December 19

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Saturday December 19
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Dec. 19 and 27, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

American Red Cross Instructor Training (Online Blended)
American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Dec. 19 and 20, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $250. Pre-registration required. (456-0431,

Festival of Lights Boat Parade
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 4-8 p.m., free. The 19th annual Festival of Lights Boat Parade features brightly decorated boats as they make their way through Hawaii Kai Marina. Entertainment also includes Hula Mai ka Pu‘uwai a ka Mana‘o and John Cruz. (396-0766,

Free Gift Wrapping
Windward Mall, center court, Dec. 19-20, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., free. Cub Scout Pack 229 hosts a free gift-wrapping service for shoppers as part of the group’s holiday service project. (235-1143)

Haleiwa NiteRun & Family Fair
Haleiwa Beach Park, 5-9 p.m. family fair, 6:45 p.m. run, $39.50-$49.50/run. Nite Run comes to Haleiwa with a neon-lit holiday run along the beach, plus a family fair. (

Holiday Gift Wrapping
Kapolei Kmart, 500 Kamokila Blvd., Dec. 19 from 10 a.m.-noon and Dec. 20 from 1-3 p.m., free. Join Pacific Revival Center for free gift wrapping, while enjoying a kid’s craft station! (395-0135,

Holidaze Chinatown Market
Nuuanu and Pauahi Streets, noon-5 p.m., free. Browse local fashion, food, art and more, plus Secret Record Store pops up at the ARTS at Marks Garage. (

Mass Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, register online for appointment time, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (, 226-4561)

Christmas Celebration
Lighthouse Outreach Center, 9 a.m., free. Celebrate the holidays with game booths, carnival rides, jumpers, food and more. (542-1001,

Free Cookies and Milk and Movie Night
Honolulu Hale, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. (768-6622)

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Stories, songs, games and simple arts and crafts, revolving around the theme “Snow.” (697-7868)

Christmas Concert
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honolulu Tabernacle, 1560 S. Beretania St., Dec. 19-20, 7 p.m., free. The 29th annual Christmas concert features traditional carols and upbeat holiday songs from a number of church choirs. (358-6935)

Dunes and Animal Mother CD Release Show
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m., free, age 21 and up. (533-2328)

Honolulu Handbell Ensemble Christmas Concert
Hawaii State Library, noon, free. Hear a variety of holiday music and songs performed with handbells including selections from “The Nutcracker Suite,” plus vocalists, instrumentalists and the Kapiolani Community College Synthesizer Ensemble. (586-3520)

Kuana Torres Kahele
Kahala Mall, 2-3 p.m., free. (

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Aiea Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. (922-5331)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Town Center of Mililani, 2 p.m., free. (922-5331)

The Li’l Bluegrass Shack Band
Kahumana Organic Farm & Cafe, 96-660 Lualualei Homestead Road, noon-2 p.m., free. (696-2655)

‘War is Over’ Benefit Concert
Princess Kaiulani Hotel, Ainahau Showroom, 120 Kaiulani Ave., 7-8:30 p.m., $49.99-$89.99. Fourever Fab Show and Hawaii Youth Chorus perform a special rendition of “Happy Xmas War is Over” for the holidays. (725-4136)

Winter Concert
Windward Mall, 11 a.m., free. Ke Kula Mele – School of Hawaiian Music performs under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka, with students performing on steel guitar, ukulele, guitar and Hawaiian-style bass. (375-9379,

Christmas at Queen Emma Summer Palace
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Hwy., 6-9 p.m., $5. Listen to Hawaiian and English Christmas carols, learn more about how Christmas came to Hawaii, view Queen Emma’s home and more. (

7 Days Until Christmas: Ka Hale I O Kahala Hula School
Waikiki Beach Walk, 227 Lewers St., 6-7 p.m., free. (

UH-Manoa’s Commons Art Gallery, 2535 McCarthy Mall, Dec. 19 at 4 and 6 p.m., and Dec. 20 at 2, 4 and 6 p.m., $15-$8. A young girl goes on an adventure with her toy-turned-real gorilla friend. (944-2697,

Kuhio Beach Hula Show
Kuhio Beach Hula Mound near Duke Kahanamoku statue, 6-7 p.m., free. Lilinoe Lindsey and Ka Pa Nani O Lilinoe perform. (843-8002)

Plantscapes – Holiday Trunk Show
Magnolia at Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Michelle and Sharon Saoit share handmade and heartfelt plant treasures that are the perfect centerpieces for holiday celebrations. (734-2200)

‘The Nutcracker’
Leeward Community College Theatre, Dec. 19 at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20 at 4 p.m., $28-$18. Hawaii Ballet Theatre performs the Christmas classic, with free “Sugarplum Tea” to follow matinee performances. (456-8100,

Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh on Waipahu Depot Street, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center restore the wetlands through invasive plant removal. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118,