What’s Up in Windward Oahu

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Wednesday July 9

Hazards awareness Waimanalo’s Hawaii Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program meets at 6:30 p.m. at Hawaii Army National Guard dining facility at Bellows on “Alert and Warning.” Call 259-7222.

School supplies Now through Friday, Prudential Locations Oahu accepts school supplies at its Kailua office and Windward Mall kiosks for its “Backpack to School” project. Call 262-2727.

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

Neck tension Deadline is today to sign up for “Relaxing Neck Muscle Tension,” set for 9:45 a.m. July 16 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Thursday July 10

Arthritis Dr. Linda Rasmussen and dietitian Amanda O’ Neill discuss “Living with Arthritis & Diabetes” in the free public series In Sickness & In Health, at 6 p.m. at Castle hospital’s Wellness Center. Light refreshments will be served. Register at 263-5400.

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

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 3 to 7 p.m. at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Friday July 11

Kaneohe music Saloon Pilots play bluegrass from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.

Saturday July 12

Pan Am nostalgia Kailua Library hosts author and former Pan Am stewardess Teresa Webber (Kailua ’66) at 11 a.m. to discuss her history/cookbook A Touch of Class — Pan Am Recipes and Nostalgia. Call 266-9911.

Makahiki Kaneohe District Park hosts a Makahiki from 9 a.m. to noon with pool fun, carnival games and Summer Fun shows. Call 233-7311.

State farm fair Kualoa Ranch hosts the Hawaii State Farm Fair from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults. Call 848-2074.

Art memory Waimanalo artist Ginny Walden shares “Proof of Ancestral Memory in Artworks” from 1 to 7 p.m. at her art gallery and studio, 41-829 Kakaina St. #A-4. Call 389-0579.

Fishing days Paepae o He’eia plays host to La Holoholo Family Fishing Days from 8:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. today and Aug. 9 at He’eia fishpond. Register at 236-6178 or email sales@paepaeoheeia.org.

Film class Windward Unity Church presents “Waking Up with Movies” at 1 p.m. at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Art reception Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery has a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. for Kailua artist Warren Stenberg and “The Works, 25 Years in the Art Zone.” The show runs through July 31. Call 262-8306.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

All about balloons Professor Mad teaches via “Balloon Science” at 1:30 p.m. at Kailua Library. Call 266-9911.

Kanikapila Martin Pahinui plays a free public show at 4 p.m. for “Kanikapila” at Kailua parking garage. Call 263-7073.

Relay for Life American Cancer Society Hawaii’s Windward Relay for Life benefit starts at 6 tonight and ends at 6 a.m. Sunday on the Kailua High School track. Also planned are a luminaria ceremony, activities and a silent auction. Call 432-9160 or 741-5854.

Sunday July 13

Hula in Kailua Kumu hula Chinky Mahoe and Halau Hula Kawaili’ula perform a free public show at 3 p.m. for “I Love Hula” at Kailua parking garage. Call 263-7073.

Gong meditation Windward Unity Church presents gong meditation at 6:30 p.m. with Barbara Cole at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Hanauma talk Hanauma Nature Preserve’s free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater covers “Rough-toothed Dolphins in Hawaii” and “Population Structure of the Melon-headed Whales in the Hawaiian Archipelago.” Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

Monday July 14

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

Tuesday July 15

Teddy bears Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden’s preschool nature hour starts at 10:30 a.m. at the visitor center with a “Teddy Bear Picnic” theme for tots and their parent. Bring lunch, walking shoes, bug repellent and rain gear. Call 233-7323.

Hawaiian music Herb Lee plays Hawaiian music at a free public show at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.


Genealogy Waimanalo LDS Chapel will conduct a genealogy workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m July 19 at 41-972 Oluolu St. Call 259-3433.


Language class Nakayoshi Class has ongoing morning and afternoon Japanese language lessons for all ages at Kailua Christian Church on Manona Street. Call 384-8650 or visit nakayoshiclass.com.