West Oahu Highlights

Below are highlights of what’ s coming up in West Oahu. Fax items to 585- 6324 or email cchang@midweek.com by Oct. 10 for the Oct. 17 edition.

NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Aiea Library, and Ewa meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Ewa Beach Library. Call 768- 3710.

POLITICAL RALLY The Linda Lingle for Senate Committee sponsors a rally from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 in Ewa Makai Middle School cafeteria. Email blake@lingle2012.com.

TEACHER JOBS Leeward Community College sponsors a free information session on edu- cation careers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 9 in Room GT 105, featuring food, fun and meeting the staff of the school’s Associate of Arts in Teaching degree program. To RSVP, call 455-0467.

MEDICARE Kaiser Permanente presents its Straight-Talk Seminar on Medicare on eight separate dates at the Waipio Clinic, 94-1480 Moaniani St. They are9a.m.Oct.9,2and6 p.m. Oct. 19, 9 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 23, 9 a.m. Oct. 27 and 9 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 30. RSVP to 1-877- 418-5912.

EWA PLAN The City Council’s Planning and Zoning Committee conducts a special meeting on the Ewa Development Plan at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at Kapolei Hale. Call 768-5001.

GRACEFUL AGING Kaiser Permanente’s Waipio Clinic has a course in “Aging with Grace: Trusting Transition/Letting Go of Fear” at 2:15 p.m. Oct. 10-Nov. 14, Mondays and Wednesdays at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Fee is $70 to $75. Call 432-2260.

CAFE MUSIC 3rd Cup Cafe & Venue in the Times’ Kunia Building presents Open Mic Night at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and Richard Hata with lounge/house music at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. Artist of the month is Jimi T and his ballpoint pen drawings. Any proceeds go to the community or nonprofits. Call 888-6087.

KAPOLEI PLAY Kapolei Performing Arts Center presents Willy Wonka Jr. Oct. 12-20 at Kapolei High School Forum. Call 224-5314 or visit packapolei.org.

CONCERT Hawaii Music Works presents its fall concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Pearlridge Center Uptown. Call 488-0981.

BAND FEST The Aiea, Kapolei and Pearl City high school bands play in the 10th annual Menehune Classic marching band festival at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at Moanalua High School. Tickets cost $7 and $3 at the gate. Call 447-8522.

FUN FAIR Kanoelani Elementary School has its Craft and Family Fun Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at 94-1091 Oli Loop. Also in store are plenty of games and food. Call 675- 0195.

REALTY OPENING Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties has grand open- ing festivities from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at its Kapolei office, 4460 Kapolei Parkway, featuring a blessing, a Lego home- building contest, face paint- ing, balloon animals and refreshments. For details on the school Lego teams, call 262-3160.

PUMPKIN PATCH Aloun Farms opens its Kapolei farm to the public for its annual Pumpkin Patch Festival Oct. 13-28. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For a $1 admission fee, guests can pick their own pumpkins and corn. The farm is located at 91- 1440 Farrington Hwy. Call 677-9516, ext. 14.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Kapolei Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14 at Foodland in Ewa Town Center; 2:30- 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at Hale Kalanianaole Bldg. (Hawai- ian Home Lands) on Kapolei Parkway and 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Kakuhihewa Bldg. (DAGS) on Kamokila Blvd.; and 7-11:15 a.m. Oct. 17 at Kapolei Bank of Hawaii. Call 848-4770.

CIVIL WAR TALKS Kapolei Library presents a series of public readings and discussions exploring the U.S. Civil War at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 (Choosing Sides), Nov. 7 (Making Sense of Shiloh) and 28 (The Shape of War); and Dec. 5 (War and Freedom) and 19 (Hawaii and Hawai- ians in the Civil War). Call 693-7050.

UH SOCCER The UH women’s soccer team has home games at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium on the following dates: 7 p.m. Oct. 19 v. UC Davis and 5 p.m. Oct. 21 v. Pacific. All games are free. Call 956-7523.

SKAL GOLF A golf tournament is planned by SKAL International at noon Oct. 19 at Hawaii Prince Golf Club in Ewa Beach to benefit its scholarship fund for tourism and hos- pitality students. Fee is $180 per player, $525 per team. Call 944-4401.

WAIPAHU ’57 The Waipahu High Class of 1954 plans a 55-year reunion and takes reserva- tions until Oct. 20 at 678- 1939.