February 24

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Tuesday February 24
Advance Directives
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Medical Office, Conference Room 1B, 94-1480 Moaniani St., 10-11:30 a.m., free. Need to complete an advance directive? Who can help? What are end-of-life decisions? Learn how to understand these forms so that your loved ones will know exactly what you want in the event you’re unable to care for yourself or express your wishes. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Coaches Clinic
Castle Medical Center, 6-8:30 p.m., $15. Learn and practice how to be an invaluable labor coach, including what you as a coach can do now to prepare for labor, ways to help reduce labor discomfort, including labor massage and ‘labor talk.’ (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Finding the Hidden Value within Your Business
Manoa Innovation Center Presentation Room 174, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, 10 a.m.-noon, $25. You will learn strategies and techniques for identifying and exploiting opportunities that lie hidden and dormant within your business. (clients.hisbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=4350003)

Learn How to Use Essential Oils to Help with Pregnancy and Delivery
Call for location, 6:30 p.m., free. (372-9304)

Mahu – Beyond the Binary
UH West Oahu’s Classroom Building D253, 2-3:20 p.m., free. Distinguished Visiting Scholar Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu will discuss transgender identity with UHWO students taking SOC 439 (Sociology of Sexuality). There will be a 30-minute presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. (689-2800)

Ohana Hula Fun
Hale Pulelehua Studio in Kaneohe, Feb. 24 and March 3, 9:15-9:40 a.m., $8/per family. Parents and keiki can participate in singing and dancing in Hawaiian and English. (247-9440, workshops@hulapreservation.org, halepulelehua.org)

The Alpha Course
First Presbyterian Church at Koolau Golf Club, 45-550 Kionaole Road, Tuesday nights from Feb. 3-March 24, 6:30-8:45 p.m., free. The Alpha Course is a practical introduction to the Christian faith where attendees can ask questions about God, faith, and life in general in a relaxed and non-threatening environment. What to expect: dinner, video teaching, and discussion in small groups. (532-1111, fbchawaii.org/alpha)

Vino & Vinyasa
The Moana Surfrider’s Diamond Head Lawn, 6-8:30 p.m., free. Yoga instructor Laura Mary Flynn of Power Yoga Hawaii teaches a class that will strengthen your core and increase flexibility. Plus, buy wine and other goods after 7 p.m. (923-2890, moanalanispaevents.00374@westin.com)

Not Safe Comedy
The Safehouse, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd., 8 p.m., free, ages 21 and up. Jesse Savio hosts a night headlined by James Mane, Chad Wago and Anthony Nigerelli. (jointherepublik.com)

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle
Kapolei Public Library, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Mitch Yamasaki moderates a discussion on the film “Freedom Summer.” (693-7050)

Movie Night: ‘The Boxtrolls’
Kahuku Public & School Library, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy., 6:30 p.m., free. Children are invited to a screening of “The Boxtrolls.” (293-8935)

Chamber Music Hawaii
UH-West Oahu Library, 7 p.m., $25. Spring Wind Quintet will perform. (489-5038)

Hawaii Loa
Pohai Nani Auditorium, 7-8 p.m., free. Hawaii Loa, a Hawaiian music combo led by Herb Lee, performs. (436-4578)

The Patrick Koh Jazz Ensemble
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $5. (945-0800)

Truetone Tuesdays
Downbeat Diner & Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 8 p.m., free, ages 21 and up. James McCarthy celebrates the 100th Truetone Tuesday with Winpenny, N. Danger, Charley Myers, Derek Ferrar, John Ridgeway, James McCarthy and Josh86. (533-2328)

‘Being Local in Hawaii’
Kaimuki Public Library, 1041 Koko Head Ave., 6:30 p.m., free. Julia Keiko Matsui Higa Estrella discusses and reads from her book, “Being Local in Hawaii: ‘Talking Story’ with Julia of Wahiawa: Inspirational Stories from the Heart of Aloha.” (733-8422)

‘Breathless’ Screening
UH-Manoa’s Center for Korean Studies Auditorium, 6:30 p.m., free. “Breathless” will be screened as part of the Center for Korean Studies Spring 2015 Film Series on “Castaway in Korean Society.” (956-7041)

Inside the Jean Charlot Collection: Unexpected Treasures
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., noon-1 p.m., free. UH-Manoa’s Bron Solyom offers insight into the Jean Charlot Collection at Hamilton Library, discussing her life as an artist, writer, teacher and world traveler. (586-9958, susan.m.hogan@hawaii.gov)

‘Ulu ‘Ulu Moving Image Archive
Kahuku Public & School Library, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., free. The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive will present historic Hawaiian films that are accessible on their website and discuss the importance of preserving films with rare footage of Hawaiian events. (293-8935)

Invasive Weed Control
Kalua‘a, register for meeting place, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Control invasive weeds in an area rich with native plants. Expect a moderate hike, and bring long sleeves and shoes with good traction. Pre-registration required. (https://oanrp.ivolunteer.com/jan_feb_2015)