of the king’s guard
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. Call 944-6855 or visit www.kingsvillage.com.
Wed Thu Fri
& Sat Thru Jun 12 –
Call for times
Comedy/Drama Adapted by Terry Johnson, at the Manoa Valley
Theatre. Call 988-6131.
FRIDAY KING’S JUBILEE
June 3, 10, 17, 24
Every Friday night, at Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort
& Spa, our Super Pool becomes the perfect tropical stage for Hawaiian
entertainment and a beachfront fireworks show. The color and pageantry of
Hawaii’s monarchy are brought to life in this regal tribute to King David
Kalakaua, featuring the music, song and dance of the Polynesian Islands and the
exciting Samoan Fire Knife Dance. Call Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort
& Spa at 949-4321.
9-12, 17-19 – Fri. 6pm-midnight,
Sat./Sun. 12 pm-midnight.
Lots of food, games, a midway of E.K. Fernandez rides, and
booths. Running four consecutive weekends at the Aloha Stadium parking lot. Call
Honolulu Jaycees at 682-5767.
28TH NA HOKU HANO-HANO AWARDS
Fri June 3
Presented by the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Arts, the Na
Hoku Hano-hano Awards is Hawaii’s version of the Grammy Music Awards held at
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom. 5 p.m. reception, 6 pm dinner &
7:30 pm program. For more information call the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts
PLANTATION VILLAGE CELEBRATES O-BON
Sat June 4
– 6-10 pm.
O-bon will be commemorated in Hawaii’s Plantation Village at
Waipahu Cultural Garden Park with food booths, craft and entertainment. Free
admission and parking. Call 677-0110.
ANNUAL POW WOW
& Sun June 4 & 5 – 10 am to
The Intertribal Council of Hawaii will host 13th Annual Pow
Wow at Kapiolani Park. Native American dancing, drumming, singing, arts and
crafts and food. Free. For more information call Bill Tiger at 545-2119.
ON THE BEACH
June 5 – 9 am to 1:30 pm
Once a month, crews transform Kalakaua Avenue into a charming
Hawaiian outdoor cafe with Astro-turf, tables, chairs and bright blue umbrellas.
Enjoy the best Hawaiian entertainment and brunch delicacies at incredibly low
prices on the beach in Waikiki.
7 – 7 pm
Show features Harry Soria, Pa‘ahana, Nina Keali‘iwahamana,
Genoa Keawe, Hawea Waia’u and Son, Mahi and Gaye Beamer, Gary Aiko, among many
others. Call 528-0506.
ANNUAL PAN-PACIFIC FESTIVAL
June 10-12 – Afternoons
Annual event is a cross-cultural exchange between the people
of Hawaii, Japan, Mainland USA and other Pan-Pacific regions. “Taiko” drums
from different regions of Japan, along with performances by local and Japanese
hula dancers. Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center Fountain Courtyard. Free. Call Eric
Ishizuka or Joe Sonoda at 926-8177, ext 260.
Fri June 10
Girls from all over Hawaii compete for Miss Hawaii. The
titleholder will go on to compete for Miss America in Atlantic City, Hilton
Hawaiian Village. Call Todd Oshiro at 536-5522.
The colorful floral floats, glamorous Pau riders, outstanding
marching bands traverse the streets of Honolulu beginning at King and Richards
Streets, Punchbowl Street, onto Ala Moana Boulevard, merging into Kalakaua
Avenue, ending at the Queen Kapiolani Park. Call 586-0333.
Elmo and the gang from television’s “Sesame Street”
return to Honolulu for summer thrills with the colorful song-and-dance
spectacle, “Elmo’s Coloring Book”. Blaisdell Concert Hall. Show times are:
June 16 at 7 pm; June 17, 23 and 24 at 10:30 am and 7 pm June 18, 19, 25 and 26
at 10:30 am to 2 pm. Call Ticketmaster at 591-2211.
OF JAPANESE POSTERS
The Honolulu Academy of Arts presents an exhibition of
Japanese poster art from a private Italian collection. Presented in three
rotations. For more information call 532-8700.
Jun 22 – 2 pm
The care of indigenous/native items can present special
challenges, often raising questions about the spiritual and cultural nature of
the items. For more information call 956-8246.
ANNUAL TASTE OF HONOLULU
Hawaii’s largest outdoor food, wine, and entertainment
festival Many of Hawaii’s top restaurants will participate. Educational
activities, cooking demonstrations, and non-stop local entertainment. Scrip is
sold for tasting portions. Friday, 5 to10 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 10 pm; and
Sunday, 11 am to 7 pm at the Honolulu Civic Center grounds adjacent to Honolulu
Hale. Call Easter Seals Hawaii at 536-1015.
KING KAMEHAMEHA HULA COMPETITION
Sat June 24 & 25
Int’l cultural event which features dance schools from the
continental U.S., Hawaii and Japan. Dancers compete in both traditional and
contemporary hula styles. Categories include male groups, female groups,
combined groups, kupuna wahine (senior women) and individual chanters. Colorful
event featuring as many as 500 dancers accompanied by live music by the best of
island musicians. Call Keahi Allen at 536-6540.
THE PATH JUNE HIKE
Hiking club for people and their dogs. A volunteer from the
Hawaiian Humane Society leads the hike on Manana Trail. This trail has a good
view of Pearl Harbor and is partly sunny, partly shady. We will hike up for
about an hour and then turn around. Bring a snack and water for people and dogs.
Call Kelli Nitahara 946-2187, ext 217.
Thru June 25
View several works by various artists in a range of styles,
materials, and techniques that celebrate the history of Hawaii. Hawaii State Art
Museum. Call 586-0900.
Sun June 25 & 26 – 4 to 9 pm
Picnic on the beach as the sun sets and the moon rises while
listening to the sounds of Island Rhythms starting at 5 pm and watching classic
films under the stars at 7 pm, Queen’s Surf Beach. Taste spectacular dishes
from Waikiki’s leading restaurants. Call 923-1094.
Sun June 25 & 26
Sat at 7:30 pm, Sun at 4 pm
Culminating performances of this weeklong festival of voices
and instruments. Singers from throughout perform the masterwork “Dona Nobis
Pacem” by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Held at Mystical Rose Oratory, Chamin-ade
University. of Honolulu. Call Janine Myers at 386-4753.
Sun June 25 & 26
This race will be a regional qualifier for the USARA National
Championships. Be prepared to challenge all of your adventure racing skills. It
will consist of hiking and trekking, orienteering and navigation, kayaking,
ropes, mountain biking, an environmental sensitivity project and a mystery team
builder. It will be completely self-supported in a 2, 3 or 4 person team format
and will last approximately 18-24 hours. Camp Mokuleia on the North Shore of
Oahu. Registration: $150 per person. 4 person teams must be coed. Call Adventure
Race Hawaii at 591-9839.
AQUARIUM SUMMER CONCERT
Tues June 28
Na Hoku award-winning Na Palapalai, with dancers from one of
Hawaii’s most renowned hula halau, Halau Na Mamo O Puuanahulu. The oceanside
concert will also feature food booths, entry to Aquarium exhibits and other fun.
Call Waikiki Aquarium Development Office at 923-9741, ext. 3.
DANCE & FESTIVAL
Fri July 1
The season of remembrance of those that passed on, celebrated
with special services and festivals. Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji, 45-520 Keaahala
Rd. Call 247-2661.
COMET COLLISION COUNTDOWN
Sun July 3
– 7:52 pm Exactly
On Jan. 12 NASA sent up a space probe, which on July 3 at 7:52
p.m. Hawaii time should collide with Comet Tempel 1, as they attempt to collect
information that reveals answers to the formation and evolution of our solar
system. The dramatic impact will be visible over Hawaii skies giving us the best
seat in the planet for this celestial event. Call Shaun Chillingworth at
JULY FIREWORKS CELEBRATION AT ALOHA TOWER
Sun July 3