September 24

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Sunday September 24
Lantern-Making Workshop
United Chinese Society Hall, 1:30-4:30 p.m., free. Learn from famous lantern master Mr. Weifu He from Shanghai. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Central Union Church, Women’s Building, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 7 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
St. John Vianney Parish, Parish Lounge, 7 a.m.-1:15 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Waikele Center, Bloodmobile by Leonard’s Malasada’s Truck, Sept. 24 7 a.m.-12 p.m., Sept. 25 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Cocktails & Cacti
3660 On The Rise, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $50. This is a special benefit supporting breast cancer awareness. Lovely pink drinks and Chef Russell Siu’s special happy hour menu will be available for purchase. (

Extraordinary Global Tao Blessings
Master Sha Tao Center Hawaii, noon-4 p.m., $23-$30. In this life-supporting workshop you will learn a higher understanding of how to resolve discord in your relationships. (988-8090)

Hard Rock Cafe Fundraiser
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 2-5 p.m., $40-$50. Come to this fundraiser to benefit the Friends of Hokulea & Hawaiiloa. Price includes admission, heavy pupus, beer, wine, soft drinks and silent auction. Entertainment will be provided by John Cruz, Robi Kahakalau, Nathan Nahinu, Donald Kaulia and more. (955-7383)

Honolulu Aloha Fun Ride
Kapiolani Park, 8 a.m., contact for cost. A bicycle ride for everyone from keiki to kupuna. The ride has 9 and 18 mile options, with the ride ranging from Kapiolani Park to Kahala or Hawaii Kai and back. Pre-registration required. (

Honolulu Century Ride
Kapiolani Park, 6:15 a.m., contact for cost. The event promises a gorgeous day of riding from Kapiolani Park up the windward side of Oahu and back. Aid stations along the route will serve as stopping points with refreshments and medical aid. Pre-registration required. (

Joint Memorial Service
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. The service remembers Americans of Japanese ancestry who served and sacrificed in WWII to win equal treatment for all people in the islands. (258-6499)

Religious Society of Friends Visiting Sunday Lunch
Honolulu Friends Meeting, 2426 Oahu Ave., 9:45 a.m., free. Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) host a Sunday lunch following silent worship and meditation, childcare and hymn singing. (, 988-2714)

Scrub-A-Dub Dog Wash
Hawaiian Humane Society back parking lot, 9-11:30 a.m., $10. Get your pup squeaky clean. Funds raised go toward the Humane Society’s annual PetWalk. Purchase tickets online. (, 356-2223)

Interesting Pipe Organ Music
St. Christopher’s Church, 93 N. Kainalu, Kailua, Sunday, September 24, 4 p.m., free. Featuring Renaissance dance music and other fascinating and beautiful pieces played by organist Dan Werning. One hour, followed by a reception. (388-3121)

Na Mele No Na Pua: Music for the Generations
Waikiki Beach Walk, Plaza Stage, 5-6 p.m., free. Na Waihooluu O Ke Anuenue performs. (

Rock 4 Recovery
The Republik, 6:30 p.m., $15-$25. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness of the solution for addiction treatment and recovery here in the Hawaiian Islands. Kings of Spade will headline the event along with a mainland recovery comedian Kurtis Matthews and local band “Jazz Nene”. Attendees must be 18 years or older. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Kapiolani Park Bandstand, 2 p.m., free. (

The Traveling Plate
PAI Honolulu, 5 and 7:30 p.m., $150-$200. Guests can enjoy great food and drinks in a friendly atmosphere. Be amongst the few to taste this innovative menu. Pre-registration required. (