What’s Up in Windward Oahu

October 9

Kahaluu board meets
Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.

School closures
Fall break for public schools began Monday and runs through Oct. 11.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Thursday in the BYU-Hawaii ballroom. Call 848-4770.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

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

Deadline is today to sign up for a self-help class in “Acupressure for your Neck and Face,” set for 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. Oct. 16 in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Church programs
Windward Unity Church presents a class in the Feldenkrais Method (reconnection with natural abilities) at 6:30 tonight; Compassionate Communication at 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Evensong at 7 p.m. Saturday; book discussion of Dr. Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly at 5:30 p.m. Sunday; and a Prosperity class based on Spiritual Economics at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14, all at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303 (Kaneohe Atrium building). Call 262-6731.

October 10

Wellness fair
Hawaii Pacific University’s Department of Health Sciences and Center for Student Life sponsor a Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the Hawaii Loa campus front lanai with booths, displays and more. Call 236-5852.

PCC exhibit
Polynesian Cultural Center has an exhibit up of its first 50 years through today at Honolulu Hale, featuring photos and key historical moments at the renowned Laie attraction.

Topic of Hanauma Bay’s free lecture at 6:30 tonight is “Revitalizing Loko I’a (fishponds) throughout Hawaii” with Brenda Asuncion of Kua’aina Ulu ‘Auamo. Call 397-5840.

Carpal tunnel
Drs. Minh Nguyen and Wiley Brunel discuss “Carpal tunnel, Jersey finger, shark bites and other injuries you shouldn’t ignore” at 6 p.m. in a free seminar in Castle hospital’s Wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

Koolauloa board meets
Koolauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hauula Community Center. Call 768-3710.

Asthma help
Castle hospital offers asthma patient educator training at 7:30 p.m. in the Pikake Room. Call 263-5158.

October 11

The Saloon Pilots play blue-grass style from 9 p.m. to midnight at Surfer the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Cover is $10. Call 293-6000.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Earth, Moon and Sun” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission ranges from $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

October 12

Mall fashions
Windward Mall has a runway fashion show at noon of merchants’ offerings, plus a Hawaiian Monarchy collection at 1:30 p.m. Call 235-1143.

Women’s rodeo
Hawaii Women’s Rodeo Association hosts its statewide All-Girls Rodeo, the largest in Hawaii, at 8:30 a.m. at Kualoa Ranch with numerous competitions, $5 admission fee and parking for the public. Call 216-7555.

Weight loss
Dr. Steve Fowler leads a free Weight-Loss Surgery seminar at 7 tonight and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 in Castle hospital’s Wellness Center auditorium. Register at 263-5400.

Warriors on screen
Koolau 10 Theatres has the UH-UNLV football game live at 2 p.m. on the big screen. Tickets cost $10. Call 239-0919.

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.

Alzheimer’s support
An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 10 a.m. at Kaneohe Community Family Center at King Intermediate School. Call 235-7747.

October 13

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kailua United Methodist Church on Kailua Road. Call 848-4770.

Hispanic day
Windward Mall hosts Hispanic Heritage Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at center court with food, entertainment, a low-rider car display, keiki corner and appearance by Miss Latina Hawaii 2013 Steisha Sheather. Call 235-1143.

Waimanalo polo
Honolulu Polo Club features the Care Hawaii League finals and Social Members Cup action at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo polo field. Admission is $5. Call 396-0494.

October 14

Waimanalo board meets
Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. in the National Guard auditorium at Bellows. Call 768-3710.

School closures
Today is Teachers Institute Day, which means public schools are closed to students until Tuesday.

October 15

Nature hour
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden has its free monthly Pre-school Nature Hour at 10:30 a.m. on the theme “Animal Faces,” featuring stories, crafts and hikes. Bring lunch, walking shoes, bug repellent, rain gear and a parent. Call 233-7323.


Boy Scout recruiting
Hawaii Boy Scouts will share information about scouting to prospective members and parents from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

Parenting Kahaluu
Kathy “Super Nanny” Bentley will lead a free parent workshop at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at Kahaluu Elementary cafeteria on “Yes! Boys and Girls Learn Differently.” The evening includes snacks and child care. Canned food items are welcome for Baskets of Blessings. To register, call 235-7747.

Moonlight dining
Kalama Beach Club will sponsor a Moonlight Dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19 with beachside dining and Oktoberfest fun for $30 per person. Price includes pupus, dinner, desserts, music and more. RSVP by Oct. 16 to 262-5995 or visit kalamabeachclub.com.

Parenting Kailua
The Parent Project will conduct 10 classes from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 16-Dec. 18 at Kailua High School. Fee is $24 for the workbook. Overall topic is coping with out-of-control teens. Call 233-5727, ext. 247.

Waimanalo fair
Waimanalo Country Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 18, noon to 11 p.m. Oct. 19 and noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at Waimanalo Beach Park with an E.K. Fernandez midway, games, food and entertainment.

Women’s Fund golf
The Women’s Fund of Hawaii Golf Tournament will welcome male players this year in the annual tour-ney, set for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Shotgun start is noon, and fee is $200 per player or $750 per team of four. Call 447-1840.

Parenting workshops
Kailua Intermediate School will host two more free parent workshops at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and Jan. 16 in the school library, offering tips on raising children through the teen years. Call 263-1500.

Coaches wanted
Hawaii Wrestling Officials Association seeks adults to officiate high school wrestling matches for the 2013-2014 season and no experience is necessary. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at Aiea High School gym. Call Stan Ono at 753-3968 or email him at stano8008@yahoo.com.

Castle class of 1976
Castle High’s class of 1976 will have its 55th Birthday Bash Nov. 13-14 in Las Vegas. Facebook Castle High Class of ’76 or email castle.high.76@gmail.com.


Phone tips
Verizon Wireless offers a variety of free workshops throughout October for new users of any brand of “smart phone” at its Windward Mall store. To register, visit vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com.

Haunted mall
Windward Mall’s “Evolution of Fear” is open through Oct. 31 in the Sears wing, upper level. Admission is $10, or $20 for a Fast Pass. For hours and details, call 330-1600.

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

Pumpkin patch
Waimanalo Country Farms has a Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Patch from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday in October at 41-225 Lupe St. in Waimanalo, complete with hayrides, games, a maze, fresh-squeezed lemonade and much more. Call 306-4381.

Tap dancing
Castle High’s dance program has free, open tap dance classes for public school students in grades 2 and up at 3:30 p.m. each Tuesday at the school. A permission form is required for the first class. Call Natalie Uehara at 786-512-0442.

Self help
United Self Help has a free Kailua support group from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Church, offering a safe environment to share personal concerns. Call Bud at 947-5558.

Wellness center
Windward Family Wellness Center at Koolau Center has exercise classes Saturday-Thursday, with varied times and fees. Instructors offer yoga, R.I.P.P.E.D., Zumba, flex & stretch and tai chi. Call 239-9355.

Vegetarian cooking
Down To Earth has free vegetarian cooking classes at 4:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at its Kailua store. Call 947-3249.

Give it fresh
Windward Unity Church seeks volunteers for Give It Fresh Day, 2-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Windward Mall Farmers Market, and after 4:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kailua Night Market. Call 262-6731.

Park yoga
Carolyn Sawai leads yoga classes for stress relief at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Kaneohe District Park. Fee is $2 per class. Call 381-6380.

Items must reach us by Oct. 9 to be considered for the Oct. 16 edition. Email to cchang@midweek.com.