CAZIMERO MAY DAY CONCERT
Thursday May 1 – 5:30pm
concert celebrates Lei Day with an evening of Hawaiian song and dance
under the stars at the Waikiki Shell. The concert features the music of
The Brothers Cazimero along with special musical guests and premiere hula
entertainment. For more information call Lisa 597-1888.
OF HAWAII CHOIRS
Friday May 2 – 7:30pm
UH Choirs will take the audience on a musical tour of choral masterpieces
from the Pacific Rim and beyond. This concert features music from Japan,
China, Australia, Hawaii, and more, all in the original languages. The
concert will be held at the Kawaiahao Church. For more information call
HAWAIIAN TROPIC PAGEANT
Friday May 2 – 7pm
bevy of beauties from across the country will be competing in the 20th
Annual Miss Hawaiian Tropic International Pageant. The pageant is being
held at the Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore. For more information
Saturday May 3 – 4pm till 6pm
the US Army Band, “Tropic Lightning,” and other military bands at the
Kuroda Parade Field located at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki. Bring your family,
friends, blankets and chairs to this patriotic concert in the park. For
more information call 655-4376.
ORCHID SOCIETY SHOW
Saturday May 3 & 4 – 8am till 4pm
orchid show will feature hundreds of orchids that will be on display and
for sale. There will also be lectures and demonstrations about general
orchid culture. The show will be held at the Noelani School, 2655 Woodlawn
Drive. For information call 247-3345.
Sunday May 4 – 3pm
motorcycle riders from the mainland and Hawaii will be doing wild
maneuvers, tricks, hand stands and even jump their bikes over 100 feet
inside the Blaisdell Arena. For tickets and information call 526-4400.
CINCO DE MAYO 5K FUN RUN
Monday May 4 – 7am
Hawaii Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
presents the annual Cinco De Mayo 5k Fun Run at Kapiolani Park in
Honolulu. For more information call 545-4344.
YORK STATE OF MIND” ART OPENING
Friday May 9 – 5pm till 9:30pm
winning artist Barbara Roman will be hosting an art opening and reception
at the Tradewinds Gallery located in the Windward Mall. For more
information call 236-2787.
POSTAL SERVICE FOOD DRIVE
Saturday May 10 – morning
carriers will collect food donations from postal customers throughout Oahu
(and the country), in the nation’s largest, one-day effort to stamp out
hunger. Residents are urged to place nonperishable food items next
to their mailbox for pickup before their usual mail pickup time. For more
information contact your local post office.
Saturday May 10 – 10am
2003 Hawaii Secondary School Hula Kahiko competition will be held at
Kapolei Middle School Hula Mound, 91-5335 Kapolei Parkway in Kapolei.
Bringing together intermediate and high school students who demonstrate
skill and knowledge related to Hawaiian dance culture. For more
information and tickets call 521-6905.
Saturday May 10 & 11 – call for times
Emma Ballet presents the youth performance of Dances
at an Exhibition, at the Kaimuki High School Theater. Dances at an Exhibition is an original ballet that journeys into the
world of famous paintings by such notables as Renoir, Monet, Mondrian and
Van Gogh. For information call 735-6553.
PET EXPO 2003
Saturday May 10 & 11 – 10am till 4pm
Hawaii Pet Expo 2003, presented by the Hawaii Veterinary Medical
Association, will be held at the Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. The
expo will feature educational displays, live animal demonstrations, and
the latest pet products and services. Pets are welcome – dogs must be
leashed and pets kept under their owner’s control at all times. For more
information call Lissa Kam, D.V.M. 845-1762.
Sunday May 11 – All Day
forget your Mom! Let her know how much you love her by taking her out for
dinner, a nice walk on the beach or just stay at home and talk story.
& ACOUSTIC MUSIC JAM SESSION
Sunday May 11 – 1pm to 5pm
and acoustic music lovers and pickers are invited to a jam session at
Thomas Square This jam session will bring the island’s bluegrass fans
and musicians together, for the purpose of creating a formal non-profit
bluegrass and acoustic music association. Attendees are encouraged to
bring lawn chairs, beverages, a potluck dish, and instruments, if they
play. For more information call Caroline 622-1077.
ANNUAL VISITOR INDUSTRY CHARITY WALK
Saturday May 17 – 6am
annual 7-mile Charity Walk sponsored by the Hawaii Hotel Association will
begin and end at the McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Beach Park. For
participation details and more information call 923-0407.
FIRE KNIFE DANCE COMPETITION
Saturday May 17 – all day
Polynesian Cultural Center presents the world’s hottest competition
featuring fire knife dancers of all ages from around the world competing
for the title of world champion fire knife dancer. The competition is part
of the Annual We Are Samoa festival that highlights the culture of Samoa
through demonstrations and performances. For more information call
CAPITAL DAY, DOWN CAPITOL WAY
Saturday May 17 – 9:30am till 3:30pm
is a great way to visit all the historic sites in the Capitol district
free of charge. Tour the State Capitol, Iolani Palace, Mission Homes
Museum, Honolulu Hale and more. Opening ceremony begins at 9:00 am at
Honolulu Hale; trolley service will then be provided throughout the
afternoon. For information call Uncle Joe 586-0146.
BOAT SHOW & OCEAN EXPO
Saturday May 17 to 18 – 10am to 6pm
Hawaii Boat Show & Ocean Expo will be held at the Ko Olina Marina.
Hawaii’s only in-water show of its kind will offer boat displays, the
latest information and accessories in the world of ocean recreation,
entertainment, food and fun. For more information call Mike 254-3474.
Saturday May 17 & 18 – 10am to 5pm
6th Annual New Baby Expo, “Hawaii’s Premier Prenatal to Preschool”
event will be held at the Blaisdell Center,
in the exhibition Hall. The weekend expo will feature over 100
exhibitors offering attendees invaluable information and the latest in new
products and services all in one convenient location. For more information
Saturday May 17 & 18 – 10am till 6pm
annual event will include a variety of activities highlighting the Native
American Culture – food booths, arts and crafts, entertainment, and
displays for all to enjoy. Held at the Thomas Square in Honolulu. For more
information call Bill 947-3206.
I KAI KA CANOE RACE
Sunday May 18 – 8am
annual Molokai Challenge is a 32-mile, one-man kayak and solo out-rigger
canoe race across the Kaiwi Channel, separating the island of Molokai from
Oahu. Solo canoe will start at 8:30am and the kayak will start at 9:00am.
The race begins in front of the Kaluakoi
Hotel & Golf Club on Molokai and ends in Hawaii-Kai. Paddlers should cross the finish line around 12:30.
Sunday May 18 – 8:30am
for an early morning 1.75-mile swim? Start at Kailua beach (near the
pavilion) and swim towards Lanikai, turn counter-clockwise around the
large buoy in front of the boat ramp, then swim out around the buoy in
back of Flat Island. For more information call Donald 779-4637.
FORCE 2003 JOB FAIR
Wednesday May 21 – 9am to 4pm
your dream job at Hawaii’s 6th Annual WorkForce 2003 Job Fair &
Career Expo. This is the biggest recruitment event in Hawaii! We have over
75 companies participating offering more than 1,000 jobs that range from
entry level to executive. For more information call 536-7222.
Thursday May 22 – 6pm
to access your super conscious intellect, as you integrate qigong with
quantum physics into a healing modality that produces immediate results.
Louisa Mita, a practioner of Chinese energetic medicine, will teach you
how to eliminate physical pain, mental, emotional and spiritual disorders
and restore your health instantly, and all without physical contact. For
more information call the Queen’s Medical Center 537-7117.
ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN
Friday May 23 – 6pm
alongside local law enforcement officers as they carry the “Flame of
Hope” from Fort DeRussy Park in Waikiki to the University of Hawaii to
light the torch at the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics State Summer Games. For
more information call Melissa 943-8808 ext 24.
Monday May 26 – 7:45am to 9am
annual Memorial Day Ceremony honoring those who died in the military
service of their country will take place at the USS Arizona Memorial
Visitor Center. Following the ceremony will be a Floral Tribute (by
invitation only) at the USS Arizona Memorial. For more information call
HOKU HANOHANO AWARDS
Wednesday May 28 – 5pm
26th Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards is Hawaii’s version of the Grammy
Music Awards that will be held at Sheraton Waikiki Grand Ballroom. Most
Promising Artist of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Popular Hawaiian
Album of the Year, are some of the many Hoku awards presented by the
Hawaiian Academy of Recording Arts. For information and tickets call
SHORE SUNSET ON THE BEACH
Saturday May 31 to Jun 1 – Noon
the charm of historic Haleiwa and Waialua as Sunset on the Beach travels
to the North Shore. This popular event will feature: great food, an open
market, entertainment, children’s activities, demonstrations, trolley
tours of historic sites and a movie at sunset. The event will be staged at
Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa. For more information and times call 637-4558.