November 14

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Thursday November 14
AARP Driver Safety Program
Kaiser Permanente – Hawaii Kai Clinic, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $12-$14. Review the rules of the road and learn how aging can affect driving, how to help prevent accidents, how to deal with traffic and more. Pre-registration is required. (545-6024)

American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Nov. 14 or 20, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $110. For professional rescuers and healthcare providers. Learn skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This course includes two-man CPR method, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and bag-valve mask to care for cardiac arrest and breathing emergencies. Contact to register. (

Health Care Reform Workshop
Kaiser Permanente – Koolau Medical Office, 8-10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente offers this workshop to educate Hawaii businesses on how their employees will be affected by the Affordable Care Act. Pre-registration is required. (

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic conference room 1BC, 14 classes held Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 10, 5-6 p.m., $70/members, $91/non-members. A beginning class that teaches basic yoga poses. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic second floor waiting area, Mondays and Thursdays through Dec. 16 (no class Oct. 31 and Nov. 28), 5:45-6:45 p.m., $5/class for members, $6.50/class for non-members. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Finnish Lessons For Hawaii
University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus Center Multipurpose room C208, 7 p.m., free. Distinguished visiting scholar and Finnish educator Dr. Pasi Sahlberg gives a presentation discussing the story of education reform in Finland and how those lessons might inspire Hawaii. (

Holiday Boutique
782 Pahumele Pl., Enchanted Lakes in Kailua, 4-8 p.m. Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16, free admission. The 35th annual Holiday Boutique features world famous collectible clothespin Christmas ornaments, stained glass, turned wood, tropical silk screen kitchen linens, handcrafted dolls and gifts, local photo greeting cards and bead woven Santa earrings. (351-1453)

Meet and Greet! Kahu Fred Sterling
Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, 5:30 p.m. doors open, 6-8 p.m. event takes place, $25/person. $35/at the door. Witness mediumship of Kau Fred as he explores the history of hands on healing on this planet at a book signing event. (952-0880,

Sleep Secrets
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., free. Learn the secrets of what you can do to get better sleep. Pre-registration is required. (251-0808)

Yuzu Karaoke Challenge Pre-Lims
Yuzu at Ala Moana Hotel, Thursdays through Dec. 19, 7-8:30 p.m., free to enter the challenge, two-drink minimum for all contestants and audience members, ages 21 and older. Yuzu presents its first Yuzu Karaoke Challenge. Participants must be amateurs and soloists, and the chosen song must be in Walter Karaoke’s song list. Finals take place Dec. 26. (

60th Hawaii Handweavers’ Hui
Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Nov. 7-23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., visit website for cost. In celebration of the Hawaii Handweavers’ HUi 60th anniversary, the Hui presents a juried exhibit highlighting weavings that relate to the history of the organization and its story, and the evolution of weaving in Hawaii throughout the 60 years. An opening reception takes place Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. (

The Garage (1510 Ohialoke St.), Nov. 7-Dec. 1, 1-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., and by appointment, free. The Garage’s inaugural exhibit features artists from New York and Hawaii. Artists from New York include Liam Davis, Rob De Oude, Linda DiGusta, Enrico Gomez and Michele Zalopany. Hawaii artists include Susan Callahan Kang, Jodie Chock, Roland Longstreet, Mario Maeda, Nicole Naone, Jessica Orfe and Debra Drexler. An opening reception takes place Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (295-1333,

Kaimuki High School Auditorium, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m., free. T-Shirt Theatre performs “HISTORY” which interprets two of America’s most iconic speeches that have shaped our ideas about equality and justice, and still reveal challenges facing our nation today. (