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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 26, 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.

BIG ISLAND

Paniolo Cowboys of the Far West, celebration of ranching in Honoka'a: barbeque at 3 p.m. Friday, entertainment by Danny Estocado at 4 p.m., Paniolo Parade at 5:30 p.m., block party 6-11 p.m.; continues Saturday-Monday with agriculture festival, entertainment, rodeo; $4 for Western Weekend button for admission to all events except the rodeo, which is $7 at the gate. Complete schedule: (808) 933-9772, www.alternative-hawaii.com/bimay.htm.

Inter-Tribal Pow-Wow, Native American dancing, drumming, singing, storytelling, arts and crafts and food booths, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wailoa River Park, Hilo; free. (808) 968-6688.

Tha Alkaholiks, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Uncle Mikey's, Hilo; 18 and older; $20* (808) 933-2667. Also, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday, Kona Bowl, Kona; all ages; $20*. (808) 667-5299.

6th annual Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo Botanical Exposition and Plant Sale, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, zoo grounds; free. (808) 959-9233, www.hilozoo.com.

Hootie & The Blowfish, rock, with opening act Clubhouse Underground, 7:30-10 p.m. Sunday (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), Hilton Waikoloa Village; $60. www.konadogrecords.com.

"An Untold Triumph," screening of the documentary about the U.S. Army's 1st and 2nd Filipino Infantry regiments during World War II, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu, Kona; free. 808) 322-2122.

"Drive Thru South Africa" and "Stylemasters," screenings of two new surf films, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Palace Theatre, Hilo; $7*. (808) 934-7010.

MAUI

International Festival of Canoes, 9th annual gathering of carvers and artisans from across Polynesia to carve canoes, drums and other arts and celebrate shared cultures; today and Saturday with demonstrations and seminars, most events free. Schedule: (808) 667-9194, www.mauicanoefest.com.

Tha Alkaholiks, hip-hop, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Paradice Bluz, Lahaina; 21 and older; $20. (808) 667-5299.

Barefoot Natives, performance by Willie K and Eric Gilliom, followed by CD signing, 11 a.m. Saturday, Borders, Maui Marketplace, Kahului; free. (808) 877-6160.

Kalama Intermediate School Band Concert, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Theater, Maui Arts & Cultural Center; free. (808) 242-7469.

KAUA'I

6th Annual Kaua'i Polynesian Festival, Tahitian, Maori, Samoan and Hawaiian entertainment, arts and crafts, dance competitions, food booths and keiki activities, noon-10:30 p.m. today and Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Vidinha Stadium Soccer Field, Lihu'e; free. (808) 335-6466, kauaipolynesianfestival.org.

"The Fantasticks," 7 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Kaua'i Community College Performing Arts Center; repeats 7 p.m. June 3 and 4 p.m. June 4; $15*. (808) 245-8269.

Tha Alkaholiks, hip-hop, 7 p.m.-midnight Monday, Veterans' Center, Lihu'e; all ages; $20*.