December 18

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Friday December 18
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (New)
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 8 a.m.-noon, $90. This course is for anyone needing initial certification. BLS is a prerequisite for ACLS. Pre-registration required. (235-7331,

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR, First Aid & AED Training
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $99. This course teaches basic first aid; infant, adult and child CPR; plus AED skills such as helping someone with a given injury, performing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator. Pre-registration required. (235-7331,

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid (Stand-Alone)
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 1-5 p.m., $60. American Heart Association (AHA) First Aid Training is a course that teaches Basic First Aid skills such as helping someone with a given injury. Pre-registration required. (235-7331,

Keiki Passenger Safety
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Medical Office, 94-1480 Moaniani St., 3:30-6 p.m., free. Is your child’s car seat or booster seat installed properly? Find out by getting it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

MS Word Basics
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn more about creating documents, editing text, formatting and saving files. Pre-registration required. (627-7470)

Natural Material Holiday Wreath Making
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 11 a.m.-noon, $15. Create your own beautiful wreath to decorate your home for the holidays. Dried plants provided. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court, Dec. 18-19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. Shop products from local artisans. (203-2366,

Windward Orchids
Windward Mall, food court entrance, Dec. 18-20, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Visit Windward Orchids’ monthly display and sale of locally grown orchids. (235-1143)

Free Photo with Santa
Honolulu Hale, 7-9 p.m., free. (768-6622)

Amy Hanaiali‘i and Willie K Holiday Show
Hawaii Theatre, Dec. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20 at 4 p.m., $22-$67. Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners Amy Hanaiali’i and Willie K present their unique brand of musical artistry in this one-of-a-kind holiday celebration. (, 528-0506)

Chorus & Hokuloa Concert
St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 7:30 p.m., call for cost. Iolani School Chorus perform its winter concert, featuring the Hokuloa Singers. (949-5355)

Christmas Musical Event
Pacific Guardian Center, 737 Bishop St., 7 a.m., free. Arsenio, Cathy and Michelle perform. (382-9495)

Jeff Rasmussen
Nico’s Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. (540-1377)

KB Riley
Nico’s Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. (540-1377)

Mele at the Moana: Kupaoa
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, 7-9 p.m., free. Kellen Paik and Lihau Hannahs perform. (923-2811,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. (922-5331)

Saloon Pilots
Big City Diner Kailua, 108 Hekili St., 8-10:30 p.m., free. Saloon Pilots perform with special guest Patty Clayton. (263-8880)

Streetlight Cadence
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. Steetlight Cadence returns from Southern California to their Hawaii roots. (, 955-8821)

Streetlight Cadence
Kahala Mall, 2-3 p.m., free. (

Community Holiday Event
Palama Settlement, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Gym, 5-8 p.m., free. Enjoy a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, music from Central Middle School band, Tekniqlingz Dance Crew, Palama’s youth hula and fire knife dancers, as well as food, prizes and more. (848-2517,

Drill Team Hawaii Christmas Shows
Kaimuki High School Auditorium, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m., Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., call for cost. Drill Team Hawaii’s 83 participants will put on a showcase of modern, ballet, gymnastic and drill squad performances, joined by 60 prep class students and guest performers from the Iolani Dance team, NIX PAC Dance Studio, Pas de Deux, The Tonga Sisters, Hula Hui O Kapunahala and Ka Hale I O Kahala Halau Hula. (258-4864,

Hawaii Abstract Paintings by Thomas Deir
Island Treasures Art Gallery, 602 Kailua Road #102, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Realist artist Thomas Deir displays a new style of paintings. Plus, Kenneth Makuakane performs. (261-8131)

Keiki Courtyard Cinema: ‘Frozen’
Ward Village Information Center Courtyard, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., 6 p.m., free. Watch a screening of “Frozen,” then enjoy keiki crafts and other activities. (

Live Nativity Christmas Story
Waimanalo Country Farms, Dec. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m., seating is between 6:30-7:15 p.m., free. Watch the Nativity story, then enjoy fire pits for s’mores, a country market, hot beverages and much more. (306-4379)

Pucinni’s ‘La Boheme’
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 6-9:50 p.m., free. Enjoy Pucinni’s “La Boheme.” (

‘The Nutcracker’
Blaisdell Concert Hall, Nov. 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 20 at 2 p.m., $35-$99. Ballet Hawaii presents “The Nutcracker” featuring ballerinas from New York City Ballet, Miami City Ballet and Carolina Ballet, among many others. (521-8600,

‘The Nutcracker’
Mamiya Theatre at Saint Louis School, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m., Dec. 19 at 3:30 and 7 p.m., and Dec. 20 at 1 and 4:30 p.m., $20-$36. Hawaii State Ballet’s Junior Company presents “The Nutcracker.” (, 947-2755)