November 8

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Thursday November 8
Child and Family Service Gerontology Health Maintenance Program
Asing Community Center, 91-450 Renton Road, Thursdays through Dec. 13, 9-10:30 a.m., free. This class is a low-impact beginner’s class for seniors. The focus is to provide evidence-based techniques to improve flexibility and balance. (681-1463)

Yamuna Body Rolling
Pre-registration required by Nov. 8 for Nov. 10, 17 and 24 events. Contact for location, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $18/single, $45/three classes. Learn routines for releasing tension in the neck, elongating the sideline where front and back meet, with an intro to unwinding spinal twists. (286-9097)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Alii Place, 1099 Alakea St., Suite 2130, 6:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Campus Center, Ballroom CC301, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blue Hawaii Podcast – Live and Direct
The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation. Co-hosts Josh Michaels and Ryan Little will dig into popular local events, holiday happenings and national news. Attendees can enjoy live music and entertainment, a cash bar, games, prizes and more. (

Downtown Exchange Club
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $35-$36. Presentation coach, author and photographer Pam Chambers will discuss “What Is Your Body Language Saying?” (

Hawaii Health at Work Alliance Wellness Conference
Pomaikai Ballrooms, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Author and coach Brad Stulberg will teach attendees about maximizing their mental and physical potential, improving their overall well-being. (, 532-2156)

Kupuna Independent Life Series
HCAP Leeward District Service Center, 85-555 Farrington Hwy., Thursdays through Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (696-4261)

Newcomers Club of Honolulu
Contact for location, 10-11:30 a.m., free. Those who are new to Hawaii are welcome to join a November coffee hour get-together. (,

ProService Hawaii Breakfast Series
Mid-Pacific Country Club, 7:30-9 a.m., free. Attendees will learn about what HR outsourcing is, how it works and what benefits it can bring to local businesses. (

Transportation Summit
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa,Salon C Ballroom, 2552 Kalakaua Ave., 8 a.m.-1 p.m., $45-$65. Hear from special guest speakers on harbor and airport modernization, and transportation solutions. (

Psychedelic Thursday
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m., free. Green Priest presents Psychedelic Thursday with special guest performers The Dirty Rotten Blues Band. Attendees must be age 21 or older. (

‘June is the First Fall’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., Nov. 8-Dec. 9, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $5-$25. See the story of a Chinese man living in Hawaii who runs away to New York over a family tragedy intertwined with his sexual identity. (536-4441,

‘Shipment Day’
Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 East Manoa Road, Nov. 8-25, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, $22-$40. See a play that dramatizes the early life experiences of leprosy activist Olivia Robello Breitha. Attendees must be age 12 or older. (988-6131,