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* HTY PLAY Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents a 45-minute performance of Blue at 3 p.m. April 23 at Pearl City Library, featuring a lively lesson in tolerance and understanding. Call 453-6566.

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

* CAREGIVERS The Caregiver Foundation hosts a support group from 7 to 9 p.m. April 25 at its offices in Kapolei. Call 625-3782.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11:15 a.m. April 25 at Bank of Hawaii Kapolei, and from 7 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. April 28 at Ewa Beach Elementary School on Papipi Road. Call 848-4770.

* CAR SEATS Kaiser Permanente conducts a free keiki car seat and booster seat inspection from 3:30 to 6 p.m. April 26 by appointment at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2260.

* PAU HANA Students from LCC’s dance, theater and music classes present a free “pau hana” concert to end the semester on a high note at 7 p.m. April 26 in LCC Theatre. Call 455-0385.

* COMEDY FILM Left Behind Productions’ Da Movie runs April 26-May 3 at Pearlridge 16 theaters, directed by Gerard Elmore and starring Na Alii of Comedy – Frank De Lima, Mel Cabang, Andy Bumatai, Ed Kaahea and Augie T. Tickets cost $6 to $10.50, depending on showtimes and dates during that week. Call 483-5339.

* DRUG TAKE-BACK The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative accepts unwanted or unused medications for safe, anonymous disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at Kapolei Police Station. Call 541-1930.

* BUILDING LO’I Malama Learning Center sponsors the hands-on workshop “Introduction to Lo’i Building from 9 a.m. to noon April 27 at Kaonohi Lo’i in Pearl City. Fee is $10. Farmer Anthony Deluze shares his techniques for growing kalo. Call 542-9107.

* PRIDE 4 EWA Pride 4 Ewa presents “Celebrating Ohana Together” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27 at Hoalauna Park on Keaunui Drive with rides, games, food, activities, exhibits and entertainment. Call 685-0111, ext. 27.

* MARSH CLEANUP Hawaii Nature Center volunteers help clean up Pouhala Marsh from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 27 on Waipahu Depot Road. Call 955-0100, ext. 118.

* AIEA HIKE The Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 3-mile novice hike along the Aiea Loop Trial at 8 a.m. April 27. Visit

* COMEDY Bento Rakugo presents a modern twist on Japanese comedy at 1 p.m. April 27 at Kapolei Library. Call 693-7050.

* YOGALATES Kaiser Permanente offers a 14-class Yogalates course at 5:30 p.m. Mondays, April 29-Aug. 5, at its Kapolei Clinic: and Thursdays, May 2-Aug. 8, at its Waipio Clinic. Fee is $98 for non-members. Call 432-2260.

* ZUMBA Kaiser Permanente offers a Zumba class at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, April 29-June 17 at its Waipio Clinic. Fee is $6.50 per class for non-members. Call 432-2260.

* EWA ART Ewa Beach Community-based Development Organization sponsors a youth art exhibition now through April 30 at Kapolei Hale, featuring creations from Campbell High, Ilima and Waipahu Intermediate, and Ewa Beach and Holomua Elementary schools. Call 778-3230.

* RENT OR SELL Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties hosts a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. May 1 on “Should You Rent It or Sell It” at its Kapolei Commons office. RSVP to 947-8101.

* AIEA BOOK CLUB The Aiea Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. May 2 at the Aiea Library to discuss Journey to Washington by Daniel K. Inouye. Email

* LIBRARY KEIKI Pearl City Library offers two continuing programs for keiki, through the first week of May: Preschool Storytime at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, and Puzzletime at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Call 453-6566.

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