December 15

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Sunday December 15
Android: Getting Started
Pearl Highlands Center or Windward Mall, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn the basics of the Android device and review hardware functions, learn how to set up email, add social network accounts and more. Register online. (

Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Kapolei Commons, 9:45-11 a.m., free. Learn about the features of the iPhone including how to use features like Maps, Siri and more. Register online. (

Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Pacific Guardian Tower, 8:30-9:30 a.m., free. Learn how to use features like Maps, Siri, FaceTime and more. Register online. (

Sewing and Holiday Ornament Workshop
Art Explorium, 1-3 p.m., $20/student, ages 5 and older. Celebrate the season by creating your own Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza ornaments to hang on your tree, decorate your home or give away as presents. ME & U HAWAII teaches basic sewing skills to create beautiful, handmade ornaments. Registration is required. (

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)

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)

Puppet Times
Kaneohe Public Library, 3 p.m., free. Puppeteer Christy Lipps Ah Sing brings to life favorite holiday season stories using beautifully hand-crafted puppets, finger plays and songs. The program is suitable for ages 3 and older. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (233-5676)

Advent Lessons and Carols
St. Christopher’s Church, 5-6 p.m., free. Enter the into the spirit of the unique season featuring world class organ music, professional musicians and unique music. (262-8176,

Concerts on the Beach
Duke’s Waikiki, Sundays through Dec. 29, 4-6 p.m., free. Henry Kapono performs. (922-2268,

Kamuela Kahoano
Duke’s Waikiki, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. Kamuela Kahoano performs late night music. (922-2268,

Filipino Community Center, 3:30-7:30 p.m., free admission. Celebrate a festive Filipino Christmas with Filipino food and holiday treats, a Children’s Christmas Store where everything is $1 or less, and traditional Christmas carols, music and dance. (, 680-0451)

University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center Gallery, 1-4 p.m., free. As part of its Bollywood and Beyond exhibit, the East-West Center screens “Bobby,” directed by Rak Kapoor. The film is a love story about two young people from different castes. (944-7177,

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,