Central Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’ s happening in Central Oahu. Fax items by Sept. 5 to 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com to make the Sept. 12 edition.

NEIGHBORS The North Shore Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Haleiwa Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES Wahiawa Lions Club accepts monetary donations and school supplies through the end of August for its annual drive at the office of CPA Donald Sagara, 707 Kilani Ave., as well at Wahiawa General Hospital and Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Email jbkampfer@aol.com.

LIBRARIES CLOSED All public libraries are closed Sept. 1-3 to observe Labor Day.

KEMOO CHILI Kemoo Farms has its 13th annual Labor Day Chili Cookoff from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sept. 2, featuring bands all day, chili tasting from 3 to 5 and much more at 1718 Wilikina Drive. Call 621-1835.

BANDSTAND The Royal Hawaiian Band per- forms at 4 p.m. Sept. 2 at Waialua Bandstand, courtesy of Haleiwa Joe’s Seafood Grill. Call 637-9721.

POLO FINALE Hawaii Polo Club hosts a match of Army vs. India at 2 p.m. Sept. 2, along with closing day festivities. Admission is $10 general, $7 military. Gates open at 11 a.m. Call 343-4788.

HALEIWA HIKE The Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 5-mile inter- mediate hike Sept. 2 to Kawainiu Stream in Haleiwa. Go to htmclub.org.

ETHNIC COOKING Wahiawa Botanical Garden sponsors a class in Vietnam- ese cooking from 10:30a.m. to noon Sept. 8 when Pam Loo demonstrates how to make spring rolls and papaya salad. Fee is $10. Call 522-7064.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept 8 and 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sept. 15 at Mililani Town Center. Call 848- 4770.

MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts “meet and greet” ses- sions with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 and 22 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park, 95-1069 Ukuwai St. Call 782-8387.

STORIES Mililani Library has free Preschool Storytimes at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 11-Oct. 16. Call 627-7470.

BOOK SALE Friends of Waialua hosts a monthly book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Waialua Library. Call 637-4876.

WAIALUA ART Waialua Library’s annual adult art show features “interpretations of life as we know it” by area residents Robert Dante, Erin Delven- thal, John Nichols, Margaret and Owen Loof, and Quenda Jan Shults. It’s open now through Sept. 21. Call 637- 8286.

GARDEN CONTEST Deadline is Sept. 30 to enter the Wahiawa Town Garden Revival contest, a months-long beautification project sponsored by Wahiawa Historical Society with cash prizes for the best yard in five categories. Entry forms are at Wahiawa Library and at the botanical garden. Call 621-0043.


BALLET Weinberg Community Center has ballet classes for children (ages 4 to 18) at 67-174 Farrington Hwy. in Waialua. Call Kristin Rivers at 623- 9062 or email her at krisriv@gmail.com.

SUP YOGA Judy Kosaka conducts SUP Yoga (yoga on a stand up paddle board) at 9:30 a.m. Sundays at Anahulu Stream in Haleiwa for $10 per lesson (bring your own board). Other training also is avail- able. Call Aloha SUP Yoga at 627-9444 or email bewell808@yahoo.com.

CONSERVATION The Oahu Army Natural Re- source Program welcomes volunteers for its service trips and environmental out- reach projects to control invasive weeds and more in the Waianae and Koolau mountains. Call Kim or Celeste at 656-7741.

WAIALUA WRITERS The Waialua Library writers group meets at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at the library. Call 637-8286.