Music on the Mall
Sept. 9, Time TBA
Join the HPU Band and the International Vocal Ensemble as well
as other local groups on Fort Street Mall for an afternoon
of music at the end of the first week of school. For more information
call the Student Life Office, 544-0277.
40th Anniversary Bash and fall Club Carnival
Sept. 16, Time TBA
Line your tastebuds up for a 40-foot HPU birthday cake to be
served during the biannual Club Carnival. Explore various student
organizations, and sign up for what interests you. On Fort
Street Mall. For more information call the Student Life Office,
Thank Goodness it’s Friday @ HPU
Watch the Student Life banners for activities announcements
Join the Associated Students of Hawai‘i Pacific University
at the weekly TGIF events: great opportunities to meet new
friends or hang out with old ones and win prizes. For more
information call the Student Life Office, 544-0277.
Aloha Rosie’s auditions
Sept. 3 and 4, noon.
Have fun, support your local theater, and play at being somebody
else. Audition for Aloha Rosie’s, the third play in the
Rosie’s trilogy by Norm Buroughs and HPU theatre director
Joyce Maltby. HPU Theatre, third floor of the Academic Center
at the Hawai‘i Loa campus. For more information call
Joyce Maltby at 254-0853.
First home volleyball game
Support your championship Lady Sea Warriors against against
Notre Dame de Namur University. For time and place, call HPU
Art & Poetry
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 8-10 p.m.
The ARTS at Marks Garage presents an evening of featured poets,
open mic, and jazz music by DJ Mr. Nick. The cover charge is
$5 and B.Y.O.B. Call 521-2903 or visit www.artatmarks.com.
First Friday Gallery Walk
Friday, Sept. 2, 5-9 p.m.
Enjoy the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, a carnival atmosphere,
and downtown galleries. Celebrate art in all its forms, including
tattoos, music, and street theatre. Free.
GIRL FEST: Women Challenging Paradigms
Sept. 7-Oct. 9, Tues.-Sat.11 a.m.-6 p.m.
This multimedia exhibition is free and will present works of
emerging and established female artists from Hawai‘i
and abroad. Free. Presented by Safe Zone Foundation and The
ARTS at Marks Garage, 521-2903.
Honolulu to New York: A Group Exhibition
May13-Sept. 13, Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. 8:30 a.m.-6
This exhibition features a variety of media including, painting,
sculpture, prints, photography, and mixed media by 15 contemporary
artists from Hawai‘i who currently reside in New York
City. Held at the Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center.
Free. Call 526-0232 for more information.
Continues through Sept. 3
Paintings, mixed media works on paper, photographs: works by
27 artists feature personal and artistic impressions of Hawai‘i.
Hawai‘i State Art Museum, open Tues. - Sat. Free.
Music & Dance
Public Enemy at Hip Hop Festival
Aug. 19, noon - 6 p.m.
Kapiolani Community College is the venue for some of the best
local hip hop music, including Spookahuna. $25 at all Ticketmaster
Led Zepplica and Slug in concert
Pipeline Cafe, Aug. 20
Check out these classic rock cover bands and rock out! Doors
open at 6 p.m.
For tickets call 926-3000 or e-mail presaleticketsonline.com.
Common in concert
Pipeline Cafe, Aug. 27
Enjoy a funky night of hip hop with Common. 18 and over. Doors
open at 7 p.m.
Aug. 25 - Sept. 25, Thurs. - Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m.
Kumu Kahua Theatre presents its season opener, Velina Hasu
Houston’s Tea at the downtown Honolulu theatre. Katie
Kuroda will direct the play which tells the story of five Japanese
women who are all World War II brides who come to know one
another over tea. Ticket prices range from $5 to $16. Call
536-4441 for more information.
At the Academy of Arts
Bank of Hawai‘i Free Sunday
Aug. 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m..
Bank of Hawai‘i sponsors the Academy of Arts’ Free
Sunday program throughout 2005. The doors will be open from
11 a.m. until 5 p.m. free of charge for all residents and visitors
to browse through the Academy. Activities include entertainment,
art projects for kids, and gallery tours. This month’s
theme is Water, Water Everywhere. Call 532-8700 for more information.
Art after Dark: Havana Heat
Aug. 26, 6 - 9 p.m.
The final event of this popular series features the passionate
sounds of Son Caribe, mambo lessons, tapas, and two newly opened
exhibitions: Chinese Art from the Rosalind Ching Pastor Collection
and A/S/ Macleod: Prints of Hawai‘i at War and Peace.
For more information, call 532-6091. The exhibitions continue
during normal Academy hours.
Archipelago: Portraits of Life in the World’s
Most Remote Islands
Sept. 8 - 30
Fine art photographers and award-winning environmentalists
David Liittschwager and Susan Middleton will showcase a stunning
selection of more than 300 images of the native flora and fauna
of the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, both terrestrial
and marine. This exhibition will illustrate the diversity of
the ocean and island creatures, as well as profiles of people
who are dedicated to preserving the habitat. Free. Call 532-8700
for more information.
Hawaiian Idyll: The Prints of John Kelly
Sept. 8 - Oct. 23
John Kelly (1878-1962) became one of the most beloved portrayers
of Hawaiians and their island lifestyle. Kelly depicted scenes
of daily activities in Hawai‘i using hula dancers, housekeepers,
and fisherman, among others as his models. Kelly’s work
personified the beauty and grace of old Hawai‘i. The
exhibition will feature impressions of some of Kelly’s
best-known work and will survey his career as a printmaker.
Call 532-8700 for more information.
Hawai‘i Craftsmen juried exhibit
Exciting and innovative work by artists and craftsmen statewide,
juried by Hope Daniels, editor of Niche and American Style
Magazine. For more information call the Academy at 532-8700.
Louis Vuitton Creative Art Gallery at the Rehabilitation Hospital
of the Pacific presents works by Toni Turner of Ewa, Bradley
Morisugi of Liliha, and Patty Kanemoto of Manoa, in the newly
remodeled gallery in the main lobby at 226 N. Kuakini St. Open
daily, free. Call 531-3511.
Doorways: A Photo Exhibit
Aug. 25-Sept. 25
Works created by teens with social, emotional, and/or physical
needs who have learned to express themselves through photography
as a vehicle for enhancing self-awareness, self-esteem, and
understanding of the world in which they live. On display at
the shops at Dole Cannery, first floor, with complimentary
parking behind the building. Call 847-3285 for more information.
At the Contemporary Museum
The Contemporary Museum Biennial Exhibition of Hawai‘i
At Makiki gallery through August 21
At Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Sept. 17 - Oct. 16
The seventh presentation of a tradition begun in 1993, the Biennial Exhibition
of Hawai‘i Artists reflects the diversity and range of work being done
in Hawai‘i today. Featured artists include: Charles Cohan of Honolulu
(printmaking); Sergio Goes of Honolulu (photography); Claudia Johnson of Haiku,
Maui (fiber); Jacqueline Rush Lee of Honolulu (installation); Michael Lee of
Honolulu (turned and carved wood); Michael Marshall of Hilo (painting); and
Christopher Reiner of Honolulu (sculpture). Marcia Morse wrote the essays.
Call 237-5235 for more information.
Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art
Sept. 9 – Dec. 31
Recent work by artists from around the world that draws on
various notions of the comedic: slapstick farce, the absurd,
parody, irony and sarcasm, jokes, and bad taste. Situation
Comedy will also strategically utilize unexpected spaces of
participating venues, outside of the traditional exhibition
galleries, to play off of the comedic aspects of the work.
The exhibition will feature work in various media, from video
and sound installations to paintings, sculpture, drawings,
Educators Open House and Library Book Sale
Sept. 24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free admission and Shop discounts for educators with ID. Sale
of new and used art books; proceeds benefit The Contemporary
Museum’s Cades Library.
Lakers vs. Golden State pre-season tickets on sale now
Oct. 11 and 12
Tickets for the Los Angeles Lakers pre-season games vs. the
Golden State Warriors at the Stan Sheriff Center went on sale
July 30. Order via telephone 944-2697 or online at etickethawaii.com.