Weekend Roundup: Go Mango, Obon, Musical
If the week felt long and the Monday dread is already creeping forth, fight it off with some cheery weekend plans.
A Chorus Line
This evening, the Aloha Performing Arts Academy will perform “A Chorus Line,” for the last weekend. At the Aloha Theater in Kainaliu at 7:30 p.m., there will be singing, dancing and chicken-skin inducing moments of pure emotionality.
Tickets are $20 general, $17 for seniors and students. For Big Island Now’s previous article for more information.
The Aloha Theater is located at 79-7384 Mamalahoa Highway in Kainaliu.
At the Kona Hongwanji Mission the annual Obon Dance takes place Saturday from 7 p.m. Wear your favorite yukata or summer kimono, and honor ancestors and loved ones.
The Kona Hongwanji Mission is located at 65-1110 Mamalahoa Highway in
Kealakekua. This is a free event.
It is juicy, sweet and perfect for summer. The Mango Fest at the Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort will celebrate the lovely mango with demonstrations, cooking contest, tastings and more.
There will be live entertainment, expert information for green thumb enthusiasts, and activities for the family at this free event.
The Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort is located at 78-6740 Ali’i Drive in Kona. This festival takes place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.