September 28

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Saturday September 28
Acting For Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 14-Oct. 25, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Kids learn more modeling and acting for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. (733-5806)

Banana Workshop
Geobunga (4299 Lawehana St.), 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., free. Learn about the many benefits of the versatile banana plan and how to care for them. Reservations are highly recommended. (

Building Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free. More people in Hawaii are turning to large additions or plan to build new instead of purchasing a new home. Graham Builders hold a seminars for homeowners to discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for and more. Space is limited and reservations are required. (593-2808,

Couples Massage 101
Contact for location, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $200. This unique class is fun, educational, light-hearted and a great time to spend as a couple. (782-5466,

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 8 a.m.-7 p.m., $500 plus additional fees. Learn the skills necessary to respond appropriately and save a life. Receive American Red Cross certification upon completion. (456-0431)

FreedomRail Mini Workshop
Simply Organized Kahala Mall, 1-1:30 p.m. or 4-4:30 p.m., free. Create the closet of your dreams easily with FreedomRail. (739-7007)

Get Good Dirt
Mulkern Nursery (41-639 Kaulukani St.), 10 a.m., free. Learn from a licensed contractor Kevin Mulkern about the basics of soil care. Bring your questions for advice on any specific challenges you may be facing. (396-6595)

Sweet Saturday Yoga
Contact for location, 10 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Laurie Freed, certified Iyengar yoga instructor teaches the class. An optional lunch is included. (, 259-9490)

Teen Self Improvement Classes
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 14-Oct. 26, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., $contact for cost. A class for pre-teens and teens to learn to build self esteem, model and act. (733-5806)

US Citizenship Classes
FilCom Tech Center, Saturdays through Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-noon, $25. Learn everything you need about the naturalization process and tips to pass the test. Call or email to register. (680-0451,

9th Annual Hawaii Future Physicians Symposium
EyeSight Hawaii, 650 Iwilei Rd., Suite 210, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., program begins at 9 a.m., contact for cost. The event features a panel of physicians as well as medical students discussing the joys, challenges and experiences of their chosen speciality field of medicine. This is a half-day event. (,

Craft Fair at Windward Ho‘olaule‘a
Great Lawn at Windward Community College, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Featuring 68 artisans and crafters participating in the 13th annual Windward Ho‘olaule‘a. Craft fair participants range from handmade Hawaiian carvings and etched jewelry to locally-made T-shirts, sunrise seashell jewelry, spices and more. (

Fight Against Cancer
Dot’s Banquet Hall, 5-10 p.m., $15/presale, $20/door. Support Kimo Manley Jr. who is 2 years old and fighting a rare form of brain cancer. The night features entertainment, karaoke, a silent auction and prizes. (497-8933)

Girl Scout Recruitment
Windward Mall Center Court, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. The Girl Scouts of Hawaii answer any questions and sign-up future Scouts for the program. Enjoy a multitude of make-and-take arts and crafts activities provided by the organization. (235-1143,

Go Green
Palama Settlement, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Bring recyclables in support of Going Green Day. Funds raised from the event benefit Palama Settlement’s programs that have served the low-income neighborhoods surrounding the unique campus since 1896. Acceptable items include scrap metal, appliances, HI-5 beverage container and more. Canned goods also accepted for the Hawaii Foodbank. (

Going Green
Palama Settlement Community Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Curbside pick-up available upon request. Items accepted include computers, printers, scanners, one TV per car, cell phones, ink cartridges and more. Going Green now also accepts tennis balls. Always Caring Individuals Hawaii refurbishes old tennis balls for re-use at tennis tournaments. Contact for free towing of unwanted cars. (291-6151)

HAIS Private School Admissions Fair
Japanese Cultural Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 11-noon breakout session, free. An opportunity for prospective parents and students to meet with pre-school through high school admissions representatives and learn about the wide variety of choices among Hawaii’s independent schools. (, 973-1540)

Human Trafficking Training
Ward Warehouse second floor Kakaako conference room, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The Junior League of Honolulu in collaboration with Courage Worldwide Hawaii train on human trafficking with an emphasis on sex trafficking in our local community. RSVP (, 538-8883)

Red Cross Preparedness
PetSmart Mililani, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the first 50 people to arrive receive a certificate for free Red Cross Pet First Aid training. The event also includes sample pet disaster kits on display, a PetSmart Coupon for $5 of a $20 purchase, free dog and cat first aid books and more. (739-8101)

Screening: “Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill”
St. Andrews Cathedral, Van Holt Room, 6 p.m., $20 (advance sales only). Aloha Hawaiian Parrot Association presents a screening of “Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill” with an appearance by star Mark Bittner. Bittner presents a flock update. THe event includes pupus and an autograph and picture-taking session with Bittner. (381-5545)

Stay in School
Project Date (2678 Kilihau St.), 5-9 p.m., free. The event features a screening of the film “Here Comes the Boom.” Miss Oahu, Miss Diamond Head, Miss Waikiki, Miss Teen and Jr. Teen Hawaii and Miss Latina Hawaii speak about a subject dear to their hearts. Niko and other local starts of MMA Hawaii hold presentations, amongst other activities. (, 629-7933)

Trying to See the Trees
Hawaii State Library, 2 p.m., free. Joseph Stanton, award-winning author of four poetry books and more than 300 poems, reads a selection of his poems from “A Field Guide to the Wildlife Suburban Oahu.” Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

White Dove Bazaar
Matlock Center, 1333 Matlock Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The White Dove Bazaar at Seicho-No-ie Church features baked goods, Oriental food, books, clothes and toys, household goods, craft items and more. (

Windward Ho‘olaule‘a
Windward Community College Great Lawn, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., free. This year’s Windward Ho‘olaule‘a is called “A Homegrown Celebration,” and features entertainment, unique arts and crafts, food, keiki rides and activities, art exhibits, and more. (

A Korean Cinderella
Tenney Theatre, The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Sept. 28 at 4:30 p.m., season tickets/$60-$125, single tickets/$15-$20. The world premiere of a new telling of the Cinderella story mixed with modern K-pop and traditional Korean drumming, dance and costumes. (

BMX Racing
The Sandbox, 2:30 p.m. gates open, 4 p.m. races start, $60/annual membership (required to compete in races). Island BMX hosts BMX racing. The day includes food and fun as well. Strider bike races also take place for children 2-5 years. (692-2405)

BMX Racing
The Sandbox, 2:30 p.m. gates open, 4 p.m. races start, free admission. In order to race, participants must have an annual members; costs starts at $60. Strider bike races for children 2-5 years of age also take place. The afternoon also features food. (

Day For Kids Carnival
Washington Middle School Field on Punahou and King St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 50 cents/scrip, $15/unlimited access wristband. The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii – Spalding House holds its first annual Day For Kids Carnival. The event features carnival games, activities, entertainment and more. All proceeds support activities at the Spalding Clubhouse, an afterschool program that serves youth ages 7-17 for an annual fee of only $1. (

Farrell’s 50th Birthday Celebration
Pearlridge Uptown Center Court and Farrell’s, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., various costs. Join the Farrell’s team, the Arthritis Foundation Hawaii, local chefs and more for this celebration of a special birthday. Fun competitions include burger-eating and ice-cream decorating contests, and a chef’s challenge. A $10 entry fee per child applies to the ice cream eating contest; a $20 entry fee applies to the Man vs. Burger challenge and a $13 entry fee applies to The Pig’s Trough ice cream eating contest. (

Snooze in the Zoo
Honolulu Zoo, Sept. 28, and Oct. 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 a.m., $65-$80, ages 8 and older. The overnight excursion at the zoo includes a buffet dinner and an evening tour of the Zoo as the animals are getting ready for bed or waking up for their day. The morning includes a continental breakfast and tour. Participants are welcome to stay after the conclusion of the program to enjoy a day at the zoo. (, 1-800-979-3370)

Trinity Lutheran School’s Fall Festival
Trinity Lutheran School, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. Trinity Lutheran School, celebrating its 60th anniversary, holds its second annual Fall Festival. The day includes master of ceremonies Tony Solis, live entertainment, games, bouncers, a keiki craft corner, bake sale, food and craft fair. All proceeds directly benefit the students of Trinity. Free parking at Leilehua High School. (

Hana Hou! Performs
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 6-7:30 p.m., free. (449-1694)

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-In Valley of the Temples, 12:30-3:30 p.m., $2-$3. The PBS Little Big Band performs with Miles Lee and Mihoko M. The concert is subject to weather conditions. BRing a lunch and enjoy the day. (239-9844)

Rivals Sports Bar, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover charge. N.BS performs rock and alternative rock music. (923-0600)

The John Pizzarelli Quartet
Hawaii Theatre, contact for time and cost. The John Pizzarelli Quartet performs with Hawaii’s Hot Club of Hulaville. (528-0506,

Slightly 80s DJ Competition
Bar 35, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, ages 21 and older. Featuring the second round of 80s Pop Muzik’s DJ competition, paying tribute to three decades that made growing up fun (70s, 80s and 90s). For those competing, contact to pre-register. (

Home School
Pinch of Salt (685 Auahi St.), 8 a.m.-2 p.m., $150. Celebrity carpenter Brandon Russell From TLC’s “Trading Spaces” instructs Hawaii’s first Home School. Russell shares tricks of the trade by showing you how to build a custom shoe cabinet and entryway bench. (744-3814,

Aloha Festivals Floral Parade
Kalakaua Ave. from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park, 9 a.m., free. A colorful equestrian procession of long-skirted riders, float and Hawaiian flowers, hula halau, marching bands and dignitaries enliven Kalakaua Ave. (

Artifacts and Adornment
The Gallery at Ward Center, Sept. 28-Oct. 23, contact for times and cost. Featuring sculptures and vessels by George Woollard, fashion with function by Babs Miyano-Young and metal clay art by Gordon K. Uyehara. An opening reception takes place 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28, and an artist’s reception takes place 2-5 p.m. Oct. 13. (597-8034)

‘Ike Loloa: A Long Insightful Journey
Bishop Museum’s J.M. Long Gallery, on display through Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays,$8.95-$19.75. Featuring artwork by Hali‘imaile Andrade, also known as Maile. (

Pouhala Marsh Wetland Restoration
Pouhala Marsh (across the street from the transfer station on Waipahu Depot Rd.), Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 23, Dec. 14, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Volunteers can help Pouhala Marsh by removing invasive species and establishing habitat areas for the endangered Hawaiian stilts. Bring your own work gloves and bottled water, wear a hat, use sunscreen and dress to get dirt. Covered shoes or rubber boots are required. Bring a change of clothes, towel, rubber slippers and plastic bag. (, 955-0100)

Talk of the Forest
Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow on the CCC Camp grounds, contact for time and cost. Volunteer on National Public Lands Day with work centered at the Kanaloahuluhulu Meadow. Contact to RSVP. Bottled water, and chili and rice provided. Volunteers may bring salads, snacks, chips or dessert. (335-9975 ext. 0)