Archive for "November, 2011"

A Christmas Celebration with the Brothers Cazimero

Big Island

Saturday, November 26
A Christmas Celebration with the Brothers Cazimero.
The Brothers Cazimero are consummate performers who have made their indelible imprint on the face of contemporary Hawaiian music. Their talent, longevity and sales success over the past thirty years have placed them in a league of their own. Kilauea Theater in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. 7:00 p.m. Tickets $30. No reserved seating. To order tickets, call Dave at (808) 967-8222 or email [email protected]

19th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kauai Style

Kauai

Sunday, November 20
19th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Kauai Style.
Located at the Hilton Kauai Beach Resort and Spa and featuring a minimum of 15 of some of Hawaii’s finest artists in the Slack Key Guitar Genre. Enjoy food booths featuring some of Hawaii’s favorite local foods, island crafters, exhibits, festival merchandise and informational booths by different community groups. For information call Milton Lau at (808) 226-2697.

Kokua Kailua Hulihe’e Palace Concert Series & Village Stroll

Big Island

Sunday, November 20
Kokua Kailua Hulihe’e Palace Concert Series & Village Stroll.
One Sunday each month from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Ali’i Drive along scenic Kailua Bay in Kailua-Kona becomes a festive pedestrian-only walkway. Enjoy music, artists, merchants and restaurants. At 4:00 p.m., there is a free Hawaiian music concert on the lawn at Hulihe’e Palace. Bring your own mat or chair and they will be checked for free while you stroll Ali’i Drive, Kailua Village (Kona). For information visit www.KVBID.org.

The Art & Traditions of Hula at Kilauea

Big Island

Saturday, November 19
The Art & Traditions of Hula at Kilauea.
This program features kumu Maile Yamanaka offering 45-minutes lessons in hula at 10:30a.m., lei making at 12:00 Noon and `ukulele playing at 1:30 p.m. (bring your `ukulele if you have one). Sign up on a first-come, first-serve basis that day. Open to all ages and levels. VAC Gallery in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. Free (donations welcome); park entrance fees apply. For information call (808) 961-5711 or visit www.ehcc.org.

24th Annual Christmas Craft “EG” stravaganza

Big Island

Saturday & Sunday, November 19 & 20
24th Annual Christmas Craft “EG” stravaganza.
Featuring talented crafters from throughout the Big Island and the state of Hawaii. Ono food, festive holiday music, Scavenger “EG”speditions, trivia posers, Mystery Shoppers and over $2,000 in handcrafted door prizes are just a part of this shopping experience for the entire family. Edith Kanakaole Multi Purpose Stadium, 350 Kalanikoa St., Hilo. Friday night 5 p.m. to10 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $2, 12 years and older; but the last hour each day is free. For information call Evelyn Garbo at (808) 959-7389.

24th Annual Kula School Harvest Festival

Maui

Saturday, November 19
24th Annual Kula School Harvest Festival.
Join the Kula School community for a day of great food, entertainment and fun for the entire family. Enjoy farm fresh flowers and produce from the country store, delicious food from local restaurants, huge silent auction, crafters row, and games and activities for the kids. Free admission. Kula School, 5000 Kula Hwy, Kula. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For information call Lisa Judge at (808) 283-9280 or visit www.kulapta.org.

Hawaiian Healing Garden – Makahiki Festival

Big Island

Saturday, November 19
Hawaiian Healing Garden – Makahiki Festival.
This “Celebration of Life” as a part of the ancient Hawaiian Makahiki Festival, features hula, cultural healing arts, Hawaiian games, live music, an outdoor expo, arts and crafts, healthy food and tasty cuisine, children’s activities and more. Keauhou Beach Hotel, 78-6740 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Free.

2nd Annual Maui Go Red for Women Luncheon & Health Expo

Maui

Saturday, November 19
2nd Annual Maui Go Red for Women Luncheon & Health Expo.
Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s solution to save women’s lives. Enjoy a Health Expo in the morning with cooking & styling demonstrations, interactive wellness exhibits and silent auction shopping! First 100 guests to arrive receive a VIP Swag Bag! Then sit down to a healthy sustainable lunch and hear passionate survivor stories as they walk down the runway wearing the latest fashions from Macy’s! Fairmont Kea Lani Resort, 4100 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea. 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For information call Kauwela Bisquera at (808) 244-7185 or visit www.mauigoredluncheon.org.

Aloha Saturday

Big Island

Saturday, November 19
Aloha Saturday.
These programs feature performances, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, lectures and more by Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners, scholars, musicians, hula halau and community groups. Noon – 4 p.m. K?lakaua Park in Hilo. Free. For information call (808) 961-5711 or visit www.ehcc.org.

Solo Sessions: Keali’i Reichel

Maui

Friday & Saturday, November 18 & 19
Solo Sessions: Keali’i Reichel.
See a new side of Keali’i Reichel, Hawai’i’s awardwinning kumu hula, chanter and world-renowned recording artist, in the intimate setting of McCoy Studio as he shares his chants, songs and stories. Audience interaction and impromptu mele have become a signature of this popular series. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, McCoy Studio Theater. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.