August 29

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Thursday August 29
New Modern Dance and Creative Ballet
The School of Hawaii State Ballet, creative movement class held Saturdays for 8 weeks at 10 a.m., modern dance basics class held Thursdays for 4 weeks at 5 p.m., $56-$100 ($20 registration fee for both classes waived through Sept. 7). The Creative Movement class is specifically geared for 3-year-olds featuring age appropriate, introductory dance movement. The Modern Dance Basics class is for anyone with no previous experience, ages 10 to adults. (947-2755,

Research on Rapa Nui
Bishop Museum, Atheron Halau, 6-7:30 p.m., $10/general admission, free for members. Bishop Museum hosts a lecture on recent archaeological research on Rapa Nui. (, 847-8296)

Honolulu AASD Orientation Meeting
Moiliili Community Center, 6:30 p.m., no cost to adopt a school, but project costs vary depending on the needs of each individual school. The Adopt-A-School Day project identifies the needs of schools with community partners to fill the schools’ needs for one day. (, 941-5266)

Poisoning The Aina
Waianae District Park, 6-8 p.m., free. Seeds of Truth and Weston A. Price Foundation present “Poisoning the Aina –Long Term Consequences of Pesticides, GMOs and Breed Colony Collapse.” The panel includes Eric Enos, Dr. Hector Valenzuela, Howard McGinnis, Dr. Melissa Yee and Ken Koike. (292-1179)

Thursday Evening Programs
Hanauma Bay Education Center, Thursdays through Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., free. August’s Thursday evening programs discuss Coral Reef Ecosystems. September’s Thursday evening programs discuss Exploring Hawaii’s Marine Environment with COSEE Island Earth. Parking is free after 5:30 p.m. (

Johnny Rock Society
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 6-10 p.m., contact for cost. The Johnny Rock Society II performs rock ‘n’ roll music. (780-7266)

Mango Season
53 By The Sea, Thursdays through Aug. 29, 9-11:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

2013 Maude Nishimoto Golf Tournament
Pearl Country Club, check-in at 10:30 a.m., $150/golfer. Join the Pali Momi Foundation for its 2013 Maude Nishimoto Gold Tournament and help to raise funds supporting scholarships for Pali Momi employees. (

99 Bottles…
Pacific Beach Waikiki Hotel, Neptune Room, 6-9 p.m., $40/person. Pacific Beach Waikiki Hotel holds its Passport to Wine and Dine series featuring a craft beer extravaganza. (921-6137)

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. (