March 13

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Wednesday March 13
Keiki Storytime
Kailua Public Library, Wednesdays until March 27, 10:30 a.m., free. Recommended for ages 2 to 5. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Storytime will feature stories, sing-along songs and a craft. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpretor or other special accommodations are needed. (266-9911)

Adam Crowe Performs
Hard Rock Cafe, 9-11 p.m., free. Featuring blues and rock music. (955-7383)

Sasha Yates and Michelangelo Barques
JJ Bistro and French Pastry, 5-8:30 p.m. Sasha Yates and Michelangelo Barques perform rock music. (739-0993)

U.S. Air Force Papana Jazz Band
Windward Mall, Center Court, 3-5 p.m., contact for cost. The U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific’s Papana Jazz Ensemble performs classic and contemporary jazz. (235-1143)

Golf Tournament
Pearl Country Club, 10:30 a.m. check-in, 12 p.m. shotgun, $175/individual, $550/team, $500-$700/packages. This tournament features a three-man scramble format. Bento lunch provided by Gyotaku and drinks by Kirin. Following a day on the links, golfers gather for the “19th Hole,” and awards banquet/buffet dinner in the clubhouse where raffle prizes are awarded. (

The Wedding Cafe Wednesday Night Workshops
Ward Warehouse Conference Room, every Wednesday for 10 weeks, 6:30 p.m., free (except the Cake & Catering Trends workshop). The Wedding Cafe kicks off their bridal workshop series with its Location & Venues workshop, featuring 12 wedding venues on Oahu. Each workshop features a different theme featuring Hawaii’s top wedding vendors. RSVP online. (

2013 Gift Printing
Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Feb. 21 to March 15, gallery hours and cost. This local exhibition of prints by artists from all over the state is juried by Hiroki Morinoue, renown local print artist from the Big Island. Artist reception Feb. 20. (

A Rainy Day in Midtown
Gallery at Ward center, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring gallery artist Roger Whitlock showing his recent watercolors. A reception is on March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. to meet the artist. (, 597-8034)

Ainu Treasures: A Living Tradition in Northern Japan
East-West Center Gallery, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m., call for cost. Like many other indigenous people throughout the world, the Ainu have taken initiative to revive their traditional culture, including a project for Ainu artists to make replicas of Ainu artifacts owned by various museums. This exhibition features modern Ainu masterpieces and replicas of traditional artifacts. (944-7177,

Fire Polish
Gallery at Ward Center, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring fused glass by guest artists. A reception to meet the glass fusions artists is at March 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (,

Hawaii Meth Project Hosts “Take a Stand Against Meth” Teen Art Display
Hawaii State Capitol – Chamber level, foyer, until March 22, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed holidays, free. The “Take a Stand Against Meth” contest challenged Hawaii teens to create original works of art inspired by content from the website Works in any style or medium, with the exception of videos, were eligible for entry. (

Hawaiian Heritage Plants Art Exhibition
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, open daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., call for cost. In honor of the Makahiki season, Hoomaluhia will be featuring an art exhibit on plants that traveled to the islands in the sailing canoes of the early voyagers who became the Hawaiians. (233-7323)

Jewish Film Festival
Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre, March 2-13, visit website for film times, $8-$10. This year’s Temple Emanu-El Kirk Chasmere Jewish Film Festival features seven acclaimed films, premiering in Hawaii. (

Nature’s Gifts
Gallery at Ward Centre, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring watercolor guest artists Yasuko Abeshima. (, 597-8034)

Junior Lifeguarding Club
Kroc Center Hawaii, Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until March 28, $100. Learn the basics of advance lifesaving skills, how to teach basic swim skills, work with the Kroc Aquatic Team and apply skills to real-life situations. Ages 10 and older. (, 682-5505)

Martial Arts Cardio Circuit
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic third floor, Thursdays in March, 6-7 p.m., $24-$28. Learn self-defense while getting a good cardio workout. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Micro-Enterprise Training
Waipahu Festival Marketplace, suite 201, until March 30, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., $20. Gain the fundamental knowledge and skills to start a small business. Learn about developing a business idea, self-assessments, conducting market studies and a marketing plan, the various types of business and more. Deadline to register is March 7. (677-6939)

Taiko Center of the Pacific Classes
Washington Middle School, until April 18, various levels at various times, $105-$182. Free parking located in the school’s King Street lot only. Contact for registration and times. (, 737-7236)

What Works, What Doesn’t
Benjamin Parker Elementary School Cafeteria, 6-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Learn techniques to increase positive behaviors in order to make your household run smoother. Presented by Kathy Bentley, Kaneohe’s “super nanny” and nationally recognized parent educator. (235-7747,

Hanauma Bay Thursday Evening Presentations
Hanauma Bay Education Center, Thursdays through March, 6:30 p.m., free. Featuring “Variations in Songs of Humpback Whales Wintering in the Northern and Main Hawaiian Islands” (March 7); “Hawaiian Islands Dolphin Smart Program” (March 14); “Marine Mammal Strandings in Hawaii: What is the Process” (March 21); “Acoustically Quantifying Ecological Effects of Underwater Detonations in Military Training Areas with Implications for Conservation” (March 28). (397-5840,

Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions of the Past
Bishop Museum, Atherton Halau, 6-7:30 p.m., $10. Author John R.K. Clark explores the origins and evolutions of surfing. RSVP online or by phone. (, 847-3511)

”Just The Facts, Please” – Nutrition Facts, That Is
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente presents its Senior Summit Lecture Series. Do you know what you’re eating? Be your own detective and solve the mysteries of the food label. Featuring speakers Jennifer Davis, MS, RD, supervisor regional medical nutrition and dietary services, and registered dietician Letty Nagata. (671-6495)

Mike Leineweber
Oahu Country Club, 12-1:30 p.m., $25 for lunch. Mike Leineweber, an architect and Vice Chairman of Media 5 Architects, will talk about his miraculous recovery from cancer – thanks, in part, to stem cell research. (225-2965)

Speaker at Hawaii Jewish Seniors
Temple Emanu-el, 11:30 a.m., free. Linda Rose Herman, advanced planning counselor at Hawaii Memorial Park, gives a presentation on helping families to pre-plan for financial and emotional grief. (

Tax Preparation Services
Kroc Center Hawaii, until April 11, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free tax help for taxpayers with low- and moderate-income with special attention to those 60 and older. (545-6016)