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HPU Events

Graduate Information Session for WMBA
May 5, 5:30 p.m.
You are invited to attend this free information session about HPU’s Weekend M.B.A. Program for Business Professionals.
For more information or to reserve a seat, call 866-GRAD HPU. Located at 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 911.

Graduate Information Session for MS/DMS
Apr. 12, 5:30 p.m.
This information session concerns the M.B.A. Military and Diplomacy program. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 866-GRAD HPU. Located at 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 911.

Thank Goodness it’s @ HPU
May 6, 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.

FBI Information session
May 17, 12 p.m.
If you’re interested in a career within the FBI, come to 1132 Bishop Street, Suite 502. For more information call 544-0230.

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
May 2 - 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.

Reflecting Hawai‘i
May. 2, Sept.. Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
This exhibition is a two-dimensional exhibition of paintings, mixed media, works on paper, and black and white photographs that is on display at the Hawai‘i State Art Museum. The museum is located at no.1 Capitol District Building, 250 South Hotel Street. For more information call 586-0900.

At the Academy of Arts

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
May 2 - 21, Sat. 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.

Honolulu Jazz Quartet
May 20, 7:30 p.m.
The Doris Duke Theatre is proud to welcome one of today’s hottest local groups, featuring a true Jazz super star, Conrad Herwig. Conrad has been voted America’s number one Jazz Trombonist in the 2002 Downbeat Jazz critic’s poll. Tickets are between $15-$18. Call 532-8700 for reservations and additional information.

Solo: Akikio Kotani
May 2 - 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
May 2 - 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.

HEH President Lectures at the Academy of Art
May 29, 2 p.m.
Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Bruce Cole, presents a free lecture entitled Seeing, Understanding, and Knowing: Art History and the Humanities at the Doris Dukes Theatre. Seating will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information call the Academy at 532-8700.

Chopin Piano Competition
May 13, 7:30 p.m.
The first-place winner of this year’s National Chopin Piano Competition will perform at the Doris Duke Theatre in a special nationwide tour of concerts. Tickets range between $10-$15. Call 532-8700 for reservations and additional information.

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance
May 2 - 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
May 2 - 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: Lanscaped by Kawase Hasui
May. 2 - 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
May 2 - 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
May 2 - 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.

Classical Guitarist Craig Einhorn
May 14, 7:30 p.m.
Craig Einhorn is a composer whose musical repertoire is compelling and diverse. His concerts begin with traditional works from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras, and progress into contemporary works by Chet Atkins and others alike. Tickets are between $15-$18. Call 532-8700 for reservations and additional information.

Zaman, The Man from the Reeds
May. 2 - 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 Japan visit.


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. Begins at Mission Houses Museum.

Sunset on the Beach

Movies in Waikiki
Every Sat. & Sun., 6 p.m.
Grab a buddy and venture down to the Queen Surf Hotel 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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