March 29

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Wednesday March 29
In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors
Aliiolani Hale, 5:30 p.m., free. Discuss laws passed down from the time of the Kingdom of Hawaii, how they have provided right of way for all and challenges they face today. RSVP requested. (539-4995,

Comedy U: Adios Estiban No Bueno
Anna O’Brien’s, 8:30 p.m., $7-$5. The Honolulu comedy scene says a fond aloha to Steve Cantwell as he moves to the Mainland. Performers are Cantwell, Jeremiah, Derek Reimers and Open Mic Comedy, hosted by Anthony Nigrelli. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Hale Kalanianaole, 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapilina Beach Homes, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Meet Ling for Tea
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 1 p.m., free; by appointment, $60. Drop in to meet Ling for tea, or call for an appointment from this profound messenger. (392-8857)

Ward Transformers Toastmasters Open House
820 Ward Ave., cafeteria, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Join the club for pizza and other goodies, and learn what Toastmasters can do for you. (, 543-7726, 543-2597)

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA lobby, March 29-30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Find amazing bargains on new and preowned designer and name-brand women’s clothing and accessories, including Uggs. Proceeds benefit the Dress for Success program. (538-7061)

Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, March 11-April 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, $4.50. Get an up-close look at five species of butterflies in their different stages of life. Keiki also can participate in crafts, story times and more. (554-3307,

Photos with the Easter Bunny
Kahala Mall, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 18-April 7, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 8-15, Sundays close at 6 p.m., $25. Take photos with the Easter Bunny. Disney princesses Bell, Cinderella and Snow White will appear 11 a.m.-1 p.m. daily. Make reservations for a shorter wait. (

Daily Whale Watch Lunch Cruises
Departs from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Dec. 16-April 2, meet at 11 a.m. for 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. cruise, $87-$50.50. Sail on the 150-foot Majestic and look for humpback whales returning to Hawaii’s springtime waters. (973-1311)

Marquette High School Band
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

Willmar High School Band, Orchestra & Choir
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

Across Generations II: Ka-Ning Fong and Erin Marquez
Hawaii State Art Museum, Artizen Gallery, March 3-May 26, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Legendary painter Ka-Ning Fong’s works are displayed alongside rising star Erin Marquez. Reception is March 3 at 5 p.m. (391-6247)

‘Anne Irons’ Varieties’
Louis Pohl Gallery, March 25-April 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, free. Anne Irons displays her paintings. Reception is April 7 at 6 p.m. (

‘By Land or Sea’
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, Feb. 26-April 8, business hours, free. Association of Hawaii Artists displays their work. Reception is March 5 at 5 p.m. (286-5675)

Digital Perspectives 2017
1132 Bishop Street Gallery, March 4-June 3, business hours, free. Presenting innovative work by the Digital Art Society of Hawaii. (

‘Hulia Ano: Inspired Patterns’
Bishop Museum, March 18-Oct. 16, business hours, $22.95-$10.95. Explore Hawaiian aesthetic traditions, design motifs and visual similarities in the natural world. (

Brue Bar. 119 Merchant St., on display now through May, business hours, free. Visual artist Marcia Pasqua displays her geometric paintings. (

‘Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science’
Windward Community College, Hale Laakea Library, Feb. 13-May 5, business hours, free. A Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition demonstrates how traditional indigenous communities and cutting-edge Western science are meeting. Opening reception is Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. (235-7435)

‘The Machine Inside: Biometrics’
Bishop Museum, Feb. 25-Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Learn more about how evolution is Earth’s greatest innovator, and how humans have been inspired by nature’s ingenuity. (, 847-3511)

‘Yangon Echos: Inside Heritage Homes’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, Jan. 29-May 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. Learn more about Yangon’s traditions and diversity in a changing world. Opening reception is Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., with entertainment and a tour with the curators.(