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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday
September 25

Stargazing
Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Led Zeppelin” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Private schools
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools has an admissions fair from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Koolau Ballrooms. Call 973-1530.

Cooking and health
Ke Ola Mamo Native Hawaiian Health Care System leads a healthy cooking class at 11 a.m. at the Hawaiian Homestead community center, 41-253 Ilauhole St. in Waimanalo. To register and obtain recipes and ingredient assignments, call Ka’imaile at 848-8000.

Toy film
Kaneohe Library hosts a free movie night at 6 p.m. in the basement featuring Toy Story with free popcorn and refreshments. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 233-5676.

Reflexology
Deadline is today to sign up for a self-help class in “Hand Reflexology and Chi Kung,” set for 9:45-11:45 a.m. Oct. 2 in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Autism film
Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer The Bar hosts a talk-story and film night at 7:30 p.m. with Don King and the film Beautiful Son, about his autistic son and the parents’ efforts to heal him. Tickets cost $10 and proceeds go to Hawaii Autism Foundation. Call 293-6000.

Book saleThe Friends of Kaneohe Library’s September book sale offers half-price to all teachers on books, CDs, DVDs and other items. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. today, 1-3 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Call 247-4819.

Fresh poi
Kako’o ‘Oiwi takes orders for fresh poi until noon today from its Heeia lo’i at $5 per half-pound container of pa’i'ai or one-pound bag of poi. Hoio (fiddlehead) fern also may be available at $9 per pound. (Windward delivery is between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday.) To order and for updates, email info@kakoooiwi.org.

Thursday
September 26

One-pot meals
Castle Medical Center sponsors an “Eat Well for Life” cooking demonstration on one-pot vegetarian meals with Eileen Towata at 6 p.m. in the Wellness auditorium. Fee is $10. Register two days in advance at 263-5400.

Writing workshop
WCC’s Poets Society and Youth Speaks Hawaii conduct a writing workshop from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today and each Thursday through Dec. 5 in Hale Palanakila 227 for students, staff and the public. Call 235-7400.

Ahupua’a talk
Topic of tonight’s Hanauma Nature Preserve free lecture is “Investigation Coupled Human and Natural Systems in an Ahupua’a” with three UH Manoa researchers. The talk begins at 6:30 in the park theater. Call 397-5840.

Friday
September 27

Mall concert
Windward Mall’s Pau Hana concert features Robi Kahakalau, who will perform selections from her new album Robi Calling at 6:30 p.m. at center court. Call 235-1143.

Open mic
WCC’s Hale Akoakoa atrium hosts Last Friday Open Mic Night from 5 to 7 p.m. for students, staff and the public, sponsored by WCC Poets Society. Call 235-7400.

Stargazing
Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Perfect Little Planet” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Saturday
September 28

Habitat briefings
Honolulu Habitat for Humanity conducts an informational meeting on its nonprofit home-building program at 9:30 a.m. at 41-519 Kumuniu Place in Waimanalo. A second session is planned for 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at Waimanalo District Park. Call 538-7070.

Manga art
Gallery ‘Iolani’s exhibit, “The Art of Manga in Hawaii,” is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today during the ho’olaulea in Hale Palanakila complex at WCC. Also today: meet participating manga artists from 2 to 4 p.m. and join a manga print-making workshop from noon to 2 p.m. Call 236-9155.

Ho’olaulea
The 2013 Windward Ho’olaulea is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at WCC with headliner local music, food, tours, exhibits, crafts, rides, car show, trade show, silent auction and much more. Call 235-7400 or visit wind-ward.hawaii.edu/hoolaulea.

Yoga workshop
Laurie Freed of Yoga Moves Hawaii leads a “Sweet Saturday” yoga class from 10 a.m to noon at Sweet Home Waimanalo. Fee is $20, or $30 with optional lunch. Call 259-9490.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon today at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Sunday at St. John Vianney Church, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 1 at HPU Hawaii Loa. Call 848-4770.

All about soil
Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery in Waimanalo leads a free Happy Plants workshop on healthy soil at 10 a.m. at 41-639 Kaulukanu St. Call 396-6595.

Recycling
Kahuku High & Intermediate School has an Aloha Aina Recycling Drive from 9 a.m. to noon, accepting all kinds of recyclables. Visit kokuahawaiifoundation.org.

Hakipuu Stream help
Hui o Koolaupoko volunteers help restore Hakipuu Stream from 8 a.m. to noon. For details and to join the team, RSVP to 381-7202.

Kaneohe basketball
Kaneohe PAL Basketball signs up players age 6-14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and each Saturday and Sunday through Oct. 27 in Kaneohe District Park lounge. Fee is $25. Call Auntie Alice at 247-1558.

Church doings
Windward Unity Church hosts a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s and Evensong spiritual music at 7 p.m. at the church; a study of Dr. Brene Brown’s book Daring Greatly at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, and begins a course on Prosperity at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30, all at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Swim meet
Aulea Swim Club hosts its Al Minn Invitation Swim Meet at 8:30 a.m. today and Sunday at Kailua District Park pool. Call 375-7970.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Basketball Association registers players age 5-14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Community Park. Fee is $75 (5-8 years) or $100 (9-14). Email kailuabasketballassociation@hotmail.com.

Sunday
September 29

Yoga workshop
Michael Graney and Amanda Webster of Yoga Adventure Hawaii lead “Foundations of Alignment” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 167 Hamakua Drive, second floor. Call 356-9618.

Kailua market hours
Kailua Town Farmers Market’s new, earlier hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon today and each Sunday at Kailua Elementary School. Call 388-9696.

Farm tour, feast
Nalolicious Farm hosts “Farmily Tour & Feast” at 2 p.m. at 41-540 Makakalo St., with an organic menu, open music jam, animal feedings, vegetable picking and more. Tickets cost $40 and $10 in advance, or $45 and $15 at the door. Proceeds support the start-up farm and its aquaponics operations. Call 955-0955.

Waimanalo polo
Honolulu Polo Club hosts Care Hawaii League in the Aloha Festivals Week Challenge at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo field. Admission is $5. Call 396-0494.

Tuesday
October 1

Anti-bullying workshop
A parent anti-bullying workshop starts at 6 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria, with free childcare provided. Call 235-7747.

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