November 22

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Wednesday November 22
Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 6-8 p.m., daily through Dec. 19, $70. Learn to use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Downtown Community, Bishop Street, Bloodmobile, 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Hawaii Open Presented by Hawaii Tourism Authority
Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park, Nov. 19-26, contact for times, $5-$65. Come and watch the world’s best tennis players at this professional tennis tournament. Enjoy world-class WTA tennis, vendor booths, food, beverages and more. (

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (, 847-3511)

Santa Marty and Hawaiian Entertainment
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 5:15-8 p.m., free. Kick off the holiday season with the Pearl City High School Drumline, Santa’s arrival with the keiki of Halau Hula Olana and local entertainment. (

Thanksgiving Imu Fundraiser
Kailua High School, 3-4:30 p.m. Nov. 22, 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 23, $25 per food tray. Purchase space in the underground oven to cook food that has been placed in a large, disposable baking tray, thawed, seasoned, chilled and well wrapped in foil. Drop-offs are on Nov. 22, with pick-ups on Nov. 23. Call for further instructions. (266-7910, 391-8275).

Ghost Tours of Honolulu
Contact for locations and times, Mondays-Thursdays through December, $40. Get spooked on this haunted tour featured by Lopaka Kapanui s Mysteries of Hawaii. Reservations required. (

Anuhea & Friends: Second Annual Thanksgiving Celebration
Blue Note Hawaii, Nov. 21-26, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. Hawaiian-born singer/songwriter Anuhea blends engaging lyrics, acoustic soul, rap and reggae into a style that has earned her a reputation as Hawaii’s number one female artist. (

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Wednesdays through November, 7-10 p.m., free. (

AHA Miniature Show
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily through Nov. 25, contact for cost. Come see this exhibit by Association of Hawaii Artists. (,

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily through Jan. 14$14.95-$22.95, free admission for children 3 years and younger. Using 19 interactive components from drawing stations to a 3D stop-motion station, visitors will see their favorite animated characters come to life and learn about the history of animation. (

Fast Forward
Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College, gallery hours, daily through Nov. 30, free. Visit this art exhibition highlighting Early College students from WCC instructor Calvin Collin’s art class at Castle High School. (236-9155)

Late Dreams and Early Thoughts
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, Tuesdays through Saturdays, Oct. 21-Jan. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. Come see Andy Warhol’s unique silkscreen prints at this exhibit. (

Cedar Street Galleries, second floor, gallery hours, Nov. 17-Dec. 30, contact for cost. Come see this group show exhibition. (

The Hot Kiln
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 31-Dec. 29, contact for cost. Come see this exhibition featuring a variety of glazed clay pots. There will be an artist’s reception at 6-9 p.m. Nov. 3. (521-1812,

‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’
Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 9-26, $22-$40. Come see a gut-busting comedy about Casey, an Elvis impersonator who’s down on his luck. (988-6131,

Twin Luminaries Art Show
Hamilton Library Bridge Gallery, UH Manoa, Oct. 20-Dec. 1 during gallery hours, free. Come to this celebration of creativity to commemorate the Birth of The Bab, heald of the Bahai Faith, and Bahaullah, its founder, whose aims were to unify humankind. (393-3181)