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Calendar of events

by Shavae'cha Lee, editor

HPU Events
Carnegie Concert
June 13, 2 p.m., New York City
HPU’s International Vocal Ensemble debuts on an international stage at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. See story, page 1. Call chorale director Susan Duprey 544-1127 for information about the concert or the trip. Call 212-239-4699 for ticket information.

Athletic Awards Banquet
April 30, 5:30 p.m.
HPU honors its scholar athletes at the annual spring Athletic Awards Banquet, Shereaton Moana Surfrider hotel. Call HPU Athletics for for Want to learn a little more about the FBI? Venture down to the UB building suite 502 and pick up some info.

Graduate Center Open House
May 1, 9:30 a.m.
Want to learn a little more about HPU’s graduate programs? Visit 1132 Bishop St. third floor conference room Saturday morning, May 1. Meet with graduate faculty at 11. Lunch at noon. Open to the public.

Alarmed, Dismayed & Bamboozled
May 9 thru July 23, 8 a.m. -5 p.m. M-S
No its not a replay of the 9/11 hearings but a unique exhibtion of photo collages by Alexander Preiss. HPU Art Gallery, Academic Center, Hawai‘i Loa campus.

FBI Information Session
May 13, 12:00 p.m.
Want to learn a little more about the FBI? Venture down to the UB building suite 502 and pick up some info.

Samoan Culture & Arts Festival
May 15, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Join the United Samoan Organization at HPU for a festival of Samoan culture, arts, dance and song at the Polynesian Cultural Center. HPU’s USO performs in the afternoon. Tickets $6 from USO or $8 at the gate. 842-3419.

Graduation Ceremony
May 19, 6:30 p.m.
Spring graduation ceremony to be held at Waikiki Shell, 6 p.m.


Community events
Maze Craze
May 1 - June 30, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
Combine sound, nature, and exploration and throw in a giant maze on the Great Lawn at the Bishop Museum’s new exhibit, “What in the World Is It?” Admission. Call 847-3511 for information or visit

Hawai‘i Uncorked
May 23, noon - 4 p.m.
The annual Hawai‘i Public Radio wine benefit will be held at the Ko‘olau Country Club in Kaneohe. Call 955-8821 for information.

57th Annual Booksale
July 10 - 16, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
July 17, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The annual Friends of the Library used book sale at McKinley High School cafeteria.

Farmer’s Market
Tues., Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fort Street Mall at King Street.

Brown Bag Aloha Friday
Fridays, noon-1 p.m.
Music in the plaza at Pacific Guardian Center, Queen and Bishop Streets. Free.

The Royal Hawaiian Band
Fridays, noon-1 p.m.
At ‘Iolani Palace. Free.


Great Hawai‘i Jazz Blowout
May 1, noon - midnight
May 2, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Two full days of continuous live music featuring Hawai‘i’s top jazz and blues musicians. On the Great Lawn at Kapiolani Community College. Food, beer, and wine available.

“Club Crawl”

Da Dawg House, 7:30 p.m.
Check out four of Honolulu and Waikiki’s hottest nightclubs. Free drinks, dinner, transportation, souvenir photo, and prizes. 18+. Call 924-6945.

Society of Seven Las Vegas
Tues.-Sun. 8:30 p.m.
If your looking for some local entertainment then check these guys out at the Outrigger’s Main Showroom. Kama‘aina for students and children 5-12.


Art Exhibitions
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Art Gallery
Through Apr. 30
The works feature artists of late and current patients of the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program. To be held on the lobby level.


At the Academy of Arts
The Comforts of Home
Apr.29-May 9
More than 100 contemporary, traditional, and Hawaiian quilts will be displayed in the Honolulu Academy of Arts quilt show this year. Free Admission! For more information call 532-8701.

Doris Duke Theatre Presents
Japan & Paris Film Fest
Through June 6
The Honolulu Academy of Arts will present its first major exhibition of impressionist art in Hawai‘i and at the Academy.

Art After Dark Presents Fench Cafe
Apr. 30, 5-9 p.m.
Enjoy french hors d’oeurves, wine tasting and entertainment. While there also take a look at Japan & Paris: Impressionism, Postimpressionism, and the Modern Era. Admission is free for Academy members and $7 for non-members. For more information call 808-532-8769.

Exhibition for Childrens Artist
May 5-July 31
Wisdom and Wonder: Children’s Book Illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.
Enjoy Grimm’s fairytales such as Rapunzel, Rumplestiltskin and Hansel and Gretel adapted, illustrated, and enhanced with rich color and pattern that reflect the style of the renaissance by award winning artist Paul O. Zelinsky Caldecott.

Tie-Dyed Textiles
May 19- Aug. 29
The Honlulu Academy of Arts will be featuring Tied, Bound, Folded and Stitched: Tie-Dyed Textiles from theAcademy’s Collection. One of the world’s most basic textile arts, tie-dying is found in some form in almost all parts of the world. The exhibition will present examples from the cultures of Japan, Indonesia, Cambodia, India, and the Philippines.

Irving Jenkins: Refections on a Hawai‘i Heritage
Apr. 29- Oct. 17
Hawai‘i-born scholar celebrated for his publications on Hawaiian furniture and calabashes complements his studies in Hawaiian history with the creation of mixed media sculpture.

50 Interpreted: The Weaver’s Hui Exhibition
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hawai‘i Handweavers, this exhibition presents new work in variety of media. For more information call 532-8701.

Young People’s Exhibition
An exhibition of paintings by students in the Manoa District schools will be on view in the Linekona Art Center Second Floor Gallery. The exhibition is organized by the Mokichi Okada Association. There will also be a banquet for the exhibition on sat. Apr.24 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Beauty Through Eyes of Children
June 2- 6
Mokichi Okada Association’s Children Exhibition
Children’s art from Hawai‘i is paired with work from students in Japan. This exhibition is sponsored by the Mokichi Okada Association.


Historic Hawai‘i Theatre
Tuesdays, 11 a.m.
Includes demonstration on the 1922 Robert Morton Theatre organ. Call 528-0506 for more information.

Tea and Tour
Tuesdays, 2:30-4:00
Take a Honolulu Academy of Arts tour and also enjoy free pupus. Admission is free with museum admission. Tours will be held according to the following scehdule.
May 4- Exotic and Erotic Adornment of India with Cathy Levinson.
May 11- Small is Beautiful with Dora Chang.
May 18- Asian Treasures with Hannelore Herbig.
May25- Portraits with Myra Kent.
June 1- From the Floating World to Moulin Rouge with Allison Roscoe.
June 8- America the Beautiful with Maeona Mendleson.
June 15- Playful Art with Nelly Baers.
June 22- Art on the Outside with Patrick Norman.
June 29- Shopping Spree with Mif Flaharty.
Advance reservations required. For more information call 532-8701.

Iolani Palace
Tuesdays-Saturdays 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Guided tours of the historic ‘Iolani Palace, corner of King and Richards streets. Admission.
For more information call 522-0832

Five Galleries Tour
Tuesdays-Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Call 522-0832 for more information.

Historic Downtown
Thrusdays 10 a.m.
Historic Downtown Walking Tour. Begins at Mission Houses Museum.
For more information call 531-0481.



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