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May 1

Thursday May 1
CLASSES
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Rd., May 1, 8, 10, 15, 18 and 27, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $100. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, and learn to use an AED. Advanced registration is required. An online blended-learning course takes place from 12:30 to 2:45 p.m. May 3. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Rd., May 1, 8, 18 and 27, 8:30 a.m.-noon, $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies, and to use an AED on adults. An online blended-learning course takes place from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Mau 3. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Rd., May 1, 8, 10, 15, 18 and 27, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED. An online blended-learning course takes place from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. May 3. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Atelier Hawaii
Windward Community College, deadline to register is May 1, classes take place May 27-June 3, $1,200/noncredit, $1,488/residents, $2,100/nonresidents. Art instructor Norm Graffam offers 24 students the opportunity to learn to draw and paint like the European masters. (235-7433, windward.hawaii.edu/atelier)

Kupuna-at-Home Information Session
Kapiolani Community College, Kopiko Building room 242, 9-11 a.m. May 1 or 5-7 p.m. May 6, free. KCC’s Kupuna Education Center offers home caregiver training, making low-cost tuition loans available for the first time. This initial session offers an orientation to the training, dates and times for classes, and answers to any questions. (734-9108, hathaway@hawaii.edu)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente, Waipio Medical Office, Thursdays through July 31, 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)

COMMUNITY
2014 State of the Economy
The Plaza Club, 20th floor, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., contact for cost. Dr. Carl Bonham, executive director of the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO) provides a two-year forecast on Hawaii’s economy. A panel of local business leaders also share insight on managing their businesses in the project economic climate. (cochawaii.org)

Book Sale
Hawaii Kai Public Library, through June 30, 12:3004:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. During the month of May and June, all biographies are half price. The library will be closed May 12 through May 26. (397-0515)

Oahu League of Republican Women Luncheon
The Willows, 11 a.m., $30/members, $35/non-members. Oahu League of Republican Women holds a luncheon with former Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona who will discuss and answer questions about his campaign for Hawaii State Governor. (306-5089, celynck@yahoo.com)

MUSIC
HEARTS Spring Concert
Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, May 1-2 at 7 p.m., May 3 at 2 and 7 p.m., $10-$20. Hawaii Education of the Arts (HEARTS) performs the concert version of The Music Man. (showtix4u.com, 387-4355)

Live Music
Downbeat Lounge, 9 p.m. to midnight, free, 21 and older. Already Sweaty plus special guests perform girl power punk. (downbeathawaii.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
87th Annual Lei Day Celebration
Queen Kapiolani Regional Park Bandstand, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., free admission. The 87th annual Lei Day Celebration includes performances by the Royal Hawaiian Band, Na Wahine O Ka Hula Mai Ka Puuwai and more. A lei contest exhibit also is open, and a village of Hawaiian artisans share their talents and skills with exhibits and demonstrations throughout the day. (honoluluparks.com)

Lei of Stars 2014
Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Grand Monarch Room, doors open at 4 p.m., $125. A concert honoring the best in Hawaiian music and hula. The gala honors the 2013 inductees of the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame: Kamaka Hawaii Inc., Matthew H Kane, Iolani Luahine, Napua Stevens and Don Ho. (392-3649)

May Day Celebrations
Waimea Valley, 2-5 p.m., contact for cost. Waimea Valley celebrates May Day with a lei contest, hula performance, music and cultural demonstrations. Submissions for the open lei contest is open to all ages. The theme for participants ages 4-12 is Fresh Flower Lei; the themes for participants ages 13 and older is Waimea, Most Unusually Lei, Native Hawaiian Flower Lei and Recycled Lei. Lei must be dropped off between 1 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Waimea Valley Visitors Center. (waimeavalley.net)

May Day
Waikiki Beach fronting the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 3-5 p.m., free. The event includes a concert by Na Leo Pilimehana, broadcasted live on Hawaiian 105.1 KINE. Titled “May Day Waikiki – Beach Boys, Memories and Music,” the afternoon also includes a commemorative program that celebrates the history and tradition of Lei Day in Hawaii. (facebook.com/maydaywaikiki)

THE ARTS
The Music Man
Paliku Theatre, 7 p.m. May 1-2, 2 and 7 p.m. May 3, $10-$20. Hawaii Education of the Arts performs the concert version of “The Music Man.” (showtix4u.com, 387-4355)

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