What’s Up in Windward Oahu

February 22

Police recognition
Honolulu Police Department will recognize employees, civilians and military in a fourth-quarter awards ceremony at 11 a.m. at Windward Mall center court. Call 2351143.

Feng shui
Clear Englebert, author of Feng Shui for Hawaii Gardens, discusses outdoor uses for feng shui at 6:30 p.m. today at Waimanalo Library. Call 259-2610.

Town hall meeting
State Sen. Pohai Ryan, state Rep. Chris Lee and City Councilman Ikaika Anderson present legislative reports at the Waimanalo Town Hall Meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today. The meeting includes a discussion of legislative reports from DHHL and OHA and a screening of The Rain Follows the Forest. For more information, call Ryan at 587-8388, Lee at 586-9450 or Anderson at 768-5003.

February 24

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 7 and 8 p.m. today, and 7 p.m. March 23 and April 27 at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 2357433.

Grief conference
St. Francis Hospice sponsors a Grief Conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m today at Koolau Ballrooms and Conference Center for healthcare professionals, social workers, counselors and laypersons. Fee is $135. For details, email fmarquezwong@stfrancishawaii.org.

Castle Performing Arts Center stages Zombie Prom Jr. at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday in Ron Bright Theatre. Call 233-5600.

Magic show
Local magicians Harvey Ouchi, Aaron Vermeer and “The Great Davidio” perform Ohana Magic, Live! at Ko’olau Magic Theatre in Ko’olau Center. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $8 for children. Call 2396711 for show times or to pre-purchase tickets at a discounted rate.

February 25

Royal music
The Royal Hawaiian Band performs at noon at Windward Mall. Call 9225331.

Water tests
Volunteers will test water quality at Kualoa Beach Park from 9 to 11 a.m. and also at Heeia State Park March 3. To offer help, call 381-7202.

Wellness class
Amanda Webster teaches “Opening the Heart Center: Shoulder-Openers & Backbends” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mindful Matters Wellness Center in Kailua. Cost is $20. Call 230-2476.

February 26

Local musician Bryan Jordan performs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Mindful Matters Wellness Center in Kailua. Jordan creates music through singing crystal, Tibetan bowls and didgeridoo. Admission is $10. Call 782-9595.

February 28

Pohai Nani music
The Masaki piano students perform a free recital at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium for residents and the public. Call 235-5025.


DOE town hall
The Castle Complex Community Council will host a town hall meeting and film screening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 29 in Hale Akoakoa at Windward Community College. Call Susan Young at 256-6182.

Keiki stories
Wally Amos will be a guest reader at Kailua Library’s weekly Keiki Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 29. Call 266-9911.

Japan beauty
The Kagawa Junior College choral group will perform songs celebrating the beauty of Japan at 7 p.m. Feb. 29 in Paliku Theatre in a free public concert. Call 235-7433.

5Rs Fair
Community Works in 96744 and others will sponsor the Kaneohe Public Schools 5Rs awards and Festival of Fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at King Intermediate School, featuring exhibits, performances, food, games, crafts, activities and entertainment such as the King Intermediate and Kahaluu Ukulele bands. The 5Rs stand for Respect, Responsibility, Resourcefulness, Relationships and Resiliency values the schools consciously instill throughout the year. Call 235-7747.

Recycling drive
Kailua Intermediate School band will have a HI-5 recycling drive from 8 a.m. to noon March 3 in the school parking lot. Email kis.jr.band@gmail.com.

Kawainui hike
Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club will lead a tour of “The Aquatic Habitats and Species of Kawainui” at 8:30 a.m. March 3. A $10 donation is requested. Call 2638008.

Classic cars
Aikahi Park Shopping Center will host its monthly Classic Car Show from 5 to 9 p.m. March 3 at 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Volunteers are welcome; call United Cerebral Palsy Association at 254-0114.

Book signing
Kailua author Jerilyn Ito will be at Native Books/ Na Mea Hawaii at Ward Warehouse from 2 to 4 p.m. March 11 to sign copies of her book Double Rainbow Island. The event also will include live entertainment and keiki activities. Proceeds benefit Hawaii Literacy. Visit findingourohana.com for more information.

Smith Tae Kwon Do & Pro-Kickboxing Center in Kaneohe presents a free women’s self-defense seminar, “Making Hawaii Safer … One Woman at a Time” March 17 from noon to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Call 247-3114.

Bake sale
The Keolalaulani Halau ‘Olapa O Laka hosts a bake sale near the Jamba Juice March 24 in Kaneohe from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spam musubis, cupcakes and more will be available for purchase.


Kure Atoll photos
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery’s exhibit of photos from Kure Atoll, “Holaniku,” is open daily through Feb. 29. Call 2337323.

Performing arts
Allegra Performing Arts offers a free teen class from 6 to 8:45 p.m. each Wednesday in February at Kailua District Park. Call Ms. Lee at 343-5508.

Artwork from Castle High School and Le Jardin Academy students is on display now through the end of February at the State Capitol. The public is welcome to view the artwork Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 587-7215.

HPU art exhibit
Hawaii Pacific University’s Kaneohe gallery features “Shadows to Shallows,” paintings by Emily McIlroy, through March 2. Call 544-0228.

Baby hula
Hula Preservation Society sponsors new workshops starting in Babywearing Hula (10 a.m., for new and pregnant moms) and Hula for Toddlers (9:30 a.m. with participating parents) at the Hale Pulelehua studio in Windward Business Center, 46-020 Alaloa St. Call 247-9440.