June 25

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Thursday June 25
A Tribute to Dr. Isabella Abbott
Waikiki Aquarium, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Learn more about native algae specimens from Bishop Museum’s Herbarium Collection discovered by the late Dr. Isabella Abbott. (923-9741, waikikiaquarium.org)

Eat Well for Life: Cauliflower & Cousins
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, 6-7:15 p.m., $10. Discover the versatility of cauliflower, along with its cousins. Tasty samples and written recipes provided. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Email Marketing
Ameriprise-David Shores Office, 354 Uluniu St. #108, noon-1 p.m., free. Learn more about how email marketing is the No. 1 tool for small businesses and nonprofits. Pre-registration required. (303-217-0843)

Hawaii’s Native Forest Birds
Manoa Public Library, 2716 Woodlawn Drive, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Learn about Hawaii’s native forest birds, their conservation and future. (988-0459)

Proposal and Bid Writing Tips and Techniques
Liliha Public Library, 1515 Liliha St., 9-11 a.m., free. Learn the guidelines and critical steps for writing convincing, successful contract proposals and bids. (hiptac.org, 596-8990 ext. 1008)

Comedy Hospital – Open Mic Comedy
Station Bar, 1726 Kapiolani Blvd., 7:30 signups, 8 p.m. show, free, age 21 and up. Come do stand up, some improv, a bit of poetry, maybe a song or two. (mraaronpresents.net)

Aiea/Pearl City Community Town Meeting
Pearl Ridge Elementary School cafeteria, 7-8:30 p.m., free. This month’s topic is UH athletics. Meet with area elected officials and talk story with UH athletic director David Matlin, plus coaches Norm Chow, Laura Beeman, Bob Coolen, Mike Trapasso and Charlie Wade. (587-7200)

Dita Holifield’s All American Rodeo
New Torn & Country Stables, 41-1800 Kalanianaole Hwy., June 25-26 at 7 p.m., June 27 at noon and 7 p.m., $19. Enjoy an authentic rodeo show featuring bull riding, bareback bronc riding, team double mugging, barrel racing, cowboy poker and more, plus keiki activities, a petting zoo, carnival games and more. (hawaiiallamericanrodeo.com)

Wahi Pana O Kailua
Le Jardin Academy, Wang Auditorium, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and LJA present the a second seminar on Hawaiian cultural education, with a focus on Kailua place names from Kihei deSilva. (351-0943, 230-3654)

Hawaiian Heroes: Past and Present
Wahiawa Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Nyla Fujii-Babb shares stories of Hawaiian heroes, including Maui, Punia, Laka and Duke Kahanamoku. (622-6345)

Hawaiian Heroes: Past and Present
Wahiawa Public Library, 820 California Ave., 6 p.m., free. Talk story with Aunty Nyla. (622-6345)

Hawaiian Heroes: Past and Present
Waialua Public Library, 10 a.m., free. Nyla Fujii-Babb shares stories of Hawaiian heroes, including Maui, Punia, Laka and Duke Kahanamoku. (637-8286)

It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald
Kahuku Public Library, 10 a.m., free. Ronald McDonald stops by to sing, joke and perform magic tricks to encourage a love of reading. (293-8935)

Mermaid Harmony
Kaneohe Public Library, 45-829 Kamehameha Hwy., 10:30 a.m., free. Mermaid Harmony leads a special preschool storytime centered around the ocean and her friends that live there. (233-5676)

Super Hero Academy
Aiea Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Keiki can discover the superheroes within themselves through a Hardware Science program with demonstrations, experiments, crafts and more. (483-7333)

Ke Kani O Ke Kai
Waikiki Aquarium, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $50/general. Waikiki Aquarium presents a concert series with music from Sean Naauao and Ben & Maila, and food from Da Spot.(waikikiaquarium.org/kkokk)

Twilight Concert
Foster Botanical Garden, 6 p.m., free. Royal Hawaiian Band performs with Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club at a Twilight Concert. (922-5331)

‘Echoes of Dat Red Guitar’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., May 28-June 28, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $5-$20. Lee Tounouchi’s play sees a bright but unmotivated young man getting a state job in an office of colorful characters. (536-4441, kumukahua.org)

‘On Any Sunday’ Screening and Talk Story
Surfer, The Bar, Turtle Bay Resort, 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. screening, 8 p.m. talk story, $5/donation. Red Bull moto-cross champion Robbie Maddison talks about his thrilling career after a screening of “On Any Sunday.” (turtlebayresort.com)