December 17

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Tuesday December 17
Japanese Flower Arranging
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, Nov. 12-Dec. 17, Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., $48. Use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing their most beautiful aspects, assemble them in a different color and endow them with a vague transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433)

Down To Earth Night Market
Down To Earth Kaila (201 Hamakua Dr., across from Safeway), 5-7:30 p.m. The inaugural night market is food-oriented with vendors such as Daniel Mana Ai, Manoa Chocolate, Life Foods, Licious Dishes, Wai Lana and more. Sales inside the store include 35 percent off the regular price of 10 best-selling items. Down to Earth Chef, Mama T, conducts a holiday cooking class from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (

Fire Truck Hawaii and Honolulu City Christmas Lights Tour
Meet at Mission Houses Museum, Dec. 10-29, daily, 6-9 p.m. leaving every 30 minutes, $10/person, $5/children ages 2 and younger, cash only. Enjoy the Honolulu Christmas Lights aboard and antique 1936 Ford firetruck, which carries 12 people at a time. Reservations are requested. (781-7389)

The Monkey King
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, through Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. and Sun., $8-$10. Explore the history and culture of China as you discover the superpowers and humorous mischief of Monkey, a hero in the classic Chinese story, “The Journey to the West (Xiyouji).” (524-KIDS,

Melemai Kapu‘uwaimai Christmas Concert
Kapolei Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free. The vocal ensemble under the direction of Marilyn Liu Kim, performs a concert of holiday season music. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (693-7050)