August 4

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Friday August 4
Blood Bank of Hawaii
Hawthorne Pacific Waipahu, 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Oahu Veterans Center, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Jehovah’s Witnesses Convention
Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Pali St., July 28-30, check website for schedule and cost. This year’s theme is “Don’t Give Up.” Session is in English and Tagalog. (, 623-8332 Mondays-Thursdays, 441-0451 Fridays-Sundays)

Koganji Temple Bon Dance
Koganji Temple, Aug. 4-5, 5-10 p.m., free. Koganji Temple holds its traditional bon dance, with a children’s lantern parade at 5:30 p.m. Friday, as well as grilled corn-on-the-cob, andagi, yakisoba and more. (732-0446)

First Friday at HiSAM: Shoji Ledward
Hawaii State Art Museum, 6-9 p.m., free. Shoji Ledward performs, while museum galleries are open late, Teruya’s Andagi provides food, and live painting happens on the lawn. (586-9959)

Hippie Sabotage
The Republik, 9 p.m., $25/advance. (

Jack Johnson
Waikiki Shell, Aug. 4 and 5, 4:30 p.m., $70-$39. Jack Johnson performs two hometown shows in support of his nonprofit, Kokua Hawaii Foundation. (

Joy of Sake
Hawaii Convention Center, 6:30-9 p.m., $95-$105. Celebrate Hawaii’s 100-year love affair with sake with tastings from top restaurants and samples of sake from around the world. (

Pacific Ink & Art Expo
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 2-11 p.m. Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 5 and noon-6 p.m. Aug. 6, $25/daily or $60/three days. The sixth annual Pacific Ink & Art Expo features the best tattoo artists from Hawaii, the Mainland and world. (

‘Painting on Location’
Louis Pohl Gallery, Aug. 4-24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, free. Plein Air Painters of Oahu display their work. Reception is Aug. 4 at 4 p.m. (521-1812)

‘Storks’ Movie Night
Polynesian Cultural Center, Hukilau Marketplace, 6:30 p.m. bird show, 7:30 p.m. movie, free. Watch a performance from the Bird Guy, Bruce McGonigal, then watch a screening of “Storks.” (293-3142,