August 1

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Wednesday August 1
Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Waianae Mall, Bloodmobile, 6:45 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, 8-9 a.m., free. Those dealing with the loss of a loved one are invited to join others who understand and appreciate the camaraderie available in this supportive community. (

Summer Food Service Program
Mayor Wright Homes Family Literacy Library, 566 N. Kukui St., Building 25A, Tuesdays-Fridays through August 3, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Meals will be provided to children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Meals will be provided on a first come, first served basis. (

Swim with a Mermaid
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Helumoa Playground, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through August, 1-2 p.m., free. Mermaid Citrine or one of her mermaid friends will be making the playground her home for the summer. This event is for Sheraton Waikiki and The Royal Hawaiian guests only. Mermaid swimsuits are optional. (

E-magine Fun
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, center hours through Aug. 15, $4-$19. Enjoy activities such as a Virtual Reality Roller Coaster, Eyeplay Interactive Gaming, Rope Maze and Eurobungy. (203-2366,

Rock Painting
Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 3:30 p.m., free. Join a rock painting party based on the book “Only One You” by Linda Kranz. Painting will take place after a reading of the book. All supplies will be provided, and creations will be displayed in the library. (697-7868)

Tribute to Horace Silver: Mike Lewis & Friends
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$35. Enjoy a tribute to American jazz pianist Horace Silver. (777-4890,

Wildest Show in Town
Honolulu Zoo, Wednesdays through August 15, 6-7 p.m., $5. Attend a series of musical performances hosted by premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma. In addition to the entertainment, there will also be special picnic fare for purchase, as well as pre-concert family activities, such as animal-themed keiki coloring contests and animal trivia. (, 926-3191)

Island Homes: Madagascar & Hawaii
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 6, free. View realistic nature and wildlife paintings by Madagascar native Esperance Rakotonirina. (595-4047,

Keiki Film Hui
Contact for Consolidated Theatres location, 10 a.m., $1. Families are invited to beat the heat with a series of family film screenings, including “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,” “The Secret Life of Pets,” “The Boss Baby,” “LEGO Batman Movie,” “Sing” and more. (

‘King Lear’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1-2 and 4, and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5, $10-$20. See a classic Shakespeare tragedy about a king who struggles against the ravages of time, his three daughters and a scheming villain who aims for the crown. (

Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
Kahala Mall, Consolidated Theatres, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. Thursdays through August 9, contact for cost. See special screenings of classic Hayao Miyazaki films, including “Princess Mononoke,” “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” “Caslte In The Sky,” “Spirited Away,” and “Howl’s Moving Castle.” (