.m.), Centerstage, Ala Moana Center (955-9517). Also: 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays (lessons 7-8 p.m.), Pearlridge Center Uptown (488-0981); and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays (lessons 7-8 p.m.), Windward Mall (235-1143); free.

Children's Craft and Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Barnes & Noble; free. 737-3323.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders Waikele; free. 676-6698.

Keiki Tuesday, with games, clowns, more, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Uptown; free. 488-0981.

American Box Car Racing International, open family racing, 3-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, ABCRI Box Car Track; tennis shoes and long pants required; $6*. 947-3393.

Yo-yo and Spin Top Classes for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Pearlridge Center Uptown; also, 4:30-6 p.m. Fridays at Town Center of Mililani, 5-7 p.m. Fridays at Kapolei Shopping Center, and 7-9 p.m. Saturdays at Ward Warehouse amphitheater, and 7-9 p.m. Saturdays at Windward Mall; free. 834-2828, 554-4969.

Family Bingo, 6:30-7 p.m. Fridays, Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.

Children's Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. Saturdays, Hawai'i State Library; free. 586-3510.

Keiki Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders Ward Centre; free. 591-8995.

Children's Storytime, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Barnes & Noble; free. 737-3323.


Kalia Tour, West Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays; meet at the Bishop Museum in Hilton Hawaiian Village Kalia Tower; free. 841-6442.

Queen's Tour, east Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-11 a.m. weekdays, and 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturdays; meet at the Visitor Information Station at the corner of Kalakaua and Kapahulu avenues; free. 841-6442.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, for ages 12 and up, 1:30-2:30 p.m. weekdays; $15 (plus general museum admission: $14.95* general or $7.95* kama'aina). Register: 847-8243.

Princess Ka'iulani Historical Tour, 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani 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.

'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. Tuesdays through Saturdays; $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.; repeats Tuesdays through Saturdays; $10* ($9* kama'aina) per tour or $15* ($14* kama'aina) for double tours. 531-0481.

Hawai'i Theatre Docent Tours, 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $5. 528-0506.

King's Jubilee, a tribute to King David Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, 6:45 p.m., followed by a fireworks show, 8 p.m. Fridays, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, Ext. 77881.

"The Diamond Head Story," a 2-mile walking tour led by volunteers of The Clean Air Team, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, from the Mahatma Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo to the crater entrance; free. 948-3299.

Diamond Head Lighthouse Walk, a 2-mile stroll presented by The Clean Air Team, 9 a.m.-noon Sundays, starting at the Mahatma Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo; free. Register: 948-3299.

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

Explorer's Tour, a 90-minute tour through previously closed hatches and off-limits decks of the Mighty Mo, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Battleship Missouri Memorial; $35 (plus general memorial admission: $14*). 454-1434.

"Life Through Time: From T. Rex to Sabretooth," an exhibit with "time machine" tours and nearly a dozen creatures brought to life with computer-controlled air compressors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

Changing of the King's Guard, with flag ceremony and rifle drill exhibition, 6:15 p.m. nightly, King's Village Shopping Center; free. 944-6855.


"Magic of Polynesia," seating at 5 (dinner), 6 or 8 p.m. (cocktails) Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 5 (dinner) or 6 p.m. (cocktails) Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, Magic of Polynesia Showroom. For reservations or details: 971-4321.

"Creation — A Polynesian Journey," 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, 'Ainahau Showroom. For reservations or details: 931-4660.

Society of Seven Las Vegas, variety show, 8:30 p.m. nightly except Mondays, Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Main Showroom. For reservations or details: 923-7469.

Lanai and Augie's Comedy Shack, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Fridays through May 31, Dave & Buster's Showroom on the Midway; $10. 589-2215.

Frank DeLima in "Noodle Shop Days," 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 4, Ohana Reef Towers, Polynesian Palace; $19.50 includes two drinks. 923-7469, 922-6408.

Don Ho Show, Hawaiian and Polynesian music and dance, 7 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, Hoku Hale Showroom. For reservations or details: 923-3981.