September 3

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Thursday September 3
Conquering Your Finances
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106, 45-720 Keaahala Road, six meetings from Sept. 3, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Learn how to eliminate debt and start saving with practical tips on handling your money. Pre-registration required. (235-7433,

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Thursdays starting Sept. 3, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Designed and taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, this class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

HLPA’s Build it with Wood, Meet & Learn
AIA Honolulu, 828 Fort Street Mall, Suite 100, 8 a.m.-noon, $50. Architects, contractors and those interested in building with wood in Hawaii are invited to learn more about framing and engineered wood from experts. Pre-registration required. (541-WOOD,

Polynesian Tattoo Drawing
Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave., 4-5:30 p.m., $15. Study different Polynesian tattoo designs and their meanings, and create unique designs and patterns in this drawing-focused workshop. Pre-registration required. (

Exchange Club Luncheons
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $25. Exchange Club of Downtown Honolulu hosts its weekly luncheon with a guest speaker. (225-2965,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

Kumu Kahua Theatre, Sept. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19 and Oct. 1-3 at 8 p.m., Sept. 6, 13, 20 and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m., $20-$5. Set around the fight for marriage equality in Hawaii, Joe’s normal simple life unravels as a promise kept is threatened by a visit of a man from his past. (536-4441,