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Events Calendar

Oct. 21: Family Sunday at East-West Center
East-West Center Gallery Family Sunday: Music and Folk Dance Workshops 1-3 PM at 1601 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI

Dr. Chet-Yeng Loong, Professor of Music at UHM, will be leading keiki in a music workshop: Keiki will participate in authentic, quality Asian Pacific music activities in pre-school and elementary school settings. These activities will include singing, movement, and playing instruments. Sophiya Singh of the Society of Nepalese in Hawai'i (SNEHA) will also be leading a kid- and parent-friendly Nepalese Folk Dance Workshop. In conjunction with the East-West Center Gallery exhibition: "Capturing a Legacy: Four Generations of Nepalese Photographers"

Cost: Free and open to the public

Oct. 26 & 27: Boo at the Zoo
Join the Honolulu Zoo Society – if you dare – for some spook-tacular fun this Halloween. The costumed little goblins and ghouls will enjoy the thrilling activities in the Keiki Zone and walk down Treat Trail for “trick-or-treating.” Boo at the Zoo – The Invaders will be held on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.  For a frightening good time this Halloween, Zoo enthusiasts are encouraged to be inspired by the jack-o-lanterns and spider webs and come dressed in their most bewitching costumes. The evening’s activities will include the Animal Habitats Trick-or-Treat Trail, Invaders Haunted House (recommended for ages 8 and up), Invasive Species Conservation Station, and Spooky Story Telling, as well as Halloween themed arts and crafts for the keiki. For the adults, there’ll be some spook-tacular prize giveaways courtesy of the Queen Kapiolani Hotel.

Admission is $10 for Honolulu Zoo Society, $15 for non-members, and free for keiki 2 years and under. Tickets will be available for purchase online and at the gate. This is a rain or shine event. For more information, visit www.honoluluzoo.org or call (808) 926-3191.

Oct. 26: Blue Note Comedy Series: Ian Edwards with Opener Shane Lucas PriceShowtimes: 8:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:00 p.m.)
Tickets: Tables $35 and Bar $25
In 2014, Ian Edwards released his debut comedy album, “100% Half-Assed,” on Conan O’Brien’s record label, Team Coco Records. Ian has been a favorite performer on the late-night show, which led to him being chosen as the first comedian they signed to the new label. In previous years, Ian was a series regular on MTV’s Punk’d and had stand-up performances on The BBC’s The World Stands-Up and HBO’s Bad Boys of Comedy. Most recently, Ian appeared in a supporting role in Sean Baker’s feature "Tangerine," which was purchased distributed by Magnolia Pictures after the film’s successful unveiling at Sundance. He also appeared in a supporting role in the Jeff Garlin feature "Dealin’ With Idiots" opposite JB Smoove.

Oct. 28: Keiki Halloween Costume Contest at Haleiwa Store Lots
Hale‘iwa Store Lots invites the community to its annual Keiki Halloween Costume Contest on Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Kamehamalu Courtyard. There will also be trick-or-treating at participating stores during the event.

The Keiki Costume Contest will be divided into three age groups: children 3 and under, ages 4-8 and ages 9-12. Registration will begin at 2 p.m. and the first 50 entries will be accepted for each age group. The contest will begin promptly at 4 p.m. Each age group will be awarded first, second and third place winners.

Oct. 29 & 30: An Evening with Pat Metheny at Blue Note Hawaii
With Linda May Han Oh, Gwilym Simcock & Scott Amendola
Hawaii News Now Jazz Legends Series
Showtimes: 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (Doors at 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.)
Tickets: VIP $95, Table $65 and Bar $55
Pat Metheny's versatility is nearly without peer on any instrument. Over the years, the 20-time GRAMMY Award winner has performed with artists as diverse as Steve Reich to Ornette Coleman to Herbie Hancock to Jim Hall to Milton Nascimento to David Bowie. Metheny’s body of work includes compositions for solo guitar, small ensembles, electric and acoustic instruments, large orchestras, and ballet pieces and even the robotic instruments of his Orchestrion project, while always sidestepping the limits of any one genre.

Oct. 31: Trick-or-Treat at SALT at Our Kaka`ako
Bring the keiki to SALT at Our Kakaʻako’s Halloween Trick-or-Treat, from 5 to 8 p.m. Look for trick-or-treat signs in front of participating merchants and have fun exploring SALT at Our Kakaʻako.  Follow and tag your Halloween photos @saltourkakaako. While at SALT at Our Kakaʻako, also visit the many unique stores and restaurants that make it urban Honolulu’s most exciting gathering place.  Parking is available in the SALT at Our Kaka‘ako parking structure, accessible from Keawe Street. Additional parking is also available at The Flats at Puʻunui. For more great events, see www.saltatkakaako.com.

Oct. 31: Halloween Party at Lahaina Loft
Lahaina Loft, Maui’s premier celebration venue, invites Halloween revelers to celebrate in style with its Halloween Party and Costume Contest on Wednesday, October 31 from 6 to 11:30pm. Tickets to the all-inclusive Maui event will provide guests an unlimited access pass to the Halloween festivities inside Lahaina Loft in a luxury club setting, while also allowing them to view the merriment from Lahaina Loft’s oceanfront lanai (balcony) or to participate in the heart of the celebrations on Front Street.

Lahaina Loft’s air-conditioned private event space will be transformed into a delightful party loft, featuring high-energy music mixes by award-winning Joe Cortez a.k.a. DJC of Next Level Entertainment with delectable pupus and appetizers by renowned Nicole Scharer Events. To capture the evening’s scariest of selfies, a photo booth will be available for guests to enjoy. While this Halloween party is a BYOB event, Bars R Us will be on hand to mix beverages. Guests just need to check in their drinks with the beverage team and non-alcoholic beverages, mixers, ice, garnishes, and cups are all included in the ticket price. Highlighting the evening will be the costume contest, which is open to guests who are at least 21 years of age. Participants can vie for the $250 cash prize for best costume. Early birds can purchase the all access pass tickets to this exclusive Halloween celebration for $150 per person, through Sunday, October 28. After the 28th, the price is $200 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information about the Lahaina Loft Halloween VIP Party, please visit EventBrite.com or email dbeventsmaui@gmail.com.

Nov. 3: 5th Annual Molokai Floating Lantern Ceremony

Hospice Hawaii Molokai will host a special evening in honor of loved ones at this annual ceremony. Activities include assembling paper lanterns, decorating them with personal messages and releasing them into the water. The entire Molokai community is invited to participate to honor those who have passed.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 4:00 p.m.
Molokai Community Health Center

Event participation is free. The Molokai Floating Lantern Ceremony is a collaboration with the Guzeiji Soto Mission. For more information, email bhelm@hospicehawaii.org or call (808) 533-4310, ext. 1972.
Nov. 20-23: Island 98.5 Presents Anuhea & Friends Third Annual Thanksgiving Celebration at Blue Note Hawaii
November 20 – 23, 2018
Showtimes: 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. (Doors at 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.)
Tickets: Premium $45, Loge $35 and Bar $25
With a delicate balance of fragility, strength and sass, Hawaiian born singer/songwriter Anuhea blends engaging lyrics, acoustic soul, pop, rap and reggae into a style that has earned her a reputation as Hawaii's #1 female artist. Anuhea's signature guitar rhythms, sultry vocals and honest song writing weave acoustic soul, R&B, jazz and hip hop with pop appeal, making Anuhea Hawaii's next rising star.

Jan. 10-13: Jonny Lang at Blue Note Hawaii
Showtimes: 8:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:00 p.m.)
Tickets: VIP $125, Table $85 and Bar $75
Jonny Lang's distinctive, blues-inflected licks appear on every album, becoming one element in a sea of passionately sung and tightly arranged songs. What began as a bluesy sound, influenced by electric pioneers like Albert Collins, B. B. King, and Buddy Guy, evolved over those recordings into a modern R&B style closer to Stevie Wonder and contemporary gospel music.

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