February 27

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Saturday February 27
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 1-3 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 1-2 p.m., $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED (Online Blended)
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 1-3 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)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $75. Breathing new life into resuscitation education, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Benefits of Companion Gardening
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members. Learn more about companion planting and how to optimize your own garden choices. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Black Scientists and Inventors and Black Americans and the U.S. Civil War
Waianae Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Discover the excitement of African-American history through this panel discussion of experts. (697-7868)

Broken Heart Syndrome
Pali Momi Medical Center, Conference Center first floor, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. Learn more about broken heart syndrome and heart health from nurse practitioner Kate Deans. Pre-registration required. (palimomi.org/beheartsmart, 535-7733)

Caregiver Mindfulness & Stress Reduction
Lunalilo Home, 501 Kekauluohi St., 10 a.m.-noon, free. Learn mindfulness to help reduce stress and anxiety while caring for an elderly loved one. Pre-registration required. (395-1000, admin@lunalilo.org)

CyberSafety Education & Awareness Workshop
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9-11 a.m., free. This workshop will explain in lay terms the safety and security issues in computer technology and what the Internet poses to the user. Pre-registration required. (235-7433, windwardcce.org/free-classes)

Inner Guidance Workshop
Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle, 10 a.m. program, 1 p.m. talk, $5/suggested donation. Author Anne Archer discusses how to transform your life through the wisdom of inner guidance. (735-7719)

Intro to Aquaponics Seminar
Waiahole Nursery and Garden Center, 2-5 p.m., $25. Learn about aquaponics, the basics of fish care, plant selection and how to get started. RSVP required. (aquaponics@waiaholenursery.com)

KupunaWiki Class: Estate and Elder Law 101
Locations, 614 Kapahulu Ave., 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. Learn the basics of estate planning and elder law from attorney Scott Suzuki. Complimentary fruits, pastries and coffee served. Pre-registration required. (739-4174, clientservice@choicehi.com)

Long Term Care 101 – Caregiving Options in Hawaii
Makakilo Elementary School, 10:30 a.m., free. Ho‘okele Health Navigators explain the importance of planning early for long-term care needs, different options and what families should consider. (628-6720)

Lotus Workshop
Mulkern Nursery, 10 a.m., free. Learn more about caring for lotus plants, plus enjoy $10 specials on lotus root. (396-6595, mulkernlandscaping.com)

So You Want to Write a Children’s Book?
Hawaii State Public Library, 2-4 p.m., free. Learn how to get started writing your first children’s book from authors and illustrators James Rumford, Scott Goto, Sue Cowing, Chris Caravalho and Vera Arita. (586-3500)

What Medical Conditions Benefit from Medical Marijuana?
Moiliili Community Center, 2-4 p.m., free. Learn more about how medical marijuana can help certain medical conditions, including combat-related PTSD. (facebook.com/events/1008884245852678/)

Yamuna Body Rolling: Save Your Back Series
Call for location, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $45/three classes, $18/single class. Bring your own exercise mat. Balls provided. Pre-registration required. (223-3856)

Comedy BrewHa-Ha: Unscripted Community Comedy
Ong King Arts Center, 184 N. King St., 7:30-10:30 p.m., $10, age 18 and up. Think Fast leads teams of performers from around the island and beyond as they create community improv teams. (thinkfastimprov.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Cars & Coffee Hawaii Auto Meet
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 9-11 a.m., free. Get your morning coffee, see cars and talk with their owners. (honolulu.carsandcoffee.info/)

Cherry Blossom Festival Public Appearance
Ala Moana Center, 3 p.m., free. Contestants from the 64th Cherry Blossom Festival practice their public speaking. (alamoanacenter.com)

Friends of the Library Kapolei Booksale
Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. This early spring sale features books, CDs and DVDs at affordable prices. (693-7050, facebook.com/friendsoflibrarykapolei)

Hawaii Physics Olympics & Regional Bridge Building Contest
UH-Manoa’s Physical Science Building and Watanabe Hall, 8:30-11 a.m., free. High school students from around Oahu will challenge each other in fun events based on physics concepts, as well as take part in a bridge-building contest. (956-7176, 956-2988)

Spring Ho‘olaule‘a
Kailua High School, 451 Ulumanu Drive, 3-8 p.m., $20-$30. Great Hawaiian food, entertainment and silent auctions, all to benefit Kailua High School Senior Class Project Grad. (234-9358, kailuahsprojectgrad2016@gmail.com)

The Resistance vs. The First Order
The Hideaway Bar at USCG Air Station at Barber’s Point, 4 p.m., $10. Pacific Roller Derby presents a “Star Wars”-themed bout. RSVP required for base access. (facebook.com/pacificrollerderby, info@pacificrollerderby.com)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Aloha Crepes Kaimuki, 4:30 p.m., $20/aquarium. Learn about these amazing Hawaiian shrimp and make your own customized pet shrimp aquarium in this fun and educational program. Pre-registration required. (841-8080, livingartmarinecenter.com)

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Stories, songs, games, simple arts and crafts for ages 0-5. This week’s theme is “Make Some Noise.” (697-7868)

The One-Man Circus in a Suitcase – Circus Minimus
Aina Haina Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Kevin O’Keefe presents a one-man circus show filled with laughs and imagination. (circusminimus.com)

Paws on the Path Hiking Club
Call for meeting place and times, free. Hawaiian Humane Society’s hiking club leads pets and people on an animal-friendly hike on Old Pali Road. (356-2222, hawaiianhumane.org)

Dana Land
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. Vocalist Dana Land promises an evening in tribute to Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Mel Torme and Bobby Darin. (hprtickets.org, 955-8821)

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-in Valley of the Temples, 12:30-3:30 p.m., $3-$2. David Yamasaki, Ethan Capone, Alika Lyma and Mihoko M perform. (239-9844)

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

Uta Matsuri XVIII
Pearl City Cultural Center, 2100 Hookiekie St., Feb. 27 at 7:15 p.m., Feb. 28 at 2 p.m., $20. Local Japanese singers and dancers will be supported by various high school bands, professional musicians and a taiko group. (454-2322)

Blu Nights
Nocturna Lounge, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, age 21 and up. Sample Iichiko Blu’s shochu and participate in other giveaways. (nocturnalounge.com)

Ku‘ikahi – A Benefit for Punana Leo O Waianae
Ka‘aha‘aina Cafe, 86-260 Farrington Hwy., 4-7 p.m., $50. A benefit event to support the sustainability and growth of Punana Leo o Waianae’s mission to perpetuate ‘olelo Hawaii. (351-0358)

‘The Tiny Tree’
Tenney Theatre at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Feb. 27 and March 5 at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., $10. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents Annie Cusick Wood’s play for tots about space, family and fantasy. (htyweb.org, 839-9885)

Community Huki
Meet at Kuliouou Beach Park, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Join Malama Maunalua and pull invasive alien algae at Kuliouou Beach Park for Hawaii Invasive Species Awareness Week. RSVP required. (nwilliams@malamamaunalua.org)

Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration
RSVP for meeting location, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko restore Hakipu‘u Stream by removing invasive species and reforesting with native ones. (nalani@huihawaii.org)

Pouhala Marsh Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh on Waipahu Depot Street, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Hawaii Nature Center works to clean up the marsh by removing invasive species and establishing habitat areas for endangered Hawaiian waterbirds. Bring work gloves and bottled water, wear a hat and dress to get dirty with an extra change of clothes and towel. (955-0100 ext. 118)