For Saturday, March 1, 2014
POSTED: 09:52 p.m. HST, Feb 28, 2014
Send items at least two weeks in advance to 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu 96813; email email@example.com; or fax 529-4750.
Hanalani School’s 2014 Project Graduation fundraiser: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Hanalani School, 94-294 Anania Drive, Mililani. Features a swap meet, HI-5 collection drive, car wash and a collection of clothing, bedding, towels, accessories and more. Call 625-0737.
Home Depot kids’ workshop: “Build a Trojan Horse Bank,” 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at all locations. Free. To register, visit goo.gl/YTWE8m.
Keiki “Lei Kui” (stringing method) workshop: Choose from two one-hour sessions, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lyon Arboretum, 3860 Manoa Road. For students in grades 3 through 12. Bring colorful flowers. Cost: $5. Call 988-0456 or visit hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum.
“Peter Rabbit and the Garden”: Presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre. Original stage adaptation based on the stories by Beatrix Potter. For ages 3 and older. Repeats March 8. Cost: $10. Call 839-9885 or visit htyweb.org.
Dole Plantation’s Family Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 64-1550 Kamehameha Highway, Wahiawa. Features live musical performances, hula, arts and crafts, food booths, keiki games and more. Activities for a nominal fee as fundraisers for programs. Enjoy special admission offers of “buy one, get one free” to the World’s Largest Maze and Plantation Garden Tour, with reduced admission for the newly enhanced Pineapple Express Train Tour at $6 for adults, $4.75 for keiki. Call 220-4981 or visit doleplantation.com.
Fourth annual Papakolea Ohana Health Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Lincoln Elementary School, 615 Auwaiolimu St. Features demonstrations, food, keiki games, entertainment by keiki from nearby schools, health screenings and more than 50 health and wellness service providers. Free. Visit oha.org.
Hawaiian Humane Society’s foster care training: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday. With more than 100 animals requiring foster care daily, volunteers are needed to help foster healthy, adaptable animals; must have transportation for health care appointments and spend time with the animals. Students may fulfill service-learning hours in their own home. Call 356-2229.
“Helping Other Parents in Normal Grieving (HOPING)” support group: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Kaiser Permanente, Moanalua Medical Center, sixth-floor conference room. Free. To register, call 432-2260.
University Laboratory School’s Pa‘ina and Cultural Festival: 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, 1776 University Ave. Features keiki activities, a kendama tournament, kimono dressing, bouncer and a showcase of the school’s second-language programs (Hawaiian, Japanese and Spanish). Visit universitylaboratoryschool.org.
“Icarus Fights the Minotaur”: 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Tenney Theatre. Repeats March 8. Cost: $20, $15 for ages 60 and older, $10 for ages 2 to 17. Call 839-9885 or visit htyweb.org.
Masaki School of Music keiki classes: Eight-session Saturday course begins this week and runs through May 10, 250 Ward Ave., Suite 226. Sessions for ages 4 to 5 begin 4 p.m., followed by sessions for ages 5 to 6 at 5 p.m. Keiki are introduced to music through songs, games, stories, movement activities, playing of instruments and listening to composed music. Cost: $132 for eight classes. Call 593-9395.
“Once On This Island”: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Friday, Kamehameha Schools’ Keelikolani Auditorium. Repeats March 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. This original and theatrical adaptation of “The Little Mermaid” is filled with song and dance. Cost: $10, $5 for under 18 years of age. Call 842-8496.
Hawaii Speed & Quickness clinic: Sunday, Kaiser High School gym. Youths learn to improve their overall athleticism through various drills. Registration begins 7:30 a.m. Clinic times are 8 to 9:15 a.m. for keiki clinic (ages 5 to 8) with Rocky Savaiigaea or Tala Esera, youth clinic (ages 9 to 13) with Leonard Peters, or intermediate (middle-school students) with Rich Miano; or 8 to 9:30 a.m. for Teen Elite class with Chad Ikei. A clinic for parents with Kim Chilikian runs from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Fee: $10, $20 for Teen Elite class. Call 228-7447 or visit hawaiispeedandquickness.com for registration form.
Pet loss support group: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Hawaiian Humane Society. Call 356-2222 or visit hawaiianhumane.org.
Keiki passenger safety: By appointment only, 3:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, Kaiser Permanente, Mapunapuna Medical Office. Bring car manual and car seat instructions. Free. To register, call 432-2260.
“Meet! Doraemon”: Through April 20, Bishop Museum. The U.S. premier of the exhibit developed by the Fujiko F. Fujio Museum stars the popular robotic cat from the future and features large statue-like images, interactive stations, a video theater with movie clips and a special gallery of original artwork by the series’ creator. Admission: $12.95, $10.95 for seniors ages 65 and older and $8.50 for keiki ages 4 through 12. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed on Tuesdays). Call 847-3511 or visit bishopmuseum.org.
“Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action”: Through April 30, Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, 111 Ohe St., Kakaako. The exhibit, primarily for keiki ages 5 to12, is designed to promote the importance of physical activity for keiki in a non-competitive environment, with fun activities such as kung fu, surfing, snowboarding, yoga and horizontal climbing. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends. Admission: $10, $8 for kamaaina and military; free for keiki under 12 months old. Call 524-5437 or visit discoverycenterhawaii.org.
Hawaii Nature Center: Cost: $10 for non-members. Reservations required. Call 955-0100, ext. 118.
>> Pahole Natural Area Reserve hike, March 8, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Moderate four-mile hike offers a glimpse of unique and rare plant species while enjoying the beauty of the Waianae Mountains. For hardy hikers ages 10 and older.
>> “Bubblemania,” March 30, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn how insects use bubbles, create bubble art and experiment with different ways to make bubbles. For ages 3 to 5.
>> “Amazing Arthropods,” April 6, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Learn about the prehistoric creatures and search for their living relatives in the meadow, forest and stream. For ages 6 and older.
>> “Happy Habitats,” April 27, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Search for animals and plants in different habitats, including a stream, forest and meadow. For ages 3 to 5.
>> “Jewelry in the Rough,” May 10, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Create a special gift for mom by making jewelry using natural materials. For ages 6 and older.
>> Kahuku Coast hike, May 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Moderate four-mile shoreline hike, most of which is on the beach, along the northern tip of Oahu offers sightings of shorebirds, native coastal plants, sand dunes and fossilized flora and fauna. For hardy hikers ages 7 and older.
>> “Incredible Insects, Bugs and Spiders,” 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 18. Learn about the insects, bugs and spiders of Makiki Valley. For ages 3 to 5.
>> “Pooters, Nets and Magnifiers,” June 8, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. “Budding entomologists” search for insects in the grassy field and forest floor, and create personal pooters (insect catchers) to conduct bug hunts at home. For ages 6 and older.
>> “Stream ‘Splorations,” June 11, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Check out a freshwater mountain stream and design your own boat, feed a Tahitian prawn and dunk a fishing net in miniature bubbling waterfalls. For ages 3 to 5.
Board of Water Supply’s annual Conservation Week Poster and Poetry Contest: Submission deadline is March 12. This year’s theme is “Conserve Water: No Effort is Too Small.” Open to Oahu students in grades K through 6 (poster) and grades 7 through 12 (poetry) to promote awareness of our island’s limited water supply and conservation efforts. For details, call 748-5041 or visit boardofwatersupply.com.
“Caregiving and Grief: Awakening Heart and Soul” Grief Conference: March 14, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Koolau Ballroom and Conference Center. Presented by Saint Francis Hospice. Designed for healthcare professionals, social workers, counselors, chaplains, caregivers and individuals. Early-bird registration: $99 by Feb. 14; $130 thereafter. Call 547-8129 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Register online at stfrancishawaii.org to receive a discount.
Keiki passenger safety: Ongoing registration for appointments by appointment only, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22 at Waipio Shopping Center. Bring car manual and car seat instructions. Free. To register, call 432-2260.
“Parenting Through Personality Styles” class: Ongoing registration for April 12 class, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office. Boost your parenting skills by learning about major psychological attributes of parents and children; analyzing a series of common problems and developing strategies to deal with them; and differentiating between discipline and punishment. Cost (includes workshop and personality survey): $116 for individuals, $162 for couples; discounts for members and employees. To register, call 432-2260.
“Afternoon Art Adventures”: Program offers Tuesday and Wednesday classes from 3 to 4 p.m. at Waikiki Community Center. College-certified art instructor Andree Paradis teaches art “fun”-damentals in an open studio environment using various art materials. For ages 8 and older. Cost: $10, includes all materials. Call 754-3773.
Asian lion dance exercise class: 9 to 11 a.m. every Saturday, Town Center of Mililani. Free. Call 625-0108 or visit towncenterofmililani.com.
Family catch-and-release fishing: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden. Bring rain gear, barbless hooks and fishing gear. Free. Call 233-7323.
Family workout: 10 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays at 1259 S. Beretania St., Suite 20. Free fitness program for parents and children ages 3 and older. Visit smartkarate.com.
Hawaii State Ballet: “Continuing Ballet Basics” classes for adults, teens and children ages 10 and older, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 3:30 p.m. Thursdays. For costs, call 947-2755 or email email@example.com.
The Honolulu Boy Choir open auditions: Auditions at Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St., for boys ages 7 to 12; no prior musical experience required, but must be able to match pitch. Free membership and no tuition. For appointments, call 596-7464. Visit honoluluboychoir.org.
Keiki music classes: Offerings in music basics, piano, voice, guitar, trumpet, saxophone, violin/viola and low brass at Keiki Kani Music Studio in Aiea. Call 487-2275 or visit keikikani.com.
Lego Challenge Club: 2:30 p.m. third Wednesday monthly, Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library. Student members in grades one through five are given a challenge that must be completed in an hour. Photos will be taken and posted in the library and on the club’s blog. This new club will meet on the third Wednesday monthly. No registration necessary. Call 831-6831.
“New Mothers Hui”: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Castle Medical Center. Support group led by an internationally certified lactation consultant/perinatal registered nurse. Walk-ins welcome. Free. Call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.
“Parenting Classes for Conflicting Parents”: Open enrollment for four-session Monday course led by Allana Coffee, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. For parents who are divorced or separating to learn how to reduce conflict, improve communication and maintain healthy relationships between themselves and their children. Cost (includes materials): $200. Call 861-0581.
Pet adoptions and foster care: Call the Hawaiian Humane Society at 946-2187 or visit hawaiianhumane.org.
>> “Put the ‘WE’ in WEdnesday!”: Enjoy half-price adoptions on all animals every Wednesday.
>> Seniors over age 60 can adopt a dog or cat (age 6 or older) for free.
>> Temporary foster-care families needed to care for animals. Food, medical treatment and basic supplies included. Call 356-2229.
Pet loss support group: 6 to 7 p.m. first Tuesday monthly, Hawaiian Humane Society. Call 356-2222.
Taiko (Japanese drumming) classes: Four- and seven-week sessions offered year-round for all ages and skill levels, including a Taiko Tots class for ages 2 and 3, and Family Taiko for keiki ages 4 to 11 with an adult. Fees vary. Visit goo.gl/e8aFX.
Waikiki Aquarium: To register, call 440-9007 or visit waikikiaquarium.org.
>> “Afternoons at the Aquarium”: 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Waikiki Aquarium. Fun 10- to 20-minute activities (stories, critter encounters and creative movement sessions) for ages 4 to 8. Free with paid admission.
>> “Behind the Scenes” at Waikiki Aquarium: 3 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays monthly. Learn how the facility is run, ranging from fish food to quarantine issues, peer into exhibits and visit the Coral Farm where coral is propagated. Minimum age is 7 years. Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for keiki; discounts for members.
>> “Meet the Monk Seals”: 3 p.m. first and third Tuesday monthly. Learn about the endangered animals, assist with seal-enrichment activities and meet the Aquarium’s resident seals, Maka Onaona and Ho‘ailona. Designed for ages 7 and older but everyone is welcome. Cost: $10 per person.
Yo-yo lessons: Presented by Yoyo Factory 808, 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Ward Warehouse, Amphitheatre.