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December 1

Saturday December 1
CLASSES
Bright Ideas Workshop
Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery, 10 a.m., call for cost. Workshop will cover getting started, creating focal points, lighting for safety & security, equipment tips and common mistakes. (396-6595)

COMMUNITY
Christmas Demonstration
Aina Haina Public Library, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Feature simple and economical gifts, decorations, and food ideas for Christmas. (729-3938)

Christmas Ideas Demonstration Workshop
Aina Haina Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. One-hour demonstration workshops which are suitable for ages 12 and older. (377-2456)

Home For The Holidays Workshop
Geobunga Flagship in Salt Lake, 9 a.m.; Geobunga Waimanalo Farm, 2 p.m.; free. Visit website for reservations. Provides homeowners and condo dwellers with both inspiration and easy tricks to liven up any home. (geobunga.com)

Lighting: How To Use Daylight And Flash
Windward Community College Hale Alakai 102, Dec. 1 and 8, 9 a.m. to noon, $85. Learn how to work with light. Call to register. (235-7433)

Muay Thai Seminar
M-1 Martial Arts and Fitness, 1 p.m., free. Learn from the best. Jongsanan “The Wooden Man” and Ganyao “Dr. Knee” will be coming here for one day only. (729-7298)

Ocean Safety Educational Course
Windward Community College Hale Alakai 101, Dec. 1-2, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $109. Learn about the legal and regulatory requirements for persons who participate in the sport of tow-in surfing in Hawaii. Call to register. (235-7433)

Recreational Thrill Craft Operators Safety Educational Course
Windward Community College Hale Alakai 101, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $109. You will learn about local ocean safety principles and practices; historical, cultural, and customary practices of Hawaii’s ocean users. Call to register. (235-7433)

Christmas Craft Fair
Christ Church Uniting, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. (262-6911)

Christmas In The Country
Waialua High and Intermediate School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $3/person, $5/families, children 12 and under free. Featuring a surf sample sale, arts and crafts, food booths and raffle. (637-8200 ext. 260)

Christmas Market
55 S. Kamehameha Hwy., Wahiawa, 7-10 p.m., free. Celebrate Transformation, Wahiawa on the Rise. Entertainment, community, progress. (622-6234)

Christmas Parade
Mililani Shopping Center, ends at Town Center of Mililani, 9-10:30 a.m., free. (625-0108)

Empowering Families
Ilima at Leihano: 891 Kamaaha Ave., Kapolei, 9 a.m. to noon, $10/person, $25/families up to three people. Today in our busy world and the many modern technology distractions and stresses of life, families seek to maintain balance physically, mentally and spiritually. (malamalearningcenter.org)

Going Green
Kapolei High School, call for schedule. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

Health Fair
Kapahulu Medical Building, 2-4 p.m., free. Complimentary cholesterol screenings and information on other types of screenings, including diagnostic imaging. (733-5111)

Helping Other Parents In Normal Grieving
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, 4-5:30 p.m., free. Call to register. (432-2260)

I Can Cope
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Call to register. (432-2260)

Makahiki Festival
Waimea Valley, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., special kamaaina and military admission. Hula halau performances, makahiki games and more. (638-7766)

Parenting Through Personality Styles
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $106/members, $116/nonmembers. Call to register. (432-2260)

Poinsettia & Bake Sale
Pick up by the Roosevelt Gym, 9 a.m. to noon, $8/6” pot, $4/4” pot. Andagi, six for $4. Cookbook $10. Gift Bags available – includes cookbook, seasoned salt, and decorative towel – Come early for the best selection. (531-9509)

Recycling Event
Washington Middle School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (488-8872)

Relieving Cancer Pain
Kaiser Permanente, Mapunapuna, 9:30-11:30 a.m., call to register and for cost. Explore causes of cancer pain, medicines used and self-care measures to help manage pain. (432-2260)

Used Book Sale
Makiki Communtiy Library, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 2 from noon to 4 p.m. (542-3334)

FAMILY FUN
Family Craft
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 2-3 p.m., free. A family activity making simple nature crafts for the holidays. Reservations required. (233-7323)

Healthy Kids Healthy Families
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Clinic, 9-11 a.m., free. Call to register. (432-3100)

Honolulu City Lights Parade
King Street, 1-9 p.m., free., parade starts at 5 p.m. Come around 1 p.m. and the whole family can enjoy games, such as Christmas card printing in our historical print shop, Christmas storytelling, missionary dress-up, candle dipping, and more. (447-3910)

MUSIC
Live Music
Chez Sports Bar and Grill, 9 p.m., free. Howard Lance Nett Band performs. (488-2439)

Millicent Cummings Live
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 7:30 p.m., $25/general, $20/members, $15/students. Call for reservations. (955-8821)

The Bikini Knights Live
Five O Bar and Lounge, 9 p.m. to midnight, free. The protectors of all things sexy play live contemporary music. (922-0550)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Christmas Event
Town Center of Mililani, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Special Christmas performers, Christmas carolers, picture taking with Santa and more. (625-0108)

Christmas Stollen To Go
The Kahala Resort & Spa, until Dec. 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. pick up, call to pre-order, $18 plus tax. Perfect for those last minute gifts for volunteers, office parties, or neighbors. (739-8760)

Japanese Buddhist Temples In Hawaii Exhibit
Japanese Cultural Center, Community Gallery, Dec. 1-Feb. 22, Mondays to Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., call for more information. These objects, as well as the architectural elements of the temple itself, have meanings that are often hidden in ancient symbolisms. (945-7633)

Makahiki Celebration
Waimea Valley, Haleiwa, call for times and cost. This is time honored celebration paying tribute to Lono, deity of Harvest. Hula, Music, Traditional Games and Crafts. (waimeavalley.net, 638-7766)

THE ARTS
Maoli Arts Month Market
Bishop Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Maoli Arts Month is a broad community-based effort to celebrate the depth, breadth and diversity of the Native Hawaiian arts community and more. (847-3511)

Maya Soetoro-Ng Reads
A Cup of Tea, 12:30-2 p.m. lunch, 2-3:20 p.m. book reading, free. Books will be available for purchase during the event. (230-8832)

Benefit Event
Warren Stenberg Open Art Studio, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. For the Hawaii Heart Association. (262-8306)

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