August 25

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Saturday August 25
Bicycling Basics Workshop
The Salvation Army Croc Center Hawaii, 9-11 a.m., free. Come out to a hands-on, on-bike workshop that will have participants feeling comfortable and confident on the streets of Oahu. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. (, 735-5756)

Halau Hula Olana
Contact for location, time and cost. Interested students ages 3-103 are invited to enroll. Those who mention “MidWeek” will have their registration fees waived. Friends-and-family rates are available. (487-3451)

Healthy Living for a Long Life
Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 2 p.m., free. Learn practical changes you can make to live a life full of vitality, passion and purpose. Wear socks, comfortable pants and a T-shirt for interactive, gentle exercises that are wheelchair, walker and cane friendly. (697-7868)

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. (

Living with Alzheimer’s for Care Partners, Early Stage – Part 1
Adventist Health Castle, 739 Leihano St., noon, free. (272-3900)

WOW Mock Orange Lei Workshop
Camp Palehua, Pavilion, 9 a.m.-noon, $20-$50. Learn to make mock orange lei poo and lei ai. Pre-registration required. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapolei Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.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,

Cares and Coffee Aikahi
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Take a look at an interesting collection of old, new and exotic vehicles. (

Greek Festival
Ala Moana Park, McCoy Pavilion, noon-9 p.m., $3. Enjoy Greek cuisine, imported Greek beer and live entertainment. (

Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus Fall Open Enrollment
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Music Department, 2411 Dole St., contact for times and costs. Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus holds open enrollment for boys and girls grades K-12 who are interested in a community choral and music education program. No audition or previous experience are necessary. Pre-registration required. (

Kailua Moon
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$25. Enjoy traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, folk and pop music by musical duo Kailua Moon. (955-8821,

Kailua Shorebreak Classic
Kalama Beach Park, contact for time, free. Join a free, amateur surf competition for keiki ages 2-16. (

Nichiren Mission of Hawaii Bon Dance
Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way, 5-9 p.m., free. (595-3517,

Vegas in Paradise Casino Party
Coral Creek Golf Course, Pueo s Restaurant, 91-1111 Geiger Road, 5:30-10 p.m., $75. There will be food, no host bar, entertainment and an opportunity to play casino-type games for fun and prizes. Proceeds will go toward helping elementary school students in the Ewa Beach area pay for after-school care. (780-4985, 724-6796)

Wine on the Waterfront
Harbor Restaurant at Pier 38, 5-8 p.m., $75. Enjoy flavors from over ten food stations and some of the finest wines from Harbor and Johnson Brothers. (

Your Farmer, Free Community Event
Bento Homes, 441 Cooke St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Connect with local farmers and agricultural businesses while learning about the services that they provide. (

Henry Kapono & FRIENDS
Waikiki Shell, 6:30 p.m., $29-$150. Enjoy a star-studded lineup of Hawaii s most popular entertainers at an evening of music, laughter and stories. (

Mele on the Marina
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 3 p.m., free. Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment, with Halau Na Maka O Ka Lauae kicking off the event, followed by Mike Tulba and Makaha Sons. (

The Grouch & Eligh Summer Thrilla Tour
Hawaiian Brian’s, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$300. Enjoy a live performance by sensational rap duo The Grouch & Eligh. (

Silent Empowerment
SALT at Our Kakaako, 1-9 p.m., $3. View a group exhibition of artwork meant to empower victims of domestic and sexual abuse. There will also be slam poetry and various performing artists. Sale proceeds will be donated to University of Hawaii – West Oahu Compliance Hui. (859-3859,

Malama Maunalua
Kuliouou Beach Park, 100 Bay St., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Restore the marine environment by removing invasive limu from the nearshore waters and donate it to local, organic farms. Bring a signed volunteer agreement form, water tabi (if available), clothes that can get wet, sunscreen, water, sunglasses and a backpack. (