Out ‘N’ About: Honolulu Fest, WaikiKitchen, more

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Eat the Street Mililani: Bacon, themed food truck rally and block party with more than 40 vendors, live music, keiki fun zone and craft booths, 2-7 p.m. Saturday, Rec Center 7 and Mililani 'Ike Elementary School. Free admission. streetgrindz.com (Courtesy photo)

“Eat the Street Mililani: Bacon,” themed food truck rally and block party with more than 40 vendors, live music, keiki fun zone and craft booths, 2-7 p.m. Saturday, Rec Center 7 and Mililani ‘Ike Elementary School. Free admission. streetgrindz.com (Courtesy photo)


WEEKEND, AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 7

20th annual Honolulu Festival, Asia-Pacific cultural celebration features performances, workshops, exhibits, movie screenings, bon dance, anime, craft fairs, keiki activities and more, Friday-Sunday at the Hawai’i Convention Center, Waikiki Beach Walk and Ala Moana Center. Free. Schedule: honolulufestival.com

Art + Flea, modern urban market offers pop-up shops and DIY stations at Honolulu Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Hawai’i Convention Center third floor. Free. artandflea.com

4 Wheel Parts Truck & Jeep Fest, national off-road show featuring custom trucks and Jeeps, manufacturers, demonstrations and giveaways, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Free admission. 4wheelparts.com

Book sale, by Friends of Waimanalo Library, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Waimanalo Public & School Library. Free admission. 259-2610

FRIDAY, MARCH 7

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m., ‘Iolani Palace. Free. 922-5331, rhb-music.com

St. Andrew’s Cathedral noontime concert, chamber, choral or organ music, 12:15-12:45 p.m., the Cathedral of St. Andrew. Free. 524-2822, ext. 217, thecathedralofstandrew.org

First Friday Honolulu, walkabout celebration of the arts with music, performances, art, DJs, trunk shows, happy hours and extended shop/gallery/boutique hours, 5-10 p.m., downtown/Chinatown arts and cultural district. Free. 521-2903. Schedule, map, parking information: artsatmarks.com

“Empire of Funk” book release party, celebrating “Empire of Funk: Hip Hop and Representation in Filipina/O America” with signing by writers Krystilez, Paizlee, Seph1 and others, performances by Krystilez, Add + Plus and Woes, and Filipino pupu, 5-8 p.m., About The Goods, 930 McCully St. Free. 949-9492, abouthegoods.com

Red Lantern, new First Friday event kicks off, featuring a Secret Beer Garden, the New Chinese Downtempo Lounge with Hawaiian selections by DJ Native Girl, sneak peek at the 21st Century Loku House event and its Hawaiian games, and the Chinatown Artist Loft galleries upstairs open for viewing, 5-11 p.m., Chinatown Courtyard (Mendonca Building, 1126 Smith St.). No cover. 521-2903, artsatmarks.com

Paintings by Mark Feijao Milligan II, exhibit reception, 6-9 p.m., Sunset Lounge, The Plaza Club. No cover. 521-8905

Honolulu Chamber Music Series: Martin Beaver with pianist Kevin Fitz-Gerald, renowned violinist returns to Honolulu after his final season with the Tokyo Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. $48. honolulumuseum.org

SATURDAY, MARCH 8

Garage sale, crafters’ clearance and white elephant Sale, a fundraiser for Castle High School Project Graduation, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Castle High School cafeteria. 953-7011

The Gigantic Recycle, Reuse, Regift Event, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., First Unitarian Church of Honolulu. 595-4047

Second Saturday at the Garden: Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day, exhibits on local agriculture and a fruit tree care workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Urban Garden Center, Pearl City. Free; $5 donation for workshop. 453-6050, www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ougc

Honolulu Rose Society spring rose sale, with experts on hand for advice, 9 a.m.-noon, Urban Garden Center, Pearl City. Free. honolulurosesociety.org

Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden, Honolulu Festival 5K team relay race including a food festival (see below), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Kapiolani Park (up Diamond Head and back). Registration closed. 833-3378, honoluluekiden.com

WaikiKitchen, Hawaii food festival, part of Honolulu Rainbow Ekiden 2014, featuring more than 20 food vendors and continuous entertainment by The Dukes of Surf, Japanese band SukimaSwitch, J-pop group Ring Trip and others, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Kapiolani Park. Free. honoluluekiden.com

Kapolei Prince Kuhio Ho’olaule’a, live entertainment, hula halau, food and merchandise booths, Hawaiian craft demonstrations, makahiki games and Hawaiian food workshops, part of the 2014 Prince Kuhio Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Prince Kuhio Community Center. Free. princekuhiofestival.org

UH Urban Garden Center plant sale and displays, including fruit trees, roses, shrubs, herbs and palms, garden tours and agricultural displays, 9 a.m.-noon, UH Urban Garden Center. Free. 453-6050

Kaneohe 5 R’s Festival of Fun, free family activities, games and entertainment highlighting the values of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, relationships and resiliency, with the Castle High School Senior Project Showcase, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Windward Mall center court. 235-1143

Kualoa/Hakipu’u Canoe Festival, featuring master canoe builders, voyaging and sailing groups, voyaging vessels, educational booths and canoe rides, presented by the city Department of Parks and Recreation, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Kualoa Regional Park. Free. 237-8525

HiSAM Second Saturday: “Language of Art textile — style!” art activity with the Hawaii Handweavers’ Hui, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Hawai’i State Art Museum. Free. 586-9958, www.hawaii.gov/sfca

Manoa Community Health Day, informational event featuring health demonstrations and professional therapy, medicine and exercise practitioners, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Manoa Public Library. Free. 988-0459

“Teen Tech Week Computer Takedown,” youths ages 12 and older can experience the dissection of a computer, 11:30 a.m.-noon, and create jewelry and luggage tags from the computer parts, noon-1 p.m., Hawaii State Library. Free. Register: 586-3490

Donna Knaff hangar talk and book signing, featuring the award-winning author (“Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Women of World War II in American Popular Graphic Art”) for Women’s History Month, 2-4 p.m., Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. Free with regular museum admission ($7-$20). 441-1007, pacificaviationmuseum.org

Eat the Street Mililani: Bacon, 2-7 p.m., Rec Center 7 and Mililani ‘Ike Elementary School. Free admission. streetgrindz.com

Second Saturdays Poetry Slam & Open Mic, by Youth Speaks Hawaii, 3-5:30 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. Free admission. 782-7868, fb.com/youthspeakshawaii

Taiko Festival: “Secrets of the Golden Dragon,” Pacific Buddhist Academy’s eighth annual festival, 4 p.m., Leeward Community College Theatre. $20-$35. 532-2649

Prince Kuhio Choral Concert, Hawaiian a cappella with the Royal Hawaiian Band, part of the 2014 Prince Kuhio Festival, 7 p.m., Kawaiaha’o Church. Free. princekuhiofestival.org

Showdown in Chinatown, underground short-film challenge kicks off its 2014 series with a screening of the top 12 films made in the last 48 hours, 7-10 p.m., Wade Warehouse screening hall, 449 Cooke St. $10 suggested donation. showdowninchinatown.com

Brasil Guitar Duo, award-winning team of Douglas Lora and Joao Luiz performs classical and Brazilian music, 7:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium. $10-$25. 944-2697, etickethawaii.com

Audrey Knuth and Larry Unger, Honolulu-born dance fiddler and master guitarist and banjo player perform bluegrass, Americana and Celtic music, 7:30 p.m., Atherton Performing Arts Studio. $15-$30. 955-8821, hawaiipublicradio.org

Kendrick Lamar, Grammy-nominated rapper in concert, 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Arena. $55-$150. All ages. 866-448-7849, ticketmaster.com

“Sky This Month” planetarium show, exploration of the current night sky on new star projector and into the depths of space with full-dome video in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art J. Watumull Planetarium, with live music, 8-9 p.m. (seating 7:45 p.m.) Bishop Museum. $6-$8. Reservations: 848-4168. bishopmuseum.org

AFI, rock band from Ukiah, Calif., 8 p.m., The Republik. $39-$45. All ages with an adult. 855-235-2867, flavorus.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 9

44th annual pancake breakfast fundraiser, by the Kiwanis Club of Honolulu, 7-10:30 a.m., Noelani School cafeteria, Manoa. $6 per plate. 533-7478

‘Iolani Palace’s Kama’aina Sunday, free admission and tours, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the palace. Free for residents; $3-$21.75 for nonresidents. 538-1471, iolanipalace.org

“Okinawan Secrets to Longevity,” Uchinanchu Talk Story IV Conference featuring best-selling authors Bradley Willcox, M.D., and Craig Willcox and others, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., East-West Center. $10-$40. 398-3343, eastwestcenter.org

Michael Crisostomo Hey, concert organist and Juilliard School graduate student from New York, performing masterworks of Bach, Ives and Reger, Debussy’s “Children’s Corner” and more, 3 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free; calabash offering. 721-3468, agohawaii.org

Honolulu Festival 20th Anniversary Concert: Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele master in concert benefiting child victims of the 2011 Japan earthquake, 3-4 p.m., Waikiki Beach Walk plaza lawn on Lewers Street. (Grand Parade to follow.) Free. 833-3378, honolulufestival.com

Honolulu Festival Grand Parade, featuring performers, floats, marching bands and groups from around the Pacific Rim and Hawaii, 4:30-8 p.m., Kalakaua Avenue (from Saratoga Road). Opening performance 4 p.m. at Waikiki Shopping Plaza. Free. 833-3378, honolulufestival.com

Honolulu Festival Nagaoka Fireworks Show, presented by sister city Nagaoka, Japan, with live musical broadcast by Hawaiian 105 KINE, 8:30-8:50 p.m., Waikiki Beach. Free. 833-3378, honolulufestival.com

Swing Dance Club Hawaii dance, free lesson followed by open dancing with music by Bert Burgess and snacks, 6:30-9:15 p.m., Palladium Ballroom, Ala Wai Golf Club. $5-$8. 255-6095, swingdanceclubhawaii.org

MONDAY, MARCH 10

An Evening with David Sedaris, humor writer, satirist and comedian, 7:30 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. $42-$62. 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com

Action Zone Wrestling: March to Madness, 7:30 p.m., FilCom Center, Waipahu. $12-$20. actionzonewrestling.com

Galliard String Quartet and Friends, performing music by Brahms and Schubert, 7:30 p.m., Paliku Theatre. $20-$25. 489-5038, chambermusichawaii.org

TUESDAY, MARCH 11

Mililani Complex Choral Festival, featuring choral groups from seven public schools, 6:30-8 p.m., Mililani High School gymnasium. Free. 627-7300, ext. 249

Galliard String Quartet and Friends, performing music by Brahms and Schubert, 7 p.m., University of Hawaii West Oahu Library. $20-$25. 489-5038, chambermusichawaii.org

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12

“Stargazing,” live star show educating about current celestial sights, 7-8 p.m., Hokulani Imaginarium, Windward Community College. $5-$7; free for kids under 4. 235-7433, aerospace.wcc.hawaii.edu/imaginarium.html

Cult Kitchen Cinema: “The Lost Boys,” new movie event featuring cult classics and special movie menu, followed by live DJ music, 7:30 p.m., Nextdoor. Free. Ages 21+. 852-2243

Mars Comedy Club, new weekly hosted by the Guys With Issues Comedy Podcast crew of James Mane, Russel Kealoha and Chad Wago, featuring special guests, comedy battle, improv game and open-mic search for The Funniest Person in Hawaii, 7:30 p.m., The Studio, Hawaiian Brian’s. Cover: $5. Ages 18+. marscomedy.com

Walkabout Wednesdays Comedy Throwdown, new improv show featuring On The Spot Improv’s Iron Improvisers and a new challenger each week competing for audience laughs and points, 7:30 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. Free. otsimprov.com

THURSDAY, MARCH 13

“Introduction to Ingress,” teens invited to learn how to play the multiplayer online game, 6:30 p.m., Aiea Public Library. Free. 483-7333

Keikilani Lindsey at “Pakele Live!”, Tony Solis’ live-streaming Hawaiian music show, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Willows. No cover; cocktail seating. Restaurant reservations: 952-9200. pakelelive.com

“Lana Lane Studios” artists reception, with music by Nick Kaleikini, Danny Kaleikini, Anton Glamb and Rooks Royal, 7-9:30 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. No cover. lanalanestudios.com

Artists for Equality, fundraiser for equal-rights awareness featuring performances by Lovers Under Covers, Izik, Mai Sollner, Pink Mist, Super Groupers, Hannah Powers, Jenna, AnyGivenChance and Zack Shimizu, hosted by local rapper Illis It, 7:30 p.m., Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. Cover: $5. fb.com/branapelesmanagement

HamSlam! slam poetry and music open mic with host Kealoha, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Hamilton Library alcove, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Free. 956-8688, hawaii.edu/calendar

ONGOING SHOWS

“‘Aha ‘Aina: A Royal Hawaiian Lu’au,” 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. $89-$185. 921-4600, royal-hawaiian.com

“Fourever Fab,” Beatles tribute band concert show, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Pacific Beach Hotel. $39.99-$89.99 (Oceanarium buffet packages available). All ages. 725-4136, foureverfabshow.com

“Ha: Breath of Life,” with Polynesian dance, music and fireknives, 7:30-9 p.m. nightly except Sundays, Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie. $25-$50. 293-3333, polynesia.com

Legends in Concert Waikiki: “Rock-A-Hula,” featuring Elvis Presley tribute, hula and impersonators, 8 p.m. nightly except Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Center, fourth floor. $47.79-$180. 629-7469, legendswaikiki.com

“Magic of Polynesia,” with illusionist John Hirokawa, 7:30 p.m. daily (6 p.m. dinner seating), Magic of Polynesia Theater, Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort. $30-$144. 971-4321, magicofpolynesia.com

“Meet! Doraemon,” exhibition by Fujiko F. Fujio Museum featuring the blue time-traveling robotic cat, Japan’s first “anime ambassador,” makes its U.S. debut; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Tuesdays, through April 20, at Bishop Museum. General admission $8.95-$19.95. 847-3511, bishopmuseum.org

“Na Kane — Men of Paradise,” 10-man Las Vegas-style male revue, 8:15 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Pacific Beach Hotel, Paradise Theater. $39-$59; VIP package $79-$119. Ages 21+. 550-4444, menofparadise.us

Rockin Hawaiian Rainbow Revue and Fireworks Show, hula and Hawaiian music show including Duke Kahanamoku tribute and keiki; 7 p.m. show, 7:45 p.m. fireworks, on Fridays at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Super Pool. $20, includes drink. 949-4321, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com

“Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action,” interactive exhibit for children exploring physical activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and horizontal climbing, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays through April 30, Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center. $8-$10. 524-5437, discoverycenterhawaii.org

“Te Moana Nui (Tales of the Pacific),” debut of new Tihati Productions show retracing the journey of Hawaii’s ancestors from the South Pacific to Hawaii with song, dance, and storytelling of Oceania; 7:30 p.m. (5:30 dinner check-in) Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Pacific Beach Hotel. $50-$115 (cocktail or buffet dinner packages). 441-4480, temoananui.com

Waikiki Starlight Luau, 5:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Hilton Hawaiian Village, rooftop of Mid-Pacific Conference Center. $51-$125. 941-5828, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com

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