Archive for "April, 2014"

Kokua Kailua Hulihe`e Palace Concert Series & Village Stroll

Big Island

Sunday, May 18:
Kokua Kailua Hulihe`e Palace Concert Series & Village Stroll. Ali`i Drive along scenic Kailua Bay in Kailua-Kona becomes a festive pedestrian-only walkway from 1 to 6 p.m. Enjoy music, artists, merchants and restaurants. At 4 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.

St. Joseph Feast

Maui

Friday – Sunday, May 2 – 4:
St. Joseph Feast. This fun festival offers great local entertainment, delicious food and fun for the whole family with games, bouncers, crafters, Country Store, plants, produce, flowers and much more.  Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., participate in a live valuable goods auction featuring golfing, gift certificates to dinner, hotels, activities, etc. Friday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Joseph Church, 1294 Makawao Ave., Makawao. For information call (808) 572-7652 or visit www.sjcmaui.org.

An Evening with Bob Dylan

Oahu

Tuesday, April 29:
An Evening with Bob Dylan.  Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is undeniably one of the most influential rock-n-roll musicians of the last century. With a career spanning more than four decades, his gifted and original songwriting has inspired a countless number of other musicians, as well as defined and impacted entire generations of America’s cultural landscape. Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu.  7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (800) 745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo Plus Crafters’ Clearance Sale

Oahu

Saturday, April 26:
Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo Plus Crafters’ Clearance Sale.  Featuring local vendors selling a variety of wonderful crafts, gift items and rubberstamp/scrapbooking/craft supplies. This event includes a Crafters’ Clearance Sale Section with crafters selling overstocked and discontinued craft supplies and merchandise at up to 75% off. Products being sold in the Clearance Section include a wide variety of ribbons, fabrics, lace, yarns, rhinestones, buttons, embellishments and much more! Neal Blaisdel Center – Hawai`i Suites, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Free admission.

Merrie Monarch Parade

Big Island

Saturday, April 26: 
Merrie Monarch Parade.  One of the festival’s most entertaining and fun events for the entire family, the parade begins and ends at Pauahi St. and winds through downtown Hilo (Kilauea Ave. – Keawe St. – Waiānuenue Ave. – Kamehameha Ave.). 10:30 a.m.

Bob Dylan

Maui

Saturday, April 26:
Bob Dylan. Legendary singer-song- writer Bob Dylan is undeniably one of the most influential rock-n-roll musicians of the last century. With a career spanning more than four decades, his gifted and original songwriting has inspired a countless number of other musicians, as well as defined and impacted entire generations of America’s cultural landscape. Don’t miss the chance to experience this icon of musical history in a live performance on Maui! Maui Arts & Cultural Center, A&B Amphitheater, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and info call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Ohana Day – Malama Aina, Huleia Fish Pond, and Children’s Art Exhibit

Kauai

Saturday, April 26: 
Ohana Day – Malama Aina, Huleia Fish Pond, and Children’s Art Exhibit.  Celebrate a day of family and the earth as the Kauai Museum hosts its Ohana Day on Malama `Aina or Earth Day.  Relax as you gaze at the Huleia Fish Pond and Children’s Art Exhibit from talented students from grades 9-12. The Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue.  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For information call (808) 245-6931 or visit www.kauaimuseum.org.

A Taste of Old Kaua`i

Kauai

Friday, April 25: 
A Taste of Old Kaua`i.   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 of Hawai`i. Lunch included. Reservations are required three days before event.  $115.  5-5785A Kuhio Hwy., Hanalei.  For information and reservations call (808) 635-0257 or email [email protected]

Hawai`i Arts, Crafts & Food Festival

Big Island

Thursday – Saturday, April 24 – 26: 
Hawai`i Arts, Crafts & Food Festival.  An island tradition for the past 21 years, this festival is a major annual event sponsored by Hawai`i Arts & Crafts during Merrie Monarch Week. The Festival showcases over 100 of the finest artisan, crafters and food vendors. Cultural performances and demonstrations will be held, celebrating the artistic and cultural heritage of Hawai`i’s diverse people and its environment.  Sangha Hall, 398 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, next to Starbucks Coffee, on the Merrie Monarch parade route. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For more information contact Hawai`i Arts & Crafts at (808) 981-0518 visit www.hawaiiartsandcraftsfestival.com.

`Imiloa`s Merrie Monarch Cultural Enrichment Programs

Big Island

Wednesday – Friday, April 23-25: 
`Imiloa`s Merrie Monarch Cultural Enrichment Programs. A three-day showcase of presentations, demonstrations and talk -story sessions in support of the Merrie Monarch Festival.  All sessions cover a wide range of hula topics. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $6 for members, $8 for non-members. Seating is limited. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets are non-refundable.  For tickets and information, call (808) 969-9703, visit www.imiloahawaii.org, or visit the guest service desk at `Imiloa to purchase tickets.  `Imiloa Astronomy Center, 600 `Imiloa Pl., Hilo.