What’s Up in Windward Oahu

June 20

WCC hosts a class in “Reducing Anxiety Using Your Mind and Breath” at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Next up is “Revitalization Using Your Mind and Breath” at 9:45 a.m. June 27. Call 235-7433 in advance.

Pastry decor
Kahuku Library presents a free program, “Cake Pops & Mini Donut Decorating,” at 10 a.m. for ages 5 and older. Call 293-8935.

June 21

Farm workshop
The Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council sponsors a workshop in sustainable agriculture from 9 a.m. to noon with Paul and Charlie Reppun at Waianu Farm in Waiahole. Fee is $15 including lunch. Call 622-9026 or email jolie.r.wanger@oahurcd.org for reservations.

Diabetes tips
Castle Medical Center sponsors a free seminar on “Successful Strategies for Controlling Diabetes” at 6:30 p.m. in the Wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400 to register.

Song tales
Deborah Saggers leads a free program of “Song Tales” at 10:15 a.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5676.

Kaneohe board meets
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

June 22

Piano music
Ernest Chang’s piano students present a free recital at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Mustang night
McDonald’s Kailua hosts a fundraising night from 5 to 8 p.m., with a percentage of proceeds going to the Kalaheo football team. Call 254-7900.

Child abuse fundraiser
Hot Dog on a Stick at Windward Mall donates 20 percent of its daylong sales proceeds today to Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii. Call Aileen at 951-0200.

Haiku music
Kahiau performs from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up is Kamaka Fernandez on June 29. Call 247-6671.

June 23

Pono Ola
Windward Mall hosts its second Pono Ola Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering tips, exhibits and exercise demonstrations for a healthier life. Call 235-1143.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center and 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848-4711.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Community Basketball League conducts final signups from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Community Park for girls and boys born between 1995 and 2005. Bring copy of birth certificate and medical insurance card. Call Gary at 216-8103, Mike at 352-1364 or Carl at 221-0553.

Bake sale
Keolalaulani Halau ‘Olapa O Laka has a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kaneohe Jamba Juice, selling Spam musubi and lots of “yummy goodies” for $1 each. Proceeds help the keiki prepare for the Queen Liliu’okalani Keiki Hula competition in July. Email tinnamorato@yahoo.com.

Feng shui
Clear Englebert, author of Feng Shui for Hawai’i Gardens, discusses his favorite topic at 3:30 p.m. today at Kailua Library and 11 a.m. Sunday at Kaneohe Library. A portion of book-sale proceeds at the lectures will go to Friends of the Library. Call the author at 328-0329.

Jewelry making
WCC hosts a class in Jewelry Making at 8 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 106. Fee is $5 plus kit fee. Call 235-7433 in advance.

Refuge cleanup
Surfrider Foundation cosponsors a cleanup at Campbell Wildlife Refuge from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at 66-590 Kamehameha Hwy., followed by a thank-you part for volunteers with music, drinks and prizes at 5 p.m. at The Refinery Project at the old Waialua sugar mill. Call 221-7678 or go to surfrider.org/oahu or sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org.

June 24

Pet adoption
The Hawaiian Humane Society offers pet adoptions and services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford. Call 946-2187.

Safe car seats
Castle Medical Center runs a free keiki car seat inspection from 1 to 4 p.m. with certified technicians at the hospital’s helipad parking lot. Call 263-5400.

Haiku workday
Koolau Foundation and Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club sponsor a cultural service workday in Haiku Valley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring weed whackers and other garden tools. Call 226-4195 or 235-8111.

June 25

Windward Unity Church introduces its New 4T Prosperity program from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, with continuous events such as daily meditation at 9:45 a.m., a healing service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and a Course in Miracles at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Kaneohe Atrium, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

June 26

Stilt stories
Ben Moffat presents a puppet and magic show, “The River of Dreams,” in his free program of Stories on Stilts, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

Piano favorites
Pianist Allan Fisher plays piano favorites in a free public program at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.


Simple recipes
Castle Wellness Center will sponsor a “5-Ingredient (or Less!) Recipes” cooking class with instructor Paul Onishi at 6:30 p.m. June 27 in the Wellness auditorium. Fee is $20, $15 or $10, and reservations are due two days in advance. Call 263-5400.

Aloha Clowns
The Aloha Clowns will present “The Amazing Magical Bubble Show” at 6:30 p.m. June 27 at Waimanalo Library (259-2610) and at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at Kailua Library (266-9911).

Plastics lecture
Suzanne Fraser, co-founder of Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai’i (B.E.A.C.H.), will discuss “Plastic: Impacts on Your Health, Marine Life and the Environment” at 6 p.m. June 28 in the Castle Foundation community meeting room, 131 Hekili St. Suite 111. Call 393-2168. (Now through June 30, the Kailua Whole Foods Market donates customers’ loose change to B.E.A.C.H.)

Aloha Clowns
The Aloha Clowns will present “The Amazing Magical Bubble Show” at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Bishop Museum will present a program for ages 5 and up on “Who Wants to be an Astronaut?” at 11 a.m. June 28 at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

Hale Ku’ike open house
Hale Ku’ike, a new memory care home, will have an open house and tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the facility, 45-212 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call Scott Gardiner at 235-6770.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank will have a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 3;15 p.m. June 30 at the dental offices of Dr. K.B. Chun & Sons, 444 Uluniu St. Call 848-4711.

Runway Run
Marine Corps Community Services will sponsor a 5K Runway Run at 6:30 a.m. July 4 on the Kaneohe base for military and the public, starting at Hangar 104 and traveling along the flight line. Entry fee is $25 until June 29, and $30 after that. Call 254-7590 or sign up online by visiting mccshawaii.com/cgfit.shtml.

Lanikai 8K
The Lanikai Bike Path 8K fun run will begin at 7 a.m. July 8 at the boat ramp. Fee is $10. Shirts, prizes and refreshments are planned. The race is held in memory of Daniel Levey. Call 255-7707.

Music camp
Kailua Music School and Rock Camp USA will collaborate on an intensive, two-week music program for grade school students July 9-20 at 131 Hekili St. Call 528-1040 or go to kailuamusicschool.com for details.

HPU art
An exhibit by Satoshi Takahira, “My Process; looking and printing,” is on view now through July 13 at HPU’s Windward campus art gallery. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 544-0228.

Castle reunion
Castle High School Class of 1962 will have its 50-year reunion July 21 at Sakura Restaurant at Olomana Golf Links, plus a Las Vegas trip Aug. 9-12 based at the California Hotel. Call Josi Pung-Hahn at 247-4267 or Barbara Jean Grace Kalopodes at 247-3136.


Eastside soccer
Eastside Soccer Club is signing up fall season players who were born between August 1999 and July 2001 (girls), between August 2002 and July 2007 (girls), and between August 2000 and July 2004 (boys). Call Glenn Arakawa at 292-9475 or email him at east-sidehi@gmail.com.

Windward recycling
A Reynolds Recycling truck parks at the following Windward sites from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to collect and pay for all metal and glass recyclables: Waimanalo daily across from 7-Eleven; Enchanted Lake daily at Keolu Center; Aikahi daily at Aikahi Park Shopping Center; Temple Valley Tuesday-Saturday at Koolau Center; Hauula Tuesday-Saturday at Hauula Kai Center; and Kahuku Tuesday-Saturday at Kahuku Sugar Mill. Call 487-2802.

Keiki stories
Kailua Library has a free Keiki Storytime at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday this month with Miss Annie and other guest readers. Call 266-9911.

Kahuku music
The Lobby Lounge at Turtle Bay Resort has live music and hula from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays in June. Call 689-1800.

Football signups
The Hawaii State Jr. Prep Sports Association is accepting football registration for the fall season for grades 4-6 and 7-8, with teams based in Laie, Kaneohe and Waimanalo. Call 692-3589 or go to hawaiistatejrprep.com.

Kahuku music
Hang Ten at Turtle Bay Resort has live music from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday. Call 689-1800.

Candle making
Mara Marin offers Fun and Easy Candle Making on weekdays by appointment in Keolu Hills. Fee is $35. Call 263-6116.

Preschool stories
Kaneohe Library hosts its preschool storytime at 10:15 a.m. most Thursdays, featuring fun and movement activities for preschoolers with Curt Fukumoto. Call 233-5676.

Readers group
The Pohai Nani Readers Group is open to the public and meets at 3 p.m. on the first and third Friday of each month in the second floor lounge area. Call Anne at 254-1147.

Kaneohe book sales
The Friends of the Kaneohe Library needs volunteers to help it sell 30,000 used books, videos, CDs, DVDs, Hawaiiana, magazines and more each week at bargain prices. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 3 p.m. Friday in the library basement. People willing to do two- or three-hour shifts are welcome. All funds support library programs while helping to recycle. Call 247-4819.

Kailua book sales
The Friends of the Kailua Library bookstore is open to bargain hunters from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It’s closed Sunday. Volunteers are welcome. Call 266-9911.

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

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.

Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center leads free meditation on Kailua Beach from 9 to 11 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month (next to the old concession stand and behind the lifeguard stand). Call 343-0089.

Ukulele making
Howard Cropsey shows how to make a mahogany ukulele to two sessions for $85, which includes materials. The course is for ages 10 and older and is held in Gallery Haiku at Windward Mall. Classes meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, or week-days by arrangement. Call 247-1715.

Family fishing
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden hosts free fishing days from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for catch-and-release family fun. Call 233-7323.

Taro patch pitch
The Kaneohe Police Activities League seeks volunteers age 7 to 16 years old to help work in the Kako’o ‘Oiwi lo’i on Saturday mornings, weather permitting. Workers regularly assist at the project, located by the Heeia long bridge. For applications and more information, call Auntie Alice Hewett at 722-2426.

Mahiku market
Mahiku Market is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturdays at Kailua Elementary School with vendors selling food, crafts and art. Call 225-4002.

Mall market
‘Nalo Farms presents a farmers market from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Windward Mall each Wednesday in the Macy’s wing, with more than 50 vendors. To inquire about spaces, call Wendy at 225-9835.

Kaneohe market
A Mahiku farmers market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays offering 60 vendor booths for shoppers at Ben Parker Elementary School. Call 225-4002.

Heeia market
Windward Open Market runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Heeia State Park selling plants, produce, flowers, arts and crafts. A portion of proceeds go to Kama’aina Kids’ Heeia Learning Center at the park. Vendor fee is $20 per booth, but the first time is free. Call Woody Barboza at 262-1111.

City open markets
The People’s Open Market sells produce on Thursdays in Windward Oahu – from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. at Waimanalo Beach Park; 9-10 a.m. at Kailua District Park; and 10:45-11:45 a.m. at Kaneohe District Park. Call 522-7088.

Night market
The Kailua Thursday Night Farmers Market is open from 5 to 7:30 p.m. each Thursday in the Kailua Town Center parking lot selling Hawaii-grown produce, food products and dinner plates from area restaurants. Call the Hawaii Farm Bureau at 848-2074.

Baby hula
Hula Preservation Society has Babywearing Hula classes for new and pregnant moms and Hula for Toddlers (with parents) at the Hale Pulelehua studio in Wind-ward Business Center, 46-020 Alaloa St. For times and dates, call 247-9440.

Military Mondays
Windward Mall offers 15-percent discounts from dozens of merchants each Monday in a weekly salute to military members and their families. Call 235-1143.