December 7

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Friday December 7
A Touch of Christmas 2018
The Salvation Army Croc Center Hawaii, 91-3257 Kualakai Pkwy., 6:30-9 p.m., free. Enjoy holiday activities, including gingerbread decorating, arts and crafts, games, prizes, a live Nativity, entertainment and more. (682-5505)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
King Kalakaua Building, Bloodmobile, 335 Merchant St., 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Oahu Veterans Center, Bloodmobile, 11 a.m.-3 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. 7-8, 14-15 and 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)

First Friday at HiSAM
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 6-9 p.m., free. Enjoy holiday jazz with Mike Lewis & Friends on the second floor. There will also be live music with Men in Grey Suits, DJ Keala Kennelly, a Babs Miyano art pop-up, a Gerard Paul Chocolates tasting and a Shaka Tea tasting. (

Glass Art Holiday Sale
Wesley United Methodist Church, Kimata Hall, 1350 Hunakai St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 8, free. This annual benefit sale features hundreds of unique, locally made glass artworks by The Glass Fusion Collective, a gathering of artists who create colorful sculptures, jewelry, dishes, Christmas ornaments, window and wall hangings, night lights and more. (

St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 4 p.m. Dec. 9, donations welcome. Windward Choral Society presents its 11th annual holiday concert, featuring traditional Christmas carols, music from around the globe, and works by Dan Forrest, Eric Whitacre and Amy Grant. (

JCHS C/O 2020 McNite Fundraiser
McDonald’s, 91-919 Fort Weaver Road, 4-8 p.m., free. Enjoy live performances and support the JCHS C/O 2020 by eating at McDonald’s. A portion of the proceeds, as well as donations, will benefit the C/O 2020. (, 206-2737)

Kupuna Independent Life Series
Moiliili Community Center, 2535 S. King St., 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (732-7755)

Live Nativity Christmas Story
Waimanalo Country Farms, Dec. 7-8 and 14-15, 7:30 p.m., free. There will be a live Nativity, in addition to a fire pit for s’mores, a country market with take-home gifts, hot beverages, Nalo Made Lemonade, Kountry sweet tea, fresh-baked apple cobbler and more. (306-4381)

‘Star of Bethlehem: The Magi’s Story’
Hokulani Imaginarium, 8:15 p.m., $6-$8. Learn about the astronomical possibilities of the star that guided the Magi to Bethlehem. Reservations recommended. (235-7433)

A Gift of Song, a Free Christmas Concert
Kawaiahao Church, 957 Punchbowl St., 7:30 p.m., free. Enjoy lively a capella versions of favorite holiday songs, as well as some new ones, performed by Sounds of Aloha Chorus. (

Christmas: The Sights, The Sounds, The Miracle
First Assembly of God, Red Hill Main Campus, 3500 Moanalua Road, Dec. 7-9, 6:30-9 p.m., free. Attend a special concert featuring a full orchestra and choir accompanied by various styles of dance, including hula, hip-hop and sign dance. Reservations recommended. (

Downbeat Lounge
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m., free. Attend a night of strictly vinyl, all-night reggae grooes featuring Rudie’s Hi-Fi, Pressure Down Sound, Zion Coptic Sound, Irie-Sistable and special guest DJ Packo. Attendees must be age 21 or older. (

Chamber of Commerce Hawaii Event
Halekulani Hotel, Garden Terrace and Courtyard, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $75-$100. Join the Chamber of Commcerce Hawaii board of directors and business community for an evening featuring heavy pupu, champagne toast, prizes and live entertainment by Tioni & Wade Acoustic Duo. Aloha and cocktail attire. Masks are optional at this masquerade-themed event. Pre-registration required. (

Kahuku Medical Center Artwork Showcase
Kahuku Medical Center, 4:30-7 p.m., free. KMC will host an art show to display the work of long-term care resident Matthew Kaopio, a quadriplegic who paints with his mouth. Visitors will be able to meet Kaopio, and purchase canvas paintings, greeting cards and books by the artist. (293-9221,