September 7

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Wednesday September 7
Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Wednesdays starting Sept. 7, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Learn different aspects of the birthing experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400,

The Sound of Heart & Soul Healing Evening
DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Hotel, Ilima Rom, 6-9 p.m., free. Led by Master Francisco. (343-8711)

Ala Moana Center, Mauka Wing near Crazy Shirts, Wednesdays through Sept. 30, 8:30-9:30 a.m., free. Take free morning yoga classes. Bring your own yoga mat. (

Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5, 8-9 a.m., free. Anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one is invited to join in the St. Francis Bereavement Walk. (203-2366,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapilina Beach Homes, 2-6 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Cub Scout Recruitment and Orientation Meeting for Pack 616
Elk’s Lodge Waikiki, 2933 Kalakaua Ave., 6:30 p.m., free. Learn more about Cub Scouts and how your son can have fun, enjoy scouting and “be prepared for life.” (738-2656, 347-3127)

Hawaii Stitchery and Fiber Guild
Linekona, 1111 Victoria St., 7 p.m., free. (

Overcrowded Avenue
Hard Rock Cafe, 9-11 p.m., free. (955-7383)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center Stage, 11 a.m., free. (

‘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. (

Association of Hawaii Artists Contemporary Show 2016
1132 Bishop St., Mezzanine Level, Aug. 13-Sept. 10, business hours, free. The 45th annual Association of Hawaii Artists Contemporary Show presents works in oil, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, mixed collage, photography, batik and 3D art. (623-6497)

‘China Through the Lens of John Thomson’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, June 5-Sept. 11, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. Scottish photographer John Thomson’s work in Hong Kong and China in the 1800s will be on display. (944-7177,

‘Dames, Delectables and Dogs’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Aug. 30-Sept. 30, Tuesdays-Fridays: 11 a.m.-5 p.m,, Saturdays: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Arlene Woo and Frances Hill display their work. Reception is Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. (521-1812)

‘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. (

Fiber Hawaii 2016
Honolulu Museum School of Art Gallery, Aug. 23-Sept. 10, business hours, free. Fiber art is on display in the Hawaii Craftsmen exhibit of “In, Of or About Fiber,” juried by Glen Kaufman. Reception is Aug. 23 at 5:30 p.m. (,

Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, Sept. 3-30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Marti Wiese Rounds displays her work in acrylic and batiks. Demonstrations are weekends from noon to 2 p.m. (233-7323)

Janet Tran
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, June 30-Sept. 9, hotel hours, free. Janet Tran displays her fiber sculptures. Reception is June 30 from 6-8 p.m., with a performance from guitarist Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364,

‘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. (

‘Joy of Clay, Whimsical Gardens & Energizing Spirits’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Aug. 30-Sept. 30, Tuesdays-Fridays: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Ceramics from Jack Lewin, Karen Kim, Lori Nakatsuka, Pablo Tello and Jon Rawlings. (521-1812)

‘Just Another Day in Hawaii’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church, 2500 Pali Hwy., Aug. 14-Sept. 15, Tuesdays-Fridays: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends: 2-6 p.m., free. Esperance Rakotonirina presents her paintings. (

Na Hulu Makamae o Hawaii: The Cherished Feathers of Hawaii
Queen Emma Summer Palace, March 19-Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. See examples of traditional and contemporary feather lei hulu, kahili pa‘a lima, kahili and ‘ahu ‘ula. (595-3167,

‘Suicide Prints’
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., business hours through September, free. Brue Bar hosts art from printmaker John McCaskill. An artist reception is Aug. 5 from 5-7:30 p.m. (441-4470)