COP ON TOP FUNDRAISER
thru Saturday Sep 2-4 – All Day
The Special Olympics Hawaii annual fundraiser, “Cop on
Top,” where police officers stay on a rooftop for at least three days
and nights, is scheduled at various Safeway locations until they raise at
least $10,000 for special-needs children/adults. Call 943-8808 ext 24.
OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II
Sep 2 – 8:45 to 9:45 am
The USS Missouri Memorial Association will hold a ceremony
commemorating the 59th anniversary of the end of World War II on the deck
of the decommissioned Battleship Missouri, which serves today as a
memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The ceremony will be free and open to
the public. Call USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc. at 423-2263.
H.U.R.T. TANTALUS TREK
Saturday Sep 4 – Begins at 5:30 am
Trail runs on a 10-plus mile figure-8 loop through tropical
rain forest. Incredible views! Approximately 2,000 feet of climb on each
loop. Start/Finish at Hawaii Nature Center, 7 a.m. for 10+ miles and 5:30
a.m. for 50K. Parking is limited. Call PJ Salmonson at 235-0577.
AT MOKULEIA POLO FIELD
Sep 5 – Gates open at 11 am
Hawaii Polo Club matches on the beach. Tailgating begins at 11
am, game at 2 pm. Activities include skydivers, live music, food and polo
bar. On Farring-ton Hwy, 3.5 miles past Waialua High School, beach side.
RACES LABOR DAY
Sep 6 – Morning
Haleiwa Joe’s Independence Race
is the final event of the season from North Shore’s Waimea Bay to
Haleiwa. For more information call 638-7700.
Sep 7 – 6:30 pm
The Honolulu Chorale begins preparations for its 38th season
with try-outs and interviews for all voice and singing parts at St.
Andrew’s Priory, Music Room. Call music director Joseph McAlister at
524-0815, ext 257.
Sep 12 and Sep 18 –
Aloha Festivals Week Challenge at
the Honolulu Polo Club, Kalaninanole Hwy., Waimanalo. Admission is $3, 12
and under free. Located across from Bellows Beach.
Visit Alii of Yesteryear
Sep 17 – 3 to 5 pm
Travel back in time with the “Aloha Festivals High Tea
‘Visit Alii’ of Yesteryear” in the Banyan Veranda at the Sheraton
Moana Surfrider, Waikiki. Entertainment provided by the award-winning
Paahana Trio acoustic Hawaiian Trio. $25 for adults and $10 for children
ages 5-12 plus tax and gratuity. Call 931-8383.
Sep 17, 21 at 7:30 pm, Sep 19 at 4 pm, Sep 22
and 23 at 1 pm and 7:30 pm.
Charlie Chaplin’s film classic from 1936 is the premier film
presentation for the month at the Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of
Arts, featuring a high definition, digitally restored print used in the
2003 Cannes Film Festival. Tickets are $5 at the box office the day of
performance. Call 532-8768.
Sep 18 – 7:30 pm
Gypsy guitarist Sasha and Friends perform a variety of ethic
musical styles including Brazilian samba and American jazz at the Doris
Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of Arts. General public tickets are $18,
members $15. Call 532-8768.
MUSIC HAWAII – Gallard String
Sep 20 – 7:30 pm
Fall season debut of a new series of concerts at the Doris
Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of Arts. General public tickets are $20,
members $15. Call 532-8768.
Wahine O Ke Kai Molokai
Sep 26 – 5 to 10 pm
Party with the paddlers as they receive their awards, watch
the races on a large video screen and enjoy food booths, entertainment,
dancing, interactive bouncer, and prizes, all in the parking lot directly
across from Ward 16 Theatre, Wards’ Center, Honolulu. Admission is $5,
proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network and March of Dimes.
Sep 4 – 10 am to 10 pm
Top island entertainment, ono food, unique local crafts, keiki activities, community exhibits (including the Oahu Island News) and a host of special campus attractions will be part of the 4th Annual Windward Hoolaulea at Windward Community College in Kaneohe.
BONSAI ASSN.- ANNUAL BONSAI EXHIBIT
and Sunday Sep 4-5 – 9 am to 5 pm (Sat) and 4 pm (Sun)
The Hawaii Bonsai Assn. will hold its annual bonsai exhibit
Labor Day weekend in conjunction with the Okinawa Festival in Kapiolani
Park in Waikiki. Featured will be over 35 bonsai from clubs throughout
Oahu, along with on-going demonstrations and a silent auction. Call Jan
Adams at 239-8346.
SUNDAY AT IOLANI PALACE
Sep 5 – All day
Iolani Palace, the official residence of King Kalakaua and
Queen Liliuokalani, is open for docent-guided tours (no children under age
5) from 9 am to 2:30 pm. The Palace Galleries are open from 9 am to 4 pm
(children under age 5 admitted free when accompanied by adult). Call
Iolani Palace at 522-0832.
and Friday Sep 9-10 – 7 pm
The Honolulu Symphony opens the season with
multi-Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. Call the Box Office
9-11,17,18,24,25 – 7:30 pm
An American classic comes to open Army Community Theatre’s
season. Tony Award-winning musical at the Richardson Theatre in Fort
Shafter. Call the Box Office at 438-4480.
ANNUAL ASTON IMUA WA-HINE VOLLEYBALL CHALLENGE
thru Saturday Sep 9-11
The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team will
host a three-team, round-robin tournament. Teams include UCLA, Santa Cruz
and Southwest Missouri State at the Stan Sheriff Center. Call 944-2697.
FESTIVALS DOWNTOWN HOOLAULEA
Sep 10 – 6:30 to 10 pm
In the heart of Honolulu’s business district, the city’s
famed Bishop Street will close as Hawaii residents and visitors dance in
the streets to the tunes of contemporary Hawaiian entertainment.
Activities and events will be held throughout Bishop Street and Aloha
Tower Marketplace. Call Aloha Festivals (808) 589-1771.
10-19 – Various times
Aloha Festivals is Hawaii’s largest multi-cultural festival,
featuring Hawaiian music and dance as well as a variety of cultural
exhibits and performances. Enjoy concerts, street parties, children’s
events, contests and more, with most events free with an Aloha Festivals
ribbon. Call Aloha Festivals at 589-1771.
FESTIVALS FLORAL PARADE
Sep 11 – 9 am
A cascade of flowers, along with thousands of participants who
share their aloha, will float down Kalakaua Avenue for Hawaii’s most
famous parade. Procession will include pau riders, floral floats, hula
halau and marching bands. This free, two-hour parade begins at Ala Moana
Park and ends at Kapahulu. Call Aloha Festivals at 589-1771.
LINKS TO LITERACY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Sep 17 – Begins at 9 am
The 11th annual Marriott Links to Literacy: A Benefit for the
Hawaii Library Foundation will tee off at the Ko Olina Golf Club. 11:30 am
with a shotgun start. Call Karen Tsui at 837-8069.
FESTIVALS WAIKIKI HOOLAULEA
Sep 17 – 7 to 10:30 pm
This is Hawaii’s largest block party with dancing,
entertainment, ethnic foods and Hawaiian arts and crafts. Several
entertainment stages, hula halau performances, Hawaiian food and
international cuisine, as well as flower, shell and feather lei will be
showcased. On Kalakaua Avenue. Call Aloha Festivals (808) 589-1771.
HAWAII SENIOR’S FAIR
through Sunday Sep 24-26 – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Hawaii’s largest showcase of products, services and programs
for the 50-plus community, including non-stop entertainment. Neal
Blaisdell Center. Call 832-7878.
ANNUAL TASTE AT KAPOLEI
Sep 25 – 5:30 to 9 pm
Hawaii’s finest chefs will showcase their creations at the
Rotary Club of Kapolei’s fifth annual Taste at Kapolei, a benefit for
Leeward Oahu students. The oceanfront event will feature food, beer and
wine stations, live entertainment, a silent auction and fireworks display
at Ko Olina Resort & Marina (4th Lagoon). Call 275-3010.
MODELING EXPO 2004
Sep 25 – Noon to 6 pm
Models, scouts and other industry luminaries at the Hard Rock
Cafe. Public invited. Tickets $10. Call 529-0900.
THE HONOLULU SYMPHONY Saturday
Sep 25 – Grounds open at 5 pm; performance from 6 to 7 “A Night in Provence” with Assistant Conductor Joan Landry. Bring a picnic and dine at tables or on a blanket on the Great Lawn at La Pietra. 2933 Poni Moi Road at the base of Diamond Head. Call 922-2744 or 924-7515 for reservations. ECKANKAR
DREAM FAIR Sunday
Sep 26 – 1 to 5 pm Discover truths from past lives, dreams
and soul travel at the Neal Blaisdell Center, Maui and Oahu rooms. Free
program includes workshops, facilitated displays and a puppet show. Call
THE HONOLULU SYMPHONY
Sep 25 – Grounds open at 5 pm; performance from 6 to 7
“A Night in Provence” with Assistant Conductor Joan Landry. Bring a picnic and dine at tables or on a blanket on the Great Lawn at La Pietra. 2933 Poni Moi Road at the base of Diamond Head. Call 922-2744 or 924-7515 for reservations.
Sep 26 – 1 to 5 pm
Discover truths from past lives, dreams and soul travel at the Neal Blaisdell Center, Maui and Oahu rooms. Free program includes workshops, facilitated displays and a puppet show. Call 735-7719.