September 1

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Saturday September 1
Citizenship Class
Pacific Gateway Center, 723 C Umi St., Saturdays through Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Pre-registration required. (733-7047, 851-7010,

Tales from Under the Sea
Pre-registration required by Sept. 1 for Sept. 15 event, Central Union Church, 9-11:30 a.m., $300-$500. Children will participate in a discover the creative fun of theater, developing comfort and confidence with playful performances, and building their imaginative abilities. (

Local Comedy Showcase
The Dragon Upstairs, 1038 Nuuanu Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10. Coe Snyder hosts and Brandi Morgan, Erika Swartzkopf, Jeremy Castillo, Lance Liverman, Tiffany Yamauchi, Jasmine Bautista and Pam Escalona perform original standup comedy. (526-1411)

Trevor Noah
Blaisdell Arena, 8 p.m., $35.50-$295. See a live comedy performance by Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show.” (, 745-3000)

Caturday Kitten Party: A Popoki + Tea Pop-up
The Public Pet, 3422 Waialae Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Kittens from local fosters will be available for adoption. Boba tea and cookies will be available for purchase. (

Charity Fundraiser WWII Tunnel Tours & Indoor Garage Sale
Aikahi World War II Tunnels, 221 Iliaina St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Peruse a large variety of items, such as toys, clothes, kitchenware, furniture and more. Guided tours of the gunnery tunnels will also be available at 10, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a $5 donation. Proceeds will go to Hawaii Animal Sanctuary. (824-1068)

Hobo Bowling Tournament
Pre-registration required for Sept. 15 event at Pali Lanes, noon-5 p.m., $45. There will be door prizes and food. Attendees must be age 18 or older to win cash prize. (

Lei of Parks Family Day
Ala Moana Beach Park, Kewalo Basin Park and Kakaako Waterfront Park, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Walk, bike and enjoy family-friendly activities throughout the three parks. Visitors can enjoy walking tours of historic sties and exceptional trees, gain beach volleyball tips, walk with a doctor, sample coral-friendly sunscreen, enjoy a keiki-friendly bike ride and practice yoga. (, 524-8560)

Royal Court Investiture and Opening Ceremony
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 4 p.m. investiture, 5-6 p.m. opening ceremony, free. This ceremony marks the beginning of the 2018 Aloha Festivals, where the king, queen, prince and princess will take their places on the royal court. The procession will then make its way to the Royal Grove, where hula, chants and musical performances can be enjoyed. (

A Very Special Evening with Melveen Leed
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. Enjoy a performance by American singer Melveen Leed, with special guests Jeff Peterson, Lopaka Colon, Rodney Villanueva, Tau Rickford Espiritu and Iwalani Tseu. (

Duke s Ukes Live Auditions
Duke s Waikiki, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Duke s Waikiki invites amateur ukulele performers of all ages to audition for the 13th annual Duke s Ukes ukulele competition. Divisions include ukulele instrumental, and ukulele and vocal. Pre-registration required. (

Gypsy 808
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., $15-$25. Enjoy Gypsy jazz of the ’30s and ’40s, as well as other music of the same style. (955-8821,

‘Filipino Folktales & Fables’
Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 229 Queen Emma Square, Sept. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. Enjoy a celebration of Filipino culture with traditional storytelling. (