September 28

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Wednesday September 28

Flood Basics
Honolulu Japanese Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2655 Manoa Road, 6 p.m., free. Learn more about how to prepare for a natural disaster. (927-0993,

Pilates O Ka La Morning Class
The Surfjack Hotel, 9-10 a.m., check website for cost. Pilates O Ka La hosts a mat class at the hotel. (

Scholarship Workshops
University of Phoenix Honolulu Campus, Room 104, 745 Fort St., 5-6 p.m., free. Learn how to research scholarship opportunities and develop a strategy. (

Yamuna Face Ball Workshops
Register by Sept. 28 for Oct. 8, 15, Nov. 12 and 19 workshops, 9:30-11 a.m., $60 plus $53-$75/equipment fee. Learn to counteract repetitive stress patterns and bone loss, facilitate circulation, release tight muscles, realign your neck, and promote tone and elasticity. (223-3856)

Comedy U
Anna O’Brien’s, 2440 S. Beretania St., 8:30 p.m., $7-$5, age 21 and up. Klinton Imai, Shane Lucas Price and John Just perform, along with musical guest Jeremy Neil, host Patrick Tyrrell and Open Mic Comedy. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kakuhihewa, 601 Kamokila Blvd., 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Hawaii Kai Needle Arts Group
Island Brew Coffeehouse at Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Lovers of knitting, crocheting, quilting, embroidery or any type of “needle arts” are invited to share their work and meet others with the same interests. (, 429-5106)

Ward Transformers Toastmasters Open House
820 Ward Ave. #301, noon-1 p.m., free. Join Ward Transformers Toastmasters for pizza and other goodies at this open house. (, 543-5648)

Taste of the Symphony
Honolulu Farmers Market at Blaisdell, 7:30 p.m., $5. Get a preview of Hawaii Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming season with “small bites” of select programs. (

Migrate to Mud Hen
Mud Hen Water, 3452 Waialae Ave., 5-7 p.m., free. Learn about efforts to recover the alae ula at this cocktail mixer. Enjoy complimentary pupu, exclusive drinks, a silent auction and more. (

Gallery ‘Iolani at Windward Community College, Sept. 9-Oct. 3, weekdays and Sundays, 1-5 p.m., free. WCC’s Atelier Hawaii and Hawaiian Woodcarving classes showcase their work. Opening reception is Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. (236-9150,

‘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. (

‘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. (, 944-7177)

‘Dinner Party’
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., Aug. 30-Oct. 1, business hours, free. A group exhibition featuring 10 Honolulu-based artists interpreting what it means to eat socially. Reception is Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m. (

‘Eia Au: Here in the Islands’
Mission Social Hall and Cafe, Sept. 23-Dec.21, business hours, free. Marcia Timboy displays her work. (

Hawaii’s Woodshow
Honolulu Museum of Art Gallery School, Sept. 17-Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Forest Industry Association hosts its annual exhibit of wood art in furniture, woodturning, sculpture and more. (, 778-7036)

Hawaiian Landscapes Alla Prima
Gallery on the Pali, Sept. 18-Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 2-6 p.m. weekends, contact for cost. Featuring art by Yvonne Manipon. (

‘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,

‘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. (