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POSTED: Tuesday, March 10, 2009


St. Andrew's offers free talks

Hokule'a crew members Billy Richards and Marjorie Mau will launch a series of free Thursday night forums at Saint Andrew's Cathedral this week.

The two will speak on “;Hokule'a: Island of the Navigator,”; about their voyage to the Micronesian island of Satawal, at 5:45 p.m. Thursday. They'll discuss on-board living, “;the canoe as an island and an island as a canoe.”;

Coming up in the “;Thursdays at Saint Andrew's”; series: “;Caring for the Elderly,”; with professor Kyle Kajihara of the University of Hawaii Elder Law Program, March 19; “;Discovering the Labyrinth,”; with Marcie Uehara Herring, director of the Kai Wellness Center, March 26; “;Principles for Living in Difficult Times,”; with the Right Rev. Robert L. Fitzpatrick, Episcopal Church bishop, April 2; and “;Traditional Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar,”; with Ozzie Kotani and Tom Kaulukukui, April 16.

The cathedral is at 229 Queen Emma Square. Call 524-2822, ext. 214.


Cheech & Chong plan Hawaii shows

The irreverent duo of Cheech & Chong bring their counter-culture comedy to Hawaii in May for shows in Honolulu and Maui.

Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, on their first tour in more than 25 years, play the Waikiki Shell on May 28 and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center May 29.

Tickets for both shows go on sale at 4:20 p.m. Friday at http://www.livenation.com. For information on the tour visit http://www.cheechandchongtour.com.

The “;Cheech & Chong: Light Up America”; tour, produced by Live Nation, kicked off in September at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia. Chong's wife and comedy partner, Shelby Chong, is the opening act.