Central Oahu Highlights
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* BOATING SAFETY U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary runs a second Boating Safety class from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 9-23, for experienced recreational boaters at Wahiawa Community School in order to meet new certification requirements. The class is free but training materials cost $45. Others are welcome to sit in. Register by Sept. 8 at 778-5738.
* CAREGIVERS Central Oahu Caregivers host a support group at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Call 623-6707.
* BELL SERVICE Wahiawa Hongwanji sponsors a “Special 9/11 Service” at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11 in front of its Bonsho (bell tower), giving all present the opportunity to ring the bell on the 13th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. Special guest is state Rep. Marcus Oshiro. Call 622-4320.
* WAIALUA WRITERS Waialua Library’s writers group meets at 11 a.m. Sept. 13 to discuss “Connections” and “Write Something Humorous.” Call 637-8286.
* EAT STREET Mililani Town Association hosts its Eat the Street festival from 2 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Mililani Rec Center 7 (Lehiwa Drive) and Mililani Ike Elementary School on the theme “Garlic.” More than 40 food vendors, plus craft booths, live entertainment and a keiki fun zone are planned, along with free parking shuttles. Call 440-2603.
* NEIGHBORS Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Wahiawa District Park, Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley at 7 p.m. Sept. 16, North Shore at 7 p.m. Sept 23 at Waialua Elementary cafeteria and Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu at 7:30 p.m. Sept 24 at Mililani Rec Center 3. Call 768-3710.
* ART RECEPTION Wahiawa Library hosts a public reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 17 to honor the award-winning Leilehua High artists and teachers involved in its summer art show. Call 622-6345.
* LEADERSHIP Express Employment Professionals presents a leadership seminar with Jack Smalley on how to motivate and retain key talent from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Hawaii Okinawa Center. For fees and details, call 525-5225.
* CRAFTS, MUSIC Leilehua High’s band program has a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the school, and presents its free Fall Pops Concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in the gym. Call 305-3054.
* BOOK SALE Friends of Waialua Library have a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20. Call 637-8286.
* BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at Mililani Town Center. Call 848-4770.
* MILILANI MUSIC Mililani Town Center has live music from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20 (Michael Cheape) and Sept. 27 (Tim Rose). For daytime activities, visit towncenterofmililani.com.
* MOKULEIA HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 9-mile intermediate hike to Kealia in Mokuleia at 8 a.m. Sept. 21. Visit htmclub.org.
* WAIALUA READERS Friends of Waialua Library sponsor a readers group at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25 on Jeannette Walls’ memoir/novel Half Broke Horses. Call 637-8286.
* GARDENERS Mililani Garden Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Thursday at Mililani Mauka Rec Center 6 for a program, demonstration or excursion. The public is welcome. Call 637-0488.
* CRESTVIEW CLUB Crestview Seniors Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at Crestview Community Park for planned fun and outings. All those age 55 and older are welcome. Call 671-4838.
* ZUMBA Debbie Rosa-rio 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.
* ZUMBA Mililani Town Center hosts a free Zumba demonstration class at 6:30 p.m. on the last Friday of the month at the gazebo. Call 625-0108.
* ALZHEIMER’s HELP An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at The Plaza in Mililani. Call 591-2771.
* PARKINSON’S A Parkinson’s support group meets at 1 p.m. every first Saturday in Waialua United Church of Christ’s office, 67-174 Farrington Hwy. Call Grant at 282-9864.
* MILILANI SENIORS The Mililani Golden Years seniors club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at Mililani District Park for planned activities. Residents age 55 and older are welcome. Call 623-5258.
* PUPUKEA SENIORS Pohai Na Makua o Pupukea seniors club meets monthly at 9:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday, August through May, at Sunset Beach Recreation Center. Call 638-7213.
* HALEIWA SENIORS The Haleiwa Seniors club meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at Waialua Community Association, across from Haleiwa post office. Arts and crafts teachers also are welcome to assist. Call 637-4606.
* WAHIAWA SENIORS The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for the Wahiawa Rainbows at 8:30 a.m. Mondays at Wahiawa District Park. Call 621-5663.
* WHITMORE CLUB The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for Whitmore Seniors Club at 9 a.m. Fridays at Whitmore Community Park. Call 622-2420.
* MASTERS SWIM Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center has a U.S. Masters swimming program, meeting at 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Call 677-8849.
* TOASTMASTERS Mililani Toastmasters Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Mililani Ike Elementary School to help members improve their public speaking and leadership skills. Call 220-5093.
* STORIES, FILMS Wahiawa Library sponsors a free storytime from 6 to 7:15 p.m. each Thursday and a free Movie Night at 5 p.m. each Tuesday. Call 622-6345.
* LANGUAGES Language Wonderland conducts Saturday morning classes for keiki age 12 and younger in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese. Coming soon are French, Spanish and Russian. Fee is $165 for 10 classes. Call 1-760-477-3310.
* PADDLE FITNESS Rainbow Watersports offers Stand Up Paddle Fitness classes 9.30 a.m. Saturdays at Haleiwa Bay. Call 372-9304.
* HULA Kumu hula Ali’i Manu conducts non-competitive hula classes (auana, kahiko and the aloha spirit) for the community at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Mililani Uka Elementary School. Men and women ages 15 and up are welcome. Call 478-2400.
* JAZZERCISE Kate Moore leads low-impact, one-hour Jazzercise classes at 6 and 7 p.m. Mondays at Mililani District Park, and beginners are welcome. She also leads Jazzercise at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Mililani Rec Center 5. Call 621-2482.
* TECH PARK MART Hiraoka Farm sponsors a farmers market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 Kahelu Ave. in Mililani Tech Park, featuring breads, plate lunches, desserts, flowers, local meat and produce and more. Call 228-3714.
* WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Waipio Clinic hosts a “fresh day” market of healthy food and produce from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2270.
* QUEEN’S MARKET Lili’uokalani Church offers a Queen’s Open Market from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays in Haleiwa with fresh produce, ono food and hand-crafted local items. Booth fee is $30. Vendors and entertainers are invited to call 637-9364.
* NORTH MARKET North Shore Country Market runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Sunset Beach Elementary School, selling Hawaii-made items exclusively. Vendors are welcome. Call 673-3296.
* WAIALUA CO-OP Waialua Farmers Co-op Market sells local produce, plants and more from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Waialua Sugar Mill grounds. Call Edith at 637-8589.
* WAHIAWA MARKET A farmers market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission parking lot, 1067 California Ave. Visit wahiawacdbo.org.
* HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market runs from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in the Pikake Pavilion and main lawn at Waimea Valley. Call 388-9696.
* MILILANI MARKET Mililani High School hosts a Farmers Market from 8 to 11 a.m. Sundays in the gym parking lot. Call 848-2074.
* CITY MARKETS The People’s Open Market sells produce on Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Wahiawa District Park and from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mililani District Park. Call 522-7088.
* AIKIDO Mililani Aikido Club practices Tuesday and Thursday nights at Mililani District Park gym. For more information, call 623-8937.