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August Calendar

Shave'cha Lee, editor


HPU Events

Club Carnival
Sept. 17, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Need to find a new extracurricular activity? Time to go club hopping. What better place to do it than the Club Carnival. HPU students set up booths and do their best to convince you to join their club. All tables must be reserved by the 5th,
call Samantha at 544-0277 or e-mail

Power Breakfast
Sept. 21
First power breakfast of the year. Presidents and advisors of clubs will be invited to enjoy breakfast at the Plaza Club while hearing very important information about clubs this year.

New Student Orientation
Aug. 30 5-7:30 p.m.
New students as well as their parents are invited to join in HPU’s “kick-off”orientation. It’s a great op. to begin meeting some of the other new students that will be attending HPU this coming school year. Check in at the Hawai‘i Loa campus front lanai by 4:45 p.m.

Broadway Bound
Nov. 5-Dec.5, Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m, Sun. 4 p.m.
The third part of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy of plays about his alter ego, Eugene Jerome. In this play, Eugene and his older brother Stanley are trying to break into the world of professional comedy writing, and at the same time trying to cope with the impending breakup of their family. Auditions will be held Sept. 10-12, for more information call 375-1282.

Community events

Hawai‘i Custom Motorcycles
July 16-Sept. 3, Open Daily.
Want to see a new spin on art? The Exhibit Space on the upper lobby of the First Hawaiian Tower might have something to wet your appetite. If you enjoy looking at motorcycles then get down to 1132 Bishop St. and take a gander at what they have to offer.

The Magic of Iona
Aug. 19, 7 p.m.
The Waikiki Aquarium has decided to bring back their summer concerts in honor of their 100th anniversary. So if you would like to see the lawn of the aquarium lit up with many vibrant colors, as well as fine costumes and dancing, head on down and join the festivities.

Creme De La Creme Fashion Show
Sept. 19, 9 a.m.
This is the first fashion show at the Bishop Museum, ever. The show is set to feature fashions by Jeanie Chun, in three theatrical segments. Chun’s designs will be worn by local celebrity models to raise money for the museum.
Une Nuit Elegance - sophisticated evening wear.
Art to Wear - hand-painted special occasion attire.
Victorian Collaboration - elegant lace mu’u mu’u. For more information, 848-4169.

“A Night In Assisi” Fundraiser
Sept. 8, 6-10 p.m.
Saint Francis School celebrates its 80th anniversary with a fundraising gala. It will take place in a countryside setting, those attending will enjoy a nice Italian dinner while they listen to the music of the Honolulu Brass Quintet and then later, a special concert by Na Leo Pilimehana. For reservation call 988-4111 ext. 118.

Inner Scapes
The Hawai‘i State Museum is opening a new exhibition in the Diamond Head Gallery for the fall. It features abstract paintings and sculptures selected from the diverse holdings of the state’s Art in Public Places Collection. For more information call 586-0300.

Greek Festival
Aug. 28-29, noon-8 p.m.
If you enjoy Greek music, food, and dance, don’t miss the annual Greek festival at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park. (See story page 18.)

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.


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

Royal Hawaiian Band

Fridays, noon-1 p.m.
Iolani Palace

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 rates for students and children 5-12.


Territorial Plays

Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m. Sept. 2-4,9,11,16-18,23-25,30; Sun. 2 p.m. Sept. 5,12,19,26
For the months of Sept. and Oct. Kumu Kahua Theater is featurung plays by local writers. The plays are about plantation workers in the 30’s, 40’s, and the 60’s. For more info call 536-4441 or go to

At the Academy of Arts

Big Island Artist Lonny Tomono
July 1-Aug.22
Local artist Lonny Tomono has been honored with the Catherine E.B.Cox Award of Excellence in the Visual Arts. Along with this prestiguos award, Tomono has been given the opportunity to display his work in a solo exhibition. He is most recognized for his sculptural work that joins traditional Japanese wood craft with its respect for materials and the marks of hand and tool. For more information call 532-8701.

Seasonal Juried Exhibitions
Commitment of Excellence

August 17-30 at Academy Art Center.
Raku Ho’olaule’a
Aug. 17- Sept. 11 at Marks Garage.
Juried Members Exhibiton 2004
Sept. 17-Nov.14 Hui No’eau Visual Arts
For more info call 943-3587.

Indian Durga Puja
See a festival and an exhibition all wrapped up in one, with plenty of interesting activities that include lectures, dancing, music workshops, performances, films, and demonstrations.
Call 532-8700 for more info.

New England Antiquities
Sept. 30-Jan. 2
The Honolulu Academy of Arts is presenting Cherished Possesions: A New England Legacy, an exhibition including 175 objects revealing information about how people have constructed their lives in New England over the course of four centuries. The objects range from paintings and furniture to needlework, ceramics, costumes, jewelry, photographs, and textiles from the mid-17th century to the end of the 20th. For more information, call 532-8701.

Currents 2004
Sept . 4-28,
This exhibition is the third incarnation of this group of 16 Kauai artists. It reflects the fluid and myriad paths these artists have taken individually and collectively. They represent a wide variety of artistic expressions including paint, ink, wood, metal, glass, and beads to found objects, pastels, and fabrics. For more information call 532-8701.


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.
August 17 - Oceans, Rivers, and Ponds with Jean Culbertson.
August 24 - Faces and Figures: Pacific Islands with Mary Flynn.
August 31 - A Glimpse into the Past: Old Hawai’i with Gloria Griffin.
September 7 - The Color Blue with Darlene Weingard.
September 14 - Sacred Mountains
September 21- The Durga Festival with Manu Chakravartty.
Septamber 28 - I’m Paying You, So Make Me Look Good with Myra Kent.
Reservations required. Call 532-8701.



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