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| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Military Spouse Nominations — All are urged to submit their nominations through Jan. 17 for the deserving military spouses in their lives at

18 / Saturday
Keiki Film and Music Festival — Ko Olina Resort will host, 1-8 p.m., festival-style screenings of popular Disney and Hawaiian children’s films, along with live performances by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth and the Performing Arts Center of Kapolei Kids, sing-alongs, face painting, Hawaiian arts and crafts, strolling clowns, jugglers and magicians.
Beachfront event benefits Kapiolani Medical Center. Cost is $20 for adults; $10 for kids ages 4-12. Visit

19 / Sunday
Year of the Horse — Celebrate Hawaii’s cultural diversity with the New Year’s Ohana Festival celebration, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Jan. 19, at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., and Moiliili Field.
Food, crafts, entertainment and cultural demonstrations will be featured, including kimono dressing; open to everyone ages 3 and older. Visit or call 808-945-7633.

20 / Monday
MLK Holiday Parade — Annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade begins at 9 a.m.; travels down Kalakaua Avenue from Magic Island and culminates with a post-parade Unity Rally at Kapiolani Park.
Features local and ethnic foods, a children’s playground, community booths and other vendors. Call 808-741-4038.

25 / Saturday
NFL Pro Bowl Ohana Day — Witness Team Sanders and Team Rice in action Saturday morning, time to be determined, Jan. 25 at Aloha Stadium. Enjoy fan contests, player interviews and a preview of the Pro Bowl game entertainment.

26 / Sunday
Free Bishop Museum — Kick off the museum’s 125th year with free admission, Jan. 26, for kamaaina and military with valid identification. Regular admission rates will apply to the general public.
A special program featuring oli (chant) and hula will take place from 11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

1 / Saturday
Living History Day — Pacific Aviation Museum offers pioneers and heroes, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The museum comes alive in both hangars. Interact with living historians in period attire; and hear the stories of World War II, Korea, Vietnam eras and early aviation in the Pacific.
The events are free with museum admission and free to museum members. Living History Day activities will be taking place on the Battleship Missouri Memorial, as well.

8 / Saturday
Pet and Fun Run — Valen-Tails Family 3K Fun Run and Expo, 4:30-9 p.m., Feb. 8, at Aloha Stadium features an untimed run at 7 p.m. through a laser-light obstacle course around the stadium.
Cost is $35 for adults and $20 for keiki; includes T-shirt. Visit for information and online registration.
DeCA Scholarships — Applications for the 2014 Scholarships for Military Children Program are available at commissaries or online at
Applications must be turned in to a commissary by close of business Feb. 28. Packages must be hand-delivered or shipped via U.S. Postal Service or other delivery methods, not emailed or faxed.

Pearlridge Farmers’ Market — Browse more than 40 booths featuring Oahu produce and locally inspired artisan foods, 8 a.m.-noon, every Saturday, Pearlridge Center Downtown, in the Sears parking lot. Visit

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), consumer affairs, 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, 808-438-2627.

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