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Nicole Kato

September 15

Saturday September 15
CLASSES
CPR/AED For The Professional Rescuer & Health Care Providers
American Red Cross, Sept. 15 and 28, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., $130. Learn the skills needed to respond appropriately to respiratory and cardiac emergencies and get trained how to operate an AED in case of a sudden cardiac emergency. Register online. (redcross.org)
Creative Photography 2
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 102, 9 a.m. to noon, $85. In this second class of the creative photography series, you will learn how to work with light. Call to register. (235-7433)
Disaster Assessment Basics
Kailua United Methodist Church, 1-4 p.m., free. The purpose of this course is to provide a general overview of the tasks performed by Red Cross Disaster Assessment workers in support of a disaster relief operation or local incident, such as a single or multi-family fire. Register online. (hawaiiredcross.org)
Disaster Services: An Overview
Kailua United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. to noon, free. The purpose of this course is to enable participants to translate their care and compassion into community action, through a uniform message. Register online. (hawaiiredcross.org)
freedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized, Kapolei, Sept. 15 and 22, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn how to measure, plan and assemble a closet of your dreams, very affordably and by doing it yourself with the freedomRail® system. (cai@citymill.com)
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)
Neem Tree Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m. to noon, $5. The community is invited to learn more about the magnificent Neem tree, an unthirsty plant that holds a multitude of insecticidal and medicinal benefits. Registration required. (workshops@hbws.org)
COMMUNITY
Wearable Art
371 Ilimalia Loop, Kailua, 9:30-11 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m., $12. Bring your own apparel. Pick up finished work Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. (220-5691, stircrazy@hawaii.rr.com)
Blood Drives
Town Center of Mililani 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.; Waikele Center 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free. (bbh.org, 848-4770)
Community Swap Meet
HAwaii Maoli parking lot, 91-1270 Kinoiki St., Kapolei, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission. Lots of stuff at awesome prices. (389-9097, jhakana@gmail.com)
Going Green
Waipahu Intermediate School, 8 a.m. to noon, free. Email or call for materials accepted. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)
National Kidney Foundation
Windward Mall center court, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. The National Kidney Foundation will hold an exhibit and offer complimentary screenings to the public. (windwardmall.com)
Pearl City Bonsai Club Meeting/Workshop
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, 8:30 a.m., free. Bring a plant to work on. (hawaiibonsaiassoc.org)
Pono Ola Fest 2
Windward Mall center court, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. Join Windward Mall for the second Pono Ola Fest. Aimed to raise awareness about general health issues in our community, this event will feature Zumba and fitness demos and exhibits. (windwardmall.com)
Rummage Sale
Kaimuki Middle School cafeteria, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16. Kaimuki Middle School Music Department. (734-4437)
Rummage Sale
Soto Mission of Hawaii, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., free admission. Household items such as dishes, linens, blankets and more. (537-9409)
Women’s Way To Health
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom, 8:30 a.m. to noon, free. The program will also be available via videoconference sites at Pali Momi Medical Center and Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Register online. (hawaiipacifichealth.org)
AARP Hawaii Information Session
Faith Baptist Church, Kailua, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Attend an AARP Hawaii information session on the future of Social Security and Medicare. Call to register. (1-877-926-8300)
Bowl For Kids’ Sake
Aiea Bowl, 9 a.m. to noon, noon to 3 p.m., 3-6 p.m., 6-9 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the largest and most important annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu. Visit website to register. (bbbshonolulubowl.kintera.org)
Classic Car Show
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, every third Saturday until Novermber, 5-9 p.m., Macy’s parking lot, free. The East End Hot Rod Club will be showcasing their cars for the ever-popular Classic Car Show. (windwardmall.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. Sept. 15 and Oct. 6 DNA Detectives; Oct. 20 and Nov. 17 Buzz Off! (ctahr.hawaii.edu/geneius-day/oahugeneiuses.html)
Living Proof Life Simulcast With Beth Moore
Waialae Baptist Church, 1047 21st Ave., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. The Alec & Belle Waterhouse Lecture Series presents 2012 Living Proof Live Simulcast with Beth Moore. (waterhouselecture.org, 732-5561 ext. 204)
West Oahu Composite Squadron Open House
Kalaeloa Airport, 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. formal program, visit website for more information. Special guests include members of the Hawaii Chapter of the Tuskeege Airmen. Dr. Dorothy Goldsborough will be the Keynote speaker. (hawaiicapshowcase.com)
Mighty4 Hawaii
Diverse Art Center, 3:30-10 p.m., $15/general, $10/with school ID. Proceeds from this event will go to help fund Diverse Arts Center filling for non profit status and continue providing art programs for the community. (facebook.com/events/461136117241122/)
Slam Poetry
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 8 p.m., free. Slam poetry with talented, local poets. (312-8867)
Cleanup Day/Fair
Volunteers need to report to their nearest beach access point in Kailua or Lanikai at 9:30 a.m. or meet at Kailua Beach Park. Afterparty at with live music, “green” guest speakers, keiki games, eco-education, and more. (sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org)
International Coastal Cleanup Day
Sand Island Beach Park (at the end of Sand Island Access Road), 10 a.m. to noon, free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Agents for Change and Surfrider’s Oahu Chapter host “International Coastal Cleanup Day.” (cbpacific.com)
Teach Reading/Writing To An Adult
Aloha United Way Building, 8:30-9:30 a.m., free. The 16-hour training (Sept. 15, 22, and 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)
THE ARTS
Creations Of Hawaii
Pearlridge Downtown center court, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 15-16, free. This event will showcase local artisans and products that are truly of the islands, created by local artisans who specialize in an array of different art forms. (488-0981)
Distinctive Women In Hawaiian History Program
Mission Memorial Auditorium, Civic Center Grounds, 550 S. King St., Honolulu, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., $16-$20. Register online. All sessions are free with advance registration, but optional hospitality packages that include food, drink and other services are available for a nominal fee. (distinctivewomenhawaii.org)
FAMILY FUN
Fish Tales
Waikiki Aquarium, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $9. Fish Tales: Chronicles, Critters and Crafts event offering engaging craft activities and storytelling. (923-9741, waquarium.org)
Keiki Event
Market City Shopping Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission. Mini keiki carnival, face painting, balloon animals, arts and crafts. (479-5525)
Ocean Literacy
Waikiki Aquarium, visit website for times and cost. A day of learning and fun for the whole family. (waquarium.org)
HIKES & TOURS
Guided Hakipuu Hike
Kualoa Ranch, 49-560 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 9-11 a.m., $15/adult. The guided Hakipu’u Hike takes visitors through a thick forest, over beautiful undulating pastures, across a flowing stream, to a Hawaiian cultural restoration site, with taro patches and native plants. (237-7321, kualoa.com)
Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15, 1-2:30 p.m., admission. Learn about the plants and trees that were utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. Reservations required. (522-7066)
SPECIAL EVENTS
Aloha Festivals Hoolaulea
Royal Hawaiian Center, 6 p.m., visit website for more information. Royal Hawaiian Band, Ke Aloalii, Na Hoa, Mailani Makainai and Willie K perform. (royalhawaiiancenter.com)
MUSIC
Chevelle Performs
The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. show, $29/general, $5/increase day of show. (groovetickets.com, bampproject.com)
Ka La I Haehae Special Concert
Royal Hawaiian Theater, noon to 2 p.m., $40/advance. Honoring the late Kumu Hula O’Brian Eselu. Rare collaboration of two prominent hula halau to perform. The concert, which was organized at the grass-roots level and held in Fukuoka, Japan last September, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Sister State Relationship between the State of Hawaii and Fukuoka Prefecture. (kalaihaehae@gmail.com)
Humble Soul
Anna O’Briens, 9 p.m. 21 and over, $15/cover. Featuring 83. (innavisionmusic.com)
75th Anniversary Of The Hawaiian Room
Honolulu Hale, until Sept. 21, multi-media exhibit Sept. 15 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., visit website to register and for more information. This multi-media exhibit features stunning images and informative newspaper clippings from the musicians and hula practitioners who made New York City their home while performing at the Hotel Lexington. (distinctivewomenhawaii.org)
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