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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 5, 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.


Planet Earth Film Festival, series of movies on the environment, endangered species and sustainability, 7 p.m. today, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu, Kona; $10 at the door; continues 4 and 5 p.m. Sunday with two films for $10. (808) 322-2122.

"Why We Fight," PG-13 documentary on the military/industrial complex and the factors that lead to war, 7:30 p.m. today, Palace Theater, Hilo; repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday; $6. (808) 934-7777, www.hilopalace.com.

"Grease: a Musical Revue and Sing-a-Long," members of Saint Joseph High School's drama club perform, 7:30 p.m. today, East Hawai'i Cultural Center, Hilo; repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Thursday, May 12-13; donation of $10 for adults and $5 for children and students, audience is asked to wear 1950s attire and join in singing the songs. (808) 935-0138.

5th annual AstroDay, exhibits, cultural displays, student science projects, demonstrations, entertainment and keiki activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Prince Kuhio Plaza, Hilo; free. (808) 932-2328.

Lim Family in concert, traditional Hawaiian music and hula, 7:30 Saturday, Kilauea Military Camp Theater, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park; $14*. (808) 967-8222.

May Day Lei Day Festival, music, hula, historic films and photos, lei contest and display, keiki activities, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Palace Theater, Hilo; free. (808) 934-7010, www.hilopalace.com.

Hilo Tsunami Story Festival, dinner and remembrances of survivors of the 1946 tsunami who had a connection to the Hawaii Consolidated Railway, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sangha Hall; $25 donation, sponsored by the Pacific Tsunami Museum. (808) 935-0926.

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.

2006 Jazz Getaway, Hamakua Music Festival events begin 7:30 p.m. Thursday with "The Jazz Masters," James Moody Quartet plus Hubert and Eloise Laws, and continues 7:30 p.m. May 12-14, Honoka'a People's Theatre; general seating $39*; gold preferred seating $49*; four-day all-event pass $109 general, $149 preferred; proceeds benefit music education and North Hawai'i Women and Children's Services. (808) 775-3378, www.hamakuamusicfestival.org.


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.

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

" 'Ulalena," a theatrical production, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Maui Myth & Magic Theatre, Lahaina; repeats 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays through Thursdays; general admission: $49.50*, premium seating: $59.50*; Producer's Package with VIP seating and backstage tour: $69.50*. Reservations required: (808) 661-9913, (877) 688-4800.

Benoit JazzWorks, 6:30 p.m. today, Moana Bakery & Cafe, Pa'ia; no cover charge. (808) 579-9999; also, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, WM The Restaurant, Honokowai Marketplace; no cover charge. (808) 667-7898.

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.

Soldiers of Jah Army (SOJA) plus Inna Vision and DJ Addamon with MC Spence Jah, 5:30 p.m. Sunday (doors open 4:30 p.m.), Veterans of Foreign Wars building, Kihei; also 10 p.m. Tuesday (doors open at 9 p.m.), Casanova's; 21 years and older; $20* for either show. www.inticketing.com, (866) 558-4253.

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.

"Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School," two lonely people find love at a ballroom dance school, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; part of the Maui Film Festival; $10*. (808) 242-7469, (808) 572-3456.

Hula Honey's, vintage and contemporary Hawaiian music, 6:30-9:30 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, The Shops at Wailea; free. (808) 891-6770.

Masters of Hawaiian Slack-Key Concert, hosted by George Kahumoku Jr. with guest Bobby Ingano, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, indoor amphitheater; $30 kama'aina, $40 general. (808) 669-3858.

Mike Albo in "Spray," New York writer/performer presents humorous monologues and characters, presented by the Manhattan Mama's Coconut Cabaret, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; $18. (808) 242-7469.


Happy Talk Lounge entertainment: Aloha Friday, 4:30-7 p.m. and Kirby Keough, 7-10 p.m. Fridays; Randy Carnevali Trio, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays; "Sunday Jazz Jam," 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays; Jonah Cummings, 7-10 p.m. Mondays; Hanalei Hula Night, 7-9:30 p.m.Tuesdays; Alan Thomas, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays; Norman "Ka'awa" Solomon, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays; Hanalei Bay Resort; free. (808) 826-6522.

Garden Island Singers, songs traditional to classical and a children's choir present a benefit concert for the victims of the March floods, 7 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, Kaua'i Community College Performing Arts Center; $10*, all proceeds go to the HCF Kaua'i Island Fund. (808) 245-8269.

Filipino Fiesta Centennial Celebration, cultural demonstrations and displays, keiki activities, food booths, entertainment by Jordan Segundo, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kaua'i War Memorial; free. (808) 651-9139.

48th Miss Kaua'i Filipina Scholarship Pageant, with entertainment by the Society of Seven, 6 p.m. Saturday, Kaua'i War Memorial Convention Hall; $30*. (808) 651-9139.

Society of Seven in concert, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Kaua'i War Memorial Convention Hall; $30*. (808) 651-9139.

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