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Nicole Kato

September 19

Wednesday September 19
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)
SPECIAL EVENTS
Kau Kau Kailua Restaurant Week
Visit website for participating restaurants, Sept. 16-23, $20, $30 or $40. Participating restaurants will offer specially crafted dinner menus. (historickailuavillage.com)
75th Anniversary Of The Hawaiian Room
Honolulu Hale, until Sept. 21, visit website to register and for more information. This multi-media exhibit features stunning images and informative newspaper clippings from the musicians and hula practitioners who made New York City their home while performing at the Hotel Lexington. (distinctivewomenhawaii.org)
How Do I Look?
DFS Galleria Waikiki, Sept. 17-30, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., free admission. Call for schedule information. Beauty week offering complimentary make-overs, a champagne party and access to beauty experts to answer questions and provide assistance to find unique beauty items. (931-2700)
NIGHTLIFE
Taco Tuesdays
M Nightclub, 4:30 p.m. to midnight, free. Live entertainment 6:30-8:30 p.m. (mnlhnl.com)
19th Hole Reception
Event Sept. 28 at Klipper Golf Course, Kaneohe Marine Corps Base, 11 a.m., reception 3 p.m., $25. Participants who attend may be fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy’s famous flight demonstration squadron, who will be practicing nearby. Register by Sept. 19. (441-6266, kschultz@ahfi.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)
Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific, 1314 S. King St., Honolulu, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Call to RSVP. Open to those who are curious about a career in real estate. (262-3160)
International Tours Info Meeting
Round Table Pizza, Enchanted Lake Shopping Center, 6 p.m., free. Local teachers from Kailua and Kaneohe will tell parents and youth about opportunities for international student travel in summer of 2013. Call to RSVP. (375-1806)
National Fall Prevention Awareness Day
Event Sept. 21 at Hawaii Kai Retirement, 9 a.m. to noon, free. The goal is to raise awareness to help older adults reduce the risk of falling. Register by Sept. 19. (440-9372)
Apple iPhone 4S Workshop
Pacific Guardian Tower Verizon Wireless Store, 2-3 p.m., free. Attend this workshop to learn how to navigate and customize your device, use camera and camcorder functions and utilize the Notification center and iCloud. You’ll also learn how to use Siri to its fullest potential. (verizonwireless.com/workshops)
CPR/AED Adult
American Red Cross, Sept. 20 and 27, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $70. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respirary or cardiac emergencies and more. Visit website to register. (redcross.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 Exhibit
Hoomaluhia Garden, until Sept. 30, free. Marti Wiese Rounds Art Exhibit. (marti@inparadise.com>)
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)
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)
Young Frankenstein
Manoa Valley Theatre, Sept. 6-23, visit website for schedule and tickets. A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy film masterpiece, the story follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein. (manoavalleytheatre.com)
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)
Menopause Seminar
Castle Medical Center, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free, registration required. Leigh-Ann Frattarelli, MD, gynecologist and one of Windward Oahu’s menopause experts, will share information and answer questions about menopause and its symptoms. (castlemed.org)
Mirror Mirror On The Wall
Kroc Center Hawaii, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Find out what is keeping you from being who you were created to be…fairest of them all. Women only. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
The Inside Scoop From Current Law Students
Classroom 1 at UHM’s Law School, 5:30-7 p.m., free. (surveymonkey.com/s/pacsept20)
Bereavement Support & Prayer Group
1300-A Halona St., Honolulu, 6-8 p.m., Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15., visit website for cost. For families who have suffered the loss of a child (newborn to 24-years-old) to join their monthly bereavement support group. (nevesfoundation.org)
Body Works
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, Fitness Center and Dining Pavilion, 86-260 Farrington Hwy., Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11 and 18, 4-5:45 p.m., free. Designed to help improve family eating and activity habits. (697-3526)
Ignite The Passion
Event at 94-200 Pupuole St., Waipahu, Sept. 20 and 21 at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon and 6:30 p.m., register by Sept. 10. Featuring guest speakers, workshops and a worship concert. (ignitethepassion2012@gmail.com)
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