February 10

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Wednesday February 10
Android: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Moanalua Center, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn more about how to use your new smartphone. Pre-registration required. (vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops)

Apple iPhone: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Pacific Guardian Tower, 2-3 p.m., free. Learn more about how to use your new smartphone. Pre-registration required. (vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops)

Back to Basics Workshop: How to Manage Your Records
First Hawaiian Bank Center, sixth-floor Po‘okela Room, 999 Bishop St., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $75-$125. Blake Richardson, CRM, CIP discusses the “soup to nuts” of managing a records management program. RSVP by Feb. 8. (rsvp@armahawaii.org)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Wednesdays starting Feb. 10, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $60/couple. Designed and taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, this class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Innovation Age Connect
Waialae Country Club, 4-5 p.m., free. How can education change to meet the needs of the current Innovation Age? Author Sharon Sakai-Miller discusses that and her new book, “Innovation Age Learning: Empowering Students by Empowering Teachers.” (goo.gl/V9X5JW, 721-7030)

Kiawe Bean Workshop
Waianae Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free. Taste and learn to make your own Kiawe energy bars with Waianae Gold founder and owner Vince Kana‘i Dodge. (697-7868)

Preventing Diabetes
Castle Medical Center, Wellness Center Auditorium, 2-4 p.m., $7. Learn strategies for healthy eating and increasing physical activity as well as meal planning for pre-diabetes management. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Wahiawa Public Library, Wednesdays through April 15, free. Get help preparing your tax returns with AARP volunteers. (622-6345)

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Waianae Public Library, Feb. 2-April 14, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. AARP volunteers help taxpayers file their taxes. (697-7868)

Goodwill Hawaii Tax Filing Clinics
Check website for participating Goodwill locations and schedules, free. Goodwill Hawaii offers free tax filing clinics for low-income families. Appointments recommended. (higoodwill.org, 836-0313)

Hawaii Kai Needle Arts Group
Island Brew Coffeehouse in Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 9 a.m.-noon, free. If you enjoy knitting, crocheting, quilting, embroidery or any type of “needle arts,” join the group for show ‘n tell and meet others who share your passion. (429-5106, beachcombers3@hotmail.com)

Tax Preparation Help
Two locations: Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 1640 Lanakila Ave., Feb. 1-April 11, 8 a.m.-noon; Catholic Charities Hawaii at Clarence T.C. Ching Campus, 1822 Keeaumoku St., Feb. 13-April 9, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Catholic Charities Hawaii and AARP team up to offer free tax help to seniors by appointment. (847-1322, catholiccharitieshawaii.org)

Kindergarten Readiness Storytime
Liliha Public Library, 1515 Liliha St., Wednesdays from Jan. 13-Feb. 24, 10 a.m., free. Keiki age 4-5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to participate in stories, songs, rhymes and hands-on activities to prepare for the start of school. (587-7577)

Whale Watching Cruises
Departs from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower Marketplace, daily through April 10, 8:30-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1:30-3:30 p.m., $45-$30. Catch a glimpse of humpback whales and enjoy spectacular views of Waikiki, plus delicious food. (973-1311, atlantisadventures.com)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Valentines Week with Dee Dee Bridgewater
Blue Note Hawaii, Feb. 9-14, 7 and 9:30 p.m., $35-$65. (bluenotehawaii.com)

2016 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
UH-Manoa’s Art Building, Art Gallery, Jan. 17-Feb. 12, weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. Three MFA candidates concurrently present their thesis works: Jack Boggs, “Re/Collecting” in ceramics; Kalani Largusa “I too am here” in painting; and Kamran Samimi, “Passage” in print media and sculpture. (956-8364)

Gallery on the Pali, Jan. 10-Feb. 13, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends from 2-6 p.m., free. David Friedman displays his vivid, boldly colorful paintings. Artists reception is Jan. 16 from 6-8 p.m. (unitariansofhi.org/exhibits)

David Kuraoka: Recent Ceramics and Bronze
Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, Jan. 31-Feb. 29, Sunday-Friday from 1-5 p.m., free. David Kuraoka displays his ceramic and bronze work. Reception is Jan. 31 from 2-4 p.m., followed by an artist talk from 4-5 p.m. (236-9155, gallery.windward.hawaii.edu)

Erin Marquez
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Jan. 28-April 1, business hours, free. Recent UH Manoa BFA graduate Erin Marquez displays her sculptures. Opening reception is Jan. 28 from 6-8 p.m., with entertainment from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364)

‘Fresh Start’
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Jan. 17-Feb. 28, business hours, free. Features photography, oil, acrylic and multimedia paintings from local artists. Artist reception is Jan. 24 from 5-7 p.m. (286-5675)

‘Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, Feb. 7-May 22, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. Explore traditional Malaysian theatre styles, including shadow puppetry and female dance drama, to glean insight into these complex theatre forms and issues currently facing traditional arts. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

‘Mud Buds’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Jan. 11-Feb. 26, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Windward Independent Potters celebrate 40 years with an exhibit of 10 potters. Artist reception set for Feb. 5 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

‘Not One Batu’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, Jan. 21-Feb. 21, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $20-$5. Hannah Ii-Epstein premieres her play about the ice epidemic in Hawaii, told through the story of drug dealer Honey Girl. (536-4441, kumukahua.org)