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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, January 6, 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.


Classical Celebration, performances by eight internationally renowned musicians, including Cary Lewis, Dorothy Lewis, Amy Schwartz Moretti, 7:30 p.m. today, Honoka'a People's Theatre; $25 and $35*, to benefit the Hamakua Music Festival scholarship program and the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival's summer music camp. (808) 775-3378, www.hamakuamusicfestival.org.

"The Constant Gardener," spy thriller based on the novel by John le Carré, 7:30 p.m. today, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu, Kona; 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; $6*. (808) 322-2323.

"A Musical Evening with Hawai'i's Monarchy," Hawaii Performing Arts Festival members perform arias, ensembles, operettas and other classical music enjoyed during the reigns of King Kalakaua and Queen Lili'uokalani, 5 p.m. Saturday, Hulihe'e Palace, Kona; $30 includes artist reception and palace tour after the performance. (808) 329-9555.

Hawaii Electronic Music Festival, dance party featuring DJs, 8 p.m. Saturday, Palace Theatre; a drug- and alcohol-free event, $25*. (808) 934-7010, www.bigislandlove.com.

"Historic Na'alehu," Marge and Dennis Elwell share photographs and talk about the history of the district, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kilauea Visitor Center auditorium; free. (808) 985-6014.

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.


Leilani's on the Beach, Whalers Village, Ka'anapali, entertainment: JD & Mario, classic rock 'n' roll, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; Kilohana, Hawaiian favorites, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays; Scotty Rotten, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Crazy Fingers, 3:30-5:30 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.

"Duma," story of the friendship between a cheetah and a South African boy, directed by Carroll Ballard, 5 and 7:30 p.m. today, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

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-Thursdays; also, TBA, 10 p.m.-midnight Fridays; no cover charge. (808) 661-4811.

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

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

Tower of Power, horn-driven funk band in concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $25, $35, $45. (808) 242-7469.

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.

"Bee Season," Richard Gere, Juliette Binoche, Max Minghella and Flora Cross star in a film about modern American family life, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

" 'Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6 p.m. Wednesdays-Mondays, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; Producer's Package with VIP seating and backstage tour: $75*; premium seating: $58*; general admission: $48*. Reservations required: (808) 661-9913, (877) 688-4800.

Hula Honey's, vintage and contemporary Hawaiian music, 6-8:30 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, Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

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

Nalu Sunset Bar and Sushi entertainment: Merv Oana and Duane Feig of Kilohana, contemporary Hawaiian, reggae and R&B, 8:30-11 p.m. Wednesdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-1200.

"The Legend of Kaulula'au," Moses Goods III in a one-man play that tells the Hawaiian myth, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays (check-in 7 p.m.), RitzCarlton, Kapalua; $30 general, $27 kama'aina, $15 children. (888) 808-1055.

Keb' Mo', guitar and banjo blues concert with guest Trevor Hall, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $30, $40, $45. (808) 242-7469.

Ernie Watts Quartet, tenor saxophonist in a soul music concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $25*. (808) 242-7469.


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-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, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays; Cindy Combs, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 4-7 p.m. Sundays; Hanalei Bay Resort; free. (808) 826-6522.

Keoki's Paradise (Po'ipu) entertainment: Papa'a Bay Boys, 7-9 p.m. Fridays; Kaui & Friends, 7-9 p.m. Saturdays; Simple Sessions, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 742-7534.

An Evening with Keb' Mo', traditional blues on guitar and banjo with guests Trevor Hall and Kenny Emerson, 7 p.m. Wednesday (doors open at 6 p.m.), Kilohana Plantation Carriage House, Lihu'e; $35*. (808) 245-9458.