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This Week In Honolulu

February 2016

View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
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Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Website »

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This is the Robin Hood story like you’ve never seen before. When Maid Marian is told she has to marry the evil Sheriff of Nottingham she and her ladies in waiting hatch a scheme to keep the...

Cost: $25

Where:
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI  96782
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Telephone: 808-455-0380
Website »

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Meet Honey Girl, a former meth user, now an expert drug dealer. At a Hale‘iwa park bench one morning, Honey Girl meets up with customers and friends, rival dealers and her addict mother,...

Cost: $5-$16

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 536-4441
Website »

More information

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View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

‘Iolani School orchestra’s six most talented seniors will perform solo at this year’s Concerto Concert. One of the most anticipated events for orchestra students, this event is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Roosevelt High School Audtorium
1120 Nehoa St
Honolulu, HI  96822
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Sponsor: Iolani School
Telephone: 808-949-5355
Website »

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

More information

Artist Paul Nagano will be present at the gallery for his show’s duration, and available for a personal guided tour of his show of 28 watercolor paintings for individuals and...

Cost: Free

Where:
le Jardin Atelier at PLACE
54 S. School St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Sponsor: PLACE
Telephone: 737-9429
Contact Name: Paul Nagano

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The elite of Hawaii's underground comedy scene will perform on Mondays in Honolulu's newest weekly comedy showcase. If you're interested in performing, email info@smackcomedy.com....

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge
808 Sheridan Drive
Suite 201
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Sponsor: Smack Comedy
Telephone: 808-631-7208
Contact Name: Shaevona Valle
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View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

More information

A limited edition print exhibition presented by 1XRun as part of this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lana Lane Studios
327 Lana Lane
Honolulu, HI  96813
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Learn how to prepare Chinese New Year’s dishes from Leonora Ching. Participants will have a chance to taste dish samples and notebooks will be provided for note taking. There will...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kahuku Public & School Library
56-490 Kamehameha Hwy
Kahuku, HI  96731
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Telephone: 293-8935
Website »

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This year, all entertainment and specialty food and cocktails will be featured inside Chinatown venues: Square Barrels, Scarlet, The ARTS at Marks Garage, Manifest, Downbeat Lounge, Bar 35, and...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
Chinatown Arts District, multiple bars and venues
Honolulu, HI  96817


Website »

More information

Artist Paul Nagano will be present at the gallery for his show’s duration, and available for a personal guided tour of his show of 28 watercolor paintings for individuals and...

Cost: Free

Where:
le Jardin Atelier at PLACE
54 S. School St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Sponsor: PLACE
Telephone: 737-9429
Contact Name: Paul Nagano

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

Up to 45 non-profit organizations will be present to share information about volunteer opportunities in the community. The primary purpose of the Service-Learning Fair is to help Windward CC...

Cost: Free

Where:
Windward Community College, Hale ‘Ākoakoa 101-105
45-720 Keaahala Rd.
Kaneohe, HI  96744
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Telephone: (808) 236-9225

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

More information

This year, all entertainment and specialty food and cocktails will be featured inside Chinatown venues: Square Barrels, Scarlet, The ARTS at Marks Garage, Manifest, Downbeat Lounge, Bar 35, and...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
Chinatown Arts District, multiple bars and venues
Honolulu, HI  96817


Website »

More information

Taste and learn to make your own kiawe energy bars with Vince Kana‘i Dodge. He will share the benefits of kiawe bean pod flour. Naturally sweet, gluten free, and diabetic friendly, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waianae Public Library
85-625 Farrington Hwy.
Waiʻanae, HI  96792
View map »


Telephone: 697-7868
Website »

More information

Artist Paul Nagano will be present at the gallery for his show’s duration, and available for a personal guided tour of his show of 28 watercolor paintings for individuals and...

Cost: Free

Where:
le Jardin Atelier at PLACE
54 S. School St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Sponsor: PLACE
Telephone: 737-9429
Contact Name: Paul Nagano

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

More information

Listen to artist Jeff Staple's one-on-one talk with Hueman, as part of this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii event.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kaka’ako Agora
441 Cooke Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

More information

Meet Honey Girl, a former meth user, now an expert drug dealer. At a Hale‘iwa park bench one morning, Honey Girl meets up with customers and friends, rival dealers and her addict mother,...

Cost: $5-$16

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 536-4441
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

The heat is on, as preparations are underway for the second annual Top Model Hawaiʻi prestigious modeling competition. Eleven women and eightn men are vying for the chance to...

Cost: $45

Where:
Koʻolau Ballrooms
45-550 Kionaole Rd.
Kaneohe, HI  96744
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Telephone: 445-5832
Contact Name: Keikilani Ho
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

More information

Attend a talk by Jeff Staple and acclaimed photographer Estevan Oriol, and then see a photo exhibit afterwards, as part of this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii event. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Kaka’ako Agora
441 Cooke Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

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Highlights of the evening include performances by internationally acclaimed artists Teresa Bright, Benny Chong and Byron Yasui, Sweet Hollysaiians and more. 

Cost: $48-$55

Where:
Hawaiʻi Prince Hotel, Mauna Kea Ballroom
100 Holomoana St.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Kamaka, Koaloha, Kanile'a, IMUA, Ukulele Pua Pua, and many more
Telephone: 389-2890
Contact Name: Crystal Yamasaki
Website »

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Presented by POW! WOW! Hawaii and RVCA, attend this photo exhibition by Estevan Oriol, documenting his travels in Hawaii. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Kaka’ako Agora
441 Cooke Street
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

More information

Meet Honey Girl, a former meth user, now an expert drug dealer. At a Hale‘iwa park bench one morning, Honey Girl meets up with customers and friends, rival dealers and her addict mother,...

Cost: $5-$16

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 536-4441
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

View "Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam", showcasing styles such as shadow­puppetry (wayang kelantan) and the female dance...

Cost: Free

Where:
East West Center Gallery
John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI  96848
View map »


Telephone: 808-944-7177
Website »

More information

“Hawai‘i: Change & Continuity" is a new exhibit opening to celebrate the Hawai'i State Art Museum's 50th anniversary. The exhibit explores artistic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hawai'i State Art Museum
250 S. Hotel St.
Honolulu, HI
View map »


Website »

More information

On Saturday, February 13, the 5th Annual International ʻUkulele Contest invites amateur ʻukulele players from across the world to compete at the Royal Hawaiian Center's Royal Grove Stage from...

Cost: Free for Hawaiʻi residents

Where:
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove Stage
2200 Kalākaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96815
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Sponsor: Kanile'a ʻUkulele
Telephone: 389-2890
Contact Name: Crystal Yamasaki
Website »

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This trunk show will feature Valentine’s Day-themed wooded works by Nadia Fairlamb, who uses discarded local tropical hardwoods to create unique and exquisite wooden hearts and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Magnolia
Kāhala Mall
4211 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI  96816
View map »


Telephone: 734-2200
Contact Name: Maggie Parks

More information

A wood guild comprised of the finest wood artisans, who will present their most recent and best works. All pieces are for sale. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Isaacs Art Center
65-1268 Kawaihae Rd
Kamuela, HI  96743
View map »


Sponsor: Isaacs Art Center
Telephone: 808 987 8177
Contact Name: Marcus Castaing
Website »

More information

Dress up in pinup fashion or military uniform for Swing Back to the '40s fundraiser benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project. There’ll be a silent auction, live jazz from Hot...

Cost: $65-$90

Where:
Pacific Aviation Museum
319 Lexington Blvd
Hanger 37 Ford Island
Honolulu, HI  96818
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Telephone: 808-729-7770
Contact Name: Alexander Warrick
Website »

More information

POW! WOW! Hawaii and Thinkspace presents the annual exhibit featuring 122 artists and their new contemporary art works. Opening reception is on Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the exhibit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Honolulu Museum of Art School
1111 Victoria Street
Honolulu, HI  96814
View map »


Website »

More information

A POW! WOW! Hawaii concert featuring The Green, DJ Babu and Rakaa Iriscience of Dilated Peoples, Likkle Mai, Eli Mac, Taimane, Cipha Sounds and the POW! WOW! School of Music. Complete the evening...

Cost: $25-$75

Where:
Makers and Tasters
1011 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Website »

More information

Meet Honey Girl, a former meth user, now an expert drug dealer. At a Hale‘iwa park bench one morning, Honey Girl meets up with customers and friends, rival dealers and her addict mother,...

Cost: $5-$16

Where:
Kumu Kahua Theatre
46 Merchant St.
Honolulu, HI  96813
View map »


Telephone: 536-4441
Website »

More information

Join us for some live improv comedy every SECOND SATURDAY of the month at the Pagoda Hotel! Featuring some of Hawaiʻi's top improv players, special guests, and more!...

Cost: $15 to 20

Where:
Pagoda Hotel - La Salle Room
1525 Rycroft St.
Honolulu, HI  96814
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Contact Name: Kimee Balmilero
Website »

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