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* RED CROSS Red Cross training in CPR, First Aid, AED, child safety and more run throughout July, both online and in the classroom at 4155 Diamond Head Road. Call 733-2767 to register and learn more.

* RONALD Ronald Mc-Donald brings his interactive show to Waikiki-Kapahulu Library at 1 p.m. July 2 (733-8488) and Aina Haina Library at 10:30 a.m. July 12 (377-2456).

* EAST HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 6.4-mile intermediate hike to Lanipo in Kaimuki at 8 a.m. July 6. Visit

* BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 to 11:30 a.m. July 6 at Kahala Mall. Call 848-4770.

* DOLPHINS Hanauma Nature Preserve theater presents a free talk on “Bottlenose Dolphins, Deep Thinkers” at 3 p.m. July 6 with Elia Herman. Other dolphin lectures are July 13, 20 and 27. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

* BUGS’ LIFE UH entomologist Ryan Caesar discusses insect biology, bio-diversity and conservation, plus shares specimens from the UH Insect Museum collection, at 2 p.m. July 8 at Aina Haina Library. Call 377-2456.

* BRAIN FOOD Chef Catherine Blake shares tips on “Cooking for Brain Power” at 7 p.m. July 8 at Ala Wai Clubhouse at a Vegetarian Society meeting. Call 944-8344.

* CANDIDATES Palolo Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. July 9 at Palolo Elementary cafeteria and plans a candidates forum. Call 768-3710.

* PLANETS UH astronomers bring a solar system scale model to Kaimuki Library at 3 p.m. July 11 to share how Earth is related to the other planets. Call 733-8422.

* BINGO Waikiki-Kapahulu Library offers rounds of Bingo for prizes at 3 p.m. July 11 for all ages. Call 733-8488.

* WETLAND WORK Volunteers are welcome at Livable Hawaii Kai Hui’s open house and community workday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 12 at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wetland Complex. Meet on Hawaii Kai Drive near Keahole Street. Call 864-8081.

* GOLF DEADLINE Lunalilo Home’s annual benefit golf tourney is July 18 at Hawaii Kai Golf Course, with a July 4 deadline. Teams and sponsorship fees range from $750 to $6,000. Call 395-1000 or visit to download forms.

* CLEAN KAIMUKI Kaimuki Christian Church has a monthly cleanup and graffiti wipe-out at 8 a.m. July 19, meeting at Ekahi House on Mahina Avenue. Volunteers welcome. Call 735-1771.

* ORGANIZED Simply Organized has free workshops at its Kahala Mall store on “Downsizing and Decluttering” at 10 a.m. July 19 and FreedomRail closet systems at 1 p.m. July 26. Call 739-7007.

* HARDWARE City Mill in Kaimuki (735-7636) and Hawaii Kai (396-5151) plan product demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19, as well at July 20 and 23 (Kaimuki) and July 26 (Hawaii Kai).

* WINNERS CAMP Winners Camp runs a residential teen camp July 20-26 at Kamehame Ridge. For details, call 306-8008 or visit

* MUSICAL Ohana Arts presents the musical comedy Hairspray at 7:30 p.m. July 24-26 and 2 p.m. July 26 at Mamiya Theatre. Visit

* BOOK SALE Friends of Hawaii Kai Library book store sells all travel and geography books and media for half price in July. Hours are 12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the library basement. The store is closed July 5. Call 397-0515.

* PALOLO BON Palolo Hongwanji has its bon dances at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2 at 1641 Palolo Ave.; services start at 7 both nights. Call 732-1491.