November 12

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Thursday November 12
From War Zones to Hollywood and the Windward Side
Castle Medical Center, Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Plastic surgery was born out of caring for battlefield injuries, but today people think of it as a luxury for movie stars. Dr. Tom Crabtree discusses how plastic surgery does both — and positively impacts the lives of everyday people in this In Sickness & In Health Seminar. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Tao I & II Combined Retreats for Healing, Rejuvenation and Longevity
Queen Kapiolani Hotel, 150 Kapahulu Ave., Nov. 12-17, check website for schedule, $250. Dr. Sha teaches ancient techniques of healing, rejuvenation and life transformation. (

Jones Act Business Forum
UH-Manoa, Campus Center Ballroom, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Learn how the Jones Act affects your business with a presentation and panel discussion. (586-8420)

Newcomers Club Aloha Coffee
Call for location, 10 a.m., free. Meet others at the Newcomers Club of Honolulu Aloha Coffee. (396-0840)

Skin Care Fair
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, 1010 Pensacola St., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Learn about the latest products and speak with a licensed clinical aesthetician. Special discounted rates for most products in stock are offered, and various special events are scheduled throughout the year. (432-5670)

Ala Moana Center Ewa Wing Expansion Grand Opening
Ala Moana Center, 9 a.m., free. Celebrate the opening of the Ewa Wing Expansion at Ala Moana Center and watch a special hula performance, a Hawaiian blessing, Chinese lion dance and treats from Magnolia Bakery. (

Night in Bohemia
CHAI Studio at Ward Warehouse, 6-8 p.m., $10. A celebratory night for all Bohemian styles, whether they be modern, folksy, earthy, romantic or nomadic. Enjoy tarot and psychic readers from Sedona, jewelry from Kristen Merrill and Katye Killebrew, a floral crown workshop, henna, photo booth and more. Pre-registration required. (536-4543,

‘A Raisin in the Sun’
Brad Powell Theater at The Shops at Dole Cannery, 650 Iwilei Road #101, Oct. 23-Nov. 15, Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $25/general. A poor black family finds strife when they come into an insurance windfall in this classic play. (741-4699,

Kaimuki High School auditorium, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m., $3/suggested donation. T-Shirt Theatre’s annual fall performance explores the theme of “Balance,” as performed by students. (220-5003,

‘My Boy He Play Ball’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., Nov. 5-Dec. 6, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., $5-$20. A football scholarship leads to unexpected family and cultural strife in a Hawaiian home. (, 536-4441)

‘The Who’s Tommy’
Manoa Valley Theatre, Nov. 12-29, Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $39-$20. Enjoy the explosive rock-n-roll musical, “The Who’s Tommy,” based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album. (