Archive for "February, 2017"

Chinese New Year Celebration


Friday, February 3:
Chinese New Year Celebration.
  Ring in the Year of the Rooster on world-famous Front Street! Lahaina celebrates the Lunar New Year with a traditional lion dance, firecrackers and Shaolin martial arts demonstration in the Wo Hing Museum yard on Front Street at 5 p.m. Then, an exciting lion dancing will proceed along Front Street, visiting merchants. Wo Hing Museum will host a free day-long celebration from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with kids’ crafts, cultural demos, traditional music and presentations on the history of Chinese New Year. Chinese foods will be available for purchase. Wo Hing Museum, 858 Front St., Lahaina.  For information call (808) 661-5553 or visit

Aloha Fridays at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

Big Island

Every Friday:
Aloha Fridays at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park.
  A free hands-on demonstration lesson is given in a cultural craft that varies each week. Volcano Art Center Gallery porch in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Free (donations welcome); park entrance fees apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit

Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum


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. Tours take place on the half hour from 6 to 8 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

First Friday at Hawai`i State Art Museum


Friday, February 3:
First Friday at Hawai`i State Art Museum.
  Free, family-friendly evening at the Hawai`i State Art Museum. Galleries will be open late, including the “I Love Art” hands-on play area. Parking available across South Hotel St. in the Ali`i Place building, or street parking in the area. Several TheBus lines stop directly in front of or close to the museum.  Hawai`i State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel St., 2nd Floor, Honolulu. 6 to 9 p.m.  For information call (808) 589-9959 or visit

Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk


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 to 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.

First Friday Street Festival: Honolulu District


Friday, February 3:
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 to 9 p.m.   Downtown-Chinatown, The ARTS at Marks, 1159 Nu`uanu Ave., Honolulu.  For information call (808) 521-2903.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts


Friday Afternoons:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. February 3 – Mountain to Sea; February 10 – Tour of the Islands; February 17 – Legends of Slack Key; February 24 – `Ohana Slack Key.  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.  A portion of the proceeds support 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

The Date Movie Film Festival


Friday – Thursday, February 3 – 9: 
The Date Movie Film Festival
.  An opportunity to see 21 wonderful classic films on the big screen at Kukui Grove Cinema in Lihue on the big screen the way they were meant to be seen. Tickets available now. You get a ticket for all 21 film for only $20. The ticket may be shared with friends and family. For example see a film at 4:30 p.m., then pass the ticket to your cousin to see the show at 6:30 p.m.  Kukui Grove Cinema, 4368 Kukui Grove St., Lihue.  For tickets and information call (808) 245-5055 or visit

  • Friday, February 3: Roman Holiday, (1953) 4 p.m.; Ghost (1990) 6:30 p.m.; Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), 8:30 p.m.;
  • Saturday, February 4: The Philadelphia Story (1940) 2 p.m.; Crocodile Dundee (1986), 4:10 p.m.; My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), 6 p.m.; The Wedding Singer (1998), 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 5: Sense & Sensibility (1995), 1:30 p.m.; Chocolat (2000), 4 p.m.
  • Monday, February 6: Romancing the Stone (1984), 3 p.m.; Once Around (1991), 5:05 p.m.; The Notebook (2004), 7:10 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 7: The Way We Were (1973), 3 p.m.; Say Anything (1989), 5:15 p.m.; Notting Hill (1999), 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 8:  Casablanca (1943), 3 p.m.; The Last of the Red-Hot Lovers (1972), 5 p.m.; The Bridges of Madison County (1995), 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 9:  An Officer & a Gentleman (1982), 3 p.m.; Brian’s Song (1971), 5:20 p.m. Sleepless in Seattle (1993), 7 p.m.


Jazz Minds


Every Monday through Saturday Night:
Jazz Minds.
  A fun, eclectic café, featuring live Jazz music, cocktails and food, 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; closed Sundays.  For information and entertainment schedule call (808) 945-0800 or visit

Sunset Stories


Sunset Stories. 
From Queen Emma to Don Ho, experience the stories of an icon. Gather at the International Market Place on Kalakaua Avenue just after sundown for the ceremonial lighting of the Lamaku Torch Tower. Then be immersed in an unforgettable storytelling performance told through Hawaiian and Polynesian song and dance. Honoring the beloved Queen Emma, the nightly show highlights the stories, traditions and culture of this special gathering place. International Market Place, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu.  Sunset. Free admission. For information visit