November 20

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Wednesday November 20
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Wayland Baptist Universeity, 10 a.m.-noon, $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Contact to register. (

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
Wayland Baptist University, 10-11:45 a.m., $90. Online blended learning course. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries, and learn who to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Contact to register. (

Body Conditioning
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic third floor waiting area, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9, 6-7 p.m., $5/members, $6.50/non-members. Aerobics with a touch of Zumba, appropriate for all levels including beginners. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 6-8:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Contact to register. (263-5400,

American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 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. (

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Kapolei Commons, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) holds a free career night open to real estate agents and those interested in a career in real estate. Learn how the NATO program can help real estate agents accelerate their business. RSVP. (748-3410)

Gymnastics Classes
The Big Red Barn at All Saints Gym (4-1065 Kuhio Hwy.), Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, contact for times, $50-$70/session. Classes for those ages 1 1/2 and older, and open to all skill levels. (

Health Care Reform Workshop
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna 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. (

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)

Qi Gong Golden 8
Sun Village, Village Hall D – rec room, Wednesdays through November, 10-11 a.m., free. A beginning qi gong class that promotes balancing the body for greater health, increasing vitality and radiating more energy. (

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

The Parent Project
Kailua High School – Counseling Room F-10, Oct. 16-Dec. 18, Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 -.m., $24. For parents with children ages 11-22. Learn and practice specific prevention and intervention strategies for destructive behaviors. (233-5727 ext. 247,

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic fifth floor waiting area, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9, 5:30-6:30 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)

Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic second floor waiting area, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9, 5:30-6:30 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)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic second floor Maile Room, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Open to all patients with cancer and their friends and family. (432-8538)

Enchanted lake Elementary Imu
Enchanted Lake Elementary School, mail-in deadline Nov. 20, drop off trays Nov. 27 between 4-6 p.m., pick-up trays Nov. 28 between 7-9 a.m., $20/tray. Enchanted Lake Elementary School holds an imu roast. Aluminum trays may hold up to 20 pounds, and must be thawed, seasoned and well-wrapped. Proceeds will help to purchase computers for classrooms. Make checks payable to Enchanted Lake Elementary, and mail to 770 Keolu Dr., Kailua, HI 96734. Write “imu” on lower left corner of the envelop and include a phone number and self-addressed stamped envelope for the imu ticket and receipt. (263-1411 ext. 236)

FemCity Honolulu Connection Luncheon
Cupola Theatre (in the Honolulu Design Center), 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $58/members, $68/non-members. Guest speakers Tanna and Bryson Dang, owners of the Wedding Cafe, Fred+Kate Events and Eden in Love boutique, along with Tanna’s sister Tessa Gomes, speak about entrepreneurship and philanthropy. ME + U, LLC gives away raffle prizes, and guests receive a $10 gift card to Eden in Love. (,

Historical Doll Collection
Hawaii State Library lobby exit, until Nov. 30, library hours, free. View the historical doll collection of the Hawaii State Library. (586-3500)

International Education Week
Paliku Theatre, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Windward Community College celebrates International Education Week with a day of multi-cultural experiences. A Bollywood dancing performance takes place at 9 a.m. Other activities include speech contests in Hawaiian, Japanese and Spanish, as well as flower arranging and calligraphy. (

Kars For Kids
Honolulu Ford Lincoln, 2-9 p.m. Tucker the Therapy Dog greets visitors along with Kapiolani Medical Center executive leadership and management. Honolulu Ford Lincoln donates profits from all new vehicle sales during the event toward building a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Anyone who mentions the Kapiolani partnership throughout Nov. has a chance to win a trip to Vegas. (

NACE International Western Area Conference 2013
The Modern Hotel, Nov. 20-22, 7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., contact for cost. Corrosion professionals meet in Hawaii again after 15 years when it was first held here. Discussion on various technological developments and standard practices on corrosion mitigation, cathodic protection and coatings available to registrants. (358-2647)

Neighborhood Solar Q&A Event
Waipahu Civic Center, 6-7 p.m., free. The Q&A addresses how to manage the new solar project application process, how solar works, how to save money with solar and more. (, 748-8888)

Operation Christmas Child
Central Union Church, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 20, 22 and 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 21 and 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 25. Drop off a gift-filled shoebox to send to a child overseas, which will be delivered worldwide. (1-800-567-8580,

Sleep Secrets
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn the secrets of what you can do to get better sleep. Pre-registration is required. (536-3556)

Thanksgiving Meal To Go
Lanakila Kitchen, orders must be in by Nov. 20, pick-up 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 27 or 7:30-10:30 .m. Nov. 28, $99. Lanakila Kitchen offers a Thanksgiving meal to-go, benefitting Lanakila Meals on Wheels. The meal is served hot or read to heat and features a whole roast turkey, home-style mashed potatoes with gravy, stuffing, homemade cranberry sauce, Nalo greens salad, baked rolls and a pumpkin pie. Contact to order. (533-3054,

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Lanieakea YWCA lobby, Nov. 20-21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The sale features amazing bargains on new and used women’s clothing and accessories. Your shopping helps support economically disadvantaged women re-entering the work force. (538-7061)

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Contact for location Oct. 20-Nov. 24, contact for days, 8 a.m-4 p.m., $50 donation for blessing (includes blessing, Chitose-ame candy, omamori and gift), plus a $10 donation for the Kimono Preservation Fund. Receive a complimentary kimono rental and dressing upon request, offered on weekends only. Reservations are required. (

Mango Season Trio
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through November, 6-9 p.m., free. (

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. (

Celebration of the Arts
Kailua High School cafeteria, 5:30-8 p.m., contact for cost. Kailua High School students of World Language and Fine arts present and celebration of the arts with Hispanic, Hawaiian and Japanese cultural edibles, a concert band and Hawaiian ensemble, Japanese and Spanish students’ exhibits, and art students’ gallery exhibit and sale. (266-7900)

Hawaii’s Gauguin
Manoa Public Library, through November, library hours, free. Artwork by master printmaker, etcher and artist John Melville Kelly, often referred to as “Hawaii’s Gaugin,” is on display in the library’s main lobby as well as in the library. (988-0459)

HWS Signature Member Exhibit
The home of Claude and Susan Phillips (148 Kuupua St., Kailua), Tues.-Sun., 2-5:30 p.m. or by appointment. The HWS Signature Member Exhibit showcases the works of experienced and recognized members, featuring works by Roger Whitlock, Mapuana Schneider, George Woollard, Anne Irons and more. (262-9626,

Little Gems Big Treasures
The Gallery at Ward Centre, Oct. 26-Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., free. Featuring mono-prints by gallery artist Libda Spadaro and ceramic sculptures by Jo Rowley. (, 597-8034)

Niihau Shell Lei
Bishop Museum – J.M. Long Gallery, until Jan. 27, 2014, Mon. and Wed.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. “Niihau Shell Lei: Ocean Origins, Living Traditions” is a unique exhibition that showcases the private collection of modern styled Niihau shell lei. The exhibit also includes pieces from Bishop Museum’s Niihau collections. (, 847-3511)

Recycled Materials Art Contest
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, available through Nov. 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden sponsors a 3-D “Frogs and Garden Critters” art contest. Prizes awarded in five age categories for three-dimensional artwork created out of recycled materials. Rules and registration forms available at the garden. Deadline is Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. (233-7323)

Sites of North Kohala
Pauahi Tower Lobby, through Dec. 28, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, free. Featuring 61 photographs by Jan Becket and Jesse Stephen. (