November 14

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Wednesday November 14
AARP Living Longer, Living Smarter Workshop
Pearl City Library, 1138 Waimano Home Road, 1-3:30 p.m., free. Plan for your long life. Learn about legal, financial, health and community considerations. Refreshments provided. (

Fabric Paper Piecing Christmas Tree Pillows
DeStash, 736 South St., 6-9 p.m., $35. Learn to create a Christmas tree pillow to add to your home decor or to give away as a gift. Some straight stitch and sewing machine experience is required. Cost includes one-on-one instruction, fabric, stuffing, sewing tools and sewing machines. Adults only. Reservations recommended. (, 234-9810)

Landlord-Tenant Mediation
Waipahu Public Library, 94-275 Mokuola St., 6-7 p.m., free. Mediation Center of the Pacific will explain how mediation works, and how to access these services to help resolve disputes quickly and cost-effectively. (675-0358)

The ALPHA Course
Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge, 808 Sheridan St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Take a practical introduction to the Christian faith that allows attendees to explore questions about God and faith in a relaxed and nonjudgmental setting. (532-1111,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Chaminade University, Vi & Paul Loo Student Center, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapiolani Community College, Iliahi 123 ABC, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Windward Community College, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Free Xeric Seed
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout December, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive a free Christmas candle plant cutting. The steam grows in a different direction each time it gets a new leaf, giving it a zigzag effect. It also grows well indoors. (

Friends of Waikiki Aquarium Distinguished Lecture Series
Tenney Theatre, 6 p.m., free. Attend a lecture by Scott Rowland, who will describe how Kilauea dominated geologic news. (

Kupuna Independent Life Series
Iwilei Senior Residence, 888 Iwilei Road, Wednesdays through Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (732-7755)

Morning Walking Moai Launch in Manoa
Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Road, 10-11 a.m., free. Come socialize and exercise by joining a weekly walking group. Pre-registration required. (

MVFCU – Honowai Elementary School Holiday School Supplies Drive
Waipahu Community Office, 94-144 Farrington Hwy., Suite 114, contact for times, free. Drop off school supplies such as pencils, glue sticks and more for students to use after the winter break. See website for complete list of supplies. (

Prostate Cancer Support Group Open Meeting
Kuakini Medical Center, 347 N. Kuakini St., Conference Room PB-5, 7-9 p.m., free. Join a support group for prostate cancer survivors. All are welcome, including spouses and significant others. (222-0425)

Quilt Guild Meeting
Aiea Public Library, meeting room, 6:30-8 p.m., $5. Meet with other modern quilters, participate in show and tell, and join in the door prize drawing. Admission is free for first-time guests. (

Rapa Nui: The Untold Stories of Easter Island
Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Building, 1525 Bernice St., Nov. 3-May 5, museum hours, contact for cost. See more than 150 cultural treasures and never-before-seen biological specimens, allowing visitors to learn about the environment of Rapa Nui, the island’s unique history and about how the island community is striving for sustainability in a global context. (

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha, Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, 1239 Olomea St., Oct. 21-Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $65 donation. Children dressed in kimono can visit the Shinto shrine to report their healthy development and receive divine blessings. Pre-registration required. (

Hokulani Imaginarium, 7 p.m., $6-$8. Enjoy a stargazing attraction with Krissie Kellog. Payment by cash or check only. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

Tie One On For Safety
Tamarind Park, 1001 Bishop St., noon-1 p.m., free. MADD joins with the Honolulu Police Department to kick off its annual holiday campaign to end impaired driving. (

Toa Luau First Year Anniversary
Toa Luau, 4:45-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Celebrate the dinner theater’s first anniversary with a special luau. (

Photos with Santa
Ala Moana Center, mall level 2, Mauka Wing, Nov. 10-Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, contact for cost. Get the family together and grab a picture with Santa Claus. No personal cameras permitted. (

Concerts on the Beach and Late Night Entertainment
Duke’s Waikiki, daily through Nov. 30, 4-6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to midnight, free. Enjoy live music by various performers, including Henry Kapono. (

Jenna K
Basalt, Nov. 14 and 28, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy a performance of R&B, pop and contemporary music. (

Live Music at the Hideout
Hideout, 2299 Kuhio Ave., 7-10 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 30, contact for cost. Enjoy live music from a wide range of artists. (

Open Mic Mondays
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 8-10 p.m., free. The Grind Entertainment presents a showcase for local, unsigned talent. Pre-registration required. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (

Saloon Pilots
Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beach Walk, 9-11 p.m., free. See a live performance by Oahu’s premier bluegrass and Americana band. (955-7383)

Stef Mariani
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. Audiences can enjoy folk melodies from Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winner Stef Mariani. (

Heritage – An Art Exhibit
1132 Bishop St., during gallery hours through Dec. 1, free. This exhibit explores the past through the eyes of five artists with diverse backgrounds and varying interests. (735-2462,

Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through January, free. See an exhibition that focuses solely on artistic depictions of men. (586-9959)

Mini Wonders! The 7th Annual AHA Miniature Show
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitor Center Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, daily through Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. View original 2D and 3D pieces in all media from members of Association of Hawaii Artists. All artwork is for sale. (

‘Spacebar: A Broadway Play By Kyle Sugarman’
Chaminade University, Vi and Paul Loo Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-17, 3 p.m. Nov. 18, contact for cost. See a coming-of-age story about a 16-year-old determined to see his play come to life on Broadway. (

‘The Folks You Meet in Longs’
Leeward Theatre, AM-101, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15. Lee Cataluna presents a play featuring the types of people you might meet at Longs. (

Yvonne Manipon
First Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Hwy., Oct. 28-Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m., free. Peruse works by Hawaii artist Yvonne Manipon, who recently returned from a two-week artist program in France. (