September 26

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Saturday September 26
Air Layering Workshop
Mulkern Nursery, 10 a.m., free. Learn how to propagate plants using air layering at this hands-on workshop. Pre-registration required. Bring your own pruner if possible. (396-6595)

Buying With No Money Down Seminar
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Kapolei Commons, 4460 Kapolei Pkwy., 4 p.m., free. Learn how to benefit from no-money-down loan programs. Pre-registration required. (947-8101)

Daily Uses for Neem Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members, free for members. Dr. Saleem Ahmed will demonstrate how the Neem tree can be used as an organic insect repellent, a medicinal poultice to treat acne and open wounds, diabetes control, and other anti-fungal and antibacterial uses. Pre-registration required. (748-5320,

Eco T-shirt Bags and EcoChic T-shirt ReMake
The Green House, 224 Pakohana St., 10 a.m.-noon, $15. Transform old T-shirts, with a little imagination and a few simple tools, into one-of-a-kind Eco T-shirt bags and EcoChic T-shirt designs. Pre-registration required. (524-8427,

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Sept. 26-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $250. Being a Red Cross instructor is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. This course will prepare you to lead First Aid, CPR and AED courses. (1-800-733-2767,

GEMS, More Than Just Loss: Dementia Progression Patterns
St. Andrew’s Priory School, Kennedy Bldg., Room K-102, 224 Queen Emma Square, 1-3:30 p.m., $35. Learn about GEMS, a system that helps caregivers understand the changes in a person due to dementia. GEMS focuses on what abilities are left instead of loss and helps caregivers improve interactions with a person with dementia.Pre-registration required. (221-7105,

Life & Happiness Talk
Happiness U, 560 N Nimitz Hwy. Ste. 117A, 2-3 p.m., free. Hear from founder Alice Inoue about how it is possible to change your life by changing your focus, and experience firsthand what Happiness U has to offer. Pre-registration required. (

Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cat check-in, 9:30 feral cat check-in, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (, 226-4561)

Gluten Free Festival
Sunset Beach Elementary School, 59-360 Kamehameha Hwy., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. North Shore Country Market hosts a Gluten Free Festival with lots of food, crafts and activities. (234-9421)

HEI and NextEra Merger Community Meeting
Kahuku High School, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. UH Law School’s Energy Justice Working Group hosts a meeting to inform the public about the HEI and NextEra merger, and collect feedback and comments. (956-9435, 647-4044)

Mass Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cat check-in, 9:30 feral cat check-in, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (, 226-4561)

Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Open House and Bazaar
Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, 902 University Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Open house of temple, preschool and Project Dana. Rummage sale, plants and produce, food, mini-craft fair, bouncy castle, games and more, (

National Take Back Initiative
Windward Mall, food court entrance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Bring your unused prescription drugs for safe disposal. (235-1143,

Stir It Up Grand Opening Celebration
Stir It Up at Kahala Mall, between Island Sole and Quiksilver Board Room, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Celebrate the grand opening of Stir It Up with drink specials, giveaways and more! (

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Stories, songs, games, simple arts and crafts. This week’s theme is “Terrific Teeth.” (697-7868)

Chinatown Tour
RSVP for meeting place, 9:30 a.m., $15-$20. Nathan Wong will lead a tour of Chinatown to celebrate the Chinese Harvest Festival. Explore moon cakes and traditional vegetables and fruits used for the festival. (537-1708,

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place, Saturdays through Nov. 30, 11 a.m., $40-$30. To celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday, tour several Waikiki sites related to the Olympic swimmer, including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous Waikiki hotels and the famous Duke statue along Kalakaua Ave. Pre-registration required. (395-0674,

Paws on the Path Hiking Club
Call for meeting places and times for Aiea Loop Trail hike, free. Hawaiian Humane Society leads a pet-friendly hike for animal lovers. (, 356-2222)

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-in Valley of the Temples, 47-200 Kahekili Hwy., 12:30-3:30 p.m., $3-$2/temple admission. Join Rea Fox, Joshua Kaye, Mark Tanouye, Bonny B and Mihoko M for jazz. (239-9844)

Pines of Rome
Blaisdell Concert Hall, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 27 at 4 p.m., $34-$92. JoAnn Falletta kicks off the 2015-2016 Halekulani Masterworks season with an Italian-inspired program, including Rossini’s Overture to “Semiramide,” and Respighi’s “Fountains of Rome” and the famous “Pines of Rome.” Ignace “Iggy” Jang is featured in Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.” (

Roots Session with Most High & Rude Boy Crew
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 18 and up. (946-1343)

Aloha Festivals Floral Parade
Parade starts at Ala Moana Park, moves along Kalakaua Avenue and ends at Kapiolani Park, 9 a.m., free. A colorful equestrian procession of pa‘u riders, exquisite floats with cascades of flowers, hula halau, marching bands and dignitaries. (

Latino Mexican Fest
Pagoda Hotel C’est Si Bon Ballroom, 1525 Rycroft St., 7 p.m.-midnight, $15-$20. Hawaii’s Hispanic community celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with music and performances from the Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro, John Ortiz and the Latin Amigos Band, and more. (285-0072,

Paradise Cup Bodybuilding Championships
Sheraton Waikiki, Hawaii Ballroom, 5 p.m. doors open, 6 p.m. competition starts, $25/at the door. The 2015 Paradise Cup is the largest bodybuilding event in Hawaii and an NPC-sanctioned national qualifier, with over 200 competitors in 12 weight classes. Exhibitors include European Wax Center. (

Red White and You!
Mid-Pacific Country Club, 5 p.m., $85. Help raise funds for the 2016 Kailua Fireworks show with artists Kawika Kahiapo, Island Kontrast, Chloe XOXO and LIV, plus heavy pupu, and live and silent auctions. (

Win for Win
Hilton Waikiki Beach, 2500 Kuhio Ave., 5:30-9:30 p.m., $75. Guild Mortgage and The Locations Foundation present the third annual Casino Night fundraiser for Women In Need, with prizes, dinner, a silent auction, casino games, dancing and more. (492-8584,

Kuhio Beach Hula Show
Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, near Duke Kahanamoku Statue at Uluniu and Kalakaua, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Sallie Yoza and Halau O Napuala‘ikauika‘iu perform. (843-8002)

Meet Dr. Rosalie Tatsuguchi
Moiliili Hongwanji Bazaar, 902 University Ave., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Dr. Rosalie K. Tatsuguchi will sign her book, “Why Smart Men Do the Same Dumb Things: A Warrior’s Manual for Change.” (949-1659)

‘The Story of Everything’
Mamiya Theatre, 3142 Waialae Ave., 7 p.m., $15-$5. Kealoha debuts “The Story of Everything,” a creation story told through poetry, music, visual arts and more. (387-9664,

Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration
RSVP for meeting location. 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko remove invasive species and reforest with native plants at Hakipu‘u Stream. (

Hanama‘ulu Beach Cleanup
Hanama‘ulu Beach, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Sierra Club and Surfrider team up to protect marine life, the reef and ocean from litter and fishing net entanglement. Bring water. Bags, gloves and refreshments provided. (246-9067)

National Public Lands Day 2015
DPW Environmental Natural Resources Center, Area X, Schofield Barracks, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Celebrate National Public Lands Day with weed control, shelter assembly and more at the Native Hawaiian Interpretive Garden at Schofield Barracks. (, 656-7741)

Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh on Waipahu Depot Street, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center restore the wetlands through invasive plant removal. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118,