What’s Up in Windward Oahu

November 27

Film night
Kaneohe Library screens the free animated Disney hit Planes at 6 p.m., with free popcorn and refreshments. Call 233-5676.

HPU comedy
HPU presents Moliere’s Tartuffe at 7:30 tonight and each Wednesday-Saturday through Dec. 8 in Paul and Vi Loo Theatre. Matinees are at 4 p.m Sundays. For tickets, call 375-1282.

Melody Fanning leads a succulent wreath workshop ($20) at 10 a.m. at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. Bring gloves and clippers. Call 522-7066.

Register by today for the Nutrition Roundtable class “Herbal Seasonings and Dressings,” set for 9:45 a.m. Dec. 4 in WCC’s Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Led Zeppelin” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Church programs
Windward Unity Church hosts a Feldenkrais Method class and an AA meeting, both at 6:30 p.m. in separate rooms at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

November 29

Mommy & Me hui
Castle Medical Center presents a free class for new mothers at 11 a.m. today and each Friday in the Wellness Center auditorium. All moms and infants up to 12 months are welcome. Professional educators cover varied topics and lead a fun physical activity each week. Call 262-5400.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Season of Light” at 10 a.m. today and Dec. 14, and 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 20 at WCC. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Spiritual feasts
Windward Unity Church has an Evensong spiritual gathering at 7 tonight at 46-005 Kawa St. #303, a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Cinnamon’s, and a talk by Rev. Grace Merrick at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on freedom, recovery, miracles and unity at the church. Call 262-6731.

November 30

Critter art entries
Entries in Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden’s Frogs and Garden Critters Art Contest are due by today and must feature 3-D use of recycled items. The show is Dec. 7-31. Call 233-7323.

Pottery sale
The Windward Potters’ Christmas sale is from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kailua Elementary School, with unique, original items by the area’s finest artists, including guest artist Karen Kim. Call 239-5045.

Marsh update
State Sen. Jill Tokuda hosts an “Envisioning Kawainui” meeting from 9 a.m. to noon at Le Jardin Academy to discuss Kawainui-Hamakua Marsh Complex Master Plan revisions. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Call 587-7215.

Kalama artisans
Kalama Beach Club has its Holiday Artisan Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 280 N. Kalaheo Ave., with locally made fine-arts gifts, preserves, ornaments, orchids, Keneke’s ono food and more. Call 262-5995.

Glass ornaments
Island Glassworks conducts ornament workshops Saturdays and Sundays at 171-A Hamakua Drive. Call 263-4527.

Kaneohe music
Ekolu Makou plays Hawaiian and contemporary music from 7 to 10 p.m. at Mo-Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill, 45-1034 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 234-6656.

Writing retreat
Lillian Cunningham leads a writing retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 16 and older in Hale Akoakoa 107-109 at WCC. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Call 235-7433.

Warriors on screen
Koolau 10 Theatres presents the UH-Army football game live on the big screen at 6 p.m. at Koolau Center for $10. Call 239-0919.

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

December 1

Book sales
Friends of Kaneohe Library offers half-off prices for all holiday and Christmas books, CDs and DVDs during December. Hours are 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, and 1-3 p.m. Fridays. Call 247-4819.

December 3

Ohana food
Ohana Food Produce Distribution has free food for qualified families and individuals from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at KEY Project (239-5777).

Financial aid night
Kalaheo High hosts a college financial aid night at 6:30 p.m. in the library with officers from WCC and tips on the FAFSA application form. Call 254-7924.


Castle registration night
Castle High will host registration information night for incoming freshmen and their parents at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the cafeteria. Call 233-5600, ext. 2236.

Native scholarships
WCC will host a Native Hawaiian Scholarship Aha at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 in Hale Akoakoa 101 to brief students, parents and educators about financial aid opportunities. Call OHA at 594-1888.

Blood drives
Hawaii Blood Bank will have donor drives from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at HPU’s Hawaii Loa campus and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at BYU-Hawaii. Call 848-4770.

All about joints
Castle hospital’s Joint Care Center will have a free seminar at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 with details on the MAKOplasty robotic arm, plus total knee and hip replacement surgeries. Call 263-5400.

Coral talk
Hanauma Nature Preserve will host a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the park theater on coral diseases and Ala Wai Canal water flow. Call 397-5840.

College comedy
WCC students will present the martial arts comedy Cave of the Coiled Webs at 8 p.m. Dec. 5-7 and 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at Paliku Theatre. Call 235-7310.

Calendar items must reach us by Nov. 27 to be considered for the Dec. 4 edition. Fax to Windward Islander at 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com.