Archive for "November, 2017"

Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk

Kauai

Saturday, December 2:
Old Town Kapa`a Art Walk.
  Kapa`a Town goes all out for its First Saturday of every month Art Walk. The main street is lined with vendors selling Kaua`i Arts and crafts, with some of Kaua`i’s best musicians and bands playing up and down the street. There are lots of shops and restaurants to choose from.  It’s great fun for the whole family and a great way to see Kaua`i life whether you are a visitor or resident.  Kapa`a Town. 5 to 9 p.m.  Free.

Kaneohe Christmas Parade

Oahu

Saturday, December 2:
Kaneohe Christmas Parade.
  Each year Kaneohe rings in the holiday season with its historic parade starting at Windward Mall and ending at Castle High School, along the following route: From Haiku Road and Alaloa, makai (ocean side) on Haiku Road, right on Kamehameha Highway (remaining in the Honolulu-bound lanes until Hoene Place intersection). The parade will then cross over to the Kahaluu-bound lanes of Kamehameha Hwy., left on Kaneohe Bay Dr., and right into Castle High School parking lot. 9 a.m. to noon.  For more information visit KaneoheChristmasParade@yahoo.com.

Eric Church & Friends

Maui

Saturday, December 2:
Eric Church & Friends.
  Enjoy an acoustic evening of music with country superstar, Eric Church, and special guests, Maren Morris (photo right), Jon Pardi, Randy Houser, Ed Roland of Collective Soul, and Maui’s own Lily Meola.  The concert will be hosted by national radio broadcaster Storme Warren.  Eric Church & Friends will be an acoustic performance filled with songs and stories similar to Eric Church’s shows with capacity crowds at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater and Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Yokouchi Pavilion and A&B Amphitheater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 5 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://mauiarts.org/.

Paradise Studio Art Tour – Kea`au

Big Island

Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3:
Paradise Studio Art Tour – Kea`au.
  Arts and fine crafts will be in abundance at the 10th Anniversary Paradise Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited to visit artists in their home studios in Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kea`au. Seven studios with 25 local artists showing oil painting, watercolors, collage, pastels, acrylic, cement, wood sculpture, jewelry making, pottery, ceramics, silk painting, fashion art, gourd crafting, photography and more. Free featured demos. For brochure and map visit www.paradisestudiotour.com, email paradisestudiotour@gmail.com, or call (808) 982-5150. Free to the public.

Honolulu City Lights

Oahu

December 2 – January 1:
Honolulu City Lights.
A month long Christmas lights and decorations display.  Highlights include the large outdoor tree, Shaka Santa and Mrs. Claus, indoor tree display and corridor of wreaths. Free activities and events, food vendors and children’s rides at cost.  Scheduled for opening night, Saturday, December 2:  4 p.m. – Food booths and keiki (children’s) rides open at Sky Gate; 6 p.m. – Tree Lighting Ceremony at Honolulu Hale, Electric Light Parade begins at A`ala Park down King Street; 6:30 p.m. – Lighting of the City Christmas Tree. Honolulu Hale (City Hall), 530 S. King St., Honolulu. 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Free admission.  For information visit https://www.honolulucitylights.org/.

Let it Snow!

Maui

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, December 2 – 23: 
Let it Snow! 
 Back by popular demand, Queen Ka`ahumanu Center will once again transform into a giant snow globe with its award-winning “Let it Snow!” snowfall experience. Snowflakes will descend on Queen Ka`ahumanu Center’s center promenade during its “Let it Snow” shows at 6:30 and 8 p.m.  Each snowfall show will last for ten minutes orchestrated to festive, holiday music with keiki snowflake wands and free Starbucks hot chocolate for early arrivals served by jingle ambassadors. For a list of snow music themes, updated schedule or more information on contests, call the Guest Service Desk at (808) 877-4325 or visit www.queenkaahumanucenter.com.

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 may apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit http://volcanoartcenter.org/.

Annual Parker Ranch Holiday Lighting Event

Big Island

Friday, December 1:
Annual Parker Ranch Holiday Lighting Event.
Enjoy the Hawai`i Preparatory Academy Handbell Choir, the Parker School Choir, Halau Opuaikla`i, free hot chocolate and cookies, and more entertainment.  Parker Ranch Historic Homes, 66-1304 Mamalahoa Hwy., Kamueala. 5 to 7 p.m.  Free admission.

Kaua`i Museum Christmas Craft Fair

Kauai

Friday, December 1: 
Kaua`i Museum Christmas Craft Fair.
  Kaua`i Museum’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair is held outdoors. Visit many Artisan and food vendors for one of kind gifts for the whole family. Also, enjoy the Christmas Lights across the street at the Historic County Building and watch the colorful floats as the parade passes by.  Kaua`i Museum will be open from 9am-4pm regular hours. Admission is $15 General, $12 Senior, $10 Student 8-17 and FREE for 7 & under, Kaua`i Museum members and active Military.  Kaua’i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue. For information call (808) 245-6931 or visit http://www.kauaimuseum.org/.

Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i Exhibit

Kauai

Daily: 
Ha`aheo `O Hawai`i Exhibit. 
Cleopatra’s Barge was an opulent yacht built in Massachusetts in 1816. It became The Royal Yacht of King Kamehameha II but was wrecked in 1824. It cost about $50,000 to build, and about the same amount for luxury furnishings. Marvel at the opulence of this beautifully crafted ship, whose splendor was breathtaking for its day.  Kaua`i Museum, 4428 Rice St., Lihue.  Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., every day except Sundays.  Admission is $10 adults, $6 students 13-17 years, $2 Children 6 – 12 years, 5 years and under free.  For information call (808) 245-6931 or visit http://www.kauaimuseum.org/.