What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday September 5

Better posture
WCC has “Improving Posture with Imagery and Movement” at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115 with Marie Riley. Fee is $9, and advanced registration is advised at 235-7433.

Thursday September 6

Thrifty eating
Castle Medical Center’s next “Eat Well for Life” class starts at 11:30 a.m. in the Wellness auditorium on “Eat Well on a Budget.” Fee is $20, $15 or $10 and should be paid two days in advance. Call 263-5400.

Parent help
Loving Solutions, a course for parents raising “tough children,” is set for 8:15 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, Sept. 6-Oct. 18 at Puohala Elementary School. Workbook fee is $22. Call Carol at 233-5667.

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

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kailua Farmers Market (by Pier 1 Imports). Call 848-4770.

Friday September 7

Kailua music
The Saloon Pilots entertain in bluegrass style from 8:30 to 11 tonight and Sept. 21 at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Piano and strings
Christ Church Uniting hosts a program of chamber music, “A Romantic Evening for Piano and Strings,” at 7:30 p.m. at 1300 Kailua Road featuring works by Johannes Brahms and Antonin Dvorak. Admission is $20 and $10. Call 262-6911.

Book sale
The Friends of Waimanalo Library have a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the library meeting room to support library programs. Call 259-2610.

Haiku music
The Kaala Boys entertain from 8:30 to 11 tonight at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Next up: Kahiau Sept. 14. Call 247-6671.

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

Saturday September 8

Kaaawa hike
The Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads an 8-mile intermediate circuit hike through Hakipuu and Kaaawa valleys at 8 a.m. Go to htmclub.org.

Emergencies talk
John Cummings from the city Department of Emergency Management is guest speaker at 9 a.m. at Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden during a meeting of the Wind-ward Neighborhood Security Watch Coordinators Group, HPD’s Community Policing Team and the public. Cummings will discuss Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) training and equipment, and he’ll answer questions. Call 236-1234.

Healthy babies
Meadow Gold presents a preliminary round of its 59th annual Healthy Baby Contest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Windward Mall center court, open to keiki ages 12 to 30 months. Visit healthybabycontest.com.

Benefit yard sale
Hawaii ALS Support Group has its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 244 Akiohala St. in Kailua to help families living with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Gently used items still are welcome. Call 256-3932.

Container gardens
Geobunga leads a free container gardens workshop at 2 p.m. in Waimanalo at 41-829 Kakaina St. #P, with Keola Kalama. To register, visit geobunga.com.

Ahuimanu fun fair
Ahuimanu Elementary School has its Fun & Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with games, food, Xtreme rides, entertainment, crafts, a silent auction, petting zoo and pony rides. For booth space, call 358-4057. For event details, call 870-1720.

Day at the beach
AccessSurf Hawaii sponsors “A Special Event for a Day at the Beach” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kualoa Regional Park Campsite A, with family activities like canoeing, swimming, paddleboarding, kayaking and carnival games. Call Colleen at 768-3027.

Sunday September 9

Basketball signups
Police Activities League (PAL) basketball signups for children ages 6 to 15 begin today at Kaneohe District Park for the December-February season. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and each Sunday through Oct. 28; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from Sept. 15 through Oct. 27. Fee is $20. Call 722-2426.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at Koolau. Call 848-4770.

Hula in Kailua
Donna Sylvester and Halau Hula Aloha ‘O Pu‘uwailani entertain at 3 p.m. between Pier 1 and Macy’s at Kailua Town Center. Call 263-7073.

Mall concert
Summer Eguchi performs a noon concert at Windward Mall’s center court. She’s known for the local hit My Mister on her CD Summer Love. Call 235-1143.

Kailua races
Boys & Girls Club Wind-ward Clubhouse hosts a benefit 5K run, Keiki Dash and Half Marathon starting at 6 a.m. from Kailua Intermediate School. For details, call 263-0555.

Polo match
Today’s Honolulu Polo Club match features Naturally Hawaiian Honu League, starting at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo polo field. Gates open at 1 p.m. and admission is $3. Call 396-0494.

Monday September 10

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


Board meeting
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at KEY Project, and the Koolauloa board will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Hauula Community Center. Call 768-3710.

Sleep support
A.W.A.K.E (Alert, Well, And Keeping Energetic) will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at Castle Medical Center’s wellness center, offering free tips and solutions for patients who are using CPAP (a sleep apnea treatment). Call 263-5400 or 234-0033.

Items must reach us by Sept. 5 to be considered for the Sept. 12 edition. Fax them to Windward Islander at 585-6324 or email chang@midweek.com.