August 27

Please email for event submissions

Tuesday August 27
General Newborn Care
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $30/two people. Learn how to tell if your baby is sick, how to take your baby’s temperature, why babies cry, how to calm a crying baby and how to bathe your baby. Call or register online. (263-5400,

Girl Scouts Information Session (Aina Haina to Hawaii Kai)
Aina Haina Public Library, 5:30-7:30 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 a fun day with new friends; no commitment necessary. (, 675-5515)

Pesticides, GMO and Papaya
Kapolei Middle School Cafeteria, 6-8 p.m., free. Hawaii Organic Farming Association (HOFA) presents “Pesticides, GMOs and Papaya – An Unnatural Disaster in Paradise.” The panel includes Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Gary Hooser, Dr. Noelani Goodyear-Kaopua and Dr. Hector Valenzuela. (292-1179)

Ready. Set. Thrive.
New Hope Diamond Head Resource Center, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Kaiser Permanente holds its Senior Summit Learning Series with “Ready. Set. Thrive. Online Tools to Help You Live a Healthy Life.” The speakers are Kathy Young, MPH consultant, clinical operations and Sandi Brekke, BS, COTA, Senior Summit and Health Living coordinator. (Pre-registration is required. (432-2235)

Windward Choral Open House
Kailua United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m., contact for cost. The Windward Choral Society holds an open house; no auditions are required. Fall rehearsals culminate in two holiday-themed concerts in December. Regular rehearsals take place Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. (

Soul Patrol Acoustic
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-8 p.m., no cover charge. Soul Patrol performs live acoustic rock, pop, blues and soul music. (540-1377)

True Tone Tuesdays
Downbeat Lounge, Tuesdays through Aug. 27, 8-10 p.m., no cover charge, ages 21 and older. True Tuesdays is a singer-songwriter showcase featuring Hawaii’s top acoustic musicians. Aug. 20 features Louise Taylor and Stef Muzik; Aug. 27, From the Hip V. 5. (533-2328)

The Evolution of Koto Music
Hawaii State Art Museum, noon-1 p.m., free. Darin Miyashiro brings koto music to HiSAM with a lecture and demonstration. (

The Evolution of Koto Music
Hawaii State Art Museum, noon-1 p.m., free. HiSAM presents The Evolution of Koto Music: From Ancient Court. Darin Miyashiro brings koto music to inform the audience through a lecture and demonstration. (