February 7

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Saturday February 7
Busy Hands, Big Ideas
Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St., Saturdays from Feb. 7-March 14, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., check website for cost. Local ikebana masters share their expertise and joy of flower arranging with youth grades 2-12. (532-8741, honolulumuseum.org/learn/classes)

Chocolate Arts with Kahala Executive Pastry Chef Jeremy Choo
Kahala Hotel & Resort’s Hoku’s, 11 a.m., $40. Kahala Executive Pastry Chef Jeremy Choo teaches the basics of chocolate: selection, tempering, truffles, and desserts. (739-8760, restaurants@kahalaresort.com)

Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens Education Program
46-403 Haiku Road, 9 a.m., $20/general, $15/FHBG members. Bring an umbrella and wear a raincoat with yard shoes. Pre-registration required. (537-1708, friendsgardens@aol.com)

Good Bug vs. Bad Bug
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members, free for FOHXG members. Participants will learn what plants or flowers attract beneficial bugs and how to identify and manage garden pests using environmentally friendly techniques. (748-5312, workshops@hbws.org)

I Can Cope Cancer Class
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Maile Room second floor, 2828 Paa St., 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Get information about cancer diagnosis and treatment and receive practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. Pre-registration required. (432-8538, 432-2260)

Living Age Friendly: Kupuna to Keiki
Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S. Beretania St., 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Get a first look at plans to create an age-friendly Honolulu and offer insight on what our city must do to meet our community’s needs. (aarp.cvent.com/kupuna2keiki, kupuna2keiki@gmail.com)

Regain the Bounce! Feldenkrais Workshop
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., 2-4:15 p.m., $20-$32. This workshop will help you feel bouncy and full of energy again. (397-7678)

Wilderness Remote First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Feb. 7 and 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $110. Learn first aid principles and skills to respond and give emergency care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS); to include wilderness and remote environments and in urban disasters after earthquakes or hurricanes. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood to Blood Bank of Hawaii. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii Blood Drive
Pearlridge Center Downtown, in parking lot in front of Chili’s, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Start the new year right and give the gift of life. (203-2366)

Cherry Blossom Festival Public Appearances
Pearlridge Center Downtown, noon, free. The 13 Cherry Blossom Festival Queen contestants make appearances featuring cultural performances, question-and-answer sessions and more. (cbfhawaii.com)

Chinese New Year Celebration
Wahiawa Shopping Center and Wahiawa Town Center, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Enjoy martial arts demonstration, lion dances, feng shui, destiny consultations and an appearance from the Narcissus Court. (221-2774)

Friends of Mililani Public Library’s Used Book Sale
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Find bargains on a large variety of books, CDs and DVDs. (626-7292)

Help Protect Kauai Keiki
Aloha Church Meeting Room, 4534 Uahi Road, Lihue, 4:30-6 p.m., $20. National Right to Life’s Carol Tobias discusses how Hawaii residents can discourage abortion and protect unborn children. (talkstorykauai.com, 652-0680)

Waialua Crafters
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Bring your current craft project to share, and meet other crafters while sharing tips and techniques. (637-8286)

Windward District Parent Child Fair
Windward Mall Center Court, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Understand the importance of early learning, registering early for kindergarten and the role parents and adults play in the lives of young children as their first teachers. (233-5727 ext. 268)

Windward Orchids Display and Sale
Windward Mall, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Windward Orchids displays and sells locally grown orchids near the Food Court entrance. (235-1143)

Third Annual Mauka Lani Ohana Funtastic Carnival
Mauka Lani Elementary School, 92-1300 Panana St., 4-8:30 p.m., free. Food, rides, games and prizes. Scripts are $1, wristbands are $22. (672-1100)

Sakura Safari 2015
Meet at Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission, 164 California Ave., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., $20/trolley ride, $5/optional lunch. Enjoy the abundance of cherry blossoms in Wahiawa on a special trolley ride. Pre-registration required. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center
Windward Mall, Center Court, 5-6 p.m., free. KHSPAC performs songs from their spring musical, “Cinderella.” (235-1143)

Kenneth Makuakane
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St., doors open 7 p.m., show starts 7:30 p.m., $25-$30. Kenneth Makuakane performs a rare solo concert. (955-8821, hprtickets.org)

Kuana Torres Kahele
Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St., 7 p.m., $40. Celebrate new music and hula for Hawaii with a magical evening featuring Kuana Torres Kahele. Get a free CD with admission. (528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com)

Melodie Soul & Blue Light
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $5. (945-0800)

Sustainability Unconference
ProtoHUB Honolulu, 458 Keawe St., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $25/advance, $35/regular. Attendees will decide what goes on the agenda at Hawaii’s first Unconference. Pre-registration required. (sustainabilityunconference.com)

Diverse ART
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5-5:45 p.m., free. Diverse ART performs. (955-9517)

Romance Writers of America, Aloha Chapter Readings
Kapolei Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Secrets, memorable dates, roses and thorns are the themes of Romance Writers of America, Aloha Chapter’s Valentine’s Day-themed readings. (sisters-in-crimehawaii.blogspot.com)

’Suzette Who Set to Sea’
Tenney Theatre, 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents “Suzette Who Set to Sea,” about a girl who longs to go to sea and gets her chance when the village sailors one day go missing. (839-9885, htyweb.org)

The Samurai Warrior on the Noh Stage
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $10-$30. Munenori and Fumiyuki Takeda present excerpts of Noh play “Kiyotsune.” (956-8246, outreach.hawaii.edu/community)

Traditions of the Pacific: Ka‘ohinani O Ke Kai
Bishop Museum, Hawaiian Hall, 5-9 p.m., free. This multi-faceted presentation offers a look at the science of limu and kupe‘e with Sig Zane and Kuha‘o Zane. RSVP requested. (847-3511, eventbrite.com/e/kaohinani-o-ke-kai-the-bounty-of-the-seas-tickets-15171258643)

Foster Care Trainings
Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., 1-2 p.m., free. Hawaiian Humane Society seeks foster homes for animals in need. (356-2229, lshaughnessy@hawaiianhumane.org)

Kauhale Preservation Area Wetlands Stewardship Program
Kauhale Preservation Area, Hoakalei Resort at Ewa Beach, 8-11:30 a.m., free. Volunteers are needed to help prepare the Kauhale Preserve grounds for the 2015 nesting season of the ae‘o, ‘alae ke‘oke‘o and koloa maoli. RSVP required. (689-7772 ext. 247, kupuna@hoakaleifoundation.org)

Volunteer Day at Kawainui Marsh
Kawainui Restoration Ponds, behind Castle Medical Center, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Support Hawaii’s endangered waterbirds and contribute to the success of the restoration project. Bring rubber boats, work gloves, sunscreen and dry clothes. Pre-registration required. (266-0911, james.m.cogswell@hawaii.gov)