November 27

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Wednesday November 27
Healthy Pregnancy Class
Ohana Room at Castle Medical Center, 6-7 -p.m., free. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises that will keep you healthy and at low-risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

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. (

Succulent Wreath Making
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $20. Create your own beautiful wreath to take home for the holidays with Melod Fanning. Plants are provided. Bring gardening gloves and clippers. Reservations are required. (522-7066)

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)

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)

American Mens “Prior Evidence”
Contact for location, through Dec. 31, free. Normally $40, qualifying for Mensa is free through the end of December. LSAT, GMAT and a number of other tests are accepted. (, 240-2092)

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)

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)

L&L Black Wednesday
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue on Keeaumoku St. (inside Walmart), 9 a.m., 10 cents. Items available for 10 cents include breakfast (spam, eggs and rice), “266 Million Dollar” L&L cookbook, “Year of the Horse” T-shirt. The first 300 customers in line are eligible for the 10-cent deal. (

Na Kupu Mana‘olana – Seeds of Hope
University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus Center Multipurpose Room C208, noon-2 p.m., free. UH West Oahu hosts a screening of “Na Kupu Mana‘olana – Seeds of Hope” from Pahoa resident and award-winning film director Danny Miller. A panel discussion follows the film screening. (

Santa’s For Seniors
Lanakila Meals on Wheels, donations accepted before Dec. 13, Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The community is invited to donate handmade handmade cards and small gift items, such as $5 gift cards, stationary, reusable tote bags, house slippers, crossword books, grooming and pampering kits. Donated items will be gift wrapped and delivered to Hawaii seniors who might not otherwise receive gift that day. (356-8519,

Movie Night @ The Library

Movie Night @ the Library
Kaneohe Public Library, 6 p.m., free. The library screens “Planes.” rated PG and suitable for all ages. Free popcorn and refreshments also provided. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (233-5676)

Pearlridge Express
Pearlridge Uptown Center Court, Nov. 22-Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 24 and 31, $3/ticket. Keiki under 48 inches may ride on the custom-build locomotive and enjoy the journey. (

Kawika Trask and Friends
Royal Grove at Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 6 p.m., free. Royal Hawaiian Center kicks off the 2013 holiday season with a performance by Kawika Trask and Friends. At 6:30 p.m., Santa Claus welcomes guests and flips the switch to illuminate the Center’s 25-foot holiday tree. Photos with Santa at the tree available until 7:30 p.m. (

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

2nd Annual Miniature Art Show
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Nov. 3-30, daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. An artists’ reception and awards take place Nov. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. (393-1040)

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)

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. (

The Splendor of Nature
Capital One 360 Cafe, Nov. 1-30, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., free. An art exhibition featuring two local photographers, John Cuyler Rader and Hye Jung Kim. The photos are almost exclusively of the natural scenes found throughout Hawaii. (931-9395, 469-6617)