What’s Up in Windward Oahu

February 6

Local art
Art Gallery 315 presents its Windward Winter Show now through March 22 at 315 Uluniu St. #204, fea- turing original fine art, drawings, paintings and sculptures by 20 local artists. Call 262-5678.

Signup deadline for the public is today for a class in “Nutrition for Longevity,” set for 9:45 a.m. Feb. 13 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC, presenting the power of imagery, thought and attitude for well-being. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

February 7

Caregiver help
The Caregiver Foundation sponsors a caregiver support group at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at Koolau Golf Club. Call 625-3782.

Preschool stories
Kaneohe Library resumes its popular preschool sto- rytime with children’s librar- ian Curt Fukumoto at 10:30 a.m. and each Thursday thereafter. Call 233-5676.

Star struck
WCC’s Hokulani Imagi- narium presents “Astronaut” at 7 p.m. with Ewan McGregor narrating the program, which is billed as a “stunning, high-definition 360-degree fulldome video with explosive surround sound.” Next up is “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. Feb. 13. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Fishery training
Alu Like briefs interested residents on its upcoming, intensive three-week native Fishery Observer training program at 5 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call Ambyr Mokiao-Lee at 535- 6735.

Kapaa industrial plan
Deadline is today to comment on a proposal to develop Kapaa Light Industrial Park, pending permits on 27 acres of general preservation land above the former landfill. Applications may be reviewed at the Windward City or Kailua satellite city halls. Call Tim Streitz at 768-8042.

Grad benefits
Kalaheo Project Grad sponsors a McDonald’s Night at the Kailua Road restaurant from 5 to 8 tonight, with a portion of sales proceeds going to the group, which also will have a HI-5 recy- cling drive from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the school parking lot. Cans, plastic and glass bottles are wel- come. Call 259-7400.

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

Friday February 8-Saturday February 9

PAL volleyball
The Kaneohe PAL community volleyball league signs up players age 6 to 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday and every weekend this month at Heeia Playground on Haiku Road. Fee is $20. Call Aunty Alice at 247-1558.

Walk with doc
Dr. Sonny Wong of Windward Heart Center leads a brief walk around Kailua at 8 a.m. today and Feb. 23, then reconvenes in the Whole Foods Kailua parking lot lanai for free blood pressure checks and a heart healthy Q&A. Call 258- 3943.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. today at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, and from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 14 at Kailua High School library. Call 848- 4770.

Church open house
Windward United Church of Christ welcomes Rev. Jayne Ryan Kuroiwa for a Candidate Weekend, starting with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m today and worship at 9 a.m. Sunday, with Kuroiwa leading the service. The church is at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive, and the public is welcome. Call 254-3802.

Benefit garage sale
The Boys and Girls Club Windward Clubhouse has a benefit garage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kailua Town Center parking structure. To donate items, call 263-0555.

Le Jardin gala
Le Jardin Academy’s Parent Faculty Association sponsors “Moonlight in the Moun- tains” from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Koolau Golf Club’s Glass Ballroom, featuring a diamond raffle and special prizes, pupus and cocktails, entertainment, dancing, and live and silent auctions. Tickets cost $85 per person. Call 261-0707.

Fishpond restoration
Volunteers with Waikalua Loko Fishpond Preservation Society meet for a work day from 8 a.m. to noon to help restore the Kaneohe pond. For details, call Roz at 392-1284.

February 10

Art reception
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery hosts a re- ception from 4 to 6 p.m. for the Windward Wanderers exhibit by 15 artists. The show is open Feb. 2-27. Call 254-2757 or 233-7323.

Commuter cycling
Hawaii Bicycling League instructors run a two-hour Commuter Cycling 101 class from 9 to 11 a.m. today and also March 10 and 30, April 21 and May 18 at Whole Foods in Kailua. Topics are safe practices, cyclist rights, rules of the road, equipment safety checks, lane positioning and more, including practice drills outside and a group ride through the community. Space is limited. To register, call 735-5756 or visit hbl.org.

Hula in Kailua
Harold K.L. Castle Foun- dation presents “I Love Hula in Kailua” at 3 p.m. at Kailua Town Center, fea- turing Chinky Mahoe and Halau Hula ‘O Kawaili‘ula. Call 263-7073.

February 11

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

Safe boating course
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary runs a Boating Safety Course from 6 to 8 tonight and each Monday and Wednesday through April 10 at Kalaheo High School, as part of the School for Adults. The course covers boat handling, navigation, equipment and safety. Fee is $55. Call 254-7955 or Jeff Maltzman at 391-9215.

February 12

Newborn care
Castle Medical Center leads a General Newborn Care class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., covering how to tell if your baby is sick, how to calm a crying baby and more. Fee is $25 for two people. Call 263-5400 or register at castlemed.org.

Healthy food
Kahuku Library presents “Healthy Food is Tasty Food” at 6:30 p.m. with dietitian Rita Madden as a part of its Tuesday Night programs. Call 293-8935.


Board meetings
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at KEY Project on Waihee Road; Koolauloa meets at 6 p.m Feb. 14 at Hauula Community Center on Kukuna Road.

PCC Valentine date
Polynesian Cultural Center will host a Valentine’s buffet dinner, concert and moonlit canoe ride from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14, featuring enter- tainment by A Touch of Gold. Tickets are $25 per person pre-sale, and $28 at the door. Call 293-3333 or visit pcckamaaina.com.

Kaiser Permanente will sponsor a free Senior Summit lecture on osteo- porosis at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Windward YMCA on Kailua Road. Call 261- 0808.

Valentine show
MoJoe’s Sports Bar & Grill will present a special Valentine’s Day show, “Drag Queen Bingo,” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at 45- 1034 Kamehameha Hwy., starring two showgirls. Admission is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds go to the Life Foundation. Call 234-6656.

Pohai Nani readers
The Pohai Nani readers group will meet at 3 p.m. Feb. 15 in the second floor lounge for a lively discussion of selected books. The public is welcome. Call Anne McKay at 254-1147.

HPU sports camp
Hawaii Pacific University will conduct an individual development camp for high school players from 10 a.m. to1p.m.Feb.16and17at the Hawaii Loa campus. Fee is $40 for one day, $75 for both. Email soccer coach Chris Fisher at cfisher@hpu.edu.

Board candidates
Residents must register by Feb. 15 (postmark date) to run in the next Neighborhood Board elections, which will take place by mail April 24-May17 for a term starting July 1. All those who are at least 18 by the deadline are eligible to run. Call 768-3717 to obtain a candidate registration form.

Makahiki Challenge
Kualoa Ranch will host the second annual Makahiki Challenge at 9 a.m. March 9, and entries are being taken now. Fee is $70 until Feb. 13, and $80 until Feb. 25. Email makahikichal- lenge@gmail.com.

Enchanted Lake’s 50th
Enchanted Lake Elementary School will mark its 50th year March 16, 2013, and it’s seeking alumni to join the celebration, as well as old photos, T-shirts and memorabilia. Call Barbara Huonker at 263-1411, ext. 236orgoto enchantedlake.info.


Kahuku music
Turtle Bay Resort has live music nearly every night in its Hang Ten, 21 Degrees or Lobby Lounge venues. Call 779-5546.