West Oahu Highlights

Send West Oahu items to cchang@midweek.com or fax them to 585-6324 by Jan. 8 to be considered for the Jan. 15 edition.

* KAPOLEI DANCE The Kapolei chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers new students at 7 p.m. Jan. 6, 13 and 20 at Makakilo Community Park for lessons in Merengue and West Coast Swing. Classes start at 7 p.m. Jan. 6 for eight Mondays at the park, 92-1120 Makakilo Drive. Call 781-2076 or 220-6026.

* MANANA DANCE The Pearl City chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers new students at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 and 14 at Manana Elementary School for lessons in cha cha and tango. Classes meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday starting Jan. 7 at Manana for a nominal fee. Call 456-2129.

* WAIMALU DANCE The Pearlridge chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers new students from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 7 and 14 at Waimalu Elementary School for lessons in cha cha and tango. Classes meet at 7 p.m. each Tuesday, Jan. 7-Feb. 25 at Waimalu for a nominal fee. Call 836-4579 or 488-3935.

* BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Jan. 11 at Kapolei Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

* ORGANIZE Simply Organized in Kapolei offers a free workshop on FreedomRail (closet system) at 1 p.m. Jan. 11 and 18 at 889 Kamokila Blvd. Call 693-8888.

* SPRING QUINTET Chamber Music Hawaii presents the Spring Wind Quintet at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in UH West Oahu library, featuring music by Daniel Baldwin, Franz Danzi, J.S. Bach/Schweitzer and Paul Hindemith. Call 489-5038.


* MASTERS SWIM The Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center has launched a U.S. Masters swimming program, meeting at 7 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Call 677-8849.

* SPRING FOOTBALL Hawaii Islanders seeks players 8 to 14 years old for 2014 Spring Tackle Football for boys, as well as coaches and team parents, for the Pearl City, Aiea and Moanalua areas. Call or text 352-5294.

* YOUTH RUGBY USO Athletics seeks players and coaches for the upcoming youth rugby season (U19 to U10), with practice and games beginning in January in West Oahu. Call Ray Maae at 275-6134.

* SOCCER SIGNUPS Leeward Region 269 AYSO is registering boys and girls age 4 to 18 (from Makakilo to Makaha) for spring soccer, with the season starting in January. Fee is $70. Visit leewardayso269.com.

* WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Permanente’s Waipio Clinic hosts a Fresh Days Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2260.

* CITY MARKETS The People’s Open Market sells produce on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at Waiau District Park and 8:15- 9:15 a.m. at Waipahu District Park; Fridays from 7 to 8 a.m. to Halawa District Park and 9-10 a.m. at Ewa Beach Community Park; Sundays from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Kapolei Community Park, 9:30-11 a.m. at Royal Kunia Park-n-Ride and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Waikele Community Park. For more information, call 522-7088.

* 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 features sopranos, altos, tenors and basses for four-part harmony. Call 381-2063.

* LCC MARKET ‘Nalo Farms presents a weekly 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.

* BUDDHISTS Kapolei Buddhist Sangha has Sunday services at 9 a.m. at American Renaissance Academy at Barbers Point, including Dharma school for keiki. The public is invited. Call Rev. Bert Sumikawa at 221-9661.