March 7

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Wednesday March 7
Jazz Music
Gordon Biersch, 1 Aloha Tower Drive #1123, Honolulu, March 7, 14 and 21, 6:30 p.m., free. (599-4877)

Lani Misalucha Performs
Magic of Polynesia Showroom at the Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Tuesday through Saturday until March 31, 8:30 p.m., visit website for showtimes and to to purchase tickets. Lani Misalucha has a truly warm persona that will engulf her audience and captivate them throughout the entire show. (

The Willows Live Music
The Willows, 901 Hausten St., Honolulu, January to March, call for days, all entertainment is 6:30-8:30 p.m. except for Maunalua who plays from 7-9 p.m., free. (

Times Of Grace Performs
Tropics, 1020 Auahi St., Honolulu, 6:30 p.m., $15/advance. Times of Grace with members of Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall perform. (,

Bridal Workshops
The Wedding Cafe, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. #1650, Honolulu, until March 28 and Aug. 1 to Oct. 17, call for times. Workshops will cover topics such as hair and make-up, décor, videography, and allow brides and grooms to ask questions and get advice from Hawaii’s top wedding professionals. (, 591-1005)

Discussion About WWII In Hawaii
Kahala Nui, 4389 Malia St., Honolulu, 10:30 a.m. to noon, free. Dr. Gary Okihiro, a pioneer and expert on Asian American History and Studies, will share his insight through a discussion on “Hora, Hora, Hora, Pearl Harbor, and Other Acts of Infamy.” (218-7091)

Discussion With Dr. Boyd
Hale Akoakoa 105, call for address and cost, 1-2 p.m. Dr. Jamie Kamailani Boyd speaks: Forging a Pathway Out of Poverty. For Women’s History Month. (236-9223)

International Economics Summit Registration
Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union Building, 1226 College Walk, Honolulu, March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., $10. Register by March 7. The Summit will feature speakers on the topics of international trade, fraud, and the Federal Reserve. (

Minangkabau Processions Of Sumatra
East-West Center Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, runs until April 29, call for hours, free. This community is traditionally matrilineal and yet holds strong Islamic religious beliefs. (944-7177)

Splendors Of Ikebana
Honolulu Hale, 530 North King St., Honolulu, March 6-8 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 9 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., visit website for cost. A floral extravaganza ikebana exhibition. (

Across The Hawaiian Islands: Recent Landscape Painting
Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, runs until May 11, call for times and cost. Kirk Kurokawa, Kelly Sueda and Darrell Orwig create works that offers viewers a fresh look at their surroundings. (526-1322)

An Artful Life Opening Reception
Japanese Cultural Center, 2454 South Beretania St., Honolulu, runs until March 16, gallery hours, free. Judy Kawabata: An Artful Life Opening Reception. (945-7633,

Anti-Meth Teen Artwork Display
Hawaii State Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, until March 31, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed holidays, free. Hawaii Meth Project launches anti-meth teen artwork display. (

Biennial Of Hawaii Artists X Exhibit
Honolulu Academy of Arts Spalding House, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, runs until July 22, call for cost. It’s the only exhibition of its kind in Hawai‘i, conceived to be a complement and an alternative to the juried exhibitions that take place annually throughout the state, including the Academy’s own Artists of Hawaii. (532-8700)

Craft Masters: Woodworkers Of Hawaii Exhibit
Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, runs until May 11, call for times and cost. This group exhibition showcases the craftsmanship of three woodworkers who challenge the notion of the wooden vessel. (526-1322)

Flowers And Plants Of Hawaii Exhibit
Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., Honolulu, runs until May 11, call for times and cost. Shown together for the first time are selections from seven portfolios by one of Hawaii’s most celebrated photographers. (526-1322)

Hawaii Art Now Exhibit
Honolulu Academy of Arts Spalding House, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, runs until April 22, call for cost. Fifty-eight artists have been selected to show their work—either a complete body or site-specific installation. (532-8700)

Meet The Arist Program
Honolulu Academy of Arts Spalding House, 900 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, runs until April 18, 10;15-11:15 a.m., call for cost. Over 10 weeks, the public can meet artists whose work is in Hawai‘i Art Now. Docents lead a tour of the show, where each Wednesday, an artist will be on hand to discuss his/her work. (532-8700)

New Beginnings Exhibit
Lane’s Gallery, Honolulu Hale, 530 South King St., Honolulu, until March 29, free. Painters from the Makua Ali’i Senior Center will be displaying a variety of oil painting on canvas skills. These are local artists ranging in age from 55 to 95 years young. (

Portrait Exhibition
Gallery of Hawaii Artists, 1888 Kalakaua Ave #C312, Honolulu, runs until March 30, call for gallery hours and cost. GoHA is proud to be kicking off 2012 with a new exhibition, “Single World: New Portraits by Dana Paresa, Db Amorin, and Kate Burlingame.” (447-8908)

”Trip Around The Island” Exhibit
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, runs until March 24, free. Inspired by Juliette May Fraser’s 1952 print series Ke Anuenue and the activism of Save Our Surf. (521-2903)

Youth Stewardship Volunteer Program
Hanauma Bay Education Center, Hanauma Bay, Honolulu, Sundays in March, call for days, 9 a.m. to noon, free. Call to register. For any students looking for a valuable summer learning experience in a world class nature preserve. (397-5840)

Beginning Water Color Class
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, 8:45-11:45 a.m., $80. Learn more about application techniques, including layering or glazing, negative painting, designing your paintings to emphasize your focal point, and making the best of happy accidents. (235-7433)

Boating Skills & Seamanship Lessons
Kalaheo High School Room L-103, 730 Iliaina St., Kailua, Monday and Thursdays until April 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $55. Completion of this course earns you a certification with wallet card, and possible savings on boat insurance. (254-7955)

Giving Birth Class
Castle Medical Center, 642 Ulukahiki St., Kailua, four Thursdays starting March 1, 6-8 p.m., $50/couple, $30/person. Register online. (263-5400,

Tax Preparation Service
Waipahu Civic Center, 94-275 Mokuola St. Room 102, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Waianae Community Center, 85-670 Farrington Hwy., Waianae, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, free. Runs until April 12. (227-7669)

Barbershop Chorus
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 404 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., call for cost. Looking for male singers for local community performances and the upcoming annual show in May. Men of all ages welcome. (262-7664)

Soul Healing Events And Group Blessings
885 Queen Street, second floor, Honolulu, March 8, 13, 15, 22, 27 and 29, $10/class, free with membership. Experience the Power of Soul© in a group setting, and receive divine healing blessings from certified healers and teachers. (988-8090)

Spring Day Camp Programs
The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Spalding Clubhouse, 1523 Kalakaua Ave. #202, Honolulu, March 12-18, 7-12 year olds, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., $95; 13-17year olds, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $25. Register by March 8. (, 949-4743)