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April 24

Thursday April 24
CLASSES
Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless, Pearl Highlands Center, 4-5 p.m., free. Learn about the features of the iPhone. Advanced registration is required. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

April After School Art Classes
Art Explorium, Thursdays through April, 4-5:30 p.m., $50/month, $15/class. Look at and discuss a couple of works by a contemporary painter before trying the same style. Appropriate for children ages 7 and older. Advanced registration is required. (artexplorium.org)

COMMUNITY
Educational Talk
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 7 p.m., free. Robert Stephens, coordinator of the Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project speaks to the Hawaii Audobon Society about the current status of the Palila on Hawaii Island. (hiadsoc@pixi.com)

UHM Earth Day Festival
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sustainability Courtyard, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., various events take place after (contact for location), contact for cost. University of Hawaii at Manoa holds an Earth Day Festival. (manoa.hawaii.edu/earthday)

Waialua Library Readers’ Group
Waialua Public Library, 9:30-11 a.m., free. This month’s pick is “Agent Zig Zag” by Ben Macintyre. (637-8286)

Young Professionals’ Pau Hana
eleven44, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15-$25. Chamber of Commerce Hawaii’s Young Professionals holds a pau hana networking event. Meet other young professionals, business leaders and YP mentors, and engage in meaningful conversation while enjoying tapas and drinks. (cochawaiiyp.org)

After School Thursday Art Classes
Art Explorium, Thursdays in April, 4-5:30 p.m., $50/month, $15/class. Learn color mixing, classic brushwork in watercolor and acrylic and more. Open to ages 7 and older. Registration is required. (artexplorium.org)

FAMILY FUN
Family Story Time
Kapolei Public Library, 10 a.m., free. In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month holds a family story time. Each keiki receives a free goody bag filled with McDonald’s food coupons for kids and information resources for parents. (693-7050)

Tasty Harvest
Kainalu Elementary School, 5 p.m., $5-$10. Kainalu students create tasty dishes from their school’s garden with help from local chef John Memering of CACTUS. Bring a reusable plate, utensils and napkins. Free for all Kainalu students and teachers with an ID. (dkpochop@gmail.com)

Thursday Preschool Storytime
Kaneohe Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Children ages 3 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to experience a unique storytelling event conducted by children’s librarian Curt Fukumoto. Storytime is enhanced with music, puppet shows, shadow boxes and simple craft activities. (233-5676)

Erika Elona and Hanale Bishop
Honolulu Museum, Doris Duke Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $20/general admission, $15/members. Erika Elona performs with Hanale Bishop as they celebrate their debut projects. (honolulumseum.org, 532-8700)

Florida Georgia Line
Honolulu’s Blaisdell Arena, doors 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., all ages, $29.50-$49.50. Country music’s Florida Georgia Line performs, Dita Holifield’s Hillbilly House opens. (800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com)

Florida Georgia Line
Neal S. Blaisdell Center, 7 p.m., contact for cost. (blaisdellcenter.com)

MUSIC
Live Music
Downbeat Lounge, 9 p.m. to midnight, free, 21 and older. Mike Huhn performs acoustic reggae. (downbeathawaii.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
CTAHR Annual Awards Banquet
Ala Moana Hotel, RSVP by April 24, banquet takes place May 9, contact for time and cost. University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Humane Resource honors Dr. Thomas Lumpkin and Derek Kurisu at its annual awards banquet, which benefits supporting scholarships for students in CTAHR programs. (ctahr.hawaii.edu/banquet)

USAD National Competition
Hilton Hawaiian Village, April 24-26, contact for times and cost. The 33rd annual United States Academic Decathlon National Competition. This year’s theme is “World War I.” Teams from across the US, UK and China challenge themselves and others for national honors, with more than 450 students participating. (usad.org)

THE ARTS
Heritage
Hawaii Pacific University’s Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, April 4-27, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $5-$20. “Heritage” tells the story of Abraham Lincoln in a very different light. (375-1282, hpu.edu/theatre)

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