Out ‘N’ About: Kapolei Carnival, Splendor of China

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Creations of Hawai’i Autumn Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Saturday, Pearlridge Center. bymela.vpweb.com

Kapolei Carnival, E.K. Fernandez Shows midway of rides, games, food booths and entertainment (master hypnotist Tina Marie and her comedy hypnosis show, Irie Love, Kawao, Conscious Roots), a benefit for the Konishiki Kids Foundation, 6-11 p.m. today, noon-11 p.m. Saturday and noon-9 p.m. Sunday, Kapolei Fairgrounds. $1 admission; kids under 40 inches free. ekfernandez.com

2013 Splendor of China: “Fashion, Flavor, Food & Travel, a Honolulu Bazaar,” 11th annual cultural and trade festival featuring more than 150 booths, cooking demos, crafts and entertainment including martial arts, lion pole dances, fashion shows and the Narcissus Festival queen and court, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Free admission. 306-4570, splendorofchina.com


Anne Glover’s string stories, Canadian storyteller’s folk tales and childhood stories using string figures, elements of sign language and sound effects, 10:30 a.m., Kapolei Public Library. Free. 693-7050, librarieshawaii.org

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m., ‘Iolani Palace. Free. 922-5331, rhb-music.com

Noontime concert: Hawaii Pacific University Orchestra, 12:15-12:45 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free. 524-2822, ext. 217; thecathedralofstandrew.org

Art Wearables and Accessories, by Honolulu artists, 5-9 p.m., Louis Pohl Gallery. 521-1812

First Friday Honolulu, walkabout celebration of the arts with music, performances, art, DJs, trunk shows and more, 5-10 p.m., downtown/Chinatown arts district’s galleries, museums, studios, theaters, shops, clubs and restaurants. Free. 521-2903. Schedule, map, parking information: artsatmarks.com

ARTmusicBEER, First Friday event featuring local-vendor bazaar Shop Bop & Grind with DJ Mr. Nick, food by Cafe 888, a Secret Beer Garden and the Chinatown Artist Lofts upstairs on display, 5-10 p.m., Chinatown Courtyard, Mendonca Building, 1126 Smith St. Free.

Live Art & Dance Jam, Loading Zone Art fundraiser features a street dance cypher crowning a king and queen, DJ Fu Manchu, O.W.W.L. clothes sale, auction and art by Hi Sea Art Alliance, 7-11:30 p.m., Loading Zone Art. $5 suggested donation. All ages. loadingzonearts.com

Augie T, live weekly comedy show through November, 8:30 p.m. Fridays, Pagoda Hotel, La Salle Room. $22 (includes two drinks) -$42.50 (includes prime rib dinner buffet); kids 5 and younger free. 479-0576


Hawaiian Electric Arbor Day tree giveaway, with fruit trees, flowering shrubs and native plants, 7 a.m. at Kahe Power Plant, Urban Garden Center, Ward Avenue facility and Koolau Base Yard, and 9 a.m. at Wahiawa Botanical Garden and Waimea Valley. Free. 543-7511, arbordayhawaii.org

The Color Run, 5K paint race, 8 a.m., Hunt Property, Kapolei. $40-$50. Registration: thecolorrun.com/hawaii

Pearl City Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association craft fair, with sushi, baked goods, white elephant sale, plants, flowers and more, 8-11:30 a.m., Pearl City Hongwanji Mission. 455-1832

Women’s Ministries of The Salvation Army, Kauluwela Mission Corps’ holiday craft fair, with jewelry, baked goods, snacks, white elephant sale and more, 8 a.m.-noon, the Salvation Army, 296 N. Vineyard Blvd. 521-6551

22nd annual Season’s Best Kaimuki craft and gift fairs, more than 200 booths, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Aliiolani Elementary School. 683-6064

Harris United Methodist Church craft fair, featuring mostly local- and natural-sourced crafts, plants, baked goods, jams and more, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 20 S. Vineyard Blvd.

Aiea High School PTSO craft fair, more than 80 vendors and family activities, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aiea High School. 382-7713

First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu annual bazaar, baked goods, quilts, plants, flowers, farmers market, silent auction, clothing boutique, keiki fun zone, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ko’olau Golf Club. 532-1111

Craft fair, handmade natural soaps, mosaic tiles, baked goods and hand-printed clothing, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 46-119 Aeloa St., Kaneohe (behind St. Ann’s Church). 524-8286

Leeward Discovery Fair, 50+ hands-on activities for families (3-D kites, giant bubbles, robots, boomerangs, fossils, “quicksand goo,” mock crime scene, etc.), book fair, keiki and kupuna IDs, booths, plant and vendor sales, entertainment, food, Clifford the Big Red Dog and McGruff the Crime Dog, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Leeward Community College. Free. www.leeward.hawaii.edu/leewarddiscoveryfair

Arena Football League All-Star Game, with ESPN Fan/Sports Fest 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and pre-game concert featuring Jordis Unga, Jasmine Trias and Nesian N.I.N.E., 1-2:30 p.m.; kickoff at 4 p.m.; Blaisdell Arena. $25-$55; 2-for-1 child ticket deal with purchase of adult ticket. 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com, allstar.afl-china.com

Hydrocephalus Awareness Walk & Family Fun Day, with music, entertainment, games for kids and adults, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Magic Island. Registration 9 a.m. Free; donations welcome. hydrocephaluskids.org

“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” discussion with film “Slavery by Another Name,” on post-Civil War forced labor for African-Americans; 1-2:30 p.m., Kapolei Public Library. Free. 693-7050

Pacific Rim Jazz Festival, featuring Sheila E, Bobby Caldwell, Keiko Matsui, Mindi Abair, Brian Simpson, Gregg Karukas, Jackiem Joyner, Michael Paulo, Rene Paulo, Jimmy Borges, Ginai and emcee Al Waterson, 3-10 p.m., Hawai’i Convention Center, Kalakaua Ballroom. $60-$300 (VIP restaurant food stations, full dinner options available). 951-696-0184, tix.com, pacificrimjazzfestival.com

A Taste of Waipahu, eighth annual showcase of local food vendors, products and services with entertainment, trip giveaway and food drive; 4-10 p.m., Waipahu Depot Street and Waipahu Festival Marketplace parking lot. 677-6939, wcawaipahu.org

Exile Atsushi and Kalapana, Japanese R&B singer live in concert with legendary local band opening, 4:30 p.m., Waikiki Shell. $30-$70. 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

Calabash & Cooks, Malama Learning Center benefit featuring chefs Lee Anne Wong (“Top Chef”) and Mark Noguchi, locally sourced food and drink by eight Oahu chefs, entertainment and family activities, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Kapolei High School. $20-$75; $90 family deal. malamalearningcenter.org

Pa’akai Gala, second annual Na Kama Kai benefit featuring food, silent auction and entertainment by Willie K, John Cruz and Ernie Cruz Jr., 5:30-10 p.m., Hale Koa Hotel. $150. nakamakai.org

Fiesta for Dia de los Muertos, with skeleton parade around the block (bring noisemakers), skeleton costume contest, altars for departed loved ones and pets (bring photos and offerings), food, art and global wares vendors, art installations and performing arts (Willow Chang Alleon, Andy Lee, Sequoia Carr Brown, Convergence Dance Theater and others) and remembrance open mic, 6:30-10 p.m., Fresh Cafe. $10. 292-0820

Contradance, all ages, 7:30-10 p.m., Kapiolani Community College Chapel. Free. 392-8774, contradancehi.weebly.com

“Sky This Month” planetarium show, exploration of the current night sky on new star projector and into the depths of space with full-dome video in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art J. Watumull Planetarium, with live music, 8-9 p.m. (seating 7:45 p.m.) Bishop Museum. $6-$8. Reservations: 848-4168. bishopmuseum.org


Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood holiday craft fair, with Judaica and Hanukkah items, latkes, baked goods and jewelry, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Temple Emanu-El. Free. shaloha.com

‘Iolani Palace’s Kama’aina Sunday, free admission and tours, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ‘Iolani Palace. Free for residents; $3-$21.75 for nonresidents. 538-1471, iolanipalace.org

Fujinkai Mini-Bazaar, local foods, white elephant sale and plants, a fundraiser for temple’s women’s auxiliary, 9 a.m.-noon, Shinshu Kyokai Mission, 1631 S. Beretania St. shinshukyokai.org

32nd annual Trash & Treasure fundraiser fair, for TEMARI Center for Asian & Pacific Arts, offering unique clothing and accessories, collectibles, vintage kimono and obi, ceramics, gifts and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i. 536-4566, temaricenter.org

Dessert Fantasy 2013, United Cerebral Palsy fundraiser with unlimited sampling of 50 desserts, entertainment and a silent auction, 1-3 p.m., Pacific Beach Hotel, Grand Ballroom. $25-$30; children under 5 free. 532-6744, ucpahi.org

Erin Smith at “Now Hear This” art exhibit, singer-songwriter performs a 30-minute acoustic set amid art exploring the art-music connection, 2 p.m., Spalding House. $10 admission; free for under 18 and members. (Admission includes entry to the Honolulu Museum of Art on the same day.) 532-8700, honolulumuseum.org

Royal Hawaiian Band, 2-3 p.m., Kapiolani Park. Free. 922-5331, rhb-music.com

“I Love Hula” concert: Halau Mohala ‘Ilima, Mapuana de Silva’s dancers perform in Castle Foundation’s free hula series, 3-4 p.m., stage area between Macy’s and Pier 1 in Kailua. BYO chairs, mats, food. 263-7073, castlefoundation.org

Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra with Cecile Licad, pianist performs Rachmaninoff’s “Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor” and maestro Tito Munoz conducts Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides Overture” and Brahms’ “Symphony No. 2 in D Major.” 4 p.m., Blaisdell Concert Hall. $32-$90. 593-2468, ticketmaster.com

Choral Evensong: All Saints Sunday, music of Murrill, Stanford and Victoria, 5:30-6:15 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free; calabash offering taken. 524-2822, ext. 217, thecathedralofstandrew.org

“Tell Me a Story,” short personal stories by 10 community members, including Nanette Napoleon and William Sage IV, with prizes to audience favorites, 6-9 p.m., CoXist Studio. $5. 436-4326

Heartaches & Heartbreaks island tour, music of Freddie Von Paraz performed by Level III, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Manoa Grand Ballroom. $20; includes pupu buffet.271-2622


38th Oahu Marching Band Festival, high school marching bands from across the island, 5-10 p.m., Aloha Stadium. $5-$7; free for kids 4 and younger. alohastadium.hawaii.gov

“How to Die in Oregon,” screening of the award-winning documentary by Compassion & Choices Hawaii with open discussion about aid-in-dying, 6:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free. 339-1608, compassionandchoices.org/hawaii

Action Zone Wrestling: “Fallout,” live show featuring tag-team challenge, 7:30 p.m., FilCom Center, Waipahu. $12-$20. 979-1697, actionzonewrestling.com


67th annual Sweet Adelines International convention and competition, starting with the Harmony Classic Contest of top small- and mid-size choruses, 6 p.m., Hawai’i Convention Center. $10-$40. 992-7464, sweetadelineintl.org


Diabetes Health Fair, free screenings, entertainment, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Waimanalo Health Center. Free. 259-7948, waimanalohealth.org

Sweet Adelines International convention and competition, close-harmony international quartet semifinals, 10 a.m., Hawai’i Convention Center. $10-$40. 992-7464, sweetadelineintl.org

Daniel Ho: The Magical Island Style Music Tour, Grammy winner shares his souldful music on ukulele, slack-key guitar and piano, 7:30 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. $20-$30. 532-8768, honolulumuseum.org


67th annual Sweet Adelines International convention and competition, continuing with the chorus semifinals, 10:45 a.m., Hawai’i Convention Center. $10-$40. 992-7464, sweetadelineintl.org

13th annual Art from the Heart reception, art sale and exhibit celebrating creativity of patients in a therapeutic art program at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, 5-7:30 p.m. at the hospital. Free. rehabhospital.org

“A Night to Remember,” Hospice Hawai’i candlelight vigil and service remembering loved ones, 5 p.m., Oahu Country Club. Free; RSVP required. 791-8029, hospicehawaii.org

“Hawaii’s Modern Masters” exhibit opening reception: Eighth annual Celebration of the Arts by Luxury Row and Cedar Street Galleries with the artists (Sandra Blazel, Amber Aguirre, Keiko Hatano, Franco Salmoiraghi, Tonia Moreno and others), select artwork, food and live classical trio, 6-8 p.m., Luxury Row, 2100 Kalakaua Ave. (Coach, Chanel, Gucci, Tod’s, Hugo Boss). Free. Exhibit on display daily through Dec. 1. luxuryrow.com, 922-2246

“Hawai’i's Most Endangered Historic Places” pau hana, Historic Hawai’i Foundation presentation of 2013 sites with slide show, talk story, wine and pupu, 6-8 p.m., R&D Interisland Terminal. $5. Reservations: historichawaii.org

Middle Eastern dance show, Island Oasis with live band, Oahu Fringe Festival, 6 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. $10. oahufringe.com

Kris Fuchigami, “Pakele Live!” ukulele virtuoso from Hilo, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Willows. No cover. 952-9200. pakelelive.com

“Loving Jamaica: An Evening of Poetry, Prose and Film with Esther Figueroa,” Jamaican author and filmmaker, 6:30-8 p.m., Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, Halau o Haumea, 2645 Dole St. Free.

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