What’s Up in Windward Oahu

February 27

Star struck
Hokulani Imaginarium presents a program that’s “purely entertaining” at 7 tonight, and April 24 and June 26 featuring classic rock music by Led Zeppelin and “mind-blowing graphics” using the best of digital technology. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Positive coaching
The Positive Coaching Alliance conducts a coaching workshop from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Kaneohe Community and Senior Center at 45-613 Puohala St., covering “Double Goal Coach: Culture, Practices and Games” and “Coaching the Mental Game.” Call 233-7306 for details and 235-7747 to RSVP.

Movie night
Kaneohe Library screens the film Hotel Transylvania at 6 p.m. in the library basement. Call 233-5676.

Tai chi
Signup deadline for the public is today for a class in “Flexibility and Tai Chi,” set for 9:45 a.m. March 6 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Wanderers art
The Windward Wanderers, a group of 15 artists who meet regularly to paint at area sites, have an exhibition of their works through today at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery. Call 233-7323.

February 28

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 12:45 to 6:45 p.m. at the Kailua Town Center parking lot, near the Thursday Night Market. Call 848-4770.

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

Gallery ‘Iolani show
Gallery ‘Iolani at WCC presents the exhibit “Old Dogs, New Tricks” now through today, featuring a mixed media exhibit by seven artists who first met decades ago at the UH art building. Call 236-9155.

Windward artwork
State Sen. Jill Tokuda sponsors the mixed-media artwork of Kailua High and Olomana school students throughout February at the state capitol, chamber level, weekdays and Saturdays. March will showcase creations by King Intermediate students. Call 587-7215.

Healthy chocolate
Ola Loa Wellness leads a free demonstration of preparing healthy chocolate recipes at 6 p.m. at Whole Foods Market Kailua. Call 258-3943.

March 1

Park hearing, closure
The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a hearing on the Waimanalo Bay Beach Park master plan at 10:30 a.m. at Waimanalo District Park on Hihimanu Street. The plan calls for improvements to the sports field, comfort stations and picnic areas, and expanded campsites and trails. The city also closes the park’s camping area temporarily starting today for renovations. Call William Ammons at 768-8025.

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

HPU art shows
HPU art gallery offers two photo exhibitions through today in the Hawaii Loa Academic Center: Terry Wright Corvo’s “Girls will be Girls” and William Williams III’s “Abstractus Auspicii ad Mortis.” Call 544-0228.

March 2

AAUW and science
The American Association of University Women Wind-ward chapter meets at 9:30 a.m. at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden to hear HCC science professor and “Facts of the Matter” columnist Richard Brill discuss “Ignorance and Activism.” The public is invited. Call 783-3008.

Kahuku cleanup
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii volunteers clean up the Kahuku coastline (Kuilima Point, Campbell Wildlife Refuge, Kahuku Golf Course) at 9 a.m. in conjunction with this week-end’s Wanderlust Festival at Turtle Bay Resort. Some participants may win tickets to the event’s evening concert. Email info@sustain-ablecoastlineshawaii.org.

Benefit garage sale
Kalaheo Project Grad has a benefit garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday at 1054 Kainui Drive. Donations are welcome to 261-0497.

March 3

Kailua market
A new Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m at Kailua Elementary School on Kuulei Road. Call 388-9696.

March 4

Job skills
WCC begins a course in “Quick Response for Computer and Business Skills,” offering a flexible schedule for students seeking jobs in office and administrative support. Call 235-7363.

March 5

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Castle Medical Center. Call 848-4770.

Ohana food
Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project. Call 239-5777.


Parenting teens
The Parent Project will begin a 10-week course, “Empowering Parents, Transforming Teens,” March 6 in the Windward District office at King Intermediate School. Classes will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and cover arguing, alcohol, drug use, school attendance and performance, and family resources. The course is free, but materials cost $24. Call Rosey Potts at 233-5727, ext. 247.

Kailua board meeting
Kailua Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. March 7 at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3711.

Transition talk
Parents for Public Schools of Hawaii will sponsor a roundtable discussion at 6 p.m. March 7 in Kailua Intermediate library on “Transition to Intermediate School,” plus refreshments and free childcare. To pre-register, call 988-5505 or go to ppshi.org.

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