July 21

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Sunday July 21
An Approach to Push Hands
Chinese Cultural Plaza, Kuomingtang Hall, 2-5 p.m., $60. An Approach to Push Hands For Better Health and Quality of Life is an intensive workshop for students who want to learn an approach to tai push hands, which will also improve your health and change how you move in your daily life. Pre-register. (679-7587, 255-2943)

”Journeys” Performance
Kennedy Theatre, 2 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring Atamira Dance Company, Taipei National University of the Arts and Halau Na Kamalei O Lililehua. Performance is followed by a discussion with visiting artists and special dance critics. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

Simple Life, Simple Food
Open Space Yoga Diamond Head Studio, 5-7:30 p.m., $45. Create balance using fresh, healthy food. Learn to cook and eat foods that balance your body. (232-8851)

Zwick Art
1041 Maunakea St., July 7 to Aug. 17, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $2000 plus $150 for materials. Instructors William Zwick and Tanvi Pathare, graduates of the Florence Academy of Arts, teach this course. Students have the opportunity to work with live models on extended poses, as well as classical sculptures. (bdbzwick@yahoo.com)

Ferns to Flower Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1 p.m., garden admission, contact for cost. The tour focuses on tropical plants through the ages – the evolution of plants. Reservations are required. (522-7066)

First Time Home Buyer Seminar
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Kapolei Commons, 5:30 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties hosts a “First Time Home Buyer” seminar. Learn about qualifications, strengthening your offer and buying the right home. Space is limited and reservations are requested. (947-8101)

Children’s Storytime
Kaimuki Public Library, through July 28, 10:30-11:15 a.m., free. Children, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, participate in finger plays and rhymes and make a small craft to take home. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed. (733-8422)

Kids First! Film Festival
University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Auditorium, 3 p.m., free. Doors open 30 minutes prior. Visit website for a list of films. (summer.hawaii.edu/kidsfirst)

5K or 10K Volksmarch (Walk)
Starting point is the Kaha Nui Pavilion at the Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, anytime between 9 a.m. and noon, free. IVV credit, if desired, is available for a nominal fee. (261-3583, ava.org/clubs/menehunemarchers)

Sierra Club Walk
Contact for meeting location and time, free. Start out late-afternoon from Lydgate Beach Park walking along the beach to Nukoli‘i Beach to enjoy the sunset and a full moon rise. Experience a moonlight dip in a protected Lydgate Beach swimming area. (246-9067)

Yoga and Hiking wa‘ahila Lower Ridge Trail
Open Space Yoga Diamond Head Makai Studio, 8:30-9:45 a.m., $18 or class pass. Experience rejuvenating and vibrant yoga and hiking. (232-8851)

Ben and Kanoe
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Sundays through July 28, 3:30-6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Ben and Kanoe perform classic rock and R&B. (780-7266)

Shawn Garnett
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakau Ave., Sundays through July 28, 8:30-10 p.m., contact for cost. Shawn Garnett performs Hawaii and reggae music. (780-7266)

The Random Weirdos
Haleiwa Arts Festival, visit website for exact location, 11-11:45 a.m., free.The Random Weirdos are comprised of Olivia Cargile, 12, on lead guitar; Iliahi Robss, 11, on vocals; Tristan Miller, 12, on bass; Luke Miller, 10, on drums; and Sloane Shaprio, 9, on rhythm guitar. (haleiwaartsfestival.com)

Winging It!
Gordon Biersch at Aloha Tower, 4-9 p.m., no cover charge, donations accepted. The Winging It! jams allow musicians and bands to showcase their talent. Featuring music by The Groove, Luna, Patrick Koh Jazz Ensemble, Stacie Caires, Xcite and special guests. (341-5820, prayersonwings.org)

Mini Concert and Musicians Swap Meet
Ward Warehouse Kakaako Conference Room, 1-4 p.m., $20 suggested donation. The mini concert and musicians swap meet benefits Mitch Yanagida. Guest performances include Grammy winner Yvonne Ellliman and Hoku winner Mailani Makainai. Also featuring Gordon Mark on ukulele with Alvin Okami, Ron Yuen of Summer, Vernon Sakata and more. (friendofmitch.com)

The Silk Road
The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong, 5-8 p.m., $125. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosts The Silk Road, a wine tasting and silent auction. Money raised through The Silk Road helps to fund a variety of local programs and services throughout the state of Hawaii and benefits more than 6,400 people affected by MS. (532-0806, mshawaii.org)

The Venue, doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $15-$20, ages 18 and older. Shakti’s Den presents Illuminate: A Manifestation of Divine Belly Dance. (illuminateshakti.eventbrite.com)

”Journeys II” Performance
University of Hawaii at Manoa Kennedy Theatre, 2 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring Atamira Dance Company, Taipei National University of the Arts and Halau Na Kamalei O Lililehua. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

Peranakan Chinese Heritage of Southeast Asia
East-West Center Gallery, May 19-Sept. 15, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., contact for cost. The Peranakan Chinese are descendants of Chinese traders who settled in Malacca and the coastal areas of Java and Sumatra. This exhibition reflects the unique Peranakan aesthetic and highlights many of the community’s distinctive arts and customs. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Posturban Planning
HPU Art Gallery, until Sept. 13, free. The artist explores printed, mixed media installation using the accumulation of multiple images/objects. (hpu.edu)

The KGB Series
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, June 23 through July 25, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m., weekends from 2 to 6 p.m., free. Nitya Brighenti displays oils on canvas and watercolors on paper. The series is based on photographs taken by the KGB. An artist reception takes place June 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (595-4047)