What’s Up in Windward Oahu

July 11

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

Kailua stories
Kailua Library has a free Keiki Storytime at 10:30 a.m. today and each Wednesday through Aug. 29. Guest speaker July 25 and Aug. 8 is Wally Amos. Call 266-9911.

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

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

July 12

Open house
Hui o Koolaupoko hosts an open house from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Windward Watersports, 33 Hoolau St. with music by Kamakakehau Fernandez and pupus from Sweet Home Waimanalo. The ocean conservation group will discuss its projects and introduce itself and its partners. Call 277-5611.

Two neuroscience experts lead a free workshop on “Living with Headaches” at 6:30 p.m. in the Castle Wellness Center auditorium. Topics include the latest treatments and how to improve your brain health. For advanced registration, call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.

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

Blood pressure
Today’s “Eat Well for Life” cooking demonstration at Castle Wellness Center auditorium focuses on blood pressure control through food choices from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee is $20, $15 or $10, and reservations are required two days in advance. Call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.

July 13

HPU art
An exhibit by Satoshi Takahira, “My Process; looking and printing,” closes today at HPU’s Windward art gallery. Call 544-0228.

Candidates forum
Kailua Chamber of Commerce sponsors a candidates forum from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the WCC Hale Akoakoa Atrium building with hopefuls from legislative Districts 24, 25 and 51, plus free hot dogs, chips and drinks. RSVP to 261-7997.

Haiku music
Pena Boy performs from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up is Kahiau July 20. Call 247-6671.

July 14

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

Memorable songs
The Performing Arts Academy sings songs from the ’80s and ’90s at 12:30 p.m. at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

Alzheimer’s support
An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 10 a.m. at Kaneohe Community Family Center on Kawa Street. Call 235-7747.

Heiau help
Volunteers help restore Ulupo heiau from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. near Windward YMCA. To RSVP, email info@kailuahawaiiancivicclub.net or call 263-8008.

Benefit sale
Windward Unity Church has a benefit garage sale at 8 a.m. at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive (at Windward United Church of Christ). Call 262-6731.

Cruise night
Aikahi Park Shopping Center hosts a Classic Car Cruise Night from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 737-8822.

Kalo help
Kalo’o ‘Oiwi volunteers help restore lo’i kalo just mauka of Heeia long bridge from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 292-6851.

Kaneohe walk
Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club sponsors a benefit Fun Walk from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., beginning at the Atrium Building at 46-055 Kawa St. Fee is $5 and includes a snack pack and lucky number-drawing ticket. Call Kona at 218-2319.

Weather watch
National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Cantin addresses the Windward Neighborhood Security Watch coordinators group at 9 a.m. at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. The public is invited. Call HPD Sgt. Duane Samson at 723-8874.

July 16

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


Community Ed
WCC’s Vocational and Community Education classes will begin July 17 and include flower arranging, business start-ups, healthy food and termite facts. Some are free, and others have varying fees. The Nutrition Roundtable series, for example, begins 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. For details and to register for this class (by July 11), call 235-7433.

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

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank will have donor drives July 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at WCC and 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at BYU-Hawaii. Call 848-4711.

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.

Piano recital
Ernest Chang’s piano students will perform a free public recital at 7 p.m. July 20 in the Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Story camp
The annual Talk Story Camp will run from July 20 to 22 at Kualoa Regional Park, featuring storytellers, meals and campfire time. For fees and details, go to talkstorycamp.com.

Hickam Federal Credit Union and Windward Mall host a Community Shredding Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21 in the Macy’s parking lot. Call 235-1143.

Kahaluu recycling
KEY Project will join the Going Green movement with a community recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 21 at 47-200 Waihee Road. Everything from metal and computers to batteries and cooking oil is welcome. For curbside pickup, call John at 239-5777; for free car towing, call Rene at 291-6151.

Hakipuu hike
Kualoa Ranch will sponsor a guided 2-mile hike from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 21 in Hakipuu, featuring legends of the area. Fee is $15 with keiki 17 and under admitted free (per paying adult). Additional keiki pay $5. RSVP to 239-5497.

Alumni luau
Kalaheo Foundation will have its annual Kalaheo Community & Alumni Luau at 5 p.m. July 21 at Kalama Beach Park. Tickets cost $25, and dinner is at 6 p.m. Email alexress99@yahoo.com.

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