Recreation Calendar
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Thursday, September 4, 1997


Bon dance: Annual event featuring the Fukushima Bon Dance Club, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 5, Oahu Care Facility. No admission. Parking available at Olivet Baptist Church. Information, 973-1900.

Are you a detective?: Use your sleuthing skills to help solve the case of "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the 'O'opu Circle," 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 6, Hawaii Nature Center. For children ages 8-10. Cost: $7. Reservations required. Call 955-0100.

Olomana hike: Dr. Cliff Smith takes experienced hikers up rock faces and short rope climbs during this strenuous 2-mile hike. On Sept. 6. Cost: $7. Reservations required. Call 955-0100.

Celebration: Hawaii Plantation Village celebration features storytime by Jan Merryman, 10 a.m.; crafts with Moana Espinda, 11:30 a.m.; ono samples of traditional plantation food, 1:15 p.m.; hula with Na 'Ohana O Anuenue, 2:30 p.m.; and a martial arts demonstration by Del Mar School of Filipino Martial Arts, 3:30 p.m., Sept. 6 at Borders, Waikele.

Lecture: Sripad Turiya das Mahasaya leads a free lecture on the yoga psychology of the Bhagavad-Gita, a chant and vegetarian feast, 2 p.m. Sept. 6. Call 373-1016 or 571-3758 for location.

Inventory sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 6-30, Volcano Arts Center Gallery, Big Island. Information, 1-808-967-8222.

Family Fishing Days: Catch and release tilapia at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6-7. Free admission. Bring bamboo poles with barbless hooks, bait, walking shoes, bug repellent, rain gear and a picnic. Parking is available at the Visitor Center, 45-680 Luluku Road in Kaneohe. For reservations, call 233-7323.

"Terrific Terrariums": Create a forest, miniature style, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 7, Hawaii Nature Center. For explorers, 3- to 5-years-old. Cost: $7. Reservations required. Call 955-0100.

"Creative photo preservation": Earl Mostoles leads an introductory workshop giving tips on cropping, page layout and how to enhance personal memorabilia, noon-3 p.m. Sept. 14, Japanese Cultural Center, Room 102. Participants must bring 8-12 recent photos and any related memorabilia (i.e. programs, ticket stubs, etc.) from one event; scissors; and a fine point pen, permanent marker, rollerball or felt-tip pen. Cost: $20, plus $15 supply fee. Limited enrollment. Register at 945-7633 by Sept. 8.

Lyon Arboretum: Make ti rosettes and ti leaf leis with Hui Hana Hawaii, 9:30-11:45 a.m. Sept. 10, downstairs classroom. Cost: $15.50 plus $3 supply fee. Limited enrollment. Reserve at 988-7378.

Honolulu TimeWalks: Woody Fern leads a "Royal Tour," Sept. 11. Fern will stroll grounds that kings and queens once walked upon. Cost: $5-$7. Reservations and information, 943-0371.


Free hike to Diamond Head: Meet the Clean Air Team at the Honolulu Zoo entrance, 9 a.m. Saturdays. Three miles to the top. Call 948-3299.

Hash House Harriers: Social runs with Aloha group 3 p.m. Saturdays; call 948-AHHH (948-2444). Or Honolulu group 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays; call 948-HASH (948-4274).

Hawaii In-Line Skating Association: Workouts 5:30 p.m. weekdays at Kakaako Park. Call 988-5299.

Honolulu Community Drum Circle: Drummers, percussionists and dancers gather, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, Keehi Lagoon Park. Potluck. Call 377-DRUM (377-3786) to confirm location each week.

Honolulu Marathon Clinic: Weekly jogging program with Dr. Jack Scaff Jr., 7:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. James Honke leads a 6:30 a.m. program Sundays, Wahiawa Recreation Center. Call Norm at 247-4957.

Honolulu Zoo: Zoo opens at 8 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. General admission $6; $2 with Yum Yum Tree senior card. First Wednesdays feature a botanical tour at 8:45 a.m. for $2 more. Third Wednesdays, tai chi practice begins 8 a.m. Call 971-7174.

Ikebana classes: Lillian Koide teaches flower arrangement 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at the Japanese Cultural Center. Tuition $30 per month plus supplies. Call 537-5765, evenings.

Nature Conservancy hikes: Two guided hikes a month to Honouliuli Preserve, home to more than 45 rare native plants and animals. Donation. Call 537-4508.

Sports Acrobatics Hawaii: Hawaii Highflyers Trampoline Club for adults and kids, 4 and 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, McCully Recreation Center. Call Karl Vorwerk at 949-3747.

Waikiki Acrobatic Troupe meets 4 p.m. Sundays at the beach across Kapiolani Park Bandstand; free workout at UH Studio Four 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Don Heafner at 536-7205.

Tai Chi Chuan: Chinese art reducing anger and stress, and increasing softness and flexibility, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in Kekela Gym, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $35. Register at 547-4780. For other classes, visit the center's Web site at

Taiko classes: The Taiko Center of the Pacific offers classes through Kapiolani Community College. Call 737-7236.

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