January 8

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Wednesday January 8
Computers for Beginners
Makawao 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. (573-8785)

Hula Song and Dance Lessons
330 Sand Island Access Road, Jan. 8 at 5 p.m., adults, Jan 11 at 11 a.m., children ages 5-12, noon, young adults ages 13-17, contact for pricing. Accepting new students of all ages and at any hula skill level. (255-6012, edkukui@hotmail.com)

January Improv Classes
The Loading Zone, each Thursday in Jan., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10/class. Learn the performing art of improvisation (728 7146, mraaronpresents@gmail.com)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Jan. 8 or Jan 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $25, free with any Castle childbirth class, contact to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Hot Topics in Epilepsy
Ward Center – Kewalo Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 6-7:30 p.m., contact for price, please RSVP. Dr. Eliza Olaru gives talk focused on increasing safety while living with seizures. (528-3058)

The Economy of Small Business
The Plaza Club, Jan. 13, 11:30-1:30 p.m., $38 for Chamber of Commerce members/$55 non-members, contact to register today. Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber week starts with expert presentations and panel discussion on the state of business for small businesses. (cochawaii.org)

Annual Hire Leeward Job and Career Fair
University of Hawaii, West Oahu, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Job fair offers hundreds of Leeward-based jobs to residents, helping save them from having to commute. (768-5023)

Book Sale
Kaneohe Library basement, through Jan. 31, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Fridays. During the month of January, all items at the Friends of Kaneohe Library Bookstore are half price. Volunteers to sort and shelve books are welcome. (247-4819)

Stitchery and Fiber Guild Meeting
1111 Victoria St., 7 p.m., free to the public. Featuring recycled calendar gifts bags. (www.hsfag.org)

Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., call for cost. (536-3775, 945-0800)

Mango Season Trio
Lulu’s Surf Club (Waikiki) Wednesdays through Jan. 29, 6-9 p.m., free. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Royal Hawaii Band Performance
Ala Moana Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

Niihau Shell Lei
Bishop Museum – J.M. Long Gallery, until Jan. 27, 2014, Mon. and Wed.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. “Niihau Shell Lei: Ocean Origins, Living Traditions” is a unique exhibition that showcases the private collection of modern styled Niihau shell lei. The exhibit also includes pieces from Bishop Museum’s Niihau collections. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)