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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 7, 2010

Ongoing events

Advertiser Staff

The 4 indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts (or free) for students, seniors, military, members, children and/or advance purchase.

COMEDY

HAWAII COMEDY THEATER, Comedy Polynesia, featuring Bo Irvine, Kento-San, Michael Staats and Chief Sielu, 8 p.m., $25*; Sharkey's Comedy Club, featuring Michael Vasquez, Shawn Felipe, Arthur Wayne and Kenny Johnson, 9:30 p.m., $15*; Wednesdays and Saturdays; Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel; 531-4242.

4 IMPROV COMEDY, presented by Laughtrack Theater Company; 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; Laughtrack Theater, 1123 Bethel St.; 21 and older; $5*; 384-3362.

SHOWROOMS

"CREATION A POLYNESIAN JOURNEY," a mythical journey through song and dance, about the creation of man and woman in a South Seas context; dinner check-in 5:30 p.m., seating at 6 p.m., cocktail check-in 6:45 p.m., seating at 7 p.m., daily except Mondays and Wednesdays; Ainahau Showroom, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel; $124 premium dinner, $78* standard dinner, $45* cocktails only (kamaāina $93*, $58.50*, $36*); 922-5811.

"MAGIC OF POLYNESIA," featuring illusionist John Hirokawa; 8 p.m. daily (seating at 7:30 p.m.); Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber hotel; deluxe dinner, $139, regular dinner $85, show only $52.50* (kamaāina $42*, $67*, $110*); 971-4321.

SOCIETY OF SEVEN LAS VEGAS, Society of Seven spinoff group; 6 p.m. dinner, 8:30 p.m. show Wednesdays-Saturdays; Main Showroom, Outrigger Waikiki Hotel on the Beach; $43* (drinks not included); 923-7469.

AT THE MALLS

4 ALA MOANA CENTER, Centerstage: keiki hula show; 10-11 a.m. Sundays; free; 955-9517.

4 ALOHA TOWER MARKETPLACE: 'ukulele lessons with Gordon Mark, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday; free; 566-2337.

4 HAWAII KAI TOWNE CENTER: farmers market, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays; Luk Tung Kuen movement class, 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays; free; 396-0766.

4 KAHALA MALL, Center Court: St. Patrick School Performing Arts, 12-1 p.m. today; Pierre Grill and Ginai, 12-1 p.m. tomorrow; Toddler Time with Hawaii Nature Center, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Farrington High School Band, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday. Ongoing: Baby Boot Camp, 8:45-9:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays (Theatre Wing); Luk Tung Kuen Movement Class, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, Fridays-Saturdays; Walk Safe, 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Kahala Chess, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, also, Scrabble Club, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; free; www.kahalamallcenter.com.

4 PEARLRIDGE CENTER, UPTOWN (free events unless noted): Honolulu Police Department D.A.R.E. and G.R.E.A.T. Safety Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. tomorrow; Hookahi Sunday Afternoons (Downtown Center Court) with Pookela, 1-2 p.m. and Hālau O Mokulehua Puu OteIti Ra, 2:30-3:30 p.m.; Mokichi Okada Association Hawaii Healthy Wellness Activities, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday. Ongoing: Junior Keiki Tuesday and chess lessons, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays; free; 488-0981.

4 WARD WAREHOUSE: line-dance classes, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; hula classes, 5-7 p.m. Thursdays; free; www.wardcentre.com.

4 WINDWARD MALL: (free events unless noted): Blood Bank of Hawaii Blood Drive, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. tomorrow, also Ke Kula Mele Hawaii o Akaka and the Islanders, 12 p.m., and KCCN Mother's Day Radio Remote, 1-3 p.m. Ongoing: Luk Tung Kuen Movement Classes, 6 a.m. Mondays-Fridays; farmers market 3-8 p.m. Wednesdays; free; 235-1143, www.windwardmall.com.

MUSIC & DANCE

4 ROYAL HAWAIIAN BAND: noon today at Iolani Palace; tomorrow at 9 a.m. in Filipino parade and 10 a.m. concert at Kapiolani Park Bandstand; 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at Wahiawā Pineapple Festival; 2-3 p.m. Sunday at Kapiolani Park Bandstand; 9:30 a.m. Monday, Ala Moana Centerstage (for Police Week); 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ala Moana Centerstage; free; 922-5331.

4 INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE FOOD COURT: Makule Band, 6:30-8:30 today; Keaowena, 6:30-8:30 p.m. tomorrow; Greg and Junko MacDonald, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Voyage Through Polynesia, 8-8:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 7-7:45 p.m. Thursdays; free; 971-2080.

4 RECREATIONAL INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING, 7-9 p.m. Sundays; Mōiliili Community Center; $4; 941-6453.

4 HAWAII BALLROOM DANCE ASSOCIATION: HBDA Friday Ohana Night General Dance, 6:30-9:45 p.m. May 21, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse, $3; Saturday Social Dance, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Āliamanu Middle School cafeteria, donations accepted; 222-7851, 848-7789.

4 KŪHIŌ BEACH TORCH-LIGHTING AND HULA SHOW; 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays; Kūhiō Beach hula mound; free; 843-8002.

4 NATIVE BOOKS/NĀ MEA HAWAI'I, WARD WAREHOUSE: beginning adult ukulele classes, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Na Mele Nei, 1-3 p.m. Sundays; hula classes with Germaine Kaleolani Haili, 8:15-9 a.m. Tuesdays and 5-7 p.m. Thursdays; introduction to Hawaiian language, 8:15-9 a.m. Wednesdays; Aupuni Art Place: make-and-take workshops with Michiko West, 12-4 p.m. Saturdays; feather workshops, 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays; nominal fee for materials; 597-8971.

4 DEREK DANIELS' ISLANDS OF ALOHA, hula show; 7-7:45 p.m.; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Waikiki Town Center; free; 922-2724.

4 SWING DANCE CLUB OF HAWAII, swing, two-step, hustle, fox trot, country and more; 8:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Dream to Dance Studio; $5; 255-6095.

4 SWING ONG KING, lindy, balboa and charleston all night long, presented by Hawaii Jitterbugs; 8-11 p.m. Thursdays, Ong King Arts Center; $5; 282-0053, www.pecking.org.

4 SOCIAL BALLROOM DANCING, for beginners; 7-8:30 p.m. every first and third Friday of the month; Unity Church of Hawaii, Room 201; love offering; 735-4436, www.unityhawaii.org.

4 HOT SALSA SOCIAL, Latin music, dancing, with light pūpū and no alcohol; 8:30-11:45 p.m. Fridays; The Dance Space; $5*; 256-7556, www.hawaiisalsa.com.

FAMILY TIES

4 STORY AND CRAFT TIME; 11 a.m. Tuesdays; Barnes & Noble, Kahala; free; 737-3323.

4 KEIKI STORYTIME; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Borders, Ward Centre; free; 591-8995.

4 PLAY MORNINGS, independent play times; 10 a.m. Thursdays; Kapolei Public Library; ages 2-5, with parent; free; 693-7050.

4 SATURDAY STORYTIME; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Hawaii State Library, Edna Allyn Children's Room; ages 3 and older, with parent; free; 586-3510.

4 STORYTIME; 11 a.m. Saturdays; Barnes & Noble, Kāhala; all ages; free; 737-3323.

ETC.

BOX CAR RACING, FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN; 2-6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and most holidays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, plus major school holidays; American Box Car Racing International, Kunia; 94-640 Kupuohi St., Waipahu; $7*; 947-3393, www.boxcarracing.org.

NĀ HANA NOEAU arts and crafts demonstration; 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Bishop Museum, Hawaiian Hall, Atrium Lobby; $15.95* general, $7.50* kamaāina; 847-3511.