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November - December Calendar

Monica Pleuler, editor

HPU Events

Broadway Bound
Nov. 5 - Dec.5
Fri. and 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. For details call 375-1282.

Information Seminar on Master of Arts in Communication Degree Program
Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m.
Free seminar to acquaint the public and HPU students with its graduate degree program, the Master of Arts in Communication. Individuals will learn the essential skills needed to become professional communicators who can meet the intense challenge of the communication age.

Community events

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.

2004 International Women’s Leadership Conference
Nov. 17, 18, 19, noon - 5 p.m.
The conference will feature world-renowned speakers in many fields sharing information, strategies, and skills. The wisdom encourages individual leadership and provides a tremendous source of inspiration to women pursuing goals and dreams. Register online at


Music meets Aloha
Nov. 18, 4:00 p.m.
The goal of MUSIC meets ALOHA is to have every single person experience the Aloha Spirit and make it a part of themselves, spreading Aloha wherever life’s journey may take them. For more info go to

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


Chinese Coffee
Nov. 21 & 28, 8 p.m
A drama by Ira Lewis. Located at the Army Community Theatre, Ft. Shaftner. Continuing the popular Readers Theatre season of Sunday at 2 p.m. shows, where the audience sits on stage with the cast. For details call 438-4480.

The King & I
Nov. 18,19,20, 8 p.m.
It’s East meets West. Takes place in Siam in 1862. A Rodgers & Hammerstein musical directed by Jim Hutchinson. Open to the public. Located at the Army Community Theatre, Fort Shaftner, Richardson Theatre. For details call 438-4480.

The Harlem Globetrotters
Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
This event combines sports and entertainment. Presented by Lighthouse Events, with sponsorship from KSSK, KHON, and the Radisson Prince Kuhio Hotel. Located at the Blaisdell Hotel. For details call 1-877-750-4400.

Dec. 17, 18, 19, 8 p.m.
With international stars, the live music of the Honolulu Symphony, and sets by Peter Black, this ballet is the most elaborate holiday production in the Pacific. Located at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Discounts available for students. Call Ballet Hawai‘i at 521-8600 for more details.

A Merry Christmas with Friends and Nabors
Dec. 3,4,5,
Jim Nabors is joined by top soloists such as Emma Veary, Karen Keawehawai‘i, and Jimmy Borges. Live music of the Honolulu Symphony under the baton of Maestro Matt Catingug. Preseted by the Hawai‘i Theatre, Honolulu Symphony, and Naborly Productions.

Dec. 21 - Jan. 2, 8 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with Stomp in its triumphant return to Hawai‘i Theatre. An international percussion sensation. Amazing spectacle of motion and commotion, high-charged energy, and frisky pacing. For details call 528-0506.

Dec. 27 - Jan. 2
America's favorite musical starring
Frankie Avalon. Located at the Blaidell Concert Hall. Presented by Jam Theatricals. Sponsored by The Honolulu
Advertiser, KSSK, KHON, and KGMB. For details call 732-7733.

At the Academy of Arts

Shangri La Print Portfolio
Nov. 11 - Dec. 5
The Honolulu Academy of Arts presents an exhibition of prints of Doris Duke’s Diamond Head estate, Shangri La, in the Doris Duke Theatre lobbies.

Chamber Music Special
Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Members of the Galliard Strings, The Spring Winds, and the Honolulu Brass Quintet join renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu in an exciting evening featuring works by Schuman and Poulenc. Call 524-0815 for tickets.

23rd Annual World Art Bazaar
Nov. 27-Dec. 12, 10 a.m.
A bazaar that features one-of-a-kind gift items. Jewelry, ethnic clothing, folk art, baskets, textiles, ornaments, and holiday gifts. All proceeds benefit academy programs. Free admission.

Indian Durga Puja
Sept. 9 - Dec. 5
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. For details call 532-8700.

American Studio Sculpture: Early 20th century works
Oct. 21 - through December
American sculptures dating between 1893-1939. Held at the Graphics Arts Gallery at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Fine work by Josef Korbel, William Hunt Diedrich, Malvina Hoffman, and Herbert Haseltine. This exhibition of small-scale studio works together well with other vanguard artists. For details call 532-8701.

Jewelry of Hawai‘i : Art and Artifice in Paradise
Oct. 28 - Feb. 13
This exhibition of work by Carol Anne Dickson, Ph.D, focuses on jewelry and jewelers of the 20th century in Hawai‘i. Featured jewelry will be on loan from private collectors. It will also include artifacts produced by pre-contact Hawaiians in the 19th century. For details call 532-8701.

The Patches Damon Holt Bequest
Oct. 21 -Feb. 20
Selections from the estate of Honolulu art patron Frances “Patches” Damon Holt. Located at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. For details call 532-8700.

Ryan Higa: In Return To Gruntled Funk
Nov. 4 - Dec. 4, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Enter the strange and twisted world of O‘ahu-based artist Ryan Higa in a one-man exhibition of new works in the Art Center’s second-floor gallery. The exhibition includes a series of works on paper depicting cartoon-like characters in a variety of sinister and mysterious situations. Free admission.

Kama‘aina Christmas
Dec. 11
This is the academy’s black-tie fundraising event. Fine dining and dancing under the stars are the hallmarks of this holiday party.

La Bella Figura 2004: A Painting Workshop in Italy with George Woolard
Dec. 3 - 28
Located at the Academy of Arts. The works on view are the result of a three-week intensive watercolor painting workshop in a retreat setting in Northern Italy’s scenic regions of Umbria and Tuscania. Free Admission.

Candy Cane Lane
Dec. 11 & 12, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
A festive craft workshop, holiday train, pictures with Santa, edible offerings, and live entertainment. Held at the Bishop Musuem. For details call 848-4171.

Dec. 26, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Family workshops, demonstrations, hands-on workshops, screening of works by student video and filmakers,and a student festival will be presented in a celebration of Kwanzaa. Sponsored by the Hawai‘i Chapter of the LINKS, Inc.


Wed. and Fri., 9:30 a.m.
Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour begins at Smith Street Galleries, 1117 Smith Street. Call 521-2749.

‘Iolani Palace
Tues. - Sat. 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.

Sunset on the Beach

Movies in Waikiki
Every Sat. & Sun., 6 p.m.
Grab a buddy and venture down to the Queen Surf Beach across from the zoo. Enjoy a variety of cuisine and a flick on the 30-foot screen. For movie times and dates go to



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