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Friday, August 6, 2004



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The Pa'i Foundation presents the second annual "Hapa Haole Hula, Music and Film Festival," with films and talks taking place at the Honolulu Academy of Arts Doris Duke Theatre.

Tickets are $5 general and $3 for members. For more information, visit www.hapahaolefest.org or call 754-2301.

Here is the schedule:

» Today: "Waikiki Wedding" is the selection for Hollywood Film Feature Night. The 1937 film directed by Frank Tuttle stars Bing Crosby, Martha Raye and Anthony Quinn. The musical comedy hit's score includes Oscar-winning "Sweet Leilani" and "Blue Hawaii"; 7:30 p.m.

» Saturday: "Bird of Paradise" is the Hollywood Film Feature Night selection. The handsomely mounted South Seas romance starring Delores Del Rio, Joel McCrea and Lon Chaney Jr. was directed by King Vidor in 1932. With selected short subjects; 7:30 p.m.

» Sunday: "Tell Me A Joke: Comedians Go Native," with Steven Fredrick, who shares more screen rarities from his collection, this time a family-friendly program of old-time comedies; 4 p.m.

» Monday: "Hawaii Au Go-Go: The Swinging Sixties," with Fredrick, who shares rare TV episodes and a travelogue from the jet age; 7:30 p.m.

» Tuesday: "Hawaii's Fantasy Image in Advertising," slide-show presentation with the Bishop Museum's DeSoto Brown, who takes a fascinating look at the beautiful and often whimsical images used to sell Hawaii and its mystique to the world for more than a century; 7:30 p.m.



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