Central Oahu Highlights

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GREYWOLF Grey-wolf presents a lecture on “Women Warriors of Europe & Asia” at 10 a.m. April 21 at Waialua Library, featuring his display of weapons, antiques, costumes and more. Call 637-8286.

NEIGHBORS Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 21 (and May 19) at Mililani Mauka Elementary, Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu meets at 7:30 p.m. April 22 (and May 27) at Mililani Rec Center III. Call 768-3710.

WAIALUA READS Waialua Library’s readers group meets at 9:30 a.m. April 23 to discuss its pick of the month, Paul Bowles’ The Sheltering Sky. Call 637-8286.

TEEN ART Friends of Waialua Library host an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. April 23 for the Waialua High & Intermediate School Art Show by Howard Farrant’s students. The mixed-media exhibit runs through May 19 at the library. Call 637-8286.

DRAWING Waialua Library hosts a drawing group, formerly Sketchers, at 11 a.m. April 25. Bring sketchbook, pencils, pens and a object for a group still-life. Call 637-8286.

LANAI SALE St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church conducts a lanai sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at 1679 California Ave. The church thrift shop also will be open during the sale. Call 226-3510.

RECYCLING Kahuku High & Intermediate School has an Aloha Aina recycling drive from 9 a.m. to noon April 25, and Mililani Waena Elementary has one from 9 a.m. to noon May 16, welcoming all kinds of items. A shredding service also is planned. Email 3rs@kokuahawaiifoundation.org.

KELLEY RIDE Hawaii Bicycling League sponsors the John Kelley Haleiwa Metric Century Ride at 6:30 a.m. April 26 from Kaiaka Beach Park to Kahuku High School and back. Call 735-5756 or visit bhl.org.

POLO Hawaii Polo Club hosts matches at 2 p.m. each Sunday at Mokuleia Field. April 26 is Equus Hotel vs. Wealth Strategy Partners for the Mabuhay trophy; May 3 is Boys Bunch Fundraiser for North Shore Community Land Trust. Gates open at 11 a.m., and admission is $10 and $8. Visit hawaii-polo.org.

SANCTUARY NOAA seeks public comment on the proposed expansion of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary boundaries and conducts an informational meeting on it from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 27 at Sunset Beach Recreation Center, 59-540 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 271-3213.

LEI PO‘O Wahiawa Botanical Garden has a workshop on making Lei Po‘o (wili method) at 9:30 a.m. April 30. Fee is $15. Register at 522-7066.

STORE LOTS Haleiwa Store Lots has a grand opening of its new community and retail development at 66-111 Kamehameha Hwy. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2, with activities, tours, prizes and entertainment. Call 391-7441.

LEI DAY Waimea Valley conducts its annual Lei Day competition at 10 a.m. May 2 with live music and hula, as well as cash prizes for the best leis (lei drop-off is 7:30-9:30 a.m.). Call 638-7766.

BANDSTANDWaialua Bandstand presents the Waialua High & Intermediate School Band at 4 p.m. May 3, sponsored by Surf N Sea. Call 637-9721.

WRITER RETREAT Camp Mokule‘ia is home base for the Mokule‘ia Writers Retreat May 3-8, featuring top local authors, workshops and coaching. Fees range from $500 to $1,200. Email connie@sinandsyntax.com.

ROBOT LUAU Dole Plantation hosts its annual benefit luau for Waialua High’s robotics team from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 7. Tickets cost $40 and are on sale through April 30 at Dole Plantation, or call the school at 637-8200.

LEILEHUA EATS Leilehua High School presents “2nd’s at Leilehua” from 4 to 7 p.m. May 8 at the school, featuring food trucks, entertainment and more as a campus fundraiser. Visit 2nd’s at Leilehua on Facebook or email second-satleilehua@yahoo.com.

PINEAPPLE FEST Wahiawa Historical Society presents the 13th annual Wahiawa Pineapple Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 9 at Wahiawa District Park, featuring a parade at 9 a.m., crafts, food, exhibits, keiki bouncers and rides, and entertainment all day, including the Wahiawa Jazz Festival at 2 p.m. Call 694-0103.

PINE RUN The 2015 Wahiawa Pineapple Run is set for 7 a.m. May 16, starting and ending at Kaala Elementary School. Entrance fee is $60 with proceeds going to the school. The first 650 finishers receive a medal and a pineapple. Visit the Facebook page or email pineapplerunhi@gmail.com.

TRIATHLON North Shore Olympic Triathlon begins at 5:45 a.m. May 17 at Mokuleia Beach Park and features an 800-meter swim, 25-mile bike race and 10K run. Entries are due by May 9. Call 372-8885 or visit active.com.