West Oahu High­lights

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• GO FOR BROKE UH-West Oahu Li­brary hosts an ex­hibit from March 31 to April 11 on “Go for Broke: Ja­panese Amer­i­can Soldiers Fight­ing on Two Fronts.” The trav­el­ing show, spon­sored by Ni­sei Vet­er­ans Legacy Cen­ter, has pho­tos, oral his­to­ries and fac­sim­i­les of his­toric documents about the 100th, 442nd and 522nd units, as well as the Mil­i­tary In­tel­li­gence Ser­vice. Call Julie at 689-2604.

• KAPOLEI DANCE The Kapolei chap­ter of Hawaii Ball­room Dance As­so­ci­a­tion reg­is­ters stu­dents at 7 p.m. April 7, 13 and 20 at Makak­ilo Com­mu­nity Park for Mon­day night classes in East Coast swing and rumba. Classes start at 7 p.m April 7 for eight ses­sions with a nom­i­nal fee. Call 781-2076.

• BALL­ROOM Pearl­ridge chap­ter of Hawaii Ball­room Dancing As­so­ci­a­tion reg­is­ters stu­dents for merengue and West Coast swing lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. April 8 at Waimalu El­e­men­tary School. Tues­day night classes started April 1, with nom­i­nal fees. Call 4883935 or 836-4579.

• UH GOLF Na Koa hosts its 20th an­nual Ed Wong Me­mo­rial Golf Tour­na­ment April 8 at Hawaii Prince Golf Course. Fee is $1,000 for a three- per­son team, and pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Rain­bow War­rior foot­ball pro­gram. Call 9564513 or visit nakoa.org.

• JOB FAIR Lee­ward Com­mu­nity Col­lege spon­sors a Col­lege, Ca­reer and Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 9 on the con­course in ob­ser­vance of Col­lege Day and the 50th an­niver­sary of the UH sys­tem’s com­mu­nity col­leges, fea­tur­ing dozens of businesses and col­leges. Call 455-0011 or email su­san­lee@hawaii.edu.

• LEGO BOTS Teach­ers Peter Park and Dawn Robertson demon­strate how to build a LEGO Mind­storms NXT Ro­bot at 6 p.m. April 9 at Waipahu Li­brary. Reg­is­ter at 6750358.

• MILE WALK­The UH West Oahu ohana plans to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” at 10:35 a.m. and at 1:50 p.m. April 9 in ob­ser­vance of Sex­ual As­sault Aware­ness Month. Call 689-2604.

• BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 10 at Is­land Pa­cific Academy in Kapolei, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 12 at Res­ur­rec­tion of the Lord Catholic Church in Waipahu, and 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 13 at Waikele Cen­ter. Call 848-4770.

• NEIGH­BORS Ewa Neigh­bor­hood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 10 at Ewa Beach Li­brary, and Aiea meets at 7:30 p.m. April 14 at Aiea Li­brary. Call


• AIEA FUN FAIRAiea High School PTSO has a Fam­ily Fun Fair from 4 to 9 p.m. April 11 at the school, with food, Xtreme rides, a pet­ting zoo, coun­try store, crafts, pony rides, games, en­ter­tain­ment and more. Call 382-7713.

• SPE­CIAL EVENTS Lee­ward Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s Spe­cial Events Class and Chef Jon Mat­sub­ara present an el­e­gant din­ner for $70 with­out wine and $85 with wine pair­ings from 6 to 9 p.m. April 11. Call 455-0244.

• FARM WORK­SHOP Hawaii Agri­cul­ture Re­search Cen­ter hosts a farm­ers re­source work­shop from 5 to 9 p.m. April 11 at HARC on Ku­nia Road, fea­tur­ing in­for­ma­tion on pes­ti­cides, food safety, in­sur­ance, loans, wa­ter per­mits, con­ser­va­tion, mar­ket­ing and more. Call Steve Russo at 973-9409.

• MANANA FAIR Manana El­e­men­tary School has a “Cel­e­brate Spring” craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at the Pearl City cam­pus, 1147 Ku­mano St. Call 454-5305.

• RAIN BAR­RELS Halawa Xeriscape Gar­den has a Rain Bar­rel Catch­ment work­shop at 10:30 a.m. April 12 at the gar­den, 991268 Iwaena St. Fee is $35, in­clud­ing bar­rel, or $5 for lec­ture only, by April 11. Call 748-5363.

• NISHI­HARA HOUR State Sen. Clarence Nishi­hara hosts a monthly cof­fee hour at 9 a.m. April 12 at the Waipahu Don Qui­jote. Call 728-1008.

• WEST HIKES Hawai­ian Trail & Moun­tain Club leads a 3-mile novice hike on Aiea Loop Trail at 8 a.m. April 12, and a 10.2mile ad­vanced hike to Wa­iau ridge at 8 a.m. April 20. Visit htm­club.org.

• BAZAAR Waipahu Com­mu­nity of Christ Church has a bazaar, craft and food fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at 94130 Mokukaua St. with baked goods, plants, lunch plates and crafts. Call 6780635.

• SEEDS, ROSES Oahu Ur­ban Gar­den Cen­ter has a Seed Sav­ing and Plant Shar­ing work­shop from 9 a.m. to noon April 12 at 955 Kame­hameha Hwy. in Pearl City. Pre-reg­is­ter at 453-6050; do­na­tion is $5 at the door. The new Peace Rose Gar­dens ded­i­ca­tion and cel­e­bra­tion runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon that day.

• OR­GA­NIZED Sim­ply Or­ga­nized has a free demon­stra­tion of Free­dom-Rail at 1 p.m. April 12 at its Kapolei store, 889 Kamok­ila Blvd. Call 693-8888.

• FLOWER FEST Pearl­ridge Cen­ter farm­ers mar­ket has a Flower Fest and flower-ar­rang­ing and lei-mak­ing con­tests from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. April 12; also tips on ail­ing orchids. The mar­ket runs from 8 a.m. to noon Down­town near Sears. Call 388-9696.

• STA­DIUM EASTER The Sal­va­tion Army spon­sors an “Egg-cit­ing Easter Cel­e­bra­tion” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 at the North Plaza (gates 6 and 7) of Aloha Sta­dium with keiki games and rides, arts, crafts and an egg hunt — along with the reg­u­lar swap meet. Canned food is wel­come. Call 483-7133.

• BLAD­DER HEALTH Kaiser Per­ma­nente hosts a free Se­nior Sum­mit on “In Con­trol: Pelvic Floor Strength­en­ing” at 10 a.m. April 14 at its Wai­pio clinic, con­fer­ence room 1A. Call 432-2235.

• BERLIN TALKDistin­guished Vis­it­ing Scholar Robert Moeller dis­cusses “Back to the Fu­ture? His­tory and Mem­ory in Berlin, 2005-1945” at 12:30 p.m. April 14 in a free pub­lic lec­ture at the UHWO Cam­pus Cen­ter #C225. For de­tails, call 689-2604.

• HIDE­AWAY CLUB Singer-song­writer Ron Ar­tis II plays at 9 p.m. April 19 at the Hide­away, 1 Co­ral Sea Road in Kalaeloa as part of his spring con­cert tour. Visit ronar­t­is­fam­ily­band.com or call 371-3895.

• XERICAPE EGGS Halawa Xeriscape Gar­den’s Dec­o­rate an Egg work­shop and Easter egg hunt is at 10:30 a.m. April 19 at 991268 Iwaena St. Fee is $5; bring four to six boiled or blown eggs, a collection bas­ket and brown-bag lunch. Reg­is­ter at 748-5363 by April 18.

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