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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 14, 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 purchases. Call venue for details.

STAGE

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

"Wings of the Islands," meet Hawai'i's diverse bird species, presented by 'Ohi'a Productions, premiering 7 p.m. today, Honolulu Zoo, Meadow Stage; repeats Saturday and April 21, 28-29; $10*. ohia.org.

"Betrayal," love-triangle tale told in reverse chronological order, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, The Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St.; $15*. 550-8457.

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

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," musical based on the comic strip "Peanuts," 7:30 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Saturday, also extended to 7:30 p.m. April 21, 2 p.m. April 22-23; Paliku Theatre; $19*. 235-7433.

"The Gin Game," two nursing-home residents play gin rummy and learn more about each other, 8 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre, Kane'ohe; $20*. 375-1282.

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

"The Songmaker's Chair," conflict, continuity and change in three generations of an extended Samoan family, 8 p.m. today-Saturday, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.

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

"Equus," highly stylized play searches the mind of a young man accused of violence, premiering 8 p.m. Thursday, Kapi'olani Community College, Maile Performing Arts Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. April 21-22 and 6:30 p.m. April 23; recommended for mature audiences only; $5. 734-9225.

MUSIC & DANCE

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.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Hula Olana, 7-8 p.m. today; Downtown Ho'okahi Leo, 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: Simplisity, 7-9 p.m. today; Iwalani School of Dance, 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.

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: Ewalani Hula Maids and Na Kane Hula, noon-12:45 p.m. Saturday; Paniolo Dancing Queens, noon-1 p.m. Sunday; free. 566-2337.

Windward Mall entertainment: Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders, noon-1 p.m. Saturday; free. 235-1143.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Iolani Dance Team, 2-2:45 p.m., Mrs. Hawaii 2006 Fashion Show, 4-4:45 p.m., and John Battle Band, 6-6:45 p.m. Saturday; Davie County High School Band, 4-4:45 p.m. Sunday; John F. Kennedy High School Band, 4-4:30 p.m., and Cupiit Yurartet, 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday; Foothill High School Jazz Band, noon-12:45 p.m., Habersham High School Band, 2-2:45 p.m., Horlick High School Choir, 4-4:45 p.m., and "Wings of the Islands" preview, 6-6:30 p.m. Wednesday; UH Laboratory School Senior Concert String Ensemble, 6-6:45 p.m. Thursday; Keiki Hula Show, with Halau Na Mamo O Ka'ala and Kanilau, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Royal Hawaiian Band, 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

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

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.drift session.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

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.

'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 hands-on 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.

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.

Promise Me Again, group wedding-vow renewal ceremony, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. 922-3111.

Aloha Friday King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, 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.

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