February 8

Please email calendar@midweek.com for event submissions

Friday February 8
Explore Tide Pools
Living Art Marine Center, Feb. 8 and 9, 7:30 p.m., $8.50-$10. Explore Hawaii’s tide pools and shallow reefs in a safe and family-friendly way. Experienced naturalists unlock the hidden secrets of the beautiful coastline and show you critters you never knew existed. Reservations required. (841-8080, livingartmarinecenter.com)

Above & Beyond
Kakaako Waterfront Park Amphitheater, doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m., $40-$45 ages 18 and over. Above & Beyond performs with DJ G-Spot, Topher Jones and Manufactured Superstars. (groovetickets.com, bampproject.com)

Guidance Band With Sista Roz and the Sound Revolutionaries
Hawaiian Brian’s Showroom, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., $10, ages 18 and over. Roots music by two talented Hawaiian bands. (450-0045)

Saloon Pilots
REAL A Gastropub, 8-11 p.m., free. Live performance by bluegrass and Americana music band Saloon Pilots. (596-2526)

Share Your Own Vinyl
Indigo, 9 p.m.-2 a.m, $5, ages 21 and over. This is for all music lovers and is about you sharing your favorites songs and your favorite albums. Bring your favorite record of any genre or from any decade and tell us about it. (djnocturna@gmail.com)

Sant Francis Football Fundraiser
Hawaii Prince Golf Club, 9:30 a.m., pre-tournament contests begin at 10 a.m., $150-$1,000. The golf tournament is a three-person modified scramble. All proceeds go to the Saint Francis Football Program. First 144 players accepted; register before the day of the tournament. (saintfrancisathletics.org)

Snakes Alive! It’s Chinese New Year!
Plumeria Beach House, Kahala Hotel & Resort, Feb. 8 and 9, 5:30-10 p.m., $30-$70. Featuring a buffet with an Asian theme, Chinese lanterns and decorations, and entertainment including a lion dance and Chinese moon harp player. Reservations recommended. (739-8760, restaurants@kahalaresort.com)

”Danny and the Deep Blue Sea”
Kennedy Theatre’s Earle Ernst Lab Space, Feb. 8, 9, 15 and 16, 11 p.m., $5-$10. “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea” explores the lives of Roberta and Danny, and explores what happens when someone completely broken, violent or scarred is given the ability to speak. Recommended for mature audiences. Tickets go on sale at the box office one our before show time each night. (hawaii.edu/kennedy, 956-7655)

DHT Holds Auditions for 9 to 5: The Musical
Diamond Head Theatre Rehearsal Hall, Feb. 8, 2 p.m., Feb. 9 and 10, 2 p.m. Diamond Head Theatre will be holding auditions for 9 to 5: The Musical, which runs March 29-April 14. Those auditioning should be prepared to sing, with a Broadway-style or sheet music in your own key, to dance and to read. (diamondheadtheatre.com/season/auditions.html)

Old Dogs New Tricks
Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College, runs until Feb. 28, Mon. and Tues. 1-8 p.m., Wed.-Sun. 1-5 p.m., closed Saturdays, free. Gallery Iolani presents Old Dogs New Tricks, an exhibition of paintings, prints and sculptures by a group of artists who met at the University of Hawaii art building in the late 70s and early 80s. An artist reception will take place from 4-7 p.m. (gallery.wcc.hawaii.edu)

Open Mic Night
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7:30 p.m., free. (888-6087)

Taiko Drum and Dance
Kennedy Theatre Mainstage, Feb. 8, 9, 15 and 16, 8 p.m., $5 for UH Manoa students, $13-24. Taiko and dance collaborations, live sound and multi-cultural influences converge in this exciting program. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

Here’s to Your Health! Healing From the Aina
The Green House, Feb. 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $40/workshop, $150/series. Chef Gigi Miranda leads this complete whole plant-based cooking and living series that incorporates vegan, gluten-free plant-based foods into your diet. Advanced registration required. (524-8427, thegreenhousehawaii.com)

Keiki Safe Training
Smith Taekwondo Center, 9-11:30 a.m., free. “Keiki Safe” is designed to empower children by providing the necessary skills in independent personal safety. Space is limited. (247-3114, smithtaekwondo.com)

MC/Writing Course
Diverse ART Center, 604 Ala Moana Blvd., Saturdays thru March 23, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., free. Learn how to freestyle and write thoughts to beats with MC Kwalified. Bring a notebook and pencil. (275-7776)

Responsive Web Design For The Mobile Web
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sakamaki, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., $60. Responsive web design. (956-8244)

Sweet Surrender
Hoku’s, Kahala Hotel & Resort, 9 a.m., $85. Learn the fine art of making chocolate truffels from pastry chef Michael Moorhouse. Reservations required. (739-8760)

Taking Better Photos With Your Digital Camera
Windward Community College, Hale Alaka’i 102, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., $80 + $5 lab fee. Take family photos like a pro and photograph great outdoor scenery. Learn the simple techniques of digital photographer and how to use your camera in the different modes. Call to register. (235-7433)

Boys & Girls Cub of Hawaii Garage Sale
Long’s Kailua Parking Lot, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Windward Clubhouse arts program and clubhouse activities. (263-0555)

Central District History Day Fair
Mililani High School, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Students present their research in one of five categories: essay, exhibit, documentary, performance or website. (hihumanities.org)

Free Child Car and Booster Seat Inspection
Christian Academy, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente offers free child car and booster seat inspections. Children getting their car and booster seats checked received free helmets. (kp.org)

New Year’s Festival
Hawaii’s Plantation Village, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Celebrate the Year of the Snake at Hawaii’s Plantation Village “Relive the Plantation Days.” Featuring Korean games and crafts to celebrate the 110th anniversary of immigration, lion dances, food and more. (677-0110, hawaiiplantationvillage.org)

Public Appearance by Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants
Windward Mall, Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. Featuring cultural performances, keiki activities and Q&A sessions that allow each contestant to develop public speaking, poise and leadership skills. (cbfhawaii.com/events)

The Hawaii Sons of the Civil War
Kapolei Public Library, Feb. 9, 10:30 a.m., free. This presentation by historians Nanette Napoleon and Anita Mannin will focus on the contribution of more than 100 Hawaii men who volunteered to fight in the Civil War, and how their families at home in Hawaii helped. (693-7050)

Valentines Tie Dye Workshop
371 Ilimalia Lp., Kailua, Feb. 9, 3-4:30 p.m., Feb. 10., 11 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3 p.m., $12/each item or $20/all you can make. All ages are welcome (children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult). Bring your own garments. Contact for reservations. (220-5691, stircrazy@hawaii.rr.com)

91-3257 Kualakai Pkwy., 9-11 a.m., free. Kroc Center Hawaii hosts is first Zumbathon with instructors Mike Grimes and Shinobu Yagi. Engage in two hours of easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning total body dance movements. For ages 13 and older. (kcoccenterhawaii.org)