What’s Up in Windward Oahu

March 7

Ag Day
National Agriculture Day offers exhibits and an open market from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Windward Mall. Call 225-9835.

Tai chi
Flexibility and Tai Chi classes meet at 9:45 a.m. in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9 per class. Call 235-7433.

March 8

Koolauloa board meets
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hauula Community Center on Kukuna Road. Call 7683710.

Band concert
Kailua Intermediate School band performs at 4 p.m. at Windward Mall, just prior to its trip to California Adventure Park in Anaheim. Call 263-1500, ext. 314.

Positive coaching
A parent workshop on positive coaching begins at 7 p.m. in the King Intermediate School cafeteria. Reservations were due Feb. 28. Call 233-7306 or 235-7747.

March 9

Haiku music
Kamaka Fernandez performs from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s Haiku. Call 247-6671.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stars” at 7 tonight and “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. March 14 on the WCC campus. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

March 10

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11:30 a.m. today and 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 24 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 845-9966.

Makahiki races
Kualoa Ranch hosts the Makahiki Challenge at 10 a.m. with an obstacle course, a 5K Mud Run, party and concert organized by Kapu Gaison. Proceeds support Spirit of Aloha and other charities. Fee is $60. Go to makahikichallenge.com.

Kailua cleanup
Project C.L.E.A.N. comes to Kailua from 8 to 11 a.m. with volunteers starting at Kailua District Park to clean up the community and wipe out graffiti. Call the District 4 Community Policing Team at 262-6555 or Sgt. Duane Samson at 723-8874.

Heiau cleanup
Ulupo Heiau Malama Day welcomes help from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. next to the Windward YMCA. Email kalamar001@hawaii.rr.com.

Mahiku market
A new Mahiku Market opens from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Kailua Elementary School; vendors will sell food, crafts and art every Saturday at the site. Call 225-4002.

Pinewood derby
St. Ann’s Cub Scout Pack 113 has its annual Pinewood Derby races from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Windward Mall center court. Scout recruiting information is also available. Call 398-1883.

March 11

Hula in Kailua
Adah Enos and Kawehionapua Hula Studio dances at 3 p.m. at Kailua Town Center. Call 263-7073.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:15 a.m. to noon at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay on Pookela Street. Call 845-9966.

Kahuku film night
Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer, the Bar screens the film Papa Mau, directed by Naalehu Anthony, at 7 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 and $5. Upcoming films and talks include Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii with director Marlene Booth March 18 and Fiberglass & Megapixels with Derek Hoffmann Swarms March 25. Call 436-4326.

March 12

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

HTY play
Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents blue at 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Library. The free play is a humorous, whimsical show about tolerance and understanding. Recommended for ages 3 and older. Call 233-5674.

March 13

Piano man
Pianist Allan Fisher plays sing-along tunes at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium, free to the public. Call 2355025.

City Councilman Ikaika Anderson conducts a 3 Talk session with constituents at 6:30 p.m. at Kaneohe Community and Senior Center. Call 768-5003.

ebook lesson
Kahuku Library hosts a program for adults on “eBooks @ your Library” at 6:30 p.m. Bring your eReader to learn more tips and tricks. Call 293-8935.


Kahaluu board meeting
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. March 14 at KEY Project. Call 768-3710.

Smith Tae Kwon Do & Pro-Kickboxing Center in Kaneohe will present a free women’s self-defense seminar, “Making Hawaii Safer … One Woman at a Time” from 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m. March 17 at the center at 46-174-C Kahuhipa St. Pre-registration is required. Because of overwhelming response, the earlier class was added. Call 247-3114.

Soccer registration
Kaneohe AYSO will register players ages 4 to 18 from 3 to 6 p.m. March 17 and April 7 at Ben Parker Elementary School cafeteria, and also from 1 to 4 p.m. April 22 at Windward Mall center stage and from 1 to 4 p.m. May 3 at Ben Parker. Call 235-2976 or visit kaneoheayso.org.

Hokulani Imaginarium will present “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 7 p.m. March 23 and April 27 at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Bake sale
Keolalaulani Halau ‘Olapa O Laka will have a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 near Jamba Juice at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, offering Spam musubis, cupcakes and more.

HPU play
Hawaii Pacific University Theatre will present The Importance of Being Earnest April 6 to May 6 at Paul and Vi Loo Theatre on its Hawaii Loa campus. Tickets are $25, $15 for seniors, military, students and HPU faculty and $5 for HPU students. For reservations, call 375-1282.


Swim club
Aulea Swim Club welcomes new members age 7 to 18 with tryouts available at the Kailua District Park pool. Practice is held every weekday. Call 263-7946.

Line dancing
Parents without Partners gives free line dance lessons from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Windward Mall center court, and at the Sears wing, lower level on the third Thursday. Call Phillis at 262-7441.

Stroller Strides
New owner Becky Failla Zienkiewicz leads Stroller Strides classes from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Kailua Beach Park, and 8:45 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Kaneohe District Park. Email beckyz@strollerstrides.net.

Pet food drive
The Kaneohe PETCO store accepts unopened, unexpired dry pet food daily for the Hawaiian Humane Society to help owners afford to feed their dogs and cats. Call 356-2217.

Fitness/triathlon training
Wellness Consultant and Resource Center offers integrated nutrition and fitness services of all kinds in the Kailua Beach area. Call Joda Derrickson at 2204165.

Hula signups
Ho’omaika’i Hula Studio is enrolling new students of all ages for its weekly classes, held Monday and Wednesday nights at KEY Project on Waihee Road under kumu Shona Lam Ho. Call 728-8960.

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