Halau Hula O Leonalani in front of the historic Japanese schoolhouse
at Pāhala Hongwanji on Sunday. Photo by Julia Neal
|Gene Beck and Demetrius Oliveira accompany|
Debbie Ryder's halau. Photo by Julia Neal
|Students practice hula as keiki play at Pāhala Hongwanji, the recent home for Debbie Ryder's|
Halau Hula O Leonalani. Photo by Julia Neal
The maidens prepare to sing at a Volcano July 4th celebration in anticipation of Pirates
of the Penzance opening at KMC Theater Aug. 6. Photo by Stacy Halemano
Others in the cast Murphy Bierman as Frederic - a pirate apprentice, Joel Kelley as Major General Stanley, Joy Bierman as Ruth – a Pirate Maid-of-all-work, and Kendra Obermaier, and Elizabeth Young as Edith and Kate – Major Stanley's daughters. The chorus of Maidens, Pirates and Police includes Mia Boyer, Fiona Broward, Debbie Campbell, Keokina Freitas, Nathaneal Friday, Ariana Kelley, Alana Kerby-Corbett, Alan McNarie, Sophia McQueen, Yama Radtke, Mark Rawlings, and Ray Ryan. The talented cast of 30 is being directed by Suzi Bond. Melanie Oldfather is the music director and Walter Greenwood will conduct the live orchestra.
leap year. His indenture specifies that he remain apprenticed to the pirates until his 21st birthday, meaning that he must serve for another 63 years. Bound by his own sense of duty, Frederic's only solace is that Mabel agrees to wait for him faithfully."
Bond said, "We are so happy to be performing in our theater home again. We need to comply with the current Covid protocols, so masks are required. Temperature checks will be done at the door and information will be collected for contact tracing. We will be distancing the audience. The doors will be left open for ventilation so bring layers to put on as the evening gets chilly."
Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors over 60 and students and $12 for children 12 and under. Tickets go on sale on July 15 at Kilauea General Store in Volcano, Kea'au Natural Foods, Basically Books and The Most Irresistible Shop in downtown Hilo. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information or to make reservations call 982-7344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|See the Ka`u Calendar July newspaper at|
GOLF & MEMBERSHIPS for Discovery Harbour Golf Course and its Clubhouse: The Club offers Social Memberships, with future use of the clubhouse and current use of the pickleball courts as well as walking and running on specified areas of the golf course before 8 a.m. and after 3 p.m. to enjoy the panoramic