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POSTED: Friday, September 04, 2009

Have one last summer bash at water park

Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii partners with Power 104.3 FM, KHON and the CW Network to host the 11th Annual End of Summer Luau, with a fashion show and a performance by dancers and musicians of the Polynesian Cultural Center.

The day will kick off with the 24/7 Danceforce and the University of Hawaii's Rainbow Warrior Dancers. The 21-and-over crowd can take in a “;Metromix-ology”; cocktail contest. DJ Krazy K will be spinning sounds, and there will be a performance by hip-hop artist Chris Jay. KHON/CW Network will have prize giveaways in anticipation of the relaunch of “;Melrose Place.”;

» Where: Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii, 400 Farrington Highway
» When: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow
» Cost: $35.99 general and $26.99 children 3 to 11
» Info: 674-9283 or


Swap meet celebrates statehood, Labor Day

It's the re-branding of the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet & Marketplace, as it hosts a “;Lucky We Live Hawaii”; statehood and Labor Day celebration.

Events include a “;Made in Hawaii”; Craft Fair, a Farmer's Market and a Keiki Zone with rides and activities from Xtreme Fun. Cool down in the beer garden starting at 11 a.m. featuring entertainment from Mailani Makainai, the DeLima Ohana, Herb Ohta Jr., Brad Kawakami, Jennifer Perri and more. 808 Entertainment will be hosting an amateur skateboarding contest. Entrants can register at There's also a Classic Car Show with a Shine & Swap featuring more than 50 classic cars from around the island. Swap any parts you no longer need with other car part collectors.

» Where: Aloha Stadium
» When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
» Cost: $1; free for children 11 years and under or any person who brings five recyclable plastic bottles
» Info: 486-6704 or


Coming Up

» “;America's Best Dance Crew”; winners Jabbawockeez, Sept. 12 at Pipeline Cafe
» John Legend, Sept. 12 and 13 at Blaisdell Arena
» Mikhail Baryshnikov (pictured) and Ana Laguna, Sept. 12 and 13 at Hawaii Theatre
» Second Annual Manoa Jazz Festival, Sept. 19 at the University of Hawaii's Andrews Amphitheatre
» Keola Beamer and R. Carlos Nakai, Sept. 19 at Hawaii Theatre
» Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain with the Honolulu Symphony, Sept. 19 and 20 at Blaisdell Concert Hall
» Shaolin Warriors, Sept. 23 through 27 at Blaisdell Concert Hall