November 4

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Wednesday November 4
A New Approach to Paying for Long-term Care
Leeward YMCA, 94-440 Mokuola St., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Life expectancy is increasing, but as a result many people are living longer in poor health. Coupled with rising health costs, it is extremely important that everyone have a long-term care plan. In this seminar, David S. Chang covers a new strategy to pay for the top-notch care you deserve. Pre-registration required. (671-6495)

Evening Part Time JD Info Session
UH-Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, 2515 Dole St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. (

Swim Classes
Kalihi Valley District Park Swimming Pool, Sept. 8-Nov. 22, call for days and times, free. Learn to swim classes, swim team, water exercise and more. (832-7814)

What is NaNoWriMo All About?
Waianae Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free. Author Gail M. Baugniet explains what NaNoWriMo is all about and offers tips for success. (697-7868)

AARP Chapter 60 Waikiki
Hale Koa Hotel, Kalia Room, 2055 Kalia Room, 11:30 a.m. luncheon, 12:15 p.m. meeting, 12:30-1 p.m. speaker, free/without lunch. Learn more about nutrition at AARP Chapter 60’s monthly meeting. (593-1026,

Dayne Carvalho Memorial/Suicide Prevention Golf Tournament
Hawaii Prince Golf Course, deadline to register is Nov. 4 for Nov. 16 tourney at noon, $165. The fourth annual tournament honors the memory of Dayne Carvalho and raises awareness of suicide. Pre-registration required. (255-8968, 306-8429)

Kainalu Little League
Kainalu Elementary back field, 5-7 p.m., contact for cost. Sign up for Kainalu Little League. (590-8734,

Mx Scholar Program for STEM & Aerospace Open House
Maryknoll School, 6-8 p.m., free. Learn more about Maryknoll School’s new, full-time high school program called the Mx Scholar Program for STEM & Aerospace, with applications open now for ninth- and 10th-graders for the 2016-17 school year. RSVP requested. (

Open House at Winners Circle II Toastmasters Club of Diamond Head
Unity Church of Hawaii, Room 201, 3608 Diamond Head Circle, 7:30-8:45 a.m., free. Learn to speak with confidence, develop leadership skills and listen effectively. Discover the power within you at this friendly and convivial event. Pre-registration required. (371-1475)

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, Oct. 18-Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $60. Receive a Shichigosan blessing for children age 3, 5 and 7, with a kimono dressing, omamori, chitose ame candy and goody bag. (841-4755,

Windward Orchid Society Auction Night
King Intermediate School cafeteria, 7-9 p.m., free. Bid on beautiful orchid plants, plus find bargains, baked goods, plant supplies and more. (

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

Association of Hawaii Artists Miniature Show
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitor Center Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, Nov. 2-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Association of Hawaii Artists hosts its third annual Miniature Show. Reception is Nov. 14 from 4-6 p.m. (

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
Bishop Museum, Aug. 9-Nov. 30, normal museum hours, $19.95-$8.95/museum admission. Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Kahanamoku with a special exhibit featuring archival video and photos, objects from his life, fun activities and more. (

Harue McVay: Retrospective Ceramic Exhibition
Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, Oct. 25-Nov. 25, weekdays and Sundays from 1-5 p.m., free. UH professor Harue McVay celebrates a long career in ceramics in this retrospective. Reception set for Oct. 25 from 2-4 p.m. (236-9155,

Hawaii Craftsmen 2015 Statewide Juried Exhibition
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Main Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., Oct. 21-Nov. 20, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sundays from 1-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Craftsmen host their 48th installation, featuring art in varied mediums, including clay, fiber, glass, wood and more. (

‘Hide and Seek’
Kapiolani Community College, Koa Art Gallery, exhibit runs through Nov. 12 during business hours, free. Ka-Ning Fong, James Kuroda, Shelley Miller and Russell Sunabe display their art. Gallery lectures to be held Nov. 10 and 12 at 2 p.m. (734-9375)

Jonathan Holshue
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Oct. 1-Jan. 8, free. Recent UH graduate Jonathan Holshue displays his glass sculptures. Reception is Oct. 1 from 6-8 p.m., featuring a performance from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364,

Laser Light Shows at Bishop Museum Planetarium
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Oct. 3-Jan. 5, check website for schedule, $10-$3. Enjoy unique laser light shows in a domed theater, including “Fright Light,” “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” and more. (, 847-3511)

Native Voices
UH-West Oahu Library, exhibit runs through November, Monday-Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Learn more about native peoples’ concepts of health and illness in this traveling national exhibit. (597-6550 ext. 804)

‘New New York’: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century
UH-Manoa’s Art Building, Art Gallery, Oct. 4-Dec. 4, weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. This exhibit examines the phenomenon and reasons for the resurgence of abstraction. Works by 29 New York artists are featured. (956-6888,

Parsi: Silk & Muslin from Iran, India and China
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road, Oct. 11-Jan. 24, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. View Parsi textiles, highlighting aspects of the long and varied development of the South Asian community. (944-7177,

Pastel Artists of Hawaii Open Juried Show
54 S. School St., Nov. 2-20, call for hours, free. Pastel Artists of Hawaii celebrates its 12th annual Open Juried Show. Opening reception is Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (225-0711, 258-2800)

Stay Stoked
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., Nov. 4-Dec. 10, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Sam Guerrero displays the struggle between beauty and the cost of paradise. Opening reception is Nov. 4 from 5-7 p.m. (441-4470)

Tea Bowl Exhibit
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Oct. 13-Nov. 23, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Celebrate tea and pottery with Lauren Okano, Clayton Amemiya, Carl Fieber, Daven Hee, Ken Kang and Yukio Ozaki. Artist reception Nov. 6 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

‘The Magic Flute’
Hawaii Theatre Center, 7 p.m., $10-$5. Hawaii Opera Theatre’s Opera Express Team presents a special production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” the story of a man’s search for love as he strives to attain wisdom and virtue. (528-0506,

World of Wearable Art
Bishop Museum, Oct. 3-Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $19.95. The museum spotlights 32 award-winning garments from the international World of Wearable Art competition, with interactive installments. (, 847-3511)