Kuakini Health System seeks high school and college students to participate in a six-week summer student volunteer program that runs June 13-July 22. Interested students must be at least 14 years old and able to work two four-hour shifts per week in clerical positions, running errands, serving meals or assisting in recreational activities for the elderly. Call to schedule an interview between Monday and June 5: 547-9184.
"Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction," TV series of four lectures presented by Jon Kabat-Zinn at UH-Manoa and sponsored by the Turning Point Cancer Society, Part 1, at 11 p.m. Monday and 10:30 p.m. May 10; Part 2 at 3 p.m. Tuesday, 11 p.m. May 8 and 10:30 p.m. May 11; Part 3 at 1 p.m. Wednesday, 11 p.m. May 4, 11 p.m. May 9 and 10:30 p.m. May 18; Part 4 at 3 p.m. May 9, 5 p.m. May 10, 8 p.m. May 16 and 6:30 p.m. May 17; 'Olelo Community Television (check Oceanic schedule for broadcast channel information). 834-0007.
Engaging in Aging, three two-hour sessions on the changes to our bodies as we age and how to have control of our health, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, today through May 11, HMSA's Center, 818 Ke'eaumoku St.; also offered 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, April 29 through May 13; free to HMSA members, $35 plus tax for nonmembers, space permitting. Registration required: 948-6398.
"Leaner Cuisine," presentation by Nancy Chang on low-fat cooking, 5:30-7 p.m. today, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, Frear Cafe Dining Room; $30 per class. Reservations required: 566-3780.
Talk by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, visionary and humanitarian shares how to gain self-awareness and self-service by understanding and celebrating the nature of life, 7 p.m. today, Diamond Head Theatre; $15, $25 and $35, sponsored by The Art of Living Foundation. 585-7456, http://events.artofliving.org.
Short-term Memory, class using acupressure, reflexology, yoga and tai chi to improve circulation to the brain, led by Marie Riley for seniors, 55 years and over, 9:30-11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; $9. 235-7433.
Kahuna ARCH (Ancient Rainbow Conscious Healing) lecture and healing session based on Hawaiian traditions presented by Laurie Grant, 7-9 p.m. tomorrow, Unity Church of Hawaii at Diamond Head; free. 735-4436.
"Walk for Someone You Love," 36th annual WalkAmerica sponsored by the March of Dimes to raise funds to fight birth defects and premature birth in Hawai'i, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Kapi'olani Park; donations requested. Registration: 973-2155, www.walkamerica.com. Information: www.marchofdimes.com.
Ko'olauloa Parent and Child Fair, informational booths on health services including Quest, free screenings, keiki activities, child ID and car seat safety, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center, Punalu'u; free. 293-8577.
"Rhythm is the Cure," experience an altered state of consciousness and energy flow to promote healing through trance music and drumming from world folk cultures by Allesandra Belloni and purification through tarantella, an ancient roots trance dance, with chair massage and organic pupu and drinks available for purchase, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, rRed Elephant; $25. 550-8457.
Community Emergency Preparedness Expo, informational booths with resources on disaster response, compiling an emergency kit, seminars on food storage and water purification techniques, home safety, planning and preparedness tips for families, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Honolulu Hawaii West Stake Cultural Hall, 1723 Beckley St.; free, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and O'ahu Civil Defense Agency. 838-7857.
Journaling for Health, workshop on the health benefits of writing for self-expression and problem-solving led by Marie Riley, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; $19. 235-7433.
Blood Bank of Hawaii blood drives, give blood at various times and locations during the month of May: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, UH-Manoa's Queen Lili'uokalani Center, room 411-412; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Hawai'i Pacific University downtown campus. Schedule: 845-9966, www.bbh.org.
Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive, use of the new buccal (mouth) swab technique for prospective donors in good health, ages 18-60, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Hawai'i Community College, Hilo, Big Island; free. 547-6154.
Tai Chi (Yang Style), five-week class to learn the Chinese martial art to improve mental and physical health, beginners 6:30-7:30 p.m. and advanced students 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, May 1-31, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; $40. Registration: 235-7433.
"Back to Fitness, Part II," exercise program for low back pain presented by Dr. Todd Thompson and Dr. Diane Thompson, 12:15-1:15 p.m. May 4, Windward YMCA, Kailua; free, light lunch provided. Reservation: 261-0808.
Luk Tung Kuen Movement Class, low-impact exercise incorporates 36 movements that improve circulation and unblock the body's pressure points, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, Kahala Mall center court; free, no registration required.
Yoga Under the Palm Trees, join others in yoga practice, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, between the Waikiki Aquarium and the Natatorium; bring a mat or towel; donations accepted. 373-8833.
Stroller Strides, workout and play for mothers and outdoor activities for their babies in strollers, 8:45 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at Kapi'olani Park, and 8:45 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Magic Island; $10 per class (discount for multiple classes); ongoing classes also in Kailua and Waipi'o. 371-6904, 783-5701, www.strollerstrides.com.
Exercise class, led by Paul Bragg, 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Fort DeRussy Park; free.
"Rejuvenate!," adaptive yoga for seniors, with standing, seated and optional floor exercises, intermediate yoga, 10-11 a.m. Mondays; level 1 basic yoga, 10-11 Fridays, Pohai Nani, Kane'ohe; $3 per class. 247-6211.
Tai Chi For Arthritis, sponsored by Arthritis Foundation, 3-4 and 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Tenrikyo Honolulu Ko, 349 N. Judd St. Call for class fees and registration: 596-2900.
Group Exercise, Greg Juliano leads others in the use of light free-weights and resistance bands to provide a total body workout, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, Farrington High School cafeteria; free, bring your own equipment. 544-4858.
Body Works Hawaii classes in low-impact aerobics, Pilates, Latin- and '50s-music workouts, and cardio kickboxing, 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kuhio School cafeteria; $1 per class. 735-5755, 377-5132.
Yang Tai Chi and Karate Classes, offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Higashi Hongwanji Mission; $38 per month with access to 25 classes. Call for registration packet: 220-4506.
Balance and Fall Awareness, balance testing and fall risk screening, Mondays-Fridays, the Balance Center of the Pacific, 600 Kapi'olani Blvd., Suite 404; free. For appointment: 955-8339.
Balance and fall prevention screenings, Mondays-Fridays, Ohana Pacific 593-2610; Kailua office: 262-1118; www.ohanapacificrehab.com.
Senior Safe Walk, mall-walk program for improved balance, breathing and joint protection, 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kahala Mall; free. Register: 739-0140.
Aerobic Dance Class, by Anne Noyes, for all ages, 7:15-8:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Holy Nativity Community Center, 5286 Kalaniana'ole Highway; $4. 941-0390.
Morning Rhythm Meditation, claps and voices with step rhythms bring relaxation and energy, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Manoa Dance Studio at Manoa Marketplace; sliding scale $5-$15. 521-3746.
"Yoga is for Every Body," class in Kundalini and hatha yoga taught by Amber Ricci, 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays in Hawai'i Kai; $10 per class or $45 for five classes. Location and registration: 396-6715.
Aikido Classes, with the Aikido Ohana, children 3:30-5 p.m. and adults 5:15-6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 1685 'Alaneo St.; $20 per month for three classes per week, family and children's discounts available. 221-8656, www.aikidoohana.org.
Qi Gong Classes, improve health of the body and mind through exercise, meditation and teachings from ancient Chinese practices, sponsored by Falun Gong, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Ala Wai Park, 480 University Ave.; free. 943-6664.
Luk Tung Kuen, participate in calisthenics with members of the Hawai'i branch of Luk Tung Kuen Worldwide Association, 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Hawai'i Kai Towne Center stage; free. 521-3826.
Tai Chi For Arthritis, practice with instructor Janet Jin, sponsored by Arthritis Foundation, 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Chinatown Cultural Plaza courtyard; $2 donation requested. 596-2900.
Introduction to Transcendental Meditation, learn how to reduce blood pressure and live with less stress, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For registration and location: 947-2266, www.tm.org.
Salsa for Adult Beginners, Alberto Archilla teaches an exercise class with a Latin dance beat, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through May 24, Farrington High School cafeteria; free. 554-4858.
Chi-lel Qigong, open group practice with Ginny Walden of Blue Sky Healing Arts, 8-9 a.m. Thursdays, Kapahulu Center; $5. 944-8327.
Goddess Dance Bellydance and Yoga Fitness for Women, combination of belly dance, salsa and yoga with a Pilates cool-down, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Moiliili Community Center; $12 per class. 255-9839.
"Freedom From Pain," series of classes with Brett A. Sloan on how to reduce pain from inflammation and injury through nutrition, 6 p.m. Fridays, Airport Center Chiropractic Clinic; free. 834-8662.
Open Meditation, learn how meditation can support well-being of mind, body and spirit, 9-11 a.m. Sundays, Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center; also, meditation for beginners, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and for all levels, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, free. 262-8352, www.kscenter.org.
Butoh movement workshop, exercises to develop sensory and spatial awareness through dance and spoken word, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays, Japanese Cultural Center, Kenshikan Dojo; $30 per month. 387-4861.
Masakatsu Ki-Aikido Dojo, instruction for children (5 and older) and adults, 8:30-10 a.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Saturdays, 1007 Waimanu St., second floor; monthly fees are $15 children, $25 adults; discounts available for families. 487-6080.
Gentle Yoga, practice stretching to relax the min