December 24

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Sunday December 24
Greatest Gratitude Ceremony
Master Sha Tao Center, 885 Queen St., 3-5 p.m., $15. Learn and experience the deeper meaning of offering gratitude to everyone and everything, moving one’s path towards true enlightenment. (988-8090)

A Hawaiian Family Christmas
Waikiki Beach Walk, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. Come for a loving Christmas in Waikiki with musicians and hula dancers. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Koko Marina Center, Walgreens parking lot, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Christmas Services at New Hope Windward
Windward Mall 7, 8:30 and 10 a.m., free. Come for inspiring Christmas music, as well as a Christmas party, gifts for the children and free food. Reservations recommended. (

Four Course Prix Fixe Christmas Eve and Day
Bali Steak & Seafood, Dec. 24-25, 5:30 p.m., $48-$125. Reservations required. (949-4321,

Hunky Santa
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave., 6 p.m., free. Hunky Santa will appear at Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand for photos. There will be a charge for all pictures with Hunky Santa, with all proceeds benefitting the Life Foundation. VIP tables are also available for purcahse. Attendees must be 21 years or older. (

Ocean Craft Day – Holiday Crafts
Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $8 and up. Make your own Christmas tree T-shirt, shell-carving magnet, shell necklace or opae ula pet shrimp aquarium. (

Charlie Brown Christmas
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., Dec. 24-25, $15-$35. Native New Yorker and trumpeter Mike Lewis presents A Charlie Brown Christmas, featuring some of Hawaii’s best jazz musicians. (

Chris Salvador
Duke Lane Market Eatery, Basalt, 5 p.m., free. Enjoy some Hawaiian ukulele easy listening. (, 923-5689)

Ei Nei
Waikiki Beach Walk, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy a live musical performance.(

Muppets in the Park Movie Night
Kalena Park, 4210 Malama St., 6:30 p.m., free. Bring blankets and chairs. (245-2337)