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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, December 17, 2004

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 and advance purchases. Call the venue for details.


11th annual Charity Trees Display, daily through Dec. 22, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, Kohala Coast; vote for your favorite with a $1 ballot, with winning trees receiving cash prizes for their charities; free admission to view. (808) 881-7002.

"King of Oxen," production by the Hilo Theater and a reading by John Marlow of Dylan Thomas' short story, "A Child's Christmas in Wales," 4 p.m. today, Lyman Museum, Hilo; free. (808) 935-5021.

Christmas at the Zoo, with dramatic readings, a play, visits with Santa, caroling, a clown, and face painting, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo, Hilo; free. (808) 959-9233.

"Jingle All the Way," holiday movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu, Kona; free. (808) 322-2122.

Kaliko Beamer-Trapp shares her love of Hawaiian culture and music, 6 p.m. Saturday, Visitor Information Station, Mauna Kea; free. (808) 961-2180.

Family Holiday Concert, music of the season, from the Kona Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, 4 p.m. Sunday, King Kamehameha Hotel, Kona; $25*. (808) 334-9880.

Princess Bernice Pauahi Birthday Concert, hula and vocal entertainment to honor Hawai'i's last direct descendant of King Kamehameha I, sponsored by the Daughters of Hawai'i, 4 p.m. Sunday, Hulihe'e Palace, Kona; free, bring a beach chair or mat. (808) 329-1877.

"Movies Under the Stars," adventure films screened at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Kings' Keaka at the Waikoloa Kings' Shops, Kohala Coast; $5*, bring blankets and lawn chairs. (808) 886-8811.

"Winter in the Rainforest," 17th annual Volcano Art Center's holiday concert, with local performers, family sing-along and refreshments, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Kilauea Military Camp Theater, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; free (donations accepted). (808) 967-8222.


FirstLight Maui Film Festival continues 2 p.m. today and at various times and days through Jan. 2, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456, www.mauifilmfestival.com.

Leilani's on the Beach, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, entertainment: JD & friends, classic rock 'n' roll, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; Kilohana, Hawaiian favorites, 3:30-6 p.m. Sundays; Jarret Robak, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays; Crazy Fingers, 4-6 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4495.

Hula Grill, Ka'anapali, Hawaiian entertainment: Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Ernest Pua'a and Kawika Lum, 6-9 p.m. Fridays; Kawika Lum, 3-5 p.m., and Da 'Ukulele Boyz, 6-9 p.m. Saturdays; Kawika Lum, 3-5 p.m., and Ryan Tanaka and Friends, 6-9 p.m. Sundays; Kawika Lum, 3-5 p.m., and Albert & Billy, 6-9 p.m. Mondays; Jarret Roback, 3-5 p.m., and Albert & Billy, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Roy, Brian & Damien, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays; Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Bradah Brian & Roy, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-6636.

"Kupanaha: Maui Magic for All Ages," dinner show with magic performed by Jody and Kathleen Baran and daughters, seating begins 4:30 p.m. Fridays, dinner at 5:15 and show at 8 p.m., Kanahele Room Theater, Ka'anapali Beach Hotel; repeats Saturdays and Tuesdays through Thursdays; premium seating $79, general seating $69* and kama'aina rate $29. Reservations required: (808) 667-0128.

Lehua Lounge, Kapalua Bay Hotel, Hawaiian entertainment: Cody Pueo Pata, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays; no cover charge. (808) 665-4552.

Kimo's, Lahaina, Hawaiian entertainment: Sam Ahia, 7-8:30 p.m. Fridays (except Dec. 31) through Sundays and Wednesdays and Thursdays; also, Caroll Brothers, 10-midnight Saturday; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.

Keiki Hula, rotating performances by local halau, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Lahaina Cannery; free. (808) 661-5304.

Polynesian Christmas Show, with rides on the Sugar Cane Train, 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Whalers Village; free. (808) 661-4567.

Matt Haimovitz, cellist plays music from Bach to Jimi Hendrix, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $18*. (808) 242-7469. Also: 6 p.m. Monday, Wananalua Congregational Church, Hana; free (808) 248-7659.

Willie K, traditional Hawaiian songs and katchi-katchi music, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Mondays, Hapa's Night Club, Kihei; $7 cover charge. (808) 879-9001.

Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Concert, show hosted by George Kahumoku Jr., with guest Richard Ho'opi'i, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, indoor amphitheater; repeats each Tuesday with different guest artists; $35 general, $25 kama'aina. (808) 669-3858.

Polynesian Dancing, rotating performances by local halau, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lahaina Cannery; free. (808) 661-5304.

" 'Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; Producer's Package with VIP seating and backstage tour: $75*; premium seating: $58*; general admission: $48*. Reservations required: (808) 661-9913, 1-877-688-4800.

"WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays)," an evening of art and refreshments, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

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


Duke's Canoe Club Kauai entertainment: 4-6 p.m. Fridays, Berto & Company; and 9-11 p.m., Aloha Breeze, Kauai Marriott Resort; no cover charge. (808) 246-9599.

Happy Talk Lounge entertainment: Darryl Gonzales and Norman Solomon, 4:30-6:30 p.m., and Kirby Keough, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Cindy Combs, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 4-7 p.m. Sundays; Hanalei Bay Resort; free. (808) 826-6522.