August 31

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Saturday August 31
Container Gardening Workshop
Geobunga, 4299 Lawehana St., 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., free. Learn how simple it can be to dress up an entry, lanai or any outdoor and indoor space. Reservations are highly recommended. (

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer/Health Care Providers
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $110. Learn the skills needed to respond appropriately to respiratory and cardiac emergencies and get trained how to operate an AED in case of a sudden cardiac emergency. Received an American Red Cross certificate for CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Providers upon completion. Register online or call. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Sumi-e for Beginners
Honolulu Myohoji MIssion (2003 Nuunau Ave.), Saturdays through Sept. 21, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $35/session. Learn the concepts and techniques of Japanese brush painting using simple color and limited details on rice paper. Participants must bring supplies. (382-0236)

The Essential Low Back Program
Windward Wellness Center, registration closes Aug. 31, class takes place Sept. 1-Oct. 13, Sundays for 7 weeks from 9 to 10:30 a.m., $210. A 7-week series based on the larges, most definitive scientific study about the use of yoga therapy for the treatment of lower low back pain. Class fee includes seven classes, mp3 of each practice and an informative book about back healthy, plus yoga and pictorials of each practice. Space is limited. (256-4381,

AKC All-Breed Dog Show
Neal Blasidell Center Exhibition Hall, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 9:30 a.m. Sat., 8:30 a.m. Sun. and Mon., $5/adults, free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. The Hawaiian Kennel Club presents a three-day series of AKC all-breed dog shows. (

DC-8 Airliner Accepted Into Museum Collection
Naval Air Museum Barbers Point, contact for time, free to attend the event, $8-$12/tour of the museum. Governor Abercrombie accepts the DC-8 Airliner into the historical museum collection. (, 673-NAVY)

Buddhism in the Living Arts
Wahiawa Hongwanji, registration is due at the end of the month, event takes place Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., visit website for cost. Register online. (

Hypertension Explained
Kailua Christian Church, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. HMSA offers a presentation on hypertension to answer questions and more. Bring a friend or relative who might benefit from the presentation. (261-0125)

Kunia Live
Kunia Shopping Center, Bank of Hawaii Parking Lot, 3-5 p.m., contact for cost. Kunia Live holds its second qualifying round of its singing competition. The Grand Finale is held Nov. 16. Interested singers register online. (

Market City Shopping Center Mini Fair
2919 Waialae Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission and free parking. Featuring 15-25 crafters (crystal charms, smoked pork, hand-stamped notebooks, jewelry, accessories and more). Interested crafters and vendors may contact to inquire. (479-5525,

5K or 10K Volkmsarch (Walk)
Meet at the Moanalua Valley Neighborhood Park located at the end of Ala Aolani St., 9 a.m., free. IVV credit and award is available for a nominal fee. (626-3575,

Mango Season
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Duo performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Rivals, 2211 Kuhio Ave., 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., no cover charge. N.BS performs alternative rock music. (923-0600)

The Ardente Duo
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. The Ardente Duo features violinist Darel Stark and pianist Sachi P. Hirakouji. (, 955-8821)

The Future
Waimea Valley Pikake Pavilion Lawn, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $8-$20. Waimea Valley presents its Generations 2013 Summer Concert Series, “The Future.” Featuring Kaiholu, Abrigo Ohana, Waipuna and Maunalua. (

MayJah RayJah 2013
Kaka‘ako Amphitheater, 4 p.m.-1 a.m., visit website for cost. The MayJah RayJah music festival showcases reggae artists and is the largest reggae music festival of the year in Honolulu. (

Back in the Days
The Hush Boutique Lounge, Hawaiian Monarch Hotel, Aug. 31 registration deadline, event takes place Nov. 9, 7 p.m.-midnight, contact for cost. The James Campbell High School Class of ‘78 celebrates its 35 year class reunion. (226-7983,

31st Okinawan Festival
Kapiolani Park, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, visit website for list of times of different activities and cost. The Okinawan festival features games, food booths, cultural activities and more. (

PCC Celebrates Aotearoa
Polynesian Cultural Center, contact for cost, $6-$10. The Polynesian Cultural Center showcases music, dance and people of Aoeaora, New Zealand with its Te Manahua Maori Cultural Arts Festival. (293-3333,

‘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. (

Peranakan Chinese Heritage of Southeast Asia
East-West Center Gallery, May 19-Sept. 15, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., contact for cost. The Peranakan Chinese are descendants of Chinese traders who settled in Malacca and the coastal areas of Java and Sumatra. This exhibition reflects the unique Peranakan aesthetic and highlights many of the community’s distinctive arts and customs. (944-7177,

Posturban Planning
HPU Art Gallery, until Sept. 13, free. The artist explores printed, mixed media installation using the accumulation of multiple images/objects. (