Aunty Beverly Apana Moraoka

On Friday, Dec. 14, Aunty Beverly Muraoka celebrates the 25th anniversary of her halau — and her retirement. Photo by Anne E. O’Malley

Six Family Picks for the Weekend, Dec. 14-16

1. Aunty Bev, Dec. 14

Celebrating not only the holidays, but the 25th anniversary of Aunty Beverly Apana Muraoka’s halau hula, Healani’s Hula Halau and also, Aunty Bev’s retirement, there will be a performance of hula on Friday, Dec. 14 at the Kaua`i Veterans War Memorial Convention Hall from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aunty Bev is an institution. Expect the hall, the musical guests from far and wide and the performances to run over. Arrive early for a seat. For information, call 822.1451.

Cast of “My Three Angels”

The cast of “My Three Angels,” a Kaua`i Community Players production. Seated (l-r): David Scott, Wil Welsh. Standing (l-r): Dottie Bekeart, stage manager; Bobbee Downs; Dana Bekeart; Thom Newman; Mackenzie Moen; Bailey Hutton; Jo Grande; Chad Dellatan; Jonel Langenfeld, director

2. My Three Angels opens Dec. 14

My Three Angels, a Christmas comedy melodrama presented as a staged reading, opens on Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse, followed by a reception Director Jonel Langenfeld and the cast. Food and beverages will be served.

Tickets are $10 for the opening week and $15 for the rest of the three-week run that takes place on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 4 p.m. The play continues through December 30.

Members, students and seniors receive discounts. For tickets, call 800-838-3006 or visit online at For information, call 808-245-7700.

3. A Silver Anniversary Concert at KCC on Friday, Dec. 14

Kaua`i Community College Instrumental Ensembles present A Silver Anniversary Concert — 25 years of playing beautiful music. The concert will be held at the KCC Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Included on the playlist are Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony, O Holy Night, Sleigh Ride, Beethoven’s Egmont, Take Five by Paul Desmond — recorded by the Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1959, and more.

For information, call 808-387-6772, 808-652-5374.