October 31

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Wednesday October 31
Contemporary Guitar
Windward Community Guitar, Hale Palanakila 106, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Wednesdays through Nov. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $85. Learn chord progressions and scales to utilize the guitar as an accompaniment or lead instrument. (235-7433, windwardcce.org/music.htm)

The ALPHA Course
Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge, 808 Sheridan St., Wednesdays through Nov. 14, 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, jenny@fpchawaii.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua High School, College Career Center, 7:15 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

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

Free Xeric Seed of the Month
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive free purple crown flower seeds, which bloom year-round and are often used in festive lei. (boardofwatersupply.com/conservation/xeriscape, 748-5315)

Halloween Fright Nite Open Mic
Hibiscus Club, 350 Ward Ave., 9 p.m.-midnight, free. Join an open mic night with Dave and Johnny Rocks hosting. There will also be a Halloween costume contest. (888-7259)

Haunted Plantation
Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 7-11 p.m., $15-$20. This event is not for children age 12 and under, women who are pregnant or people with heart conditions. Children age 15 and under must have adult supervision. (hawaiihauntedplantation.com)

Jorge Garcia’s CarnEVIL of SCreams
171 A-Hamakua Drive, 7-10 p.m., $15-$20. Skeleton Key Hawaii presents a professional haunted house by “Hawaii Five-0” and “Lost” star Jorge Garcia. (skeletonkeyhawaii.com)

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)

Monster Mash Bash
Mililani Shopping Center, 5-7 p.m., free. There will be a contest contest for all ages and pets, as well as trick-or-treating on both sides of the center, Halloween games and more. (mililanishoppingcenter.com)

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha, Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, 1239 Olomea St., 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. (jinja.us/shichigosanjusanmairi.html)

Spooky Tales
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$25. Master storytellers Jeff Gere and Alton Chung will tell tales of encounters with Pele, others about a haunted poi pounder, shark people, cursed stones, a kissing ghost and more. Recommended for attendees age 18 and older. Costumes are optional. (hprtickets.org, 955-8821)

Trick-or-treat at Ka Makana Alii
Ka Makana Alii, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. The center offers safe and friendly trick-or-treating to the community. (kamakanaalii.com)

Halloween Fun
Kapolei Shopping Center, 5-7 p.m., free. Costumed keiki can receive sweet treats at merchants around Kapolei Shopping Center. There will also be activities such as picking out a mini pumpkin from the pumpkin patch next to Safeway. (kapoleishoppingcenter.com)

KidX Club Halloween Festivities
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 5-7 p.m., free. Keiki age 17 and under are invited to register with the club and enjoy craft activities, live entertainment, music and more. There will also be prize giveaways including gift cards and goodies. (pearlridgeonline.com)

New Hope Haleiwa Fall Festival
Haleiwa Elementary School, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Enjoy free food, games, a country store and trunk-or-treat decorated vehicles. (224-9287)

SALT at Our Kakaako Halloween Trick-or-treat
SALT at Our Kakaako, 691 Auahi St., 5-8 p.m., free. Look for trick-or-treat signs in front of participating merchants and have fun exploring the area. (saltatkakaako.com)

Trick-or-treat at Ala Moana Center
Ala Moana Center, 5-7 p.m., free. Keiki dressed in their favorite costumes are invited to trick-or-treat at more than 50 merchants throughout the center. (alamoanacenter.com)

All Pau!
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Mahina Cocktail Lounge, 5-10 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy live music by Hawaii’s finest, along with cocktails made with PAU vodka. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen Foundation. (surfjack.com)

Dead Rockstar Halloween Night Spectacular ft. The Blue Light Funk Band with Melodie Soul
Blue Note Hawaii, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. On Halloween night, the Blue Light Funk Band will resurrect the spirits of dead rock stars for a night of dancing, grooving and singing to the hits that have lived on since their creators’ demise. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Saints and Sinners – Halloween at Hideout
Hideout, 2299 Kuhio Ave., 5 p.m.-midnight, free. Live DJ begins at 8 p.m. Attendees must be age 21 or older. (bbuckley@laylowwaikiki.com)

Frightnite: Halloween Battle Royale
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$25. Attend a costume contest, whose winners can receive up to $2,000 in cash and prizes. Attendees must be age 21 or older. Pre-registration required. (events.racesauce.com)

Halloween After Hours
M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., $24. There will be a nacho bar, draft beer and more. (mac247waikiki.com)

Night of the Killer Costumes
SKY Waikiki, 10 p.m., $10. Join a costume contest with $3,000 in cash prizes. Attendees must be age 21 or older. Kaimaaina and industry members receive free admission with a valid Hawaii state ID or industry ID at the door. (skywaikiki.com, 979-7590)

Crazy Lucky Dogs Unleashed
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 9, contact for cost. View a wide range of dog-themed paintings and ceramics by various local artists. (louispohlgallery.com)

Consolidated Theatres Kahala, 7 p.m., $11. Get into the Halloween spirit with films by famed filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. (consolidatedtheatres.com)

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. (associationhawaiiartists.com)

Pink Martini
Kahilu Theatre, 67-1186 Lindsey Road, 7 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, $28-$68. Kahilu Theatre is proud to present the biggest little orchestra around: Pink Martini, featuring vocalist China Forbes. (kahilutheatre.org, 885-6868)

The Momentary Wave: Hawaiian Tintype Portraits
Halekulani Hotel, gallery hours through Nov. 5, contact for cost. See an exhibit of photographs by New York artist Joni Sternbach, whose large-format photos center on humanity’s relationship with water. (halekulani.com)

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’
The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 3; 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2; $25-$30. Join an interactive screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” (eventbrite.com/e/the-rocky-horror-picture-show-tickets-50677271082)