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January 31

Friday January 31
COMMUNITY
Book Sale
Hawaii Kai Library, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. During the month of January, all textbooks and health and nutrition books are half price. (397-5833)

FAMILY FUN
Celebrate Chinese New Year
Chinatown Cultural Plaza, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1,10 a.m.-10 p.m., free. Experience lion and dragon dances, martial arts performances, cultural dances, ethnic food, arts and crafts. (779-8822)

Chinese New Year Celebration
Royal Hawaiian Center, 5 p.m., free. Show kicks off with firecrckers and traditional lion dance. (922-2299)

COMMUNITY
College of Education Open House
University of Phoenix, Kapolei Learning Center, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Local educators discuss hot topics in the field. (524-9848, http://uopxhawaii.eventbrite.com)

Tea Festival
Saint Louis School, Dr. Richard T. Mamiya Theatre, 5 p.m., $25/seminar, $100/dinner. Event includes seminar about history and culture of tea, tea-tasting and Chinese tea dinner. (www.saintlouishawaii.org)

Zumba Demo
Town Center of Mililani, 6:30-8 p.m., free. (http://towncenterofmililani.com)

NIGHTLIFE
11th Hour Performance
O’Tooles Irish Pub, 9-10:30 p.m., free, ages 21 and up. 11th Hour delivers modern and alternative original rock music. (347-1323)

MUSIC
Carnifex Performance
Hawaii Brians, 6 p.m., $20-$30. Metal bands perform. (946-1343)

Kuana Torres Kahele in Concert
Hawaii Theater, 7:30 p.m., $32. Kahele performs traditional Hawaiian music. (528-0506)

Maunalua
Duke’s Waikiki, 4-6 p.m., free. Concert on the beach. (www.dukeswaikiki.com)

Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Submissions
Hawaii Convention Center, Hilton Waikiki Hotel and Ala Moana Hotel, April 25-May 24, contact for cost, submit applications by Jan. 31 to be considered for award. In preparation for the Awards, Hawaii Academy of Recording Artists is calling all recording artists and producers who released a recording in 2013 to submit entries. (nahokuhanohano.org)

Royal Hawaii Band Performance
Iolani Palace, noon, free. (922-5331)

Soul Pilot
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., call for cost. (536-3775, 945-0800)

The Urchinz
Downbeat Lounge, 9 p.m., free, ages 21 and up. Ska and reggae music performances. (533-2328)

Plumeria Beach House Bounty of the Seven Seas Buffet
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., $27.50-$55. Indulge in the Friday and Saturday night seafood buffet. Contact for reservations. (739-8760)

THE ARTS
Contemporary New Zealand Maori Art
Windward Community College, Gallery Iolani, opening reception 4-7 p.m., exhibit through Feb. 27, free. Work of Tai and Kaaternia Kerekere from Wellington, New Zealand featured. (236-9150)

Guest Artists’ Gallery Show
The Gallery at Ward Centre, runs till Feb. 27, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., artist reception Feb. 1, 5-7 p.m., free. View new work by both Darius Homayounpour (entitled “Off-Color”) and Esther Nowell (entitled ‘“Asian Influences”). (597-8034)

Live Radio Play
KKCR, Wit’s End in Coconut Marketplace, Feb. 1, 8 and 9, 8 p.m., $10. Experience “Now Where Are You?” recorded live in studio. (635-3727)

’Radio Golf’
The Actor’s Group, 650 Iwilei Rd. Suite 101, through Feb. 23, call for times, $12-$20. The drama, set in Pittsburgh in the late 1990’s, is the story of a successful entrepreneur who aspires to become the city’s first black mayor. (722-6941)

’Stepping Out’
Diamond Head Theatre, till Feb. 16, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, 3 p.m. Feb. 8 and 15, contact for ticket cost. “Stepping Out” is a comedy about perseverance and friendship where eight bumbling amateur tap dancers step on one another’s toes. (733-0274, www.diamondheadtheatre.com)

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