Aloha Festivals Waikiki Ho'olaule'a takes place tomorrow.
Kealii Kaapuni Honua Ke Ena Ao Hula performed
at last year's event.
More than 250,000 are expected to party along Kalakaua Avenue between 7 and 10:30 p.m. when there will be nine stages set up for music and dance performances, and booths featuring ethnic foods and lei vendors.
There will be three stages set up be at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, and outside the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel, Sheraton Moana Hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Pacific Beach Hotel, Hawaiian Regent Hotel and Hawaiian Waikiki Beach Hotel.
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The Hawaii State Ballet Junior Company takes to the stage Saturday for two performances, at 3 and 7 p.m., at Mamiya Theatre on the St. Louis High School campus. The program for both performances includes excerpts from "Grande Polonaise" and "Paquita," and the "Esmeralda" pas de deux.
Young dancers on their toes
Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for senior citizens and children under age 12. They may be charged by phone at 947-2755 or 255-8509, purchased at Step-N-Up at University Square, or obtained at the theater an hour before the performance.
The company is under the direction of John Landovsky.
One former HSB member, Amanda Schull, has a leading role in the movie "City Ballet," being filmed now in New York.
The Hawai'i Fashion Industry Association and Hawai'i Food Industry Association present "Made in Hawai'i with Aloha," a fashion show and dinner tomorrow, featuring the 13th annual Governor's Fashion Awards.
Aloha for fashion bests
The event begins 5 p.m. at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Tapa Ballroom, with no-host cocktails and entertainment by Jay Larrin.
Dinner will be at 6 p.m., with an Aloha Shirt Invocation by Manu Boyd.
The awards presentation will be at 7:10 p.m., along with the fashion show.
Tickets are $60 per person, or $500 for a table of 10. For more information, call 533-1292.
An international honor society honors Hawaii's past, present and future beginning Monday in celebration of Honors Week '99. The Kapiolani Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will present a series of speakers and a "Jeopardy"-style trivia tournament on the Diamond Head campus.
Wiz kids get quizzed
Monday's program begins at 11 a.m. on the central mall lawn and includes Hawaiian storytelling and demonstrations of Hawaiian cultural activities.
On Tuesday, 11 a.m. in the Ohi'a auditorium, James Dator, University of Hawaii future studies professor, will discuss the approaching millennium.
Republican Party Chair Linda Lingle will speak at 11 a.m. Sept. 22, also in the auditorium.
At 11 a.m. Sept. 23 in the auditorium, the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission will present an update on reclamation efforts under way on the island.
The Honors Week '99 Millennium Quiz Bowl Challenge will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Sept. 23, with finals 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24
For more information, call Keahi J. Chun at 373-3131 or Donovan Slack at 943-1417.
Hawaii actors Wayne and Fran Ward will star in "America ... A Patchwork Quilt" tomorrow and Saturday in a benefit for The Actor's Group.
Shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Kakaako's Yellow Brick Studio on Keawe Street. Tickets are $10 at the door.
"America ... A Patchwork Quilt" uses American prose and poetry from authors writing throughout the country's development to create a living history of the nation.
The Wards, a husband and wife team, have appeared in large and small screen features and toured theaters nationwide in productions such as "Love Letters," "John Thomas and Lady Jane," and "Sea Marks" by Hawaii author Gardner McKay.
The Actor's Group is a Honolulu-based experimental theater company.
A bar raising money for a non-smoking campaign? If you've got to see it to believe it head to Gordon Biersch in Aloha Tower Market Place next Thursday.
Nightclubs for clean air
On Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. to midnight, the brewery will host "Smoke-Free Night at Gordon Biersch," a fund-raiser for the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii.
The Joe Rockstar band will play throughout the evening.
Admission is free; a percentage of the evening's sales will benefit the coalition and the state Department of Health's efforts to curb smoking among young adults.
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