Submitted by Hawaii State Public Library System:
Pearl City Public Library will offer three free programs in April 2013 in the Adult
April 4 (Thursday), 10 a.m. – "Experience Musikgarten Hawaii @ your Library."
Keiki ages 1½ to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to learn
about music with Musikgarten Hawaii, an early childhood music education
program designed to teach music to children in a family setting. Musikgarten
Hawaii Director Aki Miyashiro will conduct this 45-minute interactive music event
sponsored by the Friends of Pearl City Library.
April 7 (Sunday), 1 p.m. – "Shingles, Herpes Zoster, and Zoster – What is the
Difference?" Kit Uyeda, public health educator of the Department of Health's
Immunization Branch, will conduct an informational presentation about shingles:
the causes and symptoms, transmission, medical treatment, self-care,
complications of the virus, and prevention. Uyeda will also explain the medical
terminology associated with this disease: shingles, herpes zoster, and zoster.
This one-hour program is for seniors, ages 55 and older.
April 16 (Tuesday), 6:30 p.m. – "Music for a Lifetime." Local classical pianist
and music educator Ralph Hedges will discuss what music is, how music can
play a vital role in traditional education by helping to improve mathematics and
reading skills, and how to play music for a lifetime. The event will include a
recital performed by some of Hedges' top piano students. This 45-minute
program is suitable for the whole family.
Contact the Library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed for these programs.
Pearl City Public Library is located at 1138 Waimano Home Road, next to the Pearl City Police Station. For more information, please call the Library at 453-6566.