Archive for "November, 2012"

Henry Kapono

Maui

Saturday, November 3:  Henry Kapono.  Hawaiian music legend, Henry Kapono Ka`aihue, is a multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter. With his full band of power hitters, contemporary and Hawaiian dancers and a large cast of Hawai`i’s top cultural entertainers, Henry presents a spellbinding show for his Home in the Islands Tour 2012.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 7:30 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Holualoa Village Coffee and Art Stroll

Big Island

Saturday, November 3: 
Holualoa Village Coffee and Art Stroll.  Sample estate grown Kona coffee from two dozen area farms at art galleries and shops in this mountainside artists’ community. Gifts, a keiki art contest, live music and more. Holualoa Village Main Street, 76-5921 Mamalahoa Highway, Holualoa.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information call (808) 322-8484 or visit www.holualoahawaii.com.

Kapa`a Slack Key Saturdays

Kauai

Saturday Evenings:  Kapa`a Slack Key Saturdays.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  November 3 – Hanalei Slack Key; November 10 – Ohana Slack Key; November 17 – Whales Homecoming; November 24 – Hawai`i’s Sunset.  Tickets: $20 ($15 keiki/seniors).  A portion of the proceeds supports Na Keiki `O ka `Aina. Located in the Children of the Land Cultural Center, Kaua`i Village (Safeway/Longs) Center, Kapa`a.  5:00 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit www.mcmasterslackkey.com.

Puna Culinary Festival

Big Island

Saturday – Sunday, November 3 – 11: 
Puna Culinary Festival.  Gather to experience the vibrant home-grown tastes of Puna. Participants will delight in learning about and savoring local cuisine.  The festival takes place primarily at Kalani Oceanside Retreat, 12-6860 Kapoho Kalapana Rd., Pahoa.  Featuring an Iron Chef Competition, special guest chefs and an array of culinary classes throughout the week, and includes culinary-focused excursions to local organic farms and markets.  For information and schedule, call (808) 965-7828 and visit www.punaculinaryfestival.com.

Maui Swap Meet

Maui

Every Saturday: 
Maui Swap Meet.  Maui’s largest flea market is a great place to shop for unique, home-made, handcrafted, quality products at reasonable prices.  University of Hawaii – Maui College, 310 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului.  7:00 a.m. to 1:00.  Cost is 50 cents; free after 12:30 p.m.

The Maui Bird Conservation Center Annual ‘Open House’

Maui

Saturday & Sunday, November 3 & 4: 
The Maui Bird Conservation Center Annual ‘Open House’.  MBCC is a non-public facility that focuses on captive breeding and reintroduction of endangered Hawaiian birds. The captive population of Alala just surpassed 100 birds.  Activities will include presentations, a guided tour of the birds, aviaries and grounds, as well as an opportunity to buy an MBCC T-shirt, help name an Alala and a silent auction. Tour times will be 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days.  Space is limited for the tours, so reservations are required. Call (808) 572-0690 for reservations.  The Maui Bird Conservation Center is located 4 miles up Olinda Road from Makawao in Upcountry Maui.

Island Roots Bash 2012

Maui

Saturday, November 3:  Island Roots Bash 2012. Island Roots Bash showcases talented and popular performers from Island Reggae Jams in Hawai`i and around the world. This epic event features Common Kings, Maoli, Ekolu, Josh Tatofi, Inna Vision, Manali`i and Lia Live with Kalisi & Leylani and other special guests.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Event Lawn, 5:30 p.m.  Gates open at 5 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Malie Awards Luau

Kauai

Saturday, November 3: 
Malie Awards Luau.  Malie Foundation celebrates Kaua`i musicians and composers at their annual Malie Awards Luau.  Smith’s Tropical Paradise Garden, Wailua, 5:00 p.m.  For more information call (808) 246-2111.

Aloha Fridays at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Big Island

Every Friday: 
Aloha Fridays at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.  Every Friday. A free hands-on demonstration lesson is given in a cultural craft that will vary from week to week. Held at VAC Gallery porch in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All events are free (donations welcome); park entrance fees apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit www.volccanoartcenter.org.

Black and White Night

Big Island

Friday, November 2: 
Black and White Night.  Downtown Hilo’s biggest annual strolling party where everyone dresses in black and white. Numerous live music venues, dancing in the streets, fashion shows, a treasure hunt through town, free food and events. Free! Downtown Hilo, 38 Haili St., Hilo, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  For information call (808) 935-8880 or visit www.downtownhilo.org.