What’s Up in Windward Oahu

October 16

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

Chemistry forum
WCC presents a chemistry forum on “Building Efficiency: Helping People Achieve” with certified energy manager Jim Notman at 1 p.m. in Hale ‘Imiloa. Call 236-9120.

Boy Scout recruiting
Hawaii Boy Scouts share information about the adventure of scouting with boys in grades 1-5 and their parents at 6:30 p.m. at Wind-ward Mall center court and also at St. John Vianney Parish Hall in Kailua. Call 226-2483.

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

Deadline is today to sign up for a self-help class in “Neck, Face and Scalp Self-Help,” set for 9:45 a.m. Oct. 23 in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Women’s health
Waimanalo Health Center has a Women’s Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with exhibits, services, health screenings, refreshments, prizes and live entertainment. Call 259-7948.

October 17

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

Kailua friends
Friends of Kailua Library have their annual membership meeting at 9 a.m. in the library with refreshments and the installation of board members by state Sen. Laura Thielen. Call 266-9911.

Kaneohe Library has a pre-school storytime at 10:30 a.m. today and Oct. 24 and 31 with Curt Fukumoto in the children’s section. Call 233-5676.

Hanauma Bay Education Center’s free lecture at 6:30 p.m. is “Ecology of Hawaii Seagrass Beds” with HPU biology prof Catherine Unaba. Call 397-5840.

October 18

CPAC drama
Castle Performing Arts Center presents The Bad Seed at 7:30 tonight and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday (and Oct. 25-27) at Ron Bright Theatre. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for students, seniors and military. Call 233-5626.

Party deadline
Deadline is today to reserve tickets for Windward Unity Church’s annual celebration, Hele Mai Hauoli, set for 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 25 at Honey’s Restaurant at Koolau Golf Club. Tickets cost $60 and include a buffet, dancing, music from the Serenaders and others, a silent auction and more. Call 262-6731 or email unity@windwardunity.com.

Pau Hana concert
Weldon Kekauoha performs at 6:30 p.m. at Windward Mall center court to conclude the mall’s Pau Hana concert series. Call 235-1143.

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

Saturday October 19 Moonlight dining Kalama Beach Club has a Moonlight Dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. with beachside dining and Oktoberfest fun for $30 each, including pupus, dinner, desserts, music and more. RSVP by Oct. 16 to 262-5995.

Healing help
WCC’s Healing Garden welcomes volunteer maintenance help today. Email kearstin@hawaii.edu.

Kaneohe music
Simplicity rocks Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill from 9 a.m. to midnight at 45-1034 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 234-6656.

Church fair
Kailua Christian Church’s harvest fair is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 317 Manono St. with arts and crafts, baked goods, food, rummage, plants, a silent auction, keiki games and a prayer tent. Call 261-0125.

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

Ho’okena plays at 4 p.m. at the free “Kanikapila in Kailua” at the town center parking garage. Call 263-7073.

Habitat homes
Honolulu Habitat for Humanity hosts an information session on its nonprofit homebuilding program at 9:30 a.m. at Waiahole Elementary. Call 538-7070.

Kahaluu hike
Hawaiian Train & Mountain Club leads a 3-mile novice hike to Pu’u Ma’eli’eli and a World War II bunker in Kahaluu at 8 a.m. Visit htmclub.org.

Stream restoration
Hui o Koolaupoko leads a community workday from 8 to 11 a.m. to restore Heeia Stream, and from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 26 to restore Hakipuu Stream. Call 381-7202.

Fishpond help
Waikalua Loko Fishpond Preservation Society has community workdays from 8 a.m. to noon today and Nov. 16 to help restore the Kaneohe fishpond. Call 392-1284.

Writing retreats
Lillian Cunningham leads writing retreats from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Nov. 30 for aspiring writers over age 16 in Hale Akoakoa 107-109 at WCC. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Bring sack lunch and mug for drinks. Call 235-7433.

Windward Mall hosts a “Mall-o-Ween” version of its Kids World from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in center court with a costume contest, entertainment, balloons, arts and crafts and a photo booth, sponsored by P.A.R.E.N.T.S. Inc. Call 235-1143.

Harvest festival
Lanikai Elementary has a Harvest Moon Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. with a “Haunted Farmhouse in the Creepy Cafeteria,” carnival games, prizes, a hay ride, pumpkin carving, a jump house, dunk tank, face painting and more. Call 266-7844.

Classic cars
East End Hot Rod Club conducts a Classic Car Show from 5 to 9 p.m. at Windward Mall’s makai parking lot. Call 235-1143.

Kaneohe basketball
Kaneohe PAL Basketball signs up players age 6 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Sunday and Oct. 26 and 27 in Kaneohe District Park lounge. Fee is $25. Call 247-1558.

October 20

Canadian storyteller and entertainer Anne Glover brings an “engrossing and hilarious” free program to Kaneohe Library at 3 p.m. today (233-5676), and again to Kailua Library at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28 (266-9911).

Karate Waimanalo polo Honolulu Polo Club has the Governor’s Cup competition at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo polo field. Admission is $5, and gates open at 1. Call 396-0494.

October 21

Chamber music
Chamber Music Hawaii presents the Galliard String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. at Paliku Theater featuring works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Shostakovich. Call 489-5038.

Library trick-or-treat
Kaneohe Library hosts “ghostly ghastly” storytelling with Anne Shimojima (suitable for 8 years and up) and trick-or-treating at 6:45 p.m. Bring bags for treats from Halloween Costume guild members and super-heroes; costumes are optional. Call 233-5676.

Ohana food
Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified individuals and families at 3 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239-5744.

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

Upcoming Parenting workshops Kailua Intermediate School will host a free parent workshops at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the library with P.J. Foehr on “Should I Approach the School?” (about potential or suspected problems). Call 263-1500.

DOE data sharing
A Castle Complex community meeting will begin at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 24 at WCC’s Hale Akoakoa so that area public schools can present their data and direction in light of Strive HI and program changes. Call Susan Young at 256-6182.

Charity golf
Klipper Golf Course will host “K-Bay Rally for the Cure” golf tournament Oct. 25 with registration at 10 a.m. and shotgun start at 11:30. Fee is $125 per golfer, and $20 of it goes to Rally for the Cure (breast cancer charity). Email william.otto@usmc.mil or call 216-6244.

Halloween dance
Waimanalo District Park will host a Halloween dance from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Call 259-8015.

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