What’s Up in Windward Oahu
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Wednesday February 11
Charter school Malama Honua Public Charter School has information meetings at 8 a.m. today and March 6, and 5 p.m. March 30 at 41-054 Ehukai St. The Waimanalo school also is accepting applications for grades K-3. Call 259-5522.
Book dates Kahuku Library offers “Blind Date with a Book” Feb. 9-13, inviting teen and adult readers to choose “secret” books to read. (They’ll be wrapped up.) Call 293-8935.
Bariatric surgery Dr. Steven Fowler and the bariatric surgery team at Castle Medical Center leads seminars on weight-loss surgery at 6:30 tonight and March 18 in the hospital’s Wellness Auditorium. Register at 263-5400.
Kahaluu board meets Kahaluu Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at KEY Project on Waihee Road. Call 768-3710.
Breastfeeding Castle Medical Center has breastfeeding class at 5:30 p.m. Fee is $25, or free with any Castle childbirth class. Call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.
Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium present “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Tickets cost $7-$5. Call 235-7433.
Thursday February 12
Diabetes talk Family practice doctor Jenny Marie Satterberg discusses “Don’t Be a Diabetes Statistic” at 6 p.m. in a free monthly seminar in Castle Medical Center auditorium. Register at 263-5400.
Ko‘olauloa board meets Ko‘olauloa Neighborhood Board meets at 6 p.m. at Kahuku Community Center, 56-576 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 768-3710.
Friday February 13
Bluegrass Saloon Pilots play bluegrass music from 9 p.m. to midnight at Surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Cover is $10. Call 293-6000.
Mixer deadline Deadline is today to sign up for Kailua Chamber of Commerce’s Windward Business Mixer, set for 5-8 p.m. Feb. 18 at Le Jardin Academy and featuring live music, heavy pupus, cocktails, prizes and live entertainment. Tickets cost $18 for the public. Call 261-7997.
Saturday February 14
Civic club hike Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club leads a cultural tour and hike from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lulumahu Valley (Nu‘uanu area). For reservations, call 235-8111.
Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Kailua Community Church, 459 Keaniani St. Call 848-4770.
Hau‘ula hike Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 4-mile intermediate hillside hike on Kaipapa‘u Makai, the Hau‘ula trail system, at 8 a.m. Visit htmclub.org.
Valentine stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium welcomes adult singles and couples to “Star-Crossed Lovers” shows at 7 and 8:30 p.m. on the WCC campus. The Valentine program also offers roses, chocolate favors and a photo booth. Tickets cost $15 in advance. Call 235-7433.
Valentine sale Kalaheo High Project Grad has a benefit yard sale and craft fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria, featuring Valentine’s Day gift baskets and much more. For donations and pickup, call 382-1672; for vendor applications, call 375-1298.
Cherry blossoms Windward Mall hosts an appearance by Cherry Blossom festival court contestants at noon, featuring speeches and Japanese entertainment. Call 235-1143.
Kanikapila Award-winning musician Kuana Torres Kahele entertains at “Kanikapila in Kailua” at 4 p.m. on the ground floor of the Kailua parking garage by Longs. Call 263-7073.
PAL volleyball Kaneohe PAL Volleyball League registers players age 6-14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and each Saturday and Sunday in February at He‘eia Playground. Fee is $25. Call 247-1558.
Sunday February 15
Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 848-4770.
Chinese culture Windward Mall presents Au Shaolin Arts Society from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with martial arts demonstrations at center court and lion dances throughout the mall. Call 235-1143.
Hanauma talk Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater on “Captive Sea Turtle Management at Sea Life Park” with the park’s curator, Jeff Pawloski. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.
Monday February 16
Chamber music Chamber Music Hawaii presents the Spring Wind Quintet playing works of Paul Taffanel, David Mas-lanka and a newly commissioned piece by Daniel Baldwin at 7:30 p.m. at Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $25 at the door. Call 489-5038.
Kupuna breakfasts KEY Project invites all area kupuna (age 50 and older) to a complimentary breakfast at 8 a.m. today, and each Monday and Wednesday in the agency’s Kipuka Cafe at 47-200 Waihee Road. For guests under age 50 accompanying a senior, the suggested donation is $5. Call 239-5777.
Rock, blues music Ron Artis II and Thunderstorm Artis perform at noon at Windward Mall, playing rock, blues, jazz, classical, rap and R&B at noon. Call 235-1143.
Closures Public schools and libraries are closed today in observance of Presidents Day. Libraries also are closed Feb. 14-15.
Tuesday February 17
Choral treat Voices of Aloha present a free public show at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.
Kailua clowns Kailua Seniors meet at 9:30 a.m. at Kailua District Park to hear from the Shriners’ hapi clown on “what it takes to be a successful clown.” Call 266-7652.
Kahuku film Kahuku Library marks Chinese New Year with the Hong Kong sci-fi film CJ-7 at 5:30 p.m. Call 293-8935.
Kailua music Soul Patrol Acoustic plays rock, blues and soul from 5 to 7 p.m. at Morning Brew. Call 262-7770.
Nature hour Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden’s preschool nature hour at 10:30 a.m. has stories, crafts and a nature walk on “Leaves” at 10:30 a.m. Bring a snack and a parent. Register at 233-7323.
Symposium Lanikai will host a marine science symposium at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at the pavilion. For details, email email@example.com.
Book sale Friends of Kaneohe Library’s February book sale has free items and all romance books at half price during renovations. 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 pm. Fridays. Call 247-4819.