July 28

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Saturday July 28
Adult Hula
Moiliili Community Center room 105, Saturdays until Aug. 25, 9:15-11:15 a.m., $35, $4/adult walkin. Call for more information. (955-1555)

Basic Swordplay
Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 224, Saturdays until Aug. 4, 4-6 p.m., $120. This course is an intensive four session workshop on the art of swordplay for the stage. Call to register. (235-7433)

Cook’s Garden Workshop
Geobunga Outdoor Garden Center, 9 a.m., free. For those interested in learning how simple it is to grow fresh herbs and vegetables at home. Register online. (geobunga.com)

DIY Design Workshop
Bella Pietra showroom, 701 Nimitz Hwy., Honolulu, 9 a.m., free. Demonstrating the basics of Do-It-Yourself Design, so you can easily refresh and reinvigorate any room in your home. (bellapietra.com)

Growing Native Hawaiian Plants
Leeward Community College, 9 a.m. to noon, $10/person, $25/families up to three. Expand your gardening expertise by learning about plants that are an important part of the unique ecosystem of Hawaii. (malamalearningcenter.org)

HTML5 & CSS3: Just The Good Bits
UHM Sakamaki C104, July 28-29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $275, register for L12153. With instructor Colin Macdonald. Visit website to register. (outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)

Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Saturdays until Aug. 18, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $48. The art of Japanese flower arranging functions as a path for the creative spirit. Call to register. (235-7433)

Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 224, Saturdays until Aug. 4, 7-9 p.m., $120. Learn the art of improvision for the stage. Call to register. (235-7433)

Introduction to Diving (Adult)
Kroc Center Hawaii, Mondays and Saturdays until July 30, 8-9 a.m., $125/eight weeks, $25/individual classes. Classes designed to teach the basic recreation of spring board diving. Ages 14 & Up. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Introduction to Diving (Youth)
Kroc Center Hawaii, Mondays and Saturdays until Aug. 11, various times, $125/eight weeks, $25/class. Classes designed to teach the basic recreation of spring board diving. Ages 7–13. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

UHM Kuykendall 304, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $120, register for 12118. With instructor Hugh Gentry. Visit website to register. (outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)

Producing The Documentary
UHM Krauss 12, 9 a.m. to noon, $120, register for 12136. With instructor Kimberlee Bassford. Visit website to register. (outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)

Self-defense Seminars
Smith Taekwondo Center. Krav Maga Self Defense seminar 10-11:30 a.m.; Self Defense vs. Unarmed Attacks 12:30-3 p.m., $40; Defense vs. Edged Weapon Attacks 3:30-6 p.m., $50. Pre-register online. (tacticalkm.com)

Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 224, Saturdays until Aug. 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $120. The single most influential dramatist in history still speaks to us across the gap of more than 400 years. Call to register. (235-7433)

Writing For Stage And Screen
Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 224, Saturdays until Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $120. Explore plot, theme, character, dialogue, and the art of writing for performance. Call to register. (235-7433)

Youth Art Class
Kroc Center Hawaii, Saturdays until Aug. 25, noon to 2 p.m., $175. Children experiment with different types of media and learn basic techniques in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture in clay and other materials. For kids in grades K–2. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Zumba Gold
Pearlridge Uptown second level in Borders space, 8-9:15 a.m., free. (pearlridgeonline.com)

Big Brothers Big Sisteres Information Table
Windward Mall, center court, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. Visit Big Brothers, Big Sisters Hawaii’s information table and learn about the development programs offered. There will also be registration information for those interested. (windwardmall.com)

Blood Drive
Alii Beach Medical Group, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., free. (bbh.org)

Breakast At Cinnamons
Call for location and for more information, 8:30 a.m. (262-6731)

Camp Smith 5K Grueler
Camp Smith, Halawa, 6:30 a.m., $30. With lots of hills to put a pleasant burn into your calf muscles, this race is befitting of its name and includes a small portion of trail running. Call to register. (254-7590)

Get Your family Legal Affairs Organized
Aina Haina Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Attorney Scott Suzuki, J.D., M.P.H., will present “Get Your Family Legal Affairs Organized.” (librarieshawaii.org)

Hawaii Unity Leaders Alliance
Unity of Hawaii, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., call for more information. For anyone in a leadership role within Unity Church. (262-6731)

Kids, Inc. Youth Business Showcase
Windward Mall, center court, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. These young business owners will sell their unique products or services to shoppers while learning about the value of entrepreneurship. (windwardmall.com)

Leonard’s Bakery 60th Birthday
Leonard’s Bakery, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., visit website for more information. A wonderful celebration with loads of entertainment including the Delima Ohana/Kapena, Dita Holifield and “Red Handed”, Ginai and “Reunion” with Jan Brenner and the “Allstars” and more. (leonardshawaii.com)

North Shore Music, Food & Movement Festival
The North Shore Country Market, 59-360 Kamehameha Hwy., visit website for schedule and cost. This festival will feature live ongoing musical performances Millicent Cummings, Jerome James, Brian Von Ahsen, and visiting international musicians,yoga & movement classes,artists, a fashion show, local crafts, and farmers from Kolea Farms & Mohala farms. (northshoremusicfoodmovement.com)

Open House
1697 Hoolaulea St., Pearl City, 1-4 p.m., free. View this amazing custom design+build, multigeneration home located at 1697 Hoolaulea Street in Pearl City. This home is not for sale. (593-2808)

Recycling Event
Alvah Scott Elementary School, 98-1230 Moanalua Road, Aiea, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., free. Aiea Community Association and Representative Heather Giugni invite you to clean your clutter, unsightly illegal dump sites, and recycle. (291-6151)

Yard Sale For Mahalo, UP! Endowment Fund
244 Akiohala St., Kailua, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., free admission. Sale aimed at raising $4,000 to increase amount of endowment to $36,000 for UPAAH Professorial Chair. We welcome volunteers and donations of gently used stuff. (256-3932, 778-6291)

Bike Safety Event
Kroc Center Hawaii, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $3/participant. Bring the family to learn bicycle safety, proper handling, helmet fitting and fun! Bring your bike, get a free bike helmet. Limited supply. For ages 3–16. Pre-registration required at Kroc Center Hawaii Member Services Desk. A co-sponsored event by Kroc Center Hawaii and Queens Medical Center. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Hawaii Technology Academy Beach Bash
Kualoa Regional Park, 49-479 Kamehameha Hwy., Kualoa, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. HTA is excited for this year’s Welcome Back Beach Bash Potluck at Kualoa Regional Park! The Oahu ‘Ohana is invited for fun in the sun as we welcome new families and say hello to some familiar and friendly faces. (676-5444)

Race For The Cure Kick Off
Ward Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., visit website for more information. The Hawaii Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is hosting a Family Race Kick-off day. A registration table will be open for attendees to sign up for the Oct. 21 race. (komenhawaii.org)

Jazz Minds, July 28 and Aug. 31, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., cover. Brand new to JazzMinds, check out this hip group that plays upscale funk, hip hop, r&b, and jazz. Featuring the vocals of Mr. Steven Sharkey, Meiso, and E13. Hip Hop, R&B, and jazz. (945-0800)

Hiroshima Concert
The Hawaii Convention Center’s Liliu Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m., tickets available online or by phone. Apaulo Music Productions (Michael Paulo – Owner/Producer) brings back Hiroshima for two shows. (TIX.com, 951-696-0184)

Hiroshima In Two Concerts
The Hawaii Convention Center, Liliu Theater, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., 6 and 8:30 p.m., tickets available online. Apaulo Music Productions (Michael Paulo – Owner/Producer) brings back Hiroshima for two shows. (915-696-0184, TIX.com)

KCCN FM 100 Birthday Bash
Waikiki Shell, tickets online. Visit website for lineup. The last KCCN FM 100 Birthday Bash. (ticketmaster.com, facebook.com/events/345978095467817)

Natives Of Koolau Concert, Paina
The Villa, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 4 p.m., $25/door, $15/advance. Proceeds will benefit the Ko`olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club’s efforts to send its members to the 2012 Convention of Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Oct. 14-21 in Washington, D.C. (256-8448, fhgora@gmail.com)

Stefan George Live
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., Honolulu, 7:30 p.m., $30/general, $25/HPR members, $15/students. Call for reservations. (955-8821)

Beach Wahine Fashion Show
Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., Honolulu, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $5/cover, 21 and older. Summer is here and 80s Pop Muzik celebrates with a swimwear fashion show by boutique owners Carla Saldania-Capone and Sasha Capone featuring local designers. (facebook.com/events/339096162833884/)

Nextdoor, 43 N. Hotel St., Honolulu, 8 p.m., $10/18 and older all night, $5/21 and older before 10:30 p.m. Our itinerary for the evening has been carefully crafted to offer a well-rounded balance of sound and energy that will keep your bodies moving and your minds grooving. (facebook.com/events/368578929864261/)

S.I Ladies Performs
Shack Mililani, 9:30 p.m., cover. Performing live at the Shack Mililani is S.I Ladies. (showprohawaii.com)

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Awards Dinner
Bishop Museum’s Great Lawn, 5-9 p.m., $350. The annual dinner, will celebrate its vibrant storied culture and honors two individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in perpetuating Hawai‘i’s heritage and providing service to our community (bishopmuseum.org/pauahi, 847-8281)

Building Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., July 28 and Aug. 25, free. Register online. Hosted by Graham Builders. (grahambuilders.com)

Grass Volleyball Tournament
Ala Moana Beach Park, July 28-29, visit website for entry form and more information. The Hawaii Dragon Boat Festival Grass Volleyball Tournament and High Performance Training for Injury Prevention will take place at Ala Moana Beach Park. Sponsored by Finance Factors. (dragonboathawaii.net)

House Dance Hawaii Freestyle Contest
Fresh Cafe, 5-10:30 p.m., visit website for tickets. This is a contest known for it’s fun energy, soul moving and energetic good vibe. It is something to see, where the dancers are smiling, dancing their heart out and having fun. (trilogyhawaii.com)

Learn More About The Plaza At Moanalua
Event Aug. 4 at Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Honolulu, 9:30 a.m., free. Learn more about The Plaza Assisted Living’s newest community for seniors, The Plaza at Moanalua, scheduled to open in the Fall of 2012. Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available. RSVP by July 28. (833-8880)

Trilogy 2
Fresh Cafe, 5-10:30 p.m., $14/presale, $15/door, 12 and under free. Trilogy 2 is a street culture celebration and competition and also functions as a networking epicenter for Oahu’s hip hop, bike and car communities. (trilogyhawaii.com)

”Castaways” & “Out Of The Earth”
The Gallery at Ward Centre, July 28 to Aug. 30, artist reception July 29 from 2-5 p.m., free. Castaways: hot cast glass sculpture by Bud Spindt; Out of the Earth: mixed media paintings by Russell Lowery. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)

Kennedy Theatre, July 28-29, visit website for times and tickets. Aldyth Morris’ powerful drama of a man’s journey of dedication to his faith, work and people, chronicles the life of Hawaii’s beloved Father (now Saint) Damien. (etickethawaii.com/orc.html)

UHM Kennedy Theatre, July 28-29, visit website for times and cost. Riveting drama of Saint Damien’s life in Hawai’i, who, in 1873 chose to serve the needs of people with Hansen’s disease on the island of Moloka’i. (hawaii.edu/outreach/community)

Meet Photographer David Leaser
Diamond Head Gallery Waikiki, 226 Lewers St., Honolulu, 7-10 p.m., visit website for more information. For the first time in Honolulu, David Leaser’s masterful botanical photography is being showcased. (facebook.com/events/386188841435380)

WCC Library Learning Center Event
WCC new library, call or email for time and more information, $50. The Chancellor’s Gala Dinner. (956-3458, k.c.collins@uhfoundation.org)

Kaha Garden Volunteer Day
Kawainui Neighborhood Park, 750 Kaha St., Kailua, 8:30 a.m. to noon, call to RSVP. Maintain the native plant landscape, weed invasive plants and more. (nalani@huihawaii.org, 381-7202)