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Central Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’s happening in Central Oahu. Fax items by June 20 to 585-6324 or email The next edition comes out June 27.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 11 and 7 a.m.-2:15 p.m. June 16 at Mililani Town Center. Call 848-4770.

* BRITISH SOCCER North Shore AYSO hosts a British Coaches Youth Soccer Camp June 11-15 at Haleiwa Beach Park for ages 5 to 16 with full- and half-day sessions. Camp T-shirt is included, and walk-ins are OK. Contact Ron Matar at

* FILM NIGHT Waialua Community Association screens the free film Captains Courageous at 7 p.m. June 15 for Family Movie Night at Haleiwa Gym. Call 637-4606.

* ELDER CARE Pearl City Hongwanji Mission hosts a free training workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15 and 16 at 858 Second St. Project Dana’s workshop, Eden at Home, aims to bring quality of life care to at-home elders. Call Myra at 945-3736. Wahiawa United Methodist Church sponsored the training last year.

* GOLF DAY Mililani Golf Club hosts Family Golf Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 with demonstrations, sample sales, golf clinics, a putting challenge, displays and food sales. Call 623-2222.

* BOOKS, BAKES The Friends of Waialua Library have their seventh annual Book and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 with great bargains and tasty treats at the library. Call 637-9751.

* CAR WASH Waialua Pop Warner football has a benefit car wash from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 in the WCA parking lot. Call 637-4606.

* KANIKAPILA Waimea Valley hosts a free Kanikapila Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. June 17 at the park pavilion. Bring family and instruments. Special park admission on Father’s Day is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4 to 12 with Hawaii or military ID. Call 638-7766.

* BON DANCE Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission has the final practice at noon June 17 for its annual bon dance, set for 7 p.m. June 22 and 23 at the temple, 1067 California Ave. Call 392-3253.

* ART ENTRIES Oahu Arts Center accepts entries until June 18 for an art show it will sponsor at Kapolei Hale Art Gallery from July 2 to 25. Call Corinne Gallardo Mata at 271-1344.

* NEIGHBORS The Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. June 18 at Wahiawa District Park, Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley meets at 7 p.m. June 19 at Mililani Mauka Elementary, North Shore meets at 7 p.m. June 26 at Haleiwa Elementary cafeteria and MililaniWaipio-Melemanu meets at 7:30 p.m. June 27 at Mililani Rec Center III. Call 768-3710.

* THE RONALD “Book Time with Ronald McDonald” comes to Mililani Library at 10:30 a.m. June 19. Call 627-7470. * SLACK KEY John Keawe presents “A Tribute to Slack Key” at 6:30 p.m. June 19 at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

* UNCLE WAYNE Wayne Watkins leads a “Sing Along with Uncle Wayne” show at 10 a.m. June 20 at Wahiawa Library. Call 622-6345.

* SENIOR FAIR Hawaii Okinawa Center sponsors a free Senior Health & Fitness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22 at 94-587 Ukee St. in Waipio with prizes, exhibits and workshops. Call 676-5400.

* REFUGE CLEANUP Surfrider Foundation sponsors a cleanup at Campbell Wildlife Refuge from 10 to 11:45 a.m. June 23 at 66-590 Kamehameha Hwy., followed by a thank-you part for volunteers at 5 p.m. at The Refinery Project at the old Waialua sugar mill. Call 221-7678 or go to or

* BLUEGRASS Mililani Library hosts the North Shore Ramblers bluegrass show at 2 p.m. June 23. Call 627-7470.

* PREPARED Mililani Town Center hosts a Community Hazard Preparedness Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23, sponsored by the city Department of Emergency Management. Call 625-0108.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts a “meet and greet” session with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. June 23 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

* PANTHERS The nonprofit Waipio Panthers football league signs up players age 5 to 13 through the end of June for flag and tackle football (depending on age). Teams practice at C.O.R.P. and other sites. Email

* OSHIRO FORUM State Rep. Marcus Oshiro conducts a Post Session Forum from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 10 in the Hale Koa Room at Wahiawa District Park. Refreshments will be served. Call 586-6200.

* PREP FOOTBALL Hawaii State Jr. Prep Sports Association is accepting football registration for the fall season for grades 4-6 and 7-8, with teams based in Wahiawa, Waikele and elsewhere. Go to or call 692-3589.


* CONSERVATION The Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its award-winning service trips and environmental outreach projects in the Waianae and Koolau mountains to control invasive weeds and more. Call Kim or Celeste at 656-7741.

* 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.

* POLO SEASON Hawaii Polo Club hosts matches at 2 p.m. each Sunday 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 The 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.

* FARMERS CO-OP The Waialua Farmers Coop 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. 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 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.

* WOOD CARVING Kahu Butch Helemano has free wood-carving classes on Sundays at Waimea Valley. Call 292-4292.

* AIKIDO Mililani Aikido Club practices Tuesday and Thursday nights in the 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.

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

* AEROBIC DANCE Malia Delapenia introduces a new 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.

* HULA Kumu hula Ali’i Manu conducts non-competitive hula classes for ages 15 and older at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Mililani Uka Elementary School. Call 478-2400.

* ESCRIMA Patrick Delos Santos offers 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.

* KEIKI COUNCIL The Central District Community Children’s Council meets at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Leilehua Golf Course dining area. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.

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