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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, June 20, 2003

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.


A meeting of the generations

Jim Tharp is Norman Thayer and Geoff Suthers is Billy in "On Golden Pond," a production of The Actors' Group beginning Wednesday at The Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St. The play, by Ernest Thompson, tells the poignant story of Norman and Ethel Thayer, who are about to celebrate his 80th birthday; their divorced daughter and her fiance head for Europe, leaving his son Billy with the older couple. The show, directed by David Farmer, repeats at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through July 20. Tickets are $10. 722-6941.

"Vampire Lesbians of Sodom," camp classic about the rivalry of two seductive vampiresses, premiering 8 p.m. Friday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; repeats 8 p.m. Saturday and June 27 and 28, and 5 p.m. June 29; also, 8 p.m. June 30, Hula's Bar & Lei Stand; $10*. 536-8047.

"Cox and Box" and "Trial by Jury," presented by Sundays @ 2 Matinee Readers Theatre, 2 p.m. Sunday, and June 29, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $8*. 438-4480, 438-5230.

"On Golden Pond," presented by The Actors' Group, premiering 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Yellow Brick Studio; repeats 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through July 20; $10. 722-6941.


"Blue Hawaii: The Show," Jonathon Von Brana sings Elvis 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.

Stand Up on the Moon, with Andy Bumatai and Friends, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brew Moon Restaurant and Microbrewery; $10. 593-0088.

Frank De Lima, comedy, 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Ohana Reef Towers, Palace Showroom; $22*. Reservations: 923-7469.

"A Night at the Point After," dance/concert with Aura III performing music from the late '70s to middle '80s, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays, Dave & Buster's Showroom; $10. 847-0651.

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

Andy Bumatai and Augie T, comedy, 8 p.m. Saturdays, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, Hoku Hale Showroom. 392-9343.

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.

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.

Magic of Polynesia, dinner seating 7 p.m., cocktail seating 8 p.m., show begins 8:20 p.m. nightly, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel showroom. 971-4321.


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, 419 South St., Suite 140; $6 includes tango lesson. 721-2123.

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

"Na La O Ke Awa," historical hula show, noon-12:45 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free. 566-2337.

Line dance lessons sponsored by Parents Without Partners, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Ward Warehouse; 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Windward Mall; free. 262-7441.

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 Alfredo Ramero, 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.

Ballroom dancing, by Makua Alii Ballroom Dancers, 7:15-9:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Makua Alii Senior Center, 1541 Kalakaua Ave.; free. Register: 988-3461.

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

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

Western line-dance classes, Fridays; 9-10 a.m. Super Beginners, 10-11 a.m. Easy Dances, 11 a.m.-noon Intermediate, Palladium, Ala Wai clubhouse; $1.50 per class. 988-1818.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Hawaii State Ballet, 7 p.m. Friday; Ala Moana's Keiki Hula Show, featuring Na Mamo O Ka'ala, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Halau Hula O Mokulehua, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Lost in Paradize, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

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

Royal Hawaiian Band: noon Saturday, Town Center of Mililani; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Square dance, mainstream and plus with rounds, 7-9:30 p.m. Sundays, Ala Wai Golf Course Ballroom; $4. 456-8465.

International folk dancing, Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Israeli and others, 7-9:15 p.m. Sundays, Manoa Valley District Park; $3. 941-6453, 521-2270.

Hawaiian Music and Hula Show, 6-9 nightly, Waikiki Shopping Plaza; free. 923-1191.


American Box Car Racing International, summer youth program for 9 and older, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Aug. 1, ABCRI Box Car Track; tennis shoes and long pants required; free. 947-3393.

Keiki Monday, with clown show, storytelling and face painting, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.

Chess Lessons and practice competition, 5-8 p.m. Mondays (lessons 6:30-7:30 p.m.), Centerstage, Ala Moana Center (955-9517); 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.

Toddler Tuesday, Lisa Matsumoto and Roslyn's "Fun with Fables," 10 a.m. Tuesday, Honolulu Zoo; free with zoo admission ($6*). 484-8800.

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.

Preschool Craft and Storytime, 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Barnes & Noble; Children's Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturdays; free. 737-3323.

Toddler Time, balloon olympics, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

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, 7-9 p.m. Saturdays at Ward Warehouse amphitheater, 7-9 p.m. Saturdays at Windward Mall; free. 834-2828, 947-7097.

Yu-gi-oh! Card Tournaments, 5-9 p.m. Fridays, Windward Mall, Special Dreams; free. 247-4769, 235-1143.

Aloha State Backgammon Club, weekly tournament, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Coffee Talk; $10 entry donation. 294-7475, 922-2674.

Children's Storytime, summer reading program, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Hawai'i State Library, Children's Room; free. 586-3510.

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. 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.

Garden Tour by Tram, a two-mile narrated tour through valleys of flowers and trees, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1, 2, and 3 p.m. daily, Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens, 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, light rain gear recommended; free. 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*. Reservations or details: 538-3952.


Native Hawaiian Culture Tour, walking tour includes Bishop Museum collection of treasured artifacts, historic sites, stories and legends, 9-11 a.m. weekdays; admission. 306-3668.

The Queen's Tour, walking tour includes Hawaiian royalty, ancient healing and Duke Kahanamoku, 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays; free. 737-6442.

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

'Iolani Palace Grand Tour, 1 1/2-hour tour of the palace galleries and 'Iolani Barracks, every 30 minutes, 8:30 a.m.-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.

Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour, by the Hawai'i Heritage Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, meet at Ramsay Gallery; $10*. 521-2749.

Hawaiian Quilting Classes, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays with Mary Cesar, Mission Houses Museum; 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.

Honolulu Zoo Train, with an educational audio presentation, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo; $1 per person. 971-7171, 523-2489.

King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, 6:45 p.m., followed by a fireworks show, 8 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.

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.

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.

"Robotics," an interactive exhibit on what robots do, and robotics technology and the future, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 2, 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.