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June 28

Take A Hike! With Hawaiian Humane Society >> >> Hawaiian Humane Society sponsors its next "Paws on the Path" hiking club Saturday (June 28) at Manana Trail. Participants must meet at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Future hikes are slated for July 26 and Aug. 30. The group is led by a experienced hiker who volunteers with the society. For more information, visit or call 356-2222. Photo courtesy Hawaiian Humane Society

Take A Hike! With Hawaiian Humane Society

>>Hawaiian Humane Society sponsors its next “Paws on the Path” hiking club Saturday (June 28) at Manana Trail. Participants must meet at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Future hikes are slated for July 26 and Aug. 30. The group is led by a experienced hiker who volunteers with the society. For more information, visit or call 356-2222. Photo courtesy Hawaiian Humane Society

Saturday June 28
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, June 7-July 19, contact for days, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. For those ages 6-12. Summer specials are available. (

American Red Cross Instructor Training
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., June 28 and 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $500. For those interested in becoming an American REd Cross First Aid/CPR/AED instructor. Advanced registration is required. (546-0431,

Freedom rail Demo
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn how to create the space of your dreams easily with FreedomRail closet systems. (693-8888)

Grow Your Own Groceries
Contact for location, 9-11:30 a.m., $5. Topics include container gardening, common garden pests, hydroponics, growing vegetables and more. Advanced registration is required. (

How to Create Calendar Bags
Mililani Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Join eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura for this hands-on workshop and learn how to turn old calendars into gift bags. The class is limited to 20 adults. Advanced registration is required in-person at the reference desk. (627-7470)

Hurricane Proof Your Home and Garden
Mulkern Nursery, 10 a.m., free. Prepare yourself for hurricane season with Mulkern Landscaping and HPS Home Construction. Topics include diverting water away from your home with grading and drainage. (396-6595)

Introduction to Meditation
Contact for location, 1-4 p.m., $50-$65. Learn mindfulness-awareness, a secular form of meditation and a powerful way to manage stress and improve attention and focus, memory, problem solving, self-confidence and critical intelligence. Advanced registration is required. (636-9149)

Learn to Swim
Ala Moana Beach Park, Saturdays through June 28, 9-10 a.m., free. Hawaii Red Cross celebrates its 50th anniversary of free swimming lessons for keiki ages 3-12 and adults ages 13 and older (there is a $40 course fee). Advanced registration is required. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Meditate and Breathe
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, May 3-Aug. 16 (no class May 17), 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)

Psychic Development Class
Gaia Hawaii Metaphysical Center, Puck’s Alley, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $50. Develop your psychic abilities with fun, easy and effective tools and exercises. Advanced registration is required. (983-3344,

Travel Tips
Simply Organized, Kahala Mall, 2-3 p.m., free. Learn helpful tips to get to and from your destination organized and relaxed with Travelon’s Arlene Shiratori-Wong. (739-7007)

DOE – Auxiliary Service Branch (1037 South Beretania St.), 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computers, monitors, laptops, printers and more. Unacceptable items include TVs, alkaline batteries, microwaves and home appliances. There are no quantity limits. (, 488-8870)

Going Green
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, 8-11:30 a.m., free. Acceptable items include scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, HI-5 beverage containers, all types of batteries, usable clothing and household items, prom dresses, pet food and more. Cannot accept: tires, paint, microwave ovens, motor oil, hazardous fluids, cardboard, paper, plastics, wood and bulky items. Bring canned goods to support Hawaii Foodbank. (, 291-6151)

Literary Elements: Art
Kapolei Public Library, 1-1:45 p.m., free. Justin Davies, outreach program manager for Honolulu Museum of Art School identifies elements to consider when looking at an art work and shares how participants can make the most out of their next visit to an art museum. (693-7050)

Paws on the Path Hiking Club
Manana Trail, meet at 8:30 a.m., free. The Hawaiian Humane Society hiking club, Paws on the Path, is a group of animal lovers who take on a pet-friendly trail, led by an experienced hiker. (, 356-2222)

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. (

It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald
McCully-Moiliili Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. A fun-filled interactive performance featuring a creative blend of music, magic and games to reinforce the idea that reading is fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. (973-1099)

The Insect World
McCully-Moiliili Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Entomologist Dr. Ryan Caesar of University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Department of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences discusses insect biology and native Hawaiian insect biodiversity and conservation. Suitable for all ages; young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. (973-1099)

HHS Hiking Club
Manana Trail, 8:30 a.m., free. The Hawaiian Humane Society hiking club, Paws on the Path, is led by an experienced hiker who also is a volunteer with the Society. (, 356-2222)

Dancing Through the Decades
Contact for location, show begins at 8 p.m., $35/theatre style, $60/individual ticket at a cocktail table, $75/individual ticket at a table of 10, table purchases available. Hawaii Pops’ inaugural season comes to a close under the direction of maestro Matt Catingub, the concert features Hawaii Pops Orchestra, vocalist Anita Hall and Steve Moretti. (

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-In Valley of the Temples, 12:30-3:30 p.m. (subject to weather conditions), $2/seniors and children, $3/adults. Musicians include Jeannette Trevias on keyboard and providing vocals, Ernie Provenchar on bass, Chuck James on drums, Everett Cencich on saxophone and Mihoko M also providing vocals. (239-9844)

BurlyQ Bingo
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 8 p.m. doors, 8:45-10 p.m., $15/door, $30/VIP for two. This month, check out Chi Chi Roniz, Lolli Anomaly, La Femma Rikita and Miss Catwings. (

ESPN 1420 Sports Festival
Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. The event will feature exhibitor booths by sports, health and fitness industry stakeholders and will feature activities and demonstrations from local sports clubs and athletic organizations including boxing, fitness, martial arts, zumba and kettlebell team demonstrations plus wrestling exhibitions throughout the day. (

Hawaii Coffee Fest
Kakaako Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m.-noon, free admission. FarmLovers holds its first annual Hawaii Coffee Fest. Explore a variety of Hawaii-grown coffees, learn about coffee from cherry to cup, taste foods made with coffee and more. (

REACH Out Fundraiser
Pagoda Floating Restaurant, 5-9 p.m., $100. A benefit to support after school activities for middle/intermediate school students. Music that night includes performances by Kalapana, Brother Nolan, Princess Ilona, Isle 5 and more. Food provided by Pagoda Restaurant, Hukilau Lounge, Murphy’s Bar and Grill, JJ Dolans, Poke Stop, MW Restaurant, Nalo Farms and more. (, 492-0561)

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)

Waikiki Coastal Restoration
Waikiki Aquarium, 9-11 a.m. As a tribute to Dr. Abbott, join the Aquarium in its 12-year effort with UH’s botany department to clean and remove invasive algae species from the reef behind the Aquarium to help restore Waikiki’s ecosystem. Advanced registration is required. (440-9020)