Windward Oahu Event Calendars

February 20

Computer lab
KEY Project offers oneon-one tech skills classes in its Computer Open Lab from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays for beginners and those wanting to brush up on operating systems and applications. To register, call 239-5777.

Tai chi
Signup deadline is today for a class in “Posture and Tai Chi,” set for 9:45 a.m. Feb. 27 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC, featuring a video of Al Huang exercises. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

February 21

Kaneohe board meets
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3711.

Parenting course
Signups are due today for “Loving Solutions for Tough Kids,” a parenting course that starts March 7 at Kailua Elementary Workbook costs $10 cash. The group meets on six Thursday mornings. Call 235-7747.

Bladder talk
Castle Medical Center has a free seminar at 6 p.m. with Dr. Jason Smotherman on “Help! My Bladder Is Ruining my Life!” Pre-register at 263-5400.

Miracles, breakfast
Windward Unity Church sponsors a Course in Miracles at 6:30 tonight at 46-005 Kawa St. #303 and a meet-the-pastor breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Cinnamon’s. Call 262-6731.

College night
Kalaheo High School hosts a college night for juniors, sophomores and freshmen and their parents at 6:30 p.m. in the school library. Call 254-7924.

February 22

Star struck
WCC’s Hokulani Imaginarium presents the family show “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 7 tonight and May 24. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Piano people

Ernest Chang’s piano students play a free public recital at 7 tonight, and pianist Ron Miyashiro entertains at 7 p.m. next Tuesday at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Saturday February 23 History day Windward District’s History Day Fair is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at King Intermediate School, featuring the best of history research projects by students in grades 4-12. The public is welcome. Call Hawaii Council for the Humanities at 732-5402, ext. 7.

Studio hula
Hula Preservation Society offers a studio hula class for women, meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Hale Pulelehua, 46-020 Alaloa St. Kumu Nawahine Kuraoka leads the non-competitive class. Fee is $40 a month, and drop-in students are welcome for $10 per session. Call 247-9440.

Lanikai gala
Lanikai Public Charter School presents “Vintage Lanikai,” a wine-tasting and auction benefit from 6 to 10 p.m. at Mid-Pacific Country Club with heavy pupus, entertainment and plenty of wine. Tickets cost $55. Call 503-381-6387.

Royal music
The Royal Hawaiian Band plays a free concert at noon at Windward Mall. Call 922-5331.

Writing retreats
Lillian Cunningham leads writing retreats from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and March 16 and April 27 in Hale Akoakoa 107-109. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Call 235-7433.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Band has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kailua Community Church, 250 Oneawa St. Call 848-4770.

Hakipuu help
Hui o Koolaupoko volunteers helps restore Hakipuu Stream from 8 a.m. to noon, and every fourth Saturday, removing invasive plant species from the mauka spring area. To offer help, call 381-7202.

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

Up to two boxes of material per person can be shredded from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, sponsored by Kaneohe Business Group, First Hawaiian Bank and Hawaii State FCU. Call 235-7747.

Lotus plants
Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery has a free workshop on lotus plant care at 10 a.m. at 41-639 Kaulukanu St. in Waimanalo. Call 396-6595.

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

February 24

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. John Vianney, 920 Keolu Drive. Call 848-4770.

February 25

Makahiki deadline
Entry fees of $70 are accepted through today for the March 9 Makahiki Challenge at Kualoa Ranch. Email

February 26

Baby stories
Kaneohe Library has Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m. at the library. Call 233-5676.

Good cooking
Registered dietitian Rita Madden discusses “Healthy Cooking on a Fixed Budget” at 6 p.m. at Kahuku Library, with recipes and samples of nutritious meals for ages 12 and up. Call 293-8935.


Movie night
Kaneohe Library will screen the film Hotel Transylvania at 6 p.m. Feb. 27. Call 233-5676.

Star struck
Hokulani Imaginarium will present a “purely entertaining” program at 7 p.m. Feb. 27, featuring classic rock music by Led Zeppelin and “mind-blowing graphics in full dome digital technology.” Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Positive coaching
Positive Coaching Alliance will run a coaching workshop at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in Windward (location TBA), covering “Double Goal Coach: Culture, Practices and Games” and “Coaching the Mental Game.” Call 235-7747 for details.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank will have a donor drive from 12:45 to 6:45 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Kailua Town Center parking lot. Call 848-4770.

Hearty foods
Castle Medical Center will sponsor “Colorful Hearty Foods” in its Eat Well for Life series with Eileen Towata at noon Feb. 28 in the wellness center, featuring demonstrations, samples and recipes to nourish your heart. Fee is $20, $15 or $10, due two days ahead. Call 263-5400.

Craft sale vendors
Keolu Elementary School seeks vendors for its first yard and craft sale March 16, to benefit the PTSA. Fee is $25 for a 10-by-10-foot space. Call 734-1872.

Enchanted Lake’s 50th
Enchanted Lake Elementary will mark its 50th year March 16 with a luau, entertainment and exhibits. Alumni are welcome, along with their old photos, T-shirts and memorabilia. Tickets cost $12, or $15 after March 1. Call Barbara at 263-1411, ext. 236.

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