March 8

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Friday March 8
Call It Courage
Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Feb. 15 to March 9, visit website for schedule, $10, $15, $20. This world premiere professional production set in ancient Polynesia is one of the first and greatest stories of a child finding the hero within. (

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. (

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka
Paliku Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $10-$19. Starring guest artist Jason Summers in the role of Willy Wonka. (, 1-866-967-8167)

Agent Orange Performs
Hawaiian Brians, visit website for time, $15-$20, ages 18 and over. (

Open Mic Night
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7:30 p.m., free. (3rdcupcafe,com, 888-6087)

Rolando Sanchez and the Latin Jazz Combo
JJ’s Bistro & French Pastry, 5-8:30 p.m., free. (739-0993)

BHCG.HI Launch Party and Fundraiser
Addiction, Waikiki, 9 p.m.-midnight, contact for cost. Celebrate Behavioral Health Consulting Group’s launch party. (, 949-612-1266)

Freq Show
Soho Mixed Media Bar, 9 p.m., $20-$600. Freq Show offers a night of electronic madness with special guest headlines in the global electro, dubstep and house scenes spinning back-to-back. Talent incudes TheFatRat, Karasho, Dottkom and more. (

Junior Achievement Award Ceremony
Hale Koa, 5:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Ralph S. Inouye of Ralph S. Inouye Co. Ltd., Randy Hiraki of Commercial Plumbing Inc. and Russel Oda of Oda McCarty Architects Ltd. are inducted into the Junior Achievement of Hawaii Business Hall of Fame. (

Kaimuki High School Theatre, March 8 and 9, 7:30 p.m., March 10, 3 p.m., $6-$12. Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents the Hawaii premier of “Violet.”Based on the short story “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts, the Wizard of Oz-style quest story features music by Jeanine Tesori. (

Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., March 9, 16, 19 and 24, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries; Red Cross certification upon completion. Visit website or call to register. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Basics About Purchasing Cemetery Property
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 101, 9-10 a.m., free. This seminar covers aspects of interment and inurnment cemetery property, types of burial rights and site selection along with benefits of purchasing cemetery property ahead of time. Call to register. (235-7381)

CyberSafety Education and Awareness
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 9-11 a.m., free. Learn in lay terms about the safety and security issues in computer technology and what the Internet poses to the user. Topics include online banking, social networking and privacy. Ideal for seniors, teachers and parents. Children and teenagers must be accompanied by their parent(s). Attendees should be familiar with basic computer skills. Call to register. (235-7381)

Economical Aquaponics
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $5 general admission. Learn about water conservation and how to produce organic food in a backyard or lanai. Advanced registration is required. (748-5363,

Here’s to Your Health! Healing From the Aina
The Green House, March 9 and 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $40/workshop, $150/series. Chef Gigi Miranda leads this complete whole plant-based cooking and living series that incorporates vegan, gluten-free plant-based foods into your diet. Advanced registration required. (524-8427,

Intermediate WordPress
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sakamaki, March 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $135. Learn the customization options for WordPress. (956-8244)

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)

Community Container Recycling Day
Kalaheo High School, 8 a.m.-noon. All proceeds benefit the Kalaheo High School class of 2013 project grad. (

Equity Summit
UH Manoa College of Business, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Faith Action for Community Equality holds its third annual Equity Summit. Discuss current community issues in Honolulu in breakout sessions. (, 595-4047)

Garage Sale
419 Waikamilo Rd., 7 a.m.-1 p.m. (440-0608)

JDRF Hawaii Annual Family Education and Research Summit
Kapiloani Medical Center for Women & Children, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. The 2013 Hawaii Annual Family Education and Research Summit provides educational and research updates to the T1D, healthcare and general community in Hawaii. (

Pot of Gold Bingo
428 Kawaihae St., 2 p.m., free. Hawaii Kai invites everyone to say “hello” to spring. Call to RSVP. (395-9599)

Public Appearance by Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. Featuring cultural performances, keiki activities and Q&A sessions that allow each contestant to develop public speaking, poise and leadership skills. (