What’s Up in Windward Oahu

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Wednesday October 22

Charity golf Haleiwa Joe’s annual Charity Golf Swing Tournament starts at 11:45 a.m. at Turtle Bay’s Arnold Palmer course, benefiting the Junior Lifeguard Program. Call 389-0389 or 637-8005.

Cancer benefit Kailua Living, a home decor and beach fashion shop, hosts a breast cancer benefit from 5 to 7 p.m. at 22 Oneawa St. with cocktails, light pupus and 10 percent of all sales going to the Susan G. Komen fund. Donation boxes are on site for the “Save 2nd Base” team. Parking is in the city lot behind McDonald’s. Call Michele at 366-0539.

Frozen castle Kahaluu Elementary’s student council presents “Disney’s Haunted Frozen Castle” from 5 to 7:30 tonight (and 5-8 p.m. Oct. 21) at 47-280 Waihee Road. Admission is $2 at the castle door, and all costumed visitors are invited. Pizza, drinks and trick-or-treating also are planned, and proceeds are for leaders camp. Call 239-3100, ext. 229.

Voting Walk-in voting is open at Honolulu Hale and Kapolei Hale Monday through Saturday, Oct. 21-Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Absentee ballot requests are due to the City Clerk by Oct. 28, and the general election is Nov. 4. Call 453-8683.

Halloween party Kaneohe Library has Spooky Tales with Kurt Fukumoto at 6 p.m., followed by trick-or-treating and an appearance by costumed superheroes. Bring a bag to hold the goodies. Call 233-5676.

Thursday October 23

Castle Complex report Castle Complex schools conduct a community meeting from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at WCC’s Hale Akoakoa building to report on performance, new data and ways to strengthen learning in the schools. All 10 principals and early ed specialists are expected, and refreshments will be served. Call Susan Young at 256-6182.

Little League leaders Kainalu Little League meets at 7 p.m. at Aikahi Community Park pavilion to recruit and install new board members. Call 590-8734.

Fall veggies Eileen Towata shares fall vegan recipes, including pumpkin, and demonstrates their preparation at 6 p.m. in Castle Medical Center’s wellness center kitchen, as part of CMC’s Eat Well for Life series. Fee is $10. Register ahead at 263-5400.

Friday October 24

Fun fair Kaneohe Elementary has a fun fair from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. with games, rides, a bounce house, country store, keiki swap meet, bake sale and more. Call 233-5633.

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium hosts a Halloween event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at WCC. For updates, call 235-7433.

Haunted high school Kalaheo Project Grad has a Haunted High School from 5 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday in the gym along with a dunking booth, keiki haunted house and bake sale. Admission is $5 at the door, $4 presale. Call 371-0283.

Haiku music Kahiau entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s. Call 247-6671.

Saturday October 25

Laulau sale Kahaluu Lions Club has its laulau sale, with pick-up at 11:30 a.m. in front of KEY Project on Waihee Road. Price is $7.50 for two, and proceeds go to club scholarships and projects. Order early at 239-8623.

Castle High artist Castle High’s artist in residence, Solomon Enos, leads a free public workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the cafeteria (postponed from Oct. 18). RSVP to 233-5600, ext. 2236.

Japanese theater Kailua Library hosts a performance by Bento Rakugo at 10:30 a.m., featuring a comic story delivered by a dynamic group in the ancient tradition of rakugo (“fallen words”). Call 266-9911.

Halloween bingo A Cup of Tea hosts Bingo Night and a costume contest at 6 p.m. at 407 Uluniu St. #101, featuring a buffet-style Lady Tiffany menu. Call 230-8832.

Hau’ula hike Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 4-mile intermediate hike at 8 a.m. on the Hau’ula hillside (papali). Visit htmclub.org.

Craft fair Windward Church of the Nazarene has a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bay View Golf Course, with gifts, crafts, games, food and more. Vendors can email rkim@windward-nazarene.com.

Pohai Nani fair Pohai Nani has its craft fair and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 45-090 Namoku St., with jewelry, pottery, plants, baby items, blankets, clothing, food, baked goods, silent auction and white elephant sale. Shuttles will assist visitors from street parking for both Pohai Nani and Bay View fairs (above). Call 236-7805.

School makahiki Trinity Christian School presents its Makahiki from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1110 Kailua Road, with gifts and crafts, games, music, food, white elephants, cultural demonstrations and more. Call 262-8501, ext. 101.

Hakipu’u stream help Hui o Ko’olaupoko volunteers meet from 9 a.m. to noon to help restore Hakipu’u Stream by Kualoa Ranch. Call 277-5611 or email nalani@huihawaii.org.

Bug workshop Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery leads a Halloween-inspired kids workshop on “Garden Bugs & Critters” at 10 a.m. at 41-639 Kaulukanu St. Call 396-6595.

Okakopa Mercedes-Benz Club has its annual Oktoberfest (Okakopa ho’olaule’a) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pali Golf Course and in Fatboy’s Fairway Bistro. Admission is free. Call 550-8554.

Blood drives Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11:45 a.m. today at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center and 8:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Call 848-4770.

Church breakfast Windward Unity Church has a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s. For more WUC activities, call 262-6731.

Sunday October 26

Poetry sharing Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center offers a “lowkey” opportunity for people to share special poetry or prose at 10:15 a.m. at its Aikahi Park Shopping Center headquarters (second floor). For details, call 342-6298.

Hanauma talks Hanauma Nature Preserve presents free public lectures at 3 p.m. in the park theater on coral reef dynamics, wahoo diet studies and the benefits of marine ecology for youths. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

Waimanalo polo Honolulu Polo Club hosts Colin Ogawa Cup and “Poloween” (final of the season) at 3 p.m. on Waimanalo polo field. Gate opens at 1 p.m., and admission is $5 for adults; no charge for military and keiki under 12. Call 396-0494.

Tuesday October 28

Kidney disease Castle Medical Center leads a six-week course in “Aloha Kidney” classes at 5 p.m. Tuesdays, today through Dec. 9 for patients with chronic kidney disease. Register at 585-8404.

Surviving teens Tara Buckley of PARENTS Inc. discusses “Surviving the Teen Years” at 6 p.m. in Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Child care is provided. Bring canned food for Baskets of Blessings. To register, call 235-7747.

Chamber music Pohai Nani presents a free public concert of chamber music at 7 p.m. in its auditorium with the Moffitt Duo. Call 234-6639.

Library tales, film Kaneohe Library presents Baby Storytime at 10:30 a.m. today. Call 233-5676.