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DateDescriptionContact Info
Sunday-Saturday Apr 23 - 29Waipahu Class of '67

50th Golden Reunion

April 23-Picnic at Secret Island

April 27-Golf Outing

April 29-Banquet

*May 2-Hike Outing, Vegas in October

Various depending on event

Glenda Miyashiro 808.988.4746
Tuesday Apr 25 6:00PMAARP Hawaii

FREE Movies for Grownups Screening Hacksaw Ridge - HILO

The true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. Rated: R

This event is FREE but registration is required: or call 1-844-418-2281 (daily until 2pm HST)

Regal Prince Kuhio

11E Puainako Street, Hilo

Jackie Boland 844.418.2281
Wednesday Apr 26 6:00PMAARP Hawaii

FREE Movies for Grownups Screening Hacksaw Ridge-MAUI

The true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. Rated: R

This event is FREE but registration is required: or call 1-844-418-2281 (daily until 2pm HST)

Regal Maui Mall Megaplex 12

70 E Kaahumanu Ave. Kahalui

Jackie Boland 844.418.2281
Wednesday Apr 26 6:00PMAARP Hawaii

FREE Movies for Grownups Screening Hacksaw Ridge - OAHU

The true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. Rated: R

This event is FREE but registration is required: or call 1-844-418-2281 (daily until 2pm HST)

Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18

735 B Iwilei Rd. Honolulu

Jackie Boland 844.418.2281
Thursday Apr 27 9:30AM-11:30AMAARP Hawaii

AARP HI presents: FREE Scam Jam, Fight Cyber Threats and ID Fraud!

Con artists are targeting you and the people you care about. Every two seconds, somebody's identity is stolen and millions of dollars are lost each day to scams. Learn what you can do to prevent scams like identity theft and hacking and increase your security online. Find out about Hawaii's Top Frauds. Visit our resource tables.

Please register:

Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Grand Ballroom

2454 Beretania Street, Honolulu

Jackie Boland 808.545.6003
Thursday Apr 27 5:30PM-6:30PMBlue Zones Project Hawaii

Blue Zones Project – Free Cooking Demonstration

Join us for a FREE cooking demonstration at Akmal’s Indian Kitchen in Hilo! Learn how to prepare delicious plant-based recipes that are Blue Zones approved. PLUS – enjoy free samples, meet people from your community, and join in a walking or potluck group to win awesome prizes!

Cost: FREE, RSVP by emailing


Akmal's Indian Kitchen

174 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo

Jade Iokepa
Friday - Sunday, Apr 28-30Hawaii Institute For Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE)

9th Annual Maui Steel Guitar Festival

This free, 3-day steel guitar festival includes a series of performances, presentations, instructional workshops and nightly jam sessions.

April 28-30, at the Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel, 10AM to 8:30 PM

April 30, at the Queen Kaʻahumanu Center, 2PM to 4PM

Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel: 2525 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina

Queen Kaʻahumanu Center: 275 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului

Alan Akaka 808.375.9379
Saturday Apr 29 7:00AM-12:00PMHui O Laulima (an Okinawan women's organization)

Annual Garage Sale

Hui O Laulima will be having their annual garage sale on Sat, April 29th. Proceeds will help fund their Okinawan cultural grants.

Jikoen Hongwanji Temple

1731 North School Street, Honolulu

Jane Oda 808.352.6905
Saturday Apr 29 8:30AM-12:30PMHarris United Methodist Church

Harris UMC Rummage Sale

Rummage sale where gently used clothing, kitchenware, toys, books, white elephant and linens can be purchased at bargain prices. Delicious baked goods will also be for sale. Proceeds to support Harris UMC Ministries.

Harris United Methodist Church

20 S. Vineyard Boulevard, Honolulu

Annette Okimoto and Sachi Taketa 808.536.9602
Saturday Apr 29 9:00AM-2:00PMInternational Japanese Christian Church

Annual Spring Bazaar

Lots of Foods, cakes & Sweets, Clothes, House Thrifty Goods, Books, Shave Ice, Cotton Candy,Chidlren's games, Kingyo Sukui etc., Real Pony Ride and more.

International Japanese Christian Church

1252 Young St. Honolulu

Reiko Maeshiro 808.478.0304
Sunday Apr 30 4:00PMThe Honolulu Chorale

Community Chorus Festival

The Honolulu Chorale, led by director, Jeremy Wong, will present its 15th annual Community Chorus Festival. Joining the Honolulu Chorale at this annual festival will be the Durango Choral Society from Durango, Colorado, directed by Dr. Linda Mack Berven; the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu directed by Phil Hidalgo; the Sounds of Aloha Chorus directed by Mark Conching; the Windward Choral Society directed by Susan McCreary Duprey; and the combined choruses of the University of Hawaii - Mānoa Hawaiian Chorus, Kawaiolaōnāpukanileo, and the Choir of Kawaiaha‘o Church, directed by directed by Nola Nāhulu.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Kawaiahaʻo Church

957 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu

Terry Higashi 808.554.6269
Monday May 1 9:00AM-5:30PMCity and County of Honolulu

90th Annual Lei Day Celebration

The 90th Annual Lei Day Celebration will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017. This year’s theme is “Lei Kula,” gold lei, the gold lei of the golden years.

The annual Lei Day Celebration provides a venue, where one day of the year is set aside to celebrate the lei and the skill and artistry of Hawai‘i’s lei makers. This event honors Hawai‘i’s people and their rich heritage.

The free event features local entertainers, a display of the beautiful lei contest entries, Hawaiian craft exhibits and demonstration, storytelling and activities for keiki, as well as craft and food booths. Make your own ‘ohana (family) memories by visiting our “picture stops,” at our life-size Lei Day Celebration post-card and our 90th anniversary display.

The closing ceremony will be held at Mauna ‘Ala (The Royal Mausoleum at 9 a.m.) and Kawaiāha‘o Church (approximately 10:15 a.m.) on May 2.

For more information please go to:

Kapiolani Park

2806 Monsarrat Avenue, Honolulu

Kaiulani Kauahi 808.768.3041
May 2 - May 7 Hawaii United Okinawa Association

Asian Treasures Fair

Sale of various Asian treasures that have been collected over the years, as well as hand crafted gift items. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the maintenance of the Hawaii Okinawa Center.

May 2-5 - 9am-5pm

May 6-7 - 2:30pm-5pm

For more information, visit

Hawaii Okinawa Center - Serikaku Chaya

94-587 Ukee St, Waipahu

Jane Serikaku 808.676.5400
May 4,11,18 & 25 12:30PM-1:30PMMokuyo Gosan Kai

Guest Speakers *Japanese version only

May 4: "North Korea as seen by Abduction Survivors" by Mr. Akira Shinmyo (Former Kyodo News Reporter)

May 11: "Scalp Rejuvenation" by Ms. Maki Sako (Hair Salon Owner)

May 18: "Color Therapy" by International Color Research Institute

May 25: "What is Diplomacy?" by Mr. Ko Murabe (Consulate General of Japan)

Makiki Christian Church

829 Pensacola Street, Honolulu

Akira Shinmyo 808.341.3547
Friday May 5 2:30PM-8:30PMMa`ema`e Elementary School

Family Night

Annual School Fair. There will be rides, games, silent auction, country store, bake sale, rummage sale, a pop-up shop, entertainment and so much more! Free admission.

Parking available at nearby churches as well as free shuttle from Kawananakoa Middle School starting from 3:30pm.

Ma`ema`e Elementary School

319 Wyllie Street, Honolulu

Wendy Kondo 808.383.8220
May 5 & 6 6:30PMAmerican Renaissance Academy

Mulan Jr., The Musical

Students from kindergarten to high school will be performing for two nights only! The Friday, May 5th show will feature the middle and high school students in lead roles with the elementary students in supporting roles. The elementary students will be featured in lead roles during the Friday, May 6th show.

Tickets are $5 and available at the door or by presale at

Come and relive the Disney classic that tells the story of Mulan, a young maiden that secretly takes her father's place in the army to save his life and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

American Renaissance Academy

91-1011 Lexington Street, Kapolei

Chris Lowe 808.682.7337
Saturday May 6 7:30AM-12:30PMHilo Higashi Hongwanji Mission

Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Garage Sale

Rummage, andagi, pickles, inari sushi, baked goods, cinders, hardware, plants, vegetables and cut flowers, and other items will be available for sale. See you there.

Hilo Higashi Hongwanji Parking Lot/Social Hall

216 Mohouli Street, Hilo

Rev. Marcos Sawada 808.935.8968
Saturday May 6 9:00AM-1:00PMKaneohe Higashi Hongwanji

Annual Plant and Rummage Sale

Landscape plants, tropicals, houseplants, clothing, and household items will be sold.

Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji

45-520 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe

Rev. Aki Nishihori 808.247.2661
Saturday May 6 11:30AM-12:30PMAARP Hawaii

Hawaii Book and Music Festival (AARP presents:Disrupt Aging)

Disrupt Aging author and national AARP CEO, Jo Ann Jenkins will speak at the Mission Memorial Auditorium. Register And Get Priority Entry Into Jo Ann Jenkins' session. Those who pre-register for the Disrupt Aging keynote with Jo Ann Jenkins will have priority entry over walk-ins.

Fasi Civic Grounds-Honolulu Hale

650 S King Street, Honolulu

Jackie Boland 844.418.2281
May 6 & 7Blue Zones Project Hawaii

Windward Oahu’s Summer Strut Walking Challenge

Walk to live longer in Windward Oahu’s Summer Strut Walking Challenge! Join us in a friendly competition between the Windward communities!

Kahaluu, Kailua, Kaneohe, and Waimanalo will compete against each other walking moais for a chance to WIN AMAZING PRIZES! Blue Zones Project Koolaupoko invites you to join this summer’s 10-week walking challenge to move naturally, connect with your community, and represent your neighborhood! To participate, attend a launch event and join a walking moai team.

Kahaluu-Saturday, May 6, 3-4PM /Ahuimanu Elementary School (47-470 Hui Aeko Pl., Kaneohe)

Kaneohe-Saturday, May 6, 3-4PM /Reverend Benjamin Parker Elementary School (45-259 Waikalua Rd., Kaneohe)

Kailua-Sunday, May 7, 11AM-12PM /Kailua Town Farmers’ Market (315 Kuulei Rd., Kailua)

Waimanalo-Sunday, May 7, 12-1PM /Waimanalo Elementary & Intermediate School (41-1330 Kalanianaole Hwy., Waimanalo)

Cost: FREE, RSVP by emailing

Jenna Murphy
May 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13Friends of the Hawaii Kai Library

Hawaii Kai Community Bookstore Storewide 50% Sale

Book Sale. All proceeds go to support the Hawaii Kai Library.

5/6 & 13 9AM-5PM, 5/8 12PM-7PM, 5/9-11 9AM-5PM

Hawaii Kai Public Library

249 Lunalilo Home Rd, Honolulu

Lillian Yoshimura 808.348.5034
Sunday May 7 10:00AM-5:00PMAARP Hawaii

Hawaii Book and Music Festival (AARP presents Disrupt Aging Panels)

Disrupt Aging Panels - Seven moderated panels featuring trail blazers in our community speaking on issues that matter to you. Visit the AARP Pavilion starting at 10 AM. Experience the joy and excitement of the Hawaii Book & Music Festival with AARP Hawaii.

For detailed schedule and register:

Fasi Civic Grounds-Honolulu Hale

650 S King Street, Honolulu

Jackie Boland 844.418.2281
May 8-12 & May 15-19 Sumie Society of Hawaii

The 15th Annual Sumi-e Exhibition

The 15th Annual Sumi-e Exhibition by the Sumi-e Society of Hawaii, the students of Mrs. Sachie Saigusa in Honolulu, Wahiawa, and Hilo.

May 8 / 12:00PM-4:00PM

May 9-12 & 15-18 / 9:00AM-4:00PM

May 19 / 9:00AM-2:00PM

Saturdays and Sundays closed. Admission Free.

Honolulu Hale Courtyard 1st Floor

530 S King Street, Honolulu

City Hall 800.768.6622
Tuesday May 9 4:00PM-6:00PMBlue Zones Project Hawaii

KTA Waimea Grocery Tour

Want to learn how to shop healthy? This tour will focus on the importance of including more fruits and vegetables (Plant Slant) into our diet. Besides fresh produce, the tour will also point out frozen and canned options. Consumers will also learn about navigating healthy choices throughout the store and how KTA is supporting and promoting the Blue Zones Project.

Cost: FREE, RSVP by emailing

KTA Waimea

65-1158 Mamalahoa Hwy., Waimea

Blue Zones Project North Hawaii
Thursday May 11 5:30PM-7:30PMHep B with Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Be About It -Breaking The Silence On Hepatitis B-

Please join Gilead Sciences, Hep Free Hawaii and the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine for an exclusive screening of the documentary BE ABOUT IT, which profiles two fathers and their battle against this potentially deadly disease impacting the Asian American community.

After the screening, join Director Christopher Wong and two local experts, Dr. Naoky Tsai (The Queen's Liver Center) and Thaddeus Pham (Hep Free Hawaii), for an in-depth discussion about the film, the impact of hepatitis B and how to break the silence on this devastating epidemic.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. on May 11 in Room MEB314

Film screening will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. in Room MEB315

Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Medical Education Building

651 Ilalo Street, Honolulu

Hep B
Saturday May 13 8:00AM-2:00PMMililani Orchid Club

Mother's Day Orchid Sale and Display

blooming orchid plants, gift baskets, succulent plants, country store

Mililani Mauka Elementary School

95-1111 Makaikai Street, Mililani

Gail Yamanaka 808.294.9191
Wednesday May 17 4:30PM-6:00PMBlue Zones Project Hawaii

Gardening Demo in Hilo

Join us for a FREE gardening demonstration at the Hilo Public Library! Learn how to start your own garden and deal with pesky pests. A few lucky guests may even go home with their own starter plants. PLUS – meet people from your community and join a walking or potluck group to win awesome prizes! Limited space is available.

Cost: FREE, RSVP by emailing

Hilo Public Library

300 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo

Jade. Iokepa
Thursday May 18 6:00PM-8:00PMBlue Zones Project Hawaii

Gardening Workshop

Join Blue Zones Project North Hawaii and Third Thursday Thrive in celebrating Earth Month for a FREE Garden Talk and a “plant slant” potluck. This presentation will be facilitated by Marcy Montgomery of One Island. Bring a healthy dish to share and your own plateware and utensils.

Cost: FREE, RSVP by emailing

North Hawaii Education and Research Center

45-539 Plumeria St., Honokaa

Blue Zones Project North Hawaii
Sunday May 21 9:00AMWahiawa Hongwanji

Gotan-E service

We celebrate our founder Shiran Shohin's birthday. Our speaker is Rev. Marvin Harada of Orange County Buddhist temple. We will use the video telecast with him. He will share his massage with TV from California. Please join us this service.

Wahiawa Hongwanji

1067 California Ave, Wahiawa

Wahiawa Hongwanji 808.622.4320




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