West Oahu Highlights

Send West Oahu items to cchang@midweek.com by March 4 to be considered for the March 11 edition, or call 529-4850.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. March 3 at the Leeward CC bus stop, 7 a.m.-noon March 7 at Pearlridge Center Downtown, 7-11:15 a.m. March 14 at LDS Makakilo Hawaii Stake cultural hall, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 15 at Kroc Center in Ewa Beach. Call 848-4770.

FILM NIGHTS Waipahu Library screens family movies at 5:30 p.m. March 4 and April 1. Call 675-0358.

STUDENT FILMS Four area schools present Campbell x Kapolei Student Film Festival, “Open Minds 2015,” from 5 to 8 p.m. March 6 at Ewa Makai Middle School. The festival is free and open to the public. Call 687-9429.

SWAP MEET Vendor deadline is March 6 for Waipio Shopping Center’s Spring Swap Meet & Craft Fair, set for 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 21 at 94-1040 Waipio Uka St. Go to shopwaipio.com.

LCC PLAY Leeward CC Theatre presents the acclaimed New Zealand theater troupe Massive Company in The Brave at 8 p.m. March 7. Call 455-0380.

CITIZENSHIP Running on Saturdays through March 7, FilCom Center in Waipahu hosts free immigration outreach from 9 to 10 a.m. and U.S. citizenship classes from 10 a.m. to noon ($25). Call 680-0451.

AVIATORS Pacific Aviation Museum marks Women in Aviation Month during its special aviation day from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7, featuring talks by three aviation pioneers on the topic “Discover Your Future in Aviation.” Youths also are welcome to attend, win prizes, try out the interactive exhibits, visit the career fair and flight lab. Admission is $10 at the door or $6 online at pacificaviationmuseum.org. Call 441-1007.

BENEFIT SALE Pearl City Community Church plans a white elephant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 7 at 933 Lehua Ave., offering bargains on food, plants, toys, housewares and more. Call 487-7895.

DR. SEUSS UH-West Oahu’s Student National Education Association presents a read-aloud of Dr. Seuss’s classic Green Eggs and Ham at 10:30 a.m. March 7 at Kapolei Library, plus a readers oath signing, raffle prizes and cake in honor of the author’s birthday. Call 693-7050.

NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at Aiea Library, and Ewa meets at 7 p.m. March 12 at Ewa Beach Library. Call 768-3710.

MUSIC FEST Wet ‘n’ Wild in Kapolei presents the Hawaii Teen Muzik Festival from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. March 14, featuring local DJs, water rides, Kolohe Kai, a pool party and the Power Zone. Tickets cost $20 and $40 until March 8, and then price goes up. Call 429-3068 or visit hawaiiteenmusicfest.com.

DRUG-FREE RUN E Ola Pono Ma Kapolei seeks runners for its first 5K Pono Kapolei Fun Run at 8 a.m. March 14 — from UH West Oahu to Kapolei High School — to benefit its mission of stopping drugs, alcohol and tobacco use by area youths. A health fair, keiki activities and Xtreme rides follow the race. Mail-in entries are due by March 7 ($20-$25). Proceeds will support positive after-school youth programs. Call Lolita at 305-8000 or register at flpregister.com/131.

WAR EXHIBIT Pacific Aviation Museum is the first stop of the “National Memories” traveling exhibit about the friendship between China and the U.S. during WWII. The exhibit opens March 14 and offers more than 100 historic photos and imagery from the China-Burma-India theater. Call 441-1013.

KA‘ENA HIKE Friends of Ka‘ena lead a nature hike from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. March 14 at Ka‘ena Natural Area Reserve. Email info@friend-sofkaena.org.

TRAVEL TIPS Retired UH Manoa librarian Pulelehua Quirk shares tips, tricks and facts about using iPhones and iPads to enhance travel plans at 1 p.m. March 14 at Kapolei Library. Call 693-7050.

ANTHURIUMS Oahu Urban Garden Center in Pearl City hosts a workshop on “Anthuriums for the Home Garden” from 9 a.m. to noon March 14, a Q&A booth manned by Master Gardeners and a rain barrel demonstration. Workshop fee is $10 at the door. Call 453-6059.

BRASS QUINTET Chamber Music Hawaii presents the Honolulu Brass Quintet and harpist Constance Uejio at 7 p.m. March 17 in UH West Oahu library. Call 489-5038 for tickets or visit chamber-musichawaii.org.

TAX HELP Trained students and others at Leeward CC offer VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) services at the college now through March 19, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through March 28 to lowto moderate-income residents. Call Roy Kamida at 455-0294.

JOB FAIR The Kapolei Chamber of Commerce sponsors its annual Hire Leeward Job and Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at UH West Oahu. Late registration fees apply after Feb. 20. Call 768-5001 or email hirelee-ward2015@gmail.com.

KILTED GOLF Saint Andrew Society of Hawaii and Friends of Saint Patrick plan their annual Blue Shamrock Kilted Golf Classic Tournament for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 29 at Pearl Country Club in Aiea, featuring bagpipes, loaner kilts, all meals plus a trip for two to Scotland as the grand prize. Call 372-1941.

ILOKANO FilCom Center begins a three-month Ilokano language course in March, to be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through May. It is designed especially for Ilokano-descended students age 18 to 23 and members of the community ($25 fee). Call Donnie Juan at 680-0451.

SOCCER Registration for Leeward American Youth Soccer Association (Makaha to Kapolei) is open now for players age 4 to 19 at eayso.org. Early registration fee is $75 (until May 31), which includes uniform, insurance and photo package. Checks should be payable to AYSO 269; credit cards welcome. Age-group seasons vary throughout the year. For details, visit leewardayso269.com.


CHORALE New singers are invited to join the Kapolei Chorale at its rehearsals, held at 6:30 p.m. each Sunday in Kapolei. The group features sopranos, altos, tenors and basses for four-part harmony. It’s currently preparing for the annual Leeward Music Festival April 18 at Kroc Center. Call Judy at 623-4045.

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.

FITNESS Fit Wiz Hawaii conducts 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 at no charge. Visit fitwizhawaii.com.

CRESTVIEW CLUB The city has weekly activities and programs for Crestview Sunrisers club at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at Crestview Community Park. Call 671-4838.

WAIPAHU SENIORS The city has weekly activities and programs for two senior citizen clubs in Waipahu: Waipahu Cosmopolitans at 9 a.m. Fridays (678-0871) and Waipahu Seniors at 9 a.m. Wednesdays (675-7129).

PEARL CITY CLUB The city has weekly activities and programs for Pearl City Seniors Club at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Manana Community Park. Call 453-7550.

WAIAU SENIORS Waiau District Park sponsors weekly activities and programs for Waiau Seniors Club at 9:30 a.m. Mondays. Call 453-7555.

MAKAKILO CLUB The city has weekly activities and programs for Makakilo Seniors Club at 9 a.m. Mondays at Makakilo Community Park. Call 672-8465.

EWA SENIORS The city has weekly activities and programs for Ewa Hui Aloha at 8:30 a.m. Fridays at Asing Community Park. Call 681-6435.

ADOPTING PETS Hawaii Dog Foundation sponsors pet adoptions from noon to 2 p.m. every Sunday at the Petco Pearl City location. Call 782-8387.