May 11

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Sunday May 11
DIY Mother’s Day Gifts
CHAI Studio, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., various costs. Create a personalized car or canvas bag as a Mother’s Day gift. (536-4543,

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four Sunday sessions beginning May 4, 2-4 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. Learn different aspects of the birth experience. This class is suggested for couples in their third trimester. Advanced registration is required. (263-5400,

Mother’s Day Service
Hope Chapel Olomana, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., free. Hope Chapel Olomana honors all mothers with a sermon titled “A Mother’s Love.” A free brunch for each mother is offered after each service. Childcare and Sunday school is available for children ages 4-11. (

Swing Dance Club
Palladium Ala Wai Golf Course, 2nd floor, 404 Kapahulu Ave., 6:30-9:15 p.m., $5-$8. Join the Swing Dance Club Hawaii for a fun evening of dancing west coast swing, cha cha, nightclub 2-step, waltz, hustle, country 2-step and more. (255-6095)

Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Palladium at Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 6:30-9:15 p.m., $5-$8. Music by Bert Burgess. Styles of dance include swing, cha cha, waltz, night club two-step and more. (255-6095)

Iggy Jang Performs
Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall, “concert conversations” beings at 3 p.m., concert starts at 4 p.m., contact for cost. Hawaii Symphony Orchestra features guest conductor Gerard Schwarz and HSO concertmaster Ignace “Iggy” Jang” for a Mother’s Day concert. (, 593-2468)

Kupaoa Live
Halekulani, House Without A Key, noon-2:30 p.m., contact for cost. As part of the annual Mele Mei Festival, Na Hoku Hanohano artist Kupaoa performs. (1-844-288-8022,

Augie T’s Mother’s Day Brunch
Manoa Grand Ballroom, 2454 S. Beretania St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $30-$55. Enjoy music, comedy, food and prizes. (, 479-0576)

Mother’s Day Brunch
Brasserie Du Vin, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $55/person. Brasserie Du Vin offers a prix fix menu for Mother’s Day. Reservations are recommended and required for groups of six or more. (545-1115,

Mother’s Day Buffet
Top of Waikiki, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $45/adults, $20/keiki ages 10 and under. Top of Waikiki offers a seasonal brunch for Mother’s Day and as a special thank you, the restaurant gives away $20 to all moms. (, 923-3877)

Mother’s Day Cruise
Leaves Pier 6, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $55.65-$129, children 6 and under are free, kamaaina rates are available. Atlantis Navatek Cruises invites families to celebrate mothers day with a cruise experience featuring a dinner buffet and live entertainment. (973-1311)

Polo Game
Hawaii Polo Club, 68-411 Farrington Hwy., Waialua, 2 p.m. matches start, 11 a.m. gates open, $10/field seating, $25/clubhouse area. Mother’s Day tournament. (,

DHT Performing Arts Program
Diamond Head Theatre, March 30-May 25, contact for days, times and cost. Diamond Head Theatre’s spring session teaches song and dance of musical theatre to learning the dynamics of a scene. Classes are available for children, teens and adults. (, 733-0277)

Healing Through Art
Gallery on the Pali, through June 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, free. Gallery on the Pali presents “Healing Through Art” by Jocelyn Cheng and participants in the artist in residency program at Queens Medical Center. An artist’s reception takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. May 10. (

PAUSE: BFA Exhibition 2014
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Art Gallery and Commons Gallery, April 27-May 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free admissions, donations appreciated. “PAUSE: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2014: showcases the accomplishments of nearly 30 forthcoming graduates from the BFA program. (