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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, September 15, 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.


"Sweeney Todd," dark comedy of murderous barbarism and culinary crime, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter; repeats 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22-23; $20*. 438-4480.

"Urinetown," musical satire about pay toilets in a drought, 8 p.m. today, Manoa Valley Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 24, and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-21; $30*. 988-6131.

"Snow White," by Hester Kamin, with comic turns, music and dancing, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew's Cathedral; repeats 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sept. 23; $16*. 839-9885.

"Aloha Las Vegas," by Edward Sakamoto, 2 p.m. Saturday, Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 23 (no show today); $16*. 536-4441.

"Mahalo Las Vegas," by Edward Sakamoto, 8 p.m. Saturday, Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats 2 p.m. Sundays and 8 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, through Sept. 24; $16*. 536-4441.

"Our Town," classic American play by Thornton Wilder, presented by The Actors' Group, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 15, The Yellow Brick Studio; $15*. 550-8457.


Cirque Hawaii, acrobats, clowns, contortionists and aerialists, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. nightly except Wednesdays, Cirque Hawaii Theatre, Waikiki; $55-$75* (dinner packages available). 922-0017.

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.

Perry and Price Saturday Morning Show, with celebrity guests, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays, John Dominis; $24.95*. Reservations: 523-0955.

Don Ho Show, 7:30 p.m. Sundays and Thursdays, Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber hotel, Hoku Hale Showroom; $32-$52*. 923-3981.

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

"Blue Hawaii: The Show," Jonathon Von Brana sings Elvis tunes, 5 p.m. dinner, 5:45 p.m. cocktail seating, 6:15-7:30 p.m. show nightly, Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber. 923-1245.

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, Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber hotel; $25*. 922-7868.


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, Bo Irvine's comedy competition, 7 p.m. sign-up, show at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Panama Hattie's, 'Aiea; $5. Also: the Best of Honolulu's Stand-Up comics and Mainland guests, doors open 7:15 p.m., show at 8 Saturdays. $15*. 531-4242.


Na Leo Lani Sweet Adelines Chorus, weekly rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School; free. 944-3373.

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center entertainment: Josiah Kekoa Trio, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays; 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: Halau 'Olapakuikala'i 'O Hokuaulani, 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday; Studio 808 Dance Project, 6-6:45 p.m. Saturday; 'Iolani Sportswear fashion show and performance by Manoa DNA , 2-2:45 p.m. Sunday; 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 O Mokulehua and Kalaholomua Dance Academy, 7-8 p.m. today; Downtown Na Hoahanau, 6-8 p.m. Saturday; From Keiki to Kupuna, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; Uptown and Downtown Baba Alimoot and Friends, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays; free. 488-0981.

International Market Place entertainment: Na Kama, 7-9 p.m. today; Kalei Papahi O Kakuhihewa, 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, Thursdays; free. 971-2080.

Royal Hawaiian Band: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aloha Festivals parade from Ala Moana Beach Park to Kapi'olani Park; 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Kapi'olani Park bandstand; noon-1 p.m. Fridays, 'Iolani Palace grounds; free. 922-5331.

Aloha Tower Marketplace: Hawaii Woodshow, noon-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday Sept.15-24; Downtown Mele, 6-9 p.m. today; Ka Pa Hula O Ka Lei Haula Hiwa, Ka Lei Hula Kupuna and Halau Hale O Ho'omana, 2-3 p.m. Saturday; Aloha Tower Ukulele Contest, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday; Star of Honolulu Welcome Hula Show, 4:30-5:30 p.m. daily; 'ukulele lessons, 2:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays; free. 566-2337.

Windward Mall entertainment: Typical Youths, noon-1 p.m. Saturday; free. 235-1143.

Kuhio Beach torch-lighting and hula show, 6:30-7:30 nightly, Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

Salsa Saturday, party, lesson and entertainment by DJ Rod el Moreno, 9 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, Dream to Dance; $5. 734-0264.


Toddler Storytimes, for ages 2-3, 10 a.m. Mondays, Kapolei Public Library; free. 693-7050.

Preschool Storytime, for ages 3-5, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Wahiawa Public Library; free. 622-6345.

Chess lessons and practice competition, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Pearlridge Center Downtown (488-0981); and 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays (lessons 7-8 p.m.), Windward Mall (235-1567); free.

Explore!, quilt-making, tours and living-history stations, 10 a.m.-4 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.


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.

Introduction to the Hawaiian Language, with Germaine Kaleolani Haili, 8:30-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Native Books/Na Mea Hawai'i; free. 783-2612.

Hockey on Horseback, Military Appreciation Day, with intersquad games and entertainment, gates open at 11 a.m., game at 2 p.m. Sundays, Mokuleia Polo Fields; $7*. 637-8401.

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.

Tour and Tea, explore the galleries, learn about art and culture and socialize over a glass of tea, 2:304 p.m. Tuesdays and Sundays (except Sept. 17), 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.

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


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.

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; 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, 1-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, including lei making, stone carving and quilting, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Bishop Museum; free. 847-3511.

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

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.

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

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.

Komo Mai to the Courtyard, with keiki hula and Tahitian fire-knife dancer, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Sheraton Moana Surfrider; free. 931-8383.

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.

Ocean Drifters, seasonally rotating exhibit of jellyfish, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, Waikiki Aquarium; $9* general, $6 kama'aina. 923-9741.

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

Summer Moonlight Cruise, with Island music and pupu, 8:30-10 p.m. nightly, Navatek 1; $35-$58*. 973-1311.