Kamehameha plans hoolaulea
Count on Kamehameha School's 76th annual Hoolaulea for good fun and good food, all for a good cause.
The event, which benefits the school's student enrichment grants, runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Musical performers include Genoa Keawe and Her Hawaiians, Na Leo, Puamana and student groups.
Food booths will offer a variety of international cuisines, products from the neighbor islands and Kamehameha Schools' famous brownies.
Keiki can enjoy inflatables and crafts while their parents visit the country store and silent auction.
Lawn chairs and mats are welcome.
Shuttles will run between the school's bus terminal and Kapalama and Damien High schools. A small number of spaces will be set aside for parking on campus.
Filipino acts, music scheduled Sunday
The Filipino Community Center will be transformed into the old walled city of Manila, La Tertulia Sa Intramuros, for an evening of dinner and entertainment Sunday.
Free events from 5 to 9:30 p.m. include four "zarzuelitas" (one-act musicals) incorporating traditional Filipino love songs, and folk dances of Spanish influence, called Maria Clara dances, narrated in poetic Tagalog with English translations.
A dinner of Pinaupong Manok (steamed chicken on rock salt and herbs) will cost $25 for two, with tickets sold in advance. Call Apol, 247-3637; Ethel, 235-8589; or Tess, 680-0451. The FilCom Center is at 94-428 Mokuola St. in Waipahu. Call 680-0451.
Wal-Mart stores holding quilt event
Attention all quilters: Wal-Mart stores are hosting the national Quilt Block Challenge, offering a grand prize of a Singer Futura sewing machine, quilting and sewing goods and craft products.
At the local level, one winner per store will receive a $25 Wal-Mart gift card and their entries will go on to the national level of judging.
To enter, create a 12 1/2-by-12 1/2 quilt block and take it to a Wal-Mart store's fabric department. Entry forms are available at the stores or online at www.walmart.com quiltblock.
Deadline to enter is Wednesday. Enter as many times as you wish, but only at one store. All winning blocks will be sewn into quilts and donated to local charities.
Windward Upward Bound is recruiting
The Windward Upward Bound program is hosting two recruiting sessions next week for its free summer program for high school students.
The six-week summer college residential program is open to low-income Windward students who will be the first generation in their family to attend college. The program is designed to provide the skills and motivation necessary for college success.
Informational sessions for parents and students will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday at Windward Community College, Room Akoakoa 101. Call 235-7488.