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July 7

Sing Along With “Uncle Wayne” Watkins And The Howling Dog

In celebration of Hawaii State Public Library System’s Summer Reading Program, “Uncle Wayne” Watkins and the Howling Dog Band perform at 10:30 a.m. Monday (July 7) at Kapolei Public Library. The band includes (from left) Jeff Ellison, Uncle Wayne Watkins, Dr. Pfahl and Girish Varma. Open to keiki age 3 and older (must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver). For more information, call 693-7050.
Photo courtesy Wayne Watkins

Monday July 7
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)
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, June 23-Aug. 21, Mon.-Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m., $4/member, $5/non-member. An exercise class for those who have difficulty walking and are using an assistive device, such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. Must be capable of continuous exercise for 20-25 minutes. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)
Move Camp
Kaiser Permanente, Mapunapuna Medical Office, Mondays and Wednesdays through Aug. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $85/member, $95/non-member, $75/ employee. Engage in a variety of exercises that build strength, cardio, balance and core, along with functional movements. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)
Qi Gong
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, Mondays through Aug. 11 (no class May 26) 6-7:30 p.m., $60/member, $75/non-member. An ancient form of standing meditation that activates acupuncture meridians and cultivates body energy. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)
Teen Self Improvement Workshop
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, June 2-July 19, contact for days, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., contact for cost. Learn to build self-confidence through poise, skin care, makeup, hairstyling, modeling, acting, runway and more. Advanced registration is required. (
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, Mondays and Wednesdays through Aug. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/member, $6.50/non-member, $4/employee. A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)
Kaiser Permanente, Moanalua Medical Center, Mondays and Thursdays through Aug. 7, 5:45-6:45 p.m., $5/member, $6.50/non-member, $4/employee. A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)
Adult Summer Reading Program
Kapolei Public Library, June 2-July 12, library hours, free. Open to all adults. Read a book and write a brief review and receive weekly incentives. Also be entered into a weekly drawing. (693-7050)
Backpack to School
Six Prudential Locations locations: 614 Kapahulu Ave., suite 300; 151 Hekili St., suite 120; 95-720 Lanikuhana Ave., suite 120; 98-161 Kaonohi St.; kiosk at Pearlridge Center, Uptown; Windward Mall, kiosk at Center Court; donations accepted through July 11. The Locations Foundation strives to help hundreds of Hawaii’s less fortunate keiki through its annual Backpack to School event, accepting a variety of school supplies. (
Book Sale
Hawaii Kai Public Library, through the month of July, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. During the month of July, all travel and geography items are half price. The bookstore is closed July 5. (397-0515)
Pali Momi Healthy Monday Screenings
Pearlridge Center, Uptown (second level fronting Sephora), July 7 and 21, Aug. 4 and 18, 8-9 a.m., free. Blood pressure and blood-sugar level testing offered. (203-2366,
West Side Ballroom Dancing
Makakilo Community Park, 7 p.m. July 7, 14 and 21, contact for cost. Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association Kapolei registers students for classes that begin 7 p.m. July 7 for eight Monday nights. (781-2076)
Family Programs
Living Art Marine Center, June 16-July 11, Mon.-Fri., 1-2:30 p.m., contact for cost. Advanced registration is required. (841-8080,
Fizz Boom! Read!
Kahuku Public and School Library, June 2-July 11, library hours, free. The summer reading program is open to everyone: infants and toddlers, children in grades K-6, teens in grades 7-12 and adults. Participants receive one weekly incentive prize (while supplies last). (293-8935)
Gymnastics Summer Camp
5611 Kawaihau Rd., four sessions: July 7-11, July 14-18, July 21-25 and July 28-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-noon, $150/weekly plus tax, $35/daily drop-in. Daily activities included free play, games, relay races, gymnastic events and more. Maximum amount of enrolled students is limited to 12; a $50 deposit is required to hold a spot. (213-590-5984,
Happy Healthy Circus Camp for Kids
Still & Moving Center, June 23-July 25, Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., contact for cost. For children ages 6-12. Learn circus arts, crafts, go on outings and more. (397-7678,
Happy Healthy Circus Camp
Still & Moving Center, three sessions (July 7-11, July 14-18 and July 21-25), drop off between 8:30 and 9 a.m., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $399/week, $319 for June 30-July 3, receive a 10 percent discount for siblings for multiple weeks. Children ages 6-12 years old are invited to participate in activities including aerial yoga/dance, safe archery, tumbling, hooping and more. Advanced registration is required. (, 397-7678)
Kekaha Pop Warner
Kekaha Park Locker Rooms, Mondays and Wednesdays through Aug. 1, 5-6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Kekaha Pop Warner Association holds weekly registration for its upcoming 2014 season, which begins Aug. 1 open to those between the ages of 7 and 14. (212-4699, football; 651-1380, cheer)
MTE Teens
Diamond Head Theatre, June 9-July 25, contact for days, 1:30-4:30 p.m., $650. MTE is a seven-week summer program for students ages 12-16, of all levels. Students receive valuable training in acting, singing and dancing, as well as the opportunity to learn from guest artists. A final performance takes place July 26 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. (
Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band
Kapolei Public Library, 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. (693-7050)
Waimea Sports Camp
Waimea Canyon Field, July 7-11, 3-6:15 p.m., $35. Kauai Sports Camp provides basic sports skills, positive role models, Bible stories, skits and music. Sports offered include: basketball, soccer, cheerleading and flag football. Open to those ages 6-12. Advanced registration is required. (332-9916, 634-8319)
YouthSpark Summer Camp
Microsoft at Ala Moana Center, 10 a.m.-noon (ages 8-10) or 1-3 p.m. (ages 11-13), free.Microsoft offers a chance for kids to get hands-on and creative with the latest technology. This week’s topic is “smart movie making.” Advanced registration is required. (
Break The Ice
Kapolei Hale, through July 18, Hale hours, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (closed holidays, free. Hawaii Meth Project takes its message of prevention to Kapoleo with winning works of art and other select pieces from its statewide “Break the Ice” art contest. (
Living Lacquer Traditions
East-West Center Gallery, through Sept. 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free admission. Lacquer has been used in Asia for more than 7,000 years. The exhibition features utensils, musical instruments, traditional tea preparation services, religious manuscripts, dishes and paintings. (944-7177,
”The Addams Family” Auditions
Manoa Valley Theatre, July 7-8, 7 p.m. Manoa Valley Theatre holds auditions for its upcoming production of “The Addams Family,” which runs Sept. 4-Oct. 12. All roles are open. (
The Light We See, The Light We Are
Lama Library, Kapiolani Community College, through July 16, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, free. A visual conversation between photographers Alison Beste and Lisa Hornak, who were connected by University of Hawaii’s’ Pacific New Media program last year and began collaborating last September. (alisonbeste.comm,