August 23

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Thursday August 23
Dance Magic 808 Paso Doble and International Tango Classes
Ala Wai Golf Course, clubhouse, 404 Kapahulu Ave., Thursdays through Sept. 6, 6:30 and 7:20 p.m., $16. Join an 8-class session instructed by Ernie and Karen Choy, and Richard and Lynn Nakamura. (, 372-2256)

Diabetes Self-management Program
U.S. Renal Care – Beretania Dialysis, 1908 S. Beretania St., 9-11:30 a.m., free. Participants will learn better ways of coping with and managing diabetes by managing stress, finding support and starting an exercise program to increase energy levels. (, 589-5905)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Enterprise Holdings, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

End-of-summer Plant Clearance Sale
Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery, 41-639 Kaulukanu St., Thursdays-Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Peruse over 30 varieties of rare bamboo, including special varities like monastery, wamin and sacred bali. Customers will receive 25 percent off all plants, with select plants 50 percent off. The first ten customers will receive a free plant with purchase on Saturdays only. (

Jefferson Hall, 1777 East-West Road, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 23, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 24, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 25, free. Participate in a virtual simulation on a mock-ship, where participants will learn about cyber security evaluations. (

‘Last Taxi Dance’
Hawaii Theatre Center, 7 p.m., $20. See the premiere of a locally produced Hawaii short film about a Hawaiian singer and an American soldier. (

‘Pakalolo Sweet’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 22; 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 23, $5-$25. See a play exploring the hardships involved in the systematic marginalization of indigenous values. (536-4441)

Amen Free Clinic
Honolulu Central SDA Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave., Aug. 23-24, 26-27, 8 a.m., free. Adventist Medical Evangelism Network seeks volunteers for a free dental, medical and vision clinic. (