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West Oahu Highlights

Send West Oahu items to cchang@midweek.com by April 15 to be considered for the April 22 edition, or call 529-4850.

BALLROOM Kapolei’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students at 7 p.m. April 13 and 20 for classes that started April 6 in Merengue and West Coast swing. Register at Makakilo Community Park. Call 781-2076.

NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. April 13 at Aiea Library. Call 768-3710.

BALLROOM Pearl-ridge’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students from 7 to 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 21 for classes that started April 7 in cha-cha and tango, with nominal fees. Register at Harbor Center, suites 211A and 212A (next to Cutter Ford). Call 456-2129.

WALK A MILE The UH-West Oahu ohana observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month from 10:50 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. April 15 on campus with the men’s march, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Email julieky@hawaii.edu.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 16 at Leeward CC, 7:30 a.m.-noon April 18 at Kapolei Shopping Center, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 19 at Calvary Chapel gym on Komo Mai Drive. Call 848-4770.

BALLROOM Ewa Beach Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students at 7:45 p.m. April 16 and 23 for intermediate classes in Swing Hustle and Rumba Bolero at Ewa Mahiko District Park gym on Renton Road. Weekly classes started April 9. Call 398-9894.

TI LEAF LEIS Kapolei Library offers a workshop on making ti leaf leis at 10:30 a.m. April 17. Register at 693-7050.

AIEA FAIRAiea High PTSO has a family fun fair from 4 to 9 p.m. April 17 with food, carnival rides, a petting zoo, country store, crafts, pony rides, games, face and hair-painting, and entertainment. For scrip, call 382-7713.

STEPPIN’ FAIR Kaiser Permanente hosts a Start Steppin’ Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 17 in Kapolei, including a half-mile course at noon, at the corner of Kamokila Boulevard and Kealakapu Street. Registered walkers get a starter bag with a pedometer. The fair offers prizes and activities for an active lifestyle. Call 432-5333, ext. 1038.

ROTARY Oahu Urban Garden Center’s Bob Speer is guest speaker at 11:30 a.m. April 17 at the Rotary Club of Pearlridge lunch meeting at Pearl Country Club, and Home Elder Care’s Ester Ramos speaks April 24. Call 780-4233.

MUSIC FEST The annual Leeward Music Festival begins at 6:45 p.m. April 18 in Kroc Center Performing Arts Theatre, featuring singers and dancers of all ages, as well as the Navy Pacific Fleet Band. Seating is limited; call Judy at 623-4045.

CULINARY Malama Learning Center’s annual benefit, Calabash and Cooks, runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 18 at Kapolei High School Plaza, with food from top chefs and learning center students. Tickets cost $35, $25, $20 and $75 VIP. Call 305-8287 or visit malamalearningcenter.org.

FOOD DRIVE Hawaii Foodbank volunteers accept donations from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at Kapolei Commons and Pearl City Shopping Center. Call 836-3600.

PRO GOLF Ko Olina Resort and Golf Club hosts its annual LOTTE Championship tournament April 12-18 with Michelle Wie back to defend her title. The Golf Channel will broadcast it live. For tickets, call 676-5300 or visit koolina.com.

HOOPS CLINICS Hui O Momilani has youth basketball clinics for ages 5-16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 18 at Pearl City High gym, featuring coach Mike Taylor. Fee is $50 before April 10. Call 864-9113 or email momilani-basketball@gmail.com.

MANANA FAIR Manana Elementary PTO has its annual craft fair with crafts, food, inflatables, games and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18 at 1147 Kumano St. Call 454-5305.

E-WASTE T&N Computer Recycling Services conducts free e-waste recycling drop-offs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18 at Our Savior Lutheran School in Aiea and at Ewa Beach Elementary School. The company accepts all brands of computers, monitors, printers, laptops and TV sets. Call 371-0281.

PONO FAIR Ewa Beach Community Based Development Organization hosts FOR’EWA Pono Community Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 18 at Prince Kuhio Community Center, with food, crafts, entertainment, a ho‘ike and more. Vendors: call 394-0050.

RANGER DAY Pearl Harbor Visitor Center hosts Junior Ranger Day from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 18, with a scavenger hunt, USS Arizona documentary, boat ride and pinning ceremony. Call 954-8759 or email php@pacifichistoric-parks.org.

AIEA MUSIC Chez Sports Bar & Grill in Aiea presents 11th Hour LIVE from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. April 18 at 98-150 Kaonohi St. Call 347-1323.

HTY PLAY Honolulu Theatre for Youth performs Happy at 10:30 a.m. April 18 at Kapolei Library (693-7050), and 3 p.m. April 23 at Aiea Library (483-7333) for children age 3 and older.

COMIC JAMS Pearl-ridge Center hosts Comic Jam Hawaii from 1 to 4 p.m. April 19 at Downtown center court. Call 488-0981.

SLACK KEY Song-writer and slack key guitarist John Keawe performs at 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Kapolei Library. Call 693-7050.

MOFFAT TALES Ben Moffat performs “Mr. Spelunker’s Adventures and/or River of Dreams” at 10:30 a.m. April 22 at Aiea Library, using puppetry, stilts, magic, music and movement. Call 483-7333.