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Special Musical Hour with Lou Marini and Bruce Hamada

Time: 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Children's Area

The electrifying horn player Lou Marini and well-known musician Bruce Hamada will present a one-hour lecture and demonstration at our library!

Lou Marini currently tours with James Taylor and the Blues Brothers Band, and is one of the most sought-after session horn players on saxophone, flute, and clarinet. An original member of the Blues Brothers Band, he appeared in both Blues Brothers movies and plays on their worldwide tours, as well as performing with many other famous musical groups.

This program is produced by the UH Manoa Outreach College's Statewide Cultural Extension Program. Many thanks to the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for providing funding for this exciting presentation.

Star Wars Reads Celebration

Time: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

In honor of Star Wars Reads month, fans of all ages are invited to our day-long celebration of all things Star Wars! This annual nationwide event is sponsored by Lucasfilm and its publishing partners.

Craft your own lightsaber or character puppet, enjoy Star Wars coloring pages, or attend our screenings of three Star Wars films at 10:15am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm - popcorn provided!

Hanafuda Na Pua Hawaii

Time: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Please join us to learn to play a Hawaiian version of Hanafuda, an ancient Japanese matching game using cards! Hanafuda is suitable for all ages and perfect for bringing generations a little closer together. Author Helen Nakano and her group of sensei will share stories and instructions for this entertaining game. After the program, Hanafuda sets featuring native Hawaiian plants, birds, and ocean life will be available for purchase.

Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Dwight Lin

Time: 
Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

What is PRP (platelet rich plasma)? Did you know that most people with painful shoulders or knees can recover without surgery and without addictive painkillers? Did you know that cortisone (steroid) injections are toxic to cartilage and tendons?

Learn about cutting edge care for osteoarthritis and how platelets and stem cells can nurture the healing process for injured joints and tendons.

Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands with Robert Walker

Time: 
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: 
Meeting Room

Best-selling author Robert Walker will share his experience in the region. His book, Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands, covers the 150 islands in the Ryukyu chain, about 75 of which are inhabited. Over a 10-year-period, he has visited every inbabited island in the chain--many of them three or four times. The book has filled a vacuum in an all-in-one introduction to traveling in contemporary Okinawa and the Ryukyus that was not met before. Find out also why the Okinawans are known as the longest-lived people on earth. The book will be available for purchase after the program.

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