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April 2

Wednesday April 2
CLASSES
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., April 2, 6, 11, 20 and 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 5, online blended course takes place April 10 from 12:30 to 2:45 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, and learn how to use an AED. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., full course takes place April, 2, 11 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, online blended learning course takes place noon-12:30 p.m. April 10, $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., full course takes place April 2, 6, 11, 20 and 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 5, online blended course takes place 12:30-2:30 p.m. April 10, $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Chamber FocusON Series
1132 Bishop St., suite 601, registration is required by April 2, event takes place April 3, 8-10:30 a.m., free/chamber members, $15/non-members. Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii presents its FocusON Series: How to double sales and boost your profit margins with Dylan Nonaka, chief operating officer at SuperGeeks leading the discussion. (cochawaii.org)

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)

Protect Your Retirement Security
Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai, 9:30-11:30 a.m., contact for cost. Learn about current investment trends and how to stay one step ahead of the scams. Advanced registration is required. (1-877-926-8300, aarp.cvent.com/stopfraudoahu)

Shiatsu (1 of4)
Windward Community College, April 2, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12, register by today. Remove tension by applying gentle pressure to shiatsu points. (235-7433)

Shiatsu (2 of 4)
Windward Community College, April 9, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12, register by today. Remove tension by applying gentle pressure to shiatsu points. (235-7433)

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)

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)

2014 Graduate Studies Fair
Hawaii Pacific University, Downtown Campus, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Learn about HPU’s 14 master’s degrees and numerous certificate program options. (543-8034, hpu.edu/gradfair)

Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, second level fronting Ecko Unlimited, 8-9 a.m., free. St. Francis Hospice holds a bereavement walk for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one. (pearlridgeonline.com, 203-2366)

COMMUNITY
”From Nothing, Something”
Center for Architecture, 5:30 p.m., free. As part of AIA Honolulu’s Architecture Month in Hawaii, a screening of “From Nothing, Something” features a profile of creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines. Registration is required; seating is limited. (aiahonolulu.org)

Out Loud in the Library!
Windward Community College Library, 6-8 p.m., free. A night showcasing local literary and musical talent featuring Big Mox, Ian O’Sullivan, Jaimie Gusman and David Odhiambo. (236-9235, jennyrw@hawaii.edu)

Watershed Detectives
Hauula Civic Center, Mondays for second and third graders, Wednesdays for fourth and sixth graders, contact for cost. An after school science enrichment program for students living in the Koolauloa district. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. (255-6944, dotty.kelly@verizon.net)

DANCE
FreeSound Band Live
Hard Rock Café, 9-11 p.m., free. FreeSound Band performs blues and rock. (955-7383)

THE ARTS
Jerry Douglas and Ledward Kaapana
Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $45/general public, $40/members. (honolulumseum.org, 532-8700)

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)

Melissa Cox
Foster Botanical Gardens, 5:30 p.m., contact for cost. International Celtic fusion singer Melissa Cox performs with celtic pipes and rums, and Michael Tanenbaum. (melissacoxmusic.net)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Hawaii Career Expo
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free for the first 1,000 people who pre-register online and for those who are dressed in business attire. Honolulu Star-Advertiser with monster.com and Alternate Energy host Hawaii Career Expo. The fair features more than 80 exhibitors and provides personal development workshops to help job seekers with resume writing, interviewing and more. (hawaiicareerexpo.com)

Art Conservation and Preservation
Windward Community College, Hale Imiloa 111, 1-2 p.m., contact for cost. The WCC Community Forum in Chemistry presents “Art Conservation and Preservation” with Seth Irwin. Learn about the field of Art Conservation and challenges faced in preservation of paper artifacts in a library and archive environment. (236-9120)

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)

Niihau Shell Lei
Bishop Museum, J.M. Long Gallery, through April 14, Monday and Wednesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. “Niihau Shell Lei: Ocean Origins, Living Traditions” is a unique exhibition that showcases the private collection of modern styled Niihau shell lei. The exhibit also includes pieces from Bishop Museum’s Niihau collections. (bishopmuseum.org, 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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