May 9

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Thursday May 9
Functional Training Fitness – Session 2
Kroc Center Hawaii, Thursdays through May 30, 6-7 p.m., $15/class or $72/package of all 6 classes (Kroc Center Hawaii discount available). A continuation of session two, participants master the foundational movements with increasing weights and safety. For ages 13 and older. (, 682-5505)

Martial Arts Cardio Circuit
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, third floor waiting area, Thursdays through May 23, 6-7 p.m., $24-$28. Learn self-defense while getting a good cardio workout. Execute practical self-defense techniques in repetition and more. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Ocean Awareness Training
NOAA Sanctuary Conference Room, 6600 Kalaniana‘ole Hwy., Ste. 301, May 9 and 16 from 6 to 9 p.m., May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and May 22 from 6 to 9 p.m., contact for cost. Participants are required to take part in all four sessions and a three-hour field project to receive C.O.R.A.L (care of our Culture, Oceans, Reefs and Animal Life) certification. Registration is limited. (

West African Dance Workshop
Loading Zone, contact for time, $15-$20. A west African dance workshop with Alhasanne Camara of Guinea, West Africa. All ages and all levels welcome. (232-3384)

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, conference room 1BC, Tuesdays and Thursdays thru June 13, 5-6 p.m., $70-$91. This beginning class teaches basic yoga poses. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic, second floor waiting area, Thursdays thru Aug. 8 (no class on July 4), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $70-$98. A combination of yoga and pilates for a full body workout. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Fall Prevention Amongst Older Adults
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente presents “Fall Prevention Amongst Older Adults: Strategies for preparing yourself and your home.” Learn prevention strategies and recommended lifestyle changes to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. (261-0808)

Help Save Medicare
Mililani Public Library, 2-2:45 p.m., free. Aimed at retirees, caregivers and those who hope to retire someday, “Help Save Medicare: Prevent Abuse, Fraud and Errors” aims to raise awareness of the role of Medicare beneficiaries in safeguarding their Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Contact the library ASAP for special accommodations. (627-7470)

SBA Consulting for Small Business Owners
Central Pacific Bank, 1030 Makolu St., Pearl Highlands, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive a 30-minute confidential consultation with small business specialists from SBA and address critical issues like access to capital and credit. Call for an appointment. (541-2990 ext. 211)

Thursday Evening Storytime
Wahiawa Public Library, through the summer of 2013, 6-7 p.m., free. Keiki ages 3 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to join Mr. Matt to explore and experience seasonal themes and tales. Also includes a simple make-and-take craft and other fun activities. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed. (622-6345)

Mango Season
53 By The Sea, Thursdays through May, 9-11:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Mother’s Day Indonesian Pop-Up Dinner
83 North King St., RSVP by May 9, dinner takes place May 11, 5 p.m., $45. Lemongrass Cafe offers a special Mother’s Day Indonesian pop-up dinner. (, 521-7041)

Bloody Murder
Manoa Valley Theatre, May 2-19, visit website for schedule and tickets. This twisted, fourth-wall-breaking, whodunit/spoof turns the murder-mystery genre on its head. (