October 3

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Saturday October 3
I Can Cope Cancer Class
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, Neuroscience Conference Room 4C, 3288 Moanalua Road, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Get information about cancer diagnosis and treatment and receive practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. October topic is “Nutrition During Cancer Treatment.” Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Oahu Invasive Species Committee explains how to identify and report Little Fire Ants with a discussion, short video, PowerPoint presentation and free testing kits. (637-8286)

Sub-Irrigated Planter Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5. Create custom-made sub-irrigated planters that conserve water! This hands-on workshop involves recycling a two-liter drinking container to create a sub-irrigated (self-watering) planter. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii Drive
Pearlridge Center Downtown, Chili’s parking lot, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. (203-2366)

Pearlridge Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Ten teams of architects, builders and allied design and engineering professionals will “canstruct” fanciful giant structures out of donated canned foods. The public can “vote” on the best structure through a canned food donation, plus enjoy other activities. (aiahonolulu.org)

Clean Energy Fair
Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Hawaiian Electric presents energy displays, games and more, plus a hula performance from Halau ‘Olapakuikala‘i ‘o Hokuaulani, a job booth, photo taking and more. (543-7511, hawaiianelectric.com)

HiWaist808 Fitness on the Block
Mother Waldron Park, Kakaako, 4:30-6:30 p.m., free. HiWaist808 hosts a series of fitness concerts, including instructors from Renegade Fit, Zumba, RIPPED, yoga and more. (facebook.com/hiwaist808)

NAMI Hawaii 5k Walk Fundraiser and Wellness Fair
Honolulu Hale, 8-11 a.m., free. NAMI Hawaii hosts its annual 5K walk fundraiser and wellness fair for mental health awareness, featuring performances from Irie Love and POW! WOW! School of Music students. (namiwalks.org/hawaii)

Fall Harvest
Waimanalo Country Farms, Saturdays and Sundays in October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Lots of country fun for the whole family, including games, rides, animals, pumpkin picking, fresh produce and lots of ono food. (306-4379)

Open Cockpit Day
Pacific Aviation Museum’s Hangar 79, 319 Lexington Blvd., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free with museum admission. Climb into the cockpit of one of several of our historic aircraft and talk story with pilots. (441-1000, pacificaviationmuseum.org)

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place, Saturdays through Nov. 30, 11 a.m., $40-$30. To celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday, tour several Waikiki sites related to the Olympic swimmer, including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous Waikiki hotels and the famous Duke statue along Kalakaua Ave. Pre-registration required. (395-0674, filmguy54@hotmail.com)

Kailua Ahupua‘a Geology Tour
Register for meeting place, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $10/donation. Dr. Floyd McCoy leads a tour of the Kailua ahupua‘a, including Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry, and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine, explaining the geology of the area. Pre-registration required. (263-8008)

Andrea Manges and Flamingo Nosebleed
The Studio at Hawaiian Brian’s, 8 p.m., $5. Andrea Manges and Flamingo Nosebleed perform, along with Random Weirdos, Strangers with Kandy and A Shot at Sundown. (808shows.com)

Soul Patrol
Muddy Waters Espresso, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive #510, 6-8 p.m., free. Unplugged rock, blues and soul music to coincide with the Classic Car Show in Aikahi Park Shopping Center parking lot. (778-0182)

A Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Hwy., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $5. Celebrate a centennial of preservation with Hawaiian music and dance from Halau Ka Pa Hula Hawaii, Royal Hawaiian Band, Punahou Alumni Glee Club and others, plus local artisans, crafts, cultural demonstrations, food and more. (595-6291, daughtersofhawaii.org)

Chocolate Extravaganza
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive, 6:30-9 p.m., $25/presale, $35/at the door. Enjoy an evening of all-you-can-eat chocolate confections and a silent auction benefiting Family Promise of Hawaii and Emmanuel Church. VIP event at 5 p.m. for $35. (262-4548, chocolate@emmanuelkailua.com)

Gamer Expo HI
The Modern Honolulu, noon-10 p.m., free. $25-$43. Enjoy a day of gaming, eSports tourneys, cosplay and more. (gamerexpohi.com)

Great Guns 2015
Neal Blaisdell Center, Exhibition Hall, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $6. Check out Hawaii Historic Arms Association’s 300-table gun show, featuring antique and modern firearms, custom knives, military collectibles, awards and more. (728-8589)

Hawaii Coffee Fest
Kakaako Farmers Market at Ward Warehouse, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Celebrate one of Hawaii’s most wonderful crops at the second annual Hawaii Coffee Festival. Enjoy live music, tastings, a barista showdown, seminars and more. (388-9696)

Health Care Heroes Gala
Koolau Ballrooms, 45-550 Kionaole Road, 5:30-10 p.m., check website for cost. Healthcare Association of Hawaii celebrates “Hawaii Healthcare Heroes” at a dinner gala and scholarship awards ceremony. (hah.org)

Honolulu Intertribal Powwow
Thomas Square, Oct. 3-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Oahu Intertribal Council hosts the 41st annual Honolulu Intertribal Powwow with dancing, drumming, singing, stories, American Indian and Native Alaskan arts, crafts, food and much more. (honolulupowwow@gmail.com, honoluluintertribalpowowwow.com)

Maryknoll School 40th Annual Luau
Maryknoll School, 1722 Dole St., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $35. Enjoy Hawaiian food, as well as a plant sale, country store, live entertainment, and food and game booths. Takeout dinners available from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and dine-in hours are 4:30-6 p.m. (952-7310, maryknollschool.org/luau)

Matsumoto Shave Ice Grand Reopening
Matsumoto Shave Ice, Haleiwa Store Lots, 66-111 Kamehameha Hwy. #605, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Celebrate the reopening of the “original” Matsumoto Shave Ice storefront. (637-4827)

Windward Ho‘olaule‘a
Windward Community College, 45-720 Kea‘ahala Road, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., free. Enjoy a day of entertainment (from Kapena, Jerry Santos, Hi‘ikua, Chinky Mahoe’s hula halau and more), art, a silent auction, Hokulani Imaginarium shows, a gallery exhibit, and many more. (windwardhoolaulea.com)

2015 Banned Books Week Mini Film Festival: ‘Where the Wild Things Are’
Mililani Public Library, Quiet Room, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., 2 p.m., free. Celebrate Banned Books Week with a screening of “Where the Wild Things Are.” (627-7470)

Kaui Hart Hemmings
Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St., 2 p.m., free. Author Kaui Hart Hemmings reads and signs her new book, “Juniors.” (693-7050)

Laser Light Shows at Bishop Museum Planetarium
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Oct. 3-Jan. 5, check website for schedule, $10-$3. Enjoy unique laser light shows in a domed theater, including “Fright Light,” “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” and more. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

Meet Dr. Rosalie Tatsuguchi
Buddhist Study Center, 1436 University Ave., 9-11 a.m., free. Dr. Rosalie K. Tatsuguchi will discuss and sign her book, “Why Smart Men Do the Same Dumb Things: A Warrior’s Manual for Change.” (973-6555)

Urban Sketchers at ‘Art on the Zoo Fence’
Meet at Waikiki Shell free parking lot on Monsarrat Ave., 10 a.m.-noon, free. An informal morning of sketching for artists of all experience levels, including a show-and-tell session at 11:30 a.m. during which we socialize, chat about our work and learn from each other. (uskoahu.wordpress.com)

World of Wearable Art
Bishop Museum, Oct. 3-Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $19.95. The museum spotlights 32 award-winning garments from the international World of Wearable Art competition, with interactive installments. (bishopmusem.org, 847-3511)

McKinley Adopt-A-Block
McKinley High School, 1039 S. King St., 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. The Ala Moana Lions Club is hosting this cleanup to pick up debris on streets surrounding McKinley High School. (839-2861)

Pearl Harbor Bike Path Cleanup
Neal Blaisdell Park, 8-11 a.m., free. The city is hosting Pearl Harbor Bike Path Cleanup stretching from Waipahu to Aiea. (768-3267)