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Jaimie Kim

July 31

Wednesday July 31
CLASSES
OSY Introduction to Yoga II
Open Space Yoga Fort Street Mall Studio, 6:45-8 p.m., $45/four weeks, $35 for members. This workshops builds on Intro I and teaches more posture alignment, breath and meditation. (232-8851)

Pickling Tips
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, 9:30 a.m., $5. Leonora Ching shares tips on pickling vegetables, fruits, meats and fish. (233-7323)

Qi Gong
Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic, second floor waiting area, Wednesdays thru Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., $60-$74. This ancient form of standing meditation activates the acupuncture meridians and cultivates body energy. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Senior Citizen Computer Classes
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. Office, 418 Kuwili St., through August 16, contact for days and times, free. Senior Citizens are invited to sign-up for free two-hour computer classes to learn basic concepts including: e-mail, use of Internet, composing documents and more. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

The Wedding Cafe Workshops
The Ward Warehouse Conference Room above The Wedding Cafe, Wednesdays through Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., most workshops free. Topics include wedding venues, photography and decor, and more. Visit website for full schedule and to RSVP. (theweddngcafe.net/singup)

Watercolor Workshop
Waioli Tea Room, early-bird registration deadline July 31, reguarl deadline is Aug. 17, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $145 if registered by July 31, contact for regular registration cost. Patrice A. Federspeil of Art of Aloha teachers conducts a watercolor workshop. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. (392-9104, patrice@artofaloha.com)

COMMUNITY
Blue Startups Accepting Applicants
Visit website for more information, deadline to apply is July 31. Blue Startups, founded by Henk Rogers, provides investment capital and mentorship to startup companies in Hawaii. The program accepts up to 10 companies for each cohort. (bluestartups.com)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, Maile Room, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Pre-registration is required. (732-8568)

Half-Price Sale
Kaneohe Public Library, through the month of July, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Fridays. The Friends of Kaneohe Public Library hold a half-price sale featuring books, CDs, DVDs and more. Volunteers are welcome. (247-4819)

Milton Friedman’s 101st Birthday Dinner
Pearl Country Club, 5 p.m., contact for cost. Democratic campaign consultant Joe Trippi is the keynote speaker at Milton Friedman’s 101st Birthday Dinner. (grassrootfriedman2013.eventbrite.com)

Students’ Artwork Display
Wahiawa Public Library, through Aug. 31, contact for days and times, free. Award-winning artwork by Leilehua High School students features pencil drawings and other mixed medium art. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

Anne Glover Tells String Stories
Kaimuki Public Library, Young Adult Section, 4 p.m., free. Canadian storyteller Anne Glover presents string stories combining events of sign language, mind-bending string figures, sound effects and charming characters. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (733-8422)

Exploring Watercolors
Art Explorium, 9-11 a.m., $15. Create and play with water colors, discover new hues and values, mix and let the colors flow. Children ages 4 and older learn more about different watercolor techniques. Registration is required. (artexplorium.org)

Movie Night @ the Library
Kaneohe Public Library Bookmobile Garage, 6 p.m., free. The Library holds a free screening of “Finding Nemo,” rated G. Free popcorn provided. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (233-5676)

PCC Kamaaina Summer Special
Polynesian Cultural Center, until the end of August, contact for times, $15/general admission, $25/dinner and show special. PCC offers kamaaina specials. (367-7060)

MUSIC
Mango Season
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesday (except Aug. 21) through Aug. 28, 6-9 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.)

Michael Ray
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Wednesdays through July 31, 6-10 p.m., contact for cost. Michael Ray performs Motown. (780-7266)

Pauline Wilson and Friends
Gordon Biersch Restaurant, 6:30 p.m., no cover charge. (282-4582)

Shawn Garnett
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 2:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays through July 31, 2:30-5:30 p.m., contact for cost. Shawn Garnett performs Hawaiian and reggae music. (780-7266)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Steve Hirano Memorial Classic Golf Tournament
Pacific Country Club, participants must register by July 31, tournament takes place Sept. 9, check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., $1,500/three-person team. The American Resort Development Association of Hawaii holds its 9th annual Steve Hirano Memorial Classic Golf Tournament. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell serves as the honorary chair. Tournament proceeds benefit the Steve Hirano Memorial Scholarship Fund for outstanding Travel Industry Management students at Hawaii Pacific University. (arda.org/higolf, 441-6133)

THE ARTS
Art of Hawaiian Coffee
DFS Galleria Waikiki first floor, July 26 through July 31, free coffee sampling 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 7-10 p.m., coffee-inspired deserts nightly 8-10 p.m., free. A History of Hawaiian Coffee exhibit is also available daily. On July 27, a Barista Latte Art Competition takes place from 4-8 p.m. (facebook.com/artofhawaiiancoffee)

Call To Artists
Accepting applications currently through Aug. 12. The Hawaii Watercolor Society invites artists to submit original water-based works for its annual juried 2013 Open Exhibit. Frame size must not exceed 40 inches wide. (hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org, 349-4179)

Happy Hour/A Different Light
The Gallery at Ward Centre, Mon.-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. The Gallery at Ward Centre presents Happy Hour featuring glass sculptures by Gallery artists Bud Spindt, and A Different Light featuring new paintings by Gallery artist Mark Sorseth. A reception takes place Aug. 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. (gwcfineart.com)

Musical Sounds and Native Ecologies
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library’s Bridge Gallery, through Aug. 15, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. “Musical sounds and native ecologies: musical instruments and cultural sustainability,” highlights the valuable instrument collection also used as a teaching resource, housed in the Ethnomusicology Program. (museum.hawaii.edu)

Peter Antrim Kowalke Art Exhibit
The Morning Brew Cafe, runs May 15-August 15, Sun. through Thurs. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 6 a.m.-10 p.m., free. Featuring an exhibit of Peter Antrim Kowalke’s recent paintings. Part of the proceeds will help fund travel for young Hawaii equestrian riders who represent Hawaii in out-of-state competitions. (262-7770)

The Wonder of Learning
University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus, until Aug. 25 Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from Aug. 2-Dec. 7 Mon.-Fri. from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. The Wonder of Learning – The Hundred Languages of Children is an exhibition of the infant-toddler centers and preschools of the Institzione – Municipality of Reggio-Emilia, Italy. (441-3803)

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