May 11

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Saturday May 11
Boating Safety Class
Waikiki Yacht Club, contact for days and time, $50. Learn introduction to boating, the Hawaii boating law, boating safety equipment, navigation, boating emergencies, trailering and protecting your boat. A mandatory class for Hawaii Boating Operators in 2014. (291-4338)

Hands-On Grafting Workshop
UH Urban Garden Center, 9 a.m.-noon, $15. Learn the techniques of grafting and take home your grafted fruit tree. Pre-registration is required and the class is limited to 30 people. (453-6050)

Mother’s Day Orchid Workshop
Geobunga Honolulu (4299 Lawehana St.) at 9 a.m. or Geobunga Waimanalo Farm (41-829 Kakaina St.) at 2 p.m., free. Geobunga hosts a free Mother’s Day orchid workshop, teaching attendees how to transplant, split, prune and properly care for orchid plants. Reservations are highly recommended. (

West African Dance Workshop
Loading Zone, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $15-$20. A west African dance workshop with Alhasanne Camara of Guinea, West Africa. All ages and all levels welcome. (232-3384)

Computer Recycling
Kaneohe Elementary School parking lot, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment, all cords and cables, and wires. TVs, microwaves and alkaline batters not accepted. (488-8872)

Himeni and Na Ali‘i Compositions
Hawaiian Missions Houses Historic Site and Archives, talk story panel from 5-6:15 p.m., performances follow from 7 to 9 p.m., talk-story session/free, performances/$30-$35, packages for upcoming programs also available. Talk story with Aaron Mahi, Kanani Kawika, Ka‘ala Carmack and Nola Nahalu. After, enjoy performances by George Kuo, Martin Pahinui and more. (447-3926,

Flores De Mayo
Various locations and times, through May 11, free. The Filipino Community (FilCom) Center expands its annual Filipino Fiesta into a week-long Flores De May (Flowers of May) Celebration. (

Mother’s Day Craft Fair
Waioli Tea Room, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring unique handcrafted items, glass jewelry, dry ingredient mixes, air plants and more. (455-8590)

Mother’s Day Orchid and Plant Sale
Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Hawaii Kai Orchid Society holds its Mother’s Day orchid and plant sale which includes professional growers and orchid hobbyists. (

Mother’s Day Orchid Sale and Display
Mililani Mauka Elementary School cafeteria, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., $1 donation. The Mililani Orchid Club holds its Mother’s Day orchid sale and display featuring orchids, gift baskets, corsages, cut flowers and a Country Store. (623-3347)

Rummage Sale
Harris United Methodist Church (20 S. Vineyard Blvd.), 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Featuring used clothing, kitchenware, toys, books, white elephant, linens and handbags at low prices. Proceeds support Harris UMC Ministries. (536-9602)

Used Book Sale
Mililani Public Library, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Friends of Mililani Public Library hold a used book sale with bargains on a large variety of books, CDs and DVDs. Volunteers are welcome for the day of the sale. (626-7292)

Japanese Buddhist Temple Tour
Bus departs Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, check-in at 8:30 a.m., $20-$25. Join George and Willa Tanabe on a tour of prominent temples in Honolulu including Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, Jodo Mission of Hawaii and Liliha Shingonji Shingon MIssion. Seating is limited and reservations are required. (945-7633)

11th Hour CD Release Party
Hard Rock Cafe, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free, ages 21 and oldr. 11th Hour celebrates the release of its CD with special guests Wicket Scarlet Opens, Star 101.0 FM DJ Kevin Jones and more. (347-1323)

From Broadway to Hawaii and Songs in Between
Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church, 7 p.m., free. Enjoy selections from memorable Broadway shows such as “Guys and Dolls,” “Les Miserables” and more from The Honolulu Chorale. Featuring special guest performers and soloists Loran Kaeck, Diane Minnis, Terry Higashi and more. (

From Broadway To Hawaii and Songs in Between
Calvary By The Sea, 7 p.m., free. The Honolulu Chorale presents “From Broadway to Hawaii and Songs in Between” for their 47th annual spring concert featuring music from Cats, Phantom of the Opera and more. Guest performances by Ernest Harada and Neal Yamamura. (

Jungle Rocket
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Jungle Rocket, a Celtic-infused North Shore ensemble plays blues, New Orleans funk and “a little country.” (955-8821)

Mango Season Duo
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Punahou Spring Chamber Music Recital
Dillingham Hall, Punahou school, 4 p.m., free. Student chamber music perform featuring works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Borodin and Schumann. (944-5829)

The Windward Choral Society
Windward United Church of Christ, 7 p.m., free. The Windward Choral Society performs with special guests Ka‘anohiwaianuenue Hula Studio. (

2013 Malia Craver Hula Kahiko Competition
Saint Louis School’s McCabe Gym, 10 a.m., $8/students, $10/adults. Participating schools include: Halau Ku Mana Public Charter School, Kailua High School, Kamehameha Middle School – Maui, Kamehameha Schools – Maui, Mid-Pacific Institute, Lahainaluna High School, Leilehua High School, Punahou School and Saint Louis School. (521-6905,

Discover Kakaako
Ward Centers, 5-9 p.m. Celebrate all mothers with fashion, food, entertainment, activities for the keiki and more. The first 200 people to show they “like” Ward Centers on Facebook receive a swag bag of goodies from various Ward Centers merchants. Also enjoy the return of Half-y Hour with 50 percent off at participating stores, paired with cocktail samples. (,

Filipino Fiesta and Parade
Kapiolani Park, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Explore Philippine culture during the “Flores de Mayo” – a weeklong cultural celebration, parade, trade expo and annual fiesta. The 21st annual Filipino Fiesta and Parade begins with a morning parade along Kalakaua Avenue through Waikiki and ending at the fiesta at Kapiolani Park. Enjoy traditional Filipino food, games, cultural exhibits and live entertainment. (, 680-0451)

Hong Kong Night
Hawaii Theatre, 7 p.m., $30-$60. Featuring popular music from Hong Kong performed by four Hong Kong singers: Lo, Hoi Pang, Suzan Guterres, Hon Yeung and Keung, and Pei Lee Jenny. (528-0506,

Ignite Graduation Party
The Republik, doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 10 p.m., $10-$15, ages 21 and older. The American Marketing Association at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invite you to celebrate the end of the semester. The Republik transforms into an intimate nightclub setting featuring entertainment by DJ ciN. (

Ke Kula Mele Hawaii Mother’s Day Concert
Windward Mall, 11 a.m.-noon, free. Enjoy the sounds of Hawaiian steel guitar, ukulele, guitar, upright bass and voices of the Ke Kula Mele students under the direction of Kumu Alan Akaka. (

A Common Sense
The Gallery at Ward Center, April 27-May 30, Mon.-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring guest artists Deborah G. Nehmad and Yoko Haar. A reception for the artists takes place on May 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. (597-8034,

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Downtown Center Court, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Showcasing art and products that are of the islands, created by local artists who specialize in an array of different creative forms. (, 488-0981)

Aloha Beer Company, 7-11 p.m., $10-$15. RAW, an indie-arts organization for artists showcases 20 artists in film, fashion, music, visual art, photography, accessories, performing art, hair and makeup, and more. (

Life Through Time
Bishop Museum, runs until Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. “Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals” includes ten exhibits total and includes a robotic skeleton you can control, crayon rubbing tables and a dinosaur dig. (

The Dimensions of Nature
Hawaii State Art Museum, contact for time, free. Explore the artful side of nature with teaching artists Liz Train and Macria Pasqua. (586-0900)

Remove Invasive Plants
Lyon Arboretum, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The Oahu Invasive Species Committee is inviting volunteers to help remove harmful invasive plants. RSVP required. (286-4616,