September 29

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Sunday September 29
Dance Painting!
Art Explorium, 1-3 p.m., $15/student, children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Use your bodies-in-motion to “dance paint” on a large scale paper. (

Maximum Mac and iPad Essentials
University of Hawaii at Manoa Law School classroom 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $75/day, $50/morning or afternoon. Author and Mac expert Joe Kissell explains how to increase productivity by teaching audience members about how Mac geeks think, what tools and techniques they use, and how they solve problems. (956-8244)

National Dance Week
Loading Zone, 47 N. Hotel St., Sept. 29-Oct. 6, visit website for days and times, $15-$20. National Dance Week offers workshops with instructors from Hawaii, New Zealand and Los Angeles. Workshop topics include street style, Afro-Cuban dance and hip hop, amongst others. (

2013 Fall Polo Season
Mokuleia, Sundays through Oct. 27, gates open at 11 a.m., matches begin at 2 p.m., $10/open field, $25/clubhouse. The Hawaii Polo Club holds its fall season beginning with a visiting team from India. (226-0061)

7th Annual Closet Swap
Japanese Cultural Center – Manoa Grand Ballroom, purchase pre-sale tickets by Sept. 29, event takes place Oct. 13, breakfast begins at 9 a.m., swapping begins at 11 a.m., $35. Fashionista’s Market presents the 7th annual Closet Swap. Clean out your closet of fashionable gently used/new clothes, bags, shoes and accessories. Remaining clothing/accessories will be donated to the Leeward Domestic Abuse Shelter.The day also includes recyclable games, raffles, designer finds and more. Tickets are limited. (537-1115,

Fall Booksale
Pearl City Public Library meeting room, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Most books are priced at under $2. Children’s books are $1 or less. Also features a large selection of DVDs, CDs and record albums – prices vary. All proceeds benefit the Pearl City Public Library and its programs. (453-6566)

Farming Principles and Bees, Chemicals and GMOs
Sukyo Mahikari Center, Eaton Square (438 Hobron Lane), 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Akinobu Kanada, center director for Sukyo Mahikari Hawaii presents Yoko Farming Principles of Sukyo Mahikari. Learn about this unique method of respect for nature. Dr. Melissa Yee Carlson also presents Bees, Chemicals and GMOs – Out of Balance with Nature. (292-1179)

Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Palladium at Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 6:30 p.m., $5-$8. Featuring music by Bert Burgess. Dance swing, cha cha, waltz, night club 2-step, CW, salsa and more. (255-6095)

Treehouse Jam!
Art Explorium, 10 a.m.-noon, $15/student, ages 5 and older. This workshop focuses on the basics of architectural drawing and model building to develop a place amongst the tree canopy. Registration is required. (

National Dance Week Hawaii
Visit website for locations, days, times and cost. National Dance Week features a discount on dance classes and more. (

Bollywood and Beyond
University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center Gallery, Sept. 29-Jan. 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, free. The exhibition focuses on the design and execution of Bollywood costume, featuring outfits worn in some of India’s most famous films. (944-7177,

Bollywood and Beyond: Exhibition Gala Opening
University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center Gallery, 2-3 p.m., free. The reception features short performances by Aaja Nachle Hawaii Bollywood Dancers and HarmaStar Dance Troupe, as well as a walk-through with curator Cheri Vasek and costume designer Nidhi Yasha. (944-7177,

Ocean Influences
Gallery on the Pali at the Fist Unitarian Church of Honolulu, through Oct. 3, 20 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun., free. Dan Carpenter, a Leeward-based artist who creates work that has been inspired by living near the beaches of Waianae, shares his work. (