Calendar

Stage

A Chorus Line Can you do that? Call 438-4480 or visit [armytheatre.com]. Army Community Theatre, Ft. Shafter: Fri & Sat 7:30pm through 3/20. $20 general; $15 children. [armytheatre.com], 438-4480

Hair You’ll be inspired to iron your mane after this rockin‘ mod musical gets you going. Even if you’re not big, blonde and beautiful. Manoa Valley Theatre, 2833 East Manoa Rd.: Extended through 3/28. Thu 7:30pm; Fri 8pm; Sat 3pm & 8pm; Sun 4pm. $20–$35. 988-6131

I Have Space Issues (So Back Off My Starship) The Earle Ernst 2010 Late Night Sessions kicks off with a science-fiction musical comedy. [www.hawaii.edu] Earle Ernst LAB Theatre, UH-Manoa: Sat 3/6, Fri 3/12, Sat 3/13, 11pm; Sun 3/7, 8pm. $5–10.

Keiko & Louie A play about the ups and downs of friendship. Cue the “awww” sounds here. Ages 3 and up. [htyweb.org]. St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Queen Emma Sq.: Sat 3/13–3/27, (11:30am) $16 general; $8 youth 18 and under.

Opera Rocks! Hear selections from seven countries in five languages. All obviously in the language of opera love. Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.: Thu 3/11, (7:30) $45–$150; $15 students w/ ID. [hawaiitheatre.com], 528-0506

The Shape of Things The budding theater group, All the World’s a Stage, presents its second production: Neil LaBute’s play that focuses on psychopathy and love. Great combo. The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.: Fri & Sat, 7:30pm; Sun 4pm. Runs 3/12–3/21. [artsatmarks.com]

Auditions

Disney’s Geppetto and Son Hawaii Education of the ARTS (HEARTS) seeks youth ages 10–18 for this summer’s musical production. Dancing audition included. Windward Nazarene Academy, 45-232 Puaae Rd., Kaneohe. Visit [heartshawaii.org] or call 741-2787. Sat 3/13, (9am)

Upcoming Stage

13 This rock musical has talented teens from all over the island singing and dancing. Castle Performing Arts Center is the first institution in Hawaii to get the show rights. [showtix4U.com], 233-5626. Castle High School Auditorium, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Dr.: Runs 3/26–4/3. $10–$15.

From the Horse’s Mouth Hawaii Twenty professional dancers from the Islands collaborate to tell life stories. NYC-based choreographers Tina Croll and Jamie Cunningham lend a hand. Kennedy Theatre, UH-Manoa: Fri 3/19 & Sat 3/20, (8pm) $15–$30. [etickethawaii.com], 483-7123

Holomua Ka Noeau Mapuana de Silva and Halau Mohala Ilima present the 30th annual concert of traditional hula and Hawaiian music. Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.: Sat 3/20, (6pm) $22–$32. [hawaiitheatre.com], 528-0506

Maui the Demi-God A theater adaptation of Steven Goldsberry’s Maui the Demigod: An Epic Novel of Mythical Hawaii. Gary L. Balfantz’s play first produced in 1991. It incorporates hula, chant and storytelling. [kumukahua.org], 536-4441. Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St.: Runs 3/18–4/18. Thu–Sat, 8pm; Sun 2pm. $10–$16. [kumukahua.org], 536-4441

Mauritius Written by Theresa Rebeck, who has extensive criminal drama television series writing experience, presents a tense family drama revolving around a stamp collection. Who knew small pictures could be so deadly? Directed by Brian Lee Sackett. Kawananakoa Backstage Theatre, Near the corner of Pauoa Rd. & Funchal St.: Runs 3/19–3/28. Fri & Sat, 7:30pm; Sun, 3:30pm. $30 general; $25 seniors 62+; $20 students. 545-7170

Shout! The Mod Musical Twist and…fill in the blank. Or you can go “Downtown.” Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapuu Dr.: Fri & Sat, 8pm; Sun, 4pm. Runs Fri 3/19–Sun 4/4. $12–$32. 733-0274

Museums

Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice St. Wed–Mon 9am–5pm. $15.95 adults; $12.95 ages 4–12; under 4 free. [bishopmuseum.org], 847-3511

Circus: Science Under the Big Top A traveling exhibit that uses science to explore the wonder of the circus. Through 5/2.

Hoolaulole: The Joy of Wearable Art Explore the concept of cultural body–what makes it “native” and how is it expressed in these times? Through 4/10.

Ka Lei Papale: Hats of Hawaii The museum’s collection of 19th- and 20th-century hats on display, alongside contemporary head gear. Through 4/10.

The Contemporary Museum 2411 Makiki Heights Dr. Tue–Sat, 10am–4pm; Sun, 12–4pm. $8 adults; $6 students/seniors (free third Thursdays). [tcmhi.org], 526-1322

The Contemporary Cafe2411 Makiki Heights Dr. Tue–Sat, 11:30am–2:30pm; Sun, noon–2:30pm. 526-1322

Heavenly Garden Mural on the cafe lanai by renowned local tattoo artist Mike Ledger.

The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center 999 Bishop St. Open Mon–Thu, 8:30am–4pm; Fri, 8:30am–6pm. Validated parking available; enter on Merchant St. 526-1322

Ray Yoshida A memorial tribute to the Kauai-born artist, who passed away in Honolulu in January. Yoshida, who taught at the School of Art Institute of Chicago for decades, was known for his comical and semi-abstract paintings and collages. Runs 3/12–6/18.

Hawaii State Art Museum250 S. Hotel St., 2nd Fl. Tue–Sat, 10am–4pm. Free. 586-0900

Hoolu: The Inspiration of Hula The exhibit presents hula-inspired and hula-related relocatable and commissioned works in the Art in Public Places collection. Through 7/17.

Masterpieces from the Richard Lane Collection More than 30 masterpieces of East Asian paintings and a select group of Japanese woodblock prints from this collection, which the Academy acquired in 2003. Through 6/27.

Honolulu Academy of Arts900 S. Beretania St. Tue–Sat, 10am–4:30pm; Sun, 1–5pm. $10 general, $5 seniors/military/students; free for ages 12 & under and museum members. [www.honoluluacademy.org]

From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on Paper Unpublished and rarely seen modernist works on display. Through 5/2.

Graphic Cabinet 5: Private and Public Devotion in Medieval Europe The Academy’s collection of medieval illuminated manuscripts and stained glass on display. Part of the ongoing series focusing on the Academy’s work on paper. Through 5/9.

In Honor of Grandmother Inspired by a quilt made by the Academy’s founder, Anna Rice Cooke, other quilts by prestigious women in Hawaii’s history will be on display. Through 4/4.

Academy Art Center at Linekona1111 Victoria St. Open Tue–Sat, 10am–4:30pm; Sun, 1–5pm. Free admission. [honoluluacademy.org], 532-8741

Honolulu Printmakers 82nd Annual Exhibition The annual show exhibiting juried pieces of print artists from all over the state. Through 3/19.

‘Iolani Palace The palace is the only official residence of royalty in the United States. King Kalakaua built the palace in 1882 to enhance the prestige of Hawaii overseas and to mark Hawaii’s status as a modern nation. Corner of King & Richards streets.: Guided tours: Tue–Sat, 9–11:15am, $20 adults, $15 kamaaina, $5 children (under 5 years not admitted). Audio tours available 11:45am–3pm, $13 adults; $6 children. Galleries open: Tue–Sat, 9am–4:30pm. $6 adults; $3 kids. Free admission to island residents with ID on Kamaaina Sundays (first Sundays). [iolanipalace.org], 522-0832

Queen Emma Summer Palace Revel in Hawaiian history and American architecture from the Victorian period at the summer retreat. 2913 Pali Hwy.: Daily, 9am–4pm. $1–$6. [daughtersofhawaii.org], 595-6291

Galleries

Opening

HPU Annual Exhibition Artwork in various media by artists from the HPU community. Runs 3/14–2/23. Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, Hawaii Loa campus, 45-045 Kamehameha Hwy.: 236-5853

Continuing

Aloha Shirt Exhibit An online exhibit of pieces from the UH-Manoa’s Historic Costume Collection. Visit [www.museum.hawaii.edu].

Cham: Syncretic Islamic Communities in Vietnam and CambodiaThrough 3/28. East-West Center Gallery, 1601 East-West Rd.: 944-7584

Claymates II Through 3/25. The Gallery at Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd.: 597-8034

Command-Option-Escape: Tough Times vs. Transcendence Through 3/27. The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave.: 521-2903

Eternal Blinking: Contemporary Art of Korea Through 4/9. University of Hawaii Art Gallery, 2535 McCarthy Mall, UH-Manoa: 956-6888

Film-Based Images Through 3/30. Canon Photo Gallery, Ward Plaza, 210 Ward Ave.: 522-5930

An Exhibition of Painting in the Cosmos Through 3/31. Morning Brew Cafe, 600 Kailua Rd.: 754-1274

KTUH: A History in Progress Through 5/21. Hamilton Library Bridge Gallery, UH-Manoa, 2550 McCarthy Mall: 956-8688

Mark Kadota Solo Show Through 4/13. Bethel Street Gallery, 1140 Bethel St.: 524-3552

Moving Histories: Type in Motion Through 3/31. [www.interislandterminal.org]

New Work of Asian Design Influence Through 3/12. Louis Pohl Gallery, 1111 Nuuanu Ave.: 521-1812

Pegge Hopper, Roy Venters, Mamoru Sato Through 3/31. Pegge Hopper Gallery, 1164 Nuuanu Ave.: 521-1160

R & R: Recycling & Redefining the Everyday Through 3/12. Koa Art Gallery, Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Rd.: 734-9374

Revenge is Only the Beginning Through 5/1. thirtyninehotel, 39 N. Hotel St.: 599-2552

Snowden Hodges’ Suite of Nudes Through 4/20. Louis Pohl Gallery, 1111 Nuuanu Ave.: 521-1812

Todd Hideyoshi Oumi Through 4/1. Manifest, 32 N. Hotel St.: [manifesthawaii.com].

Toward the Horizon Through 4/13. Bethel Street Gallery, 1140 Bethel St.: 524-3552

Two Men: Recent Work by Satoru Abe & Hamilton Kobyashi. Through 3/26. Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St.: 945-7633

Windward Artists Guild 50th Anniversary Juried ExhibitionThrough 3/19. Pauahi Tower Mezzanine Gallery, 1001 Bishop St.: 261-0041

Call To Artists

41st Annual Aloha Show The Association of Hawaii Artists presents its annual membership show. Call 262-8306 or e-mail [email: warsten.art]. Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St.: Entries received Mon 4/5, (10–11:30am)

All You Can Eat Bethel Street Gallery’s fourth annual juried art exhibition’s theme is “All You Can Eat.” E-mail [email: info] Bethel Street Gallery, 1140 Bethel St.: Submission deadline is 4/26. $25 first three entries; $10 each additional entry. 524-3552

Black Box Black Blocks: Choreography Proposals The experimental Earle Earnst Lab Theatre out of UH-Manoa needs proposals for the upcoming festival. Visit [blackboxblackblocks.wordpress.com] for information. Deadline is 4/1.

Competition for New Community Architecture Early and mid-career architects (including students) are invited to design a transportable kiosk for Ballet Hawaii. Visit [interislandterminal.org] for more information. Deadline: Tue 3/30. $45.

Justice, Equality and Haaheo! The LGBT Pride Parade of 2010’s theme will be “Justice, Equality and Haaheo!” Now you design the logo to match that. E-mail [email: honoluluprideparade] for info. Submission deadline Fri 4/9.

Zippy’s 2010 Drug-Free Drawing Contest Students in grades K–12: what being all drug-free mean to you? Visit [zippys.com] for contest rules. Deadline is Wed 3/17.

Literary

Authors’ Night Meet and greet former governor Ben Cayetano, Tammy Paikai, Tom Jacobs and John Tanaka. Pupu and door prizes included. Waialua Public Library, 67-068 Kealohanui St.: Thu 3/11, (6:30pm) Free. 637-8286

Book Sale Scrounge around for gently used books, CDs, DVDs and video tapes on the cheap. Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy.: Fri 3/12 & Sat 3/13, (9am–4pm) 697-7868

Friends of Mililani Book Sale Buy used books to help support the library. Volunteers also needed for the event. Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St.: Sat 3/13, (10am–3pm) 627-7470

M.I.A. Art and Literary Series This month also features music by peoplespopensemble and Shantel Grace (Weekly intern extraordinaire). Graduate students, UH-Manoa faculty and the local artistic community gather to support each other’s work in poetry, fiction, non-fiction, visual art, music and performance art. E-mail [email: miaseries]. Mercury Bar, 1154 Fort Street Mall: Second Wednesdays; 3/10, (7:30pm) Free.

Call to Authors

2010 Young Play Writers Competition and TAG Young Playwrights Festival Middle and high school students are invited to examine how disabilities affect their lives and those around them. Visit [taghawaii.net] or call 781-9647 or 741-4699. Submissions must be received by 4/1.

Biennial Lorin Tarr Gill Writing Competition Currently accepting submissions in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Visit [www.nlapwhonolulu.org] or 373-2925. Deadline is 3/21.

Black Box Black Blocks: Short Plays UH-Manoa’s Earle Earnst Lab Theatre needs new short plays for the upcoming festival. Visit [blackboxblackblocks.wordpress.com] for contest details. Deadline is 4/1.

Celebration of Young Writers Students in grades K–12 are invited to submit their writings for prizes. [www.poeticpower.com] for details. Poetry deadline is 4/13.

My Hawaii Story Project The middle school environmental writing contest welcomes poems, essays and stories. Visit http://[hawaiiconservation.org] or call 586-0922. Deadline is 3/11.

Learning

Adult Gymnastics Teach your aging body how to move and not rip your hamstrings or throw out your back while doing so. Windward Community College, 45-720 Keahala Rd.: Fridays 3/12–4/23, (1:30–2:45pm) $45. 235-7433

Cancer Research Information Day Presentations on cancer and cancer-related topics are given throughout the day, with informational booths and clinical trials participation. Reservations required: 441-7710, [email: cancerresearchinfoday]. Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St.: Sat 3/13, (9am–3pm) Free. [jcch.com], 945-7633

Community Forum in Chemistry: Volcanic Air Pollution Dr. Elizabeth Tam helps clear some of the vog/fog/confusion about the mysterious entity. Windward Community College, 45-720 Keahala Rd.: Mon 3/15, (1:30–2:30pm) Free. 235-7433

Dr. Kalani Brady Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii Medical School and KHON medical commentator will give a report on what it’s like being “The Doctor Of Kalapapa” as well as taking many of the residents of Kalapapa to Father Damien’s enshrinement into sainthood in Rome. 225-2965, [email: edracers]. Oahu Country Club, 6800 Hawaii Kai Dr.: Thu 3/11, (12–1:30pm) $20. Includes lunch.

Free Women’s Self-Defense Class This no-nonsense practical approach to self-defense does not require any previous experience. Call 247-3114 to register. Smith Taekwondo Center, 45-934 Kamehameha Hwy.: Second Saturdays; 3/13, (2pm) Ages 10 and up.

Garbage into Gold…Backyard Composting Learn how to build and harvest a compost pile. Make dirt work for you. Registration required. The Green House, 224 Pakohana St.: Sat 3/13, (10:30am–12pm) $20. [thegreenhousehawaii.com], 524-8427

Gay Discussion Group A discussion and support group for the GLBT community and supportive people. Call 955-3488. Waikiki Community Center, 310 Paoakalani Ave.: Tuesdays, (7:30pm) 923-1802

Get Started on Garage Band Soon enough you’ll be the next laptop music genius. BYO headphones. Windward Community College, 45-720 Keahala Rd.: Sat 3/13, (10am–12pm) $35. 235-7433

Jewelry Making Visit [ocet.wcc.hawaii.edu] to see what could be yours. Windward Community College, 45-720 Keahala Rd.: Sat 3/13, (8–10am) $5 plus kit fee. 235-7433

New Arts Lecture Series: Jim Mitchell This talk will be about “Storyboarding Old School Art–Plugging in to the Now” from an artist of Illumination Entertainment. 734-9382, [email: ssussman]. Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Rd.: Thu 3/11, (7–9pm) Free.

O Ke Kai Series: Canoe Legacy The Friends of Hokulea and Hawaiiloa will share Hawaii’s canoe-building legacy and restoration work on traditional Hawaiian canoes at a free presentation. Call 923-3111. Outrigger Reef on the Beach, 2169 Kalia Rd.: Sat 3/13, (9am–12pm) Free.

Square Food Gardening Training SFG Teacher Certification is an opportunity for business owners, educators, families or anyone wanting to grow their own food, be self-sustaining and certified to teach others about this simple and efficient gardening technique. Reduce your carbon footprint. E-mail [email: whs.sfg]. Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku: Runs Thu 3/11–3/13. $215 general; $165 kamaaina.

Technologies that Help Dyslexic Individuals Hands-on learning opportunity with high-tech/low-tech assistive technologies that help with reading and writing. Presented by Hawaii International Dyslexia Association and Assistive Technology Resources Centers Hawaii. For reservations: 538-7007 or [email: mhiga]. Hawaii USA FCU, 1259 Aala St. Tue 3/16, (6:30–9pm)

Willliam S. Richardson School of Law Lecture Series In honor of China law scholar Jerome A. Cohen’s 80th birthday, attend a series of talks focusing everything from censorship in China to Chinese women artists. Visit [law.hawaii.edu] for infomation. Mon 3/15–Thu 3/18.

Yoga Classes at Hula’s Learn from Matt Meko in a fun environment. Bring your own mat, towel and water. Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand, Waikiki Grand Hotel, 2nd floor, 134 Kapahulu Ave.: Tuesdays & Sundays, (9–10am) $10. $1 goes to a local charity. [hulas.com], 923-0669

Upcoming Learning

Lauhala Turtles What time is it? Three turtles. Make that lauhala ones. Learn how to weave a six-inch turtle using. Bring your lunch and enjoy the garden. Reservations required. Wed 3/17 & Thu 18, (9:30am–1pm) $10 plus garden admission for two days. 522-7066

‘Ohana

Aquarium After Dark Where do fish sleep? (Do fish sleep?) Go on a flashlight tour of the Aquarium galleries and learn about the reef’s ecology at night. Ages 5 & up. Pre-registration required. Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave.: Fri 3/12, (7–9pm) $9 adults; $7 children ($11/$8 for members). 923-9741

Furlough Friday Dance Classes Wacking, street dance, hip-hop and jazz by guest choreographers who have worked with the likes of Kanye West (the instructors willl leave the “Imma let you finish” statements out of the lessons) and other celebrities. Call 888-9858 or visit [www.DancersUnlimitedHi.com] for more info. Furlough Fridays; 3/12, (11am–4pm; early drop-off and late pick-up options available)

Keiki Talk Story This month features children’s author, Tomie de Paola, famous for his books on folktales and history. And enjoy a hands-on activity. For keiki ages 3 and older. Mission Houses Museum, 553 S. King St.: Sat 3/13, (10–11am) Free. 531-0481

Oceans Alive! Sing, dance, move and groove. Move through stations and learn about the ocean. Waikiki Aquarium, 2777 Kalakaua Ave.: Tue 3/16, (9–10:30am) $5–$7. 923-9741

Stargazing Look! Up in the sky! Live star shows on constellation identification and mythology. Imaginarium, Windward Community College: Second Wednesdays; 3/10, (7pm) $3. 236-9169

The Hawaii Nisei Story: Americans of Japanese Ancestry During World War II Let the library’s “cybrarian” take keiki on a web-based journey of experiences of local Americans of Japanese ancestry preceding, during and following World War II. ‘Aina Haina Public Library, 5246 Kalanianaole Hwy.: Sat 3/13, (10:30am) Free. 377-2456

Worms Eat My Garbage Kids can explore the use of compost worms on organic waste. Long, thin slimy ones; short, fat juicy ones…Registration required. Ages 4 and up. The Green House, 224 Pakohana St.: Sat 3/13, (1:30–3pm) $20 per person; $20 parent/child team (ages 4 & up). [thegreenhousehawaii.com], 524-8427

Festivals & Fairs

Crafter’s Clearance and Garage Sale Get Christmas crafts at ocean-bottom prices. It’s never too early to plan your award-winning winter lawnscap. Proceeds benefit Castle High School Project Graduation. [email: dengonsal]. Castle High, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Dr.: Sat 3/13, (8am–2pm)

Honolulu Festival Celebrate the music, arts and people of Hawaii and the Pacific. Live performances will be at the Hawaii Convention Center, Ala Moana, Waikiki Beach Walk and Waikiki Shopping Plaza. Check out [honolulufestival.com] or call 922-1412. Fri 3/12–Sun 3/14.

Outside

Aloha Bear Catamaran Gay booze cruise. Well, the booze comes in the form of a free well drink or draft at the bar after you sail on the high seas. Tapa’s, 407 Seaside Ave., 2nd Fl.: Sun 3/14, (12:30–2:30pm) $20. 921-2288

Historic Capital District Walking Tour Join historian Nanette Napoleon. Sites include Kawaiahao Church, Kamehameha Statue, ‘Iolani Palace and Washington Place. Call 531-0481, ext. 707. Second Sat; 3/13, (10am–12pm) $20; $10 Mission Houses Museum members & keiki under 12.

Manana Keep up for 12 miles. Meet at the upper end of Koko Mai Dr. 551-0227. Sun 3/14, (8:30am) $3 nonmembers.

Plant Doctor Is your plant happy, or might it have some issues? The doc is in to tell you what it needs. Reservations required. 621-5463. Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 1396 California Ave.: Fri 3/12, (9am)

Second Saturday at the Garden Guided tours, seed sale, live demonstrations and plant answers from master gardeners. 3/13’s theme is “Hawaii Fruit Fly Suppression.” Visit [www.ctahr.hawaii.edu] Oahu Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy.: Sat 3/13, (9am–12pm) 453-6050

Upcoming Outside

St. Patrick’s Day Cruise Celebrate the luck o‘ the Irish on the water. Cruise ’em with green beer, “The Green Flash,” corned beef and cabbage and live Irish music. Call 973-1311. Pier 6, Aloha Tower. Wed 3/17, (5:30–7:30pm) $63.99–$121 adults; $42.99–$69 keiki ages 2–12.

Volunteer

Kalihi Stream Restoration Workdays Bring proper footwear, water, sunscreen and a hat, and help restore the stream. E [email: nataleb], 381-3643. Kalihi Waena Elementary School, 1240 Gulick Ave.: Second Sat; 3/13, (8:30–11am)

Komen Hawaii Volunteer Casting Call From Race for the Cure to development assistance, show your love for womanly parts in several ways. Call 754-6659 or e-mail [email: komenhawaii] to register as a volunteer. Sacred Hearts Academy, 3253 Waialae Ave.: Sat 3/13, (10am–2pm)

Ulupo Heiau Join this service project to restore the ethno-botanical and cultural features of the heiau. Wear suitable clothes. Call 593-0112 or e-mail [email: email]. Windward YMCA, 1200 Kailua Rd.: Second Sat; 3/13, (8:30am–12pm)

Sports

Co-Ed Adult Kickball Why should kids have all the fun? 808 Sports Leagues challenges you to think on your feet, with charity-focused competitions. [email: info], 295-0281 for details. Registration runs through 3/12. $80 individuals; $900 per team.

Kailua Canoe Club Paddling season begins. Register during these two weekends. Meet at the Kailua Canoe Club clubhouse. [www.kailuacanoeclub.com]. Sat 3/13, Sun 3/14, Sat 3/20 & Sun 3/21, (10am–2pm)

Oahu Inline Hockey League It’s time to whip those sticks out again. Youth and adult leagues. 372-9270, [oihi.org]. Kamiloiki Community Park Inline Hockey Rink, 7750 Hawaii Kai Dr.: Saturdays through 5/8.

Smart Cycling: Traffic Skills 101 Being the only semi-bike friendly city that Honolulu is, learn how to navigate the terrain without getting hit by a bus, among other things. Island Triathlon & Bike, 569 Kapahulu Ave.: Fri 3/12 6–8:30pm; Sun 3/14 & Sun 3/21, 4–8:30pm. $75. Includes workbook. [www.ITBHawaii.com], 732-7227

The Art of Yoga A Vinyasa Flow yoga class in the amongst pieces of contemporary art. 237-5217, [email: alamoana-store]. The Contemporary Museum, 2411 Makiki Heights Dr.: Tue 3/16, (2–3:30pm) $12 general; $10 members.

Airwaves

Abortion, Morality and the Liberation of Women As part of a series of events celebrating Women’s History Month, attend a screening of a panel consisting of Dr. Susan Wicklund, author of This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor and Sunsara Taylor, writer for Revolution Newspaper. Revolution Books, 2626 S. King St.: Sun 3/14, (3pm) Free. 944-3106

Congressional Debate Charles Djou, Ed Case and Colleen Hanabusa sit down with Wayne Yoshioka. Not all candidates that will be present are official and not all official ones will be present, but the event should still be interesting, nonetheless. Reserve your seat. Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St.: Mon 3/15, (6:30–8pm) Free. 955-8821

Miss You Like Crazy Be there for the Hawaii premiere of this Filipino romantic film. Star Bea Alonzo makes an appearance at both screenings. Hawaii Theatre, 1130 Bethel St.: Sun 3/14, (1pm & 6:30pm) $25 general; 10 percent discount for seniors 62+. [hawaiitheatre.com], 528-0506

Upcoming Airwaves

Call the Coach Coach Rainbow Warrior men’s volleyball coach Charlie Wade banters with host Bobby Curran in this edition of the ESPN 1420 radio show, recorded live at the restaurant. E-mail [email: nancy.daniels]. Kani Ka Pila Grille, Outrigger Reef on the Beach, 2169 Kalia Rd.: Wed 3/17, (6–7pm) 924-4900

Whatevas

aloHAA (See Hot Picks.) Visit [www.honoluluacademy.org]. Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St.: Second Thu; 3/11, (5–9pm) $10 museum admission; $5 senior/military/student; members free.

Historic Preservation Awareness Day Meet and greet exhibitors and preservation organizations that are promoting awareness and preservation of our state’s historical and cultural resources. Call 523-2900. State Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St.: Mon 3/15, (9am–12pm) Free.

The Bella Botique The Bella Project opens its pop-up boutique for underprivileged high school girls to select a new or gently used prom dress at no cost. Bring student ID or other proof of school enrollment. 271-0644, [thebellaprojecthawaii.org]. Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd.: Sat 3/13, (10am–2pm)

The Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens Annual Meeting Flower power! After a tour of orchids, enjoy a lasagna lunch and a lecture by Scott Mitamura, orchid horticulturist of Honoulu Botanical Gardens. Foster Botanical Garden, 180 N. Vineyard Blvd.: Sat 3/13, (11am tour; 12pm lunch) $15 for lunch. 522-7064

Civics

Marcus Oshiro’s Mid-session Forum Representative Marcus Oshiro will provide attendees with information as to what has and is occurring at the mid point of the Legislative Session. Participants may ask Representative Oshiro question regarding issues of concern–community or matter of the State. Refreshments included. Call 586-6200. Wahiawa District Park, 1139 Kilani Ave.: Tue 3/16, (6–8:30pm) Free.