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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
February 13

Kahaluu board meets
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.

Handbell concert
The Hakuoh University Handbell Choir performs a free concert at 7 p.m. in Paliku Theatre, offering a program from opera classics to Hawaiian music on its 22nd Goodwill Tour. Seats are first-come, first served. Call 235-7433 or 956-0321.

Star struck
WCC’s Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Tai chi
Signup deadline for the public is today for a class in “Memory Enhancement from Tai Chi,” set for 9:45 a.m. Feb. 20 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC, teaching mind/body coordination to improve mental health. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Thursday
February 14

PCC Valentine date
Polynesian Cultural Center plans a special Valentine’s buffet dinner, concert and moonlit canoe ride from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring entertainment by A Touch of Gold. Tickets are $25 per person pre-sale, and $28 at the door. Call 293-3333 or visit pcckamaaina.com.

Osteoporosis
Kaiser Permanente sponsors a free Senior Summit talk on osteoporosis at 12:15 p.m. at the Windward YMCA on Kailua Road. Call 261-0808.

Valentine show
MoJoe’s Sports Bar & Grill hosts a special Valentine’s Day show, “Drag Queen Bingo,” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 45-1034 Kamehameha Hwy., starring two showgirls. Admission is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds go to the Life Foundation. Call 234-6656.

Koolauloa board meets
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hauula Community Center on Kukuna Road. Call 768-3710.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Kailua High School library. Call 848-4770.

Friday
February 15

Board candidates
Residents must register by today (postmark date) to run in the next Neighborhood Board elections, which will take place by mail April 24-May17 for a term starting July 1. All those who are at least 18 by the deadline are eligible to run. Call 768-3717 to obtain a candidate registration form.

Pohai Nani readers
The Pohai Nani readers group meets at 3 p.m. in the second floor lounge for a lively discussion of selected books. The public is welcome. Call Anne McKay at 254-1147.

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

Saturday
February 16

HPU sports camp
Hawaii Pacific University conducts an individual development camp for high school players from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Sunday at the Hawaii Loa campus. Fee is $40 for one day, $75 for both. Email Chris Fisher (soccer coach) at cfisher@hpu.edu.

Surf pros
Bodyboarding pros are at Windward Mall’s center court from 1 to 3 p.m. today to meet fans prior to 2013 International Body-boarding Association’s Pipe Challenge. Town & Country Surf’s annual “Go Big!” promotion also has games and prizes. Call 235-1143.

Rapunzel
Paliku Theatre presents the musical Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale at 2 and 7:30 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $15 and $10. Call 235-7310.

Heeia stream work
Hui o Koolaupoko volunteers meet from 8 to 11 a.m. for a restoration work day along Heeia Stream. Call 381-7202.

PAL volleyball
Kaneohe PAL community volleyball league signs up players age 6 to 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday and every weekend this month at Heeia Playground on Haiku Road. Fee is $20. Call Aunty Alice at 247-1558.

Monday
February 18

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Tuesday
February 19

Youth movie
Kahuku Library screens the free film Hotel Transylvania at 6:30 p.m. for keiki ages 5 and older. Call 293-8935.

Piano people
Pianist Ron Miyashiro entertains at 7 p.m. in a free public show at Pohai Nani auditorium. Next up are Ernest Chang’s piano students at 7 p.m. Feb. 22. Call 235-5025.

Farming film
Whole Foods Market Kailua screens the film The Greenhorns at 6 p.m. in its “Movie on the Lanai” program. It explores the lives of several young farmers who work to make farming a viable career for the next generation. Call 258-3943.

Upcoming

TV production
‘Olelo’s Kahuku Television Production class will start Feb. 20 in Room Z-3 at Kahuku High School, meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. on eight weeknights through March 7. Fee is $150. Call Don Sand at 428-1572.

Bladder talk
Castle Medical Center will present a free monthly seminar at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 with Dr. Jason Smotherman on the topic, “Help! My Bladder Is Ruining my Life!” Pre-register at 263-5400.

Library jammin’
The Learning Commons at Windward Community College will be the site of “We Go Jam,” a reading, music and book-signing, from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 in the first-floor breezeway and atrium. The “Out Loud in the Library” program features the new book, Soundscape, Our Hawaii with five local authors. Call 235-7374.

Parenting course
Signups are due Feb. 21 for “Loving Solutions for Tough Kids,” a parenting course that begins March 7 at Kailua Elementary School. The course is free, but the workbook costs $10 cash. The group will meet on six Thursday mornings. Call 235-7747.

Hakipuu help
Hui o Koolaupoko volunteers will help restore Hakipuu Stream from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 23, and every fourth Saturday, to remove invasive plant species from the mauka spring area. To offer help, call 381-7202.

Shredding
Up to two boxes of material per person will be shredded from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, sponsored by Kaneohe Business Group, First Hawaiian Bank and Hawaii State FCU. Call 235-7747.

Tresemble and ballet
Chamber Music Hawaii will sponsor a tresemble concert in collaboration with the Onium Ballet Project at 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $25 and $20 and the program features Sergei Prokofiev’s Trapese and Miguel del Aguila’s Clocks. Call 489-5038.

Makahiki Challenge
Kualoa Ranch will host the second annual Makahiki Challenge at 9 a.m. March 9, and entries are being taken now. Fee is $70 until Feb. 13, and $80 until Feb. 25. Email makahikichallenge@gmail.com.

Craft sale vendors
Keolu Elementary School seeks vendors for its inaugural yard and craft sale, set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 at the school, with proceeds going to the Keolu PTSA. Email forsale1062@yahoo.com.

Enchanted Lake’s 50th
Enchanted Lake Elementary School will mark its 50th year March 16 with a luau, entertainment and displays. Alumni are invited to join the celebration, as well as provide old photos, T-shirts and memorabilia. Call Barbara Huonker at 263-1411, ext. 236, or go to enchantedlake.info.

Ongoing

Windward artwork
State Sen. Jill Tokuda sponsors the mixed-media artwork of Kailua High and Olomana school students throughout February at the state capitol, chamber level, weekdays and Saturdays. Call 587-7215.

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