Central Oahu Highlights

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NEIGHBORS Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. March 16 at Wahiawa District Park, Mililani Mauka at 7 p.m. March 17 at Mililani Mauka Elementary, North Shore at 7 p.m. March 24 at Waialua Elementary cafeteria, and Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at Mililani Rec Center III. Call 768-3710.

LIONS 75TH Wahiawa Lions Club marks its 75th charter anniversary at 6:30 p.m. March 18 at Dot’s, with Steve Lucas Jazz Band, Leilehua High chorus and dinner. Cost is $15. Call 621-0852.

UKULELE MUSIC Ka‘imi Hanano‘eau plays at 7 p.m. March 19 (open mic) at Surfer, the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Call 293-6000.

SWAP MEET Waipio Shopping Center has its Spring Swap Meet & Craft Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21 at 94-1040 Waipio Uka St. Visit shopwaipio.com.

DYSLEXIA Patti Jenks discusses “Reading Challenges: What is Dyslexia?” at 1:30 p.m. March 21 at Mililani Library, sponsored by the Hawaii branch of International Dyslexia Association. Call 627-7470.

CHURCH FAIR Wahiawa United Methodist Church has its spring fair and rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21, including plate lunches, a plant sale and country store. Call 621-3373.

BOOK SALE Friends of Waialua Library have a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 21 (and every third Saturday) at the library. Call 637-8286.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives at Mililani Town Center from 7 to 11:30 a.m. March 21; BYU-Hawaii 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. April 1 and 2, and 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. April 3; and Leilehua High (front parking lot) 7 a.m.-3:15 p.m. April 2. Call 848-4770.

FILM NIGHT Mililani Hongwanji screens COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret at 7 p.m. March 24 at 95-257 Kaloapau St. It’s described as “a shocking, yet humorous documentary” on large-scale factory farming. Call 625-0925.

CARE HOME City planners conduct a hearing for a major conditional-use permit at 10:30 a.m. March 25 regarding a 42-resident group-living home on Lakeview Circle (the former Blanco Care Home building in Wahiawa). The hearing is in the Mission Memorial building conference room. Call 768-8024.

WAIALUA READS Waialua Library readers group meets at 9:30 a.m. March 26 (and every fourth Thursday) at the library to discuss its pick of the month, The Roundhouse by Louise Erdrich. Call 637-8286.

SPAY/NEUTER Poi Dogs and Popiki conducts a mobile spay-neuter clinic, The Big Fix, for cats March 27 at North Shore Marketplace. For appointments and fees, email alicia@poidogsnandpopoki.o rg or call 551-7915.

EASTER EGGS Mililani Shopping Center plans “Easter Egg-citement” from 10 a.m. to noon March 28 with pony rides, games, crafts and Easter Bunny visits. Call 521-2611.

BAZAAR Mililani Hongwanji has its spring bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 28 at the temple (next to Mililani Rec Center 3) featuring Japanese foods and pastry, lomilomi, a car wash, plenty of rummage items and more. Call 625-0925.

WHEELER DRIVE Wheeler Elementary conducts an Aloha Aina recycling drive from 9 a.m. to noon March 28, welcoming all kinds of items from scrap metal to cooking oil and batteries. Email 3rs@kokuahawaiifoundation.org.

SKETCHERS Waialua Library hosts a Waialua sketchers group at 11 a.m. March 28 (and every fourth Saturday). Bring sketchbook, pencils, pens and a object for a group still-life. Call 637-8286.

THOMPSON SHOW Acclaimed songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson performs at 8 p.m. March 28 in Surfer, the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Tickets cost $45 at Surf ‘n’ Sea or at brownpapertickets.com.

PLASTIC WAR Kokua Hawaii Foundation sponsors a Plastic Free Hawaii Beach Cleanup from 9 to 11 a.m. March 28 on the Mokule‘ia side of Ka‘ena Point. To join the effort, email plasticfree@kokuahawaiifoundation.org.

JUBILEE Waialua High School’s 17th annual Jubilee is May 6 in the Maile/Ohana rooms at California Hotel in Las Vegas. Deadline is March 31 for the banquet, which costs $50 per person. Call Pam at 286-3010.


HALEIWA MARKET Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 2 to 6 p.m. (new hours) each Thursday in the Pikake Pavilion and main lawn at Waimea Valley. Call 388-9696.

BUNGIE WATCH Bungie the Clown entertains at 10:30 a.m. each Monday and on the first Saturday of the month at Mililani Town Center’s gazebo. Call 625-0108.

GET A PET Mililani Town Center’s PetSmart store hosts pet adoptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday. Call 489-9231.

COMPUTERS Waialua Library has free computer instruction at 9 a.m. Fridays. Call 637-8286.

KEIKI TIME Waialua Library hosts a new Toddler Time at 10 a.m. Fridays and children’s storytime and crafts at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call 637-8286.

JAZZERCISE Kate Moore leads low-impact, one-hour Jazzercise classes at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Mililani Rec Center 3, and 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Mililani Rec Center 5. Call 621-2482.

CONSERVATION Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its March and April service trips and environmental out-reach projects in the Waianae and Ko‘olau mountains to control invasive weeds and more. Most workdays begin at the Wahiawa baseyard, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

WAHIAWA CLUB The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for the Wahiawa Rainbows at 8:30 a.m. Mondays at Wahiawa District Park. Call 621-5663.

TOASTMASTERS Mililani Toastmasters meet at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Mililani Ike Elementary School to help members improve their public speaking and leadership skills. Call 220-5093.