February 5

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Thursday February 5
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 10:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and learn how to use an AED. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Thursdays starting Feb. 5, 2-4 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Designed and taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, this class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Understanding Your Credit
Ewa Beach Community Based Development Organization, 1001 Kamokila Blvd. #133, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Understand your credit score, how to qualify for loans and more. Pre-registration required. (541-2990 ext. 211, sba.gov/hi)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
1132 Bishop St. #601, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood to Blood Bank of Hawaii. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UH-Manoa Athletic Department, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Donate blood to Blood Bank of Hawaii. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Exchange Club of Downtown Honolulu
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $25. Producer Jeff Downer of “Hawaii Five-0” provides the latest regarding the show and possible future developments. (225-2965, edracers@aol.com)

Preserving Our Historic Cemeteries
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., noon-1 p.m., free. As part of the 2015 Experts Lecture Series on “Preserving Our Historic Cemeteries,” Scott Pawlowski of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Park discusses “The Arizona Memorial: Maintaining a War Grave.” (historichawaii.org)

Preschool Storytime and Activities
Waipahu Public Library, Thursdays through April 30, 10:30 a.m., free, ages 3-5. Session includes playtime activities, including puzzles, rafts, educational toys and more. (675-0358)

The Remnants!
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $5. (945-0800)

Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 S. Beretania St., 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $25-$100. LUNG FORCE Expo is designed for patients and healthcare professionals to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other respiratory issues. (687-5378, action.lung.org/hawaii)

History of Japanese Art Since the 1950s
UH-Manoa’s Art Auditorium, 5:45-6:30 p.m. reception, 6:30-7:30 p.m. lecture, free. Toshio Shimizu discusses Japanese artists and collectives, including Gutai, Neo Dada, High Red Center and Mono-ha. (956-6888)

Invasive Weed Control
Palikea, register for meeting place, Feb. 5 and 7, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, free. Control invasive weeds threatening the native ecosystem at Palikea. Prepare for a challenging hike, and bring long sleeves and shoes with good traction. Pre-registration required. (http://oanrp.ivolunteer.com/jan_feb_2015)