Recreation Calendar
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Thursday, June 5, 1997


BMS Sports Memorabilia Show: Jesse Sapolu will be available for picture taking from 1 to 4 p.m. June 7; and an autograph session, 1 to 4 p.m. June 8, at the memorabilia show, which begins at 3 p.m. June 6 and runs continuously until 6 p.m. June 8, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, Ainahau lobby. Package deal costing $99 includes a photo with Sapolu for up to four people, a limited edition signed lithograph of Sapolu, a 49er Four Time Superbowl Poster, a free drawing ticket to win rare sports memorabilia, and a $20 buffet coupon for the Pikake Terrace Buffet and Broiler Restaurant. Non-package prices also available. Call 1-800-377-0727. Proceeds will help support the Special Olympics.

Open house: Office of Community Services at Windward Community College presents tips on surfing the internet, tai chi, golf tips, fabric printing, Windows 95, fitness, IRA and TSA investments and wellness self-help, 9 a.m. to noon June 7, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Hale Kuhina Building. Six non-credit classes, two handmade pottery pieces, and two one-hour golf lessons, will be given away in a free drawing. Free. Information at 235-7332.

Muscle championships: Novice, open, masters over 40 and mixed pairs bodybuilders will compete in Marjo Selin's Third Annual Muscle Classic and Hawaii State Fitness Championships, June 7, Maui Arts and Culture Center, Castle Theater. Prejudging begins at 9 a.m. (tickets are $5 at-the-door); and finals begin at 7 p.m. (tickets are $15-$35). Tickets at 1-808-242-7469. For information send e-mail to, call Marjo at 1-808-874-8281 or visit the Muscle Classic '97 Web site at

Family Fishing Days: Catch and release tilapia at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 7-8. Admission is free. Bring bamboo poles with barbless hooks, bait, walking shoes, bug repellent, rain gear and a picnic. Parking is available at the Visitor Center, 45-680 Luluku Road in Kaneohe. For reservations, call 233-7323.

Kahana Valley hike: John Cummings and Adaline Kam celebrate National Trails Day with a 3-1/2 mile hike through several streams, pandanus, ferns and 'ie'ie, June 8. Expect to get wet, muddy and mosquito-bitten. Cost: $7. Reservations required. Call 955-0100.

Japanese Culture Classes: Senior citizens can learn Japanese brush art, haiku and haiga, calligraphy, and Japanese poetry, 9:30 a.m. to noon every Monday from June 9 to Aug. 25, Japanese Cultural Center. Cost: $32 per session. Register at 945-7633.

In-line skate classes: Two-week "How Not To...Crash Course" program, 6 to 8 p.m. June 9, 16 and 23, YWCA; and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 10, 17 and 24, University of Hawaii-Manoa. Costs vary. Call 625-1040 (YMCA), 538-7061 (YWCA) or 956-6468 (UH). Must be 6-years-old or older.

"Get Rolling, Hawaii," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 11 and 18, University of Hawaii. Cost: $65. Must be 16-years-old or older. Register at 956-6468.

Skates and protective gear provided.

Ancient Hawaiian Ways: Discover how the ancient Hawaiians lived with nature through fashion, games and muddy work in the lo'i kalo, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 11, Hawaii Nature Center. Cost: $7. Reservations required. Call 955-0100.

"Learn-to-Live": Adult swimming classes, 5:15 to 6 p.m., Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays from June 11 to Aug. 21, Ala Moana Beach Park, Lifeguard Stand 1E. Free.


Tai Chi Chuan: Chinese art reducing anger and stress, and increasing softness and flexibility, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in Kekela Gym, Queen's Medical Center. Cost: $35. Register at 547-4780. For other classes, visit the center's Web site at

Honolulu Marathon Clinic: Weekly jogging program with Dr. Jack Scaff Jr., 7:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. James Honke leads a 6:30 a.m. program Sundays, Wahiawa Recreation Center.

Karate classes: Hawaii Shotokan Karate holding beginner classes in June at various locations. Family rates available. No contract or registration fee. Call 988-7128.

Taiko classes: The Taiko Center of the Pacific offers classes through Kapiolani Community College. Call 737-7236.

Hawaii In-Line Skating Association: Workouts 5:30 p.m. weekdays at Kakaako Park. Call 988-5299.

Free hike to Diamond Head: Meet the Clean Air Team at the Honolulu Zoo entrance, 9 a.m. Saturdays. Three miles to the top. Call 948-3299.

Honolulu Community Drum Circle: Drummers, percussionists and dancers gather, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Keehi Lagoon Park. Potluck. Call 377-DRUM (377-3786) to confirm location each week.

Hash House Harriers: Social runs with Aloha group 3 p.m. Saturdays; call 948-AHHH (948-2444). Or Honolulu group 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays; call 948-HASH (948-4274).

Honolulu Marathon Clinic: Free training runs with Jack Scaff and staff, 7:30 a.m. Sundays, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Call Norm at 247-4957. No meetings on three-day weekends.

Sports Acrobatics Hawaii: Hawaii Highflyers Trampoline Club for adults and kids, 4 and 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, McCully Recreation Center. Call Karl Vorwerk at 949-3747.

Waikiki Acrobatic Troupe meets 4 p.m. Sundays at the beach across Kapiolani Park Bandstand; free workout at UH Studio Four 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Call Don Heafner at 536-7205.

Ikebana classes: Lillian Koide teaches flower arrangement 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at the Japanese Cultural Center. Tuition $30 per month plus supplies. Call 537-5765, evenings.

Honolulu Zoo: Zoo opens at 8 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. General admission $6; $2 with Yum Yum Tree senior card. First Wednesdays feature a botanical tour at 8:45 a.m. for $2 more. Third Wednesdays, tai chi practice begins 8 a.m. Call 971-7174.

Nature Conservancy hikes: Two guided hikes a month to Honouliuli Preserve, home to more than 45 rare native plants and animals. Donation. Call 537-4508.

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