November 9

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Thursday November 9
Courtyard Yoga
Ward Village Courtyard, IBM Building, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Corepower Yoga leads a special class. (

Hanafuda Poai
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 1-3 p.m., free. Learn and share the game with fellow students of all ages. The class will accommodate novice to advanced levels with teachers on-hand. (773-7047)

Hanauma Bay Seminars
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, theater, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., free. Attend three presentations: “Eli Eli Kau Mai: Bringing Citizen Science to the Forefront,” “Kilo Lani: Reconstructing Climate Patterns in Hawaii” and “IHLRT and IkeWai: Digging for Water in the Hawaiian Language Newspaper Archive.” Please arrive by 6:15 p.m. (397-5840)

Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 6-7 p.m., $8-$10. This class will be taught by kumu Aukai Reynolds. (773-7047)

Jackson Pollock, Herbert Matter, and the Origins of Abstract Expressionism
Doris Duke Theatre, 5:30 p.m., free. The museum’s director, Sean O’Harrow, will talk about Pollock, his friend photographer Matter, and the start of a movement. (

Pre-Veterans Day Yoga Class/Workshop
67-174 Farrington Hwy., 7-8:15 p.m. This event is great for military, veterans or anyone hoping to be in a more relaxed state of mind and body. (

Pua Culture/Lei Making
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $10. Learn how to make beautiful lei from flowers and foliage found in your everyday environment. (773-7047)

Comedy Squared
Square Barrels, 1001 Bishop St., 8:30 p.m., $5-$7. The show will offer a quick showcase of a rotating case of nearly a dozen local and touring comedians, performing their best 7-minute sets. This event is for attendees 18 years and older. (524-2747,

Aloha Coffee Time
Contact for location, 10-11:30 a.m., free. Join the Newcomers Club of Honolulu to meet people with similar interests through various social activities, and to become more knowledgeable about the many cultural and social aspects of the island community. (

Aloha Kitchen and Bath Expo
INspiration at the Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Pre-registration required. Come for seminars on home design. (237-5460,

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

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Anuenue School, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Keelikolani Building, conference rooms 310, 313, 314, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Disaster Preparedness
Hahaione Elementary School, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Learn about potential overseas threats and how to prepare with State Rep. Gene Ward. (586-6420)

Fatty Liver Disease: A Growing Public Health Problem
Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Come hear how to recognize and treat fatty liver disease. Reservations recommended. (263-5050,

Holiday Shoppe
5228 Appo Drive, Aina Haina, 3-8 p.m. Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 11, free. Come to this in-home holiday boutique with hand-crafted decor, accessories, gifts, quilts, bags, wreaths, trees, pottery, plants, pickled items, baked goods, jellies and sweets made by local artisans. (377-5005,

Rotary Club of Kapolei
Ilima at Leihano, 7 a.m., contact for cost. Visitors are welcome. (

Taste of Korea Fundraiser
Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Grand Ballroom, 6-9 p.m., contact for cost. This is a food-focused fundraiser where chefs from different local restaurants serve tastings of their takes on Korean cuisine. (

Meadow Gold Rainbow Invitational Marching Band Festival
Aloha Stadium, 5:30 p.m., $8-$10. The Rainbow Invitational is the largest event of its kind in the state and draws thousands of spectators to view the marching and musical accomplishments of Hawaii’s finest high school marching bands. Children under 6 will be admitted free of charge. (956-7657)

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (

Sounds of Aloha Guest Singer Program
Ala Wai Golf Course, clubhouse ballroom, 7 p.m., contact for cost. The Sounds of Aloha Chorus is providing an opportunity for male singers, both experienced and inexperienced, to give a cappella singing a try. (

Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove Stage, Thursdays through November, 6 p.m., free. Listen to the unique sound of the Waipuna trio. (

Around the Globe in a Glass
Hilton Waikiki Beach, Altitude @ 37, 2500 Kuhio Ave., 6 p.m., $80. Taste wonderful wines from Italy, Washington, New Zealand, Argentina and Napa Valley with insight into each of the regions, as well as winery provided by Scot Whigam of Southern Galzers Wine & Spirit. Enjoy a perfectly paired 5-course dinner prepared by Hilton Beach executive chef Rey Baysa. Reservations recommended. (921-2525,

Baku Waikiki – Wine Pairing with Hartford Family Winery
Baku, International Market Place, third level Grand Lanai, 6:30 p.m., $95. Come to this special tasting event featuring side-by-side comparisons of Hartford’s single vineyard wines paired with signature robata items from Baku’s menu. (800-3571,

Faustwork Mask Theatre – Bringing the Spirit of Mardi Gras to Hawaii
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $10-$25. Robert Faust presents a show of theater, physical comedy, music, dance and poetry. (956-8246,

‘She Kills Monsters’
Leeward Theatre, Nov. 9-11, 8 p.m., $10-$15. Come see this comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, directed by award-winning local director Betty Burdick. (,

‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’
Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 9-26, $22-$40. Come see a gut-busting comedy about Casey, an Elvis impersonator who’s down on his luck. (988-6131,

‘Wild Birds’ by Eric Anderson
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St.; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Nov. 2-Dec. 2; Sundays at 2 p.m. Nov. 5-Dec. 3; $5-$25. Kumu Kahua Theatre presents a historical drama about the Alii children and their educators. (536-4441,

‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’
New Hope Oahu Auditorium, 290 Sand Island Access Road, 7 p.m. Nov. 9, 10, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, $15. New Hope Youth Performing Arts Center presents this Broadway musical based on the comic strip ‘Peanuts’ by Charles M. Schulz. (