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| July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

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4 / Monday

Calling Cards — Any American can help service members stay connected this Fourth of July by sending All-Services Exchange long-distance calling and gift cards to those who will mark the holiday far from home. Visit or call the Exchange at (800) 527-2345.

5 / Tuesday

Free Hula Show — This event is 6:30-7:30 p.m., weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting, at the Kuhio Beach hula mound near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, beachside at Uluniu Avenue and  Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. Outdoor, casual, seating on the grass is recommended; low beach chairs and mats are okay. Photography is permitted. Call 843-8002.

6 / Wednesday

Running Club — Runners and walkers can join the free Hawaii Running Project’s Wednesday Run Club at Schofield Barracks, which meets Wednesdays, 5 p.m., Bowman Field, at the end of Lyman Road. The club runs loops around the base of Kolekole Pass; workouts can be customized from two to eight miles. Email or call 655-9123.

9 / Saturday

Free Screening — The Schofield Barracks Exchange is hosting a studio advance appreciation free screening, July 9, Sgt. Smith Theater. Doors open at 4 p.m with snacks and a trivia and movie theme costume contest; showtime is 6 p.m. Banners at the Schofield Barracks Exchange and the theater reveal the name of the movie. Pick up tickets at the Schofield Food Court, Popeyes/Burger King, Exchange Customer Service, and Tripler Army Medical Center Food Court. Tickets are limited to 10 per person; patrons must show valid military/Department of Defense ID.


Art on the Zoo Fence — This event is 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday. Zoo fence artists set up their original paintings and photography along the fence of the Honolulu Zoo on Monsarrat Avenue across from the bandstand at Kapiolani Park. Visit

Hula Festival — The 10th Annual Hula Hoolauna Aloha Festival will feature a dance exhibition by Japanese and local halau, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., July 9, at Ala Moana Center’s Centerstage, Honolulu. A dance competition among visiting Japanese halau and a Hawaiian craft and products sale at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel’s Coconut Grove, follow, noon-6:45 p.m., July 10. Call 926-4504.

Korean Festival — This event is 10 a.m.-9 p.m., July 9, Kapiolani Park in Honolulu. See live Korean dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, cultural exhibits and sample cuisine. Visit

10 / Sunday

Lanikai 8K — Show up and race the Lanikai Bike Path 8K, 7 a.m., July 10, in Kailua. The course starts at the top of the hill entering Lanikai. Runners will run two loops of the Lanikai Bike Path, and finish near Kailua Beach boat ramp. Visit and click on “Race Schedule.”


Theater Closure — The Sgt. Smith Theater, Schofield Barracks, will close for renovation from July 18-May 2012. All reservations during this time period will be cancelled. Also, the Exchange won’t be airing movies during the closure; patrons are urged to use the theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam instead. Visit and click on “Reel Time Movies,” then select region and location from the drop-down menu.

Survivor Family Camp — Survivor Outreach Services and Operation Military Kids are hosting a family camp at Camp Erdman on the North Shore for all youth who have lost a parent in the military. This camp, July 15-17, will give children the chance to meet other youth who have dealt with a loss. Spaces are limited. Call 438-1955/9285 or email or

BayFest 2011 — Join the Marines and Sailors of Marine Corps Base Hawaii for the largest music festival in Hawaii, July 15-17, at MCBH, Kaneohe Bay. See BayFest 2011.

Free Youth Softball Clinic — Registration deadline is July 11 for the Military Youth Softball Clinic for girls ages 8-17 and is hosted by Operation: Military Kids. Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Crystl Bustos will teach participants Olympic-level fundamentals, techniques and drills. The clinic will be held 3-6 p.m., August 3, Lynch Field Baseball Complex, off Nimitz Highway, at 890 Valkenburgh St., Honolulu. To register, email or call 956-4125. Space is limited.

Tinman Triathlon — Registration for the Tinman Triathalon is due by July 14, or the first 900 paid applicants; no race day sign-up. The event starts at 5:30 a.m., July 31, at Queen’s Beach in Honolulu. Participants will finish at Kapiolani Park, after a 750-meter swim, 40K bike ride and 10K run. Participants must be 15 years old to compete. Cost is $100 per individual to enter or $155 per team. Call 595-5317, email or visit

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