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| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

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31 / Friday

Free Museum Entry — As part of the Blue Star Museum program, several museums around Oahu are offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from now through Labor Day. Participating museums include the Honolulu Museum of Art, the Hawaii State Art Museum and Iolani Palace.


1 / Saturday

State Parks — Summer hours for eight Oahu state parks run through Sept. 5 (Labor Day weekend). Hours are 7 a.m.-7:45 p.m. for Keaiwa Heiau, Malaekahana, Puu Ualakaa, Sand Island, Wahila Ridge, Wahiawa Freshwater, Kahana Beach Park, Ka Iwi Shoreline and Makapuu Lighthouse. Visit

2 / Sunday

Army Polo — The Army polo team plays India, 2 p.m., Sept. 2, Mokuleia Polo Field, North Shore. A $25 donation includes entry, parking, food and beverages. Purchase AUSA discount tickets in advance. Contact or

6 / Thursday

2012 Aloha Festivals — Opening ceremonies of the Aloha Festivals begin with the Royal Court Investiture, 3 p.m., Sep. 6, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki. The largest Hawaiian festival in the Pacific continues with its opening ceremony at 5 p.m. at the Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki.

Admission to all events is free for the festival that runs through Sept. 22 around the island of Oahu. Visit

8 / Saturday

Tunnel to Towers — Runners will cross the Ford Island Bridge during this Pearl Harbor 5K race, 7 a.m., Sept. 8. Register at Call (808) 294-6321.

15 / Saturday

WAAF Power Shutdown — A scheduled power shutdown from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 15, will affect all of Wheeler Army Airfield. This shutdown will allow the Hawaiian Electric Company time to perform inspection and routine maintenance of its substation transformer that feeds WAAF. Call (808) 656-3065.

22 / Saturday

Keiki Bodyboard Contest — Bellows Air Force Station will hold a keiki bodyboard contest for four age groups, between ages 7-17, starting at 10 a.m. Entry fees are $10, if postmarked by Sept. 2; $15 if postmarked by Sept. 3-9; and $20 after Sept. 10. To register, visit or call (808) 259-4136/4137.

29 / Saturday

Blue Angels — The Kaneohe Bay Air Show, Sept. 29-30, will include the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. Visit The Blue Angels will arrive about a week prior to the event to conduct practice for their air show demonstration.

Leilehua Fundraiser — The 4th annual Leilehua High School Boosters Craft Fair includes craft and food booths and entertainment, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Leilehua High School, 1515 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call (808) 224-4080.


Children’s Waiting Room — The ASYMCA Children’s Waiting Room offers on-site child care for healthy children whose parents or siblings have medical appointments in any of the Schofield clinics or at TAMC. No fee is charged; however, donations are welcomed.

Weekday hours for the SB Health Clinic Children’s Waiting Room are 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m; TAMC hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (808) 624-5645, SBHC, or (808) 833-1185, TAMC.

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