December 20

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Wednesday December 20
Breastfeeding Class
Adventist Health Castle, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25 per couple. Reservations recommended. (263-5400,

Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Nov. 25-Jan. 13, $70. Learn to use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433,

Sunset Sessions with Danielle Groff
Waikiki Beach Walk, 5:30 p.m.-sundown, $40. The theme for this painting class will be “Pineapple Canvas.” All materials are included in the registration fee. (971-2804)

Comedy U Showcase
Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St., Wednesdays through Dec., 8:30 p.m., $5-$7. Enjoy a comedy performance featuring various entertainers such as Jose Dynamite, Shane Lucas Price and Jasmine Bautista. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UHA, Wellness Room, 7-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace
Polynesian Cultural Center, Hukilau Marketplace, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., Dec. 18-23, 6:30-8 p.m., contact for cost. Both keiki and adults can enjoy live music, nativity performances and festive train rides. (, 293-3142)

Christmas Bingo
KEY Project, 47-200 Waihee Road, 8-9 a.m., free. (239-5777)

Free Xeric Seed
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays through December, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive complimentary evergreen cuttings from cypress and juniper trees. Visitors receive a bundle per household while supplies last. (

Holiday Mele/Seven Days ’til Christmas
Waikiki Beach Walk, plaza, Dec. 19-25, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy nightly entertainment performed by various local groups. (

Holiday T-shirt Printing Booth
Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds, 4-7 p.m., $10 per shirt. Bring your own shirt or support local business and purchase one onsite. (

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (, 847-3511)

Malu Productions
Royal Hawaiian Center, Wednesdays through December, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy a fast-paced, interactive and entertaining show. (

Reading Without Walls
Kapolei Public Library, Dec. 1-30, contact for time, free. The Reading Without Walls challenge promotes diversity and opens readers’ eyes to new ideas and experiences. The program is open to all ages. (

Rotary Club of Mililani Sunset Meeting
Leilehua Golf Clubhouse, 7:15-8:30 a.m., contact for cost. This meeting’s guest speaker will be Colin Brede. (, 389-1166)

Salute to Pipeline
Turtle Bay Resort, Dec. 10-Feb. 10, contact for time and cost. In honor of Triple Crown of Surfing, a new exhibit curated by California Surf Museum will display 21 of the most famous boards ridden at Pipeline. (293-6020,

Star Talk with Hokulea Crew Members
Pokai Bay, 6-8 p.m., contact for cost. (

Storybook Holiday Caroling
Ka Makana Alii, 5-7 p.m., contact for cost. A special trio of holiday characters will take part in merrymaking and photo ops. (

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA, lobby, 1040 Richards St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. This Two Day Sale features new and pre-owned designer and name-brand women’s clothing and accessories. Please bring reusable shopping bags. (538-7061)

Ghost Tours of Honolulu
Contact for locations and times, Mondays-Thursdays through December, $40. Get spooked on this haunted tour featured by Lopaka Kapanui s Mysteries of Hawaii. Reservations required. (

Concerts on the Beach and Late Night Live Music
Duke’s Waikiki, daily through December 30, 4-6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. Celebrate the holiday season with live music from some of Hawaii’s most talented artists. (922-2268,

Duke Lane Market Eatery, Basalt, 5 p.m., free. Enjoy some Hawaiian electric pop. (, 923-5689)

Robert Cazimero
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $35-$45. Listen to Donavan Frankenreiter integrate Hawaiian instruments into his own surf-rock sound. (

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’
Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapuu Ave., Dec. 1-23, contact for times, $15-$50. A classic animated television special comes to life on stage. (

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily through Jan. 14, $14.95-$22.95, free admission for children 3 years and younger. Using 19 interactive components from drawing stations to a 3D stop-motion station, visitors will see their favorite animated characters come to life and learn about the history of animation. (

Book Club
Waianae Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Come and discuss “The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust” by Edith Hahn-Beer. (697-7868,

Count Your Blessings
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Nov. 26-Jan. 13, contact for times, free. Peruse 2-D and 3-D works related to the joy of family, faith and blessings. There will be an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 10. Music and refreshments will be provided by the club. (286-5675,

Holiday Gifting Gallery Show
The Arts at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Tuesdays-Saturdays through Dec. 30, noon-5 p.m., free. Peruse one-of-a-kind, handmade art and craft works made by local print, textile and glass artists. All art is for sale, and a portion of the proceeds support The Arts at Marks Garage. (, 258-5117)

Late Dreams and Early Thoughts
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, Tuesdays through Saturdays, Oct. 21-Jan. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. Come see Andy Warhol’s unique silkscreen prints at this exhibit. (

Lift – the air show
Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 16-Jan. 6, contact for cost. Peruse an exhibit featuring the works of Adella Buss, Daven Hee, May Izumi, Lynn Weiler Liverton, Rochelle Lum, Shigeru Miyamoto, Liz Train, Gordon Uyehara and Lori Uyehara. (

Cedar Street Galleries, second floor, gallery hours, Nov. 17-Dec. 30, contact for cost. Come see this group show exhibition. (

Olapakuikalai O Hokuaulani Hula School
Waikiki Beach Walk, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy a live hula show. (

The Disasters of Peace: Social Discontent in the Manga of Tsuge Tadao and Katsumata Susumu
Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., Nov. 30-Apr. 15, gallery hours, contact for cost. See how two manga artists look at the inhumanity and hardship that communities are forced to endure during periods of dramatic social upheaval. (532-8700,

The Hot Kiln
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 31-Dec. 29, contact for cost. Come see this exhibition featuring a variety of glazed clay pots. There will be an artist’s reception at 6-9 p.m. Nov. 3. (521-1812,