East Oahu Highlights

Fax highlight items by Dec. 12 for the Dec. 19 edition to 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com.

* MALL MUSIC Kahala Mall stage has many shows this month, including Hookena at 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Royal Hawaiian Band at 2 p.m. Dec. 9, Kuana Torres Kahele at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 and Maunalua at 1 p.m. Dec. 16. Call 732-7736.

* ANNIE Diamond Head Theatre’s musical Annie runs Dec. 7-30 and has already added three new shows at 7 p.m. Dec. 27 and 28, and 8 p.m. Dec. 29. Call 733-0274. * PAGEANT Star of the Sea Early Learning Center performs “Christmas Carousel” at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 7 at the church. Call 734-0208.

* HORSE PHOTOS Koko Crater Stables has an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8, offering a family photo sessions and riding information. Call 256-1317.

* SANTA TEA Kahala Hotel & Resort presents Tea with Santa at 1 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15 at The Veranda with photos and a child-friendly tea menu. Tickets cost $40 for adults, $30 for ages 6 to 12. Call 739-8760.

* WETLAND WORK Livable Hawaii Kai Hui has a workday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Hawea heiau complex and Keawawa wetland. Bring gloves, tools and sunscreen. Call 864-8081.

* ST. LOUIS MEETS The St. Louis Heights Community Association meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at Hokulani Elementary School. Call 737-5654.

* LUNCH Food services director John Cadman discusses “There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch” at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Ala Wai Clubhouse for the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii meeting. Call 944-8344.

* NEIGHBORS Palolo Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at Palolo Elementary School. Call 768-3710.

* NUTCRACKER Hawaii State Ballet presents its 26th annual production of The Nutcracker Dec. 15, 16, 21, 22 and 23 at Mamiya Theatre, directed by John Landovsky. Call 739-4886 for tickets.

* WAILUPE HIKE The Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 6-mile intermediate ridge hike on Wailupe Loop at 8 a.m. Dec. 16. Visit htmclub.org.

* STRINGS Sandra Wong String Studio perform a Christmas concert at 2 p.m. Dec. 16 at Kaimuki Library, featuring hymns and carols. Call 733-8422.

* ORCHESTRA Oahu Civic Orchestra presents a free Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at Eiben Hall at Chaminade University. Call 342-0610.


* VERANDA MUSIC Piano jazzman David Swanson plays from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday in Kahala Hotel’s Veranda lounge. Call 739-8760.