March 18

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Wednesday March 18
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, March 18, 26 and 29, 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. (1-800-733-2767,

Apple iPad: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Pearlridge Mall, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn how to navigate iOS7 and use features like Control Center, Notification Center, Siri, Mail, Messaging, Camera, AirDrop, Safari and more! Pre-registration required. (

Ready, Set, Thrive! Online Tools to Help You Live a Healthy Life
Nuuanu YMCA, 1441 Pali Hwy., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Get what you need to take an active role in your health. Our online tools and resources are right at your fingertips, day or night — ready to help you be the best you can be. (536-3556,

Spring 2015 Ocean Rec. Program
Haleiwa Surf Center at Alii Beach Park, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 30, 2-5:30 p.m., free. Surf, SUP, tiny toto, junior guard lessons and more. (637-5051)

Update China: A Foreign Policy Focus
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center’s Imin International Conference Center in Jefferson Hall, 1777 East-West Road, 6 p.m., free. Join a panel of leading American experts — Stapleton Roy, David Lampton and Robert Daly — as they discuss the latest developments in the U.S.-China relationship and China’s broader foreign policy. RSVP requested. (944-7111,

Wednesday Night Wedding Workshops
Ward Warehouse conference room, 6:30 p.m., $10. Focus on one aspect of wedding planning with The Wedding Cafe to make the process easy, efficient and fun, moving onto cake and catering trends. RSVP required. (

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA, 1040 Richards St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Featuring amazing bargains on new and used women’s clothing and accessories. Your shopping helps support economically disadvantaged women re-entering the workforce. (538-7061)

Pearlridge Center Downtown Center Court, exhibit runs until April 4, Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $3. See hundreds of living butterflies amidst local flora on this self-guided tour. (203-2366)

Dinosaurs Unleashed
Bishop Museum’s Castle Memorial Building, Feb. 28-Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. A dozen lifelike animatronic dinosaurs with interactive stations and activities explaining how these animals flourished in their respective environments. (847-3511,

Hauna Ahi, The Maneki Nekos and Samurai Funktion
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $5. (945-0800)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. Enjoy sun-kissed island soul jazz. (253-9099,

Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Photography Exhibit
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 45-680 Luluku Road, March 6-30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. A photographic journey through five gardens viewed through the eyes of the garden staff. (233-7323)

Mountain Minorities: The Tamang and Rai Cultures of Nepal
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, Jan. 25-May 10, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-4 p.m., free. Learn more about the Tamang and Rai peoples of Nepal, with photos, village art and more. (944-7177)

National Memories: U.S.-China Collaboration During WWII
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Hangar 79, 319 Lexington Blvd., March 14-July 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $12-$25. This traveling exhibit demonstrates the unusual and little-known camaraderie that existed between Chinese and U.S. soldiers during WWII. (, 441-1007)

On Oahu: Two Views
UH-Manoa’s Art Building Gallery, March 1-April 10, Mondays-Fridays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., free. Artist photographers Phil Jung and Joseph Maida each present a unique view of the island of Oahu. (956-6888,

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’
Manoa Valley Theatre, play runs until March 22, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $20-$39. Bree Kale‘a Peters presents “Peter and the Starcatcher.” (988-6131,

Theresa Marie Heinrich
Waikiki Parc Hotel’s Promenade Gallery, exhibit runs through March 27, 6-8 p.m., free. Theresa Marie Heinrich displays her ceramic and mixed media sculptures. (956-8364,

Timeless Musings
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., March 2-April 11, normal clubhouse hours, free. The National League of American Pen Women Honolulu Branch puts on its 90th anniversary celebration exhibit, juried by Pegge Hopper and Roy Venters. (, 352-4023)