April 27

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Thursday April 27
Birdwatching and Researching in Hawaii
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, theater, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Benton Pang discusses, “Pi‘i ka Lewa: The Cultural Uses of Hawaiian Seabirds and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.” (397-5840)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25/two people. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Eat Well for Life: A Trip to Thailand
Castle Medical Center, Wellness Center, 6-7:15 p.m., $12. Learn to make vegetable curry and other Thailand-inspired dishes. Pre-registration required. (263-5050, castlemed.org)

Lei Making Classes
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10 a.m.-noon, $20. Make lei with flowers from your yard for May Day. Flowers provided. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Operation Stop Scams
Japanese Cultural Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn more about how to prevent identity theft, hacking and other scams, and increase your security online with speakers from the FBI, Hawaii BBB and AARP Hawaii. (aarp.cvent.com/scam4-27)

Resource Day
First Hawaiian Bank, 45-480 Kaneohe Bay Drive, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. U.S. Small Business Administration shares the kinds of services it can offer to small business owners, including loans, development and more. Pre-registration required. (541-2990 ext. 210, jerry.hirata@sba.gov)

Veterans Business Opportunities
Waterfront Plaza, Building 1, Suite 306, 9-11:30 a.m., free. U.S. Small Business Administration and Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Pacific offer a workshop to help new and existing veteran-owned businesses as they begin or continue their development. Pre-registration required. (541-2990 ext. 221, sba.gov/hi)

Ron Josol
HASR Bistro & Wine Company, 8 p.m., $28. Filipino comedian Ron Josol performs. (864-2980, bojacproductions.ticketsocket.com)

JASH Luncheon and Lecture
Ala Moana Hotel, Carnation Room, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $50. Japan-America Society of Hawaii hosts a lunch and lecture by Grant Newsham on the yakuza and their involvement in Japanese society, government and business. (jashawaii.org/events, 524-4450)

Just For You, Neighbor
Waikele Premium Outlets, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 31, 3-9 p.m., free. Pick up a complimentary Savings Passport and get great deals. Must show Hawaii ID to pick up passport. (premiumoutlets.com/outlet/waikele)

Military Canteen Event
Hawaii Army Museum at Fort DeRussy, 9:45-11 a.m., free. Celebrate Hawaii Red Cross Services to U.S. armed forces over the last century with entertainment by the Liberty Belles, Jim Nabors, Celine Carr and more. After the program, attendees can tour the museum. (redcross.org/hawaii/100)

Stars and Stripes Veterans Charity Golf Tournament
Ewa Beach Golf Club, 10:30 a.m. registration, 12:30 p.m. shotguns tart, $200/individual. Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals hosts a golf tourney in benefit of Army Fisher House at Tripler and Mo’s Heroes. (varep.net/starsandstripes/honolulu/)

Sit. Stay. Read!
Waianae Public Library, 3-4 p.m., free. Read to Gian the Cairn Terrier, a registered therapy dog! He’ll help kids practice reading aloud without judgment. Call to reserve a time slot. (697-7868)

Kimie Miner
Blue Note Hawaii, April 27-29, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $35-$15. (bluenotehawaii.com)

The Republik, 8 p.m., $35/advance. (bampproject.com)

USAF Band of the Pacific – Papana
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

‘Black Faggot and Puzzy’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, March 30-April 30, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $25-$5. Two clever and rancorous comedies explore Pacific Islanders experiencing non-heterosexuality. (kumukahua.org, 536-4441)

‘Dragonfly, the Story of a Young Local Girl’s Journey Through Foster Care’
Hawaii State Library, 6-7 p.m., free. Watch a special community performance of the upcoming production of “Dragonfly,” about the triumph of a foster child through the years. (playbuilders.org)