Windward Oahu Highlights

Castle Medical Center offers classes in pregnancy, newborn care, breastfeeding, infant safety and a coaches’ clinic throughout May. For fees, details and to register, call 263-5400 or visit


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Lodge has its inaugural charity golf tournament, “Lanikai Scramble,” at 9:30 a.m. May 4 at Mid Pacific Country Club ($150), and also offers a din- ner-only option ($38) for non-golfing supporters. Email

Castle Medical Center begins a six-week series of Kidney Education classes at 5 p.m. May 5 for those with chronic kidney disease. Register at 263-5400.

Kathy Lerps and Marilyn Nagel conduct a five-week study of “E2-(E- Squared): Nine do-it-yourself energy experiments that prove your thoughts create your real- ity.” The sessions start at 6:30 p.m. May 5 and succeeding Tuesdays at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Hula Preservation Society presents “Na Makua Mahalo ‘Ia: Cultural Greats of the 20th Century” at 3 p.m. May 5 at BYU-Hawaii’s McKay Audito- rium. The free public event has digital footage of honored hula elders in action and is supported by First Wind Community Fund and Hawaii Community Foundation. Call 247-9440.

Ka- huku Library marks Children’s Day with a Japanese cooking class at 6 p.m. May 5, led by Leonora Ching. Call 293-8935.
READERS Vanita Rae Smith’s Windward Readers Theater presents Wendy Wasserstein’s Broadway hit The Sisters Rosensweig at 7 p.m.May5and7,and2p.m. May 10 at Pohai Nani audito- rium. Admission is free, but donations are welcome to cover royalty fees. Call 254-4885.

Rev. Toni Boehm of Peace Skills Institute leads a three-day workshop to “be” peace in our world from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5, 6 and 7 at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Windward CC presents a series of free concerts by its students, all at 7 p.m. in Paliku Theatre: May 5 — So Jin Kimura’s piano classes (236-9145), May 6 — ukulele and slack key students (special guest Maunalua), May 7 — voice and slack key students, and May 8 — solo voice and choral music. Call 235- 7374.

Castle Medical Center plans a “Diabetes Shopping Tour” of the Kailua Foodland from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 6 to identify healthy options and nutritious choices. Register at 263-5400.

Castle Medical Center offers seminars on joint care with Dr. Linda Rasmussen at 6 p.m. May 7 and June 4 in its wellness auditorium. Register at 263-5400.

Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. May 7 at Kailua District Park, Waimanalo at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the National Guard training auditorium at Bellows, Kahaluu at 7 p.m. May 13 at KEY Project on Waihee Road, Ko‘olauloa at 6 p.m. May 14 at Hau‘ula Community Center, and Kaneohe at 7 p.m. May 21 at Ben Parker Elementary cafe- teria. Call 768-3710.

Kailua Mustangs Pop Warner Asso- ciation conducts signups for football and cheerleading from 5to8p.m.May8and20at Kailua District Park for players age 5-14. Bring proof of birth date and health insurance. Email kailuamustangassocia-

Harry Koizumi entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 8 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247- 6671.

Kalaheo PTSA presents its second annu- al Spring Fling from 4 to 8:30 p.m. May 8 with a silent auction (including a Marcus Mariota-signed football), food and music by Cov3r5, Dread Ashanti and Stephan Kane. Email

Castle High’s Polynesian classes present their annual spring Ho‘ike at 7:30 p.m. May 8 and 9 in Ron Bright Theatre. Tickets are available at the door. Call Dawn Cone at 233-5600.

The Windward CC ceramics club conducts its annual Mother’s Day pottery sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 8 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9 in its Hale Palanakila studio. Call 235-7323.

Project serves up its annual “Mothers & Others” benefit brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9 at 47-200 Waihee Road, featuring entertainment, prizes and hot and cold food stations with prime rib, eggs benedict and much more. Tickets cost $50. Call 239-5777 or visit

St. John Vianney Parish School is busy May 9 with an Aloha Aina recycling drive and shredding service from 9 a.m. to noon ( and a craft fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fair vendors may email

Eric Lee entertains at 4 p.m. May 9 at “Kanikapila in Kailua,” a free music program on the ground floor of Kailua parking garage. Harold K.L. Castle Foundation and A&B Properties sponsor the monthly shows. Call 263- 7073.

Hawaii Education of the Arts presents its spring concert and Broadway musical review, Broadway Thru the Ages, at 2 and 6 p.m. May 9 at Paliku Theatre. Tickets are available at, or email

Paepae o He‘eia seeks volunteers from 8:30 a.m. to noon May 9 to help mend the fishpond wall. For details, call 236-6178 or visit

Ke Kula Mele performs a Mother’s Day concert at 11 a.m. May 9 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center conducts a Mother’s Day Mini Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9, featuring gift cards, merchant items, prizes, handcrafted items and a visit for Star 101.9. Visit

Kailua Community Basketball League signs up players for season play from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 9 at Enchanted Lake Playground. Youths born between 1998 and 2008 are eligible (1997 is OK for September 2015 high school seniors). Bring medical insurance card and birth certifi- cate. Call 216-8103.

Windward Orchids offers a display and sale of orchids and native plants at its Mother’s Day Sale from 8a.m.to6p.m.May9and10 at Windward Mall, near the Food Court. Call 235-1143.

Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon May 9 (and 23) at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, and 7-11 a.m. May 16 at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Dr. Steven Fowler and the bariatric team lead a weight-loss surgery seminar at 7 p.m. May 9 and June 10 in Castle Medical Center’s wellness auditorium. Register at 263-5400.

A study group on May McCarthy’s book, The Path to Wealth, meets at 6:30 p.m. May 11 and succeeding Mondays at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Chamber Music Hawaii presents its Tresemble at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at Paliku Theatre, playing works by Richard Strauss, Beethoven and more. Tickets cost $30, or free at the door to students with ID. Call 489- 5038.

Pianist Allan Fisher plays a free public program of familiar sing-along tunes at 7 p.m. May 12 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234- 6639.

Hawaii Bicycling League presents“Everyday Cycling 101” for all agesat6p.m.May12at Kahuku Library. Call 293- 8935.

Mary Roberts leads a class in Kundalini Yoga at 6:30 p.m. May 12 at Windward Unity Church, 46- 005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. May 13 at Windward CC. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

Windward Mall hosts Mental Health Awareness Day from 1 to 5 p.m. May 13 at center court, offering resources, sup- port, games, fliers and other help. Call 235-1143.

Castle Medical Center offers a free public seminar at 6p.m. May14 on “Asthma 101” in its wellness auditorium. Register at 263-5400.

Acclaimed mystery/crime author Colin Cotterill discusses his books at 6 p.m. May 14 at Kailua Library. Cotterill is known for his Dr. Siri Paiboun and Jimm Juree series. Call 266-9914.

Voices of Aloha chorale performs a free public concert at 7 p.m. May 14 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

Lanikai Mortgage Players presents Filthy Riches, or You Cad! Your Three Minutes Are Up at 8 p.m. May 15-17 and 22-24 at Nelson and Lucille Shreve Theater at the park pavilion, followed by an olio. Tickets cost $7 (with free popcorn) and proceeds benefit the pavilion. Call June at 262-5482.

Hawaiian Islands Land Trust sponsors a free “Talk Story on the Land” hike from 9 a.m. to noon May 16, June 20 and Aug. 15 to Maunawila heiau in Hau‘ula, led by HILT Oahu Island direc- tor Christina Aiu. Meet at Hau‘ula Community Center and RSVP to 498-8385.

Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 5.1-mile intermediate hike on the Likeke trail at 8 a.m. May 16, and a 4.5- mile intermediate hike in Kahana Valley May 17. Visit

Kailua Basketball Club sponsors a skills clinic for ages 9 to 17 on three Sundays — May 17, 24 and 31 — at Kailua District Park with club coach Rob Pardini, staff and high school players. Fee is $65 through May 7, $75 after. Visit

Wind-ward Girl Scouts collect flowers from the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 at Windward Mall to sew into leis to honor veterans. The leis will be placed on graves at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery May 24 for the Memorial Day observance. Ribbons and cut tropicals of 24- inch length also are welcome, as well as volunteer lei weavers. Call 226-1228.

Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club conducts a service work- day in Haiku Valley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 24. Call 235- 8111.

The 24-VII Heartbeat dance troupe is raising funds at Pizza Huts islandwide May 25, June 10 and July 6 to defray costs of its trip to perform at the Special Olympics World Games in L.A. (For the required flier, call 554-1410). To offer help, email, visit beat2worlds or call 255-4305.

The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a hearing at 1:30p.m .May28 o na request from Laie Courtyard by Marriott to increase the wall sign area, which exceeds the maximum size for a Resort district. The hearing is in Mission Memorial conference room in Honolulu. Call 768-8025.

Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club sponsors a “cultural awareness” glass-bottom boat ride with trained guides aboard the Coral Queen at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 30 from Heeia Kea pier as part of the club’s Legends of Ko‘olau series. It offers history, legends and booklets about the bay and its marine resources. Fee is $20 or $10. Reservations are required at 235-8111.

Knight’s Isshin-Ryu Karate & Kobudo plans a self-defense summer session for children June 8-July 29 in Kailua, emphasizing fitness, fun and handling bullies. Call 492-2725 or visit knight-


United Self-Help has a mental health support group from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive, offering a safe environment for sharing. Call 235-2615.

Celebrate Recovery meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturdays at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Pookela St. The national, faith-based program and support group helps people with their hurts, habits and hang-ups. Everyone is welcome, and free childcare is available. Call 225-7408.

Rev. Geo Downer and June Dillinger lead a study of Mary McCarthy’s The Path to Wealth at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Windward Unity Church at 46- 005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262- 6731.

Hau‘ula Seniors Club meets from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Hau‘ula Community Center for activities and lunch. Tuesdays it’s a holoholo activity, and Thursdays is arts and crafts at Hau‘ula Community Park. Call 255-6944.

Kai- lua Senior Citizen Club meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Kailua District Park for planned activ- ities and fellowship for ages 55 and older. Fee is $15 per year. Call 266-7652.