May 22

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Wednesday May 22
Becoming a Connoisseur of Happiness
Kailua Beach Park next to the restroom behind the lifeguard stand beside the canal, Sundays through first week of June, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Dr. Dean Nelson, founder of Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center and Windhorse Healthcare holds “Becoming a Connoisseur of Happiness.” May 12, 19 and 26 classes held in the courtyard of Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center on the second floor of Aikahi Shopping Center. (343-0089)

Blackberry 10: Getting Started
Kahala Mall Verizon Wireless Sore, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about the features on the new Blackberry 10 device. Registration online is required. (

Junior Magicians Class
Moanalua Valley, Wednesdays through May 29, contact for times, $80. Master magician Mike Ching holds a Junior Magicians Class for children ages 7 to 11. Parents my attend for free for students under the age of 18. Certificate awarded upon completion. (836-1800,

Mandala International Folk Dancers
Atherton YMCA, meets second and fourth Saturdays of each month, 7-9 p.m., contact for cost. Learn folk dances and enjoy music from around the world. Beginners and experienced folk dancers are welcome. (227-8033)

Qi Gong
Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic, second floor waiting area, Wednesdays thru Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., $60-$74. This ancient form of standing meditation activates the acupuncture meridians and cultivates body energy. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Health Fair and Open House
3410 Campbell Ave., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Kapahulu Center holds a health fair and open house. An optometrist, pharmacist and a representative for ear, nose and throat and gum disease on-hand. (737-1748)

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Ohana Room at Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 6-7 p.m., free. Prepare for a healthy pregnancy. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises to keep you healthy and at low-risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

Kaneohe Library Bookstore Half-Off Sale
Kaneohe Public Library basement, through the month of May, Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7:45 p.m., and Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. The Friends of Kaneohe Public Library Bookstore offer half-off sale of books, DVDs, CDs and more to military members and their families who show their ID. (233-5676)

Meningitis Prevention
Hale Ikena at Fort Shafter, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., contact for cost. Frankie Milley, CEO and founder of Meningitis Angels presents “Meningitis Prevention: Community Strategies That Work.” A photo ID, safety check, registration and insurance card are required to enter Fort Shafter. (,

Rebroadcast of Iliahi May Fest
Olelo (channel 55), 4:30 p.m. Olelo rebroadcasts Iliahi Elementary School’s May Fest. (622-6411)

Volunteer Awards
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, 5:30-8 p.m., $6/includes dinner and refreshments. The Junior League of Honolulu host a mahalo party during its 89th annual Meeting and Volunteer of the Year awards ceremony with the theme “L.E.I. – Leadership, Empowerment, Inspiration.” Junior League of Honolulu spouses and guests welcome. (

Hawaii Children’s Theatre Summer 2013 Registration
Contact for location and times, workshops begin on June 10, register until May 24. The Hawaii Children’s Theatre Summer Stars will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” Register now to reserve your spot, registration is on a first come, first serve basis. (, 246-8985)

Mango Season
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through May, 6-9 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Rolando Sanchez and Friends
JJ’s Bistro and French Pastry, Fridays, 5:30-9 p.m., call for reservations. Rolando Sanchez and Friends, and other special guest singers and musicians perform. (739-0993)

2013 Wearable Art Show
Hawaii Theatre, doors open at 5:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., contact for cost. Eight native Hawaiian designers – Hina, Kini Zamora, Maile Andrade, Manuheali‘i, Marques Marzan, Lauwa‘e, Puamana Crabbe and Wahine Toa – debut their original designs and creations. The art show is part of the 8th annual Maoli Arts Month. (528-0506)

Spa for a Good Cause
Beautiville Salon, Spa & Beautique, RSVP by May 22, event takes place May 23, 5-8 p.m., $100. Treat yourself to an evening at the spa and help a good cause. Spa package includes one mini treatment: a massage, facial, nails or waxing, in addition to wine tasting, chocolate tasting, light pupu, a book about a former foster youth and receive a spiritual reading. Proceeds help Family Programs Hawaii. (521-9531 ext. 228,

”a” mini retort
ARTS at Marks Garage, exhibit runs until June 1, Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m., free. “a” mini retort offers various viewpoints in response to critical, complex situations. An opening reception takes place May 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. (521-2903)

Living Dreams
Linnekona Building Mezzanine Gallery, Honolulu Museum School of Art, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sundays 1-5 p.m., free. Original art by local artists to refute the stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness in Hawaii. (532-8700)

Peter Antrim Kowalke Art Exhibit
The Morning Brew Cafe, runs May 15-August 15, Sun. through Thurs. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 6 a.m.-10 p.m., free. Featuring an exhibit of Peter Antrim Kowalke’s recent paintings. Part of the proceeds will help fund travel for young Hawaii equestrian riders who represent Hawaii in out-of-state competitions. (262-7770)