Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to by March 4 to be considered for the March 11 edition, or call 529-4850.

DIGITAL PAST Kahuku Library hosts an OHA program on Hawaiian digital resources at 3 and 6 p.m. March 3, featuring talks on how to access them by Kamoa Quitevis and Kale Hannahs. Call 293-8935.

HAU‘ULA MEETS Hau‘ula Community Association has its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 3 at Hau‘ula Civic Center. Call Dotty at 255-6944.

LANTERN FEST Kahuku Library presents a Yuan-Xiao Chinese Lantern Festival craft and cooking class at 6:30 p.m. March 3. Call 293-8935.

READERS THEATRE Windward Readers Theatre presents Dan Gordon’s Irena’s Vow at 7 p.m. March 3 and 5, and 2 p.m. March 8 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Donations are welcome. Call 254-4885.

UKULELE FUN Ukulele Club of Hawaii shares some ukulele fun and lessons for all ages from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. March 4 at Wind-ward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

JOINT CARE Castle Medical Center has a joint care seminar at 6 p.m. March 5 with Dr. Linda Rasmussen. Call 263-5400 or visit

PRENATAL CLASS Waimanalo Health Center’s Healthy Hale has free prenatal classes at 2:30 p.m. every first and third Thursday, including March 5 and 19. Topics covered are newborn prep, exercise, breastfeeding, postpartum weight loss and more. To register, call Melissa at 259-7948.

AGAMEMNON The Greek tragedy Agamemnon continues at 8 p.m. March 5-7 and 4 p.m. March 8 at Paliku Theatre, featuring WCC drama students. For tickets, call 235-7310.

TAX HELP Trained AARP volunteers assist lowand moderate-income residents with their tax filings from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5, 12 and 19 — first come, first served — at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

NEIGHBORS Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. March 5 at Kailua District Park, Waimanalo at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at National Guard training auditorium at Bellows, Kahaluu at 7 p.m. March 11 at KEY Project, Ko‘olauloa at 6 p.m. March 12 at Kahuku Community Center and Kaneohe at 7 p.m. March 19 at Ben Parker Elementary. Call 768-3710.

KAILUA BAND Kailua Intermediate School band presents a free concert at 6 p.m. March 6 at Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

COACHES Kailua Mustangs Pop Warner Association accepts football and cheer coaching applications for the 2015 season through March 6. Forms are at, and should be mailed to Kailua Mustangs, P.O. Box 1321, Kailua HI 96734. Email kailuamustangassociation2015@gmail. com.

DOG CARE The new Kaneohe canine daycare facility, Paws for a Cause, hosts an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. March 6 at 46-178 Kahuhipa St., across from Windward Dodge. Call 235-0005.

HAIKU MUSIC Kaiona Duo entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. March 6 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Next up: Kona Chang March 13. Call 247-6671.

LANIKAI ‘BUS’ Lanikai Elementary School’s Walking School Bus travels from 7:20 to 7:40 a.m. March 6, with students walking or biking together from Kailua Beach Park to school as a traffic-safety promotion. Call 266-7844.

CHARTER SCHOOL Malama Honua Public Charter School leads informational sessions at 8 a.m. March 6, and 5 p.m. March 30 at 41-054 Ehukai St. in Waimanalo. The school also accepts applications for grades K-3. Call 259-5522.

MARCH PONDS Volunteers help clean Kawainui marsh restoration ponds from 9 a.m. to noon March 7 with DLNR’s James Cogswell. Call 266-0911.

DONUTS Halau Ke Ao o ‘Anolani sells Krispy Kreme doughnuts from 7 to 8 a.m. March 7 on Kamehameha Highway near Kaneohe Post Office to help pay its ho‘ike expenses. Price is $10 a dozen. Stop by or pre-order, 216-8924.

DISCO DADS Huakailani School for Girls sponsors its Dad & Daughter Disco “Butterfly Ball” at 6 p.m. March 7 at Mid Pacific Country Club. Tax-deductible tickets cost $70 per couple, and proceeds support the school and its robotics program. Music, dancing, pupus and activities are planned. Call 263-2020.

EASTER BUNNY The Easter Bunny arrives at Windward Mall bringing photo sessions and a host of activities from 10 a.m. to noon March 7. A donation of canned food gains admission to the fun. Mr. Bunny will settle in for family photos through April 4. Call 235-1143.

GRAFFITI OUT Volunteers are needed for a Malama 96744 graffiti paint-out and community cleanup from 8 to 11:30 a.m. March 7 at Kaneohe Skate Park. Bring paint rollers and covers. Refreshments will follow. Call 235-7747.

PUOHALA RECYCLES Puohala Elementary has an Aloha Aina recycling drive from 9 a.m. to noon March 7, accepting all kinds of items, from scrap metal to glass bottles and printer cartridges. A document-shredding service will be on site. Email

CRAFTS Castle High Project Grad and other school groups plan a Crafters’ Clearance & Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 in the cafeteria. (Last-minute white elephant items are welcome from 3:30 to 6 p.m. March 6.) Call 953-7011.

CLASSIC CARS Aikahi Park Shopping Center hosts a classic car cruise night from 5 to 9 p.m. March 7. Call 735-8822.

NEUTERING Hawaiian Humane Society offers free Zeuterin sterilization service for up to 50 male dogs (older than 3 months) during staff training March 7-8 at WCC. The procedure is injectable and less invasive than surgery. For an appointment, call 356-2222.

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7 a.m. to noon March 7 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7:15-11:15 a.m. March 8 at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, and 8:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 15 at Kailua United Methodist Church. Call 848-4770.

CULTURE ACCESS Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club leads a cultural access tour of Waihee ahupua‘a from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 7. Donations are welcome. Call 235-8111.

HANAUMA TALK Hanauma Bay Education Program hosts a free lecture at 3 p.m. March 8 in the park theater on “Why Did the Albatross Cross the Ocean? Tracking Foraging Trips and Migrations” with HPU’s David Hyrenbach. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

OCEAN SAFETY Na Kama Kai runs free keiki clinics on ocean safety and conservation awareness all day March 8 at Kahana Bay. Volunteer help is welcome. Email or call 864-9164.

DRIVE SAFE Hau‘ula Neighborhood Security Watch volunteers wave traffic safety signs from 5:30 to 6 p.m. March 8 along Kamehameha Highway. To join them, call Moana at 782-9553 or email

HULA IN KAILUA Pumehana Cullen and Puamana Hula Studio entertain in a free “I Love Hula in Kailua” show at 3 p.m. March 8 in Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 263-7073.

COMIC ART Published comic book author Christopher Caravalho shares his superheroes and achievements at 3 p.m. March 8 at Kaneohe Library. Audience participation is welcome. Call 233-5676.

BRASS QUINTET Chamber Music Hawaii presents Honolulu Brass Quintet and harpist Constance Uejio at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at Paliku Theatre. Call 489-5038 for tickets or visit

PIE DAY Kahuku Library hosts a “Pi(e) Bake-Off” and pie-eating contest at 6:30 p.m. March 10 with finalists from a weeklong “Pi” program for Kahuku High & Intermediate math classes. Real pies from Ted’s Bakery and from local bakers (in competition) are the highlights. Call 293-8935.

PIANO MUSIC Pianist Allan Fisher leads a session of popular sing-along music and show tunes at 7 p.m. March 10 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

STARGAZING Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. March 11 at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

COUPON SWAP Kahuku Library hosts free, volunteer-led coupon swapping from 9 to 11 a.m. March 11 (and every second Wednesday). Bring coupons to trade. Call 293-8935.

5Rs FESTIVAL Kane-ohe 5Rs Festival of Fun is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14 at Windward Mall with activities, games and more to highlight respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, relationships and resiliency. Castle High seniors also present their senior 5Rs projects. Call 235-1143.

E-WASTE Local businesses and banks sponsor an e-waste recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14 at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, accepting all computers and related electronics — any condition (except TVs, batteries and appliances). Shred-It also will securely destroy confidential documents, (maximum three boxes per person). Email

HEIAU CLEANUP Hau‘ula volunteers help clean up Maunawila Heiau from 8 to 11 a.m. March 14. To join the team, call Dotty at 255-6944 or email

BENCH-PRESS Olomana School sponsors the 13th annual Hawaii High School Bench Press and Body Building Contest March 15 at Ward Warehouse stage. Call 266-7866.


KUPUNA EATS KEY Project invites all area kupuna (age 50 and older) to a complimentary breakfast at 8 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in Kipuka Cafe at 47-200 Waihee Road. For guests under 50 accompanying a senior, the suggested donation is $5. Call 239-5777.

KARATE Knight’s Isshin-Ryu Karate & Kobudo plans a self-defense summer course for keiki June 8-July 29 in Kailua on fitness, fun and handling bullies. Call 492-2725.