Out ‘N’ About: Jesse Sapolu, ‘Mocha Girls Live,’ more

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Saturday: Discovery Military Channel Presents '15 Minutes of Infamy: The Real Pearl Harbor Story,' the premiere of a one-hour documentary detailing the attack at Pearl Harbor, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Movie Theaters. Free. Reservations: 423-7300, ext. 7048. Visit pearlharborevents.com. --Courtesy photo

Saturday: Discovery Military Channel Presents '15 Minutes of Infamy: The Real Pearl Harbor Story,' the premiere of a one-hour documentary detailing the attack at Pearl Harbor, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Movie Theaters. Free. Reservations: 423-7300, ext. 7048. Visit pearlharborevents.com. --Courtesy photo

WEEKEND OF FRIDAY, NOV. 30

Jesse Sapolu, four-time San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl champion and Farrington High and UH football standout greets fans and signs his new book, “I Gave My Heart to San Francisco,” benefiting Aloha United Way: 8-10 p.m. today, Sports Authority, Ward; 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Surf Lanai Restaurant, Royal Hawaiian Hotel; 2 p.m. Sunday, Champions Sports Bar; 2-7 p.m. Monday, Ruby Tuesday, Windward Mall. Free; books available for $40. auw.org, jessesapolu.com, 714-914-4635

Used book sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Makiki Community Library, 1527 Keeaumoku St. Free admission. 542-3334

Mocha Girls Live, singing and dancing group from the Philippines in concert, with Kaleo Pilanca and Jesibel Llano, 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, Hawaiian Brian’s Showroom. $25; $60 VIP. Ages 18+. 673-3766, 647-0531, 741-6606

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

Eat the Street: Luau, food truck festival celebrates Kamehameha Schools’ 125th anniversary with signature brownies, Hawaiian food, entertainment, keiki games, 4-9 p.m., 555 South St. 780-9288, streetgrindz.com

Sunset on the Beach: Moroccan Style, Moroccan music and food and screening of “Casablanca,” part of His Majesty King Mohammed VI Week in Hawaii, 4:30-10 p.m., Queen’s Surf Beach, Waikiki. Free admission. 923-1094, waikikiimprovement.com

RVCA at The Republik, Matt Costa, Makua Rothman, Tomorrows Tulips and RVCA DJ set, 8 p.m. (doors 7 p.m.), The Republik. Free; one pass per person. rvca.com

Shwayze, rap-rock act in concert, with special guest DJ Delve, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., SoHo Mixed Media Bar. $25-$35; $20 advance. Ages 18+. shwayze.ticketbud.com

SATURDAY, DEC. 1

E-waste recycling event, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington Middle School. 488-8870

Eighth Annual Hawaii First LEGO League Championship, 48 school teams’ LEGO robots compete for state championship, with 6- to 9-year-olds’ LEGO creations on display at the 4th Annual Jr. FLL Expo (9-11 a.m.), 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Blaisdell Center. Free. hawaiifll.org

14th annual Family Programs Hawaii Holiday Party, for 2,000+ foster children and their foster families, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Participate by sponsoring a table ($350) or donating gift cards, new toys or money toward gifts for children. To donate: 540-2534. familyprogramshawaii.org

Morocco-Hawaii water sports exhibition, with pro surfers from Morocco and Hawaii stand-up paddleboarding, local celebrities, surprises and refreshments, part of King Mohammed VI Week in Hawaii, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon at Hilton Hawaiian Village. Free. rsvpkingsweek@gmail.com

“Moonlight Becomes You,” Nake’u Awai’s annual pre-holiday luncheon and musical revue of fashions, with Na Hoku winner Aaron Sala, 11:15 a.m. (holiday marketplace from 9:30 a.m.), Koolau Ballroom. $60. 841-1221

Maya Soetoro-Ng book signing and children’s reading, sister of President Barack Obama signs and reads from her best-selling children’s book “Ladder to the Moon” during lunch, 12:30-2:30 p.m., A Cup of Tea, Kailua. Lunch reservations, book pre-orders: 230-8832

“Comic Jam, Anyone?,” Comic Jam Hawaii meeting of local artists, open to all drawing abilities, 1-4 p.m., Liliha Public Library, Meeting Room. Ages 5+; kids accompanied by caregiver. Free. 587-7577

A Breath of Aloha, Native Hawaiian healing arts, cultural festival and fundraiser for Kauila Clark with Owana Salazar, Kawika Kahiapo and more, 2-6 p.m., Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Tickets by donation. voyageofaloha.com/abreathofaloha

Kapahulu Medical Center Health Fair, free cholesterol screenings, information, 2-4 p.m., Kapahulu Medical Center, fourth floor, 1029 Kapahulu Ave. Free. 733-5111

Contra dance, with live music by Whiskey Starship, 7:30-10 p.m., Atherton YMCA. Free. 392-8772, www.sls.hawaii.edu/contra

Millicent Cummings, live in concert of original music celebrating “Relation Ship,” part of a CD/documentary/music tour project, 7:30 p.m., Atherton Performing Arts Studio, Hawaii Public Radio. $30; $25 members; $15 students. 955-8821, hawaiipublicradio.org

Ozomatli, Grammy-winning Latin fusion group in concert, 8 p.m., The Republik. $25-$40. 855-235-2867, flavorus.com

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

Greg Howell fundraiser, for actor and stylist battling an aggressive form of lymphoma, featuring Cathy Foy, Shari Lynn, Guy Merola, Doug Dunnel, Charles Degala, Keoki Kerr and other talents, plus silent auction of hotel stays, spa treatments, jewelry and more, 2 p.m., Paliku Theatre. $35. showtix4u.com

Na Mele o na Keiki: Music for the Children, fifth annual holiday concert featuring the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band, Henry Kapono, Ginai, Aidan James, Chris Vandercook, the Abrigo Ohana, Son Caribe and a Toys for Tots drive, 2 p.m., Hawaii Theatre. Free. Tickets available at Hawaii Theatre box office. 528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com

Hawaii Polo Club Operation Toy Box match, benefit match collecting toys for needy North Shore keiki, with halftime show and live music, 2 p.m. (doors open 11 a.m.), Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Highway, Waialua. $10; $25 clubhouse seating; $5 with donation of new, unwrapped toy. 226-0061, hawaii-polo.org

Honolulu Chorale’s 47th Annual Holiday Concert, Norman Luboff’s African Mass and special guests the Mele Mai Paki Lima Community Handbell Choir, 3 p.m., Sacred Hearts Academy Chapel. Free. 595-0327, 538-0196, honoluluchorale.org

DJs Against AIDS, 18th annual Life Foundation benefit featuring 25+ DJs, 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand. Repeats 8 p.m. Thursday. $5 presale. Ages 21+. groovetickets.com, 877-87-GROOVE, oospot.com, 591-3500

Pearl City Shopping Center Cruz Night, hot rods and classic cars, 5-8 p.m., between Longs Drugs and 76 gas station. 593-1533, mypearlcity.com

TUESDAY, DEC. 4

Christmas in Honolulu, evening craft fair sponsored by Wabi Sabi with local and mainland artists, jewelry, Asian and snake year clothes, food gifts, musubi ornaments and more, 4-8:30 p.m., Manoa Grand Ballroom, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Free entry after 5 p.m.; early entry by charity donation. 734-3693

Mayday Parade, Florida pop-punk band in its first Hawaii concert, 8 p.m., The Republik. $25-$40. 855-235-2867, groovetickets.com

Comedy Night at The Showroom, stand-up and improv with Mr. Aaron and guests, 8 p.m., Hawaiian Brian’s. $5. Ages 18+. 728-7146, mraaronpresents.com, meetup.com/LOLHawaii

Surfer Talk Story: Gary “Kong” Elkerton, Jodi Wilmott hosts Vans Triple Crown legend, 8 p.m., Surfer, The Bar, Turtle Bay Resort. $5 minimum donation for Mauli Ola Foundation. 293-6000, surferthebar.com

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5

Nextworking year-end mixer, free quarterly mixer for Honolulu professionals with live music, food by Gordon Biersch, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace, second floor. Free. facebook.com/nextworking

Narrated Historic Pearl Harbor boat tours, National Park Service rangers take visitors around historic Ford Island and stop at the USS Arizona Memorial to witness notable sites of the 1941 Japanese air raid on Pearl Harbor. Boats depart the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, 2 p.m.; repeats at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Dec. 8-9. Free. Reservations: 954-8721.

THURSDAY, DEC. 6

The Hawaiian Room 75th anniversary presentation, Hula Preservation Society’s talk story and hula sharing featuring seven original dancers and singers who performed at New York’s Hotel Lexington in the 1950s and ’60s (in conjunction with “The Hawaiian Room” exhibit), 2-3 p.m., Hale Laakea, Windward Community College. Free. 247-9440, hulapreservation.org

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor 6th Anniversary Gala, 5:30-9 p.m., Hangar 37, Ford Island. $250 (sold out). 441-1006, pacificaviationmuseum.org

“Re-Imagining Hawaii: Creating Our Food, Investing in our People, Strengthening Our Communities,” annual Feed The Hunger Foundation benefit dinner featuring entertainment by Marlene Sai, Michael Pili Pang and Halau Hula Ka Noeau and food by Hilton executive chef Jeffrey Vigella, Town’s Ed Kenney and more, 5:30-9 p.m., Coral Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village. $200. feed-hunger.com

Comedy Hospital, open mike for stand-up comedy, 8 p.m. (7:30 signups) first and third Thursdays, Station Bar & Lounge. Free. Ages 21+. 728-7146, mraaronpresents.com

DJs Against AIDS, 18th annual Life Foundation benefit with 25+ DJs, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand. $5 presale. Ages 21+. groovetickets.com, 1-877-87-GROOVE, oospot.com, 591-3500

First Thursdays Slam Poetry Competition & Open Mic, featuring nationally ranked poet Tatyana Brown and a “no-rules” slam, with host Kealoha, music and live art, 8:30 p.m., Fresh Cafe. $3-$5. hawaiislam.com, 387-9664

WEEKLY SHOWS

“Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice,” traveling interactive exhibit, 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

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

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