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West Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’s coming up in West Oahu. Fax items to 585-6324 or email by Oct. 24 for the Oct. 31 edition.

* ELDER ABUSE Kaiser Permanente has a free Senior Summit lecture on elder abuse at 10 a.m. Oct. 22 at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2235.

* DIGITAL ETHICS Special FBI agent Arnold Laanui Jr. presents “Digital Tattoos: Ethical Behavior in a Virtual World” at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Ilima Intermediate cafeteria for parents of students at Campbell High, and Ilima and Ewa Makai intermediate schools, who are concerned about cyberbullying and other Internet risks. A free dinner begins at 6:30. RSVP is requested at

* MEDICARE Kaiser Permanente presents its Straight-Talk Seminar on Medicare at the Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. on the following dates: 9 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. Oct. 27 and 9 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 30. RSVP to 1-877-418-5912.

* NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Waiau District Park, Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at Kapolei High cafeteria and Waipahu meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the FilCom Center. Call 768-3710.

* FRIGHT NIGHT Kapolei Library presents its annual Fright Night at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 with costumed characters, balloon sculpting, goody bags and a costume contest. Call 693-7050.

* ZUMBA Kaiser Permanente has Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 24-Dec. 12 at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Fee is $6.50 per class for non-members. Call 432-2260.

* MAKEKE Makeke Kapolei marks its first anniversary from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Kapolei High parking lot with free cupcakes for the first 100 customers, entertainment, prizes, pumpkin carving, a costume contest, petting zoo, pony rides and more. Call 697-3599.

* ASIAN THEATER Eth-Noh-Tec performs an Asian Treasure Bag of folk-tales at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Aiea Library (483-7333) and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at Kapolei Library (693-7050).

* SAFETY SEATS Kaiser Permanente conducts free child car safety seat inspections from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2260.

* HALAWA SPOOKS The Halawa city parks complex has its Halloween costume contest at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Halawa District Park, 99-795 Iwaiwa St. Registration in five age groups starts at 6:30, and each contestant gets a goodie bag and admission to Trick O Treat Lane. Call 483-7852.

* KUNIA LIVE Deadline is Oct. 26 to enter the Kunia Live Grand Finale singing contest, set for 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Kunia Shopping Center for ages 6 to adult. For details, visit

* CAFE MUSIC 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue in the Royal Times Kunia Building has Open Mic Night at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, and Josh Sharp playing contemporary music at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Artist of the month is Jimi T’s ballpoint pen drawings. Call 888-6087.

* HAUNTED SCHOOL Waipahu High School presents the “Insane Clown Posse” haunted house from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 in room I-9, sponsored by the Arts & Communications Pathway students. Call 528-9555.

* HAUNTED TRAIN Hawaiian Railway Society’s Spookapalooza 2012 offers chilling train rides and ghost stories from 7 p.m. Oct. 26-27, departing from 91-1001 Renton Road in Ewa Beach. Tickets cost $5 cash. Call 681-5461 or book online through Oct. 24 at

* HAUNTED STADIUM Aloha Stadium’s haunted experience is open from 6 p.m. to midnight Oct. 26-27 and 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Hospitality Room for ages 10 and older. Admission is $10 in advance, $13 at the door. Call 483-7133.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8 a.m to 12:45 p.m. Oct. 26 at Island Pacific Academy, 7:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Oct. 28 at Waikele Shopping Center and 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Kapolei High School. Call 848-4770.

* GHOST STORIES Hawaii’s Plantation Village offers “Haunted Hawaii Ghost Stories, with tours at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26-28 and 30-31 at 94-695 Waipahu St. Admission is $12. Call 677-0110.

* HAUNTED VILLAGE Hawaii’s Plantation Village welcomes guests 13 and older to its Haunted Plantation from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 26-28 and 30-31. Admission is $30, $20 and $15. Go to

* CHRISTIAN LIFE Christian League Center presents “Choose Life” from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Waipahu Intermediate, inviting all ages for praise and worship. Call 782-6685.

* FISHERIES NOAA staffers share hands-on activities, exhibits and facts at “Fisheries in your Neighborhood” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Pearlridge Center Uptown center court. Call 488-0981.

* SPORTS FEST Ko Olina Resort has its International Sports Fest Oct. 27-28 with a host of athletic contests, exhibits and clinics. To register, call 782-2161 or visit

* PUMPKIN PATCH Aloun Farms invites the public to its Pumpkin Patch Festival now through Oct. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For $1, guests can pick their own pumpkins and corn. The Kapolei farm is at 91-1440 Farrington Hwy. Call 677-9516, ext. 14.

* SLACK KEY Ewa by Gentry Community Association hosts “Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, Westside Style 2012″ from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Hoalauna Park, 91-1330 Keaunui Drive with 15 musicians, food, crafts, exhibits, prizes and a costume contest. Call 226-2697.

* SOCCER CAR WASH Ka’oi Strikers Soccer Club has a car wash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Cutter Dodge Pearl City. Donation is $10 per vehicle, and proceeds go toward a mainland soccer tourney. Call 864-2791.

* FIRE TRUCKS Ewa Beach Shopping Center hats a fire truck display from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28 for Fire Prevention Month. Complimentary “fire chief” helmets go to the first 100 keiki. Bring cameras. Call 722-8487.

* CONCERT Honolulu Wind Ensemble plays at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Pearlridge Center Uptown.

* MISSOURI SIGNUPS Deadline is Oct. 30 to RSVP for the Veterans Day Sunset Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11 aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Visit

* AIEA DUNGEON The “Dungeon of Doom” is open now through Oct. 31 from 4 to 9 p.m. weekdays, 1 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays at Pearlridge Center Uptown. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 486-1069.

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