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July 12

Saturday July 12
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, June 7-July 19, contact for days, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. For those ages 6-12. Summer specials are available. (

Boxing Coaches Clinic
Pearlside Boxing Gym, 2045 Lauwiliwili St., Kapolei, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. Clinics are free but you must be registered with USA Boxing at Going over new rules, 10-point scoring system, insurance, liability, responsibility, coaching and training methods, officiating mechanics and protocols. (

CyberSafety Education and Awareness
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 9-11 a.m., free. Understand safety and security issues in computer technology, and what the Internet poses to the user. Topics include online banking, social networking and privacy. Ideal for seniors, teachers and parents. Children and teens must be accompanied by parents. Advanced registration is required. (235-7433)

Meditate and Breathe
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, May 3-Aug. 16, Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., $75/members, $97.50/non-members. A slow-paced yoga class to promote inner peace by matching your breath with the movement of your body. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Psychic Development Class
Gaia Hawaii Metaphysical Center, Puck’s Alley, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $50. Develop your psychic abilities with fun, easy and effective tools and exercises. Advanced registration is required. (983-3344,

Wilderness Remote First Aid
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., July 12 and 13, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., $150. Learn first aid principles and skills to respond and give emergency care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services; includes wilderness and remote environments and in urban disasters after earthquakes or hurricanes. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767,

Book Sale
Kailua Public Library, through Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. The Friends of Kailua Library Bookstore sell all K-12 books at the sale price of five for $1 (does not include children’s picture books). (392-1824)

Culture Fair Test
Contact for location in Waikiki, 1-5 p.m., $25. The Culture Fair Test is for those whose native language is not English, persons with dyslexia or ADHD, those who prefer an untimed test, and is an alternative for those who did not pass the mensa admission test. (, 240-2092)

Farm Tour and Panel Discussion
Mari’s Gardens Hawaii (94-415 Makapipipi St., Mililani), 9 a.m.-noon, free. A farm tour takes place at 9 a.m. followed by a panel with Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Dor. Lorrin Pang, M.D. and Fred Lau. Advanced registration is required. (292-1179)

Honolulu Broadway Babies
Windward Mall, Center Court, 1-2 p.m., free. Enjoy a performance by non-profit group Honolulu Broadway Babies. Through song and dance the group seeks to inspire others to support organizations and programs for people who are developmentally challenged. (

Literary Elements: Books
Kapolei Public Library, 1-1:45 p.m., free. Nancy T. Reynolds, who holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Vermont College of Fine Arts and writes about children’s books, identifies the elements of YA books that attract so many adults. (693-7050)

Writers’ Group
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. This month’s topic is “My mother was always…” Share what you have written, and listen and enjoy the company. (637-8286)

A Magical Bubble Show
Hawaii Kai Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Children of all ages are invited to learn how to hold a bubble in their hand, bounce a bubble like a volleyball, make a square bubble and watch as a giant bubble is created. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. (397-5833)

Explore Hawaii’s Reef
Contact for location near Ala Moana, July 12 and 13, 9 a.m., $8.50-$9.95. Explore Hawaii’s tide pools and shallow reefs in a safe and family friendly way. Wade in knee deep water as experienced naturalists and marine biologists share hidden secrets of the coastline, and see critters such as moray eels, pufferfish and lots of hermit crabs. Advanced registration is required. (

Family Fishing Day
Paepae o Heeia, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., contact for cost. Advanced registration is required. (236-6178,

Bishop Museum, May 10-Sept. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Tuesdays), $8.95-$19.95. “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World,” invites visitors to experience 5,000 square-feet of the science, sound, history and cultural impact of the guitar through both historical artifacts and hands-on displays. (

Hardware Science
Manoa Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Children ages 8 and older are invited to explore all things related to science and learn Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) concepts. Also learn how to think like a scientist and experience live science demonstrations using simple equipment and tools available at hardware and craft stores. (988-0459)

Hiccup Circus
Two locations: Storybook Theatre at 2 p.m. and Kilauea Neighborhood Center at 7 p.m., $10, children ages 5 and under are free. The innovative ectopia show presents powerful environmental messages while talented young performers dazzle the audience with juggling, stilt-walking and magic. (, 335-0712)

It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald
Aina Haina Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. A fun-filled interactive performance featuring a creative blend of music, magic and games to reinforce the idea that reading is fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. (377-2456)

Keiki Bon Dance Festival
Children’s Discovery Center, 10 a.m.-noon, $8-$10. Learn child-friendly bon dances, participate in Japanese crafts and games, and listen to and learn taiko from Nakama Taiko Group. Come dressed in a yukata or happi and receive $1 off admission to the Center. (524-5437,

Summer Reading Program Grande Finale
Waialaua Public Library, 10 a.m., free. (637-8286)

Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band
Hawaii State Library, Edna Allyn Room for Children, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages three and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to sing along with Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band. (586-3510)

Korean Festival
Magic Island, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., free. The Korean Festival presents a unique, authentic taste of Korean culture through food, dance, art, music, and entertainment. The program of festival events includes performances such as taekwondo (Korean martial arts) demonstration, Korean fan and drum dances, and a Korean song contest. (

11th Hour Live
Snappers Sports Bar and Grill, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, 21 and older. 11th Hour performs original and cover rock. (347-1323)

Charice Live in Honolulu
Hawaii Convention Center, Kalakaua Ballroom C, 7:30 p.m., $55-$110. Charice closes her world tour with a performance in Hawaii with special guest, Hawaii’s own Cheesa from NBC’s “The Voice.” (292-0191, 699-4329)

Honolulu Wind Ensemble
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 2-3 p.m., free. (203-2366,

Jim Hubbard Band
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, doors open at 7 p.m., concert begins at 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. The four-piece band performs original music bringing a synthesis of folk, rock and blues. The concert also features material from their fifth, soon-to-be-released CD. (, 955-8821)

Kanikapila in Kailua
Kailua parking garage near Longs/CVS, 4-5:30 p.m., free. This month feathers Martin Pahinui. Audience members are encouraged to bring beach chairs, pick up food from a Kailua eatery and enjoy the music. (

Ukulele Jam 2014
Kapolei Shopping Center, 5-7:30 p.m., free. The night features Kuana Torres Kahele, Kamakakehau Fernandez and Heart & Soul, as well as prize giveaways and participating food establishments. (

Ancient Soul Memories
Ginny Walden Art Gallery (41-829 Kakaina St., studio A-4), Saturdays through Sept. 6, 1-5 p.m., free. Featuring paintings, sculptures of psychic art, people and seascapes by Ginny Walden. A reception takes place June 21 from 1 to 9 p.m. (389-0579)

Soul Memory in Art
Ginny Walden Art Gallery (41-829 Kakaina St., studio A-4), 1-7 p.m., contact for cost. An opening with art talk on proof of ancestral memory in artworks by Ginny Walden. (389-0579)

Kokua the Aina
Hawaii Kai Drive (mauka) close to Keahole St. intersection, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Help to prepare the land for a landscape master plan, which includes native plants, trees and shrubs for the cultural sites and wetland. Student service project credit is available. Bring work gloves, some tools are provided (bring what you can) and wear closed shoes, long pants, sunscreen and a hat. Bring a refillable water bottle. (, 864-8081)