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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
June 12
Rain garden builders
Hui o Ko‘olaupoko welcomes volunteers to help build a rain garden today at a Windward home. Call 381-7202.

Kapaa industry
The city Planning Commission has a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. in Mission Memorial Building on a zone-change request for Kapaa Valley, from preservation to limited industrial (40 foot height), in order to develop a light industrial park. Call 768-8007.

Drop-in activities
The Boys and Girls Club Windward Clubhouse has an afternoon drop-in program for ages 7 to 17 now through July 26 on weekdays from 2 to 6 p.m. at its Kailua Intermediate site. Fee is $1 per year to join. Call 263-0555.

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

Career night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties sponsors a free Career Night at 6 p.m. at its New Agent Training Office, 970 N. Kalaheo Ave. #C-215. RSVP to 748-3410.

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

Chi Kung healing
Signup deadline for the public is today for a Chi Kung class in “Meridian Balancing,” set for 9:45 a.m. June 19 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Thursday
June 13
Storytime
Kaneohe Library has Pre- school Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Call 233-5674.

Vitamin D
Dr. Michael Castro discusses “Vitamin D and Cancer” at 6 p.m. in Castle Wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

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

Focus groups
Kaneohe Community and Family Center hosts a free dinner and presentation on “How to Conduct Focus Groups” at 5 p.m. in Kaneohe. Call 235-7747.

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

New members
Windward Unity Church leads a new-members class at 6:30 p.m. at 45-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Friday
June 14
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.

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

Saturday
June 15
Look-alike dads
Windward Mall’s Father’s Day observance features a Father-Child Look-Alike contest, entertainment, activities and exhibits from noon to 3 p.m. The Royal Hawaiian Band performs at 10 a.m. Call 235-1143.

Heeia stream help
The Heeia Stream Restoration Project welcomes help from 8 to 11 a.m. to repair eroding upper Heeia stream banks. Wear long pants and shirts; bring bug spray. Call 381-7202.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 6:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Basketball signups
Windward National Junior Basketball has registration today and each Saturday this month for players age 8-15 — from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Kaneohe District Park lounge and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion. Call Cy at 721-5116 or John at 225- 6644.

Sunday
June 16
Rakugo
Kaneohe Library hosts Rakugo: Japanese Comedic Storytelling at 3 p.m. Call 233-5674.

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

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

Church classes
Windward Unity Church leads a class in “Bible Overview: Christian Scrip- tures” at 6:30 tonight and “The Spiritual Side of Job Discovery” at 3 p.m. Tuesday at 45-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Tuesday
June 18
Piano time
Ron Miyashiro performs at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium, featuring “Fun at the Piano.” Call 436-4578.

Music time
Kaneohe Library hosts Preschool Music Time with Debbie Saggers at 10:15 a.m. today and June 25 and July 2. Call 233-5674.

Preschool nature
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden has a preschool nature hour based on “seeds” at 10:30 a.m. with stories, crafts and hikes. Bring lunch, shoes, bug repellent and a parent. Call 233-7323.

Upcoming
Weight loss
Dr. Steven Fowler and staff will present a free seminar on weight-loss surgery at 6:30 p.m. June 19 in the Wellness auditorium at Castle Medical Center. Register two days in advance at 263-5400.

Farm benefit
Whole Foods Kailua will donate 5 percent of its pro- ceeds June 19 to Waialua’s Mohala Farms to support its new commercial kitchen for youth education programs. Call 258-3943.

Kaneohe board meeting
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. June 20 at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call June 20 at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

Musubi man
Honolulu Theatre for Youth will perform Musubi Man — adapted by Lee Cataluna from Gingerbread Man — at 10 a.m. June 20 at Kahuku Library (293-8935) and 10:30 a.m. June 27 at Waimanalo Library (259- 2610).

Concert
The first Full Moon Concert of the season will run from 5 to 8:30 p.m. June 21 at Kailua District Park, featuring the Saloon Pilots (6 p.m.), Ledward Kaapana and Mike Kaawa. Food trucks will be at the free public event, with donations welcome to Hui o Ko‘olaupoko. Visit kailuafullmoonconcerts.com.

Bluegrass
The Saloon Pilots (see above item) will play bluegrass music from 8:30 to 11 p.m. June 21 at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Walk with Doc
Dr. Sonny Wong of Wind- ward Heart Center will lead a 40-minute walk in the neighborhood, starting at 8 a.m. 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.

Pruning basics
Mulkern Nursery will sponsor a free workshop at 10 a.m. June 22 on “Pruning” at its Waimanalo site, 41- 639 Kaulukanu St. Call 396-6595.

Kanikapila
Castle Foundation will present Holunape for Kanikapila in Kailua at 4 p.m. June 22

Bamboo Seminar
Geobunga will lead a free seminar on Bamboo Fencing and Accents at 2 p.m. June 22 at its Waimanalo nursery, 41-829 Kakaina St. RSVP to 422-4567.

Hakipuu stream help
Hakipuu Stream Restoration volunteers will work from 8 a.m. to noon June 22 to repair and restore the stream. Additional weekday work is available. Call 381-7202.

Writing retreat
Lillian Cunningham will lead a writing retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 for those over age 16 in Hale Akoakoa 107-109 at WCC. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Bring lunch and cup for beverage. Call 235-7433.

Bible school
Christ Church Uniting will conduct Vacation Bible School for children in grades K-5 from 9 a.m. to noon, June 24-28, at 1300 Kailua Road. Call 262-6911.

Electric bills
The Windward HCAP office will sign up eligible appli- cants now through June 28 for LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program). The office is located at 47-232 Waihee Road. Call 239-5754.

Castle class of 1976
The Castle High School class of 1976 will have its 55th Birthday Bash Nov. 13-14 in Las Vegas. Email castle.high.76@gmail.com or facebook Castle High Class of ’76.

Ongoing
Scenic art
Paintings by Kailua native Peter Kowalke are on view at Morning Brew Cafe at Kailua Shopping Center now through Aug. 15. Some sales proceeds will support Hawaii’s equestrians on trips to competitions. Call 262-7770.

Give it fresh
Windward Unity Church seeks volunteers to help with Give It Fresh Day from 2 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday at the Windward Mall Farmers Market, and after 4:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Kailua Night Market. Call 262- 6731 or email unity@windwardunity.com.

HPU art
HPU gallery has two exhibits at its Hawaii Loa campus through July 12: “Trophy,” paintings by Rachelle Dang; and “Manifestation” fea- turing drawings by Hiroko Sakurai. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 544-0228.

Fun and learning
Little People Hawaii has a free keiki session at 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Wind- ward Mall with Aunty Margaret Shimizu and Party Rock for children accom- panied by their parents. Goal of the one-hour pro- gram is fun, laughter and learning. Call 236-1772.

Canoe club signups
Waimanalo Canoe Club welcomes new keiki and adult paddlers, who may sign up during practice at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednes- day and Friday at Kaiona Beach Park. Call Royce at 753-3708.

Vegetarian cooking
Down To Earth has free vegetarian cooking classes at 4:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at its Kailua store. Call 947-3249.

Castle travels
Castle High alumni and families are invited to travel to Japan in 2014 with EF Tours, coordinated by teacher Bev Vierra. Call her at 389- 7529.

Zumba fitness
Kehaulani Volhein teaches Zumba fitness at 8:30 a.m. Mondays and 6 p.m. Thursdays at Windward Family Wellness Center in Koolau Center. Fee is $5 per class, with the first class free. Call 230-9369.

Kaneohe yoga, Zumba
Windward Family Wellness Center yoga studio at Koolau Center has ongoing classes in beginners yoga at 6 and 8 a.m. Saturdays, yoga flow at 7:15 p.m. Thursdays, plus lessons in eating healthy, chiropractic, massage, aqua massage and personal train- ing. All yoga classes are $14 each or $50 for five sessions. Zumba meets at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesdays. For fees, call 239-9355.

R.I.P.P.ED fitness
A “one-stop body shock” workout of Resistance, In- terval, Power, Plyometric and Endurance training meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Windward Family Well- ness Center in Koolau Center. Classes are $5 each with the first class free. Bring weights and a towel. Call 230-9369.

Computer lab
KEY Project’s multi-level computer lab is open for public use and learning, supervised by IT expert Angel Lemus from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 47-200 Waihee Road. Call 239-5777.

Kahuku music
Turtle Bay Resort has live music and/or hula most nights at Hang Ten, 21 Degrees or the Lobby Lounge. Call 779-5546.

Items must reach us by June 12 to be considered for the June 19 edition. Fax to 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com.

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