May 31

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Friday May 31
Tai Chi
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, fifth floor waiting area, Fridays thru Aug. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., $60-$74. A blend of medical qigong and martial qigong, 1000 years in development and use. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Watercolor Workshop
Waioli Tea Room, early bird registration ends May 31, class takes place June 15, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $145/early bird pricing. Patrice A. Federspiel of Art of Aloha holds a watercolor workshop. Learn how to use texture and paint to create dynamic paintings. (392-9104,

AARP Chapter 60 Waikiki Meeting
Hale Koa Waikiki Ballroom, 2055 Kaila Road, Honolulu, first Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m., $25/nonmembers, $24/members. Deadline to mail checks and RSVP is May 31. Mail checks and RSVP to PO Box 23227, Honolulu 96823. (734-1350,

Going Green
State Tax, Labor and Attorney General Departments, 830 Punchbowl St., 9-11:30 a.m., free. Acceptable items include scrap metal, appliances, computers, batteries and more. Unable to accept tires, paint, microwave ovens, motor oil and hazardous fluids. Donations for the Hawaii Food Bank also accepted. Shred-It Hawaii on-hand to shred up to two boxes of documents per car. (

Keiki Passenger Safety
Alphabetland, Pearl City, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Get your child’s car seat or booster seat checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. By appointment only. (432-2260)

Rebroadcast of Iliahi May Fest
Olelo (channel 55), 8:30 a.m. Olelo rebroadcasts Iliahi Elementary School’s May Fest. (622-6411)

Magian Alan Arita Performs
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Magician Alan Arita kicks off the summer reading program. (831-6831)

Summer STEM Camp
Radford High School, July 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon, $170/early bird special ends May 31, $185. The Elemental Minds Summer STEM Camp provides children with an opportunity to develop skills as they use the Engineering Design Process to designing, build, test and optimize their own Remotely Operated Vehicle to take home. (220-4114,

The Pub, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5 cover charge, ages 21 and older. Elephant performs alternative music. (621-1835)

Lakeside Lanai, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5 cover charge, ages 21 and older. Freesound performs rockin’ blues and reggae music. (621-1835)

Downbeat Lounge, 9 p.m., free. ages 21 and older. Hamajang specializes in a hodgepodge of down-home blues, swing, country, folk, hapa-haole Hawaii and other rootsy styles. Emilee South also performs. (

Live Motown Music
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Fridays through May 31, 4-6:30 p.m. and 8:30-10 p.m., free. Michael Ray performs Motown. (

Saloon Pilots
Ward’s Rafters, 7:30 p.m., donations accepted. (735-8012)

Verdi Requiem
Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 7:30 p.m., $10-$35. The Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble and members of the Hawaii Symphony perform Verdi’s Requiem, featuring Chiho Villasenor, soprano; Jennifer Lane, mezza soprano; Kip Wilborn, tenor, and Leslie “Buz” Tennent, baritone. (

The Goodbye Girl
Diamond Head Theatre, runs until June 9, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sun., 3 p.m. on June 1 and 8, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “The Goodbye Girl,” a musical based on the film. (733-0274,

uncontrollable urge
R&D, 691 Auahi St., until June 7, Tues.-Fri. 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., donations accepted. Artist Dana Paresa’s second solo show featuring ink drawings. (