May 14

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Wednesday May 14
Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless, Pearlridge Center, May 14, 21 and 28, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about the features of the iPhone. Advanced registration is required. (

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Advanced registration is required. (263-5400,

Sumi-e for Beginners
Honolulu Myohoji Mission, Wednesdays through May 28 at 3 p.m. and Saturdays through May 31 at 5 p.m., $35/session. Learn the concepts and techniques of Japanese brush painting using simple color and limited details on rice paper. Must bring supplies. (382-0236)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente, Moanlua Medical Center, Wednesdays through Aug. 13 (no class June 11), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $75/member, $104.50/non-member. A combination of yoga and Pilates for a full body workout. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, Mondays and Wednesdays through June 23 (no class May 26 and June 11), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/member, $6.50/non-member. A fusion of Latin and international dance themes. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

AARP Meeting
4444 Rice St., conference room B, 11 a.m. meeting, noon potluck, 1 p.m. speaker, contact for cost. This month’s speaker is Mariya Kai Jones, personal wellness coach. (823-0502)

Copyright Laws and Social Media
YMCA of Honolulu, Fuller Hall, 5:30-7:45 p.m., $15/non-members, free for members. Social Media Club Hawaii holds a program that will delve into the intricate issues of copyright laws and its impact on social media and content publishing. (

Gourmet Vegan Dine-Out
Church of the Crossroads, 6-8 p.m., $20 (VSH members receive a 10 percent discount). Advanced registration is required. (, 845-2873)

Monthly Adoption
Ward Warehouse Amphitheater, third Saturday of each month, 1-3 p.m., free to attend. The Pet Corner partners with Oahu SPCA to present a monthly adoption. (,

Special Ocean Tour Packages
Contact for location, time and cost. During May, Atlantis Adventures offers exclusive ocean tour packages with savings up to 83 percent as a mahalo for the service by active-duty Armed Forces members and their families. (

4th Annual International Ukulele Contest
Contact for location, deadline to register is May 14, event takes place May 24, contact for time, $50/non-Hawaii residents. All ukulele players are invited to audition for a chance to compete in the fourth annual International Ukulele Contest. (

Aloha My Name Is…
The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, until May 31, Tuesday to Saturday 6-8 p.m., free. This Maoli Arts Month Show offers an “insider” perspective to art making through an “outsider” approach. (

The Great East Japan Earthquake
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Haigo and Irene Shen Architecture Gallery, through June 27, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The exhibition was assembled by the Japan Foundation with the intention to showcase the diversity of approaches to post disaster architecture that was implemented by architects in the March 11 disaster zones of Japan. An opening reception takes place April 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. (303-217-0851)