October 17

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Thursday October 17
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, Oc. 17, 22, 26 and 30, 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. Learn who to use an AED. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Kapolei Commons, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) hosts a free career night. Its NATO program can help real estate agents accelerate their business. The session also is for those interested in a career in real estate. Contact to RSVP. (748-3410)

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)

Dislecksia: The Movie
Consolidated Kahala Theatre, 7 p.m., contact for cost. The Hawaii Branch of the International Dyslexia Association hosts a screening of “Dislecksia: The Movie.” A Q&A led by the staff of Assets School and other local experts follows the film. (432-1356, dislecksiathemovie.com)

Friends of Kailua Library Annual Meeting
Kailua Public Library, 9-10:30 a.m., free. Friends of Kailua Library hold its annual meeting with refreshments and an installation of board members by Laura Thielan. (266-9911)

Hanauma Bay Thursday Education Program
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Visitor Center Theater, Thursdays through October, 6:30 p.m., free. Hanauma Bay offers a series of educational programs on the topic of “Hawaii’s Interesting Aquatic Habitats” featuring various speakers. (hbaynews@hawaii.edu, 397-5840)

Medicare Outreach
Malulani Hale Senior Facility, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The Sage PLUS Medicare program, with the Executive Office on Aging offers unbiased help with counselors for 2014. (586-7299, hawaiishop.org)

Senior Citizen Information Table
Pearlridge Center Uptown, second level fronting Satellite City Hall, 9-11 a.m., free. (488-0981, pearlridgeonline.com)

Sjogren’s Support Group
Queen’s Conference Center, 5:30 p.m., $5 parking with validation in POBI. Featuring guest speaker, rheumatologist Dr. Scott Kawamoto. RSVP. (alwaysbhealthynhappy@gmail.com)

The Ancient Hawaii State
University of Hawaii at Manoa Crawford Hall, 3 p.m., contact for cost. Archaeologist and author Robert J. Hommon, Ph.D. presents “The Ancient Hawaiian State: Telling a Book By It’s Cover.” (anthropg@hawaii.edu)

The Ancient Hawaiian State
University of Hawaii at Manoa – Crawford Hall, 3 p.m., contact for cost. Archaeologist and author Robert J. Hommon, Ph.D. presents “The Ancient Hawaiian State: Telling a Book by its Cover.” Dr. Hommon conducted a career-long study of pre-contact Hawaii, the result of his new book. (anthprog@hawaii.edu)

Anne Glover Performs
Aiea Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Canadian storyteller Anne Glover presents captivating and humorous stories featuring string figures she weaves out of a loop of string. Glover combines elements of sign language, sound effects and charming characters as she shares classic folktales and stories of childhood events. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (483-7333)

GJ and Izik
Park Restaurant, 7-11 p.m., free. (791-5161)

Mango Season Trio
53 By the Sea, Thursdays through October, 9-11:30 p.m., free. Mango Season Trio performs. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Food For Thought
Hilton Hawaiian Village, 5:30-9 p.m., contact for cost. Prior to the dinner, bring your re-usable bag to the fundraiser where loan recipients of the enterprising non-profit sell local produce. GreenWheel Food Hub, Hydroponics Alternatives, LLC; the farmers from Kunia Agricultural Park; WOW Farms and the Waimanalo Community Market share their edible goodies. (feed-hunger.com)

The Do’s and Do’nuts of Writing
Regal Bakery and Cafe at Chinese Cultural Plaza, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Bamboo Ridge Press authors provide writing tips and readings from their latest work.Featuring Lee Cataluna, Gail Harada, Ann Inoshita, Lisa Linn Kane, Wing Tek Lum and Jean Toyama. (brinfo@bamboordige.com, bambooridge.com)

Marika Emi and William Zwick
Kirsch Gallery at Punahou School, Oct. 3-17, weekdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Kirsch Gallery presents works by emerging artists Marika Emi and William Zwick. The public is invited to a free opening reception at the gallery 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 3. (943-3675)

Trial of the Queen – Living History Presentation
King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center, Aliiolani Hale, Oct. 17-20 and 24-27, 7 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., free admission. A living history performance of the 1895 trial of Queen Liliuokalani for misprision of treason. The session is preceded by a chant focusing on the significance of the trial for Hawaiians, and is followed by a discussion of the current implications. All participants receive a viewer’s guide that provides a historical timeline, essays by Hawaii history and legal scholars, primary sources in Hawaiian with translations and archival photographs. Reservations are highly recommended. (534-8880, hawaiiponoi.info)