Community Calendar

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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29 / Saturday
Snow Day — Grab your mittens and enjoy the first snow of the holiday season, 10 a.m.-12 noon, Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Pkwy., Kapolei. Free event features 20 tons of snow in the parking area across from Down to Earth. Keiki-friendly event features activities, craft booths and displays.

30 / Sunday
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra — Concert conversations takes place one hour before the 4 p.m. concert at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Avenue, as the orchestra features works of Brahms, including Symphony No. 1 in C minor. Call the symphony box office at 808-380-7784 or visit

2 / Tuesday
SB Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert — Help usher in the holiday season with this family event, beginning at 5 p.m., at Generals Loop. Activities include a holiday concert featuring Army Music Hawaii, appearances by costumed characters, pictures with Santa and light refreshments. See B-1 story for additional information.

4 / Thursday
Vet Ready Career Fair — Argosy University will host this downtown Honolulu event, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at 1001 Bishop St., Suite 400. Jobs ranging from engineering and IT to retail and health care will be available. Visit or call 1-800-235-2732, ext. 800, for details or to register.

FS Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert — Fort Shafter’s historic Palm Circle will be the gathering site, at 5 p.m., for this annual event that features holiday concert music, photo opportunities with Santa Claus, light refreshments and the lighting of the Fort Shafter holiday tree, a must for every keiki. See B-1 story for additional information.

5 / Friday
First Friday Street Festival — Chinatown area galleries and other arts venues open their doors, 5-9 p.m., each first Friday of the month for artist receptions, live music and refreshments. These events are free and open to everyone and attract tens of thousands of people downtown each year. Gallery walk maps are available at various locations in the area. Call 808-521-2903.

6 / Saturday
Honolulu City Lights Opening Night — The spectacular 6 p.m. Electric Light Parade begins at Aala Park down King Street and ends at Sky Gate park next to Honolulu Hale (city hall). The evening festival at Sky Gate features food booths, keiki rides, a tree lighting ceremony, photos with Santa Clause and holiday concert. Food booths and rides open at 4 p.m. Opening night festivities ends at 11 p.m.

Pacific Aviation Museum Gala — “Destinations & Dreams” annual fundraiser, 6:30-10:30 p.m., features Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger as guest speaker. Cocktails, dinner, entertainment, and prize opportunities to help support the Museum’s Restoration and Education programs. Tickets are $250 in the battlefield hangars of Ford Island. Information, sponsor tables and ticket sales at or call 808-441-1006 for more.

7 / Sunday
Volunteers Sought — The Navy and National Park Service are looking for active duty military personnel from all services to volunteer in various events, through Dec. 7, commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Volunteering provides an opportunity for active duty members to personally contribute to Pearl Harbor Day commemorations, preserving the memory and honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice 73 years ago.

To volunteer, contact Lt. Cmdr. Alex Torres or Ensign Jewel Fautanu at 808-471-3521.

12 / Friday

Operation Homefront — Deadline is Dec. 12 to nominate an outstanding child for the 2015 Military Child of the Year Award. Operation Homefront will present an award to a military child from each branch (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard) and honor the winners at an annual gala in Washington, D.C.

Nominees must be between 8 and 18 years old, and able to travel to Washington, D.C., for the gala. Visit and

13 / Saturday
Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus — 53rd annual concert begins at 7 p.m. at historic Kawaiahao Church, 957 Punchbowl; features the entire Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus grades K – 12; features holiday favorites and music from around the world. Call 808-521-2982; visit

14 / Sunday
Honolulu Marathon — Annually one of the world’s largest races begins at 5 a.m. at Ala Moana Beach Park. Runners typically come to Honolulu from all over the world to enjoy the scenic course’s spectacular ocean views, alongside world-famous Waikiki Beach, and Diamond Head and Koko Head volcanic craters.

The terrain is level except for short uphill grades around Diamond Head. The 26-mile run finishes in Waikiki. Call 808-734-7200.

Flu Vaccines — U.S. Army Health Clinic-SB flu vaccines are now available for authorized patrons. Schofield Family Medicine flu immunizations are provided for Red, White and Blue Family Medicine teams.

•From 7:30-11:30 a.m., Monday-Friday.
•From 1-3 p.m., Monday and Friday.
•From 1-2 p.m., Tuesdays through Thursdays.
•From 7:30-11:30 a.m., and 1-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, through Jan. 15, 2015, for Family Medicine Red Team.

Schofield Pediatrics immunizations are available for Honu and Gecko Pediatrics teams, 8-11 a.m., and every afternoon 1-3 p.m., except Wednesday, or with any scheduled appointment.

TAMC Access — Beginning Jan. 15, 2015, Department of the Army security guards will no longer accept TAMC hospital badges as a form of identification for access. TAMC staff will be required to show their common access card, their government military ID card or a Veterans Affairs PIV card.

This change in policy is a USAG requirement along with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12. This measure will bring the TAMC campus in line with installation access security mandates. Call the TAMC Provost Marshal at 808-433-1111/5914 with your questions.

Vehicle Registration — The City and County of Honolulu satellite vehicle registration office at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is open for business 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 915 North Road, Bldg. 1314, in the Club Pearl Complex. The service is open to all military personnel, their family members and civilians from all military bases with base access.

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  1. Anne Murata says:

    Our event is Saturday, Dec. 6, not Monday, Dec. 8, as reported. But mahalo for including Pacific Aviation Museum’s gala, “Destinations & Dreams! It’s our 8th Anniversary.

    • haw says:

      Sir or Maam — Mahalo for providing the correct date. We will make the correction online. Apologies for the print error. Aloha, HAW staff.

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