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.

SCREENINGS Pali Momi’s “Health Monday” offers free screenings of blood pressure and blood-sugar levels from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 3 and 17 at Pearlridge Center Uptown, second level by Ecko Unlimited. Call 488-0981. • PARENTING The Parent Project offers a series of evening classes (6 to 8:30 p.m.) from Sept. 4 to Nov. 6 at the Salvation Army KROC Center in Kapolei. Fee is $25. Call 256-5933.

SENIOR CARE Kaiser Permanente’s social work staff leads seminars on senior care options at 9 a.m. Sept. 5 at Leeward YMCA and at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at its Waipio Clinic at 94-1480 Moaniani St. To register, call 671-6495.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at Ihilani Resort’s Ocean Ballroom, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 at St. Joseph’s Church in Waipahu, and 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Sept. 10 at Leeward Community College. Call 848-4770.

BUSINESS HELP U.S. Small Business Administration specialists offer an SBA Resource Day for small business owners from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Kapolei American Savings Bank. Call 541-2990, ext. 211.

MARKET & MOVIE Prince Kuhio Community Center hosts an open market from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 with food, health services, vendors and a screening of the film The Lorax at 91-1270 Kinoiki St. in Kapolei (near the Hawaiian Home Lands building). Call 780-6082 or 394-0050. Beach chairs and blankets are welcome but no coolers, smoking or alcohol.

KUNIA MUSIC 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue presents Heavy Weights playing contemporary Hawaiian music at 8 p.m. Sept. 7 and Chevas & Band playing contemporary Christian music at 8 p.m. Sept. 8 on the second floor of the Times building in Royal Kunia. Call 888-6087.

KUNIA MARKET Kunia Shopping Center has a Mahiku Farmers Market from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7, 14 and 21 with produce, food products, crafts and merchant discounts — on the second level behind Denny’s. Call 753-7507.

ORGANIZED Simply Organized conducts a free workshop at 1 p.m. Sept. 8 on “De-cluttering and organizing in preparation for the holidays” with IRIS rep Bill Jenks at its Kapolei store. Call 529-5806.

HOOLAULEA Pearl-ridge Center presents its annual Keiki Hoolaulea from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8, featuring an appearance by the Aloha Festivals Royal Court, activities, demonstrations, keiki ID and continuous stage shows by keiki hula and music groups throughout Uptown and Downtown. Call 488-0981.

NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Aiea Library and the Ewa board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Ewa Beach Library. Call 768-3710.

CHORUS & GLEE Classes in Hawaii Youth Chorus (ages 5-12) and Teen Glee (12-17) have opened at Waipahu United Church of Christ. HYC classes start at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and 10 a.m. Sept. 15; the Teen Glee classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and 11 a.m. Sept. 15. For fee and details, call Ms. Desi at 623-2411 or email hawaiiyouthchorus@yahoo.com.

• AARP SESSION AARP Hawaii conducts an information session on Social Security and Medicare at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Manana Community Center in Pearl City. Call 545-6006.

GOLF DEADLINE Deadline is Sept. 14 to sign up for the Junior Achieve-ment Golf Classic, set for noon Sept. 20 at Kapolei Golf Course. Download entry forms at jahawaii.org.

AUGIE SHOWAugie’s Comedy Crusade is booked from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 15 at Pearl City Cultural Center featuring Augie T and Andy Bumatai, with music by One Night Stand. Proceeds support the Pearl City High School band. Admission is $10. Call Jeff at 927-0660.

FESTIVAL Lokahi, a festival and concert of Latin, Brazilian, Hawaiian, Tahitian and Filipino music and culture, is set for 2 to 10 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Sunset Lanai at Camp Smith in Halawa Heights. Tickets are $60, $50 and $20. Call 428-3521.

BUSINESS HELP U.S. Small Business Administration specialists offer an SBA Resource Day for small business owners from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Pearlridge branch of First Hawaiian Bank. Call 541-2990, ext. 211 for an appointment.

ELDER HOUSING The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 21 in the Mission Memorial Annex on a conditional use permit for a 134-unit, special needs housing complex for the elderly on Kuala Street in Pearl City. Call Ann Asaumi at 768-8020.


LIBRARY KEIKI Pearl City Library conducts a free storytime and crafts session at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 22-Dec. 5 for children ages 2-5. Also, Puzzletime meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, Aug. 23-Dec. 6 for children ages 1 1/2 to 3 with stories, singalongs and fun. Call 453-6566.

HULA CLASSES Halau Hula ‘O Kana Kapeka of Aiea is registering students of all ages and experience for fall classes in hula and Tahitian dance at St. Elizabeth Church Hall. Call 255-4001.

ROLLER DERBY The West Oahu Roller Derby’s Aloha City Rollers practice and train evenings at a track at Kalaeloa. Men and women age 18 and older are welcome as new players or referees. Positive attitude and teamwork are required. Go to alohacity-rollers.com or email info@alohacityrollers.com.