December 6

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Wednesday December 6
Beginning Balkan Line Dancing
Lihue Neighborhood Center, 3353 Eono St., Nov. 24-Feb. 9, 5-7 p.m., free. Come for dances, songs, culture, history, and more. (, 320-8487)

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,

What Does Your Body Language Say About You?
Happiness U, 675 Auahi St., Suite E3-205, 6-6:30 p.m., $20. Gain some insight into the body with ten body-language tips. Reservations recommended. (

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. (

An Evening in Waipio
Hawaiian Okinawan Center, 94-587 Ukee St., 5:30-9 p.m., free. Spend the evening shopping for that special gift at this Hawaii United Okinawan Association Craft Fair. (676-5400,

Auto Lunch Bunch
Waikiki Yacht Club, 1599 Ala Moana Blvd., noon, $18. Enjoy a daily blue plate special, burger and fries or caesar salad with chicken. RSVP required. (225-2965,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
FHB Kapiolani, Bloodmobile, 7-10:45 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

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

Field Trip to Iolani Palace
KEY Project, 47-200 Waihee Road, 8-9 a.m., free. (239-5777)

Fundraiser Cookbook Sale
Hawaii United Okinawa Association, 5-9 p.m., free. Purchase a copy of Hawaiian Electric’s new cookbook, “Everyday Recipes for Everyday Energy.” Gift-wrapped copies will be available. Supplies are limited. Proceeds go to Aloha United Way. (542-4501)

HGEA Craft & Gift Fair
Hawaii Government Employees Association, 888 Mililani St., Dec. 6-7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Local vendors will be on-hand to showcase unique products and homemade goods, including handcrafted jewelry, wood art, delicious Hawaii-made snacks, shortbread cookies and locally grown coffee, accessories, and much more. (

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)

Informal Q&A with Admissions Director
William S. Richardson School of Law, Seminar Room 4, 2515 Dole St., 5-6 p.m., free. This is a great chance to get quick answers about the Law School and the admissions process. RSVP recommended. (

NOAA Joint Advisory Councils Meeting
Pagoda Hotel and Floating Restaurant, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Councils and Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary will meet and discuss current issues in the environment and marine sanctuaries. (725-5818,

Hooray for Wednesday – Jumanji
Waianae Public Library, 3:30 p.m., free. Families are invited to join in for an afternoon of games and activities based on Chris Van Allsburg’s classic book “Jumanji.” (697-7868,

Jumanji Adventure
Waianae Public Library, 3:30 p.m., free. Join in for games and activities in celebration of Chris Van Allsburg’s classic book “Jumanji.” (697-7868,

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. (

Average White Band
Blue Note Hawaii, Dec. 6-10, 5 and 8:30 p.m., $35-$55. Listen to the s ounds of one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. (

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,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (

St. Elizabeth School Praise Choir
Ala Moana Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

UH West Oahu University Band Community Concert
Ka Makana Alii Center Court, 7-8 p.m., free. Join the UH West Oahu University Band for a very special community concert featuring holiday favorites and concert band music. (

W.R. Farrington High School Concert Band
Ala Moana Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

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,

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. (

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

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,