September 23

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Wednesday September 23
AAUW General Membership Meeting
HawaiiUSA Credit Union, Kahala Learning Space, 4137 Waialae Ave., 6-8 p.m., free/meeting, $14.50-$18.50/dinner. Come meet dynamic student leaders and hear insights from students returning from this year’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) at AAUW Honolulu’s general membership meeting. RSVP required. (

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 1-2:45 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants and learn how to use an AED. (1-800-733-2767,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 1-2 p.m., $90. 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. (1-800-733-2767,

Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Pearlridge Center, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn how to use your new iPhone. Pre-registration required. (

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9-11 a.m., $75. Breathing new life into resuscitation education, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child and infant victims. (1-800-733-2767,

Future Focus: The Hawaii Innovation Initiative’s Forum
Hawaii Convention Center, Sept. 23 from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sept. 24 from 8-11:45 a.m., $95. The day-and-a-half forum will feature presentations, interactive panel discussions, “poolside chats,” workshops, one-on-one sessions and a networking reception, offering attendees opportunities to learn more about emerging technologies, federal resources and ways to engage in and contribute to Hawaii’s growing innovation and technology sector. (

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Castle Medical Center, 6-8 p.m., $10. This one-hour class for couples will help you prepare for a healthy pregnancy. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Wedding Cafe’s Wednesday Night Workshops
Ward Warehouse, Kakaako Conference Room, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., 6-8 p.m., free. Learn to make the wedding planning process easy, efficient and fun. This week’s theme: cake and catering. RSVP encouraged. (

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Maile Room, 2828 Paa St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Share challenges, talk about your concerns and learn how others have dealt with the same problems you may be facing. (432-8538)

Free Xeric Seed Program
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., Wednesdays and Saturdays in September, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Drop by the garden to pick up a free xeric seed pack with basil, dill, marjoram and savory seeds. (748-5041)

Girls’ Night Out
Pearlridge Center, 5-9 p.m., free. Ladies can enjoy exclusive trunk shows, promotions, entertainment, product samples, demonstrations and giveaways. This week features mini-makeovers and bang trims with MasterCuts. (488-0981)

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA lobby, 1040 Richards St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. This sale features amazing bargains on new and preowned designer and name-brand women’s clothing and accessories. Proceeds go towards the Dress for Success program, which helps economically disadvantaged women re-enter the work force with confidence and style. (538-7061)

Children’s Science Books Exhibit
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 3225 Salt Lake Blvd., Sept. 14-Oct. 31, library hours, free. The library features 211 of the latest science books for children from some of the best publishers in the country. (831-6831)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Waikiki Community Center, 2 p.m., free. (922-5331)

Taste of the Symphony
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 7:30-8:30 p.m., $5. Hawaii Symphony Orchestra gives music lovers a special preview of its 2015-2015 Halekulani Masterworks season with excerpts of several iconic works. (

2015 Hawaii’s Woodshow
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Sept. 20-Oct. 11, Tuesdays-Sundays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Forest Industry Association hosts its annual exhibition featuring the most talented woodworkers throughout the state. (

Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., exhibit runs through September, free. Painter and printmaker Annie Irons displays her work at Brue Bar. A reception will take place July 29 from 5-7 p.m. (441-4470)

‘Aina Aloha Mural Installation
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Sept. 1-26, regular gallery hours, free. This storytelling mural and visual manifestation of Hawaii features murals by Al Lagunero, Meleanna Meyer, Harinani Orme, Kahi Ching, Carl Pao and Solomon Enos. Reception is Sept. 4 from 6-9 p.m. (521-2903)

‘Celebrating Creation’
Gallery on the Pali, 2500 Pali Hwy., Sept. 13-Oct. 8, Tuesdays-Fridays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends 2-6 p.m., free. Pamela Landrum displays her European-style veil paintings. Artist reception on Sept. 18 from 6-8 p.m. (

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
Bishop Museum, Aug. 9-Nov. 30, normal museum hours, $19.95-$8.95/museum admission. Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Kahanamoku with a special exhibit featuring archival video and photos, objects from his life, fun activities and more. (

‘In the Next Room, or the vibrator play’
Manoa Valley Theatre, Sept. 17-Oct. 4, Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $39-$20. Electricity brings new changes to the lives of Dr. and Mrs. Givings — and his gynecology practice. (

‘Little Teapots’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Sept. 1-Oct. 15, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Explore teapots — one of the most difficult forms of pottery — from 26 different artists. Reception on Sept. 4 from 6-8 p.m. (521-1812,

Louis Pohl Gallery Centennial Celebration
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Aug. 24-Oct. 16, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Celebrate Louis Pohl’s legacy with a special centennial exhibit at the gallery. Celebrations on Sept. 19 and Oct. 2 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

Native Voices
UH-West Oahu Library, exhibit runs through November, Monday-Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Learn more about native peoples’ concepts of health and illness in this traveling national exhibit. (597-6550 ext. 804)

Poetry, Art & Flowers
Honolulu Hale Courtyard, Sept. 15-24, weekdays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., free. An exhibit of words, images and ikebana by the Korean Literature Association of Hawaii. Opening reception on Sept. 15 at 4:30-6 p.m. (768-6666,

REVEALED, The Myth of Disability
Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, Sept. 13-Oct. 19, 1-5 p.m. weekdays and Sundays, free. This new exhibit showcases the work of over 20 artists who have challenges of what is commonly called a disability, yet does not limit them from working as full-time artists. (236-9150,

Shannon Webb
Waikiki Parc Hotel, July 2-Sept. 25, daily hotel hours, free. Check out ceramic art from Shannon Webb, an imminent graduate of UH-Manoa’s BFA program. (956-8364,