Archive for "March, 2015"

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk

Kauai

Friday Evenings:
Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk. Stroll through the many art galleries in historic Old Town Hanapepe and meet the local artists from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy shopping at local vendors, several restaurants, art galleries, stilt walkers, classic cars, live music and entertainment. For information call (808) 335-6469.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Friday Evenings:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts. Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. March 6 – Circle of Life; March 13 – Gift of the Ancestors; March 20 – Traditional Hawaiian Slack Key; March 27 – For the Birds. Free gift drawing. Tickets: $20 ($15 keiki/seniors). 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. Voted 2014 Best Live Show in Hawai`i by Hawai`i Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards. A portion of the proceeds supports the Hale Halawai Ohana `O Hanalei. Hanalei Family Community Center, 5-5299 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei. 4 to 6 p.m. For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit www.McMasterSlackKey.com.

Maui Friday Town Parties

Maui

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. March 6 – Wailuku, on Market Street; March 13 – Lahaina, on Front Street; March 20 – Makawao, on Makawao and Baldwin Avenues; March 27 – Kihei, on South Kihei Road, Azeka Shopping Center.  For more information visit www.MauiFridays.com.

Annie Get Your Gun

Maui

Weekends, March 6 – 22:
Annie Get Your Gun. Oscar and Emmy winner Peter Stone reshaped the 1946 book to create a Wild West show-within-a-show that frames the ageless ‘Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better’ love story of sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. As Newsday reported, Stone’s revisions ‘are sweetly ingenious, and the show is a dream.’ Joined to the new book, of course, is that amazing Irving Berlin score, featuring ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’ and many other hits. The Historic Iao Theatre, 68 N Market St., Wailuku. Fridays & Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. For information call (808) 242-6969 or visit www.mauionstage.com.

Friendship Gala

Oahu

Friday, March 6:
Friendship Gala. Honolulu Festival’s fundraiser that supports educational and cultural programs in Hawai`i. Enjoy cultural entertainment and performances and a selection of entrées to enjoy from many of Hawai`i’s premier restaurants. $90 per person over age 21, $70 for under 21 (children under age 6 are free). Cost includes food and one beverage. Hawai`i Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. 6 to 8:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 539-3484 or visit www.honolulufestival.com.

First Friday Street Festival: Honolulu District

Oahu

Friday, March 6:
First Friday Street Festival: Honolulu District. Galleries and other arts venues open their doors for artist receptions, live music, and refreshments. Gallery walk maps are available at various locations in the area. 5-9 p.m.   Downtown-Chinatown, The ARTS at Marks, 1159 Nu`uanu Ave., Honolulu. For information call (808) 521-2903.

MAPA’s 4th Annual Mystery Gala – Adventure on the High Seas.

Uncategorized

Friday, March 6:
MAPA’s 4th Annual Mystery Gala – Adventure on the High Seas. A Swashbuckling Soiree benefitting MAPA’s Performing Arts Programs. Have an “ARRR-Rousing Good Time”, a wild adventure complete with feasting, carousing and lively entertainment. The King Kamehameha Golf Club, 1500 Honoapi`ilani Hwy, Wailuku. 6 to 10 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 244-8760 or visit www.mauiacademy.org.

Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum

Maui

Every Friday:
Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum. Step back in time and visit the Baldwin Home Museum with a tour by candle light. Tours include free light refreshments on the lanai. Dusk – 8:30 p.m. Located on the corner of Front and Dickenson Street in the heart of historic Lahaina. Admission: $7 per person/$5 Senior Citizens (65+), Military and Kama`aina/children 12 & under free. For information visit www.lahainarestoration.org.

First Friday Pa`ina and Historical County Building Tour

Kauai

Friday, March 6:
First Friday Pa`ina and Historical County Building Tour. Experience old-style music, local food, fun and friendship. Tour begins at 10 a.m., Pa`ina is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Kauai Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue. Cost is $20 per person. Seating is limited, reservations are required. For directions and information call (808) 245-6931 or visit www.kauaimuseum.org.

Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program

Maui

Every Wednesday and Thursday:
Helping Paws Visitor Volunteer Program. Do you miss your pet when traveling? Visitors can offer a “helping paw” to homeless animals at the Maui Humane Society shelter, located in Pu`unene (central Maui), on Mokulele Hwy. between Kihei and Kahului. 1 to 3 p.m. Help with such activities as walking dogs, bathing puppies, brushing cats, or playing with puppies and kittens. Arrive by 1 p.m. and wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. For Maui visitors only. Children age 10 to 17 are welcome when accompanied by a supervising adult for the duration. Advance reservations required. Register online at MauiHumaneSociety.org, “Get Involved/Volunteer/HelpingPawsVisitorProgram”.