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April Calendar

Robin Hansson, editor

HPU Events

ASHPU 2005-2006 Elections
Apr. 19 - 20. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cast a vote on your favorite candidate for the student government. Located at upper Fort Street Mall.

Club Award Banquet
Apr. 28,6:30 p.m.
This event honers all the hard workers of all HPU Clubs. Board members are welcome to invite a friend to join the banquet at the Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki.

Thank Goodness it’s @ HPU
Apr. 29, 1 - 4 p.m.
Join the Associated Students of Hawai‘i Pacific University as they have their TGIF event. A great opportunity to meet new students or just to hang out with your friends and win prizes.

Symposium on Global Citizenship
Apr. 23, 8 a.m
This symposium is going to deal with the concept of global citizenship in and around HPU. Located at windward HLC.


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.

Art Exhibition
Apr. 18 - May 7, 4:00 p.m. - 7 p.m.
This exhibition shows recent work of three highly acclaimed local artists. Included are paintings by Alan Leitner, drawings by Timothy P. Ojile, and two three-dimensional work by Roy Venters. Located at Gallery ‘Iolani, Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd, Kane‘ohe. For more information visit



“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+. For details call 924-6945.

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.



Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats
Apr. 18 - May 17.
Days and times: Apr. 12, 7:30 p.m., Apr. 15, 8 p.m., Apr. 13-14, 7:30 p.m., Apr. 15, 8 p.m., Apr. 16, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Apr. 17, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets prices range from $30 - $75 and can be bought at or by calling 1-877-750-4400.

Apr. 23, 30 - 10:30 p.m.
The band plays at the Outrigger Main Showroom until 2:30 p.m. $10 cover charge.


At the Academy of Arts

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Apr. 23 - May 21, Saturdays. 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A delightful musical adaptation of the classic children’s picture book. Mike Mulligan and his faithful steam shovel Mary Anne take on all challengers as they face the digging job of a lifetime. Come to Ala Moana Beach Park’s McCoy Pavilion. Admission $16. For more information call 839-9885.

Solo: Akikio Kotani
Apr. 18 - May 3, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Drawings have traditionally been defined as a work in ink or pencil on paper. Artist Akikio Kotani stretches this definition to include her use of needle and thread on fabric. Kotani incorporates a sense of movement into her series of delicate work inspired by organic patterns evident in nature, such as grass and rain. Located at the Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center. This is the first time she is showing of her stitched work. For more information visit

Handprints and Footprints in Buddhist Art
Apr.. 21 - May. 29
This exhibition explores the visual manifestation and devotional contexts of handprints and footprints in Buddhist art, focusing on Tibetan art where their appearance is most widespread.

Young People’s Spring 2005 Exhibition
Apr. 18 - 23
A selection of children’s artworks from the fall session of Academy of art Center Classes. Free admission.

Water Color Exhibition
Apr. 18 - 30
Hawai‘i Watercolor Society presents the Annual Membership Exhibition. Located at Mark’s Garage, 1159 Nu‘uanu Ave. Visit for more information.

Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance”
Apr. 29 - May 8.
Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” is the most popular touring dance production in history, with more than 50 million people worldwide having seen its eloquent and stunning interpretation of one of Ireland’s most famous legends and passionate love affairs. Ticket starts at $44 and the event takes place at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. For information about when the event will take place call 1-877-750-4400.

Korean Artists’ Association of Hawai‘i
Apr.. 23 - May 12
This exhibition features contemporary work in a variety of media by the association’s member. Curating the exhibition this year is Carl Khewhok, Academy Art Center curator.

Nostalgic Japan: Landscaped by Kawase Hasui
Apr. 18 - May 30
Hasui, the leading 20th century Japanese landscape artist, produced over 600 wood block prints during his more than 40-year career. Many of Hasui’s landscape compositions are reminiscent of Hokusai and Hiroshige prints. Frequently borrowed motifs include snow and moonlit night scenery.

Hawai‘i Quilt Builders Annual
Apr. 28 - May 8.
The best new quilts by contemporary Hawaiian quilters. A popular exhibition, this quilt show is the biggest in Hawai‘i. Located at the 2nd floor at the Academy Art Center. Free admission.

Paul Emmerts: Views of Hawai‘i
Apr. 18 - May. 22
Swiss-born artist Paul Emmert was an entrepreneur who spent the last 14 years of his life in Honolulu and on the Kona coast of the Big Island. His drawings disclose a rare synthesis of historical detail and aesthetic merit and offer rare insights into Hawai‘i’s past.

Inner Scapes
Apr. 18 - Apr. 24. Tuesday - Saturday
Inner Scapes present abstract works exploring the innermost impressions of artists about nature. Over 39 artist participate in this exhibition that is free of charge. If you are interested, visit the Hawai‘i State Art Museum at No. 1 Capitol Building, 250 South Hotel Street. Admission is free.

The Life of Bob Marley
Apr. 18 - 29, 10 a.m - 4 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday.
Honolulu is the final stop on the tour of this exhibition of internationally celebrated artist Yoshitomo Nara. Attaining cult status in his native Japan, Nara creates work that offers an engaging and enigmatic window into pop culture in the new millennium. With roots in the Japanese pop movement, Nara’s paintings and sculpture speak the language of youth culture today. His simultaneously cute and menacing images of young children and pets are among the most recognized by contemporary artists anywhere in the world. Admissions $3 for students and $5 for adults.

Zaman, The Man from the Reeds
Apr. 18 - July 30, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The exhibition is a story of adventure and travel, protocol and negotiations, and dreams and determination. Featured in the exhibition will be images from Bandan, a rare set of illustrations recounting a Japanese sailor’s impressions of the Hawaiian Islands upon his arrival following a shipwreck in 1838; selections from King Kalakaua’s personal journal describing his 1881 visit to Japan.



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 Richard’s Streets. Admission.
For more information call 522-0832.

Historic Downtown
Thursdays 10 a.m.
Historic Downtown Walking Tour.





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