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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
September 19
Travel talk
Teacher/guides brief families at 6 p.m. on educational tours next June to New Zealand/Australia and Eu- rope, at Round Table Pizza in Enchanted Lake Shopping Center. Pizza and drinks will be served. Call Jennifer at 375-1806.

Weight-loss surgery
Castle Medical Center has a seminar on weight-loss surgery at 6:30 p.m. in the Wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

Chi Kung class
Registration is due today for “Introduction to Chi Kung,” set for 9:45 a.m. Sept. 26 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9 per class. Call 235-7433.

Marathon signups
Early signups close today for iRun International’s 25K run, set for 5:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at Kailua Beach Park. Visit 808racehawaii.com.

Thursday
September 20
Menopause
Castle Medical Center has a free seminar on “Surviving Menopause” with gynecologist Leigh-Ann Frattarelli at 6:30 p.m. in the Wellness auditorium. Sign up in advance at 263-5400.

Kaneohe board meets
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary School. Call 768-3710.

Energy impact
The U.S. Department of Energy has a public scoping meeting from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Castle High School for comments on the Hawaii Clean Energy Programmatic EIS. Visit hawaiicleanenergypeis.com.

Friday
September 21
Reunion deadline
Deadline is today to sign up for Kailua High’s Class of 1992’s “Blue and White” cocktail party, set for Oct. 5 at M Nightclub. Cost is $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers and late payers. Call 384-7141 or email kailuahigh92@gmail.com.

Student art
An exhibit of WCC student art, “Confluence 3,” opens with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. in Gallery ‘Iolani. The show runs through Oct. 17. Call 236-9155.

Laie music
Polynesian Cultural Center’s Irie Love and Rebel Souljahz concert is at 8 p.m. in the Gateway special events venue. Call 293-3333.

Puohala fun fair
Puohala Elementary School hasitsfunfairfrom2to7 p.m. at 45-233 Kulauli St., with a talent show, crafts, pony rides, Extreme Fun rides, games, food, goodies, prizes and entertainment. Call 722-8569.

Kailua music
The Saloon Pilots play bluegrass from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Kapunahala fun fair
Kapunahala Elementary School has its fun fair from 2:10 to 7:30 p.m. at 45-828 Anoi Road with food, games, rides and a white elephant sale to benefit classroom lending libraries. Call 233- 5650.

Senior care
Kaiser Permanente has a free Senior Summit talk on “Senior Care Options” at noon at Windward YMCA. Call 261-0808.

Commercial park use
The city parks department takes testimony through today on commercial use of public parks (from Makapuu to Mokuleia). Send it to DPR, Executive Services Division, 1000 Uluohia St. #309, Kapolei HI 96797.

Haiku music
Kona Chang entertains from 8:30 to 11 tonight at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Call 247-6671.

Saturday
September 22
Keiki bodyboarders
Bellows hosts its first Keiki Bodyboard Contest at 10 a.m. for ages 7 and up. Call 259-4136 or go to bellowsafs.com.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848- 4770.

Family conference
Hawaii Families As Allies has a free conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Koolau Ballrooms for fam- ilies and youths (11 to 18) needing help with emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges. Call 487-0514.

Self-healing signups
Deadline is today to register the class “The Art of Self Healing, Chi-Lel Qigong,” set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 at Olomana Gardens in Waimanalo. Call Ginny Walden at 389-0579.

River rocks
Geobunga has a free workshop on River Rock for garden design at 2 p.m. at 41-829 Kakaina St. in Waimanalo (geobunga.com).

Doc Walk
Dr. Sonny Wong of Windward Heart Center leads a brief “Walk with Doc” around the neighborhood at 8 a.m., starting from Whole Foods Market Kailua. Call 258-3943.

Writing retreat
WCC hosts a writing retreat with from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 for walk-ins. Call 235-7433.

Kailua Kanikapila
Weldon Kekauoha entertains at 4 p.m. at Kailua Kanikapila in the town center park- ing garage, sponsored by the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation. Call 263-7073.

Hakipuu stream help
Hui o Koolaupoko helps restore Hakipuu Stream from 8 a.m. to noon as part of a two-year partnership project with Kualoa Ranch, NOAA, and Hawaii Community and Harold K.L. Castle foundations. Call 381-7202.

KBA basketball
Kailua Basketball Associa- tion registers players ages 5 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sept. 29 at Enchanted Lake Park. Fee is$75(5to8),and$100(9 to 14). Email kailuabasketballassociation@hotmail.com.

PAL basketball
Police Activities League (PAL) has basketball signups for children ages 6 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Sunday and each week- end through Oct. 28 at Kaneohe District Park for the winter season. Fee is $20. Call 722-2426.

Sunday
September 23
Civic club luncheon
Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club honors longtime community advocate Muriel Seto at its Poi and Papale luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mid-Pacific Country Club, with music by Mihana Souza and Ekolu Makou, hula by Halau Mohala ‘Ilima, a papale contest and sales of lauhala creations. Cost is $65 and proceeds support Windward schol- arships. RSVP by Sept. 19 to Martha at 291-5357.

Retreat day
Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center has a Retreat Day with Arawana Hayashi from9a.m.to4p.m.at Aikahi Park Shopping Center. Donation is $40. Visit kailua.shambhala.org.

HPU art
HPU’s art gallery presents “Kanaka Maoli Artists” today through Nov. 9 featuring Carl Pa‘o, Meleanna Meyer, Kahi Ching, Hermani Orme, Al Lagunceo and Pete Britos. Call 544-0228.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives today from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Hope Chapel (on Pookela Street) and 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Kailua Town Center, and Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at HPU Windward. Call 848-4770.

Tuesday
September 25
Wooley talk stories
State Rep. Jessica Wooley hosts a Talk Story from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at Ben Parker Elementary and Oct. 17 at Ahuimanu Elementary. Call 586-8540.

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