West Oahu High­lights

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• ZUM­BAT­HON FilCom Cen­ter spon­sors a Zum­bat­hon from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 28, hosted by the Philip­pine Nurses As­so­ci­a­tion of Hawaii with in­struc­tors Troy and Rose Men­doza and oth­ers from the Pi­noy Crew and more. Do­na­tion is $10 in ad­vance, $15 at the door (to ben­e­fit FilCom). Bring towel and wa­ter bot­tle. Call 426-6183 or 6800451.

• OHA TOWN HALL The na­tion-build­ing pro­gram of OHA spon­sors a town hall meet­ing at 6:30 p.m. April 30 to talk story about a Hawai­ian-man­aged fu­ture at Hale Ponoi, Depart­ment of Hawai­ian Home Lands in Kapolei. Visit oha.org/na­tion­build­ing.

• BLOOD DRIVES Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 1 at Aiea High li­brary, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 3 at Pearl­ridge Cen­ter Down­town, and 7: 30 a. m.- 1 p.m. May 10 at Kapolei Shop­ping Cen­ter. Call 848-4770.

• KAPOLEI FAIR Kapolei High School spon­sors a May Day Cel­e­bra­tion & Com­mu­nity Fair from 3 to 8 p.m. May 2 with en­ter­tain­ment, food, crafts and ex­hibits at the school sta­dium. Call Lolita at 692-8200, ext. 2246.

• FIL-AM LEAD­ERS FilCom Cen­ter hosts a Fil- Am Young Lead­ers Sum­mit from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 in Waipahu, with sev­eral na­tional fig­ures set to speak. For fees and de­tails, visit filcom.org or call 291-9407.

• FREE COMICS Kapolei and Waipahu li­braries give away comic books May 3, while sup­plies last (one per li­brary card car­rier), in ob­ser­vance of the 13th an­nual Free Comic Book Day, cour­tesy of Gecko Books & Comics, the li­braries’ Friends and Col­lec­tor Ma­ni­acs. Call 693-7050 ( Kapolei) or 675- 0358 (Waipahu).

• SMALL GAR­DENS Halawa Xeriscape Gar­den spon­sors a box gar­den work­shop at 10:30 a.m. May 3 for those with limited grow­ing space. Pre­sented by Zac John­son of Ewa Blue Worms, pro­gram fee is $5, and RSVP is due by May 2. Call 748-5363.

• TAHI­TIAN DANCE Classes in Tahi­tian dance and drum­ming with a cul­tural back­ground be­gin at 1 p.m May 3 at West Loch Es­tates for ages 3 and up. Fee is $25 per month. Call Hi‘i Bush at 321-3483.

• HOME­OWN­ERS Cold­well Banker Pa­cific Prop­er­ties hosts a free sem­i­nar with Sue Savio of In­sur­ance As­so­ciates from 1 to 3 p.m. May 3 at the Star-Ad­ver­tiser plant, 4545 Kapolei Park­way. Savio will dis­cuss home­own­ers’ li­a­bil­ity, as­so­ci­a­tion li­a­bil­ity and other in­sur­ance and le­gal con­cerns. Light re­fresh­ments are planned as well as a draw­ing for a $25 gift card. Re­serve a seat at gokapolei@cb­pa­cific.com or call 375-6600.

• NISHI­HARA HOUR State Sen. Clarence Nishi­hara meets with con­stituents for a cof­fee hour at 8:30 a.m. May 3 at the Wal­mart McDon­ald’s in Pearl City, and at 8 a.m. May 10 at the Waipahu Don Qui­jote. Call 7281008.

• PEARL CITY AYSO Pearl City AYSO Re­gion 381 con­ducts reg­is­tra­tion for fall from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 4 at Wa­iau District Park on Kaahu­manu Street. All chil­dren born be­tween Aug. 1, 1995, and July 31, 2010, are wel­come. Fee is $70 and in­cludes uni­form. Bring proof of birth date. For de­tails, visit eayso.org, call 330-2257 or email san­drarob­bins@hawaii.rr.com.

• NAT­U­RAL FOOD Pearl City Li­brary hosts a Nat­u­ral Food sem­i­nar at 2 p.m. May 4 with Nor­man Oshiro, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of MOA Hawaii, who will share tips on liv­ing clean with whole, nat­u­ral foods. A miso work­shop with MOA die-

titian Mai Fu­jii also is planned. Call 453-6566.

• PES­TI­CIDES Seeds of Truth and Down to Earth Or­ganic & Nat­u­ral present a pro­gram on “Why GMO and Pes­ti­cides?” at 6:30 p.m. May 8 at Aiea El­e­men­tary School. Speak­ers are or­ganic farmer Dave Burlew, bee­keeper Howard McGinnis, ex­ten­sion crop specialist Hec­tor Valen­zuela, bi­ol­o­gist Ray­chel Watkins and mod­er­a­tor Dr. Melissa Yee. Call 2921179.

• BUSI­NESS FO­RUM A Hawaii Philip­pines Busi­ness Eco­nomic Fo­rum is planned for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8 at FilCom Cen­ter. Call 342-7685.

• NEIGH­BORS Ewa Neigh­bor­hood Board meets at 7 p.m. May 8 at Ewa Beach Li­brary. Call 768-3710.

• SIG GOLF The Ser­vice In­dus­try Golf tour wel­comes play­ers at 9:30 a.m. May 9 for a tour­na­ment at Hoakalei Coun­try Club in Ewa Beach, with a por­tion of pro­ceeds go­ing to The Aloha Project for Hawaii-born keiki. Fee is $750 per three-per­son scram­ble team. Call 3067579 or visit sig­tourhawaii.com.

• AYSO SIGNUPS Lee­ward AYSO 269 con­ducts on­site reg­is­tra­tion from 3 to 5 p.m. May 10 at Nanakuli High cafe­te­ria, and on­line (since March 1) at eayso.org. Fall sea­son starts in Au­gust.

• GAB­BARD HOUR State Sen. Mike Gab­bard meets con­stituents for a “lis­ten story” at 9 a.m. May 10 at the Kapolei Star­bucks by the Chevron Sta­tion. Call 586-6830.

• MOMI­LANI FAIR Momi­lani Com­mu­nity Cen­ter has a craft and gift fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p. m. May 10 at 715 Hoomoana St. with KC Waf­fle Dogs, chil­dren’s cloth­ing, Tup­per­ware, lamps, blan­kets, jew­elry, baked goods and more. Call 479-5525.

• GAR­DE­NIAS Oahu Ur­ban Gar­den Cen­ter’s Sec­ond Satur­day is open from 9 a.m. to noon May 10 with a plant sale, plant clinic, gar­den tours and a work­shop on grow­ing gar­de­nias (9:30 to 10:30 a.m.) with Dale Sato at 955 Kame­hameha Hwy. in Pearl City. Work­shop fee is $10, which in­cludes a gar­de­nia plant. Call Bea Sailer at 453-6050.

• SUC­CU­LENTS Halawa Xeriscape Gar­den spon­sors a Suc­cu­lent Framed Art work­shop at 10:30 a.m. May 10 for those who want to cre­ate a framed, liv­ing gar­den. Pro­gram fee is $10, and RSVP is due by May 9. Call 748-5363.

• OCEAN CLINIC Na Kama Kai plans five Ocean Safety & Con­ser­va­tion Aware­ness clin­ics for youths at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 2 p.m. May 11 at Ewa Beach Park. Call 864-9164 or email info@naka­makai.org.

• CAR SEATS Kaiser Per­ma­nente of­fers free check­ups of child car seats from 3:30 to 6 p.m. May 16 at Al­pha­bet­land Preschool in Pearl City, 1716 Komo Mai Drive. Call 432-2260.

• OR­GA­NIZED Sim­ply Or­ga­nized of­fers a free Free­domRail demon­stra­tion at 1 p.m. May 17 at its Kapolei store, 889 Kamok­ila Blvd. Call 6938888.

• HUOA GOLF Hawaii United Ok­i­nawa Asso-cia­tion plans its 44th an­nual in­vi­ta­tional golf tour­ney May 24 and 25 at Pali Golf Course, and dead­line is May 10 to sign up. Fee

is $130. Call 676-5400. On­go­ing • SELF DE­FENSE Austin Stread­beck leads a self-de­fense class from 6 to 8 p. m. each Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day at Makak­ilo Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, based on the teach­ings of Henry Okazaki’s Ko­denkan/ Dan­zan Ryu Ju­jitsu. Call 383-1480.

• WELL­NESS Shizendo Ki method founder Hideo Kimura teaches ther­apy ex­er­cises and how to use Ki to mon­i­tor pain and emo­tional re­lease for beginners at 6 p.m. each Mon­day and Fri­day. He also leads adult be­gin­ner aikido at 7:30 p.m. the same nights at Soto

Mis­sion of Aiea, 99-045 Kauhale St. Free tri­als are al­lowed. Classes start this month. Call 671-1422.

• CRESTVIEW CLUB The Crestview Se­niors Club meets from 9: 30 a.m. to noon each Fri­day at Crestview Com­mu­nity Park for planned fun ac­tiv­i­ties and out­ings. All res­i­dents age 55 and older are wel­come. Call Guy at 671-4838.

• ALZHEIMER HELP An Alzheimer’s sup­port group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Mon­day of each month at St. Ti­mothy’s Epis­co­pal Church in Aiea. Call 591-2771.

• FLEA MAR­KET Hawaii Self Stor­age con­ducts a flea mar­ket/swap meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p. m. ev­ery Fri­day and Satur­day at 2009 Lauwili­wili St. in Kapolei with new items daily and plenty of ven­dors. Email rren­noe@gmail.com.

• HULA WAIPAHU No Kealoha O Hula halau of­fers adult be­gin­ner classes at 6 p.m. and intermediate classes at 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days in Vil­lage Park. Fee is $25 plus a re­fund­able $25 de­posit. Call in­struc­tor De­siree Nu­mango at 478-0404.

• ADOPT­ING PETS Hawaii Dog Foun­da­tion spon­sors pet adop­tions from noon to 2 p.m. ev­ery Sun­day at Petco Pearl City. Call 782-8387.

• HABI­TAT HELP Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity Lee­ward Oahu seeks vol­un­teers to help with its mis­sion of self-built hous­ing for low-in­come fam­i­lies in Kapolei, Ewa Beach and Wa­ianae. Call Toni An­duha at 696-7882.

• FIT­NESS Fit Wiz Hawaii of­fers classes in Pi­lates, yoga, Ta­bata and TRX Beach Boot Camps (sus­pen­sion train­ing) in Kapolei and Ewa Beach for ages 12 and older, with the first class free. For de­tails, visit fitwiz­hawaii.com.

• YOGA Free classes in Holis­tic En­ergy Yoga meet at 10: 30 a. m. Wed­nes­days at Wa­iau District Park. Call 3814376.

• HIDE­AWAY BAND 11th Hour per­forms orig- inal and cover rock mu­sic from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ev­ery third Satur­day at the Hide­away, 1 Co­ral Sea Road in Kalaeloa. Free ad­mis­sion for ages 21 and older with mil­i­tary ID. Call 347-1323.

• VEG­GIE COOKS Down to Earth of­fers free veg­e­tar­ian cook­ing classes at 4 p. m. on the first Wed­nes­day of each month at its Kapolei store. Call 947-3249.

• STRID­ERS The Lee­ward Stroller Strides group meets at 8:45 a.m. Tues­days and Thurs­day at Cen­tral Oahu Re­gional Park, of­fer­ing a fit­ness walk for moms and tots in strollers. Fee is $60 a month. A Kapolei group meets at 8:45 a.m. Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day. Call 398-6275.

• ROLLER DERBY The Aloha City Rollers re­cruits new play­ers and ref­er­ees for league play in the West Oahu area. All men and women ages18-50 are wel­come to learn and com­pete in this fun team sport. Call 454- 3847 or visit 808derby.com.

• MASTERS SWIM The Vet­er­ans Me­mo­rial Aquatic Cen­ter of­fers a U.S. Masters swim­ming pro­gram, meet­ing at 7 p.m. each Mon­day and Wed­nes­day at Cen­tral Oahu Re­gional Park. Call 677-8849.

• SLACK KEYYameen Fong con­ducts be­gin­ner slack-key gui­tar classes from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs­days at Ewa Beach Com­mu­nity Park on North Road. The course con­sists of four ses­sions, and stu­dents should bring their own gui­tars. Call 6856035 evenings or visit fongsmu­sic.home­stead.co m.

• EWA CERT The Ewa Beach Emer­gency Pre­pared­ness Com­mit­tee is or­ga­niz­ing Com­mu­nity Emer­gency Pre­pared­ness Teams to train res­i­dents in dis­as­ter re­sponse. For train­ing or of­fer help, call 682-0111.

• COMIC JAMS Pearl­ridge Cen­ter hosts Comic Jam Hawaii from 1 to 4 p. m. Sun­days Up­town, wel­com­ing all artists. Call 488-0981.

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