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April 13

Sunday April 13
Banana Growing Workshop
Positive Energetics Foundation, 9 a.m.-noon, $25. Learn banana basics such as caring for bananas, harvesting and propagation. (, 291-8219)

Cartooning to Da Max!
Art Explorium, 1-2:30 p.m., $15/student. Learn the basics of creating comics and cartooning through drawing, animation, cell painting, zen Sumi painting and more. Appropriate for children ages 5 and older. Advanced registration is required. (

Arts and Flavors of Hawaii
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. A food and products show featuring specialty foods, local dishes and drinks from well-known eateries, hand-made gifts and more. (

Ballroom Dancing
Makakilo Community Park, April 13 and 20, 7 p.m., contact for cost. Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association Kapolei holds a registration for new students. Classes cover East Coast swing and rumba, and begin April 7 at 7 p.m. for eight Mondays. (781-2076, 220-6026)

National Library Week Celebration
Windward Mall, lower level Sears Wing, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Hawaii Association of School Librarians host keiki activities, crafts, read-aloud sessions and games as part of its celebrations. (, 235-1143)

Procession with Palms
Windward United Church of Christ, 9 a.m., free. Windward United Church of Christ holds a Palm Sunday celebration. (254-3802,

Swing Dance Club
Palladium Ala Wai Golf Course, 2nd floor, 404 Kapahulu Ave., 6:30-9:15 p.m., $5-$8. Join the Swing Dance Club Hawaii for a fun evening of dancing west coast swing, cha cha, nightclub 2-step, waltz, hustle, country 2-step and more. (255-6095)

Polo Game
Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy., Waialua, 2 p.m. matches start, 11 a.m. gates open, $10/field seating, $25/clubhouse area. Bourne Cup featuring Equus Hotel verses Mokuleia. (,

The Sunday of The Passion
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 7:15 and 9:30 a.m., free. A processions with psalms, passion and eucharist. (267-8176)

I Love Kailua Town Party
Kailua Road, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $5 event buttons/per person donation. The 22nd annual I love Kailua Town Party features food, arts, crafts and fun. Event buttons are available at businesses in Kailua or at the event. (

Royal Egg Hunt
Iolani Palace, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Iolani Palace hosts an Easter egg hunt and special children’s tours. Each child under the age of five must be accompanied by a paying adult for tours. Participants are encouraged to arrive dressed in royal regalia. (

Spring Choral Concert
Central Union Church, 4 p.m., free. Central Union Church holds its Spring Choral Concert featuring music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Britten and more. (941-0957)

DHT Performing Arts Program
Diamond Head Theatre, March 30-May 25, contact for days, times and cost. Diamond Head Theatre’s spring session teaches song and dance of musical theatre to learning the dynamics of a scene. Classes are available for children, teens and adults. (, 733-0277)

Everyday Sacred
Gallery on the Pali, through May 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, 2-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, free. Featuring photographs by Philippe Gross and Duane Preble, sharing a similar philosophy on art grounded in the celebration of life’s mysteries found in details of ordinary existence. (595-4047)