December 1

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Sunday December 1
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Dec. 1, 11, 15, 19 or 23, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $110. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767,

Annual Pearl City Christmas Parade
Begins at Momilani Elementary School and ends at Pearl City Shopping Center, 4 p.m., free. The parade featuring Santa’s official Pearl City arrival, the Pearl City High School Marching Band, community groups and car clubs, and more. Stevo the Clown entertains keiki at 4 p.m. at Pearl City Shopping Center until the parade arrives. Immediately following the parade, Cruz Night takes place with over 80 classic and rustic cars on display fronting Longs from 5 to 8 p.m. (554-8190)

Book Sale
Friends of Hawaii Kai Library Bookstore, through December, 12:30-4 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. During December all adult and children’s craft and hobby books are half price. The Friends’ bookstore is located in the library basement. (397-5833)

Friends of Kaneohe December Book Sale
Friends of Kaneohe Library Bookstore, through December, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Fridays (closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Even and New Year’s Day). All holiday and Christmas books, CDs and DVDs are half off during the month of December. The bookstore is located in the Library’s basement. (247-4819)

Pearl City Christmas Parade
Begins at Momilani Elementary School and ends at Pearl City Shopping Center, 4 p.m.,

Children’s Storytime
Kaimuki Public Library, Sundays through Dec. 15, 10:30-11 a.m., free. Children in preschool and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, participate in finger plays and rhymes, and make-and-take home a small craft to help them remember the day’s story. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (733-8422)

Hawaii Toy Run Parade and Festival
Kakaako Gateway Park, noon-5 p.m., $5, children under 18 are free (scripts sold for vendor purchases). The 39th annual Street Bikers United Hawaii Toy Run Parade and Festival begins with access into Magic Island parking lot. Toys collected at Ala Moana Beach Park, KCC and Kakaako sites. The festival that follows features live music, food vendors, games, a car and bike show and more. (, 852-1885)

Holiday Eco-Crafts
Hawaii Nature Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $10/non-member, ages 3 and older. Get ready for the holiday season. Create an assortment of holiday crafts from natural and recycled materials. Reservations are required. (955-0100)

Natural Holiday Decorations Fun
Art Explorium, 1-3 p.m., $15/student, ages 4 and older. Reduce your holiday waste by creating fun decorations from your own backyard. Registration is required. (

Bagels and Blues
Temple Emanu-El, 10 a.m. bagel brunch items available for purchase, 11 a.m. concert, $10, children under 13 are free. The Hanukkah Brunch and Concert features blues guitar master Saul Kaye. (, 595-7521)

Handel’s Messiah, 66th Presentation
Central Union Church, 7 p.m., free. Central Union Ontario Choir and Soloists accompanied by Chamber Ensemble and conductor Sangeet Gellhorn perform. (941-0957)

Na Mele o na Keiki Holiday Concert
Hawaii Theatre, doors open 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., free (available on a first-come, first-served basis). U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and BAE Systems, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, present the sixth annual Na Mele o na Keiki (Music for Children) Holiday Concert. The afternoon features the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Bands with guests artists including Henry Kapono, Shawna Lynn Masuda, Chris Vandercook and more. (

Oahu Civic Orchestra
Ala Wai Clubhouse Palladium, 4 p.m., free. The 70-member Oahu Civic Orchestra presents an anniversaries-themed concert celebrating the music of Verdi, Wagner, Mascagni and Gould. (342-0610)

Philippines Fundraiser
Hawaiian Brian’s, 4-10 p.m., $15-$20. The fundraising event features Kawao, Jasmine Nicole and Sweetkeyz, Kevin Okimoto, Josh Sharp, Everyday Aloha, Camille Velasco, Chasing Down, Cradle to Grade and Noo-B DJ entertainment. All proceeds given to OXFAM America. Expedia Local Expert plans to contribute double what is raised and the fundraiser. (239-5867)

Bollywood and Beyond
University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center Gallery, Sept. 29-Jan. 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. The exhibition focuses on the design and execution of Bollywood costume, featuring outfits worn in some of India’s most famous films. (944-7177,

Convergence: Glitch_Click_Thunk
University of Hawaii at Manoa, UH Art Gallery, Oct. 6-Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sun., free admission. The series encompasses and explores the impact of internet art, digital, electronic, sound and a wide range of new, traditional and hybrid technologies. (

Music in Bollywood
University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center Gallery, 2-3 p.m., free. As part of its Bollywood and Beyond exhibit, the East-West Center holds an illustrated talk titled “Music in Bollywood” with Dr. Teri Skillman, curator for UHM Hamilton Library. (944-7177,

Gallery on the Pali, Nov. 10- Dec. 12, 10 a.m-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., free. “Outsider” features the latest works by Bernie Moriaz. A reception takes place Nov. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. (