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Honolulu Theater for Youth — Acclaimed Off-Broadway drama “Hold These Truths” continues a six-performance run through March 2, Hawaii Theatre. Tickets may be ordered online at or call 839-9885.


Black History Month — The Actors Group (TAG) presents Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson’s “King Hedley II” weekends, 2 and 7:30 p.m., through March 10, at Dole Cannery Square, 650 Iwilei Rd. For tickets, call 722-6941 or visit


23 / Saturday

Schofield Power Outage — A power outage is scheduled 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 23, in preparation for construction of the new Warriors in Transition Barracks. Contractors will need to access an electrical manhole on Waianae Avenue that will involve a power outage for certain areas on post, as follows:
•9000 block, Waianae Avenue;
•All trailers on Ayers Road;
•Bachelor officer quarters;
•Bldg. 750, Soldier Assistance Center;
•Bldg. 9091, Youth Center;
•Bldg. 9098, Child Development Center;
•Hamilton housing area;
•McNair Gate; and
•Stoneman Field.
Twenty-pound bags of ice will be available, free of charge, in the parking lot across from Hamilton Field along Grimes Street, starting at 9 a.m., until the 500-bag allotment is gone.


Garage Sale — The Rotary Club of Waikiki presents its 3rd annual Garage Sale, with books, clothing, toys and vintage and collectable items for sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Feb. 23, in the Waikiki Elementary School cafeteria, 3710 Leahi Ave.
Donations may be dropped off at the cafeteria, 5:30-7 p.m., Feb. 22. Any items not sold will be donated to the Salvation Army.
Visit or call 395-2290.


Hoolaulea — Enjoy a day of family fun while learning more about Hawaiian culture at Kamehameha Schools’ annual Hoolaulea, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 23, at the Kapalama Heights campus, 1887 Makuakane St. Call 988-0224.


Chocolate Festival — Get a taste of the many uses of chocolate at Hawaii’s sweetest celebration, noon-5 p.m., Feb. 23, at Dole Cannery. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit


24 / Sunday

Canoe Challenge — Spend a day at Waikiki beach while enjoying family-friendly activities, Hawaiian makahiki games, cultural demos, food booths and live entertainment at the 28th annual WCC Duke Kahanamoku Challenge, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 24, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Lagoon. Visit


26 / Tuesday

Museum Reopening — The Tropic Lightning Museum at SB will reopen, 9 a.m., Feb. 26, following facility renovations inside the museum. Call 655-0438.


Schofield Black History Month — Observance and celebration, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 26, Tropics Warrior Zone, Bldg. 589, SB. Call 655-0240.


Black History Month — Sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu, the African-American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii pays tribute to Hawaii and Alaska and their contribution to the Civil Rights Movement, with a reception at Honolulu Hale, 5-7 p.m., Feb. 26.


27 / Wednesday

Facebook Town Hall — Do you have ideas about how to make the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community better? Do you have questions about USAG-HI services, facilities or support? If so, get ready for the next online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, USAG-HI, 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 27, at, under the “Events” tab.
All Soldiers, family members, retirees and civilians in U.S. Army-Hawaii can ask questions, address concerns and get responses.
If your question does not pertain to the public at large, email the Interactive Customer Evaluation System, or ICE, at, or Ask the Garrison Commander at


28 / Thursday

Free Magic Classes — Kalihi-Palama Library, 6 p.m., on the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Sponsored by Hawaii Magicians Society; visit or call 234-5262.


Grunge Party — Come as you are to this ‘90s grunge-themed flea market party, complete with more than 60 vendors featuring vintage collectables, handmade art, music and more; 5-10 p.m., Feb. 28, Fresh Café, 831 Queen St. in Honolulu. Admission is $3. Visit



1 / Friday

Friendship Gala — With cultural entertainment by Honolulu Festival performers and cuisine from Oahu’s top restaurants, 6:30-8:30 p.m., March 1, at the Hawaii Convention Center. Tickets cost $90 per person, $70 for those under 21 years, free for children under 6. Call 833-3378 or visit


2 / Saturday

Combatives Tournament — Tripler Army Medical Center hosts its 2nd annual Combatives Tournament, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., March 2-3, at the FS gym. Tournament is open to all military branches. Contact Sgt. Dominique Ramos at or 433-1887.


Honolulu Festival — Enjoy performances and free exhibits from the people and cultures of Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Tahiti, Canada, Alaska and Hawaii, complete with keiki games, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., March 2, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m., March 3, at the Hawaii Convention Center, DFS Galleria and Waikiki Beach Walk.
Call 833-3378 or visit


3 / Sunday

Women’s 10K — Hawaii Pacific Health holds its 36th annual Women’s 10K race, 7 a.m., March 3, at Kapiolani Park in Waikiki, for female runners, walkers and stroller-pushers of all ages.
Cost is $35 (online, deadline is Feb. 27), $45 (mail-in, must be postmarked by Feb. 25) or $60 (in-person at packet pick-up, March 2, or race day, 5:30-6:30 a.m.).

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