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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Send Windward items to cchang@midweek.com by July 16 to be considered for the July 23 edition.

Wednesday July 16

Schedule pickups Kalaheo High has its schedule pickup and fee-payment day in the gym at 8:30 a.m. for those whose names start with A-K, and 10 a.m. for L-Z. Call 254-7900.

Kailua football Kailua Mustangs seek football players ages 8-12 (60 to 120 pounds), as well as cheerleaders ages 5-15 now through July 31. Call 221-2245 or email kailuamustangboard2014@gmail.com.

Vendor deadline Applications are due today for vendors wanting to join the “End of Summer Craft & Family Fun Fair” Aug. 16 at Aikahi Park Shopping Center. Email marisa@pcfinternational.com or call 722-6467 for an application.

Caregivers Ohana Caretakers support group meets at 9 a.m. at Queen Lili’uokalani Children’s Center on Haiku Road. Call 234-2207.

Breastfeeding Castle Medical Center conducts a class on breastfeeding at 5:30 p.m. Fee is $25 per person, or free with any CMC childbirth class. Call 263-5400 in advance.

Keiki film hui Ko’olau 10 Theatres’ Keiki Film Hui screens The Croods at 10 a.m. today and Thursday with children’s tickets costing $1. Still ahead: Despicable Me 2 July 23-24 and Rio July 30-31. Call 239-0919.

Acupressure Deadline is today to sign up for “Acupressure & Chi Kung for Your Neck and Shoulders,” set for 9:45 a.m. July 23 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Thursday July 17

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

Water winners Student winners of the Board of Water Supply’s 2014 essay and poster contest on water conservation are on display through today at Windward Mall in the upper level next to Charlotte Russe. Call 235-1143.

Kahaluu forum Kahaluu Neighborhood Board hosts a state House and Senate candidates’ forum from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.

Friday July 18

Mall concert Windward Mall’s Friday Night Pau Hana concert stars award-winning vocalist Lehua Kalima of Na Leo Pilimehana from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at center court. Call 235-1143.

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

Saturday July 19

LEGO robots Kailua Library hosts a demonstration of how to build a LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robot at 10:30 a.m., with teachers Peter Park and Dawn Robertson. Register at 266-9911.

He’eia restoration Volunteers help restore upper He’eia Stream from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at 46-403 Haiku Road and prepare to work hard and get muddy. RSVP to nalani@hui-hawaii.org or call 381-7202.

Classic cars East End Hot Rod Club has a classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Macy’s parking lot at Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 to 11 a.m. at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Castle Hills sale Castle Hills Community Association sponsors a massive garage sale for the public at dozens of homes from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Sunday. Reach the neighborhood via Pookela Street, past Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay. Email castle-hillsassociation@gmail.com.

Relationships Windward Unity Church hosts “Relationship as a Spiritual Practice” from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with Benny Silverman and Robyn Busfield at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Email mster-benny@yahoo.com.

Mall concert Multi-genre vocalist Kody Riehl entertains from 1 to 2 p.m. at center court for Windward Mall’s Concert in the Mall. Call 235-1143.

Sunday July 20

City Mill demo City Mill marks its anniversary with screen-making demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kaneohe store on Kahuhipa Street. Call 247-2181.

Blood drives Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. today at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay on Pookela Street, 7 a.m.-1:15 p.m. July 26 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, and 7 a.m.-1 p.m. July 26 at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Hanauma talk Hanauma Nature Preserve host a free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater on wild dolphin conservation with biologist Laura McCue, coordinater of Dolphin SMART for NOAA Fisheries. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

Tuesday July 22

Hawaiian music Pianist Alan Fisher plays and leads a free public sing-along at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

Kidney course Castle Medical Center hosts a free six-part weekly “Aloha Kidney” course with Dr. Ramona Wong, starting at 5 p.m. today through Aug. 26 in the Wellness auditorium, for patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease (and who are not on dialysis). Register at 585-8404.

Movie express Regal Theatres at Windward Mall offers a Kids Summer Movie Express now through July 30 with 10 a.m. screenings each Tuesday and Wednesday for $1. A portion of proceeds go to Will Rogers Institute. Call 235-1143 or see film schedule at windwardmall.com.


Healthy pregnancy Castle Medical Center will offer a Healthy Pregnancy class at 6 p.m. July 23 in the Ohana Room for expectant couples. Fee is $10 per person. Call 263-5400.

Rotary speakers Congressional candidate Charles Djou will address Windward Oahu Rotary Club at noon July 24 at its luncheon meeting at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Cost of optional meal is $14. U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa will speak Aug. 7. Call Jerry Allen at 261-1956.

Salad demo Castle Medical Center will present a cooking demonstration on “Salad Season” at 6 p.m. July 24 in the Wellness Center for $10 per person, as part of the Eat Well for Life series. It includes samples and recipes. Register at 263-5400 two days in advance.

Fire ants Oahu Invasive Species Committee will present the documentary Little Fire Ants in Hawaii at 7 p.m. July 25 at KEY Project in partnership with KEY and its Waihee Ahupua’a Initiative. The 28-minute film will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Potluck and calabash donations are planned. Email jreppun@keyproject.org.

Waihee hike Kaneohe Community Family Center will lead a hike to Waihee waterfall from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 26. Register by July 23 at 235-7747.

Water lilies Mulkern Nursery will conduct “Fun in the Mud: Water Lily Workshop” at 10 a.m. July 26 at 41-639 Kaulukanu. St. Fee is $20. Call 396-6595.

Kailua bon dance Kailua Hongwanji Mission will have its bon dance at 7 p.m. July 26 at 268-A Kuulei Road. Food booths open at 6. Call 262-4560.

Discover mall The “Discover Windward” promotion will run from 4 to 9 p.m. July 26 at Windward Mall with food, music, fashion shows, arts, crafts, bounce houses and games. Call 253-1499.

Castle High ’64 Castle High School Class of 1964 will have its 50-year reunion Aug. 23 at Mid-Pacific Country Club, highlighted by the celebration of drama teacher Ron Bright’s 80th birthday. Call Patti Ramirez at 550-0844 by the end of July.

Composers contest Entries are due by Aug. 14 for the 2014 Na Mele Ko’olaupoko Original Song Composers Competition, which will take place Sept. 21 at Windward Mall. Call 235-8111 for details.

Bay tours Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club will offer guided tours of Kaneohe Bay, “Legends of Ko’olau,” at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 16 and Sept. 13, leaving from He’eia Pier on the Coral Queen glass-bottom boat. Fee is $20 and $10, including a tour brochure. Call 235-8111 in advance.

Flea market vendors Windward Church of the Nazarene seeks vendors for its Aug. 23 Garage/Flea Market Fundraiser at Bayview Golf Park. Fee for sales table and space is $35, and proceeds go to the church’s Joyful Club. Call Josi at 247-4267.

Turtle Bay biathlon The inaugural Turtle Bay Biathlon is set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 23 with an ocean swim and 5K trail run plus after-party at the Kahuku resort. Fee is $80 for individuals through July 20, and proceeds benefit Hawaii’s Lifeguard & Water Safety Fund. Call 293-6000.


Kailua book sale Friends of Kailua Library sells all of its K-12 books (not including picture books) at five for $1 now through Aug. 30. Hours are 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 392-1824

Kailua bowlers Kailua High bowling coach Harvey Lee is recruiting bowlers for the fall prep season prior to August try-outs at Pali Lanes. Students must have their physical exams and parent permission slips. Call 748-3154.

Japanese classes Nakayoshi Class at Kailua Christian Church offers affordable Japanese language lessons for all ages in small groups at morning and afternoon times. Email info@nakayoshiclass.com.

Kaneohe book sale During July the Friends of the Kaneohe Library offers half-off prices on used books and all media in the library basement. Hours are 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesday; 1-3 p.m. Friday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Call 233-5676.