Archive for "January, 2019"

Cherry Cherry Concert (Neil Diamond Tribute)


Friday & Saturday, January 18 & 19: 
Cherry Cherry Concert (Neil Diamond Tribute).
  Cherry Cherry will be coming to Kaua`i to perform all of Neil Diamonds hits, traveling from the mainland to share this night with Kaua`i. Enjoy a night of nostalgic fun. Historic Waimea Theater, 9691 Kaumuali`i Hwy., Waimea. 7 p.m. Tickets $20. For tickets and information call (808) 338-2027 or visit

Willie K


Tuesday, January 15: 
Willie K. 
Willie K is a Maui based performer whose performances span genres and age, playing anything from blues, jazz, to traditional Hawaiian music. Doors open at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., respectively; show times are at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.  Seating is first come first served, no reserved seating. $10 minimum food or beverage purchase required per guest (not included in ticket price). For tickets and information call (808) 777-4890 or visit

New Year’s `Ohana Festival


Sunday, January 13: 
New Year’s `Ohana Festival.
  Celebrate the Year of the Boar. Enjoy entertainment, food booths, keiki games, kimono dressing, craft fair, cultural demonstrations, and much more. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available at the UH parking structure with complimentary shuttle service to and from the festival. Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai`i, 2454 South Beretania St., Honolulu.  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information call (808) 945-7633 or visit

Princeville Night Market


Sunday, January 13: 
Princeville Night Market.
  Discover over 40 local artisans and enjoy live music from several different bands. Princeville Shopping Center, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville. 4 to 8 p.m.  Free admission. For information call (808) 635-2572. 

Jake Shimabukuro

Big Island

Saturday, January 12: 
Jake Shimabukuro.
  Every major artist has that one defining album orperformance, but for ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro, his entire career has been filled with such magical achievements. Since he first came to the world’s attention with his deeply beautiful and original take on George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” in a viral video that dominated YouTube in 2005, the Hawaiian-born Shimabukuro has virtually reinvented the four-string instrument, causing many to call him “the Jimi Hendrix of the `ukulele.”  Hilo Palace Theater, 38 Haili St., Hilo. Door opens at 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or over the phone with a credit card. All ticket prices increase by $5 day of show.  For tickets and information call (808) 934-7010 M-F, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or visit

Second Saturdays at Hawai`i State Art Museum


Saturday, January 12: 
Second Saturdays at Hawai`i State Art Museum.
  Free hands-on art activities for all ages are hosted in the first floor Multipurpose Room. All materials are provided. Hawai`i State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel St., Honolulu. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., or while supplies last.  For information call (808) 589-9959 or visit

Classical Mystery Tour


Saturday & Sunday, January 12 & 13: 
Classical Mystery Tour. 
Classical Mystery Tour is more than just a rock concert. Imagine The Beatles playing in concert with a symphony orchestra. Hear “Penny Lane” with a live trumpet section; experience the beauty of “Yesterday” with an acoustic guitar and string quartet; enjoy the rock/classical blend on the hard edged “I Am the Walrus”. From early Beatles music on through the solo years, Classical Mystery Tour is the best of The Beatles like you’ve never heard them.  Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu.  Two performances. Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 380-7724 or visit

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy


Saturday, January 12: 
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. 
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s music is a vibrant fusion of the classic American sounds of jazz, swing, and Dixieland, with the energy and spirit of contemporary culture. Since their formation in the early 90s in Ventura, California, the band has toured virtually nonstop, performing on average over 150 shows a year, and has produced a sizable catalog of recorded music. The band’s original horn-infused music and legendary high-energy show introduces the genre to a new and younger generation while remaining cognizant and respectful of swing music’s rich legacy.  Get ready to dance your socks off — this show will have a dance floor in front of the stage.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit

Second Saturday at Warehouse 3540


Saturday, January 12: 
Second Saturday at Warehouse 3540.
  This is a great family-friendly event in a cool old warehouse converted into a community space on the south side, with vendors, shops, food trucks, and live music. Warehouse 3540, 3540 Koloa Rd., Kalaheo.  6 to 9 p.m.  For information visit

The Heroine’s Song – Our Stories, Our Dreams, Our Concert


Saturday, January 12: 
The Heroine’s Song – Our Stories, Our Dreams, Our Concert.
  An all-female concert hosted by The Zonta Club of Kaua`i Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser, featuring Broadway performer Anne Runolfsson, Tess Adams, who appeared on Broadway in Phantom of the Opera & Les Miserables, Elizabeth Kreitzer, from Kaua`i, who has played roles in musical theater like West Side Story, Violinist Kimberly Hope, a teacher/composer and performer for countless audiences, and local girl Jessika Cristobal (Montoya), who has performed with Hawai`i Children’s Theatre production and dinner shows on Kaua`i. Music Director Ray Fellman will accompany the performers. Tickets include pupus from local chefs and no host drinks. $75 in advance, $100 at the door.  For tickets and information call (808) 651-3242 or visit