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Jaimie Kim

April 6

Saturday April 6
CLASSES
Cooking With Lilikoi
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $7. Gail Hercher, author of “The Little Hawaiian Lilikoi Cookbook,” presents a demonstration on cooking lilikoi bars and preparing lilikoi drinks. Reservations required. (522-7064)

”Declutter Solutions: Age in Place or Move”
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Downsize and de-clutter your home. You’ll learn tips to S.O.R.T. your things into four piles and questions to ask yourself during the process. (693-8888)

DIY Sewing 101 Class
Hawaii Fashion Incubator COOP, Ward Warehouse, Saturdays in April, 1-3:45 p.m., $195/HIFI members, $215/non-members. ME+U holds its monthly DIY Sewing 101 class for beginners. Sewing materials provided. Register online. (hawaiifashion.org/calendar)

FreedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 3-4 p.m., free. Create the closet of your dreams using FreedomRail. (693-8888)

Intro to Viniyoga
Open Space Yoga Diamond Head Monsarrat Studio, 4:30-6:30 p.m., $75/four weeks or $25/session. Participants in this workshop learn Viniyoga and its unique approach of differentiation, adaptation and appropriate application to each individuals’ needs. (232-8851)

Introduction to Mobile Design
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sakamaki, April 6, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., $60. For individuals with basic knowledge of visual design that want to learn mobile design. (956-8244)

Meditation Course
MYOGASPACE, 7938 Hawaii Kai Dr., through April 20, 3:30 p.m., $95. This course is good for people new to meditation and those with some experience, let by Mitra Somerville. (395-5409, myogaspace.com)

COMEDY
Guys With Issues Comedy Showcase
Hawaiian Brian’s Showroom, doors and bar open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m., $15-$20. A stand-up comedy show showcasing Hawaii’s alternative and up and coming comedians. Hosted by James Man and featuring James Mane headlining, as well as JC Kop, Shane Lucas Price, Anthony Nigrelli, Dallas Gwynn, Jose Ver, Chad Wago and Pepper the Evil Genius. (marscomedy.com/tickets)

COMMUNITY
Benefit Concert and Interfaith Celebration for Marriage Equality
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 7 p.m., $45-$100. Featuring Emma’s Revolution joined by LA-based keyboard player, Gary Johnson. The evening also includes special guest speakers and interfaith performers. Net proceeds from this event benefit Hawaii United for Marriage. (emmasrevolution.com, unitariansofhi.org)

e-Waste Recycling
Pearl City Highlands Elementary School parking lot, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. No TV,s microwave ovens and alkaline batteries. (488-8872)

Farmer Resource Workshop
You Soukaseum Farm Warehouse, Kahuku, 3-6 p.m., free. Learn about pesticide use, on-farm food safety, conservation programs and more. (483-8600)

Hawaii’s Internment and Role in the Legislative Campaign for Redress
Bishop Museum, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., no admission to attend the presentation. Programming was developed in conjunction with the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Club, 442 Veterans Club and Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii. Featuring special film, “The Untold Story: The Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii.” Panelists include Brian Niiya, William Kaneko and moderator Carole Hayashino. (bishopmuseum.org)

Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Kapiolani Park, April 6 and 7,, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The 32nd Annual Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games features live Celtic music and dancing, a highland dance competition, and more. (732-6861)

Helping Other Parents in Normal Grieving (HOPING)
Moanalua Medical Center – Town Conference Room 1, 4-5:30 p.m., free. HOPING offers a place for parents to share their experiences and give support to other parents that have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of an infant. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Kickball Tournament 2013
Kaneohe District Park, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., $250/team. Corporate teams, groups and families, with eight people per team, are invited to the Hawaii PARENTS second annual kickball tournament. Activities for keiki include face painting, balloons and more. (hawaiiparents.org)

Many Lives, Many Masters
Hawaii Convention Center Ballroom A, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., visit website for cost. Discover extraordinary details about your past, release old phobias and fears from prior lifetimes, and more at “Many Lives, Many Masters: Experiencing your past lives with Dr. Brian Weiss.” (brianweiss.com, hayhouse.com/event_details.php?event_id=1775)

Monthly Wine Tasting
The Wine Shop, Koloa Town, first Saturday of each month, 4-7 p.m., complimentary. Showcasing affordable wines and locally made specialty products available in the store. (742-7305, thewineshopkauai.com)

Nutrition After Cancer Treatment
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, second floor Plumeria Room, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn about healthy eating, physical activity habits and how to develop a personal plan. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

”Okage Sama De”
Bishop Museum, 1-2 p.m., no admission to attend the presentation. Programming was developed in conjunction with the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Club, 442 Veterans Club and Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii. “‘Okaga Sama De’ True Stories of Japanese Americans During WWII” features renowned storyteller Alton Chung. (bishopmuseum.org)

Pa‘ina in the Country
Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, noon-2 p.m., free. Featuring a BBQ lunch, entertainment and inspirational sharing by Keilii Akina, Ph.D., the new president and CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. (591-9193)

Voices of Afghanistan
Imin Center Jefferson Hall, 1777 East-West Rd., April 6 at 8 p.m. and April 7 at 4 p.m., $15-$25. “Voices of Afghanistan” features Ustad Farida Mahwash and Homayoun Sakhi on vocals and the Sakhi Ensemble. (1-800-838-3006)

Waves of Change
University of Hawaii at Manoa, April 4-6, visit website for times and cost. The Center for Pacific Islands Studies presents a three-day conference titled “Waves of Change: Climate Change in the Pacific Islands and Implications for Hawaii” that explores the environmental, social, cultural, political, economic and legal impacts of climate change in the Pacific Islands. (hawaii.edu/cpis/2013conf/index.htm)

Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Waimea Theater, April 6 and 7, doors open at 4 p.m., show starts at 5 p.m., $15/night or $20/two-night pass. View films that inspire solutions for environmental changes locally (Saturday’s theme) and globally (Sunday’s theme). (hilt.org)

FAMILY FUN
Call of the Mermaids
Ko Olina Nai‘a Lagoon 3, Saturdays through April 6, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. Ko Olina presents a one-hour interactive program with a sunset greeting, aqua performance and photo opportunity. (679-1090)

Kailua AYSO Registration
Waimanalo District Park, 1-4 p.m., $65. Registration for the Fall AYSO season. Pre-register at eAYSO.com and bring three copies of your registration forms to the onsite registration. New players are required to bring a copy of your birth certificate. (r100registrar@aysohawaii.org)

Polar Plunge
Lawn of Waterfront Plaza at Restaurant Row, April 6, 11 a.m. noon and 1 p.m., visit website for cost. Special Olympics Hawaii challenges brave souls to take the Polar Plunge. Temperatures drop for plungers as they glide down 80 feet of a water slide. All plungers required to raise minimum of $100 by the day of the event. (specialolympicshawaii.org)

SPIN Conference
UH Campus Center, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., email for cost. The Special Parent Information Network invites you to SPIN’s Safari Adventure. A conference for families of children and youth with disabilities and helping professionals. (spin@doh.hawaii.gov)

Spring Extravaganza
Aliamanu Elementary School, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. A fundraiser for Aliamanu Elementary School, the event features a craft fair, rummage sale, games, bounce house, food and entertainment. (221-6052)

YMCA Camp Erdman Community Day
YMCA Camp H.R. Erdman, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Enjoy a fun-filled day of activities with family and friends, including The Alpine Tower, high ropes odyssey challenges and more. Bring a swimsuit, towels and sneakers. Food and drinks available for purchase. (camperdman.net)

HIKES & TOURS
Old Kailua Tour
Call for meeting location, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $10 requested donation. Dr. Paul Brennan and Dr. Chuck Burrows lead an archaeological and historical sites tour. Learn how early Hawaiians managed the natural resources and more. Reservations limited to 30 people. Have good footwear and bring bug spray, water and snacks. (263-8008)

Emma’s Revolution
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 7 p.m., contact for cost. A benefit concert and interfaith celebration for marriage equality. (595-4047)

MUSIC
Tavana with Adam Crowe
Hard Rock Cafe, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., contact for cost. Tavana with Adam Crowe performs blues and rock music. (955-7383)

NIGHTLIFE
KTUH Renewal Ballroom Takeover
UH Manoa Campus Center Ballroom, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$20. KTUH hosts Renewal, a massive dance party with two areas of music, nine EDM DJs, lights, lasers and more. Featuring DJs Massfunk, Sejika, dj mr. nick and more. (Tickets available at UH Campus Center Ticket, Info & ID Office)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Food and Fun for the Future
Formaggio Grill, Kailua, 6-9 p.m., $125/person. The Boys & Girl’s Club of Hawaii’s Windward Clubhouse holds its 6th annual fundraiser. Tickets include food, beer, wine and a special martini bar from 6 to 7 p.m. Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning musician Jeff Peterson makes a special appearance early in the evening. (263-0555)

Moms On a Mission Rock and Roll Night
Banyan Tree Showroom, Hale Koa Hotel, 6-10:30 p.m., $60-$75. A fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii. Event will feature an international dinner buffet, candy bar, live dancing and music, special performance by Drill Team Hawaii, a celebrity host and door prize giveaways. (256-8788)

Reslon Gracie of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Kaiser High School Gymnasium, Gracie’s promotional ceremony to red belt at 1 p.m., seminar at 2 p.m., $50. Relson Gracie’s promotional ceremony to red belt is followed by a seminar. (relsongracie.com)

The Gracie Diet
Big Kahuna, 2299 Kuhio Ave., hourly beginning at 7 p.m. (last session at 9 p.m.), $50.Relson Gracie’s brother, Rorion, gives a seminar on the Gracie Diet. Purchase tickets day-of at earlier ceremonies in the morning. Limited to 50 people. (relsongracie.com)

American Heroes
Bishop Museum, runs until April 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. The Bishop Museum presents, “American Heroes: Japanese-American WWII Nisei Soldiers and the Congressional Gold Medal.” “American Heroes” features a showcase of artifacts, visual displays and live panel discussions. (bishopmuseum.org)

HYOC OPERAtunities Auditions
UH Manoa Music Department, room 36, March 30 and April 6, 11:30 a.m.-noon, call for an appointment. The Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus holds its open auditions for OPERAtunities, their high-level summer theatre workshop. Auditions are open to boys and girls grades 4-12. (521-2982)

Paliku Arts Festival
Windward Community College, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Featuring free performances at Paliku Theatre and the Imaginarium, activities and more. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume or festive clothing. Food from Erin’s Shave Ice, India Cafe and more. (palikuarts.com)

Threads
The Gallery at Ward Center, runs through April 25, contact for times and cost. Featuring two of Hawaii’s photorealist painters, Charles Valoroso and Doug Young. An opening reception takes place on March 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. (597-8034)

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