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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, October 18, 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.


"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," comedy presented by The Actors' Group, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Yellow Brick Studio; $10. 591-7999.

"Much Ado About Nothing," modern adaptation of the Shakespeare classic, premiering 7:30 p.m. Friday, Mid-Pacific Institute, Kawaiahao Recital Hall; repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and Oct. 25-26 and Nov. 1-2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, and Oct. 27 and Nov. 3; $10*. 973-5066.

"Chicago," musical taking place in the Roaring '20s, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Diamond Head Theatre; $10-$40*. 733-0274.

"Amazing Adventures of the Marvelous Monkey King," presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth, premiering 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats Oct. 26 at Richardson Theatre, and Nov. 2 and 9 at Paliku Theatre; for 7 and older; $12*. 839-9885.

"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. 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. Friday and Saturday, 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.


Mayor's Aloha Music Break, with Ponticello, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Tamarind Park; free. 527-5666.

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: V-International Productions, 6:30 p.m. Friday; free. 235-1143, 843-0883.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Halau Hula O Mokulehua, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Sharene Boulos and students, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

Royal Hawaiian Band, Windward Mall, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; free. 922-5331.

Kahala Mall entertainment: Ray Sowders and Shawn Ishimoto, noon, and Cool Change, 2 p.m. Saturday; Moonlight Jazz Trio, noon, and Greg MacDonald, 2 p.m. Sunday; free. 732-7736.

Ward Warehouse entertainment: Fong Piano Studio, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday; free. 591-8411.


Pumpkin Guessing Contest, guess the total weight of two pumpkins and the number of seeds inside, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., and 4:30-10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October, Wisteria Restaurant; free. 591-9276.

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.


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.


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.

"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.