What’s Up in Windward Oahu

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Wednesday July 23

Healthy pregnancy Castle Medical Center offers a Healthy Pregnancy class at 6 p.m. in its Ohana Room for expectant couples. Fee is $10 per person. Call 263-5400 to register.

Kailua football Kailua Mustangs seeks 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.

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

Chi Kung, acupressure Deadline is today to sign up for “Chi Kung & Acu-pressure for Your Neck, Face and Scalp (Self-Help),” set for 9:45 a.m. July 30 in Hale Kuhina 115 at Wind-ward Community College. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Thursday July 24 Peter Pan HEARTS presents the musical Peter Pan at 7 tonight and Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $20-$10. Visit showtix4u.com or call 387-4355.

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

Book club Kailua Library’s book club discusses Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale at 6:15 p.m. in the courtyard (18 and up). Call 266-9911.

Salad demo Castle Medical Center presents a cooking demonstration on “Salad Season” at 6 p.m. in the Wellness Center for $10 per person, as part of its Eat Well for Life series, including samples and recipes. Register two days ahead at 263-5400.

Lessons in love, mastery Windward Unity Church hosts two courses starting today with books and study groups: “A Course in Love” at 1 p.m., and “The Way of Mastery” at 3 p.m. at 46-005 Kawa St., # 303. Email unity@windwardunity.com or call 262-6731.

Friday July 25

Piano music Ernest Chang’s piano students perform a free public recital at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Still ahead: Ho’oheno’s Hawaiian music at 7 p.m. July 29. Call 234-6639.

Saturday July 26

Ho’omaluhia hike Kaneohe Community Family Center leads a hike through Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden — not Waihe’e waterfall as previously announced, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., starting from the visitor center. Register by July 23 at 235-7747.

Benefit garage sale Windward Unity Church has a garage sale at 8 a.m. at 232 Aikapa St. in Kailua to benefit the church. Email unity@windwardunity.com or call 262-6731.

Kids Inc. Windward Mall hosts its second annual Kids Inc. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. showcasing 12 young entrepreneurs (selected by online vote) selling their wares at center court. Call 235-1143.

Water lilies Mulkern Nursery presents a “Fun in the Mud” water lily workshop for $20 at 10 a.m. at 41-639 Kaulukanu St. Call 396-6595.

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

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.

Discover mall A “Discover Windward” event in partnership with Hawaii Gas runs from 4 to 9 p.m. at Windward Mall with food trucks, music, fashion shows, arts, crafts, bounce houses, games and merchant promotions. Call 253-1499.

Sunday July 27

Haiku Valley help Ko’olau Foundation volunteers are invited to a Haiku Valley service day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., meeting at the top of Haiku Road by the new preschool. Wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants and closed-toe shoes; bring sunscreen and bug repellent. Lunch and tools are provided. RSVP deadline is July 26 to 221-5662 or koolaufoundation@gmail.com.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Dolphin talk Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater on “Crossing the Blue Highway The Effects of Swim Tourism on Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins” with Carlie Wiener of the Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence. Parking fee is $1. Call 397-5840.

Funeral costs Financial educator Karen Ho discusses and answers questions on the topic “Don’t Get Buried by Funeral Costs” at 11 a.m. at Kaneohe Library. Call 233-5676.

Monday July 28

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Castle hospital. Call 848-4770.

Tuesday July 29

Movie express Regal Theatres at Windward Mall offers a Kids Summer Movie Express until 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 wind-wardmall.com.


Movie night Kaneohe Library will screen The Lego Movie at 6 p.m. July 30 in the basement, with free popcorn and refreshments. Call 233-5676.

WCC registration Staff from Windward Community College will register students for fall semester from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 30 at Waimanalo Homestead Halau (serving a light dinner), and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Gabby Pahinui Kanika-pila at Waimanalo Beach Park. Call 235-7385 or email gusca@hawaii.edu.

Road show Hawaii Republican Assembly will bring its road show to Windward Oahu at 7 p.m. July 31. For details, email alerts@hawaiirepublicanassembly.com.

Frosh orientation Kalaheo High School’s Freshmen Orientation will run from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 1. Call 254-7900.