October 8

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Monday October 8
Creative Crafting: Pochibukuro
Waianae Public Library, 10 a.m., free. Learn to make three simple pochibukuro envelopes from found materials. Bring your own small, sharp scissors. All other supplies are provided. This class is recommended for teens and adults. Reservations recommended. (697-7868)

Hawaiian Literature
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10 donation.This companion to the Hawaiian Culture course will touch upon stories and chants that help to illustrate the intellectual capacity, creative ability and historical documentation of the pre-contact Hawaiian people. Both classics and mundane pieces will be discussed, along with efforts to record, publish and translate them. Reservations recommended. (773-7047, carmenlee@pacificgatewaycenter.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Waikele Center, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Jake Shimabukuro
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. (bluenotehawaii.com)