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August 29

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Wednesday August 29
Five Chinese Brothers
Tenney Theatre at The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Aug. 24 to Sept. 29, visit website for schedule, $10, $15, $20. Five identical brothers learn to appreciate what makes them “different” in a new take on this classic story. (htyweb.org)
Keiki Storytime
Kailua Public Library, Wednesdays until Aug. 29, 10:30-11 a.m., free. Keiki Storytime is recommended for children ages 3 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. The storytime will include stories and fingerplays. (librarieshawaii.org)
Celebrate The King Of Pop’s Birthday
Royal Hawaiian Theatre, top floor of the Royal Hawaiian Center, call for reservations and cost. Before you say Farewell My Summer Love, end summer on a high note by celebrating the King of Pop’s birthday with the cast of Legends in Concert Waikiki. (629-7469, LegendsWaikiki.com)
Men In Grey Suits
Indigo, Chinatown, 6-9 p.m., free. Men in Grey Suits performs. (mykelc@earthlink.net)
Songs Of Memory
East-West Center Gallery, Honolulu, until Sept. 9, free. Songs of Memory: Music & Ceremony of Highland Southeast Asia. (arts.eastwestcenter.org, 944-7177)
Nextdoor, visit website for times and more inforamtion, free. Clones of the Queen, The Jumpoffs, Monarx and Alt/Air performing. (852-2243)
Bridal Workshops
The Wedding Cafe, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. #1650, Honolulu, until Oct. 17, call for times. Workshops will cover topics such as hair and make-up, décor, videography, and allow brides and grooms to ask questions and get advice from Hawaii’s top wedding professionals. (theweddingcafe.net, 591-1005)
Blogging For Fun, Profit Or Influence
UHM Sakamaki C104, 6-9 p.m., $70, register for L12082. With instructor Steve Petranik. Visit website to register. (outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)
Oahu Nurse Assistant Day Training
Register online by Aug. 30, session from Sept. 5 to Oct. 12. Orientation Aug. 31. Get training and skills to provide high quality care for residents in long-term care settings, homecare and hospitals.(redcross.org, 739-8146)
Teen Light Painting Photography Workshop/Photoshoot
McCully-Moiliili Public Library, 4:30-6:30 p.m., free. Members of the Eyes of Hawaii Photography Club will conduct the brief workshop for students in grades 7 through 12 and discuss the basics of night photography and light painting. Call to register. (973-1099)
Golf Tournament
Pearl Country Club, 11 a.m., email to register and for cost. The Kakaako Improvement Association will be making a donation from proceeds of their 2012 invitational golf tournament to KCAA Muriel Preschool. (sgoyallc@aol.com)
Subcontracting Opportunities For Small Businesses
US Small Business Administration, Hawaii District Office, 500 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 1-306, Honolulu, 9-11:30 a.m., free. Call to register. Tesoro Seeking Subcontractors. (541-2990 ext. 211)
Festival Of Giving
Ward Warehouse Kakaako Conference Room, 10 a.m., Festival of Giving passports provide access to a three-day shopping extravaganza complete with exclusive discounts, complimentary gift wrapping, a spin and win prize wheel and more. (heidi.kuia@howardhughes.com)
“Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawaii”
Castle Memorial Building, first floor, until Oct. 15, visit website or call for more information. “Textured Lives” features items carefully collected and researched by scholar and author Barbara Kawakami. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)
The Hawaiian Room: Dine, Dance, Romance, The Lexington
Honolulu Hale, until Sept. 21, visit website for times and more information. Hula Preservation Society and the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Hawaiian Room with The Hawaiian Room: Dine, Dance, Romance, The Lexington. (distinctivewomenhawaii.org)
Art Opening Reception
Waialua Library, until Sept. 21, free. Five artists will present their interpretations of Life as we know it: Dante Brown, Erin Delventhal, Margaret and Owen Loof, and Quenda Jan Shults. (637-8286)
”Castaways” & “Out Of The Earth”
The Gallery at Ward Centre, until Aug. 30, free. Castaways: hot cast glass sculpture by Bud Spindt; Out of the Earth: mixed media paintings by Russell Lowery. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)
Criterion: Calvin Collins Exhibit
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, 1888 Kalakaua Ave. #C312, exhibit runs until Oct. 23, free. Criterion is an exquisite selection of mixed-media artwork by Honolulu-based artist, Calvin Collins. (galleryofhawaiiartists.com)
Historic Boat Photo Exhibit
The Royal Hawaiian Resort’s Coronet Lounge, until Jan. 31, free. This rare collection of photographs features the S.S. Lurline, Hula Boat Day greeting of passengers arriving at Aloha Tower, The Royal Hawaiian Band playing music at Aloha Tower, original Royal Hawaiian luggage tags and more. (starwoodhotels.com)
Honu By The Sea
The Royal Hawaiian’s Monarch Room, Wednesdays and Sundays until Sept. 30, 5:30-7 p.m., $125/adults, $85/children. Guests are invited to journey under the ocean with the show’s lead character “Kainoa,” a Waikiki Beach Boy who loves the ocean and dreams of living under the sea. (921-4600)
In The Pool
HPU Art Gallery, until Sept. 14, free. An exhibition of woodcut prints using the swimming pool as a metaphor for the larger world in which we live. (hpu.edu)
Landscapes By Rebekah Luke
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Aug. 6-30, call for more information. Landscapes By Rebekah Luke. (233-7323)
Video Choreo
UH Art Gallery, Aug. 26 to Sept. 21, opening reception Aug. 26 from 3-5 p.m., free. Brings together four emerging artists whose video works explore major concepts in dance and choreography. (hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery)
Yin And Yang Exhibit
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Honolulu, until Oct. 7, free. Opening reception Sept. 9 from 5-9 p.m. A celebration of all things in balance – shadow and light, night and day, heaven and earth, male and female. (286-5675, 551-1956)
Blood Drive
Kapolei High School, room J207, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; UH Manoa, Campus Center Ballroom, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (bbh.org)