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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 23, 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.


"The Pianist," Roman Polanski's R-rated film staring Adrian Brody as a Polish Jew who miraculously survives during WW II, 5 and 7:30 p.m. today, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu; repeats 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; $6*. (808) 322-2122.

"Celebrating the Paniolo," 9th annual Honoka'a Western Weekend, three-day event begins 6:30 p.m. today with the Paniolo Parade on Mamane Street and 7 p.m. showing of Edgy Lee's documentary "Paniolo O Hawaii" at the Honoka'a People's Theatre. Events include the rodeos, noon-6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; a Block Party, with entertainment by Na 'Oiwi, Native Sons, 7-11 p.m. Saturday; parade is free, movie showing is $3, entrance fee for rodeo is $6 per day, Block Party button $3. (808) 933-9772.

"Lost in La Mancha," R-rated documentary about a film that never got made, 7:30 p.m. today, Palace Theatre, Hilo; repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday; $6*. (808) 934-7777.

"Visions of Kilauea, Too," songs and creative movement depicting plants and animals of the park, by students of Volcano School, 6 p.m. Saturday, Kilauea Military Camp Theater, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; free. (808) 968-8931.

Opera and Broadway Music Concert, tenors Julius Ahn and Erik Haines, soprano Sherry Chock Wong and mezzosoprano Georgine Stark perform, accompanied by pianist Beebe Freitas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Hoku Amphitheater, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kona; $25* general, $35 reserved. (808) 322-4587.

David Lorch Recital, classical flute, oboe and clarinet works performed with pianist Adrienee Cherry and guitarist Rusty Luthe, 2 p.m. Sunday, Honoka'a People's Theatre; free. (808) 775-0000.

"It's All In the Timing," lecture by botanist Carol Baskin on successful plant establishment, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; $1. (808) 985-6014.


MAUI4 "Festival of Canoes," craft demonstrations, cultural workshops and master carvers working on their canoes, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Saturday, Banyan Tree Park; "Parade of Canoes," 6 p.m. today, Front Street; Hawaiian Music Concert and island foods, 7-10 tonight, Lahaina Harbor Point; ceremonial launch of canoes, 6 p.m. Saturday, Kamehameha Iki Park; ho'olaule'a with Polynesian crafts, island foods, canoe displays, music and dance; most events free. Call for complete schedule: (808) 667-9175, (808) 667-9193.

Leilani's on the Beach, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, entertainment: JD & Mario, classic rock, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays; Kilohana, Hawaiian

favorites, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4495.

Hula Grill, Ka'anapali, Hawaiian entertainment: Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Kawika Lum Ho and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Maurice Bega, 3-5 p.m., and Peter DeAquino and Garret Probst, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Ryan Tanaka, Desmond Yap and Frankie AhPuck, 7-9:30 p.m. Sundays; Kawika Lum Ho, 3-5 p.m., and Albert Kaina and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays; Jarret Roback, 3-5 p.m., and Don Kaulia and

Albert Kaina, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brian Kaui Haia and Roy Kato 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Brian Kaui Haia, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-6636.

"Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," musical comedy, 6-9 p.m. daily except Tuesday, Hyatt Regency Maui; $76.50 with 20 percent discount for kama'aina. (808) 667-4727.

Ma–ana Garage, Kahului, entertainment: Fortunato, comedy and magic show, 6:30 p.m. Fridays; Neto Peraza & Hot Salsa, Latin dance music, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays; Neto Peraza, dinner music, 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Anastasia & the Kindness of Strangers, dance music, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 873-0220.

"Talk to Her," encore showing of R-rated film about love, obsession, loneliness and friendship, 5 and 7:30 p.m. today, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

Kimo's, Lahaina, entertainment: Mario Faure & J.D., classic rock, 10 p.m.-midnight Fridays; Anastasia & Mario, rock, 10 p.m.-midnight Saturdays; Sam Ahia, Hawaiian, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; Kilohana, Hawaiian music, 10 p.m.-midnight Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.

Neto Peraza, guitar, 6-9 p.m. Sundays and Thursdays, Honolulu Coffee Company CafŽ, Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

Spring Band Concert, students from Maui Waena Intermediate School perform, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; free. (808) 242-7469.

"E Holo Mua — Kaho'olawe Ocean Resources Monitoring and Management," talk by Samanta Whitecraft of Kaho'olawe Island Reserve Commission, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Maui Ocean Center, Ma'alaea Harbor; free. (808) 270-7070.

" 'Ulalena," theatrical production, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday, 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; Producer's Package with VIP seating and backstage tour: $65; general admission $45* ($32.50* kama'aina). (808) 661-9913.

Polynesian Dancing, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lahaina Cannery Mall; free. (808) 661-5304.

The Vagina Monologues, performance by Teri Hatcher on womanhood issues, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; repeats 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 30, 5 and 8 p.m. May 31 and 1, 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 1; $10 to $35 weekdays and June 1, $10 to $40 May 30 and 31. (808) 242-7469.

Billy Bones, tales, songs and talk story, 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Whalers Village; free. (808) 661-4567.

WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays), an evening of art, music and refreshments, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

Merv Oana and Duane Feig of Kilohana, contemporary Hawaiian, reggae and R&B, 8:30-11 p.m. Wednesdays, Nalu Sunset Bar and Sushi; no cover charge. (808) 667-1200.

Art in the Village, art signings, talk story and demonstrations, pupu and hula, sponsored by art galleries at Whalers Village, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, Maui; free. (808) 661-4567.


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.

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.

14th annual Banana Poka RoundUp, mountain music, workshops, exhibits and family activities, sponsored by the Hui o Laka, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Koke'e State Park, Waimea; free. (808) 335-9975.

Whole World Theatre, improv comedy troupe, dinner 5 p.m., show 7 p.m. Thursdays, Hukilau Lanai, Wailua; $60* dinner and show, $25* show only. (808) 822-0600.