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Nicole Kato

September 29

Saturday September 29
CLASSES
Drum Classes
Sept. 29 at Loading Zone, noon to 1:30 p.m., $20. Sept. 30 at Kakaako Park, 12:30-2 p.m., $20. (tai82@hawaii.rr.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)
Japanese Flower Arranging
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Saturdays until Oct. 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $48. The art of Japanese flower arranging functions as a path for the creative spirit. Call to register. (235-7433)
Kitchen Remodeling 101
Bella Pietra, 9 a.m., free. Register online. In every home, the kitchen is undoubtedly the most important room of the house. (bellapietra.com)
Photography Class
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 102, 9 a.m. to noon, $85. Take family photos like a pro and photograph great outdoor scenery. Call to register. (235-7433)
Women’s Sexual Vitality & Health Workshop
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., Honolulu, 1:30-5:30 p.m., $85. Call to register. A fun, informative and sophisticated workshop to nurture your health and sexuality with Dr. Laurie Steelsmith, Naturopath. (397-7678)
529 College Savings Plans
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani, 2 p.m., free. David Ching, a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, will present on the options available for paying for college and developing a 529 college savings plan. (627-7470)
Building Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free. More and more people in Hawaii are turning to large additions or plan to demolish and build new instead of purchasing a new home. Register online. (grahambuilders.com)
Traveling Mini Conference
Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii is hosting its 5th Annual, Traveling Mini-Conference called “FACING THE FUTURE.” Hawaii Tokai International, 8 a.m-2 p.m., call to register, free. Struggling learners, the mystery of dyslexia, assistive technology in the future and more. (1-800-533-9684) (536-9684)
COMMUNITY
Arc In Hawaii Garage Sale
The Art in Hawaii Honolulu Center, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The Arc in Hawaii, a non-profit organization providing residential services, day programs and advocacy support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host a garage sale. (737-7995, ext. 722)
Blood Drives
Kapolei Shopping Center 7:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.; Waianae Mall 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., free. (bbh.org, 848-4770)
Car Wash
Waialua Community Association, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., donations suggested. With the Leilehua High School wrestling team, benefits the Hawaii Branch, International Dyslexia Association. (dyslexia-hawaii.org)
Computer Recycling
Kaimuki High School, 2705 Kaimuki Ave., Honolulu, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., free. Materials accepted: Computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment. NO TVs, Alkaline batteries or microwaves. (488-8870)
Craft Fair
Kuhio Elementary School cafeteria and field, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Items that will be sold, jewelry, Hawaiian items, rubber stamps, hair accessories, stationary, framed art, washi tape and more. (358-4667)
Ewa Makai Middle Sustainability Fair
Ewa Makai Middle School, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. The fair will showcase numerous vendors providing information on energy and water efficiency, renewable energy and more. (mygreenapple.org)
Going Green
Iolani School, call for schedule. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)
Hawaiian Electric’s Clean Energy Fair
Pearlridge Uptown center court, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free admission. To celebrate the accomplishments paving the way for a clean energy future and kick-off October as Energy Awareness Month, Hawaiian Electric Company is sharing interactive energy-related exhibits and more. (48-0981)
Leilehua High School Band Booster
Leilehua High School, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission. Live music and entertainment, Hoku BBQ chicken, baked goods, lots of door prizes. (224-4080)
National Take Back Day
Kauai Police Department, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe, anonymous disposal. (541-1930)
National Take Back Event
Windward Mall center court, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. A national take-back initiative put on by Drug Enforcement Administration. American citizens are encouraged to turn in unwanted and unused prescription drugs. (windwardmall.com)
National Take Back Initiative
Hawaii State Capitol, Kapolei Police Station, Scholfield Barracks Army and Air Force Exchange Service Post Exchange, Town Center of Mililani, Windward Mall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe, anonymous disposal. (541-1930)
Crouching Lion’s Brazil Party
Crouching Lion Bar & Grill, 3-10 p.m., $16.95/buffet. A celebration of Brazil’s food, culture and music. (237-8981)
Hispanic Heritage Month
Leeward Community College, 5-7 p.m., $20/door, $15/advance, $10/10 or more tickets. Headliners for this event are Ballet Folkloric Mexicano de Carlos Moreno from Oakland, California; with our own Al Harrington. (689-4651, losamigosballet@yahoo.com)
Paint The Mall Pink
Windward Mall center court, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. To kick off October and Breast Cancer Awareness month, Windward Mall will be “painting the mall pink” to raise awareness for women’s health issues in the community. (windwardmall.com)
FAMILY FUN
Mauka Lani Ohana’s Funtastic Carnival
Mauka Lani Elementary School, 92-1300 Panana St., Makakilo, 5-9 p.m., free. There’s something for everyone in your family: delicious food, fun games, and exciting bouncy houses. (672-1100)
Blue Angels & KMCAS Airshow
WWII Tunnels near Aikahi Shopping Center, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. KMCAS 2012 Kaneohe Bay Airshow, including the Blue Angels, from a great vantage point, and shop for numerous bargains inside the tunnels! Please note no tunnel tours will be offered this time due to the airshow. (294-0205)
Kaneohe Bay Air Show
Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Sept. 29-30, free. In addition to a thrilling performance by the Blue Angels, the action in the air includes a number of military demonstrations and civilian aerobatic displays. (kaneohebayairshow.com)
Rice Fest
Ward Centres, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., free. Besides numerous dishes celebrating the world’s most popular staple, there will be various activities, including the building of an even bigger version of what last year won the Guinness Book of World Records title for the world’s largest SPAM musubi. (ricefest.com)
Smithsonian Museum Day
Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., get tickets online. At the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives there will be 19th century Hawaiian and New England games and more. (smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ticket)
NIGHTLIFE
Night Market
Kakaako, 7 p.m. to midnight, $2, $15/premium access. The event will feature food, drink, fashion, music, art, shopping and entertainment. (honolulunightmarket.com)
MUSIC
Chucks Cellar 40th Anniversary
Chucks Cellar, 7-11 p.m., free. Chucks Celler 40th Anniversary Party featuring Jazz Quartet : Dragonfly with Amber Ricci. (923-4488)
Jaren & Wendy Live
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7:30 p.m., free. Jaren and Wendy play alternative music. (312-8867)
DubKonscious
Hawaiian Brians, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., 18 and over, $10/cover. Reggae band DubKonscious will be performing live at Hawaiian Brians. (hawaiireggaeguild.com)
Karaoke Contest
Bar 35, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $5/cover, 21 and older. 80s POP MUZIK’s Karaoke contest will take place at BAR 35. (djnocturna.com)
HIKES & TOURS
Trail Tales
SoulTrex, Windward Mall, 6 p.m., free. Trail Tales: Hiking the John Muir Trail. Ray Rippel, Author of Planning Your Thru-Hike of the John Muir Trail, will discuss what it takes to plan & execute a hike of this magnificence, 211-mile trail. (247-8735)
THE ARTS
Exhibit Of Japanese Swords
Soto Mission, 1078 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, Sept. 29-30, $10. The exhibition will be comprised of an extensive range of some of the world’s finest Samurai-era art and weaponry, including swords by important swordsmiths, sword furniture, full suits of armor, and various other Samurai objects, all of outstanding quality. (597-1624)
Los Amigos Ballet Folklore Fiesta & Concert
Leeward Community College Theater, 5-7 p.m., $15/presale, $20/door. Call or email for tickets. Ballet Folklorico Mexicano from Oakland, Mariachi Music by “The Friends,” and a special appearance by Al Harrington. (689-4651, losamigosballet@yahoo.com)
Places And Faces
The Gallery at Ward Centre, Sept. 29 to Oct. 25, Oct. 7 artist reception from 4-6 p.m., free. With Gregory Pai and Steve Martin. (gwcfineart.com)
Spanish Film Club
Doris Duke Theatre, Sept. 29-Oct. 3, call for times and schedule, $10/general, $8/members. Featuring first-time filmmakers and established masters, this new series brings the best in contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinema to the Doris Duke Theatre. (532-3033)
WAC’s Gala Theatre Night
Almy Lobby, 6-7 p.m., $30. Fundraiser for Windward Arts Council’s many projects. (254-4885, janekailua@hawaii.rr.com)
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