January 18

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Saturday January 18
Cat and Dog First Aid
American Red Cross, 8:30 a.m.-noon. $90. Learn basic information on how to recognize and care for emergencies and injuries in dogs or cats. (www.redcross.org/take-a-class)

Citizen ‘Hands Only’ CPR
American Red Cross, 1-2 p.m, $15. Get trained to care for victims of cardiac emergencies by using compression only CPR to help a victim of cardiac arrest until emergency medical personnel arrive. (www.redcross.org/take-a-class)

Introduction to Yoga Series
Waimanalo, contact for details on location, Jan. 18, 25, 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)

Japanese Flower Arranging
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, through Jan. 18, Saturdays, 9:40-11:30 a.m., $48. Use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing the most beautiful aspects, assemble them in a different order and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433)

Theatre Workshops
University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1:30-3 p.m., 3:15-4:45 p.m., free, email to enroll. Visiting artists from the touring company Robot Planet, Inc. lead two workshops: Workshop 1-Special Effects in Theatre and Workshop 2 – The Business of Touring a Theatrical Production. (csinfo@hawaii.edu)

Writing Retreat
Windward Community College – Hale Akoakoa 107/109, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $10; $12 walk in on day of course. Meet and write in company of other beginning and experienced writers.(235-7433)

Female Comis of Hawaii
Downbeat Lounge, 8-10 p.m., $10, ages 21 and older. Performers include Kay Shine, Erika Swartzkopf, Aimee-Jane Baxa, Kanoe Laa, Brani and MaryJane. Patrice Scott hosts the event. (swartzkopf@yahoo.com)

Inaugural Saint Marianne Cope Charity Walk
Kakaako Gateway Park, 7:30 a.m., $35/person, $500/five people, $1,000/10 people. The two-mile round trip walk starts and ends at Kakaako Gateway Park, winding past the Saint Marianne Cope statue at Kewalo Basin Park. Bishop Larry Silva will lead the walk. (547-8031, gkaahanui@stfrancishawaii.org)

After-Holiday Sidewalk Sale
Windward Mall, Jan. 18-20 during mall hours. Find everything Santa forgot, plus even more at this mall-wide sidewalk sale. Enjoy a special gift with purchase and entertainment all weekend-long (235-1143)

Book Signing with Frances Kirk and SOS Members
Ala Moana – Jungle Fun, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., contact for cost. Frances Kirk and The Society of Seven founding members sign memoirs, The Society of Seven: Last of the Great Show Bands. (534-7170)

Chinese New Year Celebration
Wahiawa Shopping Center and Town Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. The annual event features many different aspects of the Chinese culture. Free lucky drawings, numerology readings and Year of the Horse Gift Sales are on-going. (221-2774, www.wahiawashoppingcenter.com)

Discover Kualoa: Molii Fishpond
Kualoa Ranch, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $5/adults, $3/children, purchase tickets online. Enjoy fresh produce and seafood, traditional Hawaiian arts and crafts, fishpond tours, food vendors, storytelling and live entertainment as part of a three month festival. Molii Fishpond and ancient arts featured. (http://www.kualoa.com/discover-kualoa)

Get Active with Powerhouse Gym Aiea
Pearlridge Center – Uptown Center Court, 10 a.m-2 p.m., free. Aiea’s own Powerhouse Fitness and Pali Momi Medical Center join forces to demonstrate how to stay fit and have fun. (488-0411)

Going Green Day
Castle High School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Bring recyclables and turn trash into cash for community programs. Items accepted include: scrap metal, cooking oil, batteries and clothing. Contact for more information. (291-6151)

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

Optimysstique Interactive Wellness Festival
66-434 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., free, donations welcome. Enjoy music, yoga, food, art, plants, wellness and dance with a sustainability theme. Swap clothing, plants and seeds. (637-2117)

Rove Swimwear Trunk Show
Fighting Eel, Kailua, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. Founded by local Hawaii designer, Rove is a lifestyle brand inspired by spontaneity, wanderlust and freedom and is available for purchase. (www.roveswimwear.com)

Ward Centers’ ‘Half-y’ Hour
Ward Centers – 5-9 p.m., free. A variety of merchants offer awesome 50 percent-off deals throughout the night. (591-8411)

Weekly Pearlridge Farmers’ Market
Pearlridge Center – Downtown in the Sears parking lot, Saturdays till Jan. 25, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Features over 40 vendors offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants, freshly made treats, pop-up cafe and live Hawaiian music. (488-0411)

Windward Volleyball – PAL League Registration
Kailua District Park, 1-4 p.m.; Waimanalo District Park, Jan. 14, 6-8 p.m. (windwardvolleyball.com)

Chinese Papercutting
Hawaii State Library, 11:30 a.m., free. In celebration of the Year of the Horse, Barbara Chung Ho presents “Papercutting: a Chinese Folk Art Tradition,” including a demonstration of cutting techniques. (586-3520)

Ko Olina Chidren’s Film and Music Festival
Ko Olina Resort, 1-8 p.m., $20/adults, $10/kids ages 4-12. Ko Olina Resort hosts festival-style screenings of popular Disney and Hawaiian children’s films, along with live performances, arts, crafts and more. Special room rate available. (www.koolina.com)

11th Hour Performance
2211 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, ages 21 and over. 11th Hour delivers original and cover rock music. (347-1323)

Christian Yrizarry Duo
Duke’s Waikiki, 9:30 p.m. till midnight, free. Concert on the beach. (www.dukeswaikiki.com)

I-SOULJAHS, Roots Remedy and Mystikal Vibez
Hawaiian Brian’s, doors open 9 p.m., bands play 9:30 p.m., $10/general, $5/UH ID, ages 18 and over. Reggae musicians perform. (424-266-0045)

Mango Season Duo
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, Saturdays through Jan. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series
Windward Mall – Center Court, Jan. 18-20 during mall hours. During the After-Holiday Sidewalk Sale enjoy some of Hawaii’s talented musicians as they honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in a weekend concert series. (235-1143)

Steve Aoki Winter White Tour
Blaisdell Arena, doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m., contact for cost, ages 18 and older. Steve Aoki performs with guest artists. (ticketmaster.com, bampproject.com)

The Duane Padilla Trio
Hawaii Public Radio – Atherton Studio, contact for time and price. HPR hosts a concert inspired by the pairing of jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli and jazz pianist McCoy Tyner.(955-8821)

23rd Annual Moanikeala Hula Festival
Polynesian Cultural Center – Pacific Theater, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $6/keiki ages 5 to 11, $10/ages 12 and older, free for Kamaaina Annual Pass holders and keiki younger than 5. The annual cultural exhibition celebrates the legacy of Hawaii’s most iconic tradition. Keiki and adults representing hula halau from across Hawaii and Japan showcase hula in both the kahiko (ancient) and auna (modern) forms of dance. (polynesia.com, 367-7060)

Discover Kualoa
Kualoa Ranch Ahupuaa Hakipuu, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. The event highlights all things rooted in Windward Oahu. Headlining the event is a showcase of culinary creations and features a farmers market and other activities. (kualoa.com)

Plumeria Beach House Weekend Breakfast Buffet
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Jan. 18, 19, 25, 26, 31, 6:30 a.m. to noon, $19-$38. Enjoy a breakfast buffet served by the sea. Contact for reservations. (739-8760, restaurants@kahalaresort.com)

Week-End in Havana
The Pacific Club, contact for time, $225/individual ticket, $2,000-$10,000/table sponsorship. The event benefits PACT (Parents and Children Together) for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. (847-3285, pacthawaii.org/weekend-in-havana.html)

’Anutie Martha and the Nene (Goose)’
Tenney Theatre, Jan. 18, 25 and Feb. 1, 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., Artist reception Jan. 4 from 4 to 6 p.m., free. The gallery presents “Halau: A Life in Hula,” a collection of photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi. (597-8034, info@gwcfineart.com)