August 14

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Wednesday August 14
American Red Cross NAT Day Session
Red Cross Office, 455 Diamond Head Rd., Aug. 14-Sept. 17, Mon., Wed., Fri., 8 a.m.-3 p.m., $1340. The State Approved Nurse Assistant Training Course is designed to prepare students to take the State of Hawaii Nurse Assistant Competency Evaluation exam. Call to register. (739-8122)

Galius Northshore Martial Art
Call for location, Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Karate classes for children and adults. (637-4606)

Senior Citizen Computer Classes
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. Office, 418 Kuwili St., through August 16, contact for days and times, free. Senior Citizens are invited to sign-up for free two-hour computer classes to learn basic concepts including: e-mail, use of Internet, composing documents and more. (291-6151,

Seniors Helping Seniors
Great Aloha Run office, May 21-August 14, contact for times, free. Volunteers Rene Mansho and Teralyn Change return to coordinate two-hour classes for basic computer lessons. (291-6151,

Teen and Adult Ballet Basics
Contact for location, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. or Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., $120/eight weeks, one class per week. Hawaii State Ballet continues its Ballet Basics class for teens and adults taught by Gina Surles. The classes cover the basic fundamentals of ballet training. (947-2755,

The Wedding Cafe Workshops
The Ward Warehouse Conference Room above The Wedding Cafe, Wednesdays through Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., most workshops free. Topics include wedding venues, photography and decor, and more. Visit website for full schedule and to RSVP. (

Zwick Art
1041 Maunakea St., July 7 to Aug. 17, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $2000 plus $150 for materials. Instructors William Zwick and Tanvi Pathare, graduates of the Florence Academy of Arts, teach this course. Students have the opportunity to work with live models on extended poses, as well as classical sculptures. (

Epilepsy in School
EFH Office, Ward Warehouse (second floor across from Island Guitar), 6-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Share your experiences. Call to RSVP. (528-3058)

Haleiwa Seniors
Waialua Community Association (across from Haleiwa Post Office), Thursdays, 8-11:30 p.m., contact for cost. Volunteers to teach arts and crafts are welcome. (637-4606)

Kawainui-Hamakua Public Informational Meeting
Le Jardin Academy – Wang Auditorium, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources conducts a public informational meeting to solicit public input on project alternatives being considered for the Kawainui-Hamakua Marsh. (

Students’ Artwork Display
Wahiawa Public Library, through Aug. 31, contact for days and times, free. Award-winning artwork by Leilehua High School students features pencil drawings and other mixed medium art. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

PCC Kamaaina Summer Special
Polynesian Cultural Center, until the end of August, contact for times, $15/general admission, $25/dinner and show special. PCC offers kamaaina specials. (367-7060)

OIA High School Basketball Officiators Needed
Contact for location, times and cost. New and experienced people, interested in officiating high school basketball games for OIA are needed. (551-0915)

Adam Crowe and Keith Batlin
Hard Rock Cafe, 9-11 p.m., contact for cost. Adam Crowe and Keith Batlin perform blues and rock music. (396-8410)

Mango Season
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays (except Aug. 21) through Aug. 28, 6-9 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.)

The DeShannon Higa Subtonic Jazz Orchestra
Gordon Biersch Restaurant, 6:30 p.m., no cover charge. (282-4582)

Na Kane “The Men of Paradise”
Pier 5 at Aloha Tower, Fridays and Saturdays, boarding is at 9 p.m., boat sails out at 9:30 p.m. sharp, contact for cost, ages 21 and older. Na Kane “The Men of Paradise” is a classy Hawaiian-themed woman’s fantasy show of high-energy choreography from local male talent. (954-8643)

Krazy Karaoke Customer Appreciation
Krazy Karaoke locations, 11 a.m.-midnight, half-off room rates. Krazy Karaoke hosts a “Customer Appreciation End of the Summer B-A-S-H.” Customers who take advantage of the special enjoy half-off regular room rates from open to close. Reservations are highly recommended. (591-8843, Young St. or 484-0269, Pearl Kai Shopping Center)

Musical Sounds and Native Ecologies
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library’s Bridge Gallery, through Aug. 15, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. “Musical sounds and native ecologies: musical instruments and cultural sustainability,” highlights the valuable instrument collection also used as a teaching resource, housed in the Ethnomusicology Program. (

Peter Antrim Kowalke Art Exhibit
The Morning Brew Cafe, runs May 15-August 15, Sun. through Thurs. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 6 a.m.-10 p.m., free. Featuring an exhibit of Peter Antrim Kowalke’s recent paintings. Part of the proceeds will help fund travel for young Hawaii equestrian riders who represent Hawaii in out-of-state competitions. (262-7770)

The Wonder of Learning
University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus, until Aug. 25 Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from Aug. 2-Dec. 7 Mon.-Fri. from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. The Wonder of Learning – The Hundred Languages of Children is an exhibition of the infant-toddler centers and preschools of the Institzione – Municipality of Reggio-Emilia, Italy. (441-3803)

Timon of Athens
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Aug. 14-17 at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m., $10-$20. The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival presents “Timon of Athens, a story about heartbreak and redemption. A free companion lecture takes place 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17. (1-800-838-3006,