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October Calendar

by Rebecca Nelson

HPU Events


Survival Skills
Oct. 2, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Better Notes = Better Grades: Learn note-taking strategies to improve your academic work and your grades. UB 211 conference room. Refreshments. Free.

Oct. 3, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Managing Your Money: Get the facts on student bank accounts, credit, insurance and more. UB 211 conference room. Refreshments. Free.

Oct. 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Manage your stress: Learn how to make stress work for you. UB 211 conference room. Refreshments. Free.


Thank Goodness It’s Friday

Oct. 3, 1 p.m.
After a hard week’s work studying, relax with ASHPU as they and the Office of Student Life present “I bet you will”: the HPU version of Truth or Dare. Fort Street Mall. Free.

Oct. 10, 1 p.m.
After another hard week’s work studying, relax with ASHPU as they and the Office of Student Life present “Sassy/G Day.” Fort Street Mall. Free.

Oct. 17, 1 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of Hawaiian music and dance as ASHPU presents “Hawaiian CultureDay.” Fort Street Mall. Free.

Oct. 24, 1 p.m.
Learn how to protect yourself in a variety of situations as ASHPU and the Office of Student Life present “Self defense Day.” Fort Street Mall. Free.

Oct. 31, 1 p.m.
As another month of studying draws to a close, start your Halloween weekend--and win valuable prizes--with ASHPU’s “Movie Ticket Trivia. Fort Street Mall. Free.

President’s Hosts Nominations
due Oct. 10, before 5 p.m.
Faculty or staff nominations of students for President’s Hosts must be submitted to the Office of Student Life by 5 p.m. Call 544-0277 for more information.

RIO Power Breakfast
Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m.
Club advisors and presidents are invited to the Plaza Club. Business atttire. RSVP to the Office of Student Life, 544-0277.

Health Fair
Nurses Poster Day
Oct. 23, 9 a.m.
HPU’s annual fall Health Fair on Fort Street Mall will include exhibits by student nurses and community professionals. For more information call the Office of Student Life, 544-0277.

Halloween Hoopla
Oct. 30, from 10 a.m.
HPU teams up with St. Andrews Priory for a craft and fun fair and. in the evening, the university’s version of NCAA “Midnight Madness” as the HPU basketball teams unveils its stuff against faculty and alumni. For more information call the Office of Student Life, 544-0277.

Second Annual Monsters’ Ball
Oct. 31, from 9 p.m.
Join your classmates at Planet Hollywood for the second annual ASHPU-sponsored Halloween costume party. For more information call the Office of Student Life, 544-0277 or e-mail

Intercultural Day Preview
Nov. 7, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
International student organization present a fall preview of HPU’s famous spring Intercultural Day Program: Cultural booths, ethnic costumes, artifacts, and performances on Fort Street Mall. To participate, call the Office of Student Life, 544-0277.

Symposium on Global Citizenship
November 8, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Students, faculty, and staff gather at the Hawaii Loa campus to try to define global citizenship, in general and at HPU. To participate, call the Office of Student Life, 544-0277.

Na Hoku Award Winners
Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.
Various Na Hoku Hanohano award winners perform traditional and contemporary tunes every Tuesday night at Chai’s Island Bistro. Call 585-0011 for reservations

Lucky Dube at Kapono’s
Oct. 10, 9 p.m.
Tom Moffat Productions brings back reggae superstar Lucky Dube. One night only at Kapono’s in the Aloha tower Market Place. Tickets available at Kapono’s, Hungary Ear, Cheapo Music, Jelly’s, Harry’s Music, Twelve Tribes International, and Pearl Harbor’s Bloch Arena.

Relive Great hits of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Oct. 25, 8 p.m.
Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard perform, courtesy Tom Moffat Productions at Blaisdell Arena. For tickets and information call 591-2211.

The Spring Wind Quintet
WCC Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
HAA Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Beethoven’s Quintet for Piano and Winds and Dring’s Sonata for Flute, Oboe and Piano. Special guest Dr. Thomas Yee, piano. Windward Community College Paliku Theater and Honolulu Academy of Arts Doris Duke Theater. For tickets and information, 524-0815 ext. 245.

Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
From the Danuble to the Carpathians, the University of Hawai‘i and the International Folk Dancers of Hawai‘i present one of the top performing groups for traditional folk music of Eastern Europe. For more information call 737-8011 or 239-7078.

Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 1-4, 8 p.m., Oct. 5, 2 p.m.
Contemporary black comedy about Japan, consumerism, and urban existence. By Kisaragi Koharu, directed by Colleen Lanki. Kennedy Theatre, call 956-7655.

At the Honolulu Academy of Arts
Chinese Cultural Festival
October 12, 1-4 p.m.
Kuo Min Tang physical culture group and Faye Shei’s dancers to perform. “Qiu Ju Da Guan Si (The Story of Qiu Ju)” shown in the Doris DukeTheater at 2 and 4 p.m.
Korean Family Festival
Oct. 5, 1 to 5 p.m.
Chldrens art projects, traditional Korean dance and music performances, storytelling, and an original play by Honolulu Theatre for Youth in the Doris Duke Theatre. Call 532-8700 for information.

“Suddenly (Tan de Repente)”
Oct. 13-16, 7:30 p.m.
Comic drama in Spanish, with English subtitles. Recalls offbeat humor of Jim Jarmusch.

“Club Crawl”
Da Dawg House, 7:30 p.m.
Check out four of Honolulu and Waikiki’s hottest night clubs. Free drinks, dinner, transportation, souvenir photo, and prizes. For more information, dates, call 924-6945.

Art Exhibitions
Hawaii Craftsmen Juried Exhibition
Oct. 9-Nov. 2, Academy of Art Center
Current overview of innovative works in a variety of media by artists and craftsmen state wide, featuring Chanoyu: Ceramic Implements for Tea.

“Crossings 2003: Korea/Hawaii”
Sept. 14-Jan 2004.
Seven contemporary Korean artists display intriguing installations that explore issues related to global interaction and intercultural contrasts and relationships celebrating the 100th anniversary of Korean immigration to the United States.

Service Opportunities
Be a Bishop Museum volunteer
Training: Oct. 4, 9 a.m. - noon
Exhibition: Oct. 18 - Jan. 4
Human cultures, the rain forest, and Chocolate: Learn about the history, culture and industry of chocolate, and share your knowledge with visitors to this interactive exhibit. One four-hour shift per week through the run of the exhibit. Duties include greeting visitors and giving directions, sharing and securing hands-on objects, and in general keeping the exhibit neat and orderly. Sign up now. Call Judi McClain, 848-4180 or e-mail

Junior Achievement Volunteers
Positions open throughout the year
Help students in island schools learn skills for success in a program that is interactive and fun for both the volunteers and the students. Training program takes only 2.5 hours at JA’s downtown office, 1136 Union Mall, suite 310. Five, 50-minute visits to an area classroom. Free briefcase kits include all materials. You provide your own transportation. Sign up now. Call Carol Kettner, 545-1777, ext. 12, or e-mail



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