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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
June 5

Chi Kung healing
Signup deadline for the public is today for a Chi Kung class in “Improving Posture with Imagery and Movement,” set for 9:45 a.m. June 12 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Thursday
June 6

Readers theater
Windward Arts Council presents Having Our Say at Windward Readers Theatre at 7 tonight and Saturday at Pohai Nani auditorium. The show stars Jo Pruden and Sylvia Hormann-Alper and is directed by Vanita Rae Smith. Call 254-4885.

Kailua board meets
Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3710.

Caregivers
The Caregiver Foundation sponsors a support group from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at Koolau. Call 625-3782.

New members
Windward Unity Church launches a new-member class at 6:30 p.m. at 46-005 Kawa St. # 303. Call 262-6731.

Friday
June 7

Robin Hood
Children’s Theatre of Oahu presents its final public performances of Robin Hood at noon and 7 p.m. today and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Paliku Theatre. Call 291-5442.

Ag preservation
Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council leads a workshop on “Preservation and Steward-ship of Hawaii’s Agriculture Lands” from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Turtle Bay Resort. Fee is $20, due by June 5. Call 622-9026.

Fresh poi
Kako’o ‘Oiwi plans to fill orders for fresh poi from its Heeia lo’i at $5 per half-pound container of pa’i'ai or one-pound bag of poi today for those who reserve by noon one day in advance at info@kakoooiwi.org. The group also conducts community workdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month.

Saturday
June 8

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kailua Community Church, 250 Oneawa St. Call 848-4770.

Basketball signups
Windward National Junior Basketball has registration for players age 8-15 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Kaneohe District Park lounge and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion. Fee is $90; season starts in August. Call Cy at 721-5116 or John at 225-6644 or email cyp@hawaii.rr.com.

Water features
Geobunga has a free seminar on water features at 2 p.m. at 41-829 Kakaina St. Call 422-4567.

Walk with Doc
Dr. Sonny Wong of Wind-ward Heart Center leads a 40-minute walk in the neighborhood, starting at 8 a.m. today and June 22 from Whole Foods Kailua (parking lot side). The group then returns to the market for blood pressure checks and a heart health talk. Call 261-2441.

Fishpond help-Heeia
Heeia Fishpond has a community workday from 8:30 a.m. to noon today and July 13 and Aug. 10 to help restore the pond wall, followed by lunch. To sign up, call 236-6178.

Fishpond help-Waikalua
Waikalua Loko Fishpond Preservation Society has a workday from 8 a.m. to noon to remove limu and mangrove. Call 392-1284.

Sunday
June 9

Acupuncture
Licensed acupuncturist MeiLin Maunakea discusses acupuncture and other traditional Chinese medicine treatments at 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5676.

Hula in Kailua
Kumu hula Darcey Moniz and Pukaikapuaokalani Hula Studio dance at 3 p.m. at Kailua Town Center (between Macy’s and Pier One) for the free monthly “I Love Hula in Kailua” program, sponsored by Harold K.L. Castle Foundation. Call 263-7073.

Group bike ride
Sierra Club conducts a 20-mile moderate bicycle ride today to explore Waimanalo. Call 223-6993 or email joalex.gypsy@gmail.com.

Meditation
Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center offers “Becoming a Connoisseur of Happiness” classes with founder Dean Nelson at 9 a.m. at Aikahi Park Shopping Center. Donations are accepted. Call 343-0089.

Monday
June 10

Waimanalo board meets
Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call 768-3710.

Waimanalo football
Waimanalo Pop Warner football registers players from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and June 17 and 24 at Waimanalo Gym for Pee Wees, Jr. Pee Wees and Mighty Mites. Call 306-9502 or visit waimanalowarriors.com.

Upcoming

Board meeting
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. June 12 at KEY Project on Waihee Road, and Ko’olauloa will meet at 6 p.m. June 13 at Hauula Community Center on Kukuna Road. Call 768-3710.

Focus groups
Kaneohe Community and Family Center will host a free dinner and presentation on “How to Conduct Focus Groups” at 5 p.m. June 13. Register by June 10 by calling Melany or Cynthia at 235-7747.

Star struck
Hokulani Imaginarium will present “Stargazing,” at 7 p.m. June 12 on the WCC campus, and “Tales of the Maya Skies” at 7 p.m. June 14. Tickets cost $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Career night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties will host a free Career Night at 6 p.m. June 12 at its New Agent Training Office, 970 N. Kalaheo Ave. #C-215. To RSVP, call 748-3410.

Vitamin D
Dr. Michael Castro will discuss “Vitamin D and Cancer” at 6 p.m. June 13 in the Castle Medical Center Wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

Football camp
University of Hawaii will bring a high school football camp to Castle High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13 for grades 9 to 12. Norm Chow and his staff will teach offense and defense strategies and techniques. Fee is $20. Call 956-6508 or 956-4514.

Performing arts
24-7 Danceforce will lead a four-week Summer Performing Arts Program week-days June 17-July 12 for ages 5-8 years (8 a.m.-noon) and 9-17 (noon-4 p.m.) at its Windward Mall studio, conducted by QTForce. Fee is $600, or $500 for early registration. Email Kimee Balmilero at hi@247dance.org.

Calendar items must reach us by June 5 for the June 12 edition. Fax them to Windward Islander at 585-6324 or email to cchang@midweek.com.

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