May 18

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Saturday May 18
Bamboo 101
Mulkern Nursery, 10 a.m., free. Contractor and nurseryman Kevin Mulkern shows you how to identify common bamboos and discusses selection tips and care. (396-6595)

Downsizing and Decluttering
Simply Organized – Kahala Mall, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn ways to declutter your home and improve your home’s perceived value. Learn tips to S.O.R.T. your things into just four piles and questions to ask yourself during the process. Featuring Dan Ihara and Cynthia Arnold of Senior Move Managers and Declutter Hawaii. (739-7007)

Free Children’s Ballet Classes
Hawaii State Ballet Studio, 1418 Kapiolani Blvd., 1-1:45 p.m. for beginners ages 6-10, 1:45-2:45 p.m. for students with 1-3 years of previous experience ages 7-11, free. John Landovsky and Gina Surles hold an Open House and teach two free classes for boys and girls. Contact to reserve a spot. (947-2755,

Growing Vegetables and Herbs
Pioneer’s Research Facility, Kunia, 9-11:30 a.m., $5 suggested donation. Register online, or call. (, 622-9026)

Baron’s Cup – Youth Sailing Regatta
Hawaii Kai Upper Marina Area, May 18 at 9 a.m. and May 19 at 5 p.m. Hawaii Kai second annual hosting of the Hawaii Youth Sailing Association Regatta. Watch youth sailors from around the state compete for the title. (591-1111)

Class Car Show
Windward Mall Macy’s parking lot, 5-9 p.m., free. Bring the family to see beautiful cars by the Easy End Hot Rod Club. (

Community Shredding Event
1221 Kapiolani Blvd. – loading zone of the Blackfield building on Hoaka St., 1-3 p.m., free. Coda Financial Group holds its community shredding event. Have your documents shredded. (

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

Kalakaua Basketball Clinic Demonstration
Windward Mall Center Court, 11:30 a.m.-noon, free. The Kalakaua Basketball Clinic hosts a ball-handling demonstration to highlight the skills and basketball basics taught in its classes. (

Makalapa Elementary School Orchestra Performance
Windward Mall Center Court, 1-1:30 p.m., free. The Makalapa Elementary School Orchestra entertains Friday night shoppers with favorite pieces. (

The Hawaiian Room at the Hotel Lexington
Hawaii Convention Center O‘ahu Ballroom 313, 8-10 a.m., $10-$30/day. This seminar is part of a featured series at the Waikiki Hula Conference, and is separate from the larger conference gathering. Take a trip back in time to the “Eastern Outpost of Hawaii” with people who brought The Room to life in “The Hawaiian Room and the Hotel Lexington in New York City. Download a registration form at (

White Elephant
Pearl City Community Church, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring bargains, food, plants and crafts. Proceeds go to the Women’s Retreat Scholarship Fund and the UCC Transition House for Women. (455-4148)

White Elephant Fundraiser
Pearl City Community Church (933 Lehua Ave.), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Pearl City Community Church holds its White Elephant Fundraiser to support the UCC Transition House for Women and to help the Women’s Retreat Scholarship Fund. Featuring bargains, food, plants and more. (839-2056, 487-7895)

Charlotte’s Web
Tenney Theatre on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. Andrew, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., continues Saturdays beginning April 6 thru May 11 at 4:30 p.m., additional performance added on May 18 at 2:30 p.m., ASL performance on April 27 at 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. The Hawaii Theatre for Youth concludes its 2012-2013 “Season of Classics” with “Charlotte’s Web.” (, 839-9885)

Keiki Bicycle Safety Rodeo
Kapolei Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages three and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to attend a one-hour event in the library’s parking lot. Learn about bicycle safety, proper helmet fit and participate in the bicycle rodeo. Pre-registration is requested and must be done in-person at the Children’s Reference Desk. (693-7050)

Keiki Rodeo Fundraiser
Waimanalo Polo Field, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Therapeutic Horsemanship of Hawaii holds its Special Keiki Rodeo and Horsemanship Competition. Funds raised during this even go to the support of its organization which offers horseback riding and horsemanship sessions primarily to Hawaii’s special needs population. (

Living History Day
U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, Fort DeRussy, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. A fun-filled educational day featuring interactive exhibits of modern military soldiers and equipment, military memorabilia, re-enactors in period uniforms from the Civil War and Spanish-American War to Vietnam, and more. Parking available across the street. (438-2819)

Tour the Chamberlain House
Hawaii Mission Houses, May 18 and 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Hawaii Mission Houses allows tours of one of the oldest homes in Hawaii, the Chamberlain House. See a newly curated exhibit featuring jewelry made from human hair, new displays, toys from the 1800s and more. (447-3910)

11th Hour
1 Coral Sea Rd., Kapolei, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, ages 21 and older. 11th Hour performs modern and alternative original rock music. Military ID is required. (347-1323)

Aloha Danny Performs
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 2:30-5:30 p.m., free. Aloha Danny performs rock, pop and Americana music. (

Ian O’Sullivan Returns To Atherton
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Ian O’Sullivan performs a program that includes classical and local Hawaiian jazz music. (955-8821)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

The Mixers
Hard Rock Cafe – Honolulu, 2:30-4:30 p.m., $10, ages 21 and older. An Armed Forces Celebration special hosted by AFMC and Hard Rock Cafe to support Kapiolani Hospital for Women and Children. (255-1009)

Hiphop Nextdoor: Homecoming
Nextdoor, 9 p.m., $5, ages 18 and older. Homecoming features former Hawaii hiphop artists that have moved to the mainland are now are back: Doxblack of Illa Dynamix, J-Rockit of Live Manicans, Analog Dive and DJ Asia. Also featuring Audible Lab Rats, Oso Slick, and SpendsQuality. Open mic for a freestyle session and an open floor for B-boys and B-girls also taking place. Hosted by Bone of KTUH. (

Botball Regional Robotics Tournament
Hanalani Schools, rounds begin at 10 a.m., double-elimination tournament begins at 1 p.m., free. The concluding event for an eight-week education robotics program featured in 17 different regions across the country. Teams from all islands compete to design and build autonomous robots whose performance is demonstrated in a Botball game. (, 625-0737 ext. 125)

Casino Nite 2013
Villa, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 5-9 p.m., $15/youth ages 12-17, $50/adult, one free admission per adult ticket for children 11 and under, $5 per child ticket thereafter. The Honolulu Bulls ‘01 Girls Soccer Team presents Casino Nite featuring food, exciting prizes, casino games, kiddie games, music and a chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas. (

Hawaii State Library’s 100th Birthday Party
Hawaii State Library, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Hawaii State Library celebrates 100 years of public service featuring Scottish bagpipes and dancers, a Chinese Lion Dance, family-friend activities and more. (

Visitor Industry Charity Walk
Ala Moana Beach Park, 7 a.m., $25/individuals under 18, $35/adults. A six-mile charity walk. Guests that go the extra mile for charity receive a free T-shirt to mark the occasion. (944-4333)

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,

‘Ike Loloa: A Long Insightful Journey
Bishop Museum’s J.M. Long Gallery, on display through Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $11.95-$19.95. Featuring artwork by Hali‘imaile Andrdade, also known as Maile. (

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. (

Bishop Museum, runs until Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Celebrate the artistry, mastery and beauty of the Hawaiian visual arts community. Bishop Museum and PAI Foundation come together for the MAMo Exhibit. (

Mavis Tracy Ballet School Spring Recital
Paliku Theatre at Windward Community College, May 18 at 4 p.m. and May 19 at 2 p.m., $14-$17. The Mavis Tracy Ballet School holds its spring recital, celebrating its 53rd year of business. (

Oil in the Alley
Mainstage at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival, Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds at Honolulu Hale, 5-6 p.m., free. Oil in the Alley performs improv rock. (

Spring Dance Concert 2013
Aiea High School, 6 p.m., $5-$8. The Aiea High Dance Program presents its Spring Dance Concert 2013. (

Xpress Urself!
Honolulu Country Club, through May 18, visit website for days, time and cost. An art exhibit by the Honolulu National League of American Pen Women Arts and Letters members, juried by David Belke of the Koa Gallery. A reception takes place on April 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. (