August 18

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Sunday August 18
Aquaponics For Your Home
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Kapolei Commons, 4:30 p.m., free. Experience the rewards of having a low maintenance home system that yields healthy food, herbs and fish. Space is limited and reservations are required. (947-8101)

Photographing the Human Form
University of Hawaii at Manoa Krauss 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $120. Acquire conceptual and practical techniques to capture grace, elegance and mystery of the human form while advancing your skills. Call to register. (, 956-8400)

The Fine Digital Print
University of Hawaii at Manoa Sinclair Basement Room 3, 1-5 p.m., $80. Learn the techniques for making fine digital prints on desktop printers. Explore methods for creating digital files for printing, color management, printing software and more. Call to register. (, 956-8400)

Foam Printing
Art Explorium, 1-3 p.m., $15/student. Learn how to make multicolor prints for any occasion. Attendants are encouraged to have an idea/animal/theme in mind that they want to explore during the print-making process, or have an open mind to the possibilities they may achieve. (

Maha‘ulepu Sunset to Full Moon Walk
Contact for meeting location and time, free. Start out mid-afternoon from Shipwreck Beach walking along the coast to Maha‘ulpeu to enjoy the sunset and a full moon rise. Cars shuttled for a moderate 3.5-mile hike, one way. (246-9067)

31st Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival
Kapiolani Park, noon-6 p.m., free. Featuring 14 artists in the slack key genre including David Kahiapo, Paul Togioka, Stephen Inglis, Danny Carvalho, Glen Smith, Bobby Moderow and more. (

Bach’s Great Eighteen Chorales
Lutheran Church of Honolulu, Aug. 18 and 19, 2 p.m., $5-$30. Katherine Crosier presents these epic works, joined by the Bach Chamber Choir under the direction of Carl Crosier. (

Johnny Rock Society II
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., contact for time and cost. Johnny Rock Society II performs rock n’ roll music. (780-7266)

Mango Season
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Duo performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Hidden in Plain Sight
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, through Aug. 29, Mon.-Fri. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. from 2 to 6 p.m., free. “Hidden in Plain Sight” features photographs by Joseph C. Harris, Jr., uncovering hidden beauty in the natural world and in one another. A reception takes place 5-6 p.m. Aug. 3. (

Peranakan Chinese Heritage of Southeast Asia
East-West Center Gallery, May 19-Sept. 15, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., contact for cost. The Peranakan Chinese are descendants of Chinese traders who settled in Malacca and the coastal areas of Java and Sumatra. This exhibition reflects the unique Peranakan aesthetic and highlights many of the community’s distinctive arts and customs. (944-7177,

Posturban Planning
HPU Art Gallery, until Sept. 13, free. The artist explores printed, mixed media installation using the accumulation of multiple images/objects. (