West Oahu Highlights

Wednesday - June 16, 2010
By MidWeek Staff
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Below are highlights of what’s coming up in West Oahu.

* NEIGHBORS Aiea Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at Aiea Library, the Pearl City board meets at 6:30 p.m. June 22 at Waiau District Park, Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale meets at 7 p.m. June 23, and Waipahu meets at 7 p.m. June 24 at the FilCom Center. Call 768-3710.

* GOLF UPGRADES The city Department of Planning and Permitting has a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. June 15 at Ted Makalena Golf Course on a special management area use permit required to make improvements to the course. Planned are path realignment, grading, landscaping, a detention pond, new fence and pedestrian bridge repairs. The golf course is located at 93-059 Waipio Point Access Road. Call 768-8027.

* BALLROOM DANCE The Pearlridge chapter of the Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association registers students for classes in nite club two-step, cha cha and bolero at 7 p.m. June 15, 22, 29 and July 6, 13 and 20 at Waimalu Elementary cafeteria. Lessons are from 7 to 9:10 p.m. July 6-Aug. 24. Call Millie at 836-4579 or Les at 488-3935.

* MASK THEATRE “The Mask Messenger” performs and talks with keiki at 6 p.m. June 16 at Waipahu Library, bringing Faust Mask Theatre alive in the free program; recommended for ages 6 and up. Call 675-0358.

* DISNEY LUNCHEON Hawaii Society of Business Professionals discusses Aulani, Disney’s Resort & Spa at Ko Olina, at 11:30 a.m. luncheon June 17 in Hawaii Prince Hotel’s Mauna Kea Ballroom. Registration by June 14 costs $38, or $32 for members of HSBP, AIA Honolulu, BIA Hawaii, Shidler Alumni Association and WOEDA. Add $5 for reservations made afterward.Visit http://www.hspb.biz.

* FAMILY STORIES Guest readers Vivian Aiona and Wally Amos share stories at 10 a.m. June 17 at Kapolei Library, sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii. There are free goodie bags for the keiki after the program while supplies last. Call 693-7050.

* DINOSAURS! Pearlridge Center presents a Dinosaurs! invasion during mall hours June 18-Aug. 15 with giant robotic dinosaur displays, a safari train Uptown and dinosaur dig and hands-on activities Downtown. Call 488-0981.

* BON DANCE Ewa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple has its bon dance at 7 p.m. June 19 at 91-1133 Renton Road. Call 677-4221.

* HOME BUYERS The city presents its annual Homebuyer/Howeowner Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19 at Kapolei Hale, offering information on programs and services to help residents buy their own home. Call 523-8116.

* HALAU ENROLLMENT Halau Hula ‘O Kana Kapeka now accepts students for its summer hula and Tahitian classes, held every Saturday June 19-Aug. 14 at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Monday evening classes for women also are available. Call Dana Henderson at 255-4001 or 487-9450.

* BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 20 at Waikele Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at the state Kakuhihewa Building in Kapolei, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25 at Home Depot Kapolei, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 26 at Kapolei Shopping Center and 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 27 at Foodland Ewa Beach. Call 845-9966.

* CANCER ART Oncology Nursing Society presents the exhibit Oncology on Canvas from June 22 to July 1 at Kapolei Hale courtyard, showing art by patients, families, friends and medical staff on life-affirming changes in their cancer journey. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 768-6622.

* LIBRARY MAGIC Kelvin Chun the “Magi-Chun” entertains at 6 p.m. June 23 at Waipahu Library. Call 675-0358.

Ongoing

* RECYCLING SHOW The city Department of Environmental Services presents its educational recycling display at Pearl City Library during the month of June. Call 453-6566.

* COLLECTION DRIVE The Pearl City (98-138 Hila Place) and Kapolei (488 Kamokila Blvd.) locations of Hawaii Self Storage welcome donations for Ho’omalu O Na Kamali’i, a children’s receiving home on the Leeward Coast. Items needed are new clothing, blankets, towels, sports equipment, shoes, slippers, toys, school supplies, backpacks and arts and crafts. Call 521-9531, ext. 224.

COFFEE TIME A free “java reception” is held at 11 a.m. Saturdays in Kapolei, offering a free cup of World’s Best Antioxidant Organic Coffee. Call 356-9300.

* FOOTBALL SIGNUPS Kapolei Warriors Football Association registers players for its 2010 season from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 6 at Kalaeloa football field. Teams will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Download forms at http://www.eteamz.com/kapolei-warriors/. Contact Chris Torres or Derek Higa at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

* BARBERS BOWLING Barbers Point Bowling is open to the public daily at 91-1259 Saratoga Ave. Bowling center hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to midnight Friday-Saturday (673-2695). The snack bar opens at 9 a.m. every day (673-2696).

* EWA BEACH MARKET Ewa Beach Shopping Center and Lay Farms sponsor a farmers market from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily; the Serendipitous Gardener from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; and The Bread of Life from 2 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Call 689-7387.

* CANCER SCREENINGS Hawaii Medical Center West conducts free mammograms and pap smears for women 40 and older from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday in Room 108 of the medical office building. Call 547-6820.

* NANAKULI RECYCLES Reynolds Recycling’s HI-5 Nanakuli redemption center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at Nanakuli Village, 89-102 Farrington Hwy. (It’s closed from noon to 1 p.m.) Call 487-2802.

* EWA RECYCLES Reynolds Recycling’s HI-5 Ewa redemption center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at Ewa Town Center near Longs Drugs at 91-1404 Fort Weaver Road. (It’s closed from noon to 1:30 p.m.) Call 487-2802.

* FIT CLUB Fit Club Hawaii has adult exercise classes from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Iroquois Point Elementary School, Room P14. Fee is $1 per class. Call 561-3837 or visit http://www.fitclubhawaii.com.

* STAR SIGHTINGS Ko Olina hosts “Stars Above Hawaii,” an astronomical star show at 8 and 9 nightly by reservation at 291-2464.

* PEARL CITY MARKET Mahiku Farmers Market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Momilani Community Center. Call 225-4002.

* WAIPAHU MARKET Waipahu Festival Marketplace is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays and holidays at 94-340 Waipahu Depot Road, offering fresh fish, produce, crafts, refreshments and Island-made products. Call 677-6939.

* WAIANAE MARKET Waianae Farmers’ Market is now open from 7:45 to 11:30 a.m. at Waianae High School, featuring new products from the school, such as organic produce and ogo. The market relocated May 1 from Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. Call 697-3516.

* CITY MARKETS The People’s Open Market sells produce on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at Waiau District Park and 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at Waipahu District Park; Fridays from 7 to 8 a.m. to Halawa District Park and 9 to 10 a.m. at Ewa Beach Community Park; and Sundays from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at Kapolei Community Park, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Royal Kunia Park-n-Ride and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Waikele Community Park. Call 522-7088.

* NIGHT BOWLING Aiea Bowl on Aiea Heights Drive offers weekly nighttime themes for the public with entertainment, glow bowling, deejays, pupus and drink specials, and prizes from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (9 p.m. to closing). Mondays and Thursdays are for 18 and older; weekends for all ages with no cover. Call 488-6854.

* HANGAR TALKS Pacific Aviation Museum presents guest discussions at 1 p.m. every third Saturday in the museum theater. Admission is $14 to $5. Call 441-1000.

* TOASTMASTERS Pearl City Toastmasters meet at 7 p.m. every first and third Tuesday in the Mokihana Room of Pearlridge Gardens & Tower (98-1042 Moanalua Road). Call 780-2066.

* KAPOLEI CHORALE Kapolei Chorale invites singers to join rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. Sundays in Makakilo. Call 672-8888 for directions and interview.

* IKEBANA CLASSES Pearl City Foundation teaches the Japanese art of flower arrangement at 9 a.m. Mondays at Momilani Community Center. Class plus cost of flowers is $3. Bring flower clippers, vase and frog. Call 456-2073.

* GARDENING Urban Garden Center has a free public gardening program from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at 955 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 453-6050.

* DOG ADOPTIONS Hawaii Dog Foundation conducts adoptions at PETCO from noon to 2 p.m. Sundays in Pearl City. Call 782-8387.

* KARATE Shotokan Karate Center conducts a variety of classes for seniors and for all ages and skill levels weekly at Pearl City Highlands Elementary School and at Aiea Hongwanji. For details, call 456-9407.

* SOCCER SIGNUPS Leeward Soccer Club seeks players and coaches for its HYSA season. Practices are held on various West Oahu fields. Call Sam at 224-5534 or call 674-0500.

* SUPPORT GROUPS A Hospice Hawaii grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month (924-9255), and a cancer support group, Hui Malama Kako’o, meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Thursday (except holidays) in the first-floor physicians dining room of Pali Momi hospital (485-4548). Parking is validated.

* WAIMALU KARATE Japan International Karate Center Leeward has classes for adults and children at Harbor Center in Waimalu. New beginner classes are available daily. Call 486-4800.

* POLYNESIAN DANCE Na Malama Polynesian Dance Studio in Ewa Beach has open enrollment Saturdays in hula, Maori, Tahitian and Samoan dancing. Call 271-9403.

* BELLY DANCE Malia in Hawaii teaches belly dance - Shimmy Fitness low-impact dance cardio - at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Kapolei Yoga and Dance studio, 338 Kamokila Blvd., suite #201. Fee is $15 per class or $50 for four classes; register at first class. Call 234-1006.

* LINE DANCING Pearl City Foundation has intermediate-level line dancing classes at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Momilani Community Center. Fee is $5 per class. Call 456-2073.

* YOGA REFUGE Gina Snowden teaches beginner yoga at 9 a.m. and intermediate/advance classes at 11:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at Rosalie Dance Academy in Aiea Village Square. Military and student rates are available. Call 484-1248 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

* ZEN ETC. Waipahu Soto Zen Temple leads meditation at 6 a.m. and children’s shodo at 1 p.m. each Saturday; tai chi at 9:30 a.m. most Saturdays; Sumi-e painting at 9 a.m. most Wednesdays, shodo at 9 a.m. most Thursdays and yoga at 9:30 a.m. Fridays. Call 671-3103.

* YOGA Yoga4Ewa studio in Ewa Beach has a variety of yoga classes Monday through Saturday. Visit http://www.yoga4ewa.com or call 689-1020.

* LA LECHE La Leche League of Central Oahu meets at 10:15 a.m. on the second Monday of each month at Ohana Music Together Studio in Pearl City. All breast-feeding and expectant mothers are welcome. Call Melissa at 888-2321.

* HULA LESSONS Halau Hula ‘O Kana Kapeka accepts registration for women’s classes (6-7:30 p.m. Mondays) at St. Elizabeth Church Hall in Aiea. Keiki, teen and Tahitian dance classes also are offered. Call 255-4001.

* HALAU ENROLLMENT Halau Kawailaniakea offers adult classes in ancient and modern hula for all skill levels at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Makakilo Recreation Center, 92-1140 Makakilo Drive. The first class is free. Call 672-4848.

* EWA HALAU Hula Halau O Kehaulani has classes for women, teens intermediate and keiki girls and mixed boys hula throughout the week in Ewa Beach. Call Kehau at 428-3628.

* HULA CLASSES Kumu Hula Rosemarie Dungca teaches intermediate-level hula to seniors from 9:30 to 11 a.m., and beginners 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at Momilani Community Center. Call 456-2073.

* OKINAWAN MUSIC Hear live Okinawan music from 8:30 to 10 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of the month at Off the Wall Bar and Grill in Aiea. Call 486-9255.

* PARENT SUPPORT The Leeward Community Children’s Council sponsors free parent support meetings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every third Wednesday at Kapolei Police Station. All parents of children with special needs are welcome. Call 586-5363.

* FASHION CLASSES Polyphabric Design Studio has sewing, construction, pattern-making and design classes for ages 8 and older from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Kapolei. For fee structure and more information on the classes, call 520-2232.

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