August 8

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Saturday August 8
Babysitter’s Training
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $85. Prepare youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. (1-800-733-2767,

Be the Healthiest Person in Your Office!
Happiness U, 560 N. Nimitz Hwy., Ste. 117A, 1:30-3 p.m., free. Kimi & Pua share tips, tools and strategies to help you incorporate more fitness into your work life. Pre-registration required. (

Fruit Trees Workshop
UH Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 a.m.-noon, $5. Learn more about fruit trees and the importance of pruning and pollinators with live demos from certified arborists. Plus, a mini-plant sale, UH seeds, garden tour, master gardeners Q&A and more. Pre-registration required. (453-6050)

Hilo (Braiding) Workshop
Kapolei High School, Portable 6, 91-5007 Kapolei Pkwy., $15/person, $40/family of three. Learn all about cordage, including uses, origins and protocols for gathering materials. Then learn to braid them! Pre-registration required. (483-0678,

Japanese Flower Arranging—Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, six meetings, 9:30–11:30 a.m., $65. Learn to use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433,

Yamuna Body Rolling
Healing Arts Center, 98-030 Hekaha St., Aug. 8, 15 and 22, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $25/one session, $60/three. Save your knees, shoulders and arms, as well as learn twists, yamuna and yoga. (484-4881,

Female Comics of Hawaii at Downbeat Lounge
Downbeat Diner & Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 8-10 p.m., $10. Brandi Morgan headlines a night hosted by Kanoe La‘a, Erika Swartzkopf, Porscha, Autumn, Jasmine Bautista and Mindy Lipton. (

Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cat check-in, 9:30 feral cat check-in, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (

Food Truck Round Up
Waianae High School parking lot, 4-8 p.m., free. Support Waianae High Project Graduation at this food-filled fundraiser. (457-7845)

Hawaii Small Business Fair
Honolulu Community College, 874 Dillingham Blvd., 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Small-business owners are invited to attend specialized workshops and check out 30 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and participating organizations, on topics including copyrights, patents, financing and more. (945-1430, 694-8332,

Oahu Heart Walk
Kapiolani Park, 6:30 a.m. registration, 7:30 walk starts, free. Learn, share and practice lifestyle habits that will lead to healthier, longer lives free of heart disease and stroke with a 4.5 walk around Diamond Head, health screenings, live entertainment and more. (, 377-6638)

Plant Sale
Thomas Square, 925 S. Beretania St., Aug. 8 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 9 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Oahu Nursery Growers Association present thousands of beautiful plants at affordable prices. (696-8888)

Te Moana Nui — Our Ocean
Hanauma Bay, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Learn more about the deep sea and the elusive species that inhabit this region with hands-on activities at Hanauma Bay. (397-5840,

Yay! Keiki Day
Kahala Mall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free, Free keiki activities, food and entertainment, including a Mad Science “Frost and Fire” show (11 a.m.-noon), Crimson Apple (12:30-1 p.m.) and Streetlight Cadence (1:30-2 p.m.) will be spread throughout the mall, plus spend a minimum of $50 to get a free gift. (

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place, Saturdays through Aug. 29, noon, $40-$30. To celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday, tour several Waikiki sites related to the Olympic swimmer, including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous Waikiki hotels and the famous Duke statue along Kalakaua Ave. Pre-registration required. (395-0674,

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

Community Drum Circle
Camp Mokuleia, 68-729 Farrington Hwy., 3:30-5 p.m., $5. Enjoy a spirited afternoon of family-friendly music-making with Village Music Circles. Bring your drum, hand percussion, poi, hula hoops and dancing shoes. No experience necessary. (

Streetlight Cadence
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. Streetlight Cadence’s final performance in Hawaii before their big move to Los Angeles. (, 955-8821)

Art by De for A Brighter Future
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., 6-8 p.m., free. Rainbow Family 808 sponsors an art auction to support Honolulu’s homeless youth through Waikiki Health Center. Pay $25-$35 for a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m. with pupu from Bacchus Waikiki. (

Making Waves
Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn, 5-10 p.m., $350. Support Bishop Museum at the 17th annual Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Dinner, featuring live entertainment from Robert Cazimero and Halau Na Kamalei o Lililehua, Mailani, Men in Grey Suits and more, plus dinner, a silent auction and more. (

Urban Sketchers
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 9-11:30 a.m., free. An informal morning of sketching, drawing and painting, and a welcome atmosphere for all with plenty of subjects to sketch. (

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Clean-Up
Hanauma Bay, 9-11 a.m., free. Quarterly cleanup of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, organized by the Friends of Hanauma Bay in partnership with Malama Maunalua. Tools, gloves, trash bags and snacks provided. (395-5050,