What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday October 17
Candidates on keiki

Good Beginnings Alliance has a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. at Blanche Pope Elementary cafeteria on early childhood issues with state House and Senate candidates. Call 531-5502.

Windward forums

State Rep. Jessica Wooley has a “talk story” at 5:30 p.m. in Ahuimanu Elementary cafeteria. Call 586-8540.

Clearing clutter

Marilyn Nagel leads “Clutter Free for Life” workshops from 6 to 8:30 tonight and 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC for $25. Call 235-7433.

Folkdance theater

Eth-Noh-Tec, a kinetic Asian American Story Theater, performs at 6:30 p.m. at Kaneohe Library (233-5676), 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Kailua Library (266-9911) and 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at Kahuku Library (293-8935).

Chi Kung class

“Tai Chi and Chi Kung” begins at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. Register at 235-7433.

Thursday October 18
Friends meeting

Friends of Kailua Library have their annual meeting, with refreshments, at 9 a.m. at the library. Call 266-9911.

Breast cancer

Dr. Ryan Albritton has a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. at Castle Wellness Center on advances in breast cancer detection. He’s certified in diagnostic radiology. Call 263-5400.

Doc walk

Dr. Sonny Wong leads a 30-minute rejuvenating walk at 8 a.m., starting at Whole Foods Kailua and ending with a free snack and health talk. Call 227-5549.

Movie night

Kailua Sailboards & Kayaks at Kailua Beach Center screens The Rain Follows the Forest at 6 p.m. in the Eco-Lounge, with refreshments, games, crafts and speakers. Call 262-2555.

Elder abuse

Valorie Taylor, gerontology programs director for Child and Family Service, leads a free talk on “Elder Abuse: Can it Happen to Me or Someone I Know?” at 12:15 p.m. at Windward YMCA, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. Register at 261-0808.

Drug prevention

State law enforcement officer Keith Kamita leads a drug prevention/awareness workshop at 6 p.m. in Castle High library. Register at 233-5600, ext. 2236.

Friday October 19 Keolu fun fair Keolu Elementary School has its fun fair from 3 to 8 p.m. with entertainment, games, food, prizes, crafts and a country store. Call 266-7818.

Bluegrass music

The Saloon Pilots entertain from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Big City Diner Kailua on Hekili Street. Call 263-8880.

Pub music

Busekrus plays at Kailua Town Pub & Grill from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at 26 Hoolau St. Cover is $5. Call 230-8444.

Saturday October 20

Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center (Punaluu) and Pa Ku‘i A Lua have a makahiki, starting with a 6:30 a.m. procession followed by traditional games for ages 5 and older. Call 293-8577.

Writing retreats

Lillian Cunningham leads a writing retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WCC. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Call 235-7433.

Kahaluu hike

Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 4-mile intermediate hike to Ulupaina ridge in Kahaluu at 8 a.m. Go to htmclub.org.


Ledward Kaapana and Mike Kaawa play at 4 p.m. at Kanikapila in Kailua in the parking garage at Kailua Town Center. Call 263-7073.

Crafts and cars

Windward Church of the Nazarene has a craft fair and car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bay View Golf Park. Call 888-9386.

Craft fair

Pohai Nani has its craft fair and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 45-090 Namoku St., including a silent auction, “hidden treasures” and shuttles from street parking to the grounds. Call 236-7805.

Hot rods

East End Hot Rod Club has a classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. in Windward Mall’s Sears parking lot. Bring food for Hawaii Foodbank. Call 235-1143.

Stream help

Hui o Koolaupoko volunteers meet from 8 to 11 a.m. to restore Heeia Stream’s eroding banks. Call 381-7202.

Marsh help

Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and Ahahui i ka Lokahi meet from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine in Kawainui marsh. Call 263-8008.

Little League

Kaneohe Little League registers players from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday, and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 in Windward Mall’s Sears wing. Fee is $75. Email toby.holt@kaneohelittleleague.org.

Harvest fair

Kailua Christian Church has a bazaar and harvest fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 317 Manono St., with baked goods, preserves, arts and crafts, a silent auction, rummage sale, plants, games, food and prayer tents. Call 261-0125.

Art guild workshops

Windward Artists Guild has a workshop with Edward Garcia III from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden. Call 375-9643.

Sunday October 21
Slack key music

John Keawe plays slack key at 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5676.

Steak and auction

Kailua High Band Boosters host a Steak Dinner & Silent Auction from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria for $10 — take out, dine in or walk in. Email reginafaloha@gmail.com.

Buddy walk

Hawaii’s Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness Month starts at 10 a.m. at Windward Mall. Email dsoh@keikiokaaina.org.

Water show

Hawaii Mermaid and Friends present a free synchronized swimming water show with a Halloween theme at 3 p.m. at Windward YMCA. Call 261-0808.

Monday October 22
Arthritis walkers

A “Walk with Ease” exercise and information series meets at the mall at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting today. Fee is $25. Call 247-6211, ext. 1107.

Library closure

Kailua Library and its bookstore, parking lot and book drop close today for major roof replacement. (A headline in last week’s article gave the wrong date.)

Tuesday October 23
Christmas ideas

Free tips on affordable holiday gift ideas, decorations and food are planned at 9:45 a.m. at Kailua District Park. Call 729-3938.

Kahuku Halloween

Kahuku Library presents “A Very Grimm Library” at 6 p.m. with games, music, storytelling, a photo booth, zombie walk and zombie refreshments. Costumed characters are welcome. Call 293-8935.