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Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to cchang@midweek.com by May 20 to be considered for the May 27 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.

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.

NEIGHBORS Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. May 21 at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

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, rain gear 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 kailuamustan-gassociation2015@gmail.co


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 castemed.org.

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 education@pvshawaii.org.

PIANO RECITAL Ernest Chang’s piano students perform a free public recital at 7 p.m. May 22 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

HAIKU MUSIC Kona Chang entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 22 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Next up is Hawaiian Time May 29. Call 247-6671.

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

LIBRARY CLOSURE All public libraries will be closed May 23-25 in observance of Memorial Day.

STARGAZING Hokulani Imaginarium’s May 23 double feature is “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure” at 2 p.m. and “Cowboy Astronomer” at 3 p.m. at Windward CC. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

LEI OF ALOHA Windward 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 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.

HAKIPU‘U HELP Hui o Ko‘olaupoko volunteers help restore (and learn about) Hakipu‘u Stream from 9 a.m. to noon May

23 (and June 27 and July

25). Call 277-5611 or visit huihawaii.org.

MALL CONCERTS Memorial Day weekend concerts at Windward Mall include Streetlight Cadence (fusion of genres) at noon May 23; Aiden James & the Rising Sons at 11 a.m. May 24, and Ron Artis at 1 p.m. May 24. Call 235-1143.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon May 23 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-1:15 p.m. May 24 at Kailua Town Center, and 8:15 a.m.-noon May 31 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

HANAUMA Hanauma Bay Education Program presents a free talk at 3 p.m. May 24 in the classroom by the visitor center on “Eyes of the Reef: connecting scientists, resource managers and the community” by Amanda Shore, UH-Manoa, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

HAIKU VALLEY Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club conducts a service workday in Haiku Valley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May

24. Call 235-8111.

CACAO FEST KailuaTown Farmers Market hosts its fourth annual Cacao Festival from 8:30 a.m. to noon May 24 with chocolate vendors, walking tours, samplings, cacao tree sales and more at Kailua Elementary School. For details on the tours, call 388-9696.

HOOPS CLINIC Kailua Basketball Club sponsors a skills clinic for ages 9 to 17 on two more Sundays — May 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 kailuabasketball.eventbrite.c om.

PIZZA FUNDS 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, call 255-4305, email jungm001@hawaii.rr.com or visit gofundme.com/heartbeat2worlds.

FILM NIGHT Kahuku Library hosts its free Movie Night at 5:30 p.m. May 26 featuring the 2014 film Annie. Call 293-8935.


DISASTER Kailua Neighborhood Board’s Disaster Preparedness subcommittee hosts a town hall meeting on “Alert and Warning” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 27 at Kailua District Park multipurpose room. Call 783-5396.

CULTURAL CHAT Kumu Hula Mapuana deSilva and Kailua historian Kihei deSilva share Hawaiian oral history and beliefs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 28 at Le Jardin Academy. It’s the first in a series of 12 cultural pre sentations. Light dinner is provided.

SIGN PERMIT The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a hearing at 1:30 p.m. May 28 on a 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.

FIBER FOOD Castle Medical Center’s “Eat Well for Life” series presents Eileen Towata with “Fiber Fixers” at 6 p.m. May 28. Fee is $10 and preregistration is required at 263-5400 or castemed.org.

GRADUATIONSArea graduation ceremonies are set for 6 p.m. May 28 at BYU-Hawaii’s Cannon Center for Kahuku High; noon May 30 for Ke Kula o Samuel Kamakau on campus; 5:30 p.m. May 30 on the school field for Castle High; 6 p.m. May 30 on the school field for Kailua High; 10:30 a.m. June 2 on campus for Olomana School; 6:30 p.m. June 2 at Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall for Kalaheo High; and 5 p.m. June 7 in Paliku Theatre for Hakipuu Learning Center. Call the individual schools for details.

STARGAZING Hokulani Imaginarium presents a double feature May 29: “Tales of the Mayan Skies” at 7 p.m. and

“Sounds of the Underground” at 8:15 p.m. with an intense light show of electronic dance music. Tickets cost $7, $6 or $5 at 235-7433.

BAY CULTURE 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 email legendsofkoolau@aol.com.