May 25

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Saturday May 25
Healing From the Aina
The Green House, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $40. Chef Gigi Miranda leads this workshop that explores cooling foods in rhythm with active lifestyles, creating vegan, gluten-free smoothies, sorbets and ice creams, focusing on foods that energize. Advanced registration is required. (

Water Lilies and Water Plants Workshop
Geobunga Honolulu (4299 Lawehana St.) at 9 a.m. or Geobunga Waimanalo (41-829 Kakaina St.) at 2 p.m., free. Learn how easy and inexpensive it is to cultivate lilies and water plants. Reservations are highly recommended. (

Aquaponics in Hawaii Conference
Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., contact for cost. Hear from Hawaii’s commercial aquaponic producers, urban garden producers, aquaponic services and community groups about the challenges and opportunities of aquaponic operations in Hawaii. (, 633-8909)

Free Keiki Car Seat Safety Checks
First Insurance Center parking garage, half-hour appointments available between 10 a.m. and noon, free. First Insurance Company of Hawaii offers free keiki car seat safety checks performed by certified car seat technicians from FICOH’s Claims and Risk and Safety Management staff. (

Going Green
Washington Middle School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Acceptable items include scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, computers and more. Unable to accept tires, paint, microwave ovens, motor oil and hazardous fluids. Curbside pick-up also is available. (620-7874)

Leis of Aloha
Windward Mall Center Court, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. The Girl Scouts collect flowers in the Macy’s parking lot and make leis at Center Court to take to Hawaii Memorial Cemetery for Memorial Day. Arts and crafts, as well as musical entertainment and information about veterans services also available. (

Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale Event
Windward Mall, May 25-27, mall hours. Windward Mall celebrates Memorial Day with a sidewalk sale. (

Memorial for Glenn Cannon
Kennedy Theatre, 3 p.m. The University of Hawaii at Manoa hosts a celebration of the life and work of long-time faculty member Glenn Cannon. Cannon’s family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his memory to support the students of the UH Theatre and Dance Program. Checks may be made out to “UH Foundation” with the notation “For Glenn Cannon Fund” and mailed to the University of Hawaii Foundation, P.O. Box 11720, Honolulu, HI 96826. (956-7677)

One-Day Introductory Seminar
Susannah Wesley Community Center, 9 a.m., $95. Saam Fu Chinese Cultural Arts presents a one-day introductory seminar by master John K. Saw. The focus is a starting point to learn the Sarm Bao Lohan Qigong system. All ages and levels are welcome. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. (306-1720,

Spring Plant Sale
Foster Botanical Garden, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. The Friends of Honolulu Botanical Garden host its spring plant sale featuring fragrant garden plants, garden tours, the first release of “Weissich’s Sunrise” (a new ti plant) and more. (537-1708)

Grand Opera Show Biz Jazz America
Calvary Episcopal Church, 7:30 p.m., free. The Windward Arts Council presents Grand Opera Show Biz Jazz America featuring music from Romeo and Juliet, and West Side Story along with Hawaii Symphony musicians and Hawaii Opera Theatre’s Bai He, soprano and Renson Madarang, tenor, and more. (247-0610)

Live Rock Music
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 6-10 p.m., free. Johnny Rock Society performs rock music. (

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Mice Parade
The Republik, show starts at 8 p.m., $15-$20. Mice Parade returns to Hawaii for a one-night-only performance. (,

The Big Mix: School’s Out
The Showroom at Hawaiian Brian’s Billiards, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$10. A mixed genre show for people of all modern musical tastes, celebrating the end of spring semester and the start of summer. Featuring Prevail, M.O.J.O., Areko and more. (

The Chris Vandercook Band
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. The Chris Vandercook Band returns to Atherton with a blues concert called “Blues – the Common Ground.” (955-8821)

DJ Competition, 80s Edition
Bar 35, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, ages 21 and older. 80s Pop Muzik presents a DJ competition and invites all DJs to show their skills and love for the 80s. The winner receives a $150 cash prize. Email to pre-register. (

An Evening of Gatsby Glamour
Hawaii Theatre, contact for time, $150/person, tables of 6 starting from $3,000, tables of 10 starting from $5,000. Hawaii Theatre holds a Gatsby-themed fundraiser. Twenties attire admired, but not required. Featuring dinner by three venues and entertainment. The ARTS at Marks Garage transforms into “The F. Scott” – a speakeasy offering cocktails, pupu, music and more. (, 791-1302)

OluKai Footwear Donation Event
Island Sole at Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. OluKai donates its latest addition to more than 450 lifeguards. Shoppers are invited to meet some of Hawaii’s lifeguards and learn more about the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association and its programs. (738-8430)

Pu‘uloa Outrigger Canoe Club Fundraiser
Campbell High School Cafeteria, 4-8 p.m., $15-20. Ticket includes bingo cards, a hot dog, chips and a soft dink. Receive a free raffle ticket for every role of gift wrap donated. A non-alcoholic event. (352-5094)

Raku Hoolaulea
Camp Mokuleia, 10 a.m.-5 pm., $5 entry fee. The public is invited to fire tea bowls for $10 for the first bowl and $7 for each additional purchase. Already fired tea bowls also available for purchase. Featuring over 10 camp sites with over 50 artists. (

USS Missouri: A Musical Tribute
Leeward Community College Theater, 2:03 p.m. and 7:33 p.m., $25-$70. The USS Missouri Memorial Association’s musical education programs benefit with the purchase of Gold Reserved Seats ($30). Use the discount code “navybrass” for a $5 donation to be made to the Battleship Missouri Memorial’s performance programs. (

USS Missouri: A Musical Tribute
Leeward Community College Theatre, 2:03 p.m. and 7:33 p.m., $25-$70. The Sounds of Aloha Chorus present a musical tribute to the USS Missouri featuring special guests Vocal Spectrum, along with local quartets Aloha Spirit, Resonance, Funny Bones and the male youth chorus 8zero8. Proceeds benefit the USS Missouri Memorial Association’s music education programs. (, 262-7664)

‘Ike Loloa: A Long Insightful Journey
Bishop Museum’s J.M. Long Gallery, on display through Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $11.95-$19.95. Featuring artwork by Hali‘imaile Andrade, also known as Maile. (

Life Through Time
Bishop Museum, runs until Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. “Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals” includes ten exhibits total and includes a robotic skeleton you can control, crayon rubbing tables and a dinosaur dig. (

Bishop Museum, runs until Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Celebrate the artistry, mastery and beauty of the Hawaiian visual arts community. Bishop Museum and PAI Foundation come together for the MAMo Exhibit. (