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Black History Month — Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson’s “King Hedley II” will be presented weekends by The Actors Group (TAG), 2and 7:30 p.m. performances, beginning Feb. 15, through March 10, at Dole Cannery Square, 650 Iwilei Road. For tickets, call 722-6941 or


16 / Saturday

Swamp Romp — The public is invited to the dirtiest race of the year, 7 a.m., Feb. 16, O’Course Field, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. Six-member teams race over, under and through obstacles along the five-mile mud-and-dirt course.
Cost is $140 per six-man team. Visit


Keiki Run — Youngsters and parents are invited to the 5210 Keiki Run, a 1.5-mile untimed race, beginning and ending at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Honolulu.
Visit or


17 / Sunday

Robotics Competition — School teams from Oahu schools compete, 9:30 a.m.-3p.m., Feb. 17, Pearlridge Center. Winning teams advance to the world championship tournament in California in April. Final double-elimination matches begin at 1:30 p.m.


Youth Lacrosse — Aloha Youth Lacrosse Association holds a league-wide practice and parent meeting, 2:30-4 p.m., Feb. 17, at Kapiolani Park. Registration is open online at, and practices begin this month. Opening day is March 3. Call 584-0451.


18 / Monday

Great Aloha Run — Join tens of thousands of runners, 7 a.m., Feb. 18, at Aloha Tower, for this 8.15-mile relatively flat course that winds its way along the historic harbor, down Nimitz and Kamehameha highways to Aloha Stadium, with entertainment along the entire course. Email


20 / Wednesday

IPC Community Event — Live and Learn 101, 3-6 p.m., Feb. 20, SB Porter Community Center, features interactive exhibits ranging from health, fitness and nutrition to continuing education, Hawaiian culture and arts. Visit


21 / Thursday

Honolulu Theater for Youth — Acclaimed off-Broadway drama “Hold These Truths,” begins a six-performance run through March 2, Hawaii Theatre. Inspired by true stories of second-generation Japanese-Americans in World War II internment. Tickets may be ordered online at or call 839-9885.


23 / Saturday

Schofield Power Outage — A power outage is scheduled 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 23, in preparation for construction of the new Warriors in Transition barracks. Contractors will need to access an electrical manhole on Waianae Avenue that will involve a power outage for certain areas on post, as follows:
•9000 block, Waianae Avenue;
•All trailers on Ayers Road;
•Bachelor officer quarters;
•Bldg. 750, Soldier Assistance Center;
•Bldg. 9091, Youth Center;
•Bldg. 9098, Child Development Center;
•Hamilton housing area;
•McNair Gate; and
•Stoneman Field.
Twenty-pound bags of ice will be available, free of charge, in the parking lot across from Hamilton Field along Grimes Street, starting at 9 a.m., until the 500-bag allotment is gone.


26 / Tuesday

Museum Reopening — The Tropic Lightning Museum at SB will reopen, 9 a.m., Feb. 26, following facility renovations inside the museum. Call 655-0438.


Schofield Black History Month — Observance and celebration, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 26, Tropics Warrior Zone, Bldg. 589, SB. Call 655-0240.


Black History Month — Sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu, the African-American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii pays tribute to Hawaii and Alaska and their contribution to the Civil Rights Movement at Honolulu Hale, with a reception, 5-7 p.m., Feb. 26.


27 / Wednesday

Facebook Town Hall — Do you have ideas about how to make the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community better? Do you have questions about USAG-HI services, facilities or support? If so, get ready for the next online Facebook Town Hall, hosted by Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, USAG-HI, 6-7:30 p.m., Feb. 27, at, under the “Events” tab.
All Soldiers, family members, retirees and civilians in U.S. Army-Hawaii can ask questions, address concerns and get responses.
If your question does not pertain to the public at large, email the Interactive Customer Evaluation System, or ICE, at, or Ask the Garrison Commander at


28 / Thursday

Free Magic Classes — Kalihi-Palama Library, 6 p.m., on the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Sponsored by Hawaii Magicians Society; visit or call 234-5262.



Macomb Gate — Macomb Gate will be open to both inbound and outbound traffic, 5 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday, during roundabout construction. However, both inbound-outbound traffic patterns will change; main access to and from Schofield Barracks will be through Leilehua Avenue.
Due to housing area proximity, additional consideration for area residents is asked, including turning off or lowering car radio volume, watching for pedestrians and reducing vehicle speed.
The Directorate of Emergency Services will continue to conduct traffic assessment and implement changes and alleviate traffic congestion. The community is asked to be patient, to allow extra time to access the installation and to ensure required IDs are ready before approaching gates to speed access control requirements.


Tax Center —All Army, Reserve, Guard, family members and retirees are eligible for free tax service assistance.
Tax centers are open at SB and FS. Visit or call 655-1040.

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