October 13

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Thursday October 13

Astrophotography Workshop
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50. Students in grades 5-8 are invited to learn more about astrophotography during this two-day workshop. Student work will then be put on displayed beginning Oct. 17. (445-9041, alaina.haws@pacificaviationmuseum.org)

Astrophotography Workshop
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Oct. 13-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $50-$45. Students can learn to research, explore and photograph the cosmos using telescopes owned and maintained by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Pre-registration required. (alaina.haws@pacificaviationmuseum.org, 445-9041)

College Admission Essay Writing Workshop
Hawaii Self Storage in Kapolei, 9-10:30 a.m. $25. (lgershun@gotocollegehawaii.com)

‘Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of John Papa ‘I‘I’
Kapiolani Community College, Hale Ohia, 7:30 p.m., free. Dr. Marie Alohalani Brown discusses her recent book on the life of John Papa ‘I‘i. (734-9000)

In Sickness & In Health Seminar: What’s New in Palliative Care
Castle Medical Center, Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Confused about palliative and hospice care? Learn about the differences and the newest program in this field, supportive care, at this presentation by Marios Voulgaridis and Sheri Richards. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Orchid Culture
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn the basics of growing and caring for orchids. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Rethinking Education for a Changing Planet
UH-Manoa’s Architecture Auditorium, 5:30 p.m., free. Experts and educators discuss how to prepare students of different levels and backgrounds for coming global changes. (956-8630)

Self-Defense for Women
Kaimuki High School, 6-7 p.m., free. An introductory self-defense for women seminar. Wear workout attire and shoes. Bring towel, water, notebook and pen. (253-1820)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Hawaiian Electric Company Ward, 8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UH-West Oahu, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Ward Village, IBM Building, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Hawaii Belly Dance Convention
Various locations, Oct. 13-17, various times and costs. The 12th annual Hawaii Belly Dance Convention offers cultural seminars, workshops, performances and much more. (hawaiibellydanceconvention.com, 234-1006)

Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Job Fair
Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai Room, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 13, 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 14, free. Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach hosts job fair with hundreds of full- and part-time positions including guest services, facility maintenance and more. (hospitalityonline.com, 237-1234)

Men’s March Against Violence
March begins at State Capitol Rotunda and ends at Skygate Park at Honolulu Hale, noon, free. Men are asked to march to bring awareness to the domestic violence crisis. A rally will be held at Honolulu Hale featuring guest speakers. (447-3534, mensmarchagainstviolence.eventbrite.com)

Newcomers Club of Honolulu Aloha Coffee
Call for location, 10-11:30 a.m., free. New to Hawaii? Meet others at the Newcomers Club of Honolulu. (445-2888)

Swing for Wishes Charitable Golf Tournament
Hawaii Prince Golf Club, 91-1200 Fort Weaver Road, 11 a.m., register for cost. Make-A-Wish Hawaii hosts its 10th annual golf tournament. (swingforwishes.com, 237-6341)

Mysteries of Moiliili
Meet at Old Stadium Park, 7 p.m., $20. Just beneath the surface of the bustling community lies a maze of caverns and ponds with sightless fish and healing waters. Learn more about the ancient legends of the area. (673-9099, mysteries-of-hawaii.com/october)

Incognito feat. Maysa
Blue Note Hawaii, Oct. 13-18, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $65-$35. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Pacific Anarchy
Lola’s Grill & Pupu Bar, 8-11 p.m., free. (596-8878)

‘Billy Elliot’
Diamond Head Theatre, Sept. 23-Oct. 16, Thursdays-Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m., $35-$23. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Billy Elliot,” about a miner’s son with a passion for dance. (diamondheadtheatre.com)