January 11

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Thursday January 11
Dance Magic 808 Int’l Cha Cha and Int’l Waltz
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 404 Kapahulu Ave., Jan. 4-March 15, 6:30 p.m. cha cha, 7:35 p.m. waltz, $14. Come and learn basic to intermediate cha cha and waltz steps. (dancemagic808.com)

Na Kupuna Makamae, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 6-7 p.m., $8-$10. Learn hula from kumu Aukai Reynolds. (773-7047)

Pua Culture/Lei Making
Na Kupuna Makamae, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $10. Join Aunty Syl Kop and her hui to learn about Hawaiian horticulture and the process behind picking flowers for lei. All materials, flowers and foliage will be provided. (773-7047)

Sunset Yoga & Sound Healing
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 6-8 p.m., $20. Join North Shore yoga instructor and jewelry designer Noelani Love in experiencing the power of awakening the spirit through movement, followed by sound healing with crystal bowls. Reservations recommended. (noelanihawaii.com/pages/events)

Sustainable Ecosystems
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, theater, Thursdays through January, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Attend a series of seminars on coral reef tipping points, saving parrotfishes and sea urchins, and marine reserves. (397-5840)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kahuku High School, Bloodmobile, 7:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Campus Center, Ballroom CC301, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Hanafuda Poai
Na Kupuna Makamae, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 1-3 p.m., free. Novice and advanced players are welcome, and teachers will be on-hand to guide newcomers. (773-7047)

Human Trafficking Awareness Walk & Fair
Hawaii State Capitol, 3-6 p.m., free. Help spread awareness of modern day slavery. (hoolanapua.org/events, 445-3131)

Newcomers Club of Honolulu Aloha Coffee Time
Contact for location, 10-11:30 a.m., free. If you’re new to Hawaii, join Newcomers Club of Honolulu, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to introduce members to others with similar interests through many social activities, as well as help newcomers become more knowledgeable about the many cultural and social aspects of the island community. (newcomersclubofhonolulu@yahoo.com)

Postal Service Celebrates 2018 Lunar New Year
Chinatown Cultural Plaza, 100 N. Beretania St., 11 a.m., free. The U.S. Postal Service rings in 2018 with the Year of the Dog Forever stamp. (usps.com)

Shaping Global Engagement
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business BUSAD A-101, 5-7 p.m., free. This event will feature Mary E. Lovely, Syracuse University professor of economics and visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington D.C. (956-7521)

Senior Orientation/Beginner Trike Ride
Pearl Harbor Bike Path, 98-138 Hila Place, 9-11 a.m., free. Adults 50 years and older are welcome to join a carefree ride with HBL’s adult recumbent trikes. Pre-registration required. (hbl.org/seniors, 735-5756)

The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Jan. 11 and 18, 7-10 p.m., free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

“As One”
Aloha Tower Pier 10, Jan. 11-16, contact for times and cost. Attend a performance that explores the complicated transgender journey of Hannah. (tickets.hawaiiopera.org, 596-7858)

‘Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’
Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 28., $22-$40. Enjoy a fast-paced comedy based on Sherlock Holmes’ most notorious case, played by an all-female cast. (manoavalleytheatre.com)