East Oahu Highlights

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* CONCERT Oahu Civic Orchestra plays a free spring concert at 7 p.m. March 31 at Eiben Hall at Chaminade University. Call 261-6127.

* SUMMITS State Rep. Gene Ward’s staff hosts a coffee summit from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 1 at Koko Marina Zippy’s and a beer summit from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 3 at Kona Brewing Co. Pub with DLNR chairman William Aila. Call 586-6420.

* BOOK SALE The Friends of Hawaii Kai Library bookstore offers all religion and spirituality books for half price during April. Hours are 12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Call 397-0515.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives April 2 at Kaimuki High and Chaminade, April 14 at KCC, April 20 at Hawaii Kai Library and April 27 at Kahala Mall. Call 848-4770.

* HANAUMA HAPS Hanauma Bay Education Center has a free talk at 6:30 p.m. April 3 on “Pa’a Ke Kahua: Research in Hawaiian Language Newspapers” with Lasona Ellin-wood and Pomai Stone of the UH Hawaiian Language center, with other topics April 10, 17 and 24. Also, Earth Day is 10 a.m.-1 p.m April 26 with exhibits and activities. Call 387-5840.

* AFTERNOON ART Art Explorium in Kaimuki has art classes for ages 7 and older at 4 p.m. April 3 and each Thursday this month. Fee is $15 per class. Call Janice at 312-4316.

* CLEAN KAIMUKI Kaimuki Christian Church leads a cleanup and graffiti wipe-out from 8 a.m. to noon April 4; volunteers invited. Call 735-1771.

* HEALTH FAIR KCC has a Health E Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4. Email susanlee@hawaii.edu. * PLAY Farrington High’s T-Shirt Theatre presents Untold Stories at 4:30 p.m. April 6 and 7:30 p.m. April 10 for free at Kaimuki High auditorium. Call 220-5003.

* VEGGIE TALK Chef Sylvia Thompson discusses “Sustainable Meat? Nope!” at 7 p.m. April 8 at Ala Wai Clubhouse. Call 944-8344.

* WETLAND WORK Livable Hawaii Kai Hui leads a workday April 12 8:30 a.m.-noon at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wet-land Complex. Call 864-8081.

* MAGIC Hawaii Kai Library presents magician Alan Arita at 1 p.m. April 12. Call 397-5833.

* EASTER FUN Hawaii Kai Towne Center marks Easter April 12, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., with the Easter Bunny, petting zoo, prizes and crafts. Call 396-0766.

* GREAT LAWN Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Board discusses use of The Great Lawn at its 7 p.m. April 29 meeting at Hahaione Elementary cafeteria, in light of the carnival there in March. Call state Rep. Gene Ward at 586-6420.

* BOOK SALE Friends of Aina Haina Library has its annual sale of books, CDs, videos and DVDs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2-3 at the library. Call 377-2456.