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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, March 24, 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.


311, rap/rock group in concert, 7 p.m. today (gates open 5 p.m.), Kona Brewing Co.; $43*. (808) 334-2739.

Cathy Song poetry reading, author of "Picture Bride" and "The Land of Bliss" reads from her work, 7 p.m. today, Niaulani Campus Great Room, Volcano Village, Big Island; free. (808) 967-8222, www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, volunteers sought to assist with garden cleanup, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday at the garden. (808) 323-3318. Also, South Point cleanup, 8 a.m., meet at Wai'ohinu Park. Call to volunteer: (808) 756-1808.

5th annual Kona Chocolate Festival, tasting competitions, seminars about cacao cultivation, medicinal uses of chocolate, cooking classes, plus an evening with chocolate-themed foods, chocolate fondue fountain, wine and beer tastings, dancing and entertainment by Salsa Latinos! and singer-songwriter Vito Truglio, silent auction, 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort, Kona, Big Island; $40*, proceeds benefit Kona Pacific Waldorf School. (808) 640-5500.

L.A. Symphony, reggae, roots music concert with Twisted Tree and The Rockers opening, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday, Uncle Mikey's, Hilo; 18 and older; $15*. (808) 933-2667. Also: with opening act Tzarkazm, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday, Lulu's, Kona; 21 and older; $10. (808) 331-2633.

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.

"Touch the Sound," documentary on the music of percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who is deaf, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Palace Theatre, Hilo; $7*, part of The Healing World Film Series. (808) 934-7010.


Na Palapalai, traditional Hawaiian music concert, 7:30 p.m. today, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $28*. (808) 242-7469.

Nalu Sunset Bar and Sushi entertainment: Evan Shulman, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays, and Kawika Lum Ho, contemporary Hawaiian, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays; no cover charge. (808) 667-1200.

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

Drive-In Theater, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" and the Hawai'i premiere of "Surf Movie Reels," with live music and food booths, gates open at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Maui Community College; $5*. (808) 573-5530.

Soul Sisters: Nxt Lvl, Jessa Zaragoza, Ara Mina and Marissa Sanchez perform "music from the heart," 7 p.m. Saturday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $30, $50 and $100 includes post-show reception. (808) 242-7469.

Sunset Jazz, an evening of music from a rotating roster of performers, 5-8 p.m. Sundays through April 30, Whalers Village center stage; free. (808) 661-4567.

311 and Natural Vibrations, rap, punk, reggae and ska groups in concert, 7 p.m. Sunday (gates open 5 p.m.), A&B Amphitheater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $43 *. (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.

"Tristram and Shandy: A Cock & Bull Story," R-rated movie of a 21st-century filmmaker's attempt to shoot an 18th-century period drama, 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.

WOW (Wailea on Wednesdays), an evening of art and refreshments, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

Masters of Hawaiian Slack-Key Concert, hosted this week by Keoki Kahumoku with guest Sonny Lim, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, The RitzCarlton, Kapalua, indoor amphitheater; $30 kama'aina, $40 general. (808) 669-3858.


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, Kaua'i 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, 7-10 p.m. Fridays; Randy Carnevali, Jon Murphy and Ed Sitzler, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 4-7 p.m. Sundays; Norman "Ka'awa" Solomon, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays; Hanalei Bay Resort; free. (808) 826-6522.

L.A. Symphony, reggae, roots music concert, 7-11 p.m. today, The Shack, Kapa'a; $10. (808) 823-0200.

Barry Kimokeo and Na Kama perform Hawaiian music for the E Kanikapila Kakou 2006, 6-9 p.m. Monday, Island School Main Hall, Puhi; free. (808) 245-2733.

Keoki's Paradise (Po'ipu) entertainment: Simple Sessions, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursdays; no cover charge. (808) 742-7534.