Island Pacific Academy American Revolution Museum
Island Pacific Academy fifth graders got creative while studying the American Revolution, deciding to bring history to life with performances, art, and music. Forty students created a dramatic play, posed as wax museum figures, and wrote and performed a Hamilton-like rap and dance. The museum was open to the public and held from noon to 3 pm at Tokai University.
Acclaimed Hawaii artists' work on display at Halekulani's art gallery
Halekulani is pleased to present six acclaimed Hawaii artists in its Halekulani Gallery at the resort. The hotel says it picked the artists for their pedigree; they most recently exhibited in the 2018 Portfolio by the Friends of Hawaii State Art Museum (FHiSAM).
Kailua open market celebrates “Made for Mom” Market on May 6
Aloha Home Market offers a mom-themed market this month, purposely set for the Sunday before Mother’s Day. The May 6 event will be held at 25 Maluniu Avenue (a covered, open lot near Cinnamon’s restaurant). The pet-friendly marketplace will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Event founder Danielle Scherman says she puts an emphasis on luxury living and rare finds. Aloha Home Market is her latest passion project.
Registration for XTERRA Freedom Fest now open online
Registration for the 2018 XTERRA Freedom Fest is now open online at www.campbennett.com. ?The XTERRA Freedom Fest, presented by Camp Bennett in partnership with XTERRA and Kualoa Ranch, is on Saturday, July 1, 2018 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Kualoa Ranch. The XTERRA Freedom Fest is an annual racing event on Oahu in Kaaawa Valley. More than 1,000 athletes from around the globe will raise money for charities. Their efforts will be rewarded with a BBQ, free beer (for responsible part...
Career fair for girls aims to boost women working STEM fields
If you have a daughter who's interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, you might want to encourage her to attend a STEM career fair for girls. The day-long career conference is called "Tech Savvy" and it's for girls in the sixth to ninth grades and their parents. The Honolulu chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) says it is holding the fair to address the shortage of women in STEM careers. "...
YWCA Oahu Announces 2018 Hawaii Women Leaders
Four local women in business will receive a leadership award from YWCA Oahu, for their inspirational work in the community. The four women, from different industries, will be honored at the 41st Annual LeaderLuncheon at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 from 12 pm – 1:30pm. The 2018 honorees are: Julie Arigo, General Manager, Waikiki Parc Hotel Catherine Ngo, President & Chief Executive Officer, Central Pacific Bank Ginny Tiu, Piani...
Bhutan Happiness exhibit opens in late February
The East-West Center Arts Program is hosting an exhibit featuring photographs of Bhutan’s people in everyday life taken between 1991 and 2006 by Kaua‘i-based photographer and filmmaker John Wehrheim. The exhibition also includes textiles, Buddhist ritual items, and utilitarian objects, as well as a traditional sand mandala – a visual representation of the Himalayan Buddhist cosmos - created on site by visiting Bhutanese monks during the first week of the exhibit. A l...