COURTESY NATURALLY HAWAIIAN ART SCHOOL
Daryl Chun-Pescaia, left, Perry Chang and Dana Chun-Pescaia are proud of the ceramic pieces they created in their Naturally Hawaii Art School class.
Sign up for art classes
The Naturally Hawaiian Art School in Waimanalo is offering classes for ages preschool to adult. Most classes are $150 for six classes or $30 each, and include materials. Ceramics projects involve firing fees. Call Page Chang at 259-7851 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
. The classes:
Preschoolers: 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays, starting Aug. 24; ages 3 to 5
Home-schoolers: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, starting Aug. 24; ages 6 to 15
Teens: 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, ongoing; ages 15 and up
Children: 10 a.m. to noon Sundays, ongoing; ages 6 to 15
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Dining for the arts
The future Oahu Arts Center will host its third annual fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26. Cuisine, beer and wine stations, art activities and live entertainment will comprise "A Night of the Arts."
Participating vendors include Sam Choy's Breakfast, Lunch and Crab, Shanghai Bistro and Kona Brewing Co.
Cost is $50, $25 children. The price includes all food, beverages and entertainment by Sonya Mendez and a Touch of Gold. Proceeds go toward developing programs for the arts education center in Mililani Mauka, scheduled to begin construction in 2010.
Call 848-7632 or 779-9156 or visit www.oahuartscenter.org.
Cooked in Hawaii
The Made in Hawaii Festival will showcase grown-in-Hawaii foods in a series of cooking demonstrations from Friday through Sunday in the Blaisdell Arena.
Friday: Derek Kurisu of Hilo's KTA Super Stores, 2 p.m.; chef Almar Arcano, Formaggio, 4 p.m.; chef Andy Nelson, Neptune's Garden, 6 p.m.
Saturday: Chef Fred DeAngelo, Ola, noon; chef Michael Imada, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 2 p.m.; chef Elmer Guzman, Poke Stop, 4 p.m.; Mike Irish, Halm's Enterprise, 6 p.m.
Sunday: Chef Grant Sato, Culinary Institute of the Pacific at Kapiolani Community College, noon; chef Eldon Ricardo, Tiki's Grill & Bar, 2 p.m.
Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3, free for children 6 and under. Dollar-off coupons are available at First Hawaiian Bank branches on Oahu.
Call 533-1292, e-mail email@example.com or visit the Web site www.madeinhawaiifestival.com.
Lahainaluna High School graduate Kawai K. Tsuha has won the $3,000 David Paul's 2006 Maui Chef Scholarship.
Tsuha, an employee of Starbucks Kaahumanu and a teacher's assistant for Kamehameha Schools' summer cooking program, will begin her studies at Maui Community College's Culinary Arts Program this month.
The scholarship will fund her tuition, books, knife set and other cooking implements.
The Discovery Bay restaurant's Chinese fusion cooking classes continue at 10 a.m. Saturday, with chef Chih-Chieh Chang demonstrating how to make Butterfly Shrimp and Taiwan-Style Pancakes. Cost is $35, which includes an all-you-can eat brunch. Reservations required; call 955-8668.
The Wine Stop: "Tasting Methodology 102," 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, is a beginners' class in evaluating wines. Cost is $20. The shop also offers free wine tastings from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. This week's tasting features Kaena Wine Co.; next week's features Australian wines.
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific: Dietitian Moana Bachiller presents "Lean, Low Sodium and Scrumptious," 5:30 to 7 p.m. next Wednesday in the hospital's Frear Cafeteria, 226 N. Kuakini St. Cost is $30. Call 566-3780.