April 1

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Monday April 1
Boating Skills and Seamanship
Kalaheo High School, Mondays and Wednesdays through April 10, 6-8 p.m., $45 for book and materials + $10 registration fee. The Coast Guard Auxiliary holds its Boating Skills and Seamanship course. Participants learn about handling your boat, navigation, equipment and safety. (254-7955)

CenTer Stage: Characters, Timing, Style”
Kahala Korner Studio, 4614 Kilauea Ave., meets for eight weeks until May 13, Mondays, 7-9 p.m., $160/eight weeks, $25/drop-in. CenTer Stage (CTS) offers students a chance to hone improve and acting skills, while focusing on unique and individual styles. (630-4392, play4lifehawaii.com)

iCAN – Basic Skills Course
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Receive workplace-contextualized courses in applied mathematics, reading for information and more. Call to register. (235-7381)

iCAN – Math
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 1-2 p.m., free. Increase your COMPASS placement score with a pre-algebra and algebra brush-up. Call to register. (235-7381)

iCAN- COMPASS Prep Course
Windward Community College, 2:30-4 p.m., free. Increase your COMPASS placement score for a reading brush-up and grammar brush-up. (235-7381)

Taiko Center of the Pacific Classes
Washington Middle School, until April 15, various levels at various times, $105-$182. Free parking located in the school’s King Street lot only. Contact for reigstration and times. (taikoclasses@gmail.com, 737-7236)

Various Kaiser Permanente locations, until April 18, call for days and times, $5/Kaiser Permanente members per class, $6.50/non-members per class. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Breast Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente –Mapunapuna Clinic, second floor Plumeria Room, noon-1:30 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with breast cancer. (432-8538)

Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association
Asing Park, April 1, 8 and 15, 7 p.m., contact for cost. HBDA registers students for Monday night classes in Samba and Waltz. Classes start on April 1 for eight Monday nights before it is moved to Makakilo Community Center. (220-6026, 781-2076)

Walk With Ease
Pohai Nani Retirement Community, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until May 1, 10-11:30 a.m., $25. Walk With Ease – Arthritis Walking Program is designed to help people with arthritis better manage their symptoms. (247-6211 ext. 1107)

Music Together Sample Class
Ohana Music Together, Kaimuki Studio, 10 a.m., free. Celebrate Sing With Your Child Month. A progam designed to fully recognize and honor the natural musicality of children ages birth to five years. (732-7464, ohanamt.com)

Oahu Civic Orchestra Spring Concert
Waialae Baptist Church, 7 p.m., free. The Oahu Civic Orchestra presents its Spring Concert featuring selections from Les Miserables, Brhams Symphony No. 1, Salute to the Cinema and more. (342-0610)

Congressional Gold Medal
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, March 9-April 14, visit website or call for cost and more information. The Bishop Museum has been selected as one of seven museums in the country to play host in 2013 to the Congressional Gold Medal awarded in 2011 to Japanese-American, or Nisei, World War II veterans in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments. (847-3511, bishopmuseum.org)

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Opens
Visit website for more information, deadline to apply is May 15. Continuing or newly enrolling students for the 2013-14 school year at Kapiolani Community College’s Culinary Arts program may apply for a newly establishes $5,000 scholarship sponsored by The Kahala Hotel and Resort, through the James Beard Foundation. (jamesbeard.org/scholarships)

Celebrating Nature Through Art
Gallery at the Visitor’s Center, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, runs until April 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, free. “Celebrating Nature Through Art,” the 8th annual show and sale by local artists, featuring watercolor, oil, pastel and mixed media. (489-0421)

Gallery of Hawaii Artists, until April 22, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., call for cost. Honolulu-based artist Emily Sewell challenges her viewers to contemplate to contemplate how through a simple shift of perspective, materials can be seen as metaphors and processes as daily interactions. “Embodied” is comprised of selections from several bodies of work that deal with such concepts as corporeality, memory, emotion and tactility. (447-8908)

Iolani Palace Docent Training Course
Iolani Palace, Mondays until May 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $20. Docent training begins with guardian service, followed by successful completion of the Royal History Course. The nine-week Docent Training Course will add to your knowledge of the Palace and monarchy era history, develop your public speaking skills and prepare you to share the Iolani Palace with friends, family and visitors from around the world. (522-0841, educator@iolanipalace.org)