August 10

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Friday August 10
Jose Dynamite & Friends
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., $10. (

BIA-Hawaii Big Summer Home Building & Remodeling Show
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, $7. Over 100 exhibits will be on display featuring the best builders, designers, contractors and suppliers in the building industry. There will also be free educational workshops and seminars on a wide variety of topics. Children age 10 and under receive free admission. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Hawaiian Electric Company, 820 Ward Ave., Bloodmobile, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Farm Market
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Support local food and local business. There will be Vietnamese, Thai, ethnic healthy food and more. (

Jehova’s Witness Summer Regional Convention
Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St., 9:20 a.m.-4:50 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 9:20 a.m.-3:50 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 7, free. This three-day program will include numerous Bible-based talks, interviews and multimedia presentations that will focus on practical ways to face present and future challenges with courage. A feature film on Sunday will demonstrate why the biblical character Jonah needed courage to fulfill his assignment and how he overcame his initial fears. (

Michael Lington ft. Ray Parker Jr.
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Aug. 10-11, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$35. Legendary record producer and guitarist Ray Parker Jr. joins soul and jazz saxophonist Michael Lington for two nights of live music. (777-4890,

Pearl City Hongwanji Mission Obon
Pearl City Hongwanji Mission, 858 2nd St., 7-10 p.m., free. There will be music from Ewa Fukushima Ondo and Young Okinawans, as well as a food booth, country store and craft fair, which open at 5:30 p.m. (455-1680)

Dae Han Ensemble
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$25. Drummer Dae Han and his ensemble of musicians will give jazz standards a breakbeat background and give hip-hop a jazzy flair. (955-8821,

Michael Lington feat. Ray Parker Jr.
Blue Note Hawaii, Aug. 10-11, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$35. Legendary record producer and guitarist Ray Parker Jr. joins saxophonist Michael Lington for two nights of jazz. (

Vespers on the Lanai: Gospel Quintet feat. Kailua’s Paul Brennan
Christ Church Uniting, 1300 Kailua Road, 7-8 p.m., free. (, 262-6911)

Diamond Head Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 4 p.m. Aug. 12, contact for cost. See a musical about the real-life newsboys’ strike of 1899. (

Summer Movies on the Lawn – Oceanside in Aina Haina
Grace Chapel of Honolulu, 5275 Kalanianaole Hwy., 7:30 p.m., free. See a screening of “How To Train Your Dragon.” Bring your own picnic dinner and enjoy it oceanside before the movie begins after sundown. Guests are also advised to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Popcorn, drinks and treats will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the children’s program. (