May 17

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Wednesday May 17
Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25/two people. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

King Tides – A Window into the Future
Waikiki Aquarium, 3:30-4:30 p.m., free. Learn more about the impact of sea level rise and how it will affect Hawaii’s future. (

Oral Health Begins With Biological Dentistry
Moiliili Community Center, Room 105, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Dr. Ronald S. Carlson clarifies that so-called diseases start in the oral cavity and shows us how to stay healthy with biologically compatible dental techniques. (292-1179)

The Power of Plant Food in Reducing Inflammation
Nuuanu YMCA, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Learn how meal planning and healthy eating can help to lower inflammation. Pre-registration required. (536-3556)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
St. Francis School, Multipurpose Room, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Straub Clinic & Hospital, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

More Than Pink
Waikele Premium Outlets, April 10-May 31, business hours, $10/discount card. Purchase a discount card and receive 25 percent off on item at a participating retailer. Proceeds go to Susan G. Komen organization. (

Sisters in Crime Meeting
Makiki Community Library, 1527 Keeaumoku St., 6-8 p.m., free. Speaker is Rose Mary Thompson. (683-9481)

Blayne Asing
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $35-$15. (

Ewa Makai and Jarrett Middle School Ukulele Ensemble
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

Ewa Makai MIddle School Jazz Band
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

Highlands Intermediate Chorus
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 6-7 p.m., free. (

Nando Suan and Mike Barques
Nico’s Seafood Market at Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 5-8:30 p.m., free. Enjoy bossa nova jazz experience featuring Nando Suan and Mike Barques. (540-1377)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (

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)

Aloha Hoomaluhia XXXVIII
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, May 1-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Twenty artists showcase work inspired by the beauty of the garden. (

Christopher Cole
Honolulu Museum of Art, April 6-July 9, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, $10. Maui photographer Christopher Cole displays his work in the John Dominis and Patches Damon Holt Gallery. (

‘Clay Impressions’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., May 1-27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, free. Russell E. Wee and Lori Nakatsuka display their clay art. Reception is May 5 at 6 p.m. (521-1812,

‘Color It Spring’
Honolulu Country Club gallery, April 9-May 27, business hours, free. (286-5675,

‘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. (

‘Internal Integration’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, May 7-June 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, free. David Behlke displays his work. Artists reception is May 14 at 6 p.m. (

Michelangelo Pistoletto
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, March 7-May 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free. Italian painter, action and object artist Michelangelo Pistoletto displays his work in mixed media. (

Brue Bar. 119 Merchant St., on display now through May, business hours, free. Visual artist Marcia Pasqua displays her geometric paintings. (

Sumi-e Society of Hawaii Exhibition
Honolulu Hale courtyard, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15-18, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19, free. Sumi-e Society of Hawaii hosts its 15th annual exhibition by the students of Mrs. Sachie Saigusa in Honolulu, Wahiawa and Hilo. (768-6622)

‘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)

Waianae Library Book Clubs
Waianae Public Library, 3:30 p.m. kids, 6 p.m. adults, free. The keiki will discuss the Nene Award Ceremony winners, while adults read “My Antonia” by Willa Cather. (697-7868)

‘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.(