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|Friday Feb 24 9:30AM-11:30AM||Emeritus College
Computer Courses for Seniors
The Emeritus College offers a wide-range of Continuing Education workshops in the area of electronic computerized education for adult learners age 55 and above.
The Program, led by a team of skilled volunteer instructors, accommodates both first-time users with little or no experience, as well as computer-savvy individuals who are interested in learning new skills.
The Spring Semester continues with Making Basic Karaoke Tracks Using MuseScore (Pre-requisite: Computer Basics or equivalent experience). MuseScore is an open-source music notation software for Windows, OS X and Linux. This course is an introduction to using MuseScore to make digital scores of songs. Students will learn how to enter in music from a lead sheet to make their own personal karaoke track. The instructor will provide example lead sheets. To view a short video describing MuseScore and what will be covered in this class, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpDDqOGPSLU&t=6s
Registration is required. Please call (808) 845-9296 for more information.
Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Blvd., Honolulu
|Farah Doiguchi 808.845.9451|
|Friday Feb 24 2:30PM-9:00PM||Washington Middle School
2017 WMS Fun Fest
Join us for an afternoon and evening of fun, challenging games, delightful crafts, delicious food and more to raise money for more air conditioners in our classrooms. Free parking. Cash only.
See our website: http://wmssbghi.wixsite.com/sbgeaglesnest for more details.
Washington Middle School
1633 South King Street, Honolulu
|Cindy Wong 808.973.0177|
|Saturday Feb 25 8:00AM-1:00PM||The Rotary Club of Waikiki
7th Annual Garage Sale
The fundraiser will feature tons of books, clothing, toys, appliances, household items, furniture, media, vintage, and collectible items.
Those interested in contributing items for the sale should drop them off at the school cafeteria on Friday, February 24 between 5:00p.m. and 7:00p.m. for sorting and pricing. All donations are welcome. Any items not sold will be donated to local charities.
Volunteers this year include Waikiki Rotarians and Waikiki Elementary School staff. Last year’s event raised more than $2,000, with all proceeds going to support Waikiki Elementary School. For more information please visit www.WaikikiRotary.org.
Waikiki Elementary School cafeteria
3710 Leahi Avenue, Honolulu
|Janet Scheffer 808.521.1160|
|Wednesday Mar 1 Various Times||City and County of Honolulu
Free Lei Making Workshops
The City and County of Honolulu’s 90th Annual Lei Day Celebration lei contest begins with free lei-making classes. Lei contest rules are now available to the public and may be downloaded from DPR’s website or received by mail.
There are three lei contests this year: Hawaiian lei, youth Hawaiian lei, and lei lipine (ribbon, fabric, yarn lei). The deadline to submit the lei lipine entries is Saturday, April 22, from 9:00-10:30 a.m., at the Makiki District Park Auditorium. The deadline to submit fresh floral lei is May 1, from 7:30-9:00 a.m., at Kapiolani Park.
For information on lei-making workshop dates, times and sites, please go to: www.honoluluparks.com
Various Parks on Oahu
|Kaiulani Kauahi 808.768.3041|
|Mar 1 & Mar 2 7:00PM||University of Hawaii Community Colleges
Hakuoh University Handbell Choir
Free public concerts
Wed. March 1, at Windward Community College at 7 pm
Thu. March 2, at Central Union Church at 7 pm.
Windward Community College, Paliku Theater
45-720 Keaahala Rd, Kaneohe
|Deborah Nakagawa 808.956.0321|
|Friday Mar 3 7:30PM||Consulate General of Japan
Rakugo Performance by Yanagiya Sankyo
YANAGIYA SANKYO [Rakugoka (Comic Storyteller)] : Born in 1948, Yanagiya Sankyo became an apprentice to Yanagiya Kosan V in 1967 and received a shin'uchi rank in 1981. He is a veteran rakugo performer who can portray the subtle emotions of a character during a performance. He is currently a board member of the Association of Rakugo Performers.
Rakugo will be performed in Japanese with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public (Limited Seating/First Come, First Served)
Parking info: Orvis Auditorium or Parking Structure -$6 flat rate
Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii at Manoa
2411 Dole Street (corner of University Avenue & Dole Street)
|Consulate General of Japan 808.543.3111|
|Saturday Mar 4 8:30AM-12:30PM||Moiliili Hongwanji Mission
Spring Seminar with Rev. David Fujimoto of Mililani Hongwanji. Topic: "Mindfulness in the Pure Land Path". Registration: $10.00 by March 1st. Light lunch will be served.
Moiliili Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
902 University Avenue, Honolulu
|Rev. Bert Sumikawa 808.949.1659|
|Saturday Mar 4 9:00AM-4:00PM||City and County of Honolulu
89th Annual Lei Court Selection Event
The City and County of Honolulu’s annual Lei Day Celebration begins here, where contestants will compete in the areas of lei making; poise and personality; speaking in English and Hawaiian; and, modern hula. The top three will be selected for this year’s Lei Court. In 2017, the age group competing is between 46-60 years of age. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information please go to: www.honoluluparks.com
McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Regional Park
1201 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu
|Kaiulani Kauahi 808.768.3041|
|Saturday Mar 4 6:00PM-10:00PM||Ma'ema'e School and Community Foundation
Playing 4 the Field
Ma’ema’e dinner and auction will feature delicious dinner buffet and live music. Most of all, you can participate in our “Playing 4 the Field” casino games at Black Jack, Roulette and Crap tables. There will be wonderful array of silent auction items to bid on. Another popular feature will be a drawing for a Hawaiian Package gift certificate good for two for a 5-day/4-night stay at Las Vegas California Hotel and Casino. We will also be honoring our outstanding alumni awardees in loving memory of Janice Kimura and Stephanie Koga. Please help us reach our $50,000 goal for 2016-17 to restore our playgrounds.
The Pagoda C'est Ci Bon Ballroom
1525 Rycroft Street, Honolulu
|Olga Caldwell 808.222.1840|
|Wednesday Mar 8 7:00PM-9:00PM||Honolulu Orchid Society
The Great Silent Action Night
The Silent Auction is the Society's major fund raiser to support orchid education and outreach programs. The auction is being chaired by Ben Kodama, Jr. More than 20 nurseries throughout the State and HOS members will be donating plants for the auction. The public is more than welcome to participate in the event. The auction provides an excellent opportunity for people to expand their orchid collection with all kinds of orchids at reasonable prices. Ample free parking.
Lanakila Elementary School Cafeteria
717 N. Kuakini Street, Honolulu
|Katherine Sakuda 808.258.6511|
|Saturday Mar 11 9:00AM-2:00PM||Mililani Hongwanji Mission
40th Anniversary Ohana Day
Mililani Hongwanji Mission is Celebrating 40 Years of Serving the Community. Come join us in the many activities such as Craft Fair, Country Store, Entertainment, Food Booths, Activity Booths. Everyone Welcome!
For More Info go to: mililanihongwanji.org
Mililani Hongwanji Mission
95-257 Kaloapau Street, Mililani
|Rene Mansho 808.625.0925|
|Saturday Mar 18 8:00AM-12:00PM||Lahaina Hongwanji Mission
Annual Spring Bazaar
Bazaar with lots of rummage, bake sale, plants, fresh flowers, crafts and local food favorites; nishime, bentos, sushi, chow fun, ono huli chicken and much more.
Lahaina Hongwanji Mission
551 Waine'e St, Lahaina
|Noosh Nishihara 808.661.0640|
|Saturday Mar 18 9:00AM-12:00PM||Pearl City Community Church
Active Aging - Laying the Roadmap, Committing to First Steps
Community Forum Featuring Cullen Hayashida, Ph.D. Elder Care Program Advisor, St. Francis Healthcare. Planning and laying the ground work to stay active in your Senior years.
Pearl City Community Church
933 Lehua Avenue, Pearl City
|Alan Uyeda 808.222.4639|
|Saturday Mar 18 1:00PM-5:15PM||Hawaii Institute For Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE)
The 1st Annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Kapolei, Oahu
The program will feature your favorite Hawaiian Steel Guitar masters, each presenting their own program of traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music, as well as performances by Ke Kula Mele Hawaii’s Next Generation of Steel Guitarists. The festival is presented free to the public.
Ka Makana Ali'i Mall
1-1024 Kuipuakukui St in Kapolei
|Alan Akaka 808.375.9379|
|Mar 18 & Mar 19 10:00AM||Friends of Manoa Library
Most books, CDs start at $1.00. Most DVDs start at $2.00. There will also be collectible books available.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 10:00AM-4:00PM
Sunday, March 19, 2017 10:00AM-2:00PM
The proceeds from this book sale will be used to support Manoa Library's programs.
2716 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu
|Christel Collins 808.988.0459|