November 11

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Wednesday November 11
Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Docent Training Workshop
Hawaiian Mission Houses, 553 S. King St., Nov. 11 and 18 from 4:30-7:30 p.m., Nov. 14 and 21 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Learn about a pivotal time in Hawaii’s history to become a docent at Hawaiian Mission Houses. Pre-registration required. (447-3918,

Swim Classes
Kalihi Valley District Park Swimming Pool, Sept. 8-Nov. 22, call for days and times, free. Learn to swim classes, swim team, water exercise and more. (832-7814)

Free Xeric Seed Program
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., Wednesdays and Saturdays in November, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pick up free seeds of Lignum Vitae and other plants this month at the garden. (748-5320)

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, Oct. 18-Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $60. Receive a Shichigosan blessing for children age 3, 5 and 7, with a kimono dressing, omamori, chitose ame candy and goody bag. (841-4755,

Veterans Day Parade
Parade starts at Kaala Elementary School and ends at Wahiawa District Park, 10 a.m., free. Wahiawa Lions Club hosts the 69th annual Veterans Day parade, with ceremonies, military displays, a keynote address and more at the park after the parade’s end. (

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Blaisdell Concert Hall lanai, 4 p.m., free. Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Air Force Band of the Pacific perform during the Honolulu Farmers’ Market. (

Hawaii Theatre, 3 and 6 p.m., $23-$18. A youth opera based on the Hawaii island legend of La‘ieikawai, princess of Pali‘uli, set in the 1940’s big band era. (521-2982,

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Association of Hawaii Artists Miniature Show
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitor Center Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, Nov. 2-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Association of Hawaii Artists hosts its third annual Miniature Show. Reception is Nov. 14 from 4-6 p.m. (

‘Crimes of the Heart’
Chaminade University’s Vi and Paul Loo Theatre, Nov. 11-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 3 p.m., $15. Three sisters confront difficult pasts in this tragic comedy. (, 202-6360)

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
Bishop Museum, Aug. 9-Nov. 30, normal museum hours, $19.95-$8.95/museum admission. Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Kahanamoku with a special exhibit featuring archival video and photos, objects from his life, fun activities and more. (

Harue McVay: Retrospective Ceramic Exhibition
Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, Oct. 25-Nov. 25, weekdays and Sundays from 1-5 p.m., free. UH professor Harue McVay celebrates a long career in ceramics in this retrospective. Reception set for Oct. 25 from 2-4 p.m. (236-9155,

Hawaii Craftsmen 2015 Statewide Juried Exhibition
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Main Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., Oct. 21-Nov. 20, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sundays from 1-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Craftsmen host their 48th installation, featuring art in varied mediums, including clay, fiber, glass, wood and more. (

‘Jimi T’s Artworks’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Nov. 8-Dec. 3, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends from 2-6 p.m., free. Jimi Tablante displays his art in watercolor and mixed media, portraying life on Oahu. Opening reception is Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. (, 595-4047)

Jonathan Holshue
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Oct. 1-Jan. 8, free. Recent UH graduate Jonathan Holshue displays his glass sculptures. Reception is Oct. 1 from 6-8 p.m., featuring a performance from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364,

Laser Light Shows at Bishop Museum Planetarium
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Oct. 3-Jan. 5, check website for schedule, $10-$3. Enjoy unique laser light shows in a domed theater, including “Fright Light,” “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” and more. (, 847-3511)

Native Voices
UH-West Oahu Library, exhibit runs through November, Monday-Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Learn more about native peoples’ concepts of health and illness in this traveling national exhibit. (597-6550 ext. 804)

‘New New York’: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century
UH-Manoa’s Art Building, Art Gallery, Oct. 4-Dec. 4, weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. This exhibit examines the phenomenon and reasons for the resurgence of abstraction. Works by 29 New York artists are featured. (956-6888,

Parsi: Silk & Muslin from Iran, India and China
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road, Oct. 11-Jan. 24, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. View Parsi textiles, highlighting aspects of the long and varied development of the South Asian community. (944-7177,

Pastel Artists of Hawaii Open Juried Show
54 S. School St., Nov. 2-20, call for hours, free. Pastel Artists of Hawaii celebrates its 12th annual Open Juried Show. Opening reception is Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (225-0711, 258-2800)

‘Short Story’
Kirsch Gallery, Punahou School, 1601 Punahou St., Nov. 5-19, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Honolulu artist Brady Evans presents an exhibition of manga-style drawings inspired by the mythical beings of his daydreams. (943-3247)

Stay Stoked
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., Nov. 4-Dec. 10, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Sam Guerrero displays the struggle between beauty and the cost of paradise. Opening reception is Nov. 4 from 5-7 p.m. (441-4470)

Tea Bowl Exhibit
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Oct. 13-Nov. 23, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Celebrate tea and pottery with Lauren Okano, Clayton Amemiya, Carl Fieber, Daven Hee, Ken Kang and Yukio Ozaki. Artist reception Nov. 6 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

World of Wearable Art
Bishop Museum, Oct. 3-Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $19.95. The museum spotlights 32 award-winning garments from the international World of Wearable Art competition, with interactive installments. (, 847-3511)