February 8

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Wednesday February 8
Preschool Storytime
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani, until Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages 2 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to attend the free program and listen to stories, learn finger plays, and sing songs. A simple make-and-take craft will follow the storytime. (627-7470)

Audio Invasion 2012
Blaisdell Arena, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu, doors open 5:30 p.m., show 6:30 p.m., $37.50/general, tickets available online by phone or at the box office. Starring Foster the People, Cage the Elephant, Best Coast and Mariachi El Bronx. (ticketmaster.com, 1-877-870-3674)

Blues, Brews & BBQ
Da Smoke House, 438 Hobron Lane, Honolulu, Feb. 8 and 22, free. Blues, Brews & BBQ: featuring Larry Spalding & friends. (946-0233)

Lani Misalucha Performs
Magic of Polynesia Showroom at the Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, runs until March 31, 8:30 p.m., visit website for showtimes and to to purchase tickets. Lani Misalucha has a truly warm persona that will engulf her audience and captivate them throughout the entire show. (LaniInWaikiki.com)

The Willows Live Music
The Willows, 901 Hausten St., Honolulu, January to March, call for days, all entertainment is 6:30-8:30 p.m. except for Maunalua who plays from 7-9 p.m., free. (willowshawaii.com)

Golden Era of Hip Hop
Nextdoor, 43 North Hotel St., Honolulu, Wednesdays, 9-11 p.m., free. Half off all drinks, Nocturnal Sound Krew, WestEast Recordings and special guests DJ Packo and HI & Technique. 21 and older. (548-6398)

Mike Love Performs
Tropics Cafe, 1020 Auahi St., Honolulu, Wednesdays in Feb., 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $5/cover. 18 and older welcome. (591-8009)

Art Competition And Exhibit
Jan. 9 to Feb. 18 at Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, call for times and cost. until March 4 at Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puuimalu St., Honolulu, call for times and cost. The Hawaii Gifted Association presents “Advante Two Spaces to the Arts.” Email for entry form for individual artists or schools, clubs, groups, etc. (higifted@aol.com)

Bridal Workshops
The Wedding Cafe, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. #1650, Honolulu, until March 28 and Aug. 1 to Oct. 17, call for times. Workshops will cover topics such as hair and make-up, décor, videography, and allow brides and grooms to ask questions and get advice from Hawaii’s top wedding professionals. (theweddingcafe.net, 591-1005)

Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 1909 Ala Wai Blvd. #C-2, Honolulu, 6-7:30 p.m., free. This program can help real estate agents accelerate their business and for those interested in a career in real estate. (262-3160)

Dragon Shrimp Chips Grand Celebration
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 2:30-7:30 p.m., free. Join the folks from local favorite Dragon Shrimp Chips as they celebrate the movement of their product into local stores and markets. (235-1143)

Minangkabau Processions Of Sumatra
East-West Center Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, runs until April 29, call for hours, free. This community is traditionally matrilineal and yet holds strong Islamic religious beliefs. (944-7177)

Valentine’s Day Concert
Royal Hawaiian Theatre, Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, daily except Mondays, 8:15 p.m., $41-$146. Love ballads from Elton John, Elvis and the rest of the Rock-A-Hula cast. (legendswaikiki.com, 629-7469)

Water Conservation Week Poster and Poetry Contest
The poster contest is open to Oahu students in grades K-6, and the poetry contest is open to Oahu students in grades 7-12. Entries must be submitted by March 7 with an entry form. This year’s contest theme is “The Wonder of Water.” Students entering the poster contest should submit one original piece of artwork on a 12 x 18-inch sheet of paper. Any art medium can be used except chalk, charcoal, and oil-based crayons. Students entering the poetry contest should submit one original poem, typed on a standard 8 x 11-inch letter size paper. The poem must be 150 words or less and no longer than 20 lines. (748-5041, boardofwatersupply.com)

Across The Hawaiian Islands: Recent Landscape Painting
Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, runs until May 11, call for times and cost. Kirk Kurokawa, Kelly Sueda and Darrell Orwig create works that offers viewers a fresh look at their surroundings. (526-1322)

An Artful Life Opening Reception
Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 South Beretania St., Honolulu, runs until March 16, gallery hours, free. Judy Kawabata: An Artful Life Opening Reception. (945-7633, jcch.com)

Anti-Meth Teen Artwork Display
Hawaii State Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, until March 31, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed holidays, free. Hawaii Meth Project launches anti-meth teen artwork display. (hawaiimethproject.org)

Craft Masters: Woodworkers Of Hawaii Exhibit
Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, runs until May 11, call for times and cost. This group exhibition showcases the craftsmanship of three woodworkers who challenge the notion of the wooden vessel. (526-1322)

Flowers And Plants Of Hawaii Exhibit
Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, runs until May 11, call for times and cost. Shown together for the first time are selections from seven portfolios by one of Hawaii’s most celebrated photographers. (526-1322)

Ikebana Demonstration
Waialua Library, 67-068 Kealohanui St., Waialua, 6-8 p.m., free. The late Bessie Yoneko’s artwork will be the primary focus of the silent auction. (637-8286)

Linda Kane Art Exhibit
Andrew Rose Gallery, Bishop Square Pauahi Tower, 1003 Bishop St., #120, Honolulu, gallery hours, free. Exhibit runs until Feb. 24. Linda Kane presents Na Mahina I Hala. (599-4400)

Musical Theatre Competition
Aspiring young performing artists between the ages of 18 and 29 now have until Feb, 15 to submit applications to participate in the 2012 Musical Theatre Competition. (hawaiiartsalliance.org, AnnaKuhn@hawaiitheatre.com)

Photo Trilogy Part One: Karuizawa Dreamscape
Gallery at Iolani Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, until Feb. 14, free. Gallery ‘Iolani will present a Photo Trilogy exhibition series during the spring 2012 semester, featuring three master artists—Tom Haar, Wayne Levin and Mark Hamasaki—showing in individual exhibits. (236-9150)

Portrait Exhibition
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, 1888 Kalakaua Ave #C312, Honolulu, runs until March 30, call for gallery hours and cost. GoHA is proud to be kicking off 2012 with a new exhibition, “Single World: New Portraits by Dana Paresa, Db Amorin, and Kate Burlingame.” (447-8908)

Shadows To Shallows Exhibit
HPU Art Gallery, 45-045 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, until March 2, gallery hours, free. The works in this exhibition invoke the ocean and its underwater forces to conjure this world of uncertain space and immeasurable time. (544-0228)

Speaker Program: The Laysan Albatross
Princeville Library, 4343 Emmalani Drive, Princeville, 6-7:30 p.m., free. “The Laysan Albatross” by Hob Osterlund. (826-4310)

Beginning Watercolor Painting Classes For Seniors
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, 8:45-11:45 a.m., $80. Learn the basics of watercolor including painting washes, mixing pigments, wet and dry techniques, light and shade, and the essentials of the painting process. Call to register. (235-7374)

Hula Class
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, Thursday, Feb. 2-23, 7-9 p.m., $15. Learn the fundamentals of the Hawaiian dance. Call to register. (235-7374)

Tax Preparation Service
Waipahu Civic Center, 94-275 Mokuola St. Room 102, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waianae Community Center, 85-670 Farrington Hwy., Waianae, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, free. Runs until April 12. (227-7669)

Annuities And Your Retirement Class
Aiea High School Community School for Adults, 98-1276 Ulune St., Aiea, 6-7 p.m., free. Participants will learn different types of annuities and their features and more. (485-1567)

Barbershop Chorus
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 404 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., call for cost. Looking for male singers for local community performances and the upcoming annual show in May. Men of all ages welcome. (262-7664)

Lunch And Learning Series
Temple Emanu-El, 2550 Pali Hwy., 11 a.m., $10/nonmembers, $8/members. Call for reservations. Lowell Angell will highlight the many and varied theatreical houses throughout the Islands. (595-7521)