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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
April 10

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

Health screenings
The Native Hawaiian Health Care System on Oahu, Ke Ola Mamo, offers free health screenings from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. today at Waimanalo Hawaiian Homestead Association community center, 41-253 Ilauhole St.; and the same time on Friday at Kahuku Medical Center, 56-117 Pualalea St. Call 845-4646.

Star struck
Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 tonight and “Stars” at 7 p.m. Friday at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Acupressure
Signup deadline for the public is today for a class in “The Acupressure Facial,” set for 9:45 a.m. April 17 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Thursday
April 11

Stress talk
Kaiser Permanente has a free Senior Summit lecture on “Life in Balance, Conquering Stress” at 1:15 p.m. at Windward YMCA, 1200 Kailua Road. Call 261-0808.

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

Sleep problems
Dr. Jamil Sulieman, a sleep disorders specialist, discusses insomnia and sleep apnea in a free “In Sickness & In Health” seminar at 6 p.m. at Castle Medical Center’s Wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

Kaneohe AYSO
Kaneohe AYSO registers players from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at Ben Parker Elementary and 1-5 p.m. May 5 at Windward Mall center stage. Call 235-2976 or visit kaneoheayso.org.

HPU drama
Hawaii Pacific University presents Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays through May 5 at Paul and Vi Loo Theatre at Hawaii Loa. Tickets cost $20, $15 and $5. The April 13 and 27 performances will be followed by talks with the cast and director. Call 375-1282.

Kaneohe stories
Kaneohe Library has a free storytime at 10:30 a.m. today and April 25 for ages 2 to 5. Call 233-5674.

Friday
April 12

Photo exhibit
Photographs by Buzzy and Kasey Kerbox are on view through today at Muumuu Heaven, 767 Kailua Road. Call 263-3366.

Fresh poi
Kako’o ‘Oiwi plans to fill orders for fresh poi from its Heeia lo’i at $5 per pound today for those who reserve by noon one day in advance at info@kakoooiwi.org.

Saturday
April 13

Plant sale
Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle has a benefit plant sale from 8 to 11 a.m. at Kailua Elementary School, with proceeds going to its “Learning to Grow” program at the Women’s Community Correctional Center. Call 263-4040.

BYUH graduation
Brigham Young University-Hawaii graduates 450 students from 46 countries at 9:30 a.m. at Cannon Activities Center in Laie, featuring student speaker Karen Iwamoto from the Philippines and Elder Richard Maynes of the Presidency of the Seventy. Call 675-3660.

Lei making
Kalama Beach Park hosts a lei-making workshop for the city’s Kailua Complex parks at 9:30 a.m. Call Bert Shibuya at 266-7655.

St. Anthony gala
St. Anthony Catholic School marks its 60th year tonight at the Marine base officers club with a silent auction gala, “Evening on the Bay.” Tickets cost $70. Call 630-1690.

Travel club crafts
St. John Vianney’s Student Travel Club has a spring craft fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish hall, featuring handicrafts, food and a mother-daughter look-alike contest. Proceeds go to travel expenses. Call 261-4651.

Kapunahala recycles
Kapunahala Elementary’s Junior Leadership nominees and their families have a HI-5 recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. Email jyakmm@ yahoo.com.

Heiau help
Volunteers with Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club meet at 8:30 a.m. for a work day at Ulupo heiau behind Windward YMCA. Call 263-8008.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Community Basketball League signs up players age 7-17 for its spring skills clinics and season play from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today and April 20 and 27 at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion on Keolu Drive. Players should bring their birth certificates and health cards. (Clinic registration is today only; clinics are April 4, 21, 28 and May 5.) Call 216-8103.

Canoes and casinos
Puakea Foundation sponsors a Casino Night from 4 to 9 p.m. at Heeia State Park to support its planned learning center on the site. The event honors veteran koa canoe builder Uncle Bobby Puakea and includes gourmet pupus and live entertainment for $60. Visit puakea.org or call 342-5262.

Heeia Fishpond
Paepae o Heeia conducts community workdays at Heeia Fishpond from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today and April 27. Call 236-6178.

Waikalua Fishpond
The Waikalua Fishpond Preservation Society has a workday from 8 a.m. to noon. Call 392-1284.

Immersion concert
Puohala Elementary School hosts its 20th annual Hawaiian Immersion Concert and Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 45-233 Kulauli St. Proceeds support its immersion program. Call 233-5667.

Magic show
Magician Alan Arita performs his popular magic show at 10:30 a.m. at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Spring fling
Kailua High School Project Grad hosts a Spring Fling from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria with Hawaiian plates, music, hula and big raffle prizes (need not be present to win). Proceeds go to the alcohol- and drug-free graduation party in May. Call Victor at 383-9195.

Junior basketball league
Windward National Junior Basketball League signs up players from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and April 20 and 27 at Enchanted Lake Community Park pavilion. Call Cy at 721-5116.

Alzheimer’s support
An Alzheimer’s support group for caregivers meets at 10 a.m. at Kaneohe Community Family Center at King Intermediate School, Portable 1. Call 235-7747.

Kailua soccer
Kailua AYSO signs up players from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Kailua High cafeteria; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kailua High cafeteria; and 2-4 p.m. April 27 at Kailua District Park multi-purpose room. Fee is $65. Bring birth certificate (new players). Preregister at eAYSO.com and bring three copies of those forms to onsite registration. Email r100info@aysohawaii.org.

Sunday
April 14

Art reception
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery hosts an artists reception from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the exhibit “Celebrating Nature Through Art.” The show, which is not a sale, runs through April 30, featuring local artwork in mixed media. Call 489-0421.

Slack key
Award-winning slack key guitarist Danny Carvalho performs (and brings his CDs) at 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Library in a free program that’s part of National Library Week. Call 233-5676.

Hula in Kailua
Lehua Carvalho and Halau Hula Ka Ulu Pua ‘A’ala O Ka Lani entertain at 3 p.m. at Kailua Town Center in Harold K.L. Castle Foundation’s free monthly “I Love Hula in Kailua” program. Call 263-7073.

Monday
April 15

Oahu plan
Comments on the public review draft of the Oahu General Plan are accepted through today by the city Department of Planning and Permitting. For further details, visit dev.honoluludpp.org or call 545-2055.

Ohana food
The Ohana Food Produce Distribution offers free food on a first-come, first-served basis to qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. For more information, call 239-5744.

Tuesday
April 16

Gleemen music
The Gleemen Plus sing barbershop music in a free public program at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Nature hour
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden hosts a preschool nature hour at 10:30 a.m. on the theme “Ducks.” Bring lunch, shoes and bug repellent to the visitor center and prepare for fun. Call 233-7323.

Upcoming

Curriculum fair
Keolu Elementary School will present its Curriculum Fair, “Keolu Honu, Win the Race!,” from 5 to 7 p.m. April 17 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18 at 1416 Keolu Drive, showcasing samples of student works based on what they are learning in class. Call 266-7818.

Ti leaf lei
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden will offer a workshop on making ti leaf lei at 10 a.m. April 17. Fee is $5. Call 522-7064.

College fair
Windward Community College will host “College is a Family Affair” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 17 in Hale Akoakoa, featuring campus tours by trolley, inspirational speaker (and alumna) Lina Girl, new programs and degrees, student services, food and child care – all for free. Call 235-7454.

Kaneohe board meeting
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. April 18 at Ben Parker Elementary School cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

Jewelry show
New York-based jewelry designer Tiffany Chou will have a spring trunk show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 18 at Fighting Eel, 629 Kailua Road. Call 738-9301.

Kailua music
The Saloon Pilots will entertain bluegrass style from 8:30 to 11 p.m. April 19 at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Kailua Mustang signups
The Kailua Mustangs Football and Cheer Association will register players ages 5 to 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. April 19 at Kailua District Park (Jr. PeeWees) and April 26 (PeeWees, Jr. Midgets and Midgets). Fee is $350 ($175 due at registration). Bring birth certificate, health card and parents. Practice starts Aug. 1. Call Wayne Cazimero at 542-5704.

Kawainui marsh help
Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi volunteers will help restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine in Kawainui Marsh from 8:30 a.m. to noon April 20. Call 263-8008 or visit ahahui.wordpress.com.

Windward beach cleanups
Plastic Free Hawaii, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and Kokua Hawaii Foundation will sponsor a beach cleanup April 20 from Pyramid Rock to Sandy Beach from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m., followed by a party for volunteers from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Sea Life Park ($5). Email info@sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org.

TCS gala
Trinity Christian School will have a benefit dinner, silent auction and entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. April 20 at Koolau Ballrooms. Tickets cost $85 per person. For more information, call 262-8501, ext. 100.

Send Windward calendar items by April 10 to be considered for the April 17 edition. Email cchang@midweek.com or fax 585-6324.

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