History on tour
The Mission Houses Museum presents a new walking tour on Fridays, starting this week.
The "History Makers of Hawaii" tour includes stories about renowned residents who lived and worked in Honolulu during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The tour begins at the museum and visits sites in the greater Capitol area from 10 a.m. to noon. Attendees are invited to stay for a free Royal Hawaiian Band Concert on the grounds of Iolani Palace at noon.
Reservations are required. Call 531-0481, ext. 16, 17 or 33. Cost is $25.
Literary winners to share work
Kiana Davenport and Paul Wood, winners of the Elliot Cades Award for Literature, will accept their awards and read from their works at 7 p.m. today at Kumu Kahua Theatre. Novelist Davenport is the author of "Song of the Exile"; essayist Wood has published two humor collections, "False Confessions" and "Four Wheels Five Corners." The reception and ceremony are free. Note that the date has changed from the announcement printed in this section on Sunday.
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Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson star as a mismatched couple in "My Super Ex-Girlfriend."
Movies opening Friday:
: Fan fave director Kevin Smith returns to the beloved characters that launched his career a decade ago. This time, his foul-mouthed slackers have "graduated" from their video and convenience-store jobs to work at a fast-food restaurant. Oh, and of course, Jay and Silent Bob are back, too. (R)
"Lady In the Water": In M. Night Shyamalan's latest supernatural thriller, an apartment building superintendent (Paul Giamatti) discovers a sea nymph (Bryce Dallas Howard) in the complex's swimming pool. (PG-13)
"Monster House": A group of kids suspect a creepy old house is really alive and dangerous. Can they save their neighborhood in time? This movie features the same blend of motion-capture and CG animation previously used in co-producer Robert Zemeckis' "The Polar Express." (PG)
"My Super Ex-Girlfriend": Veteran comedy director Ivan Reitman is back with a tale of an architect (Luke Wilson) who breaks up with his clingy girlfriend (Uma Thurman), only to find out she's a superhero out for payback. Anna Faris, Wanda Sykes, Eddie Izzard and Rainn Wilson co-star. (PG-13)