September 3

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Saturday September 3
Basic Macro and Flower Photography Workshop
Liliuokalani Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 p.m., free. Join the Eyes of Hawaii Photography Club for a portrait and model workshop using the waterfall and other elements of the garden. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Psychic Expansion Workshop
Wide Awakened Healing, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $63.24. Use tools, tips and techniques to build and strengthen psychic “muscles.” Pre-registration required. (392-1904,

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

Dignity in Caregiving
Native Books, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Hear a presentation on how to bring dignity to the caregiving experience, and how to use writing as a tool to manage emotions that come with it from author Frances H. Kakugawa. (596-8885)

Okinawan Festival – FESTIVAL CANCELLED –
Kapiolani Park, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 4, free. Food, entertainment, and bon dance and more are all part of the 34th annual Okinawan Festival. (

‘Pokemon Go’ Meetup
Meet at stage area near Saks Fifth Avenue Off of Fifth at Waikele Premium Outlets, 94-790 Lumiaina St., noon-4 p.m., free. “Pokemon Go” players are invited to mingle with others, catch Pokemon with lures placed around the center, and enter giveaways. (676-5656)

Waianae Eat Local Challenge
Makeke Waianae at Waianae Mall, Saturdays through Sept. 10, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Support local farmers and take the challenge to eat more healthy Hawaii-grown foods. Stop by the Makeke Info Booth to pick up your free gift bag and Challenge Stamp Card to complete to win prizes at Challenge Finale on Sept. 10 featuring cooking demo by Chef Sam Choy. (697-3236)

Mihoko M
Dragon Upstairs, 7-10 p.m., $5. Mihoko M performs jazz with Chris Yeh on saxophone, Rolando Sugimoto playing piano, Louis Benanto on bass and Chris Pangaribuan on drums. (526-1410)

Ruth Shiroma Foster & Friends
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$25. Multi-talented Ruth Shiroma Foster breaks barriers down between performer and listener. (, 955-8821)

Aloha Festivals Royal Court Investiture & Opening Ceremony
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Coconut Grove, 3:30-5:30 p.m., free. Watch the ali‘i of the 2016 Aloha Festivals Royal Court take their positions before they move to a ceremony at Royal Hawaiian Center. (

American Patriot Awards Dinner
Pacific Aviation Museum, 6 p.m., check website for cost. Navy League of the United States, Honolulu Council hosts its 13th annual awards dinner in honor of Major General Robert G.F. Lee and Shelley Wilson. (422-9404,

Aina Haina Book Club
Aina Haina Starbucks, 2:45 p.m., free. Discuss “Too Many People: The Case for Reversing Growth” by Lindsey Grant with a group that questions orthodox assumptions. (373-4922)

‘Anime Momotaro’
Tenney Theatre, Sept. 3, 10 and 17 at 4:30 p.m., Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. (sensory friendly), 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)

Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Sept. 3-30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Marti Wiese Rounds displays her work in acrylic and batiks. Demonstrations are weekends from noon to 2 p.m. (233-7323)

‘Wordsworth, It’s In Your Pocket’
Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii at Ward Warehouse, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Frances H. Kakugawa explains how to bring dignity to the caregiving experience and use writing as a tool to manage the complex emotions and stress that come with the role, followed by a book signing. (