JOAN NAMKOONG, Kadomatsu New Year's celebration, noon-2 p.m., Temari Center for Asian and Pacific Arts, Ward Warehouse.
WINEZ & GRINDZ DINNER, The Pineapple Room, Macy's Ala Moana Center; five-course special menu prepared by sous chef Neil Nakasone with matching wines; $64 with wines, $49 without; reservations from 5-8:30 p.m. 945-6573.
WHITEHALL LANE VINEYARDS DINNER, 6-9 p.m. JW Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa at Ko Olina; five-course prix-fixe menu by chef de cusine Dion Donao matched with Whitehall Lane wines and a Taylor Fladgate 20 Year Tawny Port to finish; $80 per person. 879-0079.
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