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

Neighbor Islands

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.


"The Memoir of a Water Droplet," an original production performed by the K-2 students of the Volcano School of Arts and Sciences, directed by Dina Kageler, 10 a.m., and 1 and 6 p.m. today, Volcano Art Center's Niaulani campus; free. (808) 967-8222.

The Steve Miller Band, in concert, 8 p.m. today, Hilton Waikoloa Village grand ballroom; $85. (808) 886-1234, www.kingmichelconcerts.com.

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, guided walk with an emphasis on the yellow hibiscus, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, at the gardens; free. Also, guided tours focusing on canoe plants (plants brought to the Islands during Polynesian migration), 1 p.m. Wednesdays and a tour highlighting native Hawaiian medicinal plants, 1 p.m. Fridays, normal tour admission is $5. (808) 323-3318.

Hulihe'e After Dark: An Evening of Elegance, food samples from chef stations, wine and beer tastings, silent auction, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, palace grounds; $75*. (808) 329-9555.

Movies Under the Stars, 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.

"Where are 'Ope'ape'a? Tracking Hawaiian Bats," Frank Bonaccorso, wildlife biologist, talks about the island's only native mammal and where to find bat-watching sites, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; free. (808) 985-6014.

University Radio Hilo, the station premieres on AM with a concert featuring Bruddah Kuz, Jim Major, AEthyrus and Ashes Grey, 7-10:30 p.m. Thursday, UH-Hilo Campus Center plaza; free. (808) 960-0052, (808) 217-4035.


Leilani's on the Beach, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, entertainment: Scott Baird, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays; JD & Friends, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturdays; Kilohana, Hawaiian favorites, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays; Scotty Rotten, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; JD on the Rocks, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4495.

Hula Grill, Ka'anapali, Hawaiian entertainment: Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Bradah Brian, 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Kawika Lum, 3-5 p.m., and Da 'Ukulele Boyz, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; Malino, 3-5 p.m., and Ryan Tanaka & Friends, 7-9:30 p.m. Sundays; Kawika Lum, 3-5 p.m., and The 'Ukulele Boys, 7-9:30 p.m. Mondays; Jarret Roback, 3-5 p.m., and Albert & Roy, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Roy & Brian, 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Ernest Pua'a, 3-5 p.m., and Bradah Brian, 7-9:30 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-Thursdays; kama'aina rate $29, general seating $69* and premium seating $79. 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, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays and Wednesdays and Thursdays; also, TBA, 10 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Tom Cherry, 10 p.m.-midnight Saturday; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.

" 'Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; repeats 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays; general admission: $49.50*, premium seating: $59.50*; Producer's Package with VIP seating and backstage tour: $69.50*. Reservations required: (808) 661-9913, (877) 688-4800.

"Sweeney Todd," production of the musical by Maui Onstage, premieres 7:30 p.m. today, Iao Theater, Wailuku; for adult audiences; continues 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays, through April 30; $20 evenings, $15 matinees. (808) 242-6969.

"Casanova," R-rated film starring Heath Ledger tells the story of the legendary Italian lover and adventurer, 5 and 7:30 p.m. today, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

Nalu Sunset Bar and Sushi entertainment: Evan Shulman, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays, and Kawika Lum, contemporary Hawaiian, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-1200.

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

Hapa in Concert, Barry Flanagan and Nathan Aweau entertain, 7:30 p.m. Saturday (doors open 5:30 p.m.), Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $10*, $28*, $35*. (808) 242-7469.

Sunset Jazz, an evening of music from a rotating roster of performers, 5-8 p.m. Sundays, through April 30, Whalers Village center stage; free. (808) 661-4567.

An Afternoon With Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt, piano concert by Thomas Purviance, 5 p.m. Sunday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $18. (808) 242-7469.

"Aha Mele: Island Song, Dance and Stories," performances by George Kahumoku Jr., Martin Pahinui, Bobby Ingano and Derrick Mau, 6 p.m. Monday, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; $50 general adult, $35 kama'aina (includes one free child ticket, $25 for additional children). Reservations: (808) 661-9913, (877) 688-4800.

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

Lahainaluna High School Band Concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; free. (808) 242-7469.

"Something New," PG-13 romantic comedy confronts questions about interracial dating, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

Hula Honey's, vintage and contemporary Hawaiian music, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Moana Cafe, Pa'ia; no cover charge. (808) 579-9999.

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.

Masters of Hawaiian Slack-Key Concert, hosted by George Kahumoku Jr. with guest Dennis Kamakahi, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, indoor amphitheater; $30 kama'aina, $40 general. (808) 669-3858.


Duke's Canoe Club Kauai entertainment: Berto & Company, 4-6 p.m., Apana Sisters, 6:45-8:45 p.m., and Easy Living, 9-11 p.m. Fridays; Apana Sisters, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Saturdays through Thursdays, 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, 7-10 p.m. Fridays; Randy Carnevali, Jon Murphy and Ed Sitzler, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays; Sunday Jazz Jam, 4-7 p.m. Sundays; Norman "Ka'awa" Solomon, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays; Hanalei Bay Resort; free. (808) 826-6522.

Ku Kahakalau & Sistah Robi, performance of Hawaiian music for the E Kanikapila Kakou 2006, 6-9 p.m. Monday, Island School Main Hall, Puhi; free. (808) 245-2733.

Keoki's Paradise (Po'ipu) entertainment: Simple Sessions, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 742-7534.