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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, November 24, 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 purchase. Call venue for details.

THE HOLIDAYS

Ala Moana Center: Candy Cane Train, 10 a.m. daily through Jan. 1 and runs every 20 minutes, $6; photos with Santa, 10 a.m. daily through Dec. 24; "Christmas Gift of Aloha" stage show and parade, 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays through Dec. 23, free. 955-9517.

Kahala Mall: The Salvation Army angel tree, today through Dec. 19; Santa visits and photos, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays-Saturdays through Dec. 23 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 24. 732-7736.

Pearlridge Center: Holiday train, the Pearlridge Express, from 10 a.m. through Jan. 1 during mall hours, $3, Uptown; Salvation Army Angel Tree, through Dec. 20, Uptown and Downtown; photos with Santa, today through Dec. 24, Downtown. 488-0981.

Windward Mall: Tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Mufi Hannemann, 6-6:30 p.m. today; free. 235-1143.

STAGE

"Annie," Army Community Theatre presents the family musical, 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, through Dec. 2, Richardson Theatre; $15*, 20*. 438-4480, www.squareone.org/ACT.

"Uncommon Women and Others," comedy/drama by Wendy Wasserstein, 2 p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. Dec. 3, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; $6*. 438-4480.

"Fully Committed," comedy about a reservationist for a Manhattan restaurant, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 3, Manoa Valley Theatre; $25*. 988-6131, www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

"The Lion in Winter," in 1183 King Henry II and family prepare for a holiday reunion, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 10, Paul and Vi Loo Theatre (formerly Hawai'i Pacific University Theatre), HPU Kane'ohe campus; $20*. 375-1282.

"K2," The Actors' Group presents the story of two climbers stranded on a mountain ledge, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 17, Yellow Brick Studio; $15*. 550-8457, www.honoluluboxoffice.com.

"Fish Head Soup," humor, secrets and shame emerge as a family's youngest son, who was presumably dead, suddenly shows up at the front door, premiering 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 10, UH-Manoa, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre; $12*. 956-7655, 483-7123.

"Who the Fil-Am I?" a trip to the Philippines forces three FilipinoAmericans to come to grips with their ancestry, 8 p.m. ThursdaysSaturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 10, Kumu Kahua Theatre; $5-$16. 536-4441, www.kumukahua.org.

COMEDY

"Hawaiian Style Comedy Show," with Augie T., 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Esprit Lounge; $10. 921-4600.

Sharkey's Comedy Club, Comedy Crusaders Improv Troupe, doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $12*. Also: the "Best of Honolulu's Stand-Up," comics and Mainland guests, doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Saturdays. $15*. 531-4242.

MUSIC & DANCE

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center entertainment: Josiah Kekoa Trio, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; Hawaiian Quilting Classes, 4:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays; 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; lei-making classes, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Mondays; hula and 'ukulele lessons, 4:15-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; free. 922-2299.

Ala Moana Center entertainment: Honolulu Dance Studio, 2-2:45 p.m. today; Na Palapalai, 4-4:30 p.m. today; The Brothers Cazimero, noon-12:45 p.m. Saturday; Afatia Thompson, noon-12:45 p.m. Sunday; John Cruz, 2-2:45 p.m. Sunday; Hawaii Yuzan Kai, noon-12:45 p.m. Monday; Farrington High School Band holiday concert band, 6-6:45 p.m. Monday; ongoing 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.

Pearlridge Center entertainment: Uptown Halau Hula Mai Ka Pu'uwai a Ka Mana'o, 7-8 p.m. today; Hawaii Music Works holiday performance, 3-4 p.m. Sunday; Mokichi Okada Association Hawaii Health Activities, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Monday; Downtown 'Ike Pono, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; "From Keiki to Kupuna," 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; Uptown and Downtown Junior Keiki Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays; Baba Alimoot and Friends, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Hickam Halau, 7-9 p.m. today; Iwalani School of Dance, 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, Wednesdays and Thursdays; free. 971-2080.

Aloha Tower Marketplace: Star of Honolulu Welcome Hula Show, 4:30-5:30 p.m. daily; 'ukulele lessons, 2:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays; free. 566-2337.

Royal Hawaiian Band: 10 a.m. Saturday, Wai'anae Christmas Parade; noon-1p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 922-5331.

Kahala Mall entertainment: Cirque Hawaii, 1 p.m. today; Aaron J. Sala, 2-3 p.m. Saturday; 732-7736.

Windward Mall, Ohana Concert with Raiatea Helm, 6:30-7:30 p.m. today; Keahiwai, 1-2 p.m. Saturday; free. 235-1143.

Kuhio Beach torchlighting and hula show, 6:30-7:30 nightly, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahana-moku statue; free. 843-8002.

ETC.

R/C Drift Practice Nights, electric drift cars welcome, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Costco Iwilei parking lot (rain location: Ala Moana Center lot, near Sears and Zippy's); free. www.driftsession.com.

Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i: introduction to hula, 8:30-9 a.m. Tuesdays; artist demo and autograph signing, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays; introduction to the Hawaiian language, 8:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays; beginning and intermediate hula, 5-7 p.m. Thursdays; beginning adult 'ukulele classes, 9-10:15 a.m. Saturdays; free. 596-8885.

Tour and Tea, explore the galleries, learn about art and culture, and socialize over tea, 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Sundays, Honolulu Academy of Arts; $7*. Reservations: 532-8700.

Youth Speaks Hawai'i, slam poetry workshops for ages 13-19, 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, The ARTS at Marks Garage; free. 387-9664.

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Waikiki Beach Marriott, Paoakalani Lobby; free. 922-6611.

Sunset Country Market, sponsored by North Shore Country Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sunset Beach Elementary School; free. 237-8248.

Waimanalo Country Market and Crafts Fair, plus clothes, jewelry and plants, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Waimanalo Homestead Community Center; free. 259-5349.

Artfest, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, Queen's Surf Beach, Waikiki; free. 696-6717.

Shichigosan, with blessing, kimono rental and dressing, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Nov. 30, Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha, 1239 Olomea St.; $50 donation, by appointment only. 841-4755.

TOURS & ATTRACTIONS

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.

Aloha Friday King's Jubilee, with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, followed by fireworks, 7 p.m. Fridays, Hilton Hawaiian Village; free. 949-4321, ext. 77881.

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.

Hawaiian Railway Train Rides, 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays, 91-1001 Renton Road, 'Ewa; narrated, 90-minute roundtrip to Kahe Point; $10*. 681-5461.

Chinatown Museum Walking Tours, Chinatown and harbor or Capital District, 10 a.m.-noon daily, Hawaiian Chinese Multicultural Museum and Archives, Maunakea Marketplace; $10. Reservations: 595-3358, 374-3094.

Historical Walking Tour, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; 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: $12*. 522-0832.

Mission Houses Museum Tours, 11 a.m. and 1 and 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $10* ($8* kama'aina). 531-0481.

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.

Ghosts of the Old Plantation, ghost stories with tour, 6:30-8 p.m., Hawaii's Plantation Village; $40. 306-7631.

GSI, Hawaii, ghost-scene investigations walking tour, 9 p.m. Fridays, Hawaii State Library; $45*. Reservations: 306-7631.

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

"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.

"Journey With a King," exhibit exploring the cultural and historical ties between Hawai'i and Japan, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Bishop Museum; $14.95*. 847-3511.

Pineapple Express Train Tour, 20-minute tour, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Dole Plantation; $7.50*. 621-8408.