West Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of West Oahu events. Fax items to 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com one week prior to the Wednesday publication date.

* HTY PLAY Pearl City Library hosts a free performance of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth play about tolerance, blue, at 3 p.m. April 23. Call 453-6566.

* BOE MEETING The state Board of Education meets with the Leeward Oahu Complex community from 6 to 8 p.m. April 24 in the Kapolei High cafeteria to get acquainted with the district. Call 586-3334.

* NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 24 at Waiau District Park, Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale meets at 7 p.m. April 25 in Kapolei High cafeteria, and Waipahu meets at 7 p.m April 26 at the FilCom Center. Call 768-3710.

* ROTARY TALK Pali Momi Medical Center COO Jen Chahanovich speaks at Kapolei Rotary Club’s 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting April 26 in the Kapolei High faculty lounge. Call 722-1489 or send an email to info@limelighthawaii.com.

* MUSICAL American Renaissance Academy presents the musical Annie at 6 p.m. April 26-27, and noon and 6 p.m. April 28 at Barbers Point Elementary School. Call 682-7337.

* RAIL ON TV ‘Olelo Community Television airs the (Feb. 29) town hall meeting on rail transit at 4 p.m. April 27 on channel 54 (part 1); and 12:30 p.m. April 29 on channel 54 (part 2). Call City Councilman Tom Berg at 768-

Cup Cafe & Venue in the Times Kunia building features music by guitarist/singer Dana Burchett at 8 p.m. April 27, and jazz duo Steve and Jean Martinucci at 7:30 p.m. April 28. Open Mic Night starts at 6 p.m. each Tuesday. Call 888-6087.

* STARGAZERS The Hawaiian Astronomical Society stages a Star Party from 6 to 10 p.m. April 28 at Geiger Community Park, 1129 Kahiuka St. in Ewa Beach. Telescopes are provided. Email peter@besenbruch.info.

* SWAP MEET Waipio Shopping Center has a spring swap meet and craft fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28, and community vendors are welcome to call Marisa at 722-6467.

* CAR WASH Ku La Na Nani Resident Association sponsors a free Wash-a-Thon car wash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aloha Stadium with McKinley High football players earning funds from pledges for the number of cars they wash. Donations also are welcome, and proceeds go to the team’s travel fund for an educational trip to Oregon in August. Call 382-2199.

* CRAFT FAIR Kaleiopu’u Elementary School’s Craft Fair is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28 at 94-665 Ka’aholo St. in Village Park. Call 675-0266, ext. 282.

* LIBRARY DRAMA Kapolei Library hosts a humorous adult theater drama, Three Kinds of Shame, at 10:30 a.m. April 28 featuring actors Dann Seki, Neal Milner, Nyla Fujii-Babb and Jeffry Stephen Babb. Call 693-7050.

* KUNIA KARAOKE Kunia Shopping Center sponsors its second “Kunia Live” singing competition from 3 to 5 p.m April 28 in the Bank of Hawaii parking lot area. Register online by April 27 at shopkunia.com.

* BUSINESS FAIR Leeward Community College hosts the free 2012 Hawaii Small Business Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28, with workshops and exhibits on the theme “Launch our Dreams into Reality.” Call 945-1430.

* CHICKEN Kapolei Middle School sells Hoku BBQ chicken from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28 at 91-5335 Kapolei Parkway. Walk-ins are cash only. Call 693-7025, ext. 236.

* POETRY Aiea Library hosts an interactive local program of student talent, “Poetry Fever,” at 2 p.m. April 28. Call 483-7333.

* GMO TALK City Councilman Tom Berg conducts a town hall meeting on Genetically Modified Organisms at noon April 28 at Kapolei Middle School. Call 768-5001.

* ORGANIZE Simply Organized presents a free workshop on “Downsizing, De-Cluttering and Increasing the Value of Your Home!” at 1 p.m. April 28 at its Kapolei store on Kamokila Boulevard. Call 693-8888.

* BOOK SALES Pearl City Library has a specialized sale of children’s books from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29 and May 6. Call 453-6566.

* SLACK KEY Award-winning musician Jeff Peterson performs slack key guitar at 1 p.m. April 29 at Pearl City Library. Call 453-6566.

* OCEAN CLINICS Registration is due by April 29 for the free Na Kama Kai Ocean Clinics, set for 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 2 p.m. May 13 at Ewa Beach Park. Keiki ages 2 to 17 are welcome but space is limited. Call the Ewa Beach Community Based Development Organization at 778-3230.

* BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 in Aiea High School library. Call 845-9966.

* COFFEE & TEE Calieco presents “Coffee and Tee,” a sale of local, handmade, vintage and authentic items, from 7 to 11 p.m. May 4 at 3rd Cup Cafe in the Kunia Times building. Call 888-6087.

* GREEN WORKSHOP Malama Learning Center registers student-teacher teams until May 4 for its June 5-8 workshop at Kapolei High School linking environmental issues to green jobs and STEM education. Fee is $40 per teacher, $20 per student. Call 692-8200, ext. 2267.

* BONSAI SHOW The Pearl City Bonsai Club has its exhibit and plant fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at Pearl Ridge Elementary School cafeteria with “some of the most beautiful and exotic bonsai trees on Oahu.” Demonstrations start at 11 a.m.

* LISTEN STORY State Sen. Mike Gabbard hosts a “Listen Story” from 9 to 10 a.m. May 5 at Starbucks in Kunia Shopping Center. Call 586-6830.

* CRAFT VENDORS Pearl City Community Association seeks vendors for its Spring Fling craft fair, set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 at Pearl City Highlands Elementary cafeteria. Call 453-6470.

* KUNIA ART 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue in the Times’ Kunia building exhibits acrylic artwork by Melani Rosario throughout April. Partial proceeds from sales will be donated to international missions. Call 888-6087.


* KEIKI TIME Pearl City Library hosts Preschool Storytime and Crafts at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays through May 16; and Toddler Puzzletime at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays through May 17. Call 453-6566.

* BUDDHIST SERVICE Kapolei Buddhist Sangha holds Sunday services at 9 a.m. at American Renaissance Academy at Barbers Point, including Dharma school for keiki. Call Rev. Bert Sumikawa at 221-9661.

* HALAWA LUNCH Halawa Xeriscape Garden offers free Brown Bag tours from noon to 12:45 p.m.

each Wednesday, inviting working folks to take their lunch break in the garden while learning conservation tips. Call 748-5363.

* ZUMBA Waipahu United Church of Christ hosts Saturday classes in Zumba Gold for active seniors from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m., and Zumba for beginners from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fee is $5. Bring towel and water. The church is at 94-330 Mokuola St. and has an unsupervised child space for parents. Call Yukie Alvarez at 619-471-7045.

* MCC MARKET The Momilani Farmers Market has re-opened at Momilani Community Center, where it offers about 20 vendors plus a new family activity from 3 to 7 p.m. each week. Call Kasey at 341-0568.

* MAKEKE KAPOLEI Kapolei High School has a farmers’ and green market, Makeke Kapolei, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. each Thursday on campus, offering more than 20 vendors with locally grown produce, prepared foods, plants, arts and crafts. Call 692-8200, ext. 2267.

* EWA SCHOOL MART A Mahiku Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays at Ewa Beach Elementary School. Call 225-4002.

* WAIPIO MARKET The Kaiser Waipio Clinic hosts a Fresh Days Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2260.

* EWA MARKET Ewa Beach Shopping Center and Lay Farms have a farmers market from 7 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m. daily; the Serendipitous Gardener from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; and The Bread of Life from 2 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

* CITY MARKETS The People’s Open Market sells produce on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at Waiau District Park and 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at Waipahu District Park; Fridays from 7 to 8 a.m. to Halawa District Park and 9 to 10 a.m. at Ewa Beach Community Park; Sundays from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Kapolei Community Park, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Royal Kunia Park-n-Ride and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Waikele Community Park. For more information, call 522-7088.

* FLAG FOOTBALL The 808 Ohana Flag Football league is registering players age 4 to 17 for games in West Oahu (Kapolei to Aiea). Coaches also are needed. Call Richard at 590-1710 or email Mark at 808ohanaflag@gmail.com.

* SENIOR EXERCISE Hideo Kimura leads free wellness classes for seniors and others from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays and from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at Crestview Park building in Waipio Gentry, covering Ki energy, self-improvement and aikido. Call 671-4838 or 671-1422