Distinguished Lecture — RSVP today by calling 655-9694 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to attend “Under the Jarvis Moon,” Aug. 27, 6 p.m., at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Sponsored by the Commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, and the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, this event is part of USAG-HI’s Distinguished Lecture Series. A complimentary dinner is included. A short preview of the yet-to-be released documentary “Under a Jarvis Moon” will be shown. In 1935, the U.S. government sent more than 130 young, mostly Hawaiian men to live on a trio of uninhabited atolls in the middle of the Pacific, to assert territorial jurisdiction. The men lived on the islands of Howland, Bake and Jarvis, during three-month shifts of four men per island.
SKIES Casting Call — Register children and youth by Aug. 1 for the School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills Unlimited Theatre’s holiday shows. Upcoming presentations include “High School Monster Musical” and “Christmas Hang-Ups.” Students try out for main parts, but all students may perform. Classes are $35. Visit www.mwrarmyhawaii.com or call 655-9818.
Blue Star Card — RSVP today by caling 655-0002 or by e-mailing email@example.com if you want to attend the family friendly Blue Star Card pool party, July 31, 3-6 p.m., Richardson Pool, Schofield Barracks. Light pupus will be provided. Space is limited.
30 / Friday
Hawaiian Luau — The Pililaau Army Recreation Center hosts a luau, July 30, or the last Friday of every month at the Sunset Café. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.; entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. Cost for adults is $22.95 and $15.95 for children ages 5-12. Call 696-4778.
31 / Saturday
National Bowling Week — Get ready for a week of fun with friends and family and celebrate 2010’s National Bowling Week, July 31-Aug. 7. Visit www.mwrarmyhawaii.com or call Schofield Bowl, 655-0573; Fort Shafter Bowl, 438-6733; or Wheeler Bowl, 656-1745.
2 / Monday
Free Hula Classes — The Office of the Native Hawaiian Liaison, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, welcomes all Soldiers and families to participate in free hula classes, Mondays, 6-8 p.m., at the Kalakaua Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Beginner classes are 6-7 p.m.; advanced classes are 7-8 p.m. Classes feature the different types of hula, fundamentals of hula steps, movement and posture. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 655-9694.
4 / Wednesday
Books on Bases — Join Blue Star Families for a Books On Bases event at Sgt. Yano Library, 3-4 p.m., Aug. 4. This event will include the distribution of about 500 children’s paperback books to military children of all military branches (active duty and reservists). Call 655-8002.
Free Hawaiian Language Workshop — Learn a few phrases and how to pronounce those long street names you find around the islands at the free Hawaiian language workshop presented by the Office of the Native Hawaiian Liaison, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, 6-8 p.m., every Wednesday, through Aug. 11. Classes will teach Hawaiian vocabulary, including colors, numbers and shapes. Bring a list of five Hawaiian words you’d like to learn how to pronounce. Classes are conducted at the Army Community Service, Building 2091, Kolekole Ave., Schofield Barracks. E-mail email@example.com or call 655-9694.
Create-a-Card — Families of deployed Soldiers are invited Aug. 4, 3-4 p.m., at the Sgt. Yano Library, to create a card about their summer vacation and new school plans at this Blue Star Card event. The library will supply materials. Call 655-8002 to learn more about library programs; call 655-0002 to find out more about Blue Star Card programs.