Pitstop: 08/16/19

Friday, Aug. 16

Sheena Easton
Blue Note Hawaii
A Scottish singer and songwriter whose illustrious career has spanned four decades, Easton will perform shows Aug. 16-17 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are VIP $65, and general admission $45.

Made in Hawaii Festival
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena
The event from Aug. 16 to 18 will feature nearly 400 exhibitors who showcase food products, books, gifts, apparel and more. Tickets are $7, with children age 6 and under admitted free.

Rob West A Hui Hou Show
Anna O’Brien’s
Dive into this punk show featuring MistermeaneR, Smitz, Completely Insane, and Rob and Cole Duo. Cover charge is $5.

August Marketplace
SALT at Our Kakako
Make a visit for two evenings of shopping and entertainment Aug. 16-17 with local vendors and live music starting at 5 p.m. Friday. Performers include Sonny Kapu, Ke Kani Nahe, The Breezy Way and Brandon Serrano.


Saturday, Aug. 17

Mililani Jam
Town Center of Mililani
Check out hometown entertainment from Miss Teen Mililani 2017 Arianna Chenoa, music from Dayton Watanabe and performances from Halau O Kooloaula. The free event starts at 4 p.m.

Makapuu Twilight Concert Series
Sea Life Park
The series will include musical performances from John Cruz, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Raiatea Helm, Kalani Pea and Kimie Miner. Tickets include an adult VIP package for $59.50 including early admission and meeting the artists. General admission adult tickets are $49.50 with access to the grounds at 5 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase onsite.

Dennis McClees Duo
Cheesecake Factory Honolulu
The pair will play from 7 to 10 p.m. at the restaurant’s Kalakaua Avenue location.

Tasty tunes
Duke’s Canoe Club
Kaiona Band will play from 4 to 6 p.m. followed by Preston Kauwe Duo from 9:30 p.m. to midnight.


Sunday, Aug. 18

Take 6
Blue Note Hawaii
This multiple award winning a cappella group will play shows Aug. 18-20. Show times are 6:30 and 9 p.m. Doors open at 5 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are premium $45, loge seating and bar area $35.

Travel through eras with Time Coaster
Get ready to jump into a time machine to discover iconic artwork of yesteryear starting at 10 a.m. The event will be held at two locations, Honolulu Museum of Art on Beretania Street and Spalding House. Admission is free.


Monday, Aug. 19

Merry music makers
Cheesecake Factory Kapolei
Scott Magz and Brady K. will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at the eatery’s Ka Makana Alii location.


Tuesday, Aug. 20

Preston Kauwe
Maui Brewing Co. Kailua
The performer will take the stage from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Blues Jam
Hawaiian Brian’s
Guitarist J.P. Smoketrain leads this jam session starting at 8 p.m. There is no cover charge and doors open at 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, Aug. 21

Comedy U
Anna O’Brien’s
Get an education in funny at this comedy show followed by open mic standup. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $7 to 10.

Maui Brewing Co. Waikiki
Maiko makes some music at the establishment’s Kalakaua Avenue venue from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. 


Thursday, Aug. 22

The Interrupters
The Republik
As part of the Fight the Good Fight tour, the band will perform at 8 p.m. Doors for ages 21 and up open at 6 p.m. and the concert hall opens at 7 to all. Tickets range from $25 to $27.50 general admission with a $2.50 increase the day of the show. Black Square will be the supporting act.

Sean Naauao
Blue Note Hawaii
Award-winning slack key guitarist Naauao will play as part of the 2019 Artist 2 Artist Series featuring some of Hawaii’s most iconic musicians and rising young stars. Legendary Henry Kapono will opes the show with his own classic hits, then talk-story one-on-one with the featured artist.Tickets are VIP booths and meet-and-greet $275, VIP seating and meet-and-greet $65, VIP seat $45, table and booth seating $35, bar area $25. Showtime is at 7 p.m. and doors open at 5.