March 15

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Friday March 15
Easter Bunny Photos
Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court, through March 30, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., photo packages start at $20. (

Old School Disco Family Party
Waikiki Community Center Auditorium, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation benefits the preschool program. Featuring old school dance performances, hustle and latino, locking by Kid Dynamo and Andy, and more. Food provided by Da Spot. (923-1802)

Rolando Sanchez and the Latin Jazz Combo
JJ Bistro and French Pastry, 5-8:30 p.m. Rolando Sanchez and the Latin Jazz Combo perform latin jazz. (739-0993)

Saloon Pilots Live
Big City Diner Kailua, 8:30-11 p.m., free. Oahu’s premier bluegrass and Americana music band. (263-8880)

The Mixers Live
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. Featuring a mixture of party and dance music. (909-255-1009)

Tony Kato and Ken Leung
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7:30 p.m., free. Tony Kato and Ken Leung play traditional jazz music. (, 888-6087)

Gibson Ball
SoHo Mixed Media Bar, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$10. Designed to be a night for cosplayers of all genres and styles. Bring Kawaii Kon pass for entrance discount. Featuring resident DJs Nightfox, Dark Cloud, Shadowfaxxx and Black. (

Ancien Wines Showcased
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 6 p.m., $120. The Kahala Hotel & Resorts hosts Ancien Wines Winermaker Dinner, featuring vitner Ken Bernards. This five-course dinner featurings wine pairings. (739-8760,

Guinness Gives Back
Anna O’Brien’s, 6 p.m., $10. A full night of Irish music. A portion of every Guinness sold benefits Oahu firefighters. (946-5190)

Winemaker Dinner
Hoku’s, The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 6 p.m., $120. The Kahala Hotel & Resort and Ancien Wines are partnering to present a five-course gourmet affair with wine pairings. (739-8760,

Boy Maps
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, UH Manoa, doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 5:30 p.m., free. Directed by Tim Miller, a group of UH theatre and dance students present an original piece. (

Gallery ‘Iolani at Windward Community College, show runs until May 3, Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wed.-Fri. and Sun. from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., call for cost. Featuring eight installation artists that define the concept of “comfort space.” Participating artists are Mark Chai, Maura Fujihara, Deanna Itano, Kamaile Puaoi, Keiko Hatano, Mary Mistuda, Chusak Mjarone and Sally Lundburg. An artists reception will be held on March 15 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (236-9155)

The IDES of Marks
The ARTS at Marks Garage, doors open at 7 p.m., event takes place from 7:30 to 9 p.m., $5-$15. Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts (HAPA), The Chinatown Artists Lofts and the ARTS at Marks Garage present “The IDES of Marks: A Celebration of The ARTS.” (,

The Vagina Monologues
UH Manoa, Art Auditorium 132, March 7, 8 and 15, doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $5-$10. The National Organization for Women presents “Vagina Monologues.” Proceeds go to Joyful Heart Foundation and to raise awareness to end violence in our community. (

Project Hawaii
Kapolei Shopping Center, Fridays in March, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Project Hawaii seeks volunteers to assist with collection donations for the homeless keiki Easter program. (

Flutterbye Butterflies
The Green House, 9-10 a.m., $20/keiki ages four and older with an adult. Keiki explore the importance of butterflies as beneficial insects and how they help plants. Pre-registration required. (, 524-8427)

How Does Your Garden Grow…
The Green House, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $25/workshop. Learn how to start seeds, transplant and propagate plants. Also create a garden bed and explore gardening methods. Pre-registration required. (, 524-8427)

MC/Writing Course
Diverse ART Center, 604 Ala Moana Blvd., Saturdays thru March 23, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Learn how to freestyle and write thoughts to beats with MC Kwalified. Bring a notebook and pencil. (275-7776)

The Dirt on Dirt
The Green House, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $25/workshop. This hands-on workshop explores various ways of growing healthy soil. Pre-registration required. (, 524-8427)

Water Lilies and Water Plants Workshop
Geobunga Flagship, 4299 Lawehana St. at 9 a.m., Geobunga Waimanalo Farm, 41-829 Kakaina St., Unit P at 2 p.m., free. Attendees learn about the many types of water lilies available, basic care tips and how to pick the right plant that fits your lifestyle. Reservations recommended. (

Comedy Smash of 2013
Neal Blasidell Concert Hall, doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., $45-$100. Featuring Earthquake, Luenell and Areis Spears. (800-745-3000,

Aloha City Rollers
Kaoma‘aiku Neighborhood Park Inline Hockey Rink, 4 p.m., free. The Aloha City Rollers roller derby league has its 2013 season opener game, featuring the Dash Dolls versus The Tiki’s. (, 454-3847)

Crafter’s Clearance and White Elephant Sale
Castle High School Cafeteria, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop off donations at the cafeteria on Fri., March 15 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Pre-sale spaces also available. (953-7011)

”Daughters of Fire”
Barnes & Noble Kahala Mall, 1 p.m., contact for cost. Tom Peek reads from his new novel, “Daughters of Fire.” (875-7995,

Going Green
Aloha Stadium Kamehameha Hwy. lot, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Save recyclable waste for the Going Green community clean-up day. Unacceptable items include tires, paint, microwave ovens, motor oil and hazardous fluids. Bring canned good to support the Hawaii Food Bank. (291-6151)

Hanalani Schools Project Grad
Hanalani Schools, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., $7/car, $10/truck, van or SUV. HI5 recycling, food booths and a swap meet will also be held. Booth spaces can be reserved for $25. (625-0737 ext. 122)

History of the 442nd and its Accomplishments
Bishop Museum, 1-2:30 p.m., no admission to attend the presentation. Programming was developed in conjunction with the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Club, 442 Veterans Club and Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii. Featuring panelists Ron Oba, Eichi Oki, Frank Takao and moderator Bill Thompson. (

Kaleiopuu Swap Meet
Kaleiopuu Elementary School parking lot, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Friends of Kaleiopuu PTO hold a benefit swap meet featuring toys, games, books, plants, baby items, clothes, household items and other good finds from multiple families and staff. (358-5868)

Local Genealogy Workshop
Kapolei Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. James (Sonny) Gay conducts a workshop on how to search for your local genealogy information using free website, Contact the library if a sign-language interpretor or other accommodations are needed. Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other accommodation is needed. (693-7050)

Manutahi Tahitian Dance Flash Mob
Town Center of Mililani, 4:30-5 p.m., free. (625-0108,

March Madness
Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill, contact for time and cost. Enjoy the games. (234-6656)

New Hope Central Oahu Ministry Fundraiser
Mililani High School, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Items for sale includes new and used items, such as clothing, household items kitchenware and more. Baked good also on sale. (348-0171)

SACS in the City
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, 10 a.m-1:30 p.m., $125. The Junior League of Honolulu hosts its ninth annual “SACS in the City” fundraiser in collaboration with DFS Galleria Waikiki, celebrating the stores 50 years of luxury retail. Proceeds from this event benefit local community service projects for women and teen girls in need. (

Varsity Victory Volunteers
Bishop Museum, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., no admission to attend the presentation. Programming was developed in conjunction with the 100th Infantry Battalion Veterans Club, 442 Veterans Club and Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii. Featuring panelists Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitan, Akira Otani, Harry Tanaka and moderator Ted Tsukiyama. (

Varsity Victory Volunteers
Bishop Museum, Atherton Halau, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free access limited to panel discussion. Bishop Museum hosts a panel discussion with Varsity Victory Volunteers (VVV) and 442 Veterans. (847-3511,

Zumba Fundraiser
Castle High School Gym, 3-5 p.m., $8-$10. The senior class presents its zumba fundraiser. All proceeds go to the class of 2013 and its project grad. (389-7529)