What’s Up in Windward Oahu

August 8

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

Weight-loss surgery
Seminars on weight-loss surgery are set for 6:30 tonight and Sept. 19 in the Castle Medical Center wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

Kailua stories
Wally Amos is guest reader at 10:30 a.m. at Kailua Library’s Keiki Storytime. The free story sessions meet each Wednesday through Aug. 29. Call 266- 9911.

August 9

Sleep disorders
Castle Medical Center’s A.W.A.K.E. support group (for patients with sleep disorders) meets at 5:30 p.m. in the wellness audi- torium to discuss CPAP treatments for sleep apnea. Call 263-5400.

SoulTrex presents a free weekly survival workshop on “Survival” at 6 p.m. with Alex Dobrinsky at the shop on Windward Mall’s second level, theater wing. Call 247-8735.

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

August 10

Outdoor concert
The Kailua Chamber of Commerce hosts a free community concert from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kailua District Park, fea- turing slack key guitarist Makana, with Sing The Body as the opening act. The event also includes local food vendors. The Kailua Chamber of Commerce currently is seeking sponsors and vol- unteers for the event. For more information on the event or ways to help, visit KailuaConcerts.com/?page _id=32.

August 11

Likeke hike
The Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 6- mile intermediate hike to the Likeke hillside in Kaneohe at 9 a.m. Go to htmclub.org.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 6:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. today and Aug. 25 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center by Safeway. Call 848-4770.

Meditation workshop
Windward Unity Church hosts a workshop, Co-cre- ating Your Beautiful World with a Personal Altar from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20. Windward Unity Church is located at 46- 005 Kawa Street, Suite 303 in Kaneohe. For more information, email unity@windwardunity.com or call 262-6731.

Royal music
The Royal Hawaiian Band performs at noon at Windward Mall center court. Call 922-5331.

Tahitian dance
Ori Fetia Tahitian Dance will be offering classes for girls ages 4 – 12 begin- ning today. Classes are held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at 46-020 Alaloa St. in Kaneohe behind Windward Mall. Children should wear a pareo. August tuition is $20. More information visit facebook.com/orifetia, email orifetia@gmail.com or call 636-3004.

Hakipu‘u hike
Kualoa Ranch sponsors a guided 2-mile hike in Hakipu‘u at 9 a.m., offering “stunning views and leg- ends” of the area. Cost is $15, with children 17 and under admitted free with a paying adult. (Additional keiki, $5 each.) For details, visit kualoa.com/tours or call Justin Dery at 239- 5497.

August 12

Hula in Kailua
Kukaho‘omalu Souza and Halau Hula ‘O Kawaiho‘omalu entertain at 3 p.m. at Kailua Town Center between Pier 1 and Macy’s. The free event is sponsored by Harold K.L. Castle Foundation. Go to castlefoundation.org.

Chocolate tour
Madre Chocolate of Kailua sponsors tours of its shop and farm from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting at 20-A Kainele St. Fee is $30. Call 377-6440.

August 13

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

August 14

Back to school
Kalaheo High School has its annual Back to School Open House at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Call 254- 7900.

City Councilman Ikaika Anderson meets with con- stituents for a 3 TALK at 6:30 tonight at Waimanalo Library and Sept. 18 at Kaneohe Community and Senior Center on Puohala Street. Call 768-5003.


Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank will have donor drives from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug.15 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Haiku Road, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17 at Kahuku High School and 7 a.m.- 1:45 p.m. Aug. 25 at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848- 4770.

Gentle exercise
WCC will offer “Chi Kung Exercises for Health” at 9:45 a.m. Aug. 15 in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9, and advanced registration is advised at 235-7433.

Good moods
Castle Medical Center will present a seminar on “Help for Depression” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Call 263- 5400.

First aid
SoulTrex will present its free weekly survival work- shop “First Aid” at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 with Alex Dobrinsky at the shop on Windward Mall’s second level, theater wing. Call 247-8735.

Kaneohe board meeting
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Ben Parker Elementary School. Call 768-3710.

Kailua bluegrass
The Saloon Pilots will play their special brand of bluegrass music from 8:30 to 11 Aug. 17 at Big City Diner Kailua. No cover charge. Call 263- 8880.

Library closures
All area public libraries will close Aug. 17 in observance of Statehood Day. Call 831-6877.

Resort concert
Turtle Bay Resort hosts its first annual Kanikapila- Palozza from 2 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the resort’s West Lawn. The event features performances by Don Carlos, I Wayne, Reggae Angels, Dub Vision Band, Makua Rothman & The Kicks, Butch Helemano, Irie Love, Typical Hawaiians, Irie Souls, Jimmy Weeks Project, Father Psalms with Paula Fuga and more. General admission is $37; $55 VIP; Super VIP (21 and over) $80. $1 of each ticket benefits the North Shore Jr. Lifeguard Association. To purchase tickets, visit groovetickets.com. For more information, visit TurtleBayResort.com.

Classic cars
The monthly Cruise Night at Windward Mall will run from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18. Call 235-1143.

Kailua book sale
The Friends of Kailua Library have a half-price book sale now through Aug. 18 at the library bookstore, featuring all products from books to DVDs. Hours are 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. Call Kalena at 392-1824.

Art guild workshop
Windward Artists Guild will sponsor a workshop on “Drawing and Painting our Feather and Furry Friends” (for experienced artists) Aug. 18 and 19 at Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden. Call Sherree at 375-9643 or email work- shop@hawaiiartnet.org.

Ohana food
The Ohana Food Produce Distribution will offer free food on a first-come, first- served basis to qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239- 5744.

Good lunches
Castle Medical Center will present an “Eat Well for Life” class about kid- friendly lunches and snacks at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 22 in the wellness auditorium. Fee is $10, $15 or $20. Register two days in advance by calling 263- 5400.

Gentle exercise
WCC will offer “Chi Kung Breath and Imagery for Healing” at 9:45 a.m. Aug. 22 in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9, and advanced registration is advised at 235-7433.

Piano recital
Ernest Chang’s piano stu- dents will present a free public recital at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

SoulTrex will present its free weekly survival work- shop “Navigation and Signaling/Rescue” at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 with Alex Dobrinsky at the shop on Windward Mall’s second level, theater wing. Call 247-8735.

Golf deadline
Entry deadline is Aug. 24 for the American Resort Development Association of Hawaii’s annual golf tournament, set for 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course on the Marine base. Proceeds go to the Steve Hirano Memorial Scholarship Fund. Call Kristin Schultz at 441- 6266 or email kschultz@ahfi.com.


HPU’s Windward gallery presents “In the Pool,” woodcuts by Laura Smith, now through Sept. 14. Call 544-0228.

Football signups
The Hawaii State Jr. Prep Sports Association is accepting football regis- tration 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.

Swim club
Aulea Swim Club wel- comes new members age 7 to 18 with tryouts avail- able at the Kailua District Park pool. Practice is held every weekday. Call 263- 7946.

Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center offers free meditation on Kailua Beach from 9 to 11 a.m. on the first Sunday of each month (next to the old concession stand and behind the lifeguard stand). The center also offers free meditation practice at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 to 11 a.m. Sundays at its quarters in Aikahi Park Shopping Center. Call 343-0089.

Brazilian dance
Arthur Murray Movement Studio at 776 Kailua Road has classes in Capoeira for all ages with Mestre Kinha, leader of Capoeira Besouro Hawaii. Classes meet at 5 p.m. Wednesdays for children, 6 p.m. for adults; and noon Saturdays for kids, 1 p.m. for adults. Call 247-7890.

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 eastsidehi@gmail.com.

Church healing
Windward Unity Church offers a Ka Makana Healing Service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and a Course in Miracles at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at th Kaneohe Atrium, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262- 6731.

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.

Kahuku music
The Lobby Lounge at Turtle Bay Resort has live music and hula from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays; Hang Ten has music from 5:30 to 7:30 nightly. Call 372- 2273.

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

Readers group
The Pohai Nani Readers Group is open to the public and meets at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of each month, in the second floor lounge