West Oahu Highlights
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* PACIFIC GOLF Kapolei Golf Club hosts the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship Sept. 16-22, with proceeds going to local charities. Tickets cost $10-$40 a day. Call 738-9200.
* E-LIBRARY Kapolei Library presents “e-learning@your library” at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 17, and “Online Databases” Sept. 24 – both free, one-hour classes on its e-learning resources. Call 693-7050.
* SOLAR PLAN The city Planning Commission conducts a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Mission Memorial Building on a request from Hawaii Agriculture Research Center and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. to build a 500-kilowatt photovoltaic energy generating facility at 94-300 Kunia Road. Call 768-8007.
* ROTARY TALKS City Councilwoman Kymberly Pine is guest speaker at the Kapolei Rotary Club’s 7:30 a.m. meeting Sept. 19 in the faculty lounge at Kapolei High. U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa addresses the club Sept. 26. Email email@example.com.
* SCHOOL PLAY Performing Arts Center of Kapolei presents Hawaii’s premier of Pinkalicious the Musical at 6 p.m. Sept. 19, and 7 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21 at Kapolei High cafeteria. Tickets cost $6 and $5. Call 683-8015.
* AIEA ROTARY Pearl-ridge Rotary meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20 at Pearl Country Club to hear from Kahumana Farms’ Tom McDonald, and Sept. 27 for speaker Dean Okimoto of Nalo Farms and Hawaii Farm Bureau. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* CIRCUS Modern American Circus performs Sept. 20-22 and 27-29 on Kapolei Field at Farrington Highway and Fort Barrette Road. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 and 4 p.m. Sundays. It moves to Aloha Stadium Oct. 11-13 and 18-19. Admission is $51 to $16. Call 781-4773.
* CANE HAUL RUN The Waipahu Cane Haul Run/Walk starts at 6:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Waipahu Town Center, sponsored by Waipahu Community Based Development Organization. Fee is $40. A health fair and farmers market also planned from 7 to 9 a.m. Call 469-0330.
* AUTUMN MATSURI Hawaii United Okinawa Association has its Autumn Okinawa Dance Matsuri from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 21 at Hawaii Okinawa Center – a free night of traditional dancing, culture, food and fellowship at 94-587 Ukee St. in Waipio. Call 676-5400.
* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:45 a.m. to noon Sept. 21 at Kapolei Fire Station on Kinoiki Street and 7 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Sept. 28 at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call 848-4770.
* ORGANIZED Simply Organized has free Free-domRail workshops at 1 p.m. Sept. 21 and 1 and 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at its Kapolei store on Kamokila Boulevard. Call 693-8888.
* BOOK SALE The Friends of Pearl City Library have a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29 in the library’s meeting room. Call 453-6566.
* PRIVATE SCHOOLS Hawaii Association of Independent Schools sponsors an admissions fair from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at UH West Oahu. Call 973-1530.
* NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Waiau District Park, Waipahu meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at FilCom Center, and Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Kapolei High cafeteria. Call 768-3710.
* LAUGH SHACK Lanai & Augie’s “Comedy Laugh Shack” is booked for 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Coral Creek Golf Course’s Pueo Restaurant. Tickets are $12 at the door or by calling 479-0576.
* FARRELL’S PARTY Pearlridge Center Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor hosts a festival benefiting the Arthritis Foundation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 and to also mark its 50th anniversary nationwide. Plans include chef “sundae” battles, burger and ice cream eating contests and more. Call 488-9339.
* MARSH HELP Hawaii Nature Center volunteers help to restore Pouhala Marsh from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 28. Part of the Waikele watershed, the marsh is located across the street from the transfer station on Waipahu Depot Road. Call 955-0100, ext. 118.
* BAZAAR Waipahu Hongwanji Temple has a bazaar from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 at 94-821 Kuhaulua St. with food, crafts, baked goods, sushi, plants, produce, white elephants and more. Call 677-4221.
* WORK DAY PLAN E Ola Pono Ma Kapolei Community Drug-free Coalition leads a planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Kapolei High teachers lounge to prepare for an Oct. 5 community work day. Call 484-9787.
* GOLF FOR LIFE Kapolei Golf Club hosts a Sept. 30 golf tournament to benefit The Life Foundation, with entries due Sept. 20. Fees include lunch, dinner, prizes, gift bags, raffle and more. Call 521-2437, ext. 252.
* NEW LIBRARY The city Department of Planning and Permitting has a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at Kapolei Hale on a special management use area permit to allow construction of Nanakuli Library, to be located on the makai side of Nanaikapono Elementary School. Contractor is Kimura International. The new, one-story branch will serve Nanakuli and Maili and has been in the works more than 20 years. Call Sery Berhanu at 768-8033.
* AIEA BOOK CLUB Aiea Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Aiea Library to discuss Alan Brennert’s Palisades Park. All readers are welcome. Email email@example.com.
* KAPOLEI DANCE Kapolei’s chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers students at 7 p.m. Oct. 7, 14 and 21 at Makakilo Community Park. Classes meet at 7 p.m. Mondays for eight sessions in cha cha and tango starting Oct. 7. Call 781-2076 or 220-6026.
* PC DANCE Pearl City’s chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers students Oct. 8, 15 or 22 at Manana Elementary for classes that run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 8-Dec. 3, with nominal fees. Dances are mambo and foxtrot. Call 224-5927.
* WAIPIO VENDERS Registration is open for vendors at the Pre-Holiday Swap Meet & Craft Fair, set for 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19 at Waipio Shopping Center. Call 523-9744.
* FLU SHOTS The Ewa Beach Safeway pharmacy is one of three Oahu Safeways to offer flu shots, both high- and regular-strength, on a walk-in basis. Call 683-3205.
* CHORALE New singers are invited to join the Kapolei Chorale at its rehearsals, held at 6:30 p.m. each Sunday in Makakilo. The group has sopranos, altos, tenors and basses singing four-part harmony. Call Judy at 381-2063.
* TINY TOTS Pearl City Tiny Tots meets from 8:45 to 10:15 a.m. each Sunday this fall with stories, music, movement and drama for ages 3 and 4 at Momilani Community Center. Call Patty at 623-5690.
* KI WELLNESS Shizendo ki method founder Hideo Kimura leads a ki wellness class from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Aiea Soto Mission to share tips on pain relief and healthy exercise. Free trials are allowed. The mission is located at 99-045 Kauhale St. Call 671-1422.
* LCC MARKET ‘Nalo Farms conducts a farmers market from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays in parking lot C at Leeward Community College, featuring local produce and prepared dishes. Call 259-7698.
* AIEA MARKET Pearlridge Center hosts a farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays by the highway fronting Sears and Zippy’s, with music, prizes and keiki activities. Visit alamoanafarmersmarket.com.
* FLEA MARKET Hawaii Self Storage has a flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 2009 Lauwiliwili St. in Kapolei with new items daily and plenty of vendors. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* HULA WAIPAHU No Kealoha No Hula halau has adult beginner classes at 6 p.m. and intermediate classes at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Village Park. Fee is $25 plus a refundable $25 deposit. Call instructor Desiree Numango at 478-0404.
* HULA KAPOLEI Na Pua O Kekoolani has hula classes at 4 p.m. Thursdays for keiki (ages 4 to 12), and 4:45 p.m. Thursdays for teens and wahine in the Makakilo-Kapolei area. Call 258-3930.
* WAIPAHU SENIORS The city has weekly activities and programs for two seniors clubs in Waipahu: Waipahu Cosmopolitans at 9 a.m. Fridays (678-0871) and Waipahu Seniors at 9 a.m. Wednesdays (675-7129).
* PC SENIORS The city has weekly activities and programs for Pearl City Seniors Club at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Manana Community Park. Call 453-7550.
* WAIAU SENIORS The city has weekly activities and programs for Waiau Seniors Club at 9:30 a.m. Mondays at Waiau District Park. Call 453-7555.
* MAKAKILO CLUB The city has weekly activities and programs for Makakilo Seniors Club at 9 a.m. Mondays at Makakilo Community Park. Call 672-8465.
* EWA SENIORS The city has weekly activities and programs for Ewa Hui Aloha at 8:30 a.m. Fridays at Asing Community Park. Call 681-6435.
* CRESTVIEW CLUB The city has weekly activities and programs for Crestview Sunrisers at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at Crestview Community Park. Call 671-4838.
* ZUMBA Debbie Rosa-rio leads a Zumba class at 6 p.m. each Friday at Makakilo Elementary School. Fee is $5 per class. Call 780-5640.
* ZUMBA Pinoy Crew 808 leads Zumba classes at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at FilCom Center. Fee is $5 per session. Call 680-0451.
* RECYCLING A Reynolds Recycling’s truck is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed noon-1:30 p.m.) at Ewa Beach Shopping Center, Ewa Makai Middle School, Kapolei Shopping Center, Pearl City Shopping Center and Waipahu Times; also at its Halawa facility at 99-1160 Iwaena St. from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. It accepts and pays for HI-5 cans, bottles and scrap metal. Call 487-2802.
* WOMEN’S BOXING Boxing Boxfit808 in Aiea conducts a women-only boxing class Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Call 256-1770 or visit boxfit808.com.
* PET FOOD DRIVE The Kapolei and Pearl City PETCOs accept dry pet food daily for Hawaiian Humane Society to help owners better afford to feed their pets. Call 356-2217.
* BUDDHISTS Kapolei Buddhist Sangha has Sunday services at 9 a.m. at American Renaissance Academy at Barbers Point, including Dharma school for keiki. Call 221-9661.
* COMIC JAMS Pearlridge Center hosts Comic Jam Hawaii from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays Uptown, second level by Hot Unique Images, welcoming professional and amateur artists. Call 488-0981.