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and from 5 to 7 p.m. at Big City Diner in Waipio Shopping Center. Call 2204981.
• ROTARY SPEAKERS An update on Ilima at Leihano is set for 7:30 a.m. March 18 and Neil Abercrombie will speak March 25 during the Kapolei Rotary meeting in Kapolei High School faculty lounge. Call 630-8730.
• LIBRARYFURLOUGHS All public libraries are closed March 19 for staff furlough day and March 26 for Prince Kuhio Day. TheAiea branch also will close March 18.
• BLOODDRIVESHawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 19 at Home Depot Kapolei; 7 to 9 a.m. March 19 at Hawaii Medical Center West and 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 21 at Waikele Center. Call 845-9966.
• SWAP MEET Waipio Shopping Center hosts a community swap meet from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 20 in the parking lot near Jack in the Box, offering 35 booths for shoppers. Call 722-8487.
• MDA RACE Muscular Dystrophy Association sponsors its annual Honu Race at 9:30 a.m. March 20 at Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii water park. Buy $23 “honu adoption” tickets by March 17 at www.bgch.com or call 6894182. Proceeds benefit Leeward Boys & Girls Clubs.
• RECYCLING TIPS Evelyn Nakamura leads an upcycling workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 20 at Kapolei Library, with craft ideas and demos on how to make a T-shirt looper rug. Call 693-7050.
• PLANT DOCTOR Halawa Xeriscape Garden has a workshop with a “plant doctor” at 10 a.m. March 20. Call 748-5363.
• FOOD DONATIONS Kapolei Curves welcomes canned food items for Hawaii Foodbank this month: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. and 37:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-7 p.m. Friday; and 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the fitness center, 8890 Kamokila Blvd. Service fee to the women’s gym will be waived through March 20 in exchange for a bag of groceries. Call owner Lara Gerber at 674-2866.
• ON STAGE Ho‘okahi Sunday at Pearlridge Center Downtown features Roy Sakuma at 1 p.m. and Halau O Hanauna Ku‘u Aloha at 2:30 p.m. March 21. Call 4880981.
• WATERWEEK Subway Restaurant-Waipio observes World Water Week (March 21-27) by accepting contributions from customers for their servings of water and then donating the proceeds to UNICEF to provide clean drinking water in more than 90 countries. For details on the program, also called Tap Project, call Jennifer Tanabe at 469-4790.
• NEIGHBORS Pearl City Neighborhood Board meets at 6:30 p.m. March 23 at Waiau District Park, Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale meets at 7 p.m. March 24 at Kapolei High School cafeteria, and Waipahu meets at 7 p.m March 25 at the FilCom Center. Call 7683710.
• SLEEP DISORDERS Kaiser Permanente presents a free, public Senior Summit lecture on “Things that Creep and Crawl at Night” (sleep disorders and restless leg syndrome) at 10 a.m. March 24 at its Waipio clinic, 941480 Moaniani St. Call 4222235 to register.
• SEWAGE TOUR The city’s Tour de Trash presents a visit to its wastewater treatment plants from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25, starting and ending at Kapolei Hale. Call 768-3200 to register.
• COMEDY NIGHT On the Spot improv troupe continues its weekly comedy run at 7:30 Friday nights through March 26 at Rosalie Woodson Dance Academy, 99-1153 Moanalua Road in Aiea Village Square. Admission is $5, and doors open at 7 p.m. Call 224-7585.