Archive for "November, 2017"

First Friday at the Hawai`i State Art Museum


Friday, December 1: 
First Friday at the Hawai`i State Art Museum.
  Free, family-friendly evening at the Hawai`i State Art Museum. Galleries will be open late, with live entertainment. Seating will be provided.  All ages welcome.  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

First Friday Street Festival: Honolulu District


Friday, December 1: 
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. 6 to 9 p.m.   Downtown-Chinatown, The ARTS at Marks, 1159 Nu`uanu Ave., Honolulu.  For information call (808) 521-2903 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

Maui Chamber Orchestra Presents it’s Holiday Concert: A Classical Christmas


Sunday, December 17:
Maui Chamber Orchestra Presents it’s Holiday Concert: A Classical Christmas. 
Get in the Spirit of the Season.   Directed by Conductor Robert E. Wills, the program features J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Cantatas 1 and 2, with the Maui Chamber Orchestra Chorus; Telemann’s Concerto for 3 trumpets, 2 oboes and timpani; Charpentier’s Noels Pour Les Instruments; and Warlock’s Capriol Suite.  Conversation with the Conductor at 1:30 pm, free to all ticket holders. Iao Theater, 68 N. Market St., Wailuku.  3 p.m. & 5 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 214-6371 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

Maui Friday Town Parties


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 to 9 p.m.  December 1 – Wailuku, on Market Street; December 8 – Lahaina, on Front Street; December 15 – Makawao, on Makawao and Baldwin Avenues; December 22 – on South Kihei Rd., Azeka Shopping Center; December 29 – Lana`i City, Island of Lana`i, around Dole Park, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  For transportation packages to Lanai Friday Town Party, visit  For more information on Maui Town Parties, visit

Hawaiian Music Series


Thursday. November 30:
Hawaiian Music Series. 
Relax under the stars and enjoy a free concert featuring local musicians. Chairs are limited and blankets, mats, and low beach chairs are welcome. The Baldwin Home Museum is located in the heart of Lahaina, on the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets, Lahaina. 6 to 7:30 p.m.  For information call (808) 661-3262 or visit

Happy Holly-Jolly Days


Sunday, November 26: 
Happy Holly-Jolly Days.
An exciting chorus of nearly 100 talented singers kick off the Christmas season with their annual concert.  Featuring Christmas classics with a twist, to sing-alongs. From familiar favorites to new, exciting selections, this concert is always a huge hit.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului.  3 p.m. $30 adults, $15 students. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit

Volcano Village Artists Hui Annual Art Studio Tour & Sale

Big Island

Friday – Sunday, November 24 – 26: 
Volcano Village Artists Hui Annual Art Studio Tour & Sale. 
Visitors are invited to meet the Volcano Village Artists in their studios and see artworks in a wide variety of media. Pottery; raku masks, hand blown art glass, wood & metal sculpture, hand-tooled metal and fiber art, as well as photographs, paintings, drawings and block prints will be on display and available for purchase. A special drawing for pieces contributed by the artists will be held on the last day of the event. Maps to the artists’ studios will be available at local businesses in Volcano Village, as well as at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at artists’ studios in Volcano Village. Free to the public. For more information, call (808) 987-3472 or email

Thompson Square


Saturday, November 25:
Thompson Square.
  Thompson Square is an American country music duo composed of husband and wife Keifer and Shawna Thompson. The duo has released two albums, which have produced a combined ten chart singles on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts.   They have topped the radio charts across the Unites States, Canada and Australia with #1 hits “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not,” “If I Didn’t Have You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About”. In all, Thompson Square has scored three #1 hits, six Top 20 hits, seven mainstream industry awards, over 25 award nominations and appeared on major media franchises from The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, CBS This Morning as well as print media such as Elle, Glamour, PeopleRolling Stone, USA Today, USA Weekend and many more. Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, 1 Cameron Way, Kahului.  7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit