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Musical Innovators Conjugacion, Kalahiki, and Okami Mix It Up at HPR’s Atherton June 27 and 29

Musical Innovators Conjugacion, Kalahiki, and Okami Mix It Up at HPR’s Atherton June 27 and 29

Individually known as pioneers and polymaths, Tony Conjugacion, Starr Kalahiki, and Alvin “Pops” Okami combine their formidable talents on June 27 and in a newly added performance on June 29 at Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio. The evening showcases their eclectic repertoire of jazz, pop, and show tunes -- even an operatic aria and “hapa-haole” songs. Reservations for this inspired collaboration may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during business hours. Tickets are $35 general, $30 for HPR members, and $20 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Concerts begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 27; 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29.

Kuana Torres Kahele’s HPR Concert Features New Work from "Music for the Hawaiian Islands"

Kuana Torres Kahele’s HPR Concert Features New Work from "Music for the Hawaiian Islands"

On Saturday, July 5, in HPR’s 75-seat Atherton Studio, Kuana Torres Kahele gives a rare up-close-and-personal concert of his recently released CD Hawaiʻi Keawe, the first volume of his Music for the Hawaiian Islands series. Each album in the anticipated six-part series pays tribute to an individual island with original music from the multi-award-winning composer/vocalist, written specifically for hula. For his July 5th return to the Atherton, Kahele also gives a sneak peek into the next installment in the series, focused on the island of Niʻihau. Reservations may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. Tickets are $35 general, $30 for HPR members, and $20 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
 

Keiki Invited to Balloon Science Event at Hawaii State Library June 21

Keiki Invited to Balloon Science Event at Hawaii State Library June 21

In celebration of the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, a special event – “Balloon Science with Professor MAD” – will be presented at the Hawaii State Library on Saturday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m. in the Edna Allyn Room for Children.  Keiki ages 4 and older are invited to attend this free event which will be conducted in place of the regular storytime. 

Keiki will learn about air pressure, chemistry, temperature, resistance, static electricity, thermal conductivity, and Newton’s Three Laws of Motion through demonstrations involving balloons.  Each experiment is designed to be fun, exciting, and safe, while teaching basic laws of science at a level young school-age children can appreciate. 

Wealth Managing Partners, Inc. tees off to help ill children of Hawaii

Wealth Managing Partners, Inc. tees off to help ill children of Hawaii

Proceeds to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii and Make A Wish Hawaii

June 4, 2014 – Honolulu, HI – Wealth Managing Partners, Inc. will host its 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, January 6th, 2014 at the Hoakalei Country Club in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii and Make a Wish Hawaii. 

Wealth Managing Partners, Inc. is a full-service financial planning firm, committed to helping people grow and protect wealth, with the ultimate goal of enabling their clients to live the life they’ve imagined. 

As seen first-hand by Financial Advisors at Wealth Managing Partners, a severe illness of a child can cause immense financial strain on a family.

Second Annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival Draws Over 1,000 Runners from Japan and Hawaii

 Second Annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival Draws Over 1,000 Runners from Japan and Hawaii

Over 1,000 runners, 300 traveling from Japan, participated in the second annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival at Kapiolani Park on Sunday, June 1. The first place six-member team was Team Hawaii Sport Jaco Rehab, crossing the finish line in just under 2.5 hours to win the grand prize of round-trip airfare to Japan for the entire team, courtesy of lead sponsor Hawaiian Airlines. Other participants included Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Japan Consul General Toyei Shigeeda and Hawaii News Now: Sunrise weather anchor Dan Cooke. They joined student teams, corporate groups, military members and family teams on the 26.2-mile course, split into 6 legs, from Kapiolani Park to Sandy Beach and back. Team members passed a sash embedded with a microchip as each completed one or more legs of the relay-style race.

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).

 

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.