Community Calendar

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Community Calendar

10 / Friday

Honolulu Festival — Hawaii’s largest festival promotes cultural understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim, March 10-12, in Waikiki. For more details, visit

Dole Plantation Family Fun Day — The free event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., features live musical performances, hula, arts and crafts, prize giveaways and headliner Frank De Lima. Students and teachers from area public schools will run keiki games, food booths and other activities at a nominal fee as fundraisers for their programs. Wheeler Middle School Band performs at 10:45 a.m. Contact 220-4981 or visit

11 / Saturday

Hawaiian Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show — Annual show runs two days from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Cost is $5; Child 12 years and under free with a paid adult.

Hiking — The Kolekole Walking-Hiking Trail on Schofield Barracks is open this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

18 / Saturday

Great Hawaiian Rubber Duckie Race — The 30th annual event, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,. at McCully Shopping Center, 1960 Kapiolani Blvd., when 20,000 cute, bright yellow rubber duckies will help support those with disabilities in the islands, with their 100-yard dash down the Ala Wai Canal. The top 50 finishers, and last place duck, will win their adopted owners great prizes. Visit

25 / Saturday

Prince Kuhio Hoolualea/Hoikeike — The Hoolaulea and Hoikeike, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kapiolani Park Bandstand on 2686 Kalakaua Ave. features native Hawaiian arts and crafts, exhibits by various Native Hawaiian organizations and businesses. Visit A parade through Waikiki that begins at 10 a.m. ends at Kapiolani Park.

Bonnie Raitt — Grammy winner performs her bluesy music at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets run $59.50-$100, at or 800-745-3000.

26 / Saturday

Adam Sandler — “Saturday Night Live” veteran is joined by David Spade and Rob Schneider for the “Sandy Wexler Here Comes the Funny Tour,” 7:30 p.m., Blaisdell Arena.

29 / Wednesday

Career Expo 2017 — Bring your resume, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Business attire required. General admission is $3. Seniors, military and student admission is $1. Visit

30 / Thursday

Blood, Sweat & Tears — Updated version of the Grammy-winning blend of rock and jazz performs through April 2, 6:30 and 9 p.m., at the Blue Note Hawaii. Visit or 777-4890.


SB Tax Center — The Tax Center is open for military and retirees. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Thursday, 1-4 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., at Trailer 1, Grimes Street (across from Hamilton Field). Appointments are recommended; call 655-1040. Walk-ins permitted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Jewish Services — Weekly worship services are 7:30 p.m., Fridays, at Aloha Jewish Chapel, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. No Saturday morning services or Monday Bible studies are offered at JBPHH.

Saturday services are available at the Ala Moana Hotel. Call 735-8161.

Service members interested in Jewish Bible study or keiki Hebrew School (Sunday School) may call 348-4560 or visit

Big Brothers, Big Sisters — Would you like to mentor? If so, Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii needs adult volunteers to assist with disadvantaged youth, ages 6-16, in its Military Youth Mentoring Program. Your mentoring is needed an average of two to four times a month for a 12-month period. To get started, contact Lauren Jagla, Enrollment and Matching Specialist, at (808) 695-4569.

Kuhio Beach Hula Show — This free show, sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu, showcases culturally significant hula. Shows run 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, weather permitting.

Cameras are welcome and seating is available on the grass, beach chairs and mats. Call 843-8002.

Army Museum in Waikiki Volunteering —The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii is looking for friendly and sociable volunteers to greet museum visitors from all over the world. Volunteers will man the reception desk Tuesday-Saturday (closed on Sunday and Monday), 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 pm.

The museum is also looking for docents (volunteer tour guides) and individuals who have knowledge and abilities in woodworking, metal work, assembly and/or web design and graphic arts. The museum is operated by USAG-HI and is located in the heart of Waikiki, on historic Fort DeRussy. The museum is free and open to the public. Call 438-2825.

You Made the Grade — Through the Exchange’s “You Made the Grade” program, first- through 12th-graders with a B average or higher are eligible to receive a coupon book with Exchange discounts and a sweepstakes entry form for a chance at a $2,000, $1,500 or $500 prize. The program is intended to reward military students who excel in the classroom.

Those who enter must be dependents of authorized Exchange shoppers. Shoppers can visit customer service at their local Exchange for a coupon booklet and sweepstakes entry form. The next You Made the Grade sweepstakes drawing will be on June 30.

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; call 655-8607. Or visit FS Bldg. 330, Rm. 110C; call 438-2627.

Online Academic Support — is a DOD-funded resource that provides help in all core school subjects and is offered at no cost to grades K-12 students in U.S. military families.

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 posts with base access.

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