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August 2

Unthirsty Plants, Workshops And More At Halawa Xeriscape  >> >> To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Halawa Xeriscape Garden is having an unthirsty plant sale Saturday (Aug. 2) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day also includes free workshops, a performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band, keiki activities, giveaways, food and more. For more information, call 748-5041. Photo courtesy Board of Water Supply

Unthirsty Plants, Workshops And More At Halawa Xeriscape

>> >> To celebrate its 25th anniversary,
Halawa Xeriscape Garden is having an unthirsty plant sale Saturday (Aug. 2) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day also includes free workshops, a performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band, keiki activities, giveaways, food and more. For more information, call 748-5041. Photo courtesy Board of Water Supply

Saturday August 2
CLASSES
Basic Computer Class For Senior Citizens
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. (418 Kuwili St. room 102), contact for time, free. Senior citizens are invited to sign up for a two-hour computer class to learn basic computer concepts that include e-mail, use of the interview, composing documents and more. Advanced registration is required. (291-6151)

Hang Loose Series
The Healing Arts Center, Saturdays through Aug. 30, 9-10:15 a.m., $25/workshop or $20 if registered for three or more. Suzen Murakoshi teaches a variety of classes with topics such as “Lighten Your Shoulders,” “Foot Walkers and Leg Alignment” and more. A 25-minute foot fitness class takes place at 8:30 a.m. before Suzen’s class ($5-$7). Advanced registration is required. (484-4881, hacinaiea@gmail.com)

Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogestu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Saturdays through Sept. 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $65. Use aeasthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing its most beautiful aspects, assemble them in different order and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. Students are required to purchase or provide their own supplies. Advanced registration is required. (235-7433)

Meditate and Breathe
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, May 3-Aug. 16, Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., $75/members, $97.50/non-members. A slow-paced yoga class to promote inner peace by matching your breath with the movement of your body. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Mensa Admission Test
Contact for location in Honolulu, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $40. The Mensa Admission Test consists of two separate tests and candidates may take either test batter or both, but only one score at or abot the 98th percentile is required to qualify for Mensa membership. Advanced registration is required. (240-2092, testing@hawaii.us.mensa.org)

Travel Organized
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn helpful tips to get to and from destinations organized and relaxed with Travelon’s Arlene Shiratori-Wing. (693-8888)

Your Best Self
Chaminade University, first and second Saturdays through Dec. 13, 9-11 a.m., $100. For those ages 4 to 21. Prepare for upcoming transitions in education and employment opportunities with a workshop that includes strategies for engagement, and a networking session that cover speed engagement. Advanced registration is required. (prayzehim.com)

COMEDY
Comedy at the Kroc
Kroc Center Hawaii Worship and Performing Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. show, $10. A family-friendly evening with five local stand-up comedians including Jose Dynamtie and James Mane. (682-5505)

COMMUNITY
Book Sale
Kailua Public Library, through Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. The Friends of Kailua Library Bookstore sell all K-12 books at the sale price of five for $1 (does not include children’s picture books). (392-1824)

CA$H for Clothes Donation Drive
Kapolei High School, 9-11 a.m. Kapolei High School accepts gently used clothing items, shoes, purses, linens, draperies, blankets, pillows, towels and belts. For every pound of donations, KHS Class of 2015 Project Grad earns cash. (692-8200 ext. 2246, ltakeda@hurricanes.k12.hi.us)

HOPING
Kaiser Permanente, Moanalua Medical Center, 4-5:30 p.m., free. For parents who have experience a miscarriage, a stillbirth or the death of an infant. Helping Other Parents in Normal Grieving (HOPING) offers a place for parents to share experiences and fgive support. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Kapolei High School Swap Meet
Kapolei High School, 8 a.m.-noon, $15/general seller stalls, $25/business vendors. Featuring new and used items, plants, produce, gifts and more. Booths available. (692-8200 ext. 2246, ltakeda@hurricans.k12.hi.us)

Keiki Passenger Safety
Unibodytech (789 Mapunapuna St.), 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Find out if your child’s car seat or booster seat is installed properly and have it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. By appointment only. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Niu Estates Community Garage Sale
Niu Estates on Koko Head side of Niu Valley (look for flags for participating homes), 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (373-4322)

Saint Francis Alumni Homecoming Mass and Luau
Saint Francis School, 4:30 p.m., $15/children ages 5-10, $30/adults. Saint Francis School Alumni Association holds its annual alumni homecoming mass and luau. The night also includes a silent auction. (737-3463, 247-2549)

Unthirsty Plant Sale
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (early admission for FOHXG members at 8:30 a.m.), free admission. Halawa Xeriscape Garden celebrates its 25th anniversary with an unthirsty plant sale. The day features free xeriscape workshops, a performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band, keiki activites, educational booths, a free mulch giveaway, food and more. Proceeds support educational programs and classes at the Garden. (748-5041, boardofwatersupply.com)

GUITAR
Bishop Museum, May 10-Sept. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Tuesdays), $8.95-$19.95. “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World,” invites visitors to experience 5,000 square-feet of the science, sound, history and cultural impact of the guitar through both historical artifacts and hands-on displays. (bishopmuseum.org)

Nature’s Wonders
Bishop Museum, J.M. Long Gallery, Aug. 2-Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (closed Tuesdays), $8.95-$19.95. Showcasing rare, beautiful and fascinating examples from the Museum’s world-renowned collections. The exhibit brings together natural and cultural worlds for a visual celebration of the aesthetic beauty of unique specimens. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

Summer Fest 2014
Kailua United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. With more than 50 vendors. Summer Fest offers a wide variety of specialty handmade items, crafts, a plant sale, shave ice, and a mini health expo. Games and fun for keiki also take place. (kailuamc.org/summerfest)

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

Live Music
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, noon-1 a.m., no cover charge. Yos: Honoka & Azita perform from noon to 1 p.m., 20 Degrees North from 5-7 p.m. and Kevin Jones & Desert Sea from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. (hardrockcafe.com/honolulu)

Soul’d Out Saturdays
eleven44, 8 p.m. doors, $5 cover charge, 21 and older. Featuring top dancing hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s, provided by James Coles of 93.9 Jamz and his United DJs. Ketel One Vodka on special for $6 and Blue Moon available for $4. (eleven44hawaii.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Surf4HUGS
Kuhio Beach, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., donations accepted. HUGS, the local non-profit helping Hawaii families with seriously ill children for more than 30 years holds its annual Surf4HUGS event. (surf4hugs.com, hugslove.com)

Troop 148 Fundraiser
Kukui Grove Center, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $10. The scouts of Troop 148 hold a car wash fundraiser for their upcoming trip to Oahu in order to earn two merit badges. (652-2135, titanspatrol148@gmail.com)

THE ARTS
Ancient Soul Memories
Ginny Walden Art Gallery (41-829 Kakaina St., studio A-4), Saturdays through Sept. 6, 1-5 p.m., free. Featuring paintings, sculptures of psychic art, people and seascapes by Ginny Walden. A reception takes place June 21 from 1 to 9 p.m. (389-0579)

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