East Oahu Highlights

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* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Aug. 4 at Kahala Hotel’s Waialae Ballroom, 7-11:45 a.m. Aug. 10 at Hawaii Kai Library, 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 at LDS Hawaii Kai Stake gym on Lunalilo Home Road, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Kahala Mall, and 7:15-11:45 a.m. Aug. 24 at Koko Marina Center by Walgreen’s. Call 848-4770.

* SENIOR LIVING Outreach coordinator Wesley Young discusses “Senior Living Options” for baby boomers at 6:30 p.m Aug. 5 at Kaimuki Library. Call 733-8422.

* SUMMITS State Rep. Gene Ward hosts a coffee summit from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug 5 and a beer summit Aug. 7 at Kona Brewing Co. Pub at Koko Marina. Call 586-6420.

* NEIGHBORS Kuliouou-Kalani Iki Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Aina Haina Library, Palolo meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Palolo Elementary (featuring a candidates forum), Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis Heights at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Ala Wai Clubhouse, Kaimuki at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at Kaimuki Christian Church, Waialae-Kahala at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at Wesley United Methodist Church, and Hawaii Kai at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at Hahaione Elementary. Call 768-3710.

* SPAMALOT Diamond Head Theatre has extended its run of Monty Python’s musical comedy Spamalot. Final shows are at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, 3 p.m. Aug. 9, and 4 p.m. Aug. 10. Call 733-0274.

* WETLAND WORK Volunteers are invited to join Livable Hawaii Kai Hui for an open house and community workday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wetland Complex. Meet on Hawaii Kai Drive near Keahole (look for banner). Call 864-8081 or visit hawaiikaihui.org.

* HANAUMA TALKS Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture on fishpond permitting challenges at 3 p.m. Aug. 10 with Jack Kittinger of Conservation International, Kehaulani Watson of Honua Consulting and DLNR planner Michael Cain in the park theater. Other talks are Aug. 17, 24 and 31. Call 397-5840.

* VEGGIES Dr. Ankur Jain discusses “Veganism: What a Body Wants, What a Body Needs” at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at Ala Wai Clubhouse as part of a Vegetarian Society meeting. The public is welcome. Call 944-8344.

* MAUNALUA EATS Malama Maunalua hosts a “Dine Around” benefit from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 14 at Koko Marina Center, where guests can sample offerings from Kona Brewing Company, Assaggio’s Ristor-ante and Greek Marina. Also planned: a tour of the center’s rain garden. Tickets cost $75. RSVP by Aug. 8 to 395-5050 or email corynaka@gmail.com.

* THIRD FRIDAY Third Friday Kaimuki runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 15, showcasing dozens of restaurants, shops and bars on Waialae between Koko Head and 8th avenues. Visit kaimukihawaii.com.

* KOA ART Koa Art Gallery at KCC presents an exhibit by Tetsuo Bob Ochikubo and Friends (nine of them) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, now through Aug. 16. Call 734-9374.

* ORGANIZED Simply Organized leads free workshops at its Kahala Mall store on the FreedomRail closet system at 3 p.m. Aug. 16 and 30, and “Clutter is not your destiny” at 10 a.m. Aug. 23. Call 739-7007.

* PADDLEBOARDS Duke’s Ocean Fest sponsors the Hawaii Paddleboard Championship from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 16, starting from Maunalua Bay and finishing at Queen’s Surf. Call 741-2712 or visit duke-soceanfest.com.

* BOOK SALE Hawaii Kai Community Book Store marks its first year with a half-off sale Aug. 18-23 in the library basement. For hours, call 397-0515.

* CHAMBER MEETS Hawaii Kai Chamber of Commerce hosts an “Explore Seminar and Luncheon” at noon Aug. 21 at Outback Steakhouse. Visit hikaicoc.com.

* KAPAHULU BON Kapahulu Center has its bon dance from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23 at 3410 Campbell Ave., including crafts, baked goods and keiki games. Food booths open at 4 p.m. Call 737-1748.

* CONCERT Hawaii Kai Towne Center presents its final summer concert at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23, featuring Maunalua on its waterfront stage. Call 396-0766.

* HUKI ATTACK Malama Maunalua coordinates “huki” work parties for 9 a.m. Aug. 23 and Sept. 5 to remove invasive algae from the bay. To join the fun, call 395-5050 or email colin@malamamaunalua.org.

* HARDWARE City Mill in Kaimuki (735-7636) and Hawaii Kai (396-5151) plan product demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 on spot remover Diamond Magic (Kaimuki) and stain remover Krud Kutter (Hawaii Kai). The Hawaii Kai store also has a Diamond Magic demo Aug. 31.

* CYCLING RACE The annual 112-mile Dick Evans Memorial Road Race starts at 5:45 a.m. Aug. 31 at the Hawaii Kai Park and Ride, proceeds around the island and finishes in Hawaii Kai. Fee is $130 for adults, $70 for ages 15-18, and packet pick up is Aug. 30 at Island Triathlon & Bike Hawaii in Kapahulu. Register at usacy-cling.org or email outtaboundshawaii@gmail.com.

* FALCON REUNION Kalani High School’s class of 1969 plans its 45-year reunion Sept. 5 at Oahu Country Club with a golf tourney and dinner. Classmates also will play tennis and volleyball with Kaimuki High Sept. 13 followed by a potluck. Call Jo at 235-3755 or email kalani1969alumni.blogspot.com.


* CLINIC SERVICE The PATH Clinic for women’s health and pediatric care has expanded to offer primary medical care from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and has extended its weekday hours for appointments at the Salvation Army campus, located at 845 22nd Ave. Call 791-9390.

* HEALING Naturopathic physician Diana Joy Ostroff offers a free information session at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Center for Natural Healing, 5283 Kimokeo St. in Aina Haina to answer questions about naturopathic medicine, homeopathy, oriental medicine and acupuncture. Call 373-9966.