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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 3, 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

"Joe Turner's Come and Gone," drama presented by The Actors' Group, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, The Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St.; also, extended to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10-11 and 4 p.m. Feb. 12; $15*. 550-8457.

"Enchanted April," romantic comedy set in 1922 Italy, premiering 8 p.m. today, Diamond Head Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Feb. 11 and 18 and 4 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 19; $12-$42*. 733-0274.

"Mulan: The Woman Warrior," Chinese legend presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 11, Tenney Theatre; 5 and older; $16*. 839-9885.

"Death So Delicious," mystery dinner theater premiere, doors open 6 p.m., dinner at 6:50, show at 7, Saturdays through March 4, Dave and Buster's Showroom; $34.95*. Reservations: 589-5008.

"Ulua: The Musical," comedy about life, love and fishing on Maui, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 12, 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.

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) and two-for-one ticket specials for kama'aina and military for February. 922-0017.

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, with Mr. Diamondhead, doors open 7:30 p.m., show at 8 Saturdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $15*. 531-4242.

MUSIC & DANCE

Ala Moana Center entertainment: The Steptaculars, noon-12:45 p.m. Monday; School of Honolulu Dance Theatre, 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday; Keiki Hula Show, with Halau Na Mamo O Ka'ala and Kanilau, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free. 955-9517.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Khausak, noon-2 p.m. Monday; free. 566-2337.

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 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.

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

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

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Te Vai Ura Nui, 7-8 p.m. today, Kaholomua Dance Academy, noon Sunday; Downtown Aunty Violet and the Kaniloas, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; Uptown and Downtown Pahu, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Kaiaulu, 7-9 p.m. today; Ka Ua Lili Lehua, 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 and 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.

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

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. 696-6699.

Preschool Storytime and Activities, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Waipahu Public Library; ages 3-5; free. 675-0358.

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 (lessons 7-8 p.m.), 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.

Storytime, with songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Wahiawa Public Library; ages 3-5; free. 622-6345.

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.

Keiki Sports Skills Program, kids ages 1-6 develop coordination, motor skills and self-esteem, 2 p.m. Wednesdays or 9 and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Ohana Batting Cages; first lesson free, $60/month thereafter; also, free clinic on how to increase bat speed, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 486-4487, 381-5530.

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.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Class/Tournaments, 5:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Windward Mall, Special Dreams; free. 247-4769, 235-1143.

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.

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.

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

FAIRS & FESTIVALS

Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 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.

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

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.

'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.

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 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.

Aloha Friday King's Jubilee, a tribute to King Kalakaua, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, followed by fireworks, 6:30 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.

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 renewals, 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.

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.

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

Sesame Street Presents: The Body, traveling exhibit and interactive journey through the human body, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through April 2, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

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.