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* STRESS TALK Kaiser Permanente presents a free Senior Summit lecture on “Life in Balance, Conquering Stress” at 10 a.m. April 8 at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2235.

* KAPOLEI DANCE Kapolei’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students at 7 p.m. April 8 and 15 at Asing Park on Renton Road for Monday night classes in samba and waltz. Classes began April 1 at Asing Park, but move to Makakilo Community Center in May. Call 220-6026 or 781-2076.

* NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. April 8 at Aiea Library, and the Ewa board meets at 7 p.m. April 11 at Ewa Beach Library. Call 768-3710.

* BALLROOM Pearl City’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter registers new students at 7 p.m. April 9 at Manana Elementary School for classes in East Coast swing and rumba. Classes meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 2-May 21 at the school. Call 224-5927.

* AARP TAX PREP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation help for low-to-moderate income individuals and families from 9 a.m. to noon April 9 at Waipahu Civic Center and from 9 a.m. to noon April 11 at Kroc Center in Ewa Beach. Call 450-2549.

* ZUMBA Pinoy Crew 808 leads Zumba classes at 6:30 p.m. April 10 and each Wednesday and Friday at FilCom Center. Fee is $5 per session. Call 680-0451.

* KAPOLEI ROTARY Kapolei Rotary Club hears from DOE superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi at 7:30 a.m. April 11, and from Hawaiian Home Lands chairwoman Jobie Masagatani April 18, both at 7:30 a.m. in the Kapolei High faculty lounge. Email

* JOB FAIR Leeward Community College has a Career, College & Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 11 in the Lion Courtyard. It’s free and open to the public. Call Leeward Job Prep Services at 455-0240.

* SHAKESPEARE Leeward Community College’s Literature Department presents Shakes-peare’s Twelfth Night, or What You Will at 8 p.m. April 11-13 and 18-20 in the Lab Theatre, directed by Betty Burdick. Admission is $10. The college also plans a free “A Day in Illyria” from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 17 at the Eucalyptus Courtyard with play scenes, choral music and Royal Hawaiian Band. Call 455-0355.

* AIEA FAIR Aiea High School’s PTSO sponsors a family fun fair from 4 to 9 p.m. April 12 with food, games, pony rides and much more. Call 382-7713.

* OPEN MARKET Prince Kuhio Community Center has an open market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 at 91-1270 Kinoiki St. in Kapolei, near the Hawaiian Home Lands building. Call 394-0050.

* STARGAZING Hawaiian Astronomical Society brings its telescopes to Geiger Community Park in Ewa from 6:50 to 10 p.m. April 13 for a free stargazing party. Go to

* ORGANIZE Simply Organized has a free workshop with life guide Alice Inoue in “Happiness in your Home and in your Heart” at 1 p.m. April 13 at its Kapolei store on Kamokila Boulevard. Call 693-8888.

* COFFEE HOUR State Sen. Clarence Nishihara hosts a coffee hour at 8 a.m. April 13 at Waipahu Don Quijote; and April 20 at 8 a.m. at the Waimano Home Road McDonald’s and 9 a.m. at the Pearl City Walmart McDonald’s. Call 728-1008.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. April 13 at Kapolei Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 14 at Waikele Center and 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. April 15 at LCC. Call 848-4770.

* CYCLING TIPS Hawaii Bicycling League runs a Commuter Cycling 101 class at 1 p.m. April 13 and May 11 at LCC’s Learning Commons. Topics are safe practices, cyclist rights, rules of the road, equipment safety checks, lane positioning and more, plus practice drills and a group ride. Space is limited. Call 735-5756 or visit

* OAHU PLAN Comments on the public review draft of the Oahu General Plan are accepted through April 15 by the city Department of Planning and Permitting. Visit for further details or call 545-2055.

* ROYAL MUSIC The Royal Hawaiian Band performs 6:45 p.m. April 20 at Kroc Center. Call 922-5331.

* MOMILANI HOOPS Hui O Momilani sponsors basketball clinics April 20 at Pearl City High gym for grades 1-3 (8 a.m.) and grades 4-8 (12:30 p.m.). Fee is $25 and registration forms are due April 12. Call 864-9113.

* MANANA FAIR Manana Elementary School PTO sponsors a “Celebrate Spring” craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at 1147 Kumano St. with food, gifts, inflatables and games. Vendors are welcome. Call 454-5305.

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