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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 24, 2002

Ongoing events

'Committed' to comedy
Greg Howell takes his turn at the reservations desk in the one-man comedy "Fully Committed," continuing at The ARTS at Marks Garage downtown. Howell and Andrew Meader alternate in the show, which focuses on a harried restaurant reservationist during a fully-booked pre-holiday season. It repeats at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, and May 28-31, and June 1, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for the show only; $48 includes a three-course meal at Indigo. 521-9699.

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser

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.


"Wit," about a distinguished professor dying of ovarian cancer, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 2, Manoa Valley Theatre; $25*. 988-6131.

"Super Secret Squad," five University of Hawai'i students declare comic war on the bureaucrats of Honolulu and the world, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 16, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.

"Titanic," follows the tales of passengers and crew to the inevitable ending, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 9, Diamond Head Theatre; $10-$40. 733-0274.

"From the Sea to the Sky," presented by 'Ohi'a Productions, 7:30 p.m. May 24, and 4 p.m. May 25-26, Kamehameha Schools' Ke'elikolani Theatre; $12*. 484-8800.

"Oliver!" presented by Army Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 24 and 25, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $12-$15*. 438-4480.

"Rain," the story of prostitute Sadie Thompson, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 2, Yellow Brick Studio; $10. 591-7999.

"Fully Committed," a one-man, one-act show following a day in the life of a restaurant reservations clerk, 8 p.m. May 24-25, 28-31, and June 1, and 4 p.m. May 26, The ARTS at Marks Garage; $15 show only, $48 includes three-course meal at Indigo. 521-9699.

"Say It Ain't So, Joe," or "The Miracle of St. Fungo," presented by Lanikai Mortgage Players, 8 p.m. May 24-26, Lanikai Community Center; $5 includes popcorn. Reservations: 261-6469.

"Musubi Man," presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 10:30 a.m. May 25, McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park; recommended for 3 and older; $10*. 839-9885.

"If We Are Women," three generations of women discuss the past and present, 2 p.m. May 26, Army Community Theatre's Sunday@2 Matinee Readers Theatre, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $6. 438-4480.


"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 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.

Don Ho Show, Hawaiian and Polynesian music and dance, 7 p.m. dinner seating, 7:45 p.m. cocktail seating, 8:15 p.m. show, Sundays through Thursdays, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, Hoku Hale Showroom. For reservations or details: 923-3981.


Big Band Dance, 2-4 p.m. Mondays, Waikiki Community Center Auditorium; $1. 923-1802.

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

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

Kahala Mall entertainment: Hickam Elementary School Chorus, 6:30-7 p.m. May 24; Learn to Dance, 10-11 a.m. May 25; Halau Hula 'O He Makana Mai Ka Lani, 2-3 p.m. May 26; free. 732-7736.

International Market Place entertainment: Nihoa, 7-9 p.m. May 24; Al Kaai and Friends, 6-8 p.m. May 25; and "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.

Windward Mall entertainment: Trinity Christian School, hula and choir, 12:15 p.m., and the Honolulu Community Concert Band, 2 p.m. May 25; free. 235-1143.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center entertainment: Mountlake Terrace High School Wind Ensemble, 2-3 p.m. May 25; Greg MacDonald, steel drums, 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; Pu'uhonua,Hawaiian, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; free. 922-2299.

Ala Moana Shopping Center entertainment: Maria Lauer Voice Studio, 4-4:30 p.m., and Kaiser's Surf Crew, 6-7 p.m. May 25; Shinnyo-en Hawaii, taiko drums, 2-2:45 p.m. May 26; Pearl City High School Jazz Band, 7-7:45 p.m. May 29; Ala Moana's Keiki Hula Show, featuring Na Mamo O Ka'ala, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Hawaiian Music and Hula Show, 6-9 nightly, Waikiki Shopping Plaza; free. 923-1191.

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


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

Children's Craft and Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Barnes & Noble; also, Children's Storytime, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 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.

Preschool Story Circle, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Native Winds Gift Gallery and Craft Supply; free. 734-8018.

Toddler Time, arts and crafts, games, storytime and more, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

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.

May Magic, magic show with two or more magicians, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in May, Monty's Magic Theater; $7.50. Reservations: 524-1791.

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


Foster Botanical Garden Tours, guided tour with docents, 1 p.m. weekdays, Foster Botanical Garden. For details or reservations: 522-7060.

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.


"Hui Panala'au: Hawaiian Colonists, American Citizens," an exhibit exploring the "South Seas Survey Expedition," opening May 25 at noon, Bishop Museum; continues 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through June 16; $14.95*. 848-4190.

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.

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., Saturday this week, Fridays on most other weeks, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, ext. 77881.

"The Diamond Head Story," a two-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 two-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.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this listing contained incorrect information for the King's Jubilee event.