East Oahu Highlights

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* WARD TALKS State Rep. Gene Ward hosts a “coffee summit” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 2 at Zippy’s and a “beer summit” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 4 at Kona Brewing Co. Pub, both at Koko Marina Center (586-6420).

* ROYAL MUSIC The Royal Hawaiian Band plays at 2 p.m. April 4 at Kahala Mall. Call 922-5331.

* CHICKEN SALE Koko Head Lions Club has a barbecued chicken sale April 7 at Aina Haina Elementary School. Call 222-8000.

* ST. LOUIS MEETS St. Louis Heights Community Association meets at 7 p.m. April 8 at Hokulani Elementary to discuss a neighborhood security watch for Waahila Ridge State Park. Call 737-5654.

* FOOD HEALTH Dr. Michael Greger presents “The Role of Diet in Preventing, Treating and Reversing the 15 Leading Causes of Death” at 7 p.m. April 9 at Ala Wai Clubhouse during the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii meeting. Call 944-8344.

* AUDITIONS Diamond Head Theatre has auditions at 7 p.m. April 12, and 2 p.m. April 13 and 14 for the romantic comedy The Goodbye Girl, which will run May 24-June 9. Call 733-0277, ext. 304.

* JIU JITSU Hawaiian Triple Crown hosts the Hawaiian Open for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for all age brackets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

April 13 at Kaiser High School gym. Email Romolo Barros at barroshawaii@hotmail.com or visit hawaiitriplecrown.com.

* STARGAZING Hawaiian Astronomical Society has a free “star party” from 6:50 to 10 p.m. April 13 at Kahala Community Park. Call 683-0118.

* BAZAAR Epiphany Church (10th and Harding) has its spring bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 with baked goods, jams, jellies, plants, clothing, dishes and much more. Call 734-5706.

* GRAFFITI HELP Kaimuki Christian Church removes trash and graffiti in Kaimuki from 8 a.m. to noon April 20, followed by lunch. Call 735-1771.

* RECYCLING Pacific Corporate Solutions conducts a computer recycling drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 at Kahala Mall near the Kilauea Avenue entrance. Call 732-7736.

* STRESS TALK Kaiser Permanente has a free Senior Summit lecture on “Life in Balance, Conquering Stress” at 11:45 a.m. April 23 at Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA. Call 737-5544.

* BOOK SALE Friends of Aina Haina Library have a pop-up bookstore from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 25-27 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28 at the library. Call 377-2456.

* OLD DRUGS Kahala Mall hosts the National Take-back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, accepting expired and unused medications for safe disposal at the Kilauea Avenue end of the mall. Call 541-1930.