7 Reasons to Get Out

September 2007


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photo courtesy the limtiaco company

Get the Party Started!

In addition to the Aloha Festivals’ annual Sunday service at Kawaiahao Church (Sept. 2), the Waikiki floral parade (Sept. 15) and the 55th Annual Waikiki Hoolaulea (Sept. 21), the festival aims to break its previous record held in the Guiness Book of World Records for the longest hula line. If you know the moves to “Waikiki” and “Aloha Week Hula,” dance with 5,500 others in Waikiki on Sept. 22. For more information, log onto www.alohafestivals.com.


Sept. 1 and 22

PUT ON THE WAR PAINT

You’ve waited all summer for our Warriors to hit the turf, and now, sports fans, the time has come. Cheer them on at the season opener against Northern Colorado and welcome them home for the second at-home game against Charleston Southern. For a complete schedule, log onto www.uhathletics.hawaii.edu.


Sept. 3

CRAWL TO THE FINISH

Test out your aquatic abilities during the 2.348 mile Waikiki Rough Water Swim. Log onto www.wrswim.com to register.


photo by Michael Keany

Sept. 7 and 8

PUT ON YOUR HOOP SKIRT

The vintage sale at Waioli Tea Room features Victorian-style furniture and décor found both locally and abroad. Also find garden items, such as water lilies and vintage clothing. For more information, call Darren Torii at 226-3526 or 226-7119.


 

Sept. 21

ATONE

Yom Kippur, one of the holiest Jewish holidays, begins at sundown. Observants set aside this day of atonement for prayer and fasting.

courtesy uh college of tropical agriculture and human resources

Sept. 28

BE DARING

Celebrate local agriculture at the 12th Annual A Taste of the Hawaiian Range at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. While you feast on fare created by local chefs, gather Big Island produce and sip a cup of Kona coffee, be sure to catch the Kohala Mountain Oyster cook off. www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/taste.


Photo by Istock


Every Tuesday

SWISH AND SPIT

Let one of Indigo’s featured wine vendors guide you through a sampling of reds and whites from around the world. The Wrath of Grapes Wine Club is held every Tuesday at the downtown watering hole. $20 covers your tasting and light pupu by Hale Aina Award-winning chef Glenn Chu.  Call for reservations, 521-2900.

 

 

 


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