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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, October 4, 2002

Ongoing Events

When bad is very good

It's your last chance to take the family to Honolulu Theatre for Youth's "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," a colorful musical adaptation of Judith Viorst's children's book. Showtimes are 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Leeward Community College Theatre; recommended for those 4 and older. Tickets are $12 general, $6 for ages 3-18 and older than 60; free for kids 2 or younger. 839-9885.

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.


"Stand and Deliver," based on a true story of an east Los Angeles teacher who turns inner-city students into whiz kids, premiering 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dillingham Hall, Punahou School; repeats Saturday, and Oct. 11-12; recommended for grade 7 and older; $6*. 943-3673.

"Aloha Las Vegas," a widower contemplates leaving Hawai'i, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.

"Bloodline," a multilingual, interdisciplinary piece exploring the concept of blood, premiering 8 p.m. Friday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; repeats Saturday, and Oct. 11-12; $10. 536-8047.

"A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline," musical tribute to the country singer, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Manoa Valley Theatre; $35*. 988-6131.

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," musical adaptation of Judith Viorst's children's book, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Leeward Community College Theatre; for 4 and older; $12*. 839-9885.

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," comedy presented by The Actors' Group, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 13, Yellow Brick Studio; $10. 591-7999.

"Chicago," musical taking place in the Roaring Twenties, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 13, Diamond Head Theatre; extended 8 p.m. Oct. 18-19, and 4 p.m. Oct. 20; $10-$40*. 733-0274.

"Phantasma: The Ultimate Theatrical Séance," a show with spooky tales and visitors from the other side, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, Indigo Restaurant, Opium Den and Champagne Bar; $17. Reservations: 521-2900.


"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 "Noodle Shop Days," 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Ohana Reef Towers, the Palace; $19.50* includes one drink. 923-7469, 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 MacDonald, 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.

"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, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

Windward Mall entertainment: VoiceMasters Training School, 6:30 p.m. Friday; free. 235-1143.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Na Hula O Kaleiokapualani, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Edelweiss band, noon-1 p.m., and Bamboo Breeze, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Tatofi, 7-9 p.m. Friday; Nihoa, 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.

Kahala Mall entertainment: Ray Sowders and Shawn Ishimoto, noon-1 p.m. Saturday; free. 732-7736.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Town Center of Mililani; 9:45 a.m. Sunday, state Capitol; 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Moana Shopping Center; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Epic Session, 6-7 p.m. Saturday; Ala Moana's Keiki Hula Show, featuring Na Mamo O Ka'ala, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

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. 923-1191.


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. 676-6698.

Keiki Tuesday, with games and clowns, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Downtown; free. 488-0981.

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

Toddler Time, 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.

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, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays at Pearlridge Center Uptown; also, 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.

Family Bingo, 6:30-7 p.m. Fridays, Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.

Magic Class, taught by magicians for adults and children, 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Monty's Magic Theater; $10. 524-1791.

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, learn to play chess and checkers, play and trade Yu-Gi-Oh 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 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.

Hawaiian Quilting with Nalani Goard, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, Bishop Museum; lessons $5, plus materials (spectators free); museum admission $14.95* ($7.95 kama'aina). 842-6541.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, for 12 and older, 1:30-2:30 p.m. weekdays; $15 (plus general museum admission: $14.95* or $7.95* kama'aina). Register: 847-8243.

Princess Ka'iulani Historical Tour, 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel; learn about Princess Victoria Ka'iulani and the 'Ainahau mansion where she once lived; meet in hotel main lobby; free. 922-5811.

'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.

Hawaiian Quilting Classes, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays with Mary Cesar, Mission Houses Museum; repeats 9-11 a.m. Saturdays with Wilma Connell; $7*. 531-0481.

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

King's Jubilee, a tribute to King David 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.

Ghosthunters Bus Tour, with storyteller Lopaka Kapanui, 6:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; $30. For reservations or details: 943-0371.

"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; free. 948-3299.

Poakalani Hawaiian Quilt Classes, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 'Iolani Palace Old Archives Building, $5 plus materials. 524-0394.

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; free. Register: 948-3299.

Hawaiian Railway Train Rides, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, 'Ewa Town, 91-1001 Renton Road; narrated 90-minute round-trip 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 to the main islands, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Hawai'i Maritime Center; $7.50*. 536-6373.

Explorer's Tour, a 90-minute tour through previously closed hatches and off-limits decks of the Mighty Mo, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Battleship Missouri Memorial; $35 (plus general memorial admission: $14*). 454-1434.

"Genetics!" revealing 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.

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