August 17

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Thursday August 17
Advancing Technology at Sea
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve theater, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Dr. Jeff Drazen discusses, “Exploring the Mariana Trench.” (397-5840)

Breastfeeding Class
Adventist Health Castle, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25/couple. Pre-registration required. (

Conquering Your Finances
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Ever find yourself a little short to cover all the bills? Do you have debt you wish you could get rid of? Learn how to eliminate debt and start saving with practical tips on handling your money. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

Hawaii Society of Business Professionals Luncheon
Prince Waikiki, 11:30 a.m. check-in, $42-$59. This monthly lunch features insights from Mary K. Flood of D.R. Horton Hawaii and W. Bruce Barrett of Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii on Hawaii’s affordable housing issues. Pre-registration required. (

HiSTEP 2017 Seminar: Cultural Considerations for Global Business
Foreign Trade Zone No. 9, 521 Ala Moana Blvd., 8:45-11 a.m., free. Learn how to understand the business culture of key markets in China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and others. (

Huliko’a Kaiaulu Scholar Speaker Series
KS Community Learning Center at Maili, 87-790 Kulauku St., 5:30 p.m., free. Kainani Kahaunaele, L Anuenue Punua, Kehaulani Enos and Bonnie Kahapea discuss the impact of traditional Polynesian navigation and the teachings of Pius Mau Pialug on their lives as women voyagers. RSVP requested. (670-2045,

Sunset Pilates O Ka La
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 6-7 p.m., check website for cost. Enjoy a dynamic group pilates session on the penthouse lanai. (

The Power of Mentoring
YWCA of Oahu, Elizabeth Fuller Hall, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $25. Join a poolside chat with Catherine Ngo of Central Pacific Bank and Keala Peters of The Queen’s Health Systems. Pre-registration required. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
First Hawaiian Bank, First Hawaiian Center, Pookela Meeting Room, 6:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua Town Center, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Henry Kapono’s Artist to Artist Series: Jerry Santos of Olomana
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. (

The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (

Book Group Meeting
Hawaii State Library, 6:30 p.m., free. This month’s book is “Everyone Brave is Forgiven” by Chris Cleave. (