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Nicole Kato

October 16

Tuesday October 16
AARP Driver Safety Program
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., call to register and for cost. Designed for motorists 50 years and older. (235-7433)

Nonviolent Communication Workshop
The First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, Tuesdays until Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m., $120. The 12 workshops will focus on compassionate communication and deep listening. (595-4047)

Parent Project Classes
KROC Center, Kapolei, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 6, 6-8:30 p.m., $25/textbook. Mahalo to the Salvation Army’s Family Services Branch for sponsoring this program. Open to the community. (256-5933)

Parent Project Hawaii
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., $25/workbook. Learn concrete, no-nonsense solutions in a straight forward, step-by-step intervention action plan. (

The Best Kept Secret In Kaneohe Bay
Coconut Island, Tuesdays until Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to noo, $100. This program will introduce you to the exciting research and rich history of Moku o Lo‘e, Coconut Island, and the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology based there. Call to register. (235-7433,

Youth Art: Cartooning
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 11 to Nov. 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $175. In this exciting, fun class for children who enjoy cartoon art, students learn how to develop their own original characters through lessons in facial expression, action poses, costumes and storytelling. (

Kaiser Permanente Mapunpuna Clinic, Tuesday/Thursday until Dec. 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $6.50/nonmembers, $5/members. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music dance themes. Call to register. (432-2260)

Blood Drives
Downtown Community, 1001 Bishop St., 6:30-10:30 a.m.; Kapiolani Community College, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; HPU, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. (

Hearing Loss Seminar
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. Call to register. The goal of these free informational group sessions are to educate, enhance and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. (432-2155)

Youth Volleyball Clinics
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, until Nov. 20, 4-5 p.m. beginners, 5-6:15 p.m. intermediate and advanced, $80. Participants will learn and/or build on fundamental volleyball skills and competitive play. Will be placed into teams for scrimmages. Ages 6–17. 6 Sessions. (

Preschool Nature Hour
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Activities include stories, a nature craft and a garden walk. Walking shoes, rain gear and insect repellent recommended. Call for reservations. (233-7323)

Preschool Storytime
Mililani Public Library, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages 2 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, learn finger plays, and sing songs. (627-7470)

Spotlight on Taiwan: THE SOUL OF BREAD
Dole Cannery, 6 p.m. Oct. 15, 3 p.m. Oct. 18, visit website for tickets. At a small bakery shop owned by her father, Chiu Hsiao-ping urges her boyfriend, pastry chef Kao Ping-hung, to enter a baking contest in France, as she has always wanted to get out of Taiwan and see the wider world. (

Spotlight on Taiwan: WESTGATE TANGO
Dole Cannery, 4 p.m., visit website for tickets. Heartbroken Jin believes he will never fall in love again. (

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