January 3

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Wednesday January 3
Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Adventist Health Castle, 6-8 p.m., $45-$80. Designed and taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, this four-part class is specifically for couples giving birth at Adventist Health Castle. Attendees will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for a baby. This class is suggested for couples in their third trimester. (263-5400, adventisthealthcastle.org)

Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Nov. 25-Jan. 13, $70. Learn to use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

Live Music at Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand
Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand, 134 Kapahulu Ave., weekdays through January, 6-9 p.m., free. See live musical performances by Jared Ming, Vincent Royo, Tim Rose, The Fresh Preps, Mahiai Kekumu and more. (hulas.com)

Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$35. Enjoy a performance by guitarist and singer Vince Herman. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily through Jan. 14, $14.95-$22.95, free admission for children 3 years and younger. Using 19 interactive components from drawing stations to a 3D stop-motion station, visitors will see their favorite animated characters come to life and learn about the history of animation. (bishopmuseum.org/animationacademy)

Count Your Blessings
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Nov. 26-Jan. 13, contact for times, free. Peruse 2-D and 3-D works related to the joy of family, faith and blessings. There will be an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 10. Music and refreshments will be provided by the club. (286-5675, onoaloha@hawaii.rr.com)

Late Dreams and Early Thoughts
Ravizza Brownfield Gallery, Tuesdays through Saturdays, Oct. 21-Jan. 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. Come see Andy Warhol’s unique silkscreen prints at this exhibit. (ravizzabrownfield.com)

Lift – the air show
Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 16-Jan. 6, contact for cost. Peruse an exhibit featuring the works of Adella Buss, Daven Hee, May Izumi, Lynn Weiler Liverton, Rochelle Lum, Shigeru Miyamoto, Liz Train, Gordon Uyehara and Lori Uyehara. (liftartshow.com)

Our Hawaii
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Behtel St., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Jan. 27, contact for cost. Peruse the watercolor, acrylic, and pen and ink works of Sam Ahai. There will be an artist reception at 6-9 p.m. Jan. 5. (louispohlgallery.com)

Salute to Pipeline
Turtle Bay Resort, Dec. 10-Feb. 10, contact for time and cost. In honor of Triple Crown of Surfing, a new exhibit curated by California Surf Museum will display 21 of the most famous boards ridden at Pipeline. (293-6020, turtlebayresort.com)

The Disasters of Peace: Social Discontent in the Manga of Tsuge Tadao and Katsumata Susumu
Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St., Nov. 30-Apr. 15, gallery hours, contact for cost. See how two manga artists look at the inhumanity and hardship that communities are forced to endure during periods of dramatic social upheaval. (532-8700, honolulumuseum.org)