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

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.


"Bowling for Columbine," R-rated film by Michael Moore on America's culture of violence, 5 and 7:30 p.m. today-Thursday, Aloha Theater, Kainaliu; $6*. (808) 322-2323.

Chinese New Year Celebration, welcome the Year of the Ram with lion dance, firecrackers and offering of red envelopes for good luck, 5:20 p.m. today, lobby and Pavilion Restaurant, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel; free. (808) 882-7222.

"Getting On," scenes and solo performances about those who are getting on in years, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, UH-Hilo Theater; $12. (808) 974-7310.

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, entertainment, food, dance, arts, crafts and plants sale, and ceremony, sponsored by the Waimea Lions Club and Parker Ranch, 9 a.m.-

3 p.m. Saturday, throughout Waimea town and Parker Ranch, with shuttle bus transportation between sites; free. (808) 885-3633, (808) 887-1052.

Kikaida and Ban Daisuke Appearance, with autograph session, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Borders Books and Music, Hilo; free. (808) 933-1410.

"PanSTARRS: UH plans to search for Asteroids," lecture by Klaus Hodapp, part of the Universe Tonight program, 6 p.m. Saturday, with stargazing to follow, Onizuka Center, Visitor Information Station on Mauna Kea; free. (808) 961-2180.

El Fuego de Flamenco, performance of gypsy dance, music and storytelling, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Kilauea Theatre, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; $11, $10 advance. (808) 967-8222.

Everlasting Lei Class, make a silk or satin lei for your valentine with Claudia Mulder and Sandy AhSam, 2-4 p.m. each Sunday Feb. 2-16, Cook's Discoveries, Waimea; $10 plus starter kit for wristlet for $5. Call for reservation: (808) 885-3633.

Scott Cossu, jazz-fusion pianist and Windham Hill recording artist, in a benefit concert for Volcano School of Arts and Sciences, 3 p.m. Sunday, Kilauea Military Camp Theater; $16*. (808) 985-8979, (808) 985-9800.

"The Brightest Explosions in the Universe," Shri Kulkarni lectures on gamma rays, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Haulalai Wing lecture theater, W.M. Keck Observatory Offices, Waimea; free. (808) 885-7887.


"The WIZ," updated, soulful, musical version of "The Wizard of Oz" by the Baldwin Performing Arts Learning Center, 7:30 p.m. today, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; repeats 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday; $12*. (808) 242-7469.

St. Lawrence String Quartet, performance of classical and contemporary pieces, 7:30 p.m. today, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $25*. (808) 242-7469.

"The Best of The Second City," comedy troupe from Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10, $20 $25. (808) 242-7469.

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.

Whalewatching, introductory talk by a naturalist from the Pacific Whale Foundation and opportunity to sight whales, 7:30-8:30 a.m. each Tuesday, Feb. 4-25, Wailea Ocean Path Shoreline at Maui Outrigger Hotel, Wailea; free. (808) 249-5311.

Whale Talk Story, interactive lecture on everything you want to know about humpback whales, 11 a.m. each Tuesday, Feb. 4-25, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, 726 S. Kihei Road; free. (808) 879-2818.

"Roger Dodger," R-rated satire about a Midwest teen who spends a night in New York with his womanizing uncle, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company, with erhu player Gang Situ and a local string quartet, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*, $18, and 25*. (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 and Saturdays, CJ's Steak and Seafood, Princeville; free entertainment with dinner. (808) 826-6211.

"PVT Wars," three GIs recover at an Army mental hospital, comedy production by the Kaua'i Community Players, 7 p.m. today, Lihu'e Parish Hall; $12* general, $10* advance. (808) 245-7700.

Keoki's Paradise, Poipu entertainment: Papa'a Bay Boys, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays; Sista and Two Bruddahs, 8-10 p.m. Saturdays; Russell Wellington and Jason Suzawa, 3-6 p.m. Sundays; no cover charge. (808) 742-7534.

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

St. Lawrence String Quartet, pieces by Hayden, Tchaikovsky and contemporary composer R. Murray Schafer, 5 p.m. Sunday, Performing Arts Center, Kaua'i Community College; $20*. (808) 245-7464.

Cerro Negro, flamenco and rumba musical performance, noon-1 p.m. Sunday, Kaua'i Community College Cafeteria; free. On O'ahu: 524-8416.