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January 8

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,

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,

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,

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (, 847-3511)

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