July 14

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Friday July 14
Bicycling Basics
McCully Bicycle & Sporting Goods, 4:30-6:30 p.m., free. Hawaii Bicycling League begins the rollout of the Biki bikeshare program with workshops on bike safety, etiquette and demonstrations. Pre-registration required. (hbl.org/bikibasics)

Blue Zones Project – Cooking Demonstration
Anchor Church, 45-815 Pookela St., noon-1 p.m., free. Learn how to prepare delicious plant-based recipes, mingle with like-minded people looking to improve their health and well-being, and enjoy free samples. Pre-registration required. (info.bluezonesproject.com/ko/cooking)

Lauhala Weaving
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, noon-1:30 p.m., $12. Learn the art of lauhala weaving from master Aloma Wang. Pre-registration required. (773-7047)

Option 2A: An Alternative to Elevated Rail
Capitol Auditorium, 415 S. Beretania St., 4-6 p.m., free. Experts address the feasibility of street-level rail from Middle Street through Downtown Honolulu. (291-6865, salvagetherail.org)

Paws & Plants
Hawaiian Humane Society, 7-8:30 p.m., $55. Pet-themed DIY terrarium making, including wine and small bites. Proceeds benefit Hawaiian Humane Society. Pre-registration required. (artbridgeeventshi.com/book-online)

Tao Chang: Honoring the Land and Ancestors of Hawaii
Alana Double Tree Hotel, July 15-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., call for cost. Learn the sacred spiritual practice to honor our land and ancestors using traditional and new practices. Connect with the Source Field which carries the purest message, energy and vibration with Master Francisco Quintero. (988-8090)

James Mane: The Average Samoan
Hawaiian Brian’s, 8 p.m., $20-$10. James Mane performs a night of comedy. (averagesamoan.brownpapertickets.com)

Jose Dynamite and Friends
O’Toole’s Celtic Room, 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. show starts, $10, ages 21 and older. Rebecca Robinson hosts an evening with headliner Morgan Monroe, as well as Cathy Tanaka and Rob Ryan. (391-5673)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Hawaii Army National Guard, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Keelikolani Building, Conference Rooms 310-313-313, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Wahiawa General Hospital, 7:30-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Book Study and Breakfast
Unity Windward Church, 8:30 a.m., free. Rev. Geo Downer leads a discussion and breakfast on “Discover the Power Within You.” (unitywindward@gmail.com)

Kaimuki Carnival
Kaimuki High School, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. July 14, noon-11 p.m. July 15 and noon-6 p.m. July 16, free. Kaimuki High School hosts a carnival fundraiser featuring EK Fernandez rides, games, food and much more. (392-1486)

Mango Jam Honolulu
Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds, 4:30-10 p.m. July 14, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 15, free. Celebrate island culture with live entertainment, food and craft booths, a beer garden, a farmers market and more. Performers include Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole, Weldon Kekauoha, Kapena Kids. Keauhou, Josh Tatofi and Hoku Zuttermeister. (mangojamhonolulu.com)

Robotics @ Your Library
Kaneohe Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Blue Fish Robotics Team presents a demo of their VEX IQ robots for children age 5 and up. (librarieshawaii.org/event/robotics-your-library-kaneohe/)

The Republik, 9 p.m., $33/advance. (bampproject.com)

Live Jazz Piano
Wisp Restaurant & Lounge, 2885 Kalakaua Ave., 7-10 p.m., free. An intimate evening of live jazz piano featuring Jimmer the Jazzy. (221-2774)

Saloon Pilots
Medici’s at Manoa Marketplace, 7:30 p.m., free. Oahu’s premier bluegrass and Americana music band. (351-0901)

Vespers on the Lanai
Christ Church Uniting, 7-8 p.m., free. Kawika Kahiapo performs. (ccukailua.org/vespers, 262-6911)

Ukulele Festival Hawaii Gala
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom, 5:30 p.m., $95. Ukulele Festival Hawaii’s annual banquet gala honors the late Eddie Kamae and Herb “Ohta-San” Ohta. Plus, enjoy a buffet dinner, silent auction, scholarship presentations and more. (ukulelefestivalhawaii.org, 253-8628)

Hawaii Shakes: ‘Romeo and Juliet’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, July 14-23, Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3:30 p.m., $20-$10. Hawaii Shakespeare Festival hosts an “age-appropriate” production of “Romeo and Juliet.” (hawaiishakes.org)

Intersections Between Art + Design + Architecture
Register by July 14 for July 19 event, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 6 p.m., free. Sean O’Harrow, Charlton Kupa‘a Hee, Brad Kurokawa and Jamie Makasobe discuss the relationship between environment and ecology, and reflect on Hawaii’s unique environment. (marketing@ahl.design)