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Army Exhibit — Bishop Museum’s Castle Memorial Building will house the Congressional Gold Medal exhibit, through April 14. In addition to the Medal, exhibits from the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Military Intelligence Service, and other related organizations will also be on display.
Two iPads programmed from the National World War II Museum will also be part of the historic showing. Visit www.bishopmuseum.org.

Career & Education Fair — Marine Corps Community Services presents the annual Marine Corps Base Hawaii Career and Education Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., March 15, at Kahuna’s Enlisted Club, with more than 40 companies and government agencies from within the state and mainland, as well as 15 on-base colleges and universities, the National Test Center and the Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Support (DANTES). Due to the professional nature of this event, children will not be permitted. Call the Family Member Employment Assistance Program at (808) 257-7787 or (808) 257-7790, or the Education Center at (808) 257-2158.

Merrie Monarch: A Golden Era — With music by award-winning Hawaiian group, the Brothers Cazimero, hula performances and tributes to both King Kalakaua and the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, including a special sneak preview of a new work by kumu hula (hula teacher) Robert Cazimero.
Runs 7:30-9:30 p.m., March 15, at the Hawaii Theater, 1130 Bethel St. Call (808) 528-0506 or visit www.hawaiitheatre.com.

16 / Saturday
Step Out Walk — The American Diabetes Association holds its annual Step Out Walk, to raise support, awareness and funds for diabetes treatment and research in Hawaii, 8-10:30 a.m., March 16, around Kapiolani Park and the Honolulu Zoo.
Registration is free and begins at 7 a.m.; sign up online at http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?fr_id=8713&pg=entry, or join the “Ruckin For A Cure” team, open to all military and families, by going to http://main.diabetes.org/goto/Ruck
inForACure. Email Danielle Tuata at dtuata@diabetes.org for more information.

Easter Arrival — Hop over to Windward Mall for an early Easter celebration, complete with cookie decorating, Easter crafts and more, 10 a.m.-noon, March 16, at the Center Court.

Exchange — Diners using their Military Star Card at Hawaii Exchange restaurants on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, will receive a 20 percent discount.

19 / Tuesday
AFCEA Hawaii Luncheon — Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) hosts a buffet luncheon, with an overview of the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC), 11 a.m.-1 p.m., March 19, at the Hale Ikena Club, FS. Guest speaker is Peter Colvin, director of business development, MHPCC. Military and civilians are welcome to attend. Call (808) 441-8524 or go to www.afceahawaii.org for reservations.

21 / 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 www.hawaiimagicclub.com or call (808) 234-5262.

22 / Friday
Ford Island Bridge 10K —  Through March 22, registration is now open for the 16th annual Ford Island Bridge 10K, set for 7 a.m., April 6, beginning and ending at the Ford Island Bridge at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Fee is $25 civilian, $20 active duty military, family members, retirees and DOD employees. Late fee is $30, online only. Visit www.active.com or www.greatlifehawaii.com.

23 / Saturday
Easter “Eggstravaganza” — An event for the entire family, with activities, games and an Easter egg hunt, 9 a.m.-noon, March 23, at Koko Head District Park. All participants receive a good bag.

25 / Monday
Passover —Community Seder (Aloha Jewish Chapel, Temple Emanuel and SOF Marov congregations) at Hale Koa Hotel. Kosher meal and Haggadah reading. Cost approximately $60 per person.  Contact Dan Bender, (808) 224-0437 or dbender@honolulu.gov.

30 / Saturday
Easter Festival — Enjoy free keiki rides, make and take crafts, photo ops with the Easter Bunny and more, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., March 30, at Wahiawa Shopping Center/Town Center. A free Easter egg hunt for children ages 3-9 begins at 11 a.m. Call (808) 221-2774 or visit www.wahiawashoppingcenter.com.

April
8 / Monday
AMR Lane Closure — Portions of Aliamanu Drive between Okamura Road and west of Ama Drive, and the intersection of Skyview Loop and Bunker Access Road, will be partially closed, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., April 8-26, for installation of a new eight-inch waterline.
There will be one-way traffic at all times, and two-way traffic during non-work hours.
The project schedule is subject to change pending weather delays. Project Manager is Tammy Luke, (808) 835-4078.

Ongoing
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. Call (808) 655-1040 or visit www.facebook.com/hawaiiarmytaxcenters/info.

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