What’s Up in Windward Oahu

June 27

Business lunch
Former Kaneohe Business Group president Janis Chun and others are on the program for the KBG lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Pohai Nani’s second floor meeting room. Call 520-1565.

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

WCC hosts a class in “Revitalization Using Your Mind and Breath” at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Register in advance at 235-7433.

June 28

Plastics lecture
Co-founder of B.E.A.C.H. (Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaii) Suzanne Frazer discusses “Plastic: Impacts on Your Health, Marine Life and the Environment” at 6 p.m. in the Castle Foundation community meeting room, 131 Hekili St. #111. Call 393-2168. (Now through Saturday, Kailua Whole Foods Market donates customers’ loose change to the group.)

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

Kaneohe Library has a keiki storytime at 10:15 a.m. Call 233-5676.

June 29

Dance concerts
24-VII Danceforce presents “Live 3” at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Paliku Thea-tre. Tickets cost $60, $45 and $30 at the group’s Windward Mall studio. Call 235-5141.

Haiku music
Kamaka Fernandez performs from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up is Kona Chang July 6. Call 247-6671.

June 30

Slack key
Slack key master and award-winning musician Jeff Peterson plays at 2 p.m. at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Church breakfast
Windward Unity Church members and guests meet for a get-acquainted breakfast with the pastor at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s. The public is welcome. Call 262-6731.

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

Augie T
Comedian Augie T brings his show to Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer The Bar at 8 p.m. for age 21 and older. Tickets cost $10 from the hotel concierge. Call 293-6000.

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

July 1

Jungle tales
Brazilian storyteller Antonio Rocha presents “Jungle Tales” at 3 p.m. today at Kaneohe Library (233-5676) and 6 p.m. July 3 at Kailua Library (266-9911).

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kailua Town Center next to Macy’s, and from 1:30 to 7 p.m. July 5 at Kailua Farmers Market (between Longs and Pier 1). Call 848-4711.

July book sales
The Friends of the Kaneohe Library have a half-off sale today through the end of July on used books, videos, CDs, DVDs, Hawaiiana, magazines and more. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday; and 1 to 3 p.m. Friday in the library basement. Volunteers are welcome, and books are free to nonprofits and schools. Call 247-4819.

July 2

OIA coaches meetings
The OIA Independent Football Officials conduct a meeting of new and interested coaches at 6:30 p.m. in Hirata Hall at McKinley High School, with registration starting at 5:30. A $30 deposit is requested for training booklets and materials. Follow-up meetings are planned for 6:30 p.m. July 5 and 9, also at McKinley. Call Jim Beavers at 748-1518.

Ballroom dance
The Kaneohe Ballroom Dance chapter begins summer classes from 6:50 to 9 tonight and each Monday through Sept. 1 at Parker United Methodist Church, 45-211 Waikalua Road. Fee is $15 per person, plus a $10 class dance fee. Styles include waltz, cha cha, rumba, salsa, East Coast swing and more. Call Steve Nagareda at 389-6830.

July 3

Science fest
Bishop Museum presents a “Festival of Science” at 6 p.m. at Kahuku Library with games, food and prizes. Call 293-8935.


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 go to mccshawaii.com/cgfit.shtml.

Tahitian dance
Ori Fetia Tahitian Dance will offer a free dance class at 6:30 p.m. July 5 in Hale Pulelehua Studio to mark its first year at 46-020 Alaloa St. behind Windward Mall. Bring a pareo and water bottle. Call 636-3004.

Kailua board meeting
Kailua Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. July 5 at Kailua District Park, and the Waimanalo board will meet at 7:30 p.m. July 9 at Waimanalo Library. Call 768-3710.

Farm workshop
The Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council will sponsor a workshop on “Value Added Products” from 9 a.m. to noon July 5 with Dean Okimoto at Nalo Farms. Fee is $5. Call 622-9026 or email jolie.r.wanger@oahurcd.org for reservations.

Classic cars
Aikahi Park Shopping Center will host its monthly Classic Car show from 5 to 9 p.m. July 7 at the shopping center. Call 735-8822.

Balloons and reading
Kailua Library’s summer reading program will feature Balloon Monsoon at 10:30 a.m. July 7. Call 266-9911.

Makahiki fair
Kaneohe District Park will have its Makahiki Fun Fair from 9 a.m. to noon July 7 in the upper parking lot and swimming pool. Call 233-7312.

Cancer relay
Windward Relay for Life will run from 6 p.m. July 7 to 6 a.m. July 8 on the Kailua High School field as a benefit for the American Cancer Society, cancer survivors and the community as a whole. Call 432-9144.

Pain management
WCC will offer a class in “Stress and Pain Management Using Imagery and the Arts” at 9:45 a.m. July 11 in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9 and registration is encouraged by July 4. Call 235-7433.