May 12

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Saturday May 12
Mother’s Day Succulent Workshop
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, The Blessed Life, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., $24. Create a succulent with or for mom. Seating is limited to 12 per class. (376-0978)

Native Hawaiian Herbarium Plant Press Workshop
Camp Palehua, 9 a.m.-noon, $20-$50. Learn to identify native plants, learn their uses and significance, gather plant material from Palehua’s Native Garden and learn how to place plants in a press to create beautiful artwork. Keiki are welcome. Pre-registration required. (

Yamuna In Bed Routines for Spine and Shoulders
Contact for location, May 12, 19 and 26, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $18-$45. Bring a cushy, non-skid mat and towel roll for your neck. Balls provided. (286-9097)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Book Sale
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. This sale will include bargains on a large variety of books, CDs and DVDs. (627-7470,

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, May 11-12 and 18-19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. This event will showcase local artisans and products that are truly of the islands, created by local artisans who specialize in an array of different art forms. (203-2366,

Eastside Community Preparedness Fair
Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. Prepare for emergency situations with presentations including “Shelter in Place,” “Active Shooter” and “Sea Level Rise.” (

Hawaii Kai Orchid Society Annual Pre-Mothers Day Orchid and Plant Sale
Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. (

Hawaii Pet Expo 2018
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, May 12-13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Hawaii Pet Expo encourages responsible pet ownership and strengthening the unique bond between people and their pets through educational displays, live animal demonstrations and the latest in pet products and services. (845-1762)

It’s All About Mom
Waikele Shopping Center, parking lot, May 12-13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. There will be a variety of items for mom or you to choose from. Local food trucks will be parked just a few steps away. (

Makana Kids Club Event
Ka Makana Alii, noon-2 p.m., contact for cost. Join a celebration that includes crafts and activities focusing on all things slimey and ghoulish. Friendly monsters will teach keiki hand-eye coordination and comprehensive skills through slime making. (

Makana Mele Concert Series
Ka Makana Alii, center court, 4:30-7:30 p.m., free. Enjoy performances by local musicians. (

Maunakea: Between Earth and Sky
Hokulani Imaginarium, 2 p.m., $6-$8. Reservations recommended. (235-7321,

Mother’s Appreciation Day at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $9.99. Mothers will receive entry at a discount for doing the hardest job out there. There will be fun activities from Orangetheory Fitness and pampering from European Wax Center. (674-9283,

Mother’s Day Orchid Display And Plant Sale
Mililani Mauka Elementary School, cafeteria, 95-111 Makaikai St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., donations appreciated. There will be orchids, gift baskets, orchid plants and Country Store. (286-8577)

Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, Phase One, private meeting room, 428 Kawaihae St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. There will be coffee and conversation. Come listen, share, and learn about self-care and stress reduction. (373-4271)

Parkinson’s Support Group
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, Phase One, multi-purpose room, 428 Kawaihae St., 10-11:30 a.m., free. This meeting’s speaker will be George Ma. (626-1687)

Pearlridge Farmer’s Market
Pearlridge Center, Saturdays through May, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Enjoy over 40 vendors offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants and freshly made treats, including oven-fresh breads and baked goods. There will also be a Farmlovers pop-up cafe and live Hawaiian music. (203-2366,

Piano Time
Ala Moana Center, centerstage, 5 and 7 p.m., free. (

Summer Craft & Collectibles Fair
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Seek and discover vintage treasures, antique collectibles, rare crafts and one-of-a-kind gifts. (

Sunset Pilates O Ka La Mat Class
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Penthouse Lanai, 6-7 p.m., $25. Watch the sunset behind the Waikiki skyline and join instructor Chelsea Peck for a dynamic group Pilates session. Complimentary mats are provided by Lululemon Honolulu. (

LEGO Builders Club
Kapolei Public Library, 10 a.m., free. Children age 5 and older can showcase their LEGO building skills during this free-play session. (

Jazz Peace Concert
Ars Cafe, 3114 Monserrat Ave., 1-3 p.m., donations appreciated. Enjoy a relaxing late afternoon with Thamos MacKay on keyboard, Ninoy Kusuma on bass, Chris Pangaribuan on drums and Mihoko M on vocals. (734-7897)

Voices of Aloha Spring Concert Series
Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave., 7 p.m., free. Enjoy a mix of classical, gospel, pop and Hawaiian favorites. (256-1414,

body electric 2.1
The ARTS at Marks Garage, May 12 and 18, 7 p.m., $15-$20. Witness a performance by electroViolet, with special guest Captain Random. (

Hokulani Imaginarium, 1 p.m., $6-$8. Reservations recommended. (235-7321,

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
Hawaii State Library, 2 p.m., free. See a screening of “Princess Kaiulani,” a movie based on the true story of a young Hawaiian princess’ attempts to maintain the independence of the Kingdom of Hawaii against the threat of American colonization. (

Shakti’s Den Bellydance Showcase
NextDoor, 43 N. Hotel St., 6:30 p.m., $15-$20. Funds from this show will go towards studio upgrades and assisting some of the Shakti girls in attending Expansion, a week-long dance training intensive in San Francisco, California. (

‘The Goodfather: The Life of Larry Mehau in his Own Words (And A Few Others)’
Barnes & Noble, 1 p.m., free. Author Don Chapman will give a short presentation on his new book, followed by a book signing. (949-7307)