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December 9

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Saturday December 9
Ceeds of Peace 2017-18
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Campus Center Executive Dining Room, Dec. 9 and Feb. 10, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $50. Learn how to foster peace in your home, classroom, school or workplace. Pre-registration required. (ceedsofpeace.networkforgood.com)

Death, Dying and Grieving
Happiness U, 675 Auahi St., Suite E3-205, 2-3 p.m., $25. Learn about the stages of grief and how to apply them to your own grieving process. (yourhappinessu.com)

Holiday Season Yamuna
Healing Arts Center Aiea, 98-030 Hekaha St., Room 21, 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m., $25-$125. Learn to ease pain, increase mobility and enhance performance. (484-4881)

Intro to Shibori – Japanese Dyeing Technique
Contact for location, 9 a.m.-noon, $20-$50. Learn basic resistance dyeing techniques and then put them to work. Participants will be able to take home their final pieces. (malamalearningcenter.org)

A Free World Surf League Exclusive Event
Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., 7-10 p.m., free. World Surf League goers can step into the world of the Amazon Prime original series “The Grand Tour” and its main presenters, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. (turtlebayresort.com)

Aiea Collectables and Craft Fair
Aiea High School Cafeteria, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Come for collectables, toys, comics, sports cards, jewelry and more. There will be a guest appearance by Hawaii Local Maddah’s with free autographs. (kollectabletreas@aol.com, 381-6720)

Aiea Community Christmas Parade and Fun Fair
Pearl Ridge Elementary School to Aiea Library, 9 a.m., free. Celebrate the holiday season with this parade, which will end with a family fun fair. The fair will feature food booths, games for keiki and entertainment. (aieaparade@yahoo.com, 741-6047)

Aloha Aina Recycling Drive
Kahuku High and Intermediate School, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help out Kokua Hawaii Foundation by dropping off items that may not be easily recycled, such as metal, batteries, electronic equipment, confidential documents, glass, clothing and used cooking oil. (kokuahawaiifoundation.org, 3rs@kokuahawaiifoundation.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Waikele Center, Bloodmobile, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Breakfast With Santa
Kualoa Ranch House, 8-10 a.m., $20. Enjoy an ono breakfast, photo ops with Santa, music, games, crafts, face-painting and prize-drawing. Reservations required. (213-3101)

Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace
Polynesian Cultural Center, Hukilau Marketplace, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays Dec. 1-16, daily Dec. 18-23, 6:30-8 p.m., contact for cost. Both keiki and adults can enjoy live music, nativity performances and festive train rides. (hukilaumarketplace.com, 293-3142)

Deck the Halls
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. The family-friendly event will feature make-and-take Christmas craft stations, including candy cane crafts. There will be Christmas ornaments and holiday photo frames, and keiki will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and receive a free treat. There will also be a Holiday Mini Craft Fair with locally made creations. (shopkaneohebay.com)

Doco Holiday Party
Liljestrand House, 3300 Tantalus Drive, $65. There will be food by chef Sean Priester, drinks and a tour. RSVP required. (docoholiday2017.eventbrite.com)

Extraordinary Tao Yuan Chang Blessings
Master Sha Tao Center, 885 Queen St., 10 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Bless every aspect of life in this special source field. (988-8090)

Hawaii Polo Wahine Exhibition Match
Hawaii Polo Club at Mokuleia, 11 a.m., $12-$40. Come for a beach bar, ono eats, tailgating and live music. (fareharbor.com/embeds/book/hipoloclub/items/383/availability/94053397/book/)

Holiday Gift Store
Master Sha Tao Center, 885 Queen St., noon-6 p.m., free. Come for special calligraphy art and other exciting gifts for health and happiness. (988-8090)

Let There Be Light
Kahala Hotel & Resort, Hoku’s, 6-9 p.m., $200. Celebrate Dionne Warwick’s 77th birthday with special guests, such as Mark Ballas, BC Jean, Kevin and Sam Sorbo, and more. (lettherebelightparty@gmail.com)

Kapolei City Lights and West Oahu Electric Light Parade
Kapolei Hale, 1000 Uluohia St., 4 p.m., free. Oahu’s west side kicks off the holiday season with a celebration featuring food trucks, cultural entertainment and a colorful electric light parade. (768-6622)

Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 10, $3-$4. Enjoy hundreds of vendors, pop-up shops, crafts, food samples, live entertainment, photos with Santa and much more. Children 12 years and under will receive free admission. (melekalikimakamarketplace.com, 732-6037)

Open House & Mini Fair
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 5-9 p.m., $5 donation. Come for palace tours, holiday carolers, a craft fair and a bake sale. (595-6291)

Parkinson’s Hawaii Kai Support Group
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, phase one multi-purpose room, 428 Kawaihae St., 10-11:30 a.m., free. Learn about the “second brain” in your gut and how it affects Parkinson’s patients. Caregivers support each other. Bring an object, article, photo or favorite book to share with the group.

Santa Arrives by Canoe
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, 9 a.m., free. Santa will arrive on the beach by canoe. He will then be available for a free picture-taking session in the lobby. (outrigger.com)

There’s Snow Place Like Salt Lake Shopping Center at Christmas
Salt Lake Shopping Center, 848 Ala Lilikoi St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. There will be snow, train rides, make-and-take crafts, games, prize giveaways and more. (saltlakeshoppingcenter.com)

Winter Craft & Collectibles Fair
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Seek and discover vintage treasures, antique collectibles, rare crafts, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Parking validation will be provided with a $10 JCCH gift shop purchase. (945-7633, jcch.com)

Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. One day Boo and Hoo set out on an adventure with their box of Band-aids to fix all the ouches in the world. (697-7868, librarieshawaii.org/waianae)

Waikiki School Winter Craft Fair
Waikiki Elementary School, 3710 Leahi Ave., 8 a.m.-noon, free. Come for pictures with Santa, Zumba with Ms. Erin, holiday music, food, gifts, baked goods, holiday decorations and more. (971-6900)

Gift of Music
Kawaiahao Church, 957 Punchbowl St., 7 p.m., free. Listen to singers from grades K to 12 perform holiday favorites from around the world. (521-2982, info@hyoc.org)

Holiday Music with Mele Mai Paki Lima Hanbell Ensemble
Mililani Public Library, 94-450 Makaimoimo St., 2-3 p.m., free. Ring in the holidays with the music of the season. (627-7470)

Holiday Pops
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m., $27-$79. Attend this concert presented by Hawaii Symphony Orchestra and featuring Grammy-nominated vocalist Amy Hanaialii. (hisymphonyorchestra.org)

Jazz Peace Concert
Ars Cafe, 3114 Monserrat Ave., 4-6 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy a relaxing, late afternoon in a beautiful art gallery and coffee shop setting. (734-7897)

Jingle Jam
Nanakuli High and Intermediate School Multi-Purpose Cafe, 7 p.m., Dec. 8 and 9, $2-$13. Attend this musical revue featuring song and dance numbers from the holiday season and more. (nhispac.com)

Punahou Winter Chamber Music Recital
Punahou School, Dillingham Hall, 1601 Punahou St., 4:30 p.m., free. The Punahou Chamber Music Program will present a winter chamber music recital. Student string quartets and a piano quintet will perform works by Mozart, Borodin, Siebelius, Smetana and Dvorak. (944-5829)

Tidings of Comfort & Joy
St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 7:30 p.m., $10-$25. Ring in the holiday season with a festive celebration featuring beloved carols and favorite sing-alongs. Children 12 years and under will receive free admission. (oahuchoral.org)

Tommy James
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$25. Listen to legendary jazz pianist Tommy James play music of the cinema from composers such as Mancini, Mandel, Bronislau Kaper and Leith Stevens. (955-8821, hprtickets.org)

Alive Ballet
Ala Moana Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Hula Me Hawaii
Ala Moana Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Kris Goto Art Signing
Kahala Mall, Magnolia, 4211 Waialae Ave., noon-3 p.m., free. (734-2200)

Stylez Connection Dance Studio
Ala Moana Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

‘The Magical Journey from Hawaii’ Reading and Signing
Ala Moana Center, Barnes & Noble, 11:30 a.m., free. Author Gill McBarnet will read her new book and then have a signing. (949-7307)