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Jaimie Kim

May 8

Wednesday May 8
CLASSES
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, hawaiimagicclass.com)

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)

COMMUNITY
Hot Topics
EFH Office Ward Warehouse, 6-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Kick off the new Hot Topics forum with a discussion on how to share with someone that you have seizures. Contact to RSVP. (528-3058)

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)

Lunch and Learn Info Session
Assaggio’s Restorante Italiano, Ala Moana Center, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., contact for cost. Hawaii Tech Support invites you to learn how to “Protect Your Business From Everyday Online Threats.” Space is limited and RSVP is required. (info@hitechsupport.net, 535-9700 ext. 103)

Mission 4/1 Earth Campaign
The Church of the Crossroads, until May 19. The Church of the Crossroads engages in the United Church of Christ Mission 4/1 Earth Campaign to accomplish three national goals: engaging in one million hours of Earth care; planting 1,000 trees nationally and locally and writing 1,000 letters and petitions on environmental changes. (949-2220)

Teen Movie Night
Mililani Public Library, Wednesdays through May 8, 5 p.m., free. Teens are invited to attend the movie and check out the latest young adult novels and books with movie tie-ins. April 17 – “The Hunger Games,” April 24 – “Premium Rush,” May 1 – “Pitch Perfect” and May 8 – “Red Dawn.” Contact the library as soon as possible if special accommodations are needed. (627-7470)

The Dr. Bates Method of Vision Training
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 105, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $9. Practice relaxing and re-training eye exercises developed by Dr. William Bates, ophthalmologist, more than 80 years ago. Practice Tai Chi to benefit your eyes and share ideas on nutrition for eye health. (235-7466)

FAMILY FUN
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. (hawaiichildrenstheatre.com, 246-8985)

Keiki Storytime
Kailua Public Library, Wednesdays through May 8, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki storytime is recommended for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. It will feature stories, sing-along songs and a craft. Contact the library two weeks in advance if special accommodations are needed. (266-9911)

MUSIC
Adam Crowe
REAL A Gastro Pub & Restaurant, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Adam Crowe performs acoustic delta and traditional blues music. (596-2566)

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

SPECIAL EVENTS
Hawaii Social Media Seminar
Dave and Busters Hawaii, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $10. The third annual Hawaii Social Media Seminar features three speaking sessions presented by talented social media leaders such as Ric Dragon, author of Social Marketology, and more. (hiseminar.eventbrite.com)

We Are Samoa Festival
Polynesian Cultural Center, May 8 and 9 at 6:30 p.m., May 10 at 7:30 p.m. and May 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m., $6/keiki ages 5 to 11, $10/adults. Polynesian Cultural Center hosts the 21st annual World Fireknife Championship and the High School Samoan Cultural Arts Festival. Visitors joining the final two nights of festivities must purchase a reserved seating ticket to “Ha: Breath of Life” ($45) each evening. (367-7060, polynesia.com)

THE ARTS
”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)

Ainu Treasures: A Living Tradition in Northern Japan
East-West Center Gallery, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m., call for cost. Like many other indigenous people throughout the world, the Ainu have taken initiative to revive their traditional culture, including a project for Ainu artists to make replicas of Ainu artifacts owned by various museums. This exhibition features modern Ainu masterpieces and replicas of traditional artifacts. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

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