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| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

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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.

YMCA Fall Open House — All eight YMCAs on Oahu, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., feature a day of free fitness classes, demos, family activities, prize giveaways and more. Open house is free to members and nonmembers.

11 / Tuesday

9/11 Remembrance — This annual event, from 12:15-1 p.m. at Tamarind Park, Bishop Square, downtown Honolulu, is open to the public and serves as a remembrance to the first responders of the 9/11 attacks, while also saluting Hawaii’s first responders, including the Honolulu Police and Fire departments, and Emergency Medical Services.

13 / Thursday

Fort Shafter Scheduled Water Outage — The Directorate of Public Works will be connecting temporary water lines, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., outside the main command center construction site. The following areas will be affected: Bldgs. 503A, 503B, 502 and 517. Call (808) 835-4208 or email

15 / Saturday

Aloha Festivals — Live entertainment begins at 6 p.m. at Royal Hawaiian Center’s Hoolaulea stage on Kalakaua Avenue featuring the Royal Hawaiian Band and Willie K, beginning at 6 p.m.Royal Hawaiian Center is offering a validated parking promotion. Admission to all events is free for the festival, which runs through Sept. 22 around the island of Oahu. Visit www.Aloha

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.

Waialua Library Anniversary — The Waialua Public Library, on the North Shore, celebrates it’s 85th anniversary with entertainment and children’s activities, beginning at 9 a.m., Sept. 15, at Waialua Bandstand across from the library.

Clean Up Kaena — Army units and civilian volunteers are needed to collect and record trash at Kaena Point State Park Reserve and Army Beach, 8-11:30 a.m., Sept. 15, as part of the 27th Annual International Coastal Cleanup.

Join this one-day effort to help provide a unique global picture of the long-term trash trends and inspire changes to protect the ocean and wildlife. Volunteers must R.S.V.P. at (808) 656-3158/3160 or email by Sept. 10.

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 $15, if postmarked by Sept. 9, and $20 after Sept. 10. To register, call (808) 259-4136/4137 or visit

29 / Saturday

Blue Angels — The Kaneohe Bay Air Show, Sept. 29-30, will feature the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. Visit

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 H.S., 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 Tripler Army Medical Center. No fee is charged. Donations are encouraged.

Schofield Barracks weekday hours are 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m; TAMC hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (808) 433-8410, SB, or 833-1185, TAMC.

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