July 14

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Saturday July 14
Composting Workshop at UGC
UH Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy., 8:30-11:30 a.m., $5. Learn why compost is referred to as “black gold,” as well as the basics of making it at home. Different methods of composting will be discussed, in addition to the use of various tools to make the process easier and faster. (453-6050)

Introduction to Qigong: Raising Your Vital Force So Your Fur Keiki Will Benefit
Happiness U, 675 Auahi St., Suite E3-205, 3-4 p.m., $25. This sharing will focus on raising students’ vital force for the sake of their fur kids (and their own) benefit. (yourhappinessu.com)

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women
BoxJelly, 307A Kamani St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $20. If you are thinking about or are in the process of divorce or legal separation, attend this empowering workshop that is designed to help you take the next step. (secondsaturdayhonolulu.com, 395-0200)

Watercolor Painting: The Basics for Beginners
Waianae Public Library, 2 p.m., free. Artist Carol Rogers Moore will teach a watercolor class for those who have always wanted to explore their creativity. This class is recommended for attendees age 13 and up. All supplies will be provided. Reservations recommended. (697-7868)

Women and Money: Secure Your Future
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 8 a.m.-noon, $5. Women are invited to learn about the money gender gap between them and women, and how it can extend through retirement. Gerri Walsh, a top investment educator, will present at the conference. Admission includes coffee and pastries. Reservations recommended. (1-877-926-8300, aarp.cvent.com/women7-14)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, Bloodmobile, 12:30-6:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Ko Olina Beach and Sports Club, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

God’s Ohana Day Celebration
Kapiolani Park, 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., contact for cost. Spend a day with God’s Ohana. Bring lunch and chairs. Reservations recommended. (456-7729)

Hawaii Kai Parkinson s Support Group
Hawaii Kai Retirement Center, Phase One Multipurpose Room, 428 Kawaihae St., 10-11:30 a.m., free. The meeting s featured speaker will be a dietitian from Ortho Sport in Niu Valley. (626-1687)

Mangoes at the Moana Festival
Moana Surfrider Hotel, noon-9 p.m., $15-$120. Celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary with the Mango Grove Market, Best Mango Contest, kid activities, cooking demonstrations, growing seminars and more. (honoluluboxoffice.com/mangoes)

Medicare 101
1585 Kapiolani Blvd., 10-11 a.m., free. If you are turning 65 or retiring, come and learn all about Medicare and how to apply. This class will make Medicare easy to understand. (780-7989)

West Oahu Canine Game Day
Coral Crater Adventure Park, 91-1780 Midway St., 3-6 p.m., free. Bring your dog to a Hawaiian Humane Society event featuring fun, food and more. Attendees will be able to test their pet’s speed in a Dog Derby, shop for gifts, keep their dogs cool with a dip in the pool and more. (events@hawaiianhumane.org, 356-2245)

What’s Growin’ On: 56th Annual Hawaii State Farm Fair
Kualoa Ranch, 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 14 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15, $5. Attend a 56-year-old tradition, and learn about Hawaii’s agriculture and farming industry. There will be exhibits, fresh produce, live animals, entertainment, demonstrations and on-stage contests. (hawaiistatefarmfair.org)

Wine For Wishes
Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., $95-$5,000. This chic, evening pool party will raise funds to grant wishes for local keiki. (hawaii.wish.org/news-and-events/calendar-of-events/2018/july/wine-for-wishes)

Keiki Succulent Saturday
RevoluSun Smart Home Innovation Center, 660 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 220A, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $34. Keiki ages 6-11 are invited to get their hands dirty and create a one-of-a-kind succulent garden. They’ll learn plant care basics and select a vessel, plants and decorative toppings. Pre-registration required. (paikohawaii.com)

Makana Kids Club
Ka Makana Alii, noon-2 p.m., contact for cost. Join Makana Kids Club by celebrating with crafts and activities. (kamakanaalii.com)

Amy Hanaialii Celebrates the Great Women of Jazz & Blues
Blue Note Hawaii, July 14-15, 6:30-9 p.m., $15-$35. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Cory Oliveiros
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

Jazz Peace Concert
Ars Cafe, 3114 Monserrat Ave., 1-3 p.m., donations appreciated. Enjoy a relaxing late afternoon in an art gallery and coffee shop setting. (ars-cafe.com)

One-man Rock Band
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., $15-$25. Tavana, a soulful singer of island-inspired rock and blues, gives a live performance. (955-8821, hprtickets.org)

PMI Junior Strings, Wind/Brass Chamber Music, String Orchestra Concert
McKinley High School, auditorium, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. (hiyouthsymphony.org, pacificmusicinstitute.org)

PMI Student Jazz Ensemble Concert
McKinley High School, auditorium, 1:30-2:30 p.m., free. (hiyouthsymphony.org, pacificmusicinstitute.org)

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
Hawaii State Library, 2 p.m., free. Attend a screening of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (librarieshawaii.org/event/saturday-afternoon-at-the-movies-july)