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Central Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’s happening in Central Oahu. Fax items by April 4 to 585-6324 or email The next edition comes out April 11.

* TRANSIT TALK The city conducts a public meeting at 7 p.m. March 27 on its Short Range Transit Service Operations Plan at Wahiawa District Park, covering issues specific to Central Oahu and the North Shore. Comments can be sent to The plan will guide surface transit changes in the next six years.

* DOLPHINS Kahuku Library screens the film The Dolphin Tale at 5:30 p.m. March 27. Call 293-8935.

* NEIGHBORS North Shore Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. March 27 at Haleiwa Elementary, Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu meets at 7 p.m. March 28 at Mililani Rec Center III, Wahiawa meets at 7 p.m. April 16 at Wahiawa District Park, and Mililani MaukaLaunani Valley meets at 7 p.m. April 17 at Mililani Mauka Elementary. For updates, call 768-3710.

* CHORAL FEST The Mililani Complex Choral Festival begins at 6:30 p.m. March 29 in the Mililani High School gym, featuring songs performed for the public by all seven schools. Admission is free. Call 627-7747.

* PASSION St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church and its Spirit-led Drama Club present a live production of The Passion of Christ at 8 p.m. March 30 and 31 at 95-370 Kuahelani Ave. Emailspiritleddrama@gmail. com.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30 at Wahiawa General Hospital, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 31 at Mililani Town Center, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. April 7 at the town center, 7 a.m.-noon April 8 at the town center, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 at Leilehua High School. Call 845-9966.

* GIVING The Lokahi Giving Project comes to Mililani Shopping Center from noon to 2 p.m. March 31, where donations of toiletries and supplies are welcome. Also planned: crafts, a bouncer, bunny and chick petting zoo, pony rides and the Easter Bunny. Call 753-7507.

* ART WALK The monthly Haleiwa Art Walk runs from 5 to 9 p.m. March 31 in Haleiwa town, featuring sales and activities by artists and merchants. Call 637-4558.

* CHURCH FILM Lahaina Gospel Fellowship has its inaugural Movie Night from 6 to 9 p.m. March 31 in the Kipapa Elementary cafeteria, featuring Courageous. Refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome. Email

* LIONS BREAKFAST Wahiawa Lions sell tickets from 9 to 11 a.m. March 31 at Longs Drugs and Tamura’s Market for their spring breakfast, set for April 22 at Leilehua High cafeteria. Proceeds from the $6 tickets go to service projects. Call 621-0115.

* POLO SEASON Hawaii Polo Club opens its 2012 season at 2 p.m. April 1 at the newly improved Mokuleia field. Weekly matches run through Sept. 2 with teams from here and all over the globe. Off the field is live music, food, dancing and skydiving shows. Admission is $10 general, $7 military. Gates open at 11 a.m. for tailgating. Call 343-4788.

* FILM NIGHT Surfer the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort screens Dane Neves Shorts (four of them) with director Dane Neves at 7 p.m. April 1. Admission is $10, $8 and $5. Call 436-4326.

* BANDSTAND Na Leo Nahenahe o Na Kupuna Hula Halau dances at 4 p.m. April 1 at Waialua Bandstand, courtesy of Shark’s Cove Grill in Pupukea and Waialua Bakery in Haleiwa. Call 637-9721.

* CALLIGRAPHY Students in Mary Weite’s Calligraphy-Sumie class at Wahiawa Community School for Adults have their works on display April 2-16 at Wahiawa Library. Call 621-5572.

* TALK STORY Surfer the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort offers Talk Story sessions with surfing and extreme sports experts, including surf legend Randy Rarick at 8 p.m. April 4. Doors open at 6 p.m., and a $5 donation is requested for charity. Call 293-6000.

* WAIALUA TASTE The annual Taste of Waialua is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the Waialua sugar mill with music, hula, farmers market, tours, food and seminars on chocolate and coffee. Call 779-7439.

* TAX HELP The AARP volunteer tax assistants are on duty from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through April 12 at Wahiawa Library (622-6345) and also from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 14 at Kahuku Library (293-8935).

* HTY PLAY Mililani Library hosts a performance of Honolulu Theater for Youth’s blue at 12:30 p.m. April 13. Call 627-7470.

* CAR WASH Waialua Project Grad plans a car wash from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 at the school. The Parent Boosters also are selling discount iDards for $20. For the list of sponsors, go to; to order cards, call 927-0837.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts a “meet and greet” session with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. April 14 and 28 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

* KANIKAPILA Waimea Valley hosts a kanikapila from 1 to 4 p.m. April 15 in the park pavilion. Bring your guitar and join the music. Call 638-7766.

* VENDORS NEEDED Wahiawa United Methodist Church seeks vendors for its April 28 rummage sale and swap meet. Rental fee is $25 per parking space, two for $40. Call 622-4361.

* FOOTBALL HELP Mililani Football Association seeks volunteer head coaches for football (boys) and cheerleading (girls) in preparation for the 2012 Pop Warner season. Experience is preferred. Player registration for ages 7 to 15 begins in April, and the season kicks off in August. For a coaching interview, call 622-2056.

* FLAG FOOTBALL The 808 Ohana Flag Football league is registering players age 4 to 17 for the upcoming season in Mililani. Also needed are coaches and teams for Wahiawa, Haleiwa and Waialua. Call Travis at 864-1903 or email


* NORTH MARKET North Shore Country Market runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Sunset Beach Elementary, selling island-made items exclusively. Vendors welcome. Call 673-3296.

* CO-OP MARKET Waialua Farmers Co-op Market sells local produce, plants and more from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Waialua Sugar Mill. Call 637-4439.

* WAHIAWA MARKET A farmers market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Thursday in the Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission, 1067 California Ave. Visit

* HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Sunday at old Kamehameha Highway and the Bypass Road. The event offers more than 40 vendors with locally grown or made products. Call 388-9696.

* WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Waipio Clinic hosts a “fresh day” market of healthy food and produce from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2270.

* MILILANI MARKET Mililani High School has a Farmers Market from 8 to 11 a.m. Sundays in the gym parking lot. Call 848-2074.

* CITY MARKETS The People’s Open Market sells produce on Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Wahiawa District Park and from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mililani District Park. Call 522-7088.

* ARMY OUTREACH Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its service trips and outreach projects. Call 656-7641.

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