October 14

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Tuesday October 14
Beginning Slack Key Guitar II
Windward Community College Hale Palanakila 104, Tuesdays from Sept. 30-Oct. 28, 5:30-7 p.m., $85 plus $6 lab fee. Beginning instruction in slack key guitar. (235-7323)

Cha-do: The Korean Way of Tea
Center for Korean Studies, 1881 East-West Road, 4-5:40 p.m., free. Brother Anthony discusses the history of tea in Korea and its place in contemporary Korean life. (956-7041)

Honolulu Medical Office, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 16, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $4/members, $5/non-members. For those who have difficulty walking or use an assistive device such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. The class includes a warm-up, stretching, range-of-motion exercises and strength training. A written doctor’s authorization note is required. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
Wayland Baptist University, Mililani, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $110. For professional rescuers and health care providers to learn to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Dahn Yoga
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Medical Office, Tuesdays through Dec. 9 (no class Nov. 11 and 18), 10:30-11:30 p.m., contact for cost. Dahn Yoga combines Ki energy training with modern techniques. Advanced registration is requried. (432-2260)

Effective Nutrition
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 7 p.m., free. Dr. T. Colin Campbell discusses “Nutrition is Far More Effective Than Generally Known,” sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii. (944-8344)

Hawaii Ballroom Dance
Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association, Pearlridge Chapter, 98-019 Kamehameha Hwy., Suite 211A and 212A, Tuesdays until Oct. 14, 7-8 p.m., free. Register for waltz, samba and more with Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association, with classes running from Oct. 7-Nov. 25. (456-2129 or 488-3935)

Holiday Cooking Workshop
Down to Earth Kapolei, 6:30-8 p.m., $30/student. Fortuna Arai shares simple, healthy and delicious recipes perfect for all your holiday parties, including vegan eggnog, coconut biscuits and more. Advanced registration required. (947-3249, eventbrite.com)

Infant Safety
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15. This course teaches basic life support techniques for infants and toddlers, as well as how to make your home safe for young children. (263-5400)

Women’s Self-Defense Class Series
Honolulu Club, Tuesdays through Oct. 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturdays through Oct. 25 from 12:30-1:30 p.m., $15/drop-in members, $18/drop-in non-members. Class primarily consists of circuit training and hands-on defense training, learning tactics to avoid conflict situations and neutralize attackers. (585-9626)

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Mapunapuna Medical Office, Tuesdays through Dec. 9 (no class Nov. 11), 5:30-6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international dance themes blended with body sculpting movements and easy to follow dance steps. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

AFCEA Luncheon
Hale Ikena Club, Fort Shafter, 11 a.m. check-in, 11:30 a.m. buffet, $14/AFCEA members who pre-register, $17/at the door or for non-AFCEA members.

Army Downsizing on Oahu
Waianae District Park’s Multi-Purpose Room, 85-601 Farrington Hwy., 7-8:30 p.m., free. Oahu Council for Army Downsizing discusses the Department of Defense’s proposal to downsize personnel in 19 states, including Hawaii, with an information briefing and Q&A session. (343-4916, al@oc4ad.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
C&C Honolulu Hale, Bloodmobile, 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., free. Donate blood and help save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Straub Clinic & Hospital, 888 S. King St., Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and help save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Mai Tai Rumble
Mai Tai Bar, Ala Moana Center, Tuesdays through Dec. 2, 9 p.m., free. Watch a battle of the bands in the 14th Annual Bud Light True Music Mai Tai Rumble, plus performances from established groups. (947-2900, maitaibar.com)

117th Scientific and Statistical Committee Meeting
1166 Bishop St., #1400, Oct. 14-16, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Public is invited to participate in a meeting that brings together scientists to assist the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council in the development and amendment of fishery management plans for federally managed fisheries in Hawaii and the Pacific. (522-8220)

Hawaii Watercolor Society Exhibit
The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., exhibit runs through Oct. 18, Tuesdays-Saturdays noon-5 p.m., reception Oct. 9 from 5-7 p.m., free. Hawaii Watercolor Society hosts its annual open exhibit. (377-0861)

Wings Paws Fins
Louis Pohl Gallery, 142 Bethel St., exhibit runs until Oct. 25, Tuesdays-Fridays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m, artist reception is Oct. 3 from 6-8 p.m., free. Artists Linda Bachrach and Hans Loffel display work. (521-1812)