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Nicole Kato

September 12

Wednesday September 12
FAMILY FUN
Five Chinese Brothers
Tenney Theatre at The Cathedral of St. Andrew, until Sept. 29, visit website for schedule, $10, $15, $20. Five identical brothers learn to appreciate what makes them “different” in a new take on this classic story. (htyweb.org)
Storytime And Craft
Pearl City Public Library, Wednesdays until Dec. 5, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages 2 – 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, sing songs, and participate in fun activities. (453-6566)
Out Loud In The Library
Windward Community College’s library, 6-8 p.m., free. Mingle and enjoy music created by students from the Digital Music Production class at 6 p.m. Delight in the sonic sensations of poets from 6:30-8 p.m. (janekailua@hawaii.rr.com)
COMMUNITY
AARP Hawaii Information Session
Ward Warehouse, Kakaako Conference Room, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Attend an AARP Hawaii information session on the future of Social Security and Medicare. Call to register. (1-877-926-8300)
AARP Seminar
Ward Warehouse, email for more information. AARP Senior VP for Policy Cheryl Matheis is in the islands to talk with Hawaii residents about the long-term challenges facing Medicare and Social Security and mroe. (bbottorff@aarp.org, 545-6006)
Dine With Dr. William Harris
Canton Seafood Restaurant, 923 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu, 6 p.m., cost varies. Get to know the founder and current director of VSH, Dr. William Harris. (944-8344)
Pau Hana Networking
Leilehua Golf Course Clubhouse, 199 Leilehua Road, Wahiawa, 5-6:30 p.m., free. Come and refresh your networking skills with the Rotary Club of Mililani Sunrise. (554-1507)
Vaccine Safety Conferene
Japanese Cultural Center, visit website for times and cost. The Hawaii Immunization Coalition is conducting a one-day conference to address the growing number of questions about vaccine safety and the impact of refusal to immunize in an informed environment. (immunizehawaii.org)
The DOK ID in Me
Kroc Center Hawaii, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Discover our true God given identity as a Daughter of the King (DOK). How to build your self-esteem and confidence to be all that you were created to be. Women only. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
AWAKE Group Meeting
Castle Medical Center’s Weinberg Medical Plaza and Wellness Center, 5:30-7 p.m., free. A.W.A.K.E. is a support group for patients with sleep disorders. This is our kick-off meeting and we are discussing tips and solutions for patients to help them better adapt to using CPAP (treatment for sleep apnea). (263-5400, 234-0033)
Hawaii Sjogren’s Support Group Meeting
Queen’s Conference Center, 510 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $5/parking. Guest speaker clinical psychologist Dr. Bart Pillen on the topic of “living with a chronic illness.” Email to RSVP. (melacacannella@yahoo.com)
CLASSES
Bridal Workshops
The Wedding Cafe, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. #1650, Honolulu, until Oct. 17, call for times. Workshops will cover topics such as hair and make-up, décor, videography, and allow brides and grooms to ask questions and get advice from Hawaii’s top wedding professionals. (theweddingcafe.net, 591-1005)
Lifeguard Training
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Sept. 4-25, 6:30-9 p.m. Tues/Thurs, 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, $140/class, $35/book cost. Participants will learn the skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, both in a pool and at a waterpark environment. Participation in all classes is required. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
THE ARTS
Hawaii Craftsmen’s 2012 Statewide Juried Exhibition
Honolulu Museum Art School Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., Honolulu, Aug. 30 to Sept. 20, free. Opening reception Aug. 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The annual exhibition of new work, created by members of Hawaii Craftsmen, will be juried by Jo Lauria. (hawaiicraftsmen.org)
“Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawaii”
Castle Memorial Building, first floor, until Oct. 15, visit website or call for more information. “Textured Lives” features items carefully collected and researched by scholar and author Barbara Kawakami. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)
The Hawaiian Room: Dine, Dance, Romance, The Lexington
Honolulu Hale, until Sept. 21, visit website for times and more information. Hula Preservation Society and the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Hawaiian Room with The Hawaiian Room: Dine, Dance, Romance, The Lexington. (distinctivewomenhawaii.org)
Art Opening Reception
Waialua Library, until Sept. 21, free. Five artists will present their interpretations of Life as we know it: Dante Brown, Erin Delventhal, Margaret and Owen Loof, and Quenda Jan Shults. (637-8286)
Criterion: Calvin Collins Exhibit
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, 1888 Kalakaua Ave. #C312, exhibit runs until Oct. 23, free. Criterion is an exquisite selection of mixed-media artwork by Honolulu-based artist, Calvin Collins. (galleryofhawaiiartists.com)
Explorations & Bead Mania
The Gallery at Ward Centre, Sept. 1-27, artist reception Sept. 2 from 4-6 p.m., call for more information. Bead Mania creations by Barbara Edelstein, Charlene Tashima and Joel Park. Explorations by Jodi Endicott. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)
Historic Boat Photo Exhibit
The Royal Hawaiian Resort’s Coronet Lounge, until Jan. 31, free. This rare collection of photographs features the S.S. Lurline, Hula Boat Day greeting of passengers arriving at Aloha Tower, The Royal Hawaiian Band playing music at Aloha Tower, original Royal Hawaiian luggage tags and more. (starwoodhotels.com)
Honu By The Sea
The Royal Hawaiian’s Monarch Room, Wednesdays and Sundays until Sept. 30, 5:30-7 p.m., $125/adults, $85/children. Guests are invited to journey under the ocean with the show’s lead character “Kainoa,” a Waikiki Beach Boy who loves the ocean and dreams of living under the sea. (921-4600)
In The Pool
HPU Art Gallery, until Sept. 14, free. An exhibition of woodcut prints using the swimming pool as a metaphor for the larger world in which we live. (hpu.edu)
Little Black Bag
687 Auahi St., Honolulu, until Sept. 15, Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., free. By Dana Paresa. (interislandterminal.org)
Video Choreo
UH Art Gallery, Aug. 26 to Sept. 21, opening reception Aug. 26 from 3-5 p.m., free. Brings together four emerging artists whose video works explore major concepts in dance and choreography. (hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery)
Yin And Yang Exhibit
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Honolulu, until Oct. 7, free. Opening reception Sept. 9 from 5-9 p.m. A celebration of all things in balance – shadow and light, night and day, heaven and earth, male and female. (286-5675, 551-1956)
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