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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, December 16, 2005

Ongoing events

Advertiser Staff

The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members, children and/or advance purchases. Call venue for details.

STAGE

"A Christmas Carol," musical presented by New Hope Youth Choir, 7 p.m. today, and 6 p.m. Sunday, Farrington High School auditorium; $10-$12. 842-4242, ext. 778.

"Aladdin Jr.," musical adaptation of the Disney movie, with a young cast, 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Diamond Head Theatre; $12-$42*. 733-0274.

"The Last 5 Years," drama presented by Lizard Loft, 8 p.m. today-Sunday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; $10. 521-2903.

"Christmas Talk Story 2005," original works about holidays in the Islands, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Tenney Theatre; $16*. 839-9885.

HOLIDAYS

Elves Can't Make This Stuff, holiday shopping boutique, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today-Thursday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; free. 521-2903.

Kapolei City Lights, 6-10 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Jan. 1, Kapolei Hale; free. 527-5759.

Jingle Bell Corner, Christmas displays and carolers, 7-7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, Ward Centre; free. 589-1788.

Holiday Lights Trolley, tour Honolulu City Lights, 6-9:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 24, Aloha Tower Marketplace; free with minimum purchase of $20 in merchant receipts dated Dec. 10-24. 566-2337.

City Lights Trolley, tour through downtown Honolulu, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, and Dec. 27, New Eagle Cafe; free with each meal purchased. 545-2233.

KCAA Thrift Shop Holiday Sale, Christmas decorations, greeting cards, gifts, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawaii; free. 941-9414.

Candy Cane Train, 30-foot-long train journeys throughout the mall, 10 a.m. daily through Jan. 1, Ala Moana Center; 12 and younger; $6. 955-9517.

Pearlridge Express, scale-model train takes children under 4 feet tall on a ride through a fantasy toyland, 10 a.m. daily through Jan. 1, Pearlridge Center Uptown; $3. 488-0981.

"The Christmas Gift of Aloha," musical stage show and parade, show begins 6 p.m. at Centerstage, parade at 7 at mall level, daily through Dec. 23 except Mondays, Ala Moana Center; free. 955-9517.

Honolulu City Lights Trolley Tours, 30-minute ride of the Christmas lights of City Hall and downtown, 6:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 30 (except Dec. 24-25), Ward Warehouse; $3.50*. 589-1788.

Honolulu City Lights, daily through Jan. 1, Honolulu Hale; also, 20th annual Christmas Wreath Exhibit, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Jan. 2; free. 523-4674.

COMEDY

Frank DeLima Holiday Comedy Show, 9 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 23, Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Marc Suite Resorts; $10. Reservations: 931-6274.

Standup on the Moon, with Andy Bumatai, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Brew Moon; $10. 593-0088.

MUSIC & DANCE

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 1-2 p.m. Saturday, WIndward Mall; 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Waialua Bandstand; noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Kapolei Hale; free. 922-5331.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Na Kama, 4-4:45 p.m. today; Keiki Hula Show, featuring Na Mamo O Ka'ala, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Windward Mall entertainment: Kumu Na Wahine, 6:30-7:15 p.m. today; Pacific Island Praise, noon-1 p.m., Merry Tuba Christmas, 3-3:45 p.m. and Windward String Studio, 6:3-8:30 p.m. Sunday; Performing Artist Academy's Christmas Showcase, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; free. 235-1143.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Kulani Dance Studio, 6:30-7:30 p.m. today; Winnie Chan Piano Studio Recital, 1:30-9 p.m. (break from 4 to 6:30 p.m.), and St. John Baptist Academy, 5-6 p.m. Saturday; Paniolo Dancing Queens, noon-1 p.m., and Lutheran High School, 1:30-2 p.m. Saturday; Winnie Chan Piano Studio Recital, 4-6 p.m. Sunday; St. Theresa School Choir, 10-10:30 a.m. Monday; free. 566-2337.

Honolulu Hale Courtyard entertainment: Waipahu Samoan Assembly of God Youth Choir, 7 p.m. today; Sweet Sounds, 6 p.m. and Navy Brass Quintet, 7 p.m. Saturday; Marilyn's Youth Choir, 6 p.m., and St. Joseph's Church Choir, 7 p.m. Sunday; Silanguan Singers, 7 p.m. Monday; Mayor Hannemann Singers, 6 p.m., and Honolulu Gleemen Plus, 7 p.m. Tuesday; St. John's Baptist School Choir, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Soundettes, 6 p.m. Thursday; free. 523-4674.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Hula O Ilima, 7-8 p.m. today; 'Ewa Elementary School Chorus, 11 a.m.-noon, Performing Artist Academy, 1-2 p.m. and Hawaii Music Works, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday; Halau O Hanauna Kuu, 11 a.m.-noon, and Leeward Dance Stars, 3-4 p.m. Sunday; Kulani Dance Studio, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday; Hawaii Music Works, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday; Uptown and Downtown Pahu, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, Greg Sardinha and Friends, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays; free. 488-0981.

Kahala Mall entertainment: Na Kama, noon-1 p.m. Saturday; Ka Hale I o Kahala Halau Hula, 1 p.m. Sundays; free. 732-7736.

Waikele Premium Outlets entertainment: Na Ohana O ke Anuenue Hula, 3-4 p.m. and Pearl City Highlands Intermediate School Band, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Saturday; free.

"Broadway at the Shanghai Bistro," with Don Conover and Rex Nockengust, 8 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 1, Shanghai Bistro; free admission (two-drink minimum). 955-8668.

Kuhio Beach torch-lighting and hula show, 6-7 nightly, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

TOURS & ATTRACTIONS

The Queen's Tour, walking tour of Waikiki's historic sites with a native Hawaiian historian and storyteller, 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Fountain Courtyard; free. 737-6442.

"Adventures With Clifford the Big Red Dog," exhibit with activities, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through Jan. 6, Hawai'i Children's Discovery Center; $8*. 524-5437.

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

Aloha Friday King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, followed by fireworks, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, ext. 77881.

Hawaiian Railway Train Rides, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays, 91-1001 Renton Road, 'Ewa; narrated, 90-minute round trip to Kahe Point; $10*. 681-5461.

Changing of the King's Guard, snap and precision rifle drill exhibition, 6:15 nightly, King's Village Shopping Center; free. 926-7890.