Community Calendar

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Community Calendar

9 / Saturday
Kolekole — The Schofield Barracks Kolekole Walking/Hiking Trail is open Saturday and Sunday, 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., to DOD ID cardholders and their guests. Do not park at the trail from 6:30 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Violators will be ticketed. Use of the trail is permitted only during open hours.

Hawaii Pet Expo & Puppy Match — Two-day pooch fest begins at 10 a.m. at the Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu. Visit or call 808-768-5252.

Kuhio Beach Hula Show — Free show, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, weather permitting. Call 808-843-8002. Seating on the grass, beach chairs, mats and cameras are welcome.

13 / Wednesday
Family Night — SB weekly family gathering begins at 5:30 p.m. and is located at the Main Post Chapel. Sessions follow from 6:10-7:30 p.m. Child care is provided.
Some of the classes offered include Financial Peace University, Healthy Living, 7 Habits of Highly Effective Army Families.
Contact at SB is Deborah McSwain, director of Religious Education, at 808-655-9198. At AMR Chapel, call 808-839-4319.

16 / Saturday
Combined Military Band Concert — This Military Appreciation Month event begins at 6 p.m. at the Hawaii Theatre. For information on tickets and parking, visit or call 808-528-5535.

New Baby Expo — Blaisdell’s Exhibition Hall hosts this two-day expo, beginning at
10 a.m., May 16, that offers exhibits, demonstrations and information for new parents.

20 / Wednesday
JROTC Medal Presenters — Seeking active/Reserve officers from all of the uniformed services to serve as volunteer medal presenters for the 2015 Hawaii JROTC awards ceremonies, through May 20. They’re usually held on high school grounds or community centers in the evening hours after school is out.
Seeking officers “to give back to their community” by honoring those cadets at the top of their class. Contact retired Col. Arthur Tulak at or call 477-8195 during duty hours.

21 / Thursday
TAMC Free Concert — Tripler Army Medical Center Chapel, Schofield and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam gospel services will host a combined revival and free community concert, May 21-23. Contact the chapel for more details.

22 / Friday
Garrison Organization Day — Most Army Garrison-Hawaii programs and services close at 10 a.m. for the annual employee and family gathering at SB’s Stoneman Field.

23 / Saturday
Flowers for Fallen — The Girl Scouts are asking for the community’s help with donations of flowers or helping to sew lei to ensure that each of the over 9,000 veterans receive a lei of aloha on Memorial Day. This event happens May 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kaneohe’s Windward Mall. Suggested flower donations are blossoms of plumeria, bougainvillea, stephanotis or crown flowers. Stalks of hardy or tropical flowers will also be accepted (24-inches maximum).

26 / Tuesday
Community Information Exchange — The next CIE (formerly called the SIM or Spouse Information Meeting, is 9-10:30 a.m., at the SB Post Conference Center (small PCR). The focus of this meeting is installation and community matters. Key service providers will provide details of upcoming events for 30-60-90 days, followed by an open forum and Q&A session.

Diana Ross Concert Tickets — Pop legend Diana Ross makes a first-ever concert appearance with Blaisdell Arena shows June 12 & 13. Tickets are available now and begin at $45 at the NBC box office, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit

Legal Aid — The SB and FS Legal Assistance offices provide free legal assistance to active duty personnel, family members, retirees and certain Department of Defense personnel.
The offices provide assistance on issues including, but not limited to, estate planning services (including wills and advance medical directives), consumer affairs, guardianship, divorce, taxes, landlord-tenant law, military administrative matters and insurance claims.
Also, notary services and powers of attorney are available. Visit SB Bldg. 2037, 655-8607, or FS Bldg. 330, Rm. 110C, 808-438-2627.

Installation Waste Disposal — For proper disposal in residential areas, contact your local community center. Do not place any cardboard, wood, bulky waste, hazardous materials or green waste in or around dumpsters. Visit the IPC website at

Freeway Service Patrol — This service is operating on Hawaii’s freeways and is sponsored by the State Department of Transportation, the Honolulu Police and Fire departments, and Emergency Medical Services.
The free service provides assistance to stranded motorists by changing flat tires, jump-starting vehicles, refilling radiators, making certain temporary repairs and providing an emergency gallon of gasoline.
The service is available, 5 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday, except federal holidays. Call 841-4357.

Vet Center — The Fort Shafter Vet facility is open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 808-433-2271.

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