East Oahu Highlights
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* RONALD Hawaii Kai Library hosts “Book Time with Ronald McDonald” at 10:30 a.m. July 2. Call 397-5833.
* COFFEE TALK State Rep. Gene Ward has a “coffee summit” at 5:30 p.m. July 2 at Kona Brewing Co. Pub. Call 586-6420.
* MALL MUSIC Royal Hawaiian Band plays at 2 p.m. July 3, and Honolulu Wind Ensemble plays at 7 p.m. July 16 at Kahala Mall. Call 732-7736.
* ART WORKSHOPS Kaimuki’s Art Exploratorium offers keiki workshops in Papermaking at 9 a.m. July 3, Little Felted Animals at 10 a.m. July 5, My Pet Rock at 9 a.m. July 10, Cartooning to Da Max! at 10 a.m. July 12 and 19, Paper Mache Monsters at 5:30 p.m. July 25-26 and Exploring Watercolors at 9 a.m. July 31 (312-4316).
* FIREWORKS Maunalua Communities Foundation has its annual Independence Day at Maunalua Bay festival from 1 to 9 p.m. July 4 with fireworks display intact at 8, thanks to an anonymous donor and others. Also planned: a benefit barbecue ($10, 286-1727), hula, keiki bike parade, art, watermelon-eating contest and music by Maunalua and many others. Call 224-8357.
* TAIKO Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble plays at 10:30 a.m. July 6 at Aina Haina Library (377-2456).
* HULA Kahala Mall hosts nonstop hula from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 6 to promote the Hula Ho’olauna Aloha Festival (926-4504).
* MUSIC, MAZE Sandra Wong String Studio plays at 2 p.m. July 1, and a “CD Case Labyrinth” craft class (puzzle maze) is at 4 p.m. July 10 at Kaimuki Library. Call 733-8422.
* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has drives from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7 at Hawaii Kai Library, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. July 14 at Kahala Mall, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 29 at KCC. Call 848-4770.
* ST. LOUIS MEETS St. Louis Heights Community Ass’n. meets at 7 p.m. July 8 at Hokulani Elementary. Call 737-5654.
* STARGAZING Hawaiian Astronomical Society has a free “star party” from 7:15 to 10 p.m. July 13 at Kahala Community Park. Call 683-0118.
* COMPUTER DUMP Pacific Corporate Solutions recycles computers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 at Kahala Mall (732-7736).
* WORKDAY Livable Hawaii Kai Hui has a work-day from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hawea Heiau Complex and Keawawa Wetland, with briefing at 8:15. Come prepared to pull weeds, bag trash, mulch and remove invasive shrubs. Email email@example.com.
* SUNSET SERENADE Hawaii Kai Towne Center presents Robi Kahakalau from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 20. Call 396-0766.
* ORCHESTRA Oahu Civic Orchestra and Honolulu Wind Ensemble perform at 4 p.m. July 20 at Kaimuki High theater (261-6127).
* SKIN CANCER Kaiser’s free talk on skin cancer starts at 10:30 a.m. July 23 at 4211 Waialae Ave. #1030. Call 737-5544.
* SAFE DRIVING An AARP Driver Safety class is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 25 at Kaiser’s Hawaii Kai clinic. Call 545-6024.