August 27

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Saturday August 27
Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 9-11 a.m., free. Learn where to begin when it comes to building a home from Graham Builders. Pre-registration required. (593-2808,

Libby Appel Q&A
UH-Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre, noon-2 p.m., free. Libby Appel discusses her experience as artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival and her life in theatre. Pre-registration recommended. (

Smart Moves for You and Your Back
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., 2:30 p.m., $40. This workshop focuses on your moving self, shining light on the movement of the entire spine and how to make the spine mobile, supple, resilient and healthy. Pre-registration required. (397-7678)

Aiea Bon Dance
Aiea Hongwanji Mission, 99-186 Puakala St., 7-10 p.m., free. Enjoy dancing, food, crafts, keiki games and more. Bon service starts at 6; food booths open at 5:30. (487-2626)

Bon Dance
Kapahulu Center, 4 p.m. activities, 6 p.m. dancing, free. Enjoy bon dancing, food, games,and a craft/bake sale. (

Bon Dance at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii
Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way, 5-9 p.m., free. Enjoy dancing, food, games, a rummage sale, free yukata rental and taiko performances. (595-3517,

Cars & Coffee Hawaii Auto Meet
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 9-11 a.m., free. Get your morning coffee, see the cars and talk with their owners. (

End of Summer BBQ, Pool Party and Public Pet Pop-Up
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 1-6 p.m., free, age 21 and up. Enjoy the last days of summer with puppies, BBQ-style specials and poolside relaxation. (923-8882)

Girl Scout Registration
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Sign up for Girl Scouts. (, 675-5534)

Kupuna Day
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Kupuna over age 62 get free tours of the palace. Guest lectures include Hawaiian culture and language, and the Norfolk pine on Lanai. (595-3167,

Meet & Reach Waipahu Community Fair
Waipahu Intermediate School, 95-455 Farrington Hwy., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Meet others from your community and get free healthcare screenings, educational information, career and job opportunities, entertainment, hair cuts, groceries and more. (783-5190)

New Hope East Shore Community Bazaar
Kailua Intermediate School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enjoy crafts, games, prizes, live music from Pastor Michael Wong and SHYNE, and more. (

ONGA Plant Sale
Washington Middle School cafeteria, Aug. 27: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 28: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. A plant sale from a co-op of local growers. (637-9995)

Town Hall Community Conversation
St. Andrews Cathedral, Von Holt Room, 9 a.m.-noon, free. HPD chief Louis Kealoha, civil rights commissioner Bill Hoshijo, legislators and other community leaders discuss local and national issues of concern. RSVP requested. (597-1341,

Waianae Eat Local Challenge
Makeke Waianae at Waianae Mall, Saturdays through Sept. 10, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Support local farmers and take the challenge to eat more healthy Hawaii-grown foods. Stop by the Makeke Info Booth to pick up your free gift bag and Challenge Stamp Card to complete to win prizes at Challenge Finale on Sept. 10 featuring cooking demo by Chef Sam Choy. (697-3236)

Family Story Times
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. This week’s theme is “Three Little Pigs.” (697-7868)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Island Scoops, 4:30 p.m., $25/aquarium. Learn more about these amazing Hawaiian shrimp and make your own customized pet shrimp aquarium. Get a free Bubbies mochi ice cream and Pokemon figurine with each aquarium purchase. (841-8080,

Sun-Sational Summer Festival
Mililani Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Enjoy live music, art contests, pony rides, balloons, Jamba Juice samples, keiki games and much more. (

Paws on the Path Hiking Club
Call for meeting place and times for Likeke Trail hike, free. Hawaiian Humane Society leads a pet-friendly hike. (356-2222,

A Musical Journey from Mexico to Argentina
Hawaii Public Radio, 7 p.m., $30-$25. Celebrate Latin-American music with Daniel Dickey and Sandy Tsukiyama. (, 955-8821)

‘Ahamele Hawaiian Music Series
Royal Hawaiian Center, Helumoa, 2 p.m., free. Ka Hale I O Kahala Halau Hula, Ryan Tang Trio, Sean Tiwanek & Friends, and Nicholas Kaleikini & Danny Kaleikini perform. (922-2299)

Halo Halo Music Fest
Aloha Tower Marketplace, 4-10 p.m., $30-$50. This celebration of Filipino culture includes of the Black Eyed Peas, Joey Guila, Shar Carillo, Everyday Aloha, Shyne, Kalei Gamiao, Mikey Bustos, Canvas Disciples Dance Crew and more. (

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-in Valley of the Temples, 12:30-3:30 p.m., $3-$2. Shari Lynn, Reggie Padilla, Alika Lyman, Ethan Capone and Mihoko M perform. (239-9844)

Jeanette Trevias Trio
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. (

Mele Kualiwi
Waimea Valley, 3-7 p.m., $30-$8. Enjoy music from Del Beazley, Mark Yamanaka, Kupaoa, Kawika Kahiapo, Lim Ohana and Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine. (

Soul Patrol
Muddy Waters Espresso, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive #510, 6-8 p.m., free. (778-0182)

Don’t Forget to Smile
Atherton YMCA, 1810 University Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Br. Chaitanya Dayamrita shares a spiritual talk, followed by a concert and meditation. (757-8331,

Great Waikiki Beer Festival
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, 6-10 p.m., $100-$69.50. Enjoy samples from over 100 beers from around the world, plus food, a performance from Kenny Loggins and more. (, 947-7955)

Greek Festival
Ala Moana Park, McCoy Pavilion, Aug. 27-28, noon-9 p.m., $3. Enjoy Greek culture, dancing, a bazaar and plenty of Greek food, presented by Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific. (

‘Anime Momotaro’
Tenney Theatre, Aug. 27, Sept. 3, 10 and 17 at 4:30 p.m., Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. (sensory friendly), Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. (Japanese), $20-$10. Honolulu Theatre for Youth present “Anime Momotaro,” a modern adaptation of the Japanese children’s classic. (, 839-9885)

Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus Fall Open Enrollment
UH-Manoa, Music Department, 2411 Dole St., 8:30 a.m. grades 3-12, 9:30 a.m. grades K-1, 10:30 a.m. grade 2, free. Those interested in singing in a community choral program are invited to enroll. (521-2982,

Honolulu Dance Studio
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (955-9517)

Kuhio Beach Hula Show
Kuhio Beach Hula Mound near Duke Kahanamoku Statue in Waikiki, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Kapi‘olani Ha‘o and Halau Ke Kia‘i A O Hula perform. (843-8002)

Miss Chinatown Hawaii Organization
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (955-9517)

Summer Wonders
Honolulu Museum of Art School, 4-9 p.m., $3. Featuring more than 50 local vendors of fashion, art, music, food and more. (

‘The Bridge’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 7:45 p.m., $10.50. Watch a screening of “The Bridge,” about a young Hawaiian boy who learns more about his cultural roots, at the Hawaii International Short Film Festival. (

‘Wordsworth, It’s In Your Pocket’
Barnes & Noble Ala Moana, 2:30-3:30 p.m., free. Frances H. Kakugawa signs her book. Proceeds benefit Read to Me International. (

‘Wordsworth, It’s In Your Pocket’
Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii at Ward Warehouse, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Frances H. Kakugawa reads, discusses and signs her book. (

Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration
Register for meeting place, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko remove invasive species and reforest the area with native plants. Pre-registration required. (