February 25

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Monday February 25
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, until April 22, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., call for cost. Honolulu-based artist Emily Sewell challenges her viewers to contemplate to contemplate how through a simple shift of perspective, materials can be seen as metaphors and processes as daily interactions. “Embodied” is comprised of selections from several bodies of work that deal with such concepts as corporeality, memory, emotion and tactility. (447-8908)

American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., Feb. 8 and 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $70. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and learn how to use and AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Receive American Red Cross certification upon completion. Register online or call. (redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767)

Drama Workshop
St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Rd., Tuesdays through April 16, $135. Hawaii Education of the Arts (HEARTS) offers a class to hone acting skills and develop confidence on stage, taught by Annie Cusick Wood. Class is limited to 25 students. (heartshawaii.org)

English as a Second Language (ESL)
Waikiki Community Center, Room 206E, six-week course that meets every Tuesday, level one meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., level two meets 11 a.m.-noon, $60/members, $75/non-members. Discuss common topics like what food, celebrities, travel and relationships. Emphasis on conversational strategies to help students feel comfortable conversin in everyday situations. Register in advance, no drop-ins. (923-1802)

Folk Art Painting, Hawaiian Style
Waikiki Community Center, Lanai, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $3/members, $5/non-members. Artist Poor Lydia teaches a simple technique that promises to be fun and guaratnees you will be an artist at the end of the class. (923-1802)

Infection Control in the Home
1580 Makaloa St., Suite 1060, 9-11 a.m., free. Learn from a registered nurse the signs and symptoms of infections and prevention tips. Registration is required. (440-9372)

Japanese Buddhism in the Global Age
Buddhist Study Center, 7 p.m., donations accepted. A public lecture by Dr. Ugo Dessi. (tinyurl.com/bschawaii)

Karting Clinic
Podium Raceway, third Tuesdays each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $45 fo three 14-lap races. Take lessons from a professional racer. John Ledesma, graduate of the Jim Russell Racing School at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, CA, conducts classes. RSVP by email. (superquickleague@yahoo.com)

Osteoporosis Class: Prevention and Treatment
Kaimuki – Waialae YMCA, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., call for cost. Come to this one session class and learn the early signs of osteoporosis, risk factors, prevention and treatment strategies, and how nutrition and exercise can help strengthen your bones. (737-5544)

DBEDT for Business Toastmasters Club
State Office Tower, 235 S. Beretania St., Rm. 405, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Anyone interested in improving their public spekaing skills for a variety of situations is welcome. (587-2676)

Healthy Cooking on a Fixed Budget
Kahuku Public and School Library, 6 p.m., free. Dietician Rita Madden discusses cost-effective ways to shop and prepare delicious and nutritious meals on a fixed budget. (293-8935)

Kauai Hospice Journey Through Grief
Nana’s House, Waimea, until March. 26, 4-5:30 p.m., free. A six-week bereavement care workshop for families, friends and companions who have experienced the death of an important person in their lives. Registration required. (245-7277)

Mercury in Fish: Making Sense of Fish Consumption
Kahala Nui, Diamond Head room, 10:30 a.m., free. Kahala Nui hosts a special public presentation featuring Hawaii Seafood Council program manager John Kaneko making sense of fish consumption. Topics include mercury in fish and more. Call to RSVP. (218-7091)

Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council
1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Feb. 26-28, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council invites the public to its meetings on fishery management in offshore waters of Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the Pacific Remote Island Areas. (wpccouncil.org)