Honolulu lounge meisters Don Tiki give the holidays an exotica boost with this special show. Featuring top Hawai‘i musicians, the band has played everywhere from La Mariana to this year’s Tiki Oasis confab in San Diego.Fans include none other than Jimmy Buffett, who praised them as “A great band from Hawai‘i, friends of ours...keeping the spirit of Martin Denny alive.” And Anthony Bourdain agrees, saying “Tiki supergroup Don Tiki knows the world, the subculture of tiki…it really doesn’t get much better than this!” Pre-concert reception with food from Tiki’s Grill & Bar, beer and wine for purchase: 6-7:30pm
Remodeled in 2002, the 280-seat Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Academy of Arts offers enhanced Dolby sound systems, Harkness Hall projection screen, Meyers Concert Sound System for musical performances, an elevated stage, air conditioning, and complete audio and video facilities.
The theatre entrance is located at the rear of the museum on Kinau Street.
Founded in 1927, the Honolulu Academy of Arts is Hawai‘i’s largest private presenter of visual arts programs, with an internationally recognized collection of more than 50,000 works spanning 5,000 years. In addition, film and concert programs, lectures, art classes and workshops make the Honolulu Academy of Arts the city’s cultural hub.
Chef Ronnie Nasuti will be featured at 2011 Made in Hawaii Festivals August 19-21 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall & Arena.
At the Made in Hawaii Festival, you will find thousands of unique gifts, crafts, and products from over 400 vendors, including 60 new ones! You will also be able to catch live entertainment and demonstrations from Hawaii’s top chefs!
On Saturday the 19th at Noon, Chef Ronnie of Tiki's Grill & Bar will be demonstrating how to make: Grilled Hawaiian Fish, Luau Leaf Palu Sami, with a Confit of Saffron Scented Hau’ula Tomatoes. Free tasting samples will be available after the demo.
Palu Sami; Is a Samoan dish consisting of young luau leaves, coconut milk & onions baked or steamed until tender & custard like.It sometimes has corned beef and can be eaten as a pupu or entrée.
The Festival attracts over 35,000 visitors, including buyers from around the world. For your entertainment pleasure, the Festival will showcase multiple award winners on the Entertainment stage in the Pikake Room, while Hawai’i’s top culinary artists will provide Cooking Demonstrations on stage in the Arena!