"Quakerism 101," an introduction to the history, tenets and practices of the Religious Society of Friends; 2426 Oahu Ave., Manoa; six sessions: 1:30-4:30 p.m. today, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, March 10; and 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 18 and March 18; study materials $15; all welcome. 988-2714.
"Is Transformation Possible?," a talk and meditative dialogue by Aryel Sanat, teacher at the American University department of philosophy and religion, Washington, D.C., and author of "The Inner Life of Krishnamurti;" 1-4 p.m., Paki Hale, 3840 Paki Ave.; free. 545-1501.
Martin Luther King Jr. Service and Hawaii Peacemaker Award, 7:30 p.m.; Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave.; keynote speaker Dr. Rodney Powell, co-chairman, Civil Unions-Civil Rights Movement Steering Committee; award to Peter Adler of the Hawaii Justice Foundation. 262-6911.
The Rev. Loimata Soa from Samoa, guest preacher; 8:30 a.m. service; St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 41-054 Ehukai St., Waimanalo. 259-8664.
"Leave Taking of the Epiphany," Matins at 9 a.m., Celebration of the Divine Liturgy 10 a.m.; Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific, 930 Lunalilo St. 521-7220.
"How to Get Other People to Listen to You," by guest speakers "Chaplain of Waikiki Beach," Bob Turnbull and his wife, Yvonne; 8 and 10 a.m.; Makakilo Elementary School, by New Hope Fellowship of Kapolei. 680-9669.
"Male and Female in Genesis 2," talk by Andre LaCoque, Hebrew scriptures scholar; 9:45-10:45 a.m.; Central Union Church, Womens Building, 1660 S. Beretania St. 941-0957.
"Jesus on Relationships," second in a seven-week series by the Rev. Mari Gabrielson, with musical guests, dinner from Bread of Life Kitchen; 6-7:45 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 18, Unity Church of Hawaii chapel, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. 735-4436.
"Ancient Spiritual Masters Are With You Today," Eckankar worship service; 11 a.m.-noon; Paki Hale, 3840 Paki Ave., near Kapiolani Park; inspirational reading, contemplation, discussion; youth service upstairs; all faiths welcome. 735-7719.
"In-Lightening the Higher Self to Its Cycles," message service, 9 a.m., Honolulu Church of Light, 1539 Kapiolani Blvd.; also, "Father of ... Father, Son, Holy Spirit," on "The Great Shift TV show, 10 p.m., Oceanic Cable Channel 52. 952-0880.
"Let the Spirit Activate Your Talents," sermon at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. service; Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St. 677-3317.
"I Am," topic of the Sunday Celebration of Life; 10 a.m.; Center for Positive Living, Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai. 988-6907.
"We Must Heed the Prophecies; I Come to Show You the Way," lesson; 9 a.m. service; Aquarian Foundation, 2440 Kuhio Ave., Diamond Head Lobby Level. 926-8134.
Free meditation classes for health and inner peace; 7 p.m.; Sri Chinmoy Center, 6750 Hawaii Kai Drive, No. 405. 394-2007.
Chenrezig puja, 10 a.m.; Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center, 26 Gartley Place; free. 595-8989.
Morning meditation, free class on mindfulness and walking meditation by Dr. Dean Nelson of WindHorse HealthCare; 9-11 a.m.; potluck lunch to follow. Call for location: 254-5405.
"Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind to Dharma," 7:30 p.m.; Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center, 26 Gartley Place; free. 595-8989.
Central Union Senior Center, 10 a.m., special guest, Liz Nelson, registered nurse representing Kokua Mau of the Office of Aging, on "Choices at the End of Life;" Womens Building, Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St.; come early for stretching exercises; bring brown bag lunch; stay after for card or board games. 941-0957.
Hawaiian Island Ministries Radio Magazine, with special guest Chap Clark, founder of Fuller Theological Seminary, on family-friendly youth ministry and understanding the post-modern student; 1-2 p.m.; KAIM Radio, AM 870. 955-8411.
"The Principles of Financial Freedom," start of eight-week course on using spiritual principles to produce prosperity in your life; 7-9:30 p.m.; Center for Positive Living, 2926 Woodlawn Drive, Manoa Valley; cost $160, including materials. 988-6907.
Tai chi class, 9 a.m.; Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St., free. 677-3317.
A Course in Miracles, study group, ongoing, drop-ins welcome; 9:30-11 a.m.; 129 Onekea Drive, Kailua; $10 donation. 263-0355.
Good News Club for Home Schoolers ages 4-12, spiritual training and socialization; 9-10 a.m.; Waimalu Grace Brethren Church, 98-323 Pono St., Aiea. 847-1828.
Beginners class in tai chi, 6:30 p.m.; Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St.; register; free. 677-3317.
Silent meditation, 7:30 p.m.; Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center, 26 Gartley Place; free. 595-8989.
Tibetan Shamata meditation, 7-8 p.m., Kamtsang Sherab Choling Tibetan Buddhist Center, 1356-B Wilhelmina Rise; free. 735-2262.
Shakti yoga class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Honolulu Church of Light, 1539 Kapiolani Blvd.; free. 952-0880.
Free meditation classes, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Center, 3221 East Manoa Road. 988-3141.
"Quest for Wisdom," by spiritual communicator Babaji, followed by affirmations and spiritual healing; 7 p.m.; Aquarian Foundation, 2440 Kuhio Ave.,
Diamond Head Lobby Level; public welcome. 926-8134.
Healing Message Service, with healing touch, prayer, meditation; 6:30-8 p.m.; Honolulu Church of Light, 1539 Kapiolani Blvd. 952-0880.
"The Trial of Innocence: Co-Creating with God and Genesis," graduate credit/noncredit course by Andre LaCocque, professor emeritus of Chicago Theological Seminary, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; also and by teleconference 1-5 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31 and Feb. 7, 14 and 21, Central Union Church, 1660 South Beretania St. 941-0957.
Meditation Circle, understanding the meaning of and importance of meditation, 6:30-8 p.m., Honolulu Church of Light, 1539 Kapiolani Blvd.; $5 donation. 952-0880.
Good News Club for Home Schoolers ages 4-12, spiritual training and socialization; 8:30 a.m. every Thursday; Kaneohe Congregational Church, 45-114 Waikapoki Road.
Divorce Care, seminar/support group for divorcing people; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 1822 Keeaumoku St.; child care available; reservations required; workbook $10, scholarships available. 532-1111.
Foundation Practices of Tibetan Buddhism, weekly class with Lama Rinchen; 7:30 p.m.; Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center, 26 Gartley Place; free. 595-8989.
"Morality in Marriage," by Father Herman Gomes; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; St. Anthony Parish, 114 Makawao St., Kailua; includes meal; baby-sitting and entertainment for the children; part of a series of "Family Dinner Nights" designed to nourish families, "body and soul." 387-5444.
"Orientation to Zen Meditation," the theory, posture and method of sitting meditation; includes lecture, demonstration, class exercises and opportunities to ask questions; 9 a.m.-noon; Palolo Zen Center, 2747 Waiomao Road; free; no reservations; promptness appreciated; subdued clothing that covers shoulders and legs required; free. 735-1347.
Central Union Oratorio Choir begins rehearsal for April 1 performance of Beethovens Mass in C Major with full orchestra; 7:15-8:30 p.m. Jan. 25; interested and dedicated singers invited; no auditions. Call Noel Lovelace, 941-0957.
"The Art of Living Course," workshop by Nancie DiSilverio on stress release and becoming balanced using relaxing and energizing breathing techniques; 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 27-28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 29-31; St. Anthonys Retreat Center; repeats Feb. 16-20; call for details/registration. 944-3323.
"Awakening Your Own Inner Shaman," two-day workshop by Patricia Buffalo, how to access own healing powers; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 24-25; 53-086 Halai Road, Hauula; early registration $250 by Jan. 24, $290 after; send $50 deposit to Lori Wong, 1944 Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu, HI, 96816 (make check to Patricia Buffalo); lodging $75 for two nights, $50 for one night. 734-3596.
"Women of the Islands," conference held by Womens Aglow International and Lydia Fellowship International; March 22-24; Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona; speakers: Joy Dawson and Gail Kamakahi; for early registration special, call Donna, (808) 981-5042, or Marie, (808) 322-2571; hotel reservations, (808) 329-3111 (mention the conference).
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