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5 Must-Attend Events This Week: December 10-14

Run a marathon, watch environmental films and listen to music from a Grammy-winning artist.


Honolulu Marathon Expo

Wednesday, December 10 through Saturday, December 13

This week’s expo is your last chance to enter the 26-mile Honolulu Marathon that happens on Sunday, Dec. 14. If you’ve already registered, stop by to pick up race packets and official merchandise.

Expo is free to attend. $290 for marathon late registration, Hawai‘i Convention Center, 1801 Kalākaua Ave., Honolulu, honolulumarathon.org


Green Screen Hawai‘i Film Festival

Thursday, December 11 and Friday, December 12

Watch films that address environmental issues during the Honolulu Museum of Art’s inaugural Green Screen Hawai‘i Film Festival. Featured films include Breath of Life, Mālama Maunalua, Pump, DamNation, Ola I Ka Wai, The Story of Sushi and three shorts, Ain’t No Fish, Gloop and Miracles on Mon Repos.

Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, honolulumuseum.org


It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at Mānoa Valley Theatre

Thursday, December 11 through Sunday, December 14

Watch what happens when five actors perform dozens of characters for a 1940s radio broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life in front of a studio audience. Old school microphones, great acting and sound effects bring this unique adaptation of the film to life.

$20 adults, $17 members, $10 students. Mānoa Valley Theatre, 988-6131, manoavalleytheatre.com.


Jason Mraz and Raining Jane Perform

Thursday, December 11 and Friday, December 12

Two-time Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz is back in town to close his Yes! 2014 Tour with three shows. Girl-band Raining Jane collaborated with Mraz on his studio album Yes! and will be joining him on stage for an evening filled with acoustic music and soothing harmonies.

$25-$75, Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, jasonmraz.com.


Hawai‘i Kalikimaka at Hawai‘i Theatre

Friday, December 12 through Sunday, December 14

Robert Cazimero and Starr Kalahiki co-star in a special Christmas performance filled with music and dance. Joining them are the Hawai‘i Theatre Christmas Glee singers, Hawai‘i Theatre Hawaiian Ensemble, Hālau Nā Kamalei O Līlīlehua, the 2014 Miss Aloha Hula, Miss Keiki Hula, Master Keiki Hula and Kamaka Leao Kaleionapali Ho‘opi‘i.

$30-$75, Hawai‘i Theatre, 1130 Bethel St., Honolulu, hawaiitheatre.com.


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