December 19

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Wednesday December 19
Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Marketplace, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
University Health Alliance, Wellness Room, 700 Bishop St., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace
Polynesian Cultural Center, Hukilau Marketplace, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., Dec. 17-22, 6-8 p.m., free. Keiki and adults alike can enjoy live music, nightly Nativity performances, a festive train ride to view the Christmas decor, selfies with Santa and more. (, 293-3142)

Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 6-7 p.m., free. Test your Christmas trivia knowledge at this fast-paced game for all ages, teams and individuals. (697-7868)

Rapa Nui: The Untold Stories of Easter Island
Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Building, 1525 Bernice St., Nov. 3-May 5, museum hours, contact for cost. See more than 150 cultural treasures and never-before-seen biological specimens, allowing visitors to learn about the environment of Rapa Nui, the island’s unique history and about how the island community is striving for sustainability in a global context. (

Photos with Santa
Ala Moana Center, mall level 2, Mauka Wing, Nov. 10-Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, contact for cost. Get the family together and grab a picture with Santa Claus. No personal cameras permitted. (

Photos with Santa
Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 14-23 and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 24, contact for cost. Take a photo with Kahala Mall’s Santa. (

Holiday Concert Series
Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave., Dec. 12-19 and 21-24, contact for times, free. More than 60 schools, piano and dance studios, hula halau, choirs, community groups, Kahala Mall carolers and top artists will give special festive performances. (

Josh Tatofi’s Christmas Tribute to Luther Vandross
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. Enjoy the R&B slow jams of Josh Tatofi. (

The Combo Program
Musicians Association of Hawaii, Studio 909, 7 p.m., free. Hawaii Youth Symphony will deliver a performance of drums, guitars and jazz instruments played by intermediate to advanced music students. (

‘Will Play For Food’ Drive
SALT at Our Kakaako, The Barn, 691 Auahi St., 6-8 p.m., free. Streetlight Cadence hosts a food drive, performance and viewing party for their final episode of “Will Play For Food” filmed in Waikiki. Guests are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item to donate. (

Twelve DJs of Christmas
Alohilani Resort, O Bar, Dec. 19-30, 9 p.m.-midnight, contact for cost. Enjoy a lineup of featured DJs and special holiday cocktails. (

Bountiful Season
Honolulu Country Club, Lobby Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., daily through Feb. 9, 8 a.m.-4:40 p.m., free. Peruse a multimedia 2D festive holiday season art show featuring local artwork in oils, acrylics, watercolor, mixed media and photography. (286-5675,

Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through January, free. See an exhibition that focuses solely on artistic depictions of men. (586-9959)

Paintings by Kealohilani ‘Sam’ Ahai
Gallery on the Pali, 2500 Pali Hwy., Dec. 2-Jan. 10, gallery hours, free. View the artistic works of retired canoe coach Sam Ahai. (

Peggy Chun
Louis Pohl Gallery, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 31, contact for cost. Peruse the works of artist Peggy Chun. (