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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, November 15, 2002

Ongoing Events

From a page of Hawai'i history

Anne Marie MacPherson is the missionary Sibyl Bingham and Nyla Fujii-Babb is Queen Ka'ahumanu in the stage production "The Conversion of Ka'ahumanu," continuing at Kumu Kahua Theatre. Tickets are $10-$16 ($5 for students on Thursdays). 536-4441.

Brad Goda

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.


"Monkey Magic," children's play based on Chinese fairy tales, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama campus, Princess Ruth Ke'elikolani Auditorium; for kindergarten through grade 3; $5. 842-8496.

"Moon Over Buffalo," comedy about two theater actors and their quest for fame, presented by Tri-School Etc., premiering 7:30 p.m. Friday, Mililani High School cafeteria; repeats Saturday, and Nov. 22-23; $7*. 627-7747, ext. 306.

"Smokey Joe's Cafe," musical with the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays through Nov. 30, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $17 and $14*. 438-4480, 438-5230.

"Death of a Salesman," about the last days of salesman Willy Loman, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Nov. 22-23, 29-30 and Dec. 6-7, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and Nov. 27 and Dec. 5, and 4 p.m. Sunday, and Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 8, Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre; $14*. 375-1282.

"The Diary of Anne Frank," featuring students from King Intermediate and Kalaheo and Castle high schools, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Ron Bright Auditorium; $10*. 233-5626.

"Honk!" musical comedy retelling "The Ugly Duckling," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Manoa Valley Theatre; extended 8 p.m. Nov. 22, 6 p.m. Nov. 23, and 4 p.m. Nov. 24; $30*. 988-6131.

"The Three Musketeers," swashbuckling ninja production in anime style, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Leeward Community College Theatre; $15*. 455-0385.

"Wedlockout, or Bedfellows Make Strange Politics," melodrama set in the Victorian era, 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Lanikai Clubhouse; $5. 262-5212.

"The Sea Horse," about the complexities of a man-woman relationship, presented by Sundays @ 2 Matinee Readers Theatre, premiering 2 p.m. Sunday, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats Nov. 24 and Dec. 1; $6. 438-4480, 438-5230.

"Fiddler on the Roof," musical about a dairyman trying to preserve family tradition in a changing world, premiering 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre; repeats 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 15 (except Nov. 28); $25*. 235-7433, 526-4400.

"K-2," mountain-climbing drama, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 24, Windward Community College, Little Theater; $10. 591-7999.

"Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All to You" and "The Actor's Nightmare," two one-act plays by The Actor's Group, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8, Yellow Brick Studio; $10. 591-7999.

"The Conversion of Ka'ahumanu," historical drama about the wife of Kamehameha the Great, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $10-$16 ($5 students on Thursdays). 536-4441.

"Singing Sondheim," a late-night cabaret, doors open 9 p.m., show begins 10:30 p.m. Thursday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; repeats Nov. 22 and 23; $18. 521-9699.


"Blue Hawaii: The Show," featuring Jonathon Von Brana singing Elvis Presley tunes, 5 p.m. dinner seating, 5:45 p.m. cocktail seating, 6:15-7:30 p.m. show, nightly except Tuesdays, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel. 923-1245.

"Creation — A Polynesian Journey," 5:15 p.m. buffet dinner show, or 6 p.m. cocktail show, nightly except Mondays and Wednesdays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, 'Ainahau Showroom. 931-4660.

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

Frank DeLima in his 2002 Holiday Show, 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Ohana Reef Towers, Palace Showroom; $19.50* includes one drink. Reservations: 923-1469, 922-6408.

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. 923-3981.

"Magic of Polynesia," 5 p.m. dinner seating, 6 or 8 p.m. cocktail seating, 6:25 and 8:30 p.m. show, nightly, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, Magic of Polynesia Showroom. 971-4321.

Kalo's South Seas Revue, dinner show, 5:30 p.m. seating, 6:30 p.m. show, nightly, Ala Moana Hotel, Hawaiian Hut. 941-5205.


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

Beginner Line Dance Classes, 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Palama Settlement, behind gym; free. 262-7441.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Entertainment: Greg and Junko, 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; Pu'uhonua, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; free. 922-2299.

Line Dance Lessons, sponsored by Parents Without Partners, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Ward Warehouse; beginners welcome; also, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Kailua District Park pavilion, and 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Windward Mall; free. 262-7441, 247-4769.

Na Leo Lani Chorus, Hawai'i chapter of Sweet Adelines International, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis School; free. 944-3373.

"Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a "Boat Days" theme, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, DFS Galleria in Waikiki; free. 931-2655.

Kuhio Beach Torch-lighting and Hula Show, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

Square Dance, square and round dancing, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Pohai Nani Retirement Center; $3. 254-2333.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 11:30 a.m. Saturday, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 10 a.m. Sunday, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Ala Moana Center Entertainment: Hawaii State Ballet, 7 p.m. Friday; Greg and Junko, 2-2:45 p.m. Wednesday; Ala Moana's Keiki Hula Show, featuring Na Mamo O Ka'ala, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Pearlridge Center Entertainment: Halau Hula O Mokulea, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Heart and Soul, noon-1 p.m. and Saxs to the Maxs, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

"Fall Footholds I: Dancing Voices," seven dance pieces of theatrical and contemporary dance, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre; $9*. 956-7655.

International Market Place Entertainment: Cathy Waiolama and Company, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; also, "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.

Square Dance, mainstream and plus with rounds, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sundays, Ala Wai Golf Course Ballroom; $3. 456-8465.

Swing Dance, hosted by Hawaii Jitterbugs, 7:15-10 p.m. Sundays, Atherton YMCA; $8 includes lesson. 545-7600.


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

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders Waikele; free. 696-6699.

Keiki Tuesdays, with clowns, 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.

Storytime for Toddlers, with read-alouds, fingerplays and action rhymes, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Kaimuki Public Library; free. 733-8422.

Yo-yo and Spin Top Classes for all ages, 4:30-6 p.m. Fridays at Town Center of Mililani, 5-7 p.m. Fridays at Kapolei Shopping Center, 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 Activities, make craft items, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.


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.

Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens Walking Tour, a two-mile guided tour through five valleys and plateaus, 9 a.m. Saturdays, Senator Fong's Plantation, 47-285 Pulama Road, Kahalu'u; $10. Reservations: 239-6775.

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.

Petroglyphs and Waterfalls, a walking tour in Nu'uanu Valley to Kapena Falls and other historic sites, Saturdays and Sundays; presented by the Hawai'i Geographic Society; $15*. For reservations or details: 538-3952.


Kalia Tour, west Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-11 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 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. Mondays through Saturdays; meet at the Visitor Information Station at the corner of Kalakaua and Kapahulu avenues; free. 841-6442.

'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.

Colorful Civic Center Stroll, fund-raiser for The Program to Preserve Hawaiian Place Names, 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays, starts and ends at the Father Damien Statue in front of the state Capitol; $5. 948-3299.

Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour, presented by the Hawai'i Heritage Center, 9:30 a.m. Fridays, meet at Ramsay Gallery; $5. 521-2749.

King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, 6:15 p.m., followed by a fireworks show, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 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's main tunnel; $5. 948-3299.

Diamond Head Lighthouse Walk, a two-mile stroll presented by The Clean Air Team, 9 a.m.-noon Sundays, from the Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo to the lighthouse; $5. Register: 948-3299.

Hawaiian Railway Train Rides, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays, 'Ewa, 91-1001 Renton Road; narrated 90-minute roundtrip ride to Kahe Point; $8*. 681-5461.

"Navigating Change: The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands," interactive exhibit about the delicate ecological system in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as compared with the main islands, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Hawai'i Maritime Center; $7.50*. 536-6373.

"Genetics!" reveals some of the amazing discoveries of science with interactive exhibits, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Jan. 5, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

Pineapple Express Train Tour, 20-minute tour narrated by Na Leo Pilimehana, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Dole Plantation; $7.50*. 593-9899.

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