West Oahu Highlights
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* LEADERSHIP Express Employment Professionals presents a leadership seminar with Jack Smalley on how to motivate and retain key talent from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at Hawaii Okinawa Center. For fees and details, call 525-5225.
* EWA MUSIC Singer songwriter Ka’imi Hanano’eau entertains Sept. 18 at Volcano eCigs Cafe, 91-1001 Kaimalie St. in Ewa Beach. Call 689-0096.
* FOOD TRUCKS Our Lady of Good Counsel School marks its 50th anniversary with a food truck party from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at 1525 Waimano Home Road in Pearl City. Call 342-9667.
* CAMPBELL 1972 Campbell High School’s Class of 1972 plans its 60th-birthday party from Sept. 19 to 23 in downtown Las Vegas, via Vacations Hawaii. For details, call Myrna at 265-2412.
* FALL MATSURI Hawaii United Okinawa Association sponsors its Autumn Dance Matsuri — “the largest indoor bon dance” — from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Hawaii Okinawa Center, 94-587 Ukee St. in Waipio. Call 676-5400.
* BOWLING Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii sponsors a Wild West Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser Sept. 20 at Aiea Bowl, with several game times scheduled between 9 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Visit bbbshawaii.org to register.
* CAR SEAT SAFETY Waipio Shopping Center hosts a free Child Car Seat Checkup from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20, sponsored by Kapiolani Medical Center, with HPD’s Keiki ID, a fire truck display (till noon), safe swimming tips and keiki water activities. Call 722-6467.
* BLOOD DRIVES Ha-waii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Kapolei Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon Sept. 21 at the Ewa Town Center Foodland, and 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 26 at 601 Kamokila Boulevard in Kapolei. Call 848-4770.
* BALLROOM DANCE The Pearlridge chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers new students from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14 at Harbor Center, suites 211A and 212A (across from Waimalu Shopping Center and next to Cutter Ford). Lessons in waltz and samba run Oct. 7-Nov. 25 on Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with nominal fees. Call 456-2129 or 488-3935.
* NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Waiau District Park, Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Kapolei High cafeteria, and Waipahu at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the FilCom Center. Call 768-3710.
* CAMPBELL 1969 Campbell High School’s Class of 1969 plans a reunion potluck picnic from 10 a.m. to sunset Sept. 27 at Pearl Harbor Rainbow Marina Cabanas. Bring your own drinks. Details are at facebook.com/jchsclassof69.
* MARSH HELP Hawaii Nature Center volunteers meet to help restore Pouhala Marsh wetland in Waipahu from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Call 955-0100, ext. 118.
* BON DANCE Pearl City Nursing Home presents its bon dance from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at 919 Lehua Ave. Call 453-1919.
* EWA ARTISTS Ewa Beach Community Based Development Organization presents its See My Voice art exhibition now through Sept. 30 at Kapolei Hale, featuring the work of children in the CBDO’s art development programs. Call 778-3230.
* CANCER WALK American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 3K Walk” is set for 7 a.m. Oct. 4 at Richardson Field, ending at Ford Island. For details on the noncompetitive event, call 432-9163.
* YOGA Free classes in Holistic Energy Yoga meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Waiau District Park. Call 381-4376.
* AIEA HULA Hula classes on five skill levels begin this month at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church hall in Aiea, conducted by Halau Hula ‘O Kala Kapeka. The church is located at 99-312 Moanalua Road. For schedule and registration, call 255-4001.
* WAHINE SOCCER The UH Rainbow Wahine soccer team plays the alumni team at 5 p.m. Sept. 27, Cal State Fullerton at 7 p.m. Oct. 2, and UC Riverside at 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at Waipio Peninsula soccer field, and admission is free. Visit hawaiiathletics.com.
* SLACK KEY Yameen Fong conducts beginner slack-key guitar classes at 9 a.m. Thursdays at Ewa Mahiko District Park and ukulele picking classes at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Asing Community Park, both on Renton Road. Each course is four sessions, and students should bring their own instruments. Call 685-6035 evenings or visit fongsmusic.homestead.com.
* WAIPAHU ZUMBA Zumba classes with Sexy Crew are back every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at United Visayan Community Hall, 94-833 Awanei St. in Waipahu. Drop-in fee is $5. Call 393-8073.
* AIKIDO Aikido Yuishinkai Honolulu leads ki and martial arts classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Halawa District Park, second floor. Classes follow the teachings of Koretoshi Maruyama and Morihei Ueshiba, for all ages and skill levels. Call James Peters at 256-9944.
* SELF DEFENSE Austin Streadbeck leads a self-defense class from 6 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday at Makakilo Community Center, based on the teachings of Henry Okazaki’s Kodenkan/Danzan Ryu Jujitsu. Call 383-1480.
* WELLNESS Shizendo Ki method founder Hideo Kimura teaches muscle energy-monitoring skills for beginners from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Soto Mission of Aiea, 99-045 Kauhale St., and Seniors Aikido class from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the same nights. Three free trials are allowed. Call 671-1422.
* CRESTVIEW CLUB Crestview Seniors Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Friday at Crestview Community Park for planned fun activities and outings. All residents age 55 and older are welcome. Call Guy at 671-4838.
* ALZHEIMER HELP An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Aiea. Call 591-2771.
* FLEA MARKET Hawaii Self Storage conducts a flea market/swap meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at 2009 Lauwiliwili St. in Kapolei with new items daily and plenty of vendors. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* HULA WAIPAHU No Kealoha O Hula halau offers adult beginner classes at 6 p.m. and intermediate classes at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Village Park. Fee is $25 plus a refundable $25 deposit. Call instructor Desiree Numango at 478-0404.
* ADOPTING PETS Hawaii Dog Foundation sponsors pet adoptions from noon to 2 p.m. every Sunday at Petco Pearl City. Call 782-8387.
* HABITAT HELP Habitat for Humanity Leeward Oahu seeks volunteers to help with its mission of self-built housing for low-income families in Kapolei, Ewa Beach and Waianae. Call Toni Anduha at 696-7882.
* FITNESS Fit Wiz Hawaii offers classes in Pilates, yoga, Tabata and TRX Beach Boot Camps (suspension training) in Kapolei and Ewa Beach for ages 12 and older, with the first class free. For details, visit fitwiz-hawaii.com.
* VEGGIE COOKS Down to Earth offers free vegetarian cooking classes at 4 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at its Kapolei store. Call 947-3249.
* ROLLER DERBY Aloha City Rollers continuously recruits new players and referees for league play in the West Oahu area. All men and women ages 18-50 are welcome to learn and compete in this fun team sport. Call 454-3847 or visit 808derby.com.
* MASTERS SWIM Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center offers a U.S. Masters swimming program, meeting at 7 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Call 677-8849.
* EWA CERT The Ewa Beach Emergency Preparedness Committee is working to organize Community Emergency Preparedness Teams (CERT) to train residents in how to respond to a disaster. To request training or offer help, call chairman Donald Harlor at 682-0111.
* KEIKI COUNCIL The Central District South Community Children’s Council meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month in Moanalua High School Room G104; and the Leeward council meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday at the State of Hawaii building, 601 Kamokila Blvd. in Kapolei All parents of children with special needs are welcome to attend and share. Call 586-5363.
* COMIC JAMS Pearlridge Center hosts Comic Jam Hawaii from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays at Downtown center court, welcoming fans, as well as professional and amateur artists who gather to share and create cartoons. Call 488-0981.
* FLEA MARKET Hawaii Self Storage hosts a flea market/swap meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at 2009 Lauwiliwili St. in Kapolei with new items daily and plenty of vendors. Call 946-7233 or email email@example.com.