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Central Oahu Highlights

Email news of Central Oahu event items to or fax them to 585-6324. The next edition is Sept. 25 and deadline is Sept. 18.

* SURF STORIES Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer the Bar hosts a talk-story and film night at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 with Derek Hoffmann and Mike Prickett and the award-winning film Fiberglass & Megapixels. Tickets are $10 in advance, and proceeds go to Kokua Hawaii Foundation. Email info@northshorewatershed.c om.Sept. 18 features Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau, with producer Paul Taublieb and Eddie Aikau’s brother Clyde. Email

* CAREGIVERS The Central Oahu Caregivers have a support group at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Everyone is welcome. Call 623-6707.

* EAT STREETS Mililani Town Association sponsors the popular food truck festival, Eat the Street Mililani, from 2 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14 on Lehiwa Street, which will be closed from Meheula Parkway to Hoalia Street. Call 440-2640.

* CARD MAKING Craft specialist Shemeeka Nabea leads a workshop on making personalized greeting cards at 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Mililani Library. Materials are provided but registration is limited to 15 people by Sept. 10. Call 627-7470.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts “meet and greet” sessions with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 14 and 23 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

* POLO SUNDAYS Hawaii Polo Club presents a match between India and Hawaii at 2 p.m. Sept. 15 on the Mokuleia polo field. Admission is $10, $8 or $25 (clubhouse seats). Call 220-5153.

* NEIGHBORS Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m Sept. 16 at Wahiawa District Park, Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Mililani Mauka Elementary, North Shore meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Haleiwa Elementary cafeteria, and the Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu board meets at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Mililani Rec Center III. Call 768-3710.

* THIRD FRIDAY Haleiwa Joe’s hosts a Third Friday live art and music event, Absolut Art, from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Haleiwa venue, with hands-on art, meeting artists, live music and dancing. The after-party at 10 is for 21 and older and costs $10 cover. Call 637-8005.

* BAND FAIR Leilehua High School Band Boosters sponsor their fifth annual fall craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 in the school cafeteria with music, food, bake sales and great shopping. Vendors should sign up by Sept. 16 by calling 375-9861.

* VEGAN COOKING Vegan chef Ori Ann Li presents a free cooking demonstration with tasty samplings at 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at Mililani Library, followed by discussion and signing copies of her book, Ori Ann Li’s Vegan Paradise: 65 Unforgettable Recipes. Call 627-7470.

* AUTUMN MATSURI Hawaii United Okinawa Association has its annual Autumn Okinawa Dance Matsuri from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 21 at Hawaii Okinawa Center – a free night of traditional dancing, culture, food and fellowship at 94-587 Ukee St. in Waipio. Call 676-5400.

* BOOK SALE Friends of Waialua Library host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at the library. The sale will include bargains on used books, CDs and DVDs. Volunteers are welcome. Call 637-8286.

* MONDAVI GALA Turtle Bay Resort honors winemaker Robert Mondavi with a special 100th-birthday dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sep. 21. Tickets cost $75. Call 293-6000, ext. 7196.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Mililani Town Center, and 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Sept. 23 at Kahuku High School. Call 848-4770.

* PEACE CONCERT Wahiawa Hongwanji hosts a Concert for Peace from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 22 in its social hall, 1067 California Ave. Tickets cost $10 for the buffet lunch. The event features performances by groups, special guest Yuji Sasaki (Japan pop star) and the Oahu District Hongwanji Temples. Call 622-4320.

* THE QUEEN Mililani Library hosts a free program on Queen Lili’uokalani’s legacies at 6 p.m. Sept. 25, with readings, a sing-along, talk story and short film, narrated by Meleana Aluli Meyer. Call 627-7470.

* YARD CARE Wahiawa Botanical Garden offers a free class in basic yard care with Erin Purple at 9 a.m. Sept. 27. Call 522-6066.

* RECYCLING Kahuku High School has an Aloha Aina recycling drive from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 28, accepting a wide variety of items. Visit

* SCHOFIELD HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 14-mile advanced hike to the Schofield-Waikane ridge at 8 a.m. Sept. 29. Visit


* STORIES, FILMS Wahiawa Library sponsors a free storytime from 6 to 7:15 p.m. each Thursday and a free Movie Night at 5 p.m. each Tuesday. Call 622-6345.

* PUPUKEA SENIORS Pohai Na Makua o Pupukea seniors club meets monthly at 9:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday, August through May, at Sunset Beach Recreation Center. Call 638-7213.

* HALEIWA SENIORS The Haleiwa Seniors club meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. each Thursday at Waialua Community Association, across from Haleiwa post office. Arts and crafts teachers also are welcome to assist. Call 637-4606.

* WAHIAWA SENIORS The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for the Wahiawa Rainbows Club at 8:30 a.m. Mondays at Wahiawa District Park. Call 621-5663.

* WHITMORE CLUB The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for Whitmore Seniors Club at 9 a.m. Fridays at Whitmore Community Park. Call 622-2420.

* MARTIAL ARTS Galius Northshore Martial Art has free karate-style classes for all ages from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Waialua Community Association. Call 637-4606.

* 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 class at 6:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Waena Elementary. Fee is $5 per class or $45 per month. Call 780-5640.

* LIVE MUSIC Kemoo Farms has live music from 9 p.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 Thursday 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, and 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 each month in Mililani High School Room C101. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.

* QUEEN’S MARKET Liliuokalani Church offers 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 are invited to 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 MART 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 3 to 7 p.m. each Thursday in the Pikake Pavilion and main lawn 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 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.

* CONSERVATION The Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its 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.

* WRITERS The Waialua Library writers group meets at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Call 637-8286.

* BALLET Weinberg Community Center has ballet classes for keiki (ages 4 to 18) at 67-174 Farrington Hwy. in Waialua. Call Kristin Rivers at 623-9062 or email

* SUP YOGA Judy Kosaka conducts SUP Yoga (yoga on a stand up paddle board) at 9:30 a.m. Sundays at Anahulu Stream in Haleiwa for $10 per lesson (bring your own board). Other training also is available. Call Aloha SUP Yoga at 627-9444 or email

* GROUP YOGA Judy Kosaka leads group yoga at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in Mililani Rec Center 6 for MTA members ($10) and guests ($11). Call 627-9444.

* AIKIDO Mililani Aikido Club practices Tuesday and Thursday nights at Mililani District Park gym. Call 623-8937.

* KAHUKU MUSIC Turtle Bay Resort has three venues offering live music and/or hula several week-nights and weekend dates each month. Call 779-5546.

* YOGA North Shore Yoga Co-op has yoga classes for all ages at the Weinberg Community Center in Waialua. Donations are appreciated. Call 561-9639 or go to

* AEROBIC DANCE Malia Delapenia has the 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.