September 23

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Friday September 23

Aloha Friday Lei Making Workshops
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 10-11:30 a.m., $50-$40. Master lei maker and fashion designer Meleana Estes teaches how to make beautiful lei. Pre-registration required. (

LaborFest Hawaii
Musicians’ Association Studio, 909 Kapiolani Blvd., 5:30 p.m., free. William Puette of Center for Labor Education and Research, and Katherine Isaac of American Postal Workers Union present on labor issues that affect Hawaii workers. Plus, Ray Catania and Asami Kobayashi speak. (

Comedy BrewHa-Ha: Unscripted Community Comedy
Crossroads at Hawaiian Brians, 7:30-10 p.m., $10. Think Fast leads teams of performers from around the island and beyond as they create community improv teams. Show your Pokedex for $2 off. (

Kennedy Theatre Lawn, Sept, 23 at 5 p.m., Sept. 24 and 25 at 2 and 5 p.m., $18-$8. UH-Manoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance present a reimagining of Sophocles’ classic “Antigone.” (, 944-2697)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Downtown Community on Bishop Street, 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Coin Show
Hawaii Convention Center, noon-6 p.m. Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 25, free. Hawaii State Numismatic association hosts its 53rd annual Coin Show featuring more than 65 coin and stamp dealers from Hawaii and the Mainland. (, 377-9377)

Holmescoming ’16
UH Manoa’s Holmes Hall, 5-8:30 p.m., $130. UH engineering alumni are invited to this ninth annual celebration for cocktails, games, food and more. (

Yard and Bake Sale
Grassy area on the corner of Dole and University streets, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Shop, eat and help to raise funds for UH Manoa Children’s Center. (956-7963,

Bricks 4 Kidz
Waianae Public Library, 3-5 p.m., contact for cost. Build colorful amusement park attractions, an amusement park ride and learn to make it spin, roll, turn and rock. Participants must be in Kindergarten to fourth grade. Pre-registration required. (697-7868)

Good Foot
Anna O’Brien’s, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $8. Good Foot performs with special guest dj mr. nick. (946-5190)

Hawaii State Ballet
Ala Moana Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

Joshua Nakazawa Recital
Catholic Charities Hawaii, Community Hall, 7 p.m., $20. Cellist Joshua Nakazawa puts on a special recital as a fundraiser for El Sistema Hawaii Kalikolehua. Special guests are Ignace Jang, Rachel Saul, Martha Seroogy and Katy Luo. (

Red White + You Fundraising Event
Mid Pac Country Club, 5 p.m., $85. Help support Kailua’s 2017 fireworks show with live entertainment from Kailua Bay Buddies and Kawika Kahiapo, plus auctions and food at this fundraiser. (

Signature Chefs Food Festival
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, 2259 Kalakaua Ave., 5:30-9 p.m., $175. Honolulu Firefighters Foundation hosts an evening of exquisite cuisine and entertainment at the seventh annual festival. (, 386-3238)

‘Billy Elliot’
Diamond Head Theatre, Sept. 23-Oct. 16, Thursdays-Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m., $35-$23. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Billy Elliot,” about a miner’s son with a passion for dance. (

‘La Traviata’
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 6-9:50 p.m., free. Watch a screening of opera “La Traviata.” Bring potluck pupu to share. (595-4047)