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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, April 3, 2003

TGI Thursday

Advertiser Staff

The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts or cheaper (or free) for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.


Waikiki Spam Jam, kick-off event with Frank DeLima and the world's longest Spam musubi, noon-1 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; Spam Jam continues April 4-5; free. 545-4195.


Carl LaBove, 8 p.m., Laugh Factory, Queen Kapi'olani Hotel; repeats April 4-6; $25*. 931-4490.


"Twilight: Los Angeles," movie adaptation of a play written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith, 6 p.m., University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Campus Center Ballroom; followed by discussion with Smith at 7:30 p.m.; free. 956-2501.

"Seeing Through the Eyes of the Ancestors," part of the "Wakea and Papa: Resource Connections in Waikiki" lecture series, doors open 7 p.m., lecture begins 7:30 p.m., Waikiki Aquarium; donation. 923-9741.

Slam Poetry Competition and Open Mic, performance poetry, music and live art, 8 p.m., Studio 1; $3-$5. 387-9664.


FreeSound, blues, 7-8:30 p.m., Kapono's. 536-2161.

TOA, gospel, R&B, hip-hop, reggae, funk and island, 7-10 p.m., Planet Hollywood. 924-7877.

Backstreet, blues, 9 p.m.- midnight, Kapono's. 536-2161.

Dave Lamar Project, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Kemoo Farms, Lakeside Lanai; for 21 and older. 622-5009.


Paddler's Night, 4:30 p.m.-4 a.m., Ocean Club; for 21 and older. 531-8444.

"Salsa After Dark," with DJs Ray Cruz, Latin Lady Margarita and Rod, 5 p.m.-1 a.m., Rumours; also, free salsa lessons by Salsa 101, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; for 21 and older. 941-5216, 955-4811.

DJ, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Turtle Bay Resort, Bay Club. 293-8811.

Thirsty Thursdays, hip-hop, house and trance, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Zanzabar Night Club; for 21 and older. 924-3939.

Thumpin' Thursdays, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., Wave Waikiki; 18 and older. 941-0424, ext. 12.

The Skyy is the Limit, with DJ Byron, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Indigo Eurasian Cuisine, Green Room and Opium Den. 521-2900.

The Mix, with live bands, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Blue Tropix; for 18 and older. 944-0001.

"Raw" Sushi Lounge, with Tim Borshe, Gary O, Drift, Mr. Brown, Andreas and Rayne, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar. 536-6286.

Tiki Lounge Thursdays, with DJs Ginger and Mary Ann, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Anna Bannanas; for 21 and older. 946-5190.

"Candyland," three rooms of hip-hop, house and progressive, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., Maze; for 18 and older. 921-5800.

Perpetual Groove with rotating DJs, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., Venus Nightclub; for 18 and older. 951-8671.

Tattoo Thursdays, 11 p.m.-1 am., Cellar Nightclub; for 18 and older. 923-9952.

Mixmaster B, midnight, Pipeline Café. 589-1999.


Ernest Chang, classic rock, country and love songs, 8-11 p.m., Emporium Lounge and Cafe; for 21 and older. 484-5757.

Imai and Friends, 8 p.m.-midnight, Coconut Willy's. 923-9454.

Tino and the Rhythm Klub, top 40, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Esprit Nightclub. 922-4422.

Annette Alcos, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Aaron's Atop the Ala Moana Hotel. 955-4466.

FreeSound, rock 'n' roll, 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Kelley O'Neil's. 926-1777.

Rumba Night, with Go-Go Boyz at 10 p.m., 9 p.m., Hula's Bar & Lei Stand. 923-0669.

The Piranha Brothers, rock 'n' roll, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Ohana Reef Towers, Irish Rose Saloon. 924-7711.

Karaoke with Janel, 9:30 p.m., Eastside Grill. 952-6555.

Bikini Beer Bust with DJ Risk, 10 p.m., Bedroq Bar & Grill. 942-8822.

Jimmy Taco, plus Pomai, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Grumpy's Bar and Grill; for 21 and older. 528-4911.

The Men of Sensually Certified, all-male revue, 11 p.m., Angles Waikiki. 926-9766.

Southern Draw, southern-style rock, midnight-3 a.m., Tiares Sports Bar & Grill. 230-8911.


Kevin Mau, 3-7:30 p.m., Coconut Willy's. 923-9454.

Jonah Cummings, 4-6 p.m., Outrigger Waikiki Hotel, Duke's Waikiki. 922-2268.

Rod Tanu and the Volcanoes, island contemporary, 4-8 p.m., Outrigger Reef Hotel, Shore Bird Oceanside Bar and Grill. 922-2887.

Wayne Takamine, 4-8 p.m., The Waikiki Broiler. 923-8836.

Christian Yrizzary and Sani Apuakehau, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tiki's Grill and Bar. 923-8454.

Mr. Gneiss, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tropics Café. 949-4321.

Paul Conrad, piano, 5-7 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel Mahina Lounge. 955-4811.

Aloha Serenaders, 5-8:30 p.m., Halekulani, House Without a Key. 923-2311.

Auntie Genoa Keawe, traditional Hawaiian falsetto, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort, Moana Terrace. 922-6611.

Hawai'i Loa, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Veranda stage. 922-3111.

Brickwood Duo, with hula, 6-8:30 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel poolside. 922-4422.

Coconut Joe, tropical pop, 6-9 p.m., Honolulu Club. 543-3916.

The Milestone Jazz Trio, with Miles Jackson, James Kraft and Peter Factora, 6-9 p.m., Mariposa Restaurant, Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center. 951-3420.

Black Sand, jazz, 6-10 p.m., Ohana East, Chuck's Cellar. 923-4488.

Pumehana Davis, harp, 6-10 p.m., Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Hanohano Room. 922-4422.

Kapena, 6:15-9:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, poolside. 922-5811.

Pai'ea, contemporary Hawaiian, 6:30 p.m., Big Island Steak House. 537-4446.

Kahua, traditional Hawaiian, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Willows. 952-9200.

Audy Kimura, guitar/vocals, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Hy's Steak House. 922-5555.

Mihana, 7 p.m., Duc's Bistro. 531-6325.

Ned Ka'apana, slack-key, 7-9 p.m., Don Ho's Island Grill. 528-0807.

Ray Sowders and Shawn Ishimoto, traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, 7-9 p.m., Chili's in Kahala. 738-5773.

Ronnie Wong, acoustic guitar, 7-9 p.m., Muddy Waters Espresso. 254-2004.

Al Romero Duo, 7-10 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa, Harry's Bar. 923-1234.

Azure McCall, with Bruce Hamada and Jim Howard, 7-10 p.m., Brew Moon Restaurant and Microbrewery. 593-0088.

eightOeight, R&B/funk, 7-10 p.m., Kincaid's. 591-2005.

Kit Samson, piano, 7-10 p.m., Ala Moana Hotel Mahina Lounge. 955-4811.

Ryan Tang, contemporary Hawaiian, 7-11 p.m., Waikiki Gateway Hotel, Nick's Fishmarket Lounge. 955-6333.

Glenn Pinho, of Hana Boy fame, 7:30-9:30 p.m., The Miramar Hotel, Banana Patch Lounge. 922-2077.

Betty Loo Taylor Trio, with Star Williams, 7:30-11 p.m., Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hawaii, The Veranda. 739-8760.

Kelly and Monica of Emerald House, contemporary, 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Chart House. 941-6660.

Bill Burgher, Elvis impersonator, 8-9:30 p.m., Rock Island Café. 923-8033.

Kaleidoscope, R&B, hip-hop, reggae, classic rock and contemporary Hawaiian, 8-10 p.m., Waterfront Crab House and Nightclub. 585-8488.

Dennis Ah Yek Duo, 8-11 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Bar. 949-4321.

Ells Simeona, with dancer, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Mai Tai Bar. 923-7311.

Ginny Tiu, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Sheraton Moana Surfrider, Banyan Veranda stage. 922-3111.

Herb Ohta Jr., 8:30-10:30 p.m., Pacific Beach Hotel, Neptune's Garden. 921-6112.

3em Company, jazz, 8:30-11:30 p.m., Lewers St. Loft & Lanai; for 21 and older. 922-5714.

Freddie Alcantar, piano/vocal, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Halekulani, Lewers Lounge. 923-2311.

Jonah Cummings, 9-11 p.m., Tiki's Grill and Bar. 923-8454.

Round 'n' Round, originals, 9-11 p.m., Hale Noa. 735-4292.

Soul Food 2 Go, with Zanuck Lindsey and Tim Tsukiyama, 9 p.m.-midnight, Diamond Head Grill. 922-3734.

Sam Kapu, 9:30-11:30 p.m., Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, lounge. 922-5811.

Haumea Warrington, 10 p.m.-midnight, Outrigger Waikiki Hotel, Duke's Waikiki. 922-2268.