March 25

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Sunday March 25
‘Opae Ula Workshops
Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena St., Honolulu, 2 p.m., starts at $35. Create and customize your own pet shrimp environment. Register online. (

Swing Dance Classes
Ala Wai Clubhouse on Kapahulu Ave., Call for address, 6:30 p.m., $8/general, $5/members. Free dance lesson, followed by open dancing until 9:15 p.m. Swing, waltz, cha cha, night club 2-step, hustle, salsa, CW. (255-6095)

Watercolor Demonstration
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, 1-3 p.m., free. Watercolor Demonstration by nationally known watercolor artist, Don Andrews. (, 286-5909)

Alii Church Service
Kawaihao Church, 957 Punchbowl St., Honolulu, 8:30-10 a.m., free. (522-1333)

Bishop Museum, last Sundays until June 24, 1-4 p.m., free. Kanikapila is a traditional Hawaiian music jam session where musicians of all ages and skill levels are invited to perpetuate the mele (music), and the tradition in which music was passed from generation to generation. Bring your instrument cable if you would like to plug in. (638-7766,

Tropical Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 180 North Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, 1-3 p.m., garden admission. Features trees from Australia, New Zealand and Polynesia. Call for reservations. (522-7066)

Aloha Bluegrass Band Performs
The Waimanalo Beach Cafe and Gallery, 41-865 Kalanianaole Hwy., Waimanalo, 5-7 p.m., free, donations accepted. The Aloha Bluegrass Band will be performing. (

Benefit Fundraiser
Mamiya Theater, 3142 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, call for times, $30/door, $25/presale. The Lanai Culture & Heritage Center is holding a benefit concert featuring Kupaoa, Na Palapalai and Waipuna. (744-8806)

Operation Manong/Office Of Multicultural Student Services Reunion
FilCom Center, 94-428 Mokuola St., Waipahu, 3-8 p.m., $35/ages 9 to adult, $19.50/ages 3-8. Event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Operation Manong project. (956-4090, 744-3698)

Cruise For Equality
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, 1:45 p.m., $30. Offering picturesque views of Waikiki and Diamond Head. (

Filmmakers Showcase At Surfer The Bar
Surfer the bar, Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku, 7 p.m., $8/kamaaina, $5/keiki under 16. “Fiberglass & Megapixels” screens. (436-4326)

Parrot Association Lecture
Blaisdell Park, 301 Kamehameha Hwy., Pearl City, noon, free. Learn about parrots as you see them up close at this potluck meeting with one of Hawaii’s top avian vets, Dr. Mark Caspers, of Feather & Fur Clinic. (381-5545)

Rainbow For Japan Kids Charity Talk Live
Hawaii Convention Center, Theater 310, 4:30-7 p.m., free, donations welcome. Part of the “Rainbow for Japan Kids (RFJK)” project sponsored by Japan- America Society of Hawaii, Japan Airlines, First Hawaiian Bank, and Studio Rim Hawaii. (

Religious Hospitality
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, 10:15 a.m., donations accepted. Rev. Peter Morales speaks. (595-4047)

Spring Exhibit
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, March 25 to April 22, artists reception April 5 from 5-7 p.m., free. Hawaii Water Color Society’s spring exhibit. (

Youth Stewardship Volunteer Program
Hanauma Bay Education Center, Hanauma Bay, Honolulu, Sundays in March, call for days, 9 a.m. to noon, free. Call to register. For any students looking for a valuable summer learning experience in a world class nature preserve. (397-5840)