October 6

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Saturday October 6
Intro to Lauhala Weaving: Using the Love Knot
Camp Palehua, 9 a.m.-noon, $20-$50. Learn how to weave a basic love knot, which can be used to make things such as headbands, hot pads, bracelets and even a hat. Pre-registration required. (malamalearningcenter.org)

Japanese and English Classes and Language Exchange
Impact Hub Honolulu, 1050 Queen St., Suite 100, 9 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Engaging classes in languages and practice with native speakers. All levels are welcome. (670-0733, info@lingolinkhi.com)

Lei Poo: Haku Lei Workshop
Island Bungalow Hawaii, 2-4 p.m., $60. Local artist Rita Sierra will help participants create custom, handmade floral crowns and the skills to craft future headpieces with local plants. (536-4543)

The Art of Real Estate Investment
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 4460 Kapolei Pkwy., Suite 310, 6-4 p.m., free. Independent agent Leian Harosky will discuss real estate investment, including topics such as first-time buyer, first-time home seller, 1031 exchange and an update on Oahu’s housing market. Pre-registration required. (421-7767)

Andy Bumatai
Surfer Bar, 8:30 p.m., $20-$25. See a live performance by Andy Bumatai. (gazushnh@yahoo.com)

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)

Canstruction Competition
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, center court, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Teams of local architects, and design and engineering professionals will construct giant can structures, guided by the theme of “Comic-CAN.” Members of the public can vote for their favorite canstructions by donating canned food, each can counting as a vote. (aiahonolulu.org)

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)

Fest Italiana
Cooke Street, between Auahi and Halekauwila streets, 4-10 p.m., free. Attend an Italian festival, where guests can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine, music, art, entertainment, street performers and more. (festaitalianahawaii.com)

Follow the Light: Noelani Love Album Release Yoga Celebration
Waihuena Farm, 5-8 p.m., $40. There will be yoga by Kilty Inafuku and Kelly Stern, as well as performances by guest musicians Emilia Garth, Paul Izak and more. Farm-to-table food will be provided by Oahu Vegan. (noelanihawaii.com)

Jazz Keyboard Masters
Five of Five, 423 Kamakee St., 6 p.m., $20-$40. Enjoy performances by Tommy James Quartet, contemporary soul jazz pianist Deem Tsutakawa and Friends, Keahi Conjugacion and other special guests. (hnltix.com/events/jazz-keyboard-masters)

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)

Manawalea Riding Center
New Town and Country Stables, 41-1800 Kalanianaole Hwy., noon-7 p.m., free. There will be children’s games, a western town, limited horseback riding for young children, a horse train, flour ball fights, food vendors, crafters and entertainment. (294-2893)

Open House & Food Fair
Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 902 University Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. There will be kalua pig cabbage bowl, chicken katsu bento, baked goods, shave ice, andagi and other ono grinds. There will also be a high-end rummage sale, plants, crafters, displays, entertainment and more. (949-1659, mhm@moiliilihongwanji.org)

Rock & Mineral Society of Hawaii Rock and Mineral Show
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Leahi Room, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Oct. 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. This event will feature unique educational displays of rocks, minerals and fossils, as well as items for sale. Featured items include Hawaiian minerals, agate geodes, amethyst, fossils, faceted gemstones, fluorescent minerals, meteorites, lapidary minerals, opals, quartz crystals, trilobites, topaz, tourmalines and much more. (239-5958, rockandmineralsocietyofhawaii.org)

Honolulu Intertribal Powwow
Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island, 1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Oct. 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Come to a family-friendly cultural event featuring a variety of Native American drumming, singing and dancers in handmade regalia. Children can make native arts and crafts to take home. There will also be an education booth, authentic art items for sale, and food and drink for purchase. Bring blankets and chairs. No smoking, alcohol or drugs permitted. (honoluluintertribalpowwow.com)

Oh Baby! Family Expo
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Oct. 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $5.50. There will be more than 150 vendors, a children’s activity area, an infant/toddler play area and hourly main stage performances. Special events include a baby crawling contest, group cake smash, toy and game expo, party expo and more. (ohbabyfamilyexpo.com)

Swim with the Mermaids
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, 5-7 p.m., free with admission. Keiki can swim and take pictures with four mermaids. There will also be a screening of ‘The Little Mermaid’ at dusk. (674-9283, wetnwildhawaii.com)

Jeffrey Swann
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. See a live concert by acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Swann. Swann will perform works by Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin and Liszt. (536-0218)

We Love Rock ‘n’ Roll
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Tapa Ballroom, 5:30 p.m., $250-$2,500. Hawaii Women’s Legal Foundation presents its 28th fundraiser gala, featuring a live, on-stage show full of local legal, community and business stars. (hwlf.org/fundraiser)

Local Artist Pop-up Featuring Wood Artist Nadia Fairlamb and Jewelry Designer Rose Wong
Kahala Mall, Magnolia, 4211 Waialae Ave., noon-4 p.m., free. Magnolia at Kahala Mall will host an artist pop-up and trunk show featuring Nadia Fairlamb and Rose Wong. (734-2200)