July 30

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Sunday July 30
Did Gandhi Meditate?
Still & Moving Center, 4:30-5:45 p.m., $7. Dr. Veena Howard explores the topic of Gandhi and his meditation practice. In doing so, we can also reflect on our own meditation methods. (397-7678)

Soulfulness for Balancing Emotions
Master Sha Tao Healing Center, noon-4 p.m., $30. An introductory session focusing on each of the emotions of the five elements of traditional Chinese medicine. (988-8090)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
New Hope Leeward, Kapolei Campus, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
New Hope Leeward, Waipahu Campus, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Hawaii Bonsai Association Bonsai Exhibit and Plant Fair
Washington Middle School cafeteria, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Enjoy bonsai displays, talk with experts and watch demonstrations at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Ted Tsukiyama signs his book at 11 a.m. (hawaiibonsaiassoc.org/index.html)

La Hoihoi Ea
Sky Gate, 558 S. King St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Attend this “Sovereignty Restoration Day” and enjoy hula, music, cultural demonstrations, health services, family activities and more. This day also honors Palani Vaughan and Imaikalani Kalahele. (kaulana@dtlhawaii.com, 386-2560)

School Supply Drive
Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise collects school supplies and monetary donations in support of East Honolulu elementary schools. (rykfilm@gmail.com)

Sports Car Club of America
Aloha Stadium parking lot, 9 a.m., $55-$35. Try four timed laps at the Sports Car Club of America solo/autocross course in competition with other cars and trucks. (sccahawaii.org)

Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse Palladium, 6-9:15 p.m., $8-$5. Take lessons for the first hour, then dance away to swing and many other dance styles. (526-8816)

Jimmy Borges All-Star Festival
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $45-$35. This first annual tribute to Jimmy Borges features Hawaii’s best and brightest jazz stars. Proceeds benefit the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship in Vocal Music. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Mall Concert Series
Kahala Mall, noon-1 p.m. and 2-3 p.m., free. Duncan Kamakana performs for the first hour, followed by Shay Marcello and Jess Joy. (kahalamallcenter.com)

Hawaii Polo Club Fundraiser
Hawaii Polo Club, 11 a.m. gates open, $12-$10. A special polo match that also features a “Sauce Tent,” live entertainment from Hook + Line and more. Proceeds go to Hawaii Parkinson Association and Home Instead Senior Care. (hawaii-polo.org)

KIDS FIRST! Film Festival
UH-Manoa’s Art Auditorium, 3 p.m., free. Watch a screening of “Whale Rider.” (summer.hawaii.edu/kidsfirst, 956-9883)

Nudi Painting – Family Paint Party
Living Art Marine Center, 3 p.m., $25-$10. Make a nudi painting with us and learn about this awesome ocean animal. Pre-registration required. (livingartmarinecenter.com/family.htm)