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Wednesday - July 15, 2009
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Wednesday

July 15

CLASSES

CPR, First Aid Course
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Training to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injury. Red Cross certificate upon completion. Register. (739-8123, 739-8132)

Pearl Harbor Teacher’s Workshop
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Hanger 37, Ford Island, 319 Lexington Blvd., Honolulu, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Reservations are being accepted for the July 24 teacher workshop, “A Place To Meet History,” for K-12th grade Hawaii teachers. Includes tours of USS Arizona Memorial, USS Bowfin, Pacific Aviation Museum, USS Missouri Memorial and take-home educational materials. (455-1600, ext. 240)

Yoga Meets Dance
Ki Club Fitness Studio, 3221 Waialae Ave., Kaimuki, Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m., first class, $5. Combination of gentle yoga, free/guided dance and stillness meditation. All ages welcome. (227-3449)

COMEDY

Stand Up Show
Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St., Honolulu, doors open, 7 p.m., showtime, 8 p.m., $20 general, $40 VIP. Comedian Wendy Liebman entertains. (1-877-71-GROOVE or at Pipeline Cafe Box Office)

Blood Drive
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 3-7 p.m. Blood Bank of Hawaii welcomes donors who are at least 18, in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and provide a valid photo ID. (845-9966)

COMMUNITY

Cherry Blossom Contestants Wanted
The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce seeks contestants for the 58th annual Cherry Blossom Festival Queen contest. Must be at least 50 percent Japanese ancestry, single, between age 19 and 26 and a Hawaii resident. $30 application fee. Application deadline is Aug. 1. (949-2255, http://www.cbfhawaii.com)

HIKES & TOURS

Historical And Cultural Tour
Meet at 1040 Smith St., Chinatown, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m., $10. Join the Hawaiian Heritage Center in exploring Chinatown galleries and understanding exhibits on Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Jewish and Portugese cultures. Flexible times for groups of 20 or more. (521-2749)

REUNIONS

McKinley High School
The McKinley High School Class of 1969 is holding its 40th reunion on Sept. 4 and 5. Register. (http://www.mckinley69.com, 779-3035)

SPECIAL EVENTS

‘Beauty’ Tickets On Sale
Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, Wednesday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees, 2 p.m., $30, $45 or $60. “Beauty and The Beast On Ice” comes to Honolulu from July 29 through Aug. 2. Tickets are on sale through all Ticketmaster outlets. (1-800-745-3000, 591-2211, http://www.ticketmaster.com)

Thursday

July 16

CLASSES

CPR, First Aid Course
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, Thursday, Saturday, Monday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Training to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injury, and learn to use an AED. Register. (739-8123, http://www.hawaiiredcross.org)

Health Workshop
St. Francis/Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Medical Office Pavilion, fifth floor executive board room, 2226 Liliha St., Honolulu, 9-11:30 a.m., $25. “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions,” a six week workshop focusing on taking control of one’s health, managing symptoms, setting goals and more. Meets today through Aug. 20. (547-6500)

Blood Drive
State Capitol, Senate Conference Room 16, 7-11 a.m. Blood Bank of Hawaii welcomes donors who are at least 18, in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and provide a valid photo ID. (845-9966)

FAMILY FUN

‘Book Time With Ronald McDonald’
Liliha Public Library, 1515 Liliha St., Honolulu, 1:30 p.m., free. Interactive performance with music, magic and games with Ronald McDonald. For all ages. (587-7577)

MGMT In Concert
Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St., Honolulu, doors open, 7 p.m., showtime, 8 p.m., $25 general, $50 VIP. The psychedelic pop band entertains. (1-877-87-GROOVE, http://www.groovetickets.com)

Twilight Concert
Foster Botanical Garden, 50 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, 4:30 p.m., free. The Royal Hawaiian Band’s Glee Club performs. Bring a picnic, mat/chair to sit on and umbrella. (522-7064)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Queen Liliuokalani Hula Competition
Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, Thursday, 6 p.m., Friday, 6 p.m., Saturday, 1 p.m., $13 reserved seats general, $10 reserved seats age 4-12, $10 general seats. More than 400 children representing 22 halau from Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Big Island and Japan perform in solo, hula kahiko and hula auana competitions. (1-877-740-4400, http://www.ticketmaster.com)

Talk Story Conference
Queen Kapiolani Hotel, Peacock Room, 150 Kapahulu Ave., Waikiki, Thursday through Monday, times vary each day, per day: $35 general, $30 students and seniors; kamaaina conference fee, $288 (includes all five days plus food). The National Storytelling Network presents Hawaii’s Talk Story Conference, starting today and featuring three storytelling intensives, keynotes, story swaps, national storytelling stars, music and more. (http://www.nsntalkstoryconference.com, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 767-3032)

Friday

July 17

SPECIAL EVENTS

Senior’s Workshops
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina Room 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $9 per class or $30 for series of four. Seniors age 55 and up can register for series of wellness courses, starting July 31, focusing on reducing anxiety, memory enhancement, revitilization of the mind and stress and pain mangement using imagery. (235-7433)

Magic And Clown Show
Ewa Beach Public and School Library, meeting room, 91-950 North Road, Ewa Beach, 10:30 a.m., free. Join the Fun Fun Clown for the finale of the library’s summer reading program. Magic tricks, face painting and balloon tricks. (689-1204)

Bluegrass
Big City Diner, 108 Hekili St., Kailua, 8-11 p.m., no cover. The Saloon Pilots perform. (263-8880)

Hawaiian
Duke’s Canoe Club at Outrigger Waikiki, ocean side, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, 4-6 p.m. Maunalua performs. (922-2268)

Hawaiian
Sam Choy’s Breakfast, Lunch and Crab, 580 Nimitz Highway, Honolulu, 6-9 p.m. The Peter Milo Duo entertains. (545-7979)

R&B, Jazz And More
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m. Soul Cafe performs a variety, including R&B, jazz and ‘70s and ‘80s dance. (945-0800)

Tiffany In Concert
Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St., Honolulu, doors open 8 p.m., $20 general, $50 VIP. The ‘80s pop star performs live. (1-877-87-GROOVE, http://www.groovetickets.com or at Pipeline Cafe Box Office)

Vintage Surf Auction
Blaisdell Center, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, Friday, viewing, noon-6 p.m., Saturday, viewing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., auction starts, 4 p.m., free viewing, bidders must purchase bidding number. Vintage and collectible surfboards up for bid, surfing stars and surfboard designers in attendance and “antiques road show” style appraisals. (wwww.hawaiiansurfauction.com, 638-7266)

THE ARTS

Heartbeat Hawaii Premieres
Royal Hawaiian Theatre, fourth floor at Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, Tuesday through Saturday, 7 p.m. Opening night tonight of this new Waikiki show. Features more than 75 performers and a combination of acrobatics, percussion, music, dance and multicultural aspects. (http://www.heartbeathawaii.com, 931-6100)

Saturday

July 18

CLASSES

CPR, First Aid Course
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Training to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injury, and learn to use an AED. Register. (739-8123, 739-8132)

Ki-Aikido
Masakatsu Ki Aikido Dojo, 1007 Waimanu St., Honolulu, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 9 a.m., $15 children, $25 adults (both rates per month). Teaches coordinating your mind and body through Ki Aikido techniques. Introductory classes offered. (221-3486)

Traditional Chinese Bonsai Class
Meet at Honolulu Botanical Gardens, 180 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, 9:30 a.m., $10 non-members. Expert Walter Liew, of Dragon Garden and Nurseries, discusses the history and significance of his ancient art. Includes lecture, demonstration and tour of Liew’s nursery. (537-1708)

FAMILY FUN

Midsummer Night’s Gleam
Foster Botanical Garden, 50 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, 4:30-10 p.m., free. Dragon dancers, bagpipe music, Scottish dancers, live band, belly dance, storytelling and kids games. (522-7064)

Blues, Jazz
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friends of Adam entertain. (945-0800)

Hawaiian
Duke’s Canoe Club at Outrigger Waikiki, ocean side, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, 4-6 p.m. Sean Naauao performs. (922-2268)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Recycling Fundraiser
Pali Safeway, parking lot, 1360 Pali Highway, downtown Honolulu, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Drop off your HI-5 recyclables to benefit the Hongwanji Mission School’s eighth grade Japan study tour. (587-0651)

Bollywood Nights
Pipeline Cafe, 805 Pohukaina St., Honolulu, 7 p.m., $10 advance, $15 at the door, free for under age 5. Bollywood dance peroformance by Willow Chang, DJs/dancing, Bollywood dance and costume contest, Indian food served and Henna artists. Drink specials all night. (479-6004)

THE ARTS

Hawaiian Quilt Exhibit
St. Pius X Church, Parish Hall, 2821 Lowrey Ave., Honolulu, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free admission. Members of Na Lei Kapa No`eau O Tuahine display their quilts. Also, the event includes “make and take” sessions, sale of homemade products and vendors. (271-6572)

Sunday

July 19

FAMILY FUN

Blood Drive
Waikele Center, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Blood Bank of Hawaii welcomes donors who are at least 18, in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and provide a valid photo ID. (845-9966)

Kids First! Film Festival
UH Manoa, Art Auditorium, 3 p.m., free. Films for ages 5-12 are screened today, including “Ish,” “Wild About Books,” “The Happy Duckling” and “Heidi 4 Paws: A Furry Tale.” (956-7221, http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summer)

Storytime With Cookie Mouse
Hawaii State Library, Edna Allyn Children’s Room, 478 S. King St., Honolulu, 10:30 a.m., free. Kick off to the library’s summer reading program. Storytime session with “Cookie Mouse” and a special guest reader. For kids 3 years and older with parent or caregiver. (586-3510)

Blues, Soul And More
Da Smokehouse, 444 Hobron Lane, Waikiki, Sundays, 8-11 p.m. Peter Jay performs blues, jazz, rockabilly, soul, R&B, funk, show tunes and more. (946-0233)

VOLUNTEERS

Marsh Cleanup Volunteers Wanted
Pouhala Marsh, Waipahu, 8:30-11:30 a.m. The Hawaii Nature Center seeks volunteers to help with invasive plant removal at the marsh on July 26, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 or Dec. 19. Bring work gloves, bottled water, hat sunscreen, change of clothes and wear proper footwear.  (955-0100, ext. 18)

Monday

July 20

CLASSES

Dog Grooming Lessons
Dogpatch Academy, 2103 Kanealii Ave., Honolulu, call for days and times, $79 per session. Learn to groom your own dog in one to two sessions. (533-0335)

Blood Drive
Wahiawa General Hospital, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Blood Bank of Hawaii welcomes donors who are at least 18, in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and provide a valid photo ID. (845-9966)

Hawaiian
Kani Ka Pila Grille at Outrigger Reef on the Beach, 2169 Kalia Road, Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. Manoa Voices entertain. (924-4990)

Tuesday

July 21

MUSIC

Hawaiian
Kani Ka Pila Grille at Outrigger Reef on the Beach, 2169 Kalia Road, Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. Weldon Kekauoha entertains. (924-4990)

 

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