Community Calendar

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
HONOLULU — The Blaisdell Concert Hall will host four breathtaking performances of the New Shanghai Cirucs, on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 16 & 17, at 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., each day. Astonishing athletes will defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show. Born out of a tradition dating back 2,500 years, the New Shanghai Circus combines artistry with athleticism, performing amazing feats with grace and ease. From contortionists to plate spinners to the traditional dragon dancers, these rigorously trained and superbly talented performers thrill and delight adults and youngsters alike. Tickets are at the box office or call 855-514-5628. (Artwork courtesy of New Shanghai Circus)

HONOLULU — The Blaisdell Concert Hall will host four breathtaking performances of the New Shanghai Cirucs, on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 16 & 17, at 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., each day. Astonishing athletes will defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show.
Born out of a tradition dating back 2,500 years, the New Shanghai Circus combines artistry with athleticism, performing amazing feats with grace and ease. From contortionists to plate spinners to the traditional dragon dancers, these rigorously trained and superbly talented performers thrill and delight adults and youngsters alike.
Tickets are at the box office or call 855-514-5628. (Artwork courtesy of New Shanghai Circus)

Disney in Concert —Watch scenes from your favorite Disney movies including “Frozen,” “The Lion King,” “Aladdin” and more, Friday, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, at 2 p.m., with four vocalists and the Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra performing live at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Visit http://hawaiisymphonyorchestra.or/boxoffice/.

9 / Saturday
Kolekole Walking-Hiking Trail — The trail is closed, Dec. 9-10, due to live-fire training.

14 / Thursday
MLK Observance — Join the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command as it celebrates the memory and values set forth by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1:30-2:30 p.m., FS Richardson Theater. Guest speaker will be Command Sgt. Maj. Bryant C. Lambert, USARPAC senior enlisted adviser.

Community Calendar

16 / Saturday
Hula Festival — The Polynesian Cultural Center hosts the 25th annual Moanikeala Hula Festival, beginning at noon, which celebrates Hawaiian culture, art and tradition.
Enjoy performances of the kahiko (ancient) and auana (modern) styles of hula in the Hawaiian Village at the PCC. Hula halau (hula schools) from across the islands, as well as around the world, will express their appreciation and respect for the Hawaiian tradition during the annual exhibition open to the public.
Admission is free for keiki under the age of 5, $6 for keiki ages 5-11 and $10 for ages 12 and older. Visit www.Polynesia.com or call 293-3333.

Sunset Mele — Celebrate the New Year with an evening of family fun at the Hawaii Convention Center’s free, monthly entertainment series, 5-8:30 p.m., Jan. 16.
This month’s edition features live entertainment by Kai Adarna Duo, along with delicious culinary creations and one-of-a-kind handmade crafts at the Sunset Mele Market Place.
There will also be a special screening of “Jurassic World” beginning at 6:30 p.m. in HCC’s Kalakaua Ballroom. Call 943-3025 or visit Facebook.com/HawaiiConventionCenter.

18 / Monday
MLK Day Parade — This Waikiki parade is sponsored by the Martin Luther King Coalition and begins at 9 a.m. at Ala Moana Park. The event is expected to have 2,000 marchers, 100 vehicles, 20 floats, 6 bands and will move along Kalakaua Avenue to Monsarrat Avenue and end at the Waikiki Shell parking lot in Queen Kapiolani Park. Call 384-4038.

24 / Sunday
Chicago, The Band — The legendary band rocks the Blaisdell Arena, 7:30 p.m., with tickets available at the NBC box office or call 855-514-5628.

26 / Tuesday
Facebook Town Hall — Garrison Commander Col. Richard Fromm hosts the quarterly online garrison town hall, 6-7:30 p.m., at USAG-HI’s Facebook “Events” page – https://www.facebook.com/usaghawaii.
Soldiers, family members and civilians are invited to ask questions or provide comments about services and programs.

27 / Wednesday
Community Information Exchange — Soldiers, spouses and civilians are invited to attend the next CIE, 9-10:30 a.m., at the SB Nehelani. Learn what’s happening in U.S. Army-Hawaii and ask questions of subject matter experts.

28 / Thursday
UB40 in Concert — Rising to prominence in the ‘80s, reggae ambassadors UB40 perform Thursday and Friday evenings, 7:30 p.m., at the Blaisdell Arena, as the first British reggae band to achieve mainstream pop crossover success.
Tickets from $80-$702 at the NBC box office or call 855-514-5628.

30 / Saturday
Night In Chinatown Street Festival — Chinatown Merchants Association sponsors this event that is expected to have 15,000+ participants. Traffic will be diverted starting at 5:30 a.m. for setup. Visit www.chinatownhi.com.

Ongoing

Food for Families — ASYMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker to assist families. It’s open 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 624-5645.

Honolulu City Arts and Culture — Learn about current and upcoming free events sponsored by the mayor’s office at www.honolulu.gov moca/moca-calendar.html.

Kuhio Beach Hula Show — Free show, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, weather permitting. Cameras are welcome and seating is available on the grass. Call 843-8002.

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