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Earthday Festival — Join Army Hawaii Family Housing and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii at the Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks, April 23, 12-3 p.m., for storytelling, crafts, relays and exhibits. Children need to bring helmets for bike rodeo. Call 656-7221 or 479-2064.

eWaste Recycling — The 9th Theater Support Group Environmental Division hosts free, unlimited eWaste recycling, April 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., building 1554, Fort Shafter Flats. Recycle home electronics like computers, fax machines, printers, telecom equipment, cell phones and paper. Call 438-1600, ext. 3307. 

24 / Saturday

Spaghetti Bingo — The Leilehua High School Band Booster Association invites the public to the Spaghetti Bingo Family Night at the Leilehua High School cafeteria, 5:30-8:30 pm. The event includes dinner, 2 bingo cards and a drawing ticket for $10. Call 224-4080 or visit

Grow Hawaiian Festival — The 3rd Annual Grow Hawaiian Festival is April 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Great Lawn, Bishop Museum in Honolulu. Enjoy educational booths and hands-on demonstrations including kapa making, natural dyes and traditional weaving,  music and entertainment, a native Hawaiian plant sale and Hawaiian food booths. Event is free for kamaaina and military with ID. Visit

28 / Wednesday 

Internet Crimes — Wheeler Middle School hosts the Hawaii Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, April 28, 12:45-2 p.m. Call 622-6525.

29 / Thursday

Rock Around the Clock — Watch swing dancers, learn simple dance steps, shop the book fair and eat a scrumptious steak dinner grilled on site (cost is $6 for adults and $3 for kids) at the Book Fair Diner, April 29, 5-7 p.m., at Hale Kula Elementary School. Call 622-6380, ext. 232.

Moon Over Monte Carlo — Join the Children’s Alliance of Hawaii for its annual fundraiser for programs supporting sexually abused children, April 29, 6-9:30 p.m. The night of casino excitement at the Sheraton Waikiki will feature live entertainment, casino-type games, live and silent auctions, a sit-down dinner and the chance to mingle with celebrity casino players. Tickets are $175. Call 599-2955, ext. 227.

Dole Luau — Tickets are on sale for the Third Annual Dole Plantation Benefit Luau for the Waialua High School Robotics Team until April 30. The event will feature Hawaiian food, a silent auction and live musical entertainment, May 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m., and will support the team and its travel to competitions across the nation. Tickets are $40. Visit

AAFES Photo — They say that a picture is worth 1,000 words but a mere 50 describing a picture could fetch a digital camera and a $500 shopping spree in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s contest through April 31.  Authorized exchange shoppers can send a photo and story of their military service, either active-duty or civilian, along with a 50-word description to  


1 / Saturday

Lei Day Celebration — This free cultural event features the Lei Queen & Court, hula, crafts and food booths and live entertainment, May 1, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Kapiolani Park in Honolulu. Visit

3 / Monday

Scholastic Book Fair — Shop the Hale Kula Elementary School book fair May 3-6, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Profits from books sales help purchase books and equipment for classrooms. Call 622-6380, ext. 232.  

8 / Saturday

Pineapple Festival — The Wahiawa Pineapple Festival and Parade is May 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Wahiawa District Park, and will showcase the history of the different ethnic groups  and food and craft booths from different cultures. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m., along California Avenue. Call 621-0043.

Musical Adventure — The Sounds of Aloha Chorus present “An American Musical Adventure (on a a Dark and Stormy Night),” May 8, 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., at the Hawaii Theater. Military discounts are available. Visit or call 528-0506.

Safety Fair — Honolulu Police Department Drug Abuse Resistance Education and Gang Resistance Education and Training programs are organizing a Safety Fair to encourage youth to make safe and productive choices, May 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Uptown Center Court. Learn about youth sports, drug and gang resistance programs,  traffic safety, visits from the Specialized Services Division and keiki IDs. Call 488-0981.

9 / Sunday

Mother’s Day Lunch and Cruise — Treat mom to a relaxing Mother’s Day in paradise, aboard the Star of Honolulu, May 9, 12-2:30 p.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8. The champagne cruise features a buffet, door prizes, whale watching and cultural activities. Special military rates are available. Call 983-7827 or visit

Voices of Resistance — Hawaii Pacific University literary, performing and visual arts students present “Voices of Resistance,” 4 p.m., May 9, at Hawaii Theatre. Visit or call 528-0506.


Family Resilience — Family Resilience Nights are Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel; and  Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., at Main Post Chapel Annex, Schofield Barracks. Free dinner is provided.

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