Out ‘N’ About: ‘Things Japanese,’ 49th Annual Coin Show, more

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Former teen pop star Tiffany will perform in concert today at 8 p.m. at The Republik. --Courtesy photo

Former teen pop star Tiffany will perform in concert today at 8 p.m. at The Republik. --Courtesy photo


Things Japanese Sale, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Gift Shop annual sale featuring one-of-a-kind donated items including ceramic ware, dolls and books, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays through Nov. 10, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Community Gallery. 945-7633, jcch.com

Friends of Waimanalo Library Book Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Waimanalo Public & School Library. 259-2610

49th Annual Coin Show, collectibles, rare items and buy-and-sell for gold and silver, noon-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Hawaii Convention Center, room 316. Free admission. 488-4766

Vintage Rose & Co. Sale, selected shabby chic, cottage, Victorian, mid-century modern and country-style accessories, gifts and home/garden items, 5-8 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Waioli Tea Room. Free entry. 226-7119

The Rick Shea Band, country-folk band in concert, 8 p.m. today, Hawaiian Brian’s; and 8 p.m. Saturday, Surfer, The Bar. $25-$30. 637-9887, brownpapertickets.com

Junior Artist High School String and Piano Competition, as part of the 45th Annual Convention of the Hawaii Music Teachers Association, teens compete in string performance (7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at UH-Manoa Music Department Room 212) and piano (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday in Orvis Auditorium). Free admission. hmta.org

10th Annual Splendor of China, festival featuring the Yunnan Honghezhou Performing Arts Troupe, 130 food and shopping booths, lion dances, martial arts, fashion shows and other cultural exhibits and activities, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. $3; free for ages 8 and younger. splendorofchina.com, 533-3181


Stories on Stilts and Other Tall Tales, storyteller Ben Moffat entertains with stilts, masks and puppets, 10:30 a.m., Ewa Beach Public & School Library. Free. For ages 5+. 689-1204

First Friday Artistry, grand opening celebration for the Bill Wyland, HaWyland Styles and Lani Johnson Galleries with performances by Eric Gilliom, Cirque Hawaii and others, food vendors and bars, bikini fashion show, DJ Shawn Til Dawn, artist signings and prize giveaways, 5-11 p.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace, Center Square. Free admission. Ages 21+. 566-2337

First Friday Honolulu, self-guided tour of downtown museums, galleries, studios and theaters during an evening celebration of the arts, 5-10 p.m., downtown and Chinatown. Free. 521-2903. Map, parking information: artsatmarks.com

Seagull School Fall Fair, featuring food and community vendors and kids games and crafts, 5-8 p.m., Seagull School at Ocean Pointe, 91-203 Kaimele Place, Ewa Beach. Free admission. 689-6021

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

Friday Night Family Feast and Movie, king crab dinner buffet and new family flick, 6:30 p.m., Kroc Center Hawaii, Kapolei. $29.95-$43.95; free for kids under 3. RSVP: 682-5505, kroccenterhawaii.org

14th Annual Dia de los Muertos Fiesta, Day of the Dead celebration featuring music by Adela Chu & Espiritu Libre, skeleton costume contest and procession, and altar for loved ones’ pictures and offerings, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, Hawaii Kai. Free; food for purchase. Reservations: 395-7797

John Cruz & Na Leo Pilimehana dinner concert, 7 p.m., Polynesian Cultural Center, Gateway. $25 kamaaina. 293-3333, pcckamaaina.com

Shield Your Eyes with Matt McVickar and Jim Hearon, evening of live experimental music set to three short avant-garde films by The Brothers Quay, Guy Maddin and Kenneth Anger, 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. $15; $12 members. 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org

Tiffany, former ’80s teen pop star in concert, 8 p.m., The Republik. $35-$65. groovetickets.com, 855-235-2867

DJ Adham Shaikh, electronica-world fusion artist kicks off the LIVE@MARKS Global Electronica Concert Series with DJ Mr. Nick, 9 p.m.-2 a.m, The ARTS at Marks Garage. $10-$20. 521-2903, artsatmarks.com, brownpapertickets.com

30-plus Party, First Friday event for singles and couples 30 years and older, with live R&B, full bar and hip-hop from The Funkaphiles, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., Epic Restaurant, 1131 Nuuanu Ave. No cover. 587-7877


Hawaiian Electric Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, one free fruit tree, flowering shrub or native plant per family, while supplies last, 7 a.m. at HECO Kahe Power Plant, Pearl City Urban Garden Center, HECO Ward Avenue Facility and HECO Koolau Base Yard, and 9 a.m. at Wahiawa Botanical Garden and Waimea Valley. arbordayhawaii.org

Church of the Crossroads’ Fall Fair, with rummage sale, plants and flowers, crafts, baked goods, food and silent auction, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave. 949-2220

21st Annual Season’s Best Kaimuki Craft & Gift Fair, 200+ booths, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Aliiolani Elementary School. Free admission.

E-waste recycling event, accepting computers, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment (no TVs or, alkaline batteries), 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Farrington High School. ewastehawaii.com, 488-8870

Kailua Autumn Fair, craft fair by Creations of Hawaii with food vendors, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Kailua Elementary School, front field. Free admission. 239-7955, goo.gl/ddUSu

Kaimuki Community Church bazaar, crafts, baked goods, rummage sale, collectibles, keiki games and live entertainment, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Jefferson Elementary School. Free admission.

Pearl City Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association annual craft fair, crafts, plants, flowers, produce, cookbooks, food, baked goods and more, 8-11:30 a.m., Pearl City Hongwanji Mission, 858 Second St. Free entry. 455-1832

Salvation Army craft fair, with handmade items, baked goods, white elephant and yard sale, hosted by Women’s Ministries, 8:30 a.m.-noon, The Salvation Army, 296 N. Vineyard Blvd. Free entry. 521-6551

Third Annual Taro Fest, Ala Moana Farmers’ Market hosts event with kanikapila, hula, poi pounding, lei making and other cultural demonstrations, farmers’ taro contest and taro dishes from 50+ food booths, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ala Moana Center, second level near Sears. Free admission. 388-9696

Aiea High School Craft and Fun Fair, 80 vendors, country store, keiki games and food, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aiea High School. Free entry. 382-7713

Sixth Annual Celebrate Kaimuki Kanikapila, craft fair and street festival with 100+ craft, gift and food booths, entertainment stage and prize giveaways, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Waialae Avenue (between Koko Head and 11th Avenue) and 12th Avenue. Free. celebratekaimuki.com, 739-5272

42nd Annual Harvest Fair, with food, plants, rummage sale, baked goods, crafts, keiki activities and silent auction, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St. Free admission. 988-3271

First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu’s annual bazaar, baked goods, crafts, quilts, clothing boutique, farmers market, silent auction and a Teddy Bear Clinic (keiki can bring stuffed animal for a check-up), 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Koolau Golf Club, Kaneohe. Free entry. 532-1111

Leilehua Project Grad 2013’s holiday craft fair, Christmas gifts and crafts, farmers market, orchids, air riflery and archery, entertainment and door prizes, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Leilehua High School cafeteria. Free admission. 478-5873

Ohana Fun Fest and Open House, games, crafts, bounce castle, balloon creations, local food, shave ice, ikebana display and white elephant, especially for those seeking a Buddhist community in urban Honolulu, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Moiliili Hongwanji Mission, 902 University Ave. 949-1659

Mini Craft Fair, with mosaic tiles, Barbara Davis clothing, handmade soaps, Avon products, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 46-119 Aeloa St., Kaneohe. 524-8286

Kimono Dressing, shichi-go-san season rite for females of any age and males ages 5+, hosted by University Laboratory School Kimono Project U.S.A., at University Laboratory School, Multi-Purpose Building. By donation. Appointments: 956-8288, 947-8889

Pauoa Fall Fair, featuring food vendors, keiki games and activities, silent auction and rummage sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pauoa Elementary School. Free admission. 587-4500, pauoa.k12.hi.us

Hydrocephalus Awareness Walk & Family Fun Day, with music and entertainment, pinata, kite flying, water balloon toss and other games, plus prize drawings, hosted by the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, 11 a.m. (registration 10 a.m.), Magic Island. Free; donations welcome. hydrocephaluskids.org, active.com/donate/phfwalkhi2012

Stories on Stilts: “The River of Dreams,” storyteller Ben Moffat entertains with stilts, magic, music and puppets, 11 a.m., Hawaii Kai Public Library. Free. For ages 5+. 397-5833

Maryknoll School 37th Annual Luau, with games, country store, silent auction and Hawaiian food, noon-6 p.m., Maryknoll Grade School, 1526 Alexander St. maryknollschool.org, 952-7310

The Art of Surf, Ala Moana Center and Modern Luxury Hawaii surfboard art event benefiting Mauli Ola Foundation, with artists and pro surfers, art display and beachwear fashion show, 3-5 p.m., Ala Moana Center, Centerstage. modernluxury.com

7th Annual Taste of Waipahu, featuring community food, product and service vendors with live entertainment and marketplace, 3:30-10 p.m., Waipahu Depot Street and Waipahu Festival Marketplace. Free entry. 677-6939

Third Annual Pacific Rim Jazz Festival, featuring international, national and local jazz stars including Russ Freeman and The Rippingtons, Deniece Williams, Kaori Kobayashi, Rick Braun and Starr Kalahiki, 4-10 p.m., Hawaii Convention Center, Kalakaua Ballroom. $60-$75; $130 VIP includes food tasting stations; $300 Platinum includes five-course dinner. pacificrimjazzfestival.com, 951-696-0184, tix.com

“Hard Hat For The Arts,” fundraiser for PA’I Arts & Culture Center with art, music, hula, food, drinks and mini fashion show, 6-9 p.m., 1025 Waimanu St. $50. RSVP: 237-4555

Pacific Roller Derby Wreck ‘n’ Roll Double Header, women teams from across the state and California compete, 6:30 p.m., Palama Settlement gym. $7-$10; ages 12 and under free. facebook.com/pacificrollerderby

Charice, Filipina singer in concert with Hawaii-born Cheesa Laureta, 7 p.m., Blaisdell Arena. $30-$150. ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000

Alternative Hi Night, featuring local artists Sex Puppet, Mano Kane, Erika Elona Band, Pink Mist and Broke Aesthetic, 7 p.m. (concert hall doors open), The Republik. $10. 941-7469, alt-hi.com

Contra dance, with live music by Whiskey Starship, beginners and all ages welcome, no partner necessary, 7:30-10 p.m., Atherton YMCA (new location). Free. 392-8772, www.sls.hawaii.edu/contra

K-von, comedian, star of MTV’s “Disaster Date,” 9 p.m., Hawaii Comedy Theater, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, 11th floor. $15-$50. hawaiicomedytheater.com, 531-4242


‘Tis The Season to Buy Local for the Holidays, Department of Agriculture floral event featuring local floral designers creating holiday arrangements, make-and-take, wreath-making contest and plant sale and giveaways, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Pearl City Cultural Center. Free. hawaii.gov/hdoa

Fujinkai Bazaar, featuring items from Japan, clothes, kitchenware, white elephant and food, 9 a.m.-noon, Shinshu Kyokai Mission of Hawaii, 1631 S. Beretania St. 973-0150, shinshukyokai.org

31st Trash & Treasure Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, fifth-floor ballroom. Special early-admission at 8 a.m. for JCCH and TEMARI members. Free admission. 536-4566

Deepavali Festival of Lights, mini block party with Indian food, live Bollywood dancing, henna tattoos and music, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., India Cafe, Kailua Shopping Center. $12.95; includes buffet. 262-1800, indiacafehawaii.com

Comic Jam Hawaii, keiki and families welcome to participate in or watch cooperative art creation and talk-story between local comic artists, 1-4 p.m., Pearlridge Center, Uptown, second level fronting Hot Unique Images. Free. 488-0981

The Middle Ages: Eastern Asia, program with medieval armorer C.R. Greywolf offering a glimpse into Middle Ages life with authentic weapons and antiques, demonstrations and audience participation, 1 p.m., Pearl City Public Library. Free. 453-6566

Choral Evensong, the cathedral choir gives thanks in song for the life of The Very Rev. Ann McElligott, 5:30 p.m., The Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Free; offerings welcome. 524-2822, ext. 217; saintandrewscathedral.net

Swing Dance Club Hawaii dance, free lesson followed by music by Bert Burgess, open dancing and snacks, 6:30-9:15 p.m., Palladium Ballroom, Ala Wai Golf Club. $8; $5 members. swingdanceclubhawaii.org, 255-6095

All Saints Vespers, Lutheran Church of Honolulu choir and Bach Chamber Orchestra present Bach’s All Saints Day work “Mache dich, mein geist,” Cantata 151, and more, 7:30 p.m., The Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St. Free; donations accepted. lchwelcome.org, 941-2566


“Cultures of China, Colors of Yunnan,” concert by the Yunnan Honghezhou Performing Arts Troupe with song, dance and instruments in finale event celebrating Chinese Chamber of Commerce’s 100th anniversary, 7 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. $15-$25. 533-3181


12th Annual Mai Tai Rumble, local band competition with after-music by Nesian NINE, 9 p.m., Mai Tai Bar, Ala Moana Center. Continues Tuesdays through Dec. 4. No cover. Ages 21+. 947-2900


The Art of Taiko, Kenny Endo demonstration and lecture on Japanese drumming, 6 p.m., Waipahu Public Library. Free. For ages 5+. 675-0358

Frank Sinatra Night, swing music dance lounge with wine tasting and DJ, 6-11 p.m., Honolulu Club lounge, 932 Ward Ave. Free. Ages 18+. 256-7556


Friends of Waipahu Library annual book sale, books, CDs, DVDs and videos at bargain prices, and Friends’ “Flavors from a Plantation Town” cookbook for sale, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Waipahu Public Library. Repeats Nov. 9. 675-0358

Pau Hana With A Purpose: Movie Night, screening of documentary “Infinite Space,” about 20th century architecture visionary John Lautner, 5:30 p.m., Design Within Reach, Ala Moana Center. Free. RSVP by Monday to caina@dwr.com. 523-2900


“Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice,” traveling interactive exhibit takes keiki back to the Cretaceous Period to meet dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes and their different environments, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays through Dec. 16, Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center. $8-$10 general admission; free for children younger than 12 months. 524-KIDS, discoverycenterhawaii.org

“The Legends of Kualoa,” new dinner show depicting Hawaiian legends of the area with music, chanting and hula kahiko, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kualoa. $29-$49. 237-7321, kualoa.com/tours/

High & Right Comedy Night With Bo Irvine and Friends, standup comedy, 8 p.m. every Tuesday, Warriors Lounge, Hale Koa Hotel. $15. 955-0555, halekoa.com

Magic In Paradise, buffet dinner show featuring mystery, fantasy, comedy and illusions with magician Mark Allen Mauricio, 6 p.m. every Wednesday, Banyan Tree Showroom, Hale Koa Hotel. $6.95-$35.95. 955-0555, halekoa.com

Comedy Polynesia, with “Hawaiian King of Comedy” Bo Irvine and Michael “Mr. Diamond Head” Staats, 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, $25-$35; and Sharkey’s Comedy Club, with Hawaii and national comics, 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, Hawaii Comedy Theater, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. $15-$25. 531-4242, hawaiicomedytheater.com

“Ha: Breath of Life,” a Pacific isle tale of birth and death, love and family, triumph and tragedy, with Polynesian dance, music and fireknives, 7:30-9 p.m. daily, Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie. $25-$50. Reservations: 293-3333, polynesia.com

Legends in Concert Waikiki: “Rock-A-Hula,” featuring Elvis Presley tribute, hula and rotating cast of tribute artists including Michael Jackson, Elton John and Lady Gaga personas, 8:15 p.m. nightly except Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Center, fourth floor. $41-$180. 629-7469, legendsinconcert.com

Society of Seven Latest Version: “HOT! HOT! HOT!”, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Outrigger Waikiki. $35-$45. Reservations: 923-7469

“Magic of Polynesia,” featuring illusionist John Hirokawa, dancers and fire dancer, 5:30 p.m. dinner show, 6:30 p.m. show, daily, Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort. $30-$139. Reservations: 971-4321, magicofpolynesia.com

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