August 23

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Wednesday August 23
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Comedy U
Anna O’Briens, 8:30 p.m., $7-$5, age 21 and up. Jose Dynamite hosts an evening with Bray, Jonathan Freeman, Powell C, Harold Wong and Open Mic Comedy. (

Back-to-School Donation Drive
Waikele Premium Outlets, Aug. 1-31, center hours, free. Drop off a donation of school supplies to benefit the students of Waikele Elementary and Waipahu High schools, then get special deals at Waikele vendors as thanks. (676-5656)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
First Hawaiian Bank on Kapiolani, 7-10:45 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kualoa Ranch, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place of Waikiki tour, daily through August, noon, $40-$30. Celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 127th birthday with tours of the sites related to his life and career including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous hotels and the Duke statue along Kalakaua. (395-0674,

The Republik, 8 p.m., $29. (

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (253-9099)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (

Blue Note Hawaii, Aug. 22-27, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $35-$55. (

U.S. Pacific Fleet Band Wind Ensemble
Hale Koa Hotel courtyard, 4:30-6 p.m., free. (474-4151)

AHA Contemporary Show 2017
1132 Bishop St., lobby level, Aug. 21-Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. weekends, free. Association of Hawaii Artists hosts its 46th annual show, featuring 2-D and 3-D artwork by 35 local artists. Reception is Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. (630-460-2422,

‘Allow – Create – Love and other inspirational prints’
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., on display through September, business hours, free. Dieter Runge exhibits unique woodblock prints with inspirational messages. Reception is July 7 at 5 p.m. (

Art of the Drink and Other Distractions: A Study in Line Pattern and Form
Louis Pohl Gallery, Aug. 1-Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, free. Mark Mitsuda displays his glass work. Artist reception is Aug. 4 and Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. (521-1812)

‘Chasing Coral’ Screening
Waikiki Aquarium, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. Watch a screening of “Chasing Coral,” about the dangerous consequences of coral bleaching. (

Feeding the Immortals
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, Aug. 22-Oct. 10, business hours, free. Taiji Terasaki displays his mixed-media work exploring his search for a meaningful response to death. A live demonstration will be held at 4:30 p.m. opening day, with a reception to follow at 8:30. (724-6877,

‘Hulia ‘Ano: Inspired Patterns’
Bishop Museum, March 18-Oct. 16, business hours, $22.95-$10.95. Explore Hawaiian aesthetic traditions, design motifs and visual similarities in the natural world. (

Sarah Caudle
Royal Hawaiian Center, Aug. 3-Sept. 30, business hours, free. Resin painter Sarah Caudle displays her abstract and seascape art on B-Building, Level 3, next to H.I.S. Travel. (

‘The Machine Inside: Biometrics’
Bishop Museum, Feb. 25-Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Learn more about how evolution is Earth’s greatest innovator, and how humans have been inspired by nature’s ingenuity. (, 847-3511)

‘Tibetan Illusion Destroyer’
PBS Hawaii, 315 Sand Island Access Road, 6-8 p.m., free. Watch a 3-D screening of “Tibetan Illusion Destroyer” and then chat with filmmaker Tom Vandetti and musician Keola Beamer. RSVP requested. (

‘Tree of Life’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, June 4-Sept. 10, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. The motif of the “tree of life” is celebrating as it appears around the world. Opening reception is June 4 at 2 p.m. (944-7177,