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Wednesday June 18 Library science During Chemistry & Physics Week, Kahuku Library presents “Hardware Science” at 10 a.m. today and “Tasty Science” at 10 a.m. Friday. Register at 293-8935.

Vision training Deadline is today to sign up for “Vision Training and Tai Chi,” set for 9:45 a.m. June 25 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Miracles Alan Lemieux and Gloria Correa lead a new Course in Miracles group at 1:30 p.m. at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Flood awareness The Hawaii Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program of Waimanalo hosts its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Hawaii Army National Guard dining facility at Bellows. Topic is floods. Call 259-7222.

Thursday June 19

Kaneohe board meets Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

Retreat Way of Mastery teacher John Mark Stroud leads a retreat from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday at Windward Unity Church in Kaneohe. Call Robyn at 384-8890.

Bubbles The Aloha Clowns bring their Amazing Bubble Show to Kaneohe Library at 10:30 a.m. Call 233-5676.

Friday June 20

Library science Kahuku Library hosts a free program at 10 a.m. on “Tasty Science” during Chemistry & Physics Week. Call 293-8935.

Saturday June 21

Maunawila hike Hawaiian Islands Land Trust leads a hike to Maunawila heiau (Hauula hillside) from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 244-5263 or email

Kids World Windward Mall has its monthly Kids World from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with arts, crafts, entertainment and more for ages 10 and younger at center court. Call 235-1143.

Heeia stream help Volunteers meet from 9 a.m. to noon to help restore Heeia Stream at Papahana Kuaola. For details and to RSVP, call 277-5611 or email

Waikalua fishpond help Volunteers meet from 8 a.m. to noon for a workday at Waikalua Loko fishpond in Kaneohe. Pre-register at 263-8202 or 392-1284.

Classic cars East End Hot Rod Club sponsors a classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. at Windward Mall in the Macy’s parking lot. Call 235-1143.

Clubhouse gala Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse has its gala benefit, “Under the Koolau Stars” from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mid-Pacific Country Club, featuring music by John Cruz and a menu from six area eateries. Tickets cost $125, including beer and wine. Call 263-0555.

Blood drives Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. today at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center and 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Summer art The Ginny Walden Art Gallery in Waimanalo hosts the grand opening of its Between Worlds exhibit from 1 to 9 p.m. today. The exhibit will be on display from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment through Sept. 6. Call 389-0579.

Sunday June 22 Ho’omaluhia art Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden offers classes and an art exhibit (through June 30) on “Collages & a bit of Clay.” Registration also is underway for future classes by the artists, including one today for $55. Call Susan Rogers-Aregger at 395-4702.

Monday June 23

Matinee Mondays Kahuku Library screens a free matinee at 1 p.m. each Monday. Today is Mighty Joe Young, June 30 is Wall-E and July 7 is Over the Hedge. Call 293-8935.

Tuesday June 24

Hardware science “Experience Hardware Science,” a free lesson for keiki using simple tools to learn about STEM, begins at 6:30 p.m. at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

More library science Kahuku Library screens the free film The Nut Job at 5:30 p.m. Call 293-8935.

Hawaiian music Pohai Nani auditorium hosts a free Hawaiian music concert by Na Leo Lani at 7 p.m. Call 436-4578.


Pregnancy, infant care Castle hospital’s Birth Center offers a breast-feeding class at 5:30 p.m. June 25 and Healthy Pregnancy at 6p.m. June 25. For fees and details, call 263-5400.

Film night Kaneohe Library will screen the free film, Meet the Robinsons, at 6 p.m. June 25. Call 233-5676.

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium will present “Led Zeppelin” at 7 p.m. June 25 on the WCC campus. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Town hall State Sen. Jill Tokuda and Rep. Ken Ito will host a town hall meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 26 in WCC’s Hale Akoakoa 105 to discuss recent legislative outcomes. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 587-7215.

Cooking with citrus Castle Medical Center will sponsor a cooking demonstration using citrus at 6 p.m. June 26 in its Wellness Center. Samples and written recipes are included, and all food is made with non-animal products. Fee is $10, and reservations are needed two days in advance. Call 263-5400.

Movie express Regal Theatres at Windward Mall offers a Kids Summer Movie Express now through July 30 with 10 a.m. screenings each Tuesday and Wednesday for $1. A portion of proceeds go to Will Rogers Institute. Call 235-1143 or see film schedule at

Keiki film hui Koolau 10 Theatres offers a Keiki Film Hui at 10 a.m. each Wednesday through July 31, with movie admission $1 for children who can view a series of family films. Call 239-0919.

Mustang reunions The Kalaheo classes of 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1980 will have a combined reunion Aug. 22-24, including an alumni basketball game. Email

Europe travel Castle High School parents and ohana are invited to join a tour of London, Paris, Florence, Switzerland and Rome in 2015. Email beverly_vierra@notes.k12.hi .us or call her at 233-5600, ext. 2267.


Junior bowlers Pali Lanes’ Junior Youth Bowling is accepting registration for its summer program. Bowlers will meet at 9 a.m. each Saturday at Pali Lanes. Call Art Machado at 261-0828.

Kailua Seniors Kailua Senior Citizen Club from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Tuesday at Kailua District Park for planned activities and fellowship for ages 55 and older. Fee is $15 per year. Call 266-7652.

AA meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesdays, and at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 303. Call 262-6731.

Kaneohe book sales The Friends of the Kaneohe Library offers bargain prices on used books and all media in the library basement. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. today; 1-3 p.m. Fridays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Volunteers to sort and shelve donated items are most welcome. Call 247-4819.

Breast-feeding class Waimanalo Health Center sponsors a free series of breast-feeding classes at 9 a.m. each Wednesday in the center’s WIC office. All moms and moms-tobe are welcome. Call Leigh Ziegler at 259-7948.

Hula classes Ho’omaika’i Hula Halau welcomes new students of all ages to its Monday and Wednesday classes at KEY Project with kumu hula Shona Lam Ho. Call 728-8960 after 4 p.m.

Alzheimer’s support An Alzheimer’s support group meets at Castle hospital’s wellness center at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday; and also at King Intermediate School, portable 1, at 10 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Call 591-2771.

Pali music Mel Murata and the Palaka Ohana band entertain from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays at Fatboy’s Fairway Bistro at Pali Golf Club. Call 380-6670.

Kahuku music Turtle Bay Resort’s Hang Ten lounge offers live local music from 6 p.m. each Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Call 689-1800.

Self help United Self Help runs a free Kailua support group from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive, providing a safe environment to share personal concerns. Call Bud Bowles at 947-5558.

Fun and learning Little People Hawaii has a free keiki session at 11 a.m. each Wednesday at Windward Mall with Aunty Margaret Shimizu, and Party Rock for children accompanied by their parents. Goal of the one-hour program is fun, laughter and learning. Call 236-1772.

Park yoga Carolyn Sawai leads yoga classes for stress relief at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kaneohe District Park. Fee is $2 per class. Call 381-6380.

Give it fresh Windward Unity Church seeks volunteers to help with Give It Fresh Day after 4:30 p.m. each Thursday at Kailua Night Market. Call 262-6731 or email

Mary Jane home The Kailua-based Mary Jane Home, operated by Catholic Charities for pregnant women 18 and older, offers counseling and daily classes in infant care, childbirth and life skills. Call 261-9776.