“THE ART OF FUROSHIKI” AT THREE OAHU LIBRARIES
What: Learn the art of furoshiki (Japanese-style wrapping cloths) from eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura and go green this holiday season.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m. at Kapolei Public Library
Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m. at Pearl City Public Library
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m. at Mililani Public Library
HAWAII UNITED OKINAWA ASSOCIATION CRAFT FAIRS
Haven’t started your holiday gift shopping yet? The annual HUOA Winter Craft Fair is one of the most popular fairs on the island. 94-587 Ukee St. Call 676-5400.
Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. or Sunday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
If you prefer to shop at night, check out the Evening in Waipio craft fair on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 5:30-9 p.m.
TOBE! UTA-SANSHIN HAWAII TO THE WORLD
When: Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m.
Where: Mamiya Theater, Saint Louis School campus.
A recital by Afuso Ryu Gensei Kai Hawaii Shibu, featuring more than 50 performers from Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Los Angeles. Special performances by National Living Treasure of Japan, Choichi Terukina-Sensei of Okinawa and National Endowment for the Arts, 2012 National Heritage Fellow, Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone-Sensei.
Admission is $30. Call Grant Murata at 256-5919 for tickets.
“FISHING FOR WIVES” — A KUMU KAHUA PLAY
When: Through Dec. 9
Where: Kumu Kahua Theatre
Edward Sakamoto’s world premiere play about two Japanese immigrant buddies who work as fishermen and get entangled in the “picture bride” courtship conventions in early Hawaii.
Showtimes on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. No show on Nov. 22 (Thanksgiving Day).
For tickets, call 536-4441 or go to Kumu Kahua’s box office (46 Merchant St.), Mon.-Fri., between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets range from $5-$20.