May 15 - May 21, 2013
Blue Man Group Tickets are now on sale for those creepy, creepy men who paint themselves blue and put on theatrical shows that captivate audiences the world over. Visit [ticketmaster.com] or call (800) 745-3000. Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave.: Tue., 6/18--Sun., 6/23. $30--$85 plus fees.
El Ten Eleven Duo El Ten Eleven has been described as everything from rock to ambient to experimental, but the members prefer “power duo.” Kristian Dunn plays doubleneck guitar and bass, and Tim Fogarty plays both acoustic and electric drums, but the pair utilize looping pedals to make their music sound as if it’s being played by at least six people. The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd.: Sat., 6/29, (6pm lounge doors open for 21+, 7pm concert hall doors open, 8pm show starts) $17.50--$22. [groovetickets.com], [bampproject.com]
Give+Take Benefit Concert Jake Shimabukuro and Paula Fuga will give an intimate concert, with proceeds going to local nonprofit Hands in Helping Out. There will also be a dinner and silent auction. Only 100 tickets will be sold, so buy early. Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room, Macy’s 3rd Floor, Ala Moana: Sun., 5/26, (6pm) $150. [giveandtake.bpt.me]
Glenn Miller Orchestra The almost 75-year-old orchestra comes to Hawaii for the first time with music from The Moonlight Serenade Singers and The Broadway Swing Dancers, big band hits, original Glenn Miller arrangements, The Andrews Sisters, the Frank Sinatra Songbook and Vera Lynn’s WWII melodies. Tickets are available at the Blaisdell Box Office, (800) 745-3000, from [Ticketmaster.com] and all Ticketmaster outlets. Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave.: Mon., 5/27, (6pm) $69 and up. 591-2211
of Montreal Indie poppers of Montreal (for the last time, no, they’re not from there!) have produced more than 10 albums and worked in a range of genres. See what they’ll bring to the stage this May with Clones of the Queen and Sing the Body opening. Tickets on sale at [groovetickets.com], Local Motion Stores, military ITT offices, UH Campus Center and The Safehouse. The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd.: Tue., 5/28, (8pm, doors open at 6pm for 21+ and 7pm general) $25--$40 plus fees. [bampproject.com]
The Mowgli’s Tickets are now on sale for California band The Mowgli’s, which plays one part rock ’n’ roll, one part indie-folk and one part protest ballad. The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd.: Sat., 7/27, (6pm lounge doors open for 21+, 7pm, concert hall doors open, 8pm show) $25--$40. [groovetickets.com], [bampproject.com]
Toro Y Moi Toro Y Moi’s music first started circulating on the Internet in 2009, but his music has become more diverse with time, employing aspects of pop, funk, electronic music and hip-hop. The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd.: Tue., 7/23, (6pm lounge doors open for 21+, 7pm concert hall doors open, 8pm show) $27.50--$32.50. [groovetickets.com], [bampproject.com]
Bloody Murder (See Hot Pick.) Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 East Manoa Rd.: Thu., 5/2--Sun., 5/19, (various times) $15--$30. [manoavalleytheatre.com], 988-6131
Charlotte’s Web E.B. White’s children’s story of a motherly spider, a runty pig and other barnyard critters. A performance this Saturday has just been added at 2:30pm. Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Tenney Theatre, 229 Queen Emma Sq.: Saturdays through 5/18, (4:30pm) $10--$20. [htyweb.org], 839-9885
HPS Cultural Series The Hula Preservation Society will offer a three-day series: The first day is a tribute to Master George Naope, the second honors the Hotel Lexington’s Hawaiian Room and the third follows the Hapa Haole Era, featuring Queenie Ventura. Contact HPS for more information. Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave.: Fri., 5/17--Sun., 5/19, (various times) $20--$40 per day, $45--$120 all days. 247-9440
I Love Hula Series These free performances held most second Sundays feature some of the state’s top hula dancers and teachers. This week, enjoy Halau Hula Aloha ‘O Puuwailani, led by kumu Donna Sylvester. Between Pier 2 and Macy’s, Kailua. Sun., 5/19, (3--4pm) Free. [kailuatown.net]
IONA E-Season IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre is taking its 23rd season online with The Living Tarot. Each week, a new performance video, or “card” will be revealed online. Through 6/30. [iona360.com]
MAMo Wearable Art Show Come out to see the 7th annual show, then head over to the afterparty and trunk show at The Venue. Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.: Wed., 5/22 (6pm) $20--$50. [hawaiitheatre.com], 528-0506
Battle of Midway Anniversary Reception Commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a program featuring acclaimed author Jonathan Parshall. There will be a book signing and a Q&A. Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Ford Island, 319 Lexington Blvd.: Tue., 6/4, RSVP by Tue., 5/28, (4:30--6:30) Free for members and volunteers, $25 non-members. [pacificaviationmuseum.org], 441-1007
Halekulani Author Talk Author Yunte Huang will discuss “Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History.” Guests will receive a copy of the bestseller, and light refreshments will be served. Proceeds will benefit the Hawaii Book and Music Festival. Call for reservations. House Without A Key, Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd.: Sat., 5/18, (4pm) $40. 923-2311
Call to Authors
Bamboo Ridge 35th Anniversary Issue Submissions are being accepted for a special anniversary edition of Bamboo Ridge, Journal of Hawaii Literature and Arts. There is no particular theme; go online or call for submission guidelines. Postmark deadline Fri., 5/31. [bambooridge.com], 626-1481
Messages of Peace from Hawaii 50 additional submissions for a Messages of Peace book are being accepted. Submissions should be between 250 and 500 words and will be reviewed by five judges. You must live at least part-time in Hawaii to be eligible. Deadline is Sat., 6/1. [email: hawaiiwellnessdirectory]
Bike to Work Day Get inspired and start biking to work as part of Bike Month. Stop by the Hawaii Bicycling League energizer station in Bishop Square for coffee, drinks and snacks; more locations and info may be added, so check the website. Fri., 5/17, (6am--9am) [hbl.org]
Commuter Cycling 101 Learn how to safely cycle these streets with a two-hour workshop, offered every weekend through May at different locations. Register at [hbl.org] Free.
Kamana Nui Hike This hike starts on a pleasant, shady carriage road, then transitions into a woodsy trail with more than 20 stream crossings. The final climb offers a view of Haiku Valley. Meet at ‘Iolani Palace, mountain side, 364 S. King St.: Sun., 5/19, (8am) $3, [htmclub.org], 422-1048
Likelike Loop Trail This moderate hike follows the contour between the Likelike and Pali highways, then loops back through Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden. Contact Dan Anderson, [email: danderhi]. Meet at Church of the Crossroads, back porch, 2510 Bingham St.: Sun., 5/19, (8am) $5. [hi.sierraclub.org], 690-0479
Mariners Ridge Hike This strenuous, 7-mile hike offers awe-inspiring views along the Koolau summit. Not for those afraid of heights! Meet at Church of the Crossroads, back porch, 2510 Bingham St.: Sun., 5/19, (8am) $5. [hi.sierraclub.org], 942-0145
Conservation Conference Student Scholarships The Hawaii Conservation Alliance and Hauoli Mau Loa Foundation are sponsoring the 2013 Hawai i Conservation Conference Student Rate Program, which allows high school students, college students and recent graduates to apply for a special $50 rate for the Hawaii Conservation Conference. Neighbor island recipients will also be given a $200 travel stipend. Eligibility requirements and applications are available online. Applications due by Thu., 5/30. [hawaiiconservation.org]
Hands Across the Sand Surfrider’s Oahu chapter is asking for all volunteers to join with others across the globe. There will be yoga, a beach cleanup and a protest against imported oil for dirty energy. Kailua Beach Park, Sat., 5/18, (9:30am--noon) Free.
Rain Barrel Catchment Workshop Learn methods to conserve and reuse water outdoors. Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., ‘Aiea: Sat., 5/18, (10:30am--noon) $35. 748-5041
Air Layering Class Learn more about this propagation method. Reservations required. Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 45-680 Luluku Rd., Kaneohe: Thu., 5/16, (10--11am) Free. 233-7323
Hawaiian Ti Party II Nathan Miranda will preview a new hybrid ti, “Weissich Sunrise,” and show a wide variety of ti and how to hybridize, germinate and select. Waiahole Botanicals, 48-166 Kamehameha Hwy.: Sat., 5/18 (10am) $15 members, $20 non-members.
Slow Food Work Day and Picnic Slow Food Oahu will do a work project in the morning, followed by a potluck lunch. Wear clothes that can get dirty and bring a dish to share and your own eating utensils. RSVP to Michelle. Kapalai Farms, Maunawili Valley: Sat., 5/18, (8am--noon). [email: sfo.reservation]
Amateur Photography Contest Last call! Amateur photographers are invited to submit photos taken at the Honolulu Zoo in one of four categories, including Mammals (Color), Birds (Color), Reptiles (Color) and Animals (Creative). Entries will be separated by age from 4--11, 12--17 and 18+. All prints must be approximately 8-by-12 inches with a mat and frame size of 11-by-14 inches. Entries will be accepted at the zoo from 10am--3:30pm on Fri., 5/24 and Sat., 5/25 on a first come, first serve basis until 150 photos per category have been turned in (only one entry per category per person). Please send an email to participate. Honolulu Zoo, 151 Kapahulu Ave.: Entry fee $0--$7. [email: photocontest], [honoluluzoo.org]
Ballet Open House The School of Hawaii State Ballet will hold an open house, and Gina Surles will teach two free classes for boys and girls: one for beginners (ages 6--10) and one for children with up to three years of experience (ages 7--11). Call to reserve a spot. Hawaii State Ballet, 1418 Kapiolani Blvd., Ste. 2: Sat., 5/18, (1pm) Free. 947-2755
Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday Summer’s here--to celebrate, make popsicle keychains, try your hips at hula hooping and go on a gallery hunt with the whole family. Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St.: Sun., 5/19. Free. [honolulumuseum.org], 532-8701
Hawaiian Journey Artwork Contest The Polynesian Cultural Center is inviting kids kindergarten--6th grade to illustrate why they love Hawaii as part of a contest. The winner will receive a package for a family of four, plus 25 passes to the Hawaiian Journey cinematic experience for their class. Go online for instructions and rules. Final deadline is Thu., 5/16, (5pm) Free. [PCCKamaaina.com], 293-3068
New Baby Expo This is Hawaii’s biggest event showcasing vendors related to kids prenatal to preschool. There will be speakers, contests and more! Check online for event and activity listings and times. Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave.: Sat., 5/18--Sun., 5/19, $5.50, 5 and under free. [newbabyexpo.com]
PACK Acting and Dance Workshops The Performing Arts Center of Kapolei will offer both acting and dance workshops for kids this summer, as well as a popular musical theatre program featuring Disney’s The Aristocats Kids. Classes range from a week to three weeks. Performing Arts Center of Kapolei, 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway: First classes start Mon., 6/3, $175--$275. [packapolei.org]
Summer Horsemanship Camp Kids ages 6 and up can learn proper care and grooming of horses, as well as information on breeds and characteristics. There will be daily riding. Discounts are offered for multiple weeks or multiple children; call for more information. Koko Crater Stables, 408 Kealahou St.: Begins Tue., 6/4, (9am--noon) $455 per child per week. 256-1317
Summer Reel Camps Registration is now open for the Hawaii Women in Filmmaking 2013 Summer Reel Camps For Girls. Two camps will be offered for girls aged 13--19: New Animation (6/24--6/28) and Basic Reel (7/22--7/26). Instead of payment, the group asks for five hours of your help volunteering in the fall. Applications are online, and accepted students will get responses by 5/27. Registration deadline is Mon., 5/20, Free. [hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org]
Summer Science Classes Get your kids outside and learning about science and nature this summer! Lyon Arboretum offers multi-day classes. They’re limited in size and may fill up quickly, so register soon. Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Rd.: First class starts Mon., 6/3, $120--$200. [hawaii.edu], 988 0456
Waikele Elementary’s 5th Grade Opera In Time To Be Me, a monster who is bullied because he is different becomes a bully to get revenge, until he realizes that he wants to be responsible and keep others from making the same mistakes he did. Waikele Elementary School Cafeteria, 94-1035 Kukula St., Waipahu, Fri., 5/17, (6--6:30pm) Free. 677-6100
AAFU Conference The American Advertising Federation Hawaii Chapter (AAF Hawaii) will host its annual conference. The featured speaker is award-winning copywriter Eric Kallman, who created Old Spice’s “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” commercial. Learn about digital platforms and tracking consumer response. Ala Moana Hotel. Thu., 5/16, (10am--1:30pm) $65--$95. [aafhawaii.com]
Buddhist Scholar in Residence Forum Dr. Ugo Dessì will host a public forum on “Engaged Buddhism: A Critical Appraisal.” Buddhist Study Center, 1436 University Ave.: Wed., 5/17, (7pm) Free. 976-6555
Classes and Workshops from the Outreach College UH’s Outreach College is offering noncredit courses and workshops in new media over the summer; learn about social media, web design, digital imaging, photography, film, business, leadership or the fine arts. UH Manoa Campus: go online for dates and times, varying costs. [outreach.hawaii.edu], [outreach.hawaii.edu]
Computer and Business Skills Open House Take a class to learn about word processing, spreadsheets and databases. An open house will be held in advance so you can meet the staff, see how the software works and decide if the class would be a good fit. Basic computer knowledge required. Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keahala Rd.: Thu., 5/16, (5--6:30pm) Free. 235-7433
Contra Dance Dance jigs and reels to live music by Whiskey Starship. No experience is necessary, as all dances will be taught. No need to bring a partner, either! All ages. Atherton YMCA, 1820 University Ave.: Sat., 5/18, (7:30--10pm) Free. [contradancehi.weebly.com], 392-8772
Fall Prevention for Seniors Kaiser Permanente Hawaii presents the Senior Summit Program, ongoing educational opportunities on injury prevention, personal growth and healthy lifestyles for seniors. This lecture will be on fall prevention. The same lecture will also be held elsewhere; call 432-2235 for more information. Register for the event at your chosen venue. Nuuanu YMCA, 1441 Pali Hwy.: Wed 5/15, (9--10am) Free. 541-5256
Raja Yoga Series Get in up to 10 classes with this authentic Raja yoga series with master teacher Neel Kulkarni from Mysore, India. Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St.: Wed., 5/15--Sun., 5/19, $21 drop-in. [stillandmovingcenter.com], 397-7678
Summer Classes for High School Students UH offers summer opportunities for students currently in grades 9--12. Choose from science classes, summer scholar programs or the early start program for seniors entering UH in the fall. UH Manoa Campus: First sessions begin Tue., 5/28, starting at $300, scholarships available. [email: komatsuj], 956-9246
TV Commercial Workshop Work on your commercial skills with cold readings, improv, interview techniques, jingles and more. Call for more information. Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.: Tue., 5/21--Tue., 6/4, (6:30pm) $20 per week. [filmactorsstudiohawaii.com], 382-2835
2013 Betty Crocker Landscape Awards Nominate Hawaii’s best gardens and landscape projects in four categories: private individuals; volunteers, communities and nonprofit groups; landscape industry; and xeriscaping. For more information, email [email: bettycrockerawards]. Nominations due 5/17.
35th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk This 6-mile walk raises money for local charities, so all the money stays on the island. At last year’s event, more than 12,000 walkers brought in nearly $1.5 million. Plus, walkers are treated to snacks at each checkpoint, and a tasty plate lunch and entertainment are provided at the finish line. Ala Moana Beach Park, Key Hole Parking Lot: Sat., 5/18, (5am registration, 7am start) $25 for 17 and under, $35 for adults. [charitywalkhawaii.org], 923-0407
Barterbar Trade things you no longer want for stuff you need. Fresh Café, 831 Queen St.: Thu., 5/16, (7pm doors open, 8pm trading starts) $2. [freshcafehi.com], 688-8055
Hawaii Craftsmen Raku Ho’olaule’a 2013 Participants will bring pre-made ceramic artwork to the campgrounds to be raku-fired, including the dramatic cooling process. The firings are open to the public. Check online or call for registration information. Camp Mokuleia, 68-729 Farrington Hwy., Waialua: Registration deadline Fri., 5/17; event 5/24--5/27, (noon--noon) $5 per day for non campers. [email: rakuhoolaulea], 521-3282
Karting Clinic Take lessons from John Ledesma, a graduate of the Jim Russell Racing School. The class includes three races, room instruction, and on-track lead and follow. Podium Raceway, 91-1085 Lexington St. Bldg 1844, Kapolei: Tue., 5/21, (6:30--8:30pm) $45. [podiumraceway.com], 682-7223
HIFF Call for Entries Submit your film to the Hawaii International Film Festival. The final deadline is not until 7/1, but prices will increase over the next few months (Hawaii features and shorts will remain at $15 and $10, respectively). [hiff.org]
Relay for Life Koolauloa Show your support and raise money for the American Cancer Society with Relay For Life on the North Shore. The activity brings together survivors and allies for the relay, entertainment and food. Kahuku District Park. Fri., 5/24--Sat., 5/25, (6pm--6am) [email: rflkoolauloa], 548-8444
Youth, Roots & Justice 808 Urban, Pacific Tongues/Youth Speaks Hawaii and the Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence will host a poetry and graffiti art battle at the May 18 Night Market. 683 Auahi St., Kakaako: Sat., 5/18, (6--11pm) Free. [honolulunightmarket.com]
Festivals & Fairs
6th Annual International Waikiki Hula Conference (See Hot Pick.) Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave.: Fri., 5/17--Sun., 5/19, $385, $250 for kamaaina. [waikikihulaconference.com]
Hawaii Book and Music Festival (See Feature, pg. 12.) Honolulu Hale, 550 S. King St.: Sat., 5/18--Sun., 5/19, (11am--6pm) Free. [HawaiiBookAndMusicFestival.org]
Tuesday Night at the Library Kahuku middle school students are hosing the Kahuku Renaissance Faire, including art, activities, music and light refreshments for all ages. Kahuku Public & School Library, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy.: Tue., 5/21, (6pm) Free. 293-8935
Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice St. Open Wed.--Mon. (closed Tuesdays) 9am--5pm. $12.95--$19.95 adults; $10.95--$16.95 seniors; $8.95--$14.95 ages 4--12; under 4 free. [bishopmuseum.org], 847-3511
Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals Giant lizards (or are they more like birds?) take over the Museum in a favorite traveling exhibition. Through 9/15.
Manuunuu ka Welolani: The Chiefly Cultures of Polynesia This exhibit provides an insightful expose on the ancestral connections between the Chinese and Polynesian cultures through a unique assemblage of Oceanic artifacts. Through Summer 2013.
Tradition and Transition: Stories of Hawaii Immigrants This installation focuses on the strength of the human spirit and power of change through the inspiring stories of immigrant hardships. Through Summer 2013.
Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kahili Room The history of the Hawaiian Monarchy comes to life as portraits are displayed along with the alii and Kahili.
Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame An exhibit showcasing the many accomplishments of Hawaii’s athletes, alongside pictures and memorabilia.
Hawaiian Hall The buzzed-about restoration is now a museum staple. See a reinvigorated hall that shows a Native Hawaiian worldview layered in meaning and authentic in voice.
J. Watumull Planetarium The renovated planetarium, with its new high-tech star projector and seamless interior dome, is one of the most advanced of its kind.
Richard T. Mamiya Science Adventure Center A 16, 500 square-foot facility that offers interactive exhibits on Hawaii’s environment, from volcanology and oceanography to its biodiversity.
Doris Duke’s Shangri La Guided tours of the 5-acre waterfront estate of the late heiress and philanthropist. All tours depart from the Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St. Wed.--Sat., 9am, 10:30am and 1:30pm. $20--$25 (8 and older). [shangrilahawaii.org], 532-3853
Hawaii Plantation Village Thirty structures preserved in their original condition offer a glimpse of plantation life from the mid-19th century through World War II. 94-695 Waipahu St. Guided tours Mon.--Sat., 10am--2pm. $5--$13. Under 4 free. [hawaiiplantationvillage.org], 677-0110
Hawaii State Art MuseumNo. 1 Capitol District Building, 250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Fl. Open Tue.--Sat., 10am--4pm and First Fridays, 6--9pm. Free. [hawaii.gov], 586-0300
Body of Work: Interpretations of the Human Form More than 40 works showing the human figure, from the Art in Public Places Collection. Through 7/20.
accession: Recent Acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection New artwork the Museum has acquired since 2009.
Honolulu Museum of Art900 S. Beretania St. Open Tue.--Sat., 10am--4:30pm; Sun., 1--5pm. Closed Mondays. $10 adults; $5 children (ages 4--17); free for members and children age 3 and under. Free first Wednesday of the month. [honolulumuseum.org], 532-8700
Little Worlds: Video Sculptures by Tony Oursler The New York artist projects visuals onto 3-D surfaces, including work from his series Anomalous Bodies, Resonant Dust, Worms and small objects with tiny projections within a proscenium mounted on a metal stand. Through 6/23.
Command Performance: Kuba Cloths from Central Africa Textiles from the Kuba Kingdom (what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo). Through 7/21.
Serious Fun: Thurston Twigg-Smith and Contemporary Art The founder of the former Contemporary Museum (now Spalding House) collected more than 2,000 works he donated to the Museum, now on display. Through 7/7.
Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House 2411 Makiki Heights Dr. Open Tue.--Sat., 10am--4pm; Sun., noon--4pm. Closed Mondays. $10 adults; $5 children (ages 4--17); free for members and children age 3 and under. Free first Wednesday of the month. [tcmhi.org], 526-1322
Finding X The next installment of Spalding House’s education-centered series, this time looking at the relationship between math and art. It’s made up of five mini-exhibitions: The Tally, Textile 1010101, To no end/Show your work, Faces and Places and The Shape of Things. Through 5/22.
‘Iolani Palace The palace is the only official residence of royalty in the United States. 364 S. King St. Open Mon.--Sat., 9am--4pm. Closed Sundays. $7--$21.75 adults; $3--$6 kids ages 5--12; under 5 free; free for kamaaina on second Sundays. Tours available in English and Japanese. [iolanipalace.org], 522-0822
Afternoon at Hulihee This event will commemorate King Kamehameha IV with performances from the Merrie Monarchs, Kumu Hula Etua Lopes and his Halau Na Pua Ui O Hawaii. Bring a mat or chair. Hulihee Palace, Kailua-Kona, Big Island: Sun., 5/19, (4pm) Free.
Big Island Jazz and Blues Festival Headliners include Bobby Watson, Delfeayo Marsalis, Chubby Carrier, Brint Anderson and Mark Johnstone, joined by local favorites Benny Uyetake, Paula Fuga, John Keawe and Jr. Volcano Choy. There are other events such as a VIP meet-and-greet surrounding the main concert, and the hotel has packages available. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive: Sat., 6/1, (5--9pm) $60--$100. [bigislandjazzandbluesfestival.com], 882-5810
The Hui Teaches: Student & Faculty Salon If you are a current Hui student or open studio user, or have been since May 2011, your work is eligible for this exhibition showcasing artwork inspired by the Hui’s adult classes. An opening reception will be held Fri., 5/17, 5--7pm. Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave., Makawao, Maui: Sat., 5/18--Fri., 7/5, (10am--4pm) Free. (808)572-6560
Uke Ohana Molokai Fall in love with “old style” Hawaiian folk music on this ranch getaway. Learn from Lono and the Hula Halau O Mele Nei and immerse yourself in the beautiful landscape. Puu O Hoku, Molokai: Fri., 5/24--Tue., 5/28. $995. [ukeohana.com]
Peter Antrim Kowalke Peter Antrim Kowalke will exhibit recent paintings done at gardens and ranches; part of the show’s proceeds will go to travel funding for young equestrian riders representing Hawaii in out-of-state competition. An opening reception will be held Fri., 5/17, 5--9pm. Runs through 8/15. Morning Brew Coffee House, 600 Kailua Rd. Ste. 120, Kailua: 262-7770
“Fantasy” Meets “Reality” Enjoy batiks and photo panoramas by Marshall Heaney. Through 5/23. Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy.: Free. 595-4047
Walls of Fur & Fang Come by thirtyninehotel for a special art exhibition: Walls of Fur & Fang, A Site-Specific Mural Installation by Aaron Woes Martin. Wed.--Fri., (5pm--2am), Sat., (8pm--2am) Through 7/20. thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel St.: Free. 599-2552
Xpress Urself! The National League of American Pen Women Honolulu Branch display presents its Biennial Art Exhibit 2013. Through 5/18. Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St.: Free. [nlapwhonolulu.org]
Call To Artists
Amateur Photo Contest The Waianae Coast Rotary Club is looking for photos taken between Kahe and Kaena points to feature in the WCRC 2014 “96792 Pride” calendar. More details are online. Through 6/30. [email: 96792pride], [waianaecoastrotary.org]
He’eia Stream Restoration The He’eia Stream Restoration Project addresses invasive vegetation, erosion and water quality. Closed-toe shoes are required, and RSVPs are appreciated. Hui Ku Maoli Ola Nursery, Kaneohe: Sat., 5/18, (8--11am) Free. 381-7202
Make a Lei for Memorial Day Make a lei to be placed on a veteran’s grave as pat of the mayor’s Memorial Day ceremony at National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific. Foster Botanical Garden, 50 N. Vineyard Blvd.: Mon., 5/20, (9:30--11:30am) Free. 522-7064
Pouhala Marsh Clean-Up and Restoration Help remove invasive plants from the large wetland habitat with Hawaii Nature Center. Gloves, water, hat, sunscreen, a change of clothes and towel are recommended. Closed footwear and long pants are required. Pouhala Marsh, Waipahu Depot Road: Sat., 5/25, (8:30--11:30am) [email: volunteer], 955-0100 ext. 118
“The Scene” provides groups and individuals with free listings of community events, activities and entertainment. Submissions must include the following:
• Date and time;
• Location (include a street address);
• Cost or admission price;
• Contact phone number;
• Description of the event. (who, what, where, why . . . etc.)
Deadline for submissions is two weeks before the listing should appear. Listings appear the Wednesday before the event. “The Scene” is also posted each week on our Web site, at [honoluluweekly.com].
Send all submissions c/o Honolulu Weekly Calendar Editor, 1111 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu, HI 96813, fax to 528-3144 or e-mail [email: calendar]. Submissions are not accepted over the phone. Please do not send original art.