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January 1

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Sunday January 1
Ala Moana Center, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. Eighty retailers at Ala Moana Center will offer special “Happy Grab Bags” filled with merchandise sold for 50 percent regular retail rpice. (alamoanacenter.com)

Hatsumode 2017
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, midnight-5 p.m., free. Get blessed for the new year, get your head bitten by a Japanese Shishi lion for good luck, be invigorated by taiko and partake of ozoni mochi soup. (e-shrine.org)

New York Style Brunch
Grondin French-Latin Kitchen, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Grondin hosts a special brunch of bagels and smoked salmon, with live music from Reggie Padilla and Tommy Jones. Reservations required. (grondinhi.com)