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August 21

Thursday August 21
CLASSES
Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless, Pearl Highlands Center, 4-5 p.m. Aug. 21 and 9-10 a.m. Aug. 24, free. Advanced registration is required. (vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops/)

Expanding Your Business Through Exporting
Outback Steakhouse (6650 Kalanianole Hwy.), noon-1:30 p.m., $20/members, $20/non-members. The U.S. Commercial Service’s Honolulu Export Assistance Center and the Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce holds a workshop for participants to learn about insightful resources, market research, tips on doing business in China and Japan, and more. (522-8040)

Senior Citizen Information Table
Pearlridge Center, Uptown (second level fronting Satellite City Hall, 9-11 a.m., free. (203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com)

Social Media and the Law
Manoa Innovation Center, 10-11:30 a.m., contact for cost. Featured speaker Ryan K. Hew is a local attorney that provides transactional and compliance services for small and medium-sized businesses. Some of his services include entity formation, corporate governance and more. Advanced registration is required. (socialmedia-law.evenbrite.com)

MUSIC
Live Music
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 5-11 p.m., no cover charge. Tim Rose performs from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by Kailua Bay Buddies. (hardrock.com/honolulu)

Tavana
Downbeat Diner, 9 p.m.-midnight, contact for cost. (533-2328)

Thursday Pau Hana
Aiea Bowl, 6-8 p.m., contact for cost. Jason Alan performs. (488-6854)

Tokyo Police Club
The Republik, 8 p.m. show, $25/in advance, plus applicable fees, increase day of show, all ages accompanied by adult. Tokyo Police Club took its first baby steps toward finding that voice with its formation in 2005. (bampproject.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
2014 Charity Golf Tournament
Waikele Country Club, deadline to register is Aug. 21, event takes place Aug. 28, 10:30 a.m. registration/check-in and lunch, 12:30 p.m. tee time, contact for cost. The 2014 Finance Factors Family of Companies Charity Golf Tournament raises proceeds this year to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii and its mentoring programs statewide. (548-3325, sherim@financefactors.com)

ACS Bridging Birthdays Carnival
Cafe Julia, 6-9 p.m., contact for cost. American Cancer Society’s Bridging Birthdays brings together over 200 guests to have fun while raising awareness and funds to finish the fight against cancer. The night includes food from Cafe Julia and Umeke Market, live performances, a silent auction and more. (bridgingbirthdays.org)

CabaRAE
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Tapa Ballroom, through Aug. 21, Thursdays-Sundays, 7:30 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show, $30-$60. CabaRAE’s preview shows performed in an intimate theatre set-up, presents aerial artistry, daredevil feats of strength and more featuring a 12-member cast from Great Britain, Australia, Germany, France, Canada, Russia and Las Vegas. (cabarae.com)

Giovanna Goddess Gala
Nutridge Estate (3280 Round Top Dr.), 5-8 p.m., $150/person. The seventh annual Giovanna Goddess Gala is a fundraiser for Family Program Hawaii’s Project Visitation, a program that uses community volunteers to provide sibling visitation and bonding for children separated in foster care. Advanced registration is required. (familyprograms.org, 540-2534)

Pigskin Pigout
Murphy’s Bar & Grill, contact for time, $100. The 18th annual Pigskin Pigout is a fundraiser for University of Hawaii football and Hawaii Bowl Foundation. (956-4413)

THE ARTS
Chaos and Order
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, July 3-Sept. 25, contact for days, times and cost. Polish-born fine artist Rafal Cholodzinski presents his paintings that feature creative interpretations of various landscapes including those found in Europe, North America and tropical environments of Western Africa. (info@galleryofhawaiiartists.com)

Waikiki Parc Features Nate Ditzler
Waikiki Parc Hotel Lobby, Parc Promenade Gallery, through Aug. 29, daily operational hours of the hotel, free admission. The hotel features Nat Ditzler’s ceramic sculptures. A reception takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. June 5. (hawaii.edu/calendar/manoa/2014/06/05/24207.html)

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