October 12

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Wednesday October 12

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Beginning Tahitian Dance for Women
Paradise Park Studio, 3737 Manoa Road, Wednesdays through Nov. 22, 5-5:50 p.m., $15/drop in. Learn Tahitian dance basics and choreography for fun and fitness. (218-1043)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Wednesdays starting Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

How Not to Die
Castle Medical Center, Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Dr. Michael Greger discusses how diet can prevent, arrest and even reverse the leading causes of death and disability. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
First Hawaiian Center, Pookela Meeting Room, 6:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

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

Free Xeric Seed for October
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays in October, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pick up free seeds of the Purple Crown Flower. One packet per household, while supplies last. (boardofwatersupply.com/conservation/xeriscape)

Obake and Other Tales with Dann Seki
Waianae Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Storyteller and actor Dann Seki shares ghostly stories from Japan, Hawaii and around the world. (697-7868)

Ghosts of Old Honolulu
Meet at Hawaii State Library steps, 7 p.m., $20. Journey through Aokuewa, realms of restless spirits, that inhabit the Downtown community, and walk the paths once traveled by royalty including Iolani Palace and Kawaihao Cemetery. (673-9099, mysteries-of-hawaii.com/october)

Walk with the Dead Ghost Tours
Meet in Capitol District, every night in October, 7 p.m., $40. Take a journey to the dark side of Honolulu on a 1.5-mile walk of sites of murder, death and suicide in downtown Honolulu. Pre-registration required. (filmguy54@hotmail.com, 395-0674)

Saloon Pilots
Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beachwalk, 9-11 p.m., free. (955-7383)

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Blue Note Hawaii, Oct. 11-12, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $45-$25. (bluenotehawaii.com)

McKinley High School Class of 1967
Contact organizers for information on May 6, 2017, event at Hale Koa Hotel. Provide email address, phone number and home address to get on the mailing list of the 50th class reunion. (becky54pang@gmail.com, hajahiho@hawaiiantel.net, 221-2132)

Best Buddies International Friendship Jam
Elks Lodge Waikiki, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., 6-9 p.m., $75. Best Buddies Hawaii hosts its annual gala with entertainers Henry Kapono, Hapa, Taimane, Jordan Segundo, Kaimi, Chloe and Kaylee Shimizu, plus food, auctions and more. (bestbuddies.org/friendshipjam)

‘Aloha Made: A Snapshot of Hawaii Fashion’
Ala Moana Center, Mauka Wing, Level 2, Sept. 1-Oct. 25, center hours, free. Solomon Enos and Marques Hanalei Marzan explore Hawaiian cultural evolution through fashion. Enos will draw a mural from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 1. (alamoanacenter.com)

‘Ayanuji: Okinawa’s Traditional Culture: Past and Present’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, Sept. 25-Jan. 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. Examine the ties between Okinawa and Hawaii with collections of textiles, lacquerware, ceramics, carvings, glass and more. (arts.eastwestcenter.org, 944-7177)

‘Collage Massage’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Oct. 4-29, free. Jeff Gere displays 50 collage images of his own creation. Artist reception Oct. 7 features shadow puppetry every hour between 6-9 p.m. (521-2903, artsatmarks.com)

‘Dora and Diego – Let’s Explore!’
Bishop Museum, Oct. 8-Jan. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $10.95-$22.95. Learn more about space, plants, animals and rainforests with Dora and Diego of the hit Nickelodeon shows. (bishopmuseum.org)

‘Eia Au: Here in the Islands’
Mission Social Hall and Cafe, Sept. 23-Dec. 21, business hours, free. Marcia Timboy displays her work. (facebook.com/events/327154870953130/?ti=cl)

‘Glass and Ceramics’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Oct. 3-28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, free. Liz Train and Yukio Ozaki display their ceramic and glass works. Artist reception is Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. (521-1812)

Hawaii Watercolor Society Open Show
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Mezzanine Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., Oct. 3-30, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, free. Hawaii Watercolor Society hosts its annual show. Reception is Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. (630-460-2422, info@hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org)

‘Hawaiian Landscapes Alla Prima’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Hwy., Sept. 18-Oct. 20, Tuesdays-Fridays: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends: 2-6 p.m., free. Yvonne Manipon shares her landscape art. (595-4047, gallery@unitariansofhi.org)

‘Imayo: Japan’s New Traditionalists’
UH-Manoa’s Art Gallery, Oct. 2-Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. Six Japanese artists showcase their mastery of history and the technical aspects of Japan’s pre-20th century art and craft traditions. (956-8364)

‘Jean Erdman: A Career Retrospective’
Hawaii State Library, Sept. 8-Nov. 8, library hours, free. Learn more about the life of Jean Erdman, who influenced many in the arts and theater scene in Hawaii and the Mainland. (586-3510)

‘Journeys: Heritage of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands’
Bishop Museum, Aug. 13-Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$12.95. Explore the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, their biodiversity and cultural significance. (bishopmuseum.org)

Laser Light Shows
Bishop Museum, Oct. 8-31, check website for schedule, $3-$10. Watch a variety of laser light shows, including a spooky “Fright Light,” as well as “Laser Zeppelin” and “Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon.” (bishopmuseum.org)

‘Patterns Under Pressure’
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., exhibit on display through November, business hours, free. Printmaker Paula M. Nokes displays her work. An opening reception is Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. (441-4470)

Windward Community College, Hokulani Imaginarium, 7 p.m., $7-$5. Watch a special show in the imaginarium. (235-7433)

Windward Artists Guild Member Show 2016
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Oct. 2-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Windward Artists Guild hosts its 57th annual member show. (233-7323)