Mother's Day craft fairs: 10 a.m to 3 p.m. through May 9, YWCA Laniakea Center, 1040 Richards St. Call 538-7061.
A Crafter's Dream presents crafts by more than 100 artisans, 5 to 9 p.m. May 8, Dole Cannery Ballrooms, 670 Iwilei Road. Free. Validated parking. Call 521-6611.
Spring faire: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8-9, Amfac Center Exhibition Room. Sponsored by the Hawaii Heritage Center. Call 521-8941.
Also, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10, Moanalua High School.
"Summer Fest": 8:30 a.m .to 3 p.m. May 18, Heeia Elementary School. There will be clothing, ceramics, jewelry, woodcrafts and ornaments. Information at 247-5861 or 235-8807.
Psychic Fairs: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18, Maunakea Marketplace, 1120 Maunakea St.
Occasions and summer fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4-5, and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 4.
"Show and Sale": Doll house miniatures, teddy bears and dolls, 9 a.m .to 3 p.m. June 8, Hawaii Prince Hotel. Sponsored by Duanna's Dreams and Pat's Doll House Delights. Cost: $4. Childre under 6 free. No strollers. Information at 637-6477 or 456-3173.
Early bird holiday fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29-30, and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29.
"A Christmas Dream Come True" fair: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19-20, and 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 19.
Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 922-0588: Travel Plaza Hawaii presents a dance troupe from Japan, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 15, Fountain Courtyard.
Concert music by 32 students from Prince Rupert Secondary School in British Columbia, noon to 12:30 p.m. May 17, Fountain Courtyard.
Travel Plaza Hawaii presents a dance troupe from Japan, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19, Fountain Courtyard.
Intertribal Council of Hawaii Inc. presents "The Spirits Soar Like An Eagle," 4 to 5:30 p.m. May 20, Fountain Courtyard. In celebration of the Annual Warrior Society Pow Wow, the group will perform Native American dances in colorful feathered regalia.
Travel Plaza Hawaii presents a dance troupe, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 23, A Building, Hibiscus Courtyard.
Big band tunes to classical music by the Coe College Concert Band Touring Wind Ensemble and the Coe College Touring Jazz Ensemble, 4 to 5 p.m. May 24, Fountain Courtyard.
Travel Plaza Hawaii presents a dance troupe from Japan, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 27, Fountain Courtyard.
Royal Hawaiian Band concert, 1 to 2 p.m. May 28, A Building, Hibiscus Courtyard.
Travel Plaza Hawaii presents a dance troupe from Japan, 1 to 4 p.m. May 31, Fountain Courtyard.
"Celebrate You & Me": Keiki Kani choir spring concert, 4 p.m. May 10, Aloha Tower Atrium. Children ages 4-12 will perform a mini-musical with a dedication to mothers. Call 487-2275.
Quilt Hawaii '97: Quilt show and competition, July 10-13, Royal Waikoloan Resort on the Big Island. Contest categories include: Machine Pieced and Quilted sponsored by Viking/Husqvarna (prize-Viking sewing machine); Embellished, quilts and clothing embellished with silk ribbon and/or beading, sponsored by Quilters' Resource Inc. (prize-$250 package of French ribbon); Inked Label sponsored by Sakura of America/Pigma Pens (prize-$200 package of Pigma products); and Theme Quilts, quilts with interpretations of the Big Island's beauty, sponsored by Kona Bay Fabrics (prize-$100). Cash prizes will also be awarded to the top three "Viewers' Choice" quilts.
Quilters who wish not to enter the competition but still would like to have their quilt on display, may enter their quilt in the "show" category. For information and rules send $1 and a self-addressed-stamped envelope to Quilt Hawaii '97, care of Dawn Castelli, 78-6800 Alii Drive, #8-304, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740.
Computer Swap Meet: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Saturday of each month, Kawananakoa Intermediate School Cafeteria. Sellers' fee: $15 advance registration; $18 at-the-door registration. Buyers' fee: $1 (children under 14 are free). Free parking. Visit their Web site at http://www.pixi.com/~dennoe/. For information call Dennis or Jane Noe at 595-3848; fax 595-7773; or e-mail address: email@example.com.
Honolulu Chorale: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Band Room, St. Andrew's Priory. Call Reno Villaren at 941-4266.
Honolulu Community Concert Band: Rehearsals, 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Aiea High School Band Room. Call 236-7057.
Honolulu Men's Chorus: Chorus of gay and gay-supportive men rehearse 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Information at 524-0935 or 672-9358.
Honolulu Women's Chorus: Chorus of gay and gay-supportive women rehearse 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays. Information at 524-0935 or 672-9358.
Na Leo Lani, Sweet Adelines: Women's barbershop group rehearses, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis School. Call 373-3192.
Oahu Choral Society: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, UH-Manoa's Music Department, Room 36. Call Joe McAlister at 595-0327.
Oahu Civic Orchestra: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University. Call 261-6127.
The Sounds of Aloha Chorus: Rehearsals for men's a cappella chorus, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Call 262-7664.
Contra dance to live Celtic music: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 10, Kapiolani Community College, Little White Chapel. No partner or experience needed. Beginners' session at 7 p.m. Cost: $5. Information at 988-5477.
Ballroom Dancing: 6 to 9 p.m. May 18, Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Mini-lessons provided by Joann Yasuko, professional dance instructor and former world class competitor. Information at 591-3611.
Country line dancing: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Waikiki Community Center. Cost: $3. Call 923-1802.
Latest dance moves, 6:40 ot 8:30 p.m. Monday nights, Newtown Recreation Center, 98-456 Kaahele St. Cost: $1-$3. Call 455-7230.
Six-week ongoing class Wednesdays, Ala Wai Elementary Cafetorium. Small fee. Call Salome at 732-6256.
Basic dance moves 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays, Maunawili Elementary School, 1465 Ulupii St. Cost: $3. Call 262-0869.
Country-western partner dancing: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Maunawili Elementary School, 1465 Ulupii St., Kailua. Costs $30 per couple per month. Line dance lessons 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the school; donation $3. Call 262-0869.
Hula dancing: Classes with Iwilani Ohelo, Saturdays, Kauluwela Playground. Costs $10 each month. Call 521-6905.
International folk dancing: Includes Bulgarian, Greek, Rumanian and Israeli dances, 7 to 9:15 p.m. Sundays, Makiki District Park. Donation $3. Call 239-7078.
Kodak Hula Show: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Free. Call 627-3300.
Okinawan dance: Class for seniors with Mitsuko Toguchi, 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Kalihi Valley District Park. Call 521-6905.
Scandinavian dancing: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Free. Call 922-0793 or 955-2577.
Scottish country dancing: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Moiliili Community Center. Call 737-1897.
Square dancing: Basics and plus classes, 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Kahala Community Center. Fee: $2-$4. Call 422-8479.
Mainstream classes, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Kapiolani Park Bandstand/Ala Wai Community Park. Call for location 689-6754. Fee: $2-$4.
Basics and mainstream classes, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, North Shore Community Center. Fee: $2-$4. Call 836-7974.
Mainstream and plus classes, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Kailua Community Center. Fee: $2-$4. Call 254-2333.
Basics and advance classes, 5 to 7 p.m.; and basics and mainstream classes, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturdays, Pearl City Community Center. Fee: $2-$4. Call 422-8479.
Basics and mainstream classes, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Ala Wai Community Park. Fee: $2-$4. Call 689-6754.
Round dancing: Beginning classes, 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Kahala Community Center; and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Pearl City Community Center. Intermediate classes, 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Kahala Community Center. Call 637-7129. Fee: $2-$4.
Square and round dancing: Plus classes 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays, Kahala Community Center. Fee: $2-$4. Call 422-8479.
Mainstream and plus classes, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturdays, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Fee: $2-$4. Call 689-6754.
Tahitian dance: Classes for adult women with Roiti Sylva, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Palama Settlement, Room 205. Costs $10 each month. Call 521-6905.
Tap for Health: Classes for seniors with Jack Cione, 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ala Wai Clubhouse, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and noon Thursdays at the Waikiki Community Center and 7 p.m. Thursdays at Makiki Park. Costs $1. Call 922-8401.
Waikiki Aquarium: "Coral Farming: A Tool For Research and conservation" by Dr. Bruce Carlson, director of Waikiki Aquarium, 7:30 p.m. May 21, in the foyer. Limited seating. Cost: $4. Call 923-9741.
Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700: Jeffrey M. Hurwit, art historian and professor from the University of Oregon, will speak on the architecture and imagery of Athenian Acropolis, 7:30 p.m. May 8. Free.
Raku Ho'olaule'a with guest artist Paul Rice, 7 p.m. May 28. Reception begins at 6 p.m. Part of the week-long event celebrating raku firing, a traditional Japanese style of pottery.
"Cultural Planning Issues and Case Studies For Los Angeles" by Adolfo V. Nodal, 1997 artists of Hawaii juror, 2 p.m. June 14. Free.
Sandwich Islands Genealogical Society: 9 to 11 a.m. May 10, Manoa Gardens Recreation Center. Presentation by Don Smith on digital photography. Free. Call Ritamarie Stone at 951-9317 between 7 and 9 p.m. weeknights.
American Business Women's Association: Na Wahine 'O Ikaika Charter chapter dinner meeting, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 20, Pearl Country Club, 98-535 Kaonohi St. Lorraine Cayetano will speak on "Be All You Can Be!" Cost: $17. Pre-paid reservations required by 4 p.m. May 16. Call 484-3644 (days) or 677-3299.
American Needlepoint Guild: 7 p.m., every fourth Monday of every month, Academy Art Center. Call 623-1433.
Hawaii Songwriters Association: Songwriters, singers, musicians and music buffs welcomed, 11:30 a.m. every second Thursday of the month, Flamingo Chuckwagon Restaurant, Fiesta Room. Membership: $24 per year. Call 923-1644 or write to P.O. Box 88129, Honolulu, Hawaii 96830.
American Sewing Guild: Make crazy heart pendants using silk ribbon embroidery, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 18. Cost: $18 (kits provided). Register at 734-8209 or 623-5265.
Hawaiian language: Kalama Cabigon from the Hawaiian Language Resource Center holds lessons, 7 p.m. Mondays, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.
Hawaiian quilting: With Poakalani Serrao, 9:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Saturdays, Queen Emma Summer Palace. Fee. Call 524-0394.
Kajukenbo: self-defense class, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Hawaii Gymnastic Academy, 602 Sumner St. Call 537-5481.
Chess clubs: Chess Fans, 3 p.m. Saturdays, Harbor Center, Aiea; call Richard at 488-1221 or 456-0895. Moiliili club meets 2:30 p.m. Sundays at the Moiliili Community Center; call Jeffrey at 956-4678. Mililani club meets 6 p.m. Mondays; call Guy at 625-2769.
Cribbage players: Join the North Shore Peggers, 6:30 p.m. May 9. Call 531-4611 ext. 350.
Gaming Guild: Fantasy role-playing games club, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Pogo Stick, 328 Uluniu St., Suite 102, Kailua. Call 261-4760.
Hawaii Handweavers Hui: 10 a.m. every second Saturday of each month, Linekona Art Center, Community Room. Call 239-9235.
Scrabble club: 9:15 a.m. Mondays, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Call 923-9060. Also 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Barnes & Noble, Kahala. Call 377-0893.
Toastmasters: Practice speaking skills, 7 p.m. Mondays, St. Andrew's Priory. Call Hillary at 524-2388. Also noon Tuesdays at the Net Cafe, Puck's Alley. Call Maggie at 941-9929.
Bach's Lunch: Free organ concert, noon Fridays, St. Andrew's Cathedral. Call 524-2822.
Royal Hawaiian Band: 12:15 p.m. Fridays, Iolani Palace. Also 2 p.m. Sundays at Kapiolani Bandstand.
"Women's Financial Seminar Series": The YWCA and First Hawaiian Bank offer a six-part brown bag series of classes, noon, 1040 Richards St. Classes are: "Retirement Planning For Women" with Diane Chong, investment specialist for First Hawaiian Bank's Trust and Investment Division, May 14; "Estate Planning For Women" with Doug Wilson, senior vice president for First Hawaiian Bank's Trust and Investment Division, June 18; "Financial Planning For Women" with Brad Harrison, vice president for First Hawaiian Bank's Trust and Investment Division, July 9; "Credit Planning For Women" with Mike Haxton, president for Hawaiian Credit Counseling, July 30; and "Tax Planning For Women" with Misty Revere and Tracey Keahi, tax managers for Coopers and Lybrand L.L.P., Aug. 13. Cost: $5 per session
Reservations at 538-7061, extension 250.
Paul Bragg exercise: 9 a.m. Mondays to Saturdays, Fort DeRussy lawn. Free. Call 941-2048.
Aerobic workout: 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kuhio School cafeteria. Costs $1. Call 735-5755 or 732-5118.
Ursula Hare exercise: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Honolulu Zoo front lawn. Free. Bring beach towel or mat. Call 373-2015.
"Toys!": Annual Spring ice skating show, 6:30 p.m. May 8, Ice Palace at Stadium Mall. Featuring 75 local skaters, ages 4-18. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost: $6.50, ages 13 and over; and $5.50, ages 3-12. Information at 487-9921.
Hawaii Pet Expo '97: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10-11, Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Exhibits by several clubs, the Hawaiian Humane Society and distributors of pet products. There also will be continuous live animal demonstrations and the annual Hawaiian Kennel Club Puppy Match on Sunday. Discounted pet ID microchipping for dogs, cats and rabbits, noon to 3:30 p.m. May 10 and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 11. Honolulu Police Department's Keiki ID Program on May 10 only. Free. Pets welcomed however dogs should be leashed.
"Beginning Experience Weekend": Designed to help widowed, separated and divorced persons make a new beginning in life through a powerful and positive experience of hope. Led by a specially trained team, participants will meet in small groups to share their feelings and thoughts. The workshop will be held from May 16-18, St. Anthony's Retreat Home in Kalihi Valley. Cost: $100 (includes 2 nights lodging and 5 meals). Reservations needed. Call 239-9519 or 949-7605 on Oahu; 533-5110 on Molokai; 822-1679 on Kauai; or page 274-4470 on Maui.
Coin and Stamp show: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 8, Downtown YWCA (on Richards Street across Iolani Palace). Call 531-6253, 531-2702 or 521-5721.