7 Reasons to Get Out
The latest installment in the Bishop Museum’s Hula Film Festival, Through Namaka’s Eyes: The Life of Patience Bacon, chronicles the life of one of Hawaii’s living treasures. At 88, Bacon is considered an authority on Hawaiian language and hula. General admission to the film screenings is $5; $3 for Bishop Museum members. To make a reservation, call 848-4187.
Take part in the Japanese art of flower arrangement at the “Splendors of Ikebana” exhibition in the courtyard of Honolulu Hale. The four-day exhibition features colorful flower displays of all shapes and sizes by Hawaii's top ikebana artists and students. For more information, call the Mayor's Office of Culture and the Arts at 523-4674.
If you’re on Kauai this weekend and you love Bob Marley, don’t miss “The Music and Life of Bob Marley,” a musical skills workshop and series of performances. Berklee College of Music professor Matt Jenson will lead the intensive workshop, and famed Marley biographer Roger Steffens presents two multimedia shows. 821-1857, www.steelgrass.org.