East Oahu Highlights

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* SUMMITS Gov. John Waihee addresses at Rep. Gene Ward’s coffee summit at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at Zippy’s and beer summit at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Kona Brewing Co., both at Koko Marina. Call 586-6420.

* NEIGHBORS Kuliouou-Kalani Iki Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Aina Haina Library, Palolo at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Palolo Elementary (tentative), Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis Heights at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Ala Wai Clubhouse, Kaimuki at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at Kaimuki Christian Church, Waialae-Kahala at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Wesley United Methodist Church, and Hawaii Kai at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at Hahaione Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

* HUKI ATTACK Malama Maunalua sponsors a “huki” work party at 9 a.m. Sept. 5 to remove invasive algae from the bay. Email colin@malamamaunalua.org or call 395-5050.

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

* BOOSTER BASH Kalani Falcons Athletic Boosters throw a benefit home-coming party from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Vice Nightclub at Ward Centre, second floor. Tickets cost $20 and $25 at the door. Visit forthe-falcons.eventbrite.com or gokalani@gmail.com.

* KAIMUKI TALES Kaimuki Library starts its fall Sunday Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7. Call 733-8422.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:15 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at Hawaii Kai Library, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Kaimuki High 8 a.m.-2:15 pm. Sept. 25 at Chaminade, and 7 a.m.-noon Sept. 28 at Kahala Mall. Call 848-4770.

* HANAUMA TALKS Hanauma Nature Preserve hosts a free lecture at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in Cynthia Bond Memorial Theater on “The Hawaiian Monk Seal: Current Status, Trends, and Recovery Efforts” with Tracy Wurth, team lead for Main Hawaiian Islands Monk Seal Population Assessment. Other monk seal talks are Sept. 14, 21 and 28. Parking is $1. Call 397-5840.

* VEGGIES Home Le’amohala discusses “Environmental Benefits of a Plant-based Diet” at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Ala Wai Clubhouse at a Vegetarian Society meeting. The public is welcome. Call 944-8344.

* WETLAND WORK Volunteers are invited to Livable Hawaii Kai Hui’s open house and community workday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wetland Complex. Meet on Hawaii Kai Drive near Keahole Street (banner on fence). Goal is to prepare the preserve for its landscape master plan by removing invasive shrubs and weeds, spreading mulch, bagging green waste and more. Call 864-8081 or email hawaiikaihui@aol.com.

* ROAD SHOW Hawaii Republican Assembly plans a “road show” Sept. 18 in East Oahu. For details, email alerts@hawaiirepublicanassembly.com.

* THIRD FRIDAY Third Friday Kaimuki is from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19, showcasing dozens of restaurants, shops and bars on Waialae between Koko Head and 8th avenues. Merchants have entertainment, demonstrations and free product samples, including glass blowing, health foods and live performances. Visit kaimukihawaii.com.

* NONPROFITS Chaminade University sponsors its 11th annual Nonprofit Organizations One-Day Seminar from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Pagoda Hotel with speakers and funders offering updates on rules, strategies and tax-exempt status. Register by Sept. 5 ($175) at 440-4280 or visit chaminade.edu/nonprofit.

* CLEAN KAIMUKI Kaimuki Christian Church coordinates a monthly community cleanup and graffiti wipe-out from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 20, meeting first in the Ekahi House garage on Mahina Avenue. Help is welcome. Call 735-1771.

* SAMADHI LIVEAerial dance company Samadhi Hawaii marks its 10th anniversary with shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Mamiya Theatre, plus live music by Taimane Gardner, Starr Kalahiki, Sharene Taba and Mike Gonhata. Tickets cost $40 in advance or $45 at the door with discounts available. Email kirstenf@hawaii.rr.com.

* HEALTHY TOTS Honolulu Chinese Jaycees sponsor two preliminary rounds of the 2014 Healthy Baby Contest from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 20 at Kahala Mall (and Sept. 13 at Windward Mall), with the top 50 finalists returning to Kahala at 10 a.m. Sept. 28 to crown the winner. Register infants by Sept. 6 at hawaiihealthybabycontest.com.

* CIVIC MUSIC Oahu Civic Orchestra plays a free concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Chaminade University’s Eiben Hall. Call 261-6127.

* MARY POPPINS Diamond Head Theatre presents the musical Mary Poppins Sept. 26-Oct. 19, with tickets at 733-0274 or diamond-headtheatre.com. Curtain is 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays.

* KA IWI RUN/WALK Hui Nalu’s annual Ka Iwi Run/Walk starts at 6 a.m. Oct. 5 at Sandy Beach and proceeds to Maunalua Bay. Register: kaiwicoastrun.org.

* GENERATIONS Palolo Chinese Home honors Eddie Flores Jr. with its “Caring for Generations” award at a gala banquet at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at Hilton Hawaiian Village’s Tapa Ballroom. Call 739-6033.


* PILATES Chelsea Peck’s new Pilates O Ka La studio at 3150 Monsarrat Ave. #202 is for pre- and post-natal mothers, cross-training athletes, beginners and more. Call 772-3172.

* MARKETSArea farmers markets: Kaiser High PTSA, 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays (394-1200) on campus; People’s Open Market, 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Palolo Valley District Park and 1 p.m. Saturdays at Hawaii Kai Park-n-Ride (522-7088); Farm Bureau market, 7:30 a.m. Saturdays at KCC (848-2074); Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday (396-0766).