East Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of East Oahu events. Email items by Sept. 26 to cchang@midweek.com or fax to 585-6324. The next edition is Oct. 3.

AUDITIONS Sacred Hearts Academy conducts auditions high school boys from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Mamiya Theatre for its fall production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The musical runs Nov. 1 to 11. Call director Kyle Kakuno at 739-4886.

KCC MARKET The Hawaii Farm Bureau’s Tuesday night market continues from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6 and each Tuesday. It recently moved to the grassy area above the main parking lot. Call 848-2074.

HANAUMA TALKS Hanauma Bay Education Center presents free lectures by researchers at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and each Thursday in September on the theme “Everything Fishy.” Call 397-5840 or 956-7031.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 6 at Chaminade (on 3rd Road), 7 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Sept. 9 at Kahala Mall by Macy’s, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept 10 by KCC’s Ohia building, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Chaminade, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 26 at Foodland headquarters (Kaimuki Municipal Parking lot), and 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Sept. 27 at Kaimuki High. Call 848-4711.

NEIGHBORS Kuliouou-Kalani Iki Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Aina Haina Library, Diamond Head-Kapahulu-St. Louis Heights at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Ala Wai Clubhouse, Kaimuki at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Kaimuki Christian Church Fellowship Hall, Waialae-Kahala at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Hoaloha Kai Montessori School, and Hawaii Kai at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Hahaione Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

HOT RODS East End Hot Rods has a classic car show from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 8 at Hawaii Kai Towne Center, featuring more than 200 dream machines on display in the Executive Plaza parking lot behind City Mill. Call 983-1348.

SISTER CITIES Joint concerts between sister cities Honolulu and Naha City, featuring Ikeda Suguru, are set for 2 and 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at Mamiya Theatre. Tickets cost $40 and $20. Call 391-0193.

HULA BENEFIT Kumu hula Leimomi Ho and her halau host a Grandparents Day fundraiser from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 in the Kahala Elementary cafeteria, 4559 Kilauea Ave., featuring a beef stew dinner, prizes, baked goods and a hula show by Keali‘ika‘apunihonua Ke‘ena A‘o Hula. Tickets cost $10 in advance, $15 at the door, $6 for keiki 5-12 years. Proceeds support travel to a hula competition in California Nov. 2-4. Call 734-0711.

ST. LOUIS MEETS The St. Louis Heights Community Association meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Hokulani Elementary School. Topics are HECO’s repair work behind Waahila Ridge (with Kendys Min) and Bus Route 14 (with Wayne Yoshioka, city Department of Transportation Services). Call 737-5654.

NURSE’S AIDE The Red Cross conducts a Nurse Aide Refresher Course from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at its headquarters at 4155 Diamond Head Road. Fee is $110. The course prepares applicants for the Nurse Assistant Competency Evaluation Exam. Register by Sept. 6 at 739-8146 or at redcross.org.

NUTRITION The Vegetarian Society of Hawaii presents Dr. William Harris at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Ala Wai Clubhouse. His topic is “Getting Started.” Call 944-8344.

SIMULCAST Waialae Baptist Church hosts a free Living Proof Live Simulcast with popular Christian women’s author Beth Moore from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at 1047 21st Ave., including lunch, sponsored by Waterhouse Lecture Series. Call 732-5561, ext. 204.

EAST OAHU PLAN The city Department of Planning and Permitting seeks additional comments at community workshop on the East Oahu Sustainable Communities Plan (adopted in 1999) from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Niu Valley Middle School cafeteria. A presentation also is set for the Sept. 6 Kuliouou-Kalani Iki Neighborhood Board meeting. Call 768-6743.

SMALL BUSINESS Small Business Hawaii Foundation presents its annual business awards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at Waialae Country Club. Call 396-1724.

MUSIC CONTESTS Koko Marina Center hosts the Band Challenge and Soloist Singing contest from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 with emcee Kutmaster Spaz. Entry deadline is Sept. 7. Call 222-7729.

SENIOR CARE Kaiser Permanente’s social work staff leads seminars on senior care options at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 25 at Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA. To register, call 737-5544.

eWASTE Pacific Corporate Solutions conducts an eWaste recycling drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Kaimuki High School, accepting computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers and telecom equipment. Call 488-8870.

KAIMUKI REUNION Kaimuki High’s Class of 1972 plans a 40-year reunion for 5:30 to 11 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Hale Koa Hotel. Call Steve Nakashima at 255-2653 or email kaimuki72@gmail.com.

PALOLO GALA Palolo Chinese Home sponsors “Caring for Generations,” a benefit gala honoring Daniel B.T. Lau, at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. Call 739-6033.