November 15

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Sunday November 15
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $75. Breathing new life into resuscitation education, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child and infant victims. (1-800-733-2767,

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life
Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Seicho-No-Ie Hawaii presents Rev. Yoshiko Teshigawara, who will discuss positive living and philosophical guidance, as well as Rev. Hideharu Sugiuchi and a special performance by Alvin Okami. (537-6965,

One Song Farm Garden and Permaculture Workshop
One Song Farm, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $35/garden only, $60/both workshops. One Song Farm hosts a seminar on gardening from 9 a.m.-noon, and then a permaculture seminar from 1-4 p.m. Pre-registration required. (652-1591,

Sundays at the Bay: Science and the UH Sea Grant Graduate Student Trainees
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Education Alcove Classroom, 3-4 p.m., free. Three presentations: “Haven’t I seen you here before? Effects of El Nino on larval reef fish dispersal” by Johanna Wren, “Aloha on the half-shell: Economics of Hawaii-grown oysters” by Jessie Qay Chen and “Acoustic characteristics of humpback whale mother-calf vocalizations and the potential for interference in communications due to vessel noise in the Hawaiian winter grounds” by Jessica Chen. (397-5840)

Craft, Gift & Rubberstamp Expo plus Crafters Clearance Sale
Neal Blaisdell Center – Hawaii Suites, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring local vendors selling a variety of wonderful crafts, gift items and craft supplies. (

Moanalua 99 Craft Fair
Moanalua 99, 1151 Mapunapuna St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring 50-90 local vendors and crafters. (479-5525,

Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Palladium at Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 6-9:15 p.m., $8-$5. Enjoy WC swing lessons from 6-7 p.m. with a snack, then dance freely to swing, cha cha, waltz, NC 2-step, CW, salsa, fox trot and more. (529-8816)

Niall de Burca
Kaimuki Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Irish storyteller Niall de Burca entertains keiki with “Tales of the Irish.” (733-8422)

Guitar Hero
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 4 p.m., $34-$92. Guitarist Pablo Villegas performs classical guitar masterpieces with Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Kapiolani Bandstand, 2 p.m., free. (922-5331)

Aloha for Heroes and Motorcycle Madness Custom Bike Show
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $25/entry. Support American Red Cross services to the military at this motorcycle showcase. Custom bikes also will be on display. (

Assistance Dogs of Hawaii Giving Thanks Benefit Event
Waialae Country Club, 5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. dinner, $150. Support Assistance Dogs of Hawaii at their second annual fundraiser, emceed by Guy Hagi and Kim Gennaula. Enjoy live music and a gourmet dinner. (, 298-0167)

Ancient Religions of Persia: Mithraism, Zoroastrianism and Manicheism
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center, 1601 East-West Road, 2-3 p.m., free. F. Don Parsa gives an illustrated talk on ancient Persian religion. (944-7177)