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* NEIGHBORS The Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at Wahiawa District Park; the Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley board meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Mililani Mauka Elementary. Call 768-3710.

* FISHERY WORK Alu Like briefs interested residents on its three-week National Fisheries Observer training course during an information meeting at 5 p.m. Jan. 29 at Kahuku Library. Call 535-6735.

* CENTRAL PLAN The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a workshop from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Mililani Mauka Elementary School cafeteria to update residents on the Central Oahu Sustainable Communities Plan, and hear their concerns and suggestions. The school is located at 95-1111 Makaikai St. Details are available at or call Bob Stanfield at 768-8051.

* HALEIWA HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 5-mile intermediate hike into Kawaiiki Valley in Hale-iwa at 8 a.m. Feb. 2. Go to

* BANDSTAND Waialua Bandstand will not have a concert Feb. 3 because of the Super Bowl. Call 637-9721.

* ORCHIDS The Kunia Orchid Society meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at Mililani District Park. All orchid enthusiasts are welcome. Call 221-8269.

* CAREGIVERS The Caregiver Foundation hosts a caregiver support group at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Call 625-3782.

* PETS The new PetSmart Mililani store has its grand opening at 8 a.m. Feb. 9 at Mililani Town Center, where the national chain will occupy the former Kaiser clinic space.

* HISTORY DAY The Central District’s History Day Fair runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Mililani High School, featuring hundreds of students from area schools showcasing their projects for possible state competition in April. Call 732-5402, ext. 2.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation plans a “meet and greet” session for its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 and 23 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

* CANDIDATES Area residents must register by Feb. 15 (postmark) to run in the next Neighborhood Board elections, which will take place via mail April 24-May17 for a term starting July 1. All residents who are at least 18 by the deadline are eligible to run. Call 768-3717 to obtain a registration form.

* KANIKAPILA Waimea Valley presents its free monthly Kanikapila from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 and March 17 in the pavilion area featuring the Abrigo family. Bring your own instrument, or just come and enjoy the music. Call 638-7766.

* LIBRARY STORIES Mililani Library offers a preschool storytime at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays through March 5, for ages 2 to 5, featuring finger plays, songs, crafts and stories. Call 627-7470.

* MOON WALK Waimea Valley presents its monthly Moon Walk Feb. 22 and March 22. Fee is $5 per person, and time varies – depending on the moon. Call 638-7766.


* JAZZERCISE Kate Moore leads low-impact, one-hour Jazzercise classes at 6 and at 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. For fees and details, 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 Room C-101 at Mililani High School. 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 on using their personal computer. To arrange a session during library hours, call Clark at 622-2784 or email him at

* FIT MOMS Stroller-strides offers a fitness program for mothers who want to get into shape, accompanied by their young children. Classes meet from 8:45 to 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Call 258-0402 or go to

* 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 at the library. Call 637-8286.

* BALLET Weinberg Community Center has ballet classes for children (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

* NORTH MARKET The North Shore Country Market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays on the grounds of Sunset Beach Elementary School, selling Hawaii-made items exclusively. More vendors are welcome. Call 673-3296.

* WAIALUA CO-OP The Waialua Farmers Coop Market sells local produce, plants and much 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 Wahiawa Farmers Market is open for customers from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Thursday in the Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission parking lot at 1067 California Ave. Visit

* HALEIWA MART The 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.

* WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Waipio Clinic hosts a “fresh day” market of healthy food and produce from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2270.

* MILILANI MART 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.

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

* RESORT MUSIC Hang Ten, the Lobby Lounge and 21 Degrees at Turtle Bay Resort all offer live musical entertainment several week-nights and weekend dates each month. Call 779-5546.

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

* YOGA North Shore Yoga Co-op offers yoga classes for all ages at Weinberg Community Center in Waialua. Donations are appreciated. For details, call 561-9639 or go to

* AEROBIC DANCE Malia Delapenia offers 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.

* PADDLE FITNESS Rainbow Watersports offers Stand Up Paddle Fitness classes Saturdays at Haleiwa Bay. Call 372-9304.

* HULA Kumu hula Ali’i Manu conducts non-competitive hula classes (auana, kahiko and the aloha spirit) for the community at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Mililani Uka Elementary School. Men and women ages 15 and up are welcome. Call 478-2400.

* ESCRIMA Patrick Delos Santos offers Kali Escrima classes in Filipino self-defense (stick fighting) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Mililani Waena Elementary School. Fee is $50 per month. Call 398-0119.

* STAR PARTY Hawaiian Astronomical Society brings its telescopes and know-how to Dillingham Airfield from 6 p.m. to midnight Feb. 9 for a monthly star-gazing party. The public is welcome. For details, email

* ART WALK The monthly Haleiwa Art Walk runs from 5 to 9 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month in Haleiwa town, featuring sales, activities and events hosted by dozens of merchants. Call 637-4558.