August 4

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Saturday August 4
Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop
Manoa Public Library, 2716 Woodlawn Drive, 1-3 p.m., free. This fun, hands-on workshop will go over how to fix a flat tire on your bicycle with ease. It will also cover how to do quick and simple maintenance to keep your bike in safe and good riding condition. Pre-registration required. (, 735-5756)

Japanese Flower Arranging: Ikebana Sougetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Sept. 15, $77. Learn the art of Japanese flower arranging. Students are required to provide their own supplies. (

Yamuna Body Rolling Intro Workshop
Honolulu Club, 932 Ward Ave., 1 p.m. Aug. 4, 7 p.m. Aug. 9, free. Improve mobility, performance and flexibility. Pre-registration required. (, 585-9626)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Community Drum Circle
Camp Mokuleia, 68-729 Farrington Hwy., 3:30-5 p.m., $5. Fee includes a parking permit. No pets, alcohol or smoking are allowed on the camping grounds. (

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Open House and Unthirsty Plant Sale
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. More than 10 local nurseries will provide a variety of less-thirsty and native plants. There will also be workshops by garden experts, live entertainment, a social media contest, keiki activities, educational booths, plant crafts and more. (

Harvest Festival
Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipahu St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. There will be Portuguese soup, Japanese tsukimi udon, Korean taro soup and Chinese white cut chicken for sale, as well as free tastings of Filipino palitao. Clement Bautista will present on “Hawaii Masters of Escrima” at noon in the Gentry Room. (677-0110)

Hawaii Small Business Fair
Honolulu Community College, 874 Dillingham Blvd., 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Attend free business workshops and receive free business counseling. (

Humpback Whale Sanctuary Day
Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave., 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free with admission. The aquarium invites families to explore the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary with special activities. Guests can climb inside a life-size 45-foot inflatable humpback whale, as well as submit an entry for the whale-naming contest. There will also be presentations on “Life and Times of the Humpback Whale” at 10, 11 a.m. and noon. (

Ke Alanui
Metro Christian Church, 419 Waiakamilo Road, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $150. Attend a fundraiser to benefit community keiki. Aloha attire requested. Contact for sponsorship opportunities and donation information. (, 312-1648)

People to the Polls
Ala Moana Beach, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. The community is invited to help boost voter participation by joining a march from Ala Moana Beach to the Diamond Head lawn of the State Capitol. Following the march, there will be free food and entertainment, as well as educational booths. Those who do not wish to march may join the festivities at 11 a.m. at the capitol. (

Summer at the Swim Club: Volume VI
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, noon-4 p.m., free. Attendees will enjoy an experience of art, live music, sangria carafes and a special poolside menu from Mahina & Sun’s. This is the final installment of Surfjack’s classic Summer at the Swim Club pool parties, benefiting Surfrider Foundation, Oahu Chapter. (

Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., $15-$25. The musical husband and wife duo of Kellen and Lihau Paik will perform their original Hawaiian language songs. (955-8821,

Mele o Maui
Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives, 553 S. King St., 5:30-8 p.m., $30-$35. Asing Ohana will exhibit its complete package of musicians and dancers for one day only. Enjoy an evening of Hawaiian music and culture with roots in Hana, Maui. (, 447-3926)

Summer Concert
Kawaihao Church, 7 p.m., donations appreciated. Enjoy a live summer performance by Hawaii Symphonic Band. (679-2227)