November 15

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Thursday November 15
Child and Family Service Gerontology Health Maintenance Program
Asing Community Center, 91-450 Renton Road, Thursdays through Dec. 13, 9-10:30 a.m., free. This class is a low-impact beginner’s class for seniors. The focus is to provide evidence-based techniques to improve flexibility and balance. (681-1463)

Design Symposium Workshops
Hawaii Convention Center, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. AIA Honolulu invites the public to attend free educational workshops on multifamily housing, energy solutions and more to help build a better community. (

Uncorked to Christmas Trees
DeStash, 736 South St., 6-8 p.m., $25. Learn to turn your stash of corks into Christmas trees to decorate your home or tree. Cost includes one-on-one instruction, paint, glue and glue guns and embellishments. Attendees will need to bring 20 corks. Corks will also be available for purchase. Adults only. Reservations recommended. (, 234-9810)

Andy Bumatai Presents Hawaii Comedy Showcase
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$45. See a showcase of some of the hottest comedians in Hawaii, hosted by Andy Bumatai. Featured local comedians are James Mane, Tumoa Tuinei and Daryl Bonilla. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
American Savings Bank, Bloodmobile, 200 Kahelu Ave., 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
First Hawaiian Center, First Hawaiian Bank, Pookela Meeting Room, 6:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua Town Center, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Downtown Exchange Club
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $35-$36. Dr. Herbert “Tim” Richards III, a veterinarian and Big Island councilman, will advocate that Hawaii needs a stronger agricultural industry. (

Hawaii Filipino-American Veteran Exhibits
Hawaii State Library, 478 S. King St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Attend a reception for two exhibits commemorating and honoring Hawaii’s Filipino-American veterans, including “Sakadas and Soldiers: Hawaii’s Filipino’s in WWI” and “Loyalty and Valor: Hawaii’s Filipino-American Soldiers (WWII).” (,

Interfaith Alliance Hawaii Community Awards and Celebration
Pre-registration required by Nov. 15 for Nov. 18 event at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Bestuin, 1727 Pali Hwy., 5:30-8:30 p.m., $25. Interfaith Alliance Hawaii will honor organizations for leadership in the community consistent with the organization’s mission to provide a healing role in Hawaii with people of faith, encouraging nonviolent civic participation and facilitating community activism. (, 599-8628)

Kupuna Independent Life Series
HCAP Leeward District Service Center, 85-555 Farrington Hwy., Thursdays through Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (696-4261)

ProService Hawaii Breakfast Series
Ala Moana Hotle, 7:30-9 a.m., free. Attendees will learn about what HR outsourcing is, how it works and what benefits it can bring to local businesses. (

MPI Aloha Chapter Educational Summit
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, 11 a.m. Nov. 15, 9 a.m. Nov. 16, $60-$5,000. Attend an educational summit featuring keynotes from notable national industry experts, a series of panels and networking opportunities, and an awards gala and fundraiser. Pre-registration required. (

‘Dragonfly: A Young Local Girl’s Journey’
Nanakuli High and Intermediate School, multipurpose cafe, 7 p.m. Nov. 15-17, 3 p.m. Nov. 18, $3-$13. See a musical play based on story circles and interviews conducted by Terri Madden with Oahu’s former foster youth, therapists and social workers in 2016. (

‘June is the First Fall’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., Nov. 8-Dec. 9, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $5-$25. See the story of a Chinese man living in Hawaii who runs away to New York over a family tragedy intertwined with his sexual identity. (536-4441,

‘Shipment Day’
Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 East Manoa Road, Nov. 8-25, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, $22-$40. See a play that dramatizes the early life experiences of leprosy activist Olivia Robello Breitha. Attendees must be age 12 or older. (988-6131,