Archive for "November, 2013"

Emily T Gail Show

Big Island

Every Tuesday features the new Emily T Gail Show.  Emily’s show can be found online at under “Lineup” on the homepage.  Sponsored by Aloha – Big Island Visitor Guide, Emily “talks story” with recreational, high school and professional athletes, along with coaches, parents, organizers, and members of print and broadcast media. She talks about golf, running, swimming, biking, tennis, paddling, diving, skateboarding, as well as major league sports, high school sports, and college sports. For information, call Emily at (808) 896-6780, visit, or email Emily at

Historic Waimea Walking Tour


Every Monday:
Historic Waimea Walking Tour.  Take a 3 hour walk back through time in the place where Captain Cook first landed in Waimea.  Learn about the last King of Kaua`i, the missionaries, and other famous citizens of Waimea along with the landmarks they left behind. West Kaua`i Technology & Visitor Center, 9565 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Waimea. 9:30 a.m. Registration required no later than Noon the Friday before that Monday to schedule your tour.  For reservations and information call (808) 338-1332 or visit

Makuahi Cave Reserve Tours


Makuahi Cave Reserve Tours.  At the center of its many attractions is Hawai`i’s largest limestone cave, the richest fossil site in the islands, and a uniquely preserved archaeological site. It’s a living museum dedicated not just to the past, but also to experiments in native species conservation.  Located in Maha`ulepu.  Guided tours 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  For information call (808) 482-1059 or visit

Slack Key Guitar Concerts


Sunday Afternoons: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  November 3 – Ohana Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert; November 10 – Heart of Slack Key; November 17 – Kaua`i Slack Key; November 24 – Honoring Raymond Kane.  Tickets: $20 ($15 keiki/seniors).  The concerts are nahenahe – soft and sweet.  Slack key guitar and `ukulele in the real old style.  All traditional music with songs and stories of the islands, telling the history of this Hawaiian musical art form.  A portion of the proceeds supports the Hale Halawai `Ohana `O Hanalei.  Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei.  3 to 5 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit

Hilo Medical Center Wine, Cheese, Chocolate and More!

Big Island

Sunday, November 3: 
Hilo Medical Center Wine, Cheese, Chocolate and More!  This annual benefit supports Hilo Medical Center and recognizes the physician of the year. Featuring locally grown food and wine plus a silent auction.  Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, 71 Banyan Drive, Hilo HI 96720. 4 to 9 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 935-2957 or

Restaurant Week Wailea


November 3 – 9: 
Restaurant Week Wailea.  This celebration of Wailea’s finest cuisine can be enjoyed at participating resort restaurants throughout Wailea. Chefs will create some remarkable three course, fresh inspired pre-fixe menus for just $29*, $39* or $49* per person (*depending on the restaurant – beverages, tax & gratuity not included). No tickets, passes or coupons needed – simply make your reservations and enjoy! For information call (808) 874-6866 or visit for a list of participating restaurants and reservation phone numbers.

The Pacific Rim Jazz Festival


Saturday, November 2: 
The Pacific Rim Jazz Festival.  Entertainers featured are Sheila E, Bobby Caldwell, Keiko Matsui, Mindi Abair, Brian Simpson, Spencer Day, Gregg Karukas, Michael Paulo, Jackiem Joyner, Rene Paulo, Jimmy Borges, Ginai and Al Waterson. The Hawai`i Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, 3 – 10 p.m. Tickets are available at or at (951) 696-0184. For more information, visit

K.I.D.S. School Annual Craft Carnival


Saturday, November 2:
K.I.D.S. School Annual Craft Carnival.  Annual fundraiser for KIDS Preschool includes carnival games for the keiki, bake sale, Kaua`i crafters, large Tag Sale with toys, books and household items, lunch : lau lau and chili, cotton candy, shave ice, Silent Auction. On the Beach in Kapa`a behind First Hawaiian Bank. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For information call (808) 822-0407.

Veterans Day Parade


Saturday, November 2:
Veterans Day Parade, “Honoring our Hawai`i National Guard”.  Kapa`a.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Free.  For information call (808) 246-1135 or visit

Maui Friday Town Parties


 Every Friday:
Maui Friday Town Parties. Enjoy food, live entertainment, shopping and art. Many retailers, galleries and boutiques operate extended hours and highlight special promotions. Crafters, artisans and culinary wizards add their creativity to the event.  6-9 p.m.  November 1 – Wailuku, on Market Street; November 8 – Lahaina, on Front Street; November 15 – Makawao, on Makawao and Baldwin Avenues; November 22 – Kihei, on South Kihei Road, Azeka Shopping Center.  For more information visit