Things to Do in March in Hawaii

This month, cheer for the best Yorkshire, eat ramen and dance the bachata.


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Photo: David Croxford

National Noodle Month

March 1-30

Mmm, noodles. We recommend a steaming hot bowl of tan-tan men from Gomaichi, our pick for  ramen in our 2009 Best of Honolulu. For more winners, see this year’s feature on page 54.

 


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Hawaiian Kennel Club Dog Show

March 5-6

For two days, the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena goes to the dogs. Cheer on purebreeds of all shapes and sizes. blaisdellcenter.com

 


Photo: Mark Maglio

Hall & Oates

March 5

This pop duo from the ’70s and ’80s performs their smash hits “Private Eyes,” “Rich Girl” and more at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena. blaisdellcenter.com

 


Photo: Honolulu Academy of Arts

Imperial Korean Screens

 March 10-July 3

The Honolulu Academy of Arts displays two rare Korean screens from its permanent collection—as well as Korean ceramics—that have recently been conserved thanks to a grant from the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage. honoluluacademy.org

 

Wishes & Wings

March 12-13

Hawaii Theatre morphs into a magical fairyland during this family-oriented musical, featuring special effects and puppets. Tickets are $5 for children, $10 for adults, and $7 for seniors and students. hawaiitheatre.com

 


Photo: Oh Seok Hoon

Joyce Yang Concert

March 11

The noted piano virtuoso plays at the UH Orvis Auditorium as part of her 2011 tour. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. hawaii.edu/uhmmusic

 

Fifth Annual Hawaii Salsa Festival

March 17-20

Head to the Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio for three days of hip-shaking music and block parties. The festival includes a salsa and bachata boot camp for beginners, as well as professional performances. hawaiisalsafestival.com

 


Photo: Diamond Head Theatre

The King and I

March 25-April 10

East meets West in this dramatic tale set in 1862 Bangkok. The Diamond Head Theatre musical includes favorites “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance.” diamondheadtheatre.com

 

 

 

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