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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, November 29, 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.


"Smokey Joe's Cafe," musical with the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 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 Dec. 6-7, 4 p.m. Sunday, and Dec. 8, and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre; $14*. 375-1282.

"Honk!" musical comedy retelling "The Ugly Duckling," 8 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Manoa Valley Theatre; $30*. 988-6131.

"2002 Christmas Talk Story," 17 original tales co-produced by Honolulu Theatre for Youth and Kumu Kahua Theatre, premiering 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Fridays, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 21; for 6 and older; $16*. 839-9885.

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

"Animal's Perspective Kingdom: Confessions in a Straight-Jacket," one-man show about patients in a mental hospital, 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5. 536-4441.

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

"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.


"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 De Lima 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.

The 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; also, Hoku performs Sunday and Tuesday. 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.

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-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; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-5331.

Windward Mall entertainment: Keahi Conjugacion and the Honolulu Jazz Quartet, 2 p.m., and Pacific Trades, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday; Kumuhau, 11 a.m., Kapena, 1 p.m., Ellsworth Simeona and Dita Holifield, 3 p.m. Saturday; Holomua Elementary Christmas Concert, 1 p.m., and Hawaii Youth Chorus Holiday Concert, 3 p.m. Sunday; free. 235-1143.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Greg and Junko, 2-5 p.m. Friday; Ala Moana's Keiki Hula Show, featuring Na Mamo O Ka'ala, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Ka Hula O Ululani, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Native Tongue, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; Castaways, 5:30 p.m. Sundays; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Nihoa, 7-9 p.m. Friday; Na Kama O La'akona, 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.

Ward Center entertainment: Greg and Junko, 1-3 p.m. Saturday; free. 591-8411.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Entertainment: VoiceMaster Voice Training School, 7-8 p.m. Saturday; 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.

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.

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


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: 5:30-8:30 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; 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. 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.

Magic Show, with professional magicians, 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Monty's Magic Theater; $12*. Reservations: 524-1791.

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.

Aloha State Backgammon Club, weekly tournament, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Players University; $10 entry donation. 294-7475, 922-2674.

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.

Keiki Activities, make craft items, and win and trade Pokemon cards, 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 raingear 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.

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, 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 Mahatma 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 round-trip ride to Kahe Point; $8*. 681-5461.

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.


Santa's Photo Booth at Pearlridge Center: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Dec. 8; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Dec. 9-15; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Dec. 16-23; and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 24; $15 photo packages. 488-0981.

Santa's Photo Booth at Kahala Mall: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and Dec. 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays Dec. 2-23; and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 24; Santa takes hour-long breaks at 1 and 5 p.m.; $15 photo packages. 732-7736.

"Holiday Magical Wonderland" Photos with Santa at Windward Mall: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 and 6-8:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 and 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, and Dec. 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, and Dec. 8, 15 and 22; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and Dec. 9-12, 16-19, and 23; and 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and 2-6 p.m. Dec. 24; $15 photo packages. 235-1143.

Photos with Santa at Ward Entertainment Center: noon- 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and Dec. 8 and 24; noon-9 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 7, and Dec. 9-12; noon-10 p.m. Dec. 13-19; and noon-11 p.m. Dec. 20-23; photo packages start at $9.95. 591-5411.

"Santa's Joy," family musical adventure puppet show, opening 9 a.m. Saturday, Macy's in Ala Moana; repeats 9 and 11 a.m. Mondays-Wednesdays (except Dec. 23), 9 and 11 a.m., and 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and Dec. 23; $16*. Reservations: 945-5969.

KCAA Thrift Shop Special Holiday Sale, with Christmas decorations, holiday clothing and greeting cards, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawai'i Thrift Shop; free admission. 941-9414.

21st Annual World Art Bazaar, with collectibles and indigenous crafts, opening 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Academy Art Center; continues 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 15; free. 532-8700.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Keiki Christmas Festival entertainment: St. Michael's School, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday; St. Patrick's School Choir, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Na Kama O La'akona, 7-8 p.m. Monday; 'Aiea Elementary's Na Mele 'O Na Kamali'i, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday; Pearl City Elementary School Chorus, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday; St. Ann's School Choir and Chorus, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday; free. 922-2299.

Grand Festival of Lights, with 20 giant light sculptures, Santa's Express train ride, opening 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Bishop Museum; also, holiday Planetarium Show, 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m.; continues nightly through Dec. 28; $5*. 847-3511. A Snow Zone will be available on weekends only.

"Winter Wonderland," with Santa's Workshop and Gingerbread Lane, opening 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Hawaii Children's DIscovery Center; repeats 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (except during Santa's Secret Workshop) through December; $8*. 524-5437.

Pearlridge Holiday Express, indoor holiday train ride, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Jan. 1, Pearlridge Center uptown; $3. 488-0981.

CORRECTION: The holiday Planetarium show that will be performed during the Bishop Museum's Grand Festival of Lights begins nightly Dec. 3 at 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. until Dec. 28. Also, the Snow Zone will be available on weekends only. Information posted earlier was incorrect because of a source error.