Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to by May 13 to be considered for the May 20 edition, or call 529-4850.

MAY ART Kailua High’s General Art class students have their works on view at Morning Brew (in Times shopping center) now through the end of May. Their art teacher, Noni Floyd, will display her artwork there following their exhibit. Call Floyd at 266-7900.

WEALTH 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.

TRESEMBLE 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. A talk-story with the musicians follows the concert, which is the final show of the season. For tickets, call 489-5038; for further details, call 254-4885 or 722-0172.

NEIGHBORS Waim-analo Neighborhood Board meets 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 cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

TALK STORY Area lawmakers host a talk-story community meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. May 12 in Kailua Intermediate cafeteria to discuss bills and possible action in the future. Call 586-6480.

SAFE KIDS Tara Buckley leads a parenting workshop at 6 p.m. May 12 at Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center on Haiku Road on “Are They As Safe As We Think?” Topics include bullying, cyberbul-lying, suicide and abuse prevention, Internet safety and stranger awareness, sponsored by P.A.R.E.N.T.S. Inc. Call 235-7747 to register. Free childcare and refreshments are provided.

PIANO MUSIC 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.

RIDING BIKES Ha-waii Bicycling League presents “Everyday Cycling 101” for all ages at 6 p.m. May 12 at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

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

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

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

ASTHMA Castle Medical Center offers a free public seminar at 6 p.m. May 14 on “Asthma 101” in its wellness auditorium. Register at 263-5400.

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

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

BLUEGRASS The Saloon Pilots play bluegrass music from 8 to 10:30 p.m. May 15 at Big City Diner Kailua. Call 263-8880.

HAIKU MUSIC Ha-waii Loa entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 15 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road.. Call 247-6671.

LIKEKE ACCESS Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club sponsors Likeke Trail Cultural Access tour/hikes from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 15 and Sept. 5, behind Koolau Golf Course. Contact 235-8111 or

KAHA GARDEN Hui o Ko‘olaupoko volunteers meet from 9 a.m to noon May 16 to clear weeds and invasive plants from Kaha Garden. RSVP to 277-5611 or visit

CASTLE BAND Castle High School band performs its Aloha Concert at 7 p.m. May 16 in Ron Bright Theatre. Call 233-5600.

RESILIENCE Kane-ohe Neighborhood Board sponsors a Community Resilience & Livability Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 16 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

HOT RODS A classic car show runs from 5 to 9 p.m. May 16 at Macy’s Windward Mall parking lot. Call 235-1143.

FOOTBALL Kaneohe Pop Warner registers football players and cheerleaders from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 at Windward Mall, upper level theater wing. Call 235-1143.

MAUNAWILA Hawai-ian 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 director Christina Aiu. Meet at Hau‘ula Community Center and RSVP to 498-8385.

HIKES 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

BLOOD DRIVES Ha-waii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 to 11 a.m. May 16 at Kailua Town Center, 7:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. May 17 at First Presbyterian Church at Ko‘olau, 7 a.m. to noon May 23 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center and 7 a.m.-1:15 p.m. May 24 at Kailua Town Center, Call 848-4770.

CHORUS Hawaii Youth Chorus entertains at 3 p.m. May 17 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

HANAUMA Hanauma Bay Education Program presents a free talk at 3 p.m. May 17 in the classroom by the visitor center on “Laulima A ‘Ike Pono: Working Together Toward a Collective Vision — community research creating community access” by Judy Lemus, Paepae ‘o He‘eia, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

HULA IN KAILUA Harold K.L. Castle Foundation and A&B Properties present the free “Hula in Kailua” show at 3 p.m. May 17 with kumu Chinky Mahoe and Halau Hula Kawailiula in Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 263-7073 or 543-3546.

HOOPS CLINIC Kai-lua 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 that. Visit

LEGAL AID Legal Aid Society shares what it does and how it can help residents at 6 p.m. May 19 at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

NATURE HOUR Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden offers a free preschool Nature Hour at 10:30 a.m. May 19 on the theme “Flowers and Bees.” Bring snack, raingear and a parent. The June 16 theme is “Seeds.” To register, call 233-7323.

POP WARNER Kailua Mustangs Pop Warner Association conducts signups for football and cheerleading from 5 to 8 p.m. May 20 at Kailua District Park for players age 5-14. Bring proof of birth date and health insurance. Email

OSTEOPOROSIS Castle Medical Center offers two workshops with Eileen Towata on Exercising with Osteoporosis: 1 p.m. May

20 (seated and standing workout) and 1 p.m. May

27 (floor-based class, bring own mat). Fee is $15 per session in advance at 263-5400 or

VOYAGERS Teachers can meet with members of the Hokule‘a and Hikianalia crews from 3:30 to 6 p.m. May 21 at Kailua Intermediate School to learn how to engage their students in the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage. Email

TURTLE BAY GOLF Turtle Bay’s Palmer Course hosts the annual Turtle Bay Foundation Golf Tournament at 1 p.m. May 22, with all proceeds going to area schools and charities. The tourney includes games, a silent auction, live local entertainment and ono pupus. Fees range from $100 to $5,000, with a $35 donation for non-golfers to attend the party at 5:30 p.m. Deadline to register is May 12. Call 232-2285.

BAY & BOATS 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 or


CASTLE BIRTHS Castle Medical Center has monthly classes in pregnancy, coaching, newborn care, breastfeeding and infant safety. Call 263-5400.

PRENATAL Waima-nalo Health Center’s Healthy Hale has free prenatal classes at 2:30 p.m. each first and third Thursday covering newborn prep, exercise, breastfeeding, postpartum weight loss and more. Call Melissa at 259-7948.

BOOKSTORE Friends of Kaneohe Library’s bookstore has reopened with a new look: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednes-days, 1-3 p.m. Fridays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Volunteers are welcome anytime. Call 247-4819.