October 18

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Wednesday October 18
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED (Online Blended)
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 1:30-2:30 p.m., $93. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

An Evening with Frank Abagnale
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 6:30 p.m., free. The identity thief expert will advise you on protecting yourself and your family from identity theft. Reservations recommended. (1-877-926-8300, aarp.cvent.com/fraud10-18)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $89. Get trained to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adults, child and infant victims. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Beginner and Intermediate Ukulele
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 9:30-10:30 a.m. beginner ukulele, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. intermediate ukulele, $8-$10. Learn basic cords and how to strum an ukulele in the beginners’ class and how to play classic Hawaiian songs in the intermediate class. Reservations recommended. (773-7047)

Beginning Ukulele
Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Rd., 8-9 a.m. Oct. 7-28, $25. (734-9108, kupunaeducation.com)

Blue Zones Project – Healthy Cooking Class in Kaneohe
Kaneohe Library, 45-829 Kamehameha Hwy., 6-7:30 p.m., free. Learn how to prepare ono, plant-based recipes. (hawaii.bluezonesproject.com/events/)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Adventist Health Castle, 5-6:30 p.m., $10-$15. This class is geared specifically for couples in their 3rd trimester giving birth at Adventist Health Castle. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

HoopDance Fitness
Waikiki Beach Walk, Thursdays through October, 5-6 p.m., call for cost. Registration recommended. (349-5936)

Introduction to Windows 10+
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9 a.m.-noon, $15. Learn to use the keyboard, mouse and touchscreen to confidently navigate windows. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Modern Art Collective
Kuga’s Warehouse3540 Studio, contact for times, $135-$150. Artists who enroll will be guided through a new project facilitated by a variety of talented artists and makers in the community. (info@kuhava.com)

Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention
Nuuanu YMCA, 1441 Pali Hwy., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Learn the causes of osteoporosis, how to prevent and treat it, and the importance of nutrition and physical activity for better balance and bone health. (536-3556)

Photographic Composition Made Easy: A Hands-On Introductory Workshop
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 6-9 p.m., $59. Stop taking “snapshots” and start taking quality photographs. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Rain Barrel Water Catchment
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $35. Attend this informational workshop on how collecting rain water reduces the amount of drinking water used for irrigating landscapes. Participants will learn about rain barrel catchment systems, important construction points, installation and effective maintenance techniques. Pre-registration required. (748-5315, workshops@hbws.org)

Stealing Your Life Q&A With Frank Abagnale
AARP Hawaii, 1132 Bishop St., 1:30-2:30 p.m., free. Join the AARP Fraud Watch Network and AARP Hawaii for this presentation on protecting yourself and your family from identity theft. Reservations recommended. (https://access.live/AARP-HI)

Sunset Sessions with Danielle Groff
Island Sole Mates, Waikiki Beach Walk, 5:30 p.m.-sundown, contact for cost. The paint class theme will be Pineapple Canvas. Sign up at any Island Sole locations. Walk-ins are also welcome. (waikikibeachwalk.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Celebrating a Decade of Dining & Distinction
Waikiki Beach Walk Plaza, through October 27, contact for times and cost. Visit any of Waikiki Beach Walk’s fine establishments to enter-to-win weekly prize giveaways. (waikikibeachwalk.com/enter-to-win.htm)

Filipino Heroes
UH-West Oahu Library, 91-1001 Farrington Hwy., Oct. 1-30 during library hours, free. Come see these three exhibits about the forgotten Hawaii Filipino military and labor movement, as well as Philippine heroes Jose Rizal and Apolinario Mabini. (fahsoh808@gmail.com)

Garage Sale
Regency Park Condominium, 3138 Waialae Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Come to buy comics and collectibles, household treasures, clothes, toys, school supplies and more. There will also be a hot dog and hamburger stand. (737-0314)

Holiday Pet Toy Drive
Call for times and locations, Oct. 1-Nov. 18, free. The Hawaiian Humane Society is spreading cheer this Fall with its annual toy drive. New or gently used pet toys for dogs, birds or small animals can be dropped off at one of the participating collection centers. The toys will be given to animals at Hawaiian Humane this holiday season. (356-2245)

Lights On Afterschool Rally
State Capitol Rotunda, 2:45-5:30 p.m., contact for cost. Come celebrate and support after-school programs. The event will feature students showcasing their talents for art, dance and music. (380-1602, hawaiiafterschool@gmail.com)

Vegan Peer Support Group
Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, every third and fourth Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., free. Come for meetings, potlucks and more. (397-8666, kailuabear2003@yahoo.com)

Nene Award Book Club: ‘Upside Down Magic’ by Sarah Mylnowski
Waianae Public Library, 3:30 p.m., free. (697-7868, librarieshawaii.org/waianae)

Ghost Tours of Honolulu
Contact for locations and times, Mondays-Thursdays through December, $40. Get spooked on this haunted tour featured by Lopaka Kapanui s Mysteries of Hawaii. Reservations required. (mysteries-of-hawaii.com/tours)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Saloon Pilots
Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beachwalk, 9-11 p.m., free. Come see Oahu’s premier Bluegrass and Americana music band. (955-7383)

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

Annual Friendship Jam
Bet Buddies Hawaii, 461 Cooke Street, 6-9 p.m., $100. This event features actors Kelly Hu and Jorge Garcia, as well as John Cruz, Kailua Bay Buddies, Chloe, Jordan Segundo, Ginai, Starr Kalahiki, Kaylee Shimizu, Alx Kawakami and Johnny Valentine. Guests will also be able to enjoy a complimentary dinner, refreshments, and a live and silent auction. (bestbuddies.org/friendshipjam).

Akira Kurosawa Retrospective
Doris Duke Theatre, Oct. 7-Nov. 2, contact for times, $10-$12. See more than 25 of Kurosawa s most recognized films in this career survey that starts with his debut feature and ends with his last. (honolulumuseum.org/events)

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7-Jan. 14, $14.95-$22.95, free admission for children 3 years and younger. Using 19 interactive components from drawing stations to a 3D stop-motion station, visitors will see their favorite animated characters come to life and learn about the history of animation. (bishopmuseum.org/animationacademy)

Beyond Time And Space
First Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Hwy., 6-8 p.m. Oct. 15-Nov. 16, call for cost. Gallery on the Pali presents an exhibition of artwork by Daniele Minerbi. (595-4047, gallery@unitariansofhi.org)

Book Club: ‘Cutting for Stone’ by A. Verghese
Waianae Public Library, 6 p.m., free. (697-7868, librarieshawaii.org/waianae)

Friends of Hawaii State Art Museum Exhibit
Hawaii State Art Museum, Sept. 1-Oct. 27, business hours, free. Satoru Abe, Allyn Bromley, Jodi Endicott, John Koga, Carl F.K. Pao and Abigail Romanchak display their work in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Art in Public Places Program. (sfca.hawaii.gov/hisam)

Self-Exposure by Diana Nicolette Jeon
Kirsch Gallery, Punahou School, Mondays to Fridays at 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 5-19, free. Come see Jeon s introspective and expressive imagery. A free public reception for the exhibition will take place on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (punahou.edu)

I Ka Piko – Nine Hawaiian Printmakers
Cedar Street Galleries, second floor, Sept. 28-Oct. 28, Mondays through Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., reception is 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 28, free. Come see this exhibit of works by Hawaii printmakers that were featured at Artspace, The Ropewalk in the U.K. Artists include Gina Bacon Kerr, Marissa Eshima, Doug Pooloa Tolentino, David B. Smith, Nancy Vilhauer and George Woollard. (cedarstreetgalleries.com)

Let’s Do The Time Warp
Mark s Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Oct. 3-31, contact for time and cost. Experience this journey through the decades in a month-long installation leading up to the premiere of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” live at THE ARTS. There will be an opening reception on Oct. 6 from 5 to 11 p.m. (521-2903, info@artsatmarks.com)

Malu Productions
Royal Hawaiian Center, Wednesdays at 6 p.m. through October, free. Come enjoy these fast-paced, interactive and entertaining performances for audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds. (royalhawaiiancenter.com)

Pamana Art Exhibit
Honolulu Hale, City Hall, Oct. 2-27, contact for time and cost. Come see this exhibit by Asian-Pacific Arts Consortium in celebration of Filipino Heritage Month. (infofriedmanart@icloud.com)