What’s Up in Windward Oahu

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Wednesday July 30

Munitions meeting The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts a Restoration Advisory Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Kailua High cafeteria to review findings in its investigation of potential munitions and environmental damage from the military’s 1943-1945 Pali Training Camp. The defense site covered about 4,400 acres, especially an “artillery impact area” of 1,500 acres at the foot of the Ko’olaus in Maunawili. The public is invited. Call Kevin Pien at 835-4129.

Skin and muscles Deadline is today to sign up for “Chi Kung & Self-Acupressure: Nourishing your Skin and Muscles,” set for 9:45 a.m. Aug. 6 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Movie night Kaneohe Library screens the free film, The Lego Movie, at 6 p.m. featuring free popcorn and refreshments in the bookmobile garage. Call 233-5676.

Keiki film hui Ko’olau 10 Theatres’ Keiki Film Hui screens Rio 2 at 10 a.m. today and Thursday with children’s tickets costing $1. Call 239-0919.

Movie express Regal Theatres at Windward Mall hosts its final Kids Summer Movie Express at 10 a.m. with a screening of Rio 2 (also Tuesday) for $1. A portion of proceeds go to Will Rogers Institute. Call 235-1143.

Miracles Windward Unity Church begins a new “Course in Miracles” at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays with Alan Lemieux and Gloria Correa at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Thursday July 31

Castle High ’64 Deadline is “the end of July” to sign up for the 50-year reunion of Castle High School’s Class of 1964. One special event is an Aug. 23 banquet at Mid-Pacific Country Club, which will highlight the 80th birthday of drama teacher Ron Bright. Call Patti Ramirez at 550-0844 or 256-9148.

Art exhibit Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden gallery offers an exhibit through today by Kailua artist Warren Stenberg, “The Works, 25 Years in the Art Zone.” Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m daily. Call 262-8306.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in BYU-Hawaii Ballroom. Call 848-4770.

Road show Hawaii Republican Assembly brings its political road show to Windward Oahu at 7 tonight. For location and details, email alerts@hawaiirepublicanassembly.com.

Kailua football Through today, Kailua Mustangs seek football players ages 8-12 (60 to 120 pounds) and cheerleaders ages 5-15. Call 221-2245 or email kailuamustang-board2014@gmail.com.

Friday August 1

Frosh orientation Kalaheo High hosts Freshmen Orientation from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on campus, with Aug. 4 being the first day for all returning students. Call 254-7900.

Saturday August 2

Summer fest Kailua United Methodist Church presents “Summer Fest 2014” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a mini health expo, thrift shop, keiki games and more than 50 vendors. Call 261-6238.

Kawainui help State wildlife biologist James Cogswell leads volunteers in a work day at the Kawainui Restoration Ponds from 9 a.m. to noon today (and every first Saturday). Bring gloves and be prepared for mud and sun. The ponds are behind Castle hospital at the bottom of Ulukahiki Street. Call 266-0911.

Breakfast Windward Unity Church members and guests meet for a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s in Kailua. Call 262-6731.

Cruise night Aikahi Park Shopping Center hosts a Cruise Night for classic cars from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 735-8822.

Dance party Ka’ala Souza from FB “The 3-Minute Message” emcees a Faith Hope Aloha first-year anniversary Dance Party from 5 to 9 p.m. at Bay View Golf Park. Tickets cost $10, which includes pupus, desserts, raffle prizes, and entertainment by special guest T21, deejays, reggae worship by Ka’ohu Smith and choreography by Nicole Kealoha of Diverse Arts Center. Go to faithhopealoha.com.

Kukui nut relish Slow Food Hawaii leads an Inamona workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the He’eia Fishpond garage, sharing how to make kukui nut relish, start to finish. Fee is $25. Bring a hammer and pint mason jar (if possible) and potluck dish for lunch. Email slow-foodoahu@yahoo.com.

Sunday August 3

Distinguished dinner Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club honors three Distinguished Kama’aina at its annual dinner and auction, set for 4 to 8 p.m. at He’eia State Park. Tickets cost $20 and include live music, food, a country store, exhibits and a silent auction to support the club’s scholarship fund. Call 235-8111 or email jen@hawaii.rr.com.

Molasses talk Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater on “The Great Hawaii Molasses Spill of 2013” with professor Robert Bidigare of the Center for Microbial Oceanography Research & Education at UH Manoa. Parking costs $1. The Aug. 10 topic is fishpond-permitting challenges. Call 397-5840.

Monday August 4

Birth method A 12-week course on the Bradley Method begins tonight, meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Castle Medical Center. Fee is $300 for two people. Register in advance at castlemed.org or call 263-5400.

Castle High opens Castle High School hosts its freshman orientation all day today, and opens to all students for the first full day of classes Tuesday. For more information, call 233-5600.

Tuesday August 5

Samoan gospel The Samoan Gospel Herald Singers perform hymns and Hawaiian music in a free public concert at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

Ohana food Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified individuals and families, starting at 2:30 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239-5777.

Newborn care Castle Medical Center has a class in General Newborn Care from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $30 for two people. Register at 263-5400 or castlemed.org.


Breastfeeding Castle Medical Center will have a class in breastfeeding from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Fee is $25, or free with any Castle childbirth class. Register at 263-5400 or castlemed.org.

Castle parents Castle High School will conduct its Freshmen & Parents Night at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 in the cafeteria. Call 233-5600.

Rotary speaker Congressional candidate Colleen Hanabusa will address Windward Oahu Rotary Club at noon Aug. 7 at its luncheon meeting at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Cost of optional meal is $14. Call club secretary Jerry Allen at 261-1956.

Caregivers Caregiver Foundation will host a caregiver support group from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at First Presbyterian Church at Ko’olau, with a screening of Koi, Like the Fish, which raises awareness about caregiving, followed by group sharing. Call 625-3782.

Castle birthing Castle Medical Center will offer a four-part class in “Giving Birth: The Castle Experience” from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 or 2-4 p.m. Aug. 10. Fee is $45 per person, or $80 per couple (especially those in their third trimester). Register at 263-5400 or castlemed.org.

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium will launch its fall series at 7 and 8 p.m. Aug. 8 with “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Fishing day Paepae o He’eia will host a La Holoholo Family Fishing Day from 8:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at He’eia fishpond. Register at 236-6178 or sales@paepaeoheeia.org.

Gabby jams The Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at Waimanalo Beach Park pavilion, with top musicians, hula, exhibits, workshops, food, crafts and more. Call 722-8575.

Fun walk Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club will host a 4-mile Kaneohe Fun Walk at 8 a.m. Aug. 9. Forms are at Melrose Place at the Atrium. Call 218-2319.

Family car show Windward Dodge Chrysler Jeep & Hyundai will host a “Hott August Nitz” car show from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 9 at 46-177 Kahuhipa St. with free food, keiki activities, prizes, entertainment and a school supply drive. Call 233-6068.