Cinco de Mayo at Compadres
Annual celebration of Mexican independence at Compadres Bar
& Grill in Ward Centre. Call 591-8307.
May 5, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The 4th annual benefit Punana Leo O Kawaihao Hawaiian immersion
preschool features all day festivities with family entertainment,
crafts and exhibits. With ocean conservation and traditional Hawaiian
ecological values as its themes, the festival is held this year
on the Great Lawn of the Bishop Museum. Museum exhibits included
in the admission fee, $10 in advance for a family of four or $7.50
at the door. For more information: 521-9699.
|Walk this Way Benefit
May 5, 8 a.m.
Arthritis Foundations inaugural 5k/1 mile benefit walk,
starts at Windward Mall in Kaneohe. Call 942-3636.
|Honouliuli Preserve hikes
May 5, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Palikea Trail interpretive hike for ages 13 and up. $5. Call 537-4508,
May 18, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ekahanui Loop Trail interpretive hike. Both are of moderate
|Fundango at Compadres
May 8, 5-8 p.m.
Benefit for Kapiolani Childrens Hospital includes a gala
fiesta, silent auction, celebrity guests, live entertainment.
$75. Call 535-7112.
|Childrens Day at Market City
May 4, 10 a.m. - noon
Celebrate Boys Day with mochi pounding and an origami exhibit
at Market City Shopping Center, 2919 Kapiolani Blvd. 734-0282.
May 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Young Lawyers Division of the Hawaii State Bar will hold a
free legal clinic in the courtyard of Waikele Premium Outlets
Center, 94-790 Lumiaina St. No. 100, Waipahu.
|Capital Day/Ka Hoike Moolelo
May 18, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Start at the Mission House Museums 1820s frame house and tour
all the historic sites in the capital district in this unique
History Fair. Free.
|Visitor Industry Charity Walk
May 18, 6 a.m.
Sponsored by the Hawaii Hotel Association and held simultaneously
on all the islands. Oahu walk starts at McCoy Pavilion in
Ala Moana Beach Park. Food, games, entertainment at checkpoints
during 7-mile trek through Waikiki. Call 923-0407.
|Dole Maze Birthday Bash
May 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Special admission, discounts, free crafts and balloons, farmers
market, live music all day long. Na Leo at 1 p.m., Ka Hula O Ululani
at 2 p.m. 64-1550 Kam Hwy. in Wahiawa.
Hawaii Boat Show & Ocean Expo
May 25 - 27, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Free admission to Ko Olina Resort for three days of ocean exhibits,
demonstrations, in water boat and trailer displays, live entertainment
and food. Saturday night Hawaiian music concert ($20).
May 3-4, 7 p.m.
This fun look at TV game shows at Hawaii Theatre includes an organ
concert by John McCreary and Gotch! Barbershop Quartet. $10-22.
|Living Master Concert Series
May 5, 2 p.m.
Okinawan music master Henry Nakasone and Keith Nakaganeku will
perform during this free, hour-long program on the grounds of
Iolani Palace. Public invited. Beach mats and chairs welcome.
|Bamboo slack key and flute
May 10, 7:30 p.m.
Riley Lee and Jeff Peterson perform gentle, soulful music with
humor and grace. Honolulu Academy of Art. $15/$12.
|Honolulu Chorale Spring Concert
May 11, 7 p.m.
Annual event held at Mamiya Theatre, behind Chaminade College
in Kaimuki, features music from Broadway and Japan. Call 538-0196.
|Chamber Music Tresemble
May 13, 7:30 p.m.
Last concert in the Spring Chamber Music Hawaii series at the
Honolulu Academy of Art. $15/$13.
|Hana Hou presents Hookena
May 17, 8 p.m.
Hana Hou series at Hawaii Theatre. Tickets $30. 528-0506.
A Night in Old Waikiki
May 24, 7:30 p.m.
Four generations of performers with Aunty Genoa Keawe as host
salute the music and memories of the worlds most famous
beach.. Honolulu Academy of Art. $15.
|Aston Full Moon Concert Series
May 24, 6:30 p.m.
Na Kane Nui, Baba B, Tino and the rhythm Klub backup headliner
Amy Gilliom at Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Free.
|Workshops for Non-profits
May 3, 8:30 a.m. - noon; 1:30 - 5 p.m.
Workshops in incorporation and tax-exempt status conducted by
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii at Queen Liliuokalani Childrens
Center, 53-516 Kam. Hwy. in Punaluu. $5 per session. Registration:
|Hunter Education Classes
At Waianae Public Library
May 3, 5:45-10:15 p.m.
May 4, 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
At Nimitz Business Center, 1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. No. A-151.
May 17, 5:45-10:15 p.m.
May 18, 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Offered by the Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources Subjects
covered include firearms and archery safety, survival, first aid,
wildlife ID and conservation, rules and regulations. All sessions
required for certification. Free. Call 587-0200.
|Qigong Healing Seminars
May 5, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Experience the health benefits of Qigong self-healing system with
Master Jizhou Yang. Kamehameha Auditorium, Queens Medical
Center. $15. Registration required. 941-9707.
|Art & Culture in the New Pacific
May 5, 2 p.m.
At the Honolulu Academy of Art: slide lecture by Jacquelyn Lewis-Harris
explores new and old art forms in traditional and contemporary
settings throughout the Pacific. Free.
|Naturally Hawaiian art classes
May 11, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Childrens (6-10) art classes.
May 19, 10 a.m - noon
Sign and banner painting. Free.
May 26, 10 a.m - noon
Pau riders workshop, includes lei making, dressing,
and horse handling. Free.
All events at Naturally Hawaiian Gallery in Waimanalo. 259-5354.
May 27, 5:30 p.m.
At the Honolulu Academy of Art, a kickoff for the 26th annual
Raku Hoolaulea: An opportunity to meet the artists and learn
more about the process. Free.
|You Cant Take it with You
Through May 5
Hawaii Pacific University Theatre presents the 1937 Pulitzer Prize-winning
comic gem by Kaufman and Hart. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays
and Saturdays at 8 and Sundays at 4. $14/$10. Call 375-1282.
|Runny Noses, Tiny Tails
May 4, 11, 18, 4:30 & 6:30 p.m.
Honolulu Theatre for Youth brings ancient stories to life in four
new short plays by writers from Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia,
and Alaska. For ages 4 and up. McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park.
Tickets $5-$10. Call 839-9885.
May 9 - 25
Army Community Theatre presents this musical classic on Thursday,
Friday, and Saturday nights at Fort Shafters Richardson
Theatre. Call for tickets, times 438-1980.
May 15 - 25
The ARTS at Marks Garage production stars Greg Howell and Andrew
Meader on alternating nights as they bring to the stage one hilarious
day in the life of an out-of-work actor who mans the reservation
lines at Manhattans hottest restaurant. 521-9699.
|Super Secret Squad
May 16 - June 16
Kumu Kahua produces this world premiere of Lee Catalunas
vision of five UH men who declare war on Honolulu bureaucracy.
$5 - $16. Call 536-4441.
|Gardner McKays Sea Marks
May 20-21, 7:30 p.m.
Presented by Celebrate Hawaii at Manoa Valley Theatre, this two-person
show directed by Joyce Maltby stars Peter Kamealoha Clark and
Annie MacLachlan. $15. 732-1147.
|Titanic at DHT
May 24 - June 9, 8 p.m.
Sundays 4 p.m.
Diamond Head Theatre hosts the Hawaii premiere of this 1997
five-Tony-Award winner. $10-$40. Call 733-0274.
|HPU Annual Art Exhibition
Through May 3, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Art Gallery on Hawaii Pacific Universitys Hawaii
Loa campus features annual exhibition of juried or invited work
by invited artists from the HPU community. Special this year is
In Living Color, a show within the show featuring
the work of John McLaughlin.
|Written in Stone
May 24 - June 9
Monoprints and stone work by Scott Kekuhaupio Manley and
Lynn Kawaililiowaahila Cook. Diamond Head Theatre Gallery
in conjunction with Titanic. Call 733-0277.
At the Honolulu Academy of Arts:
900 South Beretania St., 532-8700.
Free First Sunday program
Through Dec. 1, 2002
In honor of its 75th anniversary, the Academy adds the
first Sunday of every month to its First Wednesday free
program. It has also inaugurated free admission for
all teachers at Hawaii public or privates schools,
grades K through 12.
May 2 through Sept. 1
International traveling exhibition depicts beauty and
variety of porcelain created during the reign of Shunui,
boy sovereign and first Qing emperor, 1644-61.
|Home is Where the Art is
May 16 -31
New work by members of the Hawaii Handweavers Hui.
Through May 26
A public exhibition of privately held, non-pictorial island
art. Considered a sequel to the popular 1992 Encounters
with Paradise exhibition, this will feature ceramics,
furniture, sculpture, jewelry, quilts, and more.
|Prints of Hawaii,
March 14 - July 28
Surveys the diverse range of techniques, styles, and approaches
to printmaking practiced by early 20th century Hawaii
|The Labors of Hercules
March 21 - June 16
Snowden Hodges presents oversized figure drawings based
on the Renaissance sculpture of Florentine Vincenzo de
|Dogs and Beaches
Through May 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gallery on the Pali (Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Road)
presents expressionistic oils by Sosume Yamamoto and photographs
by Fellipe L. Gross. Free.
|Windward Artists Guild 42nd
May 20 - June 21, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily
Reception, 5 - 8 p.m. May 25 for this 42nd annual exhibition,
held this year at Aloha Tower Market Place. 261-4014.
At the Contemporary Museum:
2411 Makiki Heights Drive, 526-1322.