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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Send Windward items to cchang@midweek.com by Oct. 8 to be considered for the Oct. 15 edition.

Wednesday October 8

Kokua lunch club KEY Project’s Kipuka Cafe hosts a Kokua Lunch Club meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the pavilion, bringing folks together to share ideas and eat. Lunch costs $15. Call Josh at 351-7386.

Kailua music The Grove has live music nightly this week (except Oct. 13) at 33 Aulike St. Call 262-2898.

Stargazing WCC’s Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 tonight and “Cowboy Astronomer” at 7 p.m. Friday. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Thursday October 9

Bone health Dr. Kenneth Howayeck discusses bone health in a free talk at 5 p.m. at Down To Earth Kailua. Call 947-3249.

Talking fish Brooks Takenaka discusses the Honolulu Fish Auction at 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, as part of its free speaker series. Call 262-4548.

Readers theater Pohai Nani auditorium has free Readers Theater shows at 7 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday, when noted actress Sylvia Hormann-Alper reads from Rose. Email adeledsmitchell@gmail.com.

Friday October 10

Stand Up finals Turtle Bay Resort hosts the Stand Up World Series finals today through Sunday, with races between Haleiwa and the resort, plus many activities. Deadline to race is today. Visit waterman-league.com.

Paliku’s ‘Hairspray’ Paliku Theatre presents Hairspray Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays now through Oct. 19 — an extension of one weekend and four more shows — at WCC. For tickets, call 235-7310 or visit etickethawaii.com.

Haiku music The Saloon Pilots entertain from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.

Hamakua music Summer Kealoha plays jazz, blues, funk and Hawaiian songs from 8:30 to 11 p.m at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

Saturday October 11

Cool nights Cool Kailua Nights is open from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Whole Foods parking lot, with live entertainment, snow land, a doggie fashion show, rides, silent auction, food, exhibits, vendors and a health fair (info@coolkailuanights.com). Sign up for the 7 p.m. Kailua 5K NiteRun at active.com, or email info@niterun.com. Fee is $55. The race also has its own local entertainers. Proceeds go to Castle hospital’s oncology unit and to Windward Boys & Girls Clubhouse.

Heiau help Volunteers clean up Maunawila heiau from 8 to 11 a.m. in Hau’ula. Wear gloves, sunscreen, sturdy shoes and bring tools. Call 255-6944.

Anime day Windward Mall and Kawaii Kon present Anime Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with anime-themed booths, games, costumes, crafts, activities and entertainment at the mall. Call 235-1143.

Geology tour The Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour is from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., led by Floyd McCoy. Donation is $10. Call 263-8008.

Fishpond help Volunteers with Paepae o He’eia meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon to help restore the fishpond. Call 236-6178.

Harvest fun Waimanalo Country Farms hosts its free Fall Harvest fun from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Sunday and each weekend this month, with a pumpkin catapult, hayrides, cow train, games, food, drinks and photo ops at 41-225 Lupe St. Call 306-4381.

Waldon exhibit Ginny Walden Art Gallery has an exhibit of her work, “Local View of People and Places,” today through Dec. 1 at 41-829 Kakaina St. A-4. Call 389-0579.

Wetlands help Kako’o ‘Oiwi volunteers help improve He’eia wet-lands for farming from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the project site. For details, email info@kakoooiwi.org.

Alzheimer’s support An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 10 a.m. at Kaneohe Community Family Center at King Intermediate. Call 235-7747.

PAL basketball Kaneohe PAL Basketball registers players 6-14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kaneohe District Park today, Sunday and every weekend through Oct. 26. Call 247-1558.

Sunday October 12

Hanauma talk Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater on “Oceans and human health: exploring our microbial connections to the sea.” Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

Youth book sale Friends of Kaneohe Library bookstore observes Children and Youth Week today through Oct. 17, selling all youth books at special discount in the library basement. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Fridays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 233-5676.

Waimanalo polo Honolulu Polo Club action starts at 3 p.m. and gates open at 1. Call 396-0494.

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

Monday October 13

Security walk Neighborhood Security Watch waves signs for traffic safety from 5:30 to 6 p.m. by Hau’ula Beach Park. Make a sign and join them. Call 782-9553.

Tuesday October 14

Hau’ula preparedness Hau’ula Emergency Leadership Preparedness team meets at 6 p.m. at Hau’ula Community Center. Call Burt Greene at 293-0820.


Artist in residence Castle High School invites the public to meet Solomon Enos, its Artist in Residence, at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 in the library to discuss his proposed $100,000 (or less) art piece for this school year. The well-known award-winning artist also will lead a free workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 in the cafeteria to get to know the community. RSVP to 233-5600, ext. 2236. The events were postponed from last month.