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Alohahas to perform at Improvaganza on Oahu

The Alohahas Improv and Sketch Comedy Company will perform at the ninth annual Improvaganza Hawaii Festival of Improv, held on Oahu, Sept. 25 to 28. The Alohahas’ unique style of improvisation melds together a short-form style with long-form narratives and story-telling using audience suggestions. The Alohahas will be featured on the festival’s lineup for Sept. 25 and will perform a totally improvised 20-minute show in front of a live audience.

‘Abstract Only!’ winners announced

The 2014 “Abstract Only!” exhibit was held in the main gallery of the Wailoa Center in August. Close to 1,000 visitors attended this year’s show and the vote for People’s Choice Award winner was tallied resulting in a tie between “Free Floating,” a large mixed media watercolor by Juli Ann Niemeyer and “The Light at the End,” an acrylic painting by Bob Douglas. The next “Abstract Only!” exhibit will be in August 2016.

Kahilu Theatre screens science documentary

Kahilu Theatre will screen “Particle Fever,” a documentary following six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation.

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Satin Dolls Cabaret coming to the Aloha Theatre Saturday

The Satin Dolls Cabaret show will return to the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu for a 7:30 p.m. show Saturday. The performance pairs dance and jazz as it was originally featured in cabaret shows. The show features Binti Bailey and the Satin Dolls dancing to the live music of the Casablanca Jazz Quartet. Reserved seats are on sale at

A Night on ‘Mars’

The PISCES STARS program concluded with an out-of-this-world experience for three Hawaii Island high school students — they spent Labor Day weekend on “Mars” via the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation habitat on Mauna Loa, making them the first students ever to stay at the two-story geodesic dome.