Central Oahu Highlights

Email event items to cchang@midweek.com or fax them to 585-6324. The next edition is Feb. 26, and the deadline is Feb. 19.

* HO’ALA GALA Wahiawa’s Ho’ala School’s “Art My Heart” benefit is at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at The ARTS at Marks Garage. Call 621-1898.

* BLUEGRASS Saloon Pilots play contemporary bluegrass music at 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Call 293-6000.

* BAND CONCERT Common Ground plays at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 at Mililani Town Center at the gazebo. Call 625-0108.

* DANCE PARTY Leilehua High Parent Boosters host a Project Grad benefit from 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 15 at Dot’s, with music, entertainment, dancing, pupus and prizes. Tickets cost $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Call 627-5057.

* BOOK SALE Friends of Waialua Library have a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 (637-8286).

* SWAP MEET Performing Artist Academy musicians stage a swap meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 at Mililani Town Center. Call 625-0108.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 17 at Mililani Town Center, and 8-11:15 a.m. Feb. 21 at Alii Beach Medical Group on Haleiwa Road. Call 848-4770.

* SILENT MARCH Koolauloa Hawaii Civic Club and others in Aloha ‘Aina No Ko’olau sponsor a silent march to Malaekahana State Recreation Area at noon Feb. 16, meeting at 11:15 a.m. at the park cabins. A potluck, live music and public forum on urbanization issues are planned. Visit facebook.com/aikeahawaii.

* FAMILY DAY Waimea Valley hosts Family Day Feb. 16, plus a new off-road nature tour to mark its reopening. Call 638-5851.

* BEACH CLEANUP The Waterman League and Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii lead a cleanup of Sunset Beach from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 16, at the conclusion of the Sunset Beach Pro. Call 293-6000.

* NEIGHBORS Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at Mililani Mauka Elementary cafeteria, Wahiawa-Whitmore Village at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at Whit-more Community Park, North Shore at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Waialua Elementary cafeteria, and Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Mililani Rec Center III. (768-3710).

* AIR PLANTS Mililani Garden Club meets at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at Mililani Mauka Rec Center 6 to hear about air plants from expert Ralph Nakana, who also will demonstrate grape vine and air plant arrangements.Call 637-0488.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation hosts a “meet and greet” session with its adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park. Call 782-8387.

* PUPUKEA HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 9-mile intermediate hike on Pupukea ridge at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 23. Visit htmclub.org.


* ZUMBA Debbie Rosario leads ongoing Zumba classes at 6:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Waena Elementary. Fee is $5 per class or $45 per month. Call 780-5640.