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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

January 23

Signup deadline for the public is today for a class in “Breathing Exercises for Longevity,” set for 9:45 a.m. Jan. 30 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC, presenting techniques for breathing awareness and control. Fee is $9. Related classes will meet Feb. 6 and 13. Call 235-7433.

Business lunch
Economist Paul Brewbaker is guest speaker at the Kaneohe Business Group luncheon, set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pohai Nani second-floor meeting room. He’ll discuss the economic outlook for 2013. Cost is $15 for guests, and reservations must be made by Jan. 21 to 479-8905.

Parent workshop
Kaneohe Community Family Center presents a parenting workshop at 6 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria with parent educator Kathy Bentley. Topic is “Setting Rules and Limits so Kids will Behave.” Call 235-7747.

January 24

King registration
King Intermediate School will host a meeting on registration at 7 p.m. in the school library. Call 233-5727.

Church class

Windward Unity Church hosts A Course In Miracles from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Call 262-6731.

Friday January 25 Auditions HPU holds auditions for the Henrik Ibsen drama Heda Gabler at 7 tonight, and noon Saturday and Sunday in Paul and Vi Loo Theatre at the Windward campus. Call 391-2000.

Piano recital
Ernest Chang’s piano students play a free public recital at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Earth, Moon and Sun” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Tickets are $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Reggae music
The Oregon-based band Synrgy performs at 8 p.m. at Surfer the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Admission is $10 at the door. Call 293-6000.

January 26

Castle recycling
Castle High School conducts a Going Green recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., welcoming all kinds of items, except for tires, paint, microwave ovens, motor oil and hazardous fluids. For curbside pickup, call 429-7750; for other details, call 291-6151.

Computer recycling
Pacific Corporate Solutions collects old computers from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Elementary School. Call 488-8872.

Hakipuu stream help
Volunteers meet from 8 a.m. to noon to help restore Hakipuu Stream. The task requires a 15-minute hike into the site, and be prepared for mud and bugs. To pre-register, call Hui o Ko’olaupoko at 381-7202.

Hakipuu hike
Kualoa Ranch will lead a guided tour of the trail from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The hike will include a discussion of the ahupuaa system, sustainability, history and culture of the area and more. Fee is $15 for adults. Admission for children 17 and under is free per one paying adult; additional children are $5 per person. Check in at 139 Kamehameha Hwy. For more information, call 239-5497.

Karate demonstration
Students from the Japan International Karate Center demonstrate their skills from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Windward Mall Center Court.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

HI-5 Recycling/Rummage Sale
Kailua Intermediate School Band Boosters conducts a HI-5 recycling drive and rummage sale from 8 a.m. to noon in the school parking lot. Call 263-1500 ext. 314.

January 27

The Kalaheo PTSA sponsors a benefit Zumbathon from 1 to 3 p.m. in the school gym, with proceeds going to scholarships. Teddi McEwan leads the exercises, and tickets cost $10 at the door. Additional donations are welcome. Call Glee at 728-6653, Teddi at 351-4584 or email gleestormont@yahoo.com.

Library’s 50th
Kaneohe Library marks its 50th year all day today, starting at 10 a.m. with a program of Hawaiian music, magic, puppets and storytelling. Call 233-5674.

Sports camp
The HPU athletic department hosts a National Girls & Women in Sports Day from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Hawaii Loa campus with free clinics in eight sports for girls in grades K-8. Call Lauren at 356-5223.

January 28

Monday music
The Kaala Boys play from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 28 during Hawaiian Music Mondays at Surfer the Bar in Turtle Bay Resort. Call 293-6000.

January 29

Maritime stewardship
Alu Like briefs interested residents from 5 to 7 p.m at Kahuku Library on its free Native Fishery Observer Program training. Those completing the intensive three-week program are then prepared to take the federal test for employment aboard longline fishing boats. Native Hawaiians are especially invited. Call Ambry at 535-6735.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives today from 7:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Castle High’s Ron Bright Theatre, and from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at HPU’s Hawaii Loa campus Academic Center. Call 848-4770.

Youth music
Hawaii Education for the Arts students perform music and dance in a free public show at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

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