IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK
Sat until Jan 5
From classical physics to new findings in environmental
science, from deeply held cultural beliefs to spectacular feats of
engineering, buildings reveal fascinating stories of human ingenuity and
science. Bishop Museum. 847-3511.
Sun until Feb 15
Exhibit features Hawaii’s jewelry from the 20th century. It
explores how artists used Hawaiian, Western, and Asian motifs in their
art. Also included will be artifacts produced by pre-contact Hawaiians in
the 19th century. Honolulu Academy of Arts. Call 532-8700.
Hawaiian Islands Scientific Symposium
Wed Nov 3
– 5:45 to 8:30 pm
Free “Education & Outreach” session will feature video
and other presentations, highlighting a number of issues relating to
NWHI’s precious ecosystem. Reception with light refreshments and
exhibitor booths. Prizes including passes to the Waikiki Aquarium and Sea
Life Park; and dining certificates to Tiki’s Bar & Grill at the
Aston Waikiki. Grand Prize: roundtrip for two to the neighbor islands.
theatre marquis lighting
Nov 5 – 7:30 pm
Historic theater marquis on Bethel Street in Chinatown will be
lit up entirely for the first time since refurbished. Music by the Royal
Hawaiian Band, soloists Cathy Foy and Nina Kealiiwahamana, Tony
Conjugacion chanting the Hawaii Theatre’s oliinoa, Halau Hula O Kawailiıula
led by Kumu Chinky Mahoe, and lion dancers. Free. Call 528-0506.
REEL TO REAL
Sun Nov 5 & 7 – 8 pm (Fri)
A multi-media collaboration of film and music with the Hawaii
International Film Festival. Call 792-2000.
Nov 6 – 9 am to 2 pm
28th Annual All Church Bazaar, holiday crafts, clothing,
designer boutique, kids stuff, food, etc. and silent auction. 1822
Keeaumoku Street, Honolulu. Call 532-1111.
Nov 6 – 8 to 11:30 am
American Diabetes Month Patient Workshops “Living Healthy,
Preventing Diabetes and Its Complications” at Star of the Sea Cafeteria.
Repeated Sat., Nov.12 at Mililani High School Cafeteria. Call 947-5979.
nativity holiday festival
Nov 6 – 9 am to 2 pm
of the Holy Nativity Christmas Sale, auctions, set of Haviland china, Ming
Ivory Pikake Necklace, stines, collectibles, Hawaiiana, food, auction
begins at 10 a.m. 5286 Kalanianaloe Hwy, Aina Haina. Call 944-8490.
Nov 6 – 5:30 to 9:30 pm
benefit for Parents and Children Together (PACT), showcasing “Music of
the Monarchy” starring Nina Kealiiwahamana, Gary Aiko, Mahiai Beamer,
Iwalani Kahalewai and Beverly Noa; entertainment by Danny Kaleikini,
Kualoa, Kuhio O Polynesia; emcee Kimo Kahaono. Catered food, silent
auction, wine, martini and margarita bars. Admission $100. At La Pietra.
ON THE BEACH AT QUEENS SURF IN WAIKIKI
and Sat Nov 6 & 7 – 4 to 9 pm
Picnic on the beach as the sun sets and the moon rises while
listening to the sounds of Island Rhythms and watching classic films under
the stars at 7:30 p.m., Queen’s Surf Beach. Taste spectacular dishes
from Waikiki’s leading restaurants. Event is subject to the weather.
Free. For more information, call 523-4674.
Nov 7 – Noon to 6 pm
One-man rudderless outrigger canoe sprints at Koko Marina in
Hawaii Kai. Bring paddle, boats provided. Fundraiser benefits Sierra
Club’s Blue Water Campaign. Call 537-9019.
women’s business center roundtable
Nov 8 – 5 to 8 pm
“Building the Future: Women Leading the Way” is a series
of inspirational “talk stories” of successful women in Hawaii’s
male-dominated construction industry at Small Business Resource Center,
1041 Nuuanu Ave, Suite A., Honolulu. Call 522-8136.
Nov 8 – 6:05 pm
University of Hawaii Football vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at
the Aloha Stadium. Call 486-9300.
Nov 11 – 10 am
Veterans Ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Pacific
(Punchbowl). Sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans Association.
VETERANS DAY PARADE
Nov 11 – 10 am
Sponsored by Wahiawa Lions Club. The parade will start at
Kaala Elementary School, traveling onto California Avenue through the town
of Wahiawa and ending at Wahiawa Regional Park. Call 621-6654.
ANNUAL WORLD INVITATIONAL HULA FESTIVAL
Sat Nov 11-13 – 5:30 to 9 pm
Halau hula from California, Mexico and Japan return to the
source to join with halau hula from Hawaii and share their love of hula,
Hawaiian culture and language. Participants perform both ancient and
modern hula. Waikiki Shell. Call 486-3185.
Nov 12 – 6:30 to 9:30 pm
ASTON Moonlight Concert at
Kapiolani Bandstand. Free concert featuring Raiatea Helm, Kapena and
Makaha Sons. Call 527-5666.
Symphony – veteran’s tribute
Sun Nov 12 & 14 – 8 pm (Fri) & 4 pm (Sun)
America’s Heroes Veteran’s Day
Tribute featuring American composers Copland and Gershwin. Call 792-2000.
Big Wave Days – Nov 12 thru 24
The first of three men’s
professional surfing events that make up the 22nd Annual Vans Triple Crown
of Surfing. A 6-star World Qualifying Series event, the Vans Hawaiian Open
celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and will feature more than 100
of the world’s top professional surfers who will battle it out for
$125,000. Call 638-7700.
EVENING WITH DAVID SEDARIS AT THE HAWAII THEATRE
Nov 13 – 8 pm
UpWest Arts and Hawaii Public
Radio presents David Sedaris, author of best-sellers Barrel Fever and
Holidays On Ice, at the Hawaii Theatre, Chinatown. Call 528-0506.
Chamber Music Hawaii
Nov 13 – 7:30 pm
A special concert featuring
world-renowned pianist Jon Nakamatsu along with members of the Galliard
String Quartet and the Spring Wind Quintet. Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu
Academy of Arts. Call 524-0815, ext. 245.
Sat Nov 13 & 14 – 4 to 9 pm
See Nov. 6 & 7. Call 523-4674.
in paradise fundraiser
Nov 14 – 5 to 8 pm
Second annual Vintners in Paradise, a benefit for PBS Hawaii
at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Wine lovers can taste wines from more than
50 of the world’s finest wineries, complemented by heavy pupus and
exciting entertainment by Manalua and a quartet from the Hawaii Youth
Symphony, Loretta Ables-Sayre and more. Tickets are $125 per person –
$100 for PBS Hawaii members. Call 973-1187.
Moana Tree Planting
Nov 20 – 8 am to 1 pm
Students and volunteers will plant 35 coconut palms, milo,
beach heliotrope and monkey pod trees at the makai side of Magic Island
completing the vision of Christine Snyder, an arborist and close friend of
The Outdoor Circle, who was killed on UAL flight 93 during the 9/11
attacks. Call 593-0300.
ANNUAL UKULELE EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE
Sun Nov 20 & 21 – 9 am to 9 pm (Sat), 9 am to 2 pm (Sun)
Exhibition, seminars, entertainment by halaus and solo
performers, Saturday evening ukulele concert. “Ukes for Kids”
presentation Friday night that benefits the keiki of Big Brothers Big
Sisters of Honolulu. Waikiki Beach Marriot Resort and Spa in Waikiki. Call 847-1541.
TRIPLE CROWN OF SURFING
Days – Nov 23 thru Dec 20
The world’s premier professional surfing event series,
staged in the world’s most dramatic waves during the winter months on
the North Shore of Oahu. Call 638-7700.
Nov 30 – 7:30 pm
Harlem Globetrotters, the worldıs biggest name in
basketball, will be returning to Hawaii after a long hiatus at the
Blaisdell Arena. Tickets: 1-877-750-4400.