Archive for "November, 2013"

Bike Ride in Waikoloa Village

Big Island

First Friday:
Bike Ride (Dec. 6 & Jan. 3) in Waikoloa Village. “First Friday” is a chill night ride through Waikoloa Village which takes place the First Friday of EVERY month. It will start at Waikoloa Village Lava Java at 8:30pm. All bikes are welcome, but beach cruiser/hybrid/single speed bikes will be most comfortable on this slow paced ~10mile/1hr ride. Please bring your non-cyclist friends and significant others! Please bring lights, blinkies, bells and horns! Contact Rich Bell for more information at [email protected] or visit www.bikeworkshawaii.com.

Hangar Talk & Book Signing with Rob Simbeck

Oahu

Saturday, November 30: 
Hangar Talk & Book Signing with Rob Simbeck, author of Daughter of the Air: The Brief Soaring Life of Cornelia Fort.  Pacific Aviation Museum, located at 319 Lexington Blvd., Historic Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu. Book signing from 2 to 4 p.m.; Hangar Talk from 3 to 4 p.m;. cake and punch reception to follow. Free with Museum admission and free to Museum Members. For information call (808) 441-1000 or visit www.pacificaviationmuseum.org.

E Ho`oula Aloha Benefit Concert for Bailey House Museum

Maui

Saturday, November 30: 
E Ho`oula Aloha Benefit Concert for Bailey House Museum.  The entertainment features Uluwehi Guerrero, Leiohu Ryder, and Richard Hoopi`i. Bring your blanket or a low back beach chair and enjoy the day listening to music, watching the grace and beauty of the hula dancers, and going back in time to Old Hawai`i.  Hawaiian arts and crafts vendors, pre-holiday shopping at the museum gift shop, free museum admission, food booths, and a silent auction are all part of this celebration of Hawaiian culture. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the event. Children under 12 are free with a paid adult.  Bailey House Museum, 2375A Main Street, Wailuku.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased at the Bailey House or by calling (808) 244-3326.

Holiday Affair: Holiday Concert and Silent Auction

Big Island

Saturday, November 30: 
Holiday Affair:  Holiday Concert and Silent Auction.  Celebrate the magic of the Holidays with the Donkey Mill Art Center. Enjoy a benefit concert and silent auction at the beautiful Holualoa Inn, 76-5932 Mamalahoa Hwy., Holualoa with Hawaiian swing band Kahula Nui.  4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Admission: Adults $25, Children $12.  For tickets and information call (808) 322-3362.

Holiday Craft Fair

Kauai

Saturday, November 23: 
Holiday Craft Fair. Quality handmade crafts and products made by Kaua`i vendors. Crafts include beautiful hand-made jewelry, tote bags, apparel for the family, make it and take it craft items for the keiki, Christmas ornaments, artwork, and more.  King Kaumuali`i Elementary School, 4380 Hanamaulu Rd., Lihue.  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Free.  For information call (808) 634-1376.

12th Annual Hawai’i Pacific University Winter Concert

Oahu

Friday, November 22:
12th Annual Hawai’i Pacific University Winter Concert 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Central Union Church.  Enjoy this Winter Concert featuring the HPU Band, International Vocal Ensemble, Chorale, and HPU Symphony Orchestra. Titled, “In Dulci Jubilo,” (Joy to the World), talented HPU musicians will present works from around the world as well as a few Christmas classics!  Free admission, calabash offering, plenty of free parking. Contact:  [email protected] for more information or visit www.hpu.edu/HPUEvents/HPUArchives2013/11/winter-concert.html.

A Taste of Kaua`i, Yesterday and Today

Kauai

Friday, November 22: 
A Taste of Kaua`i, Yesterday and Today.  Guests are saturated in timeless beauty at the Waipa Ahupua`a, one of 67 watersheds homesteaded by the first Polynesians.  A one-of-a-kind experience for those who wish to explore traditional agriculture and food. Lunch included. Reservations are required three days before event.  $115.  5-5785A Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei.  For information and reservations call (808) 635-0257.

Hawaiian Music Series – Kamehameha School Maui Hawaiian Ensemble

Maui

Thursday, November 21: 
Hawaiian Music Series – Kamehameha School Maui Hawaiian Ensemble.  Relax under the stars and enjoy a free concert. Chairs are limited and blankets, mats, and low beach chairs are welcome. The Baldwin Home Museum is located in the heart of Lahaina, on the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets, Lahaina. 6 to 7:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 661-9309 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

21st Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, “Kaua`i Style”

Kauai

Sunday, November 17:
21st Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, “Kaua`i Style”.  Kaua`i Beach Resort & Spa, Lihue. 12 noon to 6 p.m.  Free; donations accepted to benefit the Ki-ho`alu Foundation.  For information call (808) 226-2697 or visit www.slackkeyfestival.com.

The Garden Island Range and Food Festival

Kauai

Sunday, November 17: 
The Garden Island Range and Food Festival.  This festival brings together the Kaua’i Community and the cattlemen, farmers and chefs to taste healthy, local and nutritious foods and meals. Locally produced agricultural products are presented through social, cultural and scientific exchanges. Kilohana Luau, Puhi. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Fee $40 adults, ½ price children, free under 5 years old.  For information call (808) 338-0111 or visit www.kauaifoodfestival.com.