“Na Akua Wahine” EXHIBIT

Thru the Fall

Celebrating the Female Gods of Hawaii Nei at the Bishop Museum. Exhibit features rare female aumakua images, as well as kapa and kapa-making implements. Call 847-3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org.

STudent/Faculty art show

April 1-30

Award-winning art students and faculty of St. Andrew’s Priory. Faculty art thru Apr. 22, with student art Apr. 23-30 at new Louis Pohl Gallery. Call 521-1812.


April 1 thru 7

8th Annual SHOWCASE will be held at the Dole Cannery Stadium 18 Theatres The Spring Film Festival will feature 27 films from all over the globe. Call 528-4433 for ticket information or go online at www.hiff.org.


Sat April 2 – 8 pm

HAPA (Barry Flanagan & Nathan Aweau) will be performing & autographing their latest CD, Maui at Borders’s Ward Centre. Call 591-8995.

Jews and the American Soul

Su April 3 – 2 pm

Professor Andrew Heinze of the Univ. of San Francisco speaks on “Reflections on the 350th Anniversary of Jewish Life in America.” Campus Center Ballroom, Univ. of Hawaii. Call Johanna Afshani at 924-1338.

Tradewinds and soloist
Bill Keale

Sun April 3 – 1 pm

Na Mele Nei Concert at Ward Warehouse Stage. Call Native Books at 596-8885 for more information.

Organ Recital and CHORAL EVENSONG

Sun April 3 – 7:30 pm

Dr. Arlan Sunnarborg, Organist and the St. Andrew’s Cathedral Choir, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral, Beretania at Queen Emma Square. Call 524-2822, ext. 223.

OPEN HOUSE at The American Inst. of Massage Therapy

Sun April 3 – 3 to 8 pm

Celebrate the opening of new “Heal Your Heart” clinic in Kailua. 263-2468.

hawaii music awards

Sun April 3 – 5 pm

8th annual Music Foundation of Hawaii fundraiser and People’s Choice awards dinner, at Hawaiian Hilton Village. Call 951-6699.

“Aloha Boat Days” fundraising auction

Thur April 7 – 6 to 9 pm

Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation auction for scholarships at the Hula Grill Waikiki, Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach. Great food and prizes. Manualua performs. Tickets: $75. Call 545-4880.

Mad About Science Festival

Sat April 9 – Noon to 9 pm

Everything from life, earth and space science with a host of hands-on, interactive science experiments, at the Bishop Museum. Gen. adm. is $14.95 with special Kamaaina rates. Call 847-3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org.

Laugh Factory presents Butch Bradley

Fri & Sat April 9 & 10 – Fri at 8 p.m., Sat at 7:30 and 10 pm

Bradley is one of the most popular stand-up comics on today’s circuit, in the Pikake Room at the Blaisdell Center. Call 1-877-750-4400 or to www.ticketmaster.com.

Successful aging seminar

Tues April 12 – 6 to 6:45 pm

Learn the secrets to a long, healthy life at Kaneohe Wellness Workshop, Room 420, Castle Professional Center. Free. Call 234-5535.


Tues-Sun April 12-17

“CATS,” the Andrew Lloyd Webber show that revolutionized musical theatre, returns to the Blaisdell Concert Hall for a one-week engagement. This is the national tour that has not been seen in seven years in Hawaii and which has sold out engagements in its previous runs in Honolulu. Call (877) 750-4400.


Thurs Apr 14

A day to honor all great creatures of the sea, but focused on dolphins (and maybe whales) here in Hawaii. Mother Nature willing, spend time in the nature learning about and from a wild pod of resident spinner dolphins, Wild Dolphin Foundation Docents, and while sailing with a small group of fellow journeyers. Portion of proceeds will be donated to the Wild Dolphin Foundation. Call 306-7273.

Bishop Museum Seminar

Thur April 14 – 4 pm

Bishop Museum researcher Dr. Tian-long Jiao discusses the important discoveries of his study on the evolution of rice in China. Call 847-3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org.

“Concert in the Courtyard” AT THE SHERATON MOANA

Thur April 14 – 5:30 to 7 pm

The Brothers Cazimero headlines show in the open-air courtyard of Sheraton Moana Surfrider. Also Kaumaka‘iwa Kanaka‘ole and Ray Sowders and Shawn Ishimoto. FREE and RECOMMENDED. Call 931-8154.


Thurs-Sun April 14-17

Pro-am golf competition, as sanctioned by the Aloha Section of the PGA. Held at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Call 261-9765 for more information.

Honouliuli Preserve Hike

Sat April 16 – 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

This three-mile hike is considered moderate, and begins gradually uphill. A steep downhill section completes the loop. Reservations required, $10 per person. Call 587-6220.

Musical Fundraiser For
Na Pu’ukani

Sat April 16 – 3 to 8 pm

Island style, Hawaiian contemporary, Reggae, at the Night Club, Ala Moana Hotel. 21 and over. Call Sandi at 741-6754 for more information.


Sat April 16 – 4:30 pm

Musician Jack Johnson hosts the second annual Kokua Festival at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. Proceeds go to the Kokua Hawaii Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting environmental education programs in Hawaii. Johnson shares the stage with legendary singer songwriter Jackson Browne, Hawaiian favorite John Cruz, Afro-Latin-style-masher group Ozomatli, hip-hop infused blues pioneers G. Love & Special Sauce, and talented slack key guitarist Kawika Kahiapo and his band, Kaukahi. Tickets: $30-$35. Call Ticketmaster (877) 750-4400.

Mike Times Trio

Sat April 16 – 10 pm to 1 am

Authentic Soul and Neo Soul music, performing in the intimacy of the OPIUM DEN at Indigo. 21 and over. Call 371-1874.

I Love Kailua Town Party

Sun April 17 – 11 am to 4 pm

Community event features food booths, live entertainment, art walk, craft booths, plant and orchid sale, keiki activities and a mini health fair. Admission is $3 in advance and $4 at the door. Call Amy Hammond at 234-0404.

HPU Intercultural day

Fri April 22 – 10 am to 4 pm

Spotlights HPU’s cultural diversity through exhibits, parade and stage performances. Free at the Fort Street Mall.

MDA 6th Annual Soiree Vegas in Paradise

Sat April 23 – 5:30 pm

Casino-style gaming tables and silent auction. Musical entertainment with food and beverage tasting from Hawaii’s top restaurants. At the Royal Hawaiian Hotel Monarch Ballroom and Ocean Lawn. $125 per person. Call 548-0588.


Sat April 23 – 7:30 am

WalkAmerica is the March of Dimes biggest fundraiser. Join America’s first, best and biggest walk and make a difference. Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Call 973-2155.

“An Evening with AMERICAN IDOL STAR Jasmine Trias”

Sun April 24 – 5 pm

Fundraiser for Maryknoll School with a dinner event headlined by Hawaii’s American Idol star Jasmine Trias at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Tickets: $100. Call 952-7310.

Tiki Taboo

Sat April 30 – 8 pm

Tiki Taboo will be performing and autographing their CD at Borders Ward Centre. Call 591-8995 for more information and details.

Go Red for Heart Community Awareness Event

Sat April 30 – 9 am to 1 pm

Expert presentations, lunch and the featured keynote presentation. $10. Hawaii Prince Hotel, Waikiki. 538-7021.

19th annual hpr Wine TAsTING fundraiser

Sun May 1 – Noon to 3 pm

More than 150 wines from around the world will be uncorked at the Koolua Golf Club with silent auction to benefit Hawaii Public Radio. $100, $85 for HPR members. Call 955-8821.


Sun May 1

2nd annual Malama Jam, a music and dance fundraiser organized, conducted and performed by public and private school students to benefit abused children, at Mamiya Theater at St. Louis High School. Call River Kim at 778-6470 for more information.

31st American Heart Association’s Annual Golf Classic

Wed May 4 – 10:30 am to 8 pm

Modified 3-person best ball tourney at Hawaii Prince Golf Club, lunch and awards dinner. Call 538-7021.