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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

November 14

Taiko drums
Kenny Endo’s Taiko Ensemble presents “The Art of Taiko” at 6:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call 259-2610.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 tonight, Dec. 12 and Jan. 9; and “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at WCC. Tickets cost $7, $6 or $5. Call 235-7433.

Holiday ideas
Family and Community Education volunteers share ideas for crafting gifts, decorations and holiday food at 10 a.m. at Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center on Haiku Road. Call 729-3938.

Book sale
Friends of Kaneohe Library have marked cookbooks and craft books to half price now through Nov. 30 in the library basement. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7:45 p.m. today, 1 to 3 p.m Friday, Sunday and Tuesday. Call 247-4819.

Kahaluu board meets
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project. Call 768-3710.

Neil Simon play
HPU’s Paul and Vi Loo Theatre presents Neil Simon’s The Good Doctor tonight through Dec. 2. Tickets cost $20, $15 and $5, and curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 375-1282.

Acupressure class
“Self-Acupressure and Eye Health” begins at 9:45 a.m. in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Register in advance at 235-7433.

November 15

Movie night
Kailua Sailboards & Kayaks screens a short film on monk seals at 6 p.m. in its Eco-Lounge at Kailua Beach Center, with refreshments, games, crafts and speakers from Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii. Call 262-2555.

Asthma care
Castle Medical Center hosts a free seminar on “Take a Breath: Asthma Care for All” at 6:30 p.m. in the Wellness auditorium with Dr. John McDonnell. Call 263-5400 in advance.

Lions open den
Kahaluu Lions Club hosts an open house at 6:30 p.m. at KEY Project, 47-200 Waihee Road, for those interested dedicated community service. Pupus and drinks will be provided. RSVP to Bob at 239-8623.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 12:30 to 7 tonight and 7 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 tonight and Dec. 12 and “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at WCC. Tickets cost $7, $6 or $5. Call 235-7433.

Gardening help
Master gardeners are on duty from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Kailua Thursday Night Market with tips and UH-developed seeds. Call 383-9487.

Kaneohe board meets
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

November 16

Kailua bluegrass
The Saloon Pilots play blue-grass from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Safe seniors
Kaiser Permanente has a free seniors’ class at noon at Windward YMCA covering urinary incontinence and fall prevention. Call 261-0808.

Dance concerts
Castle High Dance Force presents “Movement Three, a Choreographer’s Showcase” directed by Natalie Uehara at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Ron Bright Theatre, featuring tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary and hip-hop. Reserved-seat tickets cost $8. Call 233-5626.

Kalua turkey in Kailua
Enchanted Lake Elementary School can imu your Thanksgiving turkey for $20 per prepared tray. Ordering deadline is today. Call 266-7800.

November 17

Tennis action
The Women’s Night Doubles finals begin at 7:15 p.m. at Kailua Racquet Club on Oneawa Street, offering a free look at women’s college talent on the courts. Call 384-8481.

Mo-Joe’s sports
Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar and Grill has breakfast pupus and drinks during college and pro football TV coverage each Saturday and Sunday with kick-off at 8 a.m. at 45-1034 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 234-6656.

‘Messiah’ rehearsal
Rehearsal starts at 1 p.m. at Christ Church Uniting to prepare for the annual Kailua Community Sing Along, set for 4 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, featuring Handel’s Messiah. The church is at 1300 Kailua Road, and all singers are welcome, as well as copies of the work. Call 262-6911.

Parker crafts
Parker United Methodist Church has its annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 45-211 Waikalua Road with more than 50 vendors, plants, baked goods, jewelry, food, shave ice, prizes and more. Call 247-3250.

John Vianney crafts
St. John Vianney Church hosts a Holiday Boutique from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 920 Keolu Drive with ornaments, wreaths, quilts, chutney, etc. The church also has a holiday fair with Santa from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 24. Call 262-8317.

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

Fishpond help
Volunteers help restore Waikalua Loko fishpond from 8 a.m. to noon. Call 263-8202.

Kahaluu hike
Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 3-mile hike at 8 a.m. to Kahaluu’s Puu Maelieli ridge. Go to htmclub.org.

Harold K.L. Castle Found-ation’s Kanikapila is at 4 p.m. with Cyril Pahinui in the Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 263-7073.

Cruise night
East End Hot Rod Club hosts Cruise Night with hot rods and classic cars from 5 to 9 p.m. at Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

Bellows Makahiki
Waimanalo Hawaiian Civic Club hosts free public makahiki competition and ceremonial from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bellows Beach Park with music, exhibits and stories. Evening program runs to 10 p.m. Bring your own food. Go to hoolua.org or call 230-3654.

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

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

Kaneohe 10K
Kaneohe Marine base hosts a 10K Turkey Trot at 7 a.m. at Dewey Square as part of the Commanding Officer’s Fitness Series. It’s open to the public for a $25 fee, or $90 per sixman team. Call 254-7590.

November 18

Klobe talk story
WCC’s Gallery ‘Iolani features an exhibit of Tom Klobe’s work now through Nov. 25. He is at the gallery from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today and Nov. 25 to talk story. Call 236-9150.

November 19

Ohana food
Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified recipients from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239-5744.

November 20

Nature hour
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden hosts a Preschool Nature Hour on “Garden Critters” at 10:30 a.m. Bring lunch, bug repellent and shoes. Call 233-7323.

International tunes
Don Dierdorff plays and sings international favorites in a free public concert at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.


Thanksgiving worship
Windward Coalition of Churches will sponsor a Thanksgiving Eve Service at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Christ Church Uniting, 1300 Kailua Road, with a special offering for women’s prison scholarships. Call 262-6911.

Kaneohe music
Harmony will entertain at Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar and Grill at 9 p.m. Nov. 21 at 45-1034 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 234-6656.

Healthy families
Kaiser Permanente will sponsor a class on “Healthy Kids, Healthy Families” at 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at its Kailua Clinic on Hamakua Drive, featuring exercise and tips on eating. Call 432-3400.

Kahaluu luau
Jerry Santos and friends, Paahana and Kahaluu Ukulele Aloha Band will play at a benefit luau for the band from 2 to 5 p.m Nov. 24 at Kahaluu Elementary School. Tickets cost $20 for “a full plate and more.” Call 239-3100.

Castle turkeys
Castle High School’s Future Farmers of America is selling $15 tickets for its annual Thanksgiving kalua turkey Call Colby Kagawa, 233-5600, ext. 2228.

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