May 4

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Friday May 4
Discover The Hero Within
Master Sha Tao Center, 6-9 p.m. May 4, and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 5 and 6, contact for cost. (, 988-8090)

Atlas Construction Home & Garden Show
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 5-8 p.m. May 4, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 5 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 6, $3-$4. Peruse hundreds of vendors and exhibits featuring kitchen and bath, renovation work, lawn and garden, flooring, home improvement and more. Keiki age 12 and under will receive free admission. (, 732-6037)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
1132 Bishop, Suite 601, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna, Maile Room, 10:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Oahu Veterans Center, Bloodmobile, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Friends of Waimanalo Library Book Sale
Waimanalo Public and School Library, meeting room, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 4 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5, free. Sale proceeds will benefit Waimanalo Public and School Library and its programs. (

Hawaii Museums Association 50th Anniversary Conference
University of Hawaii at Manoa, East-West Center, Hawaii Imin Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 4-5, contact for cost. Anyone interested in museums and attractions are invited to take part in workshops, gallery tours and panels with museum professionals, featuring discussions on challenges and new developments in the field. (

May Day Hoolaulea
Nanakuli High and Intermediate School, middle field, 5-9 p.m., free. Join the Golden Hawks for lots of onolicious food, crafts, games, a May Day court and continuous entertainment. (305-7693)

Navigating Change and Building a Legacy
Prince Waikiki, Piinaio Ballroom, May 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $60-$100. Pre-registration required by May 4. Through a moderator, keynote speaker Nainoa Thompson will discuss the importance of legacy and recognizing and handling change in today’s dynamic environment. He will relate stories of his voyage and exploration. (, 949-5531)

Teens4Animals Council Program
Hawaiian Humane Society, June 5-8, free. Applications are due May 4. Oahu high school students age 15 and older are encouraged to apply to become a part of the Teens4Animals Council program and make a difference in their community through animal welfare initiatives and events. (356-2206,

DJ Francis
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. (

First Friday at HiSAM
Hawaii State Art Museum, 6-9 p.m., free. Enjoy an evening of Nidaime Teishin Kai Okinawan music. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
‘Iolani Palace, noon, free. (

Hawaii Master Artists Show
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 5:30-9 p.m. May 4 and 10 a.m.-noon May 5, free. This exhibition and sale provides established and budding collectors a chance to purchase works by some of Hawaii’s most important artists. (, 225-1072)

Paper Thin
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., 5-7 p.m., free. Attend the artist reception for a new exhibit by Hawaii artists Nicole Dikon and Jager Palad. Light pupu and refreshments will be served. (

‘Zelda of Hollywood or a Star is Born, not Made’
Lanikai Community Center, Shreve Theatre, May 4-6 and 11-13, 8 p.m., $10. Enjoy a story about the starry-eyed Zelda, who hopes to fulfill her dreams by making it big on the silver screen. Reservations recommended. (262-5482)