August 9

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Wednesday August 9
Blue Zones Project – Purpose Workshop Part 1 & 2
1st Presbyterian Church, Aug. 9 and 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Discover or rediscover your gifts and talents, learn how to navigate life’s transitions and improve your well-being by living your purpose. Pre-registration required. (

Business Analyst Professional Events
University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus, Honolulu Campus, 5-9 p.m., free. Learn more about the business analysis profession from those in the field. RSVP requested. (

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Adventist Health Castle, four Wednesdays starting Aug. 9, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Learn different aspects of the birthing process, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Movement and Music Wednesdays
Calvary by the Sea, Wednesdays between Aug. 9-Sept. 13, noon-2 p.m., free. (377-5477)

Comedy U
Anna O’Briens, 8:30 p.m., $7-$5, age 21 and up. Daryl Bonilla records his first comedy CD/DVD live tonight, with support from host Ray Lamay, Jose Dynamite, Patrick Tyrrell, Kenny Kusaka and Open Mic Comedy. (

Steve Byrne
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $36-$26. (

Back-to-School Donation Drive
Waikele Premium Outlets, Aug. 1-31, center hours, free. Drop off a donation of school supplies to benefit the students of Waikele Elementary and Waipahu High schools, then get special deals at Waikele vendors as thanks. (676-5656)

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown in front of Animation Magic, 8-9 a.m., free. Take a walk through the center with those who understand the grief of losing a loved one. (

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place of Waikiki tour, daily through August, noon, $40-$30. Celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 127th birthday with tours of the sites related to his life and career including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous hotels and the Duke statue along Kalakaua. (395-0674,

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (253-9099)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

Saloon Pilots
Hard Rock Cafe, 9-11 p.m., free. (955-7383)

Wildest Show in Town: Beat-Lele
Honolulu Zoo, 4:35 p.m. pre-show activities, 6-7 p.m. performance, $5. Honolulu Zoo hosts its annual summer concert series with special, family-friendly activities each week. Proceeds benefit Honolulu Zoo Society. (, 926-3191)

Waianae Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Watch a screening of documentary “13th,” about the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. (697-7868)

‘Allow – Create – Love and other inspirational prints’
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., on display through September, business hours, free. Dieter Runge exhibits unique woodblock prints with inspirational messages. Reception is July 7 at 5 p.m. (

Art of the Drink and Other Distractions: A Study in Line Pattern and Form
Louis Pohl Gallery, Aug. 1-Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, free. Mark Mitsuda displays his glass work. Artist reception is Aug. 4 and Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. (521-1812)

Cook Islands Showcase
Polynesian Cultural Center, July 17-Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free/with admission. Learn more about the art and culture of the Cook Islands at this special exhibit. (

‘Hulia ‘Ano: Inspired Patterns’
Bishop Museum, March 18-Oct. 16, business hours, $22.95-$10.95. Explore Hawaiian aesthetic traditions, design motifs and visual similarities in the natural world. (

‘Painting on Location’
Louis Pohl Gallery, Aug. 4-24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, free. Plein Air Painters of Oahu display their work. Reception is Aug. 4 at 4 p.m. (521-1812)

Sarah Caudle
Royal Hawaiian Center, Aug. 3-Sept. 30, business hours, free. Resin painter Sarah Caudle displays her abstract and seascape art on B-Building, Level 3, next to H.I.S. Travel. (

Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Photography in Hawaii 2017
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Aug. 3-26, business hours, free. The ninth annual exhibit features photographers from around the state. (

‘The Machine Inside: Biometrics’
Bishop Museum, Feb. 25-Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Learn more about how evolution is Earth’s greatest innovator, and how humans have been inspired by nature’s ingenuity. (, 847-3511)

‘Tree of Life’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, June 4-Sept. 10, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. The motif of the “tree of life” is celebrating as it appears around the world. Opening reception is June 4 at 2 p.m. (944-7177,