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Blackened Canteen Ceremony

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Tuesday, December 6: 
Blackened Canteen Ceremony
. Dr. Hiroya Sugano, Director General 3 of the Zero Fighter Admirers’ Club, comes from Japan to conduct this annual commemoration of peace and reconciliation ceremony with a silent prayer and pouring bourbon whisky from a WWII blackened canteen into the water from the USS Arizona Memorial as an offering to the spirits of the fallen. For reservations call (808) 282-6570; first come first served.  Pacific Aviation Museum, 319 Lexington Blvd., Honolulu. 7 a.m. For information call (808) 445-9137 or visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org.

BikeWorks Beach & Sport – Queens Marketplace

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Every Tuesday Morning: 
BikeWorks Beach & Sport – Queens Marketplace.
Free fun road ride for cyclists of all levels at 8:30 a.m. Rental bikes available. Get updates on all the BikeWorks activities on the Emily T Gail Show at www.espnhawaii.com under the lineup or visit www.bikeworkshawaii.com. Queens Marketplace, Waikoloa Beach Rd. For information about other community rides and/or bike routes call BikeWorks at (808) 886-5000.

Candlelit Tours at the Baldwin Home Museum

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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. 6 to 8:30 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 www.lahainarestoration.org.

Emily T. Gail Talks Story

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The “Emily T. Gail Talks Story” show is found on espnhawaii.com on line, all the time and via Facebook/emilytgailtalkstory and a free iTunes podcast. Emily “talks story” with recreational, high school and professional athletes, along with coaches, parents, organizers and members of print and broadcast media. She talks about all sports, at all levels and how high school, college, major league and recreational sports play an important part in communities.  Sponsored by Aloha Big Island Visitor Guide.  Emily provides updates on many local events in September. Also info on golf specials like Family Golf Days at Waikoloa Beach Resort, where, after 3:30 p.m., 9 holes for junior golfers is $25 with complimentary Nike Junior rental clubs and $50 for accompanying adult with $25 rental clubs. Updates on free Queens Marketplace Entertainment at Center Court and Kailua Village multi-sport activities.  Contact Emily at (808) 896-6780 or emilytgail@emilys.org.

Monty Python’s Spamalot

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Friday & Saturday, August 27 & 28:
Monty Python’s Spamalot.
Presented by Waimea Community Theatre and Chorus, this musical comedy was adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  It retells the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.  It features a bevy of beautiful show girls, cows, killer rabbits, and French People.  Spamalot won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was nominated for 14 Tony Awards.  Honoka`a People’s Theatre, Honoka`a.  Showtimes are Friday, 7 p.m. & Saturday, 2 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 775-0000 or visit honokaapeople.com.

Kanikapila with Wes Awana and Friends

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Every Tuesday: 
Kanikapila with Wes Awana and Friends.  Kanikapila jam sessions are held on Monday evenings, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. and are open to all musicians.  Bring your own instrument and enjoy ‘garage style’ jamming.  Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, Great Room of the Admin Building Volcanoes National Park.  Free, however donations are gratefully accepted. Park fees apply. For information call (808) 967-8222 or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Aloha Fridays at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

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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 www.volcanoartcenter.org.

Kona Brewers Festival’s Pa`ina Dinner and Art Auction

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Thursday, March 12:
Kona Brewers Festival’s Pa`ina Dinner and Art Auction. The ocean-side feast at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is served under the stars and each course is expertly paired with Kona Brewing Company beers. Most dishes feature fresh, locally sourced ingredients and incorporate craft brew in the recipes. Art and culture of Hawai`i will also be featured through live entertainment and a silent art auction. Proceeds benefit nonprofit organizations working on behalf of children and the environment. King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel, 75-5660 Palani Rd., Kailua-Kona. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $100. For tickets and information visit www.konabrewersfestival.com.

MAPA’s 4th Annual Mystery Gala – Adventure on the High Seas.

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Friday, March 6:
MAPA’s 4th Annual Mystery Gala – Adventure on the High Seas. A Swashbuckling Soiree benefitting MAPA’s Performing Arts Programs. Have an “ARRR-Rousing Good Time”, a wild adventure complete with feasting, carousing and lively entertainment. The King Kamehameha Golf Club, 1500 Honoapi`ilani Hwy, Wailuku. 6 to 10 p.m. For tickets and information call (808) 244-8760 or visit www.mauiacademy.org.

Hawaiian Music Series

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Thursday, February 26:
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) 661-9309 or visit www.lahainarestoration.org.