July 11

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Thursday July 11
Living the Art of Hula
Kennedy Theatre, 7 p.m., contact for cost. A conversation and performance including Robert Caizmero, Michael Pili Pang and Vicky Holt Takamine. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

Martial Arts Cardio Circuit (MACC)
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, third floor waiting area, 6-7 p.m., $24-$28. Learn self-defense while getting a good cardio workout. Execute practical self-defense techniques in repetition. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Writing for Stage and Screen
Windward Community College Hale Palanakila 224, June 13 to July 18, Thursdays, 2-5 p.m., $225. Explore plot, theme, character, dialogue and the art of writing for performance. Discover the secrets of writing a successful play or screenplay and how to get your work produced and optioned. (235-7433)

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, conference room 1BC, June 20-Aug. 8, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6 p.m., $91/non-members, $70/members. This beginning yoga class teaches basic poses. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic, second floor waiting area, Thursdays thru Aug. 8 (no class on July 4), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $70-$98. A combination of yoga and pilates for a full body workout. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four Thursday sessions beginning July 11, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. Learn different aspects of the birth experience. This class is suggested for couples in their third trimester. Call or register online. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

How To Be Sun Smart and Skin Cancer Savvy
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii presents its senior summit lecture. Learn how to keep your skin healthy and younger-looking by protecting it from the sun. Also learn how to recognize early signs of cancer and when to see a dermatologist. Call to register. (261-0808)

Pacific University Dinner Reception
Manoa Grand Ballroom at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, register by July 11, event takes place July 18, 5:30-9 p.m., contact for cost. Alumni, parents and friends in the Boxer Ohana are invited to join president Lesley Hallic and other Pacific University representatives for a dinner reception. The night features live entertainment, guest speakers and honoring recipients of the Boxer Ohana Service Award. (536-5880)

Ke Kani O Ke Kai Summer Concert
Waikiki Aquarium, doors open at 5:30 p.m., concert begins at 7 p.m., $15-$45. Na Hoa, 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano multi-award winner performs. Guests are encouraged to explore the Aquarium galleries that remain open throughout the evening. The Grove offers gourmet cuisine priced from $4 to $12 and includes Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad, Sweet Ewa Corn Chowder and more (waaquarium.org/kkokk)

Story Time in the Garden
Foster Botanical Garden, Thursdays through July 25, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free for children 5 and under. Children must be accompanied by one adult (fee waived). Sessions include reading stories, a nature craft, singing and visiting a tree. Reservations are required. (522-7066)

The Oldies and Goldies
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., July 18 and 19, 6-10 p.m, contact for cost. (780-7266)

Twilight Concert
Foster Botanical Garden, garden opens at 4 p.m., concert starts at 5:45 p.m., free. Listen to the evening songs of birds and observe the shadows of the setting sun on the leaves in the greenest place downtown. Bring a picnic, mat and umbrella. The Air Force of the Pacific “Small Kine Band” also performs. (522-7066)

Arcadia Follies 2013
Arcadia, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays through the month of July, 7:30 p.m., must be invited and accompanied by an Arcadia resident. Arcadia’s Programs and Wellness Department hosts 30 talented performers for “This is a Great Country!” directed by Arcadia resident Jack Cione. (941-0941)