September 17

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Saturday September 17
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 17-Oct. 29, 9-11 a.m., see website for cost. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. (, 733-5806)

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Road, 9-10:15 a.m. Sept. 17 ,18, 30; 1-2:15 p.m. Sept. 21, $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness an sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants with this blended-learning course. Traditional classroom lessons also are scheduled for 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m. Sept. 17, 26 and 26. (1-800-733-2726,

4155 Diamond Head Road, 9-11:55 a.m., $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies, and how to use an AED. Online blended learning courses also are scheduled for 9-9:35 a.m. Sept. 17. (1-800-733-2726,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Road, 9-9:50 a.m. Sept. 17, 18, 30; 1:50 p.m. Sept. 21, $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries in this online blending-learning course. Traditional classroom lessons also are scheduled for 9 a.m.-2:40 p.m. Sept. 17, 23 and 26. (1-800-733-2726,

Adult Literacy Tutor Training
Island Pacific Academy, 909 Haumea St., Sept. 17 and 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Hawaii Literacy is looking for adults interesting in becoming reading and writing tutors. (537-6706,

Animal Hero Class
Hawaiian Humane Society Classroom, 1:30-4:30 p.m., $25. The Animal Hero course is designed for students that need service learning hours as part of a school or community project. Pre-registration required. (356-2223,

Cleaner, Smarter Living Seminar
RevoluSun Smart Home Innovation Center, 210 Ward Ave., 10-11 a.m., free. Learn more about the latest in photovoltaic solar options and financing. Pre-registration required. (748-8888,

Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Sept. 17-Nov. 5, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $70. Learn to use aesthetic awareness to assemble materials and endow them with value. (235-7433,

Natural Living: Old to New Indigo Blue
The Green House Hawaii, 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-2:30 p.m., $25-$40 plus $3 fee. Create a new wardrobe with indigo dye. Bring something with a stain/imperfection to recycle, reuse and renew. Come yourself or as a pair with your keiki. (, 524-8427)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Island Scoops, 4:30 p.m., $25/aquarium. Learn about these amazing Hawaiian shrimp and make your own customized pet shrimp aquarium with a Pokemon theme. Reservations recommended. (841-8080,

Pilates O Ka La Sunset Class
The Surfjack Hotel, 6-7 p.m., check website for cost. Pilates O Ka La hosts a mat class at the hotel. (

Systemic Constellation Workshop
The Healing Arts Center, Sept. 17-18, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $300. Learn more about constellation work, which can reveal and release hidden entanglements that become obstacles in life. (,

Teen Self-Improvement
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 17-Oct. 29, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., check website for cost. Learn to build self-confidence and take care of yourself with healthy techniques. (, 733-5806)

The ABC’s of Investing
Sacred Hearts, 3253 Waialae Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Council on Economic Education hosts a seminar on basic and intermediate investing and personal finance concepts. (,

Let’s Duet! A Night of Comedy Duos
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10, age 21 and up. A night of laughs filled with completely unscripted theater by duo teams, including the next episode of “Cereal.” Show your Pokedex for $2 off. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

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,

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

Book Sale
Manoa Public Library, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 18. free. (988-0459)

Community Recycling Event
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Bring unwanted documents and e-waste for secure destruction and recycling, including computers, keyboards, monitors and more. (

Healthy Baby Contest
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Honolulu Chinese Jaycees sponsor the preliminary round of the 2016 Healthy Baby Contest. (

Hunger Walk
Honolulu Civic Center, 8-11:30 a.m., contact for cost. The 12th annual Hunger Walk offers a morning of exercise, refreshments, keiki activities and live entertainment to support Hawaii Foodbank member agencies. (

Keiki Car Seat Safety Check
Babies”R”Us, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente’s Keiki Passenger Safety Program, Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition and Babies”R”US host car seat safety check. All children who have their car or booster seat checked also receive a free bicycle helmet and fitting (sizes and quantities limited). (432-2260)

Makiki Community Library 40th Anniversary Celebration
Makiki Community Library, 1527 Keeaumoku St., Sept. 17-18, noon-4 p.m., free. Makiki Community Library celebrates 40 years of service with all-day roundtables from Sisters in Crime/Hawaii and a special reading from the Fairy Godmother at 3 p.m. Sunday. (542-3334)

Family Story Time
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 “butterflies.” (697-7868)

Sit. Stay. Read.
Waianae Public Library, 2 p.m., free. Trained, certified therapy dogs and their handlers demonstrate obedience skills, tricks and dog safety. (697-7868)

Waikiki Hoolaulea
Kalakaua Avenue, 7 p.m., free. Part of the Aloha Festivals, the Waikiki Hoolaulea features food, fun and entertainment. (

Grow With Us: Windward Plant Walk
Meet at Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $20. Andrew Gerren leads a walk to identify wild plants and learn about their beneficial qualities. (524-8427,

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1 p.m., free. Learn about the plants and trees that were utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Pahole Natural Area Reserve Hike
Contact for meeting place, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $10. Enjoy views of the Waianae Mountains and learn about many unique and rare species of plants. A moderate 4-mile roundtrip for adult and hardy hikers age 7 and older. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118)

Waimea Valley Moon Walk
Waimea Valley, 8-9 p.m., $10. Take a walk through Waimea Valley by the light of the moonlight. Must exit valley by 10 p.m. (638-5864)

Harmonica Recital
Hawaii State Library, noon, free. Danilo Marrone impresses on the harmonica, then answers questions. (586-3520)

Hawaii Metalfest
Hawaiian Brian’s, 4 p.m. doors open, $30/presale. Crown The Empire headlines the 2016 Hawaii Metalfest, accompanied by bands including Anti Matter, Beware The Bear, Gorgos, Strangers With Kandy, Under The Black and much more. (, 1-855-235-2867)

Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 9-11:30 p.m., free. (

Keiki O Ka Aina – Ho‘omaika‘i Family Festival & Fashion Show
Lanikuhonua, 92-1101 Aliinui Drive, noon-4 p.m., $10-$20. Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers hosts a family festival and fashion show by Wahine Toa Designs, featuring makahiki games, contest, food and much more, with proceeds benefiting its programs. (843-2503)

American Renaissance Academy Fame Program
Ala Moana Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (

‘Anime Momotaro’
Tenney Theatre, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. (sensory friendly) and 4:30 p.m., Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. (Japanese), $20-$10. Honolulu Theatre for Youth present “Anime Momotaro,” a modern adaptation of the Japanese children’s classic. (, 839-9885)

Hawaii’s Woodshow
Honolulu Museum of Art Gallery School, Sept. 17-Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Forest Industry Association hosts its annual exhibit of wood art in furniture, woodturning, sculpture and more. (, 778-7036)

Honolulu Zouk
Ala Moana Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (