June 29

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Friday June 29
Aloha Friday Flower Crown Workshop with Paiko
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 5:30-7 p.m., $42-$52. Craft your own weekend flower crown in an interactive and creative DIY experience. Create original designs using locally grown flora with the help of experts. Reservations recommended. (paikohawaii.com)

Emeritus College Excel for Fun! for Seniors
Honolulu Community College, 874 Dillingham Blvd., 9:30-11:30 a.m., $50. This hands-on course will introduce participants to the Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet program. Students will learn to identify the basic components of Excel, as well as identify, gather and input data into a spreadsheet, and create formulas and functions. (845-9451)

WellRED Comedy Tour: From Dixie With Love
Blue Note Hawaii, June 29-30, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$35. See a comedy show featuring Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan and Corey Forrester. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gym, 3-8 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
The Queen’s Medical Center, Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

HJCC Annual Inauguration and Generational Award Celebration
Pre-registration due today for July 18 event at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Coral Ballroom, 11-2 p.m., $90-$1,300. At this signature Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce luncheon event and 150-year gannenmono celebration, HJCC will recognize the Nakamoto family, incoming board and longtime HJCC member. Guests are asked to wear aloha attire. (hjcc.org/event/igac-2018, 949-5531)

Jehova’s Witness Summer Regional Convention
Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St., 9:20 a.m.-4:50 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 9:20 a.m.-3:50 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 7, free. This three-day program will include numerous Bible-based talks, interviews and multimedia presentations that will focus on practical ways to face present and future challenges with courage. A feature film on Sunday will demonstrate why the biblical character Jonah needed courage to fulfill his assignment and how he overcame his initial fears. (jw.org)

Makiki Valley Loop Trail Hike
2131 Makiki Heights, 4-6:30 p.m., free. Blue Zones Project invites all to join a walking moai and connect with others in the Manoa-Makiki-Moiliili-McCully community. This event will also facilitate the creation of regular walking groups. Reservations recommended. (bluezonesproject.com)

Mango Jam Honolulu
Honolulu Hale, Frank F. Fasi Civic Center Grounds, 4:30-9 p.m. June 29 and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. June 30, free. Come for a multicultural mix of local food, crafts and entertainment, as well as a beer garden with mango-inspired cocktails and a farmers market showcasing local goods. There will also be a mango recipe contest and mango barbecue contest between two surprise local celebrity chefs. (mangojamhonolulu.com)

Virtual X Cellerate
Century 21 Hawaiian Style, 1888 Kalakaua Ave., Suite #C-108, contact for times, $150. Realtor associates are invited to attend a 4-week program to receive real-world practices, tools and systems to achieve immediate and sustainable production. (955-6551, c21mgr@c21histyle.com)

DJ Tittahbyte & Crew
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Fridays and Saturdays through June, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

Freddy Leone
Basalt, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy a live R&B performance. (dukeslanehawaii.com)

Saloon Pilots
Haleiwa Joe’s, 46-336 Haiku Road, 8:30-10:30 p.m., free. Enjoy a live performance by Oahu’s premier bluegrass and Americana music band. (247-6671)