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Nicole Kato

October 6

Saturday October 6
CLASSES
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer & Health Care Providers
American Red Cross, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 6 and 19, $130. Learn the skills needed to respond appropriately to respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Call to register. (1-800-733-2767)
HYC Fall Classes
Honolulu Badminton Club, Saturdays until Dec. 8, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. teen glee, $152. HYC (ages 5-12) is a non-audition youth showchorus servicing their community through music! HYCTeenGlee! (ages 12-17). (hawaiiyouthchorus@yahoo.com, 623-2411)
Japanese Flower Arranging
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Saturdays until Oct. 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $48. The art of Japanese flower arranging functions as a path for the creative spirit. Call to register. (235-7433)
Learn To Connect To High Vibrations
The Healing Center, 5-7 p.m., $40. Visit website to register. Instruction by Kaulana Yoshimoto and Tahiti Reed. Awaken to your own inner wisdom and receive messages from your guides by exploring your ability to let go and get out of the way. (kaulana@hoomaka.com)
Ocean Safety Educational Course
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 101, Oct. 6-7, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $139. Learn about the legal and regulatory requirements for tow-in surfing in Hawaii and more. Call to register. (235-7433)
Recreational Thrill Craft Operators Safety Educational Course
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 101, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $109. Learn about local ocean safety principles and practices; historical, cultural, and customary practices of Hawaii’s ocean users and more. Call to register. (235-7433)
Sustainable Flower Workshop
4299 Lawehana St., Honolulu, 9 a.m.; 41-829 Kakaina St. Unit P, Waimanalo, 2 p.m.; free. Visit website to register. Geobunga invites all those interested in learning how easy and inexpensive it is to cultivate lilies to join them at either its flagship outdoor garden center in Salt Lake or at its brand new Windward location in beautiful Waimanalo. (geobunga.com)
Teach Reading/Writing To An Adult
Aloha United Way Building, 8:30-9:30 a.m., free. The 16-hour training (Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) will start immediately after the orientation–if you want to participate in the training. Call to RSVP. (537-6706)
COMMUNITY
Blood Drives
Manoa Marketplace, 7 a.m.-noon; Town Center of Mililani, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., free. (bbh.org)
Going Green
Waialua Community Association, call for schedule. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)
I Can Cope
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. An educational program for adults with cancer and their family members and friends. Call to register. (432-2260)
John Berger Book Signing
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 1-3 p.m., free. John Berger’s Hawaiian Music and Musicians signing. (hawaiianmusicandmusicians.com)
Kailua Elks Collect Cans
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 5:30-9 p.m., free. Members of the Kailua Elks Lodge #2230 will collect donations for distribution to the Hawaii Food Bank. (262-0355)
Managing Cancer-related Fatigue
Kaiser Permanente, Mapunapuna, 9:30-11:30 a.m., call to register and for cost. Discuss how cancer related fatigue is different from the normal fatigue of everyday life and learn ways to help relieve fatigue. (432-2260)
Recycle Drive
Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Material Accepted: Computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment, wires. (488-8872)
Rummage Sale
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji, 1 p.m., free. An assortment of used furniture, household items, small appliances, clothes, plants, tools, craft items and more will be sold. Funds raised will support capital improvement projects. (247-2661)
NAMI Walks Hawaii
Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds, Sky Gate, 8 a.m. check in, 9 a.m. start time, visit website for more information. Every Wednesday in September the As Seen On TV Store Hawaii will be donating a percentage of their profits to NAMI Walks Hawaii. (namiwalks.nami.org/alohaspirit)
Pink Pamper Event
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 5:30-9 p.m., free. An evening of relaxation, encouragement and pampering for breast cancer survivors and guest. All breast cancer survivors are welcome to attend. (781-2690)
Race For The Cure Registration
Navy Exchange Pearl Harbor waterfall rotunda, Oct. 6-7, 10 a.m. to 2p.m., visit website for more information. A registration table will be open for attendees to sign up for the Oct. 21 race, as we encourage everyone to join us in the fight to end breast cancer forever. (754-6659, komenhawaii.org)
Taste Of Portugual
Sam’s Club Pearl City, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Malasadas, sausage hot dogs, sausage musubi and more for sale. Portuguese genealogy consultants. (centeiow001@hawaii.rr.com)
FAMILY FUN
Canstruction
Pearlridge Center, 10 a.m. to noon kids can corner, Oct. 21 deconstruction of structures, free. AIA Honolulu member architects will lead keiki ages 5 to 12 in building a special structure with thousands of cans of their own. Bring at least five cans of food as a donation and join in the fun in the Kids Can Corner. (AIAHonolulu.org)
Windward Hoolaulea
Great Lawn at Windward Community College, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., free. Great entertainment: John Cruz, Teresa Bright, Aaron Mahi, George Kuo, Chinky Mahoe’s H lau Hula O Kawaili‘ul and much more. (beatson@hawaii.edu)
CANtastic Heroes
Pearlridge Center Oct. 6-21, free. Giant structures built entirely of thousands of cans of food will grace Uptown Center Court in this annual Pearlridge exclusive. (pearlridgeonline.com)
Fall Harvest & Pumpkin Patch
Waimanalo Country Farms, Saturdays/Sundays in October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Waimanalo Country Farms 3rd Annual Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Patch. (shawn@waimanalocountryfarms.com)
Healthy Kids, Healthy Families
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Clinic, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Help your family improve their eating and exercise habits. Call to register. (432-3100)
Kids Can Corner
Pearlridge Center, 10 a.m. to noon, free. AIA Honolulu member architects will lead keiki ages 5 to 12 in building a special structure with thousands of cans of their own. Bring at least five cans of food as a donation and join in the fun in the Kids Can Corner! (pearlridgeonline.com)
Kualoa’s Country Fair/Rodeo
Kualoa Ranch, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. rodeo events, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. all-girls rodeo, free. New to this year’s event is an afternoon beer and wine garden; entertainment by country music favorites Gordon Freitas Duo, Country Stone and Dita Holifield & Red Handed; and more. (kualoa.com)
Star Wars Reads Day
Aiea Public Library, Aina Haina Public Library, Kahuku Public & School Library, McCully-Moiliili Public Library, Mililani Public LIbrary, call respective libraries for times, free. This event is suitable for all ages. (librarieshawaii.org)
Coffee And Tee
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7-11 p.m., free. “Coffee and Tee” event offers shopping (handmade crafts), music and food. Coordinated by “Calieco”. (3rdcupcafe.com)
Gene-iuses On A Mission
CTAHR’s St. John Plant Science Building 102, 10 a.m. to noon and 2-4 p.m., $16.50. Oct. 6 DNA Detectives; Oct. 20 and Nov. 17 Buzz Off! (ctahr.hawaii.edu/geneius-day/oahugeneiuses.html)
HWRA All-Girls Rodeo
Kualoa Ranch, 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. Rodeo begins at 8:30 a.m. 3rd Annual Country Fair and Hawaii Women’s Rodeo Association All-Girls Rodeo. (237-8515)
MUSIC
Eddie Palmieri-Brian Lynch Quartet
Andrews Amphitheatre, UH Manoa Campus, 6 p.m., tickets online. Featuring Dafnis Prieto and Luques Curtis. (etickethawaii.com)­
Jazz Trio
Chucks Cellar, Oct. 6, 13 and 20, 6-10 p.m., free. Chucks Celler featuring Jazz Trio : Dragonfly with Amber Ricci. (923-4488)
Manoa Jazz And Heritage Festival
Andrews Amphitheater, 6 p.m., tickets online. The Eddie Palmieri-Brian Lynch Quartet featuring Dafnis Prieto and Luques Curtis is the highlight of this year’s Festival in an unprecedented small group setting for “The Sun Of Latin Music.” (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)
Trio Solisti Performs
Doris Duke Theatre, 7:30 p.m., visit website for tickets. The group has earned a reputation for soulful and passionate performances marked by soloistic virtuosity, electric energy, and seamless ensemble playing. (honolulumuseum.tix.com)
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Richardson Field, across Aloha Stadium, 7-9 a.m., call for more information. By participating in this inspiring event, you not only honor and celebrate those impacted by breast cancer, but every step you take and every dollar raised helps save lives. (1-800-227-2345, honolulustrides@cancer.org)
SPECIAL EVENTS
Medal of Honor Book Signing
Hale Koa Hotel, 9-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $20. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet more than 50 Medal of Honor recipients. (medalofhonorconvention2012.com/booksigning)
Medal of Honor Patriot Award Dinner
USS Missouri, 5-10 p.m., $500/each. The Medal of Honor convention culminates with a reception aboard the USS Missouri, followed by a gala awards dinner honoring our nation’s heroes and others. (info@medalofhonorconvention2012.com)
Paakai
Private downtown location, 5:30-9:30 p.m., tickets online. Inaugural fundraising gala Pa akai, meaning to hold steadfast the knowledge of the ocean. (nakamakai.org)
THE ARTS
I Ola Mau Ka Hula Award
Hula Grill Restaurant, waikiki, call for more information. Sisters Leilani and Puanani Alama are inseparable legends in the hula community. (247-9440, admin@hulapreservation.org)
53rd Annual Windward Artists Guild Members Exhibition
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, until Oct. 27, call for more info. Entry and delivery of work accepted at the garden from 9-11 a.m. Each entrant may enter up to five pieces. All entries should be original works that have not been accepted in any other WAG show. Entry fee for the first two pieces is $25. Each additional piece is $5. (375-9643)
Birds Of Paradise
Gallery on the Pali, until Oct. 25, free. Artists reception Oct. 6 from 6-8 p.m. Birds of Paradise:the Story of Avian Diversity on Oahu. (unitariansofHI.org/gallery)
Kamau Pono XV – Ka Ukulele A Ka Hula
Mamiya Theatre, 7 p.m., $25. Visit website for tickets. Guest Artists include: Ohta-san; Herb Ohta Jr.; Alvin “Pops” Okami; Dwight Kana e; Keao Costa, and featuring the hula of H lau N Wainohia (Keiki/K ne/Wahine/Hulu M kua). (lamakusociety.com)
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