August 9

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Friday August 9
Aging in Place
Ala Moana Hotel, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring six workshops for seniors and their families, and 60 exhibitors. Speakers and exhibitors represent government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private service companies who specialize in the senior community. Gov. Abercrombie provides a keynote speech mid-day. (234-3117)

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)

Jose Dynamite and Friends
O’Toole’s Celtic Room, doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts 7 p.m., $10, ages 21 and older. Frank B. Shaner hosts Jose Dynamite and Friends. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. (391-5673)

Pearl City Hongwanji Bon Dance
Pearl City Hongwanji, Aug. 9-10, 7-10 p.m., free. Enjoy food, games and visit the country store. (455-1680)

Rotary Club of Pearlridge
Contact for location, time and cost. This week’s guest speaker is Nat Belttler of Madre Chocolate. Contact to schedule a seat. (285-0532)

Air Force Band of the Pacific
Town Center of Mililani, 6-8 p.m., free. (625-0108,

Mango Season
Nico’s Pier 38, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Saloon Pilots
Ward’s Rafters, 7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Saloon Pilots performs. (735-8012)

The Mixers Live
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. The Mixers perform a mixture of party and dance music. (909-255-1009)

Vice Nightclub, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$15. Exposure features Chinese producer and DJ Jamaster A, Asia’s number one DJ. The guest list closes at 11 p.m. (

Visual Kei Dark Castle
Loft Gallery and Lounge, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5/ages 21 and older, $10/ages 18 and older. A dance party focused around Japanese visual rock. Join the battle between good and evil, and dress up as whichever side you choose. (

Bingo Night Fundraiser
Campbell High School Cafeteria, 4-8 p.m., $20. Pu‘uloa Outrigger Canoe Club holds a bingo night fundraiser featuring food, fun, prizes and crafts. Each ticket includes bingo cards, a hot dog, chips, a soft drink and one door prize ticket. (692-2092)

Lili‘u Theatre, Hawaii Convention Center, 6:30-9 p.m., $30/person, $50/two. The latest hit documentary film on health and wellness is inspiring millions of hearts to embrace healthy changes. What the documentary film screening and powerful lecture by founder of Dahn Yoga, Ilchi Lee. (596-9642)

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)

The Change Event
Hawaii Convention Center, Liliu Theater 310, 6:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., $30 and up. Participate in a film screening and lecture by world-renowned meditation expert Ilchi Lee. (381-4376,

Hawaii Theatre Student Auditions
Hawaii Theatre, register by Aug. 9, auditions take place Aug. 12, Hawaii Theatre young actors ensemble auditions for ages 13-18 take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., apprentice interviews for agues 13 to 18 take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., contact for cost. No experience is necessary. Call or email to register. (791-1397,

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,

Visit website for location, Aug. 9-Sept. 1, Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m., $12-$20. In this comedy-drama, a night-long blackout in 1982 forces college professor Lily to face the fragility of her fractured life with her partner Peg and ex-husband Bill, threatening to ruin the homecoming and wedding of their daughter Jeanne. (, 722-6941)

Timon of Athens
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Aug. 9-10 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 11 at 3:30 p.m., Aug. 14-17 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m., $10-$20. The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival presents “Timon of Athens, a story about heartbreak and redemption. A free companion lecture takes place 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17. (1-800-838-3006,