Central Oahu Highlights

• BIOFUEL All public comments are due by June 8 on the draft EIS for a 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant at Schofield. Call 656-3158.

• SPECIAL FUNDS Heartbeat dance troupe is raising funds at Pizza Huts islandwide June 10 and July 6 to defray costs of its trip to perform at the Special Olympics World Games in L.A. (For the required flier, call 554-1410). Call 255-4305, email jungm001@hawaii.rr.com or visit gofundme.com/heartbeat2worlds.

• KAMEHAMEHA All public libraries are closed June 11 in observance of the Kamehameha Day holiday.

• LEILEHUA EATS Leilehua High School presents “2nd’s at Leilehua” from4to7p.m.June12at the school, featuring food trucks, entertainment and much more as a campus fundraiser. Email second satleilehua@yahoo.com or call 622-6550.

• HOEDOWN The Saloon Pilots perform from 9a.m.to1a.m.June12in a “Haleiwa Hoedown” at Breakers Restaurant & Bar in North Shore Marketplace. Call 637-9898.

• BON PRACTICE Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission has open bon dance practice at 2:30 p.m. June 14 and 21, and Okinawa dance practice at 7 p.m. June 22 at 1067 California Ave. to prepare for its June 26-27 festival. Call 392-3253.

• POLO Hawaii Polo Club hosts a match at 2 p.m. June 14 at Mokuleia Field between Wealth Strategy Partners and Noh Foods. Noh Foods battles Equus Hotel June 21 for the Francis Brown trophy. Gates open at 11 a.m., and admission is $10 and $8. Visit hawaii-polo.org.

• NEIGHBORS Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. June 15 at Wahiawa District Park’s Halekoa Building, and Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley meets at 7 p.m. June 16 at Mililani Mauka Elementary. Call 768-3710.

• SCIENCE & HPD Wahiawa Library presents Hardware Science Super Hero Academy at 6 p.m. June 16 for ages 5 and older; and a talk by HPD officers on their police cars (with demonstration) at 6 p.m. June 17. For details, call 622-6345.

• ARMY DOGS Wahiawa Library hosts a demonstration on Army working dogs at 6 p.m. June 18. Call 622-6345.

• SOVEREIGNTY The Legal Mobilization Project presents attorney Dexter Kaiama at 6:30 p.m. June 18 at Wahiawa District Park to share his courtroom experience regarding the independence of Hawaii nei under international law, including a recent filing about TMT on Mauna Kea. Email Lopaka at righteouspromo@gmail.com.

• WAIMEA MOVIE Waimea Valley kicks off a summer “Screen on the Green” series at 7:30 p.m. June 18 with the film Goonies. Popular shows will be screened every other Thursday at the park, following Haleiwa Farmers Market. There’s no charge, but donations are welcome. Call 638-7766.

• RONALD Ronald McDonald plunges into the Children’s Summer Reading Program with music, magic and games during visits to Waialua Library at 10 a.m. June 18 (637-8286), Kahuku Library at 10 a.m. June 25 (293-8935) and Mililani Library at 10:30 a.m. July 14 (627-7470). Call 377-2456.

• PLANTS Wahiawa Botanical Garden sponsors a free horticultural forum at
9 a.m. June 19 on Plant Propagation. For reservations, call 522-7066.

• WAIALUA EATS Waialua High hosts its Food Truck Experience Fundraiser from4to8p.m.June19in the gym parking lot. Call 637-8200.

• SENIOR HEALTH Hawaii United Okinawa Association sponsors a Senior Health & Fitness Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19 at Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Ukee St. in Waipio Business Park, with exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, prizes and a drawing for a free Las Vegas trip. The event also accepts unused or expired medications for safe disposal. Call 676-5400.

• BAKE SALE Friends of Waialua Library have their annual benefit bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20, along with their monthly book sale. Call 637-7446.

• BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives June 20 from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Market Place. Call 848-4770.

• LIVESTOCK SHOW The annual 4-H Livestock Show is set for June 20 at Kawailoa Ranch in Haleiwa. Call 542-6549 or email debugucowgirl@yahoo.com.

• WAIMEA DADS DAY Waimea Valley serves a Father’s Day Crab Legs and Prime Rib buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 21 in its Proud Peacock restaurant. Cost is $65 and $29.95 for ages 4-12. Call 638-7766 or check the website at waimeavalley.net.

• NATIVE HEROES Storyteller Nyla Fujii-Babb presents “Hawaiian Heroes: Past and Present” for all ages at 6 p.m. June 23 at KahukuLibrary(293-8935), 10 a.m. June 25 at Waialua Library (637-8286), and 6 p.m. June 25 at Wahiawa Library (622-6345).

• CHURCH GOLF Wahiawa United Church of Christ sponsors its third annual Golf Fellowship and Tournament July 24 at Waikele Country Club, with check-in at 10 a.m. and shotgun start at noon. Rodney Villanueva hosts the awards banquet, and proceeds go to ministries and outreach programs of the 96-year-old church. For details and to sign up (by July 10), call 621-8145 or 623-3226.

• READERS Waialua Readers meet at 9:30 a.m. June 25 (and each fourth Thursday) at Waialua Library to discuss their pick of the month, Alan Brennert’s Molokai. Call 637-8286.

• DRAWING Waialua Drawing Group meets at 11 a.m. June 27 (and each fourth Saturday) at Waialua Library to draw from a still-life together. Call 637-8286.

• WAIMEA MUSIC Waimea Valley opens its annual concert series June 27 with Makua Rothman, Kawika Kahiapo and Henry Kapono. The entertainment runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Next concert is July 25. For tickets and details, call 638-7766.

• BIKE PATH Malama Ke Ala Pupukea volunteers work to maintain and improve the bike path from 2 to 5 p.m. June 28. Email


• HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 2 to 7 p.m. (new summer hours) each Thursday in Pikake Pavilion and the main lawn at Waimea Valley. Call 388-9696.

• WAIALUA WRITERS The Waialua Library writers group meets at 11 a.m. each second Saturday at the library to write on a chosen theme. Call 637-8286

• NEW MARKET Hawaii Farm Bureau sponsors a new farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon Sundays behind North Shore Marketplace on Cane Haul Road in Haleiwa. Call 260-4440.

• STORIES, FILMS Wahiawa Library offers free Movie Nights at 5 p.m. Tuesdays (more “grown up”) and 2 p.m. Saturdays (kid friendly); and a free storytime with craft activity from 6 to 7:15 p.m. each Thursday. Call 622-6345.