November 16

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Thursday November 16
Courtyard Yoga
Ward Village Courtyard, IBM Building, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Corepower Yoga leads a special class. (

Hanafuda Poai
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 1-3 p.m., free. Learn and share the game with fellow students of all ages. The class will accommodate novice to advanced levels with teachers on-hand. (773-7047)

Hanauma Bay Seminars
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, theater, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., free. Attend three presentations: “Using submarines, satellites, statistics, and science to visualize the seafloor,” “Our Project Hawaii’s Intertidal – Building community through research,” and “Economic impact of the potential erosion of Waikiki Beach: a 2016 update.” Please arrive by 6:15 p.m. (397-5840)

Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 6-7 p.m., $8-$10. This class will be taught by kumu Aukai Reynolds. (773-7047)

Pua Culture/Lei Making
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $10. Learn how to make beautiful lei from flowers and foliage found in your everyday environment. (773-7047)

Succulent Wreath Making
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $25 plus garden admission. Create a beautiful wreath to take home for the holidays. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Comedy U
Square Barrels, 1001 Bishop St., 8:30 p.m., $5-$7. Attend this comedy show featuring Jose Dynamite, Ankur Sharma, Patrick Tyrrel, Andrew Joyce, Brandi Morgan, Rob Ryan and more. (524-2747,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Servco Pacific Inc., Pikake Room, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UH West Oahu, Bloodmobile, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blue Zones Project – Walking Moai Launch in Kailua
Kailua Elementary School Library, 315 Kuulei Road, 4-5 p.m., free. Join a moai walk at least once a week for 10 weeks. Prizes will be given to the team that spends the most time walking together. Everyone in the family is welcome. RSVP required. (

Explore America: Thanksgiving Traditions
Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center, 6-7:15 p.m., free. Attend this cooking demonstration for plant-based dishes to help celebrate the holidays with family and friends. Pre-registration required two days in advance. (263-5050,

Happiness Talk with Alice Inoue
Happiness U, 675 Auahi St., Suite E3-205, 6-6:30 p.m., free. Hear from Alice about how your life can be in greater sync with your vision. Reservations recommended. (

Hawaii Wellness Leaders Conference
Dole Cannery, Pomaikai Ballrooms, 735 Iwilei Road, 7:30 a.m.-noon, $150-$199. Learn how to develop the right mindset and grow your organization with renowned presenter, Carol Dweck. (, 532-2156)

King Kalakaua’s 181th Birthday
Iolani Palace, 364 South King St., 11:30 a.m., free. Drawing on the styles and inspirations of the King’s Birthday Jubilee in 1886, the celebration will feature live entertainment by the Royal Hawaiian Band, monarchy era bunting and decor, and special birthday tributes. (552-0822 ext. 122,

Surviving the Holidays
Wahiawa United Methodist Church, 1445 California Ave., 9-11 a.m., free. Come and join a one-time GriefShare session. RSVP required. (536-1864)

Turkey Tailgate Block Party
Murphy’s Bar & Grill, 6-9 p.m., donations appreciated. A giant, costumed turkey will be accepting donations for Hawaii Foodbank in front of Murphy’s Bar & Grill from 8 a.m. Those who make donations will receive a $5 voucher that may be redeemed for food and drink at the block party. (, 531-0422)

The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Thursdays through November, 7-10 p.m., free. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, Royal Guard Review, 11:30 a.m., free. (

Sounds of Aloha Guest Singer Program
Ala Wai Golf Course, clubhouse ballroom, 7 p.m., contact for cost. The Sounds of Aloha Chorus is providing an opportunity for male singers, both experienced and inexperienced, to give a cappella singing a try. (

Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove Stage, Thursdays through November, 6 p.m., free. Listen to the unique sound of the Waipuna trio. (

‘KIPUKA: Teen Crisis Project’
Farrington High School, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19, $5 suggested donation. T-Shirt Theatre presents the world-premiere of this show about finding a way to approach bullying, cyberbullying and teen suicide. (220-5003)

‘Wild Birds’ by Eric Anderson
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St.; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Nov. 2-Dec. 2; Sundays at 2 p.m. Nov. 5-Dec. 3; $5-$25. Kumu Kahua Theatre presents a historical drama about the Alii children and their educators. (536-4441,