August 3

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Saturday August 3
Cat and Dog First Aid
American Red C ross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 1:30-5:45 p.m., $90. Learn basic information on how to recognize and care for emergencies and injuries in dogs. Learn basic first aid skills, how to care for choking pets and more. (, 1-800-733-2767)

FreedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Easily create the closet of your dreams with FreedomRail. (693-8888)

Aloha ‘Aina Recycling Day
Saint Louis School Kalaepohaku Campus (3142 Waialae Ave.), 9 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Recyclable items accepted include all types of scrap metal including bicycles and appliances, computers, printers, scanners and monitors, printer cartridges and toner, all types of batters, HI-5 glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, plastics (#1 and #2), reusable clothing and household items, used cooking oil, newspapers, corrugated cardboard and TVs. Shredding services also available. (

Aloha ‘Aina Recycling Drive
Saint Louis School, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Acceptable items include all types of scrap metal including bicycles and appliances, computers, printers, scanners, monitors, printer cartridges and toner, TVs and more. (

Board of Water Supply Plant Sale
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (early admission for FOHXG members at 8:30 a.m.), free admission. The Board of Water Supply and the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Gardens hold its 25th annual Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty plant sale. Featuring a wide variety of unthirsty plants, as well as local growers, free workshops and more. (

Creative Card-Making
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Community Gallery, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $20/JCCH members, $22/non-members. Learn how to make three different greeting cards with a Japanese theme from craft teacher, Claire Sato. Reservations are required. (945-7633 ext. 25)

E-Waste Recycling
Washington Middle School parking lot, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computer, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers and telecom equipment. TVs, alkaline batteries or home appliance are not being accepted. (488-8870)

Niu Estates Community Garage Sale
Koko Head side of Niu Valley, enter at East Halemaumau, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. The 27th annual Community Garage Sale. Look for participating homes with flags and map of other homes. (373-4322)

Poolside Bon Dance
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, 6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Join the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani for its annual poolside bon dance and buffet dinner featuring local dance groups including Hawaii Shin Kobukai, Hawaii Eisa Shinyukai and more. Buffet is priced at $37.50/person. Contact for reservations; walk-ins also welcome. (921-4600)

Summer Fest 2013
Kailua United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. A craft and vendor fair with more than 50 vendors. The Summer Fest offers the Windward side a wide variety of speciality items, crafts, plant sale and shave ice, as well as mini health expo. (

Used Book Sale and Open House
Makiki Community Library, Aug. 3 and 4 from noon to 4 p.m. Makiki Library, a non-profit library separate from the State of Hawaii Library System, holds its used book sale and open house to fundraise to keep its doors open. (388-1022)

Wahiawa Pineapple Festival Participants Wanted
Visit website, deadline to reserve free or paid exhibit space is Aug. 3, festival takes place Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wahiawa District Park, $25-400. Space is available to non-profit ethnic, culture/arts, educational and environmental groups, food booths and businesses. Health and human service agencies and other non-profits service organizations and school clubs also are welcome, but may be subject to a nominal fee of $25 or $50. Paid exhibit space also available to vendors. (, 694-0103)

11th Hour Live
Kelley O’Niel’s, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, ages 21 and older. 11th Hour performs live. (347-1323)

Mango Season
Nico’s Pier 39, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

15th Annual Bernice Pauahi Bishop Awards Dinner
Bishop Museum Great Lawn, contact for more information. Bishop Museum honors late Senator Daniel K. Inouye, 442nd veteran and Medal of Honor recipient at its annual awards dinner. (848-4169,

37th Annual Luau
Liliuokalani Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Hwy., dine-in from 1 to 4 p.m., take-out from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., $20/dine-in, $17.50/take-out. Enjoy a day on the North Shore for an old fashioned Hawaiian luau featuring kalua pig, squid luau, chicken long rice, lomi salmon, poke and more. (637-9364)

Hawaii’s Farmers and Chefs Series
Foodland Kapolei, Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-noon, free. Get a sneak peak into the Third Annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival with Foodland’s Hawaii’s Farmers and Chef series. Chef Roy Yamaguchi and Dean Okimoto of Nalo Farms provide a cooking demonstrating and tastings. (

Lili‘uokalani Protestant Church Benefit Lu‘au
66-090 Kamehameha Hwy., 1-4 p.m., $17.50-$20 donation. Featuring live entertainment. (637-9364)

‘Ike Loloa: A Long Insightful Journey
Bishop Museum’s J.M. Long Gallery, on display through Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays,$8.95-$19.75. Featuring artwork by Hali‘imaile Andrdade, also known as Maile. (

Life Through Time
Bishop Museum, runs until Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. “Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals” includes ten exhibits total and includes a robotic skeleton you can control, crayon rubbing tables and a dinosaur dig. (

Kawainui Volunteer Day
The Kawainui Restoration Ponds (behind Castle Medical Center in Kailua), 9 a.m.-noon. Support some of Hawaii’s most endangered waterbirds and contribute to the success of the new restoration project. Bring rubber boots or shoes that can get wet and muddy, work gloves, sunscreen and dry clothes. (