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* NEIGHBORS North Shore Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. June 25 at Haleiwa Elementary cafeteria, Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu meets at 7:30 p.m. June 26 at Mililani Rec Center III, Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. July 15 at Wahiawa District Park and Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley meets at 7 p.m. July 16 at Mililani Mauka Elementary. Call 768-3710.

* MAGIC Magician Alan Arita entertains with comedy, illusions and audience participation at 6 p.m. June 26 at Mililani Library. Call 627-7470.

* MAKING MASKS Yukie Shiroma leads a workshop in 3-D mask-making at 10:30 a.m. June 26 at Kahuku Library. The two-hour session is limited to 20 people ages 8 and older, with supplies provided. Call 293-8935.

* EXPLORING ART Wahiawa Library and the Board of Water Supply host art exploration for young adults at 6 p.m. June 26, and a children’s craft and stories session at 6 p.m. June 27. Call 622-6345.

* BEACH CLEANUP Adopt A Beach Hawaii and Save the Sea Turtles International lead a North Shore beach debris cleanup at 10 a.m. June 29, meeting at Chun’s Reef. Trash bags, water, safety vests and gloves are provided. Call 637-2211.

* ROCK ‘n’ ROLL Wahiawa-Waialua Rotary Club sponsors “Saturday Night Live” featuring rock ‘n’ roll by LS34 and friends from 7 to 10:30 p.m. June 29 at Dot’s in Wahiawa with heavy pupus, prizes and no-host cocktails. Tickets cost $30 presale, and proceeds support scholarships and community programs. Call Ken at 591-1811 or David at 368-4775.

* ART WALK The monthly Haleiwa Art Walk is from 5 to 9 p.m. June 29 in Haleiwa town, featuring sales, activities and displays hosted by dozens of merchants. Call 637-4558.

* BON DANCE Haleiwa Shingon Mission begins bon dance practice at 7 p.m. July 2, and will host its obon festival at 7:30 p.m. July 12-13 at 66-469 Paalaa Road, with services at 6:30 both nights. Call 637-4423.

* TAIKO Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble performs at 6 p.m. July 3 at Wahiawa Library. Call 622-6345.

* BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 6 at Mililani Town Center. Call 848-4770.

* BANDSTAND Waialua Bandstand presents the Bluegrass Barnstormers at 4 p.m. July 7, sponsored by North Shore Realty. Call 637-9721.

* POLO Hawaii Polo Club hosts the USPA Governor’s Cup June 30, the USPA Master’s Cup July 7, and the Fred Dailey Trophy match July 14 at Mokuleia. Admission is $25, $10 or $8, with children 12 and under admitted free. Gates open at 11 a.m. each Sunday and matches begin at 2. Season break is July 15-Aug. 31. Call 226-0061.

* FARM FILMS Waimea Valley and Kokua Hawaii Foundation present The Taste of Summer Film Series at 7:30 p.m. July 11 and Aug. 1, following the Haleiwa Farmers Market. Films to be screened are Seeds of Hope July 11 and Truck Farm Aug. 1. Call 638-7766.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts a “meet and greet” session with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. July 13 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

* ROAD RACE Bike-factory’s Quick Release Cycling Team sponsors a Pineapple Hills Road Race at 7:30 a.m. July 14 starting and ending at Kaukonahua Road near Wilikina Drive. Fee is $40 online by July 10 to Call Carl Brooks at 372-4538.

* FISHPOND HELP Loko Ea Fishpond in Hale-iwa (near Haleiwa Beach Park Mauka) welcomes a volunteer cleanup crew from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 20, with tools and free lunch provided. Call 637-3232.

* PINEAPPLE FEST New date for the 2013 Wahiawa Pineapple Festival is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Wahiawa District Park. Food vendors call 621-6758, product vendors call 637-5337, organizations call 694-0103. The parade starts at 9 a.m. at Kaala Elementary and moves up California Avenue to the park.


* SOCCER The Mililani-based Fusion Soccer Club is practicing now for the competitive HYSA season starting Sept. 1. The club seeks boys born between Aug. 1, 2004 and July 31, 2005 (927-4351) and girls born between Aug. 1, 2000 and July 31, 2001 (864-9965).

* PUPUKEA SENIORS Pohai Na Makua o Pupukea seniors club meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Sunset Beach Recreation Center. Call 638-7213.

* WAIMEA HOURS Waimea Valley’s summer hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (one hour later) now through Aug. 31. Call 638-7766.

* KEIKI MOVIES Mililani Town Center screens family films for $1 at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July at its Consolidated Theaters. Call 625-0108.

* LAUGHS Augie & Lanai’s Comedy Shack is in the house from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at Dot’s in Wahiawa. Showtime is 8 p.m., and admission is $12. Call 479-0576.

* ZUMBA Debbie Rosario leads an ongoing Zumba classes at 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Waena Elementary. Fee is $5 per class or $45 per month. Call 780-5640.

* NIGHT TALES Wahiawa Library has a Thursday Night Storytime for keiki ages 3 to 5, meeting at 6 p.m. each Thursday throughout the summer with Mr. Matt to hear stories and enjoy family activities. Parents must accompany their keiki. Call 622-6345.

* LIVE MUSIC Kemoo Farms has live music from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. every Friday and Saturday at The Pub and Lakeside Lanai for ages 21 and older. Cover is $5. Call 621-1835.

* STRIDERS The Leeward Stroller Strides group meets at 8:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Central Oahu Regional Park, offering a fitness walk for moms and tots in strollers. Fee is $60 a month. A Schofield Barracks group meets at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call 398-6275.

* JAZZERCISE Kate Moore leads low-impact, one-hour Jazzercise classes at 6 and 7 p.m. Mondays at Mililani District Park; beginners are welcome. She also leads Jazzercise at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Mililani Rec Center 5. Call 621-2482.

* KEIKI COUNCIL The Central District North Community Children’s Council meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in Mililani High School Room C101. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.

* COMPUTERS A free tutoring service is available on computer basics at Wahiawa Library for seniors or anyone seeking help in using their personal computer. To arrange a time during library hours, call Clark at 622-2784 or email him at

* QUEEN’S MARKET Liliuokalani Church has a Queen’s Open Market from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays in Haleiwa with fresh produce, ono food and hand-crafted local items. Booth fee is $30. Vendors and entertainers should call 637-9364.

* 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. Thursdays at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission parking lot, 1067 California Ave. Visit

* HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at Waimea Valley. Call 388-9696.

* 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 is open Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Wahiawa District Park and 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mililani District Park. Call 522-7088.