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Jaimie Kim

June 2

Sunday June 2
CLASSES
Android: Getting Started Workshop
Pearl Highlands Center Verizon Wireless Store, Sundays through June 30, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about the hardware functions, how to set up email, adding social network accounts and customizing your device. Registration online is required. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

Becoming a Connoisseur of Happiness
Kailua Beach Park next to the restroom behind the lifeguard stand beside the canal, Sundays through first week of June, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Dr. Dean Nelson, founder of Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center and Windhorse Healthcare holds “Becoming a Connoisseur of Happiness.” May 12, 19 and 26 classes held in the courtyard of Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center on the second floor of Aikahi Shopping Center. (343-0089)

The Essential Low Back Program
Windward Wellness Center at Temple Valley Shopping Center, June 2-July 14, Sundays, 9-10:30 a.m., $210.

COMMUNITY
Chinowa Pet Blessing Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu (1239 Olomea St.), 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Celebrate all creatures at the annual Chinowa Blessing for People and Pets. Leashed or caged pets and people of all faiths are welcome for a complimentary blessing. (e-shrine.org)

Food, Inc. Screening
Church of World Messianity, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free. A free screening of the documentary, “Food, Inc.” with guest speakers Ted Nakamura, organic farmer and owner of Kawailoa Farms on the North Shore and Dr. Melissa Yee, acupuncturist, beekeeper and coordinator of Seeds of Truth. (841-6567)

Hawaii Polo Club 2013 Season
Visit website for location, Sundays through July 14, gates open at 11 a.m. for picnic, matches start at 2 p.m., $10/open field seating, $25/clubhouse. The Hawaii Polo Club celebrates 50 years of polo. (hawaii-polo.org)

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)

Summer Reading Program
Various public libraries throughout the state, June 2 through July 6, free. Participants who visit their library and read at least once a week are eligible to receive a free monthly reading incentive, while supplies last. (librarieshawaii.org)

Live Music at Tiki Town
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Sundays through May 26, Ben and Kanoe perform from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Shawn Garnett performs from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Ben and Kanoe perform classic rock and R&B, and Shawn Garnett performs Hawaii and and reggae music. (tikitownhawaii.com)

Soul Patrol
Aloha Beer Company, 5:30-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Soul Patrol performs class rock, blues and soul music. Also enjoy home-crafted beer and pupus. (545-5959)

THE ARTS
Living in Waianae
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, May 26 through June 20, Mon.-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 2-6 p.m., free. “Living in Waianae” features watercolors by Gloria Flores. An artists reception takes place June 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. (unitariansofhi.org/gallery)

Manifestation
HPU Art Gallery, until July 12, free. Many small drawings are gathered here. (hpu.edu)

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)

Trophy
HPU Art Gallery, until July 12, free. Intrigued by painting as a practice of visual intervention, the artist re-stages the experience of viewing images of violence as a reflective process of engagement. (hpu.edu)

Volunteer with the Fish
3239 Ualena St., Honolulu, 12:30 p.m., free. Living Art Marince Center volunteers assist tour guides, helping with touching animals, assist with crafts and games, and help with guided reef walk programs. RSVP online before attending volunteer orientation day. (livingartmarinecenter.com/volunteer.htm)

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