August 1

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Thursday August 1
Catholic Returning Home
St. John the Baptist Catholic School’s Teacher Lounge, six consecutive Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., free. St. John the Baptist Church conducts an ongoing series for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the Church. (722-4088, 845-0984)

Free To Be Me!
St. Christopher’s Church, Kailua, RSVP by Aug. 1, class takes place Aug. 9, 6-8:30 p.m., $30. An innovative approach to compliment the healing process for abused victims who have chosen to discover the benefits of counseling. Free To Be Me provides information and coping skills on how to overcome abusive experiences. Space is limited, call to RSVP. (688-6548)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four sessions begin Aug. 1, Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Designed and taught by experience labor and delivery nurses, the class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. Learn different aspects of the birth experience. The course is suggested for couples in their third trimester. Call or register online. (263-5400,

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, conference room 1BC, June 20-Aug. 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m., $91/non-members, $70/members. This beginning yoga class teaches basic poses. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic, second floor waiting area, Thursdays thru Aug. 8 (no class on July 4), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $70-$98. A combination of yoga and pilates for a full body workout. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

2013 Ilima Awards
thirtyninehotel, 5-8:30 p.m., $40-$60. The International Association of Business Communicators honors the best work by Hawaii’s top communications professionals at the 2013 Ilima Awards. (

Kawehi Performs
bambuTwo Cafe + Martini Lounge, music starts at 7 p.m., no cover, ages 21 and older. Kawehi performs, manned with a guitar, KoAloha ukulele and Boss RC-300 Looping Station, she is known across the nation as a “one-woman band.” (528-1144)

Mango Season
53 By The Sea, Thursdays through Aug. 29, 9-11:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Arcadia Follies 2013
Arcadia, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays through the month of July, 7:30 p.m., must be invited and accompanied by an Arcadia resident. Arcadia’s Programs and Wellness Department hosts 30 talented performers for “This is a Great Country!” directed by Arcadia resident Jack Cione. (941-0941)