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October 8

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Tuesday October 8
Mock Law School Admissions Panel
University of Hawaii at Manoa Friedman Room, Saunders Hall 624, noon-1:15 p.m., free. Current and former law school admissions officers determine who gets in and who does not. Participate in the mock admissions process. RSVPs are appreciated. (surveymonkey.com/s/mockadmissions)

Touring Hawaiian Ahupu‘a
Windward Community College Hale Alaka‘i 107/109, 6-8 p.m., $50. In this first session learn the importance of Hawaii world view in defining sacred spaces and places, as well as describing the landscape of our island home. Complete a series of five sessions and receive a Certificate of Professional Development from WCC. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

AFCEA Luncheon Event
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-members. Lt. Col Michael Rich, 352d Network Warfare Squadron Commander speaks about privacy in electronic communications. (afcea-hawaii.org)

Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association – Pearl City
Manana Elementary School, contact for time, contact for cost. Learn to dance the mambo and foxtrot with the Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association. Classes held Tuesdays through Dec. 3 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. (224-5927)

Reprogramming Life
Windward Community College Hale Imiloa 111, 1-2 p.m., free. The first of two community forum in chemistry events focusing on energy efficiency and stem cell breakthroughs. Frank Williams, MD, speaks about “Reprogramming Life: Induced Pleuripotent Stem Cells (iPSC). (235-7374, windward.hawaii.edu)

The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani
Kahuku Public and School Library, 6 p.m., free, ages 12 and older. Learn about the enduring legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani at “He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani.” Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (293-8935)

The Monkey King
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, through Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. and Sun., $8-$10. Explore the history and culture of China as you discover the superpowers and humorous mischief of Monkey, a hero in the classic Chinese story, “The Journey to the West (Xiyouji).” (524-KIDS, discoverycenterhawaii.org)

Bacardi Oakheart Iron Server Invitational Challenge
The Republik, 6 p.m. lounge doors open, free before 8:30 p.m., $5 after. The Bacardi Oakheart Iron Server Challenge format covers all the basic knowledge and skills that every great server needs. All competitors must be nominated by their peers. (hello@jointherepublik.com)

Dole Plantation Haunted House
Dole Plantation, open daily Oct. 1-Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $7-$13. Dole Plantation features three attractions: a haunted house featuring 13 unlucky plantation curses, a fright-filled train ride through fields of pineapple and a frightening maze that may have no escape. Fright nights at the haunted house, maze and train take place: Oct. 4-5, Oct. 11-12, Oct. 18-19, Oct. 25-26 from 7 to 11 p.m. (dole-plantation.com)

In The Beginning
Gallery of Hawaii Artists (GoHA), through Dec. 20, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. GoHA announces “In The Beginning,” an exhibition of a major photography project by artist Willy Branlund. (galleryofhawaiiartists.com)

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery, runs through Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-4 .m. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., free. MEDIUM 3 is a showcase of three Japanese American contemporary artists representing three generations: Seikichi “Chick” Takara, Yukio Ozaki and David Kiyabu. (945-7633, info@jcch.com)

Talents and Passions
Honolulu Hale third floor gallery, Oct. 1-29, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The exhibit features art by and for people with disabilities or limited mobility of all ages and skill levels. The show lends featured artists “accessible aloha” – access to share the breath of life – with you. Talents and Passions hopes to launch or expand the art careers of people renewing their lives through art. (cocpwdhawaii.com)

Talents and Passions
Honolulu Hale, Oct. 1-29, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. The Chamber of Commerce for Persons with Disabilities – Hawaii along with the City & County of Honolulu proudly presents an opportunity for artists to display their talents and passions. (cocpwdhawaii@gmail.com)

The Best in Watercolor
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Oct. 1-24, Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Watercolor Society’s “The Best in Watercolor” open exhibit showcases over 60 exciting works from artists throughout the United States and Hawaii. An awards reception and meet the artists takes place 5-7 p.m. Oct. 10. (hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org, 585-3055)