What’s Up in Windward Oahu

April 11

Keiki stories
Wally Amos leads keiki storytime for ages 3 and older at 10:30 a.m. at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Kahaluu board meets
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.

Fun run deadline
Early deadline is today for Kaaawa Elementary’s annual 5K fun run, set for 8 a.m. April 21 at Kualoa Ranch. Fee is $18, $10 and $5, but it goes up after today. Call 237-7757.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. on the Windward Community College campus. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

April 12

Koolauloa board meets
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hauula Community Center on Kukuna Road. Call 768-3710.

April 13

Resource fair
Kailua Easter Seals conducts its annual resource fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Kailua District Park, offering tips on how to get help for children from birth to age 5. Call Carrie Pisciotto of the Kailua Easter Seals Early Intervention Program at 261-4999, ext. 1802.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Maunakea Between Earth and Sky” at 7 and 8 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Haiku music
Pena Boy plays from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up is Kahiau April 20. Call 247-6671.

April 14

Kailua AYSO signups
Kailua AYSO registers players (born between Aug. 1, 1993 and July 31, 2007) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Kailua High School cafeteria; and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 17 at Kailua High. Fee is $60. Bring birth certificate for new players. Call 262-2976 or go to kailuaayso.com.

Earth Day
Windward Mall marks Earth Day through “Mobilize the Earth” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at center court, featuring exhibits by environmental groups, crafts and entertainment. Call 235-1143.

Windward basketball
Windward National Junior Basketball League has registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and April 21 and 28 at Enchanted Lake Park lanai. Call 721-5116.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Community Basketball League signs up players for its 2012 Spring Skills Clinic as well as regular league registration from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion on Keolu Drive. Bring copy of birth certificate and medical insurance card. For details, call Gary at 216-8103.

Hawaii Education of the Arts (HEARTS) has tryouts for its summer musical, Annie, at 10 a.m. at Windward Nazarene Academy, 45-232 Pua’ae Road. Michael Cabagbag will direct the Broadway play. Come prepared with a song and comfortable shoes. Call 741-2787.

Kalaheo fun run
The Kalaheo High Spirit 5K run/walk starts at 7:30 a.m. at Kailua Beach Park. Proceeds go to Project Grad. Visit active.com or call John at 589-6695.

AARP tax help
AARP volunteers assist low- to moderate-income people with basic tax preparation from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays through today on a first-come, first-served basis at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

Surf turf race
The Marine Corps Community Services Semper Fit and Single Marine and Sailor Program has its annual Surf & Turf 5K at 6:30 a.m. on base. The public is welcome. Call 254-7590.

Ranch tour
Kualoa Ranch leads a guided tour at 9:30 a.m. themed “Our Animal Friends.” Admission is $15 for adults, and no charge for children 17 and younger (per each paying adult). Call 239-5497.

HTY play
Kailua Library hosts a free performance of the HTY play about tolerance, blue, at 10:30 a.m. Call 266-9911.

Alzheimer’s support
An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 10 a.m. at the Kaneohe Community Family Center in Portable 1 at King Intermediate School. Call 239-1552.

Trinity benefit
Trinity Christian School has its annual spring gala from 5 to 10 p.m. at Koolau Ballrooms with cocktails, buffet dinner and a live auction. Tickets start at $65 per person. Email Stacy at springgala@tcskailua.net.

April 15

Kailua beach cleanup
Volunteers with Windward Neighborhood Security Watch and the Surfrider Foundation assemble at 9:30 a.m. by the concession stand to clean up Kailua Beach Park. Bring reusable water bottle and sun block. Lunch (at noon) and water are provided. Email wind-wardnsw@yahoo.com.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kailua Town Center. Call 845-9966.

April 16

Ohana food
Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call HCAP at 239-5744.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Hale Akoakoa 101, 103 and 105 at WCC. Call 845-9966.

Honolulu Brass
Chamber Music Hawaii presents the Honolulu Brass in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Paliku Theater, featuring works by Michael Tilson Thomas and Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story). Call 489-5038.

April 17

Nature hour
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden hosts a preschool nature hour at 10:30 a.m. with the theme of “South Asia Plants and Animals.” Call 233-7323.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kahuku High School. Call 845-9966.


Kahuku band
The Kahuku Marching Band will entertain at 3 p.m. April 18 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

Talk story time
Windward music master Bobby Ingano will play and talk about his “Sweet Haunting Steel Guitar” at 2 p.m. April 18 in a free public Talk Story at Paliku Theatre. Call 235-7330.

College families
WCC will host “College Is a Family Affair” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 18 in Hale Akoakoa 105 featuring an introduction to college, along with dinner and child care. Call 235-7454 to reserve a place.

Kaneohe board meeting
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. April 19 at Ben Parker Elementary School cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

Castle class benefit
Castle High’s sophomore class will have a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. April 19 at Windward City McDonald’s, with a percentage of all sales going to the class. Call 233-5600.

Fishpond help
Waikalua Loko Fishpond volunteers will work to restore the pond from 8 a.m. to noon April 21 near Puohala Elementary School. To register, call 263-8202.

Marsh help
Ahahui Malama i Ka Lokahi will conduct a service project at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine in Kawainui Marsh from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 21. Call 263-0808.

Lo’i day
Kualoa Ranch will have La Malama Lo’i Day from 8 a.m. to noon April 21 (and every third Sunday), featuring a short hike and lo’i and stream restoration work. Call 239-5497.

Kailua Intermediate’s Band Boosters will have a Zumbathon from 10 a.m. to noon April 22 in the school cafeteria to benefit the band. Tickets cost $10 presale (from any KIS band student) or $12 at the door. Email jjlarson@hawaiiantel.net.

Soccer registration
Kaneohe AYSO will register players ages 4 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. April 22 at Windward Mall center stage and from 1 to 4 p.m. May 3 at Ben Parker Elementary. Call 235-2976 or visit kaneoheayso.org.


Book sale
Friends of Kaneohe Library has a book sale throughout April. All religion books are half-price, along with bargains on all other books and media items. Nonprofits and schools can receive books for free. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Fridays, 1- 4 p.m. Sundays, and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 233-5676.