May 23

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Wednesday May 23
Free Diabetes Self-Management Class
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, 1360 S. Beretania St., Suite 501, May 9-June 13, 10 a.m.-noon, free. A doctor’s referral is not required. Pre-registration required. (545-2550,

Poetics of a Land Beloved
Iolani Palace, 5 p.m., free. Attend a Na Moolelo lecture by Jonathan Osorio of University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. (

The Big Picture: Balancing Design and Content with Teun van der Heljden
da Shop, 3565 Harding Ave., 6-8 p.m., free. Attend a class for artists and advocators seeking to publish a book about their artwork, cause or both. (

Comedy U
Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania, 8:30 p.m., $10. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
The Arc of Hawaii, Bloodmobile, 6:30-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Dockside Canoe Tour
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 3-6 p.m., free. (

Hokulea Crew Talk Story Presentation
Kaiser High School, cafeteria, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. (

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (, 847-3511)

Preservation Honor Awards Celebration
YWCA Laniakea, Fuller Hall and Courtyard, 5-8 p.m., $50-$60. Take an opportunity to share, recognize and applaud excellence in historic preservation in the Hawaiian Islands. Kelly Simek of KHON2 will serve as host. (, 523-2900)

World Turtle Day at Sea Life Park
Sea Life Park, 9:30 a.m., contact for cost. The first 50 keiki to enter the park will receive free turtle feed cups and learn how the animals eat. There will be a Reef Rangers keiki conservation club meeting, honu crafts and educational games, a halau performance by Beach Boy Lanai and a sea turtle release ceremony at Kaupo Bay. (259-2500,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Moana Hotel, Banyan Courtyard, 2 p.m., free. (

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Wednesdays through May, 7-10 p.m., free. (

Tribute to Sade: Mike Lewis feat. Ginai
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $15-$35. Trumpeter Mike Lewis and vocalist Ginai pay tribute to one of the greatest contemporary soul singers of the last 30 years. (

Bhutan: Gross National Happiness
East-West Center Gallery, gallery hours through May 27, free. This gallery features photographs of Butan’s people in everyday life taken between 1991 and 2006 by Kauai-based photographer and filmmaker John Wehrheim. There are also textiles, Buddhist ritual items and utilitarian objects. (944-7177,

Digital Zoom 2018
1132 Bishop Street Gallery, 2nd Floor, March 3-June 2 during exhibit hours, contact for cost. See this fine art exhibit of work by the Digital Art Society of Hawaii. (254-3379)

Impressions of Paradise
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., gallery hours through May 31, contact for cost. View paintings by Dennis Daniel. (

MAMo Awardees Art Exhibition
The ARTS at Marks Garage, gallery hours through May 27, free. Curated by Ngahiraka Mason, the exhibition celebrates art through Hawaiian kapa and European painting. (

‘Served Like a Girl’
PBS Hawaii, 315 Sand Island Access Road, 5:30-8 p.m., free. “Served Like a Girl” provides a candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless female veterans. (