Changing of the king’s guard

Nightly – 5:30 pm

See the best in the world’s exhibition drill; the King’s guard performs every night at the front gate of the King’s Village Shopping Center in Waikiki. Free. Recommended.

Star of Honolulu WELCOME Hula Show

Every afternoon at 4:30 pm

Enjoy an enchanting performance of the Star of Honolulu hula dancers as they greet guests on Pier 8 of Aloha Tower Marketplace. Free. 566-2337.

Herb Ohta, Jr. and David Kamakahi

Fri Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 – 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki, Tropics Bar and Café. Free.


Fri, Sat & Sun Feb 3, 4 & 5 – Fri-Sat at 7 p.m./Sun at 2 p.m.

Veteran showman Jack Cione showcases a cast and crew of more than 60 at Hawaii Theatre. Call 528-0506 or visit www.hawaiitheatre.com.

Disappearance of the Universe

Sat Feb 4 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Best selling author Gary Renard will present a full-day workshop on his book “The Disappearance of the Universe: Straight Talk about Illusions, Past Lives, Religion, Sex, Politics and the Miracles of Forgiveness.” Unity Church – 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Tickets $75 in advance - $80 at the door. For more information call 754-1597.

Ben Parker Elementary School HI5 Recycling Fundraiser

Sat Feb 4 – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Students are asking residents to save their HI5 recyclables (aluminum, plastic and glass) they will be collecting to benefit all three 4th grade classes; the classes are raising funds for field trips, classroom supplies, and books. Kamehameha Highway and Waikalua Road, Kaneohe.

Television Scriptwriting Workshop with Lee Goldberg.

Feb 5 thru 9 – Various times and public libraries

Six Oahu public libraries will host TV producer Lee Goldberg’s – current scriptwriter for the hit USA TV series “Monk” – TV Scriptwriting Workshop. Feb. 5, 3 p.m. at Kaneohe; Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m. at Pearl City; Feb. 7, 6 p.m. at Wahiawa; Feb. 8: McCully-Moiliili at 10 a.m., Kapolei 6:30 p.m.; and Feb. 9, 7 p.m. at Aiea Public Library. Free.

Na Mele Nei CONCERT 

Sun Feb 5 – 1 p.m.

Jared Souza and Kinohi, plus Joe Wilcox, Ward Warehouse Stage. Free. 


Thurs Feb 9, 23 – 7 to 10 p.m.

Popular band performs at Gordon Biersch – Aloha Tower Marketplace. Call 599-4877. Free.


Fri Feb 10 – 7 pm ‘til midnight

Aloha Tower Marketplace will turn into a big block party with NFL stars, cheerleaders, NFL mascots, and bring your family for a free autograph session and photo opportunities. 566-2337.


Fri Feb 10 – Register at 10 a.m.,
tee-off at 1 p.m.

The NFL will conduct its annual Pro Bowl Celebrity Golf Classic at Waialae Country Club. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and luncheon at noon. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Amateurs in groups of four or singles welcome. Call Nick Nicolosi (201) 489-0049.

NFL Pro Bowl

Sun Feb 12 – 1 p.m.

NFL All-Star Game at Aloah Stadium. Pre-game tailgate party begins at 10 a.m. at Richardson Field.


Tues Feb 14 – Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Waikiki Aquarium hosts exclusive dinner amid moon jellies, sharks and weedy seadragons. Open to just 36 couples, the romantic candlelit dinner in the galleries will feature champagne, a three-course dinner with wine, single rose for all the ladies and valet parking. $300 per couple. Call 923-9741, ext. 3.



Tues Feb 14 – 5:30 to 10 p.m.

A special kama‘aina package complete with a romantic canoe ride, delicious Ambassador dinner, and “Be Mine” Valentine’s Day Dance under the stars with special musical guest, Kapena. $50 per couple. Call for more information or reservations, call 293-3333.

Second Chance Prom

Sat Feb 18 – 6 to 10 p.m.

Feel sorry you missed your 11th grade prom? Want to treat your sweetheart to a Valentine treat? The Second Chance Prom is a fundraiser for Class of 2006 Project Graduation celebration at Kailua High., at the Kaneohe Marine Base, Officer’s Club, Manning Street, Kaneohe. Food, band and DJ. Call Satsuma or Gale Nishida at 261-1286.

The Kronos Quartet – Honolulu Chamber Music Series

Sat Feb 18 – 7:30 p.m.

GRAMMY winners, The Kronos Quartet, will present an eclectic evening of contemporary music in concert at Orvis Auditorium., UH-Manoa Campus. Single tickets are $30 ($18 students and Honolulu Symphony musicians). They are available online at www.etickethawaii.com, by phone at 944-2697.

6th Annual Mary Kawna Pukui Festival of Performing Arts

Sun Feb 19 – 10 am to 4 p.m.

Native Hawaiians, Native Americans, and Alaska Natives have come together once again to present song, dance, music, and storytelling at this annual event. Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St. Call 847-3511 or visit www.bishopmuseum.org for more information.


Mon Feb 20 – 6:50 a.m. start.

Oahu’s largest annual fundraiser for many local charities brings together runners from around the world. This 8.15 mile Run/walk starts at downtown Aloha Tower in Honolulu and winds up at Aloha Stadium. For more information Call 528-7388.


Feb 23 through Mar 11 – Various days and times

Army Community Theatre is the first Hawaii community theatre to present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “CATS.” at the Richardson Theater on Fort Shafter. Call 438-4480 or visit www.squareone.org/ACT for more information.

NA PALI Special appearance

Sat Feb 25 – 8 p.m.

Na Pali will be performing selection from their new album at Border’s, Ward Center. Call 591-8995.

Na Mele Nei Concert

Sun Feb 26 – 1 p.m.

Michael Tanenbaum plus The Girlas. Ward Warehouse Stage. Free.


Tues Feb 28 – 5 to 9 p.m.

Oahu’s only waterfront blow-out Mardi Gras party. Entertainment on four stages, a parade and free beads. Aloha Tower Marketplace. Call 566-2337. Free.

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Fri Mar 3 – 8 p.m.

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra won the GRAMMY for Best Salsa Album in 2005. Leeward CC Theatre. Reserved seating $27 adults/$23 students, seniors and military. Call 455-0381.