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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 7, 2006

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 purchase. Call venue for details.

EASTER

Photos with the Easter Bunny, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, through April 15, Kahala Mall; $15. 732-7736.

STAGE

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," by the Kamehameha Schools' Kapalama Campus Performing Arts Department, 7 p.m. today, Princess Ruth Ke'elikolani Auditorium; repeats at 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. April 14 and 22, 2 p.m. April 15 and 23, and 8 p.m. April 21; $5. 952-7299.

"Li'l Abner," Broadway musical produced by Castle Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Castle High School, Ronald E. Bright Theatre; $15*. 233-5626.

"Pippin," musical presented by Chaminade University's drama department, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Mamiya Theatre $10*. 735-4827.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," musical based on the comic strip "Peanuts," premiering 7:30 p.m. today, Paliku Theatre; repeats 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through April 15; $19*. 235-7433.

"The Mystery of Edwin Drood," musical play within a play, 8 p.m. today, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Diamond Head Theatre; $12-$42*. 733-0274.

"Nothing Serious," collection of short comedies by Rich Orloff, 8 p.m. today-Saturday and Thursday-April 15, Leeward Community College Lab Theatre; $7. 455-0549.

"Tales of Old Hawai'i," Honolulu Theatre for Youth interactive play about Hawaiian legends, premiering 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre; repeats 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through May 13; $8*. 839-9885.

"Betrayal," love triangle tale told in reverse chronological order, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through April 16, The Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St.; $15*. 550-8457.

"The Mikado," Gilbert and Sullivan's classic comic operetta, premiering 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Punahou School, Dillingham Hall; repeats April 14-15 and 20-22; $10*. 944-5829.

"The Gin Game," two nursing-home residents play gin rummy and learn more about each other, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through April 16, Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre, Kane'ohe; $20*. 375-1282.

"The Songmaker's Chair," conflict, continuity and change in three generations of a Samoan family, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 15, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.

SHOWROOMS

"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" show, 5:15 p.m. buffet seating or 6 p.m. cocktail seating, nightly except Mondays and Wednesdays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Ainahau Showroom. 922-5811.

"Fia Fia An Evening in Samoa," music, dance and culture of Samoa with Hawaiian buffet, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club; $54.95*. 679-4700.

Magic in Paradise, with Mark Allen Mauricio, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Hale Koa Hotel, Banyan Tree Showroom; $20.95*, includes buffet. 955-0555, ext. 546.

Society of Seven Las Vegas, variety show, 6:30 (dinner show) and 8:30 nightly except Mondays, Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Main Showroom. 923-7469.

"American Timescape," musical revue of American pop culture history, 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays-Saturdays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Ainahau Showroom; $28-$37.50* show only (dinner package also available). 931-4660, 396-3407.

Legends of the North Shore Lu'au, 6 p.m. Fridays, Turtle Bay Resort; $75* dinner show, $50* show only. 293-6000.

Perry and Price Saturday Morning Show, with celebrity guests, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays, John Dominis; $24.95*. Reservations: 523-0955.

Don Ho Show, Hawaiian and Polynesian music and dance, 6:30 p.m. dinner seating, 7:30 p.m. cocktail seating, 8 p.m. show Sundays and Thursdays, Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, Hoku Hale Showroom; $32-$52*. 923-3981.

Cirque Hawaii, acrobats, clowns, contortionists, aerialists, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. nightly except Wednesdays, Cirque Hawaii Theatre, Waikiki (former IMAX Theatre); $55-$75* (dinner packages also available). 922-0017.

South Pacific Cultural Center, Polynesian revue and arts and crafts village, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, old Kodak Hula Show location, next to Waikiki Shell; free admission ($36-$100* for dinner show that starts at 6 p.m.). 922-3705.

Kalo's South Seas Revue, dinner show with Polynesian dances, 5:30 p.m. seating, show 6:30 nightly, Hawaiian Hut. 373-3963, 735-9090.

COMEDY

Hawaiian Style Comedy Show, with Augie T., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Esprit Lounge; $10. 921-4600.

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

Sharkey's Comedy Club, with Bo Irvine's comedy competition, sign up 7 p.m., show at 7:30 Thursdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $5. 531-4242.

Open Mike Comedy Night, with Andy Bumatai, 7:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Jazz Minds Art & Cafe; $10*. 945-0800, agentg@sowagummybears.com.

Sharkey's Comedy Club, doors open 7:15 p.m., show at 8 Saturdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $15*. 531-4242.

MUSIC & DANCE

IslaTango Milonga, tango dance party, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Mondays, Al Franz Dance Studio; $8. 721-2123.

Country line-dance lessons, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Ward Warehouse amphitheater; 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Kailua District Park Pavilion; free. 262-7441.

Na Leo Lani Sweet Adelines Chorus, weekly rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School; free. 944-3373.

Royal Hawaiian Band, 2-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Moana Center; 12:30-1:15 p.m. Thursday, Waikiki hula mound; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center entertainment: Soundettes of Hawaii, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Pu'uhonua, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; Ku'uipo Kumukahi, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 922-2299.

Introduction to Hula, with Germaine Kaleolani Haili, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays for keiki, and 6-7 p.m. Thursdays for adults, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i; free. 596-8885.

Square dance and round dancing, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Pohai Nani Retirement Community; $3. 254-2333.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Kalakaua Middle School Band and Choir, 6-6:45 p.m. today; "Wings of the Islands" preview, 2-2:30 p.m. Saturday and 6-6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders, noon-1 p.m., and Eastview High School Choir, 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday; Moapa High School Band, 4-4:45 p.m. Sunday; Shorecrest High School Choir, 4-4:45 p.m. Tuesday; Ballenas Secondary School Concert Band and Concert Choir, noon-12:45 p.m. Wednesday; Keiki Hula Show, with Halau Na Mamo O Ka'ala and Kanilau, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Na Mamo O Tulipa, 7-8 p.m. today; Downtown Tradewinds, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; Uptown and Downtown Baba Alimoot and Friends, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: David Kaio and Honeycreepers, 7-9 p.m. today; Keiki Palaka Band, 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Greg and Junko, 7-9 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Islands of Aloha, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Thursdays; free. 971-2080.

"Broadway at the Shanghai Bistro," with Don Conover and Rex Nockengust, 8 p.m. Fridays and Sundays, Shanghai Bistro; $20*. 955-8668.

Swing dancing, hosted by Hawaii Jitterbugs, 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Dream to Dance; $5 includes lesson. 282-0053.

Beginning 'Ukulele Classes, with Puanani Higgins, 9-10:15 a.m. Saturdays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i; free. 783-2612.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Pua Kapele Halau O Hula, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Saturday; Here Tama Nui, noon-12:45 p.m. Sunday; Chaparral High School Choir, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday; free. 566-2337.

Basic Square Dance, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Manana Community Park, Pearl City; $3. 695-5182.

Afro-Zilian dance classes, blend of African and Brazilian dances with live drumming, 3-5 p.m. Sundays, 1007 Waimanu St.; $5. 373-2667.

International folk dancing, Greek, Bulgarian, Romanian, Israeli and others, 7-9:15 p.m. Sundays, Manoa Valley District Park; $3. 941-6453, 521-2270.

Square dance, mainstream and plus with rounds, 7-9:30 p.m. Sundays, Ala Wai Golf Course ballroom; $4. 456-8465.

Swing dancing, jazz, swing, blues, 7-10 p.m. Sundays, Atherton YMCA; $5 includes lesson. 780-4641.

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

FAMILY TIES

Toddler Storytimes, ages 2-3, 10 a.m. Mondays, Kapolei Public Library; free. 693-7050.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays, Borders Waikele; free. 676-6699.

Keiki Tuesdays, with entertainment, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Uptown; free. 488-0981.

Chess lessons and practice competition, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Uptown (488-0981); and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays (lessons 7-8 p.m.), Windward Mall (235-1567); free.

Junior Keiki Tuesdays, edutaining adventures, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Uptown; free. 488-0981.

Preschool Storytimes, stories, songs and crafts, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Pearl City Public Library; 2 and older; free. 453-6566.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Borders, Ward Centre; free. 591-8995.

Toddler Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Kahala Mall; free. 732-7736.

Family Night Wednesdays, with clown/puppet show, balloons and bingo, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

Puzzletimes, stories and puzzles, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Pearl City Public Library; free. 453-6566.

Preschool Storytimes, ages 3-4, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Kapolei Public Library; free. 693-7050.

Saturday Storytimes, songs, finger plays, crafts, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Kapolei Public Library; free. 693-7050.

Explore!, quilt-making activity, guided tours and living-history stations, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, Mission Houses Museum; free with museum admission ($10* general, $8* kama'aina). 531-0481.

Children's Storytime, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall; free. 737-3323.

Twilight Tours, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Honolulu Zoo; 5 and older; $12*. Reservations: 971-7195.

Yo-yo and spin-top classes for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturdays, Ward Warehouse amphitheater; 7-9 p.m. Saturdays, Windward Mall; free. 834-2828.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Game Tournament, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, Jelly's; $2*. 484-4413.

ETC.

R/C Drift Practice Nights, electric drift cars welcome, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Costco Iwilei parking lot (rain 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.

Brown Bagging to Hawaiian, learn conversational basics, beginners 11 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, and advanced 11 a.m.-noon Mondays, 'Iolani Palace, Old Archives Building; $5*. Register: 522-0824.

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.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

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

Sunset Country Market, sponsored by the North Shore Country Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sunset Beach Elementary School; free. 237-8248.

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.

NATURE

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. SaturdaysSundays, 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 Walking Tour, one-hour guided 1-mile walk through a botanical garden, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily, Senator Fong's Plantation and Gardens, 47-285 Pulama Road, Kahalu'u; $14.50*. 239-6775.

TOURS & ATTRACTIONS

'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.

"Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons," traveling exhibit with activities, dramatic play and multimedia experiences, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through June 4, Hawaii Children's Discovery Center; $8*. 524-5437.

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

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

Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour, presented by Hawai'i Heritage Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; meet at 1040 Smith St.; $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, 7 p.m. Fridays, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, ext. 77881.

Komo Mai to the Courtyard, with keiki hula and Tahitian fire-knife dancer, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 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.

Ocean Drifters, seasonally rotating exhibit of jellyfish, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, Waikiki Aquarium; $9* general, $6 kama'aina. 923-9741.

"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.

Chinatown Museum Walking Tours, Chinatown and Honolulu Harbor or downtown Capitol district, 10 a.m.-noon daily, Hawaiian Chinese Multicultural Museum and Archives, Maunakea Marketplace; $10 each. Reservations: 595-3358, 374-3094.

Premier Whale Watch Cruise, with educational and entertaining activities, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. daily, Star of Honolulu; $23.20-$29*. Reservations: 983-7827.

Atlantis Navatek Whale Watching Cruise, noon-2:30 p.m. daily through Monday, Navatek 1, Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 6; $58*. 973-1311.

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