Central Oahu Highlights

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HELEMANO TREES Helemano Farms’ annual Christmas tree sales in Whitmore Village — through Dec. 22 — offer in-ground Leyland cypress and Norfolk pine trees, as well as potted trees, wreaths and stands. Workers will cut, wrap and load purchases. Visit helemano-farms.com or email info@helemanofarms.com.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank conducts donor drives from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Dec. 23 at Dole Plantation, 7-11:45 a.m. Dec. 24 at Mililani Town Center and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at Kahuku High School. Call 848-4770.

SKETCHERS Wai-alua Library sponsors a new Waialua Sketchers group, meeting at 11 a.m. Dec. 27. Bring sketchbook, pencils, pens and an object for a group still-life. The Sketchers meet every fourth Saturday at the library. Call 637-8286.

BEACH CLEANUP Adopt-A-Beach Hawaii plans its monthly North Shore beach cleanup starting at 10 a.m. Dec. 27 with volunteers gathering at Chun’s Reef. Call 637-2211.


Singer/songwriter Summer Kealoha entertains from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 2 at Jerry’s Pizza in Waialua. Call 637-8866.

PARKINSON’S A Parkinson’s support group meets at 1 p.m. Jan. 3 (and every first Saturday) in Waialua United Church of Christ’s office, 67-174 Farrington Hwy. Call Grant at 282-9864.

LEILEHUA EATS Leilehua High School presents “2nd’s at Leilehua” from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 9 (and every second Friday) at the school, featuring food trucks, entertainment and more as a campus fundraiser. Visit 2nd’s at Leilehua on Facebook or send an email to second-satleilehua@yahoo.com.

OCEAN CLINICS Na Kama Kai conducts free clinics in ocean safety and conservation awareness for keiki Jan. 11 at Haleiwa Beach Park. For more information, call 864-9164 or email info@nakamakai.org.

NEIGHBORS All Central Oahu neighborhood boards are on recess in December. The next area board meeting is the Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley board at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at Mililani Mauka Elementary School. Call 768-3710.


CONSERVATION The Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its service trips and environmental outreach projects this season in the Waianae and Ko‘olau mountains. Helping hands are needed to control invasive weeds and much more. Most workdays begin by reporting to the Wahiawa base-yard, and all tools are provided. Call Kim or Celeste at 656-7741.

SENIOR CLASSES Anuenue Hale Wellness Center at Helemano offers a variety of free weekday classes and activities for seniors, injured war veterans and those with disabilities. Call Yvonne at 622-3929.

COMPUTING Waia-lua Library offers instruction on computers at 9 a.m. Fridays. Call 637-8286.

GARDENERS Mili-lani Garden Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Thursday at Mililani Mauka Recreation Center 6 for a program, demonstration or excursion. The public is welcome. Call 637-0488.

WAIALUA KEIKI Waialua Library offers a new Toddler Time at 10 a.m. Fridays, as well as its children’s storytime (with crafts) at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call 637-8286.

CRESTVIEW CLUB The Crestview Seniors Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Friday at Crestview Community Park for planned fun activities and outings. All residents age 55 and older are welcome. Call Guy at 671-4838.

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

ALZHEIMER 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.

LANGUAGES Language Wonderland conducts Saturday morning classes for children age 12 and younger in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese. French, Spanish and Russian also are offered. Fee is $165 for 10 classes. Call 1-760-477-3310 or visit language-wonderland.com.

PADDLE FITNESS Rainbow Watersports conducts Stand Up Paddle Fitness classes 9.30 a.m. Saturdays on Haleiwa Bay. Call 372-9304.

HULA Kumu hula Ali‘i Manu conducts noncompetitive hula classes (auana, kahiko and the aloha spirit) for the community at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Mililani Uka Elementary School. Men, women and teens ages 15 and up are welcome. Call 478-2400.

ZUMBA The Town Center of Mililani hosts a free Zumba demonstration class at 6:30 p.m. on the last Friday of the month at the gazebo. Call 625-0108.

MILILANI CLUB Mililani Golden Years seniors club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at Mililani District Park for planned activities. All 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 Haleiwa Seniors club meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays 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 Wahiawa Rainbows Club seniors 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 The Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center offers a U.S. Masters swimming program, with participants meeting at 7 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday at Central Oahu Regional Park swimming pool. 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 Public 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.

ESCRIMA Patrick Delos Santos conducts Kali Escrima classes in Filipino self-defense (stick fighting) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Mililani Waena Elementary School. Fee is $50 per month. Call 398-0119.

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 offers Jazzercise at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Mililani Recreation Center 5. Call 621-2482.

KEIKI COUNCIL Central District North Community Children’s Council meets at 5 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month in Mililani High School Room C101. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.

TECH PARK MART Hiraoka Farm sponsors a farmers market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at 100 Kahelu Ave. in Mililani Technology Park, featuring breads, plate lunches, desserts, flowers, local meat and produce, and much more. Call 228-3714.

WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Waipio Clinic offers a “fresh day” market of healthy food and produce from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2270.

QUEEN’S MARKET Liliuokalani Protestant Church sponsors a Queen’s Open Market from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays on the church grounds 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 The North Shore Country Market is open 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, flowers, food and more from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Waialua Sugar Mill grounds. Call Edith at 637-8589.

WAHIAWA MART A farmers market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Thursday in the Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission parking lot at 1067 California Ave. For updates, visit wahiawacd-bo.org.

HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. each Thursday in the Pikake Pavilion and main lawn at Waimea Valley. Call 388-9696.

MILILANI MARKET Mililani High School sponsors a Farmers Market from 8 to 11 a.m. Sundays, setting up in the gymnasium 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.

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

BALLET Weinberg Community Center offers ballet classes for children (ages 4 to 18) at 67-174 Farrington Hwy. in Waialua. Call Kristin Rivers at 623-9062 or email kris-riv@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 available. Call Aloha SUP Yoga at 627-9444 or email bewell808@yahoo.com.

BANDSTAND Waia-lua Bandstand hosts free live entertainment at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month. Call 637-9721 or email waialua-bandstand@gmail.com.