Archive for "November, 2015"

Mary Poppins

Kauai

Weekends, November 13 – 29: 
Mary Poppins.  Hawai`i Children’s Theatre proudly presents this Broadway musical. Kaua`i War Memorial Convention Hall, 4191 Hardy St., Lihue.  Showtimes are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Sundays at 4 p.m.  Tickets are $10 in advance from cast, $12 from outlets and online, and $15 at the door. Special Benefit Performance on Sunday November 15th at 4 p.m., with all seats discounted to $6 if accompanied by a donation to the food banks.  No reserved seating, please arrive early. For tickets and information visit www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org or call (808) 246-8985.

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Oahu

November 12 – November 20: 
Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.  Known as the longest running and most prestigious surf event in history, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is comprised of three jewels – the Hawaiian Pro, Vans World Cup of Surfing and Billabong Pipe Masters. Showcasing the endurance and versatility of approximately 170 surfers, watch as the world’s best fight for points, money and glory at the world’s most elite waves. 3 events, 39 days. Total prize purse: $1,150,000; $50,000 bonus for VTCS champion. Competition takes place on the biggest and best 4 days of surf. Admission is free. Parking is first come first serve.  North Shore, Oahu. November 12 thru 23 – Hawaiian Pro, Ali`i Beach Park, Haleiwa; November 24 thru December 6 – Vans World Cup of Surfing, Sunset Beach; December 8 thru 20 – Billabong Pipe Masters, Banzai Pipeline. For information visit www.vanstriplecrownofsurfing.com.

A Kaua`i Food Tour on the South Shore

Kauai

Wednesday, November 11: 
A Kaua`i Food Tour on the South Shore.  Follow a culinary guide in the comfort of your own car and sample the sights, flavors and history of Kaua`i’s sunny South Shore. Experience Japanese food, street tacos, and tropical gelato, learn about Hawaiian staple foods, meet farmers and food artisans, and more. The tour concludes with a cooking demonstration at The Shops at Kukuiula, a South Shore culinary destination. Afterwards, enjoy “pau hana” with live Hawaiian music, and outdoor beer and wine gardens. 1:15 to 5 p.m. $120.  For reservations, information and meeting location in Poipu, call (888) 431-6660 or visit www.tastingkauai.com.

Moku `O Keawe International Hula Festival

Big Island

November 11 – 14: 
Moku `O Keawe International Hula Festival.  This event expresses the appreciation of the visual and hands-on experience of the symbolic and historical nature of Hula and the greater environment. Enjoy cultural workshops, hula competition, exhibits of Hawai`i-related art and craft, concerts, and other fine events.  Hilton Waikoloa Monarchy Ballroom, 250 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Suite B-15, Waikoloa.  For information and event schedule call (808) 640-4866 or visit www.mokif.com.

Laieikawai: Princess of Paliuli – A Youth Opera

Oahu

Wednesday, November 11: 
Laieikawai:  Princess of Paliuli – A Youth Opera.  This youth opera based on the Hawai`i Island Legend of the same name was commissioned in 1995 by the Hawai`i Youth Opera Chorus. And is celebrating its 20th Anniversary. It will be performed by 125, all singing member, students of the Hawai`i Youth Opera Chorus grades K – 12. This English language, family friendly version is appropriate for all ages. Set in a 1940’s big band music style. Be charmed by the 5 Maile sisters, the instant love affair between Laieikawai and ‘Onohiokala, the snow goddess Poliahu and the jealousy of ‘Aiwohikupua.  Hawai`i Theatre Center, 1130 Bethel St., Honolulu.  For tickets and information call (808) 521-2982 or visit www.hyoc.org.

Na Mele No Na Pua Sunday Showcase – Maunalua

Oahu

Sunday, November 8: 
Na Mele No Na Pua Sunday Showcase – Maunalua.  Na Mele No Na Pua brings to life the past, present and future of Hawai`i’s performing arts through the islands’ best entertainers in a casual, family-style setting. All concerts and exhibits are free and open to the public. Parking is limited and subject to availability.  Plaza Stage at Waikiki Beach Walk, 226 Lewers St., Honolulu.  5 to 6 p.m. For information call (808) 931-3593 or visit www.waikikibeachwalk.com.

Hawai`i Yoga Festival

Big Island

November 8 – 15: 
Hawai`i Yoga Festival.  A uniquely intimate yoga experience on Hawai`i Island’s “Yoga Coast”. Throughout this weeklong festival, yogis from around the world will share playful practice, on and off the mat, alongside celebrated teachers from Hawai`i and beyond. Festival-goers will engage in restorative asana, pranayama, meditation, kirtan, and wellness treatments, combined with Hawaiian cultural teachings and traditional ceremonies at powerful island sites.  Kalani Oceanside Retreat, 12-6860 Kalapana-Kapoho Beach Rd., Pahoa.  For information and event schedule call (808) 965-0468 or visit www.kalani.com.

Waldorfaire 2015: Fun for the Whole Family!

Oahu

Saturday, November 7: 
Waldorfaire 2015:  Fun for the Whole Family!  Honolulu Waldorf School’s annual fundraiser fair featuring earth-friendly fun for the whole family. Enjoy live entertainment, arts & crafts, pony rides, face-painting, a zip line, keiki games, handcrafted artisan gifts, an Art Gallery, farm friends, and ono grinds by Da Spot, Bonfire Pizza Co, Il Gelato, and more. Get your tickets early for the beloved and often sold-out puppet show, always a keiki favorite, and catch the free live Aerial Dance performance by Samadhi Hawai`i! New events this year include Hawai`i’s only portable skateboarding half-pipe, a ropes climbing course, and live performances by the very popular Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band and Henry Kapono. Free admission & free admission to skate on half-pipe.  Honolulu Waldorf School, 350 Ulua St., Honolulu.  11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For information call (808) 772-0101 or visit www.honoluluwaldorf.org.

Made in Maui County Festival

Maui

Saturday, November 7: 
Made in Maui County Festival.  Over 130 vendors will offer a wide variety of made in Maui County crafts and products. Attendees will also enjoy demonstrations, a fashion show, food trucks, and prize drawings. The first 2,000 attendees will receive a free Festival tote bag.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, One Cameron Way, Kahului.  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under free. For more information call (808) 270-2210 or visit www.MadeInMauiCountyFestival.com.

Island Arts Festival – Kapiolani Park

Oahu

Saturday, November 7: 
Island Arts Festival – Kapiolani Park.  Featuring approximately 75-100 fine artists and handcraft artisans, who display their own art for sale including jewelry of all types, clothing, wood products, stained glass, ceramics, soaps and candles, bags, quilts, lauhala products and more. Enjoy live entertainment as well as great food available for purchase.  Located near the Bandstand at Kapiolani Park. The Park is at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, across from the Honolulu Zoo. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Free admission. For information call (808) 696-6717.