Pulse Picks: April 6, 2014

Apr. 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

HONOLULU PULSE STAFF / honolulupulse@staradvertiser.com

GRAB A TREE, SAVE THE PLANET: Malama Manoa’s sixth 1,000-Tree Giveaway will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Manoa Valley District Park Pavillion, 2721 Kaaipu Ave. Arborists will be available to answer questions about the care and planting of trees and Boy Scouts will be on hand to help load your tree into your vehicle.

Iolani Palace

‘Iolani Palace will welcome a number of local entertainers and hula halau on Sunday for a fundraiser concert from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Star-Advertiser File)

The types of trees being given away include kukui nut, monkey pod, variegated three-colored hau, plumeria, kalo, papaya, mountain apple, coffee, banana, red and green ti leaf, pannax, laua’e, kupukupu ferns, Hawaiian white hibiscus, avocado, false wiliwili, monsterra, valentine vine, snow bush, sea grape, coconut, areca palms and more.

Malama Manoa was founded in 1992 with the mission of promoting community, celebrating cultural diversity and to preserve, protect and enhance the special qualities of historic Manoa Valley. For more information, call Maile at (808) 220-5008 or Ahni-Kailea at (808) 282-6488.

FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS ‘IOLANI PALACE: ‘Ola Ka Ha will welcome a variety of local entertainers along with food and craft vendors to ‘Iolani Palace on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to help raise money in support of the historical structure.

Musicians scheduled to participate include Mailani, Jerry Santos, Teresa Bright, Weldon Kekauoha, Sean Na‘auao, Waipuna, Hu‘ewa, Jon Osorio, Lopaka Kapanui and Hina Wong-Kalu; Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea, Halau ‘O Ke A‘ali‘i Ku Makani, Halau ‘O Ka Uanoe ‘O Wa‘ahila and Halau Mohala ‘Ilima will also perform.

Admission to ‘Ola Ka Ha is free; visit haenterprises.net.

NEW POLO SEASON BEGINS: The Hawaii Polo Club kicks off its 2014 season and concludes its 50th anniversary celebration at 68-411 Farrington Hwy. in Waialua with four polo matches, skydiving shows during each halftime and music in between all the action.

Gates open at 11 a.m. Sunday; matches begin at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for open field seating, $25 for clubhouse seating (includes premium bar and food service). Visit hawaii-polo.org.
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