November 7

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Thursday November 7
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Nov. 7, 16, 22 or 25, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $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. (

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Thursdays beginning Nov. 7, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Learn different aspects of the birth experience from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. The class is suggested for couples in their third trimester. Contact to register. (263-5400,

Health Care Reform Workshop
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu 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. (

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic conference room 1BC, 14 classes held Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 10, 5-6 p.m., $70/members, $91/non-members. A beginning class that teaches basic yoga poses. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic second floor waiting area, Mondays and Thursdays through Dec. 16 (no class Oct. 31 and Nov. 28), 5:45-6:45 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)

Book Signing Event
Park Restaurant (2885 Kalakaua Ave.), 5-7 p.m., free. Mia Coffin presents and sings copies of her book, “One Please.” The restaurant’s happy hour pupus and drinks are available during this time, and live music begins at 8 p.m. Free valet parking is available at the Lotus Hotel or across the street. (791-5161,

Chamber Centennial Leadership Breakfast Forum
Duke’s Canoe Club & Barefoot Restaurant, 7:30-10 a.m., $15 (includes breakfast). “Developing a Personal Vision of Success for Yourself and Your Company” is the keynote topic presented by Allen Fisherman, an entrepreneur, thought leader and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. Contact for reservations. (, 245-7363)

Loving Jamaica
Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, HaLau ‘O Haumea (2645 Dole St.), 6 p.m. refreshments, 6:30-8 p.m. presentations, free. Esther Figueroa, Ph.D., the distinguished visiting writer with the English department at University of Hawaii at Manoa gives her first reading from her forthcoming novel, “Limbo” and the first screening outside of Jamaica of her film “Cockpit Country is Our Home.” (

Neighborhood Solar Q&A Event
Hawaii Kai Library, 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)

New Perspectives
University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library room 301, 3:30-5 p.m., free. A special lecture by award-winning UH Press author Anwei Skinsnes Law on “New Perspectives on the History of Kalaupapa.” (

Pathways to Profits
Manoa Innovation Center (2800 Woodlawn Dr.), 2 p.m. registration, 2:30-5 p.m. seminar, $25. The last class of 2013 covers “six ways to snag your competitors customers without spending another dime in advertising.” Learn how to make profitable sales every time. Space is limited. (

Pathways to Profits
Manoa Innovation Center, 2 p.m. registration, 2:30-5:30 p.m. seminar, $25. The last class of the 2013 series is: Six Ways to Snag Your Competitors’ Customers Without Spending Another Dime in Advertising.” Register online. (

TOD Symposium
Neal Blaisdell Center, register by Nov. 7, symposium takes place Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Mayor Kirk Caldwell and the Department of Planning and Permitting host a public event featuring local and national experts on transit-oriented development. (, 768-8050)

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland
Dr. Richard T. Mamiya Theatre at Saint Louis School, Nov. 7-9, 15-16 at 7 p.m., and Nov. 10 and 17 at 4 p.m., $15-$20, Nov. 7 preview night tickets are $10. Sacred Hearts Academy presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland. (

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. (

PWN 35th Anniversary
Harbor View Center, 6-9 p.m., $60/members and members’ guests, $65/non-members, $75/at the door. The Professional Women’s Network celebrates its 35th anniversary with a wine-tasting and silent auction. Proceeds from the event benefit the Professional Women’s Network, which also offers scholarships to members who further their education. (

Art From The Heart
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific – lobby and lanai, 5-7:30 p.m., visit website for cost. The 13th annual Art From the Heart celebrates the creativity of patients who have participated in a therapeutic art program at the hospital. Artwork ranges in price from $20-$2,500 for each unique piece. (

Artists for Appleseed
The Pacific Club, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $125/person. Hawaii Appleseed’s signature fundraising event, Artists for Appleseed, is a gallery showing and art sale from local artists. Proceeds benefit Hawaii Appleseed’s advocacy work. Admission includes the art show, dinner and drinks. (

Pohai Nani Senior Residence, Kaneohe, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at 2 p.m., free, donations accepted. “Deuce” features Peggy Anne Seigmund and Cecilia Forham in the leading roles, with Jayme Alexander. “Deuce” tells the story of retired tennis stars nearing the end of their lives. Reservations are suggested. (254-4885)

The Garage (1510 Ohialoke St.), Nov. 7-Dec. 1, 1-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., and by appointment, free. The Garage’s inaugural exhibit features artists from New York and Hawaii. Artists from New York include Liam Davis, Rob De Oude, Linda DiGusta, Enrico Gomez and Michele Zalopany. Hawaii artists include Susan Callahan Kang, Jodie Chock, Roland Longstreet, Mario Maeda, Nicole Naone, Jessica Orfe and Debra Drexler. An opening reception takes place Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (295-1333,

Houseless in Paradise
ARTS at Marks Garage, Nov. 7-8, 7:30 p.m. $20 suggested donation. PlayBuilders of Hawaii Theatre Company present “Houseless in Paradise,” a production by, for and about the homeless of Oahu. Reservations recommended. (, 218-0103)

Middle Eastern Dance Show
ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 9 p.m., $10. Island Oasis presents a Middle Eastern dance show featuring dancers Masayo and Kalae, backed by a live four-piece band. Tickets also available at the door. (

Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, Oct. 6 through Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., free. Featuring paintings by Erin Browne Delventhal, a North Shore-based artist who creates work to heighten the viewer’s experience of where we live, find value in those moments shared with nature and the Aloha spirit. An artist’s reception takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11. (