What’s Up in Windward Oahu

October 31

Nazarene fun fest
Windward Nazarene’s annual Fun Fest is from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bay View Golf Park with games, candy, costume contests, food and fun. Call 235-8787, ext. 309.

Master gardeners
The Plant Doctor (rotating master gardeners) are on hand with tips and free quality seeds from 2 to 7:30 p.m. during the Wind-ward Mall farmers market. Call 235-1143.

Field of terror
Kailua Project Grad presents a Field of Terror from 7 to 10:30 tonight at Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe St. (ages 8 and older), featuring “Maze of Fear” and “Haunted Hayride.” Admission is $15 for one or $25 for both. Call 306-4381.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Kailua High library. Call 848-4770.

Mall treaters
Windward Mall welcomes keiki trick-or-treaters from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at participating merchants. Call 235-1143.

Dried wreaths
Joyce Chinen leads classes in “ABC’s of Dried Wreath Making” at 9:30 a.m. today and Nov. 7 at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. Fee is $20 each. Call 233-7323.

Costume party
Whole Foods Kailua has a costume party from 5 to 6 p.m. for keiki, which includes samples throughout the store and a vote for best employee costume. Call 258-3943.

Pub party
Kailua Town Pub & Grill has a Halloween party with Freesound tonight at 26 Hoolau St. Cover is $5 for 21 and up. Call 230-8444.

Haunted lagoon
Polynesian Cultural Center hosts its final Haunted Lagoon ride, with double-hulled canoes departing at 6:30 p.m. Kamaaina tickets cost $19.50 and $14.50. Milder “keiki canoes” are offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 293-3333.

Acupressure class
The WCC class, “Self-Acupressure for Stress Reduction,” begins at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. The next session is “Self-Acupressure and Imagery for Health” Nov. 7. Register in advance at 235-7433.

November 1

Parade deadline
Deadline is today to enter the 2012 Kaneohe Christmas Parade, set for 9 a.m. Dec. 1. Fee is $45 for nonprofits, $65 for commercial entries (with late fees after that). Entry forms are at American Savings Bank at Windward City, L & M Consultants at Kaneohe Atrium building and at Rich Pedrina’s halau space next to Sears, second floor Windward Mall. Call 348-2749.

Glass ornaments
Island Glass Works offers “Blow your own Ornament” classes on weekends beginning this month at 171-A Hamakua Drive. Fee is $30 for a one-hour class. Call 263-4527.

Diabetic diet
Castle Medical Center presents “Eat Well to Prevent and Control Diabetes” at 6:30 p.m. in the Wellness Center auditorium. For fees and reservations (two days ahead), call 263-5400.

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

November 2

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

Kailua bluegrass
The Saloon Pilots perform their bluegrass style music from 8:30 to 11 p.m. and Nov. 16 at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Neil Simon play
HPU’s Paul and Vi Loo Theatre presents Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor today through Dec. 2 on the Windward campus. Tickets cost $20, $15 and $5, and shows are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 375-1282.

College signups
Castle High School hosts a day for seniors to fill out college applications, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with help from expert volunteers with Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education. Email lyogi@hawaii.edu.

Lanikai Mortgage Players present the fall melodrama, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, or How John Barleycorn Lost his Grip on the White House, at 8 p.m. today through Sunday and Nov. 9-11 in Shreve Theater at Lanikai Pavilion. Call 262-5482.

November 3

Church anniversary
Windward Unity Church hosts its 30th anniversary gala at 6 p.m. at Honey’s at Koolau Golf Club. Tickets cost $60, and the public is invited for the dinner, dancing and entertainment by Sunway Chong, Dan Del Negro and an amazing rhythm section. Call 262-6732 for tickets.

Koolau bazaar

First Presbyterian Church at Koolau has its annual bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Koolau Golf Club with baked goods, crafts, quilts, preserves, plants, malasadas, a farmers market, silent auction, clothing boutique, Teddy Bear clinic, etc. All proceeds go to its missions. Call 532-1111.

Autumn fair
Creations of Hawaii has its Kailua Autumn Fair from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kailua Elementary School. Call 239-7955.

Tibetan wisdom
Buddhist lama Tulku Orgyen Zangpo Rinpoche, the head of seven Tibetan monasteries, speaks on “The Ambrosia of my Heart” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Kailua Shambala Center in Aikahi Park Shopping Center. Donation is $125 for both days, $75 and $50 for Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Email paipoqueen@hawaii.rr.com.

Miniature exhibit
The Association of Hawaii Artists opens its first Miniature Show at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. The exhibit runs through Nov. 29. Call 371-6845.

Classic cars
Aikahi Park Shopping Center hosts a classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot. Call 735-8822.

November 4

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon today at Kailua Town Center, and 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Nov. 10 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Run & Read signups
The 2012 Run & Read 1-mile fun run begins at 8:15 a.m. at Windward Community College, sponsored by Windward School District, community groups and businesses. Families run, then enjoy reading activities and refreshments. To sign up, call 235-7747.

Klobe talk story
WCC’s Gallery ‘Iolani features Tom Klobe, founding director of UH Art Gallery, and an exhibit of his work, “Tom Klobe Retrospective,” now through Nov. 25. The author of Exhibitions,Concept, Planning and Design, Klobe is at the gallery from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today, and Nov. 11, 18 and 25 to talk story with visitors. Call 236-9150.

November 5

Piano pops
Pianist Allan Fisher performs “Keyboard Pops” at 7 p.m. in a free public concert at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

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

November 6

Election day
Today is National Election Day. Vote between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., or call the City Clerk elections office at 768-3800.

Ohana food
The Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project. Call 239-5777.


Orchid auction
Windward Orchid Society will have its annual Auction Night at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in the King Intermediate cafeteria, offering a variety of orchids and other plants in a silent auction format, with starting points of $1. Cash or checks are accepted. Homemade goodies also will be available. Call 383-9487.

Koolauloa board meeting
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at Hauula Community Center. Call 768-3710.

Kaneohe fun fair
Kaneohe Elementary School will have its fun fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 with Xtreme rides, games, country store, silent auction and food. Call 233-5633.

Crafts and cars
Windward Church of the Nazarene will have a craft fair and car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at Bay View Golf Park. Call 888-9386.

Kalua turkey in Kailua
Both the Kailua High athletic department and Enchanted Lake Elementary will have Thanksgiving imu roasts for $20 per prepared tray. Ordering deadline is Nov. 12 for KHS, Nov. 16 for ELES. Bring aluminum-wrapped meat Nov. 21, and pick up cooked product Nov. 22. For details, call 728-7389 (Kailua) or 266-7800 (Enchanted Lake).

St. John Vianney trees
SJV fourth-graders will have fresh Oregon Christmas trees ready Nov. 24 at the school, with proceeds going to a Big Island trip. To buy a tree, call 261-4651.

Critters art
Entry forms are at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden for its 3-D Frogs and Garden Critters art contest, opening Dec. 1. Deadline is Nov. 25. Call 233-7323.

Kahaluu fitness
Jungle Gym Fitness Hawaii (“the only gym from Kahaluu to Kahuku”) offers various evening classes and fitness training for all ages Mondays through Thursdays at 47-664 Kamehameha Hwy., across from Sunshine Art Gallery. Call 232-4119.