August 16

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Friday August 16
Shippoyaki Workshop
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, JCCH Community Gallery, Aug. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m., Aug. 17 from 9 a.m.-noon or 1 to 4 p.m., $15/JCCH members, $20/non-members. Learn to create ornamental pieces of earrings, pendants and brooches through the Japanese art of Shippoyaki (Japanese enameling). Class size is limited and reservations are required. (945-7633 ext. 25)

A Remembering Walk
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. St. Francis Hospice invites family members throughout Oahu to gather together to share, reminisce and support each other in a morning of connection, grief awareness and a nature walk. (547-8147)

Bon Dance
Jodo Mission of Hawaii, Aug. 16 and 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free admission. Jodo Mission of Hawaii holds its annual bon dance. Bring your kimonos and happi coats, or purchase one there and dance around the yagura. Also enjoy food items including bentos, BBQ sticks, saimin, sushi, andagi and more (food booths begin at 4:30 p.m.) (949-3995)

Burkina Faso/Mali Wells Project Fundraiser
Bay View Golf Park, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $5. The Windward Church of the Nazarene holds a fundraiser for its Burkina Faso/Mali Wells Project. Entertainment includes the Will Shine Band, To and From, Dana Morton and more. Baked goods and a silent auction also available. (235-8787)

Girl Scouts Information Session (Kaimuki/St.Louis/University)
Hokulani School Cafeteria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. An information and sample activity session for all interested volunteers and girls, whether they are returning or new. Learn about more about Girls Scouts or just have a fun day with new friends; no commitment necessary. (, 675-5515)

Rotary Club of Pearlridge
Contact for location, time and cost. This week’s guest speaker is KHON general manager Kristina Lockwood. (285-0532)

Honolulu Zoo, Aug. 16, Sept. 27 and Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., $16-$20, ages 3 to 12. Featuring both an after-hours educational tour of the Zoo and a presentation in a portable planetarium provided by the University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy. (, 1-800-979-3370)

Third Friday at the Art Explorium
Art Explorium, 6-9 p.m., $5/person. Bring in a plain white article of clothing to tie dye and explore Art Explorium’s open student. (

Tie Dye and Making Natural Dyes
Art Explorium, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $15/student, open to all ages (children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by adult). Bring in plain white clothes and turn them into rainbows at this interactive workshop. Also learn about how to make natural dyes from plants. Register online. (

Senior Safari Walkabout
Honolulu Zoo, Fridays through September, 9-10 a.m., $5 donations, ages 50 and older. Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sites and sounds of the Honolulu Zoo. Staff make the time fly with fun wildlife facts and animal stories. (, 1-800-979-3370)

11th Hour
Kailua Town Pub, 26 Hoolai St., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free, ages 21 and older. 11th Hour performs. (347-1323)

Saloon Pilots
Big City Diner Kailua, 8:30-11 p.m., no cover charge. (263-8880)

Joy of Sake
Honolulu Convention Center, 6:30-9 p.m., $85-$95. Experience more than 300 of the world’s finest sakes in peak condition, along with sake appetizers from top chefs. (

Made in Hawaii Festival
Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena and Exhibition Hall, Aug. 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $4. The 19th annual Made in Hawaii Festival features apparel and accessories, bath and beauty products, local crafts, food products and more from nearly 400 vendors from around the state. (

Hawaii Theatre, Aug. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 18 at 2 p.m., $7/children ages 0-17, $17/general admission (online purchases require additional payment of convenience fee). SING-A-LONG-A GREASE celebrates the 35th anniversary of Grease. Subtitles ensure the whole audience can sing along. (528-0506,

Country Art Crowd
Haleiwa Joe’s North Shore, 6 p.m., free from 6 to 10 p.m., after party takes place from 10 p.m. to close for ages 21 and over, $10 cover. Featuring a variety of activities including free photo booth portraits, live music by Etivise, Wayne Tejada and Backward Shaka and more. (facebook.haleiwajoe)

Visit website for location, Aug. 9-Sept. 1, Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m., $12-$20. In this comedy-drama, a night-long blackout in 1982 forces college professor Lily to face the fragility of her fractured life with her partner Peg and ex-husband Bill, threatening to ruin the homecoming and wedding of their daughter Jeanne. (, 722-6941)

Twelf Nite O Wateva
Hawaiian Mission Houses grounds, Aug. 16-17, gates open at 5 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $16-$20. A popular pidgin version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Twelfth Night Or What You Will.” (, 447-3926)