September 28

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Thursday September 28
Advance Care Planning
Pali Momi Medical Center, Ewa Conference Room, 12:30-3 p.m., free. The workshop will provide information and tools for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers. Refreshments will be provided. A notary will also be available to those who want to complete their Advance Health Care Directive after class. (458-5493,

hinahina Hula Class
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 6-7 p.m., $8/members, $10/non-members. RSVP requested. (773-7047)

Breastfeeding Class
Adventist Health Castle, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25/two people. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

Conserving Coral Reefs
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve theater, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Bruce Anderson discusses, “Is the coral dead? Coral Bleaching Recovery Plan.” (397-5840)

Eat Well For Life: Indonesian Cuisine
Adventist Health Castle’s Wellness Center, 7:15 p.m., $12. Discover how to use tempeh (a traditional Indonesian fermented soybean product) and other ingredients of the region to produce tasty vegan dishes in this cooking demonstration by Eileen Towata, PhD. Payment must be made two days in advance. Pre-registration required. (263-5050,

Lei Making
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, call for times, $12. Learn various lei making techniques in haku, hili, humupapa, kui, kipuu and wili. Bring your own materials (flowers, ti, ferns, etc.).RSVP requested. (773-7047)

Match-Making Workshop for Small Business
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Conference Center, 9-11:30 a.m., free. Small business owners will be able to meet with contractors, government agencies and banks to build relationships for professional opportunities or access capital at this event hosted by Hawaii Department of Transportation. Pre-registration required. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
BYUH Ballroom, Window Side, 9:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
King Kalakaua Building, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
King Kalakaua Building, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Community Forum in Chemistry
Windward Community College, Hale Imiloa 111, 2-4 p.m., free. An interactive Q&A format will discuss extreme weather, sea-level rise, reef bleaching, ecosystem impacts, declining rainfall, El Nino, Hawaii’s weather system and natural climate change. (236-9120)

Hawaiian Tax-Free Trust Annual Shareholder Meeting
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom, 10 a.m., contact for cost. Receive insights from portfolio managers on Hawaii’s recent issuances of municipal bonds as well as the state’s investment landscapes. (437-1020,

Market on the Plaza
Waikiki Beach Walk Plaza, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through September. A market featuring products made and/or manufactured in Hawaii. (

Soul Patrol Hawaii
Lola’s Grill & Pupu Bar, 8-11 p.m., free. Enjoy live rock, blues, and soul music. (596-8878)

The Brian McKnight 4
Blue Note Hawaii, Sept. 28-30, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $45-$75. The Grammy-nominated performer will perform all of his hits, appearing with his quartet comprised of piano, bass, guitar and drums. (

Japan-America Society of Hawaii Annual Dinner
Hilton Hawaiian Waikiki Beach Resort, Coral Ballrooms I, II and III, 5:00 p.m., $200-$10,000. This year’s annual Bridge Award, bestowed upon an individual or company for building bridges of understanding and friendship between Hawaii and Japan, will be presented to James K. Scott. (,

City of Ghosts
Doris Duke Theatre, 6 p.m. Sept. 28, 4 p.m. Oct. 1, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 1 p.m. Oct. 5, $40-$95. This film follows the journey of the citizen-journalist initiative Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently. The group of anonymous activists banded together in 2014 to secretly record the atrocities committed by ISIS in Raqqa. (, 532-8700)

I Ka Piko – Nine Hawaiian Printmakers
Cedar Street Galleries, second floor, Sept. 28-Oct. 28, Mondays through Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., reception is 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 28, free. Come see this exhibit of works by Hawaii printmakers that were featured at Artspace, The Ropewalk in the U.K. Artists include Gina Bacon Kerr, Marissa Eshima, Doug Pooloa Tolentino, David B. Smith, Nancy Vilhauer and George Woollard. (