April 5

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Friday April 5
Hawaii Behavioral Health, 210 Ward Ave. #219B, alternating Fridays until May 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (ages 8-12), 7:30-9:30 p.m. (ages 13-17), $10/class. Sibshops increases the peer support and informational opportunities for brothers and sisters of people with special needs and to increase parents’ understanding of sibling issues. (394-7320, autismhi@gmail.com)

Book Sale
Waimanalo Public & School Library meeting room, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. The Friends of Waimanalo Library conduct a book sale; sale proceeds benefit Waimanalo Public & School Library and its programs. (259-2610)

Indonesia and Asia’s Geopolitical Changes
University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center, 10 a.m., free. Indonesia’s Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Pino Patti Djalal gives a talk on “Indonesia and Asia’s Geopolitical Changes.” (944-7111)

Life is the Treasure: Okinawan Memories of WWII
Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Building first floor, doors open at 5:30 p.m., performance starts at 6 p.m., free admission to the program. Get inspired and learn about the story of Nisei Okinawans and Hawaii Okinawans during WWII with storyteller Alton Chung. Due to some graphic imagery, it is suggested that children in attendance are age 10 and older; parental discretion is advised. (bishopmuseum.org)

Charlotte’s Web
Honolulu Theatre for Youth, April 5 to May 11, visit website for schedule, $10, $15, $20. This story about a runty pig saved by the wits of a heroic spider is a true classic. (htyweb.org)

Charlotte’s Web
Tenney Theatre on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. Andrew, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., continues Saturdays beginning April 6 thru May 11 at 4:30 p.m., ASL performance on April 27 at 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. The Hawaii Theatre for Youth concludes its 2012-2013 “Season of Classics” with “Charlotte’s Web.” (htyweb.org, 839-9885)

FIRST Robotics Competition
Stan Sheriff Center, April 5-6, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., free. FIRST Robotics Competition is an annual robotics competition that challenges high school students to design and build a robot. (hawaiiroc.org)

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Kapolei High School Forum, runs until April 6, Friday and Saturday show time at 7 p.m., Thursday show time at 6 p.m., contact for cost. The Performing Arts Center of Kapolei (PACK) presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” (packapolei.org, pack96707@gmail.com)

Freesound Performs
Kemoo Pub, Wahiawa, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., contact for cost. Freesound performs blues, rock and reggae music. (621-1835)

Relson Gracie Red Belt Event
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Athletic Complex Studio 4, 7-8 p.m., $50. Relson Gracie, and 8th degree red-black belt holds a seminar teaching his family’s style of martial arts called Gracie Jiu-Jistu. Autographs and photographs follow. (relsongracie.com)

Relson Gracie of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
University of Hawaii at Manoa, 7-8 p.m., $50. Relson Gracie, an 8th degree red-black belt holds an event, teaching his family’s style of martial arts called Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. A guest seminar may follow Gracie’s seminar; autographs and photographs follow. (relsongracie.com)

9 to 5: The Musical
Diamond Head Theatre, runs until April 14, Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m., Saturday matinee shows at 3 p.m. on April 6 and 13, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “9 to 5: The Musical,” based on popular 1980 movie “9 to 5.” (733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com)

A Lovely Violent Ghost Haiku With Gun
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, April 5, 6, 12 and 13, 11 p.m., $5 for UH Manoa students, $8-10. Through confrontations with faceless corporate masters, jealous lovers and personal demons, playwright Steve Yockey explores the collapse of humanity that occurs when we push each other and ourselves past our limits. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

A Lovely Violent Ghost Haiku with Gun
University of Hawaii at Manoa Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, April 5-6 and 12-13, 11 p.m., $5-$10 (tickets go on sale one hour before each show time). The evening is comprised of three short plays by Steve Yockey: “Heavy Cream,” “Foolish Heart” and “A Lovely Violent Ghost Haiku with Gun.” (hawaii.edu/kennedy, 956-7655)

Art at the Capitol
Hawaii State Legislature, 4:30-7 p.m. The Hawaii State Legislature opens its doors for the fifth annual “Art at the Capitol” in conjunction with Hawaii State Art Museum’s First Friday festivities. View over 460 works of art by local artists placed in the offices of legislatures, executive offices and Public Access Room. (firstfridayhawaii.com)

Fifth Annual Survey Exhibition Reception
South St. Gallery Frame Arts Hawaii, 627 South St., 6-9 p.m., contact for cost. The Fifth Annual Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2013 holds a reception with an awards ceremony that takes place at 7 p.m. (956-3422, outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)

Hedda Gabler
Hawaii Pacific University Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, HPU Hawaii Loa Campus, through May 5, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $5-$20. HPU presents its spring production of Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler.” (375-1282, hpu.edu/theatre)

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Castle Performing Arts Center, through April 7, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m., contact for cost. Castle Performing Arts Center presents “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” under the direction of Karen Meyer and choreographer Natalie Uehara, with a cast of 45 students from five different schools. (447-7570)

Gallery ‘Iolani at Windward Community College, show runs until May 3, Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wed.-Fri. and Sun. from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., call for cost. Featuring eight installation artists that define the concept of “comfort space.” Participating artists are Mark Chai, Maura Fujihara, Deanna Itano, Kamaile Puaoi, Keiko Hatano, Mary Mitsuda, Chusak Mjarone and Sally Lundburg. An artists reception will be held on March 15 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (236-9155)