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Jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour performs during the Budapest Spring Festival in Hungary in 2014. Ritenour will kick off a residency at Blue Note Hawaii starting Thursday.
COURTESY HAWAIIAN MISSION HOUSES HISTORIC SITE AND ARCHIVES
A young Hawaiian known as Henry Obookiah — his name is now spelled ‘Opukaha‘ia — is considered to be Hawaii’s first Christian, having been raised in the indigenous religion of Hawaii but converting to Christianity in New England.
COURTESY EVOLVE THEATRE COMPANY AND RISE AGAINST
Evolve Theatre Company, left, is a new drama troupe that launches its debut with “Intimate Apparel,” a 2003 play from Lynn Nottage. At right is Rise Against, who return to Honolulu for a concert at The Republik on Thursday.