August 19

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Saturday August 19
Ask Your Guides with Dalybeth Reasoner
Happiness U in SALT at Our Kakaako, 2-3:15 p.m., $25. Learn to connect with our angelic guides, our spiritual beings and support systems. Pre-registration required. (

Autism: Police and Families as Partners – De-escalation Techniques
Maemae Elementary School, noon-1 p.m., free. Families of children with special needs are invited to help keiki become more familiar with local police. This week’s topic is de-escalation techniques. (

Autism: Police and Families as Partners – Sexual Abuse Prevention
Kainalu Elementary School, 10-11 a.m., free. Families of children with special needs are invited to help keiki become more familiar with local police. This week’s topic is sexual abuse prevention. (

Cars & Coffee Hawaii
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 9-11 a.m., free. Automobile and motoring enthusiasts are invited to grab coffee, see amazing cars and talk story with owners. (

Elder Financial Abuse: The Crime of the 21st Century
Hawaii State Library, 11:30 a.m., free. Karen Ho teaches adults how to spot the warning signs of elder financial abuse. (

Honolulu Passport Agency
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Shoppers can prepare for international travel with an educational seminar on U.S. passports and travel. Applications for passports will be accepted. (235-1143)

Summer Cultural Workshop – Shippoyaki
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 19, $20-$30/session. Learn the popular Japanese art of enameling from Kazuko Inomata. Pre-registration required. (945-7633,

808 Craft and Gift Fairs
Momilani Community Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. (479-5525)

Arms of Aloha Open House and Blessing
Arms of Aloha, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free. An open house and blessing for Arms of Aloha, Hawaii’s only animal hospice. Meet the team and find out how they promote quality of life for aging and seriously ill pets, enjoy refreshments and leave a tribute for an animal friend on our wall. (435-3006,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Laie Shopping Center, 7:30 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Wahiawa Hongwanji, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Distracted Driver Simulator Event
Windward Mall, Center Court, Aug. 19-20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Get behind the wheel at this educational event that simulates distracted driving and its dangers. Sponsored by Servco Toyota. (, 235-1143)

Eyes Wise
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Project Vision conducts vision screenings for children and adults. Keiki who participate will receive a free pair of sunglasses, and adults get reading glasses. (524-5437)

Listen Story Meeting
Kapolei High School teachers lounge, 9-10 a.m., free. Sen. Mike Gabbard shares updates and hears concerns from the community. (586-6830)

United Church of Christ, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $25. Support the church’s luau-to-go fundraiser with a meal of kalua pig, lomi salmon, chicken long rice, raw fish, opihi with ogo, sweet potato, pineapple, haupia and kulolo. (536-8418)

Pa‘akai Marketplace
SALT at Our Kakaako, 5-9 p.m., free. Local artists, crafters and cultural practitioners gather to share their wares. (

Summer at the Swim Club Volume 2
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 1-4:30 p.m., free, age 21 and up. Enjoy a unique lineup of art, music, brands, bites, poolside cocktails and more that highlight Hawaii’s creative prowess. This month features swimsuits from San Lorenzo Bikinis, spiked fresh juice cocktails, femme floaties and more. (

West Oahu Kennel Club Dog Show
Webling Elementary School field, 6 p.m., $5-$10. West Oahu Kennel Club hosts an all-breed sanctioned plan B match and pee wee event, with multiple classes. Pre-registration required to participate. (410-746-8570,

Women’s Health & Prevention Fairs
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Learn more about women’s health needs like contraception, preconception, pregnancy and delivery, menopause, nutrition and weight management, and more. (

Family Storytimes
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Enjoy books, songs and crafts with the whole family. Recommended for preschool-age children and older, but all are welcome. (697-7868)

Touch A Truck
Kapolei Commons, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Children of all ages are invited to see and explore the big trucks of Honolulu Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services, Honolulu Police Department, Affordable Towing, Windward Dodge and many more, as well as partake in keiki games, food, giveaways, face painting and more. (

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1 p.m., free with garden admission. Learn about the plants and trees utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

DJ Tittahbyte & Crew
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. (

Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus Fall Open Enrollment
UH-Manoa’s Music Department, 2411 Dole St., 8:30 a.m. grades 4-12 and 2-3, 9:30 a.m. grades K-1, free. Students interested in joining Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus can participate in a full rehearsal and individual assessment. No experience required. (521-2982,

Island Breeze
Shingon Shu Hawaii Temple, 7 p.m., $13-$23. Kenny Endo on taiko, Riley Lee on shakuhachi and Jeff Peterson on slack key guitar unite for an evening of world-class music. (

Island Vibes Summer Concert Series: The Steppas
International Market Place, Queen’s Court, 3-5 p.m., free. (

Jazz at the Dragon Upstairs
The Dragon Upstairs, 7-10 p.m., must pay cover at the door. Enjoy Mike Lewis, Mihoko M, Roland Sugimoto and Chris Pangaribaun. (526-1411)

Kamaa Barques
Nico’s Seafood at Pier 38, 5-8 p.m., free. (540-1377)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-9 p.m., free. (253-9099)

Maryanne Ito
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. (, 955-8821)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ka Makana Ali‘i, 5 p.m., free. (922-5331)

Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (

Wine & Tango – A Night of Argentine Tango
Paradise Tango, 150 N. King St., Suite 202, 6:30-10 p.m., $20-$25, age 21 and up. Join us for a night of wine tasting, pupu, socializing, a 45-minute Argentine Tango lesson and social dancing. (831-239-6529,

Duke’s OceanFest
Check website for locations, schedule and cost. Waikiki’s premier ocean sports festival in memory of Duke Kahanamoku returns. (

Dive’n’Movie: ‘Beauty & The Beast’
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, movie starts at dusk, $19.99/after 5 p.m. Watch a screening of “Beauty & The Beast.” (674-9283)

Hawaii Pacific University Young Actors Ensemble Auditions
Paul and Vi Loo Theare, 1 p.m., free. High school students can audition for HPU’s Young Actors Ensemble. Be ready to deliver a prepared monologue. Pre-registration required. (, 384-2157)

Children’s Discovery Forest Community Volunteer Work Day
Meet at Honolulu Zoo’s Gate No. 6 on Monsarrat Avenue, 9-11 a.m., free. Help pull weeds and plant seedlings in this special community garden. RSVP required. (

Heeia Estuary Workday
RSVP for meeting place, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Koolaupoko remove invasive species and replant native plants along a portion of Heeia Stream. (

Ho‘ola Na Pua Volunteer Orientation and Advocate Training
Inspire Church Mililani, 8:45 a.m.-noon, free. Those interested in volunteering with Ho‘ola Na Pua are invited to attend a seminar and training. Pre-registration required. (

Pouhala Marsh Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center remove invasive plants from the marsh. Bring work gloves and bottled water, and wear hat, sunscreen, covered shoes or rubber boots, and long pants. RSVP requested. (955-0100 ext. 118)