May 27

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Sunday May 27
Dance Lesson
Palladium, Ala Wai Golf Club House, Kapahulu Avenue, 6:30 p.m. free dance lesson, open dancing until 9:15 p.m., $8/general, $5/members. Swing, waltz, cha cha, night club 2-step, hustle, salsa, CW, and your requests. (255-6095)

First Aid, CPR, AED Instructor Course
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, pre-req 3-hour online course, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., $540. Register online. (

HFC NFL Flag Football
Manana Community Park, 1310 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City, May 27 to July 15, $99/player. HFS NFL Flag Football provides a fun and competitive environment for kids ages 4-14 years old to have fun playing and learning the game of football. (330-5537, 478-1841)

Bishop Museum, last Sundays until June 24, 1-4 p.m., free. Kanikapila is a traditional Hawaiian music jam session where musicians of all ages and skill levels are invited to perpetuate the mele (music), and the tradition in which music was passed from generation to generation. Bring your instrument cable if you would like to plug in. (638-7766,

Make A Craft For Father’s Day
New Hope Farrington, 11 a.m., $15. No experience necessary and everything is pre-cut, ready to assemble. Hosted by the Simplified Scrapbooking & Crafts Ministry. Call or email to RSVP. (, 456-7884)

Tour Foster Botanical Garden
Foster Botanical Garden, 1-3 p.m., garden admission. Call for reservations. Enjoy a guided walk with docent Craig Ball. (522-7066)

Jazz Ensemble
Waiokeola Congregational Church, 4705 Kilauea Ave., Honolullu, 8:50 a.m., free. A jazz ensemble will present the Gift of Music. Pastor Chris Eng’s homily topic will be “Twenty First Century Pentecost.” (737-0541)

Roy Sakuma Ukelele Studio Performance
Windward Mall center court, 3-4 p.m., free. Enjoy a great ukelele concert from some of the best young musicians in the world. (

The Block Party
Champions Sports Bar, 6 p.m., live music starts at 8 p.m., $15/cover, $10/presale. “The Block Party” will showcase two of Hawaii’s up and coming bands that will deliver smooth vocals and high energy performance. (,

Memorial Day Events
World War II Valor in the Pacific Monument, Pearl Harbor Visitors Center, May 27-28, call for times and cost. This rare opportunity to experience the Memorial afterhours is limited to two nights. (954-8721)

Memorial Day Observance
Kapiolani Park at the Waikiki Memorial Natatorium, 10 a.m., free. The top U.S. Air Force general in the Pacific will speak on the occasion of his final Memorial Day before retirement. (

Paintings By Karen Kiefer
Gallery on the Pali, May 27-June21, free. Karen Kiefer, best known for her very large format, formal oil explorations of our ever curiously expanding inner and outer galaxies, has taken a little path through a new alcove of the great forest. (

Poetry Reading/Awards
Paliku Theater at WCC, 1 p.m., free. The Star Poets 12th annual poetry reading and awards ceremony. (

Teach Reading And Writing To An Adult
Alu Like, 458 Keawe St., Honolulu, 1-2 p.m., call for cost. The 16-hour training (May 27 and June 10 from 1-5 p.m.) will start after orientation. (537-6706)