East Oahu Highlights

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BOOK SALE The Friends of Hawaii Kai Library book store offers half price on all cookbooks in June. Hours are 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.

SHELTERS Hawaii Kai Strong conducts a public outreach meeting on emergency sheltering at 7 p.m. June 3 at Koko Head District Park, multipurpose room C. Call 395-5406 or email Matt Glei at hawaiikaistrong@yahoo.com.

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

HANAUMA Hanauma Bay Education Program presents a free talk at 3 p.m. June 7 in the education alcove classroom at the nature preserve on “No Limu No Fish” with Wally Ito of the Ewa Beach Limu Project. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

ALZHEIMER HELP An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 7 p.m. June 8 (and each second Monday) at Kilohana United Methodist Church, room 6. Call 591-2771.

VEGGIES Dustin Randolph (PharmD) discusses “Ten Secrets to an Empty Medicine Cabinet” at 7 p.m. June 9 at Ala Wai Clubhouse as part of the Vegetarian Society meeting. He takes a closer look at food versus medicine, touching on some of our most pressing chronic diseases — heart disease, type 2 diabetes and prostate cancer. The public is welcome, with free admission and refreshments courtesy Down to Earth. Call 944-8344.

BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 13 at Koko Marina Center by Walgreen’s. Call 848-4770.

GRANDMOTHER Susie “The Fairy Grandmother” Roth entertains at 3 p.m. June 13 at Waikiki-Kapahulu Library (733-8488), 10:30 a.m. June 18 at Aina Haina Library (377-2456) and 10:30 a.m. July 11 at Hawaii Kai Library (397-5833), bringing an upbeat message through magic, music, dance, puppetry and storybooks.

WETLAND WORK Volunteers are welcome to join Livable Hawaii Kai Hui for community service days, set for 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 13 and July 11 at Hawea Heiau and Keawawa Wetland Complex (orientation at 8:30, cultural tour at 10:30). Snacks provided. Call 864-8081 or visit hawaiikaihui.org.

THIRD FRIDAY Third Friday Kaimuki runs from 5 to 9 p.m. June 19, showcasing dozens of restaurants, shops and bars on Waialae between Koko Head and 8th avenues. Merchants offer entertainment, demonstrations and free product samples. Visit kaimuki-hawaii.com.

CLEAN KAIMUKI Kaimuki Christian Church volunteers clean up Kaimuki from 8 a.m. to noon June 20, meeting first at the Ekahi House on Mahina Avenue. Call Danny at 284-2565.

SLACK KEY Jeff Peterson performs a slack-key treat for all ages at 2 p.m. June 21 at Kaimuki Library. Call 733-8422.

READ Ronald McDonald celebrates Children’s Summer Reading Program with music, magic and games during a visit to Aina Haina Library at 2 p.m. June 23. Call 377-2456.

STARGAZING Hawaiian Astronomical Society hosts its free monthly star party June 27 at Kahala Community Park, complete with telescopes, at 4495 Pahoa Ave. Time and dates vary, depending on the moon. Email peter@besenbruch.info.

PLANT SALE Livable Hawaii Kai Hui has a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 at Aloha Aina o Kamilo Nui nursery, located at the end of Kamilonui Place. Lessons in potting, weeding, planting and more also are planned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 864-8081.


PILATES Chelsea Peck has opened Pilates O Ka La studio at 3150 Monsarrat Ave. #202 for a variety of clients: pre- and post-natal mothers, cross-training athletes, beginners and more. Call 772-3172.

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.

TODDLER TIME Kahala Mall hosts a free Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at center court. Call 732-7736.

JAZZERCISE Midori Cowart leads morning Jazzercise classes at Palolo Hongwanji, 1641 Palolo Ave. Call 349-3457.

HAWAII KAI MUSIC Cha Cha Cha Salsaria hosts live music on Friday nights in Hawaii Kai Shopping Center. For the latest bands, call 395-7797.

KEIKI COUNCIL East Honolulu Community Children’s Council meets at 5 p.m. on the third Wednesday at Palolo Elementary cafeteria. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.

VERANDA MUSIC Piano jazzman David Swanson entertains from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday in the Veranda lounge at the Kahala Hotel. Call 739-8760.

SCRABBLE Scrabble fans meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Kahala Mall center court by the fountain, offering three, 50-minute games. Call 235-3073 or email cdurham@hawaii.rr.com.

HANAUMA TALKS Hanauma Nature Preserve has free public lectures by UH graduate students or other researchers at 3 p.m. Sundays in the education alcove classroom. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

CLINIC SERVICE The PATH Clinic for women’s health and pediatric care offers primary medical care from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and other week-day hours by appointment in Kaimuki. The clinic is located on the Salvation Army campus at 845 22nd Ave. Call 791-9390.

THIRD FRIDAY Third Friday Kaimuki runs from 6 to 9 p.m. each third Friday (or later) featuring 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 for updated information.