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West Oahu Highlights

Send West Oahu items to cchang@midweek.com by April 22 to be considered for the April 29 edition, or call 529-4850.

BALLROOM Kapolei’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter signs up students at 7 p.m. April 20 for classes that started April 6 in Merengue and West Coast swing. Register at Makakilo Community Park, 92-1120 Makakilo Drive. Call 781-2076.

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

MATH TIME Ewa Makai Middle School hosts a Math Community Day by Kapina Project at 6 p.m. April 22 in the cafeteria, featuring hands-on math and science activities in observance of Earth Day. Call 956-5492 or email kapilinahi@gmail.com.

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 Storyteller Ben Moffat presents “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.

NEIGHBORS Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 22 at Kapolei High cafeteria, Waipahu meets at 7 p.m. April 23 at FilCom Center, and Pearl City meets at 7 p.m. April 28 at Waiau District Park. Call 768-3710.

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

HTY PLAY Honolulu Theatre for Youth performs Happy at 3 p.m. April 23 at Aiea Library (483-7333) and 11:30 a.m. May 2 at Waipahu Library (675-0358). The show is especially created for ages 3 and older.

WAIPAHU PROJECT Leeward CC PlayBuilders presents The Waipahu Project at 8 p.m. April 23-25 in LCC Theatre, based on stories from the community. Tickets cost $25, $20 and $15 at the box office. Call 455-0380.

HOT RODS Pearlridge Center hosts a Hot Rods & Classic Car Show and Cruz Night with Bleizn FX from 5 to 9 p.m. April 24 in the Downtown fourth-level parking lot. Call 488-0981.

ROTARY Home Elder Care’s Ester Ramos is guest speaker at 11:30 a.m. April 24 at the Rotary Club of Pearlridge luncheon meeting at Pearl Country Club. Call 780-4233 or email gregarakaki@msn.com.

STARGAZING Hawaiian Astronomical Society hosts its free monthly star party April 25 at Geiger Community Park, complete with telescopes. Time and dates vary, depending on the moon. The park is located at 1129 Kahiuka St. in Ewa Beach. Email peter@besenbruch.info.

DIGESTION Body & Brain Centers presents a free workshop. “Healthier Together in 2015: Digestive Health” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 25 at its Aiea location, 99-080 Kauhale St. #C-21. Call 496-9642.

OKINAWA The dance troupe Jimpu Kai USA performs folk, classic and contemporary Okinawan dances at 10:30 a.m. April 25 at Kapolei Library, featuring taiko and sanshin instruments. Call 693-7050.

WETLAND Hawaii Nature Center volunteers help restore Pouhala wet-lands in Waipahu from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 25. Call 955-0100, ext. 118.

EARTH DAY Malama Learning Center marks Earth Day from 9 a.m. to noon April 25 at Kapolei High portable 1 with a workshop on planter-box gardens. Fee is $15, or $40 for families of up to three people. Register at 483-0678.

GARDENS Halawa Xeriscape Garden leads a workshop on spiral and keyhole gardens at 10:30 a.m. April 25 at 99-1268 Iwaena St. Fee is $5. Register by April 24 at 748-5363.

AIEA RECYCLES Our Savior Lutheran School in Aiea has a Going Green recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at 98-1098 Moanalua Road. For curbside pickups, call 497-7715; for all other details, call 291-6151.

BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 to 11:30 a.m. April 26 at Waikele Center. Call 848-4770.

TEA CEREMONY Mokichi Okada Association presents a tea ceremony and purifying and flower therapies from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 27 at Pearlridge Center Uptown, fronting Ecko Unlimited. Call 487-0522.

AG LANDS The city Department of Planning and Permitting hosts a meeting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 29 in Kapolei Hale conference rooms A-C to gather public input on how to identify and map Oahu’s Important Agricultural Lands. (The original date was postponed because of the ZipMobile snafu.) Visit honoluludpp.org and mapoahuagland.com.

STORIES Waipahu Library offers free, interactive children’s storytime sessions at 10 a.m. Thursdays now through April 30. Call 675-0358.

LION CHARTER Pearl City Lions Club marks its 50th charter anniversary at 5 p.m. May 2 at Honolulu Country Club. RSVP is requested by April 24 to stephnie.hayashi@central-pacific.com.

AUTHOR TALK Author/producer Jason Scott Jones shares his new book The Race to Save Our Century: Five Core Principles to Promote Peace, Freedom and a Culture of Life at 1 p.m May 2 at Kapolei Library. Call 693-7050.

OPEN HOUSE Hawaii Tokai International College has an open house from 10 a.m. to noon May 2 to tour the campus (next to UH-West Oahu), meet students and staff and learn more about its two-year liberal arts degree program. Call 98304109.