East Oahu Highlights

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BOOK SALE The Friends of Hawaii Kai Library offers half price on all cookbooks in December at the basement bookstore. Hours are 12:30-4:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 397-0515.

KAHALA MUSIC Award-winning local musician Weldon Kekauoha performs at 2 p.m. Dec. 23 at Kahala Mall center stage; Performing Artist Academy follows at 6 p.m., and complimentary gift wrapping and Santa photos end Dec. 24. Call 732-7736.

EVE WORSHIP Holy Nativity Church Christmas Eve services start at 5 p.m. Dec. 24 for the keiki pageant, 9 p.m. carols and hymns, and 9:30 p.m. candlelight choral worship with hula and song. Call 373-2131.

CRATER HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 3-mile intermediate hike to Koko Crater at 8 a.m. Jan. 1. Visit htm-club.org.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11 a.m. Jan. 3 at Koko Marina Center and 7-11:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at Kahala Mall. Call 848-4770.

WARD SUMMITS State Rep. Gene Ward has a coffee summit at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at Zippy’s Koko Marina, and a beer summit at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at Kona Brewing Pub. Call 586-6420.

FLOOD TIPS Hawaii Kai Strong hosts a public information session on preparing for floods at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 at Kamiloiki Elementary cafeteria. Call 395-5406 or email hawaiikaistrong@yahoo.com.