West Oahu Highlights

Below are happenings in West Oahu. Fax items to 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com by Sept. 12 for the Sept. 19 edition.

SENIOR CARE Kaiser Permanente presents a seminar on senior care options at 10 a.m. Sept. 10 at its Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 671-6495.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Sept. 10 at Lee- ward Community College, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Waikele Center and 7 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Sept. 16 at Foodland in Ewa Town Center. Call 848-4770.

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.

BALLROOM Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association’s Pearlridge chapter registers students at 7 p.m. Sept. 11, 18, 25 and Oct. 2 and 9 at Waimanu Elementary for classes beginning Oct. 2 in nightclub two- step, waltz and mambo. Call 836-4579 or 488-3935.

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 Glee classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and 11 a.m. Sept. 15. Call 623- 2411 or email hawaiiyouthchorus@yahoo.com.

MEDICARE AARP Hawaii has a free session on Social Security and Medicare at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at Manana Community Center. To register, call toll- free 1-877-926-8300.

KUNIA MUSIC 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue hosts an Open Mic Night at 7:30 p.m. Sept.14 and Slam Poetry at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 on the second floor of the Times building in Royal Kunia. Call 888-6087.

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

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.

NEEM WORKSHOP Halawa Xeriscape Garden has a Neem tree workshop at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at 99-1268 Iwaena St. Fee is $5, and signups end at noon Sept. 14. Call 748-5363.

AUGIE SHOW Augie’s Comedy Crusade is booked from7to9p.m.Sept.15at Pearl City Cultural Center featuring Augie T and Andy Bumatai, with music by One Night Stand. Proceeds go to Pearl City High School band. Admission is $10. Call Jeff at 927-0660.

SWAP MEET Oahu’s Hawaiian civic clubs host a swap meet and food booths from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at 91-1270 Kinoiki St. in Kapolei— the Hawaii Maoli parking lot next the Hawaiian Home Lands building, with sales by more than 20 clubs and 100 families. Call 389-9097.

FASHION FUNDS Waipahu’s Bethel Chapel Assembly of God sponsors a “Fashion for Compassion” benefit from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at 94-371 Ana Lane for Project Rescue and Made in Hope (that fight human trafficking). Tickets cost $15 and include a prize drawing ticket and pupus. Donations are wel- come by Sept. 13. Call 205-7477.

RECYCLING A Going Green recycling drive runs from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 15 at Waipahu Intermediate, with proceeds going to Weed & Seed. All kinds of items are welcome, including canned food for Hawaii Foodbank. A document- shredding service also is planned. Call 291-6151.

CAP OPEN HOUSE West Oahu Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron has an open house Sept. 15 starting at 10 a.m. at Kalaeloa Airport and featuring special guest speakers, music, food, activities and demonstrations. Call 226- 7483.

ORGANIZED Simply Organized conducts a free workshop at 1 p.m. Sept. 5 and 22 on “FreedomRail” at its Kapolei store, featuring prizes and discounts. Call 529-5806.

SCREENINGS Pali Momi’s “Health Monday” offers free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at Pearlridge Center Uptown. Call 488-0981.

WAIPAHU REUNION Deadline is Sept. 17 to reserve a seat ($30) at the Waipahu High Class of 1972 reunion din- ner, set for 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Monterey Bay Cannery at Pearlridge. Mail check to WHS 72 care of Darlene Saclot Nazarino, 94-562 Niulii St., Waipahu HI 96797. Also planned: a no- host dinner at Ige’s Oct. 5, Waipahu Cultural Garden Park Tour Oct. 6 ($7) and potluck family picnic Oct. 7 at Waikele Community Park. For details, email joynakamura@hotmail.com.