Sunset on the Beach features 3 films
The films "E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i" and "The Land Has Eyes" will screen at tomorrow's Sunset on the Beach event, celebrating the 20th year that Hawaiian-language immersion education has been offered in Hawaii's public schools.
"E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i" ("The Hawaiian Language Shall Live") is a short 1997 film that covers the revitalization of the native language. "The Land Has Eyes," filmed in Fiji by Hawaii filmmaker Vilsoni Hereniko, is the story of a young woman fighting to restore her family's name.
Sunday's film will be "Whale Rider," the popular 2002 film from New Zealand.
All films screen after sunset, at about 7:15 p.m., at Queen's Surf. Admission is free. Food booths open at 4 p.m., and musical entertainment starts at 5 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday.
Windward orchid show
Windward Orchid Society presents "Jackpot of Orchids," a spring show and sale from next Friday to March 23 celebrating the club's 28th year.
"Jackpot of Orchids" will be held at the King Intermediate School gym in Kaneohe with displays, lectures and workshops each day of the show.
The show runs through Easter Sunday, with a corsage table set up, just in time for Easter giving.
Bring your ailing orchid plant for some TLC at the repotting table.
Hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. next Friday and March 22 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23.
Educational sessions on orchid culture and tips for growing cattleya and honohono will be conducted 10 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. next Friday and March 22, and 10 a.m. and noon on March 23.