Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to by June 3 to be considered for the June 10 edition, or call 529-4850.

JUNE ART Kailua High art teacher Noni Floyd has her work on view at Morning Brew (in Times Shopping Center) in June. Call the school at 266-7900.

FOLK MUSIC Keith Haugen, Frank Uehara and Carmen Haugen perform a free concert of Hawaiian and contemporary folk music at 7 p.m. June 2 in Pohai Nani auditorium. Singing along is encouraged. Next up is music by the Bellringers at 2 p.m. June

7. Call 234-6639.

ENERGY Kathy Lerps and Marilyn Nagel conduct a five-week study group on “energy experiments,” meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 2 at Windward Unity Church. The series is based on Pam Grout’s bestseller, E-Squared. The church is at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

GRADUATIONS Area graduation ceremonies are set for 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.


Ocean Ramsey and Juan Oliphant of One Ocean Diving talk story about their shark and marine conservation work from 7 to 9 p.m. June 3 at Surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort in conjunction with Ocean Fest 2015. Donation is $5. Call 293-6000.

CANCER HELP Castle Medical Center sponsors a cancer support group from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 3. Preregister at 800-227-2345.

READ Ronald McDon-ald celebrates Children’s Summer Reading Program with music, magic and games during visits to Kailua Library at 11 a.m. June 3 (266-9911), 10:30a.m. June 4 at Kaneohe Library (233-5676), 10:30 a.m. June 16 at Waimanalo Library (259-2610) and 10 a.m. June 25 at Kahuku Library (293-8935).

JOINT CARE Orthopaedic surgeon Linda Rasmussen discusses treat ments to manage joint pain at 6 p.m. June 4 in Castle Medical Center’s wellness auditorium. Call 263-5400.

SOCCER TRYOUTS Eastside Soccer Club conducts tryouts from 5 p.m. June 4 and 5 at King Intermediate field for boys and girls born “from August 2000 and younger.” Sponsors also are welcome. Call Glenn at 292-9475.

BLOOD DRIVES Ha-waii Blood Bank has donor drives June 4 at the following sites: 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at BYU-Hawaii ballroom, 11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. at Castle Medical Center, and 4:15-7 p.m. at Kailua Town Center; and 8:15 a.m. to noon June 7 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

NEIGHBORS Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. June 4 at Kailua District Park, Waimanalo meets at 7:30 p.m. June 8 at the National Guard training auditorium on Bellows, Kahaluu meets at 7 p.m. June 10 at KEY Project, and Ko‘olauloa meets at 6 p.m. June 11 at Hau‘ula Community Center. Call 768-3710.

BEACH PARTY Ola Restaurant hosts a Beach Party Benefit and Art Show in conjunction with Ocean Fest 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. June 5 at Turtle Bay Resort, featuring music, art, a beach bonfire, drinks, food and more. Donation is $5 at the door at Turtle Bay Resort. Call 293-6000.

HAIKU MUSIC Ho-‘okani entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 5 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Next up is Kapena Trio June 12. Call 247-6671.

PITCHING National Pitching Association runs clinics on pitching and throwing mechanics June 5-7 at Kailua High baseball field for ages 8 and older. Fee is $200. Call Wendy at 306-3184.

MALAEKAHANA Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 5-mile intermediate ridge hike to Malaekahana pool at 8 a.m. June 6. Visit

CLUB GALA Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii’s Windward Clubhouse hosts its annual benefit, “Under the Ko‘olau Stars,” from 6 to 9 p.m. June 6 at Mid-Pacific Country Club with live entertainment, drinks and dishes from area restaurants. Tickets cost $125 and proceeds support the program for 500 Windward keiki. Call 263-0555.

BLOCK PARTY Pali View Baptist Church invites everyone to its Block Party and Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6 at 45-510 Halekou Road, featuring free food, free bounce house and a variety of used items for sale. Proceeds go to the church mission projects. Call 247-4271.

OCEAN FEST North Shore Ocean Education Coalition presents its fourth annual North Shore Ocean Fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6 on Turtle Bay Resort’s Bay View Beach Lawn. Activities for the public range from films, music, hula and crafts to food, exhibits, a treasure hunt, silent auction and more. Call 255-6944.

MARSH HELP Volunteers meet from 9 a.m. to noon June 6 to help improve the Kawainui Marsh restoration ponds.

Call DLNR biologist James Cogswell at 266-0911.

CLUTTER Marilyn Nagel leads a class in “Clutter Free for Life — Understanding the Basics” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 9 at Windward CC. Fee is $30. (Registration was due June 1. Call 235-7433.)

STARGAZING Hoku-lani Imaginarium hosts a “Stargazing” show at 7 p.m. June 10 at Windward CC. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

TENSION Eileen Towata leads a fitness workshop, including floor exercises, at 1 p.m. June 10 on “Freeing the Shoulders and Neck” at Castle Medical Center. Fee is $15. Call 263-5050.

PIZZA FUNDS The 24-VII Heartbeat dance troupe is raising funds at Pizza Huts islandwide 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 or visit orlds.

CONCERT Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima perform a free King Kamehameha Day concert at 1 p.m. June 11 at Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

BINGO & BUFFET A Cup of Tea hosts a bingo night at 6 p.m. June 13 at 407 Uluniu St. #101, featuring the $30.95 Lady Tiffany buffet. For reservations, call 230-8832.

KANIKAPILA Raiatea Helm entertains at 4 p.m. June 13 in a free “Kanikapila in Kailua” concert in Kailua parking garage, sponsored by A&B Properties and Harold K.L. Castle Foundation. Call 543-3546.

ESTUARY HELP Hui o Ko‘olaupoko seeks volunteers for work on its He‘eia Estuary Restoration Project from 9 a.m. to noon June 13 at He‘eia State Park. Visit

BASKETBALL Kailua Community Basketball League conducts final registration from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 13 and 20 at Enchanted Lake Playground for boys and girls born between 1998 and 2008 (1997 OK if a high school senior in September 2015). Bring proof of birth date and health insurance. Call Gary at 216-8103, Mike at 352-1364 or Carl at 221-0553.

OCEAN SAFETY Na Kama Kai conducts ocean safety classes for youths June 14 at Waimanalo Beach Park. To learn more or to offer help, call 864-9164.

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

JUNIOR BOWLERS Pali Lanes Junior Bowling Program begins at 9 a.m. June 20 at the Kailua bowling alley, and applications are available now at the front desk. Call Art Machado at 261-0828.

FISHPOND HELP Waikalua Loko Fishpond welcomes volunteers from 8 a.m. to noon June 20 for a workday at the pond on Kaneohe Bay. Call Andrea at 263-8202 or email

POP WARNER Kane-ohe Pop Warner Football and Cheer Registration is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 20 at Windward Mall, upper level by T&C Surf. Call 235-1143.

BAY TOURS Ko‘olau-poko Hawaiian Civic Club leads historic/cultural boat tours of Kaneohe Bay at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 20 and July 25 aboard Coral Queen glass-bottom boat at He‘eia Kea pier. Fee is $20 per adult and $10 per keiki. Call 235-8111.

BALLROOM Kailua’s Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association chapter offers an eight-week beginner course in rumba, East Coast swing and American Social, beginning at 7:10 p.m. July 6 at Kailua District Park multipurpose rooms. The course marks the group’s 56th year of “Where Dancing Begins.” Call Gary at 285-6072.


MENTAL HELP United Self-Help sponsors a mental health support group from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive, providing a safe environment to share personal concerns. Call 235-2615.

RECOVERY Celebrate Recovery meets from 7 to 9 p.m. each Saturday 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. Free childcare is available. Call Ernie at 225-7408.

FOOD Windward United Church of Christ’s food pantry is open 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays for needy folk, and also welcomes donations of cash and nonperishable food. Its thrift shop runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive.Call 254-3802.

KAILUA BOOKS Friends of Kailua Library bookstore is open at the library entrance from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 1-7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Call 392-1824.


Waimanalo Health Center has a dental clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except noon-1 p.m.) weekdays at 41-1347 Kalanianaole Hwy., accepting all new patients and most insurance plans. Call 259-5466.

WAIMANALO ART Ginny Walden Art Gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment, featuring Walden’s matted prints, giclees and print orders. Her studio is located at 41-829 Kakaina St. #A-4. Call 389-0579.