Forest Jewels--Hawaiian Forest Birds: Endangered and non-endangered native birds are the focus of an educational exhibit featuring photographs of their habitats, evolution and conservation. Hawaii's forest birds are the result of spectacular ecological and evolutionary changes virtually unmatched on earth. At the Hall of Discovery, Bishop Museum. Call 848-4187 for information.
Spiders: They're delightfully creepy and crawly, slightly scary and highly playful--and they're invading Bishop Museum. Come face to face with a live spider, weave an electronic web, and enjoy a thrilling movie of spiders hunting their prey. Call 848-4187 for information.
Candidates Forum `96: This is your chance to question the candidates for US Representative, state senator, state representative, mayor, and prosecuting attorney. Maunawili Elementary School Cafeteria, 1465 Ulupii Street, 6:30 to 10 pm.
Halloween Costume Contest: Sponsored by the Parks Department and the Waimanalo Senior Citizens Club, Friends of Waimanalo. Three age groups: 5 and under; 6 to 9; and 10 and above, including adults. Prizes will be given in three categories: spookiest, most adorable, and most original. At the Waimanalo Gym, registration starts at 6 pm.
Alu Like Entrepreneurship Training Program: A 6 week course in business start-up and development. The curriculum covers business attitudes, marketing, organization, operations, financial management, business planning and keys to excellence. Call 524-1225 or 522-5319 for more information. Classes held at the Waimanalo Library, from 9 am to 4 pm.
Saturday Morning Plant Care Series: How to select a tree for your yard. Free gardening classes. Call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323 for reservations and information. From 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Animal Training 101: Find out what happens behind the scenes to prepare for exciting and educational animal performances. What is a career in animal training like? Learn more about the duties and backgrounds of the Sea Life Park animal care staff. Ages 9 to 12 years. $15 fee. Call 259-6476 to register. Sea Life Park, 8:30 to 10:30 am.
2 & 3
Family Fishing: A "catch and release" of tilapia, bring your own bamboo pole, barbless hooks and bait. Walking shoes, insect repellent, raingear and a picnic lunch are recommended. For more information call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323.
Waimanalo Neighborhood Board: Get involved with the issues facing our community. Waimanalo School and Public Library, 7:30 pm.
K-Bay Fall Craft, Gift and Plant Fair: Local crafters are invited to participate in this pre-holiday event. Holiday music, food booths, and entertainment will also be featured. Call 254-2963 for information. Kaneohe Marine Corps Base from 9 am to 3 pm.
Waimanalo Hawaiian Homestead Association: General membership meeting will be held at the Waimanalo Quarry Building at 7 pm.
Waimanalo Blossoms Reunion: Calling all Blossoms to the first reunion in 25 years! A pot luck, at the Waimanalo Beach Park Pavilion from 10 am to 2 pm.
8 thru 15
Hawaii International Film Festival: Always an impressive source of interesting and exciting film and video from around the world. All the showings are free, but tickets for some of the shows go pretty quick. A large number of Consolidated Theaters are venues for the festival. Call 524-0218 for locations and times.
Saturday Morning Plant Care Series: How to properly plant and care for a tree. Free gardening classes. Call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323 for reservations and information. From 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Family Laundry: This down to earth, local style play shows how a family deals with conflict and the effects of alcohol. Free. At the Waimanalo Gym, 7 pm.
Sea Creatures and Crafts: Kids explore and uncover amazing facts about animals that area all around us, but not always in plain sight under the sea. Did you know that sea turtles can't pull their heads into their shells? Or that sea turtle eggs are soft? Learn more in a morning of mini talks, stories, live animal observations and a craft project. Ages 6 to 8 years. $10 fee. Call 259-6476 to register. Sea Life Park, 9 to 11 am.
Saturday Morning Plant Care Series: Pruning basics for trees and shrubs. Free gardening classes. Call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323 for reservations and information. From 9:30 to 11:30 am.
16 to 25
OP Pro Surfing Championship: Men's and Women's Division, and Junior Surfing Championship. First contest in the Red Dog Triple Crown of Surfing. Holding period is from Nov. 16 to 25. Check the Surf News Network on wave and contest conditions--596-7873. At Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa.
Family Laundry: This down to earth, local style play shows how a family deals with conflict and the effects of alcohol. Free. At Kailua HS Gym, 7 pm.
Frog Art Workshop: Create your own frog! Honolulu Botanical Gardens is sponsoring a 3 dimensional Frog Art contest: this workshop is for those interested or needing assistance creating a frog. Contest deadline is November 30, 1 pm. For more information call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323.
Saturday Morning Plant Care Series: Plants of the Season: Explore spices and other holiday images on this special plant walk. Free gardening classes. Call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323 for reservations and information. From 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Saturday Morning Plant Care Series: Mulch/Compost--Recycle for plant growth. Free gardening classes. Call Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens at 233-7323 for reservations and information. From 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Frog Open House: Learn about the role of frogs in our changing environment. View the frog creations on display. For more information call 233-7323. Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, 9 am to 3 pm.
Teen Christmas Dance: State of the art disco system provided by HPD Sting D.A.R.E. unit. Ono snacks, and chaperones. At the Gym, 7 to 10 pm.
Breakfast with Santa/Santa Fair: Sponsored by the Friends of Kailua High School, with craft, food and information booths. Proceeds to help provide computers for Kailua HS. For more information contact Betty Yoshikawa, PCNC, at 266-7900.
Huli-Huli Chicken Sale: To benefit Kailua HS Project Graduation. Kailua HS parking lot, from 10 am to 2 pm.
Heart Saver: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Class: Taught by the firefighters of the Waimanalo Fire Station. For information call the Fire station at 259-7700 or the Health Center at 259-7948. Free, at Waimanalo Health Center, 9 to 11 am.
Kulaiwi: Hawaiian language lessons via Cable TV, with Kumu Ekela Kaniaupio-Crozier. Each lesson centers around a grammatical structure, beginning with a short vignette, followed by an explanation by kumu, drilling and replaying the vignette. An interactive hotline will allow viewers to ask questions and get immediate feedback. Lessons 13 through 24 will be aired each Saturday, from 10 to 11 am, Oceanic Cablevision 55.
Hula Classes: Halau Ke Kapa Maile meets every Sunday at the Waimanalo District Park multipurpose building next to the gym. Beginning classes at 11:30 am; intermediate at 1 pm; advanced at 3 pm; men's beginning class at 5 pm. Call Kumu Randol Ngum at 262-0673 for information.
Yoga: Silent Dance Center: Gentle: Sun. 8:45 to 10:15 am. Basic: Mon. 5:45 to 6:45 pm, 7 to 8 pm; Tue. 5:45 to 6:45 pm, 7 to 8 pm; Wed. 7 to 8 pm; Thur. 7 to 8 pm; Fri. 6 to 7 pm; Sat. 10:30 am to 12 Noon. General: Sat. 8:45 to 10:15 am. No preregistration required. Information: 526-YOGA. Silent Dance Center at Christ Church, 1300 Kailua Rd. First class free.
The Peoples Market: Locally grown produce at the Beach Park, every Thursday morning, 7:15 to 8:15 am.
Beginning Hula for Girls: Ages 4 to 9. Instructor Aunty U'i. Call 261-7716. Saturdays 10 to noon at Carey School.
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens Guided Nature Walks: Hear what the nature experts have to say. It is highly recommended to bring: light raingear, insect repellent, walking shoes, and packed lunch. Saturdays enjoy a 3.5 mile tour. Sundays take a 2 mile stroll. Kaneohe: end of Luluku Road. Free, but call for reservations at 233-7323. Every Saturday: 10 am. Every Sunday: 1 pm.
Bishop Museum Conservation Clinic: Learn how to preserve heirlooms: bring in quilts, tapa, old photographs, ceramics, wooden bowls, letters. Call 848-4112 for appointment. Free, Bishop Museum Conservation Lab, first and third Friday of each month, 9 am to 3 pm.
Mission House Museum: Call 531-0481. Mission House Museum. Tuesday to Saturday 9 am to 4 pm. Sunday Noon to 4 pm.
Strolling Hula: Each Friday evening, 8 to 10 pm. In Waikiki between Saratoga Road and Kuhio Beach on Kalakaua Avenue.
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