ANNUAL MUSIC & DANCE
Sunday Jun 1 – 9am til 5pm
celebrates the art of hula with its
3rd Annual Music & Dance Festival. Entitled Ku’u One Hanau,
Sands of My Birth, the festival coincides with the closing of Bishop
Museum’s in-house exhibit, Hula, Dance of Poetry. Highlighting the
day-long event will be a special kumu hula panel featuring George Na‘ope,
George Holokai, Joan Lindsey and Puluelo Park. For more information call
Tuesday Jun 3 – 6:30pm
Local author Dee
Buckinham will present, “Character Development: A Writing Workshop,”
at the Kailua Public Library. The program is designed for writers 13 years
and up. For more information call 266-9911.
AT&T SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Wednesday Jun 4 – 4:35pm
Kapena will kick
off the 16th Annual AT&T Hawaii’s Wildest Show Series at the
Honolulu Zoo. A $1 Donation will be collected to benefit the Honolulu Zoo.
For information call 531-0101.
LUPUS GOLF TOURNAMENT
Friday Jun 6 – 12:30pm
The Hawaii Lupus
Foundation will be sponsoring a golf tournament, “Chip in for Lupus.”
The event will be held at Kapolei Golf Club with registration beginning at
11:00 a.m. and a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. For applications and
information call 538-1522.
PAN-PACIFIC FESTIVAL CARNIVAL & BLOCK PARTY
Friday Jun 6 – 6:10pm
will be the location of the annual Pan-Pacific block party. Get set for a
frollicking good time as there will be entertainers from Japan and Hawaii
on five stages, street performers, ethnic food booths and more. For more
information call 265-6225.
ANNUAL KING KAMEHAMEHA FLORAL PARADE
Saturday Jun 7 – 9:30am
The 87th Annual
King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade will begin at the corner of King
St.& Richards St. The parade, featuring colorful floral floats,
glamorous Pa‘u riders and outstanding marching bands, will traverse
Punchbowl Street, Ala Moana Boulevard, and then merge into Kalakaua
Avenue, ending at the Queen Kapiolani Park. After the parade join in the
fun for the Folklife Celebration at Kapiolani Park. For information call
ARTIST SUSAN BROOKS
Saturday Jun 7 – 5pm til 8pm
Meet the feature
artist for the month of June, Susan Brooks, at a reception being held at
the Tradewinds Gallery in the Windward Mall. For more information call
Saturday Jun 7 – 6pm til 10pm
Plantation Village, in Waipahu, will host an Obon Celebration, also known
as “The Festival of the Dead.” This festival is an annual Buddhist
ritual bringing families together to honor and make offerings to ancestral
spirits. Lighted paper lanterns bearing the family crest will adorn the
Village as a guide for the spirits to use on their way back to celebrate
with their family and friends. For more information call 677-0110.
Saturday Jun 7 & 8 – call for times
annual Import Xtreme Showdown which features the industry’s hottest
show cars, bikini contests, DJ battles, live
entertainment and more. For information call 714-375-6490.
Sunday Jun 8 – 5pm
Parade begins at Fort DeRussy Park and follows Kalakaua Ave. to Kapiolani
Park. Everyone is welcome to watch and enjoy the entertainers and colorful
floats participating in the parade. For more information call 265-6225.
GARLIC & GINGER FESTIVAL
Tuesday Jun 10 – 4pm til 10pm
Catch the aroma of
garlic as it wafts through the air during the 4th Annual Garlic and Ginger
Festival of Hawaii held at the Ward Warehouse. This is the first time the
event will feature ginger as a second main attraction. The festival
provides a chance to purchase sample-size garlic and ginger dishes from
many outstanding local restaurants. Live entertainment, a wine-tasting
tent and a silent auction make this festival truly festive. For more
information call Heidi 591-8411.
SESAME STREET LIVE
Thursday Jun 12 to 22 – call for times
Broadway-style musical for the keiki featuring Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and
Ernie and the rest of the gang as they use their imaginations to take them
to places like a fiesta in Mexico, on a deep-sea adventure or a jungle
exploration in Africa. For tickets and more information call 526-4400.
FULL MOON CONCERT SERIES
Friday Jun 13 – 6:30pm
The third annual
Aston Hawaii Full Moon Concert Series will present a free entertainment
concert featuring multi-Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Amy Hanaiali‘i
Gilliom, Native Blend and Keawe Lopes. Plate lunch style dinner and soft
drinks will be available for purchase at the event. For more information
call Mary 931-1435.
AIEA ORCHID CLUB SHOW
Friday Jun 13 to 15 – starts at 9am
This Orchid show
features hundreds of orchids on display and for sale. There will also be
lectures and demonstrations of general orchid culture. The event will be
held at Aiea Elementary School. For information call 247-3345.
DADDY/BABY LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST
Saturday Jun 14 – 9:30am
your baby the spittin’ image of dad? If so, you could be one of three
winners to receive trophies and fabulous prize packages at the Annual
Daddy/Baby Look-Alike Contest. Watch contestants vie for additional
categories such as “Best Costumed Duo” and “Most Spirited Duo” on
the Ward Warehouse stage. Contest will be held at the Ward Warehouse stage
and is open to all babies up to 30 months old and their daddies. For
registration and for more information call 591-8411.
RELAY FOR LIFE TO FIGHT
Saturday Jun 14 & 15 – 5pm til 7am
non-competitive overnight event where team members take turns running or
walking around the track at Mililani High School, while their team mates
play games, talk, eat or snooze in the fight against cancer. To sign up
and for information call 486-8420.
Sunday Jun 15 – all day
Fathers Day is all
day today. Don’t forget to tell your father how much you appreciate him
and all that he has done for you!
BRUNCH ON THE BEACH
Sunday Jun 15 – 9:30am
Hawaiian entertainment and sample food from the finest hotels in Hawaii.
The event will be held on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. For more information
NORTH SHORE FISHING
Wednesday Jun 18 to 20 – all day
year will be the 19th anniversary of the North Shore Hanapaa Jackpot
Fishing Tournament. Stop by the pier in Haleiwa around 4pm during each day
of competition to watch the fish weigh-ins. There will be food,
refreshments and t-shirts. For more information call 637-9870 or 637-4533.
CELTIC PIPES & DRUMS CONCERT
Thursday Jun 19 – 5:45pm
Come and relax
after work at the Foster Botanical Gardens in Honolulu while listening to
the beautiful sounds of the Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii Band.
You’re welcome to bring a picnic, mat and umbrella while you listen to
the music at this free concert. For more information call 522-7064.
KING KAMEHAMEHA HULA COMPETITION
Friday Jun 20 & 21 – 6pm 1 pm
The 30th Annual
King Kamehameha Hula Competition is an international cultural event
featuring dance groups from Oakland, Los Angeles California, Las Vegas,
Nevada, Japan and Hawaii. Traditional and contemporary styles of hula will
be performed by groups in the category of male, female and mixed groups.
Tickets may be purchased at the Blaisdell Center. For more information
call Keahi Allen 536-6540.
TASTE OF HONOLULU
Friday Jun 20 to 22 – call for times
Taste of Honolulu
is a food lover’s paradise with gourmet samplings, local grinds, ethnic
delicacies and all-American favorites. There will also be many fun and
educational activities, cooking demonstrations, and non-stop local
entertainment. Scrip is sold for tasting portions. This annual three-day
culinary festival, to benefit Easter Seals Hawaii, will be held at the
Honolulu Civic Center grounds adjacent to Honolulu Hale. For more
information call 536-1015.
THE MARTIN PAHINUI BAND
Saturday Jun 21 – 7:30pm
One of Hawai‘i’s most soulful vocalists,
Martin Pahinui has been at the forefront of the traditional Hawaiian music
scene his entire professional life. Join us for an evening of sweet
melodious aloha from the first family of slack key in the acoustically
pure Doris Duke theater. For tickets and more information call 532-8700.
Sunday Jun 22 – 7am
fundraiser for the Hawaiian Humane Society consists of an easy walk, with
or without pets, around the park at Magic Island. Following the walk there
will be fun-filled activities and socialization. For more information call
946-2187 ext. 238.
VITAMIN C LECTURE
Thursday Jun 26 – 7pm
Thomas E. Levy, MD will be speaking at Integrated Health Care office, 4218
Waialae Avenue. “To ‘C’ or not to ‘C’, that is the Question,”
will be the topic of the evening. For information call 732-0888.
Gay/Lesbian Pride Parade
Saturday Jun 28 – 11am
The Gay & Lesbian Community Center is
sponsoring a parade to raise money for student scholarships. The parade
will begin at Ala Moana Park and follow
Kalakaua Ave to Kapiolani Park. For more information call Ken 951-7000.
MOUNTAIN MAN TRIATHLON
Sunday Jun 29 - 6:30am
Test your athletic ability while enjoying
the beauty of the North Shore. For more information call 591-9839.