What’s Up in Windward Oahu

May 9

City Council meets
City Council Chairman Ernie Martin, (who represents Heeia to Mililani), is bringing today’s council meeting to Pali Golf Course. The group convenes at 10 a.m. in the golf course banquet hall, second floor. Picture taking is at 8:45 and certificate presentations at 9. Call 768-5002.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

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

Vision training
Students should sign up by today for the “Dr. Bates Method of Vision Training” class, set for 9:45 a.m. May 16 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. The class is the first of four weekly topics in the “Relaxing into Natural Vision” series. Call 235-4733.

Parent academy
Hawaii Education Matters has free workshops for parents in Kailua. Remaining sessions are at 8:15 a.m. today (topics: sleep and breakfast) at Kaelepulu Elementary and 4 p.m. May 22 (reading) in Kailua Elementary library. RSVP to Ann Davis at 888-6922 or friends@hawaiieducationmatters.org.

May 10

Media showcase
Kalaheo High School’s Mustang Media presents its annual student video showcase at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. On the menu are music videos, public service announcements and short documentaries. Call 254-7900, ext. 270.

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

May 11

Hokulani Imaginarium presents the live star show, “Mauna Kea Between Earth & Sky,” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Orchid sales
Wind Wind Orchids has blooming orchids and native plants for sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

Kailua ho’ike
Kailua Elementary has its annual Ho’ike from 8:45 to 10 a.m., followed by a picnic lunch, and games. School ends at 1 p.m. Call 266-7878, ext. 221.

Haiku music
Kona Chang sings from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up are the Kaala Boys May 18. Call 247-6671.

May 12

Waiahole reunion
Waiahole Elementary School volunteers meet at 9 a.m. in the cafeteria to begin planning the 130th anniversary celebration (Sept. 28, 2013). All alumni, staff and supporters are invited to attend. Call Mary at 499-9499 or Sas at 499-8994.

Book signing
Soultrex hosts a book signing by Kaneohe author Stuart Ball Jr. from 1 to 3 p.m. at its Windward Mall store. Ball’s latest release is Native Paths to Volunteer Trails. Soultrex also plans a mila juice tasting, giveaways and more. Call 247-8735.

Heeia work day
Kako’o ‘Oiwi has a community work day in the He’eia lo’i at Mahuahua Ai o Hoi from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, call 292-6851.

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

Benefit garage sale
Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club has a “Hidden Treasures” benefit garage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 47-669 Hui Alala St. in Ahuimanu. Call 282-4002.

Bystander CPR
Windward Neighborhood Security Watch hosts a free class in bystander CPR and AED at 9 a.m. at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. Call 723-8874.

Heiau help
Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club sponsor a cleanup and restoration work day at Ulupo heiau (by Windward YMCA) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 263-8008.

Pop Warner signups
Kailua Mustangs Pop Warner League has open registration for all football and cheer participants from noon to 2 p.m. today and May 19 and 26, and June 2 at Kailua District Park pavilion. Call 542-5704.

Photo exhibit
Gallery ‘Iolani’s exhibit of Mark Hamasaki’s photos, “Conjoined,” is open through today at WCC. Call 236-9155.

Craft fair
St. John Vianney Travel Club has a Mother’s Day craft fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with jewelry, woodcraft, plants, T-shirts, baked goods and a mother-daughter look-alike contest. Proceeds support a trip to Washington, D.C., and Williamsburg next spring. Call 261-4651.

McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House Charities marks its 25th birthday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Windward Mall center court with a video, Ronald himself, face painting, balloon sculptures, games and more, as well as exhibits of the charity’s mission. Call 235-1143.

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 19 and 26 at Enchanted Lake Park pavilion on Keolu Drive. Bring copy of birth certificate and medical insurance card. Call Gary at 216-8103.

May 13

Kiwanis pancakes
Kaneohe Kiwanis Club has its 51st annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from 6:30 to 11 a.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Tickets cost $7 and $3.50 at the door. Call 392-3731.

Guinness record try
Kumu Alan Akaka directs his music students in a special Mothers Day concert at 1 p.m. at Windward Mall for what could be the largest Hawaiian steel guitar ensemble – accompanied by students on ukulele, guitar and bass – as he attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Call Akaka at 375-9379.

May 14

Waimanalo board meets
Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call 768-3710.

May 15

Survivors dinner
The Koolauloa Relay for Life hosts a Survivor Dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Hauula Elementary cafeteria with food from Papa Ole’s Kitchen and music by Kahiau. Cancer survivors and their caregivers are admitted free. For tickets, call Kristen at 382-9202.

Gleemen sing
The Gleeman Plus perform pop choral songs at 7 p.m. in a free concert at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

City Councilman Ikaika Anderson meets with constituents for a “3 TALK” at 6:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call 768-5003.


Music workshops
WCC’s Hawaii Music Institute and Ke Kumu Pali will have music workshops May 16, 17 and 19 in Hale Palanakila 104. Fee is $20 each. May 16 at 6 p.m. is steel guitar with Bobby Ingano; May 17 at 6 p.m. is slack key with Ron and Pomaikai Loo; May 19 at 10 a.m. is voice sculpting with Neva Rego. Call 235-7433.

Girls seminar
Castle Medical Center physicians host the free seminar “Girls to Women: Health at Every Age” at 6:30 p.m. May 17 in the Wellness Center. Call 263-5400.

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