The 8 Best Things to Do in March
Welcome springtime by dressing up as your favorite anime character, laughing at local sketch comedy or hearing from influential aviators. You just might find a new career.
Discover Your Future in Aviation
Photos: Courtesy of Pacific aviation museum
At this event, geared toward kids who might want a career in aviation some day, hear from a former NASA flight director for the space shuttle program, the first female strike fighter pilot and even the world’s first licensed armless pilot.
$6–$10, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, pacificaviationmuseum.org
Lee Brice and Chris Young
Photo: Courtesy of BAMP Project
After performing together as openers for Brad Paisley in 2013, these country musicians decided to take their own show on the road. The duo will also make a stop at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center on March 7.
7:30 p.m., $49.50–$74.50, Blaisdell Concert Hall, bampproject.com
Attention all Lacedaemonians! Knowing how to pronounce that word will not help you. Run fast. Jump high. Don’t get trampled.
$119–$126, Aloha Stadium, spartan.com
Heiva i Honolulu
Photo: Mike Bambi
The largest Tahitian dance competition in the state returns for its 13th year, along with Polynesian fashion shows, arts and crafts, food and dance showcases.
10 a.m. to 9 p.m., $10–$15, Waikīkī Shell, tahitinuiinternational.com
FAIRS AND EXPOS
Photo: Odeelo Dayondon
Eir Aoi. Akira. Cassandra Morris. Todd Haberkorn. Rob Paulsen. Jess Harnell. Chances are, if you recognize the names of some of this year’s guests, you’ve already got your ticket.
One- to three-day passes available, Hawai‘i Convention Center, kawaii-kon.org
THEATER & ARTS
See Me Naked
Well, not me personally, but I got your attention, huh?
Hawai‘i Theatre, hawaiitheatre.com
The 1st Hawai‘i Sketch Comedy Festival
Like Saturday Night Live, only in Hawai‘i. There will be live comedy sketches, original videos and live music, plus an awards ceremony. If you’re interested in getting into comedy yourself, there will be a day of StoryU Arts Panels at Kaka‘ako Agora on the 29th.
8 p.m. both nights, opening reception at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, $8–$35, Doris Duke Theatre, hisketchfest.com
SEMINARS & CONFERENCES
The theme of this event, “Paradigm Shifts,” will focus on innovation, engagement and the aha moment.
UH Mānoa Campus Center, $65–$75, tedxhonolulu.org