Aug. 28 at 3 - 5 p.m.
This event marks the official beginning of the 2006 - 2007
academic year for new students! Come down, mingle, and learn
about what HPU has to offer to you.
New Student Orientation Kick-Off and Parent’s
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
Aug. 28 at 6 - 8 p.m.
Join other new students and parents on the beautiful Kane‘ohe
campus. Come out and expand your network!
Fort Shafter Bowling Center
Aug. 29 at 7 - 9 p.m.
Come down and bowl the night away with other students, faculty,
and staff. Prizes will be given away for the top team and for
Movie on the Mall
Aug. 30 at 8 - 10 p.m.
Relax with other students on Fort Street Mall with a great
movie and snacks! Bring your chairs and enjoy the show!
Sea Warrior Center Reopening Celebration
Sea Warrior Center
Aug. 31 at 12 - 1:30 p.m.
After a long summer of intense renovations, the center will
now be opened again to the HPU community. Lunch will be provided
by the Office of Student Life.
Viewpoints Film Series Kickoff
Sea Warrior Center
Aug. 31 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
The series will be kicked off with the showing of The Ride:
Back to the Soul of Surfing in which a young surfer goes back
in time to 1911 and befriends Duke Kahanamoku – future
Olympic and surfing legend.
Ali‘i Kai Catamaran Sunset Cruise
Aug. 31 at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join other HPU students, faculty, and staff onboard for a truly
unique experience. Relax as the world’s largest Polynesian
catamaran takes you on an adventure while you enjoy dinner,
entertainment, and a gorgeous sunset.
First Friday Gallery Walk
Sept. 1 at 5 - 8 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds through this HPU guided tour. Experience
what downtown Honolulu has to offer you!
Aloha Bash Dance
Hawai‘i Loa Campus
Sept. 1 at 10 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Dance under the stars with fellow HPU students, faculty, and
staff. Enjoy pizza, contests, and music from popular DJ’s.
Admission for this event is free.
Polynesian Cultural Center
Sept. 2 at 12 - 9 p.m.
Come and learn about the rich history of Hawai‘i during
this day long event! Experience Hawaiian food, culture, and
entertainment at its best! Admission for this event is $60.
Don’t miss this opportunity!
Kailua Beach Trip
Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Enjoy fun in the sun, music, and activities at one of Hawai‘i’s
most exquisite beaches. Bring your sunscreen, towel, and bathing
suit while you mingle with other HPU students.
Give someone the gift of life and donate blood. A sign-up table
will be available Aug. 28 to Sept. 1. For more information,
Beasts to Birds
Hawai‘i Loa Art Gallery
Through Sept. 22
Jodi Endicott presents a managerie of art works. Although well
known for her witty public sculptures, Endicott’s focus
has shifted to include mixed media paintings. For more information,
Music & Dance
Every Wed. at 9 p.m.
Come to Pipeline for “Latin Fever” every Wednesday.
DJs 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.
Aug. 23 & 24 at 6 p.m.
All American Rejects in concert. All ages welcome.
Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.
She Wants Revenge in concert. All ages are welcome at the door.
Aug. 26 at 9 p.m.
Francine Dee Web Site release party. 18 and over welcome.
Aug. 27 at 5 p.m.
Hawai‘i Army National Guard Fundraiser. All ages welcome.
Jazz Minds Art & Café
Offers live jazz six nights a week, Monday through Saturday,
at 1661 Kapiolani Blvd. For more information, call 945-0800.
Mondays, Aug. 21 & 28
at 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
The Nu Swing Project with Waimanalo’s Maria Remos, six-man
band jazz, R&B, hip hop.
Tuesdays, Aug. 22 & 29 at 9
p.m. - 12 a.m.
Organix with Jayson Tabosa, David Yamasaki, Lesley Kline, Bobo,
Wednesday, Aug. 23 & 30 at 9
Join the cafe for a night of Ginai jazz.
Thursday, Aug 24 at 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
gr00ve.imProV.arTiSts with DeShannon Higa: urban jazz.Randy
Wheeler, sax/video, Jason Tabosa or Abe Lagrimas, drum, Maria
Friday, Aug. 25 at 9 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Surprise live jazz guest band from around the world.
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 9 p.m.
New Jersey” Joe Fausett Band with Bobby Thursby, blues
At the Academy of Arts
Tattoo Traditions of Hawai‘i: Origional Drawings
by Jacques Arago
Aug. 23 - Nov. 5
Over 40 donated, original drawings by Arago in this exhibition
with 18 that have been rarely shown. This display sheds new
light on the customs of dress and tattoo in ancient Hawai‘i.
For more information, call 532-8700.
For the Joy of It: Appliqued Quilts From the Judy Roche Collection
Through Aug. 27
Over half of the quilts in this display originated in and around
Pennsylvania while the rest came from New England. Her quilts
display Roche’s love of certain motifs.
Afternoon Movie and Art Talk
Aug. 30 at 2:30 p.m.
The Academy of Arts presents selected short documentaries about
a particular area or theme in the world of art. Following the
movie, inspired Academy docents will lead a discussion that
complements the movie and give fresh perspective on understanding
art and its place in the world. Free with admission into the
Trade Taste and Transformations: Jingdezheng Porcelain for
Through Oct. 8
Chinese porcelains made for Japanese use and taste in the early-17th
century is the subject of this exhibition of more than 50 ceramic
plates, boxes, and bowls. The exhibition illustrates the impact
of Chinese decorative schemes on wares made specifically for
Japan and illustrate the impact of Japanese taste on the shape
Commitment to Excellence
Through Sept. 3
This well-established and highly respected exhibition including
works by invited artists as well as juried works by a cross
section of Hawai‘i-based artists. This year’s jurors
include Charles Cohan, Andrea Gelber, and Michael Rooks. Admission
to this event is free, so come on down!
Daring Moves: Actor Prints
Through Sept. 17
In the Henry R. Luce Gallery, Japanese woodblock prints from
the James A. Michener Collection will be presented.
ARTafterDARK Presents: It’s a Wrap!
Dedicated to creating opportunities for young adults to explore
the world of the visual arts in a stimulating social setting,
this event is held on the final Friday of every month through
October. The themed event includes entertainment, gallery activities,
film screenings, and food and beverage service. All galleries
are open. For more information, visit www.artafterdark.org.
Pinhole Camera Workshop With Yoshi Higa
Aug. 21, 22, 23 at 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
New York-based artist Yoshi Higa presents a three-session pin
hole camera workshop for both adults and young people grades
7-12. Participants will learn how to build the camera out of
simple materials and how to capture stunning imagery with these
simple tools. They will learn how to find and work with the
unexpected, unlike the experience of working with digital cameras,
which eliminate all guesswork. Tuition for this event is $150.
Metals: Independent Open Studio with Gene Pijanowski
Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This open studio is designed for experienced metal heads who
want to pursue their own projects or wish to tap into some
new techniques. The workshop is limited to 20 students. Tuition
for this event is $125.
Enriched by Diversity
Ongoing through 2006
Tuesday - Saturday at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
A semi-permanent installation featuring two- and three-dimensional
works by over 250 Hawai‘i-based artists from the Art
in Public Places Collection. Inspirational themes in the installation
revolve around rediscovering Hawaiian heritage, Asian roots,
social consciousness, the land, sea, and cultural traditions.
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.
Aug. 22 & 27
Avalokiteshevara, Lokeshvara, Kuan Yin, and Kannon: The Bodhisattva
of Compassion tour led by Cathy Levinson.
Aug. 29 & Sept. 3
East Meets West tour led by Hannelore Herbig.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call 532-8700.
Only Human (Seres Queridos)
Aug. 22, 23, 24 at 7:30 p.m.
A hilarious romp of a film! Leni has come home to introduce
her fiancé Rafi to her idiosyncratic Jewish family for
the first time. Everything goes smoothly until the lovers belatedly
reveal that Rafi is Palestinian. A gloriously irreverent family
comedy that fuses brilliant characterization and unrelenting
humor to rework the age-old story of meeting the parents with
a hilarious modern twist.
Aug. 25, 26, 27 at 4 p.m. & 7:30
Aug. 28, 29, 30, 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 29, 30, 31 at 1 p.m.
Set against the harsh and unforgiving landscape of the 1880’s
Australian outback, The Proposition is a visually stunning
tale about loyalty, revenge and justice in a land without rule.
Described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “a-take-no-prisoners
Western of such brutal power and honesty that would have Sergio
Leone gripping his seat.” A must see.
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.
Broadway Mixed Plate: Fresh off the Boat
Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Presented by Kristian Lei and Honolulu Broadway Babies. Also
featuring headline vocalists, dancers, actors and musicians
from New York, Los Angeles, Europe, Asia, and Hawai‘i.
This event celebrates the Phillippine Centennial in Hawai‘i
and will benefit Goodwill Industries of Hawai‘i and VSA
Arts Hawai‘i Pacific. Tickets are available for $25 -
60. For more information, call 528-0506.
Celebrate the Arts
Historic preservationist, author, arts philanthropist, and
civic volunteer Nancy Bannick will be honored with the Alfred
Preis Award for 2006. Entertainment will be provided by Grammy
Award-winning Daniel Ho, with Halau Hula Ka No‘eau, Iolani
School Orchestra, Randy Drake, George Kahumoku, Herb Ohta Jr.,
and Dean Taba. Fore more information, call 533-2787.
At the Contemporary Museum
Contemporary Filipino-American Artists of Hawai‘i
First Hawaiian Center
Through Oct. 3
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Filipino immigration
to Hawai‘i, this exhibition brings together artists of
Filipino descent who either currently live and work in Hawai‘i
or who have moved away but retain a strong connection to the
Hawaiian Islands. For more information, call 526-0232.
Chai’s Island Bistro
Aloha Tower Market Place
Come and enjoy a night of exquisite dining and hot nightly
Aug. 21 & 28 at 6:45 - 8:45
Jerry Santos and Hoku Zuttermeister and friend.
Aug. 22 & 29 at 6:45 - 8:45
Robert Cazimero and Hula Dancer
Aug. 23 & 30 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
The Brothers Cazimero
Aug. 24 & 31 at 6:45 - 8:45
Special guest Nohelani Sypriano and friends
Aug. 25 at 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Hapa’s Nathan Aweau
Aug. 26 at 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Special guest Hapa
Aug. 27 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
The Esprit Lounge
Aug. 23 & 30, Sept. 6 at 7:30
- 8:30 p.m.
Check out Hawai‘i’s very own local comedian Augie
Tulba. The event costs $10 with free validated parking at the
Sheraton Waikiki Garage. For more information, call 922-4422.
Bo Irvine’s Comedy Showdown
Sharkey’s Comedy Club
Aug. 24 & 31, Sept. 7 at 7 -
Come down for this open mic event! The audience votes, so be
sure to bring all your friends. If you want to participate,
sign-up starts at 7 p.m. General admission is $5. For more
information, call 531-4242.
Blaisedell Concert Hall
Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 27 at 2 p.m.
Music by Peter I. Tchaikovsky, choreography after Marius Petipa
staged by Magaly Suarez, with international guest artists including
Derrick Daniels and Michael Vernon, culminating Ballet Hawai‘i’s
2006 Summer Intensive Program. Tickets for this event are $25
- $75. For more information, call 521-8600.
Army Community Theatre
Sept. 7, 9, 16, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30 p.m.
This chilling thriller is a heart-pounding masterpiece of murderous
barber-ism and culinary crime which tells the infamous tale
of the unjustly exiled barber who returns to the 19th-century
London seeking revenge. Tickets for this event are priced at
$15 - $20. For more information, call 438-4480.
Neal Blaisdell Center
Sept. 23 & 24
Keali‘i Reichel returns to perform a multimedia concert
combining his music with hula performances from Halau Ke‘alaokamaile.
Tickets are now on sale for $28 - $68. For more information,
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.
Diamond Head Sunrise Adventure
Diamond Head Crater
Aug. 31 at 6 - 8 a.m.
For all you early risers, come and enjoy one of nature’s
greatest spectacles from the top of Diamond Head Crater! Admission
for this event is $12 per person. Don’t miss out on this
Hawai‘i International Film Festival 2nd Annual
Regal Dole Stadium 18 Theatres
Join other movie goers as the Louise Vuitton Hawai‘i
International Film Festival brings to you eight films from
Korea. General admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students.
For more information and for show times, call 550-8457.
Through Aug. 27 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Based on the best-selling book Grossology, this exhibition
animates all the things your body does from the good to the
bad. General admission for this event is $14.94 with a special
price for kama‘aina at $7.95. For more information, call
Borders Ward Centre
Aug. 26 at 8 p.m.
Come and enjoy live entertainment as Amy performs and autographs
her latest CD Generation Hawai‘i. For more information,
African American Literary Reading Group
1311 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm. 610
Aug. 28 at 6:20 - 8:30 p.m.
Join this literary reading group for a sit-down discussion
titled “The African Amercian Perspective in Hawai‘i.” For
more information on this event, call 597-1341.
Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Aug. 29 at 12 - 1 p.m.
Join Sean K.L. Brown for a lecture about his work as a public
artists. This event is free to the public. For more information,
Aug. 29 at 8-10 p.m.
Poets Travis Thompson and Allison Francis bring Mark’s
Garage to life with featured poets, open mic, and jazz music
by DJ Mr. Nick. This is an all-ages event. Admission is $5.
For more information, call 521-2903.
GiRL FeST Gallery
Aug. 29 - Sept. 30
Safezone Foundation is proud to present this exciting exhibit.
It will feature such artists as Rita Coury, Keina Davis Elswick,
Jenn Dewald, and many more. For more information, call 521-2903.
Live from the Lanai
Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Sept. 1 at 5 - 9 p.m.
Come and join in on this celebration. This concert is part
of the Aloha Festivals program celebrating Queen Lili‘uokalani’s
birthday. This event is free to the public. For more information,
Join other excited art goers for a self-guided tour through
downtown Honolulu at 25 art spots. For more information, visit
Aloha Show & Shine Car Show
Sept. 3 at 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Come down and check out more than hundreds of different cars
including offroading, drifters, dragsters, imports, low riders,
and much more! There will also be BBQ and live entertainment.
For more information, call 486-6704.
Hawai‘i State Art Museum
Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bring the entire family out for a day of arts, activities,
and fun. This event is free to the public. For more information,
3rd Annual Walk or Run for Lupus Now
Kapiolani Park Bandstand
Sept. 9 at 6 - 8 p.m.
Bring your family, friends, and neighbors together to help
spread lupus awareness. With health-related booths and entertainment,
this event is great for everyone. Cost for this event is $25.
For more information, call 538-1522.
On the Lawn
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
Sept. 9 at 6 - 9 p.m.
The Hawai‘i State Bar Association and Volunteer Legal
Services Hawai‘i come together for their annual dinner
fundraising event. For more information, call 537-1868.
Army Community Theatre
Sept. 11 - 13
Brush up on those acting skills and don’t miss this opportunity!
Annie is the story of an orphan who is determined to find a
home and a family. For more information, call 438-4480.
Filipinos in Hawai‘i
Sept. 30 - Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Celebrating the Filipino Centennial, this exhibit will feature
performing and visual arts, artifacts, and other aspects of
this unique culture. General admission to this event is $14.95
with special prices for kama‘aina. For more information,
32nd Annual Intertribal Pow Wow
Oct. 7 & 8 at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The American Indian Pow Wow Association invites everyone to
attend this free event that will feature competition dancing,
drumming, singing, arts and crafts, and food. Volunteers opportunities
are also available for those who are interested. For more information,