What’s Up in Windward Oahu

April 25

Cooking class
Castle Medical Center hosts “Eat Well for Life: Pineapples” at 6:30 p.m. in the Wellness Center auditorium, with samples and recipes. Fee is $20, $15 or $10. (Signups are due two days ahead.) Call 263-5400.

Waikane cleanup
The former Waikane Training Area Restoration Advisory Board meets at 7 p.m. at Waiahole Elementary School to review the draft of the investigation of remediation. Public comment is due April 30. Call Maj. Sally Hannan at 438-0470.

OHA outreach
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs meets with residents to share its services and resources from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ka Ho’oilina community center, 41-253 Ilauhole St. in Waimanalo. Call 594-0232.

Fishpond benefit
Today is the first Community Support Day at Kailua’s Whole Foods Market, where 5 percent of sales proceeds will be donated to Paepae o He’eia, a nonprofit caring for and restoring Heeia fishpond. Call 263-6800.

King artists
The Kaneohe Denny’s restaurant has an exhibit up now until May 14 of art by students of Jean Noguchi from King Intermediate School.

April 26

Preschool stories
Curt Fukumoto leads a free preschool storytime at 10:15 a.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5676.

April 27

Puohala May day
Puohala Elementary School stages its May Day pageant at 8:30 a.m. with a court, dances by all grades and its Hawaiian Immersion students. The public is welcome. Call 233-5660.

Pop Warner signups
Kailua Mustangs Pop Warner League registers PeeWees, Junior Midgets and Midgets from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kailua District Park multipurpose room. Call Wayne at 542-5704.

HPU art
Hawaii Pacific University art gallery features an Ohana Exhibit by students, staff and alumni, including pastels and oils by Sophie Breton, through today on the Hawaii Loa campus. Call 544-0228.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Magic Treehouse Space Mission,” based on the children’s book series, at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Dance concert
The Castle High DanceForce performs its spring concert, “Dance Eras” (dance throughout history), at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Ron Bright Theatre. Call 233-5626.

Haiku music
Kamaka Fernandez sings from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Call 247-6671.

April 28

Hakipuu hike
Kualoa Ranch has a 2-mile guided hike to an ancient taro patch in Hakipuu at 9 a.m. Fee is $15 per adult; children are free (per paying adult). Call 239-5497.

Lanikai concert
Lanikai Elementary School’s annual “Concert Under the Stars” is open from 4 to 9 p.m. at Lanikai Community Park. Tickets cost $20 and $10 in advance, $25 for adults at the door. Food, music, exhibits and activities await. Parking is at the school, with a shuttle service to the concert. Go to lanikaielementary.com.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, and from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Lions luau
The Pali Lions Club marks its 50th anniversary with a luau from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church on Makawao Street. Tickets cost $35. Call 223-4893.

Pottery sale
The Windward Potters have their spring sale from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Kailua Elementary cafeteria, featuring one-of-a-kind pieces, sculptural forms and raku. Call 239-5045.

Plant sale
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji has its plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon at 45-520 Keaahala Road to support capital improvement projects. Call 247-2661.

Windward basketball
Windward National Junior Basketball League has registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Enchanted Lake Community Park lanai. Call Cy at 721-5116.

Speech festival
The 37th annual Windward Speech Festival for elementary students is from 8 a.m. to noon at Castle High School. Call 233-5600.

Writing retreat
Lillian Cunningham leads a writing retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Hale Akoakoa 107-109. Call 235-7433.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Community Basketball League signs up players ages 7-17 for league play from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today and May 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion on Keolu Drive. Bring copy of birth certificate and medical insurance card. Call 216-8103.

April 29

“Botanical Spectrum,” an exhibit by the park’s regular botanical artists, closes today at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. Call 233-7323.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kailua United Methodist Church, 1110 Kailua Road. Call the appointment line, 848-4770.

Keiki stories
Storyteller Dave Del Rocco entertains the keiki with “Stories from Around the World” at 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5676.

April 30

Smith Tae Kwon Do Center has a new Monday-night class in Krav Maga Combatives (self-defense against multiple attackers and weapons), meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 tonight and each Monday at 46-174 Kahuhipa St. Call 247-3114.

Kalahiki grants
Deadline is today to apply for the Randy Kalahiki Higher Education/Professional-Vocational Incentive Grant at KEY Project. Two renewable grants of $500 are available. Call 239-5777.

May 1

Blood drive H
awaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Kalaheo High School library. Call the appointment line, 848-4770.

Piano music
Pianist Allan Fisher plays favorite tunes at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.


Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank will have donor drives from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. May 2 at HPU’s Hawaii Loa campus, and 7 a.m. to noon May 6 at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Soccer registration
Kaneohe AYSO will register players ages 4 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. May 3 at Ben Parker Elementary. Call 235-2976.

Kailua board meeting
Kailua Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. May 3 at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3710.

Plastic caps
Ahuimanu Elementary School will accept plastic bottle caps and lids (clean and dry) for recycling from 9 to 11:30 a.m. May 5 at the school. Lids with No. 2, 4 and 5 are welcome. Visit b-e-a-c-h.org.

Eye exercise
Students should register by May 9 for the “Dr. Bates Method of Vision Training” class, which is set for 9:45 a.m. May 16 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. The class is part of a Natural Vision course at the college. Call 235-4733.

Mothers breakfast
KEY Project’s annual Mothers & Others Breakfast Benefit will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. (dine in) and 9 to 10:30 a.m. (take out) May 12, the day before Mothers Day, for families to enjoy with their favorite mother figure. Live entertainment, crafts, plants and a tasty breakfast await in the KEY pavilion on Waihee Road. Tickets cost $10 in advance. Call 239-5777.

Kiwanis breakfast
Kaneohe Kiwanis Club will have its annual Mother’s Pancake Breakfast from 6:30 to 11 a.m. May 13 in Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Tickets are $6 and $3 by May 7, or $7 and $3.50 at the door. Call 392-3731.


Swim club
Aulea Swim Club welcomes new members age 7 to 18 with tryouts available at the Kailua District Park pool. Practice is held every weekday. Call 263-7946.

Book sale
Friends of Kaneohe Library have an April book sale with all books on religion at half price. Nonprofits and schools may receive free books. Call 233-5676.

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