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 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. Call 566-2337.

Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art

Thru Dec 29 – Call for times

Recent work by artists from around the world that draws on various notions of the comedic. At the Contemporary Museum, Honolulu. Call 526-1322 or visit www.tcmhi.org.

“Death Plays the Market”

Sat Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 – 7 pm

Murder mystery dinner theatre at Dave & Buster’s 1030 Auahi St., Honolulu Call 589-2215 for info and reservations.


Sun Oct 2 – 7:30 pm

Featuring music of Frànk, Saint-Saëns, and Bach by Organist Dr. Arlan Sunnarborg. Choral music by the Cathedral Choir. St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Call 524-2822, ext. 223.

Dine for America: American Red Cross Hurricane Relief

Wed Oct 5

Profits from restaurants go to hurricane relief. More than 30 Oahu restaurants participating. Go to: www.dineforamerica.org to find local restaurants.

Intro workshop on genealogical research

Thurs Oct 6 & 13 – 9 am to 2 pm

Friends of Iolani Palace host. Renown genealogist Fran McFarland conducts workshops on Kanaina Building on the Palace grounds. Cost is $60 and includes instruction, syllabus and workbook. Call 522-0822.

Great Aloha Tower Beerfest

Fri Oct 7 – 5 to 9 pm

Great Diamond Head Beerfest moves to the waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Tastings of 80+ beers, ales, stouts and porters from around the world. $30. Call 550-8457.

discover moilili festival

Sat Oct 8 – 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

At Stadium Park. Crafts fair, farmer’s market, food booths. Royal Hawaiian Band performs. Free trolley from Waikiki. For more info. call 955-1555.

Mauka Makai Cancer fund raiser

Sat Oct 8 – 5:30 to 9:30 pm

Friends of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii. Merchant Street Oktoberfest at Murphy’s Bar & Grill at 2 Merchant Street. Individual tickets start at $200. Visit www.crch.org for more info.

On Stage Hawaii presents Everclear

Sat Oct 8 – Doors open at 6 pm

At the downtown Pipeline Café. Visit www.pipelinecafe.net for more info.

Baby Dinosaurs: A Prehistoric Playground

Sun Oct 9 – Noon to 5 pm

Bishop Museum turns into a prehistoric playground, with the opening of its latest traveling exhibit. Exhibit runs thru Dec. 11. Call 847-3511.

4th Annual Chopsticks & Wine

Wed Oct 12 – 5:30 to 8:30 pm

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Presents an Evening of Fine Wines and Gourmet Delights at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Resort. Call 949-5531.

Vogler Quartet with Ian Parker, piano

Thurs Oct 13 – 7:30 pm

Honolulu Chamber Music Series, Orvis Auditorium on the grounds of the UH Manoa campus. Call 956-8246.

Ricardo Garcia, Guardian Angels, Hawaii ChapTER

Tues Oct 13 – 6:15 to 8:00 pm

Kiwanis Club of Kaneohe Dinner Meeting, Flamingo’s Restaurant, Banquet Room, Windward City Shopping Center. Public welcome. Call 247-6796.

Honouliuli Preserve Hike

Sat Oct 15 – 8:30 am to 2:30 am

This three-mile hike is considered moderate, and begins gradually uphill. A steep downhill section completes the loop. Reservations required, $10 per person. Call 587-6220.


Opens Sun Oct 15 – 12:30 pm

Bishop Museum artistic & scientific exhibit runs thru Dec. 18. Call 847-3511.

CNN’s Dr. Gupta at Health Forum

Mon Oct 17 – 8 am to 1:30 pm

Sanjay Gupta, M.D., senior medical correspondent for CNN, keynotes a health policy forum at Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs, Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki. Call 585-7931, ext. 101.


Sat Oct 22 – 7 pm

At Kapono’s in Aloha Tower Marketplace. 21 and over. For tickets and information visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Keola Beamer and R. Carlos Nakai in Concert

Thurs Oct 27 – 7:30 pm

Slack key guitar virtuoso Keola Beamer joins with R. Carlos Nakai, world’s premier Native American flutist at the Windward Community College, Paliku Theater. Call 235-7433.

“Age Sex Location”

Opens Thurs Oct 27

Dennis Carroll’s acerbic look at the dangers of the information age, at the Kumu Kahua Theatre, downtown Honolulu. Visit www.kumukahua.org.


Sat Oct 29 – Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Halloween-themed fundraising gala featuring elaborate live and silent auctions, décor and costumes, lavish dining and entertainment. $150. Hawaii Hilton Village. Call 593-0300.


Sun Oct 30 – 4:30 to 9 pm

Youth Symphony I will headline with Grammy Award-nominated Hookena at He Makana O Na Mele annual benefit concert for the orchestra at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. Call 941-9706.

Bishop Museum’s 18th annual Treat Street

Mon Oct 31 – 5:30 to 8 pm

A spooktacular night of fun awaits island families as the Great Lawn at Bishop Museum is transformed into Treat Street. Designed for keiki under 12. Call 847-3511.

Koko Marina Center Tricks and Treats

Mon Oct 31 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Koko Marina Center merchants invite children to Hawaii Kai for a safe trick or treating venue this Halloween. Visit www.Kokomarinacenter.com.


See A&E’s bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman in his acting debut on “The George Lopez Show” on ABC-TV.