August 11

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Saturday August 11
Free Yoga Classes
SALT at Our Kakaako, 8:30 a.m., free. Yoga lovers of all levels are welcome to classes taught by Rose Tilton Yoga. Participants must bring their own yoga mats. (

House Plants 101
Revolusun Smart Home Innovation Center, 660 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 220A, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $30. Guests will learn to identify the plants best suited to their homes. Topics covered include basic house plant care and botany. (

Japanese Flower Arranging: Ikebana Sougetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Sept. 15, $77. Learn the art of Japanese flower arranging. Students are required to provide their own supplies. (

Keiki Succulent Saturday
Revolusun Smart Home Innovation Center, 660 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 220A, 10-11 a.m., $34. Keiki ages 6-11 are invited to create a one-of-a-kind succulent garden. They will learn basic plant care and use their creativity to select a vessel, plants and decorative toppings. Pre-registration required. (

Learn to Communicate with Someone with Mental Illness
NAMI Hawaii Office, 770 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 613, 9 a.m.-noon, free. This workshop includes a LEARN to LEAP video by Xavier Amador, bestselling author of “I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help.” Pre-registration required. (

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women
BoxJelly, private meeting room, 307A Kamani St., $20. Those who are thinking about or are in the process of divorce or legal separation are invited to attend this empowering workshop. (

Aloha State Dressage Society Show
Hilltop Equestrian Center, 41-430 Waikupanaha St., Aug. 11-12, 9 a.m., free. Aloha State Dressage Society horse shows take place from April through September. Even if you are not riding, it’s a great way to spend the afternoon. It’s free, family-friendly and fun. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kalaeloa Chapel, 7-11:15 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Laie Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 2-6 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Sunset Beach Elementary School, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Caturday Kitten Party: A Popoki + Tea Pop-up
The Public Pet, 3422 Waialae Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Guests will be able to grab a cup of boba tea, play with adoptable cats and socialize in a fun and cozy space. (

Clay Day with Hawaii Potters’ Guild
Hawaii State Art Museum, ground floor multipurpose room, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Create a piece of art to take home. (586-9958,

Community of Christ Bazaar
Community of Christ Church, 2319 Rose St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. There will be white elephant, crafts, food and lots of fun. (845-3284)

Hoolau Kanaka
Keehi Lagoon Memorial, 2685 N. Nimitz Hwy., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $10-$15. Enjoy a cultural festival and craft fair featuring Kamaka Kukona, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Na Hoa and Mahiehie Eha. (497-6862,

Niu Estates Community Garage Sale
Niu Estates, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Participating homes will have display flags and maps of other participating homes. (373-4322)

Oahu Heart and Stroke Walk
Kapiolani Park, 6:30 a.m., contact for cost. Join a 5K walk along Diamond Head Road and raise money to support American Heart Association’s efforts to combat heart disease and stroke. There will also be a vegetable-eating challenge; free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings; stroke awareness education; a hands-only CPR lesson; and demonstrations on how to cook easy, healthy meals. (, 377-6646)

Parkinson’s Support Group
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, third floor multipurpose room, 428 Kawaihae St., 10-11:30 a.m., free. (626-1687)

PD Caregivers Support Group
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, second floor private meeting room, 428 Kawaihae St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. (373-4271)

PVS Kakaako Mural Project
440 Keawe St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $5-$20. The public is invited to sign up to become members of Polynesian Voyaging Society. Once signed up, attendees will be able to help paint the Kakaako mural by the artists of 808 Urban. There will also be educational activities, crew member speeches, a variety of entertainment, and various discounts at restaurants and shops throughout Kakaako. (,

SCCA Rally Cross
Kualoa Ranch, contact for time and cost. Try four laps of solo driving in the dirt. Class winners are determined based on the fastest single lap time. (

Sundaes on Saturday: An Old-fashioned Ice Cream Social
Ala Moana Beach Park, McCoy Pavilion, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd., 4:30-6:30 p.m., $10-$15. Attendees will get all the Dave’s ice cream they can eat with a variety of toppings. There will also be entertainment by the Sounds of Aloha Chorus and quartets. (, 262-7664)

The Best of ‘Aloha Shorts’
Paliku Theatre, 47-720 Keaahala Road, 7:30 p.m., $20-$40. Enjoy a live performance of poetry and stories. (955-8821,

Papakolea Paina
Papakolea Community Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $10-$35. There will be great entertainment, food and a keiki zone. (520-8998)

Touch a Truck
Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Pkwy., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Keiki are welcome to explore a wide range of working trucks and meet the people who operate them. Trucks will include emergency vehicles, military, construction and more. There will also be food trucks, arts and crafts, prizes and giveaways. (

Hawaiian Slack Key Festival 2018
Waikiki Aquarium, noon-6 p.m., $5. There will be great music and ono food at an oceanside venue. Featured performers include Brother Noland, Nathan Aweau, Hookena, Eric Lee, Donald Kaulia, Dwight Kanae, Stephen Iglis, Ian O’Sullivan and more. (

Les Hernandez Benefit Show
Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St., 9 p.m., $10. Attend a benefit concert for Les Hernandez, featuring performances by Devil Kine Music, MistermeaneR, Rats, 13th Legion and the Knumbskulls. (946-5190)

Mele & Hula at Lanikuhonua
Ko Olina Resort, 4:30-9 p.m., $20-$25. Attend a summer concert featuring Hawaiian music and dance by performers such as Kimie Miner, Weldon Kekauoha, Paahana and more. Children age 6 and under receive free admission. (

Organic Gardening Volunteer Day
Magoon Research Station, 2717 Woodlawn Drive, 9-11:30 a.m., free. Explore ways to enhance local food supply and grow your green thumbs. Pre-registration required.(