West Oahu Highlights
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* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Aiea High library, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Leeward Community College, and 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3 at Pearl City High School. Call 848-4770.
* NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Waiau District Park, and Aiea meets at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the new Aiea Library. Call 768-3710.
* OPEN COCKPIT Pacific Aviation Museum sponsors a free Open Cockpit Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, featuring one of its historic aircraft plus a chance to talk story with pilots. Call 441-1007.
* SPOOKY HOUSE Waipahu Library hosts a children’s Halloween party at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29, featuring a Spooky House, not-so-scary stories and trick-or-treating. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. the Spooky House becomes a Haunted House for ages 12 and older. Call 675-0358.
* HAUNTED CAFE Map Up Productionz presents Haunted Cafe at Sunset Cafe, a family event at Waianae Pililaau rest camp from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 29-31 with jumpers, a haunted maze, balloon art, costume contest, face painting, photo booth, spooky movies nightly and more. Tickets cost $10 at the door; Fast Pass costs $15. Call 688-7401.
* TAKAI SPEAKS Kapolei Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 30 to hear from Mark Takai, Democrat U.S. Rep. (1st Congressional District) candidate, at its breakfast meeting in the Kapolei High faculty lounge. Email email@example.com.
* GHOSTLY AIEA Dann Seki shares spooky obake tales and other ghost stories at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at the new Aiea Library. Call 483-7333.
* WAR PILOTS Pacific Aviation Museum hosts a panel discussion and book signing at 3 p.m. Oct. 30 featuring “Misty” pilots in a panel discussion of the famous unit’s Vietnam war missions. The museum will dedicate its F-100F Super Saber to Col. George “Bud” Day at 5 p.m. Call 441-1006 or visit pacificaviationmuseum.org.
* HAUNTED BAYOU Acclaimed storyteller Diane Ferlatte shares ghostly tales about her native New Orleans and elsewhere at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30 at Kapolei Library. Call 693-7050.
* MAKEKE KAPOLEI Kapolei High’s weekly Makeke Kapolei marks its third year from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 with healthy trick-or-treating and a costume contest, as well as its regular vendors of locally grown produce, prepared foods, plants, arts and crafts, demonstrations and cultural presentations. Co-sponsors are Malama Learning Center and Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Call 697-3599.
* PLANTATION Hawaii’s Plantation Village turns into the Haunted Plantation from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 30-31 at 94-695 Waipahu St. Admission is $15. For details, call 783-8381; for ghost story reservations, call 677-0110.
* HAPPY HAUNTING Kapolei Shopping Center has Halloween fun from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 with a mini pumpkin patch, discounts, pumpkin decorating and safe trick-or-treating. Visit inkapolei.com.
* KAPOLEI TREATS Kapolei Marketplace merchants welcome trick-or-treaters from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Visit shopkapolei.com.
* PEARLRIDGE Pearlridge Center sponsors a Halloween Spooktacular of trick-or-treating from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 with treat stations throughout the mall for costumed children under 12. Call 488-0981.
* HALLOWEEN BASH Pearl City Foundation has its Halloween Bash from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at
Momilani Community Center, 715 Hoomoana St., with a costume contest, carnival games, prizes, food and trick-or-treating. Call 456-2073.
* SWAP MEET Waipio Shopping Center sponsors a pre-holiday swap meet and craft fair from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 1, offering a variety of items and gifts. Call 722-6467.
* LEGAL CLINIC Because of stormy weather, a Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii’s Legal Pop-up Clinic has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 1 at Waipahu High cafeteria. Call 528-7050.
* PAINT AWAY Ewa Beach CBDO hosts “Paint the Night Away,” a fundraiser from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at Russo’s restaurant at Laulani Village Shopping Center. Create a masterpiece, step by step. Fee is $55. Visit paintthenightaway.net.
* HARVEST FEST Pearl City Highlands Elementary School has a Harvest Festival Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1, featuring crafts, food, a kids zone and more at 1419 Waimano Home Road. (Pearl City High School’s Class of 1985 will sell baked goods and craft items.) Call 453-6470.
* DISCOVERY FAIR Leeward Community College hosts a Discovery Fair for families from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 1, featuring interactive science activities, games, exhibits, entertainment, plant sales, food, safety awareness and a free document shredding service (from 10 a.m.). Call 455-0011.
* NISHIHARA State Sen. Clarence Nishihara hosts coffee hours at 9 a.m. Nov. 1 at Walmart McDonald’s in Pearl City and at 9 a.m. Nov. 8 at Waipahu Don Quijote. Call 728-1008.
* SLACK KEY FEST Ewa by Gentry’s Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival is rescheduled for noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at Hoalauna Park in Ewa Beach. It was postponed from Oct. 19 because of stormy weather. Visit slackkeyfestival.com.
* BAZAAR Waipahu Hongwanji Mission has its annual bazaar from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 at 94-821 Kuhaulua St., featuring crafts, baked goods, plants, food and white elephant items. Call 626-7939.
* VOTING The general election is Nov. 4, with precincts open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Public schools, libraries and other government services are closed.
* KAPOLEI BOOTHS Vendors may apply until Nov. 5 to join Kapolei High’s “Hurricane Eatz: Best in the West” fair, set for 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15 on the football field. Fee is $100. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-8023.
* EXERCISE Pamela Lara leads an introductory class in “Get F.I.T. (Females in Action),” a body sculpting, dance exercise, group fitness workout, at 5 p.m. Nov. 6 at Waterfront at Pu’uloa at 5105 Iroquois Ave. Call 312-402-0643.
* ARBOR DAY Pearl City Urban Garden Center celebrates Arbor Day with a tree/shrub giveaway starting at 7 a.m. Nov. 8 while supplies last, one per family, in cooperation with HECO. The event also features a mini-plant sale, plant clinic, self-guided tours and demonstrations at 92-200 Farrington Hwy. Call 453-6050.
* HONGWANJI FAIR Pearl City Hongwanji has a craft fair from 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at 858 2nd St., featuring crafts, produce, plants, flowers, baked goods, sushi, a cookbook and white elephants. Call 455-1680.
* OCEAN SAFETY Na Kama Kai has free clinics in Ocean Safety and Conservation Awareness from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at Ewa Beach Park for ages 2-17. Space is limited; register at 674-4188.
* MEMORIAL GOLF The annual Dayne Carvalho Memorial/Suicide Awareness Golf Tournament starts at noon Nov. 10 at Hawaii Prince Golf Course to benefit American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and a scholarship fund for Leeward college students studying the arts. Call 255-8968.
* VETERANS Battleship Missouri Memorial conducts a sunset ceremony honoring veterans at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11 on Ford Island, featuring talks by Navy admirals Richard Williams and Robert Kihune. It’s free and open to the public. Call 455-1600, ext. 246.