October 24

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Thursday October 24
Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 9:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.; online blended course – 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 25, $90. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Orchid Culture
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $3/residents, $5/non-residents. Learn general principles of orchid culture such as watering, fertilizing and propagating. Ideal for beginners and intermediate growers. (522-7064)

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)

Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic second floor waiting area, Mondays and Thursdays through Dec. 16 (no class Oct. 31 and Nov. 28), 5:45-6:45 p.m., $5/class for members, $6.50/class for non-members. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Designer Dialogue with Joseph Duffy
Design Week Headquarters (445 Cooke St.), 6-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. An even in conjunction with Design Week. 2013 “Hawaii’s 5-O” design competition judge Joseph Duffy leads an inspirational presentation showcasing his work, lessons learned and some tricks of the trade. (aigahonolulu.org)

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)

Islandfunder Launch After-Party
Five-O Bar & Lounge, 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free, ages 21 and older. Islandfunder, committed to directing Hawaii’s growth toward a sustainable economy by providing the opportunity for the community to fun local projects, non-profits and small businesses holds an after-party celebrating its launch. Enjoy special performances by Rebel Souljahz, Jasan Alan and Javhlivity, drink specials and validated parking. (938-1525, islandfunder.com)

Windows on History
Iolani Palace, 7 p.m., free. “Windows on History: Letters and stamps under the Kamehamehas” is an illustrated talk sharing the stories of the Hawaiian kings, queens, missionaries and kamaaina of the 1800s. Speaking is author Fred Gregory. (hawaiianhistory.org, 537-6271)

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

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

The Heiress
TAG – The Actor’s Group, Dole Cannery Square (650 Iwilei Rd.), Oct. 11-Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sundays, $12-$20. When Catherine falls in love with a handsome young man, her father believes that her suitor is a fortune hunter, interested only in her inheritance. (taghawaii.net. 722-6941)

Trial of the Queen – Living History Presentation
King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center, Aliiolani Hale, Oct. 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)

Foster Care Training
Hawaiian Humane Society, 6-7 p.m., contact for cost. The Hawaiian Humane Society’s foster care program helps to save thousands of treatable, orphaned animals. Volunteers must have transportation for health care appointments and have time to spend with the animals. Short- and long-term care opportunities available. (lshaughnessy@hawaiianhuman.org, 356-2229)