50th State Fair: 6 p.m. to midnight weekdays and noon to midnight weekends and Memorial Day, through June 15, Aloha Stadium. Attractions include the diving mules at 1:30, 4:30, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.; entertainment by Joe's Girls at 8, 9:15 and 10:45 p.m. June 6-8. Family activities include Dr. Happy LeClaire and Blaze the Balloon Blowing Goat, 12:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m. June 6-8 in the KiddieLand area; Admission: $2.50, adults; $1.50, children 4-11 years; and free for children under 3.
Waikiki Saturday Market: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every fourth Saturday of the month, Waikiki Community Center. Hawaiian and elder-handmade crafts, flowers, fruits and vegetables, plants and swap meet treasures. A stage will be offered for those wanting to participate in the Kanikapila (music jam session). Booth space: $5-$10. All spaces are covered. Call 923-1802 to reserve a space.
"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. Children under 6 free. No strollers. Information at 637-6477 or 456-3173.
Psychic Fairs: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15, Maunakea Marketplace, 1120 Maunakea St.
"Early Bird Holiday Fair" 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 29-30, and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Amfac Building. Call 676-5886.
"A Christmas Dream Come True": 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19-20, and 4 to 9 p.m. Nov. 19, Amfac Building. Call 676-5886.
Kahala Mall, 732-7736: Hula Halau O Leolani, noon to 12:45 p.m. June 14, center stage.
Grego Macdonald performs selections off his CD "Pan 2 Paradise," 1:30 to 2 p.m. June 14, center stage.
Joe Tabisola, Wayne Koide, Deacon Arreola and Lee Sanpei, otherwise known as Local Jam, performs light island rock with slack key and ukulele sounds, 1 to 1:30 p.m. June 15, center stage.
Wayne Takamine, composer, singer and musician, performs songs off his first CD "Hawaiian Nights and Summer Dreams," 2:30 to 3 p.m. June 15, center stage.
Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 922-0588: Olympic Weight Lifting Team competition, 6 to 9 p.m. June 14, fountain courtyard. Weigh-in begins at 4 p.m.
Royal Hawaiian Band, 1 to 2 p.m. June 25, fountain courtyard.
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. every second and fourth Saturdays of each month, Kawananakoa Intermediate School Cafeteria. Sellers' fee: $20 advance registration. Buyers' fee: $1 (children under 14 are free). Free parking. Tables and electrical outlets provided. Bring extensions and cables. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
African-Inspired dance classes: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, University of Hawaii, Athletic Complex, Studio 2. Information at 988-6723 or 535-3391.
Country line dancing: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Waikiki Community Center. Cost: $3. Call 923-1802.
Beginner's class, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday nights, Newtown Recreation Center, 98-456 Kaahele St. Cost: $2-$3. Call 455-7230.
Free lessons, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Kailua Elementary School cafeteria; 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Windward Mall; and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays, next to Waimanalo gym. Call Phillis, 262-7441.
Basic dance moves 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays, Maunawili Elementary School cafeteria, 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.
Israeli dancing: With lessons for beginners in the first hour, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Ala Wai Clubhouse. Costs $3. Call 373-2561.
Honolulu Academy of Arts, 532-8700: "Cultural Planning Issues and Case Studies For Los Angeles" by Adolfo V. Nodal, 1997 artists of Hawaii juror, 2 p.m. June 14. Free.
American Needlepoint Guild: 7 p.m., every fourth Monday of every month, Academy Art Center. Call 623-1433.
American Recorder Society: 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. June 17, Linekona Art Center, 1111 Victoria St. Ensemble playing. Bring own recorders or other early music instruments. Information at 922-2873.
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.
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.
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.
Professional Women's Network Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 16, Hale Koa Hotel, 2nd Floor, DeRussy Hall. Beth Terry from Pacific Rim Seminars will speak on "Making Change Work For You." Cost: $15-$20. Reservations at 533-4800 by noon, June 13.
"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: "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.
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.
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.
"Women: Take Charge of Your Money!": Seven-series workshop, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday from June 17 to July 22, and July 24, Waipahu High School. Speakers are community professionals and each session will end with small group sessions. Participants will also receive a comprehensive workbook that outlines steps toward financial stability. Cost: $30 per person or $40 per couple. Information at 956-7138.
Disability workshop: For parents of children with disabilities, professionals who work with them or other interested people, 9 a.m. to noon, June 25, 200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Oahu Conference Room, 5th Floor. The workshop will give an overview of the six components of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: identification, evaluation, program, placement, safeguards and procedures, and due process. Free. Register at 536-9684 or 536-2280.
La Pietra's Thrift Shop: Summer hours are 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, June through August. Information at 922-2744.
Coin and Stamp show: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 13, Downtown YWCA (on Richards Street across Iolani Palace). Call 531-6253, 531-2702 or 521-5721.
Gay & Lesbian parade: 9 a.m. June 28, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. For information, call 524-0935 or 672-9358.