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Nicole Kato

October 23

Tuesday October 23
Christmas Demonstration
Kahala Community Park, 10-11 a.m., free. Feature simple and economical gifts, decorations, and food ideas for Christmas. (729-3938)

Christmas Demonstrations
Kailua District Park, 9:45-11:45 a.m., free. Feature simple and economical gifts, decorations, and food ideas for Christmas. (729-3938)

College Savings Plans
Salt Lake-Moanalua Library, 5:30 p.m., free. Financial Advisor David Ching will present two free Financial Planning Seminars for adults. (831-6831)

Mask Making
Kalihi-Palama Public Library, 9 a.m., free. Yuki Shiroma “Mask Making.” (832-3466)

Nonviolent Communication Workshop
The First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, Tuesdays until Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m., $120. The 12 workshops will focus on compassionate communication and deep listening. (595-4047)

Parent Project Classes
KROC Center, Kapolei, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 6, 6-8:30 p.m., $25/textbook. Mahalo to the Salvation Army’s Family Services Branch for sponsoring this program. Open to the community. (256-5933)

The Best Kept Secret In Kaneohe Bay
Coconut Island, Tuesdays until Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to noo, $100. This program will introduce you to the exciting research and rich history of Moku o Lo‘e, Coconut Island, and the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology based there. Call to register. (235-7433,

Youth Art: Cartooning
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 11 to Nov. 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $175. In this exciting, fun class for children who enjoy cartoon art, students learn how to develop their own original characters through lessons in facial expression, action poses, costumes and storytelling. (

Kaiser Permanente Mapunpuna Clinic, Tuesday/Thursday until Dec. 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $6.50/nonmembers, $5/members. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music dance themes. Call to register. (432-2260)

Art In America Since The Mayflower
Kahala Nui, Diamond Head Room, Oct. 23, 26 and 30, 3:30 p.m., free. The lectures will begin with unsigned portraits made by limners, traveling painters with little formal training, who made portraits for landowners and merchants in colonial America. (533-4165)

Elder Abuse
Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., call to register and for cost. Come learn about the signs of abuse and steps you can take to prevent becoming a victim of abuse. (737-5544)

Youth Volleyball Clinics
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, until Nov. 20, 4-5 p.m. beginners, 5-6:15 p.m. intermediate and advanced, $80. Participants will learn and/or build on fundamental volleyball skills and competitive play. Will be placed into teams for scrimmages. Ages 6–17. 6 Sessions. (

A Very Grimm Library
Kahuku Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Celebrate Halloween at the Library: enjoy a family-friendly evening of games, music, storytelling, and a photo booth. (293-8935)

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