May 19

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Friday May 19
Garden Meditation
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. Practice receiving the colors, movements and sounds around you as Kathryn Rone guides you through gentle stretch, breathing and meditation. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

GEMS, More Than Just Loss
Kahala Nui, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $10. Dorothy Colby provides essential information for families and professional care partners on how to have a positive, meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Pre-registration required. (295-2624,

Mantra Sound Rock
Atherton YMCA, 7 p.m., free. Join in a rock-out, ecstatic kirtan where you can’t help but get up and dance. Sponsored by Yoga Kirtan Hawaii. (224-2462)

Plant Doctor
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 9-10 a.m., free. Bring potted plants, branches, fruit and leaf samples to look at under a microscope. Attendees can ask questions about any horticulture topic. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Shamanic Sound Transformation
Mindful Matters Wellness & Yoga Center, 407 Uluniu St., 7-8 p.m., $25-$20. Release energy blocks from others and from old patterns, shift energies, connect with animal spirits and connect with divine frequencies. (, 291-6865)

Nick Swardson
The Republik, May 19 and 20, 7:30 p.m., $39-$29. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Wahiawa General Hospital, 7:30-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Book Study & Breakfast with Rev. Geo Downer
Unity Windward Church, 8:30 a.m., free. Based on Eric Butterworth’s book, “Discover the Power Within You.” (262-6731,

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. A showcase of local artisans and products that are truly of the islands. (

Pa‘akai Marketplace
SALT at Our Kakaako, May 19-20, 5-9 p.m., free. Browse crafts, food and more from Native Hawaiian vendors. Live music Friday is by Duncan Kamakana and Mike Tulba, and Saturday sees Left of Right and DJ Shift. (

Spiritual Ancestry
Hawaii National Baha’i Center, 3264 Allan Place, 6:30-9 p.m., free. Dinner, interfaith devotional and talk given by Lee Lewis on “Spiritual Ancestry” followed by a discussion. (393-3181)

Jazz Peace Concert
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 7:30-8:30 p.m., free. Special guest Asako Takasaki of New York performs with Kit Eversbach, Ernie Provencher and Mihoko M. (

Kealakehe Intermediate School Band
Windward Mall, Center Court, 2-3 p.m., free. (235-1143)

Nando Suan and Mike Barques
Pacific Guardian Courtyard, noon-1 p.m., free. Enjoy bossa nova jazz experience featuring Nando Suan and Mike Barques. (384-7223)

Patrick Landeza and Friends
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. (, 955-8821)

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Hawaiian Brian’s, 6 p.m. doors open, $29. (

Rolando Sanchez & Salsa Hawaii
JazzMinds, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for a hot night of Latin music. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. (922-5331)

Preservation Honor Awards Celebration
YWCA Laniakea, Fuller Hall & Courtyard, 5-8 p.m., $60-$50. Historic Hawaii Foundation hosts its 43rd annual awards to honor those who work to preserve Hawaii’s historic buildings. Ken Makuakane performs. (523-2900,

‘All Shook Up’
Diamond Head Theatre, May 19-June 11, Fridays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $35-$23. A musical comedy built around the songs of Elvis Presley. (

‘Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch, or The Perfumed Badge’
Shreve Theater at Lanikai Community Center, May 19-21 and 26-29, 8 p.m., $10. Lanikai Mortgage Players present their spring melodrama, set in the Old West. (