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| April 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

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Bluegrass in the Koolaus — This event features homemade bluegrass and traditional music at the Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden in Kaneohe, April 22-25. The event, hosted by the nonprofit Bluegrass Hawaii Traditional and Bluegrass Music Society, is free, though donations are welcome. Visit for schedules and other details. Call 206-3459.

23 / Saturday

USO Easter Egg Hunt — The USO in Hawaii celebrates April’s Month of the Military Child with an Easter Egg Hunt for keiki whose parents are E-5 and below. This free event is 2:30-3:30 p.m., April 23, Hickam Officers Club, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. To register on a first-come, first-served basis, parents need to email or call 422-1213 between 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Parents need to show their military ID when they arrive. Donations of Easter eggs, candies, treats and toys can be dropped off at the Aloha Reception Desk, Navy Exchange, JBPHH, through April 23.

28 / Thursday

Temporary Closure — The Wheeler Army Airfield Physical Fitness Center, Bldg. 113, Santos Dumont Ave, is closed through April 28 for repairs to the gymnasium floor. The center is projected to reopen on April 29. Call 656-8161.


1 / Sunday

Marathon — Support your favorite runner at the first-ever North Shore Marathon, 5:15 a.m.-noon, May 1, starting in historic Haleiwa town. The marathon will wind through Haleiwa’s back roads, through Mokuleia and finish at Haleiwa. Email Soldiers from the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion, Medical Recruiting Brigade and the local Army Recruiting Station will be located at the finish line, with information about Soldier and civilian career opportunities. Call 655-4397 or visit

Scholarship — Wives of service members can apply now through May 1 for the 2011 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship. Fifteen $8,500 scholarships and five $10,000 scholarships will be awarded for tuition for vocational training in the medical field. Two $30,000 scholarships will be awarded for tuition for vocational nursing programs. Visit

4 / Wednesday

Golf Tournament — Deadline is April 29 to register for the Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship Golf Tournament, May 4, at the Pearl Country Club. The tournament, co-sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers, funds scholarships for local students pursuing their education in engineering, mathematics and the sciences. SAME membership isn’t required to participate. Call 833-3711, extension 581.

11 / Wednesday

May Day Program — Parents are invited to this event, 9 a.m., May 11, at the Hale Kula Elementary School, Schofield Barracks. Call 622-6380.


Kids Serve Too — Celebrate the Month of the Military Child by sending a free personalized eCard with a message of support and thanks to a military child. Visit, click on “Get Involved,” then “Kids Serve Too.”

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