January 21

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Wednesday January 21
Apple iPad: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Pearlridge Center, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn how to use your new iPad. (https://vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops/)

Explore Scholarship Opportunities
University of Phoenix Honolulu Campus, 745 Fort St. Room 105, 5-6 p.m., free. Attendees will learn how to research scholarship opportunities and develop scholarship strategies. RSVP encouraged. (uopxhawaii.eventbrite.com)

Intro to Tanglang Quan
UH-Manoa’s Hemenway 208, Mondays and Wednesday through Feb. 25, 6-8 p.m., $100. Discover the Chinese martial art of Tanglang Quan, involving quick and constantly changing eye, hand, feet and body movement. (956-8244, outreach.hawaii.edu/noncredit/courses)

Wednesday Night Wedding Workshops
Ward Warehouse conference room, 6:30 p.m., free. Focus on one aspect of wedding planning with The Wedding Cafe to make the process easy, efficient and fun, starting with locations and venues. (theweddingcafe.net)

Hawaii Health Connector Pop-Up
Hale Na‘au Pono’s Adult Program Office, Waianae, Jan. 21 and 29, 8-9 a.m., free. Individuals, families and small businesses can learn if they may be eligible for high quality, affordable health insurance at Hawaii Health Connector pop-up shops throughout Oahu. (1-877-628-5076, hawaiihealthconnector.com)

Ku‘i at the Capitol
State Capitol, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Bring your papa and pohaku ku‘i ‘ai. Feed the community and honor Hawaiian culture and sustainability. (ainamomona.org)

Stay Healthy and Injury-Free While Exercising
Nuuanu YMCA, 1441 Pali Hwy., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Exercise is important to your health and well-being but injuries can cause severe pain and keep you from the activities you love. Give your body all the tools it needs to avoid injury. Learn how to stay active and injury-free. Pre-registration required. (536-3556)

Latin Flava
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Jan. 21 and 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. (945-0800)

Rain Arbo & daisy mayhem
Aina Haina Public Library, 2 p.m., free. In addition to their performance, band members will introduce themselves and lead a discussion about their music. (377-2456)

Talk Story Session with Vandana Shiva
Mamiya Theatre, 5:30 p.m. cocktail reception, 7 p.m. lecture, $15. Vandana Shiva discusses the importance of biodiversity and danger of pesticides, featuring live music from Makana. (vandanashivahomeruletour.eventbrite.com, 783-1407)

Vandana Shiva’s Home Rule Tour
State Capitol, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Dr. Vandana Shiva shares stories from the frontline of the global movement for biodiversity and fight against pesticides and GMOs. (783-1407)

2015 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
UH-Manoa Art Gallery, exhibit runs until Feb. 13, Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday noon-4 p.m., free. Hugh Cannon, Jennifer Chua, and Tom Walker, graduate students from the Department of Art & Art History at UH, concurrently present their MFA thesis works in separate and distinct areas of the gallery. (956-8364)

All Things Hawaiian Art Show
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., exhibit runs through Feb. 28, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., free. Featuring 2-D artwork in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, mixed media and photography, all available for purchase. (286-5675, 393-1040)

‘Becky’s New Car’
Manoa Valley Theatre, show runs Jan. 15-Feb. 11, Wednesdays-Thursdays 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m., $39/general. Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage — with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night she stumbles onto an opportunity at nothing short of a new life … and the audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun in a way that most plays wouldn’t dare. (988-6131, manoavalleytheatre.com)

Dream Art Car Contest
Honolulu Academy of Arts School, 1111 Victoria St., exhibit runs through Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., free. Check out last year’s winners of the Toyota Hawaii Dream Car Art Contest, with entries for this year’s contest due by Jan. 31 to Toyota dealers. (toyotahawaii.com)

Linda Umstead: Garden of Delights
Ho‘omaluhia Gardens, 45-680 Luluku Rd., exhibit runs through Jan. 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, free. Linda Umstead presents a celebration of Ho‘omaluhia Gardens in watercolor and on canvas by several noted local artists. Reception is Jan. 10 from 5-7 p.m. (623-6497)

Sisters in Crime/Hawaii Meeting
Makiki Community Library, 6-8 p.m., free. Sisters in Crime/Hawaii welcomes author John Madinger to discuss “Opium Smuggling in Old Hawaii.” (292-2565)

Theresa Marie Heinrich
Waikiki Parc Hotel’s Promenade Gallery, exhibit runs through March 27, 6-8 p.m., free. Theresa Marie Heinrich displays her ceramic and mixed media sculptures. (956-8364, gallery@hawaii.edu)

Undercurrents of Tradition
Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., exhibit runs until Feb. 12, Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 2-6 p.m., reception Jan. 17 from 5-7 p.m., free. This show is a triad reflection on the mana of Hawaii by Rochelle Weidner, Anita Bruce and Rebecca Snow. (595-4047)