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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 9, 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.


"Guys and Dolls," romantic musical comedy set in mythical New York City, presented by Army Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through Sept. 24, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $15, $20*. 438-4480.

"Vinegar Tom," exploration of the restricted roles of women in two eras, 8 p.m. today-Saturday and Sept. 16-17 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre; recommended for mature audiences; $10*. 956-7655.

"Nothing is the Same," World War II drama presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 and 24, Tenney Theatre; $16*. 839-9885.

"The Adventures of Gary & Harry: A Tale of Two Turtles," family musical presented by 'Ohi'a Productions, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Hawai'i Theatre; $10-$25. 528-0506.

"An Almost Holy Picture," presented by Sundays @ 2 Readers Theatre, premieres 2 p.m. Sunday, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats Sept. 18 and 25; $6*. 438-4480.

"Footloose," musical about a teen from Chicago who moves to a small town, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 25, Manoa Valley Theatre; $30*. 988-6131.

"Directing Under the Influence," local directors each direct an original 10-minute play, premieres 7:30 p.m. Thursday, The ARTS at Marks Garage; repeats Sept. 16-17; $8*. 521-2903.

"Tea," drama about five Japanese World War II brides, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 25, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.


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

Sharkey's Comedy Club, with Bo Irvine and the Best of Honolulu, doors open 7 p.m., open mike 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Fridays, Blue Tropix; $15. 531-4242.

Frank DeLima Comedy Show, 9 p.m. Saturdays, Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Marc Suite Resorts; $10. Reservations: 931-6274.

Chop Suey Comedy Show, with Stan Egi, Paul Ogata, Shawn Felipe, Milton Banana, Elroy and Gerard Elmore, 8 p.m. Sundays, Jackie's Kitchen; $10. 943-2426.


Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center entertainment: Greg and Junko, 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; Ku'uipo Kumukahi, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Pu'uhonua, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; free. 922-2299.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Windward Mall; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Moana Center; free. 922-5331.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Hula Olana, 7-8 p.m. today, Ghana Maricultural Troupe, noon-1 p.m. Sunday; Downtown Bill Burgher and Frame of Mind, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; free. 488-0981.

Windward Mall entertainment: Halau Na'opio 'O Ko'olau, 3-4 p.m. Saturday; free. 235-1143.

International Market Place entertainment: Keiki Palaka Band, 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Islands of Aloha, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; free. 971-2080.

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

Kahala Mall entertainment: Ka Hale I o Kahala, noon-1 p.m. Sunday; free. 732-7736.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Shadiya and the Dancers of the Middle East, 12:30-1 p.m. Sunday; free. 566-2337.

Kuhio Beach torch-lighting and hula show, 6:30-7:30 nightly, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.


R/C Drift Practice Nights, electric drift cars welcome, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Costco Iwilei parking lot (rain-out location: Ala Moana Center parking lot near Sears and Zippy's); free. www.driftsession.com.

Introduction to the Hawaiian Language, with Germaine Kaleolani Haili, 8:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i; free. 783-2612.

Youth Speaks Hawai'i, slam poetry workshops for teens, run by members of HawaiiSlam, 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The ARTS at Marks Garage; free for ages 13-19. 387-9664.

Aloha State Backgammon Club, weekly tournament, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Coffee Talk; $10 entry donation. 294-7475, 922-2674.

Polo at Waimanalo, with Honolulu Polo Club, gates open 1 p.m., games begin 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Waimanalo Polo Field; $3*. 521-6927.

Strolling Tableside Magic, with Alan Arita, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays, Tony Roma's, Kahala; free. 735-9595.


Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort, Paoakalani Lobby; free. 922-6611.

Artfest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Queen's Surf Beach, Waikiki; free. 696-6717.

Waimanalo Country Market and Crafts Fair, produce, arts and crafts, clothes, jewelry, plants, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Waimanalo Homestead Community Center property; free. 259-5349.


Foster Botanical Garden guided tours, 1 p.m. weekdays. Reservations: 522-7060.

Tropical Plant Walk, 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; bring walking shoes, insect repellent and rain gear; free. Reservations: 233-7323.

Weekend Fishing, catch and release, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden; bring poles, small barbless hooks, nonlive bait, insect repellent, walking shoes, rain gear, water and picnic lunch; free. 233-7323.

Petroglyphs, Waterfalls and Rainforest Trek, walking tour in Nu'uanu Valley to Kapena Falls and other sites, Saturdays-Sundays; presented by Hawai'i Geographic Society; $15. Reservations: 538-3952.

Garden Tour by Trolley, 45-minute narrated tour through a 700-acre tropical garden, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1, 2 and 3 p.m. daily, Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens, 47-285 Pulama Road, Kahalu'u; $14.50*. Reservations: 239-6775.


Historical Walking Tour, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

Ola Na Mo'olelo series, Hawaiian history storytelling, 1:30 p.m. weekdays, Bishop Museum; free with museum admission of $14.95*, or kama'aina $7.95*. 847-3511.

Tour of the history, architecture and social events at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 2-2:45 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

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

'Iolani Palace Grand Tours, 1 1/2-hour tour of the galleries and barracks, every 30 minutes, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $20* ($15* kama'aina). Galleries tour only: $10*. 522-0832.

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.

Hawai'i Theatre docent tours, includes performance on a 1922 organ, 11 a.m. Tuesdays; $5. 528-0506.

Mission Houses Museum Tours, guided tours of the houses and print shop, 11 a.m. and 1, 2:45 and 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $10* ($8* kama'aina). 531-0481.

Historical Walking Tour, with Honolulu TimeWalks, 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

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.

Hawaiian Quilting Classes, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays with Mary Cesar, Mission Houses Museum; also, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays with Wilma Connell; $7*. Reservations: 531-0481.

Historical Walking Tour, 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

Honolulu Zoo Train, with audio presentation, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Honolulu Zoo; $1. 971-7171, 523-2489.

Aloha Friday King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, followed by fireworks, 6:45 p.m. Fridays, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, ext. 77881.

Komo Mai to the Courtyard, with keiki hula, Tahitian fire-knife dancer and Pu'uhonua Trio, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. 931-8383.

Poakalani Hawaiian quilt classes, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 'Iolani Palace, Old Archives Building; $5 plus materials. 524-0394.

Promise Me Again, wedding-vow renewal program, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. 931-8383.

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.

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

"Journey With a King," exhibit exploring the cultural and historical ties between Hawai'i and Japan, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

Pineapple Express Train Tour, 20-minute tour, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Dole Plantation; $7.50*. 621-8408.

Hawaiian Cultural Cruise, two-hour cruise with cultural activities, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. daily, Star of Honolulu; $34.36* with meal or $22.36* without meal. Reservations: 983-7827.

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

Humpback whale information kiosk, permanent display about whales and national marine sanctuaries, daily, Outrigger Reef Hotel; free. 921-6941.