August 19

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Friday August 19
Soul Shop: Ministering to Suicidal Depression
Higashi Hongwanji Mission Buddhist Temple, 1685 Alaneo St., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $20. Faith leaders are invited to learn more about how to prevent suicide. (, 545-2740)

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, Aug. 19-20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. Local artisans showcase products that are truly of the islands. (

Mililani Hongwanji Bon Dance
Mililani Hongwanji Temple, 95-257 Kaloapau St., Aug. 19: 6:45-10:30 p.m., Aug. 20: 7-10:30 p.m., free. The annual bon dance features music, dancing, food, a country store, craft fair, silent auction and more. (625-0925)

Senior Food Boxes
Hauula Civic Center, 10-11 a.m., free. Seniors can pick up a box of food each month. Application required. (255-6944,

The Pit Stop
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, 4-9 p.m., free. Browse food trucks and craft vendors, and beat rush hour traffic. (479-5525)

Waimea Valley Moon Walk
Waimea Valley, 8-9 p.m., $10. Take a walk through Waimea Valley by the light of the moonlight. Must exit valley by 10 p.m. (638-5864)

John Cruz and Friends
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 8-11 p.m., free. (

Saloon Pilots
Big City Diner Kailua, 108 Hekili St., 8-10:30 p.m., free. (263-8880)

Made in Hawaii Festival
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Aug. 19-20: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Aug. 21: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $6. More than 400 vendors will showcase their made-in-Hawaii wares and services at the 22nd annual festival. (

Hawaii State Ballet
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (955-9517)

‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’
Hawaiian Mission Houses, 553 S. King St., Aug. 19, 20, 26 and 27, $25-$20. Enjoy an early Shakespeare comedy about saucy servants, hidden identities, love and more, directed by William Ha‘o. (