September 7

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Friday September 7
Kimie Miner
Blue Note Hawaii, Sept. 7-8, 6:30 and 9 p.m. $25-$45. Enjoy the loose, down-to-earth feel of Kimie Miner’s inimitable musical style. (

Da Bug Doctor
Pre-registration required by 2 p.m. Sept. 7 for Sept. 8 event at Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m., $5. Andrew Nowinski, a retired termite and pest controller, will demonstrate how to eliminate all types of bugs in and around offices and homes. (748-5315,

Friends of Waimanalo Library Book Sale
Waimanalo Public and School Library, 41-1320 Kalanianaole Hwy., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8, free. Sale proceeds will benefit the library and its programs. (259-2610)

Jehova’s Witness Summer Regional Convention
Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St., 9:20 a.m.-4:50 p.m., free. This three-day program will include numerous Bible-based talks, interviews and multimedia presentations that will focus on practical ways to face present and future challenges with courage. A feature film on Sunday will demonstrate why the biblical character Jonah needed courage to fulfill his assignment and how he overcame his initial fears. (

Kuakini Auxiliary Bazaar
Kuakini Health System, Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 8, free. Clothes, books, DVDs, jewelry, handmade crafts, household items, potted plants and more will be sold. There will also be snacks, baked goods, sushi, waffle dogs and andagi. Special items from Kuakini’s gift shop will also be on sale. Proceeds from the event will benefit Kuakini Foundation. (547-9184)

Kupuna Independent Life Series
Moiliili Community Center, 2535 S. King St., Fridays through Dec. 14, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (732-7755)

Mental Health Conference
Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center, 45-550 Kionaole Road, contact for times and costs. Join conference sessions that cover topics such as addressing depression, dealing with suicide, prayer and inner healing, complex trauma, post-traumatic stress and more. Pre-registration required. (

Ohina Short Film Festival
Hawaii Theatre, 7 p.m., $9-$75. Attend Hawaii’s biggest short film festival, featuring projects with a creative connection to the islands. Screenings include “Hae Hawai`i The Thief,” “K lewa,” “Last Taxi Dance,” “Mauka to Makai” and “The Moon and the Night.” (

Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., 5-7 p.m., free. Attend the opening reception of “Visages,” an exhibit by artist and printmaker Helena Noordhoff. Her works transform digital photographs of individuals into handmade prints, paintings and drawings. Light pupu and refreshments will be served. (

Artwork by Mariko Merritt and Kainoa Gruspe
HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop x Mori by Art + Flea, 6-9 p.m., free. View new artwork by Merritt and Gruspe, as well as Portfolio 2018 exhibit artwork also on display. There will also be a live musical performance by Dae Han Ensemble, ceramic wheel throwing demonstrations, a clay hand-building demonstration and food from Artizen by MW. (566-6615,

‘Avengers: Infinity War’
Hukilau Marketplace, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., 7:30 p.m., free. Catch a special screening of “Avengers: Infinity War.” (293-3142,

Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through January, free. See an exhibition that focuses solely on artistic depictions of men. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 7, featuring live performances by North Shore Ramblers. (586-9959)

PhotoCon Hawaii
Blaisdell Center, 777 Ward Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 9, $60. There will be keynote and studio workshop speakers, a display of “Essence of Hawaii” photo contest winners and a trade show of photographic exhibitors. Students, first responders and military receive free admission. (479-5504)