November 25

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Saturday November 25
Holiday Season Yamuna
Healing Arts Center Aiea, 98-030 Hekaha St., Room 21, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m., $25-$125. Learn to ease pain, increase mobility and enhance performance. (484-4881)

Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Nov. 25-Jan. 13, $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,

Succulent Wreath Making
Foster Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., noon-1:30 p.m., $25 plus garden admission. Create a beautiful wreath to take home for the holidays. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Yamuna Body Rolling
Nuuanu, contact for location, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $15-$18. Learn to prevent and heal torn rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulders, arm/shoulder restrictions and more. (223-3856)

Improv Comedy BrewHaha!
Jazz Minds Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 7:30 p.m., $10. The Think Fast cast will lead teams of community performers to put on a once-in-a-lifetime show. (

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

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapolei Eye Care, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Chinese Chamber of Commerce – Narcissus Pageant Appearance
Ala Moana Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (

Coffee Hour with Senator Clarence Nishihara
Pearl City Gateway, McDonald’s, 8:30-9:30 a.m., contact for cost. (728-1008)

Coffee Hour with Senator Clarence Nishihara
Waipahu Don Quijote, 10-11 a.m., contact for cost. (728-1008)

Community Champion Event
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. The event will feature a concert with local entertainers, community hula performances, HART informational displays, games and prizes, special offers from locally owned stores, and more. (, 566-2299)

Fundraiser Cookbook Sale
Hawaii United Okinawa Association, Legacy Ballroom., Nov. 25 and 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Purchase a copy of Hawaiian Electric’s new cookbook, “Everyday Recipes for Everyday Energy.” Gift-wrapped copies will be available. Supplies are limited. Proceeds go to Aloha United Way. (542-4501)

Hawaii United Okinawan Association Winter Craft Fair
Hawaii Okinawan Center, 94-587 Ukee St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 26, free. Hundreds of craft and gift vendors will be present with creative and unique gift items for everyone. The event will also feature a silent auction, Santa, good food and entertainment. Attendees can gain early entry with a $5 donation, as well as a free andagi with a donation of non-perishable food items for Hawaii Foodbank. (676-5400,

Toys for Tots Auto Show
Moanalua High School, 2825 Ala Ilima St., 8 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Bring your car and gather up the toys for this annual event. (389-8640)

Toys for Tots Movie Night ‘A Case for Christ’
Honolulu Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave., donation required. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. If the toy needs a battery, tape it to the box. There will be a potluck where you can make your own sandwich. Guests can bring beef, chicken, turkey and something to make a sandwich. There will also be a raffle drawing. (469-7193)

Windward Potters Holiday Sale
Kailua Elementary School cafeteria, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Browse functional pieces, sculptures, Raku, and planters created by local potters for sale. (383-9487)

Family Storytimes
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Enjoy books, songs and crafts for the whole family. This program is recommended for preschool-age children and older. (697-7868,

Kapolei Commons Snow Day
Kapolei Commons, parking area, 4450 Kapolei Pkwy, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Attend this fun-filled event with 30 tons of snow, free photos with Santa and Wonder Woman, twisty balloons, face painting, glitter tattoos, food booths, and game booths with prizes for all keiki. Guests can also bring an unwrapped toy to donate to the children at Maili Land Transitional Housing Program. (

Na Mele o na Keiki Christmas Concerts
Hawaii Theatre Center, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 25, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26, free. U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and BAE Systems will proudly present two concerts as a gift to the community. The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Band will perform holiday favorites with a variety of guest artists, including Hawaii’s ambassador of aloha Danny Kaleikini, “Wild Hawaiian” Henry Kapono, jazz-vocal sensation Ginai, jazz/blues guitarist Chris Vandercook, Eddie Ortiz and Cynthia Romero of Latin/Salsa band Son Caribe, and local comic Bo Irvine. Marines will also be on-hand to accept toy and cash donations for Toys for Tots. (528-0506,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Hawaii Kai Holiday Parade, 10 a.m., free. (

Tom Petty Tribute Concert
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 8:30 p.m., $15-$20. The Highway Companions will perform a concert paying tribute to the American rock musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer Tom Petty. (,

Educate, Empower, Entertain: A Tekniqlingz Crew Presentation
Hawaii State Library, 478 S. King St., noon-1 p.m., free. Come for a presentation of traditional and modern Filipino folk dances. (232-1466)

Keiki Hoolaulea
Ka Makana Alii, 2-6 p.m., free. Keiki halau will dance the night away at the keiki hoolaulea in center court. (

Pouhala Marsh Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center remove invasive plants from the marsh. Bring work gloves and bottled water, and wear hat, sunscreen, covered shoes or rubber boots, and long pants. RSVP requested. (955-0100 ext. 118)