December 1

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Thursday December 1
Excavations in the Agora of Athens at the foot of the Parthenon: New Discoveries
Doris Duke Theatre at Honolulu Museum of Art, 7:30 p.m., free. Dr. John Camp discusses recent archaeological discoveries in Athens. (

Kupuna Outreach Support & Services
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, Dec. 1 and 15, 9:30-11 a.m., free. Seniors age 55 and up and caregivers can learn more about communication, sleep, anger, exercise and other important topics. Please bring a water bottle. Pre-registration required. (543-8468)

Mai Tais and Meditation: A Yoga and Shopping Soiree
In-Yo Cafe at Trump International Hotel Waikiki, 223 Saratoga Road, 5:30-8 p.m., $12. Enjoy a yoga class led by Laura Mary Flynn, a mai tai and holiday shopping opportunities. (683-7466,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
BYU-Hawaii Ballroom, 9:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Castle Medical Center, 10:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua Town Center, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Hawaii Pacific University Law Fair
Hawaii Pacific University at HPU Aloha Tower Marketplace Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Representatives from more than 20 law schools will be on hand to answer questions and more. (

Lighting Ceremony
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, 2424 Kalakaua Ave., 5-6 p.m., free. Make-A-Wish Hawaii families and volunteers are honored at a special ceremony with musical entertainment, hot chocolate and more. (

The Magic of Jordan Koko
Waianae Public Library, 3 p.m., free. How to amaze your friends and family with magic tricks. (697-7868)

Winter Walk 2016
Various locations in Downtown-Chinatown area, Dec. 1-31, business hours, free. Thirty-seven Downtown-Chinatown businesses will participate in a special holiday decorating initiative. (, 779-7235)

Pearl City Elementary School and Na Leo Nahenahe O Puuloa
Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court, 7-8 p.m., free. (

Spirits of Hawaii
Sheraton Waikiki, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $145-$200. SME Honolulu hosts a night featuring Hawaii’s top mixologists, local spirits, wine and beer, pupu, a live DJ, prizes and more. (942-7000,

‘Art from the Heart’
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific Foundation, 226 N. Kuakini St., 5-7:30 p.m., free. REHAB hosts a display and sale of patient artwork, with proceeds going to the artists and REHAB’s Creative Arts Program. (531-3511)

East Asian Mineral Pigments
UH-Manoa, Art Building, 3:30-5 p.m., free. Workshop on the use of East Asian mineral pigments by painter Taro Yamamoto. (956-8364,

‘Homefront Hawaii: Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration’
Bishop Museum, Dec. 1-March 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $12.95-$22.95. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the museum highlights the stories of the citizens and civilians who endured that fateful day in Hawaii. (

Kumu Kahua Theatre, Nov. 3-Dec. 4, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $5-$20. Four modern young women struggle with fears, pride and insecurities on their way to discovering the truth about hula. (

‘Meet the Patels’
Hawaii Women in Filmmaking, 3167 Waialae Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Watch a screening of “Meet the Patels,” a true-life romcom about the influences of culture on love. (