Registration for the Susan G. Komen Hawai'i Race for the Cure, applications available for the 5K race and one-mile walk on Sept. 30, a fund-raiser for local and national breast-cancer programs. Fee is $18 before Sept. 22, $22 after that; group discounts available. Information, locations and entry forms: 973-5967.
Skin cancer screening by Dr. Kevin J. Mott, 2-5 p.m., Kaiser Permanente Kapolei Clinic; free to members and nonmembers. 432-2810.
Taijiquan, ongoing classes led by master Alex Dong to relieve stress and improve health, 4:30-5:30 p.m. each Thursday and Monday, Kekela Gym, Queen's Medical Center; also 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, Windward Community College; $40 per month. 949-55574 or www.dongtaichi.com
"Releasing and Healing the Past," to see how the past affects present relationships and learn techniques for communicating difficult feelings, presented by Dr. Mitzi Gold and based on the work of John Gray, 1-3 p.m., Kapi'olani Women's Center; $15 per person or $25 for couples. 535-7000.
Vegetarian cooking class, 2-3:30 p.m., Down to Earth Lifestyle Center; free. 949-0298.
"Animal Liberation, 25 Years On," developments in the animal-rights movement, by author Peter Singer, presented by the Vegetarian Society of Hawai'i, 7 p.m., McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Beach Park; free. 944-8344.
Chi-Lel Qi Gong Full Moon Circle, 2 p.m., Kapi'olani Park, across from archery range; free. 396-9080.
"Introduction to Reiki," on the benefits on this natural healing method, with hands-on demonstration by Maureen Pua'ena O'Shaughnessy, 2-4 p.m., Pali Momi Kapi'olani Medical Center, 'Aiea; free. Register in advance: 256-8620.
Blood Bank Bloodmobile, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Kahala Mall parking lot; free. 732-7736.
Reiki Healing Circle, sponsored by The Jai Consciousness Foundation, 6:15-8:30 p.m. each Tuesday, Suite 203D, 627 South St.; free. 479-5179.
"How to Build Your Natural Immune System," workshop by Dr. Mark Hoffman, 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday, Island Family Chiropractic; also, "Achieve Optimal Health Through the 'Wellness' Model," 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays; free. Reservation required: 596-0599.
"The Impact of Nutrition on Fertility," talk session with Yvonne Fong, dietitian, sponsored by Resolve of Hawai'i, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Conference Room A, Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women and Children; free. 528-8559.
"Brain, Consciousness and Spirituality," lecture by Alarik Arenander, on brain function and the development of spiritual experience, 7 p.m., AAUW Residence, 1802 Ke'eaumoku St.; $10 adults, $7 students/seniors. Registration: 947-2266.
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