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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 30, 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.


Fun times at the fair

Catch a ride, win a teddy bear or just sit back and take in the entertainment at the 50th State Fair. It runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays though June 15 at Aloha Stadium. Check out the Great Ape Encounter or take in the Bikes, Blades & Boards stunt team. Fun for the whole family. Admission is $3 for 12 and older, $2 for ages 4-11. Toddlers are free.

"Proof," drama exploring the love and mysteries of mathematics, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Manoa Valley Theatre; $25*. 988-6131.

"It Can Happen to You," about teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted disease prevention, premiering 2 p.m. Saturday, Liliha Public Library; for grades 7-12; repeats June 7; free. 587-7577.

"Seduction," musical journey through the world of love and relationships, 9 p.m. Saturday, Indigo; $20 includes glass of champagne. Reservations: 521-2900.

"Follies," the story of a theatrical impresario who hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 8, Diamond Head Theatre; $10-$40*. 733-0274.

"King Kalakaua's Poker Game," a historical comedy set in 19th-century Hawai'i, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 15, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.


"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.

"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, 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.

"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.

Royal Hawaiian Band: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 922-5331.

"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.

Square dance for new dancers, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Wai Community Park Rec Center; $2. 456-8465.

Kuhio Beach Torch-lighting and Hula Show, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, 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.

Kahala Mall entertainment: Pearl Harbor Elementary School chorus and 'ukulele group, 10:30-11 a.m., and Hawai'i Loa, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Learn to Dance performance, 1-1:30 p.m. Sunday; free. 732-7736.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Halau O Hanauna Kuu Aloha, 7-8 p.m. Friday; Hokupa'a, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Anuhea, 7-9 p.m. Friday; 2 Scoops Aloha, 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.

Windward Mall entertainment: Starlights, 2 p.m. Saturday; 'Ahuimanu Elementary Chorus, 2 p.m. Sunday; free. 235-1143.

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, 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.

Swing Dance, hosted by Hawaii Jitterbugs, 7:30-10 p.m. Sundays, Atherton YMCA; $5. 545-7600.

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


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. Tuesdays, 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, with storyteller James McCarthy, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

American Box Car Racing International, open family racing, 3-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 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, 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, 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.

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, 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.

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.

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

Princess Ka'iulani Historical Tour, 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel; learn about Princess Victoria Ka'iulani and her 'Ainahau mansion; free. 922-5811.

'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.

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 2-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 2-mile stroll presented by the Clean Air Team, 9 a.m.-noon Sundays, from the Mahatma Gandhi statue in front of Honolulu Zoo to lighthouse; $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.

"Navigating Change: The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands," exhibit about the delicate ecological system in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Hawai'i Maritime Center; $7.50*. 536-6373.

"Hula: Dance of Poetry," learn the history, basics and view live hula performances, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sunday, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

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.