October 26

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Thursday October 26
A Monk Seal Citizen Scientist’s Legacy
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, theater, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. This seminar will be conducted by Tracy Mercer. Please arrive by 6:15 p.m. (397-5840)

HoopDance Fitness
Waikiki Beach Walk, Thursdays through October, 5-6 p.m., call for cost. Registration recommended. (349-5936)

HoopDance Fitness
Waikiki Beach Walk, Thursdays through October, 5-6 p.m., call for cost. Registration recommended. (349-5936)

HoopDance Fitness
Waikiki Beach Walk, Thursdays through October, 5-6 p.m., call for cost. Registration recommended. (349-5936)

Match-making Workshop for Small Businesses
Daniel K. Inoue International Airport Conference Center, 9-11:30 a.m., free. Small business owners will be able to network with prime contractors, government agency officials and bankers to learn about contracting opportunities. Pre-registration required. (capitalandcontracts.eventbrite.com)

Oktoberfest Vegan Style
Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center, 642 Ulukahiki St., Suite 105, 6-7:15 p.m., $12. Instructor Eileen Towata will explore healthy, plant-based food from around the world. Tasty samples and written recipies will be provided. All foods are prepared and served with non-animal products. (castle-med.org, 263-5050)

Orchid Culture
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn the keys of growing orchids successfully. Reservations required. (522-7066)

Pua Culture
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10. Join Aunty Syl Kop and her hui as she teaches you about Hawaii horticulture, and the process behind picking flowers for lei. Reservations recommended. (773-7047)

Surviving Trauma, Thriving Families
200 North Vineyard Blvd., 5th floor, Oahu room, 6 p.m., $20 suggested donation. Learn practical tips aimed to inspire and empower your parenting of adopted children from expert Laura Anderson. RSVP required. (meagan@hawaiiinternationalchild.org, 589-2367)

Two Scoops Funny
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 27, 31, 7 p.m. and midnight Oct. 28, $20-$25. Experience the cult classic film accompanied by a full cast of characters and hosted by Tita Titsling herself to lead you through the madness of shouting at the screen and dancing in your seats. (artsatmarks.com)

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

Mummy: Curse of the Crypt by Jorge Garcia
171-A Hamakua Drive, Kailua, 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26-31, keiki-friendly nights at 5-7 p.m. Oct. 21, 28, 29, $15-$20. Skeleton Key Hawaii and Jorge Garcia invite you to join the expedition to bring an ancient world of gods and monsters back to life via an original haunted house. (skeletonkeyhawaii.com)

Speak Love Charity Event
Hawaiian Aroma Caffe, Holiday Inn Beachcomber Hotel, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., 5:30-10 p.m., $40. Party for a cause and enjoy live music by Amanda Frazier and The Keepers, as well as DJ Anit and a pop-up shop by Lil Coconut Hawaii. There will also be a fashion show by Trina Turk styled by Crystal Pancipanci. 25% of the proceeds will go to Women Speaking Out, a nonprofit that educates young women about dating violence and creating community awareness. (wsohawaii.org)

Study Hall featuring Carissa Moore and Zack Noyle
The Modern Honolulu, 7 p.m., free. Drop by for a talk-story session featuring Carissa Moore, Zak Noyle, Ezekiel Lau, Seth Moniz and Josh Moniz. Noyle will also be discussing his new contest for aspiring surf photographers, Changing of the Tides by Zack Noyle. The session will be followed by live music from Jeremy Cheng. (themodernhonolulu.com)

The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

Pacific Fleet Band Concert
Ka Makana Alii, center court, 7-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Gather for a Halloween-themed concert. (kamakanaalii.com)

Royal Hawaiian Center, Thursdays at 6 p.m. through October, free. Come listen to this critically acclaimed musical trio s unique sounds. (royalhawaiiancenter.com)

Ladies Night Screenings
Ward Consolidated Theaters, 7 p.m., $10. Watch an exclusive screenings of iconic 80’s and 90’s, such as “Pretty in Pink”, “When Harry Met Sally” and “Clueless.” (consolidatedtheatres.com)