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Hawaii Theatre to hold auditions for youth acting programs

Hawaii Theatre to hold auditions for youth acting programs

Hawaii Theatre Center will hold auditions on July 21 and August 4 for its 2014-2015 Hawaii Theatre Young Actors Ensemble, a pre-professional acting program open to all Oahu high-school students, grades 9-12. The auditions will be held onstage at the Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel Street. Callbacks will be Monday, August 25, also onstage at Hawaii Theatre.

The Theatre also is scheduling interviews for the Technical Theatre Apprenticeship program for teens ages 13-19, and the Junior and Intermediate Ensembles for middle school students, ages 10-12.

For information or to register for an audition date, call HTC Education Director Eden Lee Murray at 791-1397 or email edenleemurray@hawaiitheatre.com

Kahala Mall’s Buy & Fly Event Takes Off June 8

Kahala Mall’s Buy & Fly Event Takes Off June 8

HONOLULU – Excitement is in the air at Kahala Mall when East Oahu’s favorite family-friendly center offers its Buy & Fly event on Sunday, June 8. Customers who spend a minimum of $75 (not including tax) between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on this special day will receive quadruple Hawaiian Miles for every dollar they spend up to a maximum of $400 or 1,600 miles.  Everyone is encouraged to visit the redemption kiosk located near Macy’s to enter to win 80,000 HawaiianMiles! One entry per person; must be 18 years or older. The winner will be notified via email or phone (up to $10 taxes and fees apply to the winner).

 

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Kamehameha Day Holiday on June 11

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Kamehameha Day Holiday on June 11

 In observance of the Kamehameha Day 2014 Holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Wednesday, June 11. 

 Please visit the HSPLS website: www.librarieshawaii.org for a complete listing of public service hours for libraries.

Join-in a Bon Dance at Hawaii State Library on June 7

Join-in a Bon Dance at Hawaii State Library on June 7

In celebration of the Obon season, when ancestors are remembered and honored, the Hawaii State Library will present the 2014 “Bon Dance @ the Library” event on Saturday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the Great Lawn. 

Participants of all ages are invited to first see a performance by bon dancers from Waipahu Soto Mission on the Great Lawn in front of the Library, and then join-in a real bon dance.     

Call the Library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.

The Hawaii State Library is located at 478 South King Street, at the corner of Punchbowl and South King Streets.  For more information, please call the Library’s Art, Music & Recreation Section at 586-3520.

 

Kailua Chamber Of Commerce Presents ‘Symphony In The Park’

Kailua Chamber Of Commerce Presents ‘Symphony In The Park’

HONOLULU – The Kailua Chamber of Commerce presents “Symphony in the Park” with major support from Alexander & Baldwin and the State of Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Office of Community Services. The free concert featuring the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra will take place in Kailua District Park from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 31. The concert will feature guest conductor Ann Krinitsky and emcee Howard Dicus of Hawaii News Now.

Aloha Festivals Seeks Applicants For 2014 O‘ahu Royal Court And Floral Parade

Aloha Festivals Seeks Applicants For 2014 O‘ahu Royal Court And Floral Parade

HONOLULU – The 2014 Aloha Festivals is now accepting applications for participants in the 2014 O‘ahu Royal Court and annual Aloha Festivals Floral Parade.

2014 Aloha Festivals O‘ahu Royal Court:

Applicants are currently being sought for the positions of mō‘i kane (king), mō‘i wahine (queen), kamāliʻi kane (prince), kamāliʻi wahine (princess) and other court members of the 2014 Oʻahu Royal Court. Applicants must be of Hawaiian ancestry and are expected to make various appearances during their reigning year, from September 2014 to August 2015. King and queen applicants must be 35 years of age or older; prince and princess applicants must be 16 to 18 years old. Scholarships will be awarded to the chosen prince and princess to further their education after high school. In addition, court members are also being sought to fill attendant positions.

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Consolidate Patron Database on June 2

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Consolidate Patron Database on June 2

The Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) patron database will undergo a purge of inactive accounts on Monday, June 2.  Removing these accounts will provide an updated, more accurate database for our business and management uses. Inactive accounts are accounts with expired library cards and:

•             No borrowed library material in the past three years and

•             No outstanding items, charges or fees; and/or

•             Whose card holders are former residents who have relocated from Hawaii