East Oahu Highlights
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* NEIGHBORS Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 28 at Hahaione Elementary cafeteria, Kuliouou-Kalani Iki meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at Aina Haina Library, Palolo meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Palolo Elementary cafeteria, Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis Heights at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Ala Wai Clubhouse, Kaimuki at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Kaimuki Christian Church Fellowship Hall, and Waialae-Kahala at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Wesley United Methodist Church. Call 768-3710.
* SUMMITS State Rep. Gene Ward hosts a “beer summit” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Kona Brewing Co. Pub at Koko Marina Center, and a “coffee summit” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Zippy’s. Call 586-6420.
* ENERGY FAIR Hawaiian Electric Co. sponsors a Clean Energy Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at Kahala Mall, featuring the latest news about renewable energy, electric vehicles, solar and PV, rebates, games, exhibits, music by Waipuna and a drawing for a free air conditioner or an iPad mini. Electric Ed of Mad Science also will entertain. Call 543-7511.
* KA IWI RUN/WALK Hui Nalu’s annual Ka Iwi Run/Walk starts at 6 a.m. Oct. 5 at Sandy Beach and continues on to Maunalua Bay. To register, visit kaiwicoastrun.org.
* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at Kaimuki Christian Church on Koko Head Avenue, 7-11:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at Hawaii Kai Library meeting room, 7-11:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at Kahala Mall, and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at Prudential Locations, 614 Kapahulu Ave. Call 848-4770.
* SCHOOLS CLOSED The fall intersession runs from Oct. 6-10, when all public schools are closed for fall break.
* SPRING QUINTET The renowned Spring Wind Quintet plays Hawaiian songs and takes questions from the crowd at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Aina Haina Library, sponsored by its Friends group. Selections for the one-hour show include Malcolm Arnold’s Sea Shanties, Hawaiian Mele arranged by Marsha Schweitzer and more. Call 377-2456.
* HUKI ATTACKS Malama Maunalua has “huki” work parties from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 9 (with Maryknoll students) and Oct. 31 (with Kamehameha students) to remove invasive algae from the bay. To join the fun, the public is invited to Kuliouou Beach on those dates. Call 395-5050.
* FACE READING Silk Bridge sponsors face-reading workshops at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at Yoga Hawaii (1152 Koko Head Ave.) and 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at Unity Church Hawaii (3608 Diamond Head Circle) with expert Eric Standop. For details, visit silkbridgehawaii.com.
* 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. Oct. 11 at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wetland Complex. Meet on Hawaii Kai Drive near Keahole Street (look for banner on fence). Tasks include removing invasive shrubs and weeds, spreading mulch, bagging green waste and more. Call 864-8081.
* STREAM HELP Crossfit East Oahu sponsors a Niu Valley Stream cleaning from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 11; volunteers meet on the mauka side of the shopping center with parking on Halemaumau. Call Malama Maunalua at 395-5050.
* VEGGIES Author and nutritional biochemistry expert T. Colin Campbell discusses “Nutrition Is Far More Effective Than Generally Known” at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at Ala Wai Clubhouse as part of the Vegetarian Society meeting, sponsored by Down to Earth. Public is welcome. Call 944-8344.
* DISASTERS The “Hawaii Kai Strong” Disaster Planning Group hosts a meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Kaiser High cafteria to update residents about hazards and how to prepare for them. Call 395-5406 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* THIRD FRIDAY Third Friday Kaimuki runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 17, showcasing dozens of restaurants, shops and bars on Waialae between Koko Head and 8th avenues. Merchants offer entertainment, demonstrations and free product samples, including glass blowing, health foods and live performances. Visit kaimukihawaii.com.
* 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.
* GOSPEL Kaimuki-based Harbor Church Hawaii and The Gospel Coalition sponsor the 2014 Overflow Conference Oct. 17-18 at Ko’olau Conference Center in Kaneohe, featuring speakers, workshops and meals. For fees and details, go to overflow2014.org or call 447-9269.
* CLEAN KAIMUKI Kaimuki Christian Church coordinates a monthly community cleanup and graffiti wipe-out from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 18, meeting first in the garage of Ekahi House on Mahina Avenue. Volunteers are welcome. Call 735-1771.
* MARY POPPINS Diamond Head Theatre presents the musical Mary Poppins now through Oct. 19 (with added 7:30 p.m. shows Oct. 15 and 16). For tickets, call 733-0274. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays.
* HALLOWEEN FUN Hawaii Kai Towne Center has its annual Spook-tacular from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the waterfront stage with a Pirates Revenge ride, Pirates of the Caribbean Jumper, Keiki Kopter, costume contests, free photos, a pumpkin patch, crafts, games, prizes and trick-or-treating at participating shops. Bring a donation for Hawaii Foodbank and receive a bracelet for three free rides. Call 396-0766.
* HAHAIONE HELP Malama Maunalua volunteers and the public meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 25 at Hahaione Elementary School to beautify the campus and clean storm drains, sponsored by Duke’s Waikiki. Call 748-1045 or 224-8997.
* MARINA TREATS Koko Marina Center merchants host trick-or-treat visits by keiki from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Call 395-4737.
* STEEL DRUMS Kaimuki Library hosts a performance by Greg and Junko MacDonald on steel drums at 2 p.m. Nov. 2, also featuring a variety of other instruments. Their CDs will be available. Call 733-8422.
* KAIMUKI TALES Kaimuki Library offers its fall Sunday Storytime program at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday through Dec. 14. Call 733-8422.
* HANAUMA TALKS Hanauma Nature Preserve presents free lectures at 3 p.m. Sundays in Cynthia Bond Memorial Theater. Parking costs $1. For current topics, call 397-5840. * PILATES Chelsea Peck has opened Pilates O Ka La studio at 3150 Monsarrat Ave. #202 for a variety of clients: preand post-natal mothers, cross-training athletes, beginners and more. Call 772-3172.
* BOOK SALE The Friends of Hawaii Kai Library bookstore offers bargain prices on books and media items from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in the library basement. Call 397-0515.
* THRIFT SHOP Holy Trinity Thrift Shop has moved into the new church cottage behind the school and extended its hours to 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Donations also are welcome at the shop or the church office. Call 396-0678.
* ALZHEIMER HELP An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Kilohana United Methodist Church, room 6. Call 591-2771.
* VERANDA Kahala Hotel & Resort’s Veranda lounge presents a variety of live entertainment from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Sundays as well as local jazz musicians from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays, and piano jazz with David Swanson from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; no cover charge. Call 739-8760.
* WEIGHT LOSS Kaiser Permanente hosts ongoing Weight Watchers meetings at 6 p.m. Thursdays (except Nov. 28) at its clinic in Hawaii Kai Executive Plaza. Call 1-800-651-6000.
* KEIKI COUNCILThe East Honolulu Community Children’s Council meets at 5 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Palolo Elementary cafeteria. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.
* INTELLECTUAL Kapiolani Community College offers a class from 6 to 8 p.m. each Thursday in Intellectual Property Management in Manono 104, designed for companies and entrepreneurs. Fee is $35. Call 734-9211.
* CLINIC SERVICE The PATH Clinic for women health and pediatric care has expanded to offer primary medical care from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and is extending its weekday hours for appointments in Kaimuki. The clinic is located on the Salvation Army campus at 845 22nd Ave. Call 791-9390.
* HEALING Naturopathic physician Diana Joy Ostroff conducts a free information session at 6 p.m. each Wednesday at the Center for Natural Healing, 5283 Kimokeo St. in Aina Haina, answering questions about naturopathic medicine, homeopathy, oriental medicine and acupuncture. Call 373-9966.
* MARKETS East Oahu residents can shop at these farmers markets: Kaiser High PTSA sponsors one at 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays on campus (394-1200); the city’s People’s Open Market is open from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Palolo Valley District Park and 1 to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Hawaii Kai Park-n-Ride (522-7088). Markets open every Saturday are at KCC from 7:30 to 11 a.m. (848-2074), Hawaii Kai Towne Center’s farmers market is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday behind Panda Express (396-0766)
* KCC MARKET The Hawaii Farm Bureau’s Tuesday night market is open from 4 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday in the grassy area above the main college parking lot. Call 848-2074.
* MARTIAL ARTS The U.S. Tae Kwon Do Center has classes in Indonesian martial arts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays at Niu Valley Shopping Center. Fee is $60. Call 386-0559.