June 17

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Wednesday June 17
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, June 17 and 19, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, June 17, 18, 19, 28 and 29, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Basic Computer Class for Senior Citizens
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. Office, 418 Kuwili St. #102, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 24, 9-11 a.m. or noon-2 p.m., free. Senior citizens can learn basic computer concepts including email, use of the Internet, composing documents and more. Pre-registration required. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Exploring Windows 8
Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Hale Kuhina 112, 6-8 p.m., $69. This hands-on course covers the latest Microsoft operating system and its new features. (235-7433, windwardcce.org/computers-tech.htm)

Fall Prevention Made Simple
Nuuanu YMCA, 1441 Pali Hwy., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Learn what you can do to prevent a fall and its risk of injury from Mike Hirano of Project Dana. Pre-registration required. (536-3556)

Hawaii Aquaculture
Waikiki Aquarium, noon-1 p.m., free. Dr. Maria Haws, director of Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center, discusses “Hawaii Aquaculture: Fish, Oysters and Pearls.” (923-9741, waikikiaquarium.org)

Justice, Reconciliation and the Politics of Hope in South Africa’s Rainbow Nation
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 7-8 p.m., free. Dr. Allan Aubrey Boesak discusses politics and theology in South Africa. (956-4051)

Native Fishery Observer Program 2015 Information Session
NOAA Fisheries Pier 38 Office, 1139 N. Nimitz Hwy. #220, 5-8 p.m., free. Interested applicants can learn more about the Native Fishery Observer Program. Meet the instructors and participate in a Q&A with current observers. Pre-registration required. (524-1310, kamakai@alulike.org)

Voice of Buddhist Women in Modern Japan
Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, 1685 Alaneo St., 7-8:30 p.m., $9. Dr. Michihiro Ama discusses the position of Buddhist Japanese women in contemporary Japan. (531-9088)

Fishers Forum
Harbor View Center, Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 6-9 p.m., free. The public is invited to learn and share their thoughts on the topic of seafood safety and traceability. (522-8220, info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov)

Oahu Modern Quilt Guild General Meeting
Aliamanu Community Center Theater, 182 Kauhini Road, 6:30 p.m., free for first-time guests and members, $5/repeat guests. Meet with other modern quilters, participate in show and tell, and join in the door prize drawing. Technique demo for June is precision curves. (info@oahumodernquiltguild.com, oahumodernquiltguild.com)

Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council Meeting
Harbor View Center, Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., June 16-18, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The public is invited to participate in this meeting to discuss federally managed fisheries in Hawaii and other U.S. Pacific Islands. The major agenda item is the specification of annual catch limits for the main Hawaiian Islands deep-7 bottomfish fishery for the 2015-2016 fishing year and Omnibus Amendment to establish the Pacific Islands annual catch limit specification process. (522-8220, info.wpcouncil@noaa.gov)

Dinosaurs Unleashed
Bishop Museum’s Castle Memorial Building, Feb. 28-Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. A dozen lifelike animatronic dinosaurs with interactive stations and activities explaining how these animals flourished in their respective environments. (847-3511, bishopmuseum.org)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, 11 a.m., free. (955-9517)

Wildest Show in Town
Honolulu Zoo, 4:35 p.m. gates open, 6-7 p.m. concert, $3. Enjoy live local entertainment every week, plus picnic fare, family activities and a mini guided tour. Performing this week: Roy Sakuma Super Keikis. (926-3191, honoluluzoo.org/wild)

A Common Thread: Textiles from the Permanent Collection
UH-Manoa’s East-West Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, May 24-Sept. 20, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., free. This exhibit features a selection of textiles rarely seen by the general public, including batik from Indonesia and Malaysia, embroidered clothes from China and much more. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Board of Water Supply Poster and Poetry Display
Windward Mall, near Zales, June 15-26, mall hours, free. Check out the winning entries in the Board of Water Supply’s water conservation art contest. (235-1143)

Break the Ice
Kapolei Hale Courtyard, 1000 Ulu‘ohi‘a St., June 3-29, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. An exhibit of winning artwork by middle and high school students from the Break the Ice art contest. (honolulu.gov/moca, 768-6666)

Pegge Hopper Gallery, 1164 Nuuanu Ave., May 21-June 20, Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring art from Darius Homayounpour, Timothy P. Ojile, Roy Venters and Fae Yamaguchi. (524-1160, peggehopper.com)

Korean Artists Association of Hawaii Children’s Art Exhibit
Honolulu Hale Courtyard, 530 S. King St., June 17-26, normal business hours, free. (768-6666, honolulu.gov/moca)

Nani I Ka Hala; Weaving Hawaii
Bishop Museum, March 28-July 27, open daily except Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. Nani I Ka Hala: Weaving Hawaii is an original exhibition that will explore the rich ulana (weaving) heritage linking Pacific islanders, carried forward in modern Hawai‘i by a thriving community of contemporary lau hala artists. (bishopmuseum.org, 487-3511)

National Memories: U.S.-China Collaboration During WWII
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Hangar 79, 319 Lexington Blvd., March 14-July 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $12-$25. This traveling exhibit demonstrates the unusual and little-known camaraderie that existed between Chinese and U.S. soldiers during WWII. (pacificaviationmusem.org, 441-1007)

Raku Ho‘olaule‘a
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Tuesdays-Saturdays from June 4-27, noon-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Craftsmen present the 39th annual Raku Ho‘olaule‘a, with raku ceramic art and more on display. (hawaiicraftsmen.org)

Sisters in Crime Hawaii
Makiki Community Library, 6-8 p.m., free. Rachel Funk Heller, author of “A Writer’s Coloring Book – A Whole Brain Approach to Writing and Storytelling” will speak. (sisters-in-crimehawaii.blogspot.com)

Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., June 10-July 22, weekdays, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Chiho Ushio and Yoshimi Teh present an exhibition of their work in woodblock prints, etchings, monoprints and lithographs. (441-4470)

Tokyo Midtown Awards
Waikiki Parc Hotel’s Parc Promenade Gallery, 2233 Helumoa Road, April 2-June 26, daily hotel hours, free. An exhibit of award-winning works from Tokyo Midtown design competitions. (956-8364)

Tropical Trade Winds
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1620 Ala Puumalu St., show runs May 18-June 27, regular club hours, free. Featuring oil, watercolor, pastel and multimedia paintings from local artists in the Association of Hawaii Artists. Opening reception June 7 from 5-7 p.m. (286-5675)