October 12

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Saturday October 12
Acting For Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 14-Oct. 25, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Kids learn more modeling and acting for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. (733-5806)

CyberSafety Education and Awareness
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 114, 9-11 a.m., free. Learn the safety and security issues in computer technology and what the Internet poses to the user. Children and teenagers must be accompanied by a parent. Attendees should be familiar with basic computer skills, including Web surfing and e-mailing. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Freedom Rail Mini Workshop
Simply Organized – Kahala Mall, Oct. 12 and 26, 1-1:30 p.m., free. Create the closet of your dreams easily with FreedomRail. (739-7007)

Freedom Rail Mini Workshop
Simply Organized Kahala Mall, Oct. 12 and Oct. 26, 1-1:30 p.m., free. Create the closet of your dreams easily with FreedomRail. (739-7007)

Legal Information
Susannah Wesley Community Center, 10:30 a.m.-noon, free. Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii offers an estate planning workshop conducted by attorneys. Learn about wills, power of attorney and advance health care directives. (528-7046)

Magnificat Neem Tree
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5, free for Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden members. Saleem Ahmed, Ph.D., former East-West Center fellow and Neem enthusiast, demonstrates how the Neem tree can be used for a variety of purposes. Advanced registration is required. (workshops@hbws.org, 748-5363)

Medicine Garden Workshop
Geobunga Honolulu (4299 Lawehana St.), 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., free. Learn about natural remedies for common ailments that you can grow in your own garden. Reservations are highly recommended. (geobunga.com)

Ocean Safety Educational and Thrill Craft Operators Safety Course
Windward Community College Hale Alaka‘i 101, Oct. 12-13 (2 meetings), 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $139. Receive training in ocean laws and safety for the sport of tow-in surfing in Hawaii. Complete this course for State of Hawaii certification in recreational thrill craft operation. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Palladium at Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. Jeannie Tucker teaches WC Swing, NC 2-step and CW 2-step. (352-1864, 457-9818)

Taking Better Photos With Your Digital Camera
Windward Community College Hale Alaka‘i 102, Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 (2 meetings), 9 a.m.-noon, free. Learn the simple techniques of digital photography and how to use your camera in different modes. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Teen Self Improvement Classes
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 14-Oct. 26, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., $contact for cost. A class for pre-teens and teens to learn to build self esteem, model and act. (733-5806)

US Citizenship Classes
FilCom Tech Center, Saturdays through Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-noon, $25. Learn everything you need about the naturalization process and tips to pass the test. Call or email to register. (680-0451, filcom@filcom.org)

Wilderness and Remote First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Oct. 12-13, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., $200. Learn first aid principles and skills to respond and give emergency care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services. Course includes two days of actual field work. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

7th Annual Ohana Koi and Goldfish Show
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 13, free admission. Featuring a goldfish and koi competition, fish and plant sale, and crafts. (info@hawaiigolffishandkoi.org)

Fall Festival Safety and Craft Fair
Prince Kuhio Community Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free parking at the Dept. of Hawaiian Homelands parking lot. Featuring over 30 food and craft vendors, entertainment, keiki ID and East Kapolei Fire Department. (facebook.com/hawaiimaolipage)

Free E-Waste Recycling
Kahala Mall (parking lot along Kilauea), 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Accepted materials include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers and telecom equipment. TVs, alkaline batteries or microwaves not accepted.

Hawaii Pacific Islands Kava Festival
University of Hawaii at Manoa, McCarthy Mall, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., free admission. The Kava Festival features live local music, educational and cultural booths, ‘awa sampling and more. The festival also hosts a pounding, lomi lomi massage and other vendors. (kavafestival.org)

Hawaii’s Eighth Annual Canstruction Competition
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., bring canned good donations. Thirteen teams of local architects, builders and allied design and engineering professional “canstruct” giant structures made entirely of canned food. AIA Honolulu member architects lead keiki ages 5-12 in building a special structure of their own from 10 a.m. to noon. (aiahonolulu.org)

Kahaluu Little League T-ball Registration
Koolau Center by Times Temple Valley, Oct. 12-13, 1-5 p.m., $80. Kahaluu Little League holds its T-ball registration. (393-6926, kahaluulittleleague.com)

Na Mele Mae‘ole
Kawaiaha‘oi Church, Sept. 7, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, 6 p.m., $30/concert, $60/three concerts. The Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame announces Na Mele Mae‘ole – Never Fading Songs in partnership with Kawaiaha‘o Church – a 2004 inductee into the Hall of Fame. This is a fundraiser for the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame featuring three different themes: Sept. 7 _ Na Lani ‘Eha (music of the Four Royals), Oct. 12 – Golden Era of Hawaiian Music (pre-WWII), Nov. 9 – Hawaiian Renaissance. (392-3649, 226-0600, admin@hmhof.org)

October Book Sale
Kaneohe Public Library basement, through Oct. 31, 1-4 p.m. Sun., 1-3 p.m. Tues., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wed., 1-3 p.m. Fri. The Friends of Kaneohe Bookstore present a monthlong book sale. All horror books sold for half-off during the month of October. (247-4819)

The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani
Kapolei Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free, ages 12 and older. Learn about the enduring legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani at “He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani.” Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (693-7050)

Waimea Valley Celebrates Makahiki
Wamea Valley, Oct. 12 and 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. Makahiki, a four-month season of peace, harvest and games in ancient Hawaii is remembered and celebrated. The event features a series of Hawaiian game demonstrations, storytelling by elders and more. (638-7766, waimeavalley.net)

4th Annual Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Patch
41-225 Lupe St. (across Waimanalo Beach Park), Saturdays and Sundays through Oct., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission, small fee for activities. Featuring pumpkin-picking, tractor-pulled hayrides, animals, games, food, a cow train ride for the keiki, a sunflower maze and fresh-squeezed Nalo-made lemonade. (306-4381, waimanalocountryfarms.com)

Collage Adventures at HiSAM!
Hawaii State Art Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. galleries open, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. activities, free admission. Let your creativity fly with a collage challenge from the Hawaii Stitchery and Fibre arts Guild. It’s all about playing with the elements of art as artists do: mixing shapes, colors, patterns and textures. (hawaii.gov.sfca)

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. (bishopmuseum.org)

LEGO: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, Oct. 5-Jan. 5, contact for days and times, $10.95-$19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving and floating – or all three. Children are asked to think creatively, plan and build vehicles to move through all kinds of terrain. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

Oh Baby! Family Expo
Neal Baisdell Center – Exhibition Hall, Oct. 12-13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $4.50, children 5 and under are free. Featuring over 150 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for Hawaii’s families. The expo also features a Hawaii Toy and Game Expo and Hawaii Party Expo. (ohbabyfamilyexpo.com, facebook.com/ohbabyfamilyexpo)

Screening: “European Surf Journal”
Mililani Public Library, 2-3 p.m., free, suggested for ages 10 and older. The Mililani Public Library screens “European Surf Journal,” a film by photographer and filmmaker Peter Sterling. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (627-7470)

Snooze in the Zoo
Honolulu Zoo, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 a.m., $65-$80, ages 8 and older. The overnight excursion at the zoo includes a buffet dinner and an evening tour of the Zoo as the animals are getting ready for bed or waking up for their day. The morning includes a continental breakfast and tour. Participants are welcome to stay after the conclusion of the program to enjoy a day at the zoo. (honoluluzoo.org, 1-800-979-3370)

Walk With the Dead
Contact for meeting location, Oct. 12-13, 19-20, 26-31, 6:30 p.m., $40, $30/military ID. Historian Steven Fredrick hosts Walk With the Dead ghost tour in downtown Honolulu. The four-hour walking tour visit haunted sites related to the dark side of historic Honolulu. Reservations are required. (395-0674, filmguy54@hotmail.com)

A Night with Taimane and Friends
theVenue, 8 p.m., free, ages 21 and older. Taimane Gardner hosts a night of entertainment as she performs and shares her dynamic ukulele style, joined by musical friends including Echoes of Tranquility, NightBloom Music and DJ Jerome James. (528-1144)

Galliard String Quartet Concert
Hawaii State Library, noon, free. Galliard String Quartet performs a 45-minute classical music concert featuring music from Bach, Beethoven, Queen Liliuokalani and more. Program is suitable for ages 5 and older. (586-3500)

Cool Kailua Nights
Kailua Town Center, 4-9 p.m., visit website for cost. An annual charity-based block party. Last year’s event raised over $30,000 for Windward beneficiaries, The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse and Castle Medical Center’s Oncology Clinic. The event features musical groups, performers and featured vendors. (coolkailuanights.com)

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Richardson Field (57 Arizona Memorial Dr.), 7 a.m., free, donations accepted. The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take the first step by joining Making Strides. Making strides supports the American Cancer Society’s quest for a breast cancer cure and the vital programs that help people throughout Hawaii to stay well, get well, find cures and fight back. (makingstrideshonolulu.org)

Artifacts and Adornment
The Gallery at Ward Center, Sept. 28-Oct. 23, contact for times and cost. Featuring sculptures and vessels by George Woollard, fashion with function by Babs Miyano-Young and metal clay art by Gordon K. Uyehara. An opening reception takes place 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28, and an artist’s reception takes place 2-5 p.m. Oct. 13. (597-8034)