March 18

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Friday March 18
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 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. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Ong King Arts Center, 184 N. King St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10, age 18 and up. Unscripted and very inebriated comedy as Think Fast celebrates St. Patrick’s Friday with the cast playing drinking games on stage. (

Wendy Liebman
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 7 p.m., $20-$40. Comedian Wendy Liebman returns to Hawaii with funny, clean, smart humor. (, 323-908-0607)

Hawaii Kai Carnival
Kalanianaole Highway, between Hawaii Kai Drive and Keahole Street, March 18, 24 and 25 from 6-11 p.m., March 19 and 26 from noon-11 p.m., March 20 from noon-10 p.m. and March 27 from 2:30-8:30 p.m., $2-$1. Enjoy an E.K. Fernandez carnival in Hawaii Kai, featuring games, rides, musical entertainment, food and more. (

Kunia Orchid Show
Leilehua High School gymnatorium, March 18 and 19 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., March 20 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Five local orchid clubs showcase their very best blooming specimens, plus 22 plant vendors sell an amazing selection of plants, as well as ikebana displays, orchid classes, giveaways and more. (342-0251)

The Pit Stop
Wet ‘n’ Wild, 5-9 p.m., free. Shop, dine and dash at this month’s Pit Stop event. (479-5525)

Tol Andune Annual Discussion
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, Lecture Room, RSVP by March 18 for March 26 event, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Tol Andune, the Tolkien Fellowship of Hawaii, celebrates Tolkien Reading Day with a discussion on “The Silmarillion,” focusing on “The Roles of Men’s Fear and Faith in Numenor.” (

Cory Oliveros
Nico’s Pier 38, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. (540-1377)

J.P. Smoke Train
Bella Bistro, 201 Hamakua Drive, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. (262-7168)

Jeff Rasmussen
Nico’s Pier 38, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. (540-1377)

Moonlight Serenade
Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St., 7 p.m., free. Hawaii Pacific University presents a solo and group repertoire concert from early classical to Broadway and pop, from three music ensembles. (544-0887,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. (922-5331)

Saloon Pilots
Big City Diner Kailua, 108 Hekili St., 8-10:30 p.m., free. Saloon Pilots celebrate nine years of performing at Big City Diner. (263-8880)

Tito Berinobis Duo
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. (

AFCEA Hawaii Members Winter Social
Oahu Country Club, 6-9 p.m., check website for cost. AFCEA Hawaii hosts its annual winter social, with a theme of “That 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.” Dress appropriately. (

LooChoo Identity Conference 2016
March 18 at Jikoen Hongwanji, March 19-20 at Windward Community College’s Hale Akoakoa, check website for schedule and cost. Those of Okinawan descent are invited to learn more about their roots and responsibility for the future. Pre-registration required. (,

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Hawaii Conference
UH-Manoa’s WIlliam S. Richardson School of Law, March 18-19, check website for schedule and cost. Those interested in writing or illustrating children’s books are invited to attend workshops, meet mentors, get critiques and more. (, 359-0210)

‘Guys and Dolls’
Mamiya Theatre at Saint Louis School, March 18 and 19 at 7 p.m., March 20 at 2 p.m., $22-$18. Enjoy a student musical production of “Guys and Dolls.” (739-4896,

Waipahu Public Library’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
Waipahu Public Library, 1-1:45 p.m., free. Celebrate 20 years of Waipahu Library with Waipahu High School’s Slam Poetry Club, who will perform an original poem about the community, followed by a poetry workshop. (675-0358)