Archive for "September, 2013"

Hawaiian Music Series

Maui

Thursday, September 26: 
Hawaiian Music Series.  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 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 661-9309 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

Leon Russell

Maui

Thursday, September 26: 
Leon Russell.  Music icon Leon Russell returns to Hawai`i for a three Island engagement, just off his 10-date tour with Elton John on the debut of their Grammy-nominated album The Union! Leon Russell was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 7:30 p.m. For information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Sunset on the Beach, Hawai`i Five-O Premiere

Oahu

Thursday, September 26: 
Sunset on the Beach, Hawai`i Five-O Premiere.  Celebrate the start of CBS’s Hawai`i Five-0 Season Premiere, Season 4, on Queen’s Beach, 2715 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. Free admission. Open to the public.  Lots of Hawai`i Five-O star gazing on the beach. Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan and the rest of the cast of Hawai`i Five-0 will again descend upon Waikiki in September for the Sunset on the Beach premiere of the show’s fourth season.  For information call (808) 923-1094 or visit www.waikikiimprovement.com.

Tony Bennett

Maui

Tuesday, September 24: 
Tony Bennett. A premier interpreter of popular song, Tony Bennett is an artist who engages his audience, heart and soul. He’s been in the business more than 60 years.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 7:30 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit www.mauiarts.org.

Hawai`i Island Festival – Aloha Parade and Ho`olaulea

Big Island

Saturday, September 21: 
Hawai`i Island Festival – Aloha Parade and Ho`olaulea.  The Paniolo Parade starts at 10 a.m. from Church Row to Waimea Park, with horses, paniolo (cowboys), music, and festive entries celebrating Waimea’s paniolo and ranching traditions. The ho`olaulea will be at Waimea Park, with music, entertainment, food, and exhibits. Authentic Hawaiian crafters and artisans will have their work on display and for sale. Waimea Park, 65-1225 Lindsey Rd., Kamuela. Free. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 937-4896 or visit www.hawaiiislandfestival.org.

Aloha Festivals: 2013 Waikiki Ho`olaulea

Oahu

Saturday, September 21: 
Aloha Festivals: 2013 Waikiki Ho`olaulea.  Celebrating its 61st year, the largest block party will kick off with the arrival of the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and Hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalakaua Avenue. Free admission.  Located on Kalakaua Avenue between Lewers & Kapahulu Avenues. 7 -11 p.m.  For information call (808)483-0730 or visit www.alohafestivals.com.

Peace Parade & Festival

Big Island

Saturday, September 21: 
Peace Parade & Festival.  The Parade starts off at 4 p.m. from Honoka`a High School, as the “moving stage” of music, dance, and entertainment-with-a-message marches down Mamane Street.  Afterwards, enjoy the free community Peace Day Festival at Honoka`a Sports Complex from 5-8 p.m., with great local and ethnic foods, artists and crafters, live entertainment and a large community Bon Dance for everyone to join.  Honoka`a Sports Complex, Akia St., Honoka`a.  For more information call (808) 640-4602 or visit www.peacedayparade.org.

Princeville Movie in the Park

Kauai

Saturday, September 21:
Princeville Movie in the Park.  Bring your picnics, blankets, and beach chairs for a family movie.  Free. 5 to 9:30 p.m. Movie begins dusk. For information call (808) 826-6687.

Hawai`i Island All Nations Powwow

Big Island

Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22:
Hawai`i Island All Nations Powwow.  Native American music, drums, storytelling, exhibition dancing intertribal dancing, arts and crafts, and food. The all female color guard, The Native American Women Warriors, plus the Eastern Sky Ambassadors from Vancouver, Canada.  At Mo`oheau Bandstand Park in downtown Hilo, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. Free.  For information call (808) 333-4337 or visit www.nichehawaii.org.

Waikiki Artfest

Oahu

Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22: 
Waikiki Artfest.  Featuring the art of 75 – 100 of Hawai`i’s finest artists and handcraft artisans who display their own art for sale.  Live entertainment as well as great food. Kapiolani Park at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, directly across from the entrance to the Honolulu Zoo.  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.  For information call (808) 696-6717.