August 28

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Wednesday August 28
Energy Meditation Class
Honolulu Dahn Yoga Center (401 Kamakee St. #317), 7-8 a.m., free. A weekly event for the public to enjoy feeling Ki energy. (596-9642)

Hawaii Youth Symphony String Ensemble Class
Boys & Girls Club Spalding Clubhouse, pre-registration due Aug. 28, classes begin Sept. 7 and take place Saturdays through April 27, visit website for cost. Children ages 8 and older are invited to learn violin, viola, cello or bass in the Hawaii Youth Symphony’s beginning and intermediate string ensembles. (

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Ohana Room at Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 6-7 p.m., free. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises that will keep you healthy and at low-risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

Moxie Fitness Studios Dance/Fitness Classes
725 Kapiolani Blvd., classes being Aug. 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $20/month. This class is for those ages 18 and older who want to lose weight with dance and toning. (321-4782)

SBA Resource Day
Bank of Hawaii, Waipahu Branch, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive a 30-minute confidential consultation with small business specialists from SBA to address critical issues like access to capital and credit. Call to schedule an appointment. (541-2990 ext. 211)

The Wedding Cafe Workshops
The Ward Warehouse Conference Room above The Wedding Cafe, Wednesdays through Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., most workshops free. Topics include wedding venues, photography and decor, and more. Visit website for full schedule and to RSVP. (

Understanding Body Language
Ameriprise Financial, 354 Uluniu St., suite 108, 5:30 p.m., free. Presented by Robyn Wolfe, district manager, ADP at Ameriprise Financial. The session is part of the “Power Hours” summer sessions. Call to RSVP. (540-2020)

Hui Ho‘omalu
Kaumakapili Church, 6-7:30 p.m., free. The Department of Human Services needs Resource Caregivers (formerly known as foster parents) to provide safe, temporary care for children in foster care while efforts are made to reunify families. Learn about the licensing process and requirements, and hear from current Resource Caregivers. (441-1117,

Lexus in the Park
Tamarind Park, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. The launch of the all-new 2014 Lexus IS includes an interactive display that stimulates the senses and drives support for Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii through free prize drawing and on-site contests. (358-4376)

Students’ Artwork Display
Wahiawa Public Library, through Aug. 31, contact for days and times, free. Award-winning artwork by Leilehua High School students features pencil drawings and other mixed medium art. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Lanieakea YWCA lobby, Aug. 28-29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The sale features amazing bargains on new and used women’s clothing and accessories. Your shopping helps support economically disadvantaged women re-entering the work force. (538-7061)

Fishapalooza 2013 Art Contest
Visit website for more information, submissions close Sept. 30, free to enter. The Living Art Marine Center holds an art contest for children grades pre-school to 6th grade. Create your own art work or use a coloring page found on the website, to express your vision of a healthy, thriving coral reef. Prizes include a birthday party, field trip and more. (

Movie Night @ the Library: Tangled
Kaneohe Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Children accompanied by a parent or caregiver are invited to a screening of “Tangled,” rated PG and suitable for all ages. Free popcorn provided. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (233-5676)

PCC Kamaaina Summer Special
Polynesian Cultural Center, until the end of August, contact for times, $15/general admission, $25/dinner and show special. PCC offers kamaaina specials. (367-7060)

”Wreck-It Ralph”
Hawaii Kai Public Library, 2:30 p.m., free. Hawaii Kai Public Library offers a free showing of “Wreck-It Ralph,” rated PG and suitable for ages 12 and older. Free snacks provided while supplies last. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (397-5833)

Mango Season
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays (except Aug. 21) through Aug. 28, 6-9 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.)

Advance 2 Spaces To The Arts
Lama Library Gallery, Kapiolani Community College, through Sept. 6, contact for days, time and cost. Hawaii Gifted Assn presents “Advance 2 Spaces To The Arts” – an open exhibit to fund HGA scholarships. (877-582-5650 ext.1)

As You Like It
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Aug. 28-31 at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m., $10-$20. The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival presents “As You Like It,” a comedy of love and marriage. A free companion lecture takes place at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31. (1-800-838-3006,

Summer Art Exhibition 2013 Reception
Wahiawa Public Library, 6-8 p.m., contact for cost. Wahiawa Public Library honors Leilehua High School students who participated in its summer art exhibit. Many of the 12 participating students have been recognized at either the state or federal level. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

The GleemenPlus of Honolulu Auditions
Contact for location, time and cost. The GleemenPlus of Honolulu, a mixed community choir, is preparing for a Christmas TV special shoot in mid-October that will be televised locally and possibly nationally. All voice parts are needed. (228-5068)