What’s Up in Windward Oahu

January 9

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 tonight, “Maunakea Between Earth and Sky” at 7 p.m. Friday and “Earth, Moon and Sun” at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at WCC. Tickets are $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Y open house
Windward YMCA has an open house today – for seniors from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Zumba Gold, aqua class, tai chi, bingo, gentle Pilates and prizes, and for “pau hana” folks from 3 to 8 p.m. with night Zumba, cardio kick boxing, basketball and Sweat Box. The Y is located at 1200 Kailua Road. Call 261-0808.

Board meetings
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road, and Waimanalo at 7:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call 768-3710.

College classes
WCC offers five non-credit courses to the public this month: Tai Chi is today, iPhone Fatigue and iPad Blues Friday, Digital Photos Saturday, and Business Writing Saturday. For fees and details, call 235-7433.

January 10

Koolauloa board meets
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hauula Community Center. Call 768-3710.

Native workshop
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the state DOE conduct a scholarship workshop for Native Hawaiians at 6 p.m. at Ka Ho’oilina Na Kuhio Community Center in Waimanalo. Call 956-9437.

Hawaii Education for the Arts presents Urinetown: The Musical at 7 tonight, Friday and Saturday, plus a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday at Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $20-$10. For reservations, call 383-0850 or 741-2787.

Financial aid night
Kalaheo High School hosts a Financial Aid Night at 6 p.m. in the school library, offering assistance on the FAFSA form and more. Call 254-7900.

January 11

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Kalaheo High library. Call 848-4770.

January 12

Human trafficking
Hope Chapel Olomana screens the film Sex + Money: A National Search for Human Worth at 6 p.m. in its Enchanted Lake Shopping Center headquarters. The film exposes the sex industry and human trafficking in America. For more on the Hawaii-based program being formed to combat it, visit courage-houseworldwide.org/hawaii.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center (near Safeway). Call 848-4770.

Business help
KEY Project hosts two free Solutions Pacific workshops for budding entrepreneurs: Basic QuickBooks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, and Small Business Tax Basics from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16, both at KEY’s multipurpose community center, 47-200 Waihee Road, with funding from OHA. Call 564-3198.

Alzheimer’s support
An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 10 a.m. at Kaneohe Community Family Center at King Intermediate School. Call Melany at 235-7747.

Computer recycling
Pacific Corporate Solutions collects old computers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kailua Intermediate School, and at the same time Jan. 26 at Kaneohe Elementary School. Call 488-8872.

January 13

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay on Pookela Street. Call 848-4770.

Hula in Kailua
Harold K.L. Castle Foundation presents “I Love Hula in Kailua” at 3 p.m. at Kainalu Plaza in Kailua Town Center. The free public program features Mapuana de Silva and Halau Mohala ‘Ilima. Call 263-7073.

College Goal
Castle High School hosts College Goal Sunday at 1 p.m. in the cafeteria to assist students and parents in completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. Bring your 2012 IRS tax returns, if possible, or W-2 forms and proof of income. Call Frank Green at 591-2708. Monday January 14 Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kahuku High School. Call 848-4770.

January 15

Castle registration
Castle High School sponsors a registration information night for incoming freshmen and parents at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Dinner is at 6 p.m. Call 233-5600, ext. 2236.

Infant CPR
Castle Medical Center conducts a class in Infant CPR and Safety from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and Jan. 29. Fee is $15. Call 263-5400.

Nature hour
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden has a Preschool Nature Hour for keiki at 10:30 a.m. with activities, stories, crafts and hikes on a “coconut” theme. Bring lunch, shoes and mosquito repellent. Call 233-7323.

Ukulele music
Doc Dierdorff performs a free show of ukulele music, featuring popular and international selections, at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.


City Councilman Ikaika Anderson will meet with residents for a 3 TALK at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at St. John Lutheran Church on Kailua Road. Call 768-5003.

Resort expansion plan
The public will have until Jan. 18 to comment on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement submitted by Turtle Bay Resort LLC, which addresses the effect of 1,375 new hotel units, two new hotel sites, plus 160 units of affordable homes. To comment, visit turtlebayseis.com, email dgraves@tbrdevelopment.com, call 447-6953, or write to Turtle Bay Resort, Attention: Debbie Graves, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku HI 96731.

Public signups end Jan. 16 for a “Exercise for Longevity” class that will begin at 9:45 a.m. Jan. 23 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC, presenting ways to improve flexibility, muscle strengthening and function. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433. Related classes will meet Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 13.

Hula festival
Polynesian Cultural Center will have its annual Moanikeala Hula Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 19 in the Pacific Theater, attracting halau from Hawaii and Japan. Call 293-3333.

HPU sports camp
HPU will conduct an individual development camp for high school players from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16-17 at the Hawaii Loa campus. Fee is $40 for one day, $75 for both. Email soccer coach Chris Fisher at cfisher@hpu.edu.


Book sale
The Friends of Kaneohe Library has a book sale through Jan. 30 with half-off of all books, magazines, CDs and DVDs in the downstairs bookstore. Hours are 1-3 p.m. Fridays and Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 247-4819.

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