What’s Up in Windward Oahu

July 4

Kailua parade
The Kailua Fourth of July parade begins at 10 a.m. on Kainalu Drive and Palapu Street, marching down Kainalu Drive to Kailua Intermediate School. Call 261-7997.

Kailua air show
The 11th annual Twilight Airshow begins at 6 p.m. over Kailua Bay, featuring Hank Bruckner and Clint Churchill executing exciting maneuvers in a 30-minute display. Best view is from Kailua Beach Park. Call 544-3208.

Runway run
Marine Corps Community Services sponsors a 5K Runway Run at 6:30 a.m. on the Kaneohe base for military and the public, starting at Hangar 104 and traveling along the flight line. Call 254-7590 or visit mccshawaii.com/cgfit.shtml.

July 5

Tahitian dance
Ori Fetia Tahitian Dance offers a free dance class at 6:30 p.m. in Hale Pulelehua Studio to mark its first anniversary. The studio is located at 46-020 Alaloa St. behind Windward Mall. Bring a pareo and water bottle. Call 636-3004.

Kailua board meets
Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3710.

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

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 1:30 to 7 p.m. at the Kailua Farmers Market. Call 848-4711.

July 6

Anuhea live
Polynesian Cultural Center presents a summer concert with Anuhea and Nesian N.I.N.E. at 8 p.m. in its Gateway showroom. Tickets cost $15, or $10 for pass holders. Call 293-3333.

Haiku music
Kona Chang performs from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up is Pena Boy July 13. Call 247-6671.

July 7

Farm fair
The Hawaii State Farm Fair is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Kualoa Ranch. Call 848-2074.

Art reception
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery hosts an artists reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for “Dragons in the Garden.” Call 262-8306.

Wind Wind Orchids has a display and sale of blooming orchids and native plants from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Macy’s wing of Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

Church singers
The Christ Church singers, featuring Cousin Minnie Pearl & Friends, entertain in a free public show at 7 p.m at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Chaplain training
Windward Unity Church has “Holding the High Watch” chaplains’ training from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kaneohe Atrium building on Kawa Street, Suite 303. Call 262-6731.

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

Kaneohe District Park has its annual Makahiki Fun Fair from 9 a.m. to noon in the upper parking lot and pool. Call 233-7312.

Cancer relay
Windward Relay for Life runs from 6 tonight to 6 a.m. Sunday on the Kailua High field to benefit American Cancer Society, cancer survivors and the community. Call Michelle at 432-9144.

July 8

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Hope Chapel, 45-815 Pookela St. Call 848-4711.

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

July 9

Music camp
Kailua Music School and Rock Camp USA collaborates on an intensive music course for grade school students today through July 20 at 131 Hekili St. Call 528-1040.

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

July 10

Patriotic music
Connie Kissinger performs patriotic songs in a free public show at 7 p.m at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.


Pain management
Windward Community College will present 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.

Voter registration
Kanu Hawaii will conduct voter registration from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 11 at Windward Mall by the IHOP Food Court entrance. Call 235-1143.

Kahaluu board meeting
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. July 11 at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.

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

Classic cars
Aikahi Park Shopping Center will have its Classic Car show from 5 to 9 p.m. July 14, changed from July 7. Call 735-8822.

Ahuimanu hike
Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club will lead a 2-mile novice hike in the Ahuimanu foothills at 8 a.m. July 14. Go to htmclub.org.

Weather watch
National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Cantin will address the Windward Neighborhood Security Watch coordinators group July 14 at its 9 a.m. meeting at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. The public is invited to the meeting as well as to sign up for a Skywarn training class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 21 at Kainalu Elementary School. Call police Sgt. Duane Samson at 723-8874. (Training registration is due by July 18.)

Ohana food
The Ohana Food Produce Distribution will give out free food on a first-come, first-served basis to qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. July 16 at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239-5744.

Food sources
WCC will offer a Nutrition Roundtable series beginning with “Sources of Information about Food” accompanied by tai chi exercise at 9:45 a.m. July 18 in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Register by July 11 at 235-7433.

Realtor careers
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties will have a free career night at 6 p.m. July 18 at its Windward office, 970 N. Kalaheo Ave. #C-215 for all agents and those interested in a real estate career. RSVP to 262-3160.

Heart health
Kaiser Permanente will present a free Senior Summit lecture on “The Way to your Heart is Thru your Stomach” with registered dietitian Letty Nagata at noon July 20 at Windward YMCA. Call 261-0808.

Kailua kanikapila
Harold K.L. Castle Foundation will sponsor a free “Kanikapila in Kailua” at 4 p.m. July 21 featuring Del Beazley at the Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 263-7073.

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