Community Calendar - Oahu

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Art Exhibits
Deadlines
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  • Wednesday, January 15

Music

  • Kani Ka Pila Grille in the Outrigger Reef on the Beach presents Cyril Pahinui from 6 to 9 pm. 924-4990
  • Pianist David Swanson plays jazz in The Veranda lounge from 7:30 to 11 pm at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. 739-8760
  • O'Toole's Irish Pub (902 Nu`uanu Ave.) hosts Tavana from 9 pm to 1:30 am. 536-4138.
  • Kelley O Neil's (311 Lewers St.) features Doolin Rakes from 9 pm to 1 am and Keith Batlin from 1:30 to 3:30 am. 926-1777
  • Irish Rose Saloon (478 Ena Road) welcomes Paradise XS from 9 pm to 1 am. 947-3414.
  • Maggie Herron on piano and vocals with Rocky Holmes on sax perform jazz at 8:30 pm at Lewers Lounge in the Halekulani Hotel.
  • Hula's Bar & Lei Stand (134 Kapahulu Ave.) features IZIK & GJ playing rock, pop and Hawaiian music from 6 to 9 pm. www.hulas.com

 


 

  • Thursday, January 16

Music

  • Kani Ka Pila Grille in the Outrigger Reef on the Beach presents Kawika Kahiapo from 6 to 9 pm. 924-4990
  • Pianist David Swanson plays contemporary and classic jazz in The Veranda lounge from 7:30 to 11 pm at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. 739-8760
  • O'Toole's Irish Pub (902 Nu`uanu Ave.) hosts the Mike Love Duo from 9 pm to 1:30 am. 536-4138.
  • Kelley O Neil's (311 Lewers St.) features Taja from 9 pm to 1 am and Keith Batlin from 1:30 to 3:30 am. 926-1777
  • Irish Rose Saloon (478 Ena Road) welcomes Paradise XS from 9 pm to 1 am. 947-3414.
  • Maggie Herron on piano and vocals with Rocky Holmes on sax perform jazz at 8:30 pm at Lewers Lounge in the Halekulani Hotel.
  • Hula's Bar & Lei Stand (134 Kapahulu Ave.) features Jason Laeha playing rock, pop and Hawaiian music from 6 to 9 pm. www.hulas.com

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight at 7:30 pm, tomorrow and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Lootera,” the uplifting story of two lovers, betrayal... and ultimate redemption. Showtime is 12:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival shows “The Rajini Effect,” about a Japanese man who dreams of being a movie star in India. Screens with the short “Daadi,” about an 87-year-old former Bollywood leading lady living in a senior home in Harlem. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Lecture


  • Friday, January 17

Music

  • The free Concert on the Beach at Duke’s features Maunalua from 4 to 6 pm. Duke’s is located in the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach Hotel. www.dukeswaikiki.com 
  • O'Toole's Irish Pub (902 Nu`uanu Ave.) hosts Mixers from 9 pm to 1:30 am. 536-4138.
  • Kelley O Neil's (311 Lewers St.) features Hooligan's Harp from 9 pm to 1 am and Brendan from 1:30 to 3:30 am. 926-1777
  • Irish Rose Saloon (478 Ena Road) welcomes Masters of OZ from 9 pm to 1 am. 947-3414.
  • Maggie Herron on piano and vocals with Rocky Holmes on sax perform jazz at 8:30 pm at Lewers Lounge in the Halekulani Hotel.
  • Kani Ka Pila Grille in the Outrigger Reef on the Beach presents Kaukahi from 6 to 9 pm. 924-4990
  • Pianist David Swanson plays contemporary and classic jazz in The Veranda lounge from 7:30 to 11 pm at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. 739-8760
  • Hula's Bar & Lei Stand (134 Kapahulu Ave.) showcases Jesse & GJ playing rock, pop and Hawaiian music from 6 to 9 pm. www.hulas.com

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Krrish 3,” featuring the superhero in this Bollywood sci-fi epic. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Events

  • Lanikai School's Family Wellness Engagement Event features information and activities that promote a healthy lifestyle. It's from 4 – 7 pm at 140 Alala Road in Kailua, 266-7844.

  • Saturday, January 18

HPR EVENT

  • Violinist Duane Padilla a joins forces with Tommy James (piano) and Jon Hawes (bass) in a concert celebrating the inspired pairing of swing violinist Stephane Grappelli and jazz pianist McCoy Tyner. This talented trio will feature tunes from Grappelli and Tyner’s landmark album "One on One" and more. Showtime is 7:30 pm in HPR’s Atherton Studio located at 738 Kaheka St.  Reservations: call 955-8821 during business hours or online at www.hprtickets.org.  

Music

  • Studio 909 presents Anthony Wilson, guitar and Bruce Hamada, bass at 7:30 pm at 949 Kapi`olani Blvd. www.musicianshawaii.com

Dance

  • Contra Dance featuring live music by Whiskey Starship. Beginners welcome. All dances taught. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. Kapiolani Community College Chapel, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 7:30 - 10:00 pm. Free. http://contradancehi.weebly.com or 392-8774 for more info.
Theatre
  • Honolulu Theatre for Youth stages “Auntie Martha and the Nene.” Auntie Martha lives alone and she doesn’t need anyone. One day, an unexpected visit from a goose changes her life forever. Showtime is 4:30 pm in Tenney Theatre. www.htyweb.org
  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.
  • Polynesian Cultural Center’s Moanike`ala Hula Festival celebrates the legacy of Hawaii’s most iconic tradition. Keiki and adults representing halau from Hawaii and Japan will showcase the grace and beauty of the hula in both the kahiko and `auana  forms of the dance. It’s from 10 am to 2 pm at PCC’s Pacific Theater, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy. in La`ie. For more information or to make reservations, visit www.Polynesia.com or call the Polynesian Cultural Center ticket office at (800) 367-7060. On Oahu, call (808) 293-3333.

 Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Run Milkha Run,” about a world champion runner and Olympian who overcame the horrors of the 1947 India-Pakistan partition and refugee poverty to become India’s sports icon. Showtime is 12:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Kai Po Che,” which follows three young men trying to make a mark in the India of the early 2000s. Showtime is 3:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Ram-Leela,” a visually stunning rendering of Romeo & Juliet. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Events

  • The 8th Annual Optimysstique Festival features wellness, music, yoga, art, food & sustainability is from 9 am to 9 pm at 66-434 Kamehameha Hwy in Hale`iwa. www.optimysstique.com
  • The Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book & Music Sale features over 10,000 records will be on display. Also included in the sale are popular book categories, sheet music, DVDs, 10,000 CDs, and lots of surprises including a large selection of bookshelves at ridiculously low prices. It’s today through Monday from 9 am to 4 pm at Kaka`ako Makai Warehouse (`ewa of the UH Medical School).

  • Sunday, January 19

Music

  • Grammy Award-winning hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony performs in The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd #30 3rd Floor. Lounge doors open at 6 pm (21+) and the show starts at 8 (for all ages accompanied by an adult). www.bampproject.com

Theatre

  • UH Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre stages the live-action graphic novel, The Intergalactic Nemesis, Book 2: Robot Planet Rising. Creators will take the artwork from an original comic-book story and project the art on a two-story-high video screen while three actors voice all the characters and a keyboardist performs the score. LIVE. Showtime is 2 pm. Tickets at www.etickethawaii.com
  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Krrish 3,” featuring the superhero in this Bollywood sci-fi epic. Showtime is 3:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Lootera,” the uplifting story of two lovers, betrayal... and ultimate redemption. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Events

  • Hoaloha o ke Kai Montessori School is having a White Elephant Sale from 8am to noon.  The school is located behind the Kahala Shell Station at 1339 Hunakai Street, 735-5165. 
  • As part of its New Year’s tradition, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i (JCCH) will celebrate 2014 with its annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival. This fun-filled event will feature food, crafts, entertainment and cultural demonstrations. At the Center and Mō‘ili‘ili Field (2454 South Beretania Street) from 10 am to 4 pm. www.jcch.com.
  • Visitors can celebrate Chinese New Year at the Honolulu Museum of Art.  The event honors the Year of the Horse with hands-on cultural activities—kids can make a personalized seal stamp and learn Chinese brush painting techniques to create a lifelike painting. FREE from 11 am to 5 pm. Activities end at 3.  See the full schedule.
  • The Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book & Music Sale features over 10,000 records will be on display. Also included in the sale are popular book categories, sheet music, DVDs, 10,000 CDs, and lots of surprises including a large selection of bookshelves at ridiculously low prices. It’s today through Monday from 9 am to 4 pm. at Kaka`ako Makai Warehouse (`ewa of the UH Medical School).

  • Monday, January 20

Event

  • The Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book & Music Sale features over 10,000 records will be on display. Also included in the sale are popular book categories, sheet music, DVDs, 10,000 CDs, and lots of surprises including a large selection of bookshelves at ridiculously low prices. Today's the last day, from 9 am to 4 pm. at Kaka`ako Makai Warehouse (`ewa of the UH Medical School).

  • Tuesday, January 21

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival shows “The Rajini Effect,” about a Japanese man who dreams of being a movie star in India. Screens with the short “Daadi,” about an 87-year-old former Bollywood leading lady living in a senior home in Harlem. Showtime is 12:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens the comedy “Shuddh Desi Romance,” a look at the minefield between love, attraction and commitment in modern India. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

  • Wednesday, January 22

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Ram-Leela,” a visually stunning rendering of Romeo & Juliet. Showtime is 12:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Go Goa Gone,” India’s first zombie comedy. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Thursday, January 23

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight at 7:30 pm, tomorrow and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

 


 

Friday, January 24

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight and tomorrow at 8 pm and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Kai Po Che,” which follows three young men trying to make a mark in the India of the early 2000s. Showtime is 12:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Krrish 3,” featuring the superhero in this Bollywood sci-fi epic. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

 


Saturday, January 25

Music

  • Oregon-based jazz stylist Haile Loren has global appeal, delivering fresh interpretations of jazz standards—she makes everything old new again. Playing to sell-out audiences at home and abroad, Loren is on tour for her latest CD, "Heart First." Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Theatre

  • Honolulu Theatre for Youth stages “Auntie Martha and the Nene.” Auntie Martha lives alone and she doesn’t need anyone. One day, an unexpected visit from a goose changes her life forever. Showtime is 4:30 pm in Tenney Theatre. www.htyweb.org. There's an on-stage workshop at 2:30 pm.
  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Lecture

  • Best-selling author Clear Englebert will present “Feng Shui Bagua,” a free program introducing the Five Elements and how they relate to furnishings and landscapes at Kapolei Public Library at 10:30 am. The words "ba" means eight and "gua" means area; when combined together Bagua means eight areas around the room. 

Events

  • Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus’ Annual Spring benefit event "Kupu A`e" is at 4 pm in the Laniakea YWCA on Richards St. Honoring Betty Grierson, Herb Mahelona Jr., Aaron Mahi, Neil McKay, Ph.D, Neva Rego and Bert Moon. Tickets available at www.hyoc.org or call 808.521-2982
  • The Caledonian Society of Hawaii presents the Burns Dinner at O'ahu Country Club at 5:30 pm. The dinner will be highlighted by a performance by students from Windward Community College following the theme of "The Lassies Remember Robbie." Information on this event: Susan MacKinnon at 808-372-5744

Sunday, January 26

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

Films

  • The Bollywood Film Festival screens “Ram-Leela,” a visually stunning rendering of Romeo & Juliet. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

  • Tuesday, January 28

Spoken Word

  • Best known as hapless band manager Murray on the HBO comedy series "Flight of the Conchords," New Zealand comedian and actor Rhys Darby will have the audience rolling in the aisles with his sensational—and offbeat—blend of sound effects, characterizations, and askew observations. Showtime is 7:30 pm in the Doris Duke Theatre. www.honolulumuseum.org

Wednesday, January 29

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

 

  • Thursday, January 30

 

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight at 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

 


 

  • Friday, January 31

 

Theatre

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight and Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

 


 

Saturday, February 1

Theatre

  • Honolulu Theatre for Youth stages “Auntie Martha and the Nene.” Auntie Martha lives alone and she doesn’t need anyone. One day, an unexpected visit from a goose changes her life forever. Showtime is 4:30 pm in Tenney Theatre. www.htyweb.org (American Sign-Language interpreted).
  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” tonight at 8 and Sunday at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

 


 

  • Sunday, February 2

Theatre

 

  • Manoa Valley Theatre (2833 East Manoa Road) stages the female version of Neil Simon's classic comedy “The Odd Couple” today at 4. Minimum suggested age is 8 years old. Call MVT at 988-6131 or visit www.manoavalleytheatre.com.

 


  • Monday, February 3

Lecture

  • Kapiʻolani Community College Professor Colette Higgins will give a presentation about how Queen Kapiʻolani assisted the patients at Kalaupapa at 12:15 pm at Kapiʻolani Community College Library. Free. 734-9599. http://guides.library.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/kalaupapa

Friday, February 14

Event

  • A Valentine’s Evening like no other! Art My Heart 2014 showcases artists from around Oahu in silent auction , local eateries from Chinatown and beyond, and live entertainment including belly dancing at the Arts at Mark’s Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave. from 6:30 to 10 pm. Advanced Ticket Reservations recommended at www.ARTMYHEARTHAWAII.COM  or 621-1898. All proceeds benefit Ho`ala School.

 

Friday, February 21

Music

  • The Halekulani’s Lewers Lounge hosts Live at Lewers, a jazz concert series. Na Hoku  Hanohano Award winner Robert Cazimero performs songs from The Great American Songbook tonight and tomorrow at 8 and 10 pm. To purchase tickets, please call (808) 923-2311.

Saturday, February 22

Music

  • The Halekulani’s Lewers Lounge hosts Live at Lewers, a jazz concert series. Na Hoku  Hanohano Award winner Robert Cazimero performs songs from The Great American Songbook tonight at 8 and 10 pm. To purchase tickets, please call (808) 923-2311.

Sunday, March 16

Music

  • The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra presents “Herbig Conducts Beethoven,” featuring conductor Gunther Herbig. The program features Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” and Symphony No. 7. Showtime is 4 pm in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org  

 

Saturday, April 5

Music

  • The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Junichi Hirokami with violinist Anne Akiko Meyers playing the music of Prokofiev and Strauss. Featuring Violin Concerto No. 2, Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks and Rosenkavalier Suite. Showtime tonight is 8 pm and tomorrow at 4 in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

 


 

Sunday, April 6

Music

  • The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Junichi Hirokami with violinist Anne Akiko Meyers playing the music of Prokofiev and Strauss. Featuring Violin Concerto No. 2, Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks and Rosenkavalier Suite. Showtime is 4 pm in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

 


 

Saturday, April 26

Music

  • The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Maximiano Valdes with pianist Sara Davis Buechner. The program features Ravel’s Alborada del Gracioso, Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” Showtime tonight is 8 pm and tomorrow at 4 in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

 


 

Sunday, April 27

Music

  • The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Maximiano Valdes with pianist Sara Davis Buechner. The program features Ravel’s Alborada del Gracioso, Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” Showtime is 4 pm in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

 


 

Sunday, May 11

Music

  • The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Gerard Schwarz with violinist Ignace “Iggy” Jang. The program features Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 and Adagio for Violin and Orchestra, Paganini’s “La Campanella”  and Elgar’s Enigma Variations. Showtime is 4 pm in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. www.hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

Saturday, May 17

Music

  • Hawaii Symphony Orchestra presents “Concerto for Koto”with conductor Naoto Otomo and Yumi Kurosawa on koto. Featuring works by Akutagawa, Daron Hagen and Tchaikovsky. Tonight at 8 pm and tomorrow at 4 in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Visit www.HawaiiSymphonyOrchestra.org to purchase tickets

Sunday, May 18

Music

  • Hawaii Symphony Orchestra presents “Concerto for Koto”with conductor Naoto Otomo and Yumi Kurosawa on koto. Featuring works by Akutagawa, Daron Hagen and Tchaikovsky. Tonight at 8 pm and tomorrow at 4 in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Visit www.HawaiiSymphonyOrchestra.org to purchase tickets

 


 

Sunday, June 1

Music

  • Hawaii Symphony Orchestra welcomes conductor Naoto Otomo and pianist Conrad Tao performing works by Grieg, Berlioz and Sibelius. Today at 4 pm in the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Visit www.HawaiiSymphonyOrchestra.org to purchase tickets

Deadlines  

  • FEBRUARY 28, 2014: Kupu's Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for its seven-week 2014 summer Gateway Program. Positions are open for team members, ages 17 to 20, and team leaders, ages 21 and up.  Participants will gain work experience, environmental knowledge, an educational award, and a chance to earn college credits. Leaders also receive a living allowance. To apply or to learn more, visit www.kupuhawaii.org. Hurry--the deadline to apply is February 28, 2014.

Art Exhibits

  • TODAY THROUGH JANUARY 16: Gallery on the Pali (2500 Pali Hwy.) presents the exhibit Life is Art, scenic watercolors and abstract acrylics by Jimmy Tablante. He is an O`ahu architect who took his eye for design and architecture into watercolors. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 2 – 6 pm. 595-4047
  • TODAY THROUGH FEBRUARY 2: The exhibit Sheer Delight: A Look Behind Translucent Textiles features gossamer, diaphanous, translucent cloths and explore the delicate interplay between fashion, ornamentation, structure and culturally defined sensibilities. In the Honolulu Museum of Art. Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • TODAY THROUGH FEBRUARY 22:  The Battleship Missouri Memorial in collaboration with Kapolei High School presents a photo display of images and memorabilia from the USS Missouri entitled Images at War’s End.  The exhibit is at Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St. 693-7050.
  • TODAY THROUGH FEBRUARY 28: The Parc Promenade Gallery in the Waikiki Parc Hotel (2233 Helumoa Road) features the works of UH Manoa art student Ashley Huang. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday from noon to 4 pm.
  • TODAY THROUGH MARCH 2:The Honolulu Museum of Art exhibits works by photographer and Oscar-winning cinematographer Karl Struss, who came to Hawai‘i in 1933 to film Cecil B. DeMille’s  “Four Frightened People” and took a series of nature images. Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm, Sunday 1 – 5. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • TODAY THROUGH MARCH 9: The exhibit Shunga II: The Culture of Sexuality in 19th-Century Japan is the second in a series of three exhibitions at the Honolulu Museum of Art that explore the development of Japan’s sexual culture through woodblock prints, woodblock-printed books, and paintings in the genre of shunga, or erotic art. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday 1 – 5 pm. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • TODAY THROUGH MARCH 27: The Daughters of Hawai`i celebrate Queen Emma’s 178th birthday, life and legacy with the exhibit, Kiakahi - A Purposed Journey. New additions of artifacts and quotes to the museum’s current exhibit will present the Queen’s travels through parts of Latin America, Europe, and North America between 1862 and 1863. (808) 595-6291 or email  info@daughtersofhawaii.org.
  • TODAY THROUGH MARCH 31: Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center features three exhibits: Pathway: New Painting and Laser Woodcuts by Satoru Abe, Reflect by Miki Nitadori and GOKURŌSAMA: Hawai‘i Nikkei Nisei, photographs by Brian Sato. The Museum is located at 999 Bishop St. Hours are Monday – Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm and Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. 526-0232
  • JANUARY 16 THROUGH MAY 15: The exhibit A Source of Light, Constant and Never-Fading emphasizes the strong relationship between the people of Kalaupapa and the Royal Family of Hawai`i, a chapter of history not often told. The exhibit contains historical and contemporary photographs along with excerpts from various letters between residents of the leprosy colony and the royals. On display in the 2nd floor of Lama Library at Kapi`olani Community College. Hours are Monday – Thursday from 7:30 am to 6:45 pm; Friday from 7:30 am to 3:45 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am to 3:45 pm. For directions and parking information: http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/page/visiting
  • TODAY THROUGH JUNE 1: The Honolulu Museum of Art presents Decisive Moments: Photographs from the Collection of Cherye R. and James F. Pierce. The wide-ranging selection runs from traditional iconic images to works by emerging artists. Artists represented in the show include Diane Arbus, Irving Penn and Robert Mapplethorpe. Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm, Sunday 1 – 5. www.honolulumuseum.org
  • MARCH 20 THROUGH JUNE 8: The Honolulu Museum of Art exhibits works by Surrealist photographers Herbert Bayer, Vilem Kriz, Clarence John Laughlin, Aaron Siskind, and Edmund Teske. From the collection of James and Cherye Pierce. Hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm, Sunday 1 – 5. www.honolulumuseum.org

Ongoing Weekly Events

MONDAY

  • Motown on Monday (M.O.M) DJs play the best Motown, funk and soul remixes  featuring live vocals by Maria Remos at The Dragon Upstairs every Monday from 6 pm to close. 526-1411 (9/12/13)

TUESDAY

  • Royal Hawaiian Center offers live Hawaiian music from 6 to 7 pm on the Royal Grove. royalhawaiiancenter.com. (3/8/13)
  • EVERY FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAY: VIVO plays original works and new musical interpretations at 8 pm in The Dragon Upstairs, 1038 Nu`uanu Ave (7/3/12). www.thedragonupstairs.com

WEDNESDAY

  • The Grove in Kailua presents “Live on the Lanai,” live music starting at 6 pm. Call 262 2898 for more information. (11/11/13)
  • Mike Barques plays jazz from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Nico's seafood restaurant at Pier 38. 540-1377.  (11/13/13)
  • Royal Hawaiian Center offers live Hawaiian music from 6 to 7 pm on the Royal Grove. royalhawaiiancenter.com. (3/8/13)
  • WEDNESDAY / FRIDAY: Hawai`i Heritage Center conducts a Chinatown Historic & Cultural Walking Tour from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  Reservations are required; call 521-2749.
  • WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art offers tours to Shangri La, the Honolulu home of American heiress and philanthropist Doris Duke. Call 1-866-DUKE-TIX for tickets and information. (4/24/12)

THURSDAY

  • Learn essential social skills like communication, support, teamwork, and building self-confidence through the theater art of improvisation.  Open to all levels of performance. Every Thursday from January 9 - February 27 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Loading Zone Arts, 47 N. Hotel Street. To register email  improvlove@gmail.com
  • Swing and Lindy Hop dancing with www.hawaiijitterbugs.org  from 8 to 11 pm at Ong King Art Center, 184 N. King St. Free beginner lesson at 8:15 pm. 351-8972. (8/9/13)
  • Royal Hawaiian Center offers live music entertainment from 6 to 7 pm on the Royal Grove. royalhawaiiancenter.com. (3/8/13)
  • EVERY FIRST THURSDAY: Easy Music Center  (1314 S. King St. #G1) hosts a jam session/open mic  from 5 to 6:30 pm.  It is completely free and all the equipment is provided. (9/18/12) www.EasyMusicCenter.com

FRIDAY

  • The Royal Grove on the ground floor of the Royal Hawaiian Center offers live Hawaiian music from 6 to 7 pm. royalhawaiiancenter.com. (3/8/13)
  • EVERY FIRST FRIDAY:  The First Friday Downtown Honolulu Gallery Walk is an evening celebrating artists, art and art making and features live entertainment.  www.artsatmarks.com
  • EVERY FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAY: The Kapolei Hawai`i Maoli Open Market showcases small businesses in the islands. The market is from 3 to 7 pm at the Prince Kuhio Community Center in Kapolei (91-1270 Kinioiki Street). The market is free and open to the public. (6/15/12)

SATURDAY

  • The American Institute of Architects presents a walking tour of downtown Honolulu led by an architect from 9 to 11:30 am. Call 545-4242 for reservations.
  • EVERY FIRST SATURDAY: Walk to the Diamond Head Lighthouse in this fully-narrated, two-hour outing. Accurate facts are given about the crater and its surroundings. Meet the tour leader in front of the Gandhi statue near the Honolulu Zoo entrance. FREE.  (6/17/13)
  • SATURDAY / SUNDAY:  Art on the Zoo Fence provides a showcase for local artists to display original paintings and photography.  The Zoo Fence is across from Kapi`olani Park. www.artonthezoofence.com

SUNDAY

  • The Grove in Kailua's 'Ohana Sunday features live Hawaiian and contemporary music by Mila Polevia from 6 to 9 pm. Go to www.thegrovekailua, or call 262-2898 for more information. (11/11/13)
  • EVERY FIRST SUNDAY:  St. Andrew's Cathedral presents a free Organ Recital and Choral Evensong at 7:30 pm. E-mail StAndrewsChoir@hawaii.rr.com or call 524-2822, ext. 223 for information.
  • EVERY THIRD SUNDAY:  The Honolulu Museum of Art is open free of charge from 11 am to 5 pm for as part of its Family Sunday program. Call 532-8700 for information. 

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