Community Calendar

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

(Note: Area codes are 808 unless otherwise listed.)

15 / Friday

Sweepstakes — The Exchange is offering several sweepstakes. Visit www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes for more details.

Aloha Stadium — Parking rates have increased for stadium events, excluding professional sports events, concerts and swap meet & marketplace:

  • Generally, $7 per car and $30 per bus or limousine.
  • NFL Pro Bowl, $15/car and $30/bus or limousine.
  • Swap Meet & Marketplace, $1/person, 12 years and older, and free, 11 years and under.

Call 483-2500 or visit www.alohastadium.hawaii.gov.

Community Calendar

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) 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.

New Shanghai Circus — The Blaisdell Concert Hall hosts four breathtaking performances on Saturday and Sunday at 4:30 and 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.

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.

See the special screening of “Jurassic World” beginning at 6:30 p.m. in HCC’s Kalakaua Ballroom. Call 808-943-3025 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 move along Kalakaua Avenue to Monsarrat Avenue and end at the Waikiki Shell parking lot in Queen Kapiolani Park. Call 384-4038.

23 / Saturday

“The Finest Hour” — Enjoy the free advance screening of this Disney movie at Hickam Memorial Theater at 4 p.m., Jan. 23. Doors will open at 2 p.m.; tickets are available at Hickam Food Court. Call 422-4425.

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-plus participants. Traffic will be diverted starting at 5:30 a.m. for setup. Visit www.chinatownhi.com.

Battleship Missouri — History will come to life at Ford Island as the Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts “Living History Day,” from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Jan. 30. Festivities will feature fun and educational exhibits and activities from a collection of historical attractions, organizations and active military commands, including displays of military vehicles, memorabilia and weaponry; bands playing patriotic music; oral history presentations; re-enactors in historical period dress and costumes; and static displays from active duty military units.

Admission is free for Hawaii residents, military and members of the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Complimentary round-trip shuttle service will be offered from the Pearl Harbor Visitors Center beginning at 8 a.m.

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