What’s Up in Windward Oahu
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Wednesday November 12
Kahaluu board meets Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 738-3710.
Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m Nov. 12 and “Stars” at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.
Kaneohe book sale The Friends of the Kaneohe Library sells all craft and cookbooks for half price this month in the library basement bookstore. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. today, 1-3 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Call 247-4819.
‘Local view’ art Ginny Walden’s art show, “My Local View — local gatherings, portraits, seascapes,” is open now through Dec. 1 at her gallery at 41-829 Kakaina St. #A-4 in Waimanalo. Call 389-0579.
Thursday November 13
Ko’olauloa board meets Ko’olauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Hau’ula Elementary cafeteria. Call 738-3710.
Varicose veins Dr. Sonny Wong leads a free seminar on “Modern Treatment of Varicose Veins 2014” at 6 p.m. in Castle hospital’s wellness center auditorium, with refreshments. Call 263-5400.
Puohala produce Oahu Fresh delivers bags of farm-fresh produce from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at Puohala Elementary, for orders placed by the prior Friday at oahufresh.com. Email email@example.com.
Kaha garden help Hui o Ko’olaupoko volunteers help maintain Kaha Garden from 8 a.m. to noon today and Nov. 24 at Kawainui Neighborhood Park. Call 277-5611.
Friday November 14
Kailua fun fair Kailua Elementary School’s PTSA has a fun fair from 1 to 5 p.m. with a rock climbing wall, twister, extreme slide, food favorites, games and prizes to support its programs. Call 266-7878.
Youthful music Hawaii Education for the Arts’ children’s chorale and musical theater present a free public show at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.
Haiku music Manai’a entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 tonight at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.
Melodrama Lanikai Mortgage Players present Possessed in the West, or the Gunslinger Wore Dainty Lace Gloves at 8 tonight through Sunday in Shreve Theater at Lanikai Community Center. Tickets cost $7 including popcorn. An olio follows each show. Call 262-5482.
HPU musical HPU presents Fiddler on the RoofThursdays-Sundays, today through Nov. 30, plus a special 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 show, at Paul and Vi Loo Theatre in Kaneohe. Tickets cost $20. Call 375-1282.
Saturday November 15
Music gala tickets Windward Choral Society sells tickets ($125) through today for its “Joy of Music” gala, set for 5:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at Ko’olau Ballrooms, with entertainment, a silent auction, food, drinks, an honor salute and a WCS performance. Call 782-3924 or visit thewindwardchoral-society.org.
Mini crafts Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center hosts a Pre-Holiday Mini Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a Spin the Star 101.9 Prize Wheel from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 722-6467.
Keiki swap meet Kapunahala Elementary hosts a Keiki Swap Meet for its students from 9 a.m to noon in the cafeteria, so the public can come to shop. Call 233-5655.
Santa at the mall Windward Mall welcomes Santa Claus at 10:30 a.m., escorted by Geoffrey the Giraffe. He will read stories, pose for photos and listen to children’s wishes at center court. Festivities run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., emceed by Mele Apana of 105 KINE. Call 235-1143.
Hau’ula market Hau’ula Farmer’s Market & Craft Fair is open from 8 a.m. to noon today and Dec. 20 at Hau’ula Elementary, offering fresh produce, baked goods, homemade jams and more. Call 293-8925.
E-waste drive Pacific Corporate Solutions has an e-waste drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kaneohe Elementary, accepting all kinds of computers, related items and toner — no limit. Call 488-8870.
Laie recycles Laie Elementary has an Aloha ‘Aina recycling drive from 9 a.m. to noon, taking all kinds of items, from TV sets and cooking oil to computers and cardboard. Call 293-8965 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mini art Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden has a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. for an exhibit of miniature paintings. Visitors may vote for the People’s Choice at the reception. The show ends Nov. 29. Call 230-3189.
He’eia stream help Hui o Ko’olaupoko volunteers meet from 9 a.m. to noon to help restore upper He’eia Stream. Call 277-5611.
Kanikapila Teresa Bright sings at 4 p.m. at the free Kanikapila in the Kailua town parking garage. Call 263-7073.
Ko’olau garage sale Ko’olau Center and Marlene’s Realty sponsor a Ko’olau Community Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with food, music, pony rides, a petting zoo, cash prizes, 40 vendor tables and home-buying tips. Call 239-4269.
Poinsettia deadline Deadline is today to order Castle High’s poinsettia plants. Tickets cost $10 and pick-up is 3-6 p.m. Dec. 5 in the band room. Proceeds go to Castle Band Aid Association. Call 429-7750.
Fishpond help Volunteers with Paepae o He’eia work from 8:30 a.m. to noon to help restore the fishpond. To sign up, call 236-6178.
Sunday November 16
Hanauma talks Hanauma Nature Preserve hosts free public lectures by UH graduate students at 3 p.m. in the park theater on larval connectivity, coral pathogens and changes in coral composition. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.
Feng shui Two area libraries host free “Feng Shui in Hawaii” talks by author Clear Englebert, covering problems and solutions for Oahu homes: Kaneohe Library at 11 a.m. today (233-5676) and Kailua Library at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20 (266-9911).
Monday November 17
College applications Castle High hosts “College Application Night” from 6 to 8 p.m. in the library with college reps and tips on filling out applications. Call 233-5600.
Ohana food Ohana Food Distribution has free food for qualified families from 2 p.m. while supplies last at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 239-5754.
Security watch Neighborhood Security Watch meets at 8:45 p.m. to patrol the Hau’ula area. Call Moana at 782-9553.
Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ron Bright Theatre. Call 848-4770.
Tuesday November 18
St. Nick pets Santa poses with pets at Windward Mall center court from 6 to 9 p.m. today and Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 9 and 16. Call 235-1143.
Soccer signups Kaneohe AYSO Region #113 has soccer signups from 5 to 8 p.m. at Windward Mall, first floor Macy’s wing, for keiki born between Aug. 1, 2009 and July 31, 2010. Birth certificate is required; pre-register at eayso.org. Call 235-2976. Hau’ula meets Hau’ula Community Association meets at 6:30 p.m. at Hau’ula Civic Center. Call Dotty at 255-6944.
Turkey trot Kaneohe Playground has its Turkey Trot at 5 p.m., with obstacle courses and prizes for all ages at 45-529 Keaahala Road. Call 233-7312.
Nature hour Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden’s preschool nature hour is at 10:30 a.m. on the theme “Garden Creatures.” Call 233-7323.
Popoi’a Street project Hui o Ko’olaupoko volunteers meet from 9 to 11 a.m. to help maintain the stormwater runoff system in place between Ka’elepulu Stream and Buzz’s Steak-house. Call 277-5611.