Saturday Aug 2 – call for times
by the Young Okinawans of Hawaii, the Windward Cultural Festival reflects
the multi-cultural community in Hawaii. See a Chinese Lion Dance, Kung Fu
demonstrations, Filipino, Korean, Japanese, Okinawan dances, artisans and
much more at the Windward Mall in Kaneohe. For more information call
PASS 1/2 MARATHON OR 6-MILE RUN/WALK
Saturday Aug 2 – 6am
American Cancer Society will sponsor the 21st Annual run, walk or
race/walk through the beautiful Waianae Mountains on a scenic, winding,
country military road usually closed to the public. The route follows
trails forged by ancient Hawaiian warriors. For more information call
Saturday Aug 2 – 7pm to 1:45am
Concepcion was born with a blood disorder called Sever Chronic Autoimmune
Neutropenia. A fundraiser for Malia will be held at Kapono’s (Aloha
Tower Market Place) and will feature performances by local artists Solanna,
O-shen, Hot Rain, Cross Point, Ghost Band, Night Life, and others. For
ticket and more information call Max 387-5961.
Sunday Aug 3 – 2:30pm
USPA Women’s Challenge Cup polo match will be held at the Waimanalo polo
grounds, the gates open at 1pm and the match begins at 2:30pm. Bring the
family and tailgate along the boards and be amazed by the speed and
athletic action of the wahine polo players. For tickets and more
information call 521-6927.
Thursday Aug 7 – 5:30pm
monarchy days of Hawaii will reign supreme in 2003 as the Aloha Festivals
king, queen, prince and princess assume their place on the royal court.
Symbols of reign including the royal cloak, helmet, head feather lei and
other objects will be bestowed to the ali’i. The event will include
Hawaiian chant and hula kahiko. The event will take place at Honolulu Hale
and is free and open to the public. For more information call 589-1771.
Friday Aug 8 – 5pm to 8pm
Tradewinds Gallery in the Windward Mall (2nd floor) will be hosting a
reception at the gallery to showcase a variety of artwork by Claudia
Wallace, the featured artist for August 2003. For
information call Wayne 236-2787.
STIBEL HEALING SEMINAR
Friday Aug 8 to 10 – call for times
Stibel will be conducting a seminar to teach various DNA and Theta
brainwave healing techniques as well as several ways to harness the power
of your subconscious. The seminar will be held at Pohai Nani, 45-090
Namoku St., Kaneohe. For reservations and more information call 732-0888.
ALOHA MUSCLE JAM
Saturday Aug 9 – 9am
2nd Annual Aloha Muscle Jam will feature some of the strongest and best
built bodies in the nation. The Jam will also feature the Hawaiian
Hercules, guest posers, a swimsuit contest and plenty of vendors. The
event will be held at the Blaisdell Center, for tickets and more
information call 551-6805.
Saturday Aug 9 – 9:30am
Shriners Hospital’s annual Keiki Fun Fair will feature free family fun
on the front lawn of the hospital, 1310 Punahou Street. The event features
free pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, giant inflatable
activities, keiki fingerprint IDs, crafts and prizes for kids, a special
prize drawing, read-aloud sessions, and refreshments, entertainment and
tours for the entire family. For more information call Duke 951-3606.
OF DIMES MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Saturday Aug 9 – 9:30am
is one of the newest events for the March of Dimes, it’s a fun way to
raise money and help the community. The day will start off at Aloha Tower
Marketplace and will include door prizes, free pupus, entertainment. All
people are welcome to ride or volunteer in this event. For more on making
a donation or volunteering your time please call 973-2155.
Saturday Aug 9 & 10 – 8am to 5pm
seventh annual Hawaiian Nose-riding Classic will be held at Kuhio Beach
Park in Waikiki. The annual longboard event showcases the unique style of
noseriding while preserving the ancient sport of kings. There will also be
a display and sale of vintage long-boards. For more information call Ernie
HAWAII DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Saturday Aug 9 & 10 – 8:00am
AT&T Hawaii Dragon Boat Festival,
rich with culture and color, will take place at Ala Moana Beach
Park. Teams from around the world will race in festive Dragon Boats across
a 500-meter course. Ethnic food booths, crafts, entertainment and cultural
exhibits will also be featured throughout the event. For more information
& A ABOUT FIBROMYALGIA
August 9 & 10 – 9am & 1pm
R. Paul St. Amand, endocrinologist, UCLA professor and author of, What
Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Fibromyalgia, will be discussing the
guaifenesin protocol and how it can give you back your life. The seminars
will be held in two sessions at the
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort. Admission is free and open to the public.
For more information call Annette 677-8770.
Saturday Aug 9 & 10 – 10am to 6pm
Air Force Base will host Friends & Neighbors weekend, during the
weekend you’ll be able to see some of Hawaii’s finest military units
up close and enjoy food and entertainment booths. The US Air Force
Thunderbirds will perform for the first time in the skies over Hickam Air
Force Base at 4pm on both days. Admission is free, for more information
CLUB OF HONOLULU
Thursday Aug 14 – 10am
Newcomers Club will be hosting a welcome Aloha Coffee meeting at a private
residence. For reservations and more information call 944-3310.
MOON CONCERT SERIES
Friday Aug 15 – 6:30pm
Aston Hawaii Full Moon Concert Series will offer a free evening of
entertainment at the Kapiolani Park Bandstand in Waikiki. The
entertainment lineup will feature Kapena, Reign, Lanai and Augie and more.
Plate lunch-style dinner selections and soft-drink beverages will also be sold during the event. For information call
FOR FAMILY FUN FAIR
Friday Aug 15 to 17 – call for times
family fun fair will be held at Ala Moana Park (Magic Island). The movie X-Men
will be shown on Friday night, Harry
Potter, Chamber Of Secrets, on Saturday night and Shang-Hai Knights on
Sunday night. During the day, the fair will feature food, entertainment,
information booths a live auction and fun rides for the children. For more
information call 258-8955.
ORCHID SOCIETY SHOW
Saturday Aug 16 & 17 – 8am
show will feature hundreds of varieties of orchids that will be on display
and for sale. There will also be lectures and demonstrations of general
orchid culture. The event is being held at the Kilauea Recreation Center.
For more information call 247-3345.
SLACK KEY GUITAR FESTIVALS
Sunday Aug 17 – 11am to 5pm
21st Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival will be held at the
Kapiolani Park and Bandstand. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the
great music and fun activities. Admission is free. For more information
call Milton 239-4336.
OF PUERTO RICO
Saturday Aug 23 – 11am to 3pm
the culture, cuisine, music and dance of Puerto Rico during an afternoon
get together at the Windward Mall. For information call 235-1143.
Aug 23 & 24 – Noon to 9pm
23rd annual Greek Festival will be held at the McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana
Beach Park. The festival will include Greek entertainment, colorful Greek
costumes, Greek food, and spontaneous Greek dancing. For more information
Saturday Aug 30 & 31 – all day
24th Annual Okinawan Festival will feature a weekend of activities in
which tens of thousands of people from around the state will gather at
Kapiolani Park to share and learn what it is to be Okinawan. The festival
will also include a parade that will be held on Kalakaua Avenue and
proceed to Kapiolani Park, site of the Okinawan Festival. For information