September 18

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Wednesday September 18
Apple iPhone 5 Workshop
Kahala Mall Verizon Wireless Store, Sept. 18 and 25, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about the features of the iPhone 5 including maps, Siri, Facebook integration and more. Register online. (

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 6-8:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Call or register online. (263-5400,

Sumi-e for Beginners
Honolulu Myohoji Mission (2003 Nuuanu Ave.), Wednesdays through Sept. 25, 1-3 p.m., $35/session. Learn the concepts of techniques of Japanese brush painting using simple color and limited details on rice paper. Participants must bring supplies. (382-0236)

Tai Chi Yang (style)
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina, Sept. 4-30, Mondays and Wednesdays, beginners class takes place 6:30-7:30 p.m., advanced class takes place 7:30-8:30 p.m., $25 plus $15 lab fee payable to instructor. An excellent prescription for stress relief and is noted for increasing the mind’s ability to focus. (235-7433)

The Wedding Cafe Workshops
The Ward Warehouse Conference Room above The Wedding Cafe, Wednesdays through Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., most workshops free. Topics include wedding venues, photography and decor, and more. Visit website for full schedule and to RSVP. (

Federal Bar Association Discussion Session
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (1132 Bishop St.), noon-12:45 p.m., free for all FBA members. The Federal Bar Association, Hawaii Chapter presents a lunchtime panel discussion: “Jurisdiction and Interaction Between District Court and Bankruptcy Court After Stern and Bellingham.” RSVP. (

Hawaii Foodbank Go Orange Cocktail Week
Visit website for participating locations, until Sept. 23, visit website for times and cost. Hawaii Foodbank holds its first Go Orange Cocktail Week. Visit participating bars and order special Go Orange Cocktails. Proceeds benefit the Hawaii Foodbank’s efforts to feed the hungry in Hawaii. (

Hunger Action Month
Hilo Hattie, through the month of September. Hilo Hattie partners with the Hawaii Foodbank in helping to feed Hawaii’s hungry by donating a portion of the proceeds from selected orange-colored aloha shirts sold to the Hawaii Foodbank. (535-6500,

Children’s Storytime
Kaimuki Public Library, Sundays through Dec. 15, 10:30-11 a.m., free. Children in preschool and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, participate in finger plays and rhymes, and make-and-take home a small craft to help them remember the day’s story. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (733-8422)

Fishapalooza 2013 Art Contest
Visit website for more information, submissions close Sept. 30, free to enter. The Living Art Marine Center holds an art contest for children grades pre-school to 6th grade. Create your own art work or use a coloring page found on the website, to express your vision of a healthy, thriving coral reef. Prizes include a birthday party, field trip and more. (

Auditions for Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble
Contact for location, auditions through Oct. 1, appointment and cost. The Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble seeks experienced singers to sing with them. Clear voices with good intonation and music-reading skills required. High sopranos, altos, tenors and basses needed. (,

Mango Season Duo
The Wedding Cafe, 6-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season Duo performs as part of The Wedding Cafe’s free wedding workshops. (

Papana Performs
Leeward Community College, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Papana performs. (449-1694)

Orange Crush
The Safehouse at the Republik, 9 p.m., no cover, ages 21 and older. Order a Go Orange drink to support the Hawaii Foodbank to feed the hungry in Hawaii. Featuring DJs Anit and Compose.The kitchen is open until 11:30 a.m. and parking is free. Bottle service available (email (

2013 Law Film Festival
Honolulu Museum of Art, Sept. 14-20, visit website for times, $8-$15. The 2013 Law Film Festival includes the Hawaii premiere of “Hannah Arendt.” (

The Color of Now
Capital One 360 Gallery, on exhibit through Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., contact for cost. “The Color of Now” features paintings by David Friedman. An artists reception takes place 5-7 p.m. Sept. 13. (