West Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’ s coming up in West Oahu. Fax items to 585- 6324 or email cchang@midweek.com one week ahead of the Wednesday publication date.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m Aug. 12 at the Ewa Town Center Foodland, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at Tony Group Autoplex on Ka Uka Boulevard, 7-11:15 a.m. Aug. 17 at Kapolei Bank of Hawaii, 7 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at Kapolei Shopping Center, 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Aug. 19 at Calvary Chapel at Waipio Shopping Center and 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 30 at Kapolei High School Room J-207. Call 848- 4770.

NEIGHBORS Ewa Neighborhood Board meets at7p.m.Aug.9atEwa Beach Library, Aiea meets at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Aiea Library, Makakilo- Kapolei-Honokai Hale at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Kapolei High cafeteria, Waipahu at7p.m.Aug.23atthe FilCom Center, and Pearl City at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Waiau District Park. Call 768-3710.

PEARL CITY BON Pearl City Hongwanji Mission has bon dancing at7p.m.Aug.10and11 at 858 Second St., in addition to food and game booths and a country store. Call 455-1680.

AIEA BON DANCE Soto Mission of Aiea- Taiheiji has bon dancing at7p.m.Aug.10and11 at 99-045 Kauhale St. Call 488-6794.

KUNIA MUSIC 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue presents Open Mic Night at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 and a Revo fundraiser (art, DJs, per- formers and vendors) for ONEat6p.m.Aug.11on the second floor of the Royal Kunia Times building. Call 888-6087.

FINANCES The Kapolei branch of Hickam Federal Credit Union has a free seminar on “Planning and Building your Financial Future” at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at 590 Farrington Hwy. Call 423-1391 by Aug. 6 or email education@hick- amfcu.org.

SUMMER CONCERT Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute and the James and Abigail Campbell Family Foundation present a Summer Concert under the stars from 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 11 at Ko Olina. Dedicated to the late O’Brien Eselu, it features top entertainers and hula halau. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $25 for groups of five or more, or $35 at the door. Keiki age 6 and younger are admitted free. Call 220-8874 or order at tix.com.

ORGANIZED Simply Organized conducts free workshops at 1 p.m Aug. 11 on the freedomRail system and 1 p.m. Aug. 18 on “Kitchen Blitz” with Lasar McCabe from Hawaii Hausfrau; both workshops at its Kapolei store on Kamokila Boulevard. Call 693-8888.

CHOLESTEROL Kaiser Permanente has a free public Senior Summit lecture at 10 a.m. Aug. 13 at its Waipio Clinic on “The Way to your Heart is Thru your Stomach,” taught by a clinical dietitian. The clinic is at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432- 2235 to sign up.

POLICE AWARDS Pearlridge Center hosts HPD’s quarterly officer and citizen awards cere- monies at 11 a.m. Aug. 15 at Uptown center court. Call 488-0981.

BUSINESS An SBA Resource Day is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 15 at First Hawaiian Bank Pearlridge and Aug. 22 at Bank of Hawaii Kapolei, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Adminstration for small business owners. Call 541- 2990, ext. 211.

ROTARY TALK Laura Kodama, planning and development director for Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii, is guest speaker at Kapolei Rotary Club’s 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting Aug. 16 in the faculty lounge at Kapolei High School. Her topic: Koa Ridge. Call 722-1489 or email info@lime- lighthawaii.com.

MAOLI MARKET Hawaii Maoli sponsors an open market from 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at 91-1270 Kinoiki St. near the Kapolei Hawaiian Home Lands building. Food, health serv- ices and community booths are planned. Call 780-6082 or 394-0050.

LIBRARIES CLOSED All area public libraries are closed Aug. 17 in observance of Statehood Day. The Aiea Library also will close Aug. 18. Call 831-6877.

ART SHOWCASE Pearlridge Center hosts Creations of Hawaii from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17- 19 at Uptown center court, featuring local artisans and products in a variety of art forms. Call 488-0981.

HAWAII MADE Pearlridge Center hosts a Made-in-Hawaii weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17- 19 in Uptown, lower level. Call 488-0981.

KUNIA MUSIC 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue presents Heavy Weights at 8 p.m. Aug. 17 (contemporary) and Slam Poetry at 8 p.m. Aug. 18 on the second floor of the Times building in Royal Kunia. Call 888- 6087.

DOGGIE DATES Doggie Date Night runs from3to8p.m.Aug.18 at Aloha Stadium parking lot with food trucks and craft vendors for humans and their pets. Proceeds go to the Hawaiian Humane Society. Call 946-2187.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS The Hawaii Special Olympics Aukake Classic is Aug. 18-19 in Pearl City, bringing 400 coaches and athletes from across the state to Waiau District Park for soccer and bocce competitions. Call 943-8808.

FAIR VENDORS The Ewa Beach Emergency Preparedness Fair com- mittee seeks vendors and sponsors for its second annual event Sept. 8. Call 682-0111 or email getreadyewabeach@gmail.com.