May 7

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Wednesday May 7
Aikido Yuishinkai Honolulu
Halawa District Park, dojo second floor, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8: p.m., contact for cost. Practice the techniques of Koretoshi Maruyama and Mirohei Ueshiba. All ages and abilities are welcome. (,

Early Childhood Music
Masaki School of Music, through May 10, call for times based on child’s age, $132/eight classes. Introduce your child to music through songs, games, stories, movement activities, playing instruments and listening to composed music. (593-9395)

Pathways To Profits
Neal Blaisdell Center, Oahu Room, 7:30-9:30 a.m.,

Sumi-e for Beginners
Honolulu Myohoji Mission, Wednesdays through May 28 at 3 p.m. and Saturdays through May 31 at 5 p.m., $35/session. Learn the concepts and techniques of Japanese brush painting using simple color and limited details on rice paper. Must bring supplies. (382-0236)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente, Moanlua Medical Center, Wednesdays through Aug. 13 (no class June 11), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $75/member, $104.50/non-member. A combination of yoga and Pilates for a full body workout. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, Mondays and Wednesdays through June 23 (no class May 26 and June 11), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/member, $6.50/non-member. A fusion of Latin and international dance themes. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Arthritis and You
Leeward YMCA, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii presents its Senior Summit Seminar titled “Arthritis and You.” Join a Kaiser Permanente Rheumatologist as he explains what arthritis is, its symptoms, how it can affect you, the most common types of arthritis and available treatment options. Advanced registration is required. (432-2235)

Small Business Awards Luncheon
Pomaikai Ballroom, 11 a.m.-1:30 a.m., $85/seat, $800/table of ten. The 27th annual statewide SBA Small Business Awards Luncheon recognizes the year’s outstanding small business owners, exporters, advocates and entrepreneurs from across the state. (

Wednesday Wii for Teens
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m., free. (831-6831)

Lego Club
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, 2:30 p.m., free. (831-6831)

Story Time
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, Fridays, 10:30 a.m., free. (831-6831)

Mango Season Duo
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Paradise Lounge, 6-9 p.m., free. Mango Season performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

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

We Are Samoa Festival
Polynesian Cultural Center, May 7-10, contact for times, May 7-8: $6/keiki ages 5-11, $10/adults; MAy 9-10: tickets start at $39.95. The We Are Samoa Festival includes the 22nd annual world fireknife championships and high school Samoan cultural arts festival. (, 293-3333)

The Great East Japan Earthquake
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Haigo and Irene Shen Architecture Gallery, through June 27, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The exhibition was assembled by the Japan Foundation with the intention to showcase the diversity of approaches to post disaster architecture that was implemented by architects in the March 11 disaster zones of Japan. An opening reception takes place April 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. (303-217-0851)