Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to by March 25 to be considered for the April 1 edition, or call 529-4850.

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.

PIZZA BENEFIT The 24-VII Heartbeat dance group conducts benefits March 24 and April 15 at all Oahu Pizza Huts. To obtain the required flier for your orders, call 554-1410.

DIGITAL Alu Like’s Robert Stauffer discusses Hawaiian digital resources, featuring Ulukai and Wehewehe (electronic library and dictionary) at 3 and 6 p.m. March 24 at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

TSUNAMIS Kailua Neighborhood Board’s Disaster Preparedness subcommittee hosts a town hall meeting on tsunamis at 6:30 p.m. March 25 at Kailua District Park multipurpose room, with a speaker from Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. April 22 topic is hurricanes. Call 783-5396.

FILM NIGHT Kaneohe Library screens Disney’s Big Hero 6 at 6 p.m. March 25. Call 233-5676.

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

CLOSURESAll public libraries and schools are closed March 26 in observance of Prince Kuhio Day.

POTATOES Eileen Towata presents “Potato Possibilities” at 6 p.m. March 26, 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 Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole from noon to 6 p.m. March 26, with food, entertainment, cultural exhibits and a Royal Hawaiian Band concert (at 11 a.m.) at 41-253 Ilauhole St. Visit

HEIAU The Maunawila steering committee meets at 5:30 p.m. March 26 at Hau‘ula Community Center. Call 255-6944.

CHOIR CONCERT Pali View Baptist Choir performs an Easter Concert at 7 p.m. March 27 at Windward Mall. Call 235-1143.

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.

HAIKU MUSIC The Saloon Pilots entertain from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. March 27 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.

FILM NIGHT KEY Project hosts a free family movie night at 6 p.m March 27, featuring Disney’s Big Hero 6. Refreshments will be available, and families are welcome to bring mats, sleeping bags and small chairs. Call 380-7376.

STARGAZING Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Dream to Fly” at 7 p.m. and “Sounds of the Underground” at 8:15 p.m. March 27 at Windward CC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

ALICE Diamond in the Rough Productions stages the musical Alice in Wonderland at 7:30 p.m. March 27, 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 28 and 2 p.m. March 29 at Paliku Theatre at WCC. Tickets cost $19 and $10 at or by calling 1-866-967-8167.

FOOTLOOSE Castle Performing Arts Center presents Footloose at 7:30 p.m. March 27-28, and 3 p.m. March 29 in Ron Bright Theatre. For tickets, visit or call 233-5626.

HAKIPU‘U HELP Hui o Ko‘olaupoko volunteers help restore (and learn about) Hakipu‘u Stream from 9 a.m. to noon March 28. Call 277-5611 or visit

BREAKFAST Wind-ward Unity Church plans a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. March 28 at Cinnamon’s in Kailua. Call 262-6731.

MODEL SEARCH Sunburst Beauty Pageant’s Model Search runs from 10 a.m. to noon March 28 at Windward Mall center court. Potential models are invited to pre-register at or at the beginning of the event.

DOG HIKE Hawaiian Humane Society’s Paws on the Path hiking club plans a pet-friendly hike on Maunawili Demonstration Trail March 28. Call 356-2222.

MOVIE TOOLS John Mark Stroud, Robyn Busfield and Loha Kane host a screening and discussion of Lucy at 1 p.m. March 28 at Windward Unity Church in a “Wake Up at the Movies” program at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

SPRING GARDENS Kevin Mulkern of Mulkern Nursery discusses tips on spring cleaning your garden at 10 a.m. March 28 in a free workshop at 41-639 Kaulukano St. in Waimanalo. Call 396-6595.

STORY FEST Valley of the Temples Memorial Park hosts a storytelling festival from 1 to 4 p.m. March 28-29, featuring storytellers Alton Chung, Jeff Gere and Kathy Collins, plus music, hula, refreshments and free workshops. The event also marks the park’s newly opened Ocean View Terrace cemetery. Visit

BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives at BYU-Hawaii from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. April 1 and 2, and 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. April 3; and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 7 at HPU’s Hawaii Loa campus. Call 848-4770.

NEIGHBORS Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 2 at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3710. • KICKBALL The team fee is $300 until March 28 (and $500 after) for PARENTS Inc.’s annual “Kick Child Abuse & Neglect Out of Hawaii” kickball tournament, set for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 11 at Kaneohe District Park. Corporate team, groups, families and individual volunteers can sign up now. Email or call 223-5940.

SOCCER SIGNUPS AYSO’s Kaneohe region 13 accepts registration for the fall season (ages 4 to 18) from 3 to 6 p.m. March 28, 5-8 p.m. April 14 and 2-6 p.m. April 19 at Windward Mall’s center court. Call 235-2976.

KAILUA HOOPS Kailua Community Basketball League signs up players for its spring skills clinic and team play from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 28, and April 4 and 11 at Enchanted Lake Playground. Youths born between 1998 and 2008 are eligible (2007 is OK, if you’re a high school senior as of September 2015). Bring medical insurance card and birth certificate. Call 216-8103.

HANAUMA TALK Hanauma Bay Education Program presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. March 29 in the park theater on “Tuna, to Move or Not to Move, That is the Question” with fishery consultant David Itano. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

BENEFIT GOLF Mid Pacific Country Club presents “Golf for a Cure” tournament and dinner March 29, with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Proceeds go to University of Hawaii Cancer Center. For details, call 262-8161, ext. 222.

SACRED SONGS Mindful Matters Wellness and Yoga Center hosts a sacred “HU” singing program at 3 p.m. March 29 at 407 Uluniu St. #412. Call 735-7719.

CHAMBER TRIO Pohai Nani hosts a free public show at 2 p.m. March 29 by the Chamber Music Trio of Thomas Yee (piano), Norman Foster (clarinet) and Carlo Malanima (viola) in the auditorium. Call 234-6639.

CHARTER SCHOOL Malama Honua Public Charter School leads an informational session at 5 p.m. March 30 at 41-054 Ehukai St. in Waimanalo. It’s accepting applications for grades K-3. Call 259-5522.

IRISH HARP Patrick Ball plays the Irish harp and shares Celtic stories at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at Kahuku Library. Call 293-8935.

POP WARNER Kailua Mustangs Pop Warner Association has signups for football and cheerleading from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 1 and 5-8 p.m. April 29 at Kailua District Park for ages 5-14. Bring proof of birth date and health insurance. Email

EASTER FUN The city parks department sponsors its Easter Egg-stravaganza from 4 to 7 p.m. April 2 at Windward Mall center court with egg-dyeing, games and more. Call 235-1143.

HPU PLAY Hawaii Pacific University presents You Can’t Take It With You April 3-26, Thursdays-Sundays at Paul and Vi Loo Theatre on its Hawaii Loa campus. For reservations, call 375-1282 or visit

BENEFIT RUN Deadline is April 4 to sign up for Kalaheo High’s Project Grad “Run with Horse Power” 5K Fun Run & Walk, set for 7 a.m. April 11 at Kailua Beach Park, near the boat ramp. Fee is $25, and all proceeds benefit the 2015 alcoholand drug-free graduation party. Email kalaheoprojectgrad2015@g or go to