Out ‘N’ About: Prince Kuhio Day, Shop a Le’a fashion, Kony 2012 screening, Relay for Life and more

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WEEKEND OF FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Friends, Books, Music — The Sale, third annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii book sale, featuring 30,000 records and thousands of books, DVDs, CDs, videos, laser discs and comics, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Harbor Warehouse, makai end of Forrest Avenue, Kakaako. friendsofthelibraryofhawaii.org, 536-4174

Prince Kuhio Day celebrations, Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs honors founder with free public events:
» 9th annual Prince Kuhio Commemorative Parade, with hula halau, Royal Societies and rare Hawaiian kingdom flags, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Saratoga Road and Kalakaua Avenue to Kapiolani Park, Waikiki.
» Prince Kuhio Ho’olaule’a/Ho’ike’ike, with Hawaiian arts and crafts, exhibits, music and food, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Kapiolani Park Bandstand.
» Ali’i Sunday services, 8:30-10 a.m. Sunday, Kawaiahao Church.
» Lei Draping, ceremony at Prince Kuhio statue at Kuhio Beach, 7:30 a.m. Monday.
www.hawaiimaoli.org, 372-0630, mkhan@hawaiiantel.net

Shop a Le’a fashion shows, Ala Moana Center stores present spring looks at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday and noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and Michael Costello of “Project Runway All Stars” presents spring must-haves at 7 p.m. Saturday, Centerstage. www.alamoanacenter.com, 955-9517

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

KONY 2012 screening, Ugandan war survivor Papito Francis presents Invisible Children’s 24-minute viral video about Ugandan war lord Joseph Kony’s atrocities against children, noon, UH-West Oahu, room E-105. Discussion to follow. Free. uhwo.hawaii.edu, 454-4700

Royal Hawaiian Band, public concert, noon, Iolani Palace. Free. 922-5331

Salsa Lounge Fridays, dancing with free parking, prizes and food, 5-11:30 p.m. Fridays, The Honolulu Club Lounge, 932 Ward Ave., 7th floor. 18+. $1-$5, free for bar patrons. 256-7556

Relay for Life, overnight track walk to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones and fundraise to fight cancer, with live entertainment and games, 6 p.m., Kapolei High School football field. Donations welcome. www.relayforlife.org/leewardoahu, 450-7707, 595-7500

“Ohana Magic, Live!”, show with David “The Great Davidio” Brown, Harvey “Mr. O” Ouchi, James Lee and his doves, and free balloon animals, 7 p.m., Ko’olau Magic Theatre, Ko’olau Shopping Center, Kahaluu. $6-$12. 239-6711, koolaumagictheatre.com

The Brothers Cazimero: “Islands In Your Eyes,” concert celebrating various islands around world, with dancers, taiko drumming and special guests, 7:30 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. $20-$25. www.hawaiitheatre.com

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra: Brahms Piano, with Korean conductor Shinik Hahm and American pianist Norman Krieger, 8 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall. $30+. 593-9468, hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org

3rd Annual Dark Mask Ball, with costume contest, performance by Giinko Marischino and DJs, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., The Venue, 1146 Bethel St. Ages 21+. $10 cover. www.djnocturnaandlana.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Aloha Aina Earth Day Recycling Community Clean-Up Project, accepting recyclables — scrap metal (bikes, appliances, too), HI-5 containers, used cooking oil, computers, printers, scanners, monitors, cellphones, printer cartridges, paper to shred (one box free), batteries, paper items, TVs (one per car), used eyeglasses and hearing aids (for Lions Club), reusable clothing and household items (for Goodwill) — to turn into cash for student programs, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Moanalua Middle School (recycling drive site) and Moanalua Elementary School (yard sale site). 586-9470, e.kealoha@capitol.hawaii.gov

David Icke: “Remember Who You Are,” British author talks about truth behind world events, political manipulation, the future of money and other topics, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall. $39-$99. ticketmaster.com, davidicke.com

Jazz Peace Concert, with Rocky Holms, Jim Howard, Steve Jones, Shinya Yarimizo and Mihoko M., 12:30-3:30 p.m. every fourth Saturday of month, Byodo-In Temple, Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. $2-$3 temple admission. Donations accepted. Can bring own food, drinks. 239-9844

Ziggy Marley, “Wild and Free” world tour, with guest Inner Circle, 6:30 p.m. (parking lot opens 4:30; doors 5:30), Aloha Stadium. $45-$85. 745-3000, ticketmaster.com

Blaisdell Nites, with Funkshun, Nuvo, Xcite and the Calientes, gourmet pupu and prizes, 7 p.m.-midnight, Hawaii Suites, Blaisdell Center. $40-$60. 768-5201, blaisdellnites@gmail.com

Honolulu Chorale’s 10th Annual Community Chorus Festival, featuring Honolulu Chinese Christian Chorus, Hau Yun Chorus, Silangan Singers, Sounds of Aloha and the Windward Choral Society, 7 p.m., Sacred Hearts Academy Chapel. Free. 595-0327

Contra dance, with live music by Whiskey Starship, beginners and all ages welcome, no partner necessary, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Damon Hall, Academy of the Pacific, 913 Alewa Drive. Free. 392-8772, www.sls.hawaii.edu/contra/

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Hike Tripler Ridge with the Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club, 12-mile advanced ridge hike to Koolau crest, 8 a.m., meet at Iolani Palace, rear. $3 donation. 551-0227

Blue Moon Psychic Fair, with $25 mini readings in Asemic art, numerology, tarot, angel cards and more, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. third Sunday of each month, Maunakea Marketplace, 1120 Maunakea St., second floor. 735-1708

9th Annual Spring Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show, all-vintage (20+ years old) items, with 90 tables and Hawaii and Mainland vendors, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Blaisdell Hawaii Suites. $4 admission. www.ukulele.com/wikiwiki.html

Honolulu Classical Ballet Grand Opening & Open House, meet artistic director Romi Beppu and learn about classes and programs, noon-3 p.m., Honolulu Classical Ballet, Ward Warehouse, second floor, above Eden In Love. hcballet.com, 421-7201

Kanikapila, Hawaiian music jam session for all ages and skill levels presented by Abrigo Ohana, 1-4 p.m., Bishop Museum, Hale Wa’a. Free. www.abrigoohana.com

Royal Hawaiian Band, public concert, 2 p.m., Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Free. 922-5331

Family Storytime and Craft Event, with members of Leeward Community College’s TRIO Upward Bound Program, 3 p.m., Pearl City Public Library. Free. For children ages 4-8; must be accompanied by parents/caregivers. www.librarieshawaii.org, 453-6566

Aloha Lana’i Benefit & Concert, with Kupaoa, Na Palapalai, Waipuna and other artists, oral history programs, silent auction and food, 4 p.m., Mamiya Theater, Saint Louis High School. $25-$30. 744-8806, www.lanaichc.org

Rainbow for Japan Kids Charity Talk Live, benefit for earthquake/tsunami survivors featuring Japanese musicians Muneyuki Sato and Taizo Koshiba, Manoa DNA, pianist Chiyo Flynn and Tohoku and Hawaii children singers, 4:30-7 p.m., Hawai’i Convention Center, Theater 310. Free; donations welcome. www.jashawaii.org/jpnaid1.asp

Hawaii Filmmakers Showcase Sundays: “Fiberglass & Megapixels,” film on Hawaii’s North Shore winter surfing scene, with co-director Derek Hoffmann, 7 p.m. (doors open 6 p.m.), Surfer, The Bar, Turtle Bay Resort. surferthebar.com

Recreational international folk dancing, beginners welcome, no partners needed, 7-9 p.m. Sundays, Moiliili Community Center. $4. 941-6453, email ifdhawaii@gmail.com

MONDAY, MARCH 26

Shop & Grind for A Cause Series, Aloha Stadium Swap Meet with entertainment, giveaways and wish-list collections to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aloha Stadium. Repeats May 28, June 11, Sept. 3 and Nov. 12. 483-7133, www.ronaldhousehawaii.org

Prince Kuhio Day craft fair and hula, Hawaiian products sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and halau performances 3-5 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Great Hall, Pualeilani Atrium Shops. Free admission. waikiki.hyatt.com, pualeilanishops.com, 923-1234

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

Art Lunch: Indonesian Randai Theater, UH professor Kirstin Pauka shares insights on bringing folk drama to university stage, noon-1 p.m., Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St. Free. Bring own lunch. 586-0300, www.hawaii.gov/sfca

Family Movie Night: “The Dolphin Tale,” based on true story of friendship between a boy and a dolphin, with popcorn while supplies last, 5:30 p.m., Kahuku Public & School Library. Free. 293-8935

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

Halawa Xeriscape Garden brown bag tour, bring lunch and learn about Oahu’s water cycle and un-thirsty plants, noon-12:45 p.m. every Wednesday, Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St. Free. Reservations: 748-5315

Pay It Forward Foundation Book Reading Flash Mob, public invited to participate in globally coordinated flash mob to raise awareness of impact of acts of kindness, 4 p.m., around Kamehameha statue, Aliiolani Hale, downtown Honolulu. www.pifexperience.org/pif-flash-mob/

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

Mililani Complex Choral Music Festival, featuring choral groups from Mililani public schools, 6:30-8 p.m., Mililani High School gym. Free. 627-7300, ext. 278

Jive Nene, funk/soul/R&B band comprised of Simone Cole, Isaac Moriwake, Mark Glick and Jeff Mikulina makes debut appearance, 9 p.m.-midnight, theVenue, 1144 Bethel St. 21+. $5 cover after 10 p.m. 528-1144, bambutwo.com

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