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January 14

Tuesday January 14
Computers for Beginners
Kihei Public Library, 6 p.m., free, pre-registration required. Participants learn basic computer skills including how to use a touchpad and mouse during the 90-minute course. (875-6833)

Fundamentals of a Photovoltaic System
Windward Community College – Honolulu Community College, Bldg. 2, Room 508, Jan. 7-Feb. 13, 5-7:30 p.m., $665, contact to enroll. This course provides an introduction to photovoltaic (PV) concepts, applications and the solar energy industry. (235-7433.

Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association
Manana Elementary School, registration takes place Jan. 7 and 14, classes take place Tuesdays beginning Jan. 7 through Feb. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. The Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association’s Pearl City Chapter holds classes for those who would like to learn to dance the Cha Cha and Tango. (456-2129)

HBDA Pearlridge Chapter Registration
Waimalu Elementary School, Jan. 7 and 14, classes take place Tuesdays through Feb. 27, 7-8 p.m., contact for cost. Learn to dance the cha cha and the tango with Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association’s Pearlridge Chapter. (836-4579, 488-3935)

Infant Safety
Castle Medical Center, 4:30-8:30 p.m., $15, contact to register. Basic life support techniques for infants and toddlers and home safety. (263-5400,

AFCEA Luncheon Event
Hale Ikena Club, Fort Shafter, 11 a.m. check-in, 11:30 a.m. buffet, $14/AFCEA members, $17/at the door or for non-members. Lt. Gen. Dan “Fig” Leaf, director, Asia-Pacific Center speaks on an as yet determined topic. (

Kailua Senior Citizens Club Meeting
Kailua Complex – Kailua District Park, 9:30 a.m. to noon, senior citizens (over 55 years), newcomers welcome, $15/membership Jan.-Dec. Francis Stone of Borthwick Mortuary will discuss the benefits of preplanning funeral services at 10:00 a.m. (266-7652)

Leg. Meet and Greet
Highway Inn, Jan. 16, 5:30-8 p.m., $24, register today. Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber week continues. Network with those within the business community and meet your legislators. Learn about the Chamber’s 2014 legislative agenda. (

Pohai Nani Entertainment
Pohai Nani retirement living – Bacon Auditorium, 7 p.m., contact for cost. Piano sing along with Allan Fisher. (247-3448)

Resource Caregivers Info Session
Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Ever thought about providing foster care? The Department of Human Services needs Resource Caregivers (formerly know as Foster parents) to provide safe, temporary care for children. (441-1117)

Walk Around the Capitol
Hawaii State Capitol, Jan. 16, 9-11:30 a.m., free, RSVP today. Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber week continues. Participants will have an opportunity to meet their legislators and voice concerns and positions on key issues affecting Hawaii. (

The Monkey King
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, through Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. and Sun., $8-$10. Explore the history and culture of China as you discover the superpowers and humorous mischief of Monkey, a hero in the classic Chinese story, “The Journey to the West (Xiyouji).” (524-KIDS,

The Patrick Koh Jazz
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, Jan 14 and Jan. 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., call for cost. (536-3775, 945-0800)

The Lion King – Military Appreciation Night
Blaisdel Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m., $25. Disney’s “The Lion King” holds a special performance in dedication to members of the armed forces. Active and retired military members have the opportunity to experience the show before the general public. (768-5400)

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