February 11

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Saturday February 11
Confident Parenting Classes
PARENTS, Inc., 45-955 Kamehameha Hwy. #403, Kaneohe, until March 10, 9-11 a.m., $40/materials and book, free class. Learn how to positively discipline effectively, encourage your child’s self-esteem, engage cooperation from your child and more. Call to register. (223-3264)

Driver Safety Course
Lihue Senior Center, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $14/members, $12/AARP members. A substantial discount on auto insurance may apply. (823-9635)

FreedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized, 889 Kamokila Blvd., Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn how to measure, plan and assemble a closet of your dreams, very affordably and by doing it yourself with the FreedomRail system. (529-5801)

Hula And Oli Class
Still and Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., Honolulu, call for times and classes, $50. Hula basic steps, hula dance class and oli. (397-7678, stillandmovingcenter.com)

Learn To Counsel Yourself And Others
Hawaii Wellness Retreat House, 3670 Kalihi St., Kalihi Valley, 1-4 p.m., $50. Register online. (527-2588)

Photography Class
Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, 9 a.m. to noon, $80 plus $5 lab fee. Learn the simple techniques of digital photography and learn how to use your camera in the different modes. (235-7433)

Avoiding Foreclosure Seminar
Hawaii Homeowneship Center, 1259 Aala St., Honolulu, 10 a.m. to noon, free. Reservations required. Hosted by Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties. (944-1888)

Book Sale
Makiki Community Library, 1527 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu, Feb. 11-12, noon to 4 p.m., free. (542-3334)

Gear Up For College Fair
Pearlridge Uptown Center Court, 98-1005 Moanalua Road, Aiea, Feb. 11-12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. (488-0981)

Hawaiian Soljahs’ Baseball Team Rummage And Bake Sale
770 Keolu Drive, Kailua, 7-11 a.m., free. The Hawaiian Soljahs’ Baseball team are fundraising to get to a Cooperstown, New York Tournament in June of 2012. (239-1980)

Phenom Hawaii Basketball Regional Camps
Kaiser High School Gym, 511 Lunalilo Home Road, Honolulu, Feb. 11-12, call for times, $195. This is the first year of a Phenom Basketball Regional in Hawaii. For boys and girls grades 5-8. (747-9887, phenomhawaii.com)

Senior Moments Fabulous Bake Sale
Safeway, 46-065 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., various prices. Fund raiser for Aged Ministers Assistance. (366-9962)

SJV Student Travel Club Craft Fair
949 Keolu Drive, Kailua, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school hall, free. The St. John Vianney Travel Club is hosting a craft fair to benefit our Spring ‘12 trip to England & France. (dsousa@sjvkailua.org)

Small Business Seminar
Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Pookela St., Kaneohe, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $30. Dan Beach will share strategies on how to manage your business and people and adjust your thinking. (hopechapel.com/business, 235-5814)

Used Book Sale
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Includes bargains on a large variety of books, CDs and DVDs. (626-7292)

Windward District Preschool Parent-Child Fair
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free. Gather at Center Court with little ones from the ages of t2-7 for fun hands-on activities. (235-1143)

Charity Live For Tohuku, Japan
The Standard, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 6-9:30 p.m., $45. Ukulele Picnic in Hawai’i will host a special live charity event to benefit the Tohoku area of Japan. (ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org, 356-0207)

Hula Aloha From Japan
The Royal Grove, Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, 2:30-5 p.m., free. Three halaus from Japan will perform hula. (ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org, 356-0207)

International Ukulele Contest
The Royal Grove, Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Contestants from Hawai’i and Japan will compete. (ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org, 356-0207)

Peter White In Concert
Hawaii Convention Center, Liliu Theater, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, 8 p.m., $60 or $85. Smooth Jazz Concert featuring Peter White. (951-696-0184)

The PBS Little Big Band
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, 7:30 p.m., $25/general, $20/HPR members, $15/students. Call for tickets and reservations. (955-8821)

Ukulele Picnic 2012
Royal Hawaiian Center’s Royal Glove, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu. There will be three entry categories: Solo/younger than 13 years old, solo/older than 14 years old and group. Anybody can enter the contest by uploading an unedited video on YouTube and submitting an entry form. The best player(s) will join the all-star ‘ukulele players on stage Feb. 12 at Kakaako Waterfront Park. (673-3974)

A Visit With Elizabeth Fry
The Meetinghouse, 2426 Oahu Ave., Honolulu, 5-8 p.m., free. Honolulu Friends Meeting and Hawai’i Peace & Justice presents a program on prison reform. (hawaiiquaker.org, 988-2714)

Cat Show
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. Come and enjoy a day of fun and judge the most beautifully decorated cat cage, plus see competition of Pure Bred and Household pets. (531-4891)

Celebration Of Chocolate
Kale’s Natural Foods, 377 Keahole St. #A-1, Honolulu, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Sample chocolate baked goods and food from the deli with vendors galore. (396-6993)

Cherry Blossom Festival Court Introduction
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 3-5 p.m., free. Meet the beautiful Cherry Blossom Queen Contestants at Windward Mall’s Center Court. (235-1143)

Chinatown Chase
Honolulu Arts District, teams of 10 are offered at $1,500, $2,500 and $5,000 levels. One of Honolulu’s liveliest fundraisers will heat up the sidewalks and side streets. (chinatownchase.com/ 548-1985)

Chinese Narcissus Bulb Carving Exhibition
St. Peter’s Church Parish Hall, 1317 Queen Emma St., Honolulu, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11, noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 12, free. Showcases fragrant displays by students and associates of Mr. Narcissus, Gilman Hu. (389-3308)

Craft, Rubberstamp And Gift Show
Neil Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. A Crafter’s Clearance Sale will also be a part of this event. (nanstar@hawaii.rr.com)

Doggie Speed Dating
Feb. 11 at the Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, 9-11 a.m., Feb. 12 at Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford, 792 Kailua Road, Kailua, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., free. Meet other cute “singles.” (356-2223)

For The Love Of Wine Festival
Poolside at the Kahala Hotel and Resort, 5000 Kahala Ave., Honolulu, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $75/person. Call for more information. (739-8888)

Hanafuda Fun Day
Jikoen Hongwanji Mission, 1731 North School St., Honolulu, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Free lessons for children and beginners and strategy practice sessions for more experienced players. (754-4442)

Miss Latina Hawaii
Mamiya Theatre, 3142 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, 6 p.m., call for cost and tickets. The new Miss Latina Hawaii will represent the Hispanic Community at the Miss Hawaii Pageant. (285-0072, 358-1007)

Regional Science Olympiad Tournament
Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, email for time and cost. Students will participate in events covering a wide spectrum of fields related to science, technology, engineering and math. (krupp@hawaii.edu)

Register For Doggie Speed Dating
Cocojour Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, call to register and for cost. In six-minute intervals dog owners and their pets socialized at our gathering in hopes of finding romance, or just a new friend. (592-3647)

Valentine Dessert Party & Silent Auction
The Pinnacle, 9th floor, 1199 Bishop St., Honolulu, 9-10 p.m., $50, visit website to RSVP. A Valentine dessert party and silent auction to support and to learn more about Pacific Womens College and the Womens Center for Entrepreneurship. (pacificwomenscollege.org)

Valentine In Paradise
Ala Moana Hotel Hibiscus Room, 410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, 8:30 a.m. to noon, call for cost. “Valentine in Paradise: Be Heart Smart.” (522-3469, hawaiipacifichealth.org)

Valentine’s Breakfast Fundraiser
Pearl City High School cafeteria, 2100 Hookiekie St., Pearl City, 6:30-11 a.m., $6. Pearl City Lions Club announces its seventh annual Valentine’s Breakfast Fundraiser. (456-9057)

Valentine’s Dinner And Concert
Polynesian Cultural Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., Laie, buffet from 7-8 p.m., concert from 8-9 p.m., $25/person. Polynesian Cultural Center’s newly renovated and re-envisioned Gateway restaurant will come alive with the sound of live music at its special Valentine’s dinner concert. (293-3333)

Weightlifting Competition
Ward Warehouse amphitheater stage, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 1-5 p.m., free. (591-8411)

Forbidden City
Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St., Honolulu, 5:30-9:30 p.m., call for cost. Visit box office or call for tickets. The 6th annual Chinatown Chase is themed Forbidden City. (528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com)

Rhythm, Rhymes And Rainbows
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel Street, Honolulu, activities 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Artists from the Hawaii Watercolor Society will show you how to use color to create your own abstract masterpiece. (hawaii.gov/sfca, 586-9958)

KBay Service Project
MCBH is a secured military facility, call for meeting location, credentials, reservations and time. Help clear a wetland of mangrove plants to create a habitat for Hawaii’s endangered water birds. (955-4168)