November 14

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Saturday November 14
5 Simple Steps to a Beautiful Garden
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members, free/members. Learn how to create an efficient and beautiful garden that saves time, money and natural resources. Pre-registration required. (748-5320,

Bokashi Composting Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $10-$5. Learn how to make your own Bokashi mix and produce compost in a manageable space without smell, bugs or heat. Pre-registration required. (748-5320,

Ceeds of Peace Workshop Series
Waipahu High School, 94-1211 Farrington Hwy., Nov. 14 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Jan. 23 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Learn how to raise youth peacebuilders through discussions with experts and workshops to build Peace Action Plans. (

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Nov. 14-15, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $250. Being a Red Cross instructor is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. This course will prepare you to lead First Aid, CPR and AED courses. (1-800-733-2767,

Invitation to Experience Reiki
Quantum Institute International, 10-11:30 a.m., call for cost. Kahu Angela Pohakuola invites everyone to experience what Reiki is all about. (626-5087)

Japan: Language and Culture
UH-Manoa, Keller Hall 302, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Mitsue Tabata-Sandom introduces language and cultural aspects of Japan as part of the 26th annual Language and Culture Seminar. Pre-registration required. (942-8553,

Life & Happiness Talk
Happiness U, 560 N. Nimitz Hwy. Ste. 117A, 1:30-2:30 p.m., free. Hear from founder Alice Inoue about how it is possible to change your life by changing your focus, and experience what Happiness U has to offer. Pre-registration required. (

Neem Workshop
Aloha Aina O Kamilo Nui Nursery, 965 Kamilonui Place, 10-11:30 a.m., $7. Learn more about the benefits and uses of the Neem tree from Dr. Saleem Ahmed. (

Women’s Way to Health
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Room, 410 Atkinson Drive, 8:30 a.m.-noon, free. Hawaii Pacific Health physicians and community specialists discuss various health topics, including nutrition, exercise, serious illness and prevention tips for women. Pre-registration required. (522-3469,

ACLU Hawaii Pop Up
Other Realms Comics and Games, 1130 N. Nimitz Hwy. #C-140, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii celebrates its 50th anniversary with a series of pop-up roundtable discussions. Pre-registration encouraged. (522-5906,

American Lung Association Second Annual LUNG FORCE Walk
Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park, 7 a.m. registration, free. Join American Lung Association in raising awareness on lung disease and lung health at this family walk, with music, stories and activities. (687-5375,

Charity Fundraiser Rummage Sale
603 Hahaione St., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Help support abandoned pets in need at this Hawaii Happy Cats, Inc. rummage sale full of bargains. (395-0023)

Energy Fun Fair
Kapolei Lofts, 761 Wakea St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Kapolei Lofts and Hawaiian Electric host day of informational booths, a tour of Kapolei Lofts’ model units, prize drawings, a robotics demonstration and more. (

Fall Festival and Christmas Market
Holy Nativity Church, 5286 Kalanianaole Hwy., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Shop collectibles and holiday items, just enjoy a keiki fun zone, food trucks and a silent auction. (

Fitness on the Block
Our Kakaako Warehouse, 449 Cooke St., 6-7:30 p.m., free. A fitness concert led by a team of certified fitness instructors. (294-2640)

Friends of Mililani Public Library Book Sale
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Find bargains on a wide variety of books, CDs and DVDs. (626-7292)

Girl Scout Gold Award Projects
Noelani Elementary School, 2655 Woodlawn Drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Girl Scout Troop 377 present Gold Award projects on “The Food You 8 ,” “Education is Priority” and “Native American Dance & Regalia.” Keiki activities accompany the display. (224-8412)

Kalani High School Baseball Fall Rummage Sale
Kalani High School cafeteria, 4680 Kalanianaole Hwy., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Browse household items, toys, jewelry, kitchen items, books, DVDs, CDs and much more to support Kalani’s baseball teams. (927-3051)

Taste of Papakolea
Papakolea Community, 5-9 p.m., free. Enjoy food vendors from the Papakolea Community, hosted by Kula No Na Poe Hawaii and Papakolea Community. (673-9072, 520-8997)

Dear Santa Letter Writing Station
Windward Mall, Sports Authority wing, Nov. 14-Dec. 20, mall hours, free. Write Santa a letter. Bring your own postage. (235-1143)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Na Mea Hawaii at Ward, 4:30 p.m., $20/aquarium. Learn more about the Opae ula shrimp and make your own pet shrimp aquarium to take home. Pre-registration required. (

Santa’s Arrival
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Santa arrives at Windward Mall, bringing stockings filled with treats, arts and crafts, face painting and more. (235-1143)

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Stories, songs, games and simple arts and crafts for ages 0-5 and their caregivers. This week’s theme is mustaches. (697-7868)

Snow Flurry Tree
Windward Mall, Sears wing, Nov. 14-Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., free. Enjoy a white Christmas with snowfall at the top of every hour. (235-1143)

Tales of the Irish with Niall de Burca
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., 3 p.m., free. Irish storyteller Niall de Burca takes listeners on an unforgettable journey of Ireland. (627-7470)

Toys Works Santa Photo Set
Windward Mall, Center Court, Nov. 14-Dec. 24, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $25. Take a photo with Santa and his elves. (

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place, Saturdays through Nov. 30, 11 a.m., $40-$30. To celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday, tour several Waikiki sites related to the Olympic swimmer, including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous Waikiki hotels and the famous Duke statue along Kalakaua Ave. Pre-registration required. (395-0674,

Legends of Koolau
Meet at Heeia-kea Small Boat Harbor, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., $10-$20. Take a ride on Coral Queen glass-bottom boat, share mo‘olelo and talk about marine researches. Pre-registration required. (235-8111,

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 6 p.m., $69. Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular big band in the world today, presents music from the Golden Era of Swing, including hits from WWII. (

Jazz Peace Concert
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., 7:30-8:30 p.m., free. Share the universal enjoyment of jazz. (922-0588)

Kanikapila in Kailua
Kailua Parking Garage behind Longs/CVS, 4-5:30 p.m., free. Enjoy authentic Hawaiian music from Kawika Kahiapo. (

Makana & Friends: A Tribute to Sonny Chillingworth
Hawaii Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $32. Makana celebrates his teacher, Hawaiian slack-key guitar legend Sonny Chillingworth, with an evening of music. Guests include Nina Keali‘iwahamana, George Kuo, Leabert Lindsey, Lono Kaumeheiwa and more. (528-0506,

Rootie’s Roots & Friends
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1690 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 18 and up. Live reggae music. (946-1343)

Saloon Pilots
Medici’s in Manoa Marketplace, 2754 Woodlawn Drive #7-103, 7:30 p.m., free. (351-0901)

The Mixers
USCG Hideaway Club, 1 Coral Sea Road, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. Enjoy a live mixture of party and dance music. (

Windward Choral SOciety
Kailua United Methodist Church, 4 p.m., free. Windward Choral Society performs with Pacificaires, a 60-voice chorus from San Diego, in a combined choral performance. (

Honolulu Rose Society’s Fall Rose Show
Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enter your homegrown roses in this competition. Bring your flowers by 9 a.m. Plus, enjoy demos and displays. (

Makai to Mauka 2015: Huaka‘i Mauka
Kualoa Ranch, check website for times, $75. Enjoy a farm-to-fork dinner, a cocktail hour, live music and silent auction, and take a tour of Hui o Ko‘olaupoko’s Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration Project. Proceeds support the hui. (

Native Hawaiian Arts & Culture Expo
Na Lama Kukui, 560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Nov. 14-15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Traditional cultural practitioners and local contemporary artists convene to celebrate Hawaiian culture. Enjoy live music, hula, story telling, workshops, an art gallery, fashion show, food and more. Pre-registration for certain workshops is required. (,

Narcissus Queen Pageant Contestant Appearance
Windward Mall, Center Court, 4:30-5:30 p.m., free. The Narcissus Queen Pageant contestants make a public appearance at the mall. (235-1143)

Oahu Open Studios
Check website for locations and schedule, Nov. 14-15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Visit Oahu’s artists where they work in the second annual Oahu Open Studios tour. (

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Quarterly Clean-Up
Hanauma Bay, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. Quarterly clean-up of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, organized by the Friends of Hanauma Bay in partnership with Malama Maunalua. Tools, gloves, trash bags and snacks provided. (395-5050,

La Hana Loko I‘a
Visit website for map to location, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Participate in a work day at Waikalua Loko Fishpond in Kaneohe. Bring old clothes and shoes, gloves, sunscreen and a water bottle. Pre-registration required (263-8202,

Manoa Adopt-A-Stream
Meet at Manoa Stream, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Malama Manoa hosts this stream cleanup. (988-5069)