July 23

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Thursday July 23

Eat Well for Life: Picnic Perfect
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, 6-7:15 p.m., $10. Pull out the picnic basket and pack up some tasty dishes, including a pasta salad, for outdoor summer fun dining. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

#galswithLEI 2015 Forum
East-West Center, IMIN Conference Center, 1777 East-West Road, 3 p.m. registration, $75-$35. The East-West Center’s Changing Faces Women’s Leadership Seminar will be hosting the first annual #galswithLEI Forum, bringing together women from all over the world as well as locally in Hawaii to unite, connect, network and lead, with workshops and a reception. Pre-registration required. (944-7368, eastwestcommunity.org/galswithlei)

Comedy Hospital – Open Mic Comedy
Station Bar, 1726 Kapiolani Blvd., 7:30 p.m. signups, 8-11 p.m. show, free, age 21 and up. Hawaii’s longest-running open mic comedy night. (mraaronpresents.net)

‘Intimate Rivals’ Discussion
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center, noon-1 p.m., free. Dr. Sheila A. Smith discusses her book “Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and Rising China.” RSVP requested. (944-7111, ewcinfo@eastwestcenter.org)

‘The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash’: A Luncheon
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Manoa Grand Ballroom, 8-9:30 a.m., $20. Join Brad Glosserman and Scott Snyder, coauthors of the recently released ‘The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash,’ for a breakfast and discussion on the relationship between two of the United States’ key allies in Northeast Asia. (521-6745)

Waialua Readers
Waialua Public Library, 9:30-11 a.m., free. Come to discuss this month’s pick: “Saving Fish from Drowning” by Amy Tan. (637-8286)

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival Summer Concert
Doris Duke Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $25. Violinist Chee-Yun performs with Iggy Jang, Igor Veligan, Parry Karp and more. (honolulumuseum.org, 532-8700)

J.P. Smoketrain
Jazz Minds, 8-11 p.m., $5-$7. J.P. Smoketrain and his band perform classic R&B and blues. (945-0800)

Roots Music
Hawaiian Brians, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 18 and up. Most High & Cultural Movement perform. (946-1343)

Pupus & Pitches: Summer Edition
ProtoHUB Honolulu, 458 Keawe St., 5:30-8:30 p.m., $20-$15. Watch exciting startups pitch a panel of experienced investors. Enjoy heavy pupus and liquid refreshments. Network with an awesome group of people. (sandy@efhawaii.org)

UH-Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $25-$10. An award-winning youth performing arts group from Okinawa infuses a lively, contemporary style into traditional Okinawan folk arts, specializing in the dance-drumming art of eisa. Part of the Asia Pacific Dance Festival. (outreach.hawaii.edu/community/asiapacific)

UH-Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre, July 25 and 26, 7:30 p.m., $25-$10. Two entirely different programs featuring Ballet Philippines, Oceania Dance Theatre and Halau I Ka Wekiu. Part of the Asia Pacific Dance Festival. (outreach.hawaii.edu/community/asiapacific)

‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’
Paliku Theatre, July 23-25, Thursday-Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., $10-$20. Hawaii Education of the Arts presents Mark Twain’s classic American tale. (showtix4u.com, 387-4355)