What’s Up in Windward Oahu

September 18

Deadline is today to sign up for a self-help class in “Foot Reflexology and Chi Kung,” set for 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sept. 25 in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Eddie Aikau film
Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer the Bar hosts a talk-story and film night at 7:30 p.m. with producer Paul Taublieb and Eddie Aikau’s youngest brother Clyde to screen and discuss The Legend of Eddie Aikau. Tickets cost $10, and proceeds go to Eddie Aikau Foundation. Email info@northshorewatershed.com or call 293-6000.

September 19

‘Seeds of Hope’
PBS-Hawaii premiers the acclaimed local documentary Na Kupu Mana Olana: Seeds of Hope at 9 p.m., covering many of the Islands’ agricultural struggles.

Weight-loss plan
Dr. William Harris of the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii presents “Dr. Bill’s Never-Fail Guaranteed Weight-Loss Plan” in a free lecture at 7 p.m. at Castle hospital’s Wellness Auditorium. Register at 263-5400. A Dine Out vegan buffet in Castle’s Bistro also is planned from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for $10 (no registration required).

Local dining
Cactus Bistro in Kailua hosts a Farmers Dinner at 6 p.m. (and later seatings) with a six-course meal featuring ingredients from Hawaiian Fresh Farms on the North Shore. Price is $70, or $100 with wine and cocktail pairings. Farm founder Tristan Reynolds will speak. The restaurant is located at 767 Kailua Road #106. Call 261-1000.

Castle parents
Castle High School hosts Senior Parents Night with dinner and information, starting at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Call 233-5600.

Kaneohe board meets
Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

Fish poison plant
Topic of the 6:30 p.m. Hanauma Nature Preserve free lecture is “Fish Anesthetics and Aquaponics? Investigation of ‘Auhuhu, a Traditional Fish Poison Plant” with UH oceanographer Danielle Hull in the park theater. Call 397-5840.

September 20

Kailua concert
Taimane and Dread Ashanti star at the Kailua Full Moon Concert from 5 to 9 p.m. at Kailua District Park. Call 294-1794.

Hamakua music
The Saloon Pilots play bluegrass from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Castle movie night
Castle High School hosts Family Movie Night from 7 to 10 p.m. in the grassy area next to the cafeteria. Admission is $2, and the public is invited. Food will be available. Bring mats or low chairs. Call 233-5600.

Yoga teachers
Windward Family Wellness Center has yoga-teacher training today through Dec. 8 at Koolau Center. For details, call 239-9355.

‘Les Miz’ musical
Paliku Theatre’s performances of Les Miserables are sold out through Oct. 20 at WCC. For updates on additional shows, call 235-7310.

September 21

Singer John Cruz headlines the free Kanikapila at 4 p.m. at Kailua Town Center garage. Call 263-7073.

Kaneohe hike
Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 3-mile intermediate hike to Kawaewae ridge in Kaneohe at 8 a.m. Visit htmclub.org.

Mondavi gala
Turtle Bay Resort honors winemaker Robert Mondavi with a special 100th-birthday dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $75. Call 293-6000.

Kids World
Today’s Kids World runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Windward Mall center court on a “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” theme, plus a photo booth and keiki crafts. Call 235-1143.

Heeia Stream help
Hui o Koolaupoko has a Heeia Stream workday from 8 to 11 a.m. Wear close-toed shoes, bring water bottle, snack and work gloves. Call 381-7202.

Writing retreats
Lillian Cunningham leads a writing retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in WCC’s Hale Akoakoa 107-109. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Bring lunch and coffee mug. Call 235-7433.

Kaneohe basketball
Kaneohe PAL Basketball signs up players age 6-14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 27 in Kaneohe District Park lounge. Fee is $25. Call 247-1558.

Football on screen
Koolau 10 Consolidated Theatres has the UH-Nevada football game live on the big screen at 2 p.m. Visit consolidatedtheatres.com.

Evensong, classes
Windward Unity Church has an Evensong gathering of music and spirit at 7 p.m. at 46-005 Kawa St. #303; at 5:30 p.m. Sunday is a workshop on Dr. Brene Brown’s vision in the book Daring Greatly; and at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 is “Go with the Flow” with Bill Warner. Call 262-6731.

Kaneohe music
Island Storm plays from 9 p.m. to midnight at Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill in Kaneohe. Call 234-6656.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Basketball Association signs up players age 5-14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sept. 28 at Enchanted Lake Community Park. Fee is $75 (5-8 years) or $100 (9-14). Email kailuabasketballassociation@hot-mail.com.

September 22

Open house
Family Promise has an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at 69 N. Kainalu Drive (St. Christopher’s) to share its homeless families program. Call 548-7478.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. today at Kailua Town Center, 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Monday at Kahuku High, and 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Castle hospital. Call 848-4770.

Kaneohe Library hosts “Investing 101: Understanding the Basics” with financial adviser Darryl Wong at 3 p.m. Call 233-5676.

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