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Windward Oahu Highlights

Send Windward items to cchang@midweek.com by April 1 to be considered for the April 8 edition, or call 529-4850.

CHARTER SCHOOL Malama Honua Public Charter School leads an informational session at 5 p.m. March 30 at 41-054 Ehukai St. in Waimanalo. The school also is 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 6:30-8:30 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 kailuamustangassociation2015@gmail.com.

SENATE ART State Sen. Jill Tokuda sponsors an exhibit throughout April of art by King Intermediate and Kailua High students at the State Capitol, Chamber level. Call 587-7215.

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.

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.

MAUNAWILA Maunawila steering committee meets at 5:30 p.m. April 2 at Hau‘ula Civic Center. Call Dotty at 255-6944.

NEIGHBORS Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 2 at Kailua District Park, Kahaluu at 7 p.m. April 8 at KEY Project and Ko‘olauloa at 6 p.m. April 9 at Kahuku Community Center. Call 768-3710.

CLOSURESAll public schools and libraries are closed April 3 in observance of Good Friday.

HAIKU MUSIC Ron Artis II entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. April 3 at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.

DANCE CONCERTS 24-VII Danceforce presents its spring “Prizm” concerts at 2:30 and 5 p.m April 3-4, and its “K.O. Lab” concerts at 8 both nights at Paliku Theatre. For tickets, visit brownpapertickets.com/event /1322491.

HPU PLAY Hawaii Pacific University presents You Can’t Take It With You April 3-26, Thursdays-Sundays at Paul and ViLoo Theatre in Kaneohe. For tickets, call 375-1282 or visit hpu.edu/theatre.

MALL DOINGS Windward Mall’s April 4 agenda includes an orchid display and plant sale by Windward Orchids from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (near food court entrance), Kids World activities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a fashion show by Star Boutique (formerly Patty’s Closet) from noon to 12:30 p.m. Call 235-1143.

KO‘OLAU EGGS Ko‘olau Center sponsors an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4, with age-group hunters starting at 11:30, 11:45, 12 and 12:15; golden eggs go to winners in each age group. Call 988-0224.

HOT RODS Aikahi Park Shopping Center hosts a Classic Car Cruise Night from 5 to 9 p.m. April 4. Call 735-8822.

HEALING Windward Unity Church hosts “Journey of the Heart,” a healing circle with yogic mantras, at 4:30 p.m. April 4 at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Bring water, pillow and mat. Call 262-6731.

BASE JOBS Marine Corps Community Services Hawaii has a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4 at KEY Project, 47-200 Waihee Road, seeking new hires for jobs at Kaneohe Marine base. Bring resume. Jobs are listed at mccshawaii.com/careers/.

MARSH HELPVolunteers work on Kawainui Restoration Ponds behind Castle hospital from 9 a.m. to noon April 4 with James Cogswell of the state DLNR. Call 266-0911.

BIATHLON Trinity Christian School holds its sixth annual biathlon at 6 p.m. April 4 at Kailua Beach Park and along Lanikai loop for about 50 participants. Call 628-8967.

PONY SHOW Pony Club of Hawaii hosts its 45th annual schooling show starting at 8 a.m. April 4 at Maunawili Farm, 1015 Auloa Road. The free public event has jumping, equitation and food for sale. Visit hawaii.ponyclub.org.

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. April 4 and 11 at Enchanted Lake Playground. Youths born between 1998 and 2008 are eligible (2007 is OK for September 2015 high school seniors). Bring medical insurance card and birth certificate. Call 216-8103.

AUDITIONS Hawaii Shakespeare Festival conducts auditions from 3 to 6 p.m. April 4 in Hale Palanakila 224 at Windward CC for the summer festival. Call Tony at 256-6657.

SUNRISE Windward Unity Church has an Easter Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. April 5 at Kalama Beach Park. Call 262-6731.

FARM EGGS Kailua Town Farmers Market hosts an egg hunt (bring a basket) and Easter Bunny visit at 9:30 a.m. April 5 at Kailua Elementary. Call 388-9696.

HANAUMA FILM Hanauma Bay Education Program hosts a free screening at 3 p.m. April 5 in the park theater of Ahi: The Yellowfin Tuna Documentary by WestPac Regional Fisheries Management Council. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

CHURCH EASTER Christ Church Uniting invites families to join its Easter celebration at 1300 Kailua Road, starting at 10 a.m. April 5 with worship, then brunch, fellowship and a egg hunt. Visit ccukailua.org.

WATERCOLOR The Hawaii Watercolor Society members’ show opens April 5 and runs through April 25 at Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, with a reception and awards at 5 p.m. April 12. Call Linda at 233-8520.

STRINGS Chamber Music Hawaii presents the Galliard String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. April 6 at Paliku Theatre. For tickets, call 489-5038.

ENERGY Windward Unity Church presents nine Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments at 10:30 a.m. April 6 at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731.

GOSPEL SONGS The Samoan Gospel Heralds sing in harmony at 7 p.m. April 7 in a free public concert at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.

UKULELE CLUB Ukulele Club of Hawaii offers free lessons for everyone from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. April 7 at Windward Mall center court. Call 235-1143.

HAU‘ULA Hau‘ula Community Association meets at 6:30 p.m. April 7 at Hau‘ula Civic Center. Call Dotty at 255-6944.

STARGAZING Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. April 8 and “Earth, Moon & Sun” at 2 and 3 p.m. April 18 at WCC. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

GRANT WRITERS Jerry Wong of the U.S. Census Bureau leads a free grant-writing workshop from 2 to 5 p.m. April 9 at Kahuku Library. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops, and space is limited. Register at 293-8935.

BENEFIT RUN Kalaheo High’s Project Grad “Run with Horse Power” 5K Fun Run & Walk starts at 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. Deadline is April 4. Email kalaheoprojectgrad2015@gmail.com, or go to the Project Grad Facebook page.

KICKBALL PARENTS Inc.’s annual “Kick Child Abuse & Neglect Out of Hawaii” kickball tournament is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 11 at Kaneohe District Park. The team fee is $500. Corporate team, groups, families and individual volunteers should sign up now. Call 223-5940.

ARTS FESTWindward CC hosts its “Come Play, Do Art” Paliku Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 11 with dramatic performances, art exhibits, food and more. Visit palikuarts.com.

SPEECH FEST Castle High School’s annual elementary school speech festival is set for 8 a.m. to noon April 11, with students from Castle Complex schools performing in poetry reading, storytelling and choral speaking. Call 233-5600, ext. 2247.

HULA IN KAILUA Harold K.L. Castle Foundation presents its free “Hula in Kailua” at 3 p.m. April 12 with kumu Adah Enos and Kawehionapua Hula Studio in Kailua Town Center parking garage. Call 263-7073.

HOLMES GRANTS Deadline is April 13 to apply for Windward United Church of Christ’s annual Holmes Scholarships for applicants focused on educational and career goals. Visit windwarducc.org.

SOCCER SIGNUPS AYSO’s Kaneohe region 13 accepts registration for the fall season from 5 to 8 p.m. April 14 and 2 to 6 p.m. April 19 at Windward Mall’s Center Stage. AYSO is open to players 4 to 18 years old. Call 235-2976.

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

BAY CULTURE Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club has “cultural awareness” glass-bottom boat rides by trained guides on the Coral Queen at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 18 from Heeia Kea pier as part of its Legends of Ko‘olau series. It offers stories, facts and booklets about the bay and its marine resources. Fee is $20 or $10. Reservations are required at 235-8111 or email legend- sofkoolau@aol.com.

HURRICANES Kailua Neighborhood Board’s Disaster Preparedness subcommittee hosts a town hall meeting on hurricanes at 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Kailua District Park. Call 783-5396.

KA‘A‘AWA RUN Ka‘a‘awa Elementary’s annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk is set for 8 a.m. April 25 at Kualoa Ranch. Fee is $25 and $10. Register at active.com, download a form from kaaawa.k12.hi.us or call 237-7757.

TEDDY BEARS Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii stages its annual Teddy Bear drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 25 at Windward Mall center court. All clean stuffed animals are welcome. Call 235-1143.

EARTH DAY Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii hosts a Mauka to Makai Cleanup from 7:30 a.m. to noon April 25 at Kualoa Ranch in observance of Earth Day, and as part of the Wanderlust Festival at Turtle Bay. Email kahi@sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org.