August 15

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Thursday August 15
Capturing Dynamic Images at Night
University of Hawaii at Manoa Sinclair Library Basement Room 3, Aug. 15-22, 6-9 p.m., $100. Take your photography to the next level by exploring the world at night. Learn how to manipulate the camera’s manual settings specifically for low light scenarios. Call to register. (, 956-8400)

Asteroid Impacts
University of Hawaii at Manoa Kennedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m., free (tickets are required). Former NASA astronaut Ed Lu, gives the public lecture, “Astronomy Saves the World: Protecting the Planet from Asteroid Impacts.” (

Fall Prevention
Curves –Kunia/Waipahu (94-300 Farrington Hwy., suite G-11), 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Learn prevention strategies and recommended lifestyle changes to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. Pre-registration is required. This seminar is for women only. (432-2235)

Girl Scouts Information Session (Waialae/Kahala)
Kilauea District Park Building, 6:30-8:330 p.m., free. An information and sample activity session for all interested volunteers and girls, whether they are returning or new. Learn more about Girl Scouts or just have af un day with new friends; no commitment necessary. (, 675-5515)

Pearl Harbor Declassified
11 Arizona Memorial Dr., refreshments begin at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 7 p.m., free. Join Discovery Channel’s host and historian-in-residence, Daniel Martinez for an amazing documentary film experience. Martinez shows and explains the new technology used to enhance historic footage by the use of high-definition applications. (423-1341)

Queen Victoria’s Life and Loves
Hawaii State Library, 6 p.m., free. Rebecca Knuth, UH-Manoa Library and Information Science professor, discusses Queen Victoria’s life, marriage and the three men she loved: Prince Albert and her servants John Brown and Abdul Khalid. This program is suitable for ages 12 and older. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

Senior Citizen Information Table
Pearlridge Center, 9-11 a.m., free. (, 488-0981)

Thursday Evening Programs
Hanauma Bay Education Center, Thursdays through Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., free. August’s Thursday evening programs discuss Coral Reef Ecosystems. September’s Thursday evening programs discuss Exploring Hawaii’s Marine Environment with COSEE Island Earth. Parking is free after 5:30 p.m. (

Tip A Cop
Participating Ward Centers restaurants, Aug. 15-16, 6-9 p.m., various costs. Special Olympics Hawaii holds its 23rd annual Tip A Cop event. Experience one-of-a-kind service as volunteer law enforcement officers deliver dishes, refill glasses and bus tables to benefit Special Olympics Hawaii athletes. Participating merchants include Big City Diner, Dave & Buster’s, Genki Sushi, Kincaid’s, Ryan’s Grill, The Old Spaghetti Factory and Wahoo’s. (

”United States of ALEC” Screening
Box Jelly, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. Common Cause Hawaii presents the “United States of Alec,” a film that exposes the American Legislative Exchange Council – America’s most influential corporate-funded political force. (275-6522,

Mango Season
53 By The Sea, Thursdays through Aug. 29, 9-11:30 p.m., free performance. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Oldies and Goodies
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., contact for time and cost. Featuring rock music. (780-7266)