February 12

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Friday February 12
Historical Memory and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia
UH-Manoa, Art Auditorium, 4:15-6 p.m., free. Learn more about how the specter of war continues to haunt Northeast Asia today from a panel of experts. (956-2665)

International Graduate Student Conference
UH-Manoa’s Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, Jefferson Hall, Feb. 12-13, 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., check website for seminar schedule, free. Graduate students from around the world present their research in a myriad of disciplines. (eastwestcenter.org, 944-1111)

Chinatown Invasion: Let’s Du-et!
Ong King Arts Center, 184 N. King St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10, age 18 and up. A night of completely unscripted and possibly romantic duo teams for Valentine’s Day. (thinkfastimprov.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Downtown Community, 822 Bishop St., 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, Feb. 12-13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. Browse products by local artisans that are truly of the islands. (203-2366)

Great Aloha Run Expo
Blaisdell Center, Feb. 12 from 4-9 p.m., Feb. 13 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and Feb. 14 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $4-$2. Great Aloha Run participants can pick up their race packets at this expo dedicated to health, fitness and an active lifestyle. (greataloharun.com)

Singing Valentines
Call for appointment slot from Feb. 12-14 between 9 a.m.-9 p.m., $60-$75. Sounds of Aloha Chorus offers Singing Valentines, performed by a barbershop quartet to your sweetheart, wherever they are on Oahu. (hawaiisingingvalentines.com, 262-7664)

Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 1108 Keeaumoku St., 7-10 p.m., free. (lolashawaii.com)

Mango Season Duo
Kona Brewing Company at Koko Marina Center, 7-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. The band performs with students from Maryknoll School as part of the E Mele Kakou Program. (922-5331)

Ukulele Museum Benefit Concert
Hawaii Prince Hotel, Mauna Kea Ballroom, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $48-$55. Hawaiian Style Band, Kainani Kahaunaele, Benny Chong, Byron Yasui and Sweet Hollywaiians perform at this benefit concert. (ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org/benefit)

Windward Choral Society Joint Concert
Kailua United Methodist Church, 7 p.m., free. Windward Choral Society teams up with La Canada High School Chamber Singers of Southern California for a special choral show. (windwardchoralsociety@gmail.com)

Acid Wash’s 10th Year Anniversary + ’80s Valentine Prom
Hawaii Events Center, 985 Dillingham Blvd., 9 p.m.-4 a.m., $5-$20. Celebrate the 10th year of Acid Wash with a Valentine’s Day ’80s prom featuring DJs Nocturna, G-Spot, Quiksilva and Vegas Mike. (secure.oospot.com)

Poe Poe Hawaiian Culture Center
Ala Moana Center, 3 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Community Huki
Meet at Kuliouou Beach Park, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Join Malama Maunalua and pull invasive alien algae at Paiko beach. RSVP required. (nwilliams@malamamaunalua.org)

Sierra Club Service Project
Marine Corps Base Hawaii, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Help clear the wetlands of mangrove plants to create better habitats for Hawaii’s endangered waterbirds. Pre-registration required. (690-0479, danderhi@gmail.com)