April 28

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Saturday April 28
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honoulu, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $70. Register online. (redcross.org)

Jewelry Making
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106, 8-10 a.m., $5 plus kit fee. Call to enroll. (235-7433)

Writing Retreat
Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa 107/109, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., $8, $10/walk in day of. Opportunity to meet and write in company with other beginning and experienced writers. Call to enroll (235-7433)

Car Wash
Aloha Stadium, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., email for cost. Fundraiser for McKinley’s football team. (Tonie_Entilla/MCKINLEY/HIDOE@notes.k12.hi.us)

Celebrate Earth Month
Heeia State Park, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Celebrate Earth Month with Hui o Koolaupoko. (381-7202)

Decluttering Workshop
Simply Organized, 889 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Ways to de-clutter your home and prepare your home for sale. (529-5801)

How To Publish Your Book
Waianae Public Library, 2 p.m., free. Author Marilyn Mendoza will present “How to Publish Your Book.” (697-7868)

Kunia Live
Kunia Shopping Center, 3-5 p.m., free. The Kunia Shopping Center merchants will be hosting their second KUNIA LIVE singing competition. (shopkunia.com)

Make Survival Bracelets
Ala Moana Beach Park, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., free. Boy Scout Makahiki. How to make paracord survival bracelets with Linda Awana. (247-8735)

Martial Arts, Tai Chi & Quigong Festival
Palama Settlement Gym, 810 N. Vineyeard Blvd., Honolulu, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., free. Demonstrations, workshops, displays and drawing. (625-1116)

”Papa Mau The Wayfinder”
Mao Organic Farms, 86-148 Puhawai Road, Waianae, 5-8 p.m., email for tickets and cost. (info@maoorganicfarms.org, 696-5569)

Plant Sale
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji, 45-520 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, 9 a.m. to noon, free admission. Anthurium, tropicals, starters, houseplants and landscape plants and more will be sold. (247-2661)

Pride 4 Ewa
Hoalauna Park in Ewa by Gentry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., free. The legendary Al Waterson will be the day’s emcee for this annual event that highlights the west side’s community spirit with live entertainment, rides, games, raffle give-aways, ono food, and crafters galore. (ewabygentry.net)

Recycling Event
Kaiser High School, 511 Lunalilo Home Road, Honolulu, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Visit website for materials accepted. (eWasteHawaii.com)

Rummage Sale And Swap Meet
Wahiawa United Methodist Church, 1445 California Ave., Wahiawa, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., free admission. Seeking Swap Meet vendors to be held on the parking lot. One parking space rental is $25 and two spaces are $40.00. New and used items are welcomed. (622-4361)

Spring Bazaar
94-330 Mokuola St., Waipahu, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., free. Hoku BBQ chicken (pre-sale for $8.50 at the church), sushi, and spam musubi. White elephant, crafts, clothing, toys, books, and plants. (677-3317)

Spring Craft Fair
Trinity Lutheran School, 1611 California Ave., Wahiawa, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Crafts, gifts, art, bake sale ono food and car wash. (621-6033)

Spring Sale
Kailua Elementary School cafeteria, 315 Kuulei Road, Kailua, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., free. Buy “one of a kind” gifts. (239-5045)

Swap Meet
Wahiawa United Methodist Church, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., free admission. The Wahiawa United Methodist Church is holding its annual swap meet and rummage sale. (622-4361)

Hawaii Baptist Academy Fun Fair
Hawaii Baptist Academy, 21 Bates St., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. Country store, bake sale, bouncers, games, rides, entertainment, silent auction, white elephant sale, and surf sample sale. (927-1156)

Keiki Earth Day
Manoa Marketplace, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Keiki Earth Day will have entertainment, which includes a sing-along with Uncle Wayne, different activities that the keiki will enjoy, and education sessions for the adults as well. (988-0010)

Hakipuu Hike
Call for meeting location and to RSVP, 9-11:30 a.m., $15/adult. Guided 2-mile hike through open fields, dense forest, across stream and uphill to visit the ancient lo’i kalo. (education@kualoa.com, 239-5497)

Hawaii Opera Theatre rehearsal space, 780 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, $15/general, $12/students, children and seniors. A concert of contemporary and traditional music for Shakuhachi, vocals and taiko. (taikoarts@gmail.com, 737-7236)

Concert Under The Stars
Lanikai Park, 4-9 p.m., email for cost. Lanikai Elementary is putting on Concert Under The Stars. (pilatespearl@msn.com)

Galliard String Quarter
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. The Galliard String Quartet, considered to be Hawaii’s premier string quartet. (librarieshawaii.org)

Go For Da Record … Hana Hou
Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, 4-9 p.m., $10. The main activity will be a 2nd attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest ukulele ensemble. (gofordarecord.org)

Music at Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar/Grill
Mo-Joe’s, 45-1034 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, call for times, free. Harmony performs. (234-6656)

The Music and Dance of Bali
Kaneohe Public Library, 2 p.m., free. Gamelan, the traditional musical ensemble found in Bali, includes gongs, bronze metallophone instruments of various sizes, double-headed drums, and flutes. (librarieshawaii.org)

DJ Louisahhh
Thirtyninehotel, 9 p.m., $10/door, $7/presale. Sharing the bill with names as celebrated and diverse as Juan McLean and Derrick Carter, Tony Humphries, and Catz n Dogz, Louisahhh continues to focus on orginal material and lifting hearts and opening minds on dancefloors around the world. (741-9299)

Aiea Ballroom Dance Association 57th Anniversary
Ala Wai Course Ballroom, 5:30-6:30 p.m. bento dinner for ticket holders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. dancing and program, $8. Music provided by DJ Bert Burgess. (953-8003, 696-4371)

Avoid Foreclosure
Hawaii Homeownership Center, 1259 Aala St., Honolulu, 10 a.m. to noon, free. Reservations required. (947-8101)

Buddha’s Birthday 2012 Celebration
Chinese Cultural Plaza, 100 N. Beretania St., Honolulu, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. Experience the Buddhist celebration of Buddha’s 2556th birthday. (545-1183)

Build Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Honolulu, 9-11 a.m., free. Call to register. Homeowners will discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for and more. (592-2808)

Car Care Clinic
Masaki’s Auto Repair, 2211 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, 8 a.m. to noon, free. Call or email to register. (943-1550)

Classic Car Show
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, every third Saturday until Novermber, 5-9 p.m., Macy’s parking lot, free. The East End Hot Rod Club will be showcasing their cars for the ever-popular Classic Car Show. (windwardmall.com)

Go For Da Record Hana Hou
Blaisdell Arena, 4-9 p.m., 7 p.m. attempt at breaking world record, $10. The main activity will be a 2nd attempt (hana hou) to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest ukulele ensemble. (gofordarecord.org)

Hawaii Animal Sanctuary Fundraiser
Tunnels, 221 Iliaina St., Kailua, 6-10 p.m., $30/door, $25/presale. Dress groovy, BYOB, live music, dance the night away. (395-0023)

Pacific Autofest Car Show
Ward Village Shops’ new parking garage floors 4-6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., $7/general, $5/with canned good donation. Autofest looks to be the biggest event of its kind in Hawaii and will be highlighting classic rods, lowriders, muscle cars, rat rods, imports, trucks, choppers, baggers, and lowrider bikes. (pacificautofest.wordpress.com)

Pali Lions 50th Anniversary Luau
St. Anthony Church Hall, 148 Makawao St., Kailua, 6:30-9 p.m., $35. Call for tickets. (223-4893)

RecognitionFor NPF Hawaii
Kapiolani Community College cafeteria, noon to 3 p.m., free. Formal announcement by an NPF representative, a variety of resource and demonstration exhibits providing current information on Parkinson’s Disease. (228-6311)

Busscher Art Show
Historic AAUW Residence, 1802 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu, 2-8 p.m., free. Featuring paintings of Hawaii’s Marine Life, Native Americans, floral and other subjects by Kevin Busscher. (542-3032)

May Day Is Lei Day
Tenney Theatre, Cathedral of St. Andrew, April 28 and May 5, 4:30 p.m., $20/adult, $10/youth. Ideal for ages 5 and up. (839-9885, htyweb.org)

Poetry Fever
Aiea Public Library, 99-143 Moanalua Road, Aiea, 2 p.m., free. (483-7333)

”Three Kinds Of Shame”
Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St., Kapolei, 10:30 a.m., free. Readers’ theatre drama about hard times in Hawaii. (librarieshawaii.org)