May 21

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Tuesday May 21
Being Extraordinary
Ward Warehouse third floor conference room, Tuesdays until June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $125/10 sessions. Shed old habits that have kept you from remembering how extraordinary you are, re-discover the gifts of resiliency and genius and more. Register online. (

Chess Lessons
Pearlridge Downtown Center Court, Tuesdays through May 28, 5:30-8 p.m., free. The Hawaii Chess Federation offers free chess lessons. (, 488-0981)

Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association
Manana Elementary School, classes taught thru May 21, 7-8:30 p.m. contact for cost. Learn to dance the East Coast Swing and Rumba. (224-5927)

Seniors Helping Seniors
Great Aloha Run office, May 21-August 14, contact for times, free. Volunteers Rene Mansho and Teralyn Change return to coordinate two-hour classes for basic computer lessons. (291-6151,

Versatile Vegetables
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, reservation and payment due by May 21, class takes place May 23, 6-7 p.m., $10. Roast one pan of vegetables and use them in three simple and delicious ways. All foods prepared and served in this demonstration is made with non-animal food products. Samples and written recipes provided. (263-5400,

Acupuncture and Your Health
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 5:30 p.m., free. Licensed acupuncturist Mei-Lin Maunakea discusses how acupuncture and other treatment modalities used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can improve your health. This session includes a question-and-answer session. Suitable for ages 12 and older. Contact the library ASAP if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed. (831-6831)

Fall Prevention Amongst Older Adults
Kaimuki – Waialae YMCA, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente presents “Fall Prevention Amongst Older Adults: Strategies for preparing yourself and your home.” Learn prevention strategies and recommended lifestyle changes to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. (737-5544)

Innovative Laser Technology
InkOff.MD, Pan Am Building, session 1 at 9 a.m., session 2 at 11 a.m. and session 3 at 1 p.m., free. This public seminar demonstrates state-of-the-art laser procedures to help remove tattoos and sunspots, treat varicose veins and rejuvenate the face. Seating is limited and reservations are required. (949-8346)

Connect!Kids Tuesday
Pearlridge Uptown Center Court, May 21 and 28 from 10:30 a.m.-noon, free. Different activities keep the keiki engaged and enriched. Featuring Glitter Wonderland: Temporary Tattoos on May 7, Candy Art Hawaii on May 14, Chris Da Clown on May 21 and Waikiki Aquarium: Story-telling and Crafts on May 28. (, 488-0981)

Kahuku Renaissance Faire
Kahuku Public and School Library, 6 p.m., free. Kahuku Intermediate School students present the Kahuku Renaissance Faire featuring various Renaissance art and activities. This program is suitable for all ages. Contact the library ASAP if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed. (293-8935)

Live Music at Tiki Town
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Tuesdays through May 28, Don “Geezer” performs from 3 to 6:30 p.m.; JP Smoketrain performs from 8:30 to 10 p.m., free. Don “Geezer” performs classic country music, and JP Smoketrain performs rock, rhythm and blues, and jazz. (

Mango Season Trio
Tiki’s Grill and Bar, 9-11 p.m., free. Mango Season performs sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

The Moffitt Trio
Bacon Auditorium, 7 p.m., contact for cost. (247-8410, 235-5025)

Waikiki Aquarium Volunteer Training
Waikiki Aquarium, Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m., contact for cost. Each trainee must attend the eight sessions prior to acceptance to the program. (440-9020,