November 16

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Saturday November 16
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Nov. 16, 22 or 25, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Contact to register. (

Babysitter’s Training
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $85. Learn how to help children behave and keep them save, and learn basic child care and basic first aid. Contact to register. (

Blow Your Own Ornament
Island Glassworks, Saturdays and Sundays through November, one hour classes between 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $30/person, participants as young as 6 may sign up. Contact to reserve your space. (263-4527,

Earth, Body, Mind
GeoUrban (604 Ala Moana Blvd.), 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m., free. Join ecologist, Chinese medicine practitioner and Hawaii plant specialist David Bruce Leonard, founder of Earth Medicine Institute, and explore plant medicine skills, teach self-reliance and build on an intimate connection with nature. Attendees are encouraged to stay for both workshops to learn about the healing power of a variety of native Hawaiian plants. Reservations are highly recommended. (

Holiday Arts and Crafts
Contact for location in Kailua, 1-3 p.m., $25 (includes most materials), children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn to make hand-painted T-shirts; bring your own T-shirt. Pre-registration is required. (366-0441,

Japanese Flower Arranging
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, Nov. 16-Jan. 18, Saturdays, 9:40-11:30 a.m., $48. Use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing the most beautiful aspects, assemble them in a different order and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433)

Lighting: How to Use Daylight and Flash
Windward Community College Hale Alakai 102, 9 a.m.-noon, $75 plus a $10 lab fee. Learn how to work with outdoor sunlight, indoor lighting to night lights in the city. Digital camera with flash/probe recommended. (235-7433)

The Art of Container Garden Design
Sharon’s Plants, 9-10 a.m., free. Scotland Wilson shares his views on creating a formal entrance as well as other executions of contemporary tropical container plants. Space is limited; contact to register. (, 259-7131)

Wardrobe Refreshment
Simply Organized – Kahala Mall, 4-5 p.m., free. Learn how a wardrobe stylist can help you with the process of letting go and removing clutter with Jessica Goto of Flight Manifest. (739-7007)

2013 Ohana Summit
University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Hear about STEM careers, explore healthy habits for mind, body and soul with medical experts, and learn about bullying from an officer with the Honolulu Police Department. Register online to attend. (

Bike-In Theater 4.0
Old Stadium Park, 4-8 p.m., free. Featuring curate short films, a talk-story about Hawaii’s historic book publishing community, a keiki book swap and more. (

Book Sale
Mililani Public Library, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Friends of Mililani Public Library hold a used book sale. The sale includes bargains on a large variety of books, CDs and DVDs. The Friends also accepts new members; applications available at the book sale. Volunteers also are welcome for the day of the sale. (626-7292)

Free E-Waste Recycling
Kaneohe Elementary school, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers and telecom equipment. TVs, alkaline batteries and microwaves not accepted. (, 488-8870)

Freedom Riders
Kapolei Public Library, 1 p.m., free. As part of Kapolei Public Library’s film series, “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” the library screens “Freedom Riders.” Historian Jan Davidann from HPU leads comments and discussion of the film. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (693-7050)

Friendship Jam
Jimmy Buffet’s Restaurant & Bar, 1-5 p.m., $50/person. Best Buddies Hawaii hosts the second annual Friendship Jam with celebrity hostess Maureen McCormick and Andy Bumatai emceeing. Tickets include complimentary food, refreshments and a silent auction. All proceeds support Best Buddies Hawaii and its local programs to assist challenged youth with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities. (772-0294,

King Kalakaua’s Birthday Celebration
Iolani Palace, 11:30 a.m., free. The program includes a review of the Royal Guard by a member of the Hawaiian royal family. Guardsmen posted until 3 p.m. $522-0822)

Girl Scout Troop 377
Liliha Public Library, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Girl Scout troop 377 Gold Award girls hold four booths at the library featuring fun activities and free prizes. Learn about astronomy and become more comfortable about going to the doctor, along with simple medical procedures, relating animal cruelty to student bullying and reasons why to ID your pet and take care of oceans. (734-6829)

Huge Craft and Collectibles Sale
940 Maunawili Rd., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Designer Elizabeth Root is moving and clearing out her family home of 55 years, offering items from her personal collections, and the last of inventory from her Kailua shop, Elizabeth’s Fancy. (261-5651)

Medicare Outreach
Manoa Library, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. The Sage PLUS, a Medicare program, with the Executive Office on Aging, offers unbiased counseling for 2014. (586-7299,

Neighborhood Food Drive Drop-Off
Momilani Community Center, 9-11 a.m. Kahala Associates real estate agents Christina Laney Wycheck, Yumi Laney and Aileen Rodriguez-Chizer hold their sixth annual food drive for the Hawaii Foodbank. Dry and canned goods are welcome. (282-1399)

Neighborhood Food Drives
Pearl City neighborhoods, donation pick-up 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Kahala Associates real estate agents Christina Laney Wycheck, Yumi Laney and Aileen Rodriguez-Chizer hold their sixth annual food drive for the Hawaii Foodbank. Dry goos and canned goods are welcome. Contact to participate. (282-1399)

Neighborhood Solar Q&A Event
Wahiawa Public Library, 3-4 p.m., free. The Q&A addresses how to manage the new solar project application process, how solar works, how to save money with solar and more. (, 748-8888)

Pork Fundraiser and Garage Sale
95-294 Kailiula Loop, 7 a.m.-noon. A fundraiser for Hawaiian Heat 04 softball team to raise funds for fees and tournament travel. The sale features baked goods, clothing, small electronics, toys and more. (, 398-6444)

Things Japanese Sale
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery and Gift Shop, Nov. 2-Dec. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., various costs. JCCH’s gift shop features a sale of great bargains on unique one-of-a-kind donated Japanese items. All shopper who spend $10 or more receive full parking validation. Proceeds support the Cultural Center’s educational programs and activities. (945-7633,

Vintage Rose and Friends Sale
Waioli Tea Room, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. The sale features vintage fashion, linen, lace, estate jewelry, handbags and hats and more. (226-7119,

Waimalu Shopping Center 50th Anniversary
Waimalu Shopping Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free valet parking available. Festivities include prize giveaways, free gift bags, keiki balloons and tattoos, personalized ID cards for children from the Honolulu Police Department, a lion dance and live entertainment from Roy Sakuma Ukulele Studios and Somei Taiko. (487-9933)

Children’s Fair
Hanahauoli School, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. This year’s theme is “Voyaging Together: Hoe a Mau” and features a country store and farmers market, pony rides, a climbing wall, face-painting and more. Free parking is available at Roosevelt High School. (

Hanahau‘oli School Children’s Fair
Hanahau‘oli School, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. Hanahau‘oli School invites Oahu families to play, eat, craft and shop at its annual children’s fair. This year’s theme is “Voyaging Together: Hoe a Mau.” (

Honouiuli Wetland Adventure
Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge Honouiuli Unit, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10/non-member, ages 6 and older. A unique opportunity to explore and discover Hawaii’s endangered wetland environment. The day includes bird watching, mucking in the mud and exploring the homes of native Hawaiian endangered wetland birds. Reservations are required. (955-0100)

Kaelepulu’s Holiday and Craft Fair
Kaelepulu Elementary School, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. The event includes shopping food and fun. Snow is coming to the school that day, and children may play in it for $5. (372-6752,

LEGO: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving and floating, or all three. (

North Shore Cocoa Festival
Gunstock Ranch, 3-7 p.m., free admission. WELL Africa hosts the North Shore Cocoa Festival featuring food vendors, pony rides, enter a chocolate recipe contest online and more. Entertainment includes the Ron Artis Family Band, Soundwaves, Stone Elephant, Seth Young and more. (,

E Mele Kakou Children’s Choral Festival Concert
Kawaiahao Church, 5 p.m., free admission. Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus sponsors the 18th annual E Mele Kakou Children’s Choral Festival Concert and joint concert with Hawaii Youth Symphony II Ensemble. The concert features 220 youth singers grades 3-8 from five public and private schools, and two community groups, plus 90 youth symphonic players. (521-2982)

Kapolei Chorale Concert
Hawaii State Library lobby, 11:15 a.m., free. The Kapolei Chorale, directed by Doris Sadako Dudley, performs several songs in four-part harmony, and also features a flutists, soprano and hula dancer. (586-3500)

Mango Season trio
Honolulu Night Market, 7-8 p.m., free. (

Music at Sunset
Town Center of Mililani, 7-9 p.m., free. Featuring music by Bruddahz Kanikapila Band. (

Soul Patrol Acoustic
Morning Brew Cafe & Bistro, 6-8 p.m., no cover charge. Soup Patrol performs “unplugged” rock, blues and soul music with tasty and healthy food, and fresh organic coffee in a friendly, welcoming space. (262-7770)

U-Knighted Live
Five O Bar and Lounge, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover charge, validated parking. U-Knighted performs live reggae music. (922-0550)

1146 Fort Street Mall “The Underground,” 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10, ages 18 and older. Eric Galaviz and Brian Varga, better known as DJ/producer duo Hipp-E and Halo, perform. Pre-sale tickets available. (

Free Coin Show
YWCA room 307, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. The Hawaii STamp and Coin Dealers Association hosts its free coin show. Local dealers on-site to buy, sell or trade. A limited supply of free numismatic newspapers and magazines, as well as door prizes available. (531-6525)

TEDxHonolulu 2013
Hawaii Theater, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $85. TEDxHonolulu celebrates “Cultivating Community” at its fourth annual conference, featuring approximately 15 speakers representing various fields, such as technology, entertainment, art, science and more. (,

Ukulele Exhibition and Workshop
Sheraton Princess Kailuani Hotel, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The exhibition features handmade ukulele, as well as ukulele building and music workshops, live entertainment and a silent auction. Validated hotel parking is available. (778-8481)

Audition Workshop
Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center, contact for time, free. Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents an audition workshop with Jenn Thomas, KHSPAC acting instructor, and Keoki Kerr. Spaces are limited and reservations are a must. (733-4913)

Little Gems Big Treasures
The Gallery at Ward Centre, Oct. 26-Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., free. Featuring mono prints by gallery artist Libda Spadaro and ceramic sculptures by Jo Rowley. (, 597-8034)

Hawaii Pacific University – Hawaii Loa campus gallery, through Nov. 16, Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Featuring Maoli artists tackling the complex role of translators and transmitters of the past, present and future. Participating artists include Kazu Kauinana, Solomon Enos and more. (544-0228)

Niihau Shell Exhibit
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. A private collection of approximately 50 stunning and pristine lei are featured in Niihau Ethos, and exhibit that examines the science behind Niihau Shells and its manufacturing history. (

Queens of the Night
University of Hawaii at Manoa Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Nov. 16 and 22-23 at 11 p.m., Nov. 17 at 8 p.m., $5-$10. Due to some violent and sexual content, the show is recommended for mature audiences. “Queens of the Night” tells the story of two sisters working as live-in maids under oppressive bosses. But the sisters plan to make them pay for the way they have been treated. (, 956-7655)