Pitstop: 03/29/19

Friday, March 29
First Hawaiian International Auto Show
Hawaii Convention Center
The 2019 First Hawaiian International Auto Show featuring more than 350 of the hottest vehicles like the Lexus 1919 Waialua Edition (pictured) will be held from noon-10 p.m. Friday, March 29; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, March 30; and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday March 31. Admission is $10 (general admission age 13 and over), $8 (seniors 62 and over), $7 (military with valid DoD ID), free for children 12 and younger. Paid parking is located in Hawaii Convention Center garage.

Howard Jones
Blue Note Hawaii
The Howard Jones Acoustic Trio featuring Nick Beggs and Robin Boult will perform on Friday and Saturday at Blue Note Hawaii. The concert will start at 8 p.m. both nights and doors will open at 6 p.m. Ticket prices for the all-ages event range from $45-75.


Saturday, March 30
Noodle Fest Hawaii
Victoria Ward Park
The public is invited to taste, learn and experience Hawaii’s culinary diversity at the second annual Noodle Fest Hawaii, presented by Sun Noodle. The free festival takes place 3-9 p.m. at Ward Village at the Victoria Ward Park. A lineup featuring 20 different restaurant booths will showcase noodle dishes (pictured) from around the world. Other features include a celebrity chef cooking demonstration, a spicy noodle eating challenge, udon speed-eating contest and live music from local artists. Volunteers from the Hawaii Foodbank will staff a tent taking in monetary and nonperishable food donations, including noodle dishes.

Grand opening
Island Bar-B-Que & Grill Waipahu
Celebrate the grand opening of Island Bar-B-Que & Grill at 94-307 Farrington Highway No. A01 in Waipahu, starting at 11 a.m. Listen to live music from Chante and CityBoys, dine on island flavors (pictured) and enter to win free plate lunches monthly for the rest of the year.

Saloon Pilots
Downbeat Lounge
Local five-piece bluegrass group Saloon Pilots (pictured) will perform starting at 9 p.m. The event is for ages 21 and up and there is no cover charge.


Sunday, March 31
Kuleana Breakfast Club
Study Hall Sports Bar & Grill
The annual Kuleana Breakfast Club fundraiser will be held at Study Hall Sports Bar & Grill at 1019 University Ave. The event starts at 5 p.m. and the donation at the door is $20. Kuleana Breakfast Club donates funds to musicians in need of medical assistance. Entertainment will be provided by Brickwood Galuteria, Mike Seda and friends, 808 Caravan, Sam Solitario, The Groove and a Touch of Gold. The club is also looking for donations of hats, T-shirts, coolers, mirrors and gift certificates.

Blue Note Hawaii
Original members Barry Flanagan and Kelii Kanealii of the roundbreaking group HAPA will perform two shows, one at 6:30 p.m. and another at 9 p.m. Doors for the first concert open at 5 p.m. and for the second concert doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the all-ages show range from $25-$45.

Tuesday April 2
Latin Night
One of Waikiki’s newest eateries, Shorefyre at International Marketplace, is lighting up the evening with Latin Night. Drink specials include $2 well tequila shots, $3 Tecate and $4 margaritas. Music is provided by DJ Armando and Velasco Productions. If you attend Tuesday you get free entry on Saturday.


Wednesday, April 3
Live jazz
Gordon Biersch
The PBS Jazz Orchestra will perform from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the restaurant at Aloha Tower Drive. Members of the orchestra are Reggie Padilla, Noel Okimoto, John Kolivas, Travis Oh, Dustin Chang, Paul Stanley, Bob and Phil Scellato and Aaron Aranita.


Thursday, April 4
Chair massage
Down to Earth Pearlridge
Oahu Spine and Rehab will provide free chair massage for Down to Earth customers and employees at 6 p.m. in the mezzanine dining area of the Pearlridge store at 98-211 Pali Momi St. Enter a drawing to win a one-hour massage and sign up for complimentary consultations.