September 5

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Wednesday September 5
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. (

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)

Songs Of Memory
East-West Center Gallery, Honolulu, until Sept. 9, free. Songs of Memory: Music & Ceremony of Highland Southeast Asia. (, 944-7177)

Break Free From Stress
Call for reservations, 6-7 p.m., free. Stress affects all of us, often more than we realize. Join us for this free interactive webinar as we discuss the origins of stress and its effects on the body. (243-6484)

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. (, 591-1005)

Counsellor At Law
Honolulu Museum of Art, 1 and 7:30 p.m., visit website for ticket information. John Barrymore stars in this forgotten classic as a highly successful attorney in private practice caught between a wife who derides his humble roots and a mother who reprimands him for ignoring his heritage. (,

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. (

Q&A Session
Dave & Busters, 6-9 p.m., $20/members, $25/nonmembers. RSVP required. FAMES (Filipino-American-Multi-Ethnic-Society) will be hosting a Question & Answer Session with Al Harrington and Shelley Wilson. (277-4341,

“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. (, 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. (

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. (

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. (, 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. (

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. (

Little Black Bag
687 Auahi St., Honolulu, until Sept. 15, Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., free. By Dana Paresa. (

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. (

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)

Administering Emergency Oxygen
American Red Cross, 9-11 a.m., $50. Teaches professional rescuers when and how to use emergency oxygen and breathing devices, includes airway management as an enrichment topic. Register online. (

Bloodborne Pathogen Training
American Red Cross, noon to 2 p.m., $50. This training course is designed for workers at risk for on-the-job exposure to blood or other bodily fluids that could cause infection; follows regulations issued by OSHA. Register online. (

Eat Well For Life
Castle Medical Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., call for cost and RSVP. (263-5400)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four Thursday sessions starting Sept. 6, 6-8 p.m., $30/person, $50/couple. Learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Call to register. (263-5400)

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. (

Red Cross Oahu Nurse Aide Refresher Course
Event Sept. 11 at American Red Cross, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., register by Sept. 6, $110. Applicants registering for this course must have completed a state-approved Nurse Aide Training Program in Hawaii within the last 12 months. Register online. (

The Next Generation Leader
Kroc Center Hawaii, 6:30-8 p.m., free. The Next Generation Leader will challenge the status quo to grow and lead in ministry and the marketplace. (

Blood Drives
Chaminade University 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Kailua Farmers Market 12:30-7 p.m.; Federal Building 6:30-10:15 a.m., free. (, 848-4770)