October 7

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Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m. Oct. 7, 12, 14, 20, 23, 27, 29, $113. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Beginning Ukulele
Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Rd., 8-9 a.m. Oct. 7-28, $25. (734-9108, kupunaeducation.com)

Block Printing Fabric
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 4:30-6:30 p.m., $45. Learn the 12th century art of woodblock printing on fabric. The price includes materials and light refreshments. (info@islandbungalohawaii.com)

Building Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 9-11 a.m., free. This seminar is for homeowners interested in making additions to their homes or demolishing and building anew. Attendees will discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for, and what one needs to know about residential design, setting a budget, estimating, financing and scheduling. Pre-registration required. (593-2808, grahambuilders.com)

Hawaiian Humane Society Service Learning
University of Hawaii, West Oahu Library, 1:30-4 p.m., free. This is a workshop for students who want to help animals in their community and need community service hours as part of a school or community-based project. This event is for Oahu students, grades 6 to 12. Pre-registration required. (hawaiianhumane.org/animalhero, education@hawaiianhumane.org)

HoopDance Fitness
Waikiki Beach Walk, Thursdays through October, 5-6 p.m., call for cost. Registration recommended. (349-5936)

Learn About Hawaiian Digital Resources – Session 3
Kapolei Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Keikilani Meyer will introduce the Hula Preservation Society, Huapala – Hawaiian Lyrics and Hula Archive, and AVA Konohiki – Ancestral Visions of Aina in Session 3 of this 3-part series on Hawaiian digital resources. (librarieshawaii.org)

Stroke & Heart Attack Class
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 8:30-11 a.m., $10. Learn about the needs and care of persons who have suffered a heart attack or stroke. RSVP requested. (773-7047)

Teaching History
Saint Stephen Diocesan Center, 6301 Pali Hwy., 9 a.m.-noon, free. This seminar is open to Hawaii teachers, and includes courses such as an introduction to world history, an introduction to Hawaiian history, and Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. Pre-registration recommended. (myamasak@chaminade.edu)

The Art of Buying and Selling Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 4460 Kapolei Parkway, 4 p.m., free. At this seminar, independent agent Leian Harosky and industry experts will walk you through the art of real estate investment by buying and selling real estate in Hawaii. Reservations recommended. There will be complimentary food, refreshments, wine tasting and raffle prizes. (421-7767)

The Benefits of Origami Paper Pot Planters
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5. Learn how to make paper pots from recycled newspaper as well as decorative paper. You ll also learna few tips on caring for drought-tolerant plants in paper pots. Register by Oct. 6. Pre-registration required. (748-5315, workshops@hbws.org)

Monsters In Our Neighborhood
Hawaii Theatre Center, 7:17 p.m., $15-$30. Frankenstein s monster, Count Dracula, the Mummy, the Headless Horsemen and other mosnters bumble, stumble and haunt a terrified village to the sounds of a cappella music in an original musical comedy. Children will receive trick-or-treat goodie bags. (528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com)

808 Craft and Gift Fairs
Momilani Community Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Browse wares from crafters, resellers, direct sellers, wholesalers and more. (808craftandgiftfairs.com)

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

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Pearlridge Community, Bloodmobile, Downtown, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

CarFit Checkups
Hookele Elementary School, 511 Kunehi St., 8 a.m.-noon, free. CarFit, sponsored by AARP Hawaii, helps older drivers find out how well their vehicles “fit” them, demonstrates ways to improve comfort and safety, and promotes conversations about driver safety. It takes about 20 minutes to complete the CarFit checklist with a trained occupational therapist. Pre-registration required. (aarp.cvent.com/Carfit10-7, 1-877-926-8300)

CommUNITY Work Day
Kapolei High School, 8 a.m., free. Check in at 8 a.m. before dispersing to work sites to clean and beautify parks, schools, streets and historical sites from 9 to 11 a.m. Then, return to the school for a free lunch, entertainment and resource fair. (info@ponokapolei.org)

Family Storytimes
Waianae Public Library, Oct. 7, 14 and 21 at 10:30 a.m., free. Enjoy books, songs and crafts with the whole family. This program is recommended for preschool-age children and older, but all are welcome. (697-7868, librarieshawaii.org/waianae)

Festa Italiana
Kakaako, Wade Warehouse, 449 Cooke St., 4-10 p.m., contact for cost. Festa Italiana will offer a myriad of authentic Italian and Italian-inspired experiences that will transport attendees from the heart of the Pacific to the boot of Europe. The evening will be filled with authentic Italian cuisine, music, art, entertainment and more. (festaitaliana.com, bit.ly/2wCIZEf)

Hawaii Lions Fall Food Drive
Hawaii State Capitol drive through, 235 South Beretania St., 8 a.m.-noon, donations appreciated. In partnership with Hawaii Foodbank, hundreds of Hawaii Lions and youth Leo Club volunteers throughout the state will staff the collection site and will be accepting canned goods which only include the Hawaii Foodbank s most wanted foods. These goods include meats and tuna, soups, fruits and vegetables, rice, canned meals, chili, and corned beef hash. (551-8745)

International Food Festival
Pacific Beach Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $100. Attendees can dine on an all-you-can-eat international buffet while enjoying live music, dancing, a silent auction, and a live raffle at this festival hosted by the Rotary Club of Waikiki. The Food Fest helps raise money for charitable organizations both here at home and abroad. (542-4945, david@dclivingston.com)

Kahumana Farm Festival Fundraiser
Kahumana Organic Farm & Cafe, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., free. This event is for bringing the community together in honor of culture, island food sustainability, locally made crafts, products and cuisine, wellness, education, artists and music. Musical performances feature TAVANA, Lucie & The Perfect Wave, Chalin Shadowbox, Paul Izak, Hawaiki and Mai Sol. (kahumanafarmfest2017.eventbrite.com)

Mensa Hawaii Pacific Regional Gathering
Ala Moana Hotel, Oct. 7-9, contact for time and cost. Mensa Hawaii invites the public to see special guest Howard Dicus present “A Book about Classical Music – In a Few Minutes Time”. With the exception of this presentation, events are limited to registered Mensa members and their guests. (regionalgathering@hawaii.us.mensa.org)

Moiliili Hongwanji Open House & Bazaar
Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. An open house of the temple and preschool, as well as the sale of bazaar and food items. (949-1659, mhm@moiliilihongwanji.org)

Momilani Community Center Craft and Gift Fair
Momilani Community Center, 715 Hoomanoa St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. More than 50 crafters, resellers, direct sellers and wholesalers sell their wares. (mkt.com/808craftandgiftfairs)

Ocean Craft Day
Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Oct. 7 and 21, $8 and up, varies per craft. Design your own fall-themed, orange-colored t-shirt with a spooky octopus or animal of your choice. The shirts even smell like pumpkin spice. Reservations highly recommended. (livingartmarinecenter.com/family.htm)

Ohana Cruz Nights
Coral Crater Adventure Park, 2 p.m., $5. Enjoy a fun day with the family, cars, drawings, giveaways and more. This month’s theme is VWs and foreign cars up to 1972. (423-1198 after 2 p.m.)

Portuguese Festa 2017
Waipahu Plantation Village, Waipahu Cultural Garden, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy music by the Los Amigos group, Portuguese dancing by Camoes Josephien Carreira, entertainment by Frank Delima, ukulele-playing by Frank Suster and a variety of foods. (780-4099, pcbfund@gmail.com)

Refresh, Rejuvenate, Reset Senior Wellness Faire
Waikiki Community Center auditorium, 2-4:30 p.m., free. Wellness Faire attendees can participate in medical screenings, exercise, dance, music, art, fall prevention and learning about what you can do after retirement. The event will include over 25 booths, demonstrations, samples and informative break-out sessions, door prizes, games and more. Pre-registration recommended. (923-1802, waikikicommunitycenter.org)

Volunteers Needed for Stream Cleanup
Liliuokalani Botanical Garden, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Supplies will be provided. Wear covered shoes. Reservations required one week prior. (628-1190)

Waianae Eat Local Challenge
Makeke Waianae, Waianae Mall, 86-120 Farrington Hwy., Saturdays Oct. 7-28 at 8 a.m.-noon, free. Support local farmers and take the challenge to eat more healthy, Hawaiian-grown foods. Stop by the Makeke Waianae information booth to pick up your free gift bag and Challenge Stamp Card to compete to win prizes. (697-3236)

Windward Hoolaulea
Windward Community College, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., free. Guests will be able to enjoy live entertainment, award-winning hula, unique arts and crafts, ethnic food, keiki rides and activities, a gallery exhibit, and more. (windwardhoolaulea.com)

Hawaiian Electric s 2017 Energy Fair
Kahala Mall, near Macy s, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Attend this family-friendly event to learn about how we can move toward a secure, clean and sustainable future. This event will feature award-winning artist Hoku Zuttermeister, a keiki hula performance by Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine, a special performance by Cosmic Kelly, energy-related booths, games and prizes, an electric vehicle display, photo-taking with Maka, The Super Energy Saver, and much more. (543-7511, hawaiianelectric.com/cleanenergyfair)

Oh Baby! Family Expo, Toy & Game and Party Expo
Neal Blaisdell Center, Exhibition Hall, Oct. 7 and 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $5.50. Attend this show featuring fun activities and great entertainment for young families. The show includes a baby crawling contest, super heroes show, family magic show, princess show, Your Baby Can Learn workshop, party planning vendors, STEM Toys, and over 150 vendors. (239-7777, info@familyexpositions.com)

A Concert Fundraiser
Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St., 7:30 p.m., $50 donation. Come and support Oahu Choral Society’s Chamber Choir. Meet and greet the talent at the reception immediately following the concert. (391-0382, info@oahuchoral.org)

Duke s Ukes Contest
Duke s Waikiki, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Come on down to this ukulele contest with great prizes, including Kamaka Ukuleles, Duke s Waikiki merchandise, gift certificates and more. (dukeswaikiki.com/12th-annual-ukulele-contest)

Stephen Inglis Project
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N Hotel St., 9 p.m., free. Grammy-nominated and Na Hoku-winning artist Stephen Inglis Project presents an evening of diverse, acoustic and electric guitar-driven exploration of covers and improvised originals. (stepheninglis.com, downbeatdiner.com)

A Film for Every Decade: ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’
All Consolidated Theatres locations, check website for times, $4. To celebrate its centennial, the theater shows classic films. (consolidatedtheatres.com)

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective
Doris Duke Theatre, Oct. 7-Nov. 2, contact for times, $10-$12. See more than 25 of Kurosawa s most recognized films in this career survey that starts with his debut feature and ends with his last. (honolulumuseum.org/events)

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7-Jan. 14, $14.95-$22.95, free admission for children 3 years and younger. Using 19 interactive components from drawing stations to a 3D stop-motion station, visitors will see their favorite animated characters come to life and learn about the history of animation. (bishopmuseum.org/animationacademy)

Butoh Masters: Koichi and Hiroko Tamano
Honolulu Museum of Art, selected galleries, 2 p.m., free. Koichi and Hiroko Tamano are considered the parents of Butoh in the U.S. Now based in Japan, the museum brings them to Honolulu to perform their evocative dance amid artworks in selected galleries. Reservations required. (honolulumuseum.org/events)

Chinky Mahoe s Halau Hula o Kawailiula
Windward Community College, 5:15 p.m., free. This year s Merrie Monarch award-winners will perform at the 17th annual Windward Hoolaulea. (windwardhoolaulea.com)

Hoohalialia: Remembering Her Majesty
UH Manoa Kennedy Theatre, 7 p.m., $50-$120. Kumu hula, artists and scholars will be paying tribute to the Queen through a special performance of mele, hula and haiolelo. All proceeds will fund scholarships for Native Hawaiian students attending UH Manoa. A $120 VIP package includes special seating, a hosted reception and wine tasting. (manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/tickets-available-now-for-remembering-her-majesty/)

Sheraton Waikiki Helumoa Pool, 6 p.m., $150-$2500. IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre invites you to save the date for their annual fundraising event. The ticket price includes opening signature cocktails with appetizers, a multi-course gourmet dining experience with paired wines, and delectable desserts with endless IONA entertainment throughout the evening. Reservations recommended. (iona360.com)

Kamau Pono Biannual Concert Series
St. Louis High School s Mamiya Theater, 3142 Waialae Ave., 7-9:30 p.m., $35-$40. The concert will not only amaze audiences, but also educate them on a rarely seen form of Hawaiian storytelling: Hula Kii (puppetry). The evening s special guest, Kumu Aulii, will debut two 3-foot-tall handmade marionettes. (lamakusociety.com)