February 24

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Wednesday February 24
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

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)

Finding the Funding
FOR’EWA Pono, 1001 Kamokila Bld. #133, 9-11 a.m., free. Those interested in owning a small business can learn about the importance of credit and the business plan, the loan application process and SBA-guaranteed loan programs. Pre-registration required. (541-2990 ext. 211, sba.gov/hi)

First Aid
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m., $70. Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

HCAP Tax Preparation Services
Check website for list of locations and times between Feb. 1-April 8, free. Honolulu Community Action Program hosts free tax help for working Hawaii families with an adjusted gross income of less than $50,000. Appointments recommended. (hcapweb.org, 521-4531)

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)

Decision America
Hawaii State Capitol, Front Lawn, 1-2 p.m., free. Franklin Graham encourages Christians to pray fervently and live out their faith. (decisionamericatour.com/tour/hawaii)

Free Xeric Seed Giveaway
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays through Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pick up free Bird of Paradise/Crane Flower seeds at the garden in February. (748-5363)

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)

Keolu Elementary School Curriculum Fair
Keolu Elementary School, Feb. 24 from 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Each grade level displays various examples of S.T.E.A.M. learning. (266-7818)

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)

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)

International EBM Day/Front 242 Tribute Night
Nextdoor, 43 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 21 and up. The first-ever industrial music celebration of Hawaii features DJs Nocturna, Dat-Mot and Du Nord. (nephilimhalls.com, djnocturna.com)

Biz-Net Hawaii Networking Event
The Korner Room, 6-9 p.m., $20. A monthly business networking mixer like no other. Ask fellow attendees three simple questions and work the room. Bring plenty of business cards and dress professionally. (783-2115, eventbrite.com)

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)

Honolulu Printmakers 88th Annual Exhibition
Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St., Feb. 24-March 17, Tuesdays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sundays from 1-5 p.m., free. Honolulu Printmakers announces its 88th annual exhibit of the best print work from artists around the state. (536-5507, honoluluprintmakers.org)

‘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)

‘Opposites Revealed: Hungary and Hawaii’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, Feb. 16-March 17, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends from 2-6 p.m., free. Lynne Boyer displays her plein-air paintings exploring connections between Hungary and Hawaii. (unitariansofhi.org/gallery)

The Art of Creating Children’s Books Exhibit
Hawaii State Public Library, Feb. 11-March 30, library hours, free. Learn more about the process of writing a children’s storybook from authors including Leslie Hayashi, Sue Cowing, Tammy Yee, Scott Goro and more. (586-3500)

Make a Lei for Memorial Day
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 1-2 p.m., free. Make a ti leaf lei to be placed on the graves at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for the Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

2-D Felting
Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave., 4-5:30 p.m., $15, ages 7 and up. Students will learn how to design and create their name in fiber, learning the basic fundamentals of felting through a felting needle and dyed wool. Pre-registration required. (artexplorium.org/workshops)