October 20

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Saturday October 20
Achieving Whole Body Wellness
The Plaza Assisted Living at Waikiki, 1812 Kalakaua Ave., 10-11 a.m., free. Learn about healthy weight management, neuropathy and how to avoid leaky gut syndrome from Dr. Sandee Shanti. Reservations recommended. (792-5188, info@kupunawiki.com)

Aromatherapy 101
SpaHalekulani, 2199 Kalia Road, 9 a.m., $25. This informative presentation will review the healing properties of essential oils and how much can be benefited from them. (halekulani.com/spa-halekulani, 931-5322)

Introduction to Gmail & Google Docs
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 9 a.m.-noon, $50. Participants will learn different ways to use Google tools through a fast-paced presentation and hands-on activities. The workshop covers email and Google Documents basics. (windwardcce.org/computers.htm)

Maximize Your Mana with the Miracle of Scalar Energy
Blaisdell Center, Room #1, Oct. 20-21, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., free. Join thousands who have received relief from headaches, skin problems, infections, fatigue and more. (283-5365, freescalar.net)

‘Moving from Clarifying Our Values to Actions: Examples of a Purposeful Life’
Pre-registration required by Oct. 18 for Oct. 20 event at Moiliili Hongwanji, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15. Attend a seminar by Dr. Michael Cheang, who will discuss how values are the basis of people’s attitudes, actions and behaviors, and how these relate directly to their life goals, which are sometimes misguided. Light refreshments and lunch included. (949-1659, mhm@moiliilihongwanji.org)

Problem Solving Landlord-Tenant Issues Mediation
Waianae Public Library, 2-3 p.m., free. The Mediation of the Pacific will explain how mediation works and how to access free confidential services. (697-7868)

Save Your Back: Free Intro
The Honolulu Club, 932 Ward Ave., 1 p.m. Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Oct. 26, free. Wear yoga clothes that are easy to move in. Pre-registration required. (585-9626)

Storytime Yoga Series
Da Shop: Books + Curiosities, 3565 Harding Ave., Saturdays through Nov. 3, $20-$75. Join children’s yoga instructors Abby Brengle and Ciara Steynberg for a four-week storytime yoga series. These keiki workshops will cultivate mindfulness and help kids become more limber through interactive yoga. (eventbrite.com/e/storytime-keiki-yoga-series-da-shop-books-curiosities-tickets-49235418462)

Think of Your Future Workshop
St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Get free, unbiased information that will help attendees make smart financial decisions. Featured topics include steps to get ready for retirement, how to maximize social security and introduction to Medicare. (aarp.cvent.com/future10-20, 1-877-926-8300)

Together We Farm: Soils, Soil Nutrients and BMP Workshop
Kahumana Organic Farm & Cafe, 86-660 Lualualei Homestead Road, 4-7 p.m., $15. Attendees will gain resources and tools to improve soil quality, see demonstrations of soil sampling, receive a tour of Kahumana Organic and more. Students will also gain free soil samples and enjoy a farm-to-table dinner with Kahumana. (eventbrite.com/e/together-we-farm-soils-soil-nutrients-and-bmp-workshop-tickets-49879210060)

Uncorked to Christmas Trees
DeStash Hawaii, 736 South St., Suite 103, 2:30-4:30 p.m., $25. Create beautiful Christmas Trees out of corks. Participants without corks may purchase some for a minimal fee. Adults only. (lb@destashhawaii.com, 234-9810)

The Female Comics of Hawaii
The Dragon Upstairs, 1038 Nuuanu Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10. Patrice Scott hosts and Mutiya Vision headlines. Enjoy original standup comedy by Erika Swartzkopf, Heather Brown, Feather GReen, Cameo Lawrence, Pam Escalona and Tiffany Yamauchi. (526-1411)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapolei Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Fall Bazaar
Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Come for hoku barbecue chicken, clothing, country store, crafts, white elephant and more. (677-3317)

Fall Harvest & Pumpkin Patch
Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe St., Saturdays and Sundays through October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. There will be games, rides, animals, pumpkin picking, fresh produce and more. (306-4381)

Footsteps to Transition Fair
Radford High School, 8:30 a.m.-noon, free. Students with disabilities and their families can learn more about transitioning into adult life after high school. There will be community and government exhibitors, students sharing their transition stories and a key note speaker talking about the steps needed to have a successful transition. (footstepstotransition.weebly.com, 586-8126)

Garage Sale
Regency Park, 3138 Waialae Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. (737-0314)

Gifts for the Holidays
Waimalu Shopping Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Support local vendors and shop for unique gifts. (nexretiree@gmail.com)

Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery Plan Forum
Pohai Nani, Ruth Orcutt Bacon Auditorium, 10-11:30 a.m., free. Topics covered will include proposed construction and development for a burial cemetery, proposed establishing of a conservation easement as a Hawaiian cultural preserve, Malama Kawaewae Helau, and protecting and conserving a Hawaiian damselfly habitat. (595-3922)

Ka Makana Alii Second Birthday
Ka Makana Alii, contact for times and costs. Celebrate Ka Makana Alii’s second birthday with fireworks, traditional Polynesian fire dancers, sales, giveaways, fashion shows and more. (kamakanaalii.com)

Kaneohe PAL Basketball League Registration
Heeia Playground, Saturdays through Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $25. Registration is open for players ages 6-9, 9-10 and 11-12. (247-1558)

Leilehua High School Pumpkin Fest
Leilehua High School, agriculture farm, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $1. Attendees may bring one canned good in place of the admission fee. There will be pumpkins, baked goods, Mules logo items, food booths, kiddie games and more. (305-3160)

More Scary Stories
Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St., 10:30 a.m., free. The Hawaii Fiction Writers shares original scary stories to set the mood for the Halloween season. (693-7050)

Popoki + Tea Cat Cafe Pop-up
The Public Pet, 3422 Waialae Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Rescue kittens will be up for adoption. Boba tea and cookies will be available for purchase. (popokiandtea.com)

Renovation Realities Seminar
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 4460 Kapolei Pkwy., Suite 310, 4 p.m., free. Learn about available renovation loans and how they can benefit home purchases. Pre-registration required. (469-5244)

Spook Life Park
Sea Life Park, 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy., noon-4 p.m., $13.01. Guests can enjoy trick-or-treating, a haunted theater, an underwater pumpkin patch and an exclusive “Legends of the Sea: Beware the Creature of Debris” show. (259-2500, sealifeparkhawaii.com)

Urban Survival – A Disaster Preparedness Community Fair
Manoa Valley District Park, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. First responders, state and federal agencies, and NGOs will share their expertise in handling hazardous situations. There will be demos, exhibits, free samples, giveaways and more. (hectorvenegas@hawaiiantel.net)

Waianae High School Class of 1976: 60th Birthday Celebration Banquet
Pagoda Hotel, Lasalle Banquet Room, 5-10 p.m., contact for cost. (772-6820, 286-9935)

Great Pumpkin Festival
Holy Nativity School, 5286 Kalanianaole Hwy., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. There will be a pumpkin patch, keiki fun zone, petting zoo, pony rides, games, country market, food and beverages, live entertainment and more. (hawaiipumpkinfest.com, 373-3232)

Pre-Halloween Trunk-or-treat Event
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. There will be keiki activities, including gathering goodies from the Cars and Coffee Hawaii Trunk-or-treat car fleet of decorated vehicles, creating make-you-own Halloween bags for the first 200 keiki, and a keiki costume contest. There will also be center-wide trick-or-treating at participating stores and restaurants. (shopaikahi.com)

Wahiawa Hongwanji 110th Anniversary
Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission, 9-10:30 a.m. open house, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. family fun, free. There will be calligraphy, kendo, tai chi, a temple tour, yoga, a bazaar, food, handmade treasures and “old-time” kid games. (622-4320)

SALT Bar Crawl
SALT at Our Kakaako, 691 Auahi St., 5 p.m., free. Enjoy featured drinks from Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room, Pitch Sports Bar and The Boiling Crab. There will also be entertainment, food and more. (saltatkakaako.com)

Easterseals Hawaii: Brunch & Bloom
Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, 92-1001 Olani St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $100-$150. This gala will feature Hawaii’s top chefs and local artisans. Proceeds will benefit Easterseals Hawaii programs and services to individuals and families in Hawaii living with disabilities or special needs. (529-1701, hnltix.com/events/easterseals-hawaii-fete-brunch-bloom)

Salute to Service Gala
Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, 92-1001 Olani St., 5 p.m., $55. This black-tie event continues the tradition of honoring six service men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. There will be entertainment, dinner, award presentation and dancing. (hawaii.uso.org/events/81)

‘A is for Aloha: 2nd Edition’ Book Launch
Da Shop: books + curiosities, 3565 Harding Ave., 3:30-5 p.m., free. Join authors Stephanie Feeney and Eva Moravick, and photographer Jeff Reese to celebrate the publication of the newly redesigned “A is for Aloha.” The public is invited to hear brief remarks, talk story and enjoy light refreshments. (421-9460)

Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., $10-$20. See a play about a young boy who ventures into his first social circle, makes friends, stands up to a bully and discovers the glory of being unique. (htyweb.org)