West Oahu Highlights
Send West Oahu items to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 25 to be considered for the April 1 edition, or call 529-4850.
• BUTTERFLIES Pearl-ridge Center’s Butterfly Conservatory continues March 23-April 4 Downtown with daily exhibits, classes and tours (554-3307); Kapolei Shopping Center hosts Dancetta Feary and her Butterfly House from noon to 2 p.m. April 4, along with activities, crafts and photos with Keoki Cottontail to celebrate “Spring Is in the Air” (inkapolei.com).
• FEET Naturopath Ulia Meyerhof presents “Stories Feet Can Tell” at 6:30 p.m. March 24 at Kapolei Library, sharing her years of experience in European foot reflexology. Call 693-7058.
• NEIGHBORS Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. March 25 at Kapolei High cafeteria. Call 768-3710.
• FARM TRAINING GoFarm Hawaii conducts a training session from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 26 at Leeward CC for those interesting in sustainable and organic farming. RSVP to email@example.com.
• CLOSURESAll public libraries and schools are closed March 26 in observance of Prince Kuhio Day.
• KAPOLEI PLAY Kapolei Performing Arts Center presents West Side Story March 26 (family night), 27, 28 and April 2, 3 and 4 at Kapolei High School Forum (7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6 p.m. Thursdays). Tickets cost $6 and $5. Call 305-8048 or visit showtix4u.com. For details,` go to packapolei.org.
• FISH FRY Knights of Columbus has its final Lenten fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. March 27 at St. Jude Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive. Cost is $8 per plate. Call 672-8669.
• MANANA SALE Na Keiki ‘O Manana has a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 28 in Manana Elementary cafeteria to benefit its chorus, featuring items and plants from more than 50 families, at 1147 Kumano St. Call 455-7970.
• WAIAWA HELP Hawaii Nature Center volunteers work to restore the Waiawa unit of Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 28. Call 955-0100, ext. 118, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• HAUPIA Learn to make haupia from scratch during a workshop at Malama Learning Center at Kapolei High School from 9 a.m. to noon March 28. Fee is $15 per person, or $40 for families. Registration is required. Call 483-0678.
• GARDENS Halawa Xeriscape Garden offers workshops on succulent gardens and on low-maintenance landscapes at 10:30 a.m. March 28. Fee is $5. Call 748-5363. • SECURITY Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties hosts a free seminar on “Securing Your Home from Thieves and Burglars” at 4 p.m. March 28 at its office in Kapolei Commons. RSVP to 947-8101.
• STEAK NIGHT Aiea High School Music Boosters sponsor a steak-plate benefit, plus bake sale, silent auction and live entertainment from 4:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 in the cafeteria. Tickets cost $10, dine in or take out, which includes a 6-ounce steak, rice, tossed salad and corn. Order in advance at 483-7300.
• TAX HELP Trained students and others at Leeward CC offer VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) services from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 28 to lowto moderate-income residents. Call 455-0294.
• LEHUA CARNIVAL Lehua Elementary PTA sponsors a Spring Carnival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 28 at 791 Lehua Ave. in Pearl City, with food, prizes, games, vendors and bouncy fun. Presale wristbands cost $15. Email email@example.com.
• RABBITS Rabbit breeder Zachary Johnson leads a talk on “Let’s Learn About Rabbits” at 10:30 a.m. March 28 at Kapolei Library, complete with live rabbits. Call 693-7050.
• STADIUM EASTER Aloha Stadium hosts its annual Egg-citing Easter Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 at North Plaza (gates 6-7), with an egg hunt, treats, Easter bunny photos, Playzone, dunking booth, train rides, arts and crafts, balloon art, face painting and hot dog-eating contests. Free with a canned good or cash donation for Salvation Army. Call 486-6704.
• KILTED GOLF Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii and Friends of Saint Patrick sponsor Blue Shamrock Kilted Golf Classic Tournament for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 29 at Pearl Country Club, with bagpipes, loaner kilts, all meals plus a grand-prize trip to Scotland. Call 372-1941.
• BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11 a.m. March 29 at Ewa Town Center Foodland, 7 a.m.-noon March 30 at Queen’s Medical Center West, 3-7 p.m. April 1 at Kapilina Beach Homes in Ewa Beach, 7:30-11:30 a.m. April 3 at Waikele Center, and 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 4 at Pearlridge Center by Chili’s. Call 848-4770.
• BALLROOM Pearl-ridge’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students from 7 to 7:30 p.m. March 31, April 7, 14 and 21 for classes that start April 7 in cha-cha and tango. Register at Harbor Center #211A and #212A (across from Waimalu Shopping Center, by Cutter Ford). Call 456-2129.
• EGG HUNT Kapolei Commons has 7,500 eggs ready for its Easter egg hunt from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 4. Planned are prizes, entertainment, carnival games, face painting, balloon animals and a climbing wall. Visit thekapoleicommons.com.
• HALAWA EGGS Halawa Xeriscape Garden has an Easter egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 4, along with information on water conservation. Keiki ages 2 to 12 should bring 4 to 6 boiled eggs to decorate and a basket for collecting them. Register by April 3. Fee is $8 per family. Call 748-5363.
• BALLROOM Kapolei’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students at 7 p.m. April 6, 13 and 20 for classes that start April 6 in Merengue and West Coast swing. Register at Makakilo Community Park. Call 781-2076.
• JIU JITSU Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy has opened in Kapolei, offering family-oriented instruction for all age and skill levels. Call 782-8590.
• ALZHEIMER HELP An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Aiea. Call 591-2771.