What’s Up in Windward Oahu

April 9

Capitol art Students from Kalaheo High, and Puohala and Maunawili elementary schools have their artwork on view during April at the state capitol, chamber level, courtesy of Sen. Jill Tokuda’s Art Review program. Call 587-7215.

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission is $7, $6 or $5. Call 235-7433.

Hazards awareness Hawaii Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program for Waimanalo meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Hawaii National Guard dining facility at Bellows to discuss tsunamis. Call 259-7222.

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

Academic TV show Castle High students battle teams from Lanakila Baptist and Waiakea High in the TV game show It’s Academic, airing at 7 tonight on K-FIVE TV.

Acupressure Deadline is today to register for “Acupressure for Your Neck, Shoulders and Back,” set for 9:45 a.m. April 16 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at WCC’s Hale Akoakoa 101, 103 and 105. Call 848-4770.

April 10

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

Art reception Muumuu Heaven hosts an opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. at 767 Kailua Road for an exhibit by Lanikai artist and fashion author Jennifer Robin, featuring her plein air paintings and a demonstration at 5 p.m. of how color, fashion and makeup can complement each other. The show runs through May 4. Call 263-3366.

Bladder health Kaiser Permanente hosts a free Senior Summit on “In Control: Pelvic Floor Strengthening” at 12:15 p.m. at Windward YMCA. Call 261-0808.

Hanauma talk Hanauma Bay Education Center hosts a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. in its visitor center on “Pele, Hi’iaka and Hawaiian Geology” with Scott Rowland and Lindsey Spencer of UH Manoa. Additional topics are set for April 17 and 24. Call 387-5840.

April 11

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Dream to Fly” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission is $7, $6 or $5. Call 235-7433.

Choir concert Pali View Baptist Choir performs an Easter concert at 7 p.m. at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

Lincoln play Hawaii Pacific University’s Paul and Vi Loo Theatre presents the play Heritage at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday through April 27, telling the story of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of the people closest to him. Admission is $20, $15 and $10. Visit hpu.edu/theatre or call 375-1282.

Kaneohe music Kona Chang entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road; next up is Kaiona April 18 and Kapena April 25. Call 247-6671.

Spiritual night Windward Unity Church’s Evensong at 7:30 tonight features “Full Moon Circle – Ekacakra Tradition” at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 303. Call 262-6731 or email unity@windwardunity.com.

April 12

Immersion fair Puohala Elementary presents its annual Imi Pono concert and craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to support its Hawaiian Immersion Program. Hawaiian plates are on sale for $10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The school is located at 45-233 Kulauli St. Call 233-5667.

Transition fair Kailua Elementary sponsors a Kindergarten Transition Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. in the library so parents can get acquainted with staff, preschool and Head Start programs while keiki enjoy hands-on activities. Register for the 2014-2015 school year and get a free KES T-shirt. Call 266-7878.

Basketball signups Kailua Community Basketball League registers players ages 7-17 for its spring skills clinic and 2014 season from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today and April 19, 26 and May 3 at Enchanted Lake Park, 770 Keolu Drive. Bring birth certificate and medical insurance card. Call 216-8103, 352-1364 or 221-0553.

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

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 to 11:45 a.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Gamestop jobs A GameStop mini job fair runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of the GameStop store at Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

Imu deadline Mail-in deadline is today for the April 18 benefit Easter imu roast at Kailua High School. Only 300 orders will be accepted at $25 each. Mail checks payable to Kailua High School to 451 Ulumanu Drive, Kailua HI 96734. Proceeds benefit the school robotics team and/or Project Grad 2015. Call Victor at 383-9195 (robotics) or Alan at 295-3235 (Project Grad).

Koolau writers The 2014 Koolau Writers Workshop runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at HPU’s Hawaii Loa campus, with fees of $40 for general, $30 for students in advance or at the door. Call Tyler McMahon at 544-1107 or visit koolauwritersworkshop.com.

Kawa Stream Volunteers meet to clean up Kawa Stream from 9 to 11 a.m. in a city-sponsored Earth Month project. Meet at Castle High School Room 37 (near theater). Call Shiloh at 233-5600, ext. 2289.

Beachside dining Kalama Beach Club hosts a Moonlight Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $30 per person. RSVP to kalamabeachclub.com or call 262-5995.

Kalaheo foot race Kalaheo High School has its 5K Spirit Run/Walk at 7:30 a.m. at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai loop. Fee is $30, and proceeds support 2014 Project Grad. Sign up at active.com or call 294-1029.

Easter events Hope Chapel Olomana hosts a family EGGStravaganza Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Park, with an Easter egg hunt and more. The public also is invited to Good Friday service at 7 p.m. April 18, and Easter Sunday services at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., all at the church, which is located in Keolu Shopping Center, next to Safeway. Easter Sunday includes free family portraits, food and fellowship. Call 262-8021.

Beach cleanup Girl Scout Troop 840, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and others lead a Kailua Beach Cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon. Call Lisa at 772-3437.

Waikalua fishpond Waikalua Loko Fishpond Preservation Society sponsors a workday from 8 a.m. to noon at the fishpond in Kaneohe. To register as a group or individual, call 263-8202.

Heeia fishpond Paepae o Heeia volunteers help to clean and restore Heeia Fishpond from 8 a.m. to noon at the fishpond behind King Intermediate School. Call 236-6178.

April 13

Library week School librarians observe National Library Week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Windward Mall, lower Sears wing, with activities, crafts, read-aloud sessions and games. Call 235-1143.

Benefit sale Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club conducts a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its office in Kaneohe Atrium Building, 45-005 Kawa St., featuring “renewable treasures” of all kinds. Proceeds will go to the club’s scholarship fund. Baked goods and other food items also are planned. Call 235-8111.

Lanikai triathlon Lanikai Triathlon runs from 6 to 10 a.m. with 300 participants expected for a swim off Kailua beach, bike race through Kailua, and 5K run on Lanikai loop, finishing at the beach park. Call 223-2622.

Easter services Windward United Church of Christ plans Palm Sunday service at 9 a.m. today, Maundy Thursday at 7:15 p.m. April 17 (communion and Tenebrae worship), Good Friday personal contemplation and prayer from noon to 3 p.m. April 18, and Easter worship at 9 a.m. April 20 with the Pacific Brass Quintet, all at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call 254-3802.

Monday April 14 Waimanalo board meets Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at the National Guard training auditorium at Bellows. Call 768-3710.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ron Bright Theatre lobby. Call 848-4770.

HELP Leadership A meeting for Hauula Emergency Leadership Preparedness (HELP) is set for 6-8 p.m. at Hauula Civic Center on Kukuna Road. Call 293-0820 or email greeneb002@hawaii.rr.com.

April 15

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. in Hale Akoakoa 101, 103 and 105 at WCC. Call 848-4770.

Nature hour Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden sponsors its free monthly Preschool Nature Hour at 10:30 a.m. on the theme “Ducks,” with stories, crafts and hikes. Call 233-7323.

Newborn care Castle Medical Center has a class in General Newborn Care from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for new or expectant couples. Fee is $30 for two people. Call 263-5400.

Bridge game A community bridge game is planned for 1 p.m. with Daniel Reader at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 303. Call him at 266-0301 or email daniel@thekukuinut.com.


LEGO bots Teachers Peter Park and Dawn Robertson will demonstrate how to build a LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robot at 6 p.m. April 16 at Waimanalo Library. Register at 259-2610.

Parks’ egg party City parks staff will present an “Eggstravaganza” at Windward Mall from 4 to 7 p.m. April 19 with egg dyeing, make-and-take projects and games. Call 235-1143.

Kanikapila Harold K.L. Castle Foundation will present free kanikapila music from 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 19 in the Kailua parking garage, featuring Ernie Cruz Jr. Call 263-7073.

Koolauloa cancer relay Koolauloa Relay for Life fundraiser will be from April 25 to 26 at Kahuku District Park. Email michelle.hashimoto@cancer.org or call 432-9244.

Nature art Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery hosts the ninth annual “Celebrating Nature through Art” exhibit by eight Windward artists now through April 29. Call 206-913-7910.

Ho’okupu vendors Vendors are welcome to join “Holomua,” the 15th annual Ho’okupu Aloha set for May 3 at Kualoa Ranch and presented by Mary Kupau Mikaele and her halau, which will perform in New Zealand next fall. Proceeds from the event will support the trip. Crafters should call Jesse at 754-5035.

Mothers and others KEY Project will host its annual “Mothers and Others” benefit brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 (the day before Mothers Day) in its pavilion with entertainment and a menu from its own Kipuka Cafe at 47-200 Waihee Road. Tickets cost $50 each. Call 239-5777.

Europe travel Castle High parents and ohana are invited to join a 2015 tour of Europe in 2015. Email beverly_vier-ra@notes.k12.hi.us or call her at 233-5600, ext. 2267.


Faculty art show Gallery ‘Iolani has a faculty art exhibit now through May 7 of seven WCC artists. Hours are 1-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 1-5 p.m Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The gallery will be closed April 18-20. Call 236-9150.

Talk story Windward United Church of Christ has a Talk Story Sunday after worship each Lenten week at 10:15 a.m. on “Spiritual Body Building,” at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call 254-3802.

Kailua teen art Kailua High’s general art students have an exhibit at Morning Brew in Kailua throughout April. Any sales proceeds are split between the school and the artists. Call Nani at 266-7878.

HPU Ohana art show Works by HPU faculty, students, staff and alumni are on view through May 9 at the college gallery at Hawaii Loa. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 544-0228.

Hula classes Ho’omaika’i Hula Halau welcomes new students of all ages to its Monday and Wednesday classes at KEY Project with kumu hula Shona Lam Ho. Call 728-8960 after 4 p.m.