What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Send Windward items to cchang@midweek.com by May 21 to be considered for the May 28 edition.

Wednesday May 21

Chi Kung class
Deadline is today to register for “Chi Kung Exercises,” set for 9:45 a.m. May 28 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Sounds of the Underground” at 7 and 8 tonight, and “Perfect Little Planet” at 7 p.m. Friday on the WCC campus. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

Basketball signups
Kailua Community Basketball League is taking late registration for the 2014 season for children ages 7 to 17 (born 1997-2007). Call Gary at 216-8103. Thursday

May 22

Eating carbs
Castle Medical Center hosts a cooking demonstration of “Carbs Worth Eating” at 6 p.m. in its Wellness Center. Fee is $10, and an RSVP is needed two days prior to the program. Call 263-5400.

Campaign kickoff
Jarrett Keohokalole, Democrat candidate for state House District 48 (Kaneohe-Waiahole), hosts a campaign kick-off from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria with food, entertainment and talk story. Suggested donation is $25. Call 428-1372 or visit jarrettkeohokalole.com.

Friday May 23

Soccer benefits
Kailua-Waimanalo AYSO has a fundraiser from 5 to 8 tonight at the Kailua McDonald’s, (and also from 4 to 9:30 p.m. May 20 at Round Table Pizza Kailua). A portion of proceeds from both goes to the team travel fund for a California tournament in July. Call 497-4501 or email rikehara_quebral@hotmail.com.

Lanikai Mortgage Players present Wedlockout, or Bed-fellows Make Strange Politics, at 8 tonight through Sunday at Lanikai park pavilion’s Shreve Theater, loosely based on the plot of Lysistrata. Tickets cost $7 and include a finale olio and free popcorn. Call 262-5482.

Piano recital
Ernest Chang’s piano students perform a free recital at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

Kaneohe music
Kapena entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.

Saturday May 24

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

He’eia fishpond
Volunteers meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon to help restore He’eia fishpond. Email admin@paepaeoheeia.org or call 236-6178.

Mall concerts
Windward Mall hosts a weekend concert series at noon today with Kalei Gamiao, 1 p.m. Sunday with Maunalua, and 1 p.m. Monday with Mailani. Call 235-1143.

Kailua music
Soul Patrol Acoustic entertains from 6 to 8 p.m. at Morning Brew Cafe & Bistro at Kailua Shopping Center. Call 262-7770.

Waipao ohana
Waipao Ohana Days runs from 8 to 11 a.m. at Papahana Kuaola, at the mauka end of Haiku Road, for play, talk story and working the land. Email waipao143@gmail.com.

Likeke hike
Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 5.1-mile intermediate Likeke hillside hike in Kaneohe at 9 a.m. Visit htmc.org.

Sunday May 25

Hula in Kailua
Pukaikapuaokalani Hula Studio with kumu hula Darcey Moniz dances at 3 p.m. at Kailua parking garage. Call 263-7073.

Haiku Valley cleanup
Koolau Foundation plans a Haiku Valley Cleanup Service Day from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register by May 24 and meet at the top of Haiku Road by the preschool and be prepared for hard, dirty work. Lunch and tools will be provided. Call 221-5662 or email koolaufoundation@gmail.com.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to noon at Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 848-4770.

Monday May 26

All public schools and libraries are closed today in observance of Memorial Day.

Tuesday May 27

Origami club
Kahuku Library hosts its Origami Club for all ages at 6:30 p.m. on the theme of “Lei Origami.” Call 293-8935.

Ho’okena sings
Ho’okena plays Hawaiian music in a free concert at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Castle Medical Center near the entrance. Call 848-4770.


Clutter class
Deadline is May 27 to register for Marilyn Nagel’s “Clutter Free for Life” series of classes, set to begin at 6:30 p.m. June 4 at WCC. Fee is $30 plus $11 for the book. Call 235-7433.

Heiau committee
Maunawila Heiau steering committee will meet at 6 p.m, May 28 at Hauula Civic Center. Email dotty.kelly@verizon.net.

Movie night
Kaneohe Library will screen the film Wall-E at 6 p.m. May 28 in the library basement, complete with free popcorn. Call 233-5676.