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HPU Events

Intercultural Day
April 21 at 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hawai’i Pacific University has showcased its multiethnic diversity since 1984 by celebrating Intercultural Day. Various student clubs and organizations volunteer their efforts to present a rainbow of cultural activities. The Council of Countries, an HPU student organization, sponsors the event which is organized and directed by student volunteers.

Think Globally, Act Locally
Global Citizenship Symposium
April 22 at 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The more intellectual side of HPU’s showcase of multiethnic diversity starts on the lanai of the Academic Center at the Hawai‘i Loa campus on Saturday morning after Intercultural Day. Formats vary every semester, but the event always includes opportunities to meet professionals and learn how to reach out for and become active in your community in the areas of social justice and environmental sustainability. Sign up at the Student Life Office for (free) breakfast and lunch. Parking is free and extra shuttles will run between the downtown and windward campuses

Interviewing Workshop
First Hawaiian Tower Suite 502
April 21 at 12 - 1 p.m.
Maximize your chances of advancing to the next phase of employment by attending this FREE workshop! Join us for this workshop designed to help you succeed in your work experience search. For more information, call 544-0230.

HPU Annual Exhibiton
HPU Art Gallery, Hawai‘i Loa campus
Through April 28
Open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Featuring artwork in various media by artists from the HPU community. For more information e-mail or call Lynne Ledward in Student Activities: lledward@hpu.edu, 544-0287.

HPU Ensemble “Six O’ Clock Band”
Ala Moana Center Centerstage
April 30 at 2 p.m.
The HPU Jazz Ensemble is a select group of instrumentalists who make a strong commitment to HPU. The group performs for audiences both big and small all across the community. For more information on this performance, call 544-0887.

Viewpoints Film Series
Simple Courage (U.S., 1992)
Sea Warrior Center
April 19 & 20 at 1 - 3 p.m.
Warmer Auditorium
April 21 at 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Andy Goldsworthy’s Rivers and Tides (Germany, 2001)
Sea Warrior Center
April 26 & 27 at 1 - 3 p.m.
Warmer Auditorium
April 28 at 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.


Music & Dance

Latin Fever
Pipeline Cafe
Every Wed. at 9 p.m.
Come to Pipeline for “Latin Fever” every Wednesday. DJ’s will be spinning salsa, merengue, cha cha, bachata, reggae, and Latin house in two separate rooms. Complimentary dance classes will be given from 9-9:30 p.m. by Jerome Ramos.

Upcoming Concerts: Pipeline Cafe
April 22 at 9 p.m.
Koakua CD release party
April 28 at 6 p.m.
Slightly Stoopid concert
April 29 at 9 p.m.
Local Vocal featuring The Girlas, One-Drop, and All Natro.
For more information, call 589-1999.


Honolulu Symphony

Agony and Ecstasy
April 21 & 23
Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 will illuminate the concert hall in a warm glow that bears Prokofiev’s unique signature of classical, soulful themes and innovative passages. Completed in August 1935, the concerto’s bold character will be interpreted by the Honolulu Symphony’s Concertmaster Ignace “Iggy” Jang.

Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom
April 28 & 29
Grammy-nominated Amy Hanaiali‘i Gilliom, one of Hawai‘i’s brightest stars, is the star of the inspirational Pops season finale. Gilliom, who has won the hearts of many with the resurrection of Ha‘i (female falsetto singing), has opened for Carlos Santana in Germany, Willie Nelson, Joe Cocker, Wayne Newton, and Arlo Guthrie. She returns to join the Honolulu Symphony Pops to feature many of the songs from her brand new album as well as numerous Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning recordings.


At the Academy of Arts

Hawai‘i Theatre Docent Tours
Tuesdays at 11 a.m.
Experience Hawai‘i’s history as you tour the renovated Hawai‘i Theatre, built in 1922 and proclaimed the “Carnegie Hall of the Pacific.” A mini-concert on the Robert Morton Theatre Organ is included as Honolulu’s past comes alive thanks to trained docents who share colorful anecdotes about this jewel of Chinatown.

Garden Club of Honolulu Exhibition: The Silk Road
April 28 - 20
This fabulous event heralds the coming of spring with fantastic floral arrangements, prize-winning horticulture, and educational plant displays. This year’s theme, The Silk Road, celebrates the ancient caravan routes that opened commerce between the great civilizations of the East and West. This special display only happens every other year. Don’t miss it.

Through April 30
As the first pictorial records of Hawai‘i—its people, their personal ornamentation, habitations, sacred sites, their interaction with Westerners, and finally, the tools they used—Webber’s drawings and prints are crucial records of the Hawaiian people and their culture before its Westernization, and they provide a fascinating glimpse into Hawai‘i’s past.

Life in the Pacific of the 1700s: The Cook/Forster Collection of The Goerge August Univeristy of Göttigen
Through May 14
An extraordinary exhibition of Pacific objects collected during the voyages of Captain James Cook between 1768 and 1779. This exhibit represents the most comprehensive presentation of 18th-century cultural objects from the Pacific.

Claude Monet:
Port-Goulphar, Belle-Île, 1887

Through May 2006
Visitors to the Academy’s newly renovated Western art galleries are in for a special treat. You will discover a marine subject by Claude Monet, Port-Goulphar, Belle-Île, 1887, on generous loan from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. This splendid painting by Monet predates the Academy’s depiction of water lilies by some 30 years and represents a period of increased travel for the artist. For more information, call 532-8700.

Tour and Tea
Tours are led by volunteer docents that have completed a rigorous two-year training program. Visitors will explore the galleries, learn more about art and culture, and socialize over a cup of tea. Discussions in the galleries offer insight into many cultures and time periods. For more information, call 532-8700.

April 18 & 23
“ Wearable Art” tour led by Marge Chase
April 25 & 30
“ Light and Form in Painting” tour led by Bill Gemmer.

Films at the Doris Duke Theatre
Join the Doris Duke Theatre e-mail newsletter to hear about upcoming films. To subscribe, send an e-mail to film@honoluluacademy.org. For more information, call 532-8700.

Shorts on the Rocks
April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The inaugural student shorts created by Hawai‘i Pacific University student filmmakers to showcase their works. Industry professionals will announce awards and prizes at this event.


Broadway at Shanghai Bistro
Every Fri. and Sun at 8 p.m.
Broadway at the Bistro is a live entertainment cabaret show that stars Don Conover at the keyboards and vocalist Rex Nockengust. Admission is $20. For reservations, call 955-8668.

IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre
Hawai‘i Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.
April 21 & 22 at 8 p.m.
April 23 at 4:30 p.m.

This is the world premiere of “Electric Blue.” Tickets are available for $25 - $45. For more information, call 528-0506.

Special Events

Borders Books, Music, Movies, and Cafe
Ward Centre
April 19 & 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Keiki storytime
April 28 at 8 p.m.
Brother Noland will be performing his latest CD, Mystical Fish.
April 29 at 12 p.m.
Sue Cowing will be autographing her book, My Dog Has Flies.
April 29 at 2 p.m.
Rian McMullin will be autographing his book, Taking Out Your Mental Trash.
April 30 at 12 p.m.
Tricia Allen will be autographing her book, Tattoo Traditions of Hawai‘i.
April 30 at 2 p.m.
Bette Shimabukuro will be autographing her book, The Search for Hawai‘i’s Best Recipes.

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Art Gallery
226 N. Kuakini St.
Through April 30
A special exhibition that showcases the works artists from the Louis Vuitton Creative Arts Program who are current or past patients of REHAB. Many of the works seen are also for sale. For more information, call 531-3511.


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