What’s Up in Windward Oahu
Wednesday February 18
Ash Wednesday Windward United Church of Christ welcomes everyone to its 7 p.m. service for the Imposition of Ashes to mark the beginning of Lent. A soup supper starts at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall; cost is $4 per person and $10 per family at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call 254-3802. Kaneohe book sale Friends of Kaneohe Library offers free books during renovations this month, as well as half-off prices on all romance books in the basement bookstore. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 67:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p. m. Fridays, 1- 4 p. m. Sundays, and 1- 3 p. m. Tuesdays. Volunteers to sort and shelve items also welcome. Call 247-4819. Symposium Lanikai conducts a “Malama Ka‘ohao” marine science symposium from 6 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion, sharing the results of biological and ocean-use surveys and developing a conservation action plan. For updates on the monthly forums, email email@example.com. Kupuna breakfasts KEY Project invites all area kupuna (age 50 and up) to a free breakfast at 8 a.m. today, and each Monday and Wednesday in its Kipuka Cafe at 47-200 Waihee Road. For guests under 50 accompanying a senior, the suggested donation is $5. Call 239-5777.
Thursday February 19
Fairies Kaneohe Library presents a program of fables by Fairy Moonfire ( Mermaid Harmony’s twin sister) during preschool storytime at 10:30 a.m. Expect tales of forest animals, unicorns, goblins and fairy queens. Call 2335676. Mo‘olelo on stage WCC’s Theatre 260 Children’s Theatre class presents The Magical Pu Stealer at 7:30 tonight through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday in Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $15-$10. Call 235-7310. Kaneohe board meets Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. in Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710. Lincoln dinner Hawaii Republican Party hosts a benefit Lincoln Dinner tonight at Ko‘olau Ballrooms, with keynote speaker U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Call 593-8180.
Friday February 20
Board candidates Neighborhood board candidates should apply by today to run for office. Applications are online at 1.honolulu.gov/nco or by calling the Neighborhood Commission at 768-3717. Marketplace Polynesian Cultural Center marks the free public opening of its new Hukilau Marketplace (40-plus shops and eateries) with an “Aloha Friday Hukilau Bash” from 6 to 10 p.m., featuring Vaihi, Manao Company, a fireknife street battle, family activities, prizes, free food and drinks. Call 293-3333. Kahuku music Award-winning Kaneohe musician Led Kaapana entertains at 9 p.m. at Turtle Bay Resort’s Surfer, The Bar. Cover is $10. Call 293- 6000. OHA meeting Office of Hawaiian Affairs leads a community meeting about its Kakaako property from 6 to 8 p.m. in Hale Koa 105 at WCC. Call 5941835. Haiku music Kamakakehau entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Next up: Hawaii Loa
Feb. 27. Call 247-6671. Kailua music The Saloon Pilots entertain from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at Big City Diner Kailua; no cover charge. Call 263-8880. Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kalaheo High library, dedicated to the school’s late science teacher Ken Kiu. Call 848-4770.
Saturday February 21
Shop’s farewell After eight years in business, Muumuu Heaven throws a farewell party for itself from 5 to 8 p.m. with live music, special guests, pupus and friends at 767 Kailua Road. Call 263-3366. Garden help Volunteers meet from 9 a.m. to noon at 750 Kaha St. to plant, weed, prune and remove invasive species at Kaha Garden. RSVP to 2775611.
Learning from films Windward Unity Church’s ongoing “Wake Up at the Movies” course with Robyn Busfield and Loha Kane offers a lesson from The Life of Pi at 1 p.m. at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. Call 262-6731. Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to noon at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770. Kids World Windward Mall hosts “Kids World” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Toys R Us with Chinese New Year lantern crafts. Call 235-1143. Kailua ho‘olaulea Kailua High Project Grad presents its spring ho‘olaulea benefit from 3 to 8 p.m. on campus, featuring a Hawaiian feast, entertainment, keiki activities, raffles and more. Admission is $20 pre-sale, $30 at the door. Call 2861211. Paddling signups Kai Oni Canoe Club registers paddlers today at Kailua canoe halau. Call 247-4647. Castle reunion An all-class Castle High reunion runs from 3:30 to 8 p.m. at Rumours Nightclub. Admission is $60, or $65 at the door. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Phonebook recycling Berry Co. and Hawaiian Telcom accept old phonebooks for recycling from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday at Windward Mall’s makai parking lot for its “Think Yellow, Go Green” campaign. For bulk pickup, call 833-2018. PAL volleyball Kaneohe PAL Volleyball League registers players age 6-14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and each Saturday and Sunday throughout February at He‘eia Playground. Fee is $25. Call Auntie Alice at 247-1558. Kailua transitions Kailua Elementary has a Kindergarten Transition Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. in the cafeteria with hands-on activ- ities for preschoolers and more. Call 266-7878.
Sunday February 22
Haiku valley help Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club leads a cultural service workday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Haiku Valley. Call 235-8111 or email email@example.com. Forgiveness Rev. Wally Ryan Kuroiwa leads a free six-class course in “Forgiveness” at 10:15 a.m. Sundays, Feb. 22-March 29, at Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call 254-3802. Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a