May 19

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Sunday May 19
Android: Getting Started Workshop
Pearl Highlands Center Verizon Wireless Store, May 19 and 26, and Sundays through June 30, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about the hardware functions, how to set up email, adding social network accounts and customizing your device. Registration online is required. (

Apple iPhone 5 Workshop
Moanalua Center Verizon Wireless Store, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about the features of the iPhone 5 including maps, Siri, Facebook integration and more. Registration online is required. (

Women and Children Domestic Safety and Assault Prevention Class
61 Puiwa Rd., Nuuanu Valley, April 21 and May 19, 1-5 p.m., $30/individuals, $90/mother-daughter team, $30/each additional child ages 10-17. Professor Steve McLaughlin shows ways to prevent yourself from being overwhelmed by an attacker. Class consists of a lecture and practice. No training or conditioning required. (

Celebrating Hula with a True Queen
Hawaii Convention Center O‘ahu Ballroom 313, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $10-$30/day. This seminar is part of a featured series at the Waikiki Hula Conference, and is separate from the larger conference gathering. Celebrate hula through one of the leading solo dancers of the 20th century – Queenie Ventura Dowsett. Download a registration form at (,

Comic Jam Hawaii
Pearlridge Downtown Center Court, 1-4 p.m., free. Featuring local artists who create collaborative cartoons, illustrations and sketches while “talking story.” (, 488-0981)

Hawaii Polo Club 2013 Season
Visit website for location, Sundays through July 14, gates open at 11 a.m. for picnic, matches start at 2 p.m., $10/open field seating, $25/clubhouse. The Hawaii Polo Club celebrates 50 years of polo. (

Children’s Storytime
Kaimuki Public Library, through July 28, 10:30-11:15 a.m., free. Children, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, participate in finger plays and rhymes and make a small craft to take home. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed. (733-8422)

Live Music at Tiki Town
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Sundays through May 26, Ben and Kanoe perform from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Shawn Garnett performs from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Ben and Kanoe perform classic rock and R&B, and Shawn Garnett performs Hawaiian and reggae music. (

Race For The Vets
Podium Raceway, 2-6 p.m., $25. In celebration of Military Appreciation Month, Flagship FastLube has organized a day of family fun. When purchasing an adult race pass, say “I’m racing for the vets!” and 50 precent will be donated to U.S. VETS. Also featuring a car show, vendor booths, food trucks and more. (682-7223)

West Loch Candlelight Vigil
State Capitol grounds Ewa side near Vietnam Wall, 5:45-6:45 p.m., free. Hundreds of military men at West Loch Pearl Harbor died when a landing tank ship exploded on May 21, 1944 in preparation for a US invasion of the Mariana Islands during WWII. (597-1341)

Exhibition Gala Opening
East-West Center Gallery, 1-3 p.m., free. The East-West Center Gallery holds an exhibition gala opening for its new exhibit “Peranakan Chinese Heritage of Southeast Asia.” Enjoy a Peranakan cooking demonstration from 1 to 2 p.m., and a reception and exhibition walkthrough from 2 to 3 p.m. (944-7177,

Fantasy Meets Reality
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, runs through May 23, Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 2-6 p.m., free. Featuring batiks and photo panoramas by Marshall Heaney. An artists reception takes place on May 11 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. (

HPU Art Gallery, until July 12, free. Many small drawings are gathered here. (

Peranakan Chinese Heritage of Southeast Asia
East-West Center Gallery, May 19-Sept. 15, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., contact for cost. The Peranakan Chinese are descendants of Chinese traders who settled in Malacca and the coastal areas of Java and Sumatra. This exhibition reflects the unique Peranakan aesthetic and highlights many of the community’s distinctive arts and customs. (944-7177,

Spring Dance Concert 2013
Pearl City Cultural Center, 4 p.m., $5-$10. The Aiea High Dance Program presents its Spring Dance Concert 2013. (

HPU Art Gallery, until July 12, free. Intrigued by painting as a practice of visual intervention, the artist re-stages the experience of viewing images of violence as a reflective process of engagement. (