February 20

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Thursday February 20
Air Plants
Mililani Mauka, recreation center, 9:30 a.m., free. Learn from Ralph Nakana about grape vine and air plant arrangements. (637-0488)

Balance and Bones
OrthoSport Hawaii, Tuesdays and Thursdays through February, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free, RSVP. (373-1114)

Ocean Awareness Training
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Feb. 20, 27, March 6, 20 and 27, 5:45-9 p.m., $20, registration required. Participants must to take part in all 5 sessions. Training topics include marine ecology, protected species and threats to coastal environments. (397-2651×256, oceanawarehawaii.org)

Renewable Energy Workshop
Filipino Community Center, Feb. 27, 8:30-3:30 p.m., free, register today. Hawaii Energy offers workshop with tools and resources for Hawaii’s teachers to learn about and teach energy efficiency in the classroom. (875-5029)

OrthoSport Hawaii, Tuesdays and Thursdays through February, 9-10 a.m., free, RSVP. (373-1114)

Architecture Demonstration
Bishop Museum, Feb. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free/members, $10-$15/nonmembers. Architect Francis “Palani” Sinenci presents the methods of kukulu hale (building house). (847-8296)

Experts at the Palace Lecture Series
Iolani Palace, Old Archives building, Feb. 20, 27 and March 6, noon-1 p.m, free. Now in its 27th year, the 2014 lectures will center on the theme of preserving the legacy of World War II. (522-0822)

Girl Scouts Cookie Pick-Up
Aloha Stadium, Halawa parking lots, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. Girl Scouts statewide can pick up pre-order and sponsored orders to sell at stores. (595-8400)

Sjogren’s and Lupus Support Group
Queen’s Conference Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., contact for cost and to RSVP. Lecture by guest speaker Melaca Cannella. (alwaysbhealthynhappy@gmail.com)

The Exchange Club Hosts Speakers
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $25 for lunch. Professors Leon James and Diane Nahl at the University of Hawaii will focus their talk on the necessity of understanding the multi-use character of roads and streets, especially how motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians can get along and cooperate. (225-2965, edracers@aol.com)

Royal Hawaii Band Performance
Royal Hawaiian Center at the Royal Grove, 1 p.m, free. (922-5331)

Sizzling Salsa
Rumours, Feb. 20 and 27, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., $10, ages 18 and up. Dance salsa. A non-alcohol event. (944-4332)

Celebrating Honolulu Community College’s Alumni
Harbor View Center above Nico’s at Pier 38, 5:30-9 p.m., contact for tickets. Honolulu Community College will honor the Hawai i Regional Council of Carpenters and four distinguished alumni for their professional achievements and contributions to the community at an awards dinner. (845-9429, uhfoundation.org/celebrate!2014)

Helping Heroes Golf and Gala
Turtle Bay Resort, Feb. 20-22, call for cost. The three-day event includes kayaking, a group hike to Sacred Falls, horseback tour and more to raise funds and awareness for Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors, which helps modify homes for injured veterans. (372-4778)

Lady Mu and the Yang Family Generals
Kennedy Theatre, Feb. 20-22, 27, 28 and March 1, 8 p.m., Feb. 23 and March 2, 2 p.m, $13-$27. Mei Lanfang’s crowning artistic achievement explores issues such as personal ethics versus familial and national duty, and the power of youthful exuberance versus the wisdom of age. (956-7655)