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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, March 29, 2002

Neighbor Islands

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.


"Kandahar," PG-13 film illustrating the plight of Afghan women, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Palace Theatre, Hilo; $6. (808) 934-7010.

"Splash at Hapuna," nightclub venue with local entertainers and dancing, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. daily except Sundays, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel; $5 cover; for ages 21 years and older. (808) 880-3192.

Big Island Wood Turners Exhibition, closing reception, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Wailoa Center, Hilo; free. (808) 933-0416.

Easter Benefit Fashion Show and Brunch, sponsored by Cook's Discoveries, a benefit for books for Waimea School, 11 a.m. Saturday, Daniel Thiebaut's Restaurant, Waimea; sold out. (808) 885-3633.

10th Annual Volcano Art Center Dance Concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Kilauea Theater, Kilauea Military Center; $8*. (808) 967-8222.

Shinmachi Reunion and Memorial Service, to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 1946 tsunami, 10 a.m. Sunday, Laupahoehoe Point Park, North Hilo; free. (808) 962-6340, (808) 935-0926.

Merrie Monarch Festival, pre-festival activities, including quilt show, hula performances and more, begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at various Hilo locations. Call for schedule: (808) 935-9168.

Celebration Entertainment, contemporary and traditional Hawaiian music, 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Kings' Shops at Waikoloa Beach Resort; free. (808) 886-8811.

Hawai'i Arts, Crafts and Food Festival, in conjunction with the Merrie Monarch Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and April 5-6, Kaiko'o Mall, Hilo; free admission. (808) 981-0518.

Merrie Monarch Festival, hula competition 6 p.m. Thursday and April 5-6, Edith Kanaka'ole Tennis Stadium; sold out. (808) 935-9168.


"Chicago," the musical, presented by Maui OnStage and directed by John Langs and Cody Gilette, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays through April 14, '?ao Theater; $20*. (808) 242-6969.

"Bomb-Diggity 2" island music by Sean Na'auao, Pound 4 Pound, Ekolu, Ten Feet and others, 3 p.m. Saturday (gates open 1 p.m.), A&B Amphitheater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $27 general, $22 advance. (808) 242-7469.

"The Brothers Cazimero," traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music, a "Celebration of the Arts" event, 9 p.m. Saturday, Ritz Carlton Maui, Kapalua; $25* general, $20* advance. (808) 665-7086.

"Shaolin Warriors," Buddhist monks from China in a choreographed production of kung fu movements and imagery, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*, $25* and $35*. (808) 242-7469.

Merv Oana and Duane Feig of Kilohana, contemporary Hawaiian, reggae and R&B, 8:30-11 p.m. Wednesdays, Nalu Sunset Bar and Sushi. (808) 667-1200.


"Theatrefest 2001," two plays written, acted and crewed by teenagers, under the guidance of Honolulu Theatre for Youth staff, 10:15 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. Monday, Moloka'i High School Cafeteria; free. Information: Jeannette Kaupu, (808) 567-6950.


"Koi from Japan," view koi from Niigata, Japan, and learn about breeding these fish, sponsored by Takeda Koi Limited, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6830-B Kawaihau Road, Kapa'a; free admission. (808) 822-5284.

Happy Talk Lounge entertainment: Daryl Gonzales and Norman Solomon, 4:30-6:30 p.m., and Kirby Keough, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Michelle Edwards and Kenny Emerson, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 3-7 p.m. Sundays, Hanalei Bay Resort; no cover charge. (808) 826-6522.

Keoki's CafŽ, Po'ipu entertainment: Papa'a Bay Boys, 8-10 p.m. Fridays; and The Shakers and Reggae night, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Saturdays; no cover charge. (808) 742-7534.