West Oahu Highlights

Send West Oahu items to cchang@midweek.com by Dec. 17 to be considered for the Dec. 24 edition, or call 529-4850.

CAROLS Karol’s Karolers sing holiday songs from around the world at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at Ewa Beach Library. Call 689-1204.

PUPPET SHOWS Puppeteer Christy Lipps presents holiday stories and songs at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Kapolei Library (693-7050) and 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17 at Ewa Beach Library (689-1204).

SNOWFLAKES Aiea Library’s Festival of Snowflakes competition winners are on display Dec. 18. Call 483-7333.

ROTARY TALK Rotary Club of Kapolei meets at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 18 in Kapolei High’s faculty lounge for breakfast and to hear from Alan Oshima, Hawaiian Electric CEO. Email htnedd@gmail.com.

BASEBALL CLINIC Coach Lester Akeo conducts the Pilikoko Baseball Clinic Dec. 20 at Central Oahu Regional Park, Baseball Field 4. Children 11 years and younger play from 9 a.m. to noon; 12 and older from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is a donation of canned food. Call Les at 861-2488.

MARSH CLEANUP Hawaii Nature Center volunteers conduct a cleanup of Pouhala Marsh in Waipahu from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 20. Call 955-0100, ext. 118.

WAIMANO HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 13.6-mile advanced hike along Waimano Trail to the Ko‘olau summit at 8 a.m. Dec. 21. Visit htmclub.org.

MOVIE MARATHON Ewa Beach Library presents a marathon screening of holiday-related films from 1 to 8 p.m. Dec. 22, from Elf to The Polar Express. Call 689-1204.

SOVEREIGNTY Makakilo’s Kioni Dudley co-hosts The Sovereignty Conversation: Community Forums from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 22 on ‘Olelo channel 53. Visit thesovereigntyconversation.org.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 22 at Waikele Center, 7:30 a.m.-noon Dec. 26 at Kapolei Shopping Center and 7 to 11 a.m. Dec. 28 at Foodland in Ewa Town Center. Call 848-4770.


GATHERING Prince Kuhio Community Center hosts The Gathering Place market from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday at 91-1270 Kinoiki St. in Kapolei, offering food, crafts and entertainment to bring Westside folks together. Vendors may call Megan at 772-6682.

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 are offered 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.

SLACK KEYYameen Fong will conduct spring 2015 classes in beginner slack-key guitar in four weekly meetings at 9 a.m. Thursdays, and ukulele picking at 10 a.m. Thursdays, both at Ewa Mahiko District Park, 91-1145 Renton Road. Classes start Jan. 22. Call 685-6035 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. Students 12 years old through adult are welcome. Call James Peters at 256-9944.

SELFDEFENSE Austin Streadbeck leads a self-defense class from 6 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday at Makakilo Community Center, 92-1140 Makakilo Drive, based on the teachings of Henry Okazaki’s Kodenkan/Danzan Ryu Jujitsu. Call 383-1480.

WELLNESS Shizendo Ki method founder Hideo Kimura teaches Ki Wellness from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Soto Mission of Aiea, 99-045 Kauhale St., and Shizen Aikiwaza class from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the same nights. 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, 98-939 Moanalua Road 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 Lau-wiliwili St. in Kapolei with new items daily and plenty of vendors. Email rrennoe@gmail.com.

HULA WAIPAHU No Kealoha O Hula halau offers adult beginner classes at 6 p.m. and intermediate classes at 7:10 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 fitwizhawaii.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.

MCC MARKET The Momilani Farmers Market at Momilani Community Center has about 20 vendors plus a family activity from 3 to 6 p.m. Fridays at 715 Hoomoana St. Call Kasey at 341-0568.

MAKEKE KAPOLEI Kapolei High School hosts a farmers’ and green market, Makeke Kapolei, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. each Thursday in the school parking lot, offering more than 30 vendors with locally grown produce, prepared foods, plants, arts and crafts, demonstrations and cultural presentations. Cosponsors are Malama Learning Center and Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Call 697-3599.

EWA MARKET A Mahiku Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays at The Waterfront at Pu‘uola, 5105 Iroquois Ave. Call 225-4002.

WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Permanente’s Waipio Clinic hosts a Fresh Days Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2260.

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

AIEA MARKET Pearlridge Center hosts weekly farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays by the highway fronting Sears and Zippy’s, featuring music, prizes and keiki activities. Visit alamoanafarmersmarket.co m.

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, offering new items daily and plenty of vendors. Call 946-7233.