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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, January 31, 2003

Ongoing Events

Dealing with violence

Jonathan Sypert plays Andy and Junior Tesoro is Shane in Honolulu Theatre for Youth's production of "War," which debuts Saturday. Other performances are scheduled for Feb. 8 and 15 at Tenney Theatre. The show, aimed at teens, is about the culture of violence among young men in the United States.

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.


"Darkweed," a venture into the realm of horror comic fantasy, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre; $9*. 956-7655.

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," a bittersweet play about a mental-hospital patient and a nurse, premiering 8 p.m. Friday, Diamond Head Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 16; $10-$40. 733-0274.

"Sea Marks," love story on the Irish Sea coast and in fashionable Liverpool, England, premiering 8 p.m. Friday, Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 16; $14*. 375-1282.

"War," about the culture of violence among young men in today's society, premiering 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre; repeats Feb. 8 and 15; for 10 and older; $12*. 839-9885.

"Art," about the art of friendship, premiering 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Yellow Brick Studio; continues 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through March 2; $10. 591-7999.

"A Little Bit Like You," a Japanese-Chinese family deals with being hapa through four generations in Hawai'i, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 9, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 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, comedy, 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Ohana Reef Towers, Palace Showroom; $19.50* includes one drink. Reservations: 923-7469, 922-6408.

Perry and Price Saturday Morning Show, with guest appearances from local and national entertainers and celebrities, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Hanohano Room; $19*. Reservations: 922-4422.

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. 923-3981.

"Magic of Polynesia," 5 p.m. dinner seating, 6 and 8 p.m. cocktail seating, 6:25 and 8:30 p.m. shows, 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.

Torch-lighting Ceremony and Mini-Show, with Polynesian Cultural Center, 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2299.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Entertainment: 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.

IslaTango Milonga, Argentine tango dance party, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Mondays, Al Franz Dance Studio; $6. 721-2123.

Mini-Show, with Polynesian Cultural Center, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-2233.

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.

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

"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.

Square Dance, square and round dancing, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Pohai Nani Retirement Center; $3. 254-2333.

Kuhio Beach Torch-lighting and Hula Show, 6-7 p.m. Friday, and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Halau Hula O Hokulani, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Hawaii Dance and Fitness, noon-1 p.m. and Pumehana Davis, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Lukini, 7-9 p.m. Friday; Pololi, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; also, "Islands of Aloha," 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; International Market Place food court stage; free. 971-2080, 236-7104.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Town Center of Mililani; 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; free. 922-5331.

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

Square Dance, mainstream and plus with rounds, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sundays, Ala Wai Golf Course Ballroom; $3. 456-8465.

International Folk Dancing, Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Israeli and more, 7-9:15 p.m. Sundays, Art of Dance Studio; $3. 941-6453, 521-2270.

Swing Dance, hosted by Hawaii Jitterbugs, 7:30-10 p.m. Sundays, Atherton YMCA; $5 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 6:30-9 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.

Yo-yo and Spin Top Classes for all ages, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Pearlridge Center Uptown, 4:30-6 p.m. Fridays at Town Center of Mililani, 5-7 p.m. Fridays at Kapolei Shopping Center, 6:30-8:30 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, Coffee Talk; $10 entry donation. 294-7475, 922-2674.

Keiki Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders, Ward Centre; free. 591-8995.


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.


Queen's Tour, east Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays; meet at Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Fountain Courtyard Stage; free. 922-2299.

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.

Hawaiian Quilting with Nalani Goard, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Eaton Square; lessons $5. 842-6541, 942-3993.

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.

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 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; $10*. 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.

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 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.

"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.

"Century of the Tiger: A Centennial Celebration of Korean Americans 1903-2003," a display of the never-told story of the Korean immigrants who came to Honolulu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through March 16, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

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.

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.