May 6

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Saturday May 6
Blue Zones Project – Summer Strut Walking Challenge
Ahuimanu Elementary School, 3-4 p.m., free. Walk to live longer in this 10-week walking challenge. Attend this initial meeting to join a team. (

Blue Zones Project – Summer Strut Walking Challenge
Benjamin Parker Elementary School, 3-4 p.m., free. Walk to live longer in this 10-week walking challenge. Attend this initial meeting to join a team. (

Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free. Learn how to add a large addition to your home, or demolish and build new with tips on where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for and more. Pre-registration required. (, 593-2808)

Feng Shui Seminar
Ala Moana Hotel, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $60/buy one ticket, get one free. Find out what’s in store for you this Fire Rooster year by decoding your destiny chart. (372-9794,

Normal vs. Not Normal Aging: Understanding the Difference
Boys and Girls Club of Kailua, 145 S. Kanialu Drive, 10 a.m., free. Dorothy Colby speaks to Windward Oahu American Association of University Women on aging and dementia. (395-1300)

Reassessing the Costs and Benefits of Global Trade within an Era of ‘Mature’ Globalization
UH-Manoa’s Kuykendall 210, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange hosts a lecture series on issues important to Asia and America today. (942-8553,

Terracotta Madness
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $8-$3. Bring new life to old and wrecked terracotta pots in an unusually functional and artistic way. Bring your pots to the workshop (old or new). Pre-registration required. (748-5315,

The Importance of Homebuying and Home Selling
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties at Kapolei Commons, 4 p.m., free. Learn more about what it means to be a homebuyer and home seller, real estate finances, escrow and more. Pre-registration required. (620-339-1231)

2017 Hawaii Small Business Fair
Leeward Community College, Education Building, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Learn more about how to run your small business, with seminars on topics ranging from websites, social media marketing, business plans, financing and more. Pre-registration required. (

AYSO Registration for Fall 2017 Region 100 Kailua/Waimanalo
Kailua High School, 1-4 p.m., contact for cost. Register for AYSO soccer. Payments must be made by credit or debit card. (

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

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapolei Shopping Center, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Downtown, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Hawaii State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Free Legal Clinic
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Volunteer attorneys from across the state will be on hand to answer frequently asked questions covering topics such as bankruptcy, child custody, divorce, elder care and more. (235-1143)

Kailua Artisan Fair
Kailua Elementary School, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. FarmLovers Markets hosts more than 50 booths packed with fine art, woodworking, photography, jewelry and more. (388-9696)

May Day at Waimea Valley
Waimea Valley, 10 a.m., free. Featuring live music, hula performances, cultural artisans, local vendors and a special appearance by Sunny Leutu of Halau Ke Kai O Kahiki. Plus, enter the May Day Lei Contest between 8-9:30 a.m. (

Mother’s Day Market
Aupuni Place at Ward Warehouse, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Browse artwork and handmade gifts from the likes of Alina Kawai, Ashley Huang, Calvin Lac, Emily Lee Studio, Lisa Shiroma and many more. (

Orchid Show & Plant Sale
Noelani Elementary School, 2655 Woodlawn Drive, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 6, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 7, free. Four clubs present beautiful displays of gorgeous orchids. Plus enjoy a plant sale, and the Plant Doctor will be in from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to answer questions. (, 456-1857)

Plant and Rummage Sale
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Browse landscape plants, tropicals, houseplants, clothing and household items. (247-2661)

Smart Home Open House
273 Ulua St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. RevoluSun Smart Home hosts an open house showcasing energy-efficient products, including Tesla Powerwall 2, Velux “Fresh Air” Skylights and Sun Tunnels and more. (748-8888)

Spring 2017 Bazaar
Koganji Temple, 2869 Oahu Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 7, free. Search collectible treasures in addition to gently used clothing, housewares, selected furniture, toys and books. Plus, check out the temple’s signature sauces, baked goods and preserves, and plants. (732-0446,

Toastmasters International District 49 Spring Conference
Pagoda Hotel’s International, C’est Si Bon and LaSalle Ballrooms, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., email for cost. (

Town Hall Meeting
Kaimuki High School cafeteria, 10-11:30 a.m., free. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono hosts a community town hall meeting to discuss important local and national issues, and answer questions. (

Wahiawa Pineapple Festival
Wahiawa District Park, 9 a.m. parade, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. festival, free. Enjoy “Vintage Wahiawa” at this annual celebration of the town and its people. (

Moon Walk at Waimea Valley
Waimea Valley, 6 p.m. dinner, 8-10 p.m. walk, $29.95-$10. Enjoy a buffet dinner at The Proud Peacock before taking a moonlit stroll through the valley. (638-7766)

Parade of Farms: North Shore
Waialua Sugar Mill, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., outreach fair, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. farmers market, free. Take tours to see the “behind the scenes” of local farms, or stay by the mill and enjoy a farmers market, informational booths, food and more. (

Curt Yagi & The People Standing Behind Me
Brewseum, 7-10 p.m., free. (415-606-9727)

Jazz at the Dragon Upstairs
The Dragon Upstairs, 7-10 p.m., $5. Mihoko M, Chris Yeh, Roland Sugimoto, Christian Gonzalez and Chris Pagabaribaun perform. (526-1411)

Kimie Miner
Blue Note Hawaii, May 6-7, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $45-$25. (

Let’s Celebrate 6-De Mayo!
JazzMinds, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. A tribute to Santana from Rolando Sanchez and “Shakka” Da Band. (

Makapuu Twilight Concert Series
Sea Life Park, 5-10 p.m., $49.50. Paula Fuga, Kapena, Makaha Sons and Anuhea perform. Tickets include park admission. (, 259-2500)

Meleana Brown
Blue Note Hawaii, May 6-7, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $45-$25. (

Punahou Spring Chamber Music Recital
Punahou School, Dillingham Hall, 4 p.m., free. Punahou Chamber Music Program presents a spring chamber music recital featuring student string quartets and a piano quintet. (

Hawaii Book & Music Festival
Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds, May 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The 12th annual festival features plenty of best-selling authors, new writers, musical entertainment and more, as well as 140 events at 10 pavilions, including an AARP booth on “Disrupt Aging,” Kristi Yamaguchi’s Reading Corner, storytelling and more. (

L’ulu, Leeward Culinary Arts Gala
Leeward Community College, 6-9 p.m., $125. Leeward Community College celebrates 10 years of its culinary gala with a reunion of 10 program alumni from restaurants including Alan Wong’s, Moku Kitchen, Stage and The Pearl, and plenty of stellar eats. (455-0300, 455-0298)

‘Dragonfly, the Story of a Young Local Girl’s Journey Through Foster Care’
Dot’s Restaurant, 7 p.m., free. Watch a special community performance of the upcoming production of ‘Dragonfly,’ about the triumph of a foster child through the years. (

Halau Hula o Leilahua
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

Kapu‘uola Hula Festival
Pu‘uokapolei Hula Mound at Kapolei Regional Park, 1-7 p.m., free. A hula festival featuring new mele and hula, plus food and crafts, with special performances by Kuana Torres Kahele and Royal Hawaiian Band. (

Tenney Theatre, May 6 at 4:30 p.m., May 13 at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., $20-$10. This original telling of the classic fairytale sees technology, puppets and more creating a real-time storybook right on stage. (