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* NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Aiea Library, Pearl City meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Waiau District Park, Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Kapolei High cafeteria, and Waipahu meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at FilCom Center. Call 768-3710.

* TECH TALKS Kapolei Library’s free hands-on technology workshops include books and audiobooks at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 15; e-learning at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 22; and online databases at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 29. For details on what to bring and to register, call 693-7050.

* STORYTELLER Canadian storyteller and entertainer Anne Glover brings an “engrossing and hilarious” free program to Aiea Library at 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Call 483-7333.

* ROTARY TALK Ruby Tuesday’s general manager Mark Taylor is guest speaker at Kapolei Rotary Club’s 7:30 a.m. meeting Oct. 17 in the faculty lounge at Kapolei High School. Email

* ART SHOW The Association of Hawaii Artists’ fall exhibition closes Oct. 17 in Kapolei Hale courtyard, 1000 Uluohia St. Theme of the juried show is “Movement.” Call 768-3400.

* CIRCUS Modern American Circus performs Oct. 17-19 at Aloha Stadium. Admission ranges from $51 to $16. Call 781-4773.

* AIEA ROTARY Pearlridge Rotary Club meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18 at Pearl Country Club, and again Oct. 25 featuring guest speaker Rick Blangiardi of KGMB TV. Email

* LIBRARY HOURS As of Oct. 19, Waipahu Library will be open Tuesday-Saturday, instead of Monday-Friday, in response to community requests. For hours, call 675-0358.

* E-WASTE DRIVE Kapolei Middle School accepts all kinds of consumer electronics from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at 91-5335 Kapolei Parkway. Visit

* ORGANIZED Simply Organized offers a free FreedomRail workshop at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at its Kapolei store on Kamokila Boulevard. Call 693-8888.

* SWAP MEET Waipio Shopping Center’s Pre-Holiday Swap Meet & Craft Fair is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 with vendors selling toys, books, clothes, crafts, jewelry and more. Visit

* KANOELANI FAIR Kanoelani Elementary School has a craft and family fun fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at 94-1091 Oli Loop in Waipio Gentry. Call 675-0195.

* MAUKA LANI FAIR Mauka Lani Elementary presents its Funtastic Carnival from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at 92-1300 Panana St. with food, games and entertainment. Call 672-1100.

* KEIKI ID Pearl Kai McDonald’s hosts a free Keiki ID service from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19 for children age 12 and younger. Call 586-8455.

* KUNIA LIVE Kunia Shopping Center mounts the final qualifying event of its Kunia Live singing competition, Kunia Live!, from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Bank of Hawaii parking lot. Finale is Nov. 16. Register at, and bring music or song lyrics.

* CIVIL RIGHTS Kapolei Library screens documentary films on “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” at 1 p.m. Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2 and 16. The Oct. 19 program features The Loving Story about the interracial marriage of Richard and Mildred Loving. Call 693-7050.

* SLACK KEY The free Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival is set for noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at Hoalauna Park in Ewa Beach, featuring top island musicians Makana, Dennis Kamakahi, Brother Noland, Maunalua and more. Call 226-2697.

* BREAKFAST Kapolei Lions Club hosts its annual benefit breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 in Kapolei High cafeteria. Tickets cost $6 at the door, eat-in or take-out. Tickets are on sale at Kunia Walmart from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19. Call 342-2045.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at Waikele Center, and 7 to 11:30 a.m. Oct 23 at Kapolei Bank of Hawaii. Call 848-4770.

* SENIOR SAFETY Kaiser Permanente sponsors a free Senior Summit seminar on “Kokua for Kupuna” at 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at its Waipio Clinic on senior safety guidelines. The clinic is at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2260.

* CHAMBER MUSIC Chamber Music Hawaii presents its premiere concert at UH West Oahu at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the college library, featuring the Galliard String Quartet. Call 489-5038. (Students with ID are admitted free.)

* KAISER ZUMBA Kaiser Permanente sponsors Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 23-Dec. 9 at its Waipio Clinic. Fee is $5 for non-members. Call 432-2260.

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