Community Calendar

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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24 / Friday

Chinese New Year Festival — Chinatown Cultural Plaza invites the public to this cultural celebration, Jan. 24-25. The free event includes food vendors, arts and crafts booths and entertainment, with ethnic dance troupes, local musical groups and martial arts and weapons demonstrations.
Sponsored by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Call 533-3181.

 

Home Remodeling Show — The 2014 BIA Home Building and Remodeling Show features home renovation experts, Jan. 24-26, at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Admission is $7.

 

25 / Saturday

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

 

Pro Bowl Block Party — Free Waikiki event along Kalakaua Avenue, 7-10 p.m., features six stages with entertainment, and current and former NFL star appearances.

 

26 / Sunday

Free Bishop Museum — Kick off the museum’s 125th year with free admission 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.

 

February

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 with living historians in period attire. Hear the stories of World War II, the Korea and Vietnam eras and early aviation in the Pacific.
Events are free with museum admission and free to museum members.
Living History Day activities will take place on the Battleship Missouri Memorial, as well.

 

7 / Friday

Punahou Carnival — This annual event, and Hawaii favorite, features a “New York, New York” theme, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Feb. 7-8, on the Punahou School campus.
Local food, rides, games and other carnival favorites featured.

 

8 / Saturday

Pet and Fun Run — Valen-Tails Family 3K Fun Run and Expo, 4:30-9 p.m., 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 www.active.com for information and online registration.

 

Tuskegee Airmen — Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will welcome Tuskegee Airman Philip Baham, Dr. Dorothy Goldsborough and a panel of black history experts, 2-4 p.m., as they discuss the stories and the legacy of the first African-American military aviators.
The event is free with regular museum admission and free to museum members.

 

Ongoing

DeCA Scholarships — Applications for the 2014 Scholarships for Military Children Program are available at commissaries or online at www.militaryscholar.org.
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.

 

Food for Families — ASYMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker to assist families, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 624-5645.

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