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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
June 26

Movie night Kaneohe Library screens the animated film Up! at 6 p.m. Call 233-5674.

Chi Kung healing Signup deadline for the public is today for a class in “Chi in Your Hands with Chi Kung,” set for 9:45 a.m. July 3 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Pregnancy Castle Medical Center offers a free “Healthy Pregnancy” class to couples at 5 p.m. Call 263-5400.

Making masks Yukie Shiroma leads a workshop in 3-D mask-making at 10:30 a.m at Kahuku Library. The two-hour session is limited to 20 people ages 8 and up, with supplies provided. Call 293-8935.

Star struck Hokulani Imaginarium presents a “purely entertaining” program at 7 p.m. featuring classic rock music by Led Zeppelin and “mind-blowing graphics in full-dome digital technology”; plus “Perfect Little Planet” (following the adventures of a family of space aliens seeking the perfect vacation spot in our solar system) at 7 p.m. Friday. Admission to either program is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Thursday
June 27

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 1 to 7 p.m. at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Storytime Kaneohe Library hosts a Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Call 233-5674.

Grains Castle Medical Center’s Eat Well for Life series with Eileen Towata is on “Great Grains” at 6 p.m. in the Wellness auditorium, demonstrating the flavor and benefits of three whole grains. Fee is $10, including samples and recipes. Register two days ahead at 263-5400.

Hanauma talk Hanauma Bay Education Center presents a free public lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the park theater. For topic details, call 397-5840.

Musubi man Honolulu Theatre for Youth performs Musubi Man -adapted by Lee Cataluna from Gingerbread Man - at 10:30 a.m. at Waimanalo Library (259-2610).

Friday
June 28

TV Melodrama ‘Olelo Community Television broadcasts a video of Lanikai Mortgage Players’ recent hit play, Silverado Kid, at 8 p.m. on Channel 55. Call 262-5482.

Piano recital Ernest Chang’s piano students perform a free recital at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 436-4578.

Electric bills The Windward HCAP office signs up eligible applicants through today for LIHEAP (Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program). The office is at 47-232 Waihee Road. Call 239-5754.

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.

The Wiz New Hope Oahu’s Youth Performing Arts Center presents The Wiz at 7 tonight and Saturday, and July 5 and 6; and at 4 p.m. Sunday and July 7 at Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $15 and $20. Call 842-4242.

Saturday
June 29

Glassbottom culture Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club has guided glassbottom boat tours of the nine Kaneohe Bay ahupua’a at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. from Heeia Kea pier. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for keiki. Another tour day is scheduled for Aug. 10. Call 235-8111.

Koolauloa hikes Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 7-mile intermediate hillside hike to Hauula Papali at 8 a.m. today and a 6-mile intermediate hike in Kahana Valley at 8 a.m. July 7. Visit htmclub.org.

Church and food Windward Unity Church has a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s in Kailua, and a potluck picnic with members and guests at 10 a.m. at Kailua Beach Park across from Buzz’s. Call 262-6731.

Blood drives Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives today from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Laie Shopping Center. 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. to 1 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion. Call 721-5116 or 225-6644; cyp@hawaii.rr.com.

Sunday
June 30

Kids Inc. Deadline is today to register ideas on Facebook for Windward Mall’s second annual “kid-preneurs” competition for ages 6 to 15. Winners will set up shop July 27 at center court to showcase their businesses. Voters will choose the 10 favorite Kids Inc. entries (services or products) between July 1 and 12 on the mall’s facebook page, facebook.com/WindwardMa ll or call 235-1143.

Magic show Alan Arita does a free magic show at 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5674.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at St. John Vianney Parish Church on Keolu Drive. Call 848-4770.

Plant calcium Ayla Sarnof of Food for Life Hawaii discusses about plant-based calcium and demonstrates recipes at 2 p.m. at Whole Foods Kailua. Call 258-3943.

Monday
July 1

Kailua ballroom dance Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association’s Kailua chapter has classes in mambo and foxtrot from 7 to 8:45 p.m. on Mondays, from today to Aug. 19 at Kailua District Park, with a nominal fee. To register, call 285-6072.

Tuesday
July 2

Ohana food Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food, first-come, first-served, for qualified customers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project. Call 239-5777.

Music time Kaneohe Library hosts Preschool Music Time with Debbie Saggers at 10:15 a.m. Call 233-5674.

Upcoming

Ronald McDonald’s Restaurants will sponsor “Book Time with Ronald McDonald” at 10:30 a.m. July 3 at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Kailua Independence Day Kailua town will mark Independence Day with its annual parade at 10 a.m. on Kainalu Drive (261-7997), aerial acrobatics by pilots Cliff Churchill and Hank Bruckner at 6 p.m. off Kailua Beach, and the revived fireworks show at 8 at the beach park. Call 478-5230.

Turtle Bay Fourth Turtle Bay Resort will host standup paddleboard races, entertainment (from 2 p.m.), games, a water slide and fireworks (8 p.m.) July 4 on the grounds and offshore. For paddleboard race entries, register by visiting dahuipaddlerace.com.

Kaneohe bon dance Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji will have its bon dance festival from 6:30 to 10 p.m. July 6 at 45-520 Keaahala Road. Call 247-2661.

Library clown Stevo the Clown will entertain children with juggling, unicycling and more at 10:30 a.m. July 6 at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank will have a Kailua donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. July 6 at Dr. K.B. Chun & Sons, 444 Uluniu St. Call 848-4770.

Memorial run Mid-Pacific Roadrunners Club will have an 8K Lanikai Bike Path run in memory of Daniel Levey at 7 a.m. July 7, starting by the Mokulua Drive monument. Call John at 373-3609.

Tokuda town hall State Sen. Jill Tokuda will host a District 24 (Kaneohe-Kailua) town hall meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 9 at WCC’s Hale Akoakoa 107 and 109 to discuss community concerns and the 2013 legislative session. Call 587-7215.

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