March 22

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Wednesday March 22
Blue Zones Project Purpose Workshop
Alexander & Baldwin Meeting Room, 146 Hekili St. #202, 8 a.m. check in, free. Wake up each day with purpose and live seven years longer and happier. Discover or rediscover your gifts, passions and values. RSVP required. (

Dining Etiquette & Manners
Cafe Julia at YWCA, 1040 Richards St., 5:30 p.m., $50-$35. Learn all you need to know about dining etiquette and manners from Emmerson Ribao at this five-course dinner hosted by FAMES Hawaii. RSVP required. (781-5905, 741-6125)

Happiness Talk
Happiness U at SALT at Our Kakaako, 6-6:30 p.m., free. Find peace and a sanctuary at Happiness U. Learn how to create your life to be in greater sync with your vision. Pre-registration required. (

Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific Islander Teens Confront Violent Legacies
Aliiolani Hale, 5:30 p.m., free. Discuss the challenges girls and boys living in Hawaii’s inner cities and rural areas face in our justice system. RSVP requested. (, 539-4995)

What is Disease? From AIDS to Zika
Moiliili Community Center, Room 105, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz debunks medical myths and vets drug industry secrets about cancer and emerging plagues, urging suppressed natural cures to save lives. (292-1179)

Carnitas Against Cancer
Bar Elixrs, 1153 Bethel St., 3:30-7 p.m., free. Proceeds from marked food and drinks help support the fight against cancer with American Cancer Society, Cancer Action Network. (432-9109)

Deeksha Meditations
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 7-8 p.m., donations accepted. (397-3174)

Irish Whiskey Tasting
O’Toole’s Celtic Room, 6:30 p.m., $30. Enjoy Irish whiskeys of differing ages. Proceeds benefit The Friends of St. Patrick. Reservations recommended. (521-4712,

Meet Ling for Tea
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 1 p.m., free; by appointment, $60. Drop in to meet Ling for tea, or call for an appointment from this profound messenger. (392-8857)

Robotics Demonstrations
Check website for dates and locations of participating McDonald’s locations statewide, March 20-26, 8-10 a.m., free. Hawaii robotics teams demonstrate their creations for the public. (

Spring Break Event
Makiki Community Library, 1 p.m., free. Enjoy Bug Bingo and other fun games before the Fairy Grandmother arrives at 3 p.m. for storytime. Each child receives one free book and each adults gets a free book or DVD. (536-7765)

Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, March 11-April 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, $4.50. Get an up-close look at five species of butterflies in their different stages of life. Keiki also can participate in crafts, story times and more. (554-3307,

Photos with the Easter Bunny
Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 18-April 7, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 8-15, Sundays close at 6 p.m., $25. Take photos with the Easter Bunny. Disney princesses Bell, Cinderella and Snow White will appear 11 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. Make reservations for a shorter wait. (

Daily Whale Watch Lunch Cruises
Departs from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Dec. 16-April 2, meet at 11 a.m. for 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. cruise, $87-$50.50. Sail on the 150-foot Majestic and look for humpback whales returning to Hawaii’s springtime waters. (973-1311)

Gypsy Jazz: A Tribute to Django Reinhardt
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $35-$15. The Hot Club of Hulaville performs with special guests Paul Mehling and Isabelle Fontaine of Hot Club of San Francisco. (

Lahainaluna High School Band and Choir
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (253-9099)

Across Generations II: Ka-Ning Fong and Erin Marquez
Hawaii State Art Museum, Artizen Gallery, March 3-May 26, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Legendary painter Ka-Ning Fong’s works are displayed alongside rising star Erin Marquez. Reception is March 3 at 5 p.m. (391-6247)

Art in the Garden
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $25-$20. Adults and keiki can paint a beautiful scene of butterflies on a 11-by-14-inch canvas. Pre-registration required. (748-5315,

‘By Land or Sea’
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, Feb. 26-April 8, business hours, free. Association of Hawaii Artists displays their work. Reception is March 5 at 5 p.m. (286-5675)

Digital Perspectives 2017
1132 Bishop Street Gallery, March 4-June 3, business hours, free. Presenting innovative work by the Digital Art Society of Hawaii. (

Honolulu Jewish Film Festival
Doris Duke Theatre, March 4-26, check website for schedule and cost. Temple Emanu-El and Honolulu Museum of Art present a series of Jewish films and documentary. (,

‘Hulia Ano: Inspired Patterns’
Bishop Museum, March 18-Oct. 16, business hours, $22.95-$10.95. Explore Hawaiian aesthetic traditions, design motifs and visual similarities in the natural world. (

Michelangelo Pistoletto
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, 1109 Nuuanu Ave., March 7-31, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Michelangelo Pistoletto presents his work in various media. (724-6877)

NPAC Musical Review
Waianae Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free. Nanakuli Performing Arts Center sings and dances to hits from yesterday to today. (697-7868)

‘Rock of Ages’
Manoa Valley Theatre, March 9-26, Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $40-$22. A group of rock stars fight to save their Sunset Strip before it gets turned into a strip mall. (, 988-6131)

‘Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science’
Windward Community College, Hale Laakea Library, Feb. 13-May 5, business hours, free. A Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition demonstrates how traditional indigenous communities and cutting-edge Western science are meeting. Opening reception is Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. (235-7435)

‘The Machine Inside: Biometrics’
Bishop Museum, Feb. 25-Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Learn more about how evolution is Earth’s greatest innovator, and how humans have been inspired by nature’s ingenuity. (, 847-3511)

‘Yangon Echos: Inside Heritage Homes’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, Jan. 29-May 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. Learn more about Yangon’s traditions and diversity in a changing world. Opening reception is Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., with entertainment and a tour with the curators.(