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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, November 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.


"Christmas Treasures," craft fair, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel, Kailua-Kona; free admission. (808) 325-5155.

"Moonlight Mile," PG-13-rated romantic drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon, 7:30 p.m. today and Monday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Palace Theater, Hilo; $6*. (808) 934-7777.

Nicole Fornier performs at Kona Brewing Co.'s Anniversary Party, a benefit for the Big Island's Toys for Tots program, 8:30 p.m. today, Kona Brewing Co. Brewpub; $10 or toy worth at least $10. (808) 334-BREW.

"Silent Night," Halau Hula Ka No'eau presents its annual holiday concert, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Kahilu Theatre, Waimea; $10, $15, $20. (808) 885-6868.

"Homes for the Holidays," tour of private Hilo-area homes decorated for the season, a benefit for Hospice of Hilo, 11 a.m. Sunday; meet at Hilo High School for guide to homes and travel by private car or van to home sites; $12 tax-deductible donation. (808) 969-1733.

"Light Up a Life," caroling with the Waimea Community Chorus, sponsored by Hospice of North Hawai'i, 6 p.m. Thursday, Parker Ranch Center Food Court, Waimea; free for spectators, who are encouraged to buy memorial lights to honor loved ones. (808) 885-7547.


Leilani's on the Beach, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, entertainment: JD & Mario, classic rock 'n' roll, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays and Kilohana, Hawaiian favorites, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4495.

Hula Grill, Ka'anapali, Hawaiian entertainment: Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Kawika Lum Ho and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Maurice Bega, 3-5 p.m., and Peter DeAquino and Garret Probst, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Ryan Tanaka, Desmond Yap and Frankie AhPuck, 7-9:30 p.m. Sundays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Albert Kaina and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays; Jarret Roback, 3-5 p.m., and Don Kaulia and Albert Kaina, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brian Kaui Haia and Roy Kato 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-6636.

"Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," musical comedy, 6-9 p.m. daily except Tuesday, Hyatt Regency Maui; $76.50 with half-price admission for kama'aina through Dec. 30. (808) 667-4727.

10th annual Ice Carving Contest, demonstration and contests of ice carving, hula and musical entertainment, and sidewalk sale, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday with awards ceremony at 4:15, Lahaina Cannery Mall; free. (808) 661-5304.

"King Kalakaua's Nutcracker," local interpretation of the classic Tschaikovsky ballet, with the Honolulu Dance Theatre and Sergei Domrachev and Kara Yoneshige as the Snow King and Queen, 2 and 7 :30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*, $18*, $28*. (808) 242-7469.

9th annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, with Henry Kapono, Owana Salazar, the Baldwin High School Drama Club, appearance by Santa and more, 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Upper Terrace Lawn, Ritz-Carlton Kapalua; event is free, but ornaments and light rings may be purchased, with proceeds benefiting Ka Hale A Ke Ola, Maui's Homeless Resource Center. (808) 669-6200.

Neto Peraza, guitar, 6-9 p.m. Sundays and Thursdays, Honolulu Coffee Co. Café, Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

Willie K, traditional Hawaiian songs and katchi-katchi music, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Mondays, Hapa's, Kihei; $7 cover charge. (808) 879-9001.

"The Man from Elysian Fields," R-rated about contemporary life in Los Angeles starring Andy Garcia, Mick Jagger, Olivia Williams and James Coburn, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (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; no cover charge. (808) 667-1200.

"Cookin'," performance of martial arts, drumming, comedy and dance by the original cast from South Korea, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; repeats 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; $10*, $25*, $40*, $55*. (808) 242-7469.


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; free. (808) 826-6522.

Cindy Combs, slack-key guitar, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays, Hanapepe Cafe; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 335-5011.

Donna Malia, 'ukulele and Hawaiian songs, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Thursdays, Chuck's Steak House, Princeville; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 826-6211.

Malani Bilyeu, contemporary Hawaiian music, 6-9 p.m. Saturdays through Tuesdays, Kaua'i Marriott Resort, Lihu'e; free. (808) 245-5050.

"Frida," opening film for the new Kauai Village Theater, 7:30 and 10 p.m. daily through Thursday, Kauai Village Theater, Kapa'a; $7*. Also daily matinee of "Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie." Call theater for times and special pricing. (808) 823-6789.