What’s Up In Windward Oahu

October 2

Surf photos
Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer the Bar hosts a talk-story and film night at 7:30 p.m. with Doug Walker and his film The Lost & Found Collection (old surfing footage). Tickets cost $10 and proceeds go to The Light Foundation. Email info@northshorewatershed.com or call 293-6000.

Book sale
Friends of Kaneohe Library offer special discounts on horror books throughout October. Hours are 10 a.m. -3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. today, 1-3 p.m. Fridays, 1 –4 p.m. Sundays, and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 247-4819.

Deadline is today to sign up for a self-help class in “Ear Points for Whole Body Health,” set for 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. Oct. 9 in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Archive care
The Association of Hawaii Archivists and Na Hawaii Imi Loa conduct a free archival training workshop from 9 a.m. to noon at KEY Project on Waihee Road. The workshop is limited to 35 people who would like to improve the oversight of their documents, photos, etc. To register, visit at tinyurl.com/is4wfoc.

Manga art
Artists in Gallery ‘Iolani’s current exhibit, “The Art of Manga in Hawaii,” closes today in the Hale Palanakila complex at WCC. Call 236-9155.

Habitat homes
Honolulu Habitat for Humanity conducts an information session on its nonprofit homebuilding program at 7 tonight at Waimanalo District Park, and at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at Waiahole Elementary School. Call 538-7070.

October 3

Grand opening
Oahu Spine & Rehab hosts a grand opening luau from 5 to 7 p.m. in its office at Pali Palms building, Suite C-316. Also planned are door prizes (Las Vegas trip, etc.), pupus, live entertainment and a hosted bar. Other health-related events will follow on a regular basis. Call 775-2476.

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

Hip, knee seminars
Castle hospital’s Joint Care Center conducts a free seminar on MAKOplasty at 6 tonight, as well as Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 in the Wellness Center. The seminar offers details about a robotic arm-assisted partial knee resurfacing procedure, as well as total knee and hip replacement. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP, call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.

Bamboo class deadline
Deadline is today to register for free bamboo workshops, set for 9 and 11 a.m. Saturday at Sharon’s Plants, 41-614 Waikupanaha St. in Waimanalo. Call 259-7137.

October 4

Kapunahala fair
Kapunahala Elementary School has its annual fun fair from 2:10 to 7:30 p.m. with rides, inflatables, keiki games, ono food, country market, book sale and more at 45-828 Anoi Road. Call 233-5650.

October 5

Kawainui cleanup
Volunteers are welcome from 9 a.m. to noon today and the first Saturday of each month to help restore the Kawainui marsh ponds with James Cogswell. Call 266-0911.

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

Geology tour
A geology tour of the Kailua ahupua’a, including the marsh, is set for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with WCC professor Floyd McCoy. Sites include Pali Lookout, Ameron Quarry and Na Pohaku o Hauwahine. Donation is $10 and space is limited to 30 people. Call Kaimi at 263-8008.

Mall events
Windward Orchids has a display and sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Windward Mall. Also planned: Anime Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kaneohe Little League signups from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Sunday (and 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 8). Call 235-1143.

Car show
Aikahi Park Shopping Center hosts a classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. in its parking lot. Call 735-8822.

Kaneohe Hongwanji has a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 45-520 Keaahala Road. Call 247-2661.

Graffiti paint-out
A community cleanup and graffiti paint-out runs from 8 to 11:30 a.m., meeting first at Kaneohe Skate Park. Bring paint rollers and covers; lunch also is planned for volunteers. Call 235-7747.

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

Warriors on screen
Koolau 10 Theatres presents the UH-San Jose State football game live at 6 p.m. on the big screen. Tickets cost $10. Call 239-0919.

Church programs
Windward Unity Church has an Evensong (spiritual gathering with drumming and strumming) at 7 tonight, a book study group discussing Dr. Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, and Prosperity classes using Eric Butterworth’s book Spiritual Economics at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7, all at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303 (Kaneohe Atrium building). Call 262-6731.

October 6

Hula in Kailua
Charlani Kalama and Halau Ha’a Hula ‘O Kekau’ilani Na Pua Hala ‘O Kailua perform at 3 p.m. at Kailua Town Center in the monthly “I Love Hula in Kailua” program. Call 263-7073.

The Queen
Kaneohe Library hosts a free program on Queen Lili’uokalani’s Legacies at 2 p.m. today (233-5676), and Kahuku Library presents it at 6 p.m. Tuesday (293-8935). The event features readings, a sing-along, a short film and some talk story. Kailua resident Mele-anna Aluli Meyer, a descendant of the queen’s confidante Emma Nawahi, will narrate the participatory programs.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay on Pookela Street. Call 848-4770.

Asthma help
Castle hospital offers asthma patient educator training at 7:30 tonight and Oct. 10 in the Pikake Room. Call 263-5158.

Windward 25K
Motorists are advised that Mid-Pacific Road Runners Club’s Windward 25K Race begins at 6 a.m. at Kailua Beach Park with 500 runners expected on a route that covers parts of Kailua, Lanikai and the Kaneohe Marine base. Call 373-3609.

Wine and paint
Oeno Winemaking presents “Paint the Night Away” at 26 Hoolai St. #900, featuring a gathering of friends and good times, a bottle of wine, and painting classes, complete with supplies and instructor. Fee is $47. For details, call 263-6366.

Waimanalo polo
Honolulu Polo Club features the Military Warriors Cup action at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo polo field. Admission is $5, and gates open at 1 p.m. Call 396-0494.

October 7

Kailua ballroom
The Kailua chapter of Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association is accepting registration for classes in cha-cha and tango, which also start tonight at Kailua District Park gym complex. The classes will meet Monday nights through Dec. 9 (except for Oct.14 and Nov. 11). Call Gary at 285-6072.


Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank will have donor drives from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10 at the BYU-Hawaii ballroom. Call 848-4770.

Hokulani Imaginarium will present “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 on the WCC campus. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer the Bar will host a talk-story and film night at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 with 2002 Skater of the Year Rodney Mullen and his film Bones Brigade. Tickets cost $10 and proceeds go to charity. Call 293-6000.

Items must reach us by Oct. 2 to be considered for the Oct. 9 edition. Fax them to 585-6324 or email to cchang@midweek.com.