August 2

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Friday August 2
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer/Health Care Providers
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., Aug. 2, 12 and 31, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $110. Learn the skills needed to respond appropriately to respiratory and cardiac emergencies and get trained how to operate an AED in case of a sudden cardiac emergency. Received an American Red Cross certificate for CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Providers upon completion. Register online or call. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Emergency Medical Response
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., Fridays through August, 6-10 p.m., and Saturdays through August, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $400. This 10-session course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an emergency medical responder. This course has been updated to meet the ECC 2011 guidelines. Register online or call. ), 1-800-733-2767)

Foundations of Tantric Yoga
Open Space Yoga Diamond Head Studio, Aug. 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 3 and 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., $250, $35/Friday only, $60/Saturday and Sunday only. Honored yogi, Gary Kraftow teaches the philosophical foundations of Tantra yoga as well as methods and purposes of various practices that have emerged from the traditions of tantra. (232-8851)

Small Businesses Financial Education Program
University of Hawaii West Oahu D-254, Fridays through Aug. 9, 9-11 a.m., $25/session, $100/all five sessions. A five-week course to help small businesses navigate through the process, with topics including organizational types and business plans, record keeping, tax planning and reporting, and more. Register online. (

Tai Chi
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, fifth floor waiting area, Fridays thru Aug. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., $60-$74. A blend of medical qigong and martial qigong, 1000 years in development and use. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Beekeeping and Honey Production
Contact for location, registration deadline is Aug. 2, session takes place Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-noon, $20. Nalo-Meli Honey owner, Howard McGinnis, covers beekeeping and honey production, invasive pests that affect hive health and welcoming bees and other pollinators to your farm. Participants leave with honey. (, 622-9026)

Pearlridge West 16, contact for times and cost. “DRIFT,” a story of two brothers at the genesis of the modern surf industry, premieres. The film is rated R for language and drug content. (, 483-5339)

Rotary Club of Pearlridge
Contact for location, time and cost. This week’s guest speaker is UH chancellor Tom apple. Contact to schedule a seat. (285-0532)

Back-To-School Carnival
Salt Lake Public Library, 10:30 a.m. , free. Sign-up is not required. Featuring Balloon Monsoon, face-painting with Fun Fun the Clown, doodle drawings with artists Allen Tsukamoto, crafts and a fishing game. Children ages 2-12 are encouraged to attend. (831-6831)

FreeSound Band
Kemoo Farms Pub and Lakeside Lanai, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., contact for cost. FreeSound Band performs blues and rock music. (621-1835)

Mango Season
Nico’s Pier 39, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Jordan Segundo Joins Aloha Live
The Queen Kapiolani Hotel, Fridays and Saturdays until Aug. 10, seating for the dinner show is at 6 p.m., seating for only the show starts at 6:30 p.m., show takes place 7 p.m., contact for cost, kamaaina rates available. The Aloha Live Show and Feast is a blend of Polynesian Dance and Cirque de Soleil-style performances. “American Idol” contestant Jordan Segundo joins the show for a limited engagement. A Chinese Acrobatic Troupe also performs. (931-3328)

Legally Blonde The Musical
Diamond Head Theatre, July 19-Aug. 11, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. on July 27 and Aug. 3, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Legally Blonde The Musical” starring Jody Bill, Megan Mount, David Bachler, Joel Libed and Bobby Gorgeous as Bruiser. (733-0274,

Twelf Nite O Wateva
Hawaiian Mission Houses grounds, Aug. 2-3, 10 and 16-17, gates open at 5 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $16-$20. A popular pidgin version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Twelfth Night Or What You Will.” (, 447-3926)