August 29

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Saturday August 29
Advanced Childcare Training with Pediatric First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $129. This followup to the Babysitter’s Training course gives you the tools you need to provide the best care to infants and children age 10 and younger. (1-800-733-2767,

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $75. Breathing new life into resuscitation education, this class is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child and infant victims. (1-800-733-2767,

Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 9-11 a.m., free. Homeowners looking to build or rebuild their home can learn where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for and more. Pre-registration required. (593-2808,

Don’t Fall Victim to Identity Theft Seminar
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties at Kapolei Commons, 4460 Kapolei Pkwy., 4 p.m., free. Learn how to avoid identity theft from Jeni Carbajal Sayud of IDShield. Pre-registration required. (947-8101)

Job Fair
Mililani High School, 1-5 p.m., free. U.S. Rep. Mark Takai hosts a job fair that focuses on opportunities in apprenticeship programs, armed and civil service positions, and post-secondary education programs. (202-603-6934,

Keiki Explorer Club: Transform Plants into Paper
The Green House, 224 Pakohana St., 9:30-11:30 a.m., $20/keiki-parent team. Harvest a variety of plants and explore the differences in fiber they produce. Pre-registration required. (, 524-8427)

Life & Happiness Talk
Happiness U, 560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Ste. 117A, 2-3 p.m., free. Hear from founder Alice Inoue about how it is possible to change your life by changing your focus, and experience firsthand what Happiness U has to offer. Pre-registration required. (

Pebble Gardens
Geobunga Windward, 4404 Malaai St., 9-10 a.m., free. Learn how to create natural and beautiful hardscapes using beach pebbles. Pre-registration required. (

Pilates for Balance
Honolulu Club, 10-11 a.m., free. Keep your brain, heart and other vital organs functioning beautifully with pilates. (585-9626)

Sumptuous Summertime Recipes
The Green House, 224 Pakohana St., 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m., $35. Learn tasty vegetarian summertime recipes that are both cooling and nourishing, including sweet potato salad, cucumber avocado bisque, tomato basil corn salad and hand-rolled truffles. Pre-registration required. (, 524-8427)

Comedy BrewHaha! Unscripted Community Comedy
Ong King Arts Center, 184 N. King St., 7:30-9:45 p.m., $10, age 18 and up. A night of unscripted theater hilarity from Think Fast Improv and performers from around the island. (

Friends of the Kapolei Library Book Sale
Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Find new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs and records for sale. (693-7050)

Going Green Recycling Drive
Thomas Jefferson School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Save your recyclable waste and help turn trash into cash for community programs. Acceptable items include scrap metal, cell phones, batteries, computers, HI-5 beverage containers and more. (291-6151,

Hawaii All-Breed Rabbit Club Quarterly Membership Meeting
Church of the Crossroads, Ross Davis Room, 1212 University Ave., 10 a.m.-noon, free. The Hawaii All-Breed Rabbit Club was founded in 1986 to promote all aspects of raising, breeding and showing purebred rabbits in Hawaii. (

Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus Fall Open Enrollment
UH-Manoa’s 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. Students interested in joining Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus will participate in a full rehearsal and also be assessed individually. (, 521-2982)

Kaneohe Community Family Center Got S.T.E.A.M.
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Get steamed up learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math with a family event hosted by Kaneohe Community Family Center, including activities, games, keiki ID, goody bags and more. (235-1143)

Koko Head Service Unit Girl Scout Recruiting Event
Aina Haina Public Library, Aug. 29 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Learn more about the Girl Scouts. (, 230-3548)

Shop the Block in Manoa
Various locations: Choco le’a, Manoa Innovation Center, Morning Glass Coffee, Green Mountain Hawaii and Hawaii Doggie Bakery, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. This event showcases small businesses in Manoa, with special discounts, pop-up shops and more. (232-9208,

‘The Big Fix’ Spay and Neuter Mobile Clinic
Patsy Mink Regional Park, must contact for appointment time, $25-$130 depending on animal. Poi Dogs and Popoki hosts a mobile clinic for pet owners to get their dogs spayed and neutered at an affordable cost. (, 551-7915,

Waianae Eat Local Challenge
Makeke Waianae at Waianae Mall, 86-120 Farrington Hwy., Saturdays from Aug. 15-Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Support local farmers and take the challenge to eat more healthy Hawaii-grown foods. Stop by the Waianae Comprehensive Health Center info booth to get a free gift bag and Challenge Stamp card. (697-3236)

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

11th Hour
Snappers Sports Bar & Grill, 1778 Ala Moana Blvd., 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, age 21 and up. (347-1323)

80s Pop Muzik: The Bougies
Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 21 and up. The Bougies play a tribute to grunge and alternative. The night also features DJs Nocturna and Rhombus. (

An Evening of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi Music
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. Darin Miyashiro and Sandy Tsukiyama perform classic and contemporary solo and duet compositions on the traditional Japanese 13-string zither. Special guest is Chris Molina on the bamboo flute. (955-8821,

Drink Aloha Concert
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, 6 p.m., $25. The Green performs with Natural Vibrations at this PepsiCo concert. (

Metal Mele, the 2015 Hawaii Metalfest
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 3 p.m. doors open, $30/presale. Suicide Silence headlines the annual festival, with three stages featuring over 20 bands, including Corrupt Absolute, Ignite the Red, Enders, Jesus Wears Armani and many more. (, 1-855-235-2867)

Roots Sesh!!! Irie Vibes!
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 18 and up. (946-1343)

Saloon Pilots
Surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 p.m.-midnight, $10. (293-6000)

Greek Festival
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park, Aug. 29-30, noon-9 p.m., $3. Enjoy Greek food, dance, entertainment, goods and more. It’s a chance to travel to Greece without leaving Hawaii. (

Therapeutic Horsemanship Program Ranch Party
Manawale‘a Riding Center, 41-170A Waikupanaha St., noon-7 p.m., free. Support Therapeutic Horsemanship Program at its annual ranch party, featuring free horseback riding for the first 100 keiki from 1-3 p.m., live entertainment, a silent auction, country store, food, games and more. (352-1523,

‘Anime Alice & Her Adventures in Wonderland’
Tenney Theatre at The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Aug. 29, Sept. 5, 12 and 19 at 4:30 p.m., $20-$10. This Japanese-infused play follows Alice after she falls into a mysterious, anime-inspired Wonderland. (, 839-9885)

‘SHOYU on Rice’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, July 16-Aug. 2, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $10-$30. Cultural turmoil arises in a local private school when a substitute teacher from Kansas is forced to negotiate pidgin and cultural clashes. (536-4441,

Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh on Waipahu Depot Street, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center restore the wetlands through invasive plant removal. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118,