May 9

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Donate Food, Help Your Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger  >> >> Oahu letter carriers hope to collect canned goods for Hawaii Foodbank when they deliver your mail Saturday (May 9) for the Stamp Out Hunger National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. Fill that blue bag with nonperishable food and put it by your mailbox by 9 a.m. Last year, the campaign collected more than half a million pounds of food. For more information, call 371-0260 or 351-4095.  Photo courtesy USPS

Donate Food, Help Your Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger

>> >> Oahu letter carriers hope to collect canned goods for Hawaii Foodbank when they deliver your mail Saturday (May 9) for the Stamp Out Hunger National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. Fill that blue bag with nonperishable food and put it by your mailbox by 9 a.m. Last year, the campaign collected more than half a million pounds of food. For more information, call 371-0260 or 351-4095. Photo courtesy USPS

Saturday May 9
Advanced Babysitter’s Training with Pediatric First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $129. Advanced Child Care Training courses give you the tools you need to provide the best care to infants and children aged 10 and younger. Geared for sitters, nannies, au pairs and caregivers 16 and older. (1-800-733-2767,

Grafting Workshop
UH Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 a.m.-noon, $35. Learn the techniques of grafting fruit trees and take home your plant, plus enjoy a mini-plant sale, UH seeds, garden tour, plant clinic and more. (453-6050)

Growing Orchids
Geobunga Windward, 41-732 Kakaina St., 9-10 a.m., free. Learn how to transplant, split, prune, arrange and properly care for orchid plants. Pre-registration required. (

Know Your Legal Rights: Landlord-Tenant Basics
Hawaii State Library, 478 S. King St., noon, free. Learn more about landlord-tenant law, the Access to Justice interactive forms and more. A Q&A session will follow the talk. (586-3529)

Succulent Framed Art
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $15. This hands-on workshop lets participants construct their own living mosaic from beginning to end. BWS staff will teach participants to build their own wooden frames, how to fill it with potting mix, and finish the project by selecting and arranging succulent plants from the Halawa Xeriscape Garden. (748-5363,

The Healing Power of Nurturing Ourselves
The Green House Hawaii, 224 Pakohana St., 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $45. Begin with a relaxing peppermint foot bath, then join vegetarian chef Alyssa Moreau as she demonstrates simple recipes that are delicious and easy to make. Pre-registration required. (524-8427,

The Healing Power of Nurturing the Aina
The Green House Hawaii, 224 Pakohana St., 9-11 a.m., $25. Explore the secrets of creating healthy soil, the basics of designing a garden, how to plant seeds, transplant, and natural methods of keeping plants healthy and happy. Pre-registration required. (524-8427,

Asia Today Lecture Series
UH-Manoa’s Kuykendall Hall, Room 210, 9 a.m.-noon, free. R. Anderson Sutton presents on music in Asia as part of the Asia Today Series of the Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange. Pre-registration required. (942-8553,

E-waste Recycling
Kipapa Elementary School, 95-076 Kipapa Drive, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment, toner and more. No TVs, alkaline batteries, microwaves or home appliances. (488-8870,

Eat The Street: Mo Bettah Edition
Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pier Foxtrot 5, 3-8 p.m., free. Street Grindz brings Eat the Street to the Mighty Mo. (

HMAUS Springfest 2015
Nuuanu Baptist Church, 2010 Nuuanu Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. A day of Apple information by experts with door prizes. The breakout meetings include new devices like Apple Watch and Apple TV. (

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,

Mommy’s Little Treasures Consignment Event
Blaisdell Center, Maui Room, 777 Ward Ave., May 9 from noon-8 p.m. and May 10 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Purchase or sell gently used and new clothing, toys, furniture, etc., for pregnant women, children and teens, just as you would at a consignment store. (512-766-6697,

Mother’s Day Orchid Sale and Display
Mililani Mauka Elementary School, 95-1111 Makaikai St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., $1/donation. Enjoy blooming orchid plants, gift baskets, country store and more. (623-3437,

Mothers Day Craft Fair and 3R’s Recycling
St. John Vianney Parish School, 940 Keolu Drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Proceeds go to those students going on future trips to England and France. (

PKCC Mother’s Day Craft Fair
Prince Kuhio Community Center, 91-1270 Kinoiki St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Hawaii Maoli sponsors a craft fair with 50-plus food and craft vendors, entertainment, hula halau and a fashion show. (, 394-0050)

Wahiawa Pineapple Festival
Wahiawa District Park, 9 a.m., free. Celebrate Wahiawa’s unique agricultural heritage with a parade, craft vendors, info booths, games, food booths and more. (621-3373)

Waialua Writers’ Group
Waialua Library, 11 a.m., free. Share what you have written or enjoy the company. Topic of the month is “Slippers.” (637-8286)

Windward Orchids Mother’s Day Sale
Windward Mall, food court entrance, May 9-10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Windward Orchids’ monthly display and sale of locally grown orchids and native plants. (235-1143)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Play
Town Center of Mililani, May 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Play Yu-Gi-Oh! with others. (625-0108)

Hawaii for Hawaii
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Great Lawn, 6 p.m., $45. Henry Kapono, John Cruz and Brother Noland as The Rough Riders make their Oahu debut. The benefit for IHS will also featured performances from Amy Hanaiali‘i, Jimmy Borges, Starr Kalahiki and more, plus an online auction. (, 949-4321)

Kanikapila in Kailua
Ground floor of parking garage near Kailua Longs/CVS, 4-5:30 p.m., free. Featuring Eric Lee. (

Ke Kula Mele Hawaii
Windward Mall, 11 a.m., free. Students of Ka Kula Mele School of Hawaiian Music perform songs of Maui on steel guitar, ukulele, guitar and Hawaiian-style bass. (375-9379,

Marty Dread
Surfer, The Bar, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10, age 21 and up. Marty Dread and Bamboo Cru(cal) perform with special guest Taz Vegas. (239-5867)

Rudie’s Hi-Fi & Pressure Down System
Hawaiian Brians, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 18 and up. (450-0045)

Saloon Pilots
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. (533-2328)

The Bobby Nishida Band
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $7. (945-0800)

Under the Koolau Moon
Ahuimanu Elementary School, 47-470 Hui Aeko Place, 3:30-7:30 p.m., $15/advance, $20/at the door. Seven local performers come together to support Ahuimanu Elementary School’s arts and music programs. (239-3125)

Aloha Pregnancy Care & Counseling Center Fundraiser Banquet
Filipino Community Center, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., call for cost. Aloha Pregnancy Care & Counseling Center hosts its annual banquet, with a focus this year on Down Syndrome children. Expect music, brownies and more. (234-7233)

Honolulu Mini Maker Faire
Iolani School, 563 Kamoku St., noon-5 p.m., free. Share in the joy of making with drones, Internet of Things, soldering workshops, paper airplane designing and much more. (

L’ulu 2015
Leeward Community College, 6-9 p.m., $100-$125. The annual Leeward Culinary Arts Gala features 13 of Hawaii’s finest chefs, each featuring a locally grown or produced food item in their menu offering. Expect entertainment, a silent auction and drinks. (455-0300, 455-0298)

Mothers & Others Benefit Brunch
KEY Project, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $50. Join KEY Project in honoring mothers and others who are instrumental in raising and nurturing the keiki of Koolauloa and Koolaupoko at the sixth annual brunch, with great entertainment and door prizes. (239-5777,

Wish! Me Ke Kai
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, 92-1185 Aliinui Drive, 6:30-11 p.m., check website for cost. Make-a-Wish Hawaii’s biggest fundraiser of the year is full of food, fun and entertainment. (

Ballet Hawaii 2015 Spring Showcase
Leeward Community College, May 9 at 7:30 p.m., May 10 at 3 and 6 p.m., $18-$20. Ballet Hawaii presents its Spring Showcase 2015, with excerpts from classical ballets like “Pacquita,” “Flames of Paris” and more. (, 380-7720)

Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, 3225 Salt Lake Blvd., 10:30 a.m., free. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents “Happy.” (831-6831)

Hawaiian Landscapes: Old, New and Yours!
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Take a guided Second Saturday mini-tour in the HiSAM galleries. See, discuss, compare then join us in our artists’ studio to create your own multimedia vision of Hawaii. (586-9958,

Top Model Hawaii
Hilo Hattie, 700 N. Nimitz Hwy., 12:30-4 p.m., free. Top Model Hawaii is holding a casting call to search for the best male and female models in Hawaii. (

‘Where the Mountain Meets the Moon’
Tenney Theatre at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.” (, 839-9885)

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Clean-up
Meet at Hanauma Bay main entrance across from ticket booths, 9-11 a.m., free. Join in the quarterly cleanup of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, organized by the Friends of Hanauma bay in partnership with Malama Maunalua. Bring a hat, sunscreen and refillable water bottle. (395-5050)

He‘eia Estuary Restoration First Project Workday
Meeting location provided with RSVP, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Join Hui o Ko‘olaupoko at its first workday for the He‘eia Estuary Restoration Project. Pre-registration required. (