January 25

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Wednesday January 25
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)

Synthetic Ice Skating Rink
Windward Mall, former Border’s space, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, runs until Jan. 26, Monday to Friday 2-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $10/adults, $5/children. The synthetic rink will allow shoppers to enjoy the winter-like experience of ice-skating without having to bundle up or travel to the mainland. (235-1143)

Irish Music Concert
Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, 7:30 p.m., $20/general, $15/military and student. Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones perform. A toe-tapping Irish concert to help fund the Honolulu’s 45th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. (fosphawaii.ning.com/events, 223-3997)

Lani Misalucha Performs
Magic of Polynesia Showroom at the Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, runs until March, 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)

Timmy Curran Performs Live
surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku, doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., $30/VIP, $20/general. Tickets available at groovetickets.com, bampproject.com or at Local Motion stores. 21 and older. Pro-surfer turned singer/songwriter Timmy Curran live. (587-9000)

Mango Season
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., call for cost. Led by Curtis and Annie Kamiya, these guys feature some great rhythm and lead players that will keep you on the edge of your seat. (945-0800)

Screwed Up Wednesdays
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., call for cover cost. Presented by TM3 & branaples. (945-0800)

Art Competition And Exhibit
Jan. 9 to Feb. 18 at Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, call for times and cost. Jan. 22 to 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)

Chinese New Year Display
Hawaii National Bank, 45 N. King St., Honolulu, until Feb. 3, branch hours, free. Hawaii National Bank is celebrating the Year of the Dragon with its annual Chinese New Year presentations and award-winning window display, a celebration of Chinese culture and history that has delighted thousands of students and community members each year for three decades. (528-7768)

Dress Donation
Drop off location at Fisher House, drop off deadline Jan. 25, event date Jan. 28 at 2177A Eluwene St., Honolulu, call for times, $20/dresses, $5/accessories. Formal events are in the future and each teen deserves to feel like a princess. (210-862-1055, jessicabode@yahoo.com)

Honolulu Boy Choir Auditions
Call to schedule an audition appoinment. For boys ages 7-12. No prior musical experience required. Ability to sing on pitch. (596-7464)

Unlocking The Secrets Of College Funding Workshop
Mililani High Schol C-102, 95-1200 Meheula Pkwy., Mililani, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. This workshop provides insight into the “need to know information” to receive the maximum benefits allowable to cover today’s college expenses. (447-7667, nbbhawaii.com)

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)

34th Annual Graduate Exhibition
UH Art Gallery, call for location and hours, until Feb. 3, This exciting exhibition is part of a demanding course of study, production, and review, highlighting the work of students currently enrolled in the MFA program. (956-6888)

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. Chosen for their distinctive portrayals of the Hawaiian landscape, artists Kirk Kurokawa, Kelly Sueda and Darrell Orwig create works that present shifts in perspective, composition and color, offering viewers a fresh look at their surroundings. (526-1322)

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)

Day Dreaming By Chad Heronemus
Morning Brew, 600 Kailua Road #120, Kailua, daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., free, runs until Jan. 31. Chad Heroemus, Lanikai resident and photographer, will exhibit his recent artwork. (754-1274)

Fifth Annual Bollywood Film Festival
Doris Duke Theatre, 900 Kinau St., Honolulu, runs until Jan. 29, call for times, $10/general, $8/members. Three weeks of the best in new Indian film. (532-8700)

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)

”God Of Carnage”
Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 East Manoa Road, Honolulu, until Jan. 29, Thursdays 7:30 p.m., Fridays 8 p.m., Saturdays 3 and 8 p.m., Sundays 4 p.m., $30/general, $25/seniors and military, $15/25 years and under. (manoavalleytheatre.com, 988-6131)

Kirsch Gallery Woodwork Exhibit
Punahou School’s Kirsch Gallery, 1601 Punahou St., Honolulu, until Jan. 26, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Kirsch Gallery Exhibits Woodwork by Sharon Doughtie and Pat Kramer. (943-3675)

Linda Kane Art Exhibit
Andrew Rose Gallery, Bishop Square Pauahi Tower, 1003 Bishop St., #120, Honolulu, gallery hours, artist’s reception Feb. 3 from 6-8 p.m., free. Exhibit runs until Feb. 24. Linda Kane presents Na Mahina I Hala. (599-4400)

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)

”To Be Determined” Painting Exhibition
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, until Feb. 2, gallery hours, artists reception Jan. 21 from 6-8 p.m., free. Dave Devenot will display realistic and abstract paintings and prints reflecting his travels in Europe and Honolulu. Elizabeth Kent will present quilts in which she applies her talent to works begun by other artists, finishing them in creative ways. (595-4047)

Volunteer At Hanauma Bay
A commitment of six months, just four hours per week is required. The shifts run from 8:00 am – noon and noon – 4:00 pm every day except Tuesday when the park is closed. (392-1374, HanaumaBayEducation.org)

Foundations Of Investing Class
Aiea High School – Community School for Adults, 98-1276 Ulune St., Aiea, 6-7 p.m., free. Foundations of Investing is an educational program geared to people who are either new to investing or need a refresher. (485-1567)

Home Care Worker Training
Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Kopiko 240, Honolulu, Jan. 26 or Feb. 2, 5-7 p.m., free. Learn about Elder Stay @ Home, home care worker training. (734-9108)

Line Dance Lessons
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Line dancing lessons are open to all and will take place in Center Court. Hosted by Parents Without Partners. (235-1143)

Open Meditation
Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center, Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive #205, Kailua, 6:30 p.m., call for cost. (342-6298)