September 12

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Wednesday September 12
The ALPHA Course
Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge, 808 Sheridan St., Wednesdays through Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Take a practical introduction to the Christian faith that allows attendees to explore questions about God and faith in a relaxed and nonjudgmental setting. (532-1111,

Free Xeric Seed
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive lignum vitae seeds, the blue flowers of which attract bees and butterflies. Visitors receive one seed packet per household, while supplies last. (

Hawaii Watercolor Society 2018 Open Show
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, 45-680 Luluku Road, daily through Sept. 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. View the works of talented artists such as Barbara Littenberg and Kris Preslan. (

Kupuna Independent Life Series
Iwilei Senior Residence, 888 Iwilei Road, Wednesdays through Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (732-7755)

Prostate Cancer Support Group Open Meeting at Kuakini
Kuakini Medical Center, 347 N. Kuakini St., Conference Room PB-5, 7-9 p.m., free. Support group “Us Too” is for prostate cancer survivors and those wanting to learn about it. All are welcome, including spouses/significant others. (222-0425)

Social Media September Pau Hana
66-434 Kamehameha Hwy., 5-8 p.m., $10. North Shore Chamber of Commerce sponsors a symposium featuring a number of presentations on social media. (

Vegan Dine-out with Dr. Mills
Peace Cafe, 2239 S. King St., 6-8 p.m., $25. Join Dr. Milton Mills for a vegan dinner. Learn what biology and psychology can teach about humanity as a species, and how to form healthy eating habits. Pre-registration required. (951-7555)

Lea Lea Little Planet
Waikiki Aquarium, daily through Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $8-$15. Keiki and their parents are invited to enjoy fun and educational activities, including a mysterious coloring that draws fish in a digital museum, a futuristic augmented reality sand castle and much more. (

Blue Note Hawaii, Sept. 12-13, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m., $25-$35. (

Concerts on the Beach and Late Night Entertainment
Duke’s Waikiki, 4-6 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight, free. Guests can enjoy performances from some of Hawaii’s most talented artists, including “Wild Hawaiian” Henry Kapono. (

Saloon Pilots
Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beachwalk, 9-11 p.m., free. See a live performance by Oahu’s premier bluegrass and Americana music band. (955-7383)

Book Club: Mike Malaghan
Waianae Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Join for a reading and discussion of “Picture Bride” by author Mike Malaghan. All are welcome, even those who have not read the book. (697-7868)

Carol D’Angelo & Dexter Doi Art Exhibition
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, Gallery on the Pali, 2500 Pali Hwy., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 25, free. View a number of works inspired by the natural beauty and cultural richness of the islands. (595-4047,

Digital Prism
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., gallery hours through Oct. 21, free. See conceptual art, portraiture, the natural world, abstract work and graphic design by artists Veronica Carmona, Derrick Elfalan, Carren Han, Deborah Lee and Christine Ohtani-Chang. Membership forms will be available for interested artists. (349-7584,

Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 26, $22-$35. Manoa Valley Theatre kicks off its 50th anniversary with an off-Broadway musical comedy consisting of a female beauty pageant performed by an all-male cast. (

Lanikai Mortgage Players Auditions
Lanikai Community Center, Shreve Theater, 7 p.m., free. Four men and five women are needed for the fall production of “Speak for Yourself John, or Dirty Work at Plymouth Rock,” to be performed Nov. 2-4 and 9-11. (263-2498)

Little Picture Show
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Tuesdays-Fridays through Sept. 29, noon-5 p.m., fee. View a number of miniature water-based paintings. (

Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through January, free. See an exhibition that focuses solely on artistic depictions of men. (586-9959)

Portfolio 2018 Exhibit
HiSAM Gallery Shop X MORI by Art+Flea, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through Oct. 27, free. View an exhibition of 30 works by globally acclaimed local artists Ashley Bickerton, Kaili Chun, Yvonne Cheng, Paul Pfeiffer, Garnett Puett and Lawrence Seward. (