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Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board No. 34 Cancels Committee Meeting

Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board No. 34 Cancels Committee Meeting

The following information is provided by the City & County of Honolulu:

The Makakilo/Kapolei/Honokai Hale Neighborhood Board No. 34 has cancelled its Planning and Zoning Committee meeting scheduled for tomorrow night (August 7, 2012). The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

Kapolei Library will Celebrate Eighth Anniversary on Aug. 25

Kapolei Library will Celebrate Eighth Anniversary on Aug. 25

Kapolei Public Library, located at 1020 Manawai Street, will celebrate its Eighth Anniversary by offering a book sale, special programs and events on Saturday, August 25 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  The public is invited to attend this free event.     

The Friends of the Library, Kapolei will kick off the celebration with a special anniversary Book Sale at 10 a.m. outside on the side lawn.  All sale proceeds will benefit the Library by providing funds for future programs and special events.  There will be bargains galore; come early for the best selection.      

The Gleemen Plus of Honolulu, led by Mark Yasuhara, will perform at 10:30 a.m. in the Main Lobby.  This community choir of men and women sings a wide variety of music including gospel, Hawaiian, oldies, pop, and show tunes.   They have performed at several venues including University of Hawaii volleyball games. 

Aquaponics Demo at Makeke Kapolei on July 26

Aquaponics Demo at Makeke Kapolei on July 26

Have you heard about aquaponics and wondered what it's all about?  Come to Makeke Kapolei, the weekly farmers' and green market at Kapolei High School on Thursday, July 26 between 3:00 and 6:00 pm to see first-hand what it's about and what it can do for you.

Aquaponics is a circulating system that combines growing plants and fish.

Plants grow faster, you use less water, you save money on fertilizers, and you even have fish to eat, too!

Kapolei High School is located at 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway. The market is held in the front parking lot.

Learn How to Grow Native Hawaiian Plants

Learn How to Grow Native Hawaiian Plants

Green and brown thumbs alike, join us at our next Without Walls Workshop on “Growing Native Plants.” Learn about plants that make up the unique ecosystems of Hawaii and how to grow them in your own backyard.

Ikaika Lum of the Ho’oulu Project at Leeward Community College will take us on a tour of their gardens and teach you how to grow beautiful plants that you can take home for your own native Hawaiian plant garden.

Saturday, July 28, 9 am – noon. Registration is required. Fee: $10/person or $25/group of 3.  Call 808-692-8200 ext. 2267 or email: info@malamalearningcenter.org.

Summer movie to be shown at Thomas H. Gentry Community Park

Summer movie to be shown at Thomas H. Gentry Community Park

The following information is provided by Ewa by Gentry:

When: Friday, July 20, 2012 at Sundown
Where: Thomas H. Gentry Community Park

Grab the gang and meet us in the park to watch a free movie! The Nutty Hawaiian will be on site with treats available for purchase to fulfil your snacking needs. Don't forget to bring your blanket and chair!

Dave, the Chipmunks, and the Chipettes enjoy fun and mischief on a luxury cruise before their seafaring vacation takes an unexpected detour to an uncharted island. Now, the harder Alvin and friends search for a way back to civilization, the more obvious it becomes that they aren't alone on this secluded island paradise.

This movie is rated PG for parental guidance suggested: as it may contain innocent, but questionable issues for children.

Free bike safety event & free helmets - Help prevent injuries through education

Free bike safety event & free helmets - Help prevent injuries through education

The following information is provided by Kapolei Commons:

Kapolei Commons shopping center and the Hawaii Bicycling League are putting on a FREE Bike Safety Rodeo for kids grades 3rd through 6th on Saturday, July 21 from 9 am to 12 noon to help educate kids and their parents about helmet fit and safety, bike fit, bike laws, hand signals and bike handling drills. Every child that participates will receive a FREE bike helmet provided by ThinkFirst, a non-profit organization committed to brain injury prevention programs. 

We would really appreciate any support you can provide to help us get the word out to kids and parents about the Bike Safety Rodeo. Online registration has been slow and the event is this Saturday (www.thekapoleicommons.com).  

Hawaii Bicycling League runs these types of Bike Ed programs for 4th graders throughout the school year and they're committed to bike education.

Enjoy Mele and Hula at Lanikuhonua Summer Concert

Enjoy Mele and Hula at Lanikuhonua Summer Concert

The following information is provided by Stryker Weiner & Yokota Public Relations:

The Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute and the James and Abigail Campbell Family Foundation invites the public to spend an evening under the stars with some of Hawaii's most renowned and respected music and hula legends at the Mele & Hula at Lanikuhonua Summer Concert dedicated to the late Kumu O'Brian Eselu. Held on the sacred grounds of Lanikuhonua, a once favorite retreat of ancient Hawaiian chiefs, featured performers include Na Hoku Hanohano award winner Ledward Kaapana and hula by the distinguished Halau Ke Kai O Kahiki. Guests can purchase food and drink at the event.

The Mele & Hula at Lanikuhonua Summer Concert will take place on Saturday, August 11 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.