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May 31

Saturday May 31
Advanced Child Care Training
4155 Diamond Head Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $129. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to responsibly care for children and infants in and outside of the home. This program is not intended as certification for state licensed child-care providers and does not meet all state requirements for such certification. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767,

Fix It Yourself
Mulkern Nursery and Landscaping, 10 a.m., contact for cost. Learn an easy checklist of common equipment issues and quick fixes. (396-6595,

Freedom Rail Mini-Demo
Simply Organized, Kahala Mall, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn to create the space of your dreams. (739-7007)

Gardening Basics for Beginners
Kapolei High School Nursery, 9 a.m.-noon, $15/person, $40/families of up to three people. Learn the key things any beginner gardener should know including creating a super soil, watering dos and dont’s and more. Advanced registration is required. (

Grow Your Own Groceries
Contact for location, May 31, and June 14, 21 and 28, 9-11:30 a.m., $5. Topics include container gardening, common garden pests, hydroponics, growing vegetables and more. Advanced registration is required. (

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)

Slack Key Guitar
Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 104, 10 a.m.-noon, $20. This workshop focuses on the open G tuning and the chords and lyrics of a traditional song using the tablature method. Ron and Pomakai Loo lead the workshop. Advanced registration is required. (235-7433)

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

Tuning Forks: Resonance Tools for Healing
SoundShala (1088 Bishop St.) #1128, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $125-$155. Learn and practice how to start using resonance and frequency tools. (, 638-0888)

Discover Windward
Windward Mall, 5-9 p.m., free. A family-friendly event that features food, music and fashion. (

Kalani Pop Warner Registration
Contact for location, deadline is May 31, contact for times and cost. Kalani Falcons Association conducts its online registration for Pop Warner football players and cheer leaders ages 6-12. (

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. (

Hawaii’s Biggest Car Seat Check
Cutter Chevrolet, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. As part of the national Click It or Ticket Enforcement Period, Hawaii State Department of Transportation and Cutter Family Auto Centers present Hawaii’s biggest car seat check. The event also includes entertainment, prizes and food. (866-5984)

Touch A Truck
Mililani Public Library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Children of all ages are invited to register for the Children’s Summer Reading Program and then get to “touch a truck” – big trucks – and learn about them. Curtiss Hinden, Mililani High School automotive technology teacher also is on hand to answer questions. Participants also can enter lucky drawings to win prizes. (831-6878)

HHS Hiking Club
Kaunala 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)

Hooligans Harp
1718 Wilikina Dr., 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, ages 21 and older. Hooligans Harp performs Celtic rock. (621-1835)

Live DJ
Eleven44, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 9-11:30 p.m. Vince; 11:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Technique. (

Mango Season Duo
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Paradise Lounge, 6-9 p.m., free. (

Premiere Season Finale
Hawaii Convention Center Ballroom, 8 p.m., $35-$750. Hawaii Pops presents its Premiere Season Finale: Dinner, Dance and Concert starring musical legen Al Jarreau. (

The Mixers Live
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. Live mixture of party and dance music. (909-255-1005)

The Mixers Live
USCG Hideaway Club, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. The Mixers perform party and dance music. (909-255-1005)

Xavier Rudd Live
The Republik, 8 p.m. show starts, $35/in advance, plus applicable fees, increase day of show. When he debuted in 2002 with the album To Let, Xavier Rudd began a journey that would see him become one of the most iconic voices in Australian music. (

Zeds Dead
The Repubik, 10 p.m. show starts, $35/in advance, plus applicable fees, increase day of show, 18 and older. Zeds Dead is a Canadian electronic music duo from Toronto, Ontario composed of Dylan Mamid (DC) and Zach Rapp-Rovan (Hooks). (

Honolulu Ekiden Expo
Waikiki Beach Marriott, Leahi Ballroom, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., $190-$510. The Honolulu Ekiden holds an expo and mandatory pickup, also accepting late registration. It is open to six-member teams and different divisions of the race. 2014 Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival takes place June 1 at 5:30 a.m. (

Love Life Creative Festival
Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center, 4:30-9:30 p.m., $10, children under 2 are free. The sixth annual Love Life Creative Festival, hosted by Kauai Underground Artists, creates a drug-free and suicide-free culture and invites the creative community to share their love for life through creative outlets such as dance, music, fashion, food and art. (

Honor and Perpetuation
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kennedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 31 and 2 p.m. June 1, contact for cost. UHM’s Outreach College presents authentic Japanese dance by Kikunobu Dance Company, Inc. (, 944-2697)

Nihon Buyo
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kennedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 31 and 2 p.m. June 1, contact for cost. Traditional Japanese dance by Kikunobu Dance Company, Inc., an authentic artistic presentation bay Nihon Buyo performances like those in Japan. (, 944-2697)

Onoe Kikunobu
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kennedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 31, 2 p.m. June 1, contact for cost. Onoe Kikunobu Dance Company performs. (

The Art of Manga in Hawaii
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery, through June 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., contact for cost. Crossing Cultures: The Art of Manga in Hawaii features Hawaii-based artists and writers who use manga to explore their cross-cultural experiences. (945-7633,

Pouhala Marsh Clean-Up and Restoration
Pouhala Marsh, Waipahu, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free, contact to sign up. Volunteers clean-up marsh used by Hawaii Nature Center educational programs, which is the largest of the remaining wetland habitats in Pearl Harbor. (955-0100, ext. 118,