May 10

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Friday May 10
Awakening The Dreamer
The Green House, 6:30-9 p.m., $12/students and seniors, $16/single, $30/couple. This multimedia experience is for anyone who wishes to deepen their understanding of the current state of the world and how we can take action to create environmental sustainability. (524-8427,

Hawaii Behavioral Health, 210 Ward Ave. #219B, alternating Fridays until May 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (ages 8-12), 7:30-9:30 p.m. (ages 13-17), $10/class. Sibshops increases the peer support and informational opportunities for brothers and sisters of people with special needs and to increase parents’ understanding of sibling issues. (394-7320,

Tai Chi
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, fifth floor waiting area, Fridays thru Aug. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., $60-$74. A blend of medical qigong and martial qigong, 1000 years in development and use. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

West African Dance Workshop
Loading Zone, contact for time, $15-$20. A west African dance workshop with Alhasanne Camara of Guinea, West Africa. All ages and all levels welcome. (232-3384)

Acupuncture and Your Health
Aina Haina Public Library, 1:30 p.m., free. Licensed acupuncturist Mei-Lin Maunakea discusses how acupuncture and other treatment modalities used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can improve your health. This session includes a question-and-answer session. Suitable for ages 12 and older. Contact the library ASAP if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed. (377-2456)

Hawaii COPD “Breathing Hui” Support Group
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, conference room 2E, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Open to the public for persons who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and/or asthma and their caregivers. (, 699-9839)

Keiki Passenger Safety
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Get your child’s car seat or booster seat checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. By appointment only. (432-2260)

North Shore Dance Party
Church of the Pacific, 7-10 p.m., $5. Tango music from 7 to 8 p.m., and a variety of swing, ballroom and latin music from 8 to 10 p.m. All levels and singles welcome. (

Charlotte’s Web
Tenney Theatre on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. Andrew, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., continues Saturdays beginning April 6 thru May 11 at 4:30 p.m., additional performance added on May 18 at 2:30 p.m., ASL performance on April 27 at 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. The Hawaii Theatre for Youth concludes its 2012-2013 “Season of Classics” with “Charlotte’s Web.” (, 839-9885)

Kalaheo School May Day Program
Kalaheo Elementary School, 8:30 a.m., free. Kalaeho School presents its annual May Day program with the theme “Na Pua O Hawaii – The Children of Hawaii.” (332-6801)

Youth Surf Contest
Queen’s surf break – Kuhio Beach, Waikiki, entry forms must be received by May 10, contest takes place May 18-19, contact for times, $25 entry fee. T&C Surf holds its 16th annual T&C Surf/Surfer Magazine Grom Contest for aspiring surfers ages 12 and older (cannot be ranked in NSSA or HASA standings). Entry fee include lunch courtesy of Chili’s Grill & Bar, hydration from Naked Juice, contest T-shirt from T&CSurf and a good bag from sponsors. (, 483-8710)

Castle High School Band Aloha Concert
Ronald E. Bright Theatre at Castle High School, doors open at 6:30 p.m., program starts at 7 p.m., free. Featuring the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble playing selections from contemporary and classic band literature, along with Broadway and other crowd pleasers. The night concludes with a tribute to graduating seniors in the band. (233-5600 ext. 2336)

Kings of Spade
The Republik, lounge doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m., $10-$15, ages 21 and older. The Kings of Spade perform a live tribute to Guns N’ Roses. (

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Coconut Willy’s Grand Reopening Party
Coconut Willy’s, 1837 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. Coconut Willy’s reopens at the “old” Hard Rock location on Kalakaua and Kapiolani. Stinkeye returns as the Friday night band, Kutmaster Spaz MCs the event as Sir Style returns as house DJ. (520-1120)

2013Hawaii Build and Buy Green
Hawaii Convention Center, 7:30 a.m., visit website for cost. The Department of Business Economic, Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) State Energy Office sponsors an informative conference and expo for building professionals, architects, planners, engineers and contractors. Topics cover areas such as residential green communities, green infrastructure, financing and transportation alternatives. (

Henry Kapono and Friends Live
Hawaii Theatre, doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Henry Kapono salutes our troops during Military Appreciation month. The concert offers a special tribute to the military. (526-0506)

Red Day Open
Bay View Golf Course, 6:30-8 a.m. registration, contact for cost. Keller Williams Realty holds its first annual charity golf tournament to benefit Camp Agape and Harvest Family Life Ministries. (

Shift: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2013
University of Hawaii Art Gallery and Commons Gallery, April 21-May 10, Mon.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., admission is free, donations appreciated. “Shift: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2013” showcases the accomplishments of forthcoming graduates from the B.F.A. program in the Department of Art and Art History. And awards ceremony takes place on April 21 at 2 p.m. in the Art Building Auditorium. (