What’s Up in Windward Oahu

August 22

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

Be flexible
WCC offers “Flexibility for your Back and Neck” at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9, and advanced registration is advised at 235-7433.

Talking to the DOE
The Parent Academy has a free workshop, “Can We Talk? ABCs of DOE Communication,” at 5:30 p.m. at Maunawili Elemen- tary School with principal Ryan Amine. RSVP to friends@hawaiieducationmatters.org.

Kailua stories
Kailua Library has free Keiki Storytime sessions at 10:30 a.m. today and Aug. 29. Call 266-9911.

August 23

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

SoulTrex hosts a free weekly survival workshop, “Naviga- tion and Signaling/Rescue,” at 6 p.m. with Alex Dobrinsky on Windward Mall’s second level, theater wing. Call 247-8735.

August 24

Movie night
Castle High student gov- ernment, PCNC and Fami- lies & Friends of Castle host a movie night for the public from 7 to 10 p.m. with refreshments by school clubs. Admission is $2. Call Kathy Martin at 233-5600, ext. 2236.

Garden work days
Aina in Schools hosts a Garden Party from 9 to 11 a.m. at Ahuimanu Elemen- tary School for volunteers to help prepare the campus garden for fall. Work will include loosening the soil, building new beds, weeding, composting and more. Aikahi Elementary School has its work day Saturday. RSVP to volunteer@kokuahawaiifoundation.org.

Pub music
Kailua Town Pub & Grill has music by Top Jimmy from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. tonight, Missing Dave Aug. 31 and Analog Sept. 7 at 26 Ho‘olai St. Cover is $5 for 21 and older. Call 230- 8444.

Golf deadline
Entry deadline is today 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. Proceeds go to the Steve Hirano Memorial Scholar- ship Fund. Call Kristin Schultz at 441-6266 or email kschultz@ahfi.com.

August 25
Electronics, fisheries
Interactive exhibits, gaming stations and various technology products are on dis- play from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Windward Mall. Also from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., NOA A Fisheries Service presents “Fisheries in your Neighborhood” at center court with activities, exhibits and scientists who can answer questions. Call 235- 1143.

Health center fair
Waimanalo Health Center celebrates its 20th anniver- sary with a health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring free screenings, exhibits, lomilomi, food, keiki games and activities, entertainment and a farmers market. Call 259-7948.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 6:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center by Safeway, and 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Maunalua entertains at 4 p.m. at Kailua Town Center’s monthly Kanikapila on the parking garage’s second floor. Harold K.L. Castle Foundation sponsors the free event. Go to castle- foundation.org.

Kahuku market
Kahuku Village has a farmers market, craft fair and swap meet from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the community center across from the sugar mill. Email info@kahukuvillage.com.

August 26

Benefit yard sale
Castle Performing Arts Center has its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium parking lot. Space fee is $20. Call Karen Meyer at 233-5626.

Polo match
Today’s Honolulu Polo Club match is for the Imai Samurai Cup, starting at 3 p.m. at Waimanalo polo field. Gates open at 1 p.m. and admission is $3. Call 396-0494.

Money tips
Financial adviser David Ching presents a free seminar on “College Savings Plans: Simply the Smart Way to Save for College” at 3 p.m at Kaneohe Library (233- 5676). Ching also discusses “Making the Most of Social Security” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Kailua Library (266- 9911).

August 28

Barbershop music
The Sounds of Aloha, men’s barbershop harmony, does a free public show at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani audito- rium. Call 235-5025.


Healthy eating
Castle Medical Center will offer a cooking class on kid-friendly lunches and snacks from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Wellness Center auditorium. Fee is $15 per person, $20 per couple and $10 for seniors and students. Seating is limited, and payment and reservations are due two days in advance. Call 263- 5400 or visit castlemed.org.

Landscape show
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden has an exhibit of landscapes by Rebekah Luke now through Aug. 30 in the visitor center. Call 233-7323.

Glassbottom boat tours
Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club will sponsor guided glassbottom boat tours of Kaneohe Bay at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 1, starting from Heeia Kea Boat Harbor. Fee for the “Legends of Koolau” cultural tours aboard the Coral Queen is a dona- tion of $20 for adults or $10 for keiki. Call 235- 8111.

Craft fair
St. Anthony of Padua Church seeks vendors for its Kailua craft fair, which is set for from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 1. Booth fee is $25. Proceeds support church outreach. Call Val at 266-2227.

Ahuimanu fun fair
Ahuimanu Elementary School seeks vendors for its Sept. 8 Fun & Craft Fair. Booth fee is $40 to $45. Call Candace at 358- 4057.