December 27

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Wednesday December 27
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,

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

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. (

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)

Honolulu County Genealogical Society
Keola Hoonanea high rise, 1465 Aala St., $12-$18 annual fee. Learn about the genealogical research process and interact with others of diverse backgrounds interested in learning more about their own heritage. (

Malu Productions
Royal Hawaiian Center, 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. (

Study Hall
The Modern Honolulu, 775 Ala Moana Blvd., 7 p.m., free. This event will feature surf legend and artist Herbie Fletcher, plus surf photographer Zack Noyle. Live music by Jeff James will follow. (

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)

Kenny G
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Dec. 27-30, 8 and 11 p.m. Dec. 31, $85-$125. Enjoy a live performance by premier contemporary jazz artist Kenny G. (

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. (

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. (

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,

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, 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,