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August 27

Wednesday August 27
American Red Cross Instructor Training
4155 Diamond Head Rd., Aug. 27-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. For those interested in becoming an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED instructor. Advanced registration is required. (456-0431,

Android: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless, Pearlridge Mall, 9-10 a.m., free. Advanced registration is required. (

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Advanced registration is required. (263-5400,

Floral Paintings
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Wednesdays through Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m., free. Sit at the feet of kalo and capture its colors, shapes and lines with pencils, crayons or oil pastels. Each session offers art materials for use. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (233-7323)

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Castle Medical Center, Ohana Room, 6-7 p.m., $10/person. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises that will keep you healthy and at low-risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Moanalua Medical Center, Wednesdays through Nov. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m., contact for cost. This class features a combination of yoga and pilates for a full body workout. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Ala Moana TOD Draft Plan
Washington Middle School cafeteria, 6 p.m., free. The Department of Planning and Permitting presents the draft Ala Moana Neighborhood Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan during a community workshop. The night’s featured speaker is mayor Kirk Caldwell. (

High-Tech Medicine in Hawaii
Laniakea YWCA, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., contact for cost. The event features a panel of researchers developing high tech medicine research. (

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA lobby, Aug. 27-28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. YWCA of Oahu holds a benefit clothing sale featuring bargains on new and used women’s clothing and accessories. The sale supports economically disadvantage women re-entering the workforce. (538-7061)

Play-Dough Marine Animals
Waikiki Aquarium, 3 p.m., free. While learning about how marine animals have adapted to life in the ocean, keiki are invited to create play-dough marine animals. (

Kevin Coleman & The Flat Five
OnStage Drinks & Grinds, 7:30-10 p.m., contact for cost. (955-7383)

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

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through Aug. 27, 6-9 p.m., free. Mango Season Duo performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Paradise XS
Irish Rose Saloon, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., contact for cost. (947-3414)

Ancestral Memories and Between Worlds
Ginny Walden Art Gallery (41-829 Kakaaina St.), contact for days, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Featuring oil paintings by Tashina and drawings, paintings and sculpture by Ginny Walden. (

Kathryn Rone
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Wednesdays through Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m., free. Kathryn Rone exhibits botanical paintings and is available for meet-and-greets. (, 233-7323)