May 19

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Saturday May 19
Beginner’s Guide to Bike Commuting
Hawaii State Library, noon, free. The Hawaii Bicycling League will discuss bicycling benefits, how to get started, Honolulu’s bike sharing program, safe cycling practices, helpful commuting accessories and other tips. (

Cleaner Smarter Living Seminar
RevoluSun New Innovation Center, 660 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 220A, 10-11 a.m., free. RevoluSun welcomes eco-conscious homeowners, architects and residential developers to see and touch energy-efficient products and learn how to generate green energy. Reservations recommended. (

How to Select the Right Potting Mix
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., $5. Participants will get to see, feel and smell the different types of plant media and compare their similarities, as well as identify the pros and cons of some of the most popular bagged-to-go garden potting mixes. Pre-registration required by May 18. (748-5315,

Understanding Hawaiian Culture through Hanafuda
Nanakuli Public Library, 89-070 Farrington Hwy., 1-3:30 p.m., free. Helen Nakano will speak about her growing understanding of Hawaiian culture through the development of Na Pua Hanafuda cards. Sensei will be available to help teach hanafuda and, if time permits, the program will end with a mini-tournament. Keiki must be age 7 or older and be accompanied by an adult. (668-5844)

Yamuna In Bed Routines for Spine and Shoulders
Contact for location, May 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)

Third Saturday Comedy Showcase
The Dragon Upstairs 1038 Nuuanu Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $7. Jonathan Freeman hosts as Patrice Scott, Erika Swartzkopf, Reese Paul, Benjamin Edward Kaufman, Ozell Daniels, Tumua Tuinei, Pam Escalona and Coe Snyder perform original standup comedy. (526-1411)

Beach House Social
Roy’s Beach House, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., contact for cost. Come and enjoy great food, meet and talk story with the local vendors, and support Turtle Bay Foundation. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Sunset Elementary School, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Chicken Sale and Open Market
Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. There will be Hoku barbecue chicken for sale, youth white elephant, a country store, crafts, shave ice and more. (677-3317)

Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival
Waikiki Shell, 5:45 p.m., $30. Kick off your ekiden weekend with the Honolulu Ekiden Concert, featuring live entertainment by popular artists from Hawaii and Japan, including Kalapana, Manao Company, The Real Hoaikane, Sunplaza Nakano-Kun, Pappara Kawai, May J. and Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku. (

Kaiser High School Athletic Foundation Luau
Sea Life Park, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $100. Attend a luau to raise money for new battling cages and scholarships for college-bound student-athletes. (

Kealia Mauka Homesites Project
Kapaa Public Library, meeting room, 2-4 p.m., free. Wailua-Kapaa Neighborhood Association hosts representatives of Kealia Mauka Homesites discussing the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed 235-lot residential subdivision on 53 acres of agricultural district land. Public comments on the Draft EIS are encouraged. (821-2837,

New Baby Expo
Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, May 19-20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $5.50. Attend a one-stop shop for play, fun, education and shopping of essential and unique items. There will be hourly entertainment, activities, speakers, and over 150 mainland and national exhibitors. Children age 5 and under receive free admission. There will also be an infant/todller play area. (

Orangetheory Fitness Mini Registration Event
Orangetheory Fitness, 1600 Kapiolani Blvd., 11 a.m., $20 suggested donation. Come for a 30-minute breast cancer awareness education by Susan G. Komen Hawaii representatives, as well as a one-hour class from Orangetheory Fitness. Pre-registration required. (377-6626)

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,

Pop Up Voter Information Booth
Kamehameha Shopping Center, 1620 North School St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Register to vote, learn about early voting and sign up to become an Election Day official.

The Big Show: A Glitter Trilogy – Part 3
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., 8-9:30 p.m., $20-$60.57. Enjoy a full burlesque show with fresh raw talent. (

Waiokeola Twirlers
Ala Moana Center, centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (

Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$25. Attend a rare solo concert by shakuhachi grand master Riley Lee. (955-8821,

Joint Military Concert
Hawaii Theatre, 4 p.m., free. Enjoy a joint performance by members of the Army 25th Division Band, Hawaii Army National Guard Band, Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band, Navy U.S. Pacific Fleet Band and Air Force Band of the Pacific. (, 528-0506)

Led Zepplica: The Led Zeppelin Experience
Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 11, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. Attendees will be transported back 30 years to experience a live concert. (479-6004,

Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
Hawaii Convention Center, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., $150-$250. This event will honor the most talented musicians, songwriters and producers in 34 different categories, as well as feature a lineup of performances from Hawaii’s music scene. (593-9424,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ka Makana Alii, 6-7 p.m., free. (

Voices of Aloha Spring Concert Series
Hawaii State Library, 478 S. King St., 10 a.m., free. Enjoy a mix of classical, gospel, pop and Hawaiian favorites. (256-1414,