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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 14, 2004

Neighbor Islands

Advertiser Staff

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 Barbarian Invasions," R-rated film about a son and father who bond in a crisis, 5 and 7:30 p.m. today-Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu; $6*. (808) 322-2122.

"Earth Family," performances in music, dance and drama by students in Grades K-5, assisted by students in Grades 6-8, 6 p.m. today, Kilauea Military Camp Theater, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; free. (808) 967-8151.

Jazz Getaway, the Olliephonics, big- band jazz concert, 7 p.m. today, Honoka'a High Athletic Field; also featuring Brazilian guitarist Sorival Caymmi and vocalist Kevyn Lettau, 7 p.m. Saturday at Honoka'a People's Theatre; and Eric Marienthal on saxophone and Shelly Berg on piano, 3 p.m. Sunday, Honoka'a People's Theatre; tickets to the Hamakua Music Festival are $30 and $20 and benefit music education. For schedule and reservations, call (808) 775-3378.

Ho'ike Mau a Mau — a Celebration of the Performing Arts, performances in music, drama, dance and spoken word, 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Kamehameha School's Kea'au campus; free. (808) 968-2300.

Waimea Healthy Keiki Fest, hands-on educational and health-related activities, including computer brain games, fitness testing, scavenger hunt, petting zoo, entertainment and more, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Parker Ranch Center, Waimea; free. (808) 885-8344.

8th annual Hawaiian Islands Rhythm & Blues Mele 2004, with Chicago Blues Reunion Band, Sonny Landreth and the Eric Sardinas Trio, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, gates open 4:30 p.m., Brewhouse Oasis, Kona Brewing Company; $30 advance, $40 at the gate. (808) 334-1133.

Lauhala Weaving, presentation by kupuna Agnes Pung, with hands-on weaving instruction, 6 p.m. Saturday, with stargazing to follow, Onizuka Center, Visitor Information Station, Mauna Kea; free. (808) 961-2180.

Ho'oilina: Affirming Our Birthright, annual hula drama presented by students in Grades K-12 at Kanu o ka 'Aina New Century Public Charter School, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Kahilu Theatre, Waimea; $15. (808) 887-8144.

Tropical Nights, Rolando Sanchez and Salsa Hawaii in concert, dance contest and lessons, South American dinner, silent auction, 6:30 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel ballroom; tickets, $75 advance and $95 at the door, a benefit for Montessori Education Center of Hawaii. (808) 885-6867.

Na Mea Hawai'i Hula Kahiko, performance by Halau Hula Ka No'eau of Waimea under the direction of kumu hula Michael Pili Pang, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park's pa hula (hula platform); free, with craft fair and demonstration 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Volcano Art Center Gallery. (808) 967-8222.

"Advances in Volcano Monitoring," slide-lecture by Peter Cervelli on how scientists combine data from Global Positioning Systems and other monitoring tools to detect volcano activity, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; free. (808) 985-6014.

Kapakahi Brothers Cultural Hawaiian Concert, honoring the children with hula, slack-key guitar and 'ukulele performances, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu; $15 advance, $17 at the door. (808) 322-2122.


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

"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-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.

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

Frank De Lima, musical comedy revue, 7:30 p.m. today-Sunday, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $20*. (808) 242-7469.

Buddha's Birthday Celebration with DJ Cheb i Sabbah from San Francisco and opening DJ N8 Castro, 9:45 p.m. today, Casanova's, Makawao; $11. (808) 572-0220.

International Festival of Canoes, featuring wood carvers from across the Pacific working on traditional canoes, and artisans creating drums, thatched houses and surfboards. Opening 'awa ceremony 9 a.m. Saturday; festival continues 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Tuesday, Kamehameha Iki Beach Park, Lahaina and Wednesday through May 28 at Banyan Tree Park, Lahaina; free for spectators. For a schedule of additional activities, go to www.mauicanoefest.com or call (808) 667-9175, (808) 667-9193.

2004 Spring Dance Extravaganza, from the Maui Academy of Performing Arts, "Coppelia" (ballet), 4 p.m. Saturday and Jazz & Tap Revue, 7 p.m. Saturday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; single show $12*, both shows $15*. (808) 242-7469.

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

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. Also, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Blue Lagoon, Lahaina, $5 cover charge. (808) 661-8141.

Masters of Hawaiian Slack-key Guitar Concert Series, hosted by George Kahumoku with guest Cyril Pahinui, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, indoor amphitheater, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua; repeats each Tuesday with different guest artists; $35 general, $25 kama'aina. (808) 669-3858.

" '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, (877) 688-4800.

"Good Bye, Lenin!" (in German with English subtitles), comedy about a son who tries to persuade his mother, who has been in a coma since before the fall of the Berlin Wall, that nothing has changed now that she has awakened, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; rated R; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays), an evening of art, music and refreshments with entertainment from George Kahumoku Jr. in the lower courtyard and Te Tiare Patitifa in the East Wing, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.


"Pacific Tales for Young People," dramatic, interactive presentation from the Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 10 a.m. today, Lana'i Public and School Library; free, for ages 3 and older. (808) 565-7920.


"Pacific Tales for Young People," dramatic, interactive presentation from the Honolulu Theatre for Youth, at the following libraries: Hanapepe, 9:30 a.m. Monday; Waimea, 6:30 p.m. Monday; Lihu'e, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Kapa'a, 10 a.m. Wednesday; Koloa, 3 p.m. Wednesday; and Princeville, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; free; for ages 3 and older. Call the host library for additional information.