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June 13

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Wednesday June 13
Docent Training
Foster Botanical Garden, Wednesdays through June 27, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $25. Volunteer docents are needed for the 10:30 a.m. guided tours. Share your love of the garden with others. Volunteers must attend all six classes. (522-7066)

Free Diabetes Self-Management Class
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, 1360 S. Beretania St., Suite 501, 10 a.m.-noon, free. A doctor’s referral is not required. Pre-registration required. (545-2550, jroberts@mpqhf.org)

Na Moolelo Lecture
Iolani Palace, Kanaina Building, 5 p.m., free. Keanu Sai of University of Hawaii will present “An Uncomfortable Truth: Hawaii has been in a State of War with the U.S. since 1893.” (iolanipalace.org/namoolelo)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
HECO Ward, Bloodmobile, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Tony Group Autoplex, Bloodmobile, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Complying with New Employment Guidelines
Small Business Association, HDO training room, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 306, 9-11 a.m., free. A management and program analyst from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will provide the Form I-9 process, highlighting new changes, demonstrating how to complete each section, and discussing retention and storage. Find out how the E-Verify Program works. Pre-registration required. (sba.gov/hi, 541-2990)

Dine Out With Dr. Don Forrester
Ethiopian Love, 1112 Smith St., 6-8 p.m., $24.09. Enjoy a vegan menu of Ethiopian vegetables, stews and salads served over injera bread or quinoa on request. Reservations recommended. (ethiopianlovehi.com/reservations)

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)

Manners Are Cool
Pagoda Floating Restaurant & Catering, 10:30-1 p.m., $50. Lisa Rose offers a real-life dining experience to teach kids table manners and basic social skills. Topics covered include why manners are cool, first impressions, introductions and greetings and table manners. Lunch will be served. This class is for children ages 8-12. Reservations recommended. (lisarosehonolulu.com/Etiquette-Classes.html)

Prostate Cancer Support Group Open Meeting
Kuakini Medical Center, 347 North Kuakini St., Conf. Room PB-5, 7-9 p.m., free. Join support group “Us Too” for prostate cancer survivors and those wanting to learn about it. All are welcome, including spouses and significant others. (222-0425)

Rocking the World with Stories
Ewa Beach Public & School Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Storyteller Vicky Dworkin will share multicultural folk tales from around the world. Children will choose from Aunty Vicky’s Magic Story Box to determine which stories she will tell. (689-1204)

Summer Food Service Program
Mayor Wright Homes Family Literacy Library, 566 N. Kukui St., Building 25A, Tuesdays-Fridays through August 3, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Meals will be provided to children without charge are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Meals will be provided on a first come, first served basis. (program.intake@usda.gov)

Summer Magic Class
1476 Ala Hekili Place, Wednesdays through June, 7-8:40 p.m., $150. Attend a 5-week magic class led by illusionist Mike Ching, who is former president of SAM and IBM magic clubs, as well as creator/producer of Hawaii Magic Festival. (836-1800, mikec1800@aol.com)

Swim with a Mermaid
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Helumoa Playground, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through August, 1-2 p.m., free. Mermaid Citrine or one of her mermaid friends will be making the playground her home for the summer. This event is for Sheraton Waikiki and The Royal Hawaiian guests only. Mermaid swimsuits are optional. (sheraton-waikiki.com)

Museum of Aloha’s The Experience
Pearlrdige Center, Uptown, June 1-July 1, during center hours, $10. Razor Sports brings a unique experience that features seven hands-on exhibits for the whole family, including a confetti volcano, balloon tunnel, streamer photo booth, angel wings and na lei room. Photos are highly encouraged. Sample treats will be available daily. Keiki under the age of 2 receive free admission. (203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com)

Concerts on the Beach and Late Night Entertainment
Duke’s Waikiki, 4-6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-midnight through June, free. Visitors at Duke’s Waikiki can beat the summer heat with live music from some of Hawaii’s most talented artists. The legendary “Wild Hawaiian” Henry Kapono will take the stage on Sunday afternoons. (dukeswaikiki.com)

Basalt, June 13 and 27, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy a live acoustic folk rock performance. (dukeslanehawaii.com)

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

Wildest Show in Town
Honolulu Zoo, Wednesdays through August 15, 6-7 p.m., $5. Attend a series of musical performances hosted by premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma. In addition to the entertainment, there will also be special picnic fare for purchase, as well as pre-concert family activities, such as animal-themed keiki coloring contests and animal trivia. (honoluluzoo.org, 926-3191)

Kahookele Art
First Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Hwy., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through July 19, free. View paintings by Hawaii artist Jackie Kahookele Burke. (595-4047, gallery@unitariansofhi.org)

Keiki Film Hui
Contact for Consolidated Theatres location, Mondays-Wednesdays through August 1, 10 a.m., $1. Families are invited to beat the heat with a series of family film screenings, including “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,” “The Secret Life of Pets,” “The Boss Baby,” “LEGO Batman Movie,” “Sing” and more. (consolidatedtheatres.com)

Lisa Linn Kanae
Waianae Public Library, 85-7868 Farrington, 6 p.m., free. Oahu native Lisa Linn Kanae visits the library for a reading of her book, “Islands Linked By Ocean,” followed by a discussion of her writing process. (697-7868)

New Works by Hawaii Artists Showcase
Manoa Gallery, 3-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays through June 21, free. Babs Young Miyano will present her evocative ocean-inspired jewelry alongside the work of fellow jewelers Cora Yee and Daniel Murta. There will also be works by Hugh Jenkins, Stephanie Ross, Dana Brewer and many more. Inventoried works by its gallery artists will be offered at a discount of 15%-50%. (info@manoagallery.com)

Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
Kahala Mall, Consolidated Theatres, 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. Thursdays through August 9, contact for cost. See special screenings of classic Hayao Miyazaki films, including “Princess Mononoke,” “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” “Caslte In The Sky,” “Spirited Away,” and “Howl’s Moving Castle.” (consoldiatedtheatres.com)

The Finch Will Flourish Exhibition
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Tuesdays-Saturdays through June 15, noon-5 p.m., contact for cost. This exhibit is cultivated by art educator Boz Shurr and features 2D sketches, paintings and murals. (artsatmarks.com)