November 30

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Saturday November 30
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,

Furoshiki: Alternative Gift Wrapping
Manoa Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Learn the art of Furoshiki, a Japanese-style reusable gift wrapping, from local eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura. Class size is limited to 20 adults (ages 18 and older) and registration is required. (988-0459)

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 gift coconuts. 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)

Succulent Wreath Making
Foster Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $20 plus garden admission. Create a beautiful wreath to take home for the holidays with Melod Fanning. Plants are provided. Bring gardening gloves and clippers. Reservations are required. (522-7066)

Writing Retreat
Windward Community College Hale Akoakoa 107/109, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $8-$10. Meet and write in the company of other beginning and experienced writers. After introductions, collect ideas in response to a starter prompt, then each person begins to draft a story, poem, memoir, etc. (235-7433)

5K or 10K Walk
Start at Kokohead Neighborhood Park, participants may start anytime between 8 and 10 a.m., free. Join the Menehune Marchers Walking/Volkssport Club for ah 5K or 10K walk. IVV credit, if desired, is available for a nominal fee. (626-3575)

60th Annual Members Meeting
CCC Camp in Kokee State Park, meeting begins at 10 a.m., contact for cost. Hui o Laka holds its 60th annual meeting for members. Help to celebrate the 60th birthday of Kokee Museum, which opened Nov. 28, 1953. Lunch provided. RSVP required. (335-9975,

Artisan Fair
280 N. Kalaheo Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kalama Beach Club holds its 6th annual Artisan Fair featuring local crafts including handwovens, handcrafted jewelry, eco-friendly fits and more. (262-5995)

Envisioning Kawainui
Le Jardin Academy Auditorium, 8:30 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m.-noon meeting. Learn about updates on revisions to the Kawainui-Hamakua Marsh Complex Master PLan and join a facilitated community discussion to talk about one of the state’s most valued natural and cultural resources. (587-7215)

Hawaii Kai Lions Club Holiday Parade
Contact for location, 9:15-11:30 a.m., free. Join the Bike School Bus for the Hawaii Kai Lions Club Holiday Parade and bike decorating contest. Prizes available for the best decorated bikes and cyclists. Helmets are required. Reservations are required. (, 395-3233)

Huge Garage Sale
Mililani High School, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Mililani 10-s Kidz annual garage sale. (371-4007)

Kalama Beach Club Holiday Artisan Fair
280 N. Kalaheo Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kalama Beach Club holds its sixth annual Holiday Artisan Fair featuring handwoven items, handcrafted jewelry, eco-friendly items, clothing, jams, jellies and syrups, Christmas cards and ornaments, orchids and more. (, 262-5995)

Small Business Saturday
Hungry Ear Records (418 Kuulei Rd.), 10 a.m. In honor of Small Business Saturday, Hungry Ear Records holds a special sale on all used merchandise. All used records, CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays are priced at $5 or more and also are $2 off. The sale also features hundreds of used LPs and CDs on sale for $1. (, 262-2175)

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,

Yuntanzaa nu Hana (Flowers of Youth)
Mamiya Theatre at Saint Louis School/Chaminade University, 2-4 p.m., $30/pre-sale, $35/door. Four Higa sisters comprise Diego Musume, guests artists from Okinawa. Diego Musume is one of the most recognized performance groups from Yomitan who began as children. The quartet is well known for its traditional Okinawan folk music which is primarily performed in their native Okinawan language. (983-9223)

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. (

Good Foot
OnStage Drinks and Grinds, 8:30 p.m., no cover charge. Seven-piece soul, funk and afrobeat band Good Foot performs with dynamic soul duo Beauty and the Beard. (738-0004)

Jake Shimabukuro and Friends Concert
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show, $20-$60. Jake Shimabukuro performs with special guests. (, 745-3000)

Music at Sunset
Town Center of Mililani, 7-9 p.m., free. (

Rick Smith and The Trailer Park Romeos
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Slide guitar master Rick Smith and his band, The Trailer Park Romeos, with special guests Paul “Mojo” Gomes and Joe Green perform an evening of blues. (, 955-8821)

The Brothers Cazimero
Kahala Mall Center Court, 2 p.m., free. Musical duo Robert Cazimero and Roland Cazimero perform. (

2013 Holiday Small Original Works Show
The Gallery at Ward Center, through Dec. 26, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., free. An annual holiday reception takes place Dec. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. (597-8034,

The Garage (1510 Ohialoke St.), Nov. 7-Dec. 1, 1-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., and by appointment, free. The Garage’s inaugural exhibit features artists from New York and Hawaii. Artists from New York include Liam Davis, Rob De Oude, Linda DiGusta, Enrico Gomez and Michele Zalopany. Hawaii artists include Susan Callahan Kang, Jodie Chock, Roland Longstreet, Mario Maeda, Nicole Naone, Jessica Orfe and Debra Drexler. An opening reception takes place Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (295-1333,

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. (

RAWards Honolulu Semi Finals
Crossroads at Hawaiian Brians, 6-11:30 p.m., $15-$20, all ages. An opportunity to see some of Hawaii’s most talented artists. See pop up galleries of art, performing arts, musicians and a fashion show, and find out who represents Honolulu in the national RAWards 2013. (

TAG Auditions
TAG – Dole Cannery Square, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 3-6 p.m., free. TAG holds auditions for “Radio Golf” by August Wilson. The play opens Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 23. (561-7608,