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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 21, 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.

STAGE

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

"Go, Dog. Go!" Honolulu Theatre for Youth brings this children's picture book to life, premiering 7:30 p.m. today, Tenney Theatre; repeats 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays through May 20; $16*. 839-9885.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," musical by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, 7:30 p.m. today and April 28-29, Kaiser High School; $7*. 394-1219.

"The Mikado," Gilbert and Sullivan's classic comic operetta, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday 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-Sunday, Paliku Theatre; $19*. 235-7433.

"4.48 Psychosis," Cruel Theatre production about mental illness, premiering 8 p.m. today, The ARTS at Marks Garage; repeats 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and April 30, and 9 p.m. April 28-29; $15*. 550-8457.

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

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by the Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus Performing Arts Department, 8 p.m. today, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Princess Ruth Ke'elikolani Auditorium; $5*. 842-8496.

"Rhinoceros," classic absurdist comedy, premiering 8 p.m. today, Kennedy Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Saturday and April 28-29 and 2 p.m. April 30; $15*. 956-7655.

"Tales of Old Hawai'i," Honolulu Theatre for Youth interactive play about a young girl who learns about her Native Hawaiian heritage, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through May 13, Tenney Theatre; $16*. 839-9885.

"An Act of Murder," interactive mystery dinner theater, premiering 7 p.m. Saturday, Dave & Buster's; repeats Saturdays through May 27; $34.95. Reservations: 589-2215.

"A Letter to My Mother at the End of the World," dark comedy about modern TV culture and the fracturing of relationships, premiering 11 p.m. Saturday, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Sunday, and 11 p.m. April 28-29; $8*. 956-7655.

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.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Na Kamo O La'akona, noon-12:45 p.m. today; Pua Kapele Halau O Hula, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Saturday; free. 566-2337.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Glen A. Wilson High School Band, 4-4:45 p.m. today; Central YMCA Dance Central, noon-12:45 p.m., and UH Percussion Ensemble Band, 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday; Central YMCA Dance Central, 2-2:45 p.m. Sunday; "Wings of the Islands" preview, 6-6:30 p.m. Thursday; 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 Hula O Mokulehua and Kaholomua Dance Academy, 7-8 p.m. today; Downtown Ray Sowders and Shawn Ishimoto, 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: Keiki Palaka Band, 7-9 p.m. today; Ohana Nui, 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.

Royal Hawaiian Band, 2-2:45 p.m. Saturday, Ala Moana Center; 12:30-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Waikiki Hula Mound; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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, 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.

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

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.