What’s Up in Windward Oahu

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Wednesday August 27

Pregnancy Castle Medical Center has a class in Healthy Pregnancy at 7 p.m. Fee is $10 per person. Call 263-5400.

Movie night Kaneohe Library screens the free family film Rio 2 at 6 p.m. in the library basement. Call 233-5676.

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Led Zeppelin” at 7 p.m. on the WCC campus. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Thursday August 28

Cop on Top Police officers turn into the “Cop on Top” today through Saturday on the rooftops at Aikahi Park and Kaneohe Bay shopping centers to benefit Special Olympics Hawaii. Donations are welcome. Call 943-8808.

Castle open house Castle High School has its open house, beginning with a showcase and refreshment sales at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria, followed by classroom visits from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 233-5600.

Quality carbs Castle Medical Center has a cooking class and demonstration on “Quality Carbs” with Eileen Towata at 6 p.m. as part of its Eat Well for Life series. Fee is $10 per person in advance. Call 263-5400.

Enlightened living Butch Adams leads a book study at 10:30 a.m. on Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Pitching clinics Baseball Academy of Hawaii runs youth pitching clinics today through Sunday on Kailua High field with coach Tom House. Tuition is $200. Call Wendy at 306-3184 or email hawaiibaseballacademy@gmail.com.

Saturday August 30

Haiku Valley help Ko’olau Foundation leads a Haiku Valley service day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., meeting by the preschool at the top of Haiku Road. Lunch and tools are provided. RSVP by Aug. 29 to 221-5662 or email koolau-foundation@gmail.com.

Spiritually gifted keiki

A workshop on “Understanding Spiritually Gifted Children” begins at 10:30 a.m. at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. # 303. Shelley Vecchitto explains how to look for their gifts beyond labels, such as ADD/ADHD and autism. Call 262-6731 or email unity@windwardunity.com.

Neighborhood sale Residents of Bell and Nalu streets in Waimanalo conduct garage sales from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today (postponed from Aug. 9). Look for the green balloons. Call 259-7222.

Pahinui kanikapila The annual Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila, featuring dozens of musicians, has been rescheduled for 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today at Waimanalo Beach Park. Visit gabbypahinui.com.

Stain remover Kaneohe City Mill gives free demonstrations of Krud Kutter stain remover from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kahuhipa Street store. Call 247-2181.

Church breakfast Windward Unity Church members and guests meet for a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s. For more information call 262-6731.

Sunday August 31

Hanauma talk Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. on nearshore impacts in the park theater. Parking costs $1. For topic details, call 397-5840.

Scout recruitment Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts combine their recruiting efforts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Windward Mall center court with demonstrations, crafts and details about scouting. New leaders also are welcome. Call 235-1143.

Monday September 1

Piano singalong Pianist Alan Fisher presents a singalong of the “oldies” at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium in a free public show. Call 436-4578.

Tuesday September 2

Vocal open house Windward Choral Society has an open house rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. (newcomers) and 7 p.m. (returning singers) in Kailua United Methodist Church’s Holman Hall. New voices are welcome in all ranges; the group rehearses each Tuesday night. No auditions are required. Call 254-5717 or email windwardchoral@hawaii.rr.com.

Ohana food Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified individuals and families from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239-5777.


Kailua board meeting Kailua Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3710.

St. John’s luau St. John’s By The Sea will have a luau from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Ho’okano Hall, 47-074 Lihikai Drive. Tickets cost $25 in advance, or $30 at the door, with take-out available from 5 to 6 p.m., and valet parking. Also planned are entertainment and a country store. Call 239-7198 or 239-7000.

Graffiti paint-out Kaneohe Community Family Center will host its Graffiti Paint-Out & Community Cleanup from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 6, meeting first at Kaneohe Skate Park. Call 235-7747 or email kcfc@pacthawaii.org.

Waikalua fishpond help Waikalua Fishpond Preservation Society volunteers will help restore the Kaneohe pond from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 6. To register and get directions, email jepsona001@hawaii.rr.com or call 263-8202.

Tresemble Chamber Music Hawaii will present its Tresemble with pianist Jonathan Korth at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Paliku Theatre at WCC. For tickets, call 489-5038 or visit chambermusichawaii.org.

Bay tours Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club will have guided tours of Kaneohe Bay at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. 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 for advance reservations.

Walden gallery shows Ginny Walden Art Gallery exhibits “Ancestral Memories” with Tashina and “Between Worlds” with Ginny Walden now through Oct. 4. The gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 41-829 Kakaina St., Studio A-4 in Waimanalo. Call 389-0579.


Kaneohe book sale Friends of the Kaneohe Library have bargain prices on used books and all media in the library basement: 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesday; 1-3 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers welcome. Call 247-4819.

Kailua book sale Friends of Kailua Library’s bookstore sells all items at low prices: 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Call 392-1824.