East Oahu Highlights
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* BOOK SALE All craft and hobby books are half price during November at the Friends of Hawaii Kai Library book store, which is open 12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the library basement (except for closure dates). Call 397-0515.
* PARENTING Shirley Yuen leads a parenting workshop at 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at Aina Haina Library. Visit shirleyyuen.com.
* DISASTERS Hawaii Kai Strong hosts disaster-readiness meetings at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 (hurricanes) and 7 p.m. Dec. 3 (get prepared), both in Kamiloiki Elementary cafeteria. The public outreach sessions are designed to build a more resilient community. Call 395-5406 or email email@example.com.
* SUMMIT State Rep. Gene Ward hosts a beer summit at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Kona Brewing Co. Pub at Koko Marina Center. Call 586-6420.
* STEM EXPO Kapiolani Community College hosts a STEM Opportunity Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at Koki’o Building Mall, where businesses, agencies and others can showcase job and career opportunities to students in science, technology, engineering and math. Call 734-9440.
* HANAUMA TALK Hanauma Nature Preserve presents free public lectures by UH graduate students at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 in the park theater on groundwater inundation, Hawaii-grown oysters, and climate change impact on marine life. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.
* KCC FAIR Diamond Head Arts & Crafts Fair is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at KCC parking lot, offering more than 200 vendors, plus entertainment and food. Proceeds benefit the college and Hawaii Recreation & Parks Society. Call 768-3042.
* SCHOOLS CLOSED All public schools and libraries are closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day.
* VEGGIESAuthor Anne Dinshah discusses “Will Veganism Bring You Health, Wealth & Wisdom?” at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Ala Wai Clubhouse as part of the Vegetarian Society meeting. The public is welcome. Call 944-8344.
* NEIGHBORS Kuliouou-Kalani Iki Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at Aina Haina Library, Palolo meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Palolo Elementary cafeteria, Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis Heights at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Ala Wai Clubhouse, Kaimuki at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Kaimuki Christian Church Fellowship Hall, Waialae-Kahala at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Wesley United Methodist Church, and Hawaii Kai at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Hahaione Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.
* HK CHAMBER Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce sponsors a networking mixer and board elections from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at Kona Brewing Company, with complimentary drinks and pupus. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* BOOK SALE East Honolulu Rotary Club partners with Friends of Aina Haina Library to conduct a Holiday Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 14-15 at the library, offering a variety of books and media for all ages. Call 377-2456.
* CLEAN KAIMUKI Kaimuki Christian Church leads a monthly community cleanup and graffiti wipe-out from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 15, meeting first in the garage of Ekahi House on Mahina Avenue. Volunteers welcome. Call 735-1771.
* HAHAIONE FAIR Hahaione Elementary School has its carnival and fun fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15. Call 397-5822.
* SEASON’S BEST The Season’s Best Craft & Gift Fair is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15 and Dec. 6 at Ali’iolani Elementary School. Call 683-6064.
* OPEN HOUSE Saint Louis School hosts an open house at 1 p.m. Nov. 16 in Mamiya Theatre, followed by classroom and campus tours, and meeting faculty. Call 739-4832 or visit saint-louishawaii.org.
* HANAUMA TALKS Hanauma Nature Preserve presents free public lectures by UH graduate students at 3 p.m. Nov. 16 in the park theater on larval connectivity, coral pathogens and changes in coral composition. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.
* KAIMUKI DRIVE Kaimuki High School has rescheduled its Going Green recycling drive for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22, welcoming all kinds of items, from scrap metal to TV sets and electronic equipment, plus canned food, reusable clothing and household items, and more. Call Rene at 291-6151.
* LIONS PARADE The Hawaii Kai Lions Club Holiday Parade is set for 10 a.m. Nov. 29, marching down Lunalilo Home Road from Kamiloiki Elementary to Koko Marina Center. Call Walter at 395-3384.
* E-WASTE Pacific Corporate Solutions takes e-waste items for recycling from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 29 at Kaiser High School. No TV sets, alkaline batteries, microwaves or home appliances can be accepted. Call 488-8870.
* KAIMUKI PARADE Kaimuki’s 68th annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony is set fo 6 p.m. Dec. 4, and entry forms are due by Nov. 14 to Kaimuki Business and Professional Association. Fee is $30 or $15. The march — featuring Santa Claus, scouts, lawmakers, bands, beauty queens and more — begins on the Chaminade/Saint Louis campus, then moves along Waialae Avenue to Koko Head Avenue. Call 739-4801, 779-5407 or visit kbpahawaii.com.
* KAIMUKI TALES Kaimuki Library offers its fall Sunday Storytime program at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday through Dec. 14. Call 733-8422.
* PILATES Chelsea Peck has opened Pilates O Ka La studio at 3150 Monsarrat Ave. #202 for a variety of clients: preand post-natal mothers, cross-training athletes, beginners and more. Call 772-3172.
* ALZHEIMER’S An Alzheimer s support group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Kilohana United Methodist Church, room 6. Call 591-2771.
* VERANDA Kahala Hotel & Resort’s Veranda lounge presents a variety of live entertainment from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Sundays as well as local jazz musicians from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays, and piano jazz with David Swanson from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; no cover charge. Call 739-8760.
* WEIGHT LOSS Kaiser Permanente hosts ongoing Weight Watchers meetings at 6 p.m. Thursdays (except Nov. 28) at its clinic in Hawaii Kai Executive Plaza. Call 1-800-651-6000.
* KEIKI COUNCIL East Honolulu Community Children’s Council meets at 5 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Palolo Elementary cafeteria. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.
* INTELLECTUAL Kapiolani Community College offers a class from 6 to 8 p.m. each Thursday in Intellectual Property Management in Manono 104, designed for companies and entrepreneurs. Fee is $35. Call 734-9211.
* CLINIC SERVICE The PATH Clinic for women’s health and pediatric care also offers primary medical care from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and extended weekday hours for appointments in Kaimuki. The clinic is located on the Salvation Army campus at 845 22nd Ave. Call 791-9390.
* HEALING Naturopathic physician Diana Joy Ostroff conducts a free information session at 6 p.m. each Wednesday at the Center for Natural Healing, 5283 Kimokeo St. in Aina Haina, answering questions about naturopathic medicine, homeopathy, oriental medicine and acupuncture. Call 373-9966.
* MARKETS East Oahu residents can shop at these farmers markets: Kaiser High PTSA sponsors one at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays on campus (394-1200); the city’s People’s Open Market is open from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Palolo Valley District Park and 1 to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Hawaii Kai Park-n-Ride (522-7088). Markets open every Saturday are at Kapiolani Community College from 7:30 to 11 a.m. (848-2074).
* KCC MARKET Hawaii Farm Bureau’s Tuesday night market is open from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the grassy area above the main college parking lot. Call 848-2074.
* MARTIAL ARTS U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center conducts classes in Indonesian martial arts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays at Niu Valley Shopping Center for ages 16 and up. Monthly fee is $60. Call 386-0559.
* TAHITIAN DANCE Tunui’s Royal Polynesian Keiki Tahitian Dance classes are held Saturday mornings at Kahala Elementary School for beginning and intermediate students. Call Nalani at 277-2205 or visit tunuisroyalpolynesian.com.
* SENIORS Koko Head Seniors Club meet for an activity or excursion at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Kuapa Isle Clubhouse at Hawaii Kai Drive and Opihikao Way. Call 395-3096.
* AIKIDO Hawaii Kai Aikido Association offers classes with head instructor Alan Koide at 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 2 p.m. Saturday at Koko Head District Park. Call 722-8769 or 387-1655.
* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation offers a meet-and-greet with its adoptable dogs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Marina Pet Supply at Hawaii Kai Shopping Center. Call 256-6927.
* JIU-JITSU Gracie Jiu-Jitsu offers martial arts classes at Grand Master Cho’s in Koko Marina Center. Call 396-8900. * HEALTHY FOODS Whole Foods Market at Kahala Mall has ongoing free lectures, promotions and activities each month on good nutrition practices and healthy living. Call 738-0820.
* SCRABBLE Scrabble fans meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Kahala Mall center court by the fountain, playing three 50-minute games. Call 235-3073 or email email@example.com.
* PUB MUSIC Kona Brewing Co. has a lineup of live music Thursdays through Saturday nights at its pub in Koko Marina, including. Call 396-5662.
* STARGAZING Hawaiian Astronomical Society hosts a free monthly star party at Kahala Community Park, complete with telescopes, at 4495 Pahoa Ave. Call 683-0118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* ART WORKSHOPS Art Exploratorium leads several children’s art workshops each month in Kaimuki. For details and fees, call 312-4316.
* WETLAND WORK Volunteers are welcome to join Livable Hawaii Kai Hui for its monthly community open house and workdays at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wetland Complex, meeting from 8 a.m. to noon on Hawaii Kai Drive near Keahole Street. Call 864-8081 or visit hawaiikaihui.org.