Archive for "October, 2016"

A Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace

Oahu

Saturday, October 1:
A Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace. 
 Live Hawaiian entertainment featuring the Royal Hawaiian Band, Punahou Alumni Glee Club, Kualoa, Kumu Hula Kahai Topolinski, and more. Shop at the Marketplace for Island-style clothing, Shells, Lei Haku, Jams and Jellies, Tutu’s Attic, and ono local food. Visit Queen Emma Summer Palace, the first historic house museum once the home to Hawai`i’s Queen Emma and her husband Kamehameha IV, and see the exhibition, Na Hulu Makamae `O Hawai`i. Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Hwy, Honolulu. Admission – $5 Adults, $1 Keiki, Under 6 yrs. Free parking at Nu`uanu Park.  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For information call (808) 595-3167 or visit www.daughtersofhawaii.org.

Jazz Minds

Oahu

Every Monday through Saturday Night: 
Jazz Minds. 
A fun, eclectic café, featuring live Jazz music, cocktails and pupu, served in an ultra-comfy, hip setting.  Different bands perform nightly.  1661 Kapiolani Blvd., near the Ala Moana Shopping Center.  6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly.  For information call (808) 945-0800 or visit www.honolulujazzclub.com.

Emily T Gail Show

Big Island

The Emily T Gail Show, aka  “Emily T. Gail Talks Story” show is found on espnhawaii.com on line, all the time and via Facebook/emilytgailtalkstory and a free iTunes podcast. 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 all sports, at all levels and how high school, college, major league and recreational sports play an important part in communities where Emily is involved; Big Island of Hawai`i and Detroit, her home town.  Sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide.  Emily provides updates on many local events in October. Also info on golf specials like Family Golf Days at Waikoloa Beach Resort, where, after 3:30 p.m., 9 holes for junior golfers is $25 with complimentary Nike Junior rental clubs and $50 for accompanying adult with $25 rental clubs. Updates on free Queens Marketplace Entertainment at Center Court and Kailua Village multi-sport activities.  Contact Emily at (808) 896-6780 or emilytgail@emilys.org.

Coconut Festival

Kauai

Saturday & Sunday, October 1 & 2: 
Coconut Festival.  Celebrate all that is Coconut with unique coconut crafts, coconut games, delicious coconut foods and contests with some of the best crafters, artists and entertainers in Hawai`i. Enjoy non-stop music, taiko drummers, hula, and fun. Lots of fun for keiki too, with a children’s stage, petting zoo, inflatables and coconut activities. Cooking demos by some of the island’s best chefs.  Kapa`a Beach Park (next to the Library), Kapa`a.  Saturday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information call (808) 652-4988 or visit www.kbakauai.org.

Windward Ho`olaulea 2015: A Homegrown Celebration

Oahu

Saturday, October 1: 
Windward Ho`olaulea 2015:  A Homegrown Celebration.
  Enjoy a day of a variety of entertainment, family fun, keiki rides, Imaginarium shows, art gallery exhibits, arts & crafts, ono food, a silent auction, and much more.  Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea`ahala Road, Kane`ohe. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. For information and event schedule, call (808) 235-7374 or visit www.windwardhoolaulea.com.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

Kauai

Saturday Evenings:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. October 1 – For the Birds; October 8 – In the Real Old Style; October 15 – Aloha Music of Hawai`i; October 22 – Hawai`i’s Cowboy Music; October 29 – Gifts of the Ancestors.  Free gift drawing.  Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar ad ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.  Proceeds support Princeville at Hanalei Community Association and this program.  Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Dr., Princeville.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit www.McMasterSlackKey.com.

Honolulu Intertribal Powwow: Celebrate Native American culture in a uniquely diverse tropical setting

Oahu

Saturday & Sunday, October 1 & 2:
Honolulu Intertribal Powwow:  Celebrate Native American culture in a uniquely diverse tropical setting.
Experience the sights, sounds, flavors, and spirit of Native America, with native frybread, dancing, singing, drumming, education booths, local and mainland craft vendors, and children’s arts & crafts. This is a family friendly event aimed at keeping children safe, no drugs or alcohol.  Magic Island Beach Park, 1401 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. For information call (808) 392-4479 or visit www.honoluluintertribalpowwow.com.

Kona Coffee Living History Farm’s Open House Celebration

Big Island

Saturday, October 1: 
Kona Coffee Living History Farm’s Open House Celebration.
  This event honors Kona’s heritage with many coffee farm-related activities, including coffee tastings, traditional food, music, local produce, and tours of the historic 1920s farm and farmhouse.  Kona Coffee Living History Farm, 82-6199 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more information call (808) 323-3222 or visit www.konahistorical.org.

St. John’s Kula Festival

Maui

Saturday, October 1:
St. John’s Kula Festival. 
Enjoy live and silent auctions, a farmers market, kid games, crafters, baked goods, a quilt show, and ono local grinds. Featuring multi Grammy and Hoku award-winner Jeff Peterson, as well as the Isle of Maui Pipe band, Hula Wehena, Maui Taiko, Chop Suey Jazz Band, and Jamie Gallo and Friends, fresh from her European Tour. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 8992 Kula Hwy., Keokea. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information call (808) 442-2231 or visit www.stjohnsmaui.org.

Hawai`i Haunted Plantation

Oahu

Weekends throughout October (dates to be announced):
Hawai`i Haunted Plantation.
  Known as “Hawai`i’s premier haunt,” the Haunted Plantation provides tons of thrills and chills with over 50 actors in professional Hollywood-style horror makeup, plus terrifying backdrops and eerie sound effects. Located near what’s purported to be a real haunted village in Waipahu; spooky enough to scare even the most die-hard Halloween fans. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult; children 13 or younger are not allowed. If you are pregnant, have heart health problems, are intoxicated, or under the age of 13, you are asked to not attend.  Hawai`i’s Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipuhu St., Waipahu.  The actual dates for this event were not available at the time of publication of the calendar of events. For information on dates, times, and cost, please call (808) 677-0110.  For a preview of the haunting experience visit www.hawaiihauntedplantation.com.  Website is under construction.