August 22

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Wednesday August 22
Na Kilo Ao Maiki: Observing the Microbial Realm
Iolani Palace, Kanaina Building, 5 p.m., free. Attend a lecture by Kiana Frank of University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Pacific Biosciences Research Center. (

Photographic Composition Made Easy
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Aug. 22 and 29, 6-9 p.m., $125. Start creating quality photographs using your digital camera. Go on assignments and get feedback. (235-7433,

Pre-registration required by Aug. 22 for Aug. 25 event at Eating House 1849, 2-5 p.m., $25-$55. Join a dynamic networking event for women, featuring small group discussions, partner exercises, healthy pupu and more. (, 393-5527)

Intersections Between Art + Design + Architecture: Reflections on Cultural Design
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 6-8 p.m., free. Join an engaging and thought-provoking discussion on how art, design and architecture are able to respectfully integrate Hawaiian culture into today’s modern and ever-changing environment. (

Kaneohe Business Group Membership Meeting
Pohai Nani Retirement Community, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $15. Featured speaker Ikaika Anderson will discuss important topics for Windward residents. Lunch will be provided. Reservations recommended. (

NAMIWalks Hawaii 2018
Pre-registration due Aug. 22 for Aug. 29 event at Central Union Church, Parish Hall, 1660 S. Beretania St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Attend NAMIWalks Hawaii’s kickoff dinner event. (

Swim with a Mermaid
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Helumoa Playground, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through August, 1-2 p.m., free. Mermaid Citrine or one of her mermaid friends will be making the playground her home for the summer. This event is for Sheraton Waikiki and The Royal Hawaiian guests only. Mermaid swimsuits are optional. (

Lea Lea Little Planet
Waikiki Aquarium, daily through Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $8-$15. Keiki and their parents are invited to enjoy fun and educational activities, including a mysterious coloring that draws fish in a digital museum, a futuristic augmented reality sand castle and much more. (

Mark Caldeira
Basalt, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy a contemporary musical performance. (

Mihoko & Friends
Jazz Minds Art & Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 7:30-10 p.m., $10. Enjoy a live performance by Mihoko M, Chris Yeh, Andrew Fransisco, Ethan Capone, Will Camps and Check James. (945-0805)

Tribute to Billy Joel: Mike Lewis & Friends
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. Mike Lewis and friends present a tribute to pop icon Billy Joel. (

Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., gallery hours through Aug. 24, contact for cost. View an exhibit that showcases the art of Jerome Wallace, whose work aims to raise graffiti to new heights. (, 521-1812)

HJCC 40th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition
Neiman Marcus, store hours through Aug. 26, free. See the work of featured artist Sally French, who is well known for her artwork and DDD Studio on Kauai. (

Island Homes: Madagascar & Hawaii
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 6, free. View realistic nature and wildlife paintings by Madagascar native Esperance Rakotonirina. (595-4047,

Portfolio 2018 Exhibit
HiSAM Gallery Shop X MORI by Art+Flea, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through Oct. 27, free. View an exhibition of 30 works by globally acclaimed local artists Ashley Bickerton, Kaili Chun, Yvonne Cheng, Paul Pfeiffer, Garnett Puett and Lawrence Seward. (

Aloha United Way Annual Campaign Kickoff Sign Waving
Pre-registration due Aug. 22 for Aug. 24 event at Central Pacific Bank, 220 S. King St., 6:15-8:30 a.m., free. Volunteers are needed to join Hoola Na Pua in waving signs to encourage further community support and engagement. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in an HNP T-shirt or in a shirt that is one of the colors of the agency logo. (