August 24

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Friday August 24
Hale Honua Sustainability Series
Treehouse Coworking, 74 Kihapai St., 6 p.m., free. Kumu Ramsay Taum presents “Ka Wa Ma Mua, Ka Wa Ma Hope: Shifting World Views on Sustainability in Hawaii.” Taum will explore the potential and possibilities of adopting an island world view to sustain Hawaii’s future by looking to its past. (

George Lopez
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave., 8 p.m., $49.50-$75. See a live standup comedy performance by George Lopez. (, 1-800-745-3000)

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

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. (

Pedego Electric Bikes Grand Opening
Pedego Electric Bikes Waikiki, 419 Nahua St., Aug. 24-25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. There will be test rides, specials and giveaways. (

Treehouse Coworking Sustainability Series
Treehouse Coworking, 74 Kihapai St., 5-9 p.m., free. Join a discussion about bias on shifting world views with Ramsay Taum. (

Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd
Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St., 9 p.m. Grateful Dead, 11 p.m. Pink Floyd, $5. See live performances by two tribute bands. (383-7348)

Tommy Emmanuel
Blue Note Hawaii, Aug. 24-25, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. (

‘Filipino Folktales & Fables’
Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 229 Queen Emma Square, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25, $10-$20. Enjoy a celebration of Filipino culture with traditional storytelling. (

Hawaii Storytellers: Why I Teach
The ARTS at Mark s Garage, 7-8:30 p.m., $10. Join a back-to-school event featuring stories from local educators about why they teach. There will be accounts of personal challenges and triumphs, as well as insights as to what makes teaching in Hawaii so unique. (