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Samurai Weapons Exhibit — Honolulu Museum of Art’s “Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor,” 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Tues.-Sat.), 1-5 p.m. (Sun.), closed Monday, through Aug. 18, is one of the most comprehensive displays on samurai ever created.
Free museum admission to active duty families as part of the Blue Star Museum program. The exhibit looks at the complex role of samurai and the “way of the warrior” within classical Japanese society. Visit

“Legally Blonde” — Musical performances end this weekend with the final performance Aug. 11 at Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapuu Ave. Visit

“Cinderella” — Ballet Hawaii performs one of the world’s most popular folk tales in a fantastical setting, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 9-10, and 2 p.m., Aug. 11, at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Call (808) 521-8600.

10 / Saturday
Volunteers Wanted — The Kalihi Valley Homes’ Community Cleanup, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Aug. 10 at Kalihi Valley Homes, located at 2250 Kalena Drive, Honolulu, is seeking community assistance. Volunteers will pick up rubbish and rake grass. Call Shaye at 832-3336.

Wahiawa Pineapple Festival — The former “Pineapple Capitol” of the world celebrates its agricultural heritage, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wahiawa District Park.
Parade at 9 a.m. begins at Kaala Elementary School, followed by festival that features craft fair, keiki fun, ethnic food and rides. An afternoon jazz festival follows, 2:30-6 p.m. Call 637-5337 or visit

“Living History Day” — Meet pioneers and heroes from Pacific aviation history at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s first-ever “Living History Day,” 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 10, 319 Lexington Blvd., Ford Island.
Enjoy costumed interpreters, storytellers and military vehicles from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam era. See student history exhibits and multimedia presentations on “The Flying Tiger” and explore more than 43 aircraft, plus “The Spirit of ‘45’” exhibit.
Free to museum members and with museum admission. Call 441-1007 or email

Kalo and Awa Festival — Waimea Valley celebrates the native Hawaiian food kalo and ritual drink awa at this festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 10, at the valley.
Workshops will identify the many varieties of kalo as well as the methods by which they are cultivated. Attendees also will get to taste poi and awa, which is used socially and ritually throughout Polynesia.
Admission costs $10 adults, $5 seniors and children ages 4-12. Visit

Royal Hawaiian Band — Mililani Town shopping center features the Royal Hawaiian Bank for a noon concert, Aug. 10 and 17.

12 / Monday
Military Mondays — Military members and their families receive 15 percent off qualified purchases at more than 50 participating merchants at Windward Mall. The program is open to all active duty, retired military and qualified military family members with a valid ID.

17 / Saturday
Hawaiian Slack Key Festival — This 31st annual event showcases some of the world’s greatest artists in the slack key guitar genre, noon-6 p.m., Aug. 18, Kapiolani Park. Local cuisine, island crafters, community group booths, guitar exhibit and festival merchandise all featured. Call 226-2697 or write

“Twelf Nite O Wateva!” — Hawaiian Mission Houses presents James Grant Benton’s pidgin adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night, or What You Will,” 7 p.m., through Aug.17, on its outdoor stage, located at 553 S. King St.
Tickets cost $20 adults, $16 students and seniors. Gates open at 5 p.m.; seating is at 6:30 p.m. Call 447-3910 or visit

22 / Thursday
Free Magic Classes — The International Brotherhood of Magicians hosts magic classes, 6 p.m., Kalihi-Palama Library. The fourth Thursday of every month features a free introductory class to the public. A different aspect of beginner’s magic is taught every month, except November and December. Contact or call 216-9672.

Legal Aid — The SB and FS Legal Assistance offices provide free legal assistance to active duty personnel, family members, retirees and certain Department of Defense personnel.
The offices provide assistance on issues including, but not limited to, estate planning services (including wills and advance medical directives), consumeraffairs, guardianship, divorce, taxes, landlord-tenant law, military administrative matters and insurance claims.
Also, notary services and powers of attorney are available. Visit SB Bldg. 2037, 655-8607, or FS Bldg. 330, Rm. 110C, 438-2627.


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