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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, June 2, 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.


"La Cage Aux Folles," musical about two gay nightclub owners, 8 p.m. today, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Diamond Head Theatre; also extended 8 p.m. June 9-10 and 4 p.m. June 11; $12-$42*. 733-0274.

"The Night Before ...," Ad Astera presents a monologue based on Joan of Arc, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and June 11, Hawai'i Convention Center, Lili'u Theatre; $25. 593-3658.

"Yohen," subtle and humorous look at interracial marriage, part of the Dark Night Series, 7:30 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $10*. 536-4441.

"The Goat or Who is Sylvia?" drama presented by The Actors' Group, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through June 11, Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St.; for mature audiences; $15*. 550-8457.

"Unlikely Lawman," classic tale of good vs. evil in the old west, premiering 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Mamiya Theatre; presented by Manoa Valley Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. June 9 and 16, 2 and 8 p.m. June 10 and 17 and 7:30 p.m. June 15; $35*. 988-6131.

"Another Heaven," based on a true story about violence on a Honoka'a sugar plantation in 1890, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 18, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441.


"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.

The Royal Lu'au, Polynesian show with hula, Samoan fire and knife dances and Tahitian hula and drum dances, 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, The Royal Hawaiian hotel; $97*. 921-4600.

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 available). 922-0017.

"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.

Magic of Polynesia, with John Hirokawa, dinner seating 5 p.m., show only seating 6 and 8 p.m., shows at 6:20 and 8:20 nightly Tuesday through Sept. 2, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel showroom. 971-4321.

"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 available). 931-4660, 396-3407.

Dolphin Lu'au, with exhibits, tour, dolphin show and Polynesian revue, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, Sea Life Park; $80*. 259-7933.

Legends of the North Shore Lu'au, 6 p.m. Fridays, Turtle Bay Resort; $75* dinner show, $50* show only. 293-6000.

Perry and Price Saturday Morning Show, with Jomel Sumira, 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.

South Pacific Cultural Center, Polynesian revue and arts and crafts village, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, old Kodak Hula Show location, next to Waikiki Shell; free admission ($36-$100* for dinner show that starts at 6 p.m.). 922-3705.

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.

The Legends of Doo Wop, with the Love Notes, doors open 8:15 p.m., show at 8:30 nightly, Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel; $25*. 922-7868.


Hawaiian Style Comedy Show, with Augie T., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Esprit Lounge; $10. 921-4600.

Sharkey's Comedy Club, with Bo Irvine's comedy competition, sign up 7 p.m., show at 8 Thursdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $5. 531-4242.

Open Mike Comedy, with Reckless Entertainment, 7:30-9 p.m. Fridays, Jazz Minds Art & Cafe; 21 and older; $5. 945-0800.

Sharkey's Comedy Club, the Best of Honolulu's Stand-Up comics and Mainland guests, doors open 7:15 p.m., show at 8 on Saturdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $15*. 531-4242.


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.

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

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

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Hula Ohana O Ilima, 7-8 p.m. today; Moana Chang Aloha Boat Days, noon-1 p.m. Sunday; Downtown Auntie Violet, 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: Tau and Keoni, 7-9 p.m. today; Mahealani and Kawena, 7-9 p.m. Saturday; Greg and Junko, 7-9 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Voyage Through Polynesia, 8:30-9:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays-Thursdays; free. 971-2080.

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.

Kahala Mall entertainment: Na Kama, 11 a.m. Saturday; free. 732-7736.

Aloha Tower Marketplace entertainment: Sunshine Generation, noon-1 p.m. Saturday; Oahu Line Dancers, 2-4 p.m. Sunday; Star of Honolulu Welcome Hula Show, 4:30-5:30 p.m. daily; free. 566-2337.

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Mililani Town Center; noon-12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Kapolei Hale; 12:30-1:15 p.m. Thursday, Waikiki Hula Mound; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Iwalani School of Dance, 2-2:45 p.m. Saturday; The Steptaculars, noon-12:45 p.m. Monday; Keiki Hula Show, with Halau Na Mamo O Ka'ala and Kanilau, 10-11 a.m. Sundays; Polynesian Cultural Center, noon-12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; free. 955-9517.

Salsa Saturday, smoke-free event with DJ Rod el Moreno, 9 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, Dream to Dance; $5. 734-0264, 372-5574.

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.


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.

Chess lessons and practice competition, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 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.

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.

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

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.


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.

Strolling Tableside Magic, with Alan Arita, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, and with Glen Bailey, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays, Makino Chaya, Westridge; free. 486-5100.

Aloha State Backgammon Club, weekly tournament, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Coffee Talk; $10 entry donation. 294-7475, 922-2674.

Polo in Paradise 2006, interisland and international matches and entertainment, gates open 11 a.m., game at 2 p.m. Sundays, Mokuleia Polo Fields; $7. 637-8401, 620-0078.


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.


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.


Native Hawaiian Crafts Workshops, interactive workshops with Native Hawaiian artisans including lei making, stone carving and Hawaiian quilting, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Bishop Museum; free. 847-3511.

"Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front, 1941-1945," Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit on posters circulated in the U.S. during World War II, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, through June 17, Kapolei Public Library; 12 and older; free. 693-7050.

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.

Princess Ka'iulani Historical Tour, 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani; learn about Princess Victoria Ka'iulani and her 'Ainahau mansion; free. 922-5811.

Tour of the history, architecture and social events at The Royal Hawaiian hotel, 2-2:45 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

'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.

Historical Walking Tour, with Honolulu TimeWalks, 9 a.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel; free. www.starwood.com/hawaii.

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.

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.

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

"Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons," traveling exhibit with hands-on activities, dramatic play and multimedia experiences, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Hawaii Children's Discovery Center; $8*. 524-5437.

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.

GSI, Hawaii, ghost-scene investigations walking tour, 9 p.m. Fridays, Hawaii State Library; $45*. Reservations: 676-9722, ext. 25.

Na Ali'i, 2-hour cultural walking tour of Waikiki with Hawaiian storyteller Woody Fern, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, Outrigger Reef on the Beach, Hoaloha canoe; free. 924-6007.

Poakalani Hawaiian quilt classes, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 'Iolani Palace, Old Archives Building; $5 plus materials. 524-0394.

GSI, Hawaii, ghost-scene investigations bus tour, 5:30 p.m . Saturdays, 808communications, Waipio Gentry; $50. Reservations: 676-9722, ext. 25.

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.

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.

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