March 12

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Saturday March 12
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Animal Hero Class
Hawaiian Humane Society classroom, 2700 Waialae Ave., 1:30-4:30 p.m., $25. Required workshop for students in grades 6-12 who want to help animals in the community as part of a school or community project, or for service learning hours. Pre-registration required. (, 356-2223)

Caregiver Workshop
St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Caregivers can attend seminars about adult healthcare, starting the conversation and quality of life, as well as check out a resource fair of governmental and nonprofit service providers. Pre-registration required. (, 625-7773, 348-2973)

Cycling Skills 101 Workshop
Kailua District Park, 21 S. Kainalu Drive, 9-11 a.m., free. Bring your bicycle and a helmet for a beginner’s workshop equipping riders with confidence on Hawaii’s roads, hosted by Hawaii Bicycling League. Pre-registration required. (, 735-5756)

From Jan’s Crazy Kitchen: How to Prepare Korean Side Dishes
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 10 a.m.-noon, $50. Have you seen Korean dramas which display lots of side dishes (banchan)? Learn to make several side dishes such as bean sprout namul, anchovy dishes, sesame leaf namul and more. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

Keiki for Kusama
Ward Village, IBM Building Courtyard, 3-5:30 p.m., free. Art Explorium assists in a Kusama-inspired art project with “trash to treasure” materials. (

Marine Debris Mosaics
The Green House Hawaii, 1-3 p.m., $25. Learn about the effects plastic has on our marine environment and then create a mosaic out of plastics collected from Oahu beaches. Pre-registration required. (

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women
Honolulu Waldorf School, 5257 Kalanianaole Hwy., 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20. Those thinking or in the process of divorce or legal separation can attend an empowering workshop designed to help you take the next step. (395-0200,

Spring Hula Recruitment at ‘A‘ala O Ka ‘Aia Hula Halau
St. Timothy’s Church, Saturdays in March and April, call for times and cost. Those interested in hula for ages 3-99 are invited to check out a class. (228-7711)

Transform Plants into Paper
The Green House Hawaii, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $20. Parents and keiki will harvest a variety of plants and explore the differences in the fiber they produce. Pre-registration required. (

Using a Positive Physical Approach to Dementia Care
15 Craigside, Ground Floor Theater, 15 Craigside Place, 2-4 p.m., $25. Learn a Positive Physical Approach to dementia caregiving and see the world from the perspective of a person living with dementia. Pre-registration required. (221-7105,

Yamuna Body Rolling: Save Your Upper Back
Call for location and cost, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Instructor Carolyn Ho leads a seminar in Yamuna Body Rolling. Bring exercise mat. Balls provided. Pre-registration required. (223-3856)

Chinatown Invasion: Think Fast and Oil in the Alley
Ong King Arts Center, 184 N. King St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10, age 18 and up. A night of unscripted lyrics from the Na Hoku-nominated comedy group Oil in the Alley, with performances by Thank Fast! (

Hawaii All Breed Rabbit Club Spring Show 2016
Church of the Crossroads, Ross Davis Room, 1212 University Ave., 9 a.m. check in, 10 a.m. judging, call for cost. Purebred rabbits are invited to the Hawaii All Breed Rabbit show, judged by Manuel Hidalgo of California. Enter by March 10. (

Honolulu Rose Society’s Potted Rose Plant Sale and Grafting Workshop
Oahu Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Featuring premium potted roses. Bring in samples from your garden to help us diagnose your rose care challenges. Grafting workshop starts at 9:30 a.m. to teach the techniques of grafting for a $35 fee. Pre-registration required for class. (, 453-6050)

Imi Pono
Puohala Elementary School, 45-233 Kulauli St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Enjoy Hawaiian food, keiki games, bounce houses, live entertainment from Waimanalo Sunset Band and Chad Takatsugi, and much more. (

Special Olympics Hawaii Polar Plunge Signup
Windward Mall, in front of Toys “R” Us, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Sign up for the Special Olympics Polar Plunge, plus enjoy activities. (235-1143)

Bunny Breakfast & Egg Hunt
Central Union Church lawn, 1660 S. Beretania St., 9-11:30 a.m., $12. Enjoy breakfast and keiki activities, including an egg hunt, Easter Bunny visit, photo booth and more. Pre-registration required. (

Family Fun Day
Dole Plantation, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enjoy keiki games, food booths, live entertainment from school groups, and other activities, plus train rides for $6-$4.75. (220-4981,

Kaneohe 5 R’s Festival of Fun
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Join in activities and games centered around the importance of the 5 R’s — respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, relationships and resiliency. (235-1143)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Na Mea Hawaii, 4:30 p.m., $20/aquarium. Learn about these amazing Hawaiian shrimp and make your own customized pet shrimp aquarium in this fun and educational program. Pre-registration required. (841-8080,

Read Across America Event
Kapolei Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Join students from UH-West Oahu Student National Education Association as they read aloud Dr. Seuss books in celebration of “Read Across America Day,” plus keiki crafts and activities. (693-7050)

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Stories, songs, games, and simple arts and crafts. This week’s theme is “Colors.” (697-7868)

Pahole Natural Area Reserve Hike
Register for meeting place, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $10/non-member. Enjoy the beauty of hte Waianae Mountains and learn about the many unique and rare species of plants. A moderate four-mile hike. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118)

Plant Walk at the Pali Lookout
Meet at Pali Lookout parking lot by the main meter, 10 a.m.-noon, $20. Andrew Gerren teaches how to identify wild edible and medicinal plants, as well as their beneficial qualities. Pre-registration required. (

Allison Adams
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $30-$15. Enjoy an intimate evening of jazz and stories. (955-8821,

D.R.A.S. and Inity Collective
Hawaiian Brians, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$5, age 18 and up. Live reggae music. (946-1343)

Honolulu Festival
Ala Moana Center, Center Stage, March 12-13, 10 a.m., free. (955-9517)

Ke Ahe Lau Makani Choral Festival
Kawaiahao Church, 957 Punchbowl St., 2 p.m., $20. The 15th annual Ka Ahe Lau Makani Hawaiian Choral Music Festival invites singers in high school to kupuna to perform, plus enjoy a Hawaiian picnic and concert from Royal Hawaiian Band. Pre-registration required. (

The Rhythm Klub
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. (

2016 Hoopla
La Pietra: Hawaii School for Girls, Great Lawn, 5:30 p.m. cocktails and silent auction. 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. live auction, $375. A benefit for the school’s financial aid program, including entertainment from Paradise and Company, and Amand Apa. Pre-registration required. (, 922-2744 ext. 111)

Calabash & Cooks Fundraiser
Kapolei High School, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $40-$50. Support Malama Learning Center at its third annual fundraiser, featuring professional chefs working alongside 36 student chefs from six public high schools to prepare delicious food for guests, plus live entertainment, a silent auction and country store. (

‘Sweet: A Tasty Journey’
Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Bulding, March 12-May 30, daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Learn more about the history, fantasy and science behind the candy industry with interactive displays, models, games and learning stations. (

He‘eia Estuary Restoration
RSVP for meeting place, 8:30 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko and Kama‘aina Kids restore He‘eia Stream at the state park. (

Kalahe‘e Ridge Volunteers
Meet at Waimea Valley Botanical Office, 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Volunteers will work on the fenceline at Kalahe‘e Ridge to keep feral pigs out and native plants safe. A moderate hike is required to the work site; bring water, lunch, close-toed shoes and sun protection. RSVP required. (638-5855,