What’s Up in Windward Oahu
Kahaluu board meets
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.
Friends of Kaneohe Library sell half-off professional and classroom books and materials this month to teachers — 6 to 7:45 tonight, 1to3p.m.Friday,1to4 p.m. Sundays and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays in the library basement. Call 247-4819.
‘Nalo Farms presents farmers markets from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays in the Macy’s wing, both levels, with more than 50 vendors. To inquire about spaces, call Wendy at 225-9835.
The DOE and area groups present the parent workshop, “Yes, Boys and Girls Learn Differently,” at 6 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria with super nanny Kathy Bentley. Call 235-7747.
The sleep disorder support group A.W.A.K.E (Alert, Well, And Keeping Energetic) meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Castle hospital’s Wellness center, offering tips and solutions for patients who use CPAP (a sleep apnea treatment). Call 263- 5400 or 234-0033.
Day of prayer
Windward Unity Church observes Unity World Day of Prayer in hourly vigils today at 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 303. Call 262-6731.
Kailua Library hosts “Keiki Pajama Storytime with Uncle Wally Amos” at 6:30 p.m. Keiki 3 and older are invited to wear pajamas, bring a blanket or stuffed animal and stretch out under the Reading Tree for a bed- time story. Call 266-9911.
Lanikai Mortgage Players hold tryouts for their fall melodrama at 7:30 p.m. in Shreve Theater at Lanikai Park pavilion. The play, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., or How John Barleycorn Lost his Grip on the White House, requires four men and five women and is set for Nov. 2-11. Call director Jack Morse at 234-6345.
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at WCC’s Hale Akoakoa 101, 103 and 105. Call 848-4770.
Koolauloa board meets
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hauula Community Center. Call 768-3710.
Nancy Conley leads a “day for refreshment of spirit” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Paewalani Retreat Center in Kaneohe. Plans include prayer, reflection, journaling, walking and resting the soul. Bring lunch and snacks to share. Call 239-9851.
HPU Windward gallery’s exhibit of Laura Smith’s woodcuts closes today. Call 544-0228.
Kahiau entertains from 8:30 to 11 tonight at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Call 247-6671.
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Kalaheo High library. Call 848-4770.
Graffiti paint-out Kaneohe Community Family Center sponsors a Graffiti Paint-Out and Community Cleanup from 8 to 11:30 a.m., starting at Kaneohe District Park’s skate park. Bring repellent, sun block and hat. Refreshments will be provided. Call 235-7747.
Stir Crazy Hawaii runs wearable art workshops at 9:30 a.m. and at noon at 371 Ilimalia Loop. Fee is $12 each session. Bring your own apparel. Call 220- 5691.
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii marks International Coastal Cleanup Day at 9:30 a.m. (for cleanup) at Kailua or Lanikai beach, followed by an after-party with music, “green” speakers, keiki games, eco-education, food and vendors. Call 783-5611.
A white elephant sale from 8a.m.to2p.m.atBen Parker Elementary will help defray medical bills for Maunawili 3-year-old Kelci Shigeta, who has multiple disorders and disabilities. Entertaining are Kapena, Boogie Scott and Kasey Kitano. For details, email email@example.com or visit http://kokuakelci.com.
Fishpond work day
Volunteers welcome to help at the La Hana Loko I‘a Work Day at Waikalua Loko fishpond from 8 a.m. to noon, past Puohala Elementary School off Kulauli Street. Call 263- 8202.
AARP Hawaii conducts an information session on Social Security and Medicare at 10 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 1230 Kailua Road. Call 1-877-926-8300 toll free to register.
Paddling for Possibilities sponsors its inaugural Mokoli‘i Paddle Classic today at Kualoa Regional Park to benefit island residents with disabilities. Early registration fee is $45 for the SUP/Paddle board race, $100 for the OC1 Sprint Relay (team of four). Fees include lunch, a T-shirt and bag. Call 532-7115 or visit mokoliirace.com.
Kualoa Ranch hosts a 2-mile guided hike through Hakipuu at 9 a.m., featuring legends, stunning views, an ancient taro patch and more. Fee is $15 for adults, free for the first child, $5 for additional keiki. Call 239-5497 or book online at kualoa.com/tours.
Volunteers with Hui o Koolaupoko work from 8 to 11 a.m. to weed and mulch along Heeia Stream, meeting at Hui Ku Maoli ‘Ola nursery on Haiku Road. Call 381-7202.
Kailua Basketball Association registers players ages 5 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sept. 22 and 29 at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion. Fee is $75 (5 to 8 years) or $100 (9 to 14). Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Red Cross offers free training for dis- aster service volunteers today and Sept. 22 at Kailua United Methodist Church. To register, call 739-8113 or go to hawaiiredcross.org.
Police Activities League (PAL) basketball signups for children ages 6 to 15 begin today at Kaneohe District Park for the December-February season. Registration is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today and each Saturdays through Oct. 27; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28. Fee is $20. Call 722-2426.
Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club presents Na Mele Ko‘olaupoko, an original song contest on a Kaneohe theme, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Windward Mall. Call 235-8111.
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Call 848-4770.
Today’s Honolulu Polo Club match features the Aloha Festivals Week Challenge, starting at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo polo field. Gates open at 1 p.m. and admission is $3. Call 396-0494.
Chamber Music Hawaii presents a Tresemble concert at 7:30 p.m. at Paliku Theatre with narrator Michael Titterton of HPR and conductor Stuart Chafetz; featuring Carlos Chavez’s Soli I, Takeo Kudo’s Three Edward Lear Settings and Anthony Plog’s 4 Miniatures. Call 372- 8236.
Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified persons and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project. Call 239-5744.
The Samoan Gospel Heralds perform hymns from “that old-time religion” in a free public show at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.
City Councilman Ikaika Anderson meets with constituents for a 3 TALK at 6:30 p.m. Kaneohe Community and Senior Center on Puohala Street. Call 768-5003.
The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a pubic hearing at 10:30 a.m. at Kahaluu Community Park on 7-Eleven’s application to build a new, single-story convenience store at its present location across from Hy- gienic Store. Call Malynne Simeon at 768-8023.
U.S. Small Business Admin- istration specialists have an SBA Resource Day for small business owners from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kaneohe’s Central Pacific Bank. Call 541-2990, ext. 210.