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February 1

Saturday February 1
CLASSES
’Good Bug vs. Bad Bug’ Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30-noon, $5/general, free for FOHXG members, registration required. Learn how to identify and manage garden pests using environmentally friendly techniques. (748-5363, workshop@hbws.org)

Introduction to Yoga Series
Waimanalo, contact for details on location, Feb. 1 and 8, 9-10:30 a.m., $50 for all four classes. This is a cumulative course with each class building on the one before. When completed, you will be ready to participate in the rewarding practice of yoga. (259-9490, www.yogamoveshawaii)

Organizing and Editing Your Digital Photos From Start to Finish
Windward Community College – Hale Alakai 102, 1, 9:00 a.m.-noon, $80 + $10 lab fee payable to instructor. Learn step-by-step workflow process of getting your digital photos from camera to computer and out to print or saved to a CD and flash drive. (235-7433)

Raising Peaceful Children
Honolulu Friends Meeting, 2426 Oahu Ave., Honolulu, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 1-2:30 p.m., free. Workshop on parenting lead by Quaker educator. (988-2714)

Turn Old Calendars into Art
The Green House, 224 Pakohana St., Honolulu, 10-11:30 a.m., $15, registration required. Old calendar pages are reborn as useful, attractive gift bags. (524-8427)

COMMUNITY
Cherry Blossom Festival
Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission,164 California Ave, Wahiawa, 9-11 a.m., $18/trolley ride, $5/optional bento, reservations required. Ride a trolley through Wahiawa town to view cherry blossoms and learn about their history. (291-6151)

Chinese Lion Dance
Ala Moana, centerstage, noon-2 p.m., free. Appearance by the 2014 Narcissus Queen Diana Chao and her court as well as kung demonstrations and dragon and lion dance by Wah Ngai Lion Dance Association. (www.AlaMoanaCenter.com)

Chinese New Years Festival
Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Take part in games, crafts, blessings, entertainment and lunch. (677-0110)

Fill-the-Truck Food Drive
Safeway, Kapahulu, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate canned or other non-perishable food items to Aloha Harvest for distribution to Oahu’s hungry and homeless. (www.alohaharvest.org)

Windward Parent Child Fair
Windward Mall, center court, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Fair highlights importance of early learning with information on kindergarten registration, hands-on demos and live entertainment. (233-5727 ext. 247)

Music Sale
Friends of Hawaii Kai Library bookstore, 12:30-4:40 p.m., Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, free. During February, all CDs, music cassettes and records are half price. (397-0515)

Rummage Sale
Wilson Elementary School Cafeteria, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Visit Wilson Elementary School’s Annual Rummage Sale to find deals on new and gently-used merchandise. All profits benefit the school and students. (497-9815)

Chinatown Scrub Down
Smith and Beretania Urban Park, 8:30 a.m., free. Clean up the streets while meeting business owners, students and other members of the Chinatown community. Refreshments provided. (234-9361)

THE ARTS
Images at War’s End
Kapolei Public Library, through Feb. 22, library hours, free. The Battleship Missouri Memorial, in collaboration with Kapolei High School, displays images and memorabilia from the USS Missouri, which includes a series of unedited, soundless documentary film recordings taken aboard the USS Missouri as World War II ended. (693-7050)

Niihau Shell Lei Expo
Native Books, Ward Warehouse, Feb. 1 and 2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., free. Meet and purchase lei directly from master lei makers. (596-8885)

’Auntie Martha and the Nene (Goose)’
Tenney Theatre, 4:30 p.m., $10-$20, recommended for ages 5 and up. This locally-authored premiere, adapted from the original play, “Martha,” is the funny, touching story of an ornery old lady who thinks she’s just fine all alone. Performed by Honolulu Theatre for Youth. (839-9885, www.htyweb.org)

’Halau: A Life in Hula’ Photographs by Guest Artist Floyd K. Takeuchi
The Gallery at Ward Centre, show open till Jan. 30., free. The gallery presents “Halau: A Life in Hula,” a collection of photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi. (597-8034, info@gwcfineart.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
McKinley Alumni Brunch
Japanese Cultural Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., call for cost. McKinley Alumni Association holds its annual brunch and reveals Hall of Honor Inductees. (282-6828)

70th Anniversary of USS Missouri’s Launch
Ford Island – Battleship Missouri Memorial, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $22/adult, $11/child (ages 4-12), free for Hawaii residents/members. A day of festivities celebrates the 70th anniversary of the launch of America’s last and most famous battleship, the USS Missouri, is the centerpiece of “Living History Day on Ford Island.” (1-877-644-4896, USSMissouri.org)

The Brewer’s Table
Brasserie Du Vin, 6 p.m., $65. Monthly dinner pairs beers from around the world with unique cuisine. Jack Joyce from Rogue Ales and his beers are featured this month. (545-1115)

FORMable Feast II
1451 Queen Emma St., 5-9:30 p.m., $120. Hawaii Craftsmen present an evening of art, entertainment, fun and food. Dinner prepared by Chef Eric Leterc. (741-7282, hawaiicraftsmen.org)

HIKES & TOURS
Reef Walking
Living Art Marine Center Education, Feb. 1, 10:45 a.m., Feb 2, 11:30 a.m., $8.50/adult, $9.95/child, reservations required. Explore Hawaii’s amazing tide pools and shallow reefs in a safe and family friendly way. (841-8080)

Walk to Diamond Head Lighthouse
Honolulu Zoo, Gandhi statue, 2-4 p.m., free. Learn about the history of area while picking up litter. (528-0528)

MUSIC
Folk Music and Sing-Alongs
Hawaii Public Radio, Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Veteran musicians collaborate to bring listeners folk favorites. (955-8821)

Music Festival with Ooklah The Moc
Republik, show starts 9 p.m, $20, ages 18 and up. Experience the first annual “Rep Ur Roots Music Festival.” (hifinest.com)

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