Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to by March 11 to be considered for the March 18 edition, or call 529-4850.

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 week-long “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 in 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 Windward Community College. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

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

NEIGHBORS Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets 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 cafeteria. Call 768-3710.

UKULELES Fatboy’s Bistro at Pali Golf Course hosts a dinner concert by Island Ukuleles of Canada from 6 to 8 p.m. March 12 at the golf course restaurant, featuring a $15 buffet dinner and no-host cocktails. For reservations (by March 6) call Uncle Mel at 256-2276 or Aunty Lynn at 783-7410.

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

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

FISH FRY Knights of Columbus Council 6307 (Windward side) plans a fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. March 13 at St. John Vianney Parish Hall, 920 Keolu Drive. Tickets cost $13, $12 and $9 or a maximum of $50 per family; they can be purchased after all Masses March 7 and 8 at St. John Vianney and also at St. Anthony’s. Both schools benefit from the event, along with Ho‘ola Na Pua (for women fleeing the sex trade). Order at or call 381-6948.

CLASSIC CARS East End Hot Rod Club hosts a classic car show from 5 to 9 p.m. March 14 in the Windward Mall parking lot. Call 235-1143.

KANIKAPILA Sean Na‘auao entertains at 4 p.m. March 14 in a free show at Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 263-7073.

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

HEIAU CLEANUP Hau‘ula volunteers help clean up Maunawila Heiau from 8 to 11 a.m. March 14. To join the conservation team for this or other dates, 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.

HANAUMA TALK Hanauma Bay Education Program presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. March 15 in the park theater on “Sanctuary Ocean Count: a community project that monitors humpback whales in Hawaii” with Nicholas Joly of NOAA. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

SAFETY WALK Hau‘ula Neighborhood Security Watch volunteers meet at 8:45 p.m. March 15 at Makai LDS Chapel on Kamehameha Highway and will walk the neighborhood from 9 to 10 p.m. To join them, call Moana at 782-9553 or email

TRYOUTS Lanikai Mortgage Players holds tryouts at 7 p.m. March 16 at Lanikai Community Center for its next melodrama, Filthy Riches, or, You Cad, Your Three Minutes are Up, set for May 15-17 and 22-24. Call James Duca at 263-0965.

NATURE HOUR Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden hosts its monthly preschool Nature Hour at 10:30 a.m. March 17 on the topic of “The Sun.” Bring walking shoes, bug spray, rain gear, a snack and a parent. Call 233-7323.

OLDIES The Grumpy Old Men sing oldies-but-goodies at 7 p.m. March 17 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639. • FILM NIGHT Kahuku Library screens the film Lego Movie at 5:30 p.m. March 17. (The Lego Club meets at 2 p.m. March 16.) Call 293-8935.


BARIATRICS Dr. Steven Fowler and the bariatric surgery team at Castle Medical Center conduct a seminar on weight-loss surgery at 6:30 p.m. March 18 in the hospital’s Wellness Auditorium. Register at 263-5400.

MATH FUN Kahuku Library hosts “Bedtime Math” with games and crafts from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 18. Call 293-8935.

FARM TRAINING GoFarm Hawaii conducts a training session from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 19 in Hale Akoakoa 105 at Windward CC for those interesting in sustainable and organic farming. RSVP to

BASKETBALL CLINIC Kailua Community Basketball League offers its Spring Skills Clinic for students born between 1997-2007 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 21 and 28, and April 4 and 11. Players also can register for the 2015 season at this time; they must bring medical insurance card and birth certificate. Enrollment is limited. Call Gary at 216-8103, Mike at 352-1364 or Carl at 221-0553.

STARGAZING Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Perfect Little Planet” at 2 p.m. and “Kaluokahina: The Enchanted Reef” at 3 p.m. March 21 at Windward Community College. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

SCOUT DERBY St. Ann’s Cub Scout Pack 113 stages its annual Pinewood Derby and Recruitment event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 21 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

HANAUMA TALK Hanauma Bay Education Program presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. March 22 in the park theater on “Big Winged Migrators: Humpback Whales in the North Pacific” with Siri Hakala of NOAA. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

VARIETY SHOW Pohai Nani residents perform a free variety show for the public at 7 p.m. March 24 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

FOOTGOLF Bay View Golf Course plans an introductory FootGolf tournament at 10 a.m. March 26 with lunch and prizes. Call Larry Dunn at 247-0451.

POTATOES Eileen Towata presents “Potato Possibilities” at 6 p.m. March 26, at Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, sharing tips on all preparations and varieties of potatoes. Fee is $10 in advance. Call 263-5400 or visit

KUHIO DAY Ka Ho‘oilina na Kuhio Community Center marks the birthday of Prince Kuhio with a concert by the Royal Hawaiian Band at 11 a.m. March 26 at 41-253 Ilauhole St. For other events and details, visit

PIANO RECITAL Ernest Chang’s piano students play a free public recital at 7 p.m. March 27 at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

THOMPSON SHOW Acclaimed songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson performs at 8 p.m. March 28 in Surfer the Bar at Turtle Bay Resort. Tickets cost $45 at Surf ‘n’ Sea or at

KA‘A‘AWA HIKE Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads an 8-mile intermediate circuit hike at 8 a.m. March 28 in Ka‘a‘awa-Hakipuu. Visit