Out ‘n’ About Calendar
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“Gannenmono: A Legacy of Eight Generations in Hawai‘i”: Exhibit honors the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese plantation workers to Hawaii. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through spring 2019, Bishop Museum. $10.95-$24.95, free for ages 3 and younger. Parking: $5. 847-3511, bishopmuseum.org

The Museum of Aloha: Family-friendly interactive experiences and photo opportunities, including a confetti volcano, black light forest and lava flow. 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays and holidays, through Jan. 13, Ala Moana Center, Street Level 1, Center Court. $10-$15, free for ages 2 and younger. 691-9103

Creations of Hawaii — Autumn Fair: Made-in-Hawaii artisan, products and pre-packed foods. Event supports community outreach programs. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. today-Saturday, Pearlridge Center, Uptown Mall Level. 735-4510

Kapolei Carnival: A benefit for Kapolei High School. 5:30-11 p.m. today, Noon-11 p.m Saturday and Noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Kapolei High School. For details on discount ride specials and fun passes: ekfernandez.com.

Aloha Stadium Swap Meet and Marketplace: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. $1 admission. 486-6704, alohastadiumswapmeet.net

Things Japanese Sale: From ceramic ware to hinamatsuri dolls. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. 945-7633, jcch.com

“Rapa Nui: The Untold Stories of Easter Island”: More than 150 cultural treasures and never-before-seen biological specimens from Bishop Museum’s collections will be on display together for the first time in the museum’s history. The exhibit will showcase the unique environment of Rapa Nui, the island’s history, and tell the story about how the island community is striving for sustainability in a global context. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday (opening day), continues daily through May 5, Bishop Museum. $10.95-$24.95, free for ages 3 and younger. Parking: $5. 847-3511, bishopmuseum.org

Pet Pictures with “Santa Paws”: Pets and their people can take holiday photos with “Santa Paws” to benefit the Hawaiian Humane Society. Tickets include sitting with a professional photographer and high quality, digital copies of the photos. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave. $30, $25 in advance. hawaiianhumane.org

Catch-and-Release Family Fishing: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kaneohe. Bring fresh white bread for bait; some bamboo poles available to borrow, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 233-7323

The Mom Made Market — Holiday Edition: 50-plus mom vendors, entertainment, crafts and giveaways, supporting creative, entrepreneurial moms in business. With free crafts by Keiki Arts Innovation, toddler activities by Keiki Pa‘ani and caroling from your favorite princesses. Vendors include Jana Lam, HVN Apparel and Izzy and Luke. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 11 Terminal. $3. bit.ly/MMMHoliday


Kuakini Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale: Jewelry, clothing, stationery, household and kitchen items, decorations, magnets, bookmarks, holiday ornaments and more. Sponsored by Kuakini Health System. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Kuakini Medical Center, Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium, 347 N. Kuakini St. 547-9168, kuakini.org

First Friday Honolulu: Walkabout celebration of the arts with music, performances, art, DJs, trunk shows, happy hours and extended shop/gallery/boutique hours. Starting at 5 p.m., Downtown-Chinatown Arts and Cultural District. Free.

Manoa Fall Fair: Carnival-type games with face painting and refreshments. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manoa Valley District Park. 988-0513

Hokulani Imaginarium Shows: Planetarium shows for all ages. Windward Community College. $6-$8. 235-7433, aerospace.wcc.hawaii.edu/ imaginarium.html. Shows:

>> 7 p.m. “Stars of the Pharaohs”: Show takes the audience back some 6,000 years to the land of ancient Egypt and the stars that trekked across its desert skies. Using the Imaginarium’s multi-media projectors, this planetarium show reenacts the mythological creation of the Egyptian universe and discusses the celestial connections of the many pyramids that stand sentinel to its ancient history.

>> 8:15 p.m. “Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon”: Full dome experience of Pink Floyd’s 1973 classic rock music album synched with the next generation of computer generated imagery of waves of colors, images and animations. Not recommended for young children; suggested age 13 and older. (This presentation does not include the Imaginarium’s usual live sky segment.)

Hilton Hawaiian Village Friday Night Fireworks: 7:45 p.m., off the beach at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. hiltonhawaiianvillage.com


Pearl City Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association Craft Fair: Also features produce, plants, cut flowers, baked goods, white elephant sale, sushi, food and the popular “Wisteria Delights” (I and II) cookbooks. 8-11 a.m., 858 2nd St. 455-1680

North Shore Country Market: All produce sold is grown in Hawaii. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunset Beach Elementary School, 59-360 Kamehameha Highway. 234-9421

Ali‘iolani Craft & Gift Fair: Proceeds support schoolwide initiatives. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Ali‘iolani Elementary School, 1240 7th Ave. 733-4750

Kaimuki High School Craft and Gift Fair: School fundraiser features more than 175 vendors including direct sellers, re-sellers, Korean and Japanese trends, closeouts, collectibles, toys, skincare, health care products and more. Formerly known as Aliiolani Craft Fair. Sponsored by 808 Craft and Gift Fairs. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 2705 Kaimuki Ave. 479-5525

Harris United Methodist Church: Natural and local products, plants, fresh produce, gifts, baked goods, chutney, and more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 20 S. Vineyard Blvd. 536-9602

Manoa Valley Church’s 48th annual Harvest Fair: Baked goods, food, plants, clothing, a white elephant sale and keiki activities. Proceeds to benefit the church’s building maintenance fund. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2728 Huapala St. 988-3271

First Presbyterian Church at Koolau’s Annual Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 45-550 Kionaole Road. 532-1114

Arbor Day Honolulu Festival: Pick up a free tree, get tree care tips and visit educational booths. Event includes family activities, workshops, keiki art projects, guest speakers and more. Attendance includes free admission to Foster Botanical Garden. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Foster Botanical Garden. arbordayhawaii.org

Holy Trinity Cottage Thrift Shop’s Christmas Preview Sale: Holiday decorations, collectible ornaments, Nativity sets, trees, wreaths, garlands, lights, toys, dishes and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Holy Trinity Church gymnasium, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. 396-0678

Leeward Discovery Fair: More than 50 hands-on learning activities, including a giant-sized version of the children’s game, “Operation,” an exploration of a 10-foot Hawaiian star compass, and games using hydraulic and pneumatic devices. Other activities include “quicksand goo,” rockets and tours of the Fossil & Mineral and Natural History exhibits. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Leeward Community College Pearl City Campus. 455-0011

The Friends of Mililani Public Library’s Used Book Sale: Bargains on books, CDs and DVDs. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 95-450 Makaimoimo St. 627-7470

Coding for Kids: Learn how to code with Scratch and Botley the robot, plus educational activity tables. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Kapolei Public Library. 693-7050

Joyful Jamboree — Hanahau‘oli Children’s Fair: Hanahau‘oli School celebrates 100 years with pony rides, games, prizes, crafts, white elephant bargains, country store baked goods and farm-fresh produce, a haunted house, dunking booth, shave ice, face painting, haku lei, archery, silent disco, custom-painted Trucker Hats by local artists and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hanahau’oli School, 1922 Makiki St. 697-2636

La ‘Awa: ‘Awa varieties tasting, ‘awa plant giveaways, music, keiki activities and more. 10:30-3:30 p.m., University of Hawaii-Manoa, Ka Papa Lo‘i ‘o Kanewai, 2645 Dole St. kanewai@hawaii.edu

West Side Mini-Con: See local artists and vendors, watch anime screenings, participate in table top gaming, play quidditch, watch a cosplay parade and more. Sponsored by The Last Outpost Hawaii. Noon- 4 p.m., Nanakuli Public Library, 89-070 Farrington Highway. 668-5844

Taste of Waipahu: Food, product and service vendors showcasing some of the community’s best food and business operators. Event includes entertainment, a hip-hop dance event, food eating contests, keiki rides, games and more. The 13th annual event is presented by the Waipahu Community Association. 4-10 p.m., August Ahrens Elementary School. 677-6939, wcawaipahu.org

Special Olympics Hawaii 50th Anniversary Celebration: Benefit event, with dinner and entertainment, recognizes five decades of work supporting Hawaii athletes with intellectual disabilities. Monies raised will support upcoming sports competitions such as the annual Holiday Classic State Games, which marks the end of Special Olympics Hawaii’s 2018 fall season. 5:30 p.m., Mid-Pacific Country Club. $100. 943-8808, sohawaii.org

Kuhio Beach Hula Show: Shirley Recca and Halau Hula O Namakahulali. 6-7 p.m., Kuhio Beach hula mound, Waikiki. 843-8002


Kailua Surfriders Annual 5K/10K Run and 1 Mile Walk: Sponsored by Friends of Kailua High School. Proceeds go to the school for various programs and needs. 7 a.m. at the school, 451 Ulumanu Drive. Entry fees: $20, $30 with T-shirt ($12 T-shirt only). Applications available at the school, edracers@aol.com or friendsofkailuahigh.com. Online registration: active.com. Info: 223-5720, 225-2965.

PetVet Animal Hospital’s Snow Day Celebration: Photo opportunity for your pets in a snow yard and with Santa Paws, holiday craft fair, raffle prizes and more. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., PetVet Animal Hospital. Free with donation to Red Cross Pet Disaster Relief. 834-7387

Temple Emanu-el’s annual Holiday Gift & Craft Fair: Jewelry, clothing, books (with author appearances), holiday gifts, Judaica Shop, baked goods and food. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (a children’s show at 11:30 a.m.), 2550 Pali Highway (corner of Jack Lane). 595-7521, shaloha.com

Temari Hawaii’s 37th Trash & Treasure Fair: Features works by invited artists. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (member’s preview begins 8 a.m.), Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, fifth floor, 2454 S. Beretania St. 536-4566, temarihawaii.org

Pearl City Shopping Center Craft Cair: More than 40 vendors including direct sellers, re-sellers, Japan and Korean imports, skincare and more. Sponsored by 808 Craft and Gift Fairs. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 479-5525

Dessert Fantasy & Silent Auction: Enjoy two hours of unlimited dessert indulgence, entertainment, a high school bake-off competition, kid zone and more. A benefit for United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii. 1-3 p.m., Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach Angelfish Ballroom. $15-$30, $25 in advance, free for ages 5 and younger. 532-6744, ucpahi.org

Comic Jam Hawaii: Watch local artists — professionals and hobbyists — create collaborative cartoons, illustrations and sketches while “talking story.” 1-4 p.m., Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court. 203-2366

“The Legacy of Onoe Ryuu (Japanese Classical Dance) in Japan and Hawaii”: Performance demonstration by artists Gertrude Tsutsumi and Howard Asao. 2-3 p.m., East-West Center Gallery, John Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road. 944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org

Open Space Hawaii Grand Opening: Open house viewing of the facility includes meet-and-greet with the Open Space Hawaii artists, art gallery showing by Reb Beau Allen, potluck food, drinks and refreshments. 3-7:30 p.m., 810 Pohukaina Street, second floor. Info: “Open Space Hawaii” on Facebook.

Swing Dance Club Hawaii: Music by Bert Burgess and lesson (swing and other dance styles) by Greg Underwood. 6-9:15 p.m., Palladium at Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse. $5-$8, snacks included. 277-5105


Kuhio Beach Hula Show: Ainsley Halemanu and Hula Halau Ka Liko O Ka Palai. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Kuhio Beach hula mound, Waikiki. 843-8002


Out Loud in the Library! — Bamboo Ridge Issue #113 Reading: Readings from the 40th anniversary issue with authors Noe Tanigawa, Jeffrey J. Higa and more. 6 p.m., Windward Community College Library. 626-1481

Kuhio Beach Hula Show: Joan “Aunty Pudgie” Young and Puamelia. 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Kuhio Beach hula mound, Waikiki. 843-8002

“Directing a Movie: A Creative Hokey Pokey”: Lecture by Kevin Johnson, who has more than 20 years of experience in the animation industry as an animator, story artist and director. He will speak about his experiences directing the soon-to-be-released animated feature, “Trouble,” with sneak peeks from the movie. Q&A will follow. 7-9 p.m., Kapiolani Community College, Room OHIA 118. 734-9382, ssussman@hawaii.edu

Hawaii International Film Festival — “Shadow”: The Chinese historical film directed by Zhang Yimou is the official opening night film, kicking off the festival’s 11-day Oahu schedule. 8 p.m., Dole Cannery. $12-$14. hiff.org


Huki: Polynesian Cultural Center’s new canoe showcase, which explores Polynesian myths and customs and includes beloved island songs and newly composed music. The lagoon experience features an array of canoes and an armada of double-hulled vessels carrying drummers, dancers, singers and storytellers. 2:30 p.m. daily, Polynesian Cultural Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Highway, Laie. Free to watch with purchase of general admission: $41.57-$64.95. (Kamaaina must sign up to be an Ohana Club Member in order to receive kamaaina discount.) polynesia.com/huki

“Ka Moana”: Sea Life Park’s new luau experience with Malu Productions. 5:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday-Wednesday at the park’s Makapuu Meadows. $74-$159. 926-3800, moanaluau.com

“Magic of Polynesia”: Starring John Hiro­kawa. 7 p.m. daily, Magic of Polynesia Theater, Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger. $52-$130.50. 971-4321, magicofpolynesia.com

“Ha: Breath of Life”: Polynesian music and fireknives. 7:30-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie. $19.95-$49.95. 293-3333, polynesia.com

Waikiki’s Rock’n Reception: Theater and dining experience set in 1955 in Waikiki at the (staged) wedding reception of characters Kaleo Ka‘ana‘ana and Penny Crawford. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, Ainahau Showroom. $90-$159 (includes buffet, one drink, cotton candy, dessert and show). 400-1955, waikikisrocknreception.com

“Rock-A-Hula”: Featuring Johnny Fortuno (Elvis) and Jason Jarrett (Michael Jackson). 8 p.m. (6 p.m. dinner) Saturday-Thursday, Royal Hawaiian Center. $33.21-$185. Kamaaina and military can purchase a Rockin’ Show adult ticket and get a second ticket free, through Dec. 31. 629-7469, rockahulahawaii.com

“Te Moana Nui”: A journey through old Hawaii and legends of Polynesia. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Ainahau Showroom, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. Cocktail/dinner packages $45-$155. 921-4600, temoananui.com

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