October 8

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Saturday October 8

Cash Flow Real Estate – A System Approach
Blaisdell Center, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. Tony Scotty discusses getting started as an investor, debt acceleration and interest reduction, improving cash flow and much more. Pre-registration required. (epicmentor808@gmail.com, 436-6781)

Design Thinking
Boy Scout Service Center, 42 Puiwa Road, 2-4 p.m., $5. Students age 11-18 can learn Design Thinking principles through a design challenge from Ian Kitajima, director of trouble making at Oceanit. Pre-registration required. (alohacouncilbsa.org, 595-0857)

Espana Cooking Series: Paella
BLT Steak Waikiki, 223 Saratoga Road, noon-3 p.m., $90. Chef de cuisine Guillaume Thivet shares top-level techniques and recipes with attendees, who also get one glass of wine or champagne upon arrival, a three-course lunch and more. (683-7447, jordyn@bltsteak.com)

Indigo Dyeing Demonstration
UH Urban Garden Center, 9 a.m.-noon, free. An introduction to basic indigo dyeing techniques, presented outdoors. Plus, enjoy a bonsai display, a mini plant sale, UH seeds, garden tours and a Q&A with master gardeners. (453-6050)

One-Act Play Workshop
Red Lotus Hawaii, 2357 Beretania St. #B, Saturdays between Oct. 8-Nov. 19, 1-4 p.m., $120. Kumu Kahua Theatre hosts a playwriting course taught by Tali Ariav for writers who want to create and develop a dynamic one-act script. Pre-registration required. (536-4222, kumukahuatheatreom@gmail.com)

Taste of the Islands – Okinawa and Hawaii
Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa cafeteria, 9-11:30 a.m., $40. Come taste a blended fusion of superfoods of Okinawa and Hawaii using awamori soju and Genki-Su-inspired dishes and elixier, followed by a Q&A session. Pre-registration required. (windwardcce.org/cooking)

Weekend Cranial-Sacral Course
Still & Moving Center, Oct. 8-9, noon-8 p.m., $325. Feel the pulse and flow of the nervous system, and learn to improve it in a gentle and relaxing way. (stillandmovingcenter.com, 397-7678)

Wilderness Remote First Aid
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Oct. 8 and 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $110. Learn first aid principles and skills to respond and give emergency care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Beef Stew Cook-off
Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, noon-2 p.m., park admission. It’s a beef stew showdown between Sam Choy, West Side Fire, Honolulu Police Department, Windward CC culinary students and Dale Thomas. Sample and vote for your favorite and win prizes. (674-9283, wetnwildhawaii.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapolei Shopping Center, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Downtown, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Chocolate Extravaganza
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 6:30-9 p.m., $35. Indulge in all-you-can eat chocolate to benefit Family Promise of Hawaii and Emmanuel Episcopal Church. (262-4548, emmanuelkailua.com)

Cupcake Meet
Aloha Stadium (enter via Gate 4), 1-6 p.m., $10 per car and $5 for each additional passenger. Proceeds from this family-friendly tailgate will go to Muscular Dystrophy Association Hawaii. (ccmeets.com)

Hawaii Lions Fall Food Drive
Hawaii State Capitol drive-through, 235 S. Beretania St., 8 a.m.-noon, free. Hawaii Lions and Leo Club members collect canned goods for Hawaii Foodbank. Especially wanted are meat and tuna, soups, fruits and vegetables, rice or canned meals. (551-8745)

Koolau Amateur Radio Club
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Visitor Center, 9:30 a.m., free. Learn more about radio and exchange info and cooperation with other members. (karc.net)

Moiliili Hongwanji Open House and Bazaar
Moiliili Hongwanji, 902 University Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. An open house and bazaar featuring rummage, plants, mini craft fair, games, bake sale and lots of food items. (949-1659)

Honolulu Hale, contact for times, free. Come and stomp out stigma for the annual NAMI Walk with entertainment, keiki fun and wellness booths. Dogs welcome. (591-1297, info@namihawaii.org)

DiscoverArt October
Various locations in Downtown and Chinatown area, morning and afternoon hours vary by venue, free. People are invited to see, hear and make art, with hanafuda lessons at Louis Pohl Gallery, ukulele lessons at The ARTS at Marks Garage, and a street art festival on Pauahi. (facebook.com/discoverchinatown)

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch
Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe St., Saturdays and Sundays in October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Fun for the whole family! (306-4381)

Family Story Times
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Families with children in pre-kindergarten to first grade are welcome to join in for free stories, songs and crafts, themed “Disney stories.” (697-7868)

Halloween Kids Nite Out with Little Oha Bitty Bytes
Art Explorium, 5:30-8 p.m., $30. Little Oha Bitty Bytes hosts activities for keiki with Art Explorium while parents enjoy a night to themselves. (artexplorium.org)

Special Disney Story Time
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Disney’s Aulani VoluntEARS will share Disney stories and a craft with keiki. (697-7868)

Exploring the Gold Coast
Register at Outrigger Canoe Club, 8:30 a.m., $25-$45. Docomomo US/Hawaii Chapter lead an architectural walking tour through a neighborhood at the end of Waikiki known as the Gold Coast. Pre-registration required. (docomomotourday2016.eventbrite.com)

Eric Sardinas and Big Motor
Nextdoor, 43 S. Hotel St., 7 p.m., $30-$25. (ericsardinas100816.eventbrite.com)

Jazz Peace Concert
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 7:30-8:30 p.m., free. Starr Kalahiki, Kit Eversbach and Mihoko M perform. (922-2299)

Amazing Hawaii Comic Con
Hawaii Convention Center, Oct. 8-9, check website for schedule, $40-$20. Amazing Hawaii Comic Con returns with Marvel icon Brian Michael Bendis, Disney’s Mat Nastos and many other comic icons, plus gaming competitions, cosplay contests, keiki activities and more. (amazinghawaiicomicon.com)

Oh Baby! Family Expo 2016
Blaisdell Center, Oct. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $5.50. A weekend event for Hawaii’s young families and kids market with more than 150 exhibitors offering information and new products. PATCH hosts a training on positive disciplining at 11:30 a.m. in the galleria. (ohbabyfamilyexpo.com)

‘Dora and Diego – Let’s Explore!’
Bishop Museum, Oct. 8-Jan. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $10.95-$22.95. Learn more about space, plants, animals and rainforests with Dora and Diego of the hit Nickelodeon shows. (bishopmuseum.org)

Laser Light Shows
Bishop Museum, Oct. 8-31, check website for schedule, $3-$10. Watch a variety of laser light shows, including a spooky “Fright Light,” as well as “Laser Zeppelin” and “Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon.” (bishopmuseum.org)

Inspire Church Island-wide Beautification
Various locations across Oahu, 8:30 a.m.-noon, free. Inspire Church, HPD, the City and County of Honolulu and Kaimuki High School students clean up the island. (inspirechurch.tv/servethecity)