December 10

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Thursday December 10
Adult CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30-9:15 a.m., $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Dec. 10, 17 and 20, 8:30-9:30 a.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 for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Explore Scholarship Opportunities
University of Phoenix Honolulu Campus, 745 Fort St., Room 106, 5-6 p.m., free. University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus teaches attendees how to research scholarship opportunities and develop strategies. Pre-registration required. (, 674-5689)

In Sickness & In Health Seminar: The Dangers of Ice Methamphetamine
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Learn about the dangers of this most destructive street drug, which is still popular in Hawaii, during this free seminar by Castle Medical Center security director Edward Howard. See a display and live demonstration of how the drug is used. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Paper Ornament Printmaking
Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave., 4-5 p.m., $15. Print using monotype, stencil a shape and then cut and fold to create a unique ornament to take home for the holidays. Pre-registration required. (

The Kahala Life: Moonlight Meditation
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Koko Head Lawn, 6:30 p.m., $5. Surrender mind, body and soul with a meditation under the moon and stars. Pre-registration required. (739-8940,

Comedy Hospital – Open Mic Comedy
Station Bar, 1726 Kapiolani Blvd., 7:30 p.m. signups, 8 p.m. show, free, age 21 and up. Hawaii’s longest-running open mic comedy night. (

Exchange Club of Downtown Honolulu Weekly Luncheons
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $25. Pam Chambers, a professional speaking and presentation coach, will, surprisingly, make a presentation about speaking and presentations. (225-2965,

12 Days of Christmas at Polynesian Cultural Center
Hukilau Marketplace at Polynesian Cultural Center, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., Dec. 10-23, 6:30 p.m., $5 or free with a Pepsi product. Enjoy canoe rides, entertainment, train rides, a snow day Dec. 19, photos with Santa and more. (293-3333,

Deaf Santa Celebration
Pearlridge Center, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The islands’ only deaf and signing Santa returns to Pearlridge. (203-2366)

North Shore’s North Pole
Kahuku Public & School Library, Dec. 10 from 10-11 a.m. for ages 0-4. Dec. 11 from 2:30-5 p.m. for ages 5-12, free. Snow play, crafts, winter stories and activities, and frozen treats await keiki. Pre-registration required. (293-8935)

Music Showcase: Voice, Guitar, Hula
Windward Community College’s Hale A‘o, 7 p.m., free. Windward Community College students sing traditional Hawaiian mele, plus play Hawaiian instruments and dance hula. (

New Hope Choir
Honolulu Hale, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. (768-6622)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Hawaii Theatre, 7 p.m., free. (922-5331)

Sounds of Aloha Barbershop Chorus
Ala Moana Center, Center Stage, 7 p.m., free. (955-9517)

Waianae Intermediate School Chorus and Glee
Ala Moana Center, Center Stage, 5 p.m., free. (955-9517)

Waiau Elementary School Chorus
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. (235-1143)

Business Mixer
Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., 5:30-8 p.m., free/HICTA members, $10/non-members. Take a break from work and the holidays to join the Hawaii Information, Communications and Technology Association. Enjoy an evening of networking with fellow business professionals with great pupu and drink specials. Pre-registration required. (

The Kahala Life: Master Sommelier Series (Bubbles)
Plumeria Beach House at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 6 p.m., $70. Join us as we embark on a vino journey around the world to discover a fine selection of wines from a particular region or country. For the month of December, Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo shares his favorite selection of champagne in celebration of the holidays and upcoming New Year. Reservations recommended. (739-8760,

Toys for Tots Holiday Benefit
Hawaii National Bank, 266 Lunalilo Home Road, 6-8:30 p.m., $20-$25. Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce celebrates the holiday season with a benefit for Toys for Tots, plus live music and food from Assaggio’s. Bring an unwrapped toy and receive a raffle ticket. (

Emily Dickinson Remembrance Program
Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave., 5-8 p.m., free. Celebrate the life of poet Emily Dickinson through the senior English students of Virginia Yoshida at Le Jardin Academy, who will present on Dickinson’s poetry and Victorian perspectives on death. Plus, a short walking tour and poem recitations. (261-0705,