February 21

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Thursday February 21
Waipahu Storytime
Waipahu Public Library Children’s Room, Thursdays until March 28, 10:30 a.m., call for cost. Preschool storytime for ages 3-5; each storytime ends with a short craf, puzzles and educational toys. (675-0358)

Hell on Heels Drag Race Fundraiser
Mark’s Garage, check-in/registration at 7 p.m., Thirtyninehotel, awards ceremony, 9 p.m., $10/pre-sale, $15/door. After check-in, teams proceed with a scavenger hunt, completing various tasks around Chinatown and finish at Thirtyninehotel. Teams earn points based on tasks complete and punctuality. Teams proceed to earn more points in multiple relay-style races. Come with 3-5 people in your team. Everyone is encouraged to dress in drag and play. (dragracefundraiser.eventbrite.com)

Helping Hands Hawaii Annual Fundraising Dinner
Call for location, Feb. 28, call for time and cost. Deadline to register is Feb. 21. Helping Hands Hawaii holds its annual fundraising dinner featuring three honorees that have made an impact in the non-prift sector in Hawaii. The majority of the proceeds raised from the sale of seats and tables for the dinner go to support HHH’s Ready to Learn Program. (440-3820)

King Hedley II
Dole Cannery Square, Feb. 21-23, 28 and March 1-2 and 7-9, 7:30 p.m. curtain; Feb. 24 and March 3, 10, 2 p.m. curtain, email for cost. The Actors Group (TAG), and esemble of veteran actors present “King Heldey II.” (tagtickets@hawaii.rr.com)

Hawaiian Ukulele Class
Waikiki Community Center, Auditorium, noon-1 p.m., $3/members, $5/non-members. Join a group of fellow ukulele players once a week in a fun, relaxing environment. Some experience helpful. (923-1802)

Keiki Passenger Safety
Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Is your child’s car seat or booster set installed properly? Find out by getting it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. By appointment only; pre-registration required. (432-2660)

31st Annual Hawaii National Bank Chinese New Year Presentations
Hawaii National Bank Main Branch, 45 N. King St., until Feb. 22, call for times and cost. Hawaii National Bank is celebrating the Year of the Snake with its annual Chinese New Year presentations and award-winning window display. The display features an array of traditional crafts, food and clothing. (528-7768)

A Quiet Day
Paewalani Retreat Center, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., donations welcome. Bring a journal and a brown bag lunch. Take this time to renew your body and spirit. (239-9851)

Free Keiki Seat Safety Checks With First Insurance
First Insurance Center parking garage, every fourth Friday, 10 a.m.-noon, free. First Insurance Company of Hawaii launches its free car seat safety inspections for policyholders. Each car seat consultation takes 30 minutes. By appointment only. Email your name, phone number, number of car seats to be check, age of car seat users and preferred appointment date and time. (carsear@ficoh.com)

Mama Maoli All-Star Kanipila Mashup
Fresh Cafe, doors open at 4 p.m., workshop runs 4:30-5:25 p.m., kanipila runs 5:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5-$50. A student-dirven benefit that beings with artists providing free music workshops for youth, followed by an all-star kanipila – an unrehearsed, freestyle jam session with pro and youth artists. (manamaoli@yahoo.com, 295-MANA)

Spiritual Keys to Bring Money and Happiness Into Your Life
Koloa Neighborhood Center, court room, 6-7 p.m., free. Lois and Stephen Drake dscuss spiritual keys to health and prosperity. (742-4751, lois@loisdrakemail.com)

Waipahu KIWI
Waipahu United Church of Christ, Feb. 22 and March 1, 18 and 14, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., free. The Waipahu Kidney Interactive Workshop and Information presents its educational courses. (589.5905, dawn@kidneyhi.org)