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April 16

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CLASSES
Android: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless, Pearlridge Mall, April 16, 23 and 30, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn the basics of the Android device. Advanced registration is required. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

Early Childhood Music
Masaki School of Music, through May 10, call for times based on child’s age, $132/eight classes. Introduce your child to music through songs, games, stories, movement activities, playing instruments and listening to composed music. (593-9395)

Improv Intensive Course
Ong King Arts Center, Wednesdays through April 23, $25/class, $150 total. Play 4 Life Player-in-Chief Chris Riel offers his fun and challenging course, CenTer Stage (CTS). (630-4392, www.play4lifehawaii.com)

Shiatsu and Acupressure for Self-Help
Windward Community College, April 2-23, Wednesdays, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12/class. Apply gentle pressure on traditional acu-points for relaxation, re-balancing of ki and revitalization. (235-7433)

Shiatsu/Acupressure (3 of 4)
Windward Community College, April 23, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12, register by today. Remove tension by applying gentle pressure to shiatsu points. (235-7433)

Tai Chi (Yang Style)
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, April 2-30, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (beginner students), 7:30-8:30 p.m. (advanced students), $30 plus a $15 lab fee. Learn this Chinese martial art to improve mental and physical health. (235-7433)

Youth Music and Theater
Kailua Church of the Nazarene, through April 19, $95-$140. Youth interested in music, theater, choir and hula can register for the upcoming 12-week semester with Hawaii Education of the Arts. (www.heartshawaii.org)

Zumba (Location 2, Session B)
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Wednesdays through April 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $4/employees, $5/members, $6.50/non-members. A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Comedy U
Anna O’Brien’s Upstairs, doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 8:30 p.m., $5-$7, ages 21 and older. Comedienne Erin Haart makes her Hawaii debut along with Fernando “The Love Machine” Pachecho, Rob Ryan and Jose Dynamite. (facebook.com/comedyu.hi)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. (432-8538)

Educational Tours – Informational Meeting
Round Table Pizza, Enchanted Lakes, 6 p.m., contact for cost. Jennifer Davis hosts a parent meeting and pizza night for students and families to learn about Educational Tours of Europe. The tour is scheduled for June 2015 and includes visits to London, Paris, Florence and Rome. Advanced registration is required. (375-1806, jennihd@hawaii.rr.com)

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) holds a free career night for new real estate agents and those interested in a career in real estate. Advanced registration is required. (748-3410)

Hearing Health Seminar
Kaiser Permanente Koolau Medical Office, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about hearing loss and the benefits that are available to improve the quality of life. Meet Kaiser Permanente’s audiologists, learn about the anatomy of the ear and more. Advanced registration is required. (432-2155)

Kupuna Power
State Capitol, 9-11:30 a.m., free. The event celebrates kupuna and seeks to empower them with important information relating to everyday life as a senior, including Medicaid, Medicare, long-term insurance and identity theft. The fun-filled day also includes notable entertainers like Danny Kaleikini, Marlene Sai and Tony Silva. (capitol.hawaii.gov)

Pelvic Floor Strengthening
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii holds its Senior Summit Seminar titled “In Control: Pelvic Floor Strengthening.” Matters of the bladder often increase with age. Learn tips for success including pelvic floor strengthening exercises. Advanced registration is required. (432-2235)

Spotlight on Young Talent
Mililani Public Library, 6 p.m., free. In celebration of National Library Week, join talented young people in the local community as they entertain with singing, dancing and musical instruments. Suitable for all ages. (627-7470)

Teaching and Learning Through Aina
University of West Oahu, D237, 6:30 p.m., free. UH West hosts a presentation by Kamehameha Schools’ Dr. Brandon Ledward as part of its Sustainability Speaker Series. (uhwo.hawaii.edu)

COMMUNITY
Welcome Home
1259 Aala St., #201, 6 p.m., free. A virtual tour of Hawaii HomeOwnership Center programs for first-time homebuyers and distressed homeowners. Advanced registration is required. (hihomeownership.org, 523-9500)

Hawaii Foodbank Donation
King Windward Nissan, until April 19, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Bring in 10 cans of food and get up to 10 points for King Windward Nissan’s one-to-one rewards program. ($235-6433)

MUSIC
Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through April 30, 6-9 p.m., free. Mano Season performs is sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
2014 O‘o Award
Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom, 5:30-9:30 p.m., contact for cost. The Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce honors Dr. Noreen Mokuau, Dr. Clayton Chong and Nainoa Thompson with this year’s O‘o Award. (nativehawaiianchamberofcommerce.com)

THE ARTS
Celebrating Nature Through Art
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, daily through April 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,contact for cost. Eight Windward artists participate in the ninth annual Celebrating Art Through Nature show. Exhibitors include: Jeanne Snell, Beth Anderson, Jane Carlile, Katherine Finch, Noel Fishman, Better Fullard-Leo, Karen Kirk and Estelle Sumimoto. A free artists’ reception takes place April 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. (watercolorsbyjeanne.com)

Laughing Gas
The Gallery at Ward Centre, runs through April 24, contact for days and times, free. The Gallery at Ward Centre presents “Laughing Gas,” sculptures by guest artist Kazu Kauinana, and “The Hawaiian Landscape,” new works by gallery artist Gregory Pai. (gwcfineart.com)

Meet Doraemon
Bishop Museum, through April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m, closed Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.950 . The limited-engagement exhibition is the U.S. premiere of Japan’s iconic robotic time-traveling cat. (847-3511)

Student Art Exhibit
Morning Brew Cafe, through April, contact for days and times, free to view the art. The walls of Morning Brew Cafe display art works from Kailua High School’s general art students in a show titled “Elements.” (266-7900)

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