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Central Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’s happening in Central Oahu. Fax items by May 23 to 585-6324 or email The next edition is May 30.

* SURF MEETS Permit applications are due by May 14 to the city Department of Parks and Recreation in Kapolei for all surfing events planned for North Shore beaches between Oct. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013. Applications are available at Haleiwa Alii Beach Park and in town. Email Laura Whittaker, Waialua Complex supervisor, at or call 637-4106.

* OILS, MUSIC Kahuku Library presents “Essential Oils, Part 1″ with health speaker Rhoda Chandler at 6:30 p.m. May 15 (includes tea and sweets from library staff); and a free concert at 6:30 p.m. May 22 by May Shumway’s Women’s Chorus. Call 293-8935.

* NEIGHBORS Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. May 15 at Mililani Mauka Elementary, the North Shore board meets at 7 p.m. May 22 at Hale-iwa Elementary cafeteria, and the Mililani-WaipioMelemanu board meets at 7:30 p.m. May 23 at Mililani Rec Center III. Call 768-3710.

* COYBL BASEBALL The Central Oahu Youth Baseball League registers players from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 16 and 23 in Mililani ‘Ike Elementary cafeteria. Fees are $45 for Shetland and Pinto players, $85 for Mustang, Bronco and Pony players. First-timers should bring birth certificates. Visit or call 551-9332.

* SHACK MUSIC The band Breath of Fire performs from 9:30 p.m. May 18, and Hang 11 and Next Step play from 9:30 p.m. May 19 at the Shack in Mililani. Call 258-2205.

* PINEAPPLE RUN Motorists are advised that the Central Oahu Chief Petty Officers Association’s annual 10K Wahiawa Pineapple Run is May 19, starting with about 1,500 runners and walkers at 7 a.m. on California Avenue at Kaala Elementary, moving through town and back to the school. Registration has closed. Call 477-7904.

* BOOK SALE The Friends of Mililani Public Library have a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 at the library, featuring a wide variety of books, CDs and DVDs. To offer help, call 626-7292 or leave name and phone number at the front desk.

* CHIX, RUMMAGE The Venom Soccer and Lanakila U14 girls AYSO national soccer team sell rummage items and kiawe-broiled chicken from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19 in Mililani High School’s upper parking lot. Also on sale are baked goods, sushi, toys and small electronics. Proceeds go into the Mainland travel fund. Call 398-6444.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. May 19 at Town Center of Mililani, 10:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m. May 24 in the BYU-Hawaii ballroom, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 25 at Oceanic Time Warner Cable in Mililani, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. May 26 at Alii Beach Medical Group at 66-214 Haleiwa Road, and 7-10:30 a.m May 31 at Town Center of Mililani. Call 848-4770.

* KANIKAPILA Waimea Valley hosts a free kanikapila from 1 to 4 p.m. May 20 in the pavilion area. All traditional musicians and their instruments are welcome, and military and kamaaina with proper ID receive discounted admission to the park (beyond the pavilion). Call 638-7766.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts a “meet and greet” session with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. May 26 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

* ART WALK The monthly Haleiwa Art Walk runs from 5 to 9 p.m. May 26 in Haleiwa town, featuring sales, activities and events hosted by dozens of merchants. Call 637-4558.

* BANDSTAND Na Lei Nani o Waialua Hula Halau performs at 4 p.m. June 3 at Waialua Bandstand, courtesy of Island X Hawaii (at Waialua Sugar Mill). Call 637-9721.

* FOOTBALL CAMP The third annual All-Poly Football Camp is June 20-23 at Kaiser High School, where more than 20 collegiate coaches will train and observe the talent of local youths. The camp includes a Nike combine June 20 and is run by Brian and Ottilia Te’o of Laie, parents of Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o. Go to


* POLO SEASON Hawaii Polo Club hosts matches at 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2 with teams from Hawaii 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.

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

* WAIALUA CO-OP 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 parking lot at 1067 California Ave. Visit

* HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays 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 hosts 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.

* WAIALUA WRITERS The Waialua Library writers group meets at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at the library. Call 637-8286.

* WOOD CARVING Kahu Butch Helemano conducts free wood-carving classes every Sunday at Waimea Valley. Call 292-4292.

* AIKIDO Mililani Aikido Club practices Tuesday and Thursday nights at Mililani District Park gym. Call 623-8937.

* KAHUKU MUSIC Hang Ten at Turtle Bay Resort has live music from 5 to 8 p.m. several week-nights and weekend dates each month. Call 779-5546.

* ARMY OUTREACH The Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its service trips and environmental outreach projects. Call Kim or Candace at 656-7641.

* AEROBIC DANCE Malia Delapenia conducts an aerobic dance class, Shimmy Fitness, at 7:15 p.m. Mondays at Mililani Rec Center I for MTA members and the public. Call 234-1006.

* PADDLE FITNESS Rainbow Watersports offers Stand Up Paddle Fitness classes Saturdays at Haleiwa Bay. Call 372-9304.

* HULA Kumu hula Ali’i Manu conducts non-competitive hula classes (auana, kahiko and the aloha spirit) for the community at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Mililani Uka Elementary School. Men and women ages 15 and up are welcome. Call 478-2400.

* ESCRIMA Patrick Delos Santos leads Kali Escrima classes in Filipino self-defense (stick fighting) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Mililani Waena Elementary School. Fee is $50 per month. Call 398-0119.

* YOGA North Shore Yoga Co-op has yoga classes for all ages at Weinberg Community Center in Waialua. Donations are appreciated. Call 561-9639 or go to

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