BIG ISLAND ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE - NOVEMBER 2011

Resort Venues


 

KONA SIDE

FOUR SEASONS RESORT HUALALAI
100 Ka'upulehu, Ka'upulehu - Kona. 325-8000. Lava Lounge
, located at our oceanfront Pahui'a restaurant, offers a view of the ocean with great opportunities to witness the elusive "green flash." Signature martinis and refreshing coolers, an extensive appetizer menu, and live entertainment daily from 6:00 - 10:00 pm. The Ka'upulehu Cultural Center, located below the Hualalai Grille on the makai (ocean) side of the Golf Pro Shop, is open Sunday through Friday. Music nightly at the Beach Tree Restaurant 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

KING KAMEHAMEHA KONA BEACH HOTEL
75- 5660 Palani Rd., Kailua-Kona. 329-2911.
Filled with many exquisite and historic artifacts and depictions of 18th century Hawaiian life. Ahu'ena Heiau is the religious temple that served Kamehameha the Great, situated in front of Kamakahonu bay, where Island Breeze Luau is held, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays beginning at 5:00 p.m.

KONA VILLAGE RESORT
Ka‘upulehu - Kona 325-5555.
Temporarily closed for an unknown period due to extensive damage from the March 2011 tsunami.

KEAUHOU BEACH RESORT
78-6740 Ali'i Dr., Kailua-Kona. 322-3441.
The Veranda Lounge offers musical entertainment Friday and Saturday nights 6 - 9 p.m. Free cultural activities available Monday - Friday: Hawaiian Language Classes, Lei Making, Lauhaula Weaving, Ukulele Lessons, and Makahiki Games.

ROYAL KONA RESORT 75-5852 Ali'i Drive, Kailua- Kona 329-3111. Lava Legend & Legacies Lu'au and Revue, oceanfront on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Enjoy the cool sounds and vibes of jazz from international player Sean Wilkinson every Tuesday and Sunday night 5p.m. to 7p.m. at Don's Maitai Bar. Call Hotel Di r e c tor for additional entertainment details.

SHERATON KEAUHOU BAY RESORT & SPA
78-128 Ehukai St., Kailua-Kona 930-4900.
Island Breeze Productions - The Firenesia on Monday nights at 5:00 p.m., buffet luau and table seating. Call (808) 326-4969 for reservations. Manta Ray viewing at the Crystal Blue Lounge Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday - 6:30 p.m. Live entertainment Saturday evenings 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in the Crystal Blue Lounge.


KOHALA COAST

HAPUNA BEACH PRINCE HOTEL
62-100 Kauna'oa Dr., Kohala Coast 880-1111.
Live Hawaiian entertainment nightly in the Reef Lounge.

MAUNA KEA BEACH HOTEL
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr., Kohala Coast 882- 7222.
Traditional lu‘au on Tuesdays. Enjoy Hawaiian music and hula 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. nightly at the Copper Terrace.

HI LTON WAIKOLOA VILLAGE
425 Waikoloa Beach Resort, 886-1234. Legends of the Pacific
dance show and buffet dinner Sunday, Tuesday and Friday nights 6 - 9 p.m. Music and entertainment nightly in the Malolo Lounge from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Museum Walkway features $7 million of Pacific Rim art. Take a free mahogany canal boat or Swiss-made tram ride through the grounds. Watch the dolphin shows and encounters at the Dolphin Quest Learning Lagoon. The Gallery - Hilton Waikoloa Village. This innovative gallery is committed to displaying first-rate, reasonably priced, original works of art by award-winning artists that reside in Hawaii, particularly from the Big Island. From the unique Artists in Residence program where one can observe a piece of art being created from start to finish, to the exclusive gift shop, The Gallery showcases the passion and talent of local artists often inspired by the islands geographical diversity, natural beauty, and rich native culture. The Gallery offers an exciting blend and fusion of diverse heritage mixed with Hawaiian culture. Open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Gallery is located in Hilton Waikoloa Village's Lagoon Tower. Info (808) 886-2199; www.thegalleryhwv. com.

MAUNA LANI BAY HOTEL & BUNGALOWS
68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr., Kohala 885-6622.
A Hawaiian trio with Lim family members plays live music in the atrium from 6 - 7:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights, accompanied by a hula dancer. Enjoy a solo Hawaiian guitarist in the Canoe House nightly from 6:00 p.m., and the Ocean Grill nightly from 6:00 p.m. THE FAIRMONT ORCHID, HAWAI'I 1 N. Kaniku Dr., Kohala Coast 885-2000. Torch lighting ceremony at sunset. Live Hawaiian entertainment nightly at Brown's Beach House, 6 - 9 p.m. Saturdays, Island Breeze Lu‘au -The Gathering of the Kings. Reservations required.

WA I K O L O A B E A C H MARRIOTT
69-275 Waikoloa Beach 886-6789.
Each Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday the Sunset Lu'au overlooks the ancient fishponds of 'Anaeho'malu Bay. Doors and the bar open at 5 p.m., Lu'au and Polynesian Show at 6 p.m. Reservations necessary. This resort is a good place to see working fish ponds, petroglyphs and Hawaiian artifacts.


HILO SIDE

HILO HAWAIIAN HOTEL
71 Banyan Dr., Hilo 935-9361.
Contemporary Hawaiian music in the Waioli Lounge on Fridays with Bonnie & Dougie, and Saturdays with Crescent City Band. 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Please note that the entertainment schedules are subject to change.