August 23

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Thursday August 23
Artists For Appleseed
Downtown Restaurant at the Hawaii State Art Museum, 5-8 p.m., $75. The evening will include an art show and sale of works by 31 recognized local artists with at least 50% of the sale proceeds being donated to Hawaii Appleseed center. (
How Well Do You Know Man’s Best Friend?
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Remember to bring photos of your canine or bring your canine for a free reading that will help you get to know your pup. With Gail Thackray. (
Keeping Up With The Jones Act
The Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., visit website to register and for more information, $29/members, $20/students, $39/general. HVCA and ThinkTech Hawaii will explore the ins and outs of the Jones Act. (, 382-4638)
Mommy Makeovers
Honolulu Eye Clinic, 1329 Lusitana St., Honolulu, 3-5:30 p.m., free. Learn about Botox, injectable fillers and SkinCeutical products that will have people noticing, but no one will know. (526-0030)
Pet Workshop
Cocojor Dog Emporium & Spaw, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. It’s never too late to learn the secrets to understanding your pets. Very PAWpular animal communicator Gail Thackray, from Yorkshire, England presents a workshop. (592-3647)
Emergency Medical Response
American Red Cross, Fridays 6-10 p.m., Saturays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., until Sept. 1, $400. Register online. (
Youth Basketball Clinics
Kroc Center Hawaii, 3:45-4:45 beginners and intermediate, 4:45-6:15 p.m. advanced, $100-$150. Participants will learn and/or build on basic basketball skills and competitive play. Will be placed into teams for scrimmages. Ages 6–17. (
Awakening Your Brain to Create Your Own Wellness
Central Union Church, 1660 South Beretania St., Honolulu, 6-8 p.m., free. Dr. Charlotte Tomaino will be speaking about how brain structures, their functions, and the power of belief can activate neuroplasticity, accessing the brain’s potential and its awe-inspiring ability to change to enhance your health. (
Car Seat, Boost Seat Inspections
Kaiser Permanente, 94-1480 Moaniani St., Waipahu, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Inspections and installations to determine age and size appropriate car restraints will be done on a first come, first serve basis. (
Public Policy Symposium
Richardson Law School, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free with reservation. Listen to the perspectives of our honored guests, Marian Wright Edelman and Peter Edelman, on developments in poverty and their public policy implications. (,, 587-7605)
Symposium On Public Policy Implications Of Poverty Trends
William S. Richardson School of Law, 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., visit website for more information. The symposium will feature Marian Wright Edelman and Peter Edelman and will be moderated by Dean Avi Soifer. (