March 1

Saturday March 1
Writer’s Conference
William S. Richardson School of Law, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., call for cost, RSVP. Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ annual conference features authors Matt De La Pena and Marietta Zacker. (358-0210)

Free Tax Help for Seniors
Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center, call for an appointment, Clarence T.C. Ching Campus, through April 12, Saturdays, 8-noon, walk-ins welcome, free. Seniors ages 60 and older get tax assistance from Catholic Charities Hawaii and AARP. (847-1322)

Cherry Blossom Festival
Pearlridge Center Uptown, center stage, noon, free. Meet the queen contestants and learn more about the Festival’s mission to perpetuate Japanese culture and heritage. (497-3640)

Lei Court Selection
McCoy Pavilion, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Celebrate Hawaiian history and culture. Lei Day contestants demonstration lei making, Hawaiian language and hula. (768-3042,

Prince Kuhio Festival
Kakaako Makai Gateway Park, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. The event features native Hawaiian arts and crafts as well as exhibits by various Native Hawaiian organizations and businesses. (221-0991,

The 808 Gospel Brunch
Moanalua Terrace Community Center, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., $10-$20, purchase tickets in advance. Enjoy live gospel music and Southern food. (699-9944,

Dole Plantation Family Fun Day
Dole Plantation, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enjoy live musical performances, hula, arts and crafts, keiki games, prize giveaways and more. (220-4981,

”Peter Rabbit in the Garden”
Tenney Theatre, March 1 and 8, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., $10. The play combines different parts of two stories: “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” and “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.” (839-9885,

Jamarek and Good Foot
Station Bar and Lounge, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. Performances feature West African drumming and funk/soul music. (384-9963)

Music Night
Diamond Head Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7 p.m., free. Pianist Ryan Santos performs with singer Lila Cervantes. Light refreshments served after the concert. (732-4145)

The Republik, hall doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., $20 plus applicable fees (increases the day of the show). TRUE2CRUE, a tribute band, performs. (

Ginny Walden Spring Show
41-829 Kakaina St., A-4, Waimanalo, through May 21, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. View portraits of locals captured at farmers’ markets and bus stops along with drawings, paintings and sculptures. (389-0579,

’Icarus Fights the Minotaur’
Tenney Theatre, March 1 and 8, 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. The re-imagining of the story explores friendship, relationships between parents and children, what it means to become a man and tragedy. (839-9885,

Meet Doraemon
Bishop Museum, through April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m, closed Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.950 . The limited-engagement exhibition is the U.S. premiere of Japan’s iconic robotic time-traveling cat. (847-3511)