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POSTED: Sunday, August 16, 2009




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        “;My Antonio,”; the reality show featuring Antonio Sabato Jr. looking for love in Hawaii, airs today on VH1.

        “;The Freshmen,”; by Jay Brannan (www.myspace.com/jaybrannan)


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        While waiting for the new season of “;Lost,”; log on to abc.com for weekly installments of “;Mysteries of the Universe Presents the Dharma Initiative.”;




Fun day in store at Dole Plantation

Gather the keiki for Family Fun Day at Dole Plantation.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 26, the grounds will fill with games, food booths, live entertainment, arts and crafts, giveaways and more.

Admission to the maze and garden tour will be buy-one-get-one-free, and there will also be a reduced admission for the Pineapple Express Train Tour. Looking to shop? Kamaaina can get a 15 percent discount on most store merchandise.

For information, call 220-4981 or visit DolePlantation.com.


Save 20% now on Kennedy tickets

Planning ahead pays off at Kennedy Theatre. From now until Sept. 5, Kennedy Theatre is offering “;Super Saver”; tickets at 20 percent off regular prices.

The season's highlights include “;The White Snake,”; a “;jingju”; (Beijing opera) in February; “;Dancing Green,”; a sustainability-themed dance concert in March; and two works by Bertolt Brecht in April and May.

For show information and prices, visit www.hawaii.edu/kennedy; to purchase tickets, visit www.etickethawaii.com.


Booths available for October expo

Lock down a booth today at the Oh Baby Family Expo 2009, being held in October at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

Organizers are looking for exhibits that offer baby and toddler apparel; baby bottles; beauty, health and nutrition; birth announcements and invitations; books; day care and nanny services; educational toys and videos; kid party ideas; financial services; insurance; formula and nursing supplies; government and nonprofit agencies; hospitals and birthing centers; jewelry and accessories; maternity apparel; photography; real estate; research opportunities; safety and child-proofing; strollers and car seats; travel; ultrasound and more.

Booths cost up to $750 for two full days. Call 239-7777.



Tribute to Kapiolani highlights art event

A Hawaiian art event will kick off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Aloha Tower Market Place's atrium with the unveiling of artist Leohone's painting “;Ho'oulu a me Ho'ola Lahui”; (”;to increase and preserve the nation”;), an homage to Queen Kapiolani.

Cyril Pahinui, Like Like Bell and Kawika Kahiapo & Keale are among the entertainers performing. Halau ke Kia'i a o Hula will present a hula demonstration, and Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club Chorale will sing.

Hawaiian pupu will be served at the festivities, which run till 8:30 p.m. Call Alan's Island Art Galleries at 536-5369 or 953-8253.



» Oil demonstration: Susie Anderson paints, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, the Gallery at Ward Centre, 597-8034. Free.
» Glass art: Hawaii Glass Artists will discuss their medium, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, the ARTS at Marks Garage, 521-2903. Free.



» ”;Photo Transfer and Other Collectible Creations from the Inkjet Printer”;: Learn to transfer photos onto fabric. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 27, TEMARI, 1754 Lusitana St. $50. Call 536-4566 or visit www.temaricenter.com.
» Shippoyaki workshop: Make jewelry using Japanese enameling, with award-winning artist Kazuko Inomata. 1 to 4 p.m. Friday or 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. $25. Call 945-7633, ext. 25.
» Okame messenger doll: Make the chubby-cheeked, smiley doll charm meant to bring good luck. 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 29, TEMARI, 1754 Lusitana St. $30. Call 536-4566 or visit www.temaricenter.com.


Last chance ...

» ”;Artists of Hawaii 2009”;: Biennial exhibit of Hawaii artists' new work, juried by Laura Hoptman, senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. Ends today, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700.
» Summer-themed art: Works in various media by Jennifer Callejo, Laura Smith and Maile Yawata. Ends today, Second Floor@Cedar Street Galleries, 589-1580.
» 39th Annual “;Aloha Show”;: Juried works by local artists. Ends Thursday, Honolulu Hale Courtyard, 768-6666.