November 15

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Wednesday November 15
Certified Nurse’s Aide Apprenticeship Program
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Oct. 30-Dec. 14 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $3,000. The CNA Apprenticeship program is designed to train students who qualify for higher wage jobs in the healthcare industry. but need help with tuition, training and/or connecting with employers. (235-7433,

Decorate a Clay Pot
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 10-11 a.m., free. Create a colorful pot to grow a plant in. Clay pot, paints and plant provided. Reservations required. (522-7066)

Introduction to Windows 10+
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9 a.m.-noon, $15. Learn to use the keyboard, mouse and touchscreen to confidently navigate windows. (235-7433,

Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Oct. 31-Dec. 19, 6-8 p.m., $70. Learn to use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433,

Sunset Sessions Paint Class with Danielle Groff
Waikiki Beach Walk, 5:30 p.m.-sundown, contact for cost. Registration fee includes all materials. Reservations recommended. (971-2804)

Comedy U Showcase
Anna O’Brien’s Upstairs, 2440 S. Beretania, 8:30 p.m., $5-$7. Attend a comedy show hosted by Jose Dynamite and featuring Chad Wago, Powell C. and Ray Lamay. (

Paradise Tonight: Giving for Tomorrow
Hawaii Convention Center, Emalani Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $20-$25. Improv in Paradise will host a variety show fundraiser benefiting Aloha Harvest featuring musical acts and improv comedy. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Chaminade University, Ching Conference Center, 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Hale Kalanianaole, Bloodmobile, 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapilina Beach Homes, Bloodmobile, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Windward Community College, Bloodmobile, Hale Akoakoa, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Chaminade University Graduate Open House
Chaminade University, 6-8 p.m., free. Learn about Chaminade’s graduate programs, including business administration, teaching, education, counseling psychology and criminal justice administration. (

Free Vision Screenings For Third Graders
Kipapa Elementary School, contact for times, free. The Rotary Club of Mililani Sunrise will conduct free vision screening to all third graders with valid parent permission forms. Call the school’s PCNC for details and forms.

Holiday Pet Toy Drive
Call for times and locations, through Nov. 18, free. The Hawaiian Humane Society is spreading cheer this Fall with its annual toy drive. New or gently used pet toys for dogs, birds or small animals can be dropped off at one of the participating collection centers. The toys will be given to animals at Hawaiian Humane this holiday season. (356-2245)

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (, 847-3511)

Panya Bistro Hosts BLU Bar by iichiko BLU
Panya Bistro, 1288 Ala Moana Blvd., 4:30-8 p.m., contact for cost. For guests 21 and over, Panya Bistro will have a variety of cocktails featuring iichiko BLU throughout the evening and serve complimentary samples of its premier shochu drink. (

Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Nov. 19, $60 donation. This event includes a blessing, chitose-ame candy, omamori and a gift. Kimono rentals and dressing are offered on weekends. (,

Book Club
Waianae Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Join this discussion of “George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution” by Brain Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (697-7868,

Ghost Tours of Honolulu
Contact for locations and times, Mondays-Thursdays through December, $40. Get spooked on this haunted tour featured by Lopaka Kapanui s Mysteries of Hawaii. Reservations required. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Wednesdays through November, 7-10 p.m., free. (

View Hula’s 19th Anniversary
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave., 7 p.m., $10. Celebrate View Hula’s 19th anniversary with special guests The Fresh Preps, GJ and Vince, and DJ KSM. Guests who arrive before 7 p.m. will receive free admission. Two premium drinks are included with each ticket. (

AHA Miniature Show
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery, Nov. 5-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. Come see this exhibit by Association of Hawaii Artists. There will be a reception on Nov. 11 at 4-6 p.m. (,

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Oct. 7-Jan. 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $14.95-$22.95, free admission for children 3 years and younger. Using 19 interactive components from drawing stations to a 3D stop-motion station, visitors will see their favorite animated characters come to life and learn about the history of animation. (

Fast Forward
Gallery Iolani, Windward Community College, through Nov. 30 during gallery hours, free. Visit this art exhibition highlighting Early College students from WCC instructor Calvin Collin’s art class at Castle High School. (236-9155)

Living Room Audition Workshop
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., 3-6 p.m., free. The show will be directed by Harry Wong III and runs from Jan. 18 to Feb. 18, 2018. The workshop is an opportunity for all who are interested to learn the best way to prepare for the auditions. The auditions will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 and from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 19. Reservations recommended. (536-4222,

Late Dreams and Early Thoughts
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, Tuesdays through Saturdays, Oct. 21-Jan. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. Come see Andy Warhol’s unique silkscreen prints at this exhibit. (

The Hot Kiln
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 31-Dec. 29, contact for cost. Come see this exhibition featuring a variety of glazed clay pots. There will be an artist’s reception at 6-9 p.m. Nov. 3. (521-1812,

‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’
Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 9-26, $22-$40. Come see a gut-busting comedy about Casey, an Elvis impersonator who’s down on his luck. (988-6131,

Twin Luminaries Art Show
Hamilton Library Bridge Gallery, UH Manoa, Oct. 20-Dec. 1 during gallery hours, free. Come to this celebration of creativity to commemorate the Birth of The Bab, heald of the Bahai Faith, and Bahaullah, its founder, whose aims were to unify humankind. (393-3181)