November 8

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Saturday November 8
Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Kapolei Commons, 8:45-10 a.m., free. Attend this workshop and learn about the great features of your iPhone. During this workshop Verizon Experts will show you how to use features like Maps, Siri (not available on all models), FaceTime, the app store and much more. Pre-registration required. (

Decoupage Bottles and Boxes
The Green House, 224 Pakohana St., 1-2:30 p.m., $15. Learn how to turn old bottles and boxes into attractive, one-of-a-kind art treasures. Supplies provided; pre-registration required. (524-8427,

Foster Care Training
Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., Nov. 8, 20 and Dec. 18, Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m., Thursdays from 5-8 p.m., free. Hawaiian Humane Society trains volunteers in foster care for animals. (356-2229,

Life Skills Group
SECOH Ocean Pointe Location, Sept. 20 through Dec. 20, 2-3 p.m. or 3-4 p.m., $40 private pay, may be billable to insurance. Teens age 15-23 learn skills necessary for independent living and socializing. (348-5056)

Meditate and Breathe
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Honolulu Medical Office, Saturdays through Dec. 6, 9-10 a.m., $60-$97.50. A slow-paced yoga class to promote inner peace by matching breath with the movement of your body. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Social Skills Group
SECOH Ocean Pointe Location, Sept. 20 through Dec. 20, 2-3 p.m. or 3-4 p.m., $40 private pay, may be billable to insurance. Teens age 15-23 will learn social skills and foster healthy peer interactions in small groups. (348-5056)

Success in Local Business
Down to Earth Kailua, 9-10 a.m., free. Azeem Butt, founder of Maui’s Life Foods, discusses his experience starting a local food business. (947-3249)

Transform Plants into Paper!
The Green House, 224 Pakohana St., 9:30-11 a.m., $20/keiki-parent team. Harvest a variety of plants and explore the differences in the fiber they produce. Pre-registration required. (524-8427,

Walk the Dance, Dance the Walk Training
Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island Circle, second Saturdays through Jan. 17, 8:30 a.m., contact for cost. Ron Takamoto leads trainees for Walk the Dance, Dance the Walk, open to school children and adults. (597-1341)

Wilderness Remote First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Nov. 8-9, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., $150. Learn first aid principles and skills to respond and give emergency care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services (EMS); to include wilderness and remote environments and in urban disasters after earthquakes or hurricanes. Two days actual field work. (1-800-733-2767,

Yamuna Body Rolling
The Healing Arts Center, 98-030 Hekaha St. Room 27, 9 a.m.-10:15 a.m., $25. Practice Yamuna Body Rolling, with a focus on shoulders. Pre-registration required. (484-4881,

Your Best Self
Chaminade University, first and second Saturdays through Dec. 13, 9-11 a.m., $100. For those ages 4 to 21. Prepare for upcoming transitions in education and employment opportunities with a workshop that includes strategies for engagement, and a networking session that cover speed engagement. Advanced registration is required. (

11th Annual Kaimuki Clean-up
Kaimuki High School, 2705 Kaimuki Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Monthly recycling community cleanup, one-stop drop-off program seeks to give back to the community while disposing of unwanted items. Items accepted include computers, one TV per car, scrap metal, HI-5 beverage containers and more. (291-6151)

Aloha Aina Recycling Drive
Ewa Makai Elementary School, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Check website for acceptable and unacceptable materials. (,

Arbor Day
Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy., 7 a.m.-noon, free. Arbor Day free tree giveaway while supplies last, with one tree per family, plus a mini-plant sale, plant clinic, self-guided tours and demonstrations. (453-6050)

E-waste Recycling
Washington Middle School, 1634 S. King St., 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pacific Corporate Solutions sponsors an e-waste recycling event, accepting computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines and more, with no quantity limits. Check website for full list of acceptable and unacceptable items. (, 488-8870)

Fall Festival
Church of the Holy Nativity, 5286 Kalanianaole Hwy., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Lunch wagons, a thrift shop, crafts, silent auction and more will be held in support of three local charities. (373-2131)

Hanalani Craft Fair
Hanalani Schools Mililani, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Crafters, food booths, angel shoppe, bake shop, games and prizes. (

Hawaiian Electric Arbor Day Tree Giveaway
Check website for locations and times, free. Pick up a free tree or shrub from Hawaiian Electric at six locations across Oahu. One plant per family, while supplies last. (

Bay View Golf Park, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $10/presale, $15/at the door. Middle-schoolers at Windward Nazarene Academy raise money for a study tour with Zumba, Street Jamz, Hot Hula, Pound!, crafts, food booths and more. (630-1683)

November Booksale
Washington Middle School Cafeteria, Nov. 8-9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. New and used books, comics and manga at incredibly low prices. (

Pacific Roller Derby
The Groove Hawaii, 805 Ala Moana Blvd., 4 p.m., $10/general, $20/Groove special to get wristband and free go-cart ride. Home season championship game between Leahi Diamond Dolls and South Shore Sirens. (

Pearl City Hongwanji Craft Fair
Pearl City Hongwanji, 858 2nd St., 8-11 a.m., free. Various items will be available for purchase at this event, including crafts, produce, plants, cut flowers, baked goods, white elephant items, sushi, tsukemono, cookbooks and more. (455-1680)

An Evening with Pianist Amy Lin
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium Room 36, 7:30 p.m., $10. Lecture-demonstration by renowned pianist Amy Lin, who shares her experiences as a longtime student of Leon Fleisher. (521-5145)

Fall Farm Fest
Sunset Ranch, 59-777 Pupukea Road, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Nonprofit Heart Horses invites the public to meet its staff and horses, plus enjoy games and activities for all ages. (497-5959)

Sea Life Park 50th Anniversary
Sea Life Park, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m., $2.64. Sea Life Park celebrates 50 years with a revamped dolphin show, new exhibits, conservation expo, Maunalua concert and more. (259-2500)

Buffett Fest
Jimmy Buffett’s Restaurant & Bar at Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, 2 p.m.-midnight, free. Enjoy live local music from Shar Carillo, Mana‘o Company & Micah G., Kapena and Fiji, plus happy hour specials. (791-1200)

Kaskade at Turtle Bay
Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Highway, 5-10 p.m., $55. Kaskade mixes his signature EDM. (293-6000,

Mango Season Trio Live
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-9 p.m., free. Mango Season Trio performs. (253-9099)

MTNA Piano and String Competition
UH Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium Room 212, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. piano, 12:30-6 p.m. strings, free. First-place winners will compete at the Southwest Division Competition in Santa Barbara. (521-5145)

Na Mele Mae‘ole: Never Fading Songs
Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame, 6 p.m., $30. Pianist and composer Bob Nelson delights audiences alongside special guests Nina Keali‘iwahamana, Pomaika‘i Keawe Lyman and Leilani Kupahu-Marino. (392-3649,

Reggae on the Runway II
The FIX Sports Lounge and Nightclub, 80 S. Pauahi St., 8:30 doors open, $20/presale, $25/at the door, ages 18 and up. This live concert is fused with a fashion show featuring upstart clothing brands, with performances from David Rythm, DJ Lucescrews and DJ Westafa. (

Tainted Love
Next Door, 43 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $15, ages 21 and up. Stef Muzic celebrates her latest single, “Tainted Love,” with a performance and additional entertainment from Cherry Blossom Cabaret, Malia Delapenia, Shakti Danc Movement and more. (,

The Deadbeats
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $7. (945-0800)

12th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Dr., 6:30-9 p.m., $30/at the door. An all-you-can-eat chocolate-filled evening with lots of sweets and a silent auction to benefit Family Promise of Hawaii and Emmanuel Church. (262-4548,

Hawaii’s People Fund Annual Dinner and Community Expo
Japanese Community Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 6-9 p.m., $65/advance. Hawaii People’s Fund honors Na Mea Hawaii/Native Books and the AiKea movement, along with 20 other local grassroots organizations, at its annual expo, with activities, live music, spoken word, no-host cocktails and dinner. (593-9969)

Na Hoa Malama
Waialae Country Club, 4997 Kahala Ave., 6-10 p.m., call for cost. Hospice Hawaii’s flagship fundraiser will celebrate its 2014 Hall of Heroes and feature fine wines with a gourmet dinner. (791-8075,

Over The Edge
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, contact for time, individuals or groups must commit to raise a minimum of $1,000 by the day of the event. Rappel 400 feet to benefit Special Olympics Hawaii. Participants must be at least 18 years of age by Nov. 8 and weigh less than 300 pounds. Advanced registration is required. (

EuroCinema Hawaii Awards Gala
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, contact for time, $175/person. Luxury Row presents the fifth annual EuroCinema Hawaii Awards Gala featuring an evening of European film, art, awards, culture, libations and cuisine. (

Get Ready for a Clayful Holiday Season
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. galleries, free. Learn how to make family-friendly, simple art projects. (586-9958)

The Nature of Things and Pairs to Provence
The Gallery at Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd., exhibit runs until Nov. 30, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., call for cost. Susie Y. Anderson displays her oil paintings, while George Woollard, Babs Miyano-Young and Gordon K. Uyehara show off their sculptures, fashion and metal clay art, respectively. (597-8034)