Archive for "January, 2020"

Camerata RCO

Big Island

January 14, 2020:
Camerata RCO is a unique ensemble comprised of members of Amsterdam’s renown Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and will perform at the Kahilu Theatre Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7 PM.
Formed by members of the famed Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO), these prestigious colleagues founded Camerata RCO to perform chamber music in multiple formations from duets to small chamber orchestra. This independent group has a strong desire to explore smaller more intimate pieces with a special focus on the Classical and Romantic repertoire for winds and strings. On this tour we will witness the musical expertise of Marc Daniel van Biemen on violin, Santa Vizine on viola, Louis Rodde on cello, Hein Wiedijk on clarinet, Katy Wooley on horn, and Thomas Beijer on piano. These musicians thrill audiences around the globe with their technical superiority and flair of panache and for their Hawaii tour will perform intimate arrangements of Mozart’s “Kegelstatt Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano”, Brahms’ “Horn Trio Opus 40”, and Ernst von Dohnányi’s “Sextet for Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano”.
As part of the Kahilu Theatre Overture Program, all students age 8-18 are free to this performance when accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Tickets are $50/25 and can be purchased at kahilutheatre.org, (808) 885-6868 or at the Kahilu Theatre Box Office located at 67-1186 Lindsey Road, Kamuela HI, 97643.

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert – Kauai Style

Kauai

January 14, 2020:
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Ukulele Concert – Kauai Style. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly. Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.
This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.
The Princeville community center is easy to find at 4334 Emmalani Drive in Princeville, Kauai. Turning into Princeville community, take the roundabout around and turn right on Emmalani Drive. The center is the first on your right and is located right next to Prince Albert Park. The concert is held in the Aloha Room.
Tickets and information at www.mcmasterslackkey.com or call (808) 826-1469
Accessible and Family Friendly Facility: This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area, playground, and park for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Birds in the trees around the center contribute to sweet slack key serenade and tradewinds flow through the windows and doors around the center.

Mitsubishi Electric PGA Championship At Hualalai

Big Island

January 13, 2020 – January 18, 2020:
Mitsubishi Electric PGA Championship At Hualalai. The Mitsubishi Electric Championship offers fans the chance to see the best players on PGA TOUR Champions with a strong field of qualifiers, featuring official tournament champions from the 2018 and 2019 seasons, World Golf Hall of Fame members, winners of PGA TOUR Champions majors since 2015 and eight additional invited players each with 15 or more career victories, including one major.
Aloha Friday is a weekly occurrence on The Big Island and this year fans are encouraged to participate in the location tradition on Friday of tournament week (Jan. 17) by wearing Hawaiian patterned clothing. Those taking part in this new tournament tradition will be joining players, staff and volunteers as they welcome in the weekend.
For spectators attending the tournament, upon entering the Hualalai Resort, follow the Spectator Parking signs to the official parking facility where parking is free to all attendees. An air-conditioned mini bus will transport riders directly to the Admission Gate and are also available for return transportation to vehicles. Busses will run from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Ticket Pricing
To purchase tickets, please call (808) 325-3700. Good Any-Day and weekly grounds tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate.

Collective Synergy 2020 Art Exhibit – Made in Hawaii

Big Island

January 11, 2020 – January 24, 2020:
Collective Synergy 2020 Art Exhibit – Made in Hawaii. “Collective Synergy 2020”, an exhibition by South Kona Artists Collective – SOKO, will feature the diverse art of this group of local professional artists. The public is invited to join the artists for the opening reception on Saturday, January 11, 5-7 p.m. at Pictures Plus in Kona.
Inspired by the natural beauty of Hawaii, SOKO artists will be showing a wide range of art, including painting, photography, woven and natural fiber art, woodcut prints, jewelry, woodworking, mosaics and sculpture. All art will be available for purchase. SOKO is a group of professional artists who come together to expand their creative vision and generate events that support artists and delight art lovers.
The exhibition is from Saturday, January 11 through Friday, January 24 at Pictures Plus, 75-1006 Henry Street, Kailua-Kona, and will be open 9:30 – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday. For more information about the artists and the SOKO Artists Studio Tour in February, visit sokoartists.com

New Year’s Ohana Festival

Oahu

January 12, 2020:
New Year’s Ohana Festival. As part of its New Year’s tradition, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii (JCCH) will celebrate 2020 with the 27th Annual New Year’s Ohana Festival. The Festival will feature foods from the Japanese kenjin kai (prefectural clubs), entertainment including taiko performances, Japanese dance, and the Royal Hawaiian Band. Martial arts and other cultural demonstrations to experience will include kimono dressing, bonsai, bunka shishu (embroidery), calligraphy, go, kumihimo (braiding), origami, shippoyaki (enameling), mochi pounding, a tea ceremony and blessings from Shinto shrines. The JCCH campus will also feature a craft fair, and a scavenger hunt in the Okage Sama De historical exhibit. There will be a variety of children’s games to play throughout the day on the Moiliili field. Free parking will be available at the UH parking structure with complimentary shuttle service to and from the festival. Festival is presented by Hawaii Tourism, Edward Enterprises, Inc. and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Waikiki Artfest

Oahu

January 11, 2020 – January 12, 2020:
Waikiki Artfest. The Waikiki Artfest held in Kapiolani Park offers our guests the opportunity to enjoy more than 75 Hawaii artists who display their work for sale, to include jewelry of all types, fabric arts, ceramics, photography, fine art, and woodworks. Admission is free, . We have  music ,food, and some great shave ice,  Our festival is located directly across from the entrance to the Honolulu Zoo at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, and we’re there both days from 9am to 4pm. Please join us, and celebrate the arts of Hawaii.

Princeville Night Market

Kauai

January 12, 2020: 
Princeville Night Market. The Princeville Night Market brings together Kauai’s finest artisans for an evening of shopping, live music, and food trucks. You’ll find a diverse collection of more than 40 Kauai artisans, ranging from paintings and wood carvings to hot sauce and handmade soap all Made in Hawaii. Enjoy dinner or a sweet treat from the featured food trucks and dessert vendors, and round out the evening by soaking up the sounds of one of our 3 musicians. There are also several restaurant options for those who prefer a sit-down meal. This free and family friendly market is on the second Sunday of every month from 4-8pm at the Princeville Shopping Center.

Kealailiahi – A Fragrant Offering of Aloha Celebrating 15 Years of Hula

Maui

January 12, 2020:
Kealailiahi – A Fragrant Offering of Aloha Celebrating 15 Years of Hula. With its first classes starting in November of 2004, Halau Kekuaokalaaualailiahi, under the direction of Iliahi and Haunani Paredes, began its hula journey with 75 brave haumana who were willing to give the young and inexperienced pair of kumu hula a chance. Now, 15 years later and with over 300 haumana, Iliahi and Haunani look back over their many blessings: lives have been interwoven and hearts touched; an ohana flourishes. Halau Kekuaokalaaualailiahi humbly presents KEALAILIAHI, a fragrant offering of aloha celebrating 15 wonderful years of hula: sharing mele, hula, and stories from their lei of memories, and honoring those who have made lasting impressions on their lives. A preshow program starts at 3 pm in the courtyard, with entertainment, silent/live auctions, and Hawaiian arts & craft marketplace. Tickets: $36, General Admission (plus applicable fees)

Waimea Town Celebration: Heritage of Aloha

Kauai

January 09, 2020 – February 22, 2020:
Waimea Town Celebration: Heritage of Aloha.
Waimea Town Celebration:Heritage of Aloha (WTC) provides 9 days of culturally diverse events (33) for visitors and kamaaina to discover, experience and honor Hawaii’s cultures. WTC provides numerous interactive opportunities for all ages to enjoy. The Waimea Town Celebration:Heritage of Aloha events cover a range of elements; Cultural Practitioners(Music in the Park),Concert(Music in the Park, 2 day Hoolaulea), Sports(6-man Canoe regatta, Softball and basketball tournaments, 2k-5k-10k races, 12Mile bike race), Food and Spirits showcase(Kauai Cocktails and Cuisine and Hoolaulea), Film Festival(HIFF Hana Hou), Contests/Competition(Hat Lei, Ukulele, Ice-cream eating, Hot dog eating, Spam Musubi eating, Kim Chee eating), Child/Family friendly(Tales and Treats, Whacky Crazy rides Hoolaulea), Recognizing/Honoring(Ambassador of Aloha), Rodeo(Kauai High School Rodeo Association Rodeo). Kauai Products(Kauai Cocktails and Cuisine, Music in the Park,Vendor ally-Hoolaulea). Waimea Town Celebration’s goal is to ensure each of our events displays the values that we live by: laulima (cooperation), mooolelo (tradition), noeau (talent),ola kino (healthy living), aloha (inclusive of all) and aloha aina (stewards of the land). All these aspect play an important role in the preservation of our historic sites, paying tribute to those kupuna and ancestors that have shaped Kaua’i’s history and culture, providing avenues to share and continued evolution of diverse cultures that make up the current fabric of Kaua`i. Our festival gives visitors and other residents the opportunity to be immersed into a tight-knit community that is thriving and growing its rich culture of Kauai. All of the events of WTC is physically focused in the town Waimea, venues that are used throughout the week include Paulaula(aka Waimea Russian Fort), Historic Waimea Theater, Historic Waimea Sugar Mill, Waimea Historic informative board walk, Capt Cook Statue in Hofgaard park Salt Pond Beach, Waimea Pier, Kekaha Beach and The Waimea Plantation Cottages. The festival promotes Kauai and our island brand of Rejuvenation. www.waimeatowncelebration.com

JAZZ MAUI Presents A Musical Tribute To Emil Richards

Maui

January 11, 2020:
JAZZ MAUI Presents A Musical Tribute To Emil Richards. An American vibaphonist and percussionist who was recorded on over 1,350 film scores and recorded with more than 650 artists from Elvis to Pavarotti. He is famous for the finger snaps on “The Addams Family” theme song. This tribute showcases local musicians who played with Richards, a part time Maui resident and regular at Blackie’s Bar in Lahaina from 1982-1995. Proceeds benefit Jazz Maui’s music education programs.