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November 18

Monday November 18
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic conference room 1BC, Mon.-Thurs. through Dec. 19 , 9:30-10:30 a.m., $4/members, $5/non-members. The class includes a warm-up, stretching and range-of-motion exercises, and strength training with weights. A doctor’s authorization for the class is required. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic conference room 1BC, Nov. 4-Dec. 19, Mon.-Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m., $4-$5/class. The class includes a warm-up, stretching and range-of-motion exercises, and strength training with weights. A written doctor’s note is required for the class. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

iCAN – Career Skills and COMPASS Prep
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, Sept. 9-Nov. 22, Mon.-Thurs., 1-5 p.m., $25. A student support program designed to accelerate a participant’s preparation for entry into WCC and/or its workforce training programs in careers related to healthcare, sustainable energy or agriculture. (235-7433)

Play in Clay
Windward Community College Hale Palanakila 216, Nov. 4-Dec. 11, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., $140 plus a $30 lab fee. An open ceramic studio for community people. (236-9323)

Tai Chi (Yang Style)
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, Nov. 4-27, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (beginners) or 7:30-8:30 p.m. (advanced), $25 plus a $15 lab fee. Learn this Chinese martial art to improve your mental and physical healthy. (235-7433)

Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Foster Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $15 plus garden admission ($3/residents, $5/non-residents). Create a beautiful candle centerpiece Thanksgiving with dried and live seeds, pods, leaves, pinecones and plant parts. Students may bring dried materials for different holidays. Reservations are required. (522-7066)

Hawaii Kai Community Bookstore
Lower level of Hawaii Kai Library, through November, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. All cookbooks, including popular local cookbooks are half price. All proceeds of book and media sales benefit the library. (397-5833)

Limited Edition Cobian Sandals
Island Sole Ala Moana, 5-6 p.m., visit website for cost. Island Sole invites fans and shoppers to meet pro surfer Bethany Hamilton at the Hawaii debut of the Bethany Hamilton Limited Edition Signature Sandals. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of the sandal benefit Friends of Bethany. (

Science Pub-Hawaii
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 6 p.m., free admission, RSVP required. Harvard researcher Lori Chibnik, Ph.D., MPH shares Alzheimer’s insights during Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease: What We Know and What We Still Need to Learn. (

Sleep Secrets
Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic conference room 1A, 10-11 a.m., free. Learn the secrets of what you can do to get better sleep. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Trip Around the Islands
University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library’s Bridge Gallery, through Dec. 20, visit website for library hours, free. “Trip Around the Island” by Sonny Ganaden, is a collection of 30 contemporary prints created by local artists. (

Zombie 108
University of Hawaii at Manoa Moore 258, 1:30-3:15 p.m., free. UH Manoa’s Center for Chinese Studies screens “Zombie 108” as part of its Taiwan Film Series. In the film, Taipei becomes a post-apocalypse dead zone when a virus takes over the city overnight. (956-8981,

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