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August 15

Friday August 15
Basic Computer Class For Senior Citizens
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. (418 Kuwili St. room 102), contact for time, free. Senior citizens are invited to sign up for a two-hour computer class to learn basic computer concepts that include e-mail, use of the interview, composing documents and more. Advanced registration is required. (291-6151)

Breast-Feeding: A Winning Goal For Life
Castle Medical Center, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. A seminar for new or expecting moms, which includes a keynote address by pediatrician Brigit Reis, M.D., breakout sessions on a variety of topics, and a Q&A session with a panel of breastfeeding experts and mothers. Advanced registration is required. (263-5400,

Free To Be Me!
St. Christopher’s Church (93 N. Kainalu Dr.), Fridays through Aug. 29, 6-9 p.m. (no class July 4), free. An innovative approach created to compliment the healing process for abused victims who have chosen to discover the benefits of counseling. Walk-ins are welcome. (, 688-4540)

Cherry Blossom Queen Contestant Applications
Contact for location, applications must be postmarked by Aug. 15, contact for time, $30. The 63rd Cherry Blossom Festival accepts applications for queen contestants. Applicants must have at least 50 percent Japanese ancestry, be between the ages of 19 and 26 years old, single, a U.S. citizen and Hawaii resident, and meet other requirements. (

Steel Beach Picnic on the Pier
Battleship Missouri Memorial, 6-9 p.m., $5-$10. Celebrate National Relaxation Day with a fun and relaxing picnic. Watch the sunset and also enjoy live music, swing dancing, keiki activities and more. (

11th Hour
Snappers Sports Bar & Grill, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, 21 and older. 11th Hour delivers solid sets of music. (347-1323)

Aloha Concert
Blaisdell Concert Hall, contact for time and cost. eSports Hawaii hosts its first Aloha Concert featuring a lineup of popular YouTube musicians performing live. Performers include Clara C, Alex G, Tyler Ward, Timothy DelaGhetto, David Choi, AJ Rafeal and Hason Chen. (,

REAL a Gastropub, 9:30-11:30 p.m., contact for cost. (596-2526)

Karrin Allyson in Honolulu
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, Aug. 15 and 16, 7 p.m. doors, 7:30 p.m. concert, $50-$60. Jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson returns to Atherton Studio for two intimate concerts she calls Ballads, Blues and Beyond. (, 955-8821)

Live Music
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 5-11 p.m., no cover charge. Johnny Helm performs from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by Mantra. (

Paradise XS
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., contact for cost. (536-4138)

Saloon Pilots
Big City Diner, Kailua, 8:30-11 p.m., free. Saloon Pilots perform bluegrass and Americana music. (263-8880)

Summer Kealoha
Cheeseburger Waikiki, 6:30-9:30 p.m., contact for cost. All ages welcome. (941-2400)

Two locations: Tropics Taphouse from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Kelly O’Neil’s from 1:30 to 3:30 a.m., contact for cost. (Tropics, 955-5099; Kelly O’Neil’s, 926-1777)

Made in Hawaii Festival
Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 17, $4, children six and under are free, $1 coupons available in First Hawaii Bank while supplies last. The 20th annual Made in Hawaii Festival features nearly 400 exhibitors who showcase food products, books, gifts and more. (

A Bollywood Robin Hood
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Tenney Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 4:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 20, $10-$20. Honolulu Theatre for Youth kicks off its 60th anniversary season with the world premiere of “A Bollywood Robin Hood,” a new telling of the Robin Hood story. (, 839-9885)