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Out 'N' About

An orchid show and plant sale starts off a week blooming with family and cultural events

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 02:39 a.m. HST, Nov 09, 2010

This story has been corrected.

Weekend: Fri. 8 / Sat. 9 / Sun. 10

71st Annual Orchid Show and Plant Sale, presented by The Honolulu Orchid Society, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Washington Middle School, 1633 S. King St. Free.
Justin Bieber-My World Tour, 7 p.m. today and tomorrow, Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave. Sold out.
Oh Baby! Family Expo, with more than 150 exhibitors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave. $4.50, free for children 5 and under. 239-2229,


Friday, October 8

Basics, presented by Electronic Dance Movement, doors open 9 p.m., Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St. $10 before midnight, $15 after. 589-1999.


Saturday, October 9

Fall Festival, with Ray's Kiawe Broiled Chicken, food, plants and crafts, sponsored by The Wahiawa General Hospital Auxiliary, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wahiawa General Hospital, 128 Lehua St. Free. 621-4309.
Makiki Craft & Food Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Community of Christ Church, 1666 Mott-Smith Drive Free. 536-6330.
"Chemistry at the Mall," event to spark children's interest in chemistry, hosted by the Hawaii Section of the American Chemical Society, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Windward Mall, center stage. Free. 235-1143,
FUNvention, with hands-on science experiments for children, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Moanalua High School, 2825 Ala Ilima St. Free. 837-8455.
Live Energy Lite, Hawaiian Electric Co.'s signature Energy Awareness Month event with entertainment, games, prizes and more, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Pearlridge Center's Uptown Center Court. Free. 488-0981.
Second Saturday, with hands-on learning activities and tour of the museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (11 a.m.-3 p.m. art activities, while supplies last), Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St. Free. 586-0900.
Hispanic Heritage Festival & Health Fair, with entertainment, food, crafts, cultural displays, children's activities and more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Free. 258-0072,
Hawaii Pacific Island Kava Festival, with kava drinking, Hawaiian crafts, live art exhibitions, food, poi pounding, plants and entertainment, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., McCarthy Mall, UH-Manoa campus. Free.
Square Dance Class, learn beginning square dance from instructor Jerry Quam, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Pearl City Community Church, 933 Lehua Ave. Free. 728-0301.
Love Stories, musical by Doctors-On-Stage, fundraiser to benefit Bayanihan Clinic Without Walls, 6 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Filipino Community Center, 94-428 Mokuola St., Waipahu. $60. 382-5564.
"A MADD Cab Affair," benefit for the Hawaii Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 6-10 p.m. The Venue, 1144 Bethel St. $250.
"9 ... It's Not What You Think," Honolulu Symphony's premiere event of Hawaii's young professionals come together to showcase symphonic music, 6:09-10:09 p.m., RumFire, Sheraton Waikiki, 2255 Kalakaua Ave. Presale tickets $15 and $25 at the door, $100 VIP. 524-0815,
An Evening of Aloha: Na Leo Lanakila (Voices of Triumph), with Raiatea Helm, Jake Shimabukuro, Ho'okena with hula soloist Nani Dudoit, the Kamehameha Children's Choir under the direction of Lynelle Bright, and Kamehameha Hawaiian Ensemble under the direction of kumu hula Kaleo Trinidad, emceed by radio personality Billy V, 7 p.m., Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St. $25-$75. 528-0506,
Ghostland Observatory, electro, rock and funk, presented by BAMP Project, doors open 7 p.m., Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St. $25, $50 VIP. 877-714-7668,
Comedy Show, featuring Augie T with opening act Jose Dynamite, 8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.), Makaha Resort & Golf Club, 84-626 Makaha Valley Road. $15 advance, $20 at the door. 695-7539.


Sunday, October 10

Hui Makaala Fashion 41st Annual Scholarship Fund Luncheon & Fashion Show, Boutique Sales and Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave. 721-8412.
5th Anniversary Hawaii Fishing Seafood Festival, with food, entertainment, fishing and seafood demonstrations, keiki games, workshops, exhibits and prizes, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Honolulu Fishing Village Pier 38. Free.
4th Annual HPTA Benefit Concert for Music Scholarship, presented by The Honolulu Piano Teachers Association and the University of Hawaii at Manoa Music Department, 4 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, UH-Manoa. $20 general, $10 for students and seniors.
Spring Wind Quintet, premiere of a new composition based on the legend of Paka'a, a young boy on Kauai, 4 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. $25, $20 seniors and military, students free. 489-5038,
"Plankenstein," movie premiere of surfing by Diq Diamond, 7 p.m. (6 p.m. pre-seating and the tunes of Paul Izak), Lava Rock Lounge, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki. Free. 921-9978.


Monday, October 11

It's The Spirit of Aloha: Made-in-Hawaii products and packaged foods only, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 'Ilikai Hotel, 1777 Ala Moana Blvd. 591-2211.
If Music Be the Food of Love, concert with Carl and Katherine Crosier, 7:30 p.m., Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St. $25. 941-2566.


Tuesday, October 12

10th Anniversary Mai Tai Rumble, live music competition, with Koauka performing after the tryouts, 9 p.m., Mai Tai Bar, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. Free. 947-2900


Wednesday, October 13

Melinda Hill, Los Angeles-based comedian, actress and writer, 8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.), Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St. $15, $30 VIP. 877-714-7668,


Thursday, October 14

Hawaii International Film Festival, starting today through Oct. 24. For schedule go to
Live Jazz, featuring The Honolulu Jazz Quartet with Dan Del Negro, Tim Tsukiyama, John Kolivas and von Baron, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sarento's "Top of the I", 'Ilikai Hotel, 1777 Ala Moana Blvd. $10. 955-5559.
Hawaii in the Civil War, Hawaii Sons of the Civil War, illustrated talk presented by Dr. Justin Vance and Nanette Napoleon, sponsored by the Hawaiian Historical Society, 7:30 p.m. Kana'ina Building (Old Archives Building) 'Iolani Palace grounds. Free. 537-6271.
Pato Banton, international recording reggae artist, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., for age 18 and older, Tropics Cafe, 1020 Auahi St. $10. 591-8009.



Haunted Lagoon canoe ride, 6:30 p.m.-closing Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, through Oct. 23; from 6:30 p.m. daily Oct. 25-30, Polynesian Cultural Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Highway, Laie. $25 adults, $20 children ($19.50, $14.50 kamaaina). 293-3333,
"Creatures of the Abyss," traveling exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays, starting today through Jan. 29, Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Building. $17.95 , $14.95 students and seniors, free for ages 3 and under. 847-3511,
"Return to Waikiki," buffet and variety show featuring music, hula, dance and performance from Makana, Buck Giles, Lono Kaumeheiwa, and more, 6-8:15 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, International Marketplace. $75-$95, $47.50 kamaaina, $27.50 for ages 4-11, free for children ages 3 and under. 542-6567,
"Magic of Polynesia" with John Hirokawa Tuesdays-Saturdays; Michael Villoria Sundays-Mondays, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show daily, Ohana Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., second floor. $139, $68 ages 4 to 11 for deluxe dinner show; $85, $57 children for standard show; $52.50, $35 children for show only (kamaaina rates $31.50-$125.10). Reservations: 971-4321,
"Friday Night Comedy in Aiea," presented by improv troupe On the Spot, rotating cast of stand-up comics and improv groups in a weekly show appropriate for families. 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the Rosalie Woodson Dance Academy, Aiea Village Square, 99-153 Moanalua Road, Room D. $5. 224-7585
"Ha: Breath of Life," dramatic staged floor show telling the story of Mana, who matures through boyhood, encountering young love and learning respect and responsibility. 7:30 p.m. nightly (except Sundays). $25 kamaaina. 293-3333,
"Torn from Home: My Life as a Refugee" hands-on journey into the lives of children who have left homes in regions of conflict. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through Oct. 16 at Hawaii Children's Discovery Center, 111 Ohe St., Kakaako. $6-$10. 524-5437,
"E Ku Ana ka Paia: Unification, Responsibility and the Ku Images" is the result of a joint effort between the Bishop Museum, the British Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum, partnering to bring together the three largest known Ku images in the world for a historic exhibition, through Oct. 4. Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. $8.95-$17.95; free for members, children 3 and under. 847-3511,
Twilight tours at Honolulu Zoo let visitors see what happens there when the gates close and the sun sets. Recommended for adults and children age 4 and up. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, $8-$14; reservations recommended. 971-7195,
Go/Baduk/Weiqi (Asian board games), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Satura Cakes, Ward Centre. Free. 833-2540,
International Folk Dancing,sponsored by International Folk Dancers of Hawaii, no partner needed, 7-9 p.m. Sundays, Moiliili Community Center, 2535 S. King St. $4. 941-6453
Tableside Magic, with magicians Alan Arita and Glen Bailey (alternating), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Tony Roma's, Pearlridge. 487-9911 Kamaaina Wednesdays, guided tour for Hawaii residents of Shangri La, a center for Islamic art housed in the former oceanfront estate of heiress and philanthropist Doris Duke near Diamond Head, tours available 8:30 and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month. Free; Hawaii state ID or driver's license required. Reservations required: 532-3853
"Art in the Park," drop-in art program that lets children explore open-ended activities, 11 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at the Hawaii Children's Discovery Museum, 111 Ohe St. $3 ($1 with paid admission to the museum). 524-5437,



» The cantor of Lutheran Church is Carl Crosier. His last name was misspelled on Page 5 of Friday's TGIF. The online edition has been corrected.

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