November 25

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Wednesday November 25
Healthy Pregnancy CLass
Castle Medical Center, Ohana Room, 6-8 p.m., $10. This one-hour class for couples will help prepare you for a healthy pregnancy. You will learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises that will help keep you healthy and at low risk during pregnancy. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Maile Room, 2828 Paa St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Share challenges, talk about your concerns and learn how others have dealt with the same problems you may be facing. (432-8538)

Castle High School Thanksgiving Turkey Imu Fundraiser
Castle High School, 3-5 p.m. drop-off, $20. Drop off a turkey or chicken for the imu (no pork, please), and benefit Castle High’s agriculture program. Call for pickup times. (305-0735)

Free Xeric Seed Program
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., Wednesdays and Saturdays in November, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pick up free seeds of Lignum Vitae and other plants this month at the garden. (748-5320)

Kailua High School Thanksgiving Imu
Kailua High School, 451 Ulumanu Drive, 3-4:30 p.m., $25/tray of food. Kailua High School Athletics hosts a Thanksgiving fundraising imu for the first 400 orders, 25 pounds per tray. Pickup is 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 26. Checks payable to the high school. (266-7910, 391-8275)

Royal Hawaiian Center Tree Lighting
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 5:15-8:30 p.m., free. Royal Hawaiian Center kicks off the holiday season with an evening of entertainment from Honolulu Youth Symphony, Heart & Soul Band, Halau Hula Olena and Kawika Trask & Friends. Tree-lighting with Santa is at 6 p.m., and then he’ll stick around for photos until 8:30. (

Thanksgiving Eve Worship
Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive, 7 p.m., free. Rev. Jessica Gibo leads the service, with sacred hula from Kailua United Methodist Church. Offering goes toward St. Anthony’s Outreach. (254-3802)

Dear Santa Letter Writing Station
Windward Mall, Sports Authority wing, Nov. 14-Dec. 20, mall hours, free. Write Santa a letter. Bring your own postage. (235-1143)

Pearlridge Express Holiday Locomotive
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, Nov. 20-Jan. 10, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $3.50/ride, $29/10 rides. Ride Hawaii’s only scale-model, fully functioning train around the mall. (203-2366,

Photos with Santa
Ala Moana Center, Nov. 21-Dec. 23, check website for times and cost. Take a picture with Santa just in time for the holidays. (

Storytime with Meadow Gold Dairies’ Lani Moo and Calci
Ewa Beach Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Lani Moo and Calci read stories about farm animals and healthy eating, with a meet-and-greet to follow. (689-1204)

Toys Works Santa Photo Set
Windward Mall, Center Court, Nov. 14-Dec. 24, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $25. Take a photo with Santa and his elves. (

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Thanksgiving Tribute Concert with Jimmy Weeks Project
The Republik, 1349 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $25. Jimmy Weeks Projects performs with special guests The Late Ones, Kiwini Vaitai, DJ Hapa Boy, Eli-Mac and Siaosi. (

Association of Hawaii Artists Miniature Show
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitor Center Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, Nov. 2-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Association of Hawaii Artists hosts its third annual Miniature Show. Reception is Nov. 14 from 4-6 p.m. (

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
Bishop Museum, Aug. 9-Nov. 30, normal museum hours, $19.95-$8.95/museum admission. Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Kahanamoku with a special exhibit featuring archival video and photos, objects from his life, fun activities and more. (

‘Jimi T’s Artworks’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Nov. 8-Dec. 3, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends from 2-6 p.m., free. Jimi Tablante displays his art in watercolor and mixed media, portraying life on Oahu. Opening reception is Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. (, 595-4047)

Jonathan Holshue
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Oct. 1-Jan. 8, free. Recent UH graduate Jonathan Holshue displays his glass sculptures. Reception is Oct. 1 from 6-8 p.m., featuring a performance from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364,

Laser Light Shows at Bishop Museum Planetarium
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Oct. 3-Jan. 5, check website for schedule, $10-$3. Enjoy unique laser light shows in a domed theater, including “Fright Light,” “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” and more. (, 847-3511)

‘Matchbox Plus XI’
Second Floor at Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St., Nov. 20-Jan. 3, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. This miniature art show features dozens of local artists. (

‘My Boy He Play Ball’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., Nov. 5-Dec. 6, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., $5-$20. A football scholarship leads to unexpected family and cultural strife in a Hawaiian home. (, 536-4441)

‘New New York’: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century
UH-Manoa’s Art Building, Art Gallery, Oct. 4-Dec. 4, weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. This exhibit examines the phenomenon and reasons for the resurgence of abstraction. Works by 29 New York artists are featured. (956-6888,

Parsi: Silk & Muslin from Iran, India and China
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road, Oct. 11-Jan. 24, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. View Parsi textiles, highlighting aspects of the long and varied development of the South Asian community. (944-7177,

Stay Stoked
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., Nov. 4-Dec. 10, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Sam Guerrero displays the struggle between beauty and the cost of paradise. Opening reception is Nov. 4 from 5-7 p.m. (441-4470)

‘The Who’s Tommy’
Manoa Valley Theatre, Nov. 12-Dec. 13, Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $39-$20. Enjoy the explosive rock-n-roll musical, “The Who’s Tommy,” based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album. (

Toyota Hawaii’s 2015 Dream Car Art Contest Finalists
Kahala Mall, Nov. 23-Jan. 4, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Toyota Hawaii displays the art of local finalists in its 2015 Dream Car Art Contest. (

World of Wearable Art
Bishop Museum, Oct. 3-Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $19.95. The museum spotlights 32 award-winning garments from the international World of Wearable Art competition, with interactive installments. (, 847-3511)