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* KUNIA DINING Eat at Auntie Pasto’s in Kunia Shopping Center between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 21 and help raise funds for Parents Inc. as part of Children & Youth Month and “Dining for Kids.” Call 680-0005 or 223-4541.

* 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. Tickets cost $25 and $20; call 489-5038. (Students with ID are admitted free.)

* NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board 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 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.

* KAISER ZUMBA Kaiser Permanente sponsors Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23-Dec. 9 at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Fee is $5 for nonmembers. Call 432-2260.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 23 at Kapolei Bank of Hawaii, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27 at Ewa Beach Elementary on Papipi Road, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Oct. 28 at UH West Oahu, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Aiea High library and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov 2 at Pearlridge Center. Call 848-4770.

* MARKET PARTY Makeke Kapolei Farmers Market marks its second anniversary from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Kapolei High parking lot with live entertainment, door prizes, trick-or-treating and more. Call 692-8200, ext. 2267.

* UH SOCCER The UH women’s soccer team has two remaining home games at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium: Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. vs. UC Irvine, and Nov. 3 at noon vs. Cal State Northridge.

* ROTARY TALK FBI special agent Paul Delacourt is guest speaker at Kapolei Rotary Club’s 7:30 a.m. meeting Oct. 24 in the faculty lounge at Kapolei High. Speaking Oct. 31 will be Ford Fuchigami, deputy director for airports at the state Department of Transportation. Email

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

* HALAWA PARTY Halawa Park complex has a Halloween party and costume contest at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Halawa District Park, with goodie bags and Trick ‘O Treat Lane. Call 483-7852.

* SPOOKY TRAIN Hawaiian Railway Society conducts Spookapalooza train rides from 7 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26, departing from the train yard at 91-1001 Renton Road. Tickets cost $5 cash. Call 681-5461 by Oct. 23.

* WAIPAHU HAUNTS Hawaii’s Plantation Village presents “Haunted Plantation” from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 25-27 and 30-31 at 94-695 Waipahu St. Admission is $15 or $20 for a fastpass. Call 677-0110 or visit

* POUHALA MARSH Hawaii Nature Center volunteers clean up Pouhala Marsh in Waipahu from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26. To offer help, call Pauline at 955-0100, ext. 118.

* CLOTHES DRIVE Great Life Church sponsors a (reverse) clothing drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at Lee Town Center, 94-216 Farrington Hwy. in Waipahu. Clothes, shoes, accessories and household items will be available for anyone in need. Call 671-5378.

* COSTUMES Pearl City Shopping Center has a keiki costume contest (12 years and younger) and Halloween parade around the center from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 26 with prizes, treats and Stevo the Clown, hosted by the merchants. Call 455-2815.

* LISTEN STORY State Sen. Mike Gabbard hosts a “listen story” at 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at Ewa Mahiko District Park, 91-1161 Renton Road. Call 586-6830.

* WESTERN FEST Ohana and Friends of West Oahu sponsor the second annual Western Oahu Festival from 4 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26 at Kalaeloa Raceway Park with live country music, a petting zoo, pony rides, Aloun farmers market, keiki land, and plenty of friendly competitions for cash. The finale is a Smash Out Cancer Demolition Derby (for breast cancer awareness). Visit to register for the contests.

* FALL FEST West Oahu Community Church hosts a free Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at 4236 Bougainville Ave. with games, prizes, bouncer, face painting, hot dogs, popcorn and drinks, plus alternative trick-or-treating. Call Pastor Dave Hockney at 457-9311.

* IPA EVENTS Island Pacific Academy has an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 26, followed by a Fall Family Festival from 1 to 6 p.m. at 909 Haumea St. in Kapolei, with carnival games, food, prizes, a petting zoo, rock wall, ropes course, exhibits and a boutique. Call 674-3563.

* PUMPKIN FEST Aloun Farms has its 13th annual Great Kapolei Pumpkin Picking Patch from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26-27 at 91-1440 Farrington Hwy. Admission is $2 cash and includes entertainment, hayrides, pony rides, farm food, picture booths, games, education and self-pick pumpkins, corn and sunflowers. Call 677-9516.

* CIVIL RIGHTS Kapolei Library screens documentary films on “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” at 1 p.m. Oct. 26, and Nov. 2 and 16. The Oct. 26 program features The Abolitionists with discussion by historian Mitch Yamasaki of Chaminade University. Call 693-7050.

* SLIME TIME Kapolei Library hosts “Slime Time” at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 when keiki ages 3 and older can create their own slime and sidewalk chalk. Call 693-7050.

* TRINITY BAZAAR Trinity United Methodist Church has its bazaar from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at 1716 Koko Mai Drive with baked goods, food, rummage white elephants, gifts and plants. Call 455-9855.

* HEALTH FAIR Nanakuli Door of Faith Mission has a Hallelujah Community Health Fair from 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at 89-142 Haleakala Ave. with health screenings, food, rides, entertainment, exhibits and a country store. Call 478-9883.

* MEDICARE Counselors from Sage Plus discuss Medicare and other health care options at 10 a.m. Oct. 29 at Aiea Library, sponsored by the State Executive Office on Aging. Call 483-7333.

* AIEA FUN Aiea Library has a Halloween Toddler Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30 with sing-along and mask making; and Halloween Fun at 6 p.m. Oct. 31 for ages 11 and under with crafts and a costume contest. Call 483-7333.

* PC BASH Pearl City Foundation has a Halloween Bash at 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at Momilani Community Center with a costume contest, candy, food and drinks. Call 456-2073.

* STORYTELLER Canadian storyteller Anne Glover brings an “engrossing and hilarious” free program to Kapolei Library at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 1. Call 693-7050.

* DISCOVERY FAIR Weed & Seed Hawaii and Safe Communities Day presents Leeward Discovery Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Leeward Community College with hands-on activities for all ages, anti-drug exhibits, keiki and kupuna IDs, K-9 unit demonstrations and visits from Clifford the Big Red Dog and McGruff the Crime Dog. Call 225-3158.

* CALABASH Malama Learning Center hosts the benefit “Calabash & Cooks” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Kapolei High School Plaza, featuring eight chefs and Kapolei students creating ethnic cuisine, a silent auction, entertainment and drinks. Tickets cost $35 in advance, $20 for keiki and $75 for VIP. Call 497-5323.

* ORGANIZED Simply Organized leads a free FreedomRail workshop at 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at its Kapolei store. Call 693-8888. * PC CRAFT FAIR Pearl City Hongwanji Buddhist Women’s Association has a craft fair from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at 858 2nd St. with sushi, baked goods, crafts, plants, flowers and more. Call 455-1832.

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