May 27

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Friday May 27
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30-3 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Finding Joy in Troubled Times
Bodhi Tree Dharma Center, 654-A N. Judd St., 6:30 p.m., $10. Khentrul Rinpoche discusses “Finding Joy in Troubled Times.” (537-1171,

Kikulu Kia Mama Africa Drum and Dance Camp
Camp Mokuleia, May 27-30, check website for schedule, $400. The first annual Mama Africa Drum and Dance Camp features dance and percussion classes, as well as featured artists from around the world. (,

Kapiolani Women’s Center, May 27-July 8, 9:15-10 a.m., $45. Prevent and manage osteoporosis with gentle stretching and muscle strengthening techniques. Pre-registration required. (527-2588)

Senior Robics
Kapiolani Women’s Center, May 27-July 8, 8-9 a.m., $25. Emphasizes flexibility and muscle tone and promotes cardiovascular fitness. Pre-registration required. (527-2588)

Strength Training
Kapiolani Women’s Center, May 27-July 8, 10:15-11 a.m., $45. Learn a training routine using exercise bands and other methods of resistance to increase muscle strength and upper and lower body. Pre-registration required. (527-2588)

The Chance ‘Um Tour
Hawaii Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $25-$45. Augie T performs with Frank DeLima and Mel Cabang in a special comedy tour. (528-0506,

Blood Pressure and Pre-diabetes Screening
Waimanalo Health Center, Goebert Training Center, 41-1347 Kalanianaole Hwy., 9-11 a.m., free. Get screened to know where you stand. (954-7103)

Donate Lei for Memorial Day
All Oahu fire stations from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., all Oahu district parks from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate lei to be placed on the graves at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. (768-3002)

Sew a Lei for Memorial Day
Honolulu Hale Courtyard, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Sew a lei for the Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony. Flowers and supplies provided. Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club performs. (768-6622)

Beyond Borders
May 27 at St. Ann Church, 7-8:30 p.m.; May 29 at St. John Vianney Church, 4-5:30 p.m., free but donations welcome. Windward Choral Society presents an international concert of jazz, gospel and Japanese songs, with special guests from the Marine Forces Pacific Band and soprano Georgine Stark. (254-5717,

Dance Party
Anna O’Brien’s, 9 p.m., $8, age 21 and up. Good Foot and Afro Funk Fellowship performs a full night of dancing and grooving. (

Ernest Chang Studio Student Recital
Pohai Nani Auditorium, 7 p.m., free. (

Kamakakehau Fernandez
Ala Moana Center, Ewa Wing Stage, 5 p.m., free. (955-9517)

Kawika Kahiapo
Leilehua Golf Course, 6 p.m., free. (238-9427)

Ala Moana Center, Ewa Wing Stage, 5 p.m., free. (955-9517)

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

Saloon Pilots
Haleiwa Joe’s, 46-336 Haiku Road, 8:30-10:30 p.m., free. (247-6671)

50th State Fair
Aloha Stadium, May 27-June 26, Fridays from 6 p.m.-midnight, Saturdays from 4 p.m.-midnight and Sundays from noon-midnight, free. Enjoy E.K. Fernandez’s annual carnival with rides, games, food and more. (

Asia-Pacific Arts Consortium Independence Exhibit
Honolulu Hale, Lane Gallery, May 27-June 29, weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. An exhibit in celebration of Philippine Independence Day, showcasing local artists and Filipino culture items. Reception is June 16 from 2-4 p.m. (768-6666)

Chinatown Plein Air
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., May 27-June 24, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Mark Brown displays his plein air paintings of Chinatown. (521-1812)

Hawaii State Ballet
Ala Moana Center, Center Stage, 7 p.m., free. (955-9517)

Hululani: Contemporary Featherwork Expressions
Bishop Museum, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15. In conjunction with its Hululani exhibit, the museum hosts a pau hana with entertainment from Kupaoa and Chad Takatsugi, featherwork activities, a Q&A session with Sam Ohu Gon and more. (

Opera Night Out: ‘L’elisir D’Amore’
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 6-9:50 p.m., free. Watch a screening of this renowned opera. Bring potluck pupu to share. (595-4047)

‘The Tiny Tree’
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents “The Tiny Tree” for keiki. (831-6831)

The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., May 27 and 28, 7:30 p.m., $15-$20. Convergence Dance Theatre brings a new contemporary dance performance exploring the concept of variables – changing factors of space, time, circumstance and emotion. (778-6392,