May 30

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Saturday May 30
Bamboo Basics
Mulkern Nursery, 10 a.m., free. Discover the secrets to beautiful bamboo, learning how to identify common bamboo, select the right one for your area, care and more. (396-6595,

Beginner’s Guide to K-Drama
Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 10:30 a.m.–noon, $45. Get information on cultural nuances and other things lost in translation, such as Korean language, tradition and food. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 9-11 a.m., free. Homeowners will learn where to start in building a new home, plus how to select a builder, setting a budget and more. Pre-registration required. (593-2808,

Buying With No Money Down Seminar
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Kapolei Commons, 4460 Kapolei Pkwy., 4 p.m., free. Learn how to buy a home for less than what you are paying in rent. Pre-registration required. (947-8101)

Feng Shui: Health and Prosperity in 2015 and Future Years
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9 a.m.-noon, $30 plus $18 lab free. Learn where prosperity and sickness energies are and apply enhancements and/or protection regarding these yearly energies. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $70. Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses. (1-800-733-2767,

Grow Your Own Chef’s Garden
Geobunga Salt Lake, 4404 Malaai St., 9-10 a.m., free. Learn how to grow herbs and veggies to use in everyday cooking. Pre-registration required. (

Ko‘olau Farmers
Ko‘olau Farmers Kailua, 1127 Kailua Road, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Get more information on cover crops and sunn hemp seeds. (

Native Hawaiian Plants
Aloha Aina O Kamilo Nui, 965 Kamilonui Place, 9 a.m.-noon, $10. Learn to propagate your own Native Hawaiian plants. Wear old clothes and bring a water bottle and gloves. Pre-registration required. (

The Art of Memory Palace – Tricking Your Brain into Remembering Everything
Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Use time-honored mnemonic device of memento loci (memory place) using spatial memory to memorize anything. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

Going Green Recycling Drives
Honowai Elementary School, 94-600 Honowai St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Acceptable items include scrap metal, computers, HI-5 beverage containers, batteries and more. Check website for complete list. (, 291-6151)

Great Strides Walk
Kapiolani Park Bandstand, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk, free. Raise awareness of and funds for a cure for those suffering from cystic fibrosis. (858-452-2873)

Harlem Globetrotters
Neal Blaisdell Center, May 30 at 2 and 8 p.m., May 31 at 2 p.m., $23-$150. The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters return to Hawaii, led by Sweet J Ekworomadu. (

Health Fair
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. A myriad of health services will be available, including free retina screening from Project Vision, blood pressure checks, hepatitis testing, prostate cancer discussions and much more. (422-8622,

Kikunobu Dance Co. Bazaar
Honolulu Myohoji Mission Social Hall, 2003 Nuuanu Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Vintage and everyday items for sale. Proceeds support Kikunobu Dance Co. Inc. (456-0830, 595-8040)

Mardi Gras in May
Pagoda Hotel, 1525 Rycroft St., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $55. Organization of Chinese Women host a fundraiser for Lanakila Meals on Wheels, featuring jugglers, magic, dance, a bake sale, country store, vendors, a silent auction, costume contest and more. (321-0162)

Mass Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cats, 9:30 feral cats, $15-$65. Spaying or neutering your cat keeps them healthy and reduces the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. Pre-registration required. (226-4561,

Pearl City High School Graduation
Aloha Stadium, 5 p.m., free. Celebrate Pearl City High School Class of 2015’s graduation. Check website for parking information. (, 483-2500)

Sports Medicine Symposium 2015
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m., $65/general, $75/physicians. Review and update a wide range of sports medicine topics, including acute, catastrophic and common injuries, as well as other medical issues seen in the athletic population. (522-3469,

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Play
Town Center of Mililani, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Play Yu-Gi-Oh! with others. (625-0108)

Family Storytime: Celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month
Hawaii State Library, Edna Allyn Room for Children, 478 S. King St., 10:30 a.m., free. Listen to stories read by guest readers from Hawaii Speech Language Hearing Association and make a simple craft. (586-3520)

Legends of Ko‘olau
Meet at Heeia-kea Small Boat Harbor, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., $10-$20. Take a ride on Coral Queen glass-bottom boat, share mo‘olelo and talk about marine researches. Pre-registration required. (235-8111,

Mango Season Quintet
The Dragon Upstairs, 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5. (253-9099)

Smooth Jazz Concert
The Magic of Polynesia Showroom at The Holiday Inn Waikiki, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., 8:45 p.m., $50-$70. Saxophonist Gerald Albright, guitarist Marc Antoine and pianist Brian Simpson perform smooth jazz. (951-696-0184,

Yoza Kickstarter Launch Party
Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, 2500 Kuhio Ave., 6-9 p.m., free, Yoza launches her Kickstarter campaign with a concert featuring Johnny Helm, Kings of Spade, Aidan James and Izik. Expect auctions and giveaways throughout the evening. (

Our Kakaako, 445 Cooke St., 7-10:30 p.m., $85. American Heart Association hosts a young professionals event to mix business and pleasure and raise monies for the association’s mission. Expect entertainment from The Bentos and DJ Chi Duly, fashion, a pop-up auction, food and more. (, 377-6634)

Where Great Things Happen
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Manoa Grand Ballroom, 5:30 p.m., $150. Moiliili Community Center hosts its annual fundraiser dinner, highlighted by a fashion show and musical revue from Hidden Treasures Thrift Store. (942-0595,

Opera at the Lofts
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 6-10 p.m., $10. Hawaii Opera Theatre singers and local DJs unite to showcase the only live/work artists studio in Honolulu. (