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July 23

Wednesday July 23
8(a0 and Other SBA Contracting Programs
Waterfront Plaza (Restaurant Row), 1-306, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. An introduction to federal government small business programs. Advanced registration is required. (541-2990 ext. 223)

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)

Basics in Oil
Midori Art Studio, Wednesdays through Aug. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m., Fridays through Aug. 30 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. or 4 to 6 p.m., $115 plus tax, ages 12 and older. Learn easy oil painting using basic brush strokes, composition and color palette in five lessons. All supplies except the canvas are included in the cost of the class. Advanced registration is required. (295-8506)

DIY Scratchboard
Art Explorium, 9:30-11 a.m., $15/child, ages 5 and older. Learn how to create a homemade scratchboard using oil pastels and tempera paint, and scratch a design to reveal the colors beneath. Advanced registration is required. (

Reducing Tension in Your Neck and Shoulders
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12. Self-acupressure on shoulders, neck and your face is something you may practice daily. Learn to locate acu-points for improved circulation from head to toes. Advanced registration is required. (235-7433)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente, Moanlua Medical Center, Wednesdays through Aug. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $75/member, $104.50/non-member. A combination of yoga and Pilates for a full body workout. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Comedy U
Anna O’Brien’s Upstairs, 8 p.m. doors, 8:30 p.m. show, $5-$7, ages 21 and older. Celebrate the next 21st birthday for dallas Gwynn. The night’s show stars Dallas Gwynn, Shane Lucas Price, Jonny Sparkles and Daryl Bonilla. (

A Call For Submissions
Contact for mailing address, must be postmarked by July 31. Bamboo Ridge Press announces its call for submissions of poetry, short stories and essays to be published in Bamboo Ridge issue #106. (

Bridging Communities, Bridging Cultures, Bridging Cities
Punahou School, Twigg-Smith Pavilion, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Mayor Kirk Cladwell provides a keynote for the community forum designed to examine the programs and initiatives regarding three primary aspects of cities around the world: infrastructure, resource acquisition and culture. (

School Supply Collection
Central Pacific Bank branches statewide, through July 31, branch hours. Central Pacific Bank collects school supplies and monetary donations as part of the Ready To Learn program. All school supply donations are welcome, or a small monetary donation of just $10 for one backpack filled with all items needed for students. (

Screen Kleen Demonstration
City Mill Kaimuki, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. A live demonstration on how to easily use Screen Kleen on window screens. (735-7636)

Sisters in Crime Hawaii Meeting
Makiki Public Library, 6-8 p.m., free. This month’s meeting features guest speaker William Bernhardt, one of the most in-demand writing instructors in the nation and author of the “Red Sneakers Writers Book” series. (292-2656)

Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, deadline to register is July 23, event takes place July 26, 9-11:30 a.m., contact for cost. PACT Kaneohe Community Family Center invites participants to a family-friendly hike. Wear comfortable socks and shoes, light colored clothing, a hat, mosquito repellent and sunscreen.(235-7747,

Seussical Jr.
Punahou School, Dillingham Hall, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., free admission. Punahou Summer School Musical Theatre presents its production of “Seussical Jr.” performed by middle school students helmed by Tony Young, Marlene Patton and Cymri Chang. (

Seussical Jr.
Punahou School, Dillingham Hall, 10:30 and 7 p.m., free. Presented by Punahou Summer School’s Music Theatre program, the show features fantastical musical extravaganza. The cast is comprised of 35 students in grades 6 to 8. (943-3295)

What’s Puzzling About Hawaiian Monk Seals?
Waikiki Aquarium, 3 p.m., free with admission. Help to solve a monk seal puzzle while learning about the endemic marine mammal. (

Kevin Coleman & The Flat Five
OnStage Drinks and Grinds, 7:30-10 p.m., contact for cost. (738-0004)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through July 30, 6-9 p.m., free. Mango Season Duo performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

She Stoops To Conquer
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 7:30 p.m. July 23-July 26, 3:30 p.m. July 27, $10-$20. The 2014 season of Hawaii Shakespeare Festival begins with its first non-Shakespeare play in HSF history. Deception, dirty tricks and desperation lead to true love in this classic comedy. (, 1-800-838-3006)