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AHFH Hours — Army Hawaii Family Housing has new hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the North Regional Office, 215 Duck Road, Schofield Barracks. The South Regional Office at Fort Shafter will open Saturdays for appointments only. Both offices are open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and  they are closed Sundays.

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 different ethnic groups’  food, crafts and cultures. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m., along California Avenue. Call 621-0043.

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

Safety Fair — The Honolulu Police Department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education and Gang Resistance Education and Training programs are hosting a Safety Fair, May 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Uptown Center Court, Pearlridge Mall. Call 488-0981.

Military Women — Military Women of America-Hawaii Chapter meets the second Saturday of each month at 11 a.m., at the Oahu Veterans Center, to provide information and support to current and past military women on issues relating to their service to their country. Call 422-4000. 

9 / Sunday

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

Surf Gear Recycling — The Hawaii Military Surfing Organization is collecting all types of surfing-related items: surfboards in any condition, stretched and broken leashes, fins, boogie boards. All gear collected will be donated to Na Kama Kai, a local charity that works to empower local children by conducting ocean-based programs at their ocean clinic in Ewa Beach, May 9. Call 347-6333 or e-mail

11 / Tuesday

Hurricane Awareness — Family Disaster Survival is an interactive workshop that helps families prepare for real-world disasters with personal preparedness, May 11 and 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA at 4835 Kilauea Ave. Cost is $20, register at

PWOC — Protestant Women of the Chapel, Schofield Barracks, has a special Aloha Program, May 11, Main Post Chapel Annex 212. Free child care is available with RSVP. Contact or 753-3584.

12 / Wednesday

Fireknife Festival —The Fireknife festival and championships will educate others about the Samoan culture and the challenging art of fireknife at the Polynesian Cultural Center, May 12-15. Visit or call 293-3333.

Akasha Contemporary Dance — Iona Theatre’s new show, “Akasha,” will present five new works celebrating the elements at the Hawaii Theatre, May 14, at 8 p.m. Military discounts are available at or 528-0506.  

14 / Friday

Asian-Pacific American Heritage — Experience cultural diversity through music, song and dance at the Asian-Pacific American Heritage May Day Celebration, May 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sills Field, Schofield Barracks. Families are welcome to attend and enjoy the hula, martial arts, chinese dance and dragon show, and cowboy parade. Call 655-1125.

15 / Saturday

Friends and Film on the Fantail — Visit the Battleship Missouri Memorial, May 15, to see “The Blind Side,” 6-9 p.m., and tour the battleship’s Surrender Deck, the site of imperial Japan’s unconditional surrender in 1945. Space is limited, so RSVP at, or 456-7960.

Hawaii Book & Music Festival — The annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival comes to the Frank F. Fasi Civic Grounds at Honolulu Hale, May 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Boasting nine pavilions and stages, this family-friendly festival promises to be another bestseller event for book, music and story lovers of all genres. Admission and parking is free. Visit  

20 / Thursday

Murder Mystery — Tickets are available at military ticket outlets for “Sleuth,” May 20-June 6, at Manoa Valley Theatre, or at  

21 / Friday

West Loch Remembrance — A memorial service with full military honors for the 163 service men who perished in a disasterous 1944 explosion at Navy Base West Loch, Hawaii, is being held at the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific, May 21, 3-4 p.m. Call 597-1347 or visit

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