November 7

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Friday November 7
Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Pacific Guardian Tower, 2-3 p.m., free. Attend this workshop and learn about the great features of your iPhone. During this workshop Verizon Experts will show you how to use features like Maps, Siri (not available on all models), FaceTime, the app store and much more. Pre-registration required. (

Economical Aquaponics
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., workshop held Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m.-noon, must register by Nov. 7, $5/public, free for FOHXG members. Learn how to build an aquaponics system in your backyard. (748-5363,

Haleiwa Surf Classes
Haleiwa Surf Center at Alii Beach Park, 66-167 Haleiwa Road, classes run Nov. 3-Dec. 12 on Monday or Friday afternoons, free. Classes are a free introduction to surfing and boogie boarding. (637-5051)

Senior Summit Seminar
Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, 4835 Kilauea Ave., 1-2 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii discusses “Diabetes Blood Sugar Targets: Are You in Your Safe Zone?” Pre-registration required. (737-5544)

Tai Chi
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Honolulu Medical Office, Fridays through Dec. 5 (no class Nov. 28), 5:30-7 p.m., contact for cost. A blend of medical qi gong and martial art gi gong, tai chi is a mind-body-spirit exercise. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

The Art of Being Human
Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive #205, Nov. 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. and Nov. 8 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday night is free, Saturday is $60. Students will learn the idea of basic goodness and the practice of meditation in a supportive, social environment. Pre-registration required. (

Festival of Giving
Ward Centers, Nov. 7-9, Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $10/passport. Enjoy discounts from Ward Centers shops and restaurants in support of charity. (

Festival of Giving
Windward Mall, Nov. 7-9, Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $10/passport. Enjoy great offers from restaurants and retailers while supporting local charities, as well as live entertainment from local artists throughout the day. (235-1143)

Friends of Waimanalo Library Book Sale
Waimanalo Public & School Library Meeting Room, 41-1320 Kalanianaole Hwy., Nov. 7 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Nov. 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Sale proceeds benefit the library and its programs. (259-2610)

Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale
Kuakini Health System’s Hale Pulama Mau Auditorium, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Featuring unique handcrafted items, baked goods and more, all from Kuakini Health System employees, staff or volunteers. (547-9168)

Keiki Passenger Safety
Wahiawa WIC Clinic, 830 California Ave., 3:30-6 p.m., free. Find out if your child’s car seat or booster seat is installed properly by getting it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Hawaii Traffic Safety Administration. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Look Good Feel Better
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, Moanalua Medical Center, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. A program that teaches beauty techniques to women in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

World Town Planning Day
UH-Manoa’s Crawford 105, 2550 Campus Road, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Presentation, panel discussion and awards ceremony based around the theme, “Ecosystem-Based Adaptation: Using Nature to Respond to Climate Change.” (956-2780)

Photos with Santa
Ala Moana Center, Nordstrom Wing Level 2, Nov. 7-Dec. 23, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Take photos with Santa! (603-318-4314)

Angela Chung/Alvin Chow Convention Recital
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $25/general, $15/students. The husband-and-wife pianist duo perform classical pieces. (388-8695,

Cradle 2 Grave
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. (945-0800)

Jon Cleary Live
HPR’s Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $30/general, $25/HPR members, $15/students with ID. New Orleans pianist-singer Jon Cleary performs. (955-8821,

Mango Season Trio Live
53 By the Sea, Kakaako, 9-11:30 p.m., free. Mango Season Trio performs. (253-9099)

Peter Apo Live
Hoku Brewery & Gastropub, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-5838)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. Royal Hawaiian Band performs. (922-5331)

Chef Showcase Dinner
The Pearl at Leeward CC, 95-045 Ala Ike St., seating starts at 6 p.m., $70/without wine, $85/with wine. The students of Leeward CC’s culinary arts program learn alongside Ronnie Nasuti of Tiki’s Grill & Bar in Waikiki, with a special dinner menu for patrons. (455-0528)

Starlight Fancies 2014
3660 On the Rise, 6-8:30 p.m., $100. A casual evening of heavy pupus, refreshing beverages and engaging company, with entertainment by Harry Koizumi, in support of The Caregiver Foundation. Purchase tickets online. (625-3782,

26th Annual Talk Story Festival
McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Beach Park, Nov. 7-8, 6-9 p.m., free. The rescheduled Talk Story Festival features eight storytellers each night telling 20-minute stories of epics and scares. (768-3032,

Gallery ‘Iolani at Windward Community College, exhibit runs until Nov. 23, gallery hours are Mondays-Fridays and Sundays 1-5 p.m., closed Saturdays, free. Exhibit showcases 13 ceramic artists in Hawaii. (236-9155)

’Fiddler on the Roof’
Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, 45-045 Kamehameha Hwy., play runs Thursdays-Sundays from Nov. 7-30, $20/general, $15/seniors, military, students, HPU faculty and staff, $5/HPU students. Joyce Maltby directs “Fiddler on the Roof,” about a Jewish community’s struggles in Czarist Russia. (375-1282,

Hula Preservation Society Cultural Series
Hawaii Convention Center, Nov. 7-9, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day, $30/three days. As part of the International Waikiki Hula Conference, speakers from four islands will share their talents and experience of hula. (

Local View of People and Places
Ginny Walden Art Gallery (41-829 Kakaina St., studio A-4), Oct. 11-Dec. 1, contact for days, times and cost. Features Ginny Walden’s drawings, paintings and sculptures. A reception takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11. (389-0579,

’Possessed in the West’
Shreve Theater, Lanikai Community Center, 8 p.m., $7. Lanikai Mortgage Players present their fall melodrama, “Possessed in the West, or The Gunslinger Wore Dainty Lace Gloves.” Olio to follow show. (262-5482)